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Tankman’s Shield

Borderlands 3 Legendary Sniper - Tankman's Shield
Borderlands 3 Legendary Sniper - Tankman's Shield

About the Tankman’s Shield:

The Tankman’s Shield is a Legendary weapon in Borderlands 3. This Hyperion sniper is pretty good and if you can manipulate the stacking mechanic of this gun then you can deal insane damage.

Elements:

None, fire, corrosive, shock, radiation.

Special Weapon Effect:

“You ever seen this dude tank anything ever?”

  • Every kill adds bonus weapon damage to the next magazine.

Notes:

  • Amara’s ‘Ties that bind‘ skill is very useful for this sniper. Check out Amara’s Sheriff build by Derch.
  • Moze’s ammo regeneration is awesome as you can get a lot of stacks going.
  • The damage bonus is reset if no kills are done before a reload.

How to get the Tankman’s Shield?:

The Tankman’s Shield is Mayhem Mode 4 or higher Legendary. You can get it from Captain Traunt who is located on Athenas.

Drop Rate:

The Drop Rate of the Tankman’s Shield is 13.5% on Mayhem 6+; 30% on Mayhem 4 and 5

CHANGELOG:

  • Hotfix – April 29, 2021
    • Increased Weapon Damage by 55%
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  1. While a good gun on its own, the fact that this is a M4 gun that cant really perform in M4 is dissapoin… https://t.co/gjvNiylf1n

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  2. I wish the Hyperion weapon shields have bigger capacities.

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