New Mayhem Mode 6 Legendaries
With the April 23, 2020 patch, Gearbox Software added Mayhem Mode 2.0 to Borderlands 3. When you play this revamped Mayhem Mode on Level 6, or higher, you are able to obtain new legendary items. These new Mayhem 6 weapons are added to the loot pools of bosses across the game. Check out the individual item pages for in-depth info. Happy Hunting!
Mayhem Mode 6 Legendaries Overview
There are 8 new legendary items that you can obtain in Mayhem Level 6 or above.
The Sand Hawk, a Legendary automatic sniper rifle that fires a line of nine bullets that move to mimic the way that a hawk flaps its wings. Previously, this was an SMG in Borderlands 2 that you could obtain in the Captain Scarlett DLC. It was one of the best weapons in the game because AMP damage was added to each projectile instead of divided over the number of projectiles. The BL3 Sand Hawk can come in the Incendiary, Corrosive, Shock, Cryo, and Radiation element. Because it’s a Dahl Sniper Rifle you can switch it from Full Auto to Burst fire, with the Burst Fire having higher base damage. You can get the Sand Hawk from Katagawa Jr. who is located in the Atlas HQ on Promethea.
The Monarch is a Vladof Assault Rifle that shoots like a shotgun. It has a high magazine capacity and fire rate. This Vladof AR can come in the as non or any element. You can get the Monarch from Killavolt who is located in Lectra City on Promethea.
The Multi-tap is an Atlas Pistol with a high fire rate. While it’s a non-elemental weapon it will fire a Cryo rocket at tagged enemies when you reload. You can the Multi-tap from Katagawa Ball who is located in Skywell-27 on Promethea.
The BackBurner is a Vladof Launcher that shoots Lob-like orbs with a singularity effect. These will spawn mirv orbs that don’t have the singularity effect. The Backburner can come in the Incendiary, Shock, and Cryo element and consume 3 ammo per shot. You can get the BackBurner from Agonizer 9000 who is located in the Guts of Carnivora on Pandora.
The Plaguebearer is a Torgue RPG that shoots a large slow-moving orb that will spawn additional orbs that home into enemies just like the Scourge. The main projectile creates a singularity effect on impact. The Plaguebearer can come in the Incendiary, Corrosive, Shock, or Cryo element and will consume 3 ammo per shot. You can get the Plaguebearer from Warden who is located in The Anvil on Eden-6.
The Reflux is a Hyperion Shotgun that has a high capacity shield. Damage to the weapon’s shield will returns bullets to your magazine. This weapon will only come with the Corrosive element. It’s basically a corrosive Brainstormer as it creates a corrosive beam between enemies when you shoot them. You can get the Reflux from GenIVIV who is located in Voracious Canopy on Eden-6.
The Kaoson is a Dahl SMG that shoots stickies that will explode after a short delay. This weapon can come in the None, Corrosive, Shock, Cryo, and Radiation element and has an increased splash damage radius. You can get the Kaoson from Captain Traunt who is located at the end of Athenas on Athenas.
The D.N.A. is a Maliwan SMG that shoots 2 projectiles of a random elemental. This weapon can fire Incendiary, Shock, Corrosive, and Cryo elemental projectiles. You can get the D.N.A. from General Traunt who located in Desolation’s Edge on Nekrotafeyo.
Looking for more badass gear, then check out this overview filled with Borderlands 3 legendary items. I also got a section with all the Revenge of the Cartels Legendaries.