Maurice’s Black Market Vending Machine Explained
Maurice’s Black Market Vending machine sells Top-Tier Legendary Loot. This hidden vending machine was added to the game through a free update that came alongside the release of the Director’s Cut. The Black Market instantly became a highly sought out vending machine in Borderlands 3, however, its location changes on a weekly basis. Gearbox Software will be hiding Maurice’s Black Market each week and will fill it up with a unique top-tier loot pool. The Black Market can appear all over the universe but it won’t appear in any of the DLC maps. So if you just own the base game you can still enjoy this as well.
The Borderlands 3 Black Market is hidden in the map Ascension Bluff on the planet Pandora. Check out the map below for guidance.
Fast travel to the location Ascension Bluff. When you enter the map, Immediately digi-struct a vehicle and make your way towards the building where Mouthpiece is located. Once inside, you will encounter the first series of speakers that overloaded. If you make a few right turns from there, you end up at the hidden chest. Just before that, you will find Maurice’s Black Market.
Borderlands 3 Black Market Location Map
- Planet: Pandora
- Area: Ascension Bluff
- Available: From April 15 to 22, 2021
What items does the Black Market sell?
Every week Maurice’s Black Market Vending Machine changes location but it also changes its loot pool. Gearbox Software creates a unique loot pool especially for the Black Market that’s worth picking up. They can put anything they want in the vending machine. The Black Market can have multiple versions of a piece of gear. This way you can easily pick up an item that suits your needs without having to go to Crazy Earl to Reroll the anoint.
This week’s Black Market Weapons & Items
You can purchase the black market items with regular money but they can be pretty expensive, so you better stack up on cash. Weapon Parts, Elements, and Anoints will be different each time you visit.
Borderlands 3 Black Market Gone
Did the Black Market Vending Machine disappear and not showing up on the location mentioned above? This means you already claimed it. Gearbox Software implemented a timer to prevent you from farming the vending machine. If you want to farm Maurice’s vending machine you will need to wait 30 minutes before you can access this top-tier loot again.
If you didn’t loot the Black Market and it’s not showing up, make sure you did apply the hotfixes. You can do this in the main menu, before you start loading in your Vault Hunter. In the back, there will be a sign that says “Hotfixes Applied”. When that’s the case, you are good to go.