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Backburner
Updated: Nov 18, 2021
Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3
Backburner

We'll get to it eventually.
  • Content
    Base Game
  • Weapon Type
    Launcher
  • Rarity
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer
    Vladof
  • Elements
    Fire
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation

Backburner
All Details

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Backburner (Launcher-BL3)
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Backburner - Details

The Legendary Launcher Backburner is manufactured by Vladof and comes from the Borderlands 3 Base Game.

Shoots an energy orb in a straight trajectory.
It creates a singularity and explosion on impact that deals [weapon element] Splash Damage.
5 smaller orbs erupt out of the impact area and explode on impact dealing [weapon element] Splash Damage.
The final orb deals the most damage.

Backburner - Variants

All Elements on the Backburner are equally common with 20%.

  • Elements
    Fire
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation
  • Listed Projectiles
    1
  • Shot Cost
    3
  • Splash Radius
  • Weapon Parts
    variants
    fixed parts
  • Anointment
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints
    possible
    none

Backburner - Launcher Parts

A single number in the top right of parts shows its weighting, while no number means the weight of 1. The higher a part's weight the greater the chance to occur.
You can only get 1 Part per Category, if not specified.

Body Accessories:
2 OR 3
  • Accessory A
    +20% Splash Damage (Radius)
  • Accessory B
    +10% Damage
  • Accessory C
    +10% Fire Rate
Magazines:
  • 6 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 5.2 sec
    +10% Damage
  • 10 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 5.9 sec
  • 16 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 6.5 sec
    -10% Damage
Grips:
  • Grip 2
    +15% Projectile Speed
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Grip 3
    +10% Accuracy
    +5% Damage
Shoulders:
  • Shoulder 1
    +2 Magazine Size
    +15% Projectile Speed
  • Shoulder 2
    -5% Reload Time
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Shoulder 3
    +20% Splash Damage (Radius)
    +20% Accuracy
Stocks:
  • Stock 1
    +2 Magazine Size
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Stock 2
    +15% Projectile Speed
    -5% Reload Time
  • Stock 3
    +20% Accuracy
    +5% Damage
  • Stock 4
    -30% Recoil (Height)
    +20% Splash Damage (Radius)

Backburner - Buffs/Nerfs

Backburner
How to Farm

Backburner
Assigned Loot Pool

Backburner
M6 Item (BL3)

Mayhem 6 Item

Mayhem 6 Item

Mayhem 6 Items can only drop from their dedicated sources while Mayhem 6 or higher is active!

All M6 Items have a chance to drop from the 2 Bosses in the Guardian Takedown:

Scourge the Invincible
Scourge the Invincible has an 15% chance to drop any of the 8 Mayhem 6 Drops.

Anathema the Relentless
Anathema the Relentless has an 17% chance to drop any of the 8 Mayhem 6 Drops.

Backburner
Drop Rates

  • Agonizer 9000 M6+
    6.9%
  • Tyrant of Instinct True Trial
    50%
The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Wonderlands
Loot Luck Formula

P% =
1.2L0.27 × 100
1.2L0.27 + 100

P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

Backburner
Grinder Recipe

LauncherLauncherplusAny Legendary WeaponLauncherplusAny Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon WeaponequalsLauncherLauncher
LauncherAny Legendary WeaponplusAny Legendary WeaponplusClaptrap DLC Legendriesequals
Sniper LegendaryEpic or Legendary ShotgunEpic or Legendary PistolShotgun Legendary

⚙️ Recipe for mentioned chances

Backburner
Dedicated Sources

Agonizer 9000, Pain & Terror

Agonizer 9000, Pain & Terror

Guts of Carnivora
Boss
Tyrant of Instinct

Tyrant of Instinct

Trial of Instinct
Boss

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