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Beacon

This little light of mine...
  • Weapon Type:
    Pistol
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Maliwan
  • Content:
    Bounty of Blood
  • Elements:
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation
Apr 11, 2021 15:01

Beacon - Details

Beacon (Pistol-BL3)
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Beacon - Description

The Legendary Pistol Beacon is manufactured by Maliwan and comes from the Borderlands 3 Bounty of Blood - DLC.

Shoots energy orbs that deal [weapon element] Splash Damage.

After reload:
Releases [weapon element] Nova that deals Splash Damage.
Nova deals more damage the fewer bullets were left in the magazine.

Maliwan - Info

Maliwan specializes in Elemental Weaponry.
Most of their Weapons can toggle between 2 of the 5 Elements.

Lasers and Charge up Weapons are common within the Maliwan Arsenal.

Beacon - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints:
    available
    none
  • Weapon Parts:
    variations
    fixed parts
  • Splash Radius:
    60 | 72
  • Listed Projectiles:
    1 | 2
  • Ammo/Shot:
    1 | 2
  • Element Variants:

    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation

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

Manufacturer Variations:

Beacon - Pistol Parts

A single number in the top right of parts show its rarity.
Parts with a number < 1 are less common and parts with a number > 1 are more common.

Body:
  • Body 1
    +10% Damage
  • Body 2
    +20% Charge Speed
    -20% Weapon Sway
  • Body 3
    +10% Fire Rate
Barrel Accessories:
2 OR 3
  • Accessory A
    +15% Elemental Chance
  • Accessory B
    +20% Charge Speed
    -20% Weapon Sway
  • Accessory C
    +10% Elemental Damage
Magazines:
  • 20 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 1.6
    +10% Damage
    -25% Recoil (Height)
  • 28 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.3
    +10% Elemental Damage
  • 40 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.3
    -10% Damage
Hammer:
  • Hammer 1
    +10% Fire Rate
  • Hammer 2
    +10% Damage
  • Hammer 3
    +20% Splash Damage (Radius)
    +15% Accuracy
  • Hammer 4
    +10% Elemental Damage
    +15% Elemental Chance
  • 0.5
    Hammer 5
    +1 Projectile
    +25% Accuracy Bloom
    -10% Accuracy
    -30% Damage
    +1 Shot Cost
Grips:
  • Grip 1
    +10% Charge Speed
    -20% Accuracy (Bloom)
  • Grip 2
    -15% Recoil (Width)
    +5% Damage
  • Grip 3
    +10% Magazine Size
    -30% Weapon Sway
    -10% Accuracy
    -5% Damage
  • Grip 4
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Damage
  • Grip 5
    +20% Accuracy
    +5% Fire Rate

Beacon - Buffs & Nerfs

Beacon - How to Farm

World Drop (BL3-DLC-3)

Beacon - Source Details

All of Beacon's farming Sources:

  • Jerrick Logan: 33%
  • World Drop (DLC 3)

The Beacon is a Datamined Legendary Pistol from Borderlands 3 and can not be obtained legitametly.
A Game Save Editor is the only way to get the Beacon.

World Drop (DLC 3)

World Drop (BL3-DLC-3)

Bounty of Blood - World Drops are items that drop from any Suitable Loot Source, within Bounty of Blood DLC, in addition to their other sources.

Suitable Loot Sources:

  • All Enemies:
    Bosses, Crew Challenges, Generic Enemies, …
  • All kinds of Chests
  • Vending Machines
  • Slot Machines
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