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Critical Mass
Updated: Sep 05, 2023
Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3
Critical Mass

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  • Content
    Psycho Krieg
  • Weapon Type
  • Rarity
  • Manufacturer
  • Elements

Critical Mass
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Critical Mass (Pistol-BL3)
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Critical Mass - About

The Epic Pistol Critical Mass is manufactured by Torgue and comes from the Borderlands 3 Psycho Krieg - DLC.

Critical Mass - unique Ability

Shoots 2 Gyrojets that explode on impact and deal [weapon element] Splash Damage.

Sticky Mode
Shoots sticky Gyrojets that explode after 10 sec or on reload.
Explosion deals [weapon element] Splash Damage.
Explosion damage and radius increases for each Gyrojet stuck to the target.

Critical Mass - Variants

  • Elements
  • Listed Projectiles
  • Shot Cost
  • Splash Radius
  • Weapon Parts
    fixed parts
  • Anointment
  • Splash Anoints

Critical Mass - Pistol Parts

Weapons usually get one part per group, but sometimes multiple or none. Numbers in the top-right  indicate the range of parts a group can have.
Parts usually have equal drop chances, or it's indicated nearby.

Critical Mass - Changelog

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How to Farm

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Assigned Loot Pool

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World Drop (BL3 - DLC 4)

DLC 4 - World Drop

DLC 4 - World Drop

Psycho Krieg - World Drops are items that drop from any suitable Loot Source, within the Psycho Krieg DLC, in addition to their dedicated sources.
There are 10 weapons, 4 Shields and 4 Class Mods in the Psycho Krieg - World Drop pool, so for farming a specific weapon it's best to seek out its dedicated Source.
If you still want to test your luck, you should equip a Shlooter Artifact or All-in Shield to increase your Legendary World Drop Chances.

Suitable Loot Sources within the DLC:

  • All Enemies:
    Bosses, Crew Challenges, Generic Enemies, …
  • All kinds of Chests
  • Diamond Loot Room

There are 5 Epic Weapons and 2 Epic Shields have no dedicated source!
The best Sources to farm them are:

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Drop Rates

The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Loot Luck Formula


P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

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Grinder Recipe

This recipe requires 1+ DLC-Legendary!
PistolPistolAny Legendary WeaponplusAny Legendary WeaponPistolplusAny Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon WeaponequalsPistolPistolEpic or Legendary PistolEpic or Legendary Shotgun
The Grinder⚙️ recipe for the displayed chances.
Consoles may have a better recipe that's the best on PC.

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Dedicated Sources