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Critical Thug

No shooting at parties!
  • Weapon Type:
    Shotgun
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Torgue
  • Content:
    Designer's Cut
  • Elements:
    Non Elemental
Mar 11, 2021 23:21

Critical Thug - Details

Critical Thug (Shotgun-BL3)
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Critical Thug - Description

The Legendary Shotgun Critical Thug is manufactured by Torgue and comes from the Borderlands 3 Designer's Cut - Upgrade Pack.

Shoots bullets that explode shortly after impact.
Both the impact and explosion deal Non-Elemental Splash Damage.

Critical hits ricochet to one nearby enemy and explode shortly after impact.

Torgue - Info

Torgue specializes in Explosive Weaponry that deal Splash Damage.

Some Torgue Weapons shoot Sticky Projectiles that explode on reload.
Sticky Projectile Damage increases with each Sticky on a single target.

Critical Thug - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints:
    available
    none
  • Weapon Parts:
    variations
    fixed parts
  • Splash Radius:
    300 | 360 | 432
  • Listed Projectiles:
    1 | 2
  • Ammo/Shot:
    1 | 2
  • Element Variants:

    Non Elemental

Manufacturer Variations:

Critical Thug - Shotgun 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.

Grips:
  • Grip 1 - x2
    0.5
    2x Projectiles
    +2 Magazine Size
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +25% Accuracy Bloom
    -10% Accuracy
    -30% Damage
    +1 Shot Cost
  • Grip 2
    +20% Splash Damage (Radius)
  • Grip 3
    +10% Accuracy
    +5% Damage
Foregrips:
  • Foregrip 1
    -30% Recoil Height
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Foregrip 2
    +10% Mag Size
    -10% Accuracy
    -0.3% Damage
  • Foregrip 3
    +20% Splash Damage Radius
    +5% Accuracy

Critical Thug - Buffs & Nerfs

Critical Thug - How to Farm

World Drop (BL3-DLC-5)

Critical Thug - Source Details

All of Critical Thug's farming Sources:

  • Heavyweight Harker
  • Loot Room
  • World Drop (DLC 5)

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

World Drop (DLC 5)

World Drop (BL3-DLC-5)

Arms Race - World Drops are items that drop from any Suitable Loot Source, within Designer's Cut 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
Loot Room

Loot Room

  • Location
  • Stormblind Complex
    Pandora
Feb 7, 2021 11:07
Heavyweight Harker

Heavyweight Harker

  • Boss
  • Stormblind Complex
    Pandora
Feb 7, 2021 10:56

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