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Dark Army
Borderlands 3
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Dark Army

I am the gun.
  • Weapon Type:
    SMG
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Tediore
  • Content:
    Designer's Cut
  • Elements:
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation
Jun 26, 2021 13:16
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Dark Army - Details

Dark Army (SMG-BL3)
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Dark Army - Description

The Legendary SMG Dark Army is manufactured by Tediore and comes from the Borderlands 3 Designer's Cut - Upgrade Pack.

Shoots elemental orbs that do not deal Splash Damage.

Switching to the Dark Army spawns 3 Dark Army Drones.
On reload, the drones have a chance to get increased damage and deal [weapon element] damage.

The Dark Army can have 1 of these Reload Modules:

Standard Reload
The thrown Dark Army explodes on enemy contact or shortly after surface impact.
The Dark Army spawns a [weapon element] pool on the impact area.

Homing Reload
The thrown Dark army homes in on an enemy and explodes on impact.
The Dark Army spawns a [weapon element] pool on the impact area.

Tediore - Info

Tediore Weapons specialize in quick Disposable Reloads.
The weapon is thrown away with every Reload while a new clone digistructs in your hands.

The Reload Explosion deals Splash- and Grenade Damage and benefits from more bullets in the thrown weapon's magazine.
A greater Magazine, Splash- and Grenade Damage all increase the Reload Damage.

There are 4 different Reload Modules and some Tediore Weapons even have a unique reload.

Dark Army - Variants

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

    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation

    All Elements on the Dark Army are equally common with 20%.

Manufacturer Variations:

Dark Army - SMG 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.

Barrel Accessories:
  • Accessory 1
    +32% Damage
  • Accessory 2
    2
    +10% Damage
  • Accessory 3
    7
    -23% Damage

Dark Army - Buffs & Nerfs

Hotfix 01.21.2021:

  • Tediore Nerf: -50% Reload-Explosion Damage
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Dark Army - How to Farm

World Drop (DLC 5)

Dark Army - Source Details

Dark Army's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • Madwidth Power Loot-Room: 2x(8.3%)
  • Heavyweight Harker: ≈4.2%
  • World Drop (DLC 5)

Grinder Recipe

Assault Rifle EpicLaser EpicLauncher EpicPistol EpicShotgun EpicSMG EpicSniper EpicAssault Rifle UncommonShotgun UncommonSniper Uncommon
plus
Any Legendary WeaponAssault Rifle UncommonShotgun UncommonSniper Uncommon
DLC 2
plus
Any Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon Weapon
equals
Assault Rifle LegendaryLaser LegendaryPistol LegendaryShotgun LegendarySMG LegendarySniper LegendaryAssault Rifle RareShotgun RareSniper Rare

The Dark Army is a Datamined Legendary SMG from Borderlands 3 and can not be obtained legitimately.
A Save Editor is the only way to get the Dark Army.

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:
    Revenant, Badass, Enemies
  • Air Drop - Chests, Vending Machines
  • All kinds of Chests
  • Vending Machines
Madwidth Power

Madwidth Power

  • Loot-Room
  • Stormblind Complex
    Pandora
Apr 14, 2021 11:27
Heavyweight Harker

Heavyweight Harker

  • Boss
  • Stormblind Complex
    Pandora
May 16, 2021 9:58
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