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D.N.A.

Death cannot be contained.
  • Weapon Type:
    SMG
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Maliwan
  • Content:
    Base Game
  • Elements:
    Non Elemental
Jul 17, 2021 20:07
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D.N.A. - Details

D.N.A. (SMG-BL3)
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D.N.A. - Description

The Legendary SMG D.N.A. is manufactured by Maliwan and comes from the Borderlands 3 Base Game.

Requires a < 1 sec charge up before continuous fire.

Shoots 2 Orbs that diverge into random directions and link together, forming an Energy-Blade that deals elemental damage.
Each shot has a random element [Incendiary, Shock, Corrosive, Cryo].
When the Orbs hit an enemy before they created an Energy-Blade they deal elemental Splash Damage.

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.

D.N.A. - Variants

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

    Non Elemental

Manufacturer Variations:

D.N.A. - 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.

Grips:
  • Grip 1
    0.48
    -30% Accuracy (Bloom)
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Grip 2
    0.75
    +10% Elemental Damage
    -30% Weapon Sway
  • Grip 3
    0.9
    +10% Charge Speed
    +10% Accuracy
Stocks:
  • Stock 1
    0.7
    +10% Charge Speed
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Stock 2
    0.5
    +10% Elemental Damage
    -30% Weapon (Sway)
  • Stock 3
    0.9
    -20% Accuracy (Bloom)
    +5% Damage
Scopes:
  • Iron Sights
    0.75
    -5% Reload Time
  • 1.8x Zoom
    0.6
    +5% Damage
  • 2.2x Zoom
    0.7
    +20% Splash Damage (Radius)
  • 2.9x Scope
    0.75
    +15% Projectile Speed

D.N.A. - Buffs & Nerfs

Hotfix 04.29.2021:

  • +31.3% Weapon Damage.

Hotfix 01.14.2021:

  • +166.7% Damage
  • +39% Fire Rate
  • -50% Reload Time
  • +50% Mag Size
  • Increased the Weapons Projectile Speed.
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D.N.A. - How to Farm

Mayhem 6 Drop

D.N.A. - Source Details

D.N.A.'s Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • General Traunt: 16.5%

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

Mayhem 6 Drop

M6 Drop

M6 Drop Items can only drop while Mayhem 6 or higher is active!

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

General Traunt

General Traunt

  • Boss
  • Desolation's Edge
    Nekrotafeyo
May 16, 2021 9:59
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