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D.N.A.

Death cannot be contained.
  • Weapon Type:
    SMG
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Maliwan
  • Content:
    Base Game
  • Elements:
    Non Elemental
Aug 21, 2021 21:04
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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
  • 1.7x Zoom
    0.6
    +5% Damage
  • 2.2x Zoom
    0.7
    +20% Splash 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

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 UncommonAny Legendary Weapon
plus
Any Legendary WeaponAssault Rifle UncommonShotgun UncommonSniper Uncommon
plus
Any Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon Weapon
equals
Assault Rifle LegendaryLaser LegendaryPistol LegendaryShotgun LegendarySMG LegendarySniper LegendaryAssault Rifle RareShotgun RareSniper RareAny Legendary Weapon

Mayhem 6 Drop

M6 Drop
  • General Traunt: 16.5%

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:

Base Game

General Traunt

General Traunt

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