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D.N.A.
Updated: Nov 13, 2021
Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3
D.N.A.

Death cannot be contained.
  • Content
    Base Game
  • Weapon Type
    SMG
  • Rarity
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer
    Maliwan
  • Elements
    Non-Elemental

D.N.A.
All Details

God Roll
D.N.A. (SMG-BL3)
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D.N.A. - Details

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

The DNA 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.

D.N.A. - Variants

  • Elements
    Non-Elemental
  • Listed Projectiles
    1
  • Shot Cost
    2
  • Splash Radius
  • Weapon Parts
    variants
    fixed parts
  • Anointment
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints
    possible
    none

D.N.A. - SMG Parts

A single number in the top right of parts shows its weighting, while no number means the weight of 1. The higher a part's weight the greater the chance to occur.
You can only get 1 Part per Category, if not specified.

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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How to Farm

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Assigned Loot Pool

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M6 Item (BL3)

Mayhem 6 Item

Mayhem 6 Item

Mayhem 6 Items can only drop from their dedicated sources while Mayhem 6 or higher is active!

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

Scourge the Invincible
Scourge the Invincible has an 15% chance to drop any of the 8 Mayhem 6 Drops.

Anathema the Relentless
Anathema the Relentless has an 17% chance to drop any of the 8 Mayhem 6 Drops.

D.N.A.
Drop Rates

  • General Traunt M6+
    16.5%
The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Wonderlands
Loot Luck Formula

P% =
1.2L0.27 × 100
1.2L0.27 + 100

P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

D.N.A.
Grinder Recipe

SMGSMGplusAny Legendary WeaponSMGplusAny Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon WeaponequalsSMGSMG
SMGAny Legendary WeaponplusAny Legendary WeaponplusClaptrap DLC Legendriesequals
Sniper LegendaryEpic or Legendary ShotgunEpic or Legendary PistolShotgun Legendary

⚙️ Recipe for mentioned chances

D.N.A.
Dedicated Sources

General Traunt

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