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Evil Smasher
Updated: Sep 05, 2023
Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2
Evil Smasher

"Evil will be SMASHED!!! WITH SMASHING!!! EVIL!!! SMASH!!! ER!!!"
  • Content
    Base Game
  • Weapon Type
    Assault Rifle
  • Rarity
  • Manufacturer
  • Elements

Evil Smasher
All Details

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Evil Smasher (AR-BL2)
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Evil Smasher - About

The Rare Assault Rifle Evil Smasher is manufactured by Torgue and comes from the Borderlands 2 Base Game.

Evil Smasher - unique Ability

The Evil Smasher fires bullets that explode on impact, dealing 90% Grenade Damage.

Reloading the Evil Smasher has 7% Chance to buff its next magazine.
Magazine buffs:

  • +900% Damage
  • +100% Projectile Speed
  • +60% Fire Rate
  • +17 Mag Size
  • -50% Max Inaccuracy
  • +200% Max Accuracy
  • +200% Recoil Recovery
  • -150% Recoil
  • -200% Spread
Assault Rifles
All but Jakobs ARs have -20% Crit Damage (scale).

Evil Smasher - Variants

  • Elements
  • Listed Projectiles
  • Shot Cost
  • Splash Radius
  • Weapon Parts
    fixed parts
  • possible
  • Splash Anoints

Evil Smasher - Assault Rifle Parts

Weapons usually get one part per group, but sometimes multiple or none. Numbers in the top-right  indicate the range of parts a group can have.
Parts usually have equal drop chances, or it's indicated nearby.


  • Bandit+25% Mag Size
    +15% Spread
    -10% Reload Speed
  • DAHL+10% Recoil Recovery
    -15% Recoil
    -6% Damage
    +15% Max Inaccuracy
  • Jakobs+12% Damage
    -9% Fire Rate
    -5% Reload Speed
    +10% Recoil
  • Torgue+9% Damage
    +4 Mag Size
    +30% Reload Speed
    -10% Reload Speed
    +10% Spread
    +15% Recoil
  • Vladof+12% Fire Rate
    -6% Damage
    -10% Recoil Recovery


  • Bandit
  • DAHL-30% Max Inaccuracy
    +20% Recoil Recovery
    -20% Recoil
    -30% Max Accuracy
  • Jakobs+50% Max Accuracy
    +25% Max Inaccuracy
    -25% Recoil Recovery
    +10% Recoil
  • Torgue-25% Recoil
    -20% Recoil Recovery
  • Vladof+25% Recoil Recovery
    +25% Recoil


  • Bandit6.7%2.4x Zoom
  • DAHL6.7%3.4x Zoom-30% Spread (aiming)
  • Jakobs6.7%5.0x Zoom-50% Spread (aiming)
  • Torgue6.7%2.7x Zoom-20% Spread (aiming)
  • Vladof6.7%3.6x Zoom-15% Spread (aiming)


  • Damage3.7%+21% Damage
    -12% Fire Rate
    +35% Recoil
  • Wild3.7%+21% Damage
    +12% Fire Rate
    +120% Spread
  • Bayonet3.7%+50% Melee Damage
  • Bullet Speed3.7%+100% Projectile Speed
    +15% Fire Rate
  • Stability3.7%-40% Recoil
    +25% Recoil Recovery
  • Mag Size3.7%+3 Mag Size
    +35% Mag Size
  • Accuracy3.7%-25% Spread
    +25% Max Accuracy

Evil Smasher - Changelog

Evil Smasher
How to Farm

Evil Smasher
Assigned Loot Pool

Evil Smasher
Quest Reward (BL2)

Quest Reward

Quest Reward

Borderlands 2 Quest Rewards can be farmed by Read-Only farming [PC-Only].

How to Read-Only farm:

  1. Right before handing in the Quest, save the game by toggling your Badass Rank on & off.
  2. Then go your computer's file explorer.
    Path: ...\Documents\My Games\Borderlands 2\WillowGame\SaveData
  3. Right-Click the most recent .sav File and select properties.
  4. Check the Read-only box at the bottom.
  5. Now you can hand in the quest.
  6. Return to the Main Menu to reset the Quest Reward.

⭯ Repeat this until you have your desired weapon.
While farming you can store items in Claptrap's Secret Stash.
Items in the Stash are on a different SaveFile and are thus not overwritten.

Evil Smasher
Drop Rates

The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Loot Luck Formula


P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

Evil Smasher
Grinder Recipe

This recipe requires 1+ DLC-Legendary!
Assault RifleAssault RifleAny Legendary WeaponplusAny Legendary WeaponAssault RifleplusAny Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon WeaponequalsAssault RifleAssault RifleEpic or Legendary PistolEpic or Legendary Shotgun
The Grinder⚙️ recipe for the displayed chances.
Consoles may have a better recipe that's the best on PC.

Evil Smasher
Dedicated Sources

The Chosen One

The Chosen One

Sawtooth Cauldron