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Free Radical

Don't be so negative.
  • Weapon Type:
    Pistol
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Maliwan
  • Content:
    Director's Cut
  • Elements:
    Shock
Aug 21, 2021 20:17
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Free Radical - Details

Free Radical (Pistol-BL3)
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Free Radical - Description

The Legendary Pistol Free Radical is manufactured by Maliwan and comes from the Borderlands 3 Director's Cut - Upgrade Pack.

Shoots energy orbs that deal Shock Splash Damage.

Each Hit spawns a homing bullet that can only home in on the hit target.
Homing bullets don't deal 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.

Free Radical - Variants

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

    Shock

Manufacturer Variations:

Free Radical - Pistol 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.

Body:
  • Body 1
    +10% Damage
  • Body 2
    +20% Charge Speed
    -20% Weapon Sway
  • Body 3
    +10% Fire Rate
Barrel Accessories:
2 OR 3
  • Accessory A
    +15% Elemental Chance
  • Accessory B
    +20% Charge Speed
    -20% Weapon Sway
  • Accessory C
    +10% Elemental Damage
    -15% Damage
Magazines:
  • 14 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.3
    +10% Elemental Damage
  • 20 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.3
    -10% Damage
Hammer:
  • Hammer 1
    +10% Fire Rate
  • Hammer 2
    +10% Damage
  • Hammer 3
    +20% Splash Damage (Radius)
    +15% Accuracy
  • Hammer 4
    +10% Elemental Damage
    +15% Elemental Chance
  • 0.5
    Hammer 5
    +1 Projectile
    +25% Accuracy Bloom
    -10% Accuracy
    -30% Damage
    +1 Shot Cost
Grips:
  • Grip 1
    +10% Charge Speed
    -20% Accuracy (Bloom)
  • Grip 2
    -15% Recoil (Height)
    -5% Reload Time
  • Grip 3
    +10% Magazine Size
    -30% Weapon Sway
    -10% Accuracy
    -5% Damage
  • Grip 4
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Damage
  • Grip 5
    +20% Accuracy
    +5% Fire Rate

Free Radical - Buffs & Nerfs

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Free Radical - How to Farm

Free Radical - Source Details

Free Radical's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • Beef Plisskon: 30%
  • World Drop (DLC 6)

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

World Drop (DLC6)

World Drop (BL3-DLC-6)
  • Beef Plisskon: 30%
  • World Drop (DLC 6)

Director's Cut - World Drops are items that drop from any Suitable Loot Source, within the Director's Cut Areas, in addition to their other sources.

Suitable Loot Sources:

  • Bosses
  • Named Enemies
  • All kinds of Chests
  • Diamond Loot Room

Director's Cut - Upgrade Pack

Beef Plisskon

Beef Plisskon

  • Named Enemy
  • Karass Canyon
    Pandora
May 4, 2021 10:20
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