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Gold Rush

Pay dirt.
  • Weapon Type:
    SMG
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Hyperion
  • Content:
    Director's Cut
  • Elements:
    Corrosive
Sep 21, 2021 10:59
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Gold Rush - Details

Gold Rush (SMG-BL3)
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Gold Rush - Description

The Legendary SMG Gold Rush is manufactured by Hyperion and comes from the Borderlands 3 Director's Cut - Upgrade Pack.

Killed enemies drop extra Cash.

Picking up Cash stacks Fire Rate, Reload Speed, and Mag Size up to 20 times.
Each stack lasts 10s and grants:
+5% Fire Rate
+5% Reload Speed
+5% Mag Size

Note:
This buff persists for its duration, even if you swap weapons.

Hyperion - Info

Sustained fire increases Hyperion weapons accuracy.
They have a small +5% Critical Hit damage bonus.

Aiming activates a Front-Facing Shield that protects the front of the user.
Killing enemies immediately reactivates a broken shield.
There are 4 types of Hyperion Weapon Shields.

Gold Rush - Variants

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

    Corrosive

Manufacturer Variations:

The Gold Rush comes with 1 of 4 Front-Facing Weapon Shields.
Each is activated by aiming and protects from frontal damage.

  • Hyperion Shield (Blue)
    +15% Weapon Shield Capacity
    -5% Reload Time
  • Genesis Shield (Green)
    +10% Accuracy
    +5% Fire Rate
    Absorbs projectiles into your magazine.
  • Amped Shield (Purple)
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Damage
    Taking damage stacks +5% Damage.
    Each stack lasts 6s.
  • Redirect Shield (Beige)
    -30% Recoil (height)
    +10% Accuracy
    Reflects melee/projectile damage back at attackers.

Gold Rush - 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.

Body Accessories:
2 OR 3
  • Accessory A
    +10% Damage
  • Accessory B
    +25% Weapon Shield
  • Accessory C
    +10% Crit Damage
Magazines:
  • 25 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.7s
    +10% Damage
  • 35 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 3.0
  • 45 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 3.3
    -10% Damage
Grips:
  • Grip 1
    -5% Reload Time
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Grip 2
    -30% Recoil (Height)
    +10% Accuracy
  • Grip 3
    +10% Crit Damage
    +5% Damage
Stocks:
  • Stock 1
    -30% Recoil (Width)
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Stock 2
    +20% Accuracy
  • Stock 3
    +15% Recoil (Height)
    +5% Damage
Rail:
  • Rail 1
    +15% Weapon Shield
  • Rail 2
    -5% Reload Time
  • Rail 3
    +10% Magazine Size
    -10% Accuracy
    -5% Damage

Gold Rush - Buffs & Nerfs

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Gold Rush - How to Farm

Gold Rush - Source Details

Gold Rush's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

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

Vault Card - Welcome to Pandora

Vault Card #2

Vault Card Items can be obtained by leveling up the Vault Card.
They can be unlocked with 5 keys and can be rerolled afterwards for another 5 keys.

They can also be obtained when opening a chest in the Vault Card.

Director's Cut - Upgrade Pack

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