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Guardian 4N631
Borderlands 3
Shotgun Guide

Guardian 4N631

You're alive for a reason. Go get 'em kid.
  • Weapon Type:
    Shotgun
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Hyperion
  • Content:
    Director's Cut
  • Elements:
    Shock
Aug 21, 2021 20:42
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Guardian 4N631 - Details

Guardian 4N631 (Shotgun-BL3)
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Guardian 4N631 - Description

The Legendary Shotgun Guardian 4N631 is manufactured by Hyperion and comes from the Borderlands 3 Director's Cut - Upgrade Pack.

Shoots slow orbs that fly in the shape of a bird that flaps its wings.
Orbs reflect of walls 3 times and that deal Shock Splash Damage.

Up to +400% Damage (Skills, Grenades, the Guardian's damage,...)
Damage increases the further you are away from your target, capping out at 25m.

Tip:
The Guardian Angel's Bonus Damage can be passed on to another weapon.
Swap to the Guardian Angel, while the other weapon's projectiles are still mid-air.

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.

Guardian 4N631 - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints:
    available
    none
  • Weapon Parts:
    variations
    fixed parts
  • Splash Radius:
  • Listed Projectiles:
    9 | 12 | 16 | 18 | 24 | 32
  • Ammo/Shot:
    1 | 2
  • Element Variants:

    Shock

Manufacturer Variations:

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

  • Hyperion Shield (Blue)
    None
  • Genesis Shield (Green)
    Absorbs projectiles into your magazine.
  • Amped Shield (Purple)
    Taking damage stacks +5% Damage.
    Each stack lasts 6s.
  • Redirect Shield (Beige)
    Reflects melee/projectile damage back at attackers.

Guardian 4N631 - Shotgun 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
    +25% Weapon Shield
    +10% Crit Damage
  • Accessory B
    +7.5% Accuracy
  • Accessory C
    -10% Reload Time
Barrel Accessories:
2 OR 3
  • Accessory 1A
    +35% Projectiles
    +15% Accuracy (Bloom)
    -10% Accuracy
    -5% Damage
  • Accessory 1B
    +10% Fire Rate
  • Accessory 1C
    +10% Fire Rate
  • Accessory 2A
    +10% Damage
  • Accessory 2B
    +35% Projectiles
    +15% Accuracy (Bloom)
    -10% Accuracy
    -5% Damage
  • Accessory 2C
    +10% Damage
    +60% Melee Damage
  • Accessory 3A
    +10% Damage
  • Accessory 3B
    +7.5% Accuracy
  • Accessory 3C
    +7.5% Accuracy
Magazines:
  • 6 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.7s
    +10% Damage
  • 8 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 3.0s
  • 10 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 3.5s
    -10% Damage
Grips:
  • Grip 1
    2x Projectiles
    +1% Accuracy
    +25% Accuracy (Bloom)
    -30% Damage
    +1 Shot Cost
  • Grip 2
    1.5
    +10% Crit Damage
    +5% Damage
  • Grip 3
    -15% Recoil Height
    -5% Reload Time
  • Grip 4
    1.5
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Fire Rate
Foregrips:
  • Foregrip 1
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Damage
  • Foregrip 2
    +35% Mag Size
    +5% Fire Rate
    -10% Accuracy
    -5% Damage
  • Foregrip 3
    +15% Weapon Shield
    +5% Damage
  • Foregrip 4
    -30% Recoil (Height)
    +5% Accuracy

Guardian 4N631 - Buffs & Nerfs

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Guardian 4N631 - How to Farm

Guardian 4N631 - Source Details

Guardian 4N631's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

Grinder Recipe

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Vault Card - Fallen Heros

Vault Card #1

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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