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Infection Cleaner
Updated: Sep 05, 2023
Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2
Infection Cleaner

Shhh. I'll take care of everything, don't you fret.
  • Content
    Fight for Sanctuary
  • Weapon Type
  • Rarity
  • Manufacturer
  • Elements

Infection Cleaner
All Details

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Infection Cleaner (SMG-BL2)
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Infection Cleaner - About

The Effervescent SMG Infection Cleaner is manufactured by Tediore and comes from the Borderlands 2 Fight for Sanctuary - DLC.

Infection Cleaner - unique Ability

Holding the Infection Cleaner grants you SMG Reserve Ammo Regeneration.

On Reload
The Infection Cleaner is thrown and bounces off surfaces, dealing Physical Gun Damage in a small radius around it.
It explodes 0.1 to 3.6s after reloading, dealing Fire Grenade Damage.
The Infection Cleaner's Fuse Time starts to shorten below 57 SMG Reserve Ammo.

Infection Cleaner - Variants

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

Infection Cleaner - SMG 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
    -10% Reload Speed
    +15% Spread
  • DAHL+10% Recoil Recovery
    -15% Recoil
    +15% Max Inaccuracy
    -6% Damage
  • Hyperion+10% Recoil Recovery
    -15% Spread
    -9% Damage
  • Maliwan+15% Status Chance
  • Tediore+20% Reload Speed
    +3 Mag Size
    -0.15s Reload Time
    -10% Mag Size
    -6% Damage


  • Bandit
  • DAHL+20% Recoil Recovery
    -20% Recoil
    -30% Max Inaccuracy
    -30% Max Accuracy
  • Hyperion+20% Recoil Recovery
    +40% Max Accuracy
  • Maliwan+10% Accuracy
  • Tediore-10% Recoil
    -15% Accuracy


  • Bandit2.4x Zoom
  • DAHL3.4x Zoom-30% Spread (aiming)
  • Hyperion5.9x Zoom-40% Spread (aiming)
  • Maliwan4.3x Zoom-20% Spread (aiming)
  • Tediore3.1x Zoom


  • Damage+18% Damage
    +15% Recoil
  • Bayonet+50% Melee Damage
  • Bullet Speed+12% Fire Rate
    +50% Projectile Speed
  • Stability-25% Max Inaccuracy
    -25% Recoil
  • Reload+5% Mag Size
    +25% Reload Speed
  • Accuracy+25% Max Accuracy
    -25% Spread

Infection Cleaner - Changelog

Infection Cleaner
How to Farm

Infection Cleaner
Assigned Loot Pool

Infection Cleaner
Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drops are weapons that only drop from its dedicated sources.
Unlike World Drops who can drop almost everywhere at a small chance.

Infection Cleaner
Drop Rates

  • New Pandora Soldiers
  • Lt. Angvar
  • Lt. Tetra
The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Loot Luck Formula


P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

Infection Cleaner
Grinder Recipe

This recipe requires 1+ DLC-Legendary!
SMGSMGAny Legendary WeaponplusAny Legendary WeaponSMGplusAny Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon WeaponequalsSMGSMGEpic 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.

Infection Cleaner
Dedicated Sources

New Pandora Soldiers

New Pandora Soldiers

Global - DLC 5
Lt. Angvar

Lt. Angvar

The Burrows
Lt. Tetra

Lt. Tetra

Helios Fallen
Named Enemy