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Ol' Painful
Updated: Sep 05, 2023
Borderlands TPS

Borderlands TPS
Ol' Painful

Come on in... Ol' Painful is waiting.
  • Content
    Mercenary Day Festivities
  • Weapon Type
    Assault Rifle
  • Rarity
  • Manufacturer
  • Elements

Ol' Painful
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Ol' Painful - About

The Rare Assault Rifle Ol' Painful is manufactured by Vladof and comes from the Borderlands TPS Mercenary Day Festivities - Event.

Ol' Painful - unique Ability

The Ol' Painful shoots Fire Laser Projectiles.

Sustained fire increases the Ol' Painful's Fire Rate to a limit.

Assault Rifles
All but Jakobs ARs have -20% Crit Damage (scale).

Ol' Painful - Variants

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

Ol' Painful - 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.


  • Scav+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
    -10% Reload Speed
    +10% Spread
    +15% Recoil
  • Vladof+12% Fire Rate
    +5 Mag Size
    +45% Reload Speed
    -6% Damage
    -10% Recoil Recovery


  • Scav
  • 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


  • Scav6.7%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

Ol' Painful - Changelog

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How to Farm

Ol' Painful
Assigned Loot Pool

Ol' Painful
World Drop (TPS)

World Drop

Base Game - World Drop

Borderlands The Pre-Sequel World Drops are items that drop from any suitable Loot Source in addition to their dedicated sources.
There are 68 unique items in the World Drop pool, so for farming 1 of the 35 weapons it's best to seek out its dedicated Loot Source, if it has one.

Suitable Loot Sources:

  • The Grinder
  • All Enemies:
    Bosses, Badasses, Generic Enemies, …
  • All kinds of Chests:
    Red Chests, lockers, garbage containers, cardboard boxes, garbage/... piles
  • The Slot Machine
  • Vending Machines
Consecutive Save-Quits make these 4 unique Rares more common World Drops.

Ol' Painful
Drop Rates

  • Grinder ⚙️
  • Grinder +Moonstone
The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Loot Luck Formula


P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

Ol' Painful
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.

Ol' Painful
Dedicated Sources