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Plasma Coil
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Plasma Coil

Harness the 4th state of matter.
  • Weapon Type:
    SMG
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Maliwan
  • Content:
    Designer's Cut
  • Elements:
    Shock
    Radiation
Aug 21, 2021 21:11
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Plasma Coil - Details

Plasma Coil (SMG-BL3)
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Plasma Coil - Description

The Legendary SMG Plasma Coil is manufactured by Maliwan and comes from the Borderlands 3 Designer's Cut - Upgrade Pack.

After a short charge up shoots a 16-Round Burst of elemental orbs that deal [weapon element] 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.

Plasma Coil - Variants

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

    Shock
    Radiation

Manufacturer Variations:

Plasma Coil - 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.

Magazines:
  • 48 Round Mag
    3
    Reload Speed: 1.9s
  • 64 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.1s
    -10% Damage
Grips:
  • Grip 1
    -30% Accuracy (Bloom)
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Grip 2
    +10% Elemental Damage
    -30% Weapon Sway
  • Grip 3
    +10% Charge Speed
    +10% Accuracy
Stocks:
  • Stock 1
    +10% Charge Speed
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Stock 2
    +10% Elemental Damage
    -30% Weapon (Sway)
  • Stock 3
    -20% Accuracy (Bloom)
    +5% Damage
Scopes:
  • 1.7x Zoom
    +5% Damage
  • 2.2x Zoom
    +20% Splash Radius
  • 2.9x Scope
    +15% Projectile Speed

Plasma Coil - Buffs & Nerfs

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Plasma Coil - How to Farm

World Drop (DLC 5)

Plasma Coil - Source Details

Plasma Coil's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • Madwidth Power Loot-Room: 2x(8.3%)
  • Heavyweight Harker: ≈4.2%
  • World Drop (DLC 5)

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 (DLC 5)

World Drop (BL3-DLC-5)
  • Madwidth Power Loot-Room: 2x(8.3%)
  • Heavyweight Harker: ≈4.2%
  • World Drop (DLC 5)

Arms Race - World Drops are items that drop from any Suitable Loot Source, within Designer's Cut DLC, in addition to their other sources.

Suitable Loot Sources:

  • All Enemies:
    Revenant, Badass, Enemies
  • Air Drop - Chests, Vending Machines
  • All kinds of Chests
  • Vending Machines
  • Diamond Loot Room

Designer's Cut - Upgrade Pack

Madwidth Power

Madwidth Power

  • Loot-Room
  • Stormblind Complex
    Pandora
Apr 14, 2021 11:27
Heavyweight Harker

Heavyweight Harker

  • Boss
  • Stormblind Complex
    Pandora
May 16, 2021 9:58
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