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Polybius
Borderlands 3

Shotgun Guide

Polybius

21. 11. 33. 14. 24. 42.
  • Weapon Type:
    Shotgun
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Tediore
  • Content:
    Base Game
  • Elements:
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation
Jun 11, 2021 14:04
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Polybius - Details

Polybius (Shotgun-BL3)
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Polybius - Description

The Legendary Shotgun Polybius is manufactured by Tediore and comes from the Borderlands 3 Base Game.

Shoots Orbs in vertical/horizontal rows of a 4x4 grid.

The Polybius can have 1 of these Reload Modules:

Standard Reload
The thrown Polybius explodes on enemy contact or shortly after surface impact.
While airborne, the Polybius shoots in all directions.

Turret Reload
The thrown Polybius explodes on enemy contact or sticks to a surface and becomes a turret that shoots at nearby enemies.
While airborne, the Polybius shoots in all directions.
When the turrets magazine is empty it runs at an enemy and explodes.

Tediore - Info

Tediore Weapons specialize in quick Disposable Reloads.
The weapon is thrown away with every Reload while a new clone digistructs in your hands.

The Reload Explosion deals Splash- and Grenade Damage and benefits from more bullets in the thrown weapon's magazine.
A greater Magazine, Splash- and Grenade Damage all increase the Reload Damage.

There are 4 different Reload Modules and some Tediore Weapons even have a unique reload.

Polybius - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints:
    available
    none
  • Weapon Parts:
    variations
    fixed parts
  • Splash Radius:
  • Listed Projectiles:
    4
  • Ammo/Shot:
    1
  • Element Variants:

    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation

    All Elements on the Polybius are equally common with 20%.

Manufacturer Variations:

Polybius - 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.

Grips:
  • Grip 2
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Grip 4
    +20% Splash Damage (Radius)
    +20% Accuracy
  • Grip 5
    +5% Damage
    -30% Weapon Sway

Polybius - Buffs & Nerfs

Hotfix 05.14.2021:

  • +18.5% Weapon Damage

Hotfix 01.21.2021:

  • Tediore Nerf: -50% Reload-Explosion Damage

Hotfix 10.15.2020:

  • +135% Damage
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Polybius - How to Farm

World Drop (BL3)

Polybius - Source Details

Polybius's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • GenIVIV: [M6+: 9.3%]; 15%
  • World Drop

The Polybius is a Datamined Legendary Shotgun from Borderlands 3 and can not be obtained legitimately.
A Save Editor is the only way to get the Polybius.

World Drop

World Drop (BL3)

Borderlands 3 World Drops are items that drop from any suitable Loot Source in addition to any other source.

Suitable Loot Sources:

  • All Enemies:
    Bosses, Crew Challenges, Generic Enemies, …
  • All kinds of Chests
  • Vending Machines
  • Slot Machines
  • Eridian Fabricator
GenIVIV

GenIVIV

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