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Short Stick
Updated: Sep 05, 2023
Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3
Short Stick

A small price to pay.
  • Content
    BL3 Loyalty Reward
  • Weapon Type
  • Rarity
  • Manufacturer
  • Elements

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All Details

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Short Stick (SMG-BL3)
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Short Stick - About

The Epic SMG Short Stick is manufactured by Hyperion and comes from the Borderlands 3 Loyalty Reward.

Short Stick - unique Ability

Sustained fire, shoots out 2 orbs every third shot.
Orbs swirl around the initial bullet trajectory and deal Fire Splash Damage.

Basic Shield - Blue
Front-Facing shield stops incoming damage from the front.

Short Stick - Variants

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

Short Stick - 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.

Short Stick - Changelog

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How to Farm

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Assigned Loot Pool

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Loyalty Reward

The Short Stick is an Epic SMG was mailed by Gearbox on March 27th, 2020 for "continued loyalty".
It was mailed to all players in celebration of the Steam Release of Borderlands 3 on March 13th.

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Drop Rates

The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Loot Luck Formula


P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

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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.

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