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Sleeping Giant
Borderlands 3

SMG Guide

Sleeping Giant

Infinite path carved with unrivaled skill.
  • Weapon Type:
    SMG
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    DAHL
  • Content:
    Base Game
  • Elements:
    Non Elemental
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
Jun 6, 2021 7:56
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Sleeping Giant - Details

Sleeping Giant (SMG-BL3)
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Sleeping Giant - Description

The Legendary SMG Sleeping Giant is manufactured by DAHL and comes from the Borderlands 3 Base Game.

1 - 2 sec after reload the next magazine gets 0 to 6 of these Buffs:

  • 2x[Base Damage]
  • +160% Gun Damage (additive)
  • Increased Reload Speed
  • Increased Fire Rate
  • Increased Accuracy
  • Increased Handling

Buffs are removed with every reload and when swapping the weapon.
There is about a 33% Chance to get all buffs at once.

DAHL - Info

DAHL produces very conventional Weaponry that is suitable in many applications.

Standard DAHL Weapons can toggle between 2 Firing Modes and 2 Zoom Levels.

Sleeping Giant - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints:
    available
    none
  • Weapon Parts:
    variations
    fixed parts
  • Splash Radius:
  • Listed Projectiles:
    1 | 2
  • Ammo/Shot:
    1 | 2
  • Element Variants:

    Non Elemental
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive

    70.6% of Sleeping Giants are Non-Elemental and each Element is equally common with 9.8%.

Manufacturer Variations:

Firing Mode:

Full Auto - 4 Round Burst Fire

Zoom Levels:

#1 Option: 1.5x Zoom - 3x Zoom

#2 Option: 2.2x Zoom - 4x Zoom

#3 Option: 2.2x Zoom - 5x Zoom

Sleeping Giant - 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:
  • 36 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.1s
    +10% Damage
  • 50 Round Mag
    Reload Speed: 2.4s
Bolts:
  • Bolt 1
    +5% Damage
  • Bolt 2
    +5% Fire Rate
Grips:
  • Grip 1
    +1 Projectile
    +20% Accuracy (Bloom)
    -10% Accuracy
    -20% Damage
    +1 Shot Cost
  • Grip 2
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Grip 3
    +10% Mag Size
    -10% Accuracy
    -5% Damage
Foregrips:
  • Foregrip 1
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Fire Rate
  • 1.15
    Foregrip 2
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +10% Crit Damage
  • 1.15
    Foregrip 3
    -30% Recoil (Height)
    +10% Accuracy
  • Foregrip 4
    -30% Recoil (Height)
    +5% Damage
  • Foregrip 5
    -5% Reload Time
    -30% Accuracy (Bloom)
Stocks:
  • 0.9
    Stock 1
    -30% Recoil (Width)
    -20% Accuracy (Bloom)
  • Stock 2
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Stock 3
    +20% Accuracy
    +10% Crit Damage

Sleeping Giant - Buffs & Nerfs

Hotfix 10.15.2020:

  • 2x Mag Size
  • Reloading now has a 33% chance to award all the possible bonuses at once.
  • Increased one of the weapon damage bonus from [+120%] to [+145%]
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Sleeping Giant - How to Farm

World Drop (BL3)

Sleeping Giant - Source Details

Sleeping Giant's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • One Punch: 15%
  • World Drop

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

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
One Punch

One Punch

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