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The Butcher
Borderlands 3

Shotgun Guide

The Butcher

Fresh meat!
  • Weapon Type:
    Shotgun
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Hyperion
  • Content:
    Base Game
  • Elements:
    Non Elemental
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation
Jun 12, 2021 16:06
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The Butcher - Details

The Butcher (Shotgun-BL3)
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The Butcher - Description

The Legendary Shotgun The Butcher is manufactured by Hyperion and comes from the Borderlands 3 Base Game.

While shooting:
Has a chance to refill the magazine with a random amount of bullets.

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

Hyperion - Info

Sustained fire increases Hyperion weapons accuracy.
They have a small +5% Critical Hit damage bonus.

Aiming activates a Front-Facing Shield that protects the front of the user.
Killing enemies immediately reactivates a broken shield.
There are 4 types of Hyperion Weapon Shields.

The Butcher - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints:
    available
    none
  • Weapon Parts:
    variations
    fixed parts
  • Splash Radius:
  • Listed Projectiles:
    3 | 6
  • Ammo/Shot:
    1 | 2
  • Element Variants:

    Non Elemental
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation

    59% of Butchers are Non-Elemental and each Element is equally common with 8.2%.

Manufacturer Variations:

The Butcher - 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 1
    0.35
    2x Projectiles
    +10% Accuracy
    +25% Accuracy Bloom
    -30% Damage
    +1 Shot Cost
  • Grip 2
    +10% Crit Damage
    +5% Damage
  • Grip 3
    -15% Recoil Height
    -5% Reload Time
  • Grip 4
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Fire Rate
Foregrips:
  • Foregrip 1
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Damage
  • Foregrip 2
    +35% Mag Size
    +5% Fire Rate
    -10% Accuracy
    -5% Damage
  • Foregrip 3
    +15% Weapon Shield
    +5% Damage
  • Foregrip 4
    -30% Recoil (Height)
    +5% Accuracy

The Butcher - Buffs & Nerfs

Hotfix 06.10.2021:

  • +83.3% Weapon Damage
  • Increased chance for the magazine to refill when fired.

Hotfix 10.17.2019:

  • -25% Weapon Damage
  • Accuracy reduced
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The Butcher - How to Farm

World Drop (BL3)

The Butcher - Source Details

The Butcher's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • Raging Titan: [M4+: 25%]; 33.3%
  • Selling Dinklebot's Loot-O-Grams to Crazy Earl
  • World Drop

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

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
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Mar 13, 2021 14:08
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