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The Companion
Updated: Sep 05, 2023
Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3
The Companion

You can't take the sky from me.
  • Content
    Base Game
  • Weapon Type
  • Rarity
  • Manufacturer
  • Elements

The Companion
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The Companion (Pistol-BL3)
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The Companion - About

The Legendary Pistol The Companion is manufactured by Jakobs and comes from the Borderlands 3 Base Game.

The Companion - unique Ability

Shoots Fire Damage bullets but can't cause ignite status effect. [0% Status Effect Chance]
Critical Hits always Ignite the target.

Ricochet Effect
Critical hits are not different from normal hits.

The Companion - Variants

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

The Companion - Pistol 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.

The Companion - Changelog

Hotfix 10.15.2020:

  • +166% Damage

The Companion
How to Farm

The Companion
Assigned Loot Pool

The Companion
World Drop (BL3)

World Drop

Base Game - World Drop

Borderlands 3 World Drops are items that drop from any suitable Loot Source in addition to their dedicated sources.
There are around 150 unique items in the Base Game - World Drop pool, so for farming a specific weapon it's best to seek out its dedicated Loot Source.
If you still want to test your luck, you should equip a Shlooter Artifact or All-in Shield to increase your Legendary World Drop Chances.

Weapon - suitable Loot Source:

  • All Enemies:
    Bosses, Crew Challenges, Generic Enemies, …
  • All kinds of Chests
  • Vending Machines
  • Slot Machines: Loot Boxer or Vault Line
  • Diamond Loot Room
  • Eridian Fabricator

The Companion
Drop Rates

  • Anointed X-2 M4+
  • Anointed X-3 M4+
  • Anointed X-2
  • Anointed X-3
The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Loot Luck Formula


P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

The Companion
Grinder Recipe

This recipe requires 1+ DLC-Legendary!
PistolPistolAny Legendary WeaponplusAny Legendary WeaponPistolplusAny Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon WeaponequalsPistolPistolEpic 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.

The Companion
Dedicated Sources

Anointed X-2 & X-3

Anointed X-2 & X-3

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Named Enemy