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The Monarch
Borderlands 3
Assault Rifle Guide

The Monarch

The deadly sting of the monarch!
  • Weapon Type:
    Assault Rifle
  • Rarity:
    Legendary
  • Manufacturer:
    Vladof
  • Content:
    Base Game
  • Elements:
    Non Elemental
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation
Sep 12, 2021 11:03
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The Monarch - Details

The Monarch (AR-BL3)
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The Monarch - Description

The Legendary Assault Rifle The Monarch is manufactured by Vladof and comes from the Borderlands 3 Base Game.

The Monarch fires 4 (8) bullets in a crown 👑 Pattern.
Aiming narrows the spread significantly.

You can activate Bipod Mode for:
Double Projectiles (4 to 8) or (8 to 16)
Reduced Recoil
Disables: running, jumping and sliding
-35% Movement Speed

Vladof - Info

Vladof specializes in High Fire Rate Weaponry with Underbarrel Attachments.
Most Weapons have one of a couple Attachment Options, a few even have unique Attachments.

The Monarch - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Splash Anoints:
    available
    none
  • Weapon Parts:
    variations
    fixed parts
  • Splash Radius:
  • Listed Projectiles:
    4 | 8
  • Ammo/Shot:
    1 | 2
  • Element Variants:

    Non Elemental
    Incendiary
    Shock
    Corrosive
    Cryo
    Radiation

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

Manufacturer Variations:

The Monarch - Assault Rifle 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.

Body Accessories:
2 OR 3
  • Accessory A
    +10% Fire Rate
  • Accessory C
    +10% Damage
  • Accessory D
    +25% Accuracy (Bloom)
Barrel Accessories:
2 OR 3
  • Accessory A
    +10% Fire Rate
  • Accessory B
    +10% Accuracy (Bloom)
    +60% Melee Damage
  • Accessory C
    +10% Damage
Grips:
  • Grip 1
    -30% Recoil (Width)
    +5% Damage
  • Grip 2
    -15% Recoil (Height)
    -20% Accuracy (Bloom)
  • 1 OR 2
    Grip 3
    +12% Accuracy
    +10% Mag Size
    -5% Damage
    Accessory A
    +20% Accuracy
    Accessory B
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Grip 4
    0.85
    2x Projectiles
    -5% Reload Time
    +25% Accuracy (Bloom)
    -10% Accuracy
    -30% Damage
    +1 Shot Cost
  • Grip 5
    0.75
    -30% Weapon Sway
    +5% Fire Rate
Foregrip:
  • Foregrip 1
    -15% Recoil (Width)
    -30% Accuracy (Bloom)
  • Foregrip 2
    0.85
    +10% Accuracy
    +5% Fire Rate
  • Foregrip 3
    -30% Recoil (Height)
    +5% Damage
Rails:
  • Rail 1
    +10% Accuracy
  • Rail 2
    -5% Reload Time
  • Iron Sights
    none

The Monarch - Buffs & Nerfs

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The Monarch - How to Farm

The Monarch - Source Details

The Monarch's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • Killavolt: 16.5%

Grinder Recipe

Assault Rifle EpicLaser EpicLauncher EpicPistol EpicShotgun EpicSMG EpicSniper EpicAssault Rifle UncommonShotgun UncommonSniper UncommonAny Legendary Weapon
plus
Any Legendary WeaponAssault Rifle UncommonShotgun UncommonSniper Uncommon
plus
Any Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon Weapon
equals
Assault Rifle LegendaryLaser LegendaryPistol LegendaryShotgun LegendarySMG LegendarySniper LegendaryAssault Rifle RareShotgun RareSniper RareAny Legendary Weapon

Mayhem 6 Drop

M6 Drop
  • Killavolt: 16.5%

M6 Drop Items can only drop while Mayhem 6 or higher is active!

All M6 Drops have a chance to drop from the 2 Bosses in the Guardian Takedown:

Base Game

Killavolt

Killavolt

  • Boss
  • Lectra City
    Promethea
Mar 8, 2021 19:36
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