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The Roaster
Updated: Nov 03, 2023
Borderlands 1

Borderlands 1
The Roaster

Gonna cook someone today
  • Content
    Base Game
  • Weapon Type
  • Rarity
  • Manufacturer
  • Elements

The Roaster
All Details

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The Roaster (Launcher-BL1)
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The Roaster - About

The Epic Launcher The Roaster is manufactured by Maliwan and comes from the Borderlands 1 Base Game.

The Roaster - unique Ability

The Roaster has increased Element Level, tighter Spread and faster Reload Speed.

It may also merge with Rhino Launcher, creating the Hybrid Weapon: Rhino Roaster

The Roaster - Variants

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

The Roaster can come in Rare, or Epic depending on its parts.

Rhino Roaster

The Rhino Roaster is The Roaster merged with a Rhino Barrel.
Look out for The Roaster, and fire it to see if it has the unique Rhino effect.

The Roaster - Launcher 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.


  • Body_1-8% Damage
  • Body_3+30% Fire Rate
    -30% Recoil
    +3 Element Level
    -15% Damage
  • Body_5+50% Fire Rate
    +20% Damage
    +1 Element Level
    -20% Recoil


  • 1 Shot+25% Damage
    -1 Mag Size
  • 2 Shot
  • 3 Shot+1 Mag Size
    -20% Damage
  • Helix+1 Mag Size
    +2 Projectiles
    -20% Damage3 Rockets follow
    Helix Pattern
  • Spread5-Round Burst+3 Mag Size
    +600% Fire Rate
    -20% Damage
  • Triple3-Round Burst+1 Mag Size
    +300% Fire Rate
    -20% Damage
    +200% Spread
  • Rhino+4 Element LevelConsecutive Explosions
    along flight path


  • Mag_1+10% Reload Speed
    -10% Equip Speed
  • Mag_2+20% Equip Speed
  • Mag_3+30% Reload Speed
    +25% Equip Speed
  • Mag_4+15% Damage
    -30% Reload Speed
    -20% Equip Speed
  • Mag_5+25% Mag Size
    +40% Reload Speed
    +20% Equip Speed


  • Stock_2+40% Accuracy
    +20% Recoil Recovery
    -60% Recoil
    -30% Reload Speed
    -30% Swap Speed
  • Stock_3+70% Accuracy
    +40% Recoil Recovery
    -60% Recoil
  • Stock_4+100% Accuracy
    +60% Recoil Recovery
    -120% Recoil
    -20% Reload Speed
    -20% Swap Speed
  • Stock_5+140% Accuracy
    +80% Recoil Recovery
    -150% Recoil


  • Sight_11.8x Zoom-15% Spread (aiming)
  • Sight_22.2x Zoom-20% Spread (aiming)
  • Sight_32.6x Zoom-30% Spread (aiming)
    +1 Element Level
  • Sight_43.9x Zoom-50% Spread (aiming)
  • Sight_55.2x Zoom-70% Spread (aiming)

The Roaster - Changelog

Enhanced Edition - Launcher Change

  • +43% Damage
  • -50% Fire Rate

The Roaster
How to Farm

The Roaster
Assigned Loot Pool

The Roaster
Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drops are weapons that only drop from its dedicated sources.
Unlike World Drops who can drop almost everywhere at a small chance.

The Roaster
Drop Rates

  • Taylor Knobb
The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Loot Luck Formula


P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

The Roaster
Grinder Recipe

This recipe requires 1+ DLC-Legendary!
LauncherLauncherAny Legendary WeaponplusAny Legendary WeaponLauncherplusAny Legendary WeaponAny Uncommon WeaponequalsLauncherLauncherEpic 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 Roaster
Dedicated Sources

Taylor Kobb

Taylor Kobb

Rust Commons East
Named Enemy