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Thunderball Fists
Updated: Sep 05, 2023
Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2
Thunderball Fists

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  • Content
    Base Game
  • Weapon Type
  • Rarity
  • Manufacturer
  • Elements

Thunderball Fists
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Thunderball Fists (Pistol-BL2)
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Thunderball Fists - About

The Legendary Pistol Thunderball Fists is manufactured by Maliwan and comes from the Borderlands 2 Base Game.

Thunderball Fists - unique Ability

Projectiles explode on impact and deal Splash Damage.
Explosions deal 100% Weapon Damage as Splash Damage that is boosted by Grenade Damage.

After initial explosion a second Projectile bounces up and deals 150% pure Splash Damage that isn't boosted by Grenade Damage.

Thunderball Fists - Variants

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

Thunderball Fists - 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.


  • Bandit+35% Mag Size
    -10% Reload Speed
    +15% Spread
  • Dahl+10% Recoil Recovery
    -15% Recoil
    +15% Max Inaccuracy
    -6% Damage
  • Hyperion+10% Recoil Recovery
    -15% Spread
    -9% Damage
  • Jakobs+12% Damage
    -9% Fire Rate
    +10% Recoil
    -5% Reload Speed
  • Maliwan+15% Status Chance
    +3 Mag Size
    +30% Reload Speed
  • Tediore+20% Reload Speed
    -14% Mag Size
    -6% Damage
  • Torgue+9% Damage
    +15% Recoil
    -10% Reload Speed
    +10% Spread
  • Vladof+12% Fire Rate
    -10% Recoil Recovery
    -6% Damage


  • Bandit2.2x Zoom
  • Dahl3.0x Zoom-30% Spread (aiming)
  • Hyperion5.3x Zoom-40% Spread (aiming)
  • Jakobs4.5x Zoom-50% Spread (aiming)
  • Maliwan3.9x Zoom-20% Spread (aiming)
  • Tediore2.8x Zoom
  • Torgue2.4x Zoom-20% Spread (aiming)
  • Vladof3.2x Zoom-15% Spread (aiming)


  • Damage+18% Damage
    +30% Recoil
  • Fire Rate+18% Fire Rate
    -3% Damage
  • Double+28% Mag Size
    +2 Mag Size
    +60% Projectiles
    +0.4 Projectiles
    -15% Damage
    -30% Fire Rate
    +1 Shot Cost
    -25% Max Accuracy
    +25% Spread
    +1 Spread
    +4 Recoil
  • Bayonet+50% Melee Damage
  • Stock-30% Recoil
    -35% Max Inaccuracy
    -15% Spread
  • Mag Size+56% Mag Size
    -15% Reload Speed
  • Accuracy+25% Accuracy
    +20% Projectile Speed
    -40% Spread

Thunderball Fists - Changelog

Thunderball Fists
How to Farm

Thunderball Fists
Assigned Loot Pool

Thunderball Fists
World Drop (BL2)

World Drop

Base Game - World Drop

Borderlands 2 World Drops are items that drop from any suitable Loot Source in addition to their dedicated sources.
There are 67 unique items in the World Drop pool, so for farming 1 of the 41 weapons it's best to seek out its dedicated Loot Source.
If you still want to test your luck, you should equip a Vault Hunter's Relic to indirectly increase your chance of a World Drop Legendary.

Suitable Loot Sources:

  • Best Boss Farms: Uranus, Cassius Leclemaine, Haderax
  • Best Chest Farm: Loot-Train after killing Tinder Snowflake
  • All Enemies:
    Bosses, Badass Enemies, Generic Enemies, …
  • All kinds of Chests:
    Red Chests, lockers, garbage containers, cardboard boxes, garbage/... piles
  • The Slot Machine

Thunderball Fists
Drop Rates

  • Captain Flynt
  • Sparky Flynt
The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Loot Luck Formula


P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

Thunderball Fists
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.

Thunderball Fists
Dedicated Sources

Captain Flynt

Captain Flynt

Southern Shelf
Sparky Flynt

Sparky Flynt

Wam Bam Island
Named Enemy