Frequency is a legendary shotgun in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Maliwan.
The Frequency is exclusive to the Bounty of Blood DLC for Borderlands 3 and is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.

Special Weapon Effects

Hertz so good. – Fires an orb that has projectiles arranged in a circle and one in the middle. Getting a kill increases the number of orbs fired. Orbs travel to nearby enemies once after getting a hit.

Usage & Description


  • The bonus orb effect can be stacked up to 5 times for a total of 6 orbs per shot.
  • Each stack of the bonus orb effect lasts for 14 seconds.


  • The name and flavor text refers to the unit used to measure frequency in sound waves and computer processing speeds.
    • The flavor text is also a reference to the 1982 song Hurts So Good by John Mellencamp.
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