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==Usage & Description==
 
==Usage & Description==
Despite the minigun-style barrel, this Jakobs rifle is semi-automatic but fires multiple rounds with each pull of the trigger. While they are often feature some of the highest fire rates in the game, the Gatling Gun's high rate of fire is balanced by its semi-automatic nature and typical Jakobs slow reload speed.
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Despite the minigun-style barrel, this Jakobs rifle is semi-automatic but fires multiple rounds with each pull of the trigger. While often featuring some of the highest fire rates in the game, the Gatling Gun's high rate of fire is balanced by its semi-automatic nature and Jakobs typical slow reload speed.
   
The high damage per bullet they typically feature combined with their semi-automatic action makes capable of putting down lots of damage very fast.
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The high damage per bullet, combined with the semi-automatic action, makes this weapon capable of putting down a lot of damage, very fast.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*First employed in combat by the Union forces during the American Civil War in the 1860s, the [[wikipedia:Gatling_gun|Gatling gun]] is one of the best known early rapid-fire weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun.
 
*First employed in combat by the Union forces during the American Civil War in the 1860s, the [[wikipedia:Gatling_gun|Gatling gun]] is one of the best known early rapid-fire weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun.
*After much research and analysis, no-one is quite sure how it actually works.
 
   
 
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Revision as of 02:02, April 23, 2015

Gatling Gun is the Title of a group of Assault Rifles in Borderlands 2. They are manufactured exclusively by Jakobs and use the Vladof-pattern minigun barrel. The Gatling Gun is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.

Usage & Description

Despite the minigun-style barrel, this Jakobs rifle is semi-automatic but fires multiple rounds with each pull of the trigger. While often featuring some of the highest fire rates in the game, the Gatling Gun's high rate of fire is balanced by its semi-automatic nature and Jakobs typical slow reload speed.

The high damage per bullet, combined with the semi-automatic action, makes this weapon capable of putting down a lot of damage, very fast.

Trivia

  • First employed in combat by the Union forces during the American Civil War in the 1860s, the Gatling gun is one of the best known early rapid-fire weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun.
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