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Hand Cannon is the title of a group of common Pistols in Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. They are manufactured exclusively by Torgue.

Usage & Description[]

Just like the Tediore Handgun, Jakobs Revolver, and Maliwan Aegis, Hand Cannons can spawn with one of four different barrels. This title of pistols comprises of a wide range of varians, each with their own properties depending on the type of muzzle equipped:

  • Dahl barrel: Improves on the weapon's base stability properties such as accuracy, recoil and recoil recovery.
  • Tediore barrel: Increase in damage but less accuracy.
  • Bandit/scav barrel: Increase in damage but less accuracy.
  • Maliwan barrel: Slight increase in accuracy.


  • The Hand Cannon is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.