Kaleidoscope is a unique pistol in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Dahl. It can only be obtained by petting Mancubite in The Lodge.

Special Weapon Effects

I can fly twice as high, take a look... – All parts fixed, weapons of the same level will have identical stats.
Full auto or 4-round burst. When aiming down the sights, bullets have random elemental effect. Switching to Full-auto and firing only a few rounds can be used to achieve desired elemental effect which lasts until reload.

Usage & Description


  • To receive the weapon, one must first pet Mancubite 50 times to complete the He likes you challenge. Number of additional tries is entirely random but is generally larger than 60.
  • More than one weapon can be received per character.


  • The flavor text refers to the theme song for the children's show Reading Rainbow, reflecting the myriad of colors on this gun.
  • The Kaleidoscope uses the same skin as the Gun-Fetti Weapon Skin.
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