Pestilence is a legendary pistol in Borderlands 3 manufactured by COV. It is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source but has an increased chance to drop from Heckle and Hyde on Eden-6 and from Atomic in Tazendeer Ruins.

Special Weapon Effects

Go forth conquering, and to conquer. – Always radiation. Increased charge speed. Reduced repair speed. When the weapon breaks, the character is afflicted with a radiation status effect that damages nearby enemies.

Usage & Description



  • The name and flavor text reference the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in Revelation 6:2 of the King James Bible. The verse reads, "And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer."
    • Though this horseman isn't named, they are often called Conquest or Pestilence.
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