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SMG is the title of a group of common submachine guns in Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. They are manufactured exclusively by Dahl and commonly spawn with the bandit/scav, Maliwan, and Tediore barrels.

Usage & Description

The SMG can spawn with a bandit/scav, Maliwan or Tediore barrel which have varying effects:

  • Bandit: Increased damage but reduced accuracy.
  • Tediore: Reduced damage and increased reload speed.
  • Maliwan: Increased accuracy. If it spawns with an element, it will also gain a bonus to elemental effect chance.

Notable variants

  • Elemental variants
    • Beetle - Common incendiary version of the SMG when it has a Maliwan barrel.
    • Eel - Common shock version of the SMG when it has a Maliwan barrel.
    • Scorpion - Common corrosive version of the SMG when it has a Maliwan barrel.
  • Borderlands 2
    • Jackal - Common slag version of the SMG when it has a Maliwan barrel.
    • Lascaux - Unique non-elemental submachine gun with a variable and increased burst fire count and fires in the pattern of a bull.
    • Sand Hawk - Unique submachine gun that fires in a flying-bird pattern.
  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
    • Yeti - Common cryo version of the SMG when it has a Maliwan muzzle.
    • Fridgia - Unique cryo submachine gun with increased burst fire count and fires in the pattern of a horse.

Notes

  • The SMG is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.
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