Shockwave is the title of a group of common shotguns in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Maliwan.

Usage & Description

Shockwave shotguns fire an elemental orb after a short charge time.


  • The Shockwave is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.
  • The Shockwave can be charged to release a mid-range pulse.
  • The Shockwave can be charged for as long as the trigger is held.
  • The Shockwave releases a blast that travels a short distance, making it useless in a long-range situation.
  • Shots from a Shockwave can deal critical hits.
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