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{{infobox weapon
|rarity color = Legendary
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|image = File:Nthanatos1.png
|model = Thanatos
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|caption = HI Big Tony!
|image = File:TMP88.3_Incendiary_Thanatos.png
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|manufacturer = S&S Munitions
|manufacturer = S&S Munitions
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|type = Machine Pistol
|make = Pistol
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|model = Thanatos
|damagetype = Any
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|color = Orange
|damage = 34-147
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|rarity = Legendary
|accuracy = 67.3-92.8
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|element = Any
|rateoffire = 7.6-9.3
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|elementchance_low = 1
|magazine = 64-78
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|elementchance_high = 3
}}
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|damage_low = 24
<span style="color:red">''"Big Tony says "Hi"''</span>
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|damage_high = 404
== The Thanatos==
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The '''Thanatos''' [[Pistol]] is a [[legendary]] [[Machine Pistol]] manufactured by [[S&S]] with a large magazine capacity.
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|accuracy_low = 66.2
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|accuracy_high = 92.8
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|rateoffire_low = 7.6
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|rateoffire_high = 11.3
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|magazine_low = 64
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|magazine_high = 83
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|part = mag3_SandS_Thanatos}}
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The '''{{PAGENAME}}''' is a {{rarity link|Legendary}} [[Machine Pistol]] manufactured by [[S&S Munitions]].
   
Examples are on the [[talk:{{PAGENAME}}|talk page]].
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Examples are on the [[{{TALKPAGENAME}}|talk page]].
   
== Special Effects ==
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== Special Weapon Effects ==
* <span style="color:red;">''Big Tony says "Hi"''</span>- Has an extended magazine.
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{{flavor|Big Tony says "Hi"}}{{dash}} Extended magazine
   
==Acquiring The S&S Thanatos==
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== Usage & Description ==
This weapon can be obtained through many ways including - Looting chests and weapon crates throughout [[Pandora]], dropped by higher level enemies and can be on sale at [[Weapon Vendor|weapon vendors]] infrequently.
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The Thanatos' special effect basically turns a pistol into a large-magazine SMG. Mordecai, the Pistol specialist, can make exceptional use of the Thanatos: handled like an [[SMG]], it gets all the skill/mod benefits granted to pistols. "Double" versions of Thanatos offers an alternative to [[Anarchy (SMG)|Anarchy]] SMGs.
   
==Notes==
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What makes the Thanatos so interesting is that the special effect comes from the magazine, meaning there is no limits to the variations available on the Thanatos: Elemental, double, etc.
*Most commonly found in vending machines.
 
*Due to a [[Patch 1.3.0|patch]] that was recently released, the [[Pearlescent]] status of this weapon has been removed, and it is now any shade of orange.
 
   
==Trivia==
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== Notes ==
*Big Tony is a common name for a mobster, and the increased magazine reflects the "Tommy guns" used by mobsters in the '30s, due to their large "Drum" magazines.
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* One of the three [[Pearlescent (Before General Knoxx)|pre-Knoxx Pearlescent]] weapons.
*Thanatos is the personification of death in Greek mythology. Sigmund Freud also termed the destructive instinct in humans "Thanatos" as opposed to pleasure "Eros."
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* Following the theme of Greek mythology throughout the game, Thanatos shares a name with the ancient Greek personification of death.
   
==See Also==
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== Mechanics ==
{{Orange pistols}}
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The Thanatos effect comes from the {{part|mag3_SandS_Thanatos}} [[Repeater/parts#Magazine|magazine]], which is based on {{part|mag3}}. For an explanation on how to interpret the information on the following table, please see the [[stat modifiers]] page.
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{|class="borderlands"
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!{{part|mag3_SandS_Thanatos}}
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!{{part|mag3}}
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|-style="vertical-align:top"
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|Clip Size: +30<br />Recoil: -20%<br />Reload Speed: -25%
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|Clip Size: +10
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|}
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{{S&S Munitions}}
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{{Repeater Pistols}}
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[[fr:Thanatos]]
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[[ru:Танатос]]

Latest revision as of 07:40, May 23, 2019

The Thanatos is a Legendary Machine Pistol manufactured by S&S Munitions.

Examples are on the talk page.

Special Weapon Effects Edit

Big Tony says "Hi" – Extended magazine

Usage & Description Edit

The Thanatos' special effect basically turns a pistol into a large-magazine SMG. Mordecai, the Pistol specialist, can make exceptional use of the Thanatos: handled like an SMG, it gets all the skill/mod benefits granted to pistols. "Double" versions of Thanatos offers an alternative to Anarchy SMGs.

What makes the Thanatos so interesting is that the special effect comes from the magazine, meaning there is no limits to the variations available on the Thanatos: Elemental, double, etc.

Notes Edit

  • One of the three pre-Knoxx Pearlescent weapons.
  • Following the theme of Greek mythology throughout the game, Thanatos shares a name with the ancient Greek personification of death.

Mechanics Edit

The Thanatos effect comes from the mag3_SandS_Thanatos magazine, which is based on mag3. For an explanation on how to interpret the information on the following table, please see the stat modifiers page.

mag3_SandS_Thanatos mag3
Clip Size: +30
Recoil: -20%
Reload Speed: -25%
Clip Size: +10


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