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The Black Queen is a large, black spiderant classified as a mini-boss. In Borderlands 2, The Black Queen can be found in the Dust at Bug Gulch. She spawns randomly and may not appear every time.

The Black Queen will also appear at Butcher Base of The Raid on Digistruct Peak location, at Overpower Level 4 or above.

Dark Web

A re-skinned version named Dark Web appears in Veiny Shaft in Commander Lilith & the Fight for Sanctuary, during the Claptocurrency mission.



Rockets and projectiles fired at The Black Queen's armor will bounce off, dealing no damage, while hits to the abdomen will inflict critical hits.


  • The Black Queen has an increased chance to drop the Nukem.