For the submachine gun in Borderlands, see Thumper.

Thumper is a unique shotgun in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Torgue. The Thumper is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.

Special Weapon Effects

The happiest place on Pandora. – Fires a grenade-like bullet that bounces along the ground up to 4 times before exploding.

Usage & Description


  • The Thumper is a returning weapon from Borderlands but as a unique shotgun instead of a common title submachine gun.
  • The name and flavor text are a reference to the character Thumper in the book House of Leaves who references her privates as: "The Happiest Place On Earth".
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