For the legendary pistol in Borderlands 2, see Thunderball Fists.

Thunderball Fists is a legendary pistol in Borderlands 3 that is manufactured by Maliwan. Thunderball Fists is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.

Special Weapon Effects

I can have such a thing? – Always shock. On impact, projectiles form an orb which rises up and then falls downward, shocking anything in the vicinity.

Usage & Description

The Thunderball Fists can be useful in eliminating targets with a high shield capacity, as the high shock damage per round and extra damage from the orbs produced can tear through most shields.


  • Both the initial impact and the secondary orb deal damage.


  • The flavor text and name of the weapon are a reference to the 1975 movie The Super Inframan.
  • The Thunderball Fists is a returning weapon from Borderlands 2.
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