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'''Thunderball Fists''' is a {{rarity|legendary}} [[pistol]] in ''[[Borderlands 3]]'' that is manufactured by [[Maliwan]]. {{random|name=It|boss=Power Troopers|loc = Atlas HQ|loc2=on [[Promethea]]}}
 
'''Thunderball Fists''' is a {{rarity|legendary}} [[pistol]] in ''[[Borderlands 3]]'' that is manufactured by [[Maliwan]]. {{random|name=It|boss=Power Troopers|loc = Atlas HQ|loc2=on [[Promethea]]}}
 
==Special Weapon Effects==
 
==Special Weapon Effects==
{{flavor|I can have such a thing?}}{{Dash}}Always {{Element|shock}}. On impact, projectiles form an orb which rises up and then falls downward, shocking anything in the vicinity.
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{{flavor|I can have such a thing?}}{{Dash}}Always {{Element|shock}}. On impact, projectiles create an orb that rises up and falls down before exploding in an area of effect.
 
==Usage & Description==
 
==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.
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The Thunderball Fists are capable of dealing large amounts of {{Element|shock}} damage in an area. This makes it useful in eliminating shielded targets, such as [[Guardians]]. The Thunderball orbs do take some time to detonate, so faster enemies may be able get out of the way before being damaged.
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
*Both the initial impact and the secondary orb deal damage.
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*Hotfix 3/5/2020: Weapon damage increased. Orb damage increased.
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
*The flavor text and name of the weapon are a reference to the 1975 movie [[wikipedia:The_Super_Inframan|''The Super Inframan'']].
 
*The flavor text and name of the weapon are a reference to the 1975 movie [[wikipedia:The_Super_Inframan|''The Super Inframan'']].

Revision as of 06:49, April 24, 2020

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

Thunderball Fists is a legendary pistol in Borderlands 3 that is manufactured by Maliwan. It is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source but has an increased chance to drop from Power Troopers located in Atlas HQ on Promethea.

Special Weapon Effects

I can have such a thing? – Always shock. On impact, projectiles create an orb that rises up and falls down before exploding in an area of effect.

Usage & Description

The Thunderball Fists are capable of dealing large amounts of shock damage in an area. This makes it useful in eliminating shielded targets, such as Guardians. The Thunderball orbs do take some time to detonate, so faster enemies may be able get out of the way before being damaged.

Notes

  • Hotfix 3/5/2020: Weapon damage increased. Orb damage increased.

Trivia

  • 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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