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Vandergraffen is a unique aftermarket laser in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel manufactured by Tediore.
It is a guaranteed drop from Deadlift.

Special Weapon Effects[]

I'm a fan of the flow. – Always shock. Increased damage against airborne targets. Increased elemental effect chance. When moving, a flashing animated effect covers the weapon's surface.

Usage & Description[]

The Vandergraffen is typically the first beam laser characters will encounter in a new playthrough. Apart from its higher elemental chance, it has no significant features and can be used in the same way as a standard Tediore shock laser until a suitable replacement is found.

Athena, using the Ceraunic Storm skill tree, can use the Vandergraffen as a handy starting weapon for gaining Maelstrom stacks.


  • The Vandergraffen has the same visual effect as the Commerce from Borderlands 2.
  • The only valid prefix is "Alternating". However, it does not prevent it from spawning with any grip, stock, or sight.