Borderlands’ 3 now has a new DLC expansion called Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot (great wordplay). The DLC continues the tradition of bringing exciting new content to Borderlands post-launch. The Borderlands 3 Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot is the first major DLC released by Gearbox and comes with a handful of new weapons, missions, and more. In our Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot we will discuss the weapons, their features, and perks.


We decided to make a list of the best weapons we think are going to be useful for you in Borderlands 3.

Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot Best Legendary Weapons

In this section of the guide, we will discuss Borderlands 3 Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot Best Weapons, Locations, and Stats. We will go through legendary weapons, best weapons, and try to figure out what the best weapons you should be using in Borderlands 3.

Craps Torgue Pistol

craps pistol stats and perks in Borderlands 3.

Torgue Pistol hits hard and makes sure your enemies feel the damage. The weapon is a Legendary pistol is Borderlands 3 Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot. Its stick projectiles can ruin the flesh enemies on fire copy. It comes with a chance to refill the magazine on Crit and sometimes it shoots out a circle of the projectiles. How about we look at the stats of the legendary weapon? Let’s see how it stats up and what it brings to the table in Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot.


  • Damage – 1337
  • Accuracy – 66%
  • Handling – 51%
  • Reload Time – 2.2s
  • Fire Rate – 3.64/s
  • Magazine Capacity – 6


  • +46% Weapon Damage
  • +15% Weapon Fire Rate
  • +101 Splash Weapon Radius
  • 2.2x Weapon Zoom
  • 0h, me

AutoAime DAHL Sniper

autoaime stats and perks in Borderlands 3.

Sometimes it feels that this Legendary Sniper Rifle is made for those who hate sniper rifles. It is a take of Lyuda and feels more like an assault rifle than a Sniper Rifle. It is still not as good as some of the others of its kind but it’s one perk makes it really good to use. AutoAime DAHL Sniper comes with auto-aim perk that shoots smart bullets at the enemies. You can do some serious damage with these bullets since you won’t miss them.


  • Damage – 1806
  • Accuracy- 94%
  • Handling – 72%
  • Reload Time – 3.0s
  • Fire Rate – 4.98/s
  • Magazine Capacity – 10


  • 10% Critical Hit Damage
  • 4.5x and 5x Weapons Zoom
  • OGC Hooked

Slow Hand Hyperion Shotgun

Slow Hand Hyperion Shotgun stats and perks in Borderlands 3.

Slow Hand is one of the good Legendary Weapons in Borderlands 3 Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot. There are two shotguns in the DLC expansion and Slow Hand is the better one of the two. It puts out an elemental fireball which means it is not the best idea to stand too close when firing it, yeah? Slow Hand can do serious damage to enemies if you land a well-placed shot with Splash Damage.


  • Damage – 1481
  • Accuracy – 71%
  • Handling – 76%
  • Reload Time – 2.4s
  • Fire Rate – 3.25/s
  • Magazine Capacity – 10


  • 10% Critical Damage
  • 19% Reload Speed
  • Slows Enemies
  • +336 Space Damage Radius
  • Consumes 2 Ammo Per Shot
  • 2.2x Zoom
  • Take Your Time Sugar

Ion Laser Maliwan SMG

ion laser stats and perks in Borderlands 3.

If you are looking for a hard-hitting monster than this SMG is the one for you. It is highly suited for Amara, especially during the Mayhem 4 of the Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot in Borderlands 3. Maliwan manages to do some epic elemental damage and is able to role with any two. You can use corrosive/fire which will help you through DLC’s Mayhem 4.


  • Damage – 269
  • Accuracy – 82%
  • Handling – 59%
  • Reload Time – 2.4s
  • Fire Rate – 3.31/s
  • Magazine Capacity – 26


  • +20% Weapon Charge Speed
  • +40% Melee Damage
  • 2.9x Weapon Zoom
  • Anointed
  • Special Weapon Effect: “Particles unite!” The Ion Laser fires additional projectiles when the trigger is released that deal splash damage. The number of additional projectiles is based on how long the trigger was held down​.
  • Unique Ability: The Ion Laser’s primary element can be toggled between 2 of the 5 elements. It requires a 1-second charge-up before shooting a continuous elemental laser beam.
  • When ending the continuous laser beam, 1 to 8 orbs are fired that deal weapon element splash damage. The longer the laser lasts, the more orbs are fired. Additionally, consecutively firing the Ion Laser increases its damage by about +12.5% per ammo, up to a maximum of +300% damage. The Ion Laser’s damage is considered Assault Rifle damage.

Ion Cannon Vladof Launcher

ion cannon stats and perks in Borderlands 3.

If there is one godly weapon we have to name in the game, it is the Ion Cannon Vladof Launcher. The legendary weapon from Maxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot. The Cannon can shoot a charge upshot that is able to do damage unlike anything else in Borderlands 3. If you put the anointed on Amara you can do a lot of damage to heavy enemies and bosses during the Mayhem4. It is a monster of a weapon that can do up to millions of damage per hit depending on what build you have. So do check out our Borderlands 3 builds to create a build for the Ion Cannon with Amara.


  • Type: Rocket Launcher
  • Brand: Vladof
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Item Score: 556 (Level Requirement: 50)
  • Damage: 15942×2
  • Accuracy: 69%
  • Handling: 41%
  • Reload Time: 3.6s
  • Fire Rate: 1.91/s
  • Magazine Size: 8


  • Special Weapon Effect: “Fun detected. Obliterate.”
  • Additional Traits:
    • +505% weapon damage
    • +21% weapon fire rate
    • 2.2x weapon zoom
  • Known for its incredibly high damage potential, the ION CANNON can deal massive damage in a single shot, making it effective even in Mayhem Mode IV.
  • Despite its power, the weapon maintains accuracy even without aiming down sights, thanks to its laser sight which assists in aiming.
  • There is a brief charge time with every shot, which needs to be taken into account when using the ION CANNON.
  • It can spawn with any of the elemental damage types, although the element is determined randomly

Ember’s Purge

Embers' Purge stats and perks in Borderlands 3.

Ember’s Purge is a legendary SMG in Borderlands 3 Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot. The weapon is developed by Maliwan and can deal with some significant damage to your enemies. Let’s look at the stats and perks/features of the SMG in question.


  • Damage – 514
  • Accuracy – 85%
  • Handling – 58%
  • Reload Time – 2.4S
  • Fire Rate – 11.64/S
  • Magazine Capacity- 24


  • She’s the only one who knows what it is to burn
  • +15% Weapon Fire Rate
  • 1.7x Weapon Zoom


scoville stats and perks in Borderlands 3.

The Scoville can be obtained by completing the Torgue’s Marketing Mistake challenge. It is part of the Handsome Jackpot DLC and can be acquired by destroying 5 hot sauce bottles as part of the challenge.


  • Weapon Type: Pistol
  • Rarity: Legendary
  • Manufacturer: Torgue
  • Elements: Non-Elemental, Fire
  • Listed Projectiles: 1 | 2
  • Shot Cost: 2 | 3
  • Splash Radius: 435 | 521 | 626 | 751
  • Weapon Parts: Variants and fixed parts with various effects on damage, splash radius, recoil, fire rate, projectile speed, accuracy, and shot cost​.


  • Special Weapon Effect: “Put a little pepper on the end of it” – The Scoville is always incendiary or non-elemental and fires hot sauce bottles in a parabolic arc. These bottles explode on impact and deal splash damage. It has greatly increased damage, fire rate, and splash radius compared to other weapons of its class, although it consumes 2 ammo per shot and does not have an alternative firing mode​​.
  • Unique Ability: The Scoville shoots hot sauce bottles in an arching trajectory that explode on impact and deal splash damage of the weapon’s element​​.
  • Ammo Consumption Reduction: A hotfix on December 17, 2020, reduced the ammo consumption of the Scoville from 4 to 2​​.

This marks the end of our best Borderlands 3 legendary weapons guide.