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Old September 18th, 2012, 05:30 PM   #1
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So, I've started finding weapons with flavor text in the game and...I have no idea what their effects are. Could anyone help? Also, feel free to post the ones you've found. I'll be updating the OP when new text is found/posted and when we figure out what one does/means/references.

I have a Soldier, a Siren, two Scooters, and a Claptrap
Effect: ???
Found on an SMG

I am free now
Effect: Bonus crit damage(?)
Found on a Pistol(Revolver)

I can see my house from here
Effect: Extreme zoom(?)
Found on a Sniper

The gun of the bulls
Effect: 100% recoil reduction(?) Shoots two bullets at once in a V pattern(?) Really long burst fire(about 1/4 of the 46 rounds clip with one shot left over)(?)
Found on an SMG

I can have such a thing?
Effect: Creates a second elemental(shock only?) explosion about a second after hitting an enemy
Found on s Pistol

Did I fire six shots, or only five? Three? Seven. Whatever.
Effect: Fires three shots horizontally that split over distance(3-5-7) and then explode.
Found on a Pistol

We don't need no fire
Effect: ???


We don't need no water
Effect: ???
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Old September 18th, 2012, 05:53 PM   #2
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I haven't seen any yet (just got this).

I'm guessing "I'm free" gives ammo regen, "I can see my house from here" is extreme zoom. Again, just a guess or two.
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Old September 18th, 2012, 07:24 PM   #3
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I haven't seen any yet (just got this).

I'm guessing "I'm free" gives ammo regen, "I can see my house from here" is extreme zoom. Again, just a guess or two.
Nope, no ammo regen. But in its stats it has "+63% Critical Hit Damage" so "I'm free" might just add a % increase to crit damage. And I think you're right with I can see my house from here, since I think that's what it did in Bl1.
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Old September 18th, 2012, 09:16 PM   #4
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I have the same "I'm free now" text or whatever...I'll check the stats for crit damage
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Old September 18th, 2012, 10:35 PM   #5
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Found another one, "The gun of the bulls" it has 100% weapon recoil reduction and x2 damage. I think the recoil reduction might be its bonus.
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Old September 18th, 2012, 11:37 PM   #6
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i got one that was:
I can have such a thing?
from flynt when i was level 4. i'm level 13 now and its still one of, if not THE strongest weapon i have.

its a maliwan pistol.
Dmg 40
Ac 94.5
FR 2.5
RS 1.6
MS 17
elec Dmg/Sec 18.7
chance to shock 22.1

Ican have such a thing?
high elemental effect chance
+50% melee Dmg
consumes 2 ammo per shot
deals bonus elemental dmg

what makes it so crazy good even though the bullet dmg is relatively low is that on top of bullet dmg and shock, it creats a second explosion about a second later that shocks again, along with anything else in the area. its stupid powerful. a just tag any small enemy (psychos/marauders with 2-3 shots and by the time the secondary explosions/electrocutions take effect its dead. larger enemies (badasses/bruisers) i'll usually unload a clip to be safe.

its basically like wherever i shoot is like there is a shock barrel blowing up.
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Old September 19th, 2012, 03:35 PM   #7
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Used the gun of the bulls some more, few more possibilities for its effect.
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Old September 19th, 2012, 03:49 PM   #8
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Well just got my first Legendary today, a HellFire. This time it says We don't need no fire. Not sure how that's different from We don't need no water but it still burns the crap out of anything weak to it.
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Old September 19th, 2012, 04:11 PM   #9
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Stiff Unkempt Harold: Did I fire six shots, or only five? Three? Seven. Whatever.

* Increases weapon stability
* Deals bonus explosive damage

Handgun, each shot uses three rounds that spread horizontally, then at a certain distance appear to split again and spread farther out and explode, creating quite a sudden impact.*

(So I'm guessing 3-5-7 projectile split horizontally over distance. I think a rocket launcher did something similar in BL1? It's been a while.)

Mine's only level 8 but has 90 damage and is ridonkulously hilarious. Especially point blank in a goon's face.

*Edit: I'm assuming Dirty Harry references are obvious. Unless you're really young, in which case you have a list of movies to view, kid.

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Old September 19th, 2012, 04:13 PM   #10
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yeah it did ^
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