Veteran Reward machine is dissapointing

I thought it would offer quest rewards that you have already completed which is does in a small tiny and pointless way, Its only rolling main game items and no DLC items, the only legendary ive seen so far is the Red Suit which is just a main game quest reward.

What a let down, really thought it would at least have the one off items available such as the Scoville… Is it just buggy or is it meant to be a pointless addition that no one will use?


I believe it’s only for main story one shot rewards. The Scoville is from a dlc, so it’s not eligible to appear, yet.

GB is pretty good about responding to fan requests like this. It might just take a bit.

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Hopefully they listen to feedback on this one, Its incredibly annoying to only see a couple of blue and purple quest rewards and one legendary that is easily farmable in game.

As off right now this is a naff addition to the game, lets hope its improved :frowning:

GBX is good at misinterpreting those requests :rofl:

main game quest rewards where never a problem to obtain :sweat_smile:

what we asked for where the one off items (a la “ember’s purge” and such) i hope this is a test for actualy making those obtainable (without resetting your whole progress just to farm 1 weapon with a still diluted anointment pool)

so i agree with the OP, as for now it’s,


I noticed this as well.

GBX needs to make all mission rewards AND uniques that can be mailed to the player spawn in that machine.

And it needs to have way, WAAAAAY more than just a mere chance to spawn just one or two mission rewards/uniques. The Vault Veterans machine should have 2 toggleable settings: normal mode and veteran mode. Normal mode is just like the Crazy Earl machine always is. Veteran mode would only have mission rewards and uniques for the missions you have completed.

Even if there were something more than mission rewards in the Crazy Earl machine, it still is not very rewarding to run all the way from the spawn point to the Crazy Earl machine just to see if you were able to get a mission reward to spawn in there at all!


Noelle commented on this in the patch and hotfix thread.

@Tokesy97 That is a bummer. Literally the only reason I was looking forward to the new machine mechanics was so that I could get a Bekah with a good anoint.

And thanks for the link.

Bekah is a base game weapon, unless I’m badly mistaken. It came from the Hammerlock hunts in the base game, so it should be able to drop.


Best I can tell, you cannot buy gear through that machine if they are ones that would have been mailed to you. I think it has to be specifically a mission reward to be available in the machine. I have not seen a Lyuda (not that I really want one, but it also is a mailed item) or Bekah yet, despite a decent amount of farming.

But I may be incorrect. Anyone else gotten a Bekah or Lyuda out of the Crazy Earl machine?

Keep looking, it may be worth quoting Noelle in the patch and hotfix thread asking for clarification on mailed base game loot.

Already asked that exact question in the thread and directed it at Noelle hours ago, no response.


Ah, she might be busy answering other bits and may get around to it shortly.

I’m bouncing around a dozen threads or so myself so I can’t keep track of everything. I hope you get an answer shortly.

In my opinion, it should add mailed loot once it’s been unlocked.


Thanks for the link :+1: hopefully it will change in the future.
Crazy Earl needs to set up shop in each DLC, like in BL2 and not just hang out in the hanger at Sanctuary.

Maybe if Gearbox bring back Pearls or Seraph weapons we may see new Crazy Earl locations and more flexibilty to the loot pools available from his machine at that point :crossed_fingers:


Dag I wanted the 7th sense lol that pistol shreds


DLC rewards ought to be Veteran rewards… if you have the DLC.

As it stands… yaaaaay, Bekah?

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Could’ve sworn Randy Pitchford said new rarities weren’t coming (about the time of Jackpot DLC) when he repeated their stance against DLC characters.

My memory may be incorrect here, though.

Vending machines in BL2 with seraph crystals were so neat, plus the whole really-hard-to-solo invincibles, I wish they kept that method.
Krieg was my most played character in BL2, the whole melee rampage thing would be SSSSSLICK in BL3.
This is so sad.

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If i read into that comment with an open mind ‘no new item rarities being added’ all i can think is Seraph, Pearl and even Effervescent are not new, they are old :wink:

Realistically, nobody is buying anything from his normal selection at level 60 anyway, so they might as well make it all veteran rewards from that point and by those I’d be quite surprised if anyone wanted anything that wasn’t a red text item either, so they could restrict the loot pool further so that it isn’t polluted with random greens we got in some of the first quests and didn’t even use back then.


I will agree that it would be nice if they also added DLC items and one-off rewards.