Every now and then, we see someone claiming that the Weisenheimer is one of the rarest guns in the game. I’d like to get this out of the way, once and for all.
Weisenheimer is a corrosive Hyperion SMG with a Maliwan barrel. That’s it! Nothing special about it! The fire version is called Backburner, the slag version goes by Wellness, and the shock version is a Storm. If you get a Maliwan barrel on a Dahl SMG, it will be named Fox, Scorpion, Eel and Beetle (if memory serves me). Should you get a Bandit SMG, it will be named Barfy or Burny and stuff like that. You see where I’m going with this?
We see these SMG’s with maliwan barrels all the time. They’re not super rare or anything. They just have a name that stands out. The chance for getting a Hyperion SMG is 1/5. Then you have a 4/5 chance to get an elemental variant. Then you have a 1/5 chance to get a Maliwan barrel. And finally, you have a 1/4 chance to get a corrosive one, which in the end would render you a Weisenheimer. Green, Blue or Purple, it’s still only a Weisenheimer.
It’s just as rare as any basic gun in the whole game!