I haven’t been able to tell any difference between Normal and TVHM. I posted this in another thread that isn’t getting much traction:
… I just beat the game on TVHM Mayhem 3 and decided to do some Graveward farming. I noticed the experience of 36,300K seemed very familiar. I switched to normal M3 and got the same exact experience!
I thought the Mayhem would give you more bonuses in TVHM as well.
This is what I assumed would be about what the droprate and experience bonuses would be from lowest to highest
- Normal Mayhem 1 / TVHM
- Normal Mayhem 2 / TVHM Mayhem 1
- Normal Mayhem 3 / TVHM Mayhem 2
- TVHM Mayhem 3
From what I can tell there is no difference between Normal and TVHM and Mayhem modifiers.
I will add, it is weird that the Mayhem difficulties are already unlocked when you move to TVHM. From that other thread, its reported consoles aren’t like this.
There is also a quest that introduces you to the Mayhem modes after beating the campaign. It has you select Mayhem 1. Since I was already on Mayhem 3 I had to change it to Mayhem 1 and then back again. I feel this would have definitely “reset” any issues to ensure my Mayhem mode was correct. My xp test was after this as well.