Borderlands 3 – How to get ION CANNON

Looking for the location to farm the ION CANNON in Borderlands 3? Here is how to get it.

Borderlands 3 – How to get ION CANNON

ION CANNON – Weapon Description

The ION CANNON is a Rocket Launcher of the Legendary or Orange rarity in Borderlands 3. The weapon arrived with the Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot DLC along with the Lucky 7 and some other Legendaries. And it is undoubtedly one of the best weapons that you can get in the game.

So what is so special about the ION CANNON? Well, the weapon is one of the most hard hitting weapons in the game. It has the highest base damage in the game and that reflects quite prominently when using this Rocket Launcher. With the ION CANNON you can pretty much one-shot every single type of enemy in the game other than the bosses. But I am pretty sure that someone will eventually come up with a build that will allow this weapon to one-shot bosses as well.

Even though the ION CANNON is a Rocket Launcher, it doesn’t shoot like one. You have to charge the weapon, which takes like a second, before the shots are released. It almost feels more like a Railgun and less like a Rocket Launcher. But the most amazing thing is you can deal more than 1 million damage per shot with this, without any special build.

Lets take a look at the description of the ION CANNON. The one shown here is the Annexed Scathing ION CANNON (Level 50).

  • Manufacturer : Vladof
  • Damage : 19324×2
  • Accuracy : 72%
  • Handling : 46%
  • Reload Time : 4.3s
  • Fire Rate : 1.73/s
  • Magazine Size : 12
  • Red Text : Fun detected. Obliterate.

ION CANNON – Drop Location

Now the ION CANNON has a dedicated drop source which is always a nice thing to have. If you want to get the ION CANNON then you will have to go and farm a boss called Fabricator MK II. You can find Fabricator MK 2 at Jack’s Secret at The Handsome Jackpot. You have to reach the very end of the map. Here is the exact location:

One thing you have to remember that the ION CANNON is exclusive to the Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot DLC. Which is a paid DLC. So in order to get this weapon you have to either get the Season Pass or get a Super Deluxe Edition of the game or buy the DLC separately(available at the Epic Games store).

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