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Boom Stick
Boom Stick 5 line
Listen up, you primitive screwheads...
Manufacturer: Torgue
Type: Combat Shotgun
Model: Boom Stick
Element: Any ×1
Damage: 310 – 1258
Burst: 6
Accuracy: 0.0
Fire Rate: 3.2 – 4.5
Magazine Capacity: 6
Game Borderlands
Special Part(s): BoomStick_barrel3_Carnage

The Boom Stick is a unique shotgun manufactured by Torgue.

Examples are on the talk page.

Special Weapon Effects

Beyond Groovy – Shoots rockets. Expends 6-round clip with one pull of the trigger. Has an accuracy of 0.

Usage & Description

The Boom Stick has an accuracy of zero, and empties its magazine in one pull of the trigger. It also sports a unique Carnage barrel as a mandatory part of its build. All of this can make the Boom Stick a bit tricky to use, as it is near impossible to use this weapon efficiently at long range, and the weapon may harm the user at point blank. It is best suited for short to medium range against a single large enemy or a tightly packed group of weaker enemies.

Drop Guide

Notes

  • May spawn with any accessory. See Carnage for the details about the effects of elemental accessories on this weapon.
  • May spawn with the Friendly Fire accessory. The weapon's title may appear as an un-prefixed "Fire." Like a normal Friendly Fire Carnage, the weapon will NOT be incendiary.
  • Will only fire in bursts of 6 shots with upgraded ammo capacities.

Trivia

  • The name and red text is a reference to Sam Raimi's Army of Darkness movie. Ash, the main character, introduces a shotgun as his "boomstick" when traveling back in time, and commonly uses the word "groovy" when acknowledging an upgrade to his armaments.[1]

Mechanics

The Boom Stick effect comes from the BoomStick_barrel3_Carnage barrel. It is based on barrel3_Carnage. It provides a huge boost to accuracy, a light boost to damage, and severely penalizes spread. The Boom Stick always comes with mag4, and is made of BoomStick_Material, which is equivalent to Material_Torgue_2. Please see stat modifiers for an explanation on how to interpret all of these modifiers.

BoomStick_barrel3_Carnage barrel3_Carnage
Accuracy Maximum: -30%
Accuracy Minimum: -30%
Damage: +600%
Spread: +100%
Burst Count: +6
Fire Rate: +400%
Reload Speed: +100%
Projectile Count: 1
Tech Level: -500
Accuracy Maximum: -30%
Accuracy Minimum: +30%
Damage: +500%
Spread: -50%



Projectile Count: 1
Tech Level: -500

See also

References

  1. Youtube: Army of Darkness

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