The law doesn't make mistakes.
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|[Law (Borderlands 2) Variants]|
Special Weapon Effects
De Da. – Always spawns with a blade, granting a +100% melee damage bonus. In addition, if shield "Order" is equipped, melee attacks with Law will restore the character's health. 100% accuracy when scoped (not shown on weapon card).
Usage & Description
Law always spawns with a bayonet which gives it +100% melee damage, and is one of the few weapons in the game with a melee bonus higher than 50%. This makes it very useful for melee-focused character such as Zero's Bloodshed builds. Unless the Law is used with it's companion shield Order, the Assault Rifle Rapier has double the melee damage bonus of the Law and therefore is superior for the purpose of increasing melee.
The Law also has an invisible +100% accuracy bonus when scoped, giving it accuracy comparable to a sniper rifle. This used to the fullest by a Mechromancer invested in the Anarchy tree. Since the negative accuracy of an Anarchy stack is countered by the bonus on the Law, Mechromancers can retain perfect accuracy with up to 57 stacks of Anarchy, while any more will decrease the accuracy by the usual amount per stack.
- The flavor text is a play on the verbal expression "la-di-da" (notably the catchphrase of Annie Hall).
- Law's relation to the Order is a reference to the TV series Law & Order.