Top-notch Special is a unique aftermarket SMG manufactured by Tediore. It is the starting weapon for Claptrap.

Usage & Description

As the first weapon picked up by a character at the start of a playthrough, the Top-notch Special is a minimalist submachine gun with no special characteristics beyond its unique parts. As it has no special damage, accuracy nor reload speed, most players should replace this weapon as soon as opportunity presents itself.


  • The Top-notch Special spawns with an entirely fixed set of parts, no sight, accessory or elemental capacitor.
  • Weapons with the same name can spawn in the game but with out any restrictions in terms of parts, sights, or elemental capacitors.