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Unforgiven
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I've killed just about everything that walks or crawled at one time or another.
Manufacturer: Jakobs
Type: Pistol
Model: Unforgiven
Element: None
Game Borderlands 2
Special Part(s): GD_Gladiolus_Weapons.Pistol.
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[Unforgiven (Borderlands 2) Variants]

The Unforgiven is a pearlescent pistol manufactured by Jakobs. The Unforgiven can be obtained randomly from any loot source, but has a higher chance to drop from legendary loot midgets and 010011110100110101000111010101110101010001001000.

Special Weapon Effects

It's a helluva thing... – High damage, very low fire rate (compared to similar Jakobs pistols), increased accuracy, 75% critical hit bonus that is additive on top of a 25% multiplicative critical hit bonus. Very high recoil, even compared to other Jakobs weapons, and extremely slow accuracy recovery.

Usage & Description

The Unforgiven is an extremely powerful pistol, fitting the true definition of a hand-cannon. It boasts excellent damage and accuracy stats, coupled with unrivaled critical hit damage (among pistols). However, its fire rate is very low for a Jakobs pistol, making it more suited to mid-to-long range combat. That said, it is an exceptional weapon for taking out enemy critical spots, and a variant with a long-range scope is a very viable alternative to a sniper rifle.

Notes

  • The skin of the weapon doesn't differ from of that to a purple-quality Jakobs pistol.
  • A Two-fer Unforgiven is less effective at longer ranges due to the unpredictability of the second round's deviation, but can instantly slay most enemies if both bullets are critical hits.
  • With a "Trick Shot" prefix, projectiles can bounce on surface.

Trivia

  • The Unforgiven is one of several weapons returning from Borderlands with a different rarity.
  • The Unforgiven is unusual in that it has white flavor text.
  • The line "It's a helluva thing..." comes from the 1992 film Unforgiven, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.  The full line is "It's a helluva thing, killin' a man. You take away all he's got, and all he's ever gonna have."

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