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TK4 Steel Violator
TK4 Steel Violator
Serve the public trust. Protect the innocent.
Uphold the law.
Manufacturer: Torgue
Type: Repeater Pistol
Model: TK4 Steel Violator
Element: Any ×1 – ×3
Damage: 14 – 162
Burst: 3
Accuracy: 65.0 – 77.5
Fire Rate: 9.0 – 12.7
Magazine Capacity: 12 – 21
Game Borderlands
Special Part(s): barrel4_Torgue_Violator

The Violator is a Legendary Repeater Pistol manufactured by Torgue.

Examples are on the talk page.

Special Weapon Effects

Your move, Creep. – Fires 3-round bursts with 3 bullets each.

Usage & Description

The Violator handles more like a cross between an Anarchy and a Combat Rifle. Every pull of the trigger will fire a burst of 3 shots, each shot themselves firing 3 bullets. The result is a total of 9 projectiles fired at the cost of 3 bullets. Its lower accuracy lends it to be used at mid-close range, similar to a shotgun. Due to the number of projectiles produced by each pull of the trigger, elemental Violators can be interesting weapons in combat. Note that holding down the fire key will not continually fire the weapon like other Repeaters, the player must press fire for each burst, limiting the actual fire rate by how fast the player could press the button/key/mouse.

Notes

  • When this gun spawns with the Double accessory, the gun will then fire three bursts of four rounds each. A Double Violator produces twelve projectiles per trigger pull, and comes with a larger magazine.

Trivia

  • The red text is a reference to the title character in Robocop, who recites the flavor text and also uses a 3-round burst pistol.

Mechanics

The Violator effect comes from the barrel4_Torgue_Violator barrel. It is based on barrel4, but the two parts have very little in common. For an explanation on how to interpret the information on the following table, please see the stat modifiers page.

barrel4_Torgue_Violator barrel4
Damage: -100%
Fire Rate: +200%



Recoil: +200%
Tech Level: +2
Damage: +30%

Accuracy Maximum: -10%
Accuracy Minimum: -40%
Spread: -30%
Recoil: +35%
Tech Level: +1


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