[Top 5] Borderlands 3 Amara Best Weapons and How To Get Them

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Amara Wasting Enemies

We already know Amara is a badass Siren, but how do we make her better?

Amara is such a powerful vault hunter already, that it can be hard to figure out which guns are just okay, and which guns will improve her many deadly skills. This guide will help steer you towards the best guns that will bring out her enhanced elemental, gun, and melee damage this bad chick is known for.

5. Crossroad

A surprising SMG

This SMG packs the punch of shotgun and has a front facing shield that ricochets back enemy bullets, causing more chaos and damage. More chaos and damage? Yes, please.

Weapon Stats:

  • Manufacturer- Hyperion
  • Type- SMG
  • Damage- 380x4
  • Accuracy- 53%
  • Handling- 81%
  • Reload Time- 3.1/s
  • Fire Rate- 9.45/s
  • Magazine Size- 45

Why Crossroad is Great for Amara:

  • 300% increased weapon damage after using Paseslam which will mow down enemies.
  • Spawns with random elemental damage
  • Pairs well Amara’s Tempest, Personal Space, and Samsara skills
  • A versatile gun that will enhance most Amara builds

How to get Crossroad:

  • Random world drop
  • Try hunting down loot tinks and loot farming
  • Tips on loot farming: 

4. Psycho Stabber

Knife shooting gun

The easiest way to obtain the Psycho Stabber is by defeating Borman Nates, a not so subtle hat tip to Norman Bates and his infamous movie, Psycho. The gun lives up to its namesake as it shoots deadly, flying knives instead of bullets.

Weapon Stats:

  • Manufacturer- COV
  • Type- Pistol
  • Damage- 749
  • Accuracy- 69%
  • Handling- 58%
  • Repair Time- 3.5/s
  • Fire Rate- 3.67/s
  • Shots to Break- 59

Why Psycho Stabber is great for Amara:

  • With +120% melee damage, this gun is perfect for anyone using the Amara melee build.
  • +37 Weapon Damage
  • High damage makes it perfect for when enemies are just out of melee reach
  • It’s a gun that shoots knives!

How to get Psycho Stabber:

  • Head to Meridian Outskirts in Promethea
  • Find and kill Borman Nates
  • Borman Nates will be on an elevated terrace surrounded by enemies.
  • A video guide:

3. Laser-Sploder

An explofing laser-gun? Yes, please.

What’s better than a laser gun? A laser gun that shoots exploding rockets at the same time! This insane laser gun will beam through swarms of enemies while exploding them at the same time.

Weapon Stats:

  • Manufacturer- Torgue
  • Type- AR
  • Damage- 740
  • Accuracy- 76%
  • Handling- 76%
  • Reload Time- 2.8/s
  • Fire Rate- 2.89/s
  • Magazine Size- 22

Why Laser-Sploder is Great for Amara:

  • Ideal for an Elemental Build
  • Spawns with different element types
  • High fire rate, coupled with the Catharsis and Wildfire skills, will ensure everyone is feeling the effects of the elemental damage

How to get Laser-Sploder:

  • Heads to Jakobs Estate in Eden-6
  • Find and kill a loot tink in the Servant’s Lift area
  • Another method to finding the Laser-Sploder: 

2. Firesale Long Musket

Who doesn't want a flamethrower?

This gun may not look like much at first glance, but that is because it’s not a gun, it’s freaking flamethrower! This weapon is a tribute to Elon Musk’s strange and uncalled for “not a flamethrower” contraption he created in 2018 for seemingly no reason at all. 

Weapon Stats:

  • Manufacturer- Tediore
  • Type- SMG
  • Damage- 197
  • Accuracy- 64%
  • Handling- 58%
  • Reload Time- 7.6/s
  • Fire Rate- 3.69/s
  • Magazine Size- 26

Why Firesale Long Musket is Great for Amara:

  • Versatile; Great for Elemental Build or Melee Build
  • Low weapon range makes it suitable for close quarter combat
  • Pairs well with the Forceful Expression, Tempest, and Samsara skills
  • Weapon Discard creates a walking flamethrower turret!

How to get Firesale Long Musket:

  • Head to Windward Plaza in Athenas
  • Find and kill the Chupacabratch
  • Not a sure chance to drop.
  • Here’s an alternative way to find this weapon: 

1. Face-Puncher

The ultimate weapon for Amara

If your going with the already infamous Amara Melee Build, then this gun is a MUST-have. The damage from this unique gun is actually counted as melee damage. Meaning you get to punch bad guys in the face with both your fists and your gun.

Weapon Stats:

  • Manufacturer- Hyperion
  • Type- Shotgun
  • Damage- Based on the character’s melee damage
  • Accuracy- 68%
  • Handling- 68%
  • Reload Time- 2.7s
  • Fire Rate- 2.10/s
  • Magazine Size- 6

Why Face-Puncher is Great for Amara:

  • Hands-down the best weapon for an Amara melee build
  • Enhanced by Find Your Center, Jab Cross, and Illuminated Fist skills
  • Can be further enhanced with certain artifacts and class mods
  • One-shot enemies to death

How to get Face-Puncher:

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