New Borderlands 3 Hotfix August 20 Brings New Event and Weapon Changes

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Gearbox Software has released the new Borderlands 3 hotfix August 20 patch. This will bring the “Show Me The Eridium” event and some weapon adjusments. Read on below for the complete list of changes.

Note: To apply the hofix, wait at the main menu until you see the sign that says “Hotfixes Applied!” Once that’s there, this means your game is up to date.

New Borderlands 3 August 20 hotfix patch notes:

With today’s hotfixes, the Show Me The Eridium event goes live! During this event, players will see more Eridium dropping and discounts on items that cost Eridium. This event will be live until August 27 at 9:00 AM PST, when it will switch to the Mayhem Made Mild mini-event with next week’s hotfixes!

  • Turns on the Summer 2020 Anniversary Event: Show Me The Eridium, live until August 27 at 9:00 AM PST
  • Replaced Mayhem 4 gear with Mayhem 6 gear in the Guardian Takedown boss pools
  • Increased the health of Titus, Herb, and Juno in the Bounty of Blood Add-On Content

Weapon Adjustments


  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased weapon damage

Storm & Firestorm

  • Reduced charge time
  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased weapon damage
  • Slowed down the orb and increased the explosion damage


  • Increased weapon damage
  • Decreased reload time


  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased the ricochet cap from 5 to 7

Star Helix

  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased weapon damage
  • Increased the radius of the child projectiles


  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased weapon damage
  • Doubled amplified damage when weapon shield is at max capacity


  • Increased weapon damage


  • Increased the number of shots before the weapon breaks

Juilet’s Dazzle

  • Increased weapon damage

Good Juju

  • Doubled the critical hit bonus per body shot

General Grenade Buff

  • Increased grenade damage across the board

Once we get wind of more Borderlands 3 news, we’ll let our readers know.

Source: Borderlands