Borderlands 3 Halloween Event Starts Today: Bloody Harvest Trailer Shows Off New Loot

Grab some ghouls and check in with your favorite haunts on the Bloody Harvest map.


It's October 24, meaning the Borderlands 3 Halloween event begins today. This will coincide with the release of a new hotfix update, for which we've already gotten patch notes. Alongside that, Gearbox also previewed future changes coming to the game, including an expansion to the bank and the addition of more vending machines. Read on for a look at what to expect from the Bloody Harvest event.

Borderlands 3 will start its free Halloween-themed event, Bloody Harvest, this week, and a new trailer gives a look at all the goodies and special activities in store for spooky Vault Hunters. The trailer shows some of the new cosmetics like skins and weapon elements, the new Baron of Bloody Harvest boss, and a new Legendary weapon. Here's what to expect and when the event begins.

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The new Legendary is called the Fearmonger, and you can see it spreading the new Terror debuff. The new gameplay element obscures enemy's vision and weakens gun handling, accuracy, and spread. Special enemies will spread the Terror debuff during the event as well, but they'll go away when the event ends. Your new loot, which includes two new guns and a shield that all implement the Terror mechanic, will be yours to keep. You can see some of the highlights in the trailer and screenshots below.

The event begins on October 24 and lasts through December 5. To start the event, look around the galaxy (i.e. not Pandora) for Haunted enemies. Defeat them to earn Hecktoplasm, and then trade it with a new character on Sanctuary named Maurice for access to the Bloody Harvest map.

The Bloody Harvest map is where you'll find most of the Halloween haunts, including the new boss, the Baron of Bloody Harvest. He's a spectral form of Captain Traunt. In addition to the new weapons, you can also get Vault Hunter skins, Anointed weapon drops that can also use the Terror debuff, a new weapon trinket, and more.

The Halloween event is part of the ongoing anniversary celebration month, which has included special events over the course of October. The current event, soon to be ending with the advent of Bloody Harvest, gives you bonus Eridium, so check in and stock up while you still can.

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