Borderlands 3 Shift Codes Updated for October 2020

Borderlanders rejoice! Shift codes are back and better than ever before in version 3 and this time they’re designed to give you access to in-game rewards the likes of which you’ve never seen before.

All you have to do is go to shift.gearboxsoftware.com and input a 25-digit code (it’s long, we know). In exchange you’ll get a golden key which gives you access to a wide array of useful gifts including a special chest located in Sanctuary, as well as a gun.

You might also get a new and shiny object of immense rarity that’ll give you a leg-up in the game. It all depends on how lucky you are. The best part is that these free keys are always circulating and easy to find if you know where to look.

Shift codes list

The Borderlands 3 game now has several additions of Shift codes courtesy of Gearbox, the game creator. Below we have a list of codes that we’ve found.

Keep in mind that this list probably barely scratches the surfaces considering just how many possible codes you can find, and to make your job easier we’ve divided into Permanent and Time Limited sections.

Permanent Borderlands 3 Shift codes


  • ZFKJ3-TT3BB-JTBJT-T3JJT-JWX9H (3 Golden Keys)
  • 9XCBT-WBXFR-5TRWJ-JJJ33-TX53Z (3 Golden Keys)
  • ZFKJ3-TT6FF-KTFKT-T3JJT-JWX36 (1 Golden Key)
  • CHKB3-FJT9J-SK3K5-T33JJ-95J56 (1 Golden Key)
  • Z65B3-JCXX6-5JXW3-3B33J-9SWT6 (1 Golden Key)
  • ZRWBJ-ST6XR-CBFKT-JT3J3-FRXJ5 (1 Golden Key)
  • HXKBT-XJ6FR-WBRKJ-J3TTB-RSBHR (1 Golden Key)

Limited time Borderlands 3 Shift codes


As the name implies, limited time Shift Codes come with an expiry date, which we’ve included.

  • CHWJ3-XKHCH-K6KXZ-XT3TT-6HB66 (5 Golden keys)

VIP Codes


Borderlands 3 has both shift codes and VIP codes. This means that VIP members can access special VIP points granted they have an existing Shift account because you have to link it.

The following is a list of known VIP codes that we’ve found.

  • CAOSENMGW (500 VIP points)
  • THEBORDERLANDSAREWILD (500 VIP points)
  • JOYPUKE (300 VIP points)
  • IRLEMAGVIP (250 VIP points)
  • DIGISTRUCT (250 VIP points)
  • JVMVIP (250 VIP points)
  • LOADINGBAR (250 VIP points)
  • MAYHEM (250 VIP points)
  • MYCHILIRECIPE (250 VIP points)
  • PWR2PLYRS (250 VIP points)
  • RISENGRIND (250 VIP points)
  • SEVENDAYS (250 VIP points)
  • BOLVIP (100 VIP points)
  • Dreamlandvip (100 VIP points)
  • ALLYOURGAMESVIP (100 VIP points)
  • YOURGAMEZONEVIP (100 VIP points)
  • GAMEMANIAVIP (100 VIP points)
  • GAMEVIP (100 VIP points)
  • INTERTOYSVIP (100 VIP points)
  • MEDIAMARKTVIP (100 VIP points)
  • SMARTOYSVIP (100 VIP points)
  • PLAYERONEVIP (100 VIP points)
  • NEDGAMEVIP (100 VIP points)

How do Shift codes and Golden keys work?

There are mainly two kinds of Borderlands Shift Codes – Cosmetics and Golden Keys. We give you a few highlights of each one below:

Cosmetics:

Borderlands 3 vault hunters can get access to special skins courtesy of certain Shift codes. Previously you could only access these during special events.

To access these shift codes, simply visit the Shift.GearboxSoftware.com website and make sure to connect your Epic Games Store account or any relevant console account.

Golden Keys:

Golden Keys are very special because they give the player access to a chest that contains a unique item such as a gun.

Suffice to say, there’s always something to look forward to in a Golden Key, and the best part is that Shift codes often give you access to a number of them.

It has been compared to playing a free slot machine with the added benefit of getting a free special item.

How to redeem Borderlands 3 Shift codes

If you’re reading this, then you most likely already have Shift codes and you want to know how to use them. Well, all you have to do is visit the main menu, click on “social” and make use of the R1/RB tab.

This will take you to the Shift Code section which allows you to enter your special codes. You’ll know that you’ve successfully redeemed your code when you see a small tick appear on the screen.

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