These are both the same level of rarity, I think. But the colors are completely different. Anyone know why? I've seen it with orange too.
Anyone know how the color darkness/lightness works with rarity?
The sniper rifle is an eridium modified weapon. Hence the 2 shot consumption and the brighter color. All weapons modified with alien tech i've seen have that brighter shade of purple going into pinkish hue. Also the radiator fins on the side and a different type of shot.
I assume it's the same for orange weapons too.
Yummylee is correct, the darker the color the more rare the item. You can see this clearly when comparing two purples of the same level...the far superior one will be a dark purple in color compared to a light magenta for the more common rares. You'll also notice that this is further supported by the value of the items you're comparing - darker will be worth a lot more.
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