Borderlands 3 Shift Codes (2023)

You should probably remember the Borderlands 2 Shift Codes, which helped you to get several powerful items and which helped throughout the game. Well, the Shift Codes are back in Borderlands 3.

Borderlands 3 has all sorts of items imaginable in a fantastic sci-fi game, and you will find these items mostly in chests or when defeating an enemy. Most of these items are pretty common and don’t stand out too much from the others, but to get really cool weapons, in addition to shields, class mods, and other special items. You should keep an eye out for Borderlands 3 Shift Codes, which will give you Golden Keys and unlock some intriguing things.

How do Golden Keys and Shift Codes work in Borderlands 3?

The Golden Keys unlock a special chest that secures an epic item, usually a weapon. And to get Golden Keys, you’ll need Shift Codes which generally grant some Golden Keys. It’s like playing on a free slot machine, except that you guarantee an epic item, but not necessarily the one you need.

Some Shift Codes are likely to also unlock skins for Borderlands 3 hunters. In previous games, codes used to be tied to special events, and getting a Shift Code was the only way to unlock cosmetic items. However, in Borderlands 3 cosmetic items can also be obtained during the game.


The Gearbox may even have more plans for what you will be able to unlock with Shift Codes this time, but the way you redeem them remains the same. Just have a free account on the Gearbox Software website, which allows you to link a Steam, any console, Epic Games, or social media account.

How to use Shift Codes?

Go to the menu and select Social, after that just enter the Shift section and enter the 25 digits of your Shift Code. Then go to the Messages section next to the Shift section. There you’ll see your Golden Keys available.

Golden Key Shift Codes for Borderlands 3

1 Diamond KeyExpires: May 1WHKTJ-WF5SC-F6RBC-HJB33-3R5HB
1 Diamond KeyExpires: Unknown59KTJ-JFWS5-FXXT5-ZTTJT-3H3H6
3 Golden KeysExpires: March 2459KTJ-HXFFC-RF6TC-ZTTTJ-BR9RZ
3 Golden KeysExpires: March 175SCJ3-R66XC-6FRJC-HT33T-RR3TF
3 Golden KeysExpires: March 10WHW3J-KF6X5-RFX3C-SJJ3B-KW63S
3 Golden KeysExpires: Feb 24KHC33-9KXX5-FXXTC-9T33J-KJ5SH

Permanent Golden Key Shift Codes for Borderlands 3

1 Golden KeyZ65B3-JCXX6-5JXW3-3B33J-9SWT6

Cosmetics Golden Key Shift Codes for Borderlands 3

Super Mecha Head + Ball & Chain TrinketExpires: UnknownKZKJB-C5BTT-RXW69-XJ33B-5JRBS
Guardian HeadExpires: UnknownCSW33-HBBJB-R65XH-XJTJ3-CT963
Null Value HeadExpires: UnknownKHWTB-3CBJB-6XWFZ-6B3BB-T5CCJ
Grey Matter HeadExpires: UnknownCZKTB-6BTJ3-R6KRZ-6B3TT-RX5ZH
Daemon HeadExpires: UnknownCS5JB-CTTBB-FFWXZ-FJ3BT-TC6R3
Mercenary Day CosmeticsExpires: Dec 31, 202159WBB-FSWR9-KFC69-R3B3B-3FKST
Arachnoir HeadExpires: UnknownKZKBB-5HZ9S-CFKR9-RJ3T3-JBTK6
Skagwave HeadExpires: UnknownK95BT-B99H9-CX5XH-RTJB3-C6SJX
Saurian Synth HeadExpires: UnknownCZ5JT-HFH99-KXKRZ-6BTJJ-BS5WB
Ratch Rider HeadExpires: UnknownWZK3T-XXZHH-KFK6H-6J33T-S959T
2nd Anniversary CosmeticsExpires: Sept 27, 2021KH5J3-9BSSS-K6WF9-RT3BB-FTBCJ


What are VIP Codes?

Gearbox started a ‘Vault Insider’ program that involves ‘Vault Codes’, which, as confusing as it may be, are different from Shift Codes. You can redeem Vault Codes to earn Vault Points in a variety of ways, such as filling out your profile, signing up for a 2K newsletter, and so on. It’s basically a great promotional campaign, but if you don’t mind being bombarded with advertising, you can unlock some interesting news for Borderlands games, including Borderlands 3.

Sign up on the Borderlands 3 VIP website to win a Borderlands 3 package, which includes a Children of the Ark weapon, an Echo Device cape, and five Borderlands 3 Golden Keys. You can also win some cosmetic items available only to VIPs.

How can I find the latest Shift Codes?

To find new codes regularly, you can follow the official Gearbox and Borderlands social media accounts.

You can also checkout The website automatically monitors and posts updates from both Twitter and Facebook onto one convenient page. If Gearbox has put out a new batch of Shift codes, they’ll be listed here.

What do I do if SHiFT Code is not working?

Unfortunately some SHiFT Codes expire. Check if your code has passed its expiration date.

If everything is correct and it’s still not working, it may be bugged. Sometimes the SHiFT system goes through updates or bugs that prevent you from redeeming the code. Wait a few days and try again.

NOTE: You can only use each code once per account. That way check if you haven’t used the same code in the past.

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