Axton Customizations

A total of 37 Heads and 104 Skins can be unlocked for Axton. The non-default heads and skins can be unlocked through random enemy drops, specific (though rare) enemy drops, mission rewards, challenge rewards, SHiFT code promotions, downloadable content and in-game trading with other players.

Default Heads

Heads that come unlocked with Borderlands 2 to begin customization.

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Axton

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Radar Ranger

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Wetworker

Unlockable Heads (Main Game)

Tradable heads that can be unlocked through game play.

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Bone Blinder
Rare drop from Vermivorous the Invincible

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Dapper Gent
Rare drop from Henry the Stalker

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Gallant Grunt
Rank 5 ...To Pay the Bills challenge

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Grizzled Veteran
Mission reward from Symbiosis

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Handsome Jack's Mask
See note below

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Medic Mantis
Dropped by Geary, rare drop from The Warrior

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Mine But Not Yours
Common drop from Badass Creepers

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Roguish Renegade
Mission reward from In Memoriam

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Sandblaster
Rare drop from Badass enemies

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Shadaloo Stylish
Rare drop from Terramorphous the Invincible

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Space Knight
Rare drop from BNK3R

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The Hawk
Mission reward from Statuesque


Handsome Jack's Mask: The mask is obtained several ways. Handsome Jack always drops a purple mask (blue during single player on PS3) that can be unlocked for any single character. The Warrior and the Handsome Sorcerer may drop a legendary mask that is class specific and unlocks for every character of that class, like all other in game customizations.

Unlockable Heads (DLC Content)

Tradable heads that can be unlocked through DLC content game play.

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Chopper Topper
Torgue vending machine in Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage

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Clever Boy
Acquired in Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt

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Crown of Bones
Mission reward for A History of Simulated Violence in The Raid on Digistruct Peak

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Get The Flock Outta Here
Mission reward from The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler

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Head Case
Mission reward from Mad Moxxi and the Wedding Day Massacre

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Head-To The Max
Mission reward from Sir Hammerlock vs. the Son of Crawmerax

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Ice to Meet You
Mission reward from How Marcus Saved Mercenary Day

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Out of Your Gourd
From T.K. Baha's Bloody Harvest

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Scurvy Dog
Mission reward for X Marks The Spot in Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty

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Warrior of Light
Rare drop from Dice Chests in Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep

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Colonel Mustard
Rare drop from Commander Lilith & the Fight for Sanctuary

DLC Package Heads

Paid DLC heads that are unlocked in the customization menu directly. They are account-bound and cannot be traded. The special edition head comes as a single inventory item, which can be traded.

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Bearded Justice
Commando Haggard Hunter Pack

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Covert Op
Commando Supremacy Pack

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Ex-Axton
Commando Madness Pack

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Headbanger
Commando Domination Pack

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Smile at the Devil
Commando Devilish Good Looks Pack

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Special Edition: Snowblind
Can be obtained from someone who owns the head (before it's used), via trading

Other Heads

Heads that are unlocked through other games/means. They are account-bound and cannot be traded.

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Call Down The Thunder
2013 Community Day event

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Guy with the Gun
Reward from Poker Night 2, bounty by Ash

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Vault Veteran: Lancer
Obtained by having a game save from Borderlands

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Goliath
Swag-Filled Limited Edition Diamond Plate Loot Chest

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SHiFT code for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Default Skins

Skins that come unlocked with Borderlands 2 to begin customization.

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Axton's Blue Period

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Axton's
Regulation Attire

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Bluegrass

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Blue Serenity

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Bright Boy

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Bright Idea

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Burning Love

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Double Down
Browntown

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Do or Die

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Fade to Blue

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Greenback

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Gruff
Around the Edges

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Marooned

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Red Fraction

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Red Right Hand

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Rough and Tumble

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Scurvy Prevention

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Snake in the Grass

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Undah Da Sea

Unlockable Skins (Main Game)

Tradable skins that can be unlocked through game play.

The Torgue High Octane and Torgue Explosiveness skins can also be obtained from Torgue vending machines in Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage.

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At Arms
Mission reward from Shielded Favors

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At Attention
Rank 3 EXPLOOOOOSIONS! challenge

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Bandit Blood and Rust
Item of the Day

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Bandit Incineration
Rank 5 Knee-Deep in Brass challenge

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Bandit War Paint
Rank 3 Marauder? I Hardly Know 'Er challenge

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Black Ops
Rare drop from any of the 4 Hyperion Assassins

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Blue Bomber
Rare drop from Son of Mothrakk

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Dahl Efficiency
Random drop from any suitable loot source

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Dahl Elite
Item of the Day

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Dahl Predator
Rank 5 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Assault Rifle challenge

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Dark and Light
Rare drop from Dukino's Mom

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Denim Dynamo
Rank 3 Aggravated Assault challenge

Double Down Browntown

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Rare drop from Vermivorous the Invincible

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Fire and Forget
Rank 3 The Killer challenge

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Golden Boy
Rank 3 Blue Sparks challenge

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Greener Pastures
Rank 3 It's Not Easy Looting Green challenge

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Green Beret
Mission reward from The Cold Shoulder

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Greenhorn
Rank 3 Super Novas challenge

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Grey Matter
Rank 3 Not Full of Monkeys challenge

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He's On Fire
Rare drop from Captain Flynt

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Heating Up
Rank 3 Pull the Pin challenge

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Hyperion Heroism
Rank 3 Load and Lock challenge

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Hyperion Honor
Item of the Day

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Hyperion Hornet
Rank 5 Eviscerated challenge

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Ice and Fire
Rank 3 For the Hoard! challenge

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Jakobs Family
Mission reward from Capture the Flags

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Jakobs Filigree
Rank 5 Quickdraw challenge

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Jakobs Old-Fashioned
Item of the Day

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Last Boy Scout
Rank 5 This is No Time for Lazy! challenge

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Licking Flames
Rare drop from King Mong

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Maliwan Elegance
Rank 3 Slag-Licked challenge

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Maliwan Grace
Rank 5 I Just Want to Set the World on Fire challenge

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Maliwan Style
Item of the Day

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Midnight Sky
Rank 3 Longshot challenge

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Minecraft
Common drop from Creepers

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Miss O'Hara
Rank 3 Rocket and Roll challenge

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Mister Blonde
Rare drop from Saturn

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Pink Pandoracorn
Rank 5 Nothing Rhymes with Orange or JEEEEENKINSSSSSS!!! challenge

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Purple Haze
Random drop from any enemy

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Purple Nurple
Mission reward from To Grandmother's House We Go

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Purple Prose
Rank 5 Badass Bingo challenge

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Purple Sun
Mission reward from No Vacancy

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Red Letter Day
Random drop from "Chubby" mobs

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Red Rover
Rank 3 Hail of Bullets challenge

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Self Azured
Rank 3 Open Pandora's Boxes challenge

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Skyward
Rank 3 Fisticuffs! challenge

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Special Forces
Mission reward from The Overlooked: Medicine Man

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Tediore Customer Service
777 on Slot machines

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Tediore Low Price
Item of the Day

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Tediore Value
Rank 5 Boomerbang challenge

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The Grass is Greener
Rank 4 in Whaddaya Buyin'? challenge

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The Man With the Golden Pun
Rank 3 Shotgun! challenge

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The Pink Panzer
Rare drop from Terramorphous the Invincible

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Torgue Explosiveness
Rank 3 Boom challenge

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Torgue High Octane
Item of the Day

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Torgue Speed Demon
Rank 5 Catch-a-Rocket! challenge

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Twenty Thousand Leagues
Rare drop from Stalkers

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Vladof Freedom
Rank 5 Ammo Eater challenge

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Vladof Revolution
Item of the Day

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Vladof Sickle
777 on Slot machines

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Volcanic
Random drop from Spiderants

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White Knight
Rare drop from Threshers

Unlockable Skins (DLC Content)

Tradable skins that can be unlocked through DLC content game play.

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Axton P.I.
Drop from main or side boss in Sir Hammerlock vs. the Son of Crawmerax

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Lord of Justice
Mission reward for A History of Simulated Violence in The Raid on Digistruct Peak

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May Power
Drop from main boss in The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler
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Acquired in Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep

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Patient
Mission reward for I Like My Monsters Rare in Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt

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Thrilled and Killed
Drop from main boss in TK Baha's Bloody Harvest

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Tin Soldier
Drop from main boss or train chest in How Marcus Saved Mercenary Day
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Unlucky in Love
Drop from main boss in Mad Moxxi and the Wedding Day Massacre
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Rare drop from Commander Lilith & the Fight for Sanctuary

DLC Package Skins

Paid DLC skins that are unlocked in the customization menu directly. They are account-bound and cannot be traded. The special edition skin comes as a single inventory item, which can be traded.

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Advanced Warfare
Commando Supremacy Pack

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Crash Test Soldier
Commando Domination Pack

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Delicious Flesh
Commando Madness Pack

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Quack Attack
Commando Haggard Hunter Pack

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Special Edition: Fired Up
Can be obtained from someone
who owns the skin (before it's
used), via trading

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Splattered With Red
Commando Devilish Good Looks Pack

Other Skins

Skins that are unlocked through other games/means. They are account-bound and cannot be traded.

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Gearbox
Only available to Gearbox Software employees

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Stand There and Bleed
2013 Community Day event

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Pandoran Legend
Obtained by having a game save from Borderlands

SHiFT Promotional Skins

Tradable skins that are unlocked through temporary SHiFT code promotions.

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It's Kinda Easy being Green
St Patrick's Day event SHiFT code
*Also Drops rarely from any suitable loot source

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Real Men Wear Pink
Valentine's Day event SHIFT code
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Wandering Lance
The Pre-Sequel launch SHiFT code
*Also drops rarely from any suitable loot source
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Halloween event SHiFT code

Trivia

Note: Each head/skin name is linked to the picture for easy reference.

References

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