Deadlift is a scav boss in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. He is a unique Outlaw enemy and the first boss fought in the game.


Janey Springs' digistruct key was stolen by Deadlift and the Vault Hunters cannot get into concordia without it. In the end, the solution was to simply kill Deadlift so a vehicle can be obtained to get into Concordia.



Main article: Marooned


  • "DEADLIFT TIME!" (Cut-scene only)
  • "I can't wait to throw your corpse on to a jump pad and watch it take to the air like... a child's imagination."


  • Deadlift will always drop the Vandergraffen when killed. He also uses this laser against the vault hunters.
  • During the "Bloody Harvest Celebration" (Oct 30 - Nov 2 2014), Deadlift was renamed "Undeadlift", and given a pumpkin head. When killed, Undeadlift had a chance of dropping the Jack-o'-Cannon.
  • Deadlift has a chance to drop the following skins:
    • Athena's "Royal Guard"
    • Wilhelm's "Hero Suit"
    • Nisha's "Where You Go Indigo"
    • Claptrap's "Indi Go Go"
    • Jack's "Violet and Violent"
    • Aurelia's "I am Basically Royalty"


  • His full name, according to him, is Bucephelus Deadlift MacElroy.
  • Janey Springs mentioned that Deadlift attempted to ask her out, however he was turned down because she is a lesbian. Angered by this, he stole the Moon Zoomy Digistruct key from Janey.

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