Bucephelus Deadlift MacElroy, simply known as Deadlift is a scav boss in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. He is a unique Outlaw enemy and the second boss fought in the game.


Janey Springs' digistruct key was stolen by Deadlift and the Vault Hunters cannot get into Concordia without a vehicle. He was killed so that the key can be taken back from him.



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  • "DEADLIFT TIME!" (Cutscene 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."
  • "Those Vault Hunters Die Today, Or My Name Isn't Bucephalus Deadlift McElroy."
  • "My aspirations......" (When killed)


  • 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, he had a chance to drop 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"


  • 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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