“Look out, everybody, things are about to get awesome!”
Mortar is a "mini-boss" fought during the story quest Toil and Trouble. Killing him while on the quest is optional.
He is purposely an easy to kill mini-boss who is freaked out by the action of the player through the quest.
Mortar also has a rare chance to drop a Legendary grenade mod called Pandemic.
He has a prized Buzzard, Boombringer.