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Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt, by Gearbox Software and Triptych Games, is the third campaign DLC released for Borderlands 2. It was released on January 15th, 2013 for PC & Xbox 360, and the following day for PS3.

The level of the initial area is set when Hunter's Grotto is first visited, but in Normal Mode is at least 30 and at most 35. It is expected that the player has finished the main Borderlands 2 storyline before visiting, though that is not required.


Playstation 3

  • Priced at $9.99 USD/$11.45 AUS in the In-game store.

Xbox 360


  • $9.99 USD
  • £7.99 GBP
  • $15.95 AUD
  • $14.99 NZD
  • €9.99 for European Union
  • (Prices taken from Steam)
All prices are base listings. Prices are subject to seasonal changes and sales.


"Danger! Excitement! Mustaches! It's time for another episode of Vault Hunter Adventures, featuring Sir Hammerlock! In this week's tale, our hard-boiled heroes travel to the savage continent of Aegrus! Their goal? To uncover the most exotic creatures Pandora has to offer, and give 'em the old one-two!"


Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt contains five main missions and twelve optional missions, and takes place on a swamp/jungle continent named Aegrus.

A new vehicle is added to the game, which has been named the "fan boat." It is summoned from a Catch-A-Boat and has 69 customized skins. You can also have either a corrosive, incendiary or shock weapon mod on it.

New enemies:



Story Bosses

General Bosses


Main article: Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt mission flow


Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt brings a small series of Hammerlock-themed weapons. Some may bear the special prefix "Sir Hammerlock's", and all are manufactured by Jakobs.

Sir Hammerlock's Rex

Pre-Launch Event

Prior to DLC launch, a special event took place from January 11 to 10:55AM CST / 4:55PM GMT on Saturday, January 12, from January 12 to 10:55AM CST/ 4:55 GMT on Sunday, January 13, from January 13 to 10:55AM CST/ 4:55 GMT on Monday, January 14, and from January 14 to 10:55AM CST/ 4:55 GMT on Tuesday January 15. During this event, drop rates have been increased; first was shotguns, then grenade mods, then sniper rifles, and finally Vermivorous The Invincible spawn rates.



  • This DLC's unique weaponry, including a few guns returning from Borderlands, has references to American history and to Roosevelt's love of hunting. This includes references to President Theodore Roosevelt, the military group "The Rough Riders" and the "Bull Moose" political party.

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