“Look out, everybody, things are about to get awesome!”
Typhon is an NPC character from Borderlands 3.
Typhon DeLeon is the first Vault Hunter. According to his journals, he was born to a family of turd farmers. His parents died when he was 16; wishing to have a more exciting life than just as a 'turd farmer', he hitched a ride onto a merchant ship bound for Promethea. This would trigger his many adventures and exploits, becoming the first Vault Hunter in the galaxy.
After many years and adventures as a Vault Hunter, Typhon met a woman named Leda, a historian with some knowledge of the Eridian language who wanted his help in finding the Eridian homeworld Nekrotafeyo. With both falling madly in love with the other, Typhon and Leda set out to find the elusive planet and ironically found it after crashing their ship while making love. Together, they explored Nekrotafayo and unlocked the hidden Vault, then celebrated their love once more on the spot. Eventually, Leda gave birth to conjoined twins Tyreen and Troy; seeing how they were joined together, Typhon cut the two apart so they could survive and live independently.
Leda would shortly die after the twins' birth, and Typhon found himself a single parent raising his two children the best he could. He would retell his days of adventuring as a Vault Hunter to his children and both Tyreen and Troy would soon grow tired of living in a hidden part of the galaxy, craving adventure and fame of their own. The twins soon left Typhon alone on the planet to venture off into the galaxy, christening themselves as "The Calypso Twins"; before they left, it is presumed Typhon was made aware of his daughter exhibiting similar Siren powers to Nyriad, one of the first recorded Sirens; strangely, Typhon noted, Troy was also exhibiting similar Siren-like abilities. After some time on his own, Typhon built two robots from some of the salvage from his crashed ship and the two served as his companions for many years as he remained hidden on Nekrotafeyo.
- Main article: Typhon DeLeon/Quotes
- Typhon is the name of a mythical monster in Greco-Roman mythology. He has also been called 'The Father of All Monsters', which foreshadows DeLeon's relationship with the Calypso Twins.