Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt DLC Review

Now onto Borderlands 2 third DLC, Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, the hunt for the extraordinary or is it just ordinary?  This is the third of the fourth DLCs and of this writing, the level cap has yet to be raised.

The Vault Hunter is catapulted to the continent of Aegrus whereby he or she meets Sir Hammerlock and they are out for a “weekend of hunting.”  Unfortunately, not everything goes as planned as Dr. Nakayama, the lead scientist at Hyperion Corporation, decides to be the successor-nemesis of Handsome Jack.  Dr. Nakayama, like every good successor, intends on cloning Handsome Jack and bringing him back into Pandora.  With the fate of Pandora once again in peril — and with the assistance of both Sir Hammerlock and Claptrap, the Vault Hunter must stop Dr. Nakayama and his ultimate creation, Jackenstein, at all costs.

There are some new enemies about in this DLC, but some are reskinned bandits of Pandora.  The witch doctor will be the Vault Hunter’s greatest threat as they can take a lot of damage and raise the levels of all savages around him, including Badasses.  However, the witch doctor will not attack unless provoked.

The final boss Jackenstein at the end is not every difficult or at least it is as difficult as Leviathan of Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty final boss.  And the loot at the end isn’t stellar.  It’s only slightly better than the other two DLCs.

Overall, it’s a solid but unimpressive DLC — a 7.0 out of 10.  

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