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Location The Beatdown
Given By Scooter
Level 35
Rewards $674, 3945 XP,
grenade mod (Moxxi)/
class mod (Scooter)
True Vault Hunter Mode
Level 50
Rewards $6502, 9777 XP,
grenade mod/class mod
Game Borderlands 2
Downloadable Content Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage
Mission Type Optional

Mother-Lover is a side mission in the second Borderlands 2 DLC Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage.



  • Kill Hamhock
- OR -
  • Kill Scooter's Assassins


Scooter wants Hamhock, an acquaintance of his mother Moxxi, killed. On the route to Hamhock in The Beatdown, Moxxi contacts the Vault Hunters, admitting that she was drunk and that what they did was consensual, four or five bases of consensual. Moxxi then begs to have Hamhock's life spared and Scooter's other assassins killed instead.

The assassins can be found in front of the crossover to Pyro Pete's Bar, taking a turn to the left while Hamhock can be found right of the intersection.

To finish the job in favor of Moxxi, all four have to be eliminated. To complete the mission in favor of Scooter, Hamhock has to be killed.


You successfully dealt with what shall, unfortunately, forever be referred to as "The Hamhock situation."


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