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Scooter
Borderlands 2010-02-25 16-04-17-22
"I was named after my sister!"
Character Type NPC
GenderMale
RaceHuman
GamesBorderlands
Borderlands 2
Voice ActorMike Neumann

Scooter is a mechanic with workshops in New Haven, T-Bone Junction, then Sanctuary. He is most renowned and recognized for his southern accent and stylistic speech.

Background

Scooter mentions being named after one of his sisters. His mother is revealed to be Mad Moxxi during the course of The Secret Armory of General Knoxx, and he grudgingly admits that Jimbo Hodunk is his father during Borderlands 2. He also says that he finally killed Lucky Zaford.

Involvement

Scooter banner

Scooter AD at T-Bone Junction

Scooter maintains the Catch-A-Rides and built the Outrunners that players can use to drive around Pandora. Once characters arrive in New Haven, he will also hand out some missions, including one to check on his old friend T.K. Baha.

He reappears in The Secret Armory of General Knoxx, where he is central to building the new vehicles of that campaign.

Scooter returns in Borderlands 2 as Sanctuary's mechanic. He assists the Crimson Raiders in maintaining the rebel city. His sister, Ellie, maintains a garage in The Dust. He also maintains the Sanctuary's flying system. Some of his missions involve helping him find a girlfriend, which usually end in his interest's death.

Missions

Borderlands

Arid Badlands missions

Main

New Haven missions

Side

T-Bone Junction missions

Main

Side

Borderlands 2

Appearances

Quotes

  • Heya man! Hey, you need sumthin'?
  • Hey, you just holler when you need me, alright?
  • Well come on by, I ain't goin' bite... probably.
  • Hey, I got my eye out, just wait your turn, man!
  • Com'n out the dust nasty out th're ai'nit?
  • Heard you huntin' for that Vault. You know, even if it weren't hogwash, would it matter? What're you gonna do with treasure anyhow? All we got here is mud, guns, and dirt!
  • Now, I wasn't born in no barn, alright? Well... actually I was, but all I'm sayin' is you don't believe people runnin' around talkin' 'bout some magic door spewin' out treasure and the like, alright?
  • I should tell ya, I wouldn't trust Tannis with any one of my vehicles... what with all that science and... her boyish haircut.
  • I ain't one to gossip - but that Tannis ain't quite on the up and up, ya know what I mean?
  • Now, this is just between you and me, and some choice machine parts over there, but that Tannis acts real peculiar-like - it don't befit a lady.
  • Hey, you heard the news? Don't seem to make but two beans a sense, the Vault bein' real and all.
  • Hey, you hear the Vault is real? I been tell'n' everyone the whole time that son-of-a-bitch was real. I said it, I swear on my daddy's body, bless his run-over soul.
  • Word now's the Vault's real. Well, if it is real, what'd anyone put in the damn thing? Gold? Hot chicks? ...Monkeys?
  • Hey, you seen them Lance soldiers 'round here? Why'd anyone send an army out here for, anyway?
  • I gotta say... Not sure we need crazy robot people like the Crimson Lance comin' in here and tell'n' us what is what.
  • Hey, you seen those Crimson Lance? Buncha walkin' buckets! Ain't that I got any beef with 'em, they just armed up to the teeth, and I ain't sure what they are up to.

Borderlands 2

  • Whoa! Unauthorized user up in my grill!
  • Welcome to Catch-A-Ride, please enjoy your stay, and there's a pimento taco - a pimentaco - in the glovebox.
  • Judging by how you killed them bandits, I'd say you and blood have an extra special relationship, like cousins taking a bath together!
  • Roland said we should have an exit strategery if he ever went missing. Now to see the fruits of your loins, this city is gonna fly! (Sanctuary sputters and dies) ... Or not. Damn. Well, now we really need Roland.
  • The ladies say that Scooter's the fastest ride in town. Catch-A-Ri.. oh, I just realized that's an insult.
  • well hang me upside down and leave me to my death at the hands of hungry spiderants you're a vault hunter that's like a unicorn! (said during his Borderlands 2 intro)

Catch-A-Ride quotes

  • Hey! Name's Scooter! I's named after my sister. Hey, come get you some wheels!
  • This is where the cars live! Get you one!
  • Hey, listen to Scooter! When you gotta get across the rough 'n rowdiest places on Pandora, accept no sub-sti-tute!
  • Hey, Scooter says don't walk, drive! My daddy always said wheels were better than heels. Uh, he was paralyzed, though. Anyway, don't walk, drive!
  • Hey, this is Scooter saying, four wheels is better than... than uh, zero... wheels... Hey, have fun!
  • Hey, don't be shy now! C'mon! Catch a Riiiiiiiiiiide!
  • Hey! My runners don't look like some blushing bride's or an'thing... but she'll get ya there... maybe even alive... Catch a ride!
  • Hey! Can't really tell one way or the other. Vault's real.. Vault ain't.. Flip a coin.. Say a pray'r.. Wutever!
  • Hey, this is Scooter! And this is my Catch-A-Ride!
  • Hey! Let's get you rolling!
  • Trick out your ride!
  • Hey! This is the place to Catch-A-Ride! You can paint it all kinds of pretty colors to boot!

General Knoxx DLC quotes

  • Shit and meatballs! Didn't think I'd ever see your dumb ass again! Did you really open the Vault? Did that Steele chick take her clothes off yet? I need details though. - 1st part of Scooter's cinematic
  • Act all casual like when I say this. I'm gonna speak in code, so I hope you have the mental capacity to follow. Your 'lady friend' told me to send you to 'Moxxi's place' when you stopped by... If you know what I'm saying. - 2nd part of Scooter's cinematic
  • Smokin' Jesus titty cinnamon! That is a monster! That's gonna be sweet! - Upon finding the supercharger
  • Just a quick note about Moxxi in the event you ain't met her. She's got a peculiar streak in 'er. Loves the lime light, but she ain't as sketchy as she appears to be on stage. ... Oh, almost forgot, she's my mom. So you treat her right or I'll bury you where I buried Lucky. Yeah, I killed him, don't act all surprised. I told you I was gonna do it.

Trivia

  • Scooter is depicted on a billboard, in T-Bone Junction, endorsing Clitz brand beer, with the slogan, "It's what's under the hood."
  • Scooter appears to be incestuous, confessing to once having a crush on his sister, and mentioning that his desired girlfriend Laney is distantly related to him.
  • In Anthony Burch's series Hey Ash Whatcha Playin'? There's an episode where Gearbox's ideas are shown on a whiteboard, one of the idea concepts was Scooter being gay.

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