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The Beard Makes the Man
Location Mines of Avarice
Given By Claptrap
Level 35
Rewards $1,187-$2,374, 5184 XP
Previous Dwarven Allies
Next My Kingdom for a Wand
Game Borderlands 2
Downloadable Content Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep
Mission Type Optional mission

The Beard Makes The Man is an optional mission given by Claptrap in the Mines of Avarice in Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep.



  • Crush Drunk Dwarves: 0/5
  • Beard Picked Up: 0/5
  • Get dwarves drunk: 0/5 (optional)
  • Put beard pieces into forge: 0/3
  • Strike Forge
  • Collect Magic Beard
  • Give beard to Claptrap


A mission-specific gun, the Grog Nozzle, appears in character inventories while this mission is active. Shooting a dwarf with this gun induces drunkenness in them, and this is represented by a name change where the word "Drunk" is added as a prefix to their regular designation, and also covers them in a purple sheen.


Path to the forge

Drunk dwarves must then be lured to a crusher, where switches at each end will activate the machine and crush the dwarf. They must be drunk before they drop their beard pieces.

The beard pieces are then taken to a forge where three of them must be laid down and hammered to form a single magic beard. This is then collected and returned to Claptrap for the reward.


If you have a full beard and a robe, you're a wizard. A robe and a goatee, you're a warlock. A robe and a mustache? You're not allowed near public schools.

Turn In: Claptrap


  • Mission Item: Dwarven Beard - "Smells like booze and profanity."

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