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Fan Facts: You Don't Know Handsome Jack


Love him or hate him, the conniving Handsome Jack is definitely one of the Borderlands universe's most enigmatic personalities. To celebrate the character, we asked you, the esteemed members of the Borderlands Wikia community, to submit your favorite trivia related to the self-appointed dictator of Pandora for this latest edition of Wikia Fan Facts!

Check out the top ten Fan facts below!

1. All in the Family

Jack's father left at an early age, and his mother gave Jack up to his grandmother. Jack later says he killed his mother. Awkwarddingo


2. Eyes to See You

His left eye is green and right blue.. with the mask, they're opposite. Mythicmyrrh Daggerox

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3. Total Buzzkill

His gradmother drowned his cat. And his grandmother disciplined him with a buzz axe. StoppedDesert8

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4. Perfectly Normal Comforts

Jack describes wearing his mask like putting on a ones-ey after getting it out of the drier. Awkwarddingo

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5. A Coward's Hue

Jack's favorite color is obviously yellow, which is known to be the color of cowards. Awkwarddingo

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6. Painful Pleasure

He likes pain. Mythicmyrrh Daggerox

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7. Risky Business, Indeed

His favorite actor is Tom Cruise. Awkwarddingo


8. Full of Hot Air

He farts when he sleeps. Mythicmyrrh Daggerox


9. Equal Opportunity Sociopath

He hates playing favorites, so he hates all the vault hunters equally. Awkwarddingo

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10. Cooking Up Something Good

He is also very handy in the kitchen.Awkwarddingo


Thank you to everyone for their input! At the end of the day, just remember the wise (probably problematic) word's of Lostwolf2 Jack is love, jack is life. Naruen744 also goes so far to suggest a reveal in the dynamic: "The Vault Hunters are the villains, and Handsome Jack is the hero" — but as this meme reminds us, that's almost certainly not the case:


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