Borderlands 3: Revenge of the Cartels Challenges List

In the seasonal event for Borderlands 3, Revenge of the Cartels, there are a total of 18 challenges for players to complete to unlock the seasonal rewards. These challenges range from defeating specific enemies to solving hidden puzzles in the mansion. To keep track of all the challenges in the event use our Revenge of the Cartels challenges list below.

All 18 Revenge of the Cartels Challenges

Image showing all 18 Revenge of the Cartels challenges in Borderlands 3.

The challenges for the Revenge of the Cartels event can be found on the Events page. Here you will find the complete list of 18 challenges in the seasonal event. The challenges listed on the events page are:

  1. The King of Purple: Defeat Joey Ultraviolet.
  2. Mr. Good Stuff: Defeat Joey Ultraviolet in Mayhem 1 or greater 10 times.
  3. Pupsicles: Kill 30 CryptoSec Frontrunners with Cryo Damage.
  4. Three Minutes of PLAAAYTIME: Defeat Joey Ultraviolet in under 3 minutes.
  5. Can’t Touch This: Kill Joey Ultraviolet without taking damage from laser traps or corrosive traps.
  6. That’s Grape Candy: Smash 500 Eridium dust piles.
  7. Every Mansion Needs a Puzzle: Solve the hidden puzzle in the Ultraviolet mansion.
  8. Marking Your Territory: Find and use all golden toilets in the Ultraviolet mansion before you leave.
  9. M-M-M-Mobsterkill: Kill 800 Cartel gang members.
  10. Flawless Victory: Complete the Revenge of the Cartels mission without dying.
  11. Six Feet Underbosses: Kill Cartel Underbosses.
  12. Locked in Here with Me: Kill 6 Underbosses in one map playthrough.
  13. Mayhaps Mayhem May Help: Kill 25 Underbosses in Mayhem 1 or greater.
  14. Never Slap a Slapper: Kill Fish Slap with a slap (melee damage) 3 times.
  15. Seasoning in the Wound: Kill the Tenderizer while he is healing himself 3 times.
  16. Penetrating Testing: Kill Franco Firewall with his own Crypto Spikes 3 times.
  17. Sack Tap: Shoot 25 meat sacks off Burnt Ends Gang members.
  18. And Your Lunch Money: Shoot 25 backpacks off Purpatrators Gang members.

All of the above listed challenges can be completed as you playthrough the special Ultraviolet Mansion location. These challenges will take you multiple play-throughs to complete.

That’s all you need to know about the various challenges in the new Borderlands 3 Revenge of the Cartels seasonal event. Complete these challenges to unlock the various seasonal event rewards.

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