Getting a little on the side - All Borderlands 3 side missions

Here's every side mission you'll need to complete in Borderlands 3 to earn the Getting a little on the side achievement.


If you’re looking to complete all of the side missions in Borderlands 3, then you have your work cut out for you. On top of receiving any rewards tied to the quests, you can also unlock the Getting a little on the side achievement, which will help you in your run towards earning 100% of the game’s trophies. We’ve outlined each of the side missions you’ll need to complete below, as well as included the general planet that you’ll complete each side mission on.

Getting a little on the side - All Borderlands 3 side missions

If you’re looking to complete this list, then be prepared to take on 91 different side missions. This means it’s going to take you quite a few hours to pull off such a feat. We’ve broken each side mission down based on its corresponding planet and region below, so please take a look. We've also broken down some missions based on the various parts that they contain, so make sure you complete every portion of each quest.

It should go without saying, but there are spoilers aplenty from here on out. Continue at your own discretion.

Pandora side missions

Borderlands 3 pandora side missions

The Droughts

Ascension Bluff

  • Golden Calves
  • Head Case

Devil’s Razor

  • ECHOnet Neutrality
  • The Feeble and the Furious
  • Dynasty Dash: Pandora
    • Dynasty Dash: Devil’s Razor
  • Buff Film Buff
  • Boom Boom Boomtown
    • Life of the Party
      • Wildlife Conservation
    • Sheega’s All That

The Splinterlands

  • The Homestead
    • The Homestead (Part 2)
    • The Homestead (Part 3)
  • Just Desserts


  • Let’s Get It Vaughn

Konrad’s Hold

Sanctuary side missions

Borderlands 3 Sanctuary side missions
  • Just a Prick
  • Kill Killavolt
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Pandora’s Next Top Mouthpiece
  • The Kevin Konundrum
  • Baby Dancer

Notice Board side missions

Find all the rare spawn targets with our handy guide.

Promethea side missions

Borderlands 3 Promethea side missions

Meridian Outskirts

  • Healers and Dealers
  • Maliwannabees

Meridian Metroplex

  • Rise and Grind
  • Dynasty Diner
  • Technical NOGout


  • Opposition Research

Atlas HQ

  • Ratch’d Up

Lectra City (requires accepting “Kill Killavolt” to enter region)

  • Porta Prison
  • Proof of Wife

Athenas side missions

Borderlands 3 Athenas side missions
  • Holy Spirits

Eden-6 side missions

Borderlands 3 Eden-6 side missions

Floodmoor Basin

  • Don’t Truck with Eden-6
  • Get Quick, Slick
  • Malevolent Practice
  • Irregular Customers
  • Capture the Frag
  • Swamp Bro
  • Dynasty Dash: Eden-6
    • Dynasty Dash: Floodmoor Basin
  • Raiders of the Lost Rock

The Anvil

Jakobs Estate

  • Witch’s Brew
  • Sacked


Voracious Canopy

  • Rumble in the Jungle

Nekrotafeyo side missions

Borderlands 3 Nekrotafeyo side missions

Desolation’s Edge

  • Cannonization
    • Bad Vibrations
      • Fire in the Sky
  • Homeopathological
    • It’s Alive
  • Transaction-Packed

Circles of Slaughter side missions

  • Cistern of Slaughter
  • The Slaughter Shaft
  • Welcome to Slaughterstar 3000
    • Slaughterstar 3000

Proving Grounds side missions

  • Discover the Trial of Survival
    • Trial of Survival
  • Discover the Trial of Cunning
    • Trial of Cunning
  • Discover the Trial of Discipline
    • Trial of Discipline
  • Discover the Trial of Instinct
    • Trial of Instinct
  • Discover the Trial of Fervor
    • Trial of Fervor
  • Discover the Trial of Supremacy
    • Trial of Supremacy

As you can see, there are plenty of side missions in Borderlands 3 to keep you busy for a good while. If you need any additional assistance with the game, you can always check out our Borderlands 3 guide for more details and content.

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