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Borderlands 3 - Hijack Target locations explained

Our guide to the Hijack Target locations. It's time to pimp your Borderlands ride.

If you want to improve your vehicles in Borderlands 3, then completing the Hijack Target locations is the way to go.

Each new vehicle that you successfully hijack will add a new feature for you to use at every Catch-A-Ride throughout the galaxy. This includes new weapons, armour and accelerator upgrades.

You'll also receive a little cash, XP and Eridium bonus for each hijack.

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Ascension Bluff of Pandora Hijack Target location in Borderlands 3

Your hijack target in Ascension Bluff is the Outrunner and its Heavy Armor.

The location of the Hijack Target in Ascension Bluff.

This vehicle can be found in a small garage area west of first Catch-A-Ride station you will find after the one at the Ascension Bluff Fast Travel station.

Head inside the garage to find the Hijack Target.

Enter this garage and fight off the bandits that inhabit it.

Before you jump into the vehicle, however, make sure you open the gates to the garage, so you can actually steal it.

Follow the yellow cable from the powerbox by the gate across the forecourt and up one of the buildings to find its power socket. Once you find it, press the power socket to open the gate.

Follow the yellow cable to find the power socket and turn it off.

Now you can jump into the vehicle and take it to the nearest Catch-A-Ride.

You'll now be able to equip Heavy Armour to any Outrunner you build at a Catch-A-Ride. You'll also be rewarded with:

  • 391 XP
  • $39
  • 20 Eridium

Meridian Outskirts of Promethea Hijack Target location in Borderlands 3

You can find the Hijack Target in the Meridian Outskirts just west of the Broadcast Tower, which is south of the most northerly entrance to the Meridian Metroplex.

The location of the Hijack Target in the Meridian Outskirts.

Keep your eyes out for a collection of containers built underneath a bridge. The vehicle Ellie wants you to hijack will also appear as a blue vehicle on your map.

You'll find the Hijack Target at the top of this settlement.

Once you've found the vehicle, climb on top of the first yellow container. Next, turn to your left and jump onto the metal bars.

Jump onto these metal bars.

From these, you'll be able to climb on top of the blue container and, finally, climb the last yellow container.

This may take you a couple of times and you may also attracted the attention of roaming COV forces as you climb. Take them out if you do, because their bullets could knock you down during your climb.

You can jump down and climb into the Sticky Technical.

Take this vehicle to the nearest Catch-A-Ride.

Drive this vehicle to the nearest Catch-A-Ride to unlock the Sticky Mines weapon for the Technical vehicle. You'll also receive:

  • 926 XP
  • $62
  • 20 Eridium

Meridian Metroplex of Promethea Hijack Target location in Borderlands 3

Your Hijack Target in the Meridian Metroplex is situated east of the entrance to Lectra City.

The location of the Hijack Target in the Meridian Metroplex.

First, go to the area just at the foot of the stairs that lead to Lectra City. Once you're there continue along the road to the right, past the Catch-A-Ride station and then take the first left.

Go down this road to reach the next Hijack Target.

In this room, you'll find your Hijack Target stuck behind a barrier.

Head inside this building to find your next Hijack Target.

To take the barrier down, you need to reconnect the yellow cable to its power source. You can't just pick up the cable though, so, instead your going to use water.

The first break in the power cable is right in front of the barrier. Look up at the ceiling and you'll find a pipe that has a cover resembling a target on it.

Shoot the target to make the water flow.

Shoot this target to start the water flowing.

Continue flowing the cable and you'll quickly come to the next break in the cable. Again look up at the pipes above to find a target-like pipe covering for you to shoot.

Look up at this bridge to find the target pipe.

Once you've shot this cover, the barrier will have blow and you can access the Cyclone.

Drive your stolen vehicle to the nearest Catch-A-Ride station to unlock the Sonic Booster for the Cyclone, along with:

  • 1,267 XP
  • $77
  • 20 Eridium

Floodmoor Basin Hijack Target locations in Borderlands 3

There are two vehicles for you to hijack in Floodmoor Basin.

The first is located on a raised platform east of Reliance.

The location of the first Hijack Target in Floodmoor Basin.

To reach it you need to take a vehicle of your own to the base of Knotty Peak. There you will find a small piece of metal sticking out over the cliff-edge.

Use this ram to reach the Hijack Target.

Use this metal to propel your vehicle through the air so that it lands on the platform next to your Hijack Target.

The vehicle of choice for this stunt is a Cyclone, because it won't take that much room up on the platform, preventing you from being accidentally knocked off.

Make sure you have a good run up to reach the platform.

Before performing the jump, it's a good idea to line up your car before making the jump. This will allow to pick up speed and then, as you leave the platform, hit the accelerator to ensure you get enough height to reach the platform.

Once you're on the platform, get into the vehicle and take it to the nearest Catch-A-Ride.

For hijacking this vehicle, you'll receive Razor Wings for the Outrunner and:

  • 4,255 XP
  • $303
  • 20 Eridium

The second Hijack Target is located in the bandit camp situated in the bottom of the basin, directly north of the Floodmoor Basin - Drop Pod Fast Travel Station.

The location of the second Hijack Target in Floodmoor Basin.

Fight your way through the bandit camp to reach a building looking the basin at the back of the camp.

Look for this building.

Go to the pile of rocks near the furthest end of the building and use them to jump up onto the house.

Make sure you have some height so you can reach the roof.

Walk over the roof and drop down next to the vehicle.

Now all you have to do is jump into the cyclone and drive it to the nearest Catch-A-Ride to complete this challenge.

Alongside being able to add Wide Wheels to the Cyclones, you'll receive:

  • 4,255 XP
  • $303
  • 20 Eriduim

Devil's Razor Hijack Target locations in Borderlands 3

There are two different vehicles for you to hijack in Devil's Razor.

The first can be found behind the Dahl refinery, just up the road from where you can start the side mission - Boom Boom Boomtown.

The location of the first Hijack Target in Devil's Razor.

Continue past the starting place for Boom Boom Boomtown and, when you come up to the nearest Catch-A-Ride, head up hill.

Head up this hill.

You will come to a Skag nest. Here you can climb the wall to reach the highest point of the hill.

Climb up this hill and go right.

Follow the wall of the refinery around until you find a pipe. Climb up onto the platform on the pipe and then on top of the pipe itself.

You can climb up this pipe.

From there you can jump across from the pipe onto a metal platform hanging out over the wall, which will take you to the top of the building.

Look up to find this piece of metal sheeting.

Look to your right and you'll find a pipe you can either crawl or slide beneath, leading you to the vehicle.

Jump into the Outrunner and ride it to the nearest Catch-A-Ride.

Along with the Zip Wheels for the Outrunner, you'll receive:

  • 7,076 XP
  • $751
  • 20 Eridium

The second Hijack Target is located south of Roland's Rest.

The location of the second Hijack Target in Devil's Razor.

Look for the small building with the vehicle on its roof.

The Hijack Target is atop this building.

To reach the vehicle you need to head around to the right-hand side of the building where you can find a pile of containers and three small roofs you can easily climb.

Begin your climb here.

Follow the last small roof around the side of the building to find a third roof. Jump onto this one and then onto the small platform with a series of chests on it.

Use the roofs to navigate around the building.

Use these chests to reach the top of the roof and then jump into the vehicle, before taking it to the nearest Catch-A-Ride.

For hijacking this Technical you'll receive Spike Wheels and:

  • 7,473 XP
  • $841
  • 20 Eridium

The Splinterlands Hijack Target location in Borderlands 3

Your Hijack Target is found in the homestead located in the northern part of The Splinterlands. This is also where you can start all The Homestead side missions.

The location of the Hijack Target in The Splinterlands.

The vehicles can be found in the garage directly on your left when you enter the homestead. The door, however, is closed.

The Hijack Target is behind this door.

To open this door you need to head around the back of the garage till you find the wall with the splash of yellow paint on it.

Use the wheel below to climb up this wall and use jump across to use this ladder.

Climb up the wheel to reach the platform and the ladder.

From this platform, drop down to the open below and use the switch you find there to open the door.

Use the switch to raise the door.

Now all you have to do is drive the vehicle to the nearest Catch-A-Ride for your new vehicle parts.

Hijacking this vehicle will reward you with the Tire Launcher for the Technical, as well as:

  • 4,900 XP
  • $380
  • 20 Eridium

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Desolation's Edge Hijack Target locations in Borderlands 3

The last two Hijack Targets can be found in Desolation's Edge.

The first is located in the far eastern corner of Desolation's Edge, near the Catch-A-Ride station that sits between the two ruins.

The location of the first Hijack Target in Desolation's Edge.

The first thing you'll want to do is take out the monsters that make their home in this area.

Find this building.

Once they're dead use your melee attack to break the vines that lie between you and the Hijack Target.

Smash the vines to reach the target.

Now all you have to do is jump in the Cyclone and drive it to the nearest Catch-A-Ride.

Alongside the Digithrusters for the Cyclone, you'll receive:

  • 7,789 XP
  • $942
  • 20 Eridium

The second Hijack Target can be found in the Maliwan camp in Desolation's Edge.

The location of the second Hijack Target in Desolation's Edge.

When you reach the first section of the Maliwan camp, head to the right-hand side and use the stairs to take you into a new part of the camp.

Head up these stairs to reach the Hijack Target.

You'll want to kill all the attacking Maliwan forces in this area, before dealing with the Hijack Target.

Once all the Maliwan soldiers are dead, you'll notice that the shield protecting the target has three separate wires powering it.

Be quick or the generators will turn back on again.

We'll go from left to right.

The first wire, the one on the left-hand side, will lead you to a small generator just next to the building containing the vehicle. Shoot this generator to destroy it.

The second wire, the one in the middle, leads to a generator in the middle of the camp. Shoot this one too.

The third wire, the one on the right-hand side, is on top of a tower opposite the building containing the vehicle. You can easily blow it up with a gun from the ground, especially if you use a sniper rifle.

Use a scope to easily hit this generator.

Do this quickly or the generators will come back online.

When the shield goes down, you'll be able to hop into the vehicle and take it to the nearest Catch-A-Ride.

Hijacking this vehicle will reward you with the Energy Cell for the Outrunner and:

  • 7,473 XP
  • $841
  • 20 Eridium

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