How Borderlands 3’s Beastmaster was inspired by Pokémon and World of Warcraft

August 14, 2019
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Borderlands 3’s new Beastmaster has some intriguing origins you might not expect – inspired by the Hunter class in World of Warcraft and the adorable world of Pokémon.

Zoe recently spoke with Gearbox creative director Paul Sage to get the backstory on Fl4k the Beastmaster’s animal companions.

“If you think about the player fantasy for Fl4k, it’s nurturing,” Sage said of the hulking Vault hunter. “There’s a ton of Pokémon and WOW Hunter things that appeal to it [the nurturing fantasy] so Flak had to have that, had to have pets for that reason.

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