On the Blood Path is a side mission in Borderlands 3 (BL3). This walkthrough will guide you through all objectives of the On the Blood Path Side Quest.
On the Blood Path is unlocked when you’ve started and progressed half-way through the Main mission Hammerlocked.
Area: The Anvil
Quest Giver: Ramsden
Requirement: progressed in Hammerlocked
Recommended Level: 25
Reward: Money + Optional (Side with Holder): Epic Shield “Brawler Unpaler” -OR- Optional (Open door for Ramsden): Rare Shotgun “Iron-Willed Fingerbiter”
Mission Info: A totally harmless guy names Ramsden needs you to free his best buddy Holder from a brutal bandit gang called the Shanks.
- Open Door
- Search Guard Station for Key (1)
- Search Guard Station for Key (2)
- Search Guard Station for Key (3)
- Take the Key
- Unlock Gate
- Find Holder
- Kill Shanks
- Find Holder’s Cell
- Open Holder’s Cell
- Check on Holder
- Search Cell
- Follow Hole
- Defeat the Shanks
- Talk with Holder
- Side with Holder
- Open Door for Ramsden
- Side with Holder
- Kill Holder / Ramsden
(whoever you did not side with)
- Kill Enemy Faction
- Talk to Holder / Ramsden
(whoever you sided with)
Starting Location: On the Blood Path
Search Guard Station for Key (1)
Search Guard Station for Key (2)
Search Guard Station for Key (3)
Take the Key
This is an objective, which is displayed until you’ve actually found him a bit later.
Find Holder’s Cell
Approach the Cell’s on the upper floor of the building – Holder’s is the last on the left.
Open Holder’s Cell
Press the button to head inside.
Check on Holder
Check the unconscious/dead person. Ramsden will confirm via Radio that this isn’t Holder.
Jump through the Hole and continue along the way.
Defeat the Shanks
Talk with Holder
Side with Holder OR Ramsden
Now it is your turn to side with any of the two guys. There are no real consequences here.
Press the button-prompt at any of the two spots to choose your side.
Kill Holder / Ramsden
Kill Enemy Faction
And take out his companions along the way.
Talk to Holder / Ramsden
Once the coast is clear, head back and claim your reward from whoever you decided to fight with.
This finishes On the Blood Path side mission in Borderlands 3.
For all other Side Mission Walkthroughs, check out our complete Borderlands 3 Side Missions Walkthrough.