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Butt-Stallion Says 'Hi' by phallen1 Butt-Stallion Says 'Hi' by phallen1
Handsome Jack, CEO of Hyperion Corporation and the villain-apparent of Borderlands 2, is so obscenely wealthy and so obscenely evil that he had a living pony made of diamond created, just to show off.

The diamond pony's name is Butt-Stallion. His life is agony. And that's the way Handsome Jack likes it.

For MLP-ATG-Alumni week 65: a wealthy pony. Also a pony made of wealth. This is the first pic I've done almost entirely using a tablet.

The MLP:FiM style belongs to Hasbro, and the Borderlands 2 characters belong to Gearbox Software et al.
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Fatal-GOD-liath Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013
"Oh god, the pretzels suck... How's your day been, buddy, it's been a while since I left you for dead. You think you're gonna freeze to death out there? Nah, the bandits will get ya first. I just bought a pony made of diamonds. Yeah, because i'm rich, so that's cool." "Oh, just to clarify, that diamond horse I have been telling you about... it's not a sculpture or anything, it's an ACTUAL pony
oh-actually... BUTT STALLION *whistle* COME HERE. *neigh* Butt stallion says hello."
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pinkiestar Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
butt stallion is a girl
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phallen1 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are not the first to point this out. Consider I drew this immediately after I got into the game, before I got very far into it.
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TheFelinianWithWings Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
That is flat out cute. And cruel...
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Katamariguy Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013
Wait, is that a Pearlescent I see?
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phallen1 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When I first drew this, BL2 was brand new and hadn't been fully documented/wiki'd, so I was drawing a lot of stuff from BL1 (the old red Hyperion gun, for example). Pearlescent was not yet a thing in BL2, but it was in BL1. So yes, you see a Pearlescent in the back amidst the pile of cash and Eridium.

Lucky me they use the same cyan for Pearls in BL2, huh? Lends me a little credibility.
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SlayerJesse Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
this is the one time i'll gibe ponies a pass, lol. tho the bandit pistol seems odd, esp since he pans them in an eco recording.
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phallen1 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll level with you: When I first drew the pic, I didn't have a good visual reference for BL2 Hyperion guns. The game had just come out and the wiki had not been updated yet. I wound up using a BL1 Hyperion gun as a reference; the best-quality Hyperions in the first game were this red scheme.

So this was a good Hyperion pistol from a few years ago. And now you know!
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SlayerJesse Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013
ah, fair enough. i miss bl1 hyperion, they used to be my fav brand before the stabilizer bs. (the crimson paintjobs were badass too.)
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xconcrete-angelx Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
Since when did Jack use Bandit weapons?
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TR0LLHAMMEREN Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
WHY?!
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joethehero2 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Why? WHY?! Science isn't about why?! It's about why not!
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riordian2 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist
Adorable art, love that his cutie mark is also pinned :P
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TheSomberlain912 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Oh Handsome Jack what a lovable asshole.
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firebird145 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL The joke will never die.
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Jezendar Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hyperion was one of my two favorite gun manufacturers in the first Borderlands (the other being Maliwan). If what you say is true, then I'll definitely need to try to take him down with one of his own weapons. Preferably painfully; must get revenge for Butt-Stallion!
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