Agents of Mayhem: Agent Hardtack Breakdown | Characters Guide

Set as a spin-off of the Saints Row series, Agents of Mayhem follows a special organization known as M.A.Y.H.E.M. that hires specialized soldiers in their quest to keep the world at peace. This is easier said than done however as the M.A.Y.H.E.M. team is constantly at war with a supervillain organization known as L.E.G.I.O.N.

Within the video game, players will go through a campaign as they stop the evil organization from another attempt at world domination. Luckily, the game offers a wide assortment of characters to use as you progress through the narrative.

Each character, or otherwise known as an agent for M.A.Y.H.E.M., offers their own unique abilities and attributes when going through the campaign. Best of all, as you unlock these agents, you’ll be able to swap them out from your party before missions.

In this guide, we’ll cover a breakdown of Hardtack. Check out the character background and stock abilities down below, likewise, check out our other agent character breakdowns featured right here on Gameranx.

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Hardtack Guide
Legal Name
  • Ishmael Funderburke
  • Hardtack
Former Occupation
  • Chief Petty Officer, USN


Hardtack quickly found a hatred for Legion when the group had attacked the USS American Eagle. This lead to Hardtack fighting for his life and to defend his fellow crew from the cruel attack.

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Depth Charge

  • Fire off a series of mines which can be denoted by your command.

USS Shotgun

  • Its always personal with a powerful short-range shotgun.


  • Throw a harpoon which will stun your target and teleport them right in front of you.




Prime Specimen

  • Hardtack does whatever it takes to stay in shape-except drink kale smoothies.
    • +0.3% Health Regen

Fast Healer

  • Hardtack is able to take a hit and keep on going.
    • +9% Health From Pickups


  • For when Hardtack has to shoot every motherfu** in the room.
    • +5% Reload Speeds


  • Hardtack’s mere presence cause enemy hits to lose efficacy against him and his squadmates.
    • +3% Melee Damage Resistance (Squad Bonus)




  • Hardtack inflicts greater damage to Legion commanders.


  • Hardtack gains Fortify when he Dashes.


  • Hardtack can deploy more mines during his Mayhem ability.

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