Borderlands 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed first person role playing shooter Borderlands created by Gearbox Software for Windows PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms.

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Getting back my current level

I read somewhere that after killing Handsome Jack and the Warrior, if you did not click on the True Vault Hunter mode, you could still access it by just starting a new game and you would still have ...
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Switches after finishing Splinter Group

Just after you finish the necessary killing for the quest Splinter Group, in the Bloodshot Stronghold, there are four switches (wall, tv, pipe valve, floor lever), which change five lights .... but I ...
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How do you gain titles like Grisly Pointman? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do the extra words next to players name and level mean? I have a level 25 Commando who has the title Pointman. I was playing in a multiplayer game yesterday and ...
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Can I stack shield recharge delay bonuses?

My commando currently has 5 points in Willing for -60% recharge delay, and I've also got a Tactician class mod, which gives -26% recharge delay to my team. Do skill bonuses stack/combine in any way ...
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Does the quest for beating Ore Chasm count towards the “Did it all” achievement?

Title says it all and I think there is no further text required.
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Do new weapons from DLC only spawn in the new area?

With the new DLC Captain Scarlett and her pirate's booty, they're adding new weapons and stuffs. Does this mean that new loots are only spawning in those new areas or could be spawning anywhere else?
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Is there any significance to the snowman's head in the Tundra Express?

Last night while I was completing one of Tiny Tina's side missions in the Tundra Express I saw that the bandit house on the path from the entrance had a snowman's head (complete with carrot nose, and ...
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What's the deal with the new rarity level in the Captain Scarlett DLC?

I heard Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty has a new rarity level; something pinkish? How will I recognize the new guns, and how do I find them?
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Are the location based achievements in BL2 bugged?

I've finished my first playthrough and I'm pretty sure i went through all areas in the game, but i can't seem to get the location based achievements like: Urban Explorer Arctic Explorer Blight ...
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What happens to XP that I earn after reaching the level 50 cap when they raise the cap to 60 [closed]

If I have a level 50 character and I continue to play missions what happens to the XP earned? When Gearbox raise the cap to 60 will I gain a couple of levels, or will I have wasted a bunch of valuable ...
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How do I complete the “King of the Buzzard World” challenge in the Tundra Express?

To complete the "King of the Buzzard World" challenge you need to get the to top of the Buzzard Academy. How do you do that?
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How do you open the locked door in the whirlpool room?

In the Bloodshot Stronghold area, there is a whirlpool room. To your immediate left as you enter the room there is a locked door. How do you open the door? Possible spoiler in the image of the door ...
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What do I need to do for the quest “The Lost Treasure”?

The quest "The Lost Treasure" has brought me to the Caustic Caverns. I now shall follow four clues, but the quest description is awfully vague. Can anyone point out where and what I need to do?
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What are the possible varieties of E-Tech weapons?

E-Tech guns are quite rare and I've only seen one E-Tech gun of certain types, so I'm not even sure, after >100 hours play, I've seen all of the varieties (much less understand how they all work, I ...
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What mission do you have to complete so you can rob Marcus?

I have heard that after you complete a mission, you are teleported back to Sanctuary in a room full of loot chests. What mission do you have to complete for this to happen? (I have already completed ...
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How does mission progress work in multiplayer?

In the first Borderlands, I got quite frustrated with the confusing affects multiplayer had on my character in singleplayer. Many times, someone in my party got a message saying they were ineligible ...
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What missions do not give unique loot?

I'm trying to save all the missions with unique loot for a playthrough 2.5, so that I can get high level uniques. My character is getting pretty severely underleveled in the process and is now too ...
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Does the Hellfire weapon exist in Borderlands 2?

Does the Hellfire weapon exist in Borderlands 2? The gun was a force to be reckoned with in the original. Here is a link: http://borderlands.wikia.com/wiki/Hellfire_(Borderlands)
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How long do elemental damage effects last?

Elemental damage effects (e.g., explosive, shock/electrocute, corrosive/poison, incendiary/fire/burn, slag) usually come in a "Dmg/Sec" format. Do these effects have a standard length once triggered? ...
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Are quest rewards the same on subsequent playthroughs?

Are the Quest rewards in True Vault Hunter Mode different from Normal mode or are they just the same weapons from the normal quests but with better stats?
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Where are the pink mines located for 'What's Yours Is Mine' challenge?

In Tundra Express there is the challenge called, "What's Yours Is Mine," where you have to destroy 5 of tiny Tina's pink mines. I have yet to find any of these ! Where are they located ?
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Does the loot from the loot Goliath improve if he levels up before dying? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do Goliath enemies work? The question says it all. I have tried this a few times but I didn't get any conclusive results. If I let the loot Goliath destroy all of ...
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Why do I randomly lose Anarchy stacks?

When trying out Gaige, the Mechromancer class, I was trying out the Anarchy skill, which adds an "Anarchy" stack every time you kill or reload after emptying your magazine. It's supposed to lose ...
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How fast is “burst fire when zoomed”?

Fire rate has a huge effect on DPS for "spray" weapons like the SMG. I've found weapons that look great "on paper" but lack of burst fire makes them less effective than what I'm already carrying. ...
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How can I get some games to install via Steam under Wine?

Most of my Steam library installs and runs just fine under Wine. However, some new titles (so far Borderlands 2 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown) will not install. The initial download completes successfully, ...
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Does the Season Pass include preorder bonuses like the Mechromancer class?

I have pre-ordered Borderlands 2, giving me the Mechromancer class for free. The season Pass that will come out soon after release will consists of 4 DLC packs. Does the Mechromancer class DLC count ...
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Do the side missions stack between playthroughs?

I am after the Did at all achievement which states complete all side missions. I have completed all the side missions apart from killing terramorphous. I am level 34 and not strong enough to take on ...
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What level should I be by the time I face the Warden in Borderlands 2?

So I epically failed the first time and it looks like I ended up going the friendship gulag route. The problem is I still cant' beat the warden. I was at level 12 and I was getting absolutely no ...
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Local Save Files in Co-Op on Borderlands 2

I want to buy Borderlands 2, but I want to play with my brother, but when I played in a friend's house, the game just saved his character, and didn't save mine. Is it possible to save player2's ...
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Where are the bears for Bear Minimum?

I combed almost every inch of Wildlife Exploitation Preserve and cleared every last pile of stalker goo I found and didn't see a single teddy bear. Where's the "stalker goo" that has the bears for ...
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How do I open the Dahl chest in Sanctuary?

In the house with Tannis and the Safe in Sanctuary (the Crimson Raider hideout) there's a red Dahl branded chest behind a gate. There's a green-lit switch to the left of the door but pulling it ...
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In co-op, does enemy item/loot drop depend on who gets the kill?

It has been speculated in this question of mine that the Vault Hunter's Relic's bonus effects are applied only if the player who has it equipped is the one to get the kill. This leads me to thinking: ...
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How does Axton's Gemini skill (two turrets) affect the recharge from retrieving turrets?

Can I use the extra turret to recharge the skill quicker (or instantly)? Does the extra turret split the recharge so that I'd have to retrieve both turrets for the same amount of recharge as one ...
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What is this red cross next to my weapon? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I mark an inventory item as trash? I'm not even sure about when it appeared there. It doesn't seem to do anything when I click it. Any idea ?
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Where can I grind the “kill lots of things” challenges?

I have a bunch of unfinished challenges like "Black Betty" which require me to kill large numbers of things with specific guns/grenades/shield effects. Just going back to low-leveled places makes this ...
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What exact locations are covered by Arctic Explorer?

I want the Arctic Explorer achievement but, best I can tell, I've explored every part of every map in Three Horns (divide/valley), The Fridge and Tundra Express. Are there some other "artctic" maps ...
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How do I get “Can't Feel a Thing”?

The Can't Feel a Thing challenge in Caustic Caverns requires you to stand in the acid pools for 30 seconds without entering Fight for your Life mode. When I first got a shield immune to Corrosion ...
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How do I get my preorder bonuses?

Joining the Premiere Club by preordering the game gets you: The Golden Key - "Unlock a rare item in the mysterious Sanctuary Loot Chest." Vault Hunter's Relic - "Play solo or team up with friends ...
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Which challenges unlock Skins? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Collecting all skins and customizations A small number of challenges unlock Skins for your class type at a certain challenge level; usually level 3 or 5. Which ...
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What are the restrictions on assigning skill points?

Do I need to reach 5/5 on the base skills to proceed down the trees? Do I need any points in the base skills to proceed down the trees? I'm at level 14 and I still can't assign anything below the ...
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How is “Bonus Slag damage” calculated for Slag-Licked?

I noticed I was gaining progress toward Slag Licked while using a Slag SMG: Slag-Licked: Deal some bonus damage to the slagged enemies (5000). Slag does bonus damage to enemies when hit by other ...
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Can I single-fire a Dahl sniper rifle or cancel burst fire?

I've got an awesome sniper rifle with a great rate of fire and good damage. It's perfect except it's Dahl; it fires in a 5 round burst when I'm zoomed in. This is extremely unnecessary and burns my ...
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FPS Capping, regardless of setting in Options

So I have a pretty good PC. I'm getting a smooth 60 FPS in most places, at highest settings, and I have the FPS setting in Options set to cap at 60. However, the game is frequently setting the FPS ...
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What affects Axton's Turret's damage?

I'm playing the Commando, Axton, in Borderlands 2, and I'm building my character with heavy emphasis on the turret by using my skill points on upgrading the turret's damage, duration, and cooldown ...
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How exactly does Elemental Resist work?

Having a bunch of Fire weapons in Frostburn Canyon has made me notice sometimes my fire weapons (even a high powered sniper rifle) deal absolutely no damage or extremely low damage (3-4 points) on ...
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How do you open jail cell 4 and the other jail cells during the “Save Roland” mission?

I encountered this jail cell which obviously has loot behind it, but no way of interacting with the door seems to open it. I first saw it on the "Save Roland" quest, and later on "Out of Body ...
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Reflections on water incorrect

I have noticed, especially in sanctuary, that the reflection in water does not match the actual buildings. This is killing my OCD. Is this an easter-egg, or am i just seeing things?
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Are there any hidden chests in Sanctuary?

Since Sanctuary is basically the new New Haven, I was wondering if there were any secret chests in the city that are farmable as they were in New Haven for Borderlands 1. I know there is supposed to ...
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How is extra damage done by explosive weapon calculated?

I noticed that the weapons that deal explosive damage often deal far more damage then the base damage of the gun. As an example; i currently have an explosive pistol with 163 as its base damage, ...
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Do critical hit bonuses from the Sniping tree apply to melee attacks?

For example, Headshot simply increases Critical Hit damage. Do I get this bonus on my melee attacks? What about the other skills in the sniper tree? In other places, it specifies melee or ranged ...