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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How long is “a few seconds” for Kill Skills?

The Kill Skills in Borderlands 2, like BL1, all say they last "a few seconds" and don't give explicit lengths. Since they're not listed in the stats for the skill (as length for Kill Skills doesn't ...
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Rare creature spawns

Borderlands 2 has various rare monster spawns. Named creatures that only sometimes show up. Does anybody have a list of where which guys spawn? How many are there? These rare creatures also have ...
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Are some “health” foes weak against Corrosive?

Borderlands 2 introduces a telltale yellow Armor bar for Armored foes, generally making it much easier to tell when you should use Fire weapons versus Corrosive ammo. However many Health targets also ...
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What happens when I level up?

A notice on your first level says that health and damage increases with every level. By how much? Does it differ by class? And what else? Is it always one skill point per level? Do other stats change? ...
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How long does “Killer” last? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How long is “a few seconds” for Kill Skills? The Assassin/Zero/Zer0's "Killer" skill: Kill Skill. Killing an enemy gives you bonus Critical Hit Damage ...
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Tediore reload “grenade” damage and radius

Tediore weapons/guns are thrown like grenades when their clips are spent. (The gun respawns in your hand during the reload.) How much damage does this do, what is the explosion's blast radius/area, ...
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What determines which 2 guns you pull out when gunzerking?

I now have more than 2 gun options, and some are better than other for Gunzerking. It seems I can't change weapons once I am Gunzerking, and I always pull out a 2nd weapon to compliment the one I ...
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Do any relics other than the Vault Hunter Relic boost Rare Item Chance?

With the preorder bonus I got the Vault Hunter Relic which gives +5% rare item chance. The problem with that is I have never and will never equip another relic unless it has a better rare item chance. ...
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Can I buy rockets?

I note that my rocket ammo does not respawn with Gunzerking, and I rarely find any in crates and such. I've checked the ammo vending machine and it does not have any. Is it possible to buy rockets, ...
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Turning off dynamic lights without losing textures

Trying to improve performance of the game I turned off dynamic lights*. This led to desired effect; however, this also removed the most of the textures of weapons and items in the inventory menu: ...
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How much money do you loot from enemies and chests?

When you first start the game and have no money, you usually pick up somewhere from like 5 to 10 dollars. Then later in the game you start picking up hundreds of dollars. It seems to be that the more ...
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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 is critical hit damage calculated?

In Borderlands 1, critical hit damage was based on a weapon's critical hit modifer (which was sometimes hidden) and "how critical" the hit was. Does the same apply to Borderlands 2? How do the ...
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How do I “power slide”?

To get the "Blue Sparks" challenge I need to "power slide" into enemies to kill them. Since I've successfully completed the game without ever killing a single enemy in this way, I apparently don't ...
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Do Adaptive shields adapt to non-elemental damage?

Adaptive shields adapt to the last "elemental" type they were hit with with a set % of resistance. Sometimes non-elemental is counted as an "element" for resistance/bonuses, so I'm wondering if ...
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Do Legendary drops only come from specific bosses?

From a Gearbox forum thread, legendary weapons drop from specific bosses in Borderlands 2. While this might make it easier to farm, it would be very useful to know if I can ever get legendary guns by ...
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How many elemental effects can I stack?

Is there a maximum number of elemental effects I can (practically) stack in Borderlands 2, or can I keep stacking them on as long as my rate of fire, elemental effect chance and Damage over Time ...
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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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Borderlands 2 First SMG

After playing BL2 on the PC through Steam with two different characters in three separate games. I played up to level seven roughly. I cannot find/buy any SMGs. So, wondering if anyone else has come ...
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%increase of elemental effect chance [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is “+% chance” additive or multiplicative? How do "%elemental effect chance increases" (e.g. the talent "Flicker" form Maya/Siren) apply their effect? I ...
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What determines the quality of items in vending machines?

What are the factors that determine the quality of items you find in vending machines? Does your current level come in to it, or is it just determined by location (i.e. the further you are away from ...
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Is there a quick way to determine if I already have a skin customization?

As I am finding more skin customizations for my current character, alternate charters, and various vehicles, I'm finding it hard to keep track of what I already have and don't have. If I've already ...
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What is the best strategy for quickly getting Badass tokens?

There are a lot of Badass Challenges - so many I can't easily keep track of them all. Sometimes I seem to be completing them constantly, and at other times I go a long time without completing any. I ...
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Does one elemental damage type stack on itself?

If I have a fire SMG and trigger the burn damage, can the fire dot be triggered multiple times so it stacks with itself?
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When are kill skills triggered?

There are a lot of skills in the skill trees of the characters, that are stated as a "Kill Skill", like "I'm the Juggernaut" from Salvador. There is also stated that they are triggered by a kill ...
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How high is the damage reduction from gunzerking with the skill come at me bro?

In the Brawn skill tree from Salvador (Gunzerker) there is a skill called "Come At Me Bro" that has the following description: Action Skill Augment. While Gunzerking, taunt your enemies and ...
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How do I restart a game at a New-U and not a fast travel station?

Why do I spawn at a fast travel station when I start a saved game instead of the nearest New-U? Is it supposed to be this way or is it bugged? Seriously, I think it's the worst saving system ever ...
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How do I get my shield to shut up?

From a side-quest I have gained a shield that talks. Pretty amusing at first, but now his chatter is very annoying. Is there a way to make it stop without affecting any other game audio, and without ...
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Must I have an active XBox Live Gold account to get the pre-order bonus for Borderlands 2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my preorder bonuses? Do you need to have an active XBox Live Gold account to get the pre-order bonus for Borderlands 2?
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Is there any point to co-op dueling?

I've noticed that if I punch one of my buddies I can start a "duel", but I have not yet initiated one (due to many midgets who deserve my bullets more). What happens when you duel? Is there any ...
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How is money shared in co-op?

I am inclined to think that money is somehow shared in co-op, but what is exact formula? Do all players get the full amount found, or is the amount found divided equally - or some other formula?
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Is it normal to get overleveled weapons from chests?

Sometimes while playing Borderlands, I find a big red chest and then realize that the weapons are like +2 or +3 higher level than I am. I can't even play with those items until I level up. Is it ...
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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 subsequent playthroughs work?

In Borderlands 1 the second playthrough had a "playthrough 2.5" once you beat The Destroyer, which changed the game so enemies (and most mission rewards) scaled to your level. Because of this it was ...
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Is jumping faster than sprinting?

Is it faster to jump constantly while sprinting, or just sprint? It seems to me that Jumping is faster but I'm not sure.
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Do bosses or boss encounters respawn?

Is it possible to return to a point of a boss fight or encounter and redo the fight after you've completed the associated quests? Would certainly make farming for good items much easier.
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Is it possible to rob Marcus a second time?

After completing a main story quest, you're teleported back to Sanctuary into a room that is full of chests and other lootable boxes. The obvious thing to do is to take it all. Apparently, this room ...
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Where is the most effective spot to item farm?

Having beaten the main story quests of the game, I'm now running around mopping up side quests and preparing for a second playthrough of the game. I was curious where some of the best item farming ...
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Can I restart a side mission?

I did a mission where I had to kill this insect and take its sample back to the man in Sanctuary. The insect died high in the air and dropped the item I need atop a glacier (there is no way to get ...
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Can I use another player's character save?

My PC crashed and when I restarted my Borderlands 2 character was at level 1! (After being level 20) Is it possible to use someone else's character save?
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How to kill the Gluttonous Thresher?

How can I kill the Gluttonous Thresher? I died like 20 times and it's taking all my savings! I'm level 16 and can't kill it. I use my saber turret to break its shield, but after that I can only deal ...
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What is a Blocked mission?

I've got some missions in a special Blocked section in my quests list. I can't start them at all. What are Blocked missions? Can I complete a Blocked mission if I join a game where the Host can ...
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Do black market items carry through characters?

I can't get my head around the wording of the black market. Does it carry between saves or does it just effect my current Siren?
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What do the levels of Nvidia PhysX do?

In the Video options there's a setting for Nvidia PhysX effects on PC. What are the effects of each setting on visual/physics effects? Are any aspects of gameplay itself effected? PhysX started at ...
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What is the maximum level?

What is the maximum level in the game and how many skill points will I have at maximum level?
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Are there any hidden radio stations on the radios?

Scattered throughout the lands are radios where you can listen to music on random channels or just shut off completely. Changing the station just randomly changes the station (as indicated by green ...
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Borderlands 2, skin and head problems?

I am having problem with the skins and head customization. I have got new heads and skins that are universal (like the Minecraft) and one's for my class and even unlocked heads. It says I unlocked it ...
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What is the best strategy to complete the “Hurly Burly” challenge?

The "Hurly Burly" challenge states: Shoot bullymong-tossed projectiles out of midair. I have successfully shot a few, but I find it very hard to hit them and most of the time I just get a rock ...
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Where can I spend Eridium?

I just found some Eridium, and thanks to this question I have some leads on how to find more. The pop up says it can be spent at the "Black Market". Is that a literal or figurative place? How do I ...
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Under what conditions does loot despawn?

I have found that when my bags get full and I need to vendor loot I can sometimes leave loot on the ground and return to it. Other times it seems to disappear almost instantly once I leave the area. ...