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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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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. ...
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How can I effectively play Siren?

Siren seems to be one of the less common classes and most people don't know much of how to play it aside from "elements and SMGs". What do I need to know to be a good Siren? What do I need to know ...
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How does the gold multiplier on some weapons affect damage?

On some weapons, the weapon damage stat includes a gold "x[Number] " multiplier. For example, this one: What does this multiplier mean, and how does it affect damage output? Does it only apply to ...
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Does Gunzerkering regenerate ammo for unequipped weapons?

The Gunzerking skill states ...constantly Regenerate Health and Ammo. Does this Ammo regen apply only to the two weapons I draw while gunzerking, or does it apply to my entire ammo stock? ...
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Does interacting with cameras “do” anything?

Every so often I come across cameras like this one: They open up when I get close, and it seems I need to get within a certain radius to "activate" them. However, once they are "activated" it ...
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Which one of the Gutter boys did it?

In the quest Wont Get Fooled Again, you are tasked with solving a murder most foul. I immediately noticed the quadruplets had different weapons and knew their equipment was going to be the key to ...
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How can I disable the splash screen and intro videos?

When I open borderlands through Steam, it opens a menu where I have to click play a second time. Then another splash screen Then it goes through these annoying, but at least skippable, intro videos. ...
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What do the extra words next to players name and level mean?

When playing co-op, next to most but not all (or everyone's sometimes) status (name, level, class) there is another word. Like Contemptible Killer, Shadow Ninja, Specialist, Sniper, Fox, Witch, etc. ...
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Borderlands 2 Pre-Order Codes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my preorder bonuses? I pre-orderes borderlands 2 for the xbox from gamestop but didn't get any codes for the pre-ordered items! where should they have been ...
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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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How do I recover a lost Borderlands 2 game?

In Borderlands 2 on PS3, I tried starting a new game to see what it was like playing as another class, but didn't like having to start from scratch. So, I tried to go back to my original levelled up ...
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How do I kill Crystalisks?

Crystalisks don't seem to have any elemental weaknesses and soak up a lot of bullets. Since they hit pretty hard to, I'm hoping for an easier way to hit them. Is there an easy way to kill them?
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'Do No Harm' quest stuck

In Borderlands 2, there is a quest early in the game given by Dr. Zed in Sanctuary called "Do No Harm". I am on the part of the quest where I am supposed to bring an eridium shard to Dr. Tannis. ...
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Are Loot Midget locations fixed or do they spawn randomly?

I was doing a mission in Frostburn Canyon and when i opened one green box a Loot Midget jumped out of it and started attacking me. So i was wondering are locations and boxes in which Loot Midgets ...
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How do Goliath enemies work?

There is an Achievement for "Goliath, Meet David - Allowed a Goliath to level up four times before killing him" but I don't know how Goliaths work to figure out how to do this. When I've come ...
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Is the Tech Pool still present in Borderlands 2?

One of the hardest to grasp aspects of Borderlands 1 was the Tech pool. It was a pool of points that elemental "procs" cost. Confusingly this gameplay feature was never directly referred to in the ...
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How do I use elemental effects in Borderlands 2?

As a Siren and Elemental Gun user I'd like to know exactly when to use each type of elemental effect. What are the elements in Borderlands 2? What damage bonuses does each have? When should I use ...
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My character has trouble running, he can only walk

For some reason every time I try to run by using the Shift key (and W) for example, my character just stops moving. I can't get him to run while walking by pressing the Shift key after the W key is ...