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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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 ...
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Do Sirens get any bonus out of Explosive weapons?

Sirens get bonus Elemental Effect chance but Explosive weapons appear to ignore "chance" and always deal explosive damage. None of the Siren's skills appear to (directly) effect explosives. Is there ...
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Using Catch-A-Ride customization item doesn't unlock the vehicle skin?

I'm having a problem with unlocking the Catch-A-Ride skins. Iv'e found a decent amount of Catch-A-Ride customization items and used them from my inventory. However when I get to CAR Station I can't ...
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What achievements/challenges are missable?

I found (annoyingly) that the "Up High, Down Low" challenge for giving Claptrap a high-five is one time only. Before I miss any one-chance challenges later in the game, what other ...
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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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What is “Roid damage”?

I got a shield which noticed "increased roid damage" as a stat. What exactly is "roid damage"? I assume it's melee attacks (steroids) but for all I know it's specific to some other classes' ability.
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Is there a reason I'd want to disable my Badass stat bonuses?

As I've been playing I've been spending my Badass tokens on various upgrades, giving me a small and mostly unnoticeable boost (so far) to things like reload rate, gun damage, fire rate, etc. Every ...
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What do the “red text” properties on weapons mean?

I've found two weapons so far that have some red text in the properties box. One was a revolver that said "I am free now". Another was a sniper rifle that said "I can see my house from here." I ...
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Do weapon stats include bonuses from skills, class mods, etc?

It seems that weapon bonuses that are on the weapon itself are accounted for in the weapon's stats, but are bonuses for skills, class mods, badass bonuses, etc? If not, is there any way I can see ...
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Is it possible to block the Borderlands 2 executables with firewall and play it coop with a friend on Evolve at the same time?

Is it possible to block the BL2 executables with firewall and play it coop with a friend on Evolve at the same time?
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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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Is “+% chance” additive or multiplicative?

For items and Badass Tokens that boost things like Elemental Effect Rate (which is a % itself), is the added percent applied multiplicatively or additively? For example, the Siren's skill that adds ...
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How do you use health items in Borderlands 2?

I played Borderlands 1, but it's been a long time. I've searched through the menus, and I can't see how I use any of the red health items. I know I must have some, because when I approach new ones ...
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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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There are four promotional unlocks in Borderlands 2. What are they?

The title pretty much says it all. There is a hack going around to unlock all four of the promotional unlocks. I was wondering what exactly they are? For example, in my game UnlockId=2 is set.
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“Give It a Whirl” challenge, and “knocking” enemies

The "Give It a Whirl" Bloodshot Stronghold challenge states: Kill an enemy by knocking him into the whirlpool. My melee only slashes—how can I knock an enemy?
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Where is the secret “Minecraft” area in Borderlands 2?

I heard there is a hidden/secret Minecraft-themed level of Borderlands 2. Where is it, what do I have to do to reach it, and what's the benefit from going there? Is it just an Easter egg or is it ...
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Fast leveling and easy experience farming

What is the sweet spot for experience gain? Is it more effective to fight the highest level enemies I can find, or am I penalized for being out of my depth? Are certain areas of the game better/best ...