a first-person role-playing shooter and the sequel to the original Borderlands. Developed by Gearbox Software for PC, Playstation 3/4 and Xbox 360/One platforms. Players can play singleplayer or coop as one of 4 Vault Hunters (+2 extra DLC characters) in their quest to find the second Vault and stop ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms

5
votes
1answer
3k views

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: ...
8
votes
2answers
15k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Why does my FPS drop dramatically in Opportunity?

For some reason whenever I'm in Opportunity and I look around at all the buildings, my FPS drops to below 40, sometimes 30. Opportunity isn't the only place it happens, but it's most notable there. ...
5
votes
1answer
850 views

What gameplay effects change in multiplayer?

So I know loot is allegedly better in co-op play and enemies are tougher. But I've noticed certain other things change gameplay-wise. Most noticeably, in co-op play I can Phaselock an Ion Loader ...
3
votes
3answers
11k views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
20k views

Do the effects of relics like the Vault Hunter's Relic stack in co-op?

Do the effects of relics like the Vault Hunter's Relic, stack in co-op? The effect of the Vault Hunter's Relic is +5% chance of enemies dropping rare loot. Will this +5% chance increase if more ...
9
votes
1answer
12k views

How is a Borderlands 2 multiplayer game hosted?

I am considering buying borderlands 2 but would first like to know how and who hosts the game that I want to play with my friend on the other side of the world. I have quite bad computer and cannot ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
12k views

Can't call the Moon Shot after I killed the final boss?

After I killed the Warrior his dead body is between the green button and me and I cannot press the green button to call the Moon Shot to finish him off. I can see the green button but there isn't any ...
9
votes
1answer
10k views

What are the odds on the slot machines?

I've seen what I can win in the Borderlands 2 slot machines, I'm curious to know what the odds of winning each are.
8
votes
2answers
20k views

How can I farm Jimbo Hodunk?

Jimbo Hodunk drops a rare SMG I want, the Slagga. I don't recall ever fighting him, and if I did I don't remember where. How do I find Jimbo Hodunk? Does he respawn? Do I have to chose to fight ...
16
votes
1answer
25k views

How to get to play-through 1 after starting vault hunter mode?

I have started playing through vault hunter mode (up to Sanctuary) in Borderlands 2, but I cannot access play-through 1. Whenever I press Continue from the main menu it just goes straight to ...
2
votes
1answer
640 views

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?
6
votes
3answers
33k views

How can I get up to the Sheriff of Lynchwood?

I've just killed the Sheriff of Lynchwood, but she never came down from the top of the building. An answer to another question leads me to believe that she might have dropped something interesting, ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a fix for the bugged playthrough 2 in Borderlands 2?

I finished playthrough 2 quests with my friends all out of order and it seems that my playthrough somehow got forever stuck on playthrough 2. I have no story missions left and if I accept new side ...
8
votes
3answers
5k views

Do Melee Override skills benefit from +melee damage?

For Melee Override skills such as Maya's Scorn, do melee damage enhancements like badass ranks, melee damage skills, melee mods, melee relics and +melee damage weapons increase its damage?
1
vote
1answer
12k views

What is the optimal Melee build for Zero?

Zero has two diametrically opposed ways of being built. You see this throughout his talents. I want to specifically focus on a Melee build, and I was looking for the optimal talent/weapon ...
8
votes
3answers
3k views

What are those red glowing monsters supposed to be?

I was driving to do some mission when suddenly a red glowing monster just spawned in front of me. Are they some kind of rare? Because he was pretty easy and not a Badass.
1
vote
0answers
78 views

What happens if you get all Vault signs on the slots? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kinds of things can I win by gambling? While gambling on the slot machines, what would happen if you were to get all three vault signs?
7
votes
3answers
4k views

Who/what is Saturn (close to the end of the game)

On my way to the Hyperion Info Stockade in olde Fyrestone Towne, a huge robot named Saturn drops out of the sky to stop me. It seems like at other points in the game when Jack has cooked up some ...
7
votes
2answers
18k views

Are all of Terramorphous' Class Mod drops the same?

When farming Terramorphous last night we found that he exclusively dropped orange Class Mods with nearly identical effects (he dropped other loot, but the orange loot was always a single mod, every ...
30
votes
4answers
270k views

How can I beat Terramorphous the Invincible?

So this Terramorphous the Invincible is pretty tough. He's a giant Thresher who's basically the Super Boss of Borderlands 2. He spawns at level 52 after the end of the game even when your level is ...
8
votes
4answers
5k views

How does enemy difficulty scale up relative to the number of players in co-op?

If another player joins my game (through LAN), a message saying something like this appears: "Player 2 has joined your struggle. The creatures of Pandora grow stronger." If I'm the only one left in ...
8
votes
2answers
94k views

How do I spawn Vermivorous The Invincible?

Searching something unrelated I happened to hear about Vermivorous The Invincible, a monster allegedly near Terramorphous in difficulty and loot quality. He's apparently quite real: ...
5
votes
2answers
30k views

Making mutations on “Mighty Morphin'” mission

The directions in this quest ("Mighty Morphin'") are really poor. I'm stuck on "injecting pods" at the waypoint area, but there is nothing to interact with. I saw videos online of fighting "mutated ...
6
votes
1answer
6k views

What determines whether we go to Friendship Gulag?

I've joined several games on the Roland rescue mission ("A Dam Fine Rescue"), and: What determines this outcome? Is it randomized for each game? Does it involve a plot decision I missed?
9
votes
2answers
12k views

How is Fight For Your Life time determined?

The teammate revive timer appears to move faster than usual sometimes. Am I imagining this?How does the bleed-out/revive/cripple time change, and what affects it? Does it quicken with your ...
10
votes
1answer
14k views

Can I eliminate low-res Texture Pop-in?

Borderlands 2 has an annoying "performance" trick where it first loads ugly, extremely low-resolution images over new items like Ammo or new guns before high-res textures are loaded over them. It's ...
3
votes
2answers
9k views

Frostburn Canyon collectibles

I know where the vault symbols are, but I can't find the rest of the collectibles. Where are the three chronicles of the Firehawk, and the hanging totems? Also, I already finished the main mission in ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

Borderlands 2 lost save character Playstation 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I recover a lost Borderlands 2 game? I started a single player game with 'assassin' and levelled up to 13. I then selected new game and began a multiplayer with a ...
18
votes
1answer
3k views

Does falling ever cause damage?

I've noticed that I can fall a fair distance without taking damage, but I've never fallen any farther than I could survive. If you fall far enough is it possible to take damage, or is falling damage ...
5
votes
1answer
22k views

Where are Mordecai's stashes for Mordy's Secret Stashes?

There's an Area Challenge for the Wildlife Exploitation Preserve; "Mordy's Secret Stashes". Where are the three stashes for this?
6
votes
2answers
2k views

What area of effect does the Siren skill Ruin have?

The description for the Sirens Ruin skill (the last skill of the Cataclysm tree) says "Phaselock now Slags, Electrocutes, and Corrodes all nearby enemies." I haven't been able to figure out where the ...
2
votes
1answer
11k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

What does “Deals Bonus Explosive Damage” mean in quantitative terms? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is extra damage done by explosive weapon calculated? I come across weapons regularly that state "Deals Bonus Explosive Damage" but don't have any additional ...
7
votes
3answers
12k views

Does Multiplayer improve loot or just increase the amount of enemies and loot drops from them?

It's generally understood that more people = better loot in general, but it seems like this is mostly due to more enemies appearing and more items dropped (IIRC in BL1 Crawmerax drops like 2x as much ...
3
votes
2answers
799 views

How does damaging Shields, then Health work for elemental bonuses?

Using two Sniper Rifles using almost the exact same damage, I noticed Head Shots from my Shock rifle on Shielded targets deal significantly less damage than Fire shots to unshielded targets. 110k ...
6
votes
4answers
57k views

Can we have multiple save file in Borderlands 2

Can we have multiple save files in this game? I mean, can I start a new game while keeping my last character's save? Or is it a game with only 1 save file and you have to live with it?
9
votes
2answers
43k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Which explosive guns can cause critical hits?

When I wrote How do I use elemental effects in Borderlands 2? to the best of my knowledge Explosive guns couldn't critical; I've tested this with "grenade" Assault Rifles, Gyrojet Tourge Assault ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Where is “The Not-So-Phantom Tollbooth”?

I can't find it for the Bloodshot Ramparts challenge: The Not-So-Phantom Tollbooth Pay the toll.
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How many challenges must be completed for “Yo Dawg I Herd You Like Challenges”?

In the Challenges menu under the "Miscellaneous" category I see a challenge called "Yo Dawg I Herd You Like Challenges". It currently shows progress 4/5 for LV 1 for me, and I don't understand where ...
3
votes
1answer
21k views

Bloodshot Stronghold & Ramparts collectibles

I'm having trouble finding all of the collectibles for the Bloodshot Stronghold and Bloodshot Ramparts challenges. Where are the items for these challenges? Bloodshot Memories Find the lost ...
9
votes
3answers
26k views

How do I know what manufacturer's parts are on a gun?

I've seen loading tips like "assault rifles with a Vladof barrel fire faster as you keep the trigger held"; this clearly refer to the "Spinigun" triple gatling barrel assault rifles. Aside from that ...
16
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

How does “Bonus Elemental Damage” work?

Maliwan weapons often have "Bonus Elemental Damage" listed in their attributes. I'm not entirely sure what to make of this; does it just refer to the listed elemental effect damage, which is ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

What happens if I reload after using the Golden Key?

I'm wondering if it's possible to reload after opening the chest, (such as by quitting the game from the PS3 menu) and still keep your Golden key. I know you won't be able to keep the weapons you ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I estimate how much elemental Damage over time I'll cause?

The hardest part of playing Siren is figuring out exactly how much Elemental Damage you're dealing with Damage Over Time (DOT) effects. They're complicated. I'd like to put together a formula to judge ...
10
votes
5answers
21k views

How does weapon color grade affect weapon quality?

I believe the order of gun colors is: White, Green, Blue, Purple, Magenta, Orange, and I get that those basically increase in quality from left to right. What I'm interested in is what exactly ...
4
votes
3answers
10k views

Does Borderlands 2 have a special Developer's chest

Borderlands 1 had a special developer's chest that had a high chance of dropping above average loot. Does Borderlands 2 have a similar chest? If it does, then there are some follow up questions: ...