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 ...

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What are the different kinds of shrines and how do they work?

I've encountered an "Ammo Shrine" while playing through the 'Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep' DLC: How does it work? Also, are there other types of shrines in TTAoDK? If yes, what does each ...
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Is there any increase in legendary drop rate with the True Vault Hunter mode or the Vault Hunter's Relic?

True Vault Hunter Mode I heard it gives better and more loot, so does that mean legendary? Vault Hunter's Relic Says it increases rare drop rates, legendaries are rare, too... (heh)
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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 is ammo shared when playing co-op?

From the question How does auto-pickup work?, we know that ammo is shared between players in co-op. How does this sharing work? Does each player get the full amount of ammo, or is it divided between ...
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Can you get legendary weapons in Vending Machines?

Very similar to some vending machines in Borderlands 1 (There was a "secret" vending machine in New Haven that would have very high legendary spawn rates), can vending machines in Borderlands 2 spawn ...
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Can I restart the story missions in True Vault Hunter Mode?

I started a new game on TVHM and got to where you meet Roland's spy Mordecai. Then I went to test multiplayer and finished the game with the team I was in, it asked me something like "Do you want to ...
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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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Where is Jimmy Jenkins?

There is a strange challenge ("JEEEEENKINSSSSSS!!!" under "Miscellaneous") that involves killing Jimmy Jenkins. Where is he?
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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 ...
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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 can you duplicate weapons in Borderlands 2?

I want to get 2 identical Unkempt Harolds for my Gunzerker, and I do not want to Tourge token grind. I have one already, but I want to get another. How would I duplicate with the newest version of PC ...
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How do the dice loot chests work?

In the 'Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep' DLC, dice chests have been introduced: I reckon the result of the dice roll decides the rarity of the loot the chest contains. How does it work? ...
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How do I get dwarves drunk?

In the Tiny Tina DLC "The Beard Makes the Man" quest, the objectives are (1) Crush five drunk dwarves, (2) Pick up five beards, and (3) Get five dwarves drunk. (The last one's optional.) I found the ...
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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?
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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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Is Michael Mamaril in Sanctuary always around?

I haven't been able to find him, I am on PS3 with no internet connection at this point, not sure if it matters.
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Can melee damage deal critical hits?

Can melee damage deal critical hits? For example, if you aim for the head, can you do "headshots" with a melee attack?
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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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Why won't enemies spawn in my creature slaughter dome?

I'm playing Borderlands 2. I am o.p8 and just downloaded the DLC Creature Slaughter Dome. I went inside and tried to speak to the guy behind the desk but I couldn't. Then I went inside the creature ...
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How do you obtain the grisly pointman title in Borderlands 2 [duplicate]

I have had the POINTMAN class mod for about 10 levels and i wanted to change it to GRISLY POINTMAN but i don't know how. I have heard that you must add skill bonuses that come with POINTMAN to last ...
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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 level up fast and get more shields and HP? [duplicate]

I have seen a video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEcM6zleC6M) of a guy who is at the same mission as me but of a much higher level as me (He is 25, I am 19) and has a TON more shields and HP than ...
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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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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 did you end up at the beginning of Borderlands 2 story line?

I have played through Borderlands 2, but I still wonder about the beginning. In the tutorial, you wake up on a snow covered mountain and Claptrap is trying to bring you along because he thinks you ...
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Is there a viable way of completing Ultimate Vault Hunter mode by yourself?

Since the update I've attempted to play the new mode but am not doing so well. I have an assassin specialized mainly into the Cunning tree and partially into the Bloodshed side. With my current build ...
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How can I set up a LAN game over Hamachi?

One of the perils of the tight Steam integration in Borderlands 2 that my brother and I discovered last night, is that if either of us lose our connection to the friends list server, our game goes ...
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How do I do the infinite ammo glitch?

A glitch or exploit that I often see in speed-runs somehow makes it so that weapons don't cost ammo to fire. How do they do that?
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Is cross platform multiplayer possible?

As Borderlands 2 has been released on multiple platforms, would it be possible for me to play Borderlands 2 on PC with a friend that is playing on a PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 or is it only possible to ...
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How did I get the “What does it mean?” achievement?

I was in The Highlands and just got the "What does it mean?" achievement. Followed by Handsome Jack hilariously reenacting the popular "Double Rainbow" viral video in a monologue. I have NO idea what ...
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Borderlands 2 executable details version isn't correct

I play Borderlands 2 with some coworkers some of whom have the Mac version of Borderlands 2 and other have the PC version (myself included). Because the Mac version is distributed by a different ...
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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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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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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.
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How do I advance a quest through Gibbed's Save Editor?

I am trying to configure a save file to advance a quest but I have no idea how to use Gibbed's Save Editor. Someone care to walk me through? I need to advance through a problematic part of a quest. ...
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Where does Borderlands 2 store save files?

Where is the save file location? I've upgraded to Windows 8 and am barely been able to start the game. After some tweaks with compatibility, the game starts, but all my configs and saves are gone. ...
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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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Can I edit bank/backpack space with Gibbed's save editor?

My packrat-ness is getting to me, and I currently have 3 characters with banks just for storing items (one for purples, one for uniques, one for legendaries). What I'd really love to do is haxxor my ...
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What is the drop rate for the legendary weapon “Infinity”?

The descriptions in game especially in the wiki are very confusing. As follows,for the legendary weapon "Infinity": Infinity is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source but has an ...
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What DLC is included in borderlands 2 season pass, and what is not included

I cannot find a clear list anywhere of what exactly is and what is not included in the Borderlands 2 Season Pass.
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What is the quickest way to compare the DPS of two weapons?

I've been playing Borderlands 2 coop, which means that there isn't always a lot of time to evaluate loot before deciding to pick it up or equip it. What is the fastest way to compare the damage ...
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When am I able to upgrade my inventory and ammo capacity?

In the previous game, you were generally were able to upgrade your inventory and ammo capacities at specific points in the game. Helping a claptrap in an area usually rewarded you with a backpack ...
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I have hit level 50 and the game is dropping level 50 guns. Are these guns as good as they get?

I have finally hit the level cap in Borderlands 2 during the Data Mining story mission. Now the golden chest gives level 50 items, the slot machines in Sanctuary give level 50 items, Moxxi have me a ...
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How many times can you get Moxxi's Good/Bad Touch weapon?

Possible spoiler: if you tip Moxxi $15k, she'll either give you Moxxi's Good Touch or Moxxi's Bad Touch. Does anyone know how many times you can tip her to get the weapon? FYI: I tipped her $15 at ...
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Shotgun and Launcher undiscovered challenges

I want to get the "Challenge Accepted" achievement, but Shotgun and Launcher categories show an (undiscovered) challenge each.
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Mighty Morpin Problems; lost Mutant Badass Varkid

I got the injector from Sir Hammerlock, injected the pod and this huge green badass thing popped out and killed me in the face. Now I can't find it nor can I inject another pod to achieve the same ...
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Are there weapons which regenerate ammo?

In Borderlands 1 I had a great pistol which only had a 2-shot clip but reloaded almost instantly and it also regenerated ammunition over time, fast enough that it basically had infinite ammo. I ...
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In a co-op game, whose PhysX settings determine if flowing cloths are bulletproof?

…flowing cloth (flags, tarps) that use PhysX to flow realistically are solid with PhysX off, and block bullets completely. With PhysX on, the cloth can be shot apart and thus shot through. - ...
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Why does Handsome Jack let me respawn?

I may have missed something in the story line but if Handsome Jack is the Hyperion leader.... and the New-U stations are hyperion controlled, why does he let me respawn? Is it due to Angel's ...
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Can I transfer my PC characters to my Mac?

I was hopeful that I'd be able to download and boot up Borderlands 2 on my mac this morning to the grand sight of all the characters I'd created on the PC version happily waiting for me. ...