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 much shield does Phalanx Shield provide for Axton's turret?

Unlocking the ability "Phalanx Shield" grants a +1 shield to each Sabre turret. I'm curious as to how much damage each "shield" can take? Is it dependent on the player's shield? Or is it a set ...
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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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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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Can I shoot through Deathtrap?

Due to Deathtrap's love of melee attacks and extreme speed, he very often blocks one or more targets from my sight. Can I shoot through him and damage enemies? I tried a few times and while I ...
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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.
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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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Does an Inflammable Psycho burn?

Krieg has some interesting new skills, including the Hellborn tree that revolves around setting yourself on fire. What happens if I am wearing an inflammable shield like Since I would be immune ...
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Is there any reason not to farm Terramorphous on Normal mode?

We just confirmed that Terramorphous is significantly harder on True Vault Hunter Mode, however his drops appeared to be pretty much identical. (For reference he has significantly less health and ...
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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 ...
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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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How does auto-pickup work?

The feature that auto-picks up money and ammo is neat, but seems very inconsistent; sometimes I auto-pick up money and ammo that I need, sometimes I have to manually pick items up. I'm talking about ...
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Where are all the purple eridium totems?

As mentioned in this question, I've been finding eridium totems while playing through Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt. By now I believe we've found 4 totems and dumped nearly 100 eridium into them, but ...
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Where are all the gambling locations?

I know there's at least three gambling locations. Two are located in Sanctuary (in Mad Moxxi's place), and 1 other is found in the Holy Spirits (highlands). I'm curious if there's actually any other ...
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How to deal with enemies with full-body shields?

It turns out that in Borderlands 2 some enemies have shields, like Nomads and BUL Loaders. Some shields have minions on it, some have spikes, most are impervious to all damage and bad news in general. ...
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How do extremely low accuracy levels work?

With Gaige's Anarchy skill it's entirely possible to gain a -100% or greater accuracy penalty. Borderlands' accuracy was always sort of funny so 0% accuracy (which I think was possible with Sledge's ...
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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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How does loot from containers work?

I've seen a couple of different weapon chests. Two from the original game, one that looks like a car trunk, etc. Do any of these containers have an higher chance of containing higher level items? Do ...
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Do critical hit bonuses from the Sniping tree apply to melee attacks?

For example, Headshot simply increases Critical Hit damage. Do I get this bonus on my melee attacks? What about the other skills in the sniper tree? In other places, it specifies melee or ranged ...
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Do skills or items that increase fire rate also affect melee attack speed? (e.g. Krieg the Psycho's Buzz Axe Rampage)

I noticed that Krieg the Psycho has a skill that increases Fire Rate (Embrace the Pain), on the Mania skill tree (which focuses on improving the Buzz Axe Rampage action skill). Embrace the Pain ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Does throwing Krieg the Psycho's axe when Buzz Axe Rampaging count as melee?

A lot of Krieg the Psycho's skills (especially in the Mania tree) allow him to deal bonus melee damage. I am wondering if skills that increase melee damage affect the Buzz Axe Rampage action skill ...
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My True Vault Hunter Mode is Bugged

This is my first post here. I was playing with my friend the other day on my TVHM and decided I wanted to go solo. After rejoining my own solo game, I ended up in the first area with Claptrap outside ...
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How can I store a crazy amount of items on one character?

Closely related to Can I edit bank/backpack space with Gibbed's save editor? I really need to store more items across less characters. Is there any way in-game to store piles of loot on a single ...
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What can I do if my single player enemies are too low level for me?

I began playing with my character till about level 17. I then went to play in a friends world until I got to level 31. When I went back to single player, I found all the enemies are level 17. This ...
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What is this purple eridium totem?

While playing through Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt (DLC3), I stumbled upon two of these weird looking purple shrines that take large amounts of eridium. What do they do? Do you have to activate all ...
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If I don't like a quest reward can I pick a different one?

Certain Unique quest reward items are really only good if they have certain attributes like special elements. Earlier I got Moxxie's Kiss of Death but I really wanted a Shock one. Is there any way to ...
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Are there Rare Drops in Captain Scarlett?

After completing the DLC I've become aware that the new rarity level items can only be purchased (with a special currency). I didn't notice any oranges (period) while playing, particularly new ...
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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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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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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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Why is Pyro Pete the Invincible not dropping Seraph Crystals?

I finished the Torgue DLC on playthrough 2, and decided to kill Pyro Pete the Invincible to get myself some Seraph Crystals. I had seen many videos on Youtube showing him dropping a mess of them, and ...
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Is it a glitch that all three legs of Blue were broken simultaneously and it still lived?

EDIT: Since people are still answering this, the bug seems to have been caused by a health increase in the patch around that time and has since been fixed. I know Blue regenerates. We took care of ...
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Can I start a new game in Borderlands 2 but use an old character?

I have a character I made with a friend playing 2player. I want to know if I could start a new single player game and import that existing leveled up character with equipment into the new game like ...
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Will playing the Torgue slots yield me a net benefit?

Since the Torgue slots in the Mr. Torgue DLC cost rare Torgue Tokens, I'm wondering if my expected value for them is above zero; e.g. if I play a million times, statistically am I likely to have more ...
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Is it possible to restart story missions in Borderlands 2? [duplicate]

Because in the DLC for Pirates booty one of the missions is to climb a light house and put the compass in it. The only problem is that the quest marker says that I've done the specified objective, but ...
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Do Seraph weapons “power up” and how?

After reading a long thread I've read that Seraph Weapons "power up" from their initial stats. Some suggested that killing enemies raised their stats or damage, and a great deal of people seemed ...
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What exact locations are covered by Arctic Explorer?

I want the Arctic Explorer achievement but, best I can tell, I've explored every part of every map in Three Horns (divide/valley), The Fridge and Tundra Express. Are there some other "artctic" maps ...
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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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Which is better: side quests after killing the warrior or Playthrough 2?

My question is, once I beat the warrior should I do all the sidequests in Normal before starting TVHM or should I go right to TVHM once it becomes available? I just bought the game and have been ...
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How to solo Pyrocaustic Pete the Invincible?

Is he possible to beat solo? Getting through his shield is the easy part but how would you damage his actual health? He is resistant to both fire and corrosive so those are out of the question. I ...
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How to farm Pirate's Booty challenge

A challenge "Pirate's Booty" asks you to open lots (25/75/150/250/375) of Pirate Weapon Chests. Obviously, most pirate chests in existence are in the Leviathan's treasure room, but it is only ...
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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 ...
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How do you gain titles like Grisly Pointman? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do the extra words next to players name and level mean? I have a level 25 Commando who has the title Pointman. I was playing in a multiplayer game yesterday and ...
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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 ...
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How can I improve my success rate when farming?

I've bin farming old slappy for a very long time. I've killed him more than doc mercy and still no legendary. I am op8. How can I improve my chances at getting his drops?
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Is there a legendary drop cap?

I am level 64 in Borderlands 2 and have been farming a boss (BNK3R) for the 'Bitch'. I've been attempting to farm the Bitch for more than 14 hours, but still no luck. So my question is: Can I still ...
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What are all of the named locations?

Several achievements require visiting every "named location": What are the named locations in Three Horns, Tundra Express, Frostburn Canyon, Sanctuary, Opportunity, Lynchwood, The Highlands, ...