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 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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Downloading DLC on XBL with a Silver account?

I purchased the Season Pass along with Borderlands 2 when it first came out. Since then my Xbox-live service has ended and I don't see myself paying for more anytime soon. Will I still be able to ...
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What level will I be on Borderlands 2 after completing the main game and all DLC? [closed]

I have just completed Borderlands 2 main campaign and all of the side quests (except for the infamous Terrormorphus) and am sat at level 35. I am aiming to hit level 50, and feel that instead of just ...
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Can't use any DLC red text content for Borderlands 2

I cant seem to use any DLC redtext weaponry even after completing Captain Scarlet's campaign. It still says at the top of a weapon pane " requires pirate booty " of which i happily looted previously.
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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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How do I get into Gee's arena in Hayter's Folly?

I'm trying to get into the upper area in the Hayter's Folly region of the Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty DLC to Borderlands2, and I cannot seem to figure out how get the lever to activate. ...
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At what point should i do the dlc for borderlands 2? [duplicate]

So I bought all the borderlands 2 DLC during the summer sale that happened a few months ago. I haven't even touched it because I want to get the best guns possible. Originally I planned on doing the ...
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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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How can I get rid of these thick and pixelated outlines?

As you can see in this screenshot, there are these thick black outlines all over the place: I've attempted: Changing resolution Using fullscreen or windowed Upgrade FPS to maximum turn sync on ...
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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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How do I connect Borderlands 2 Mac and PC through LAN?

Trying to get Mac and PC Borderlands 2 to play together over LAN Game Ranger's Mac client doesn't have Borderlands 2. Hamachi did not work. Also tried Tunngle, to no avail. We both have the same ...
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Drop rate stack increase? [duplicate]

There are a lot of factors with drop rates in Borderlands 2, I was wondering: Does the drop rate for legendary items (or any better colored item) increase when in TVHM or in UVHM? And if it does ...
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How do you kill the dragon in Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep when it keeps regenerating health?

This DLC is the worst in terms of gameplay balance. I really like the concept behind Tiny Tina role playing a game with the vault hunters, however I am annoyed that the DLC is so frustratingly hard ...
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Is there any way to edit my character's voice in Borderlands 2?

I love playing as Gaige, but her screams of pain are really disturbing. EDIT: I'm on the PC.
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When should I start the DLC?

I'm late to the Borderlands 2 party, but I picked up the Season Pass for a steal. I'm still only in the teens as far as my level is concerned. However, there are now 3 DLC packs out and I've got ...
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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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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?
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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 ...
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Is there a significance to gold-colored loot chests in Captain Scarlett DLC?

I've encountered a couple of gold-colored loot chests while completing quests in the Captain Scarlett DLC, and am wondering if they have any significance or it's just a glitch?
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Collecting all skins and customizations

I found several class and vehicle skin upgrades/customizations/unlocks, e.g.: Do they carry between games? Do some always drop in the same locations? Do they always appear in the same places or ...
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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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How do the Shadow of the Seraphs relic and the Assassin / Zero's 'Two Fang' skill work with 'burst fire' weapons and each other?

Both the Shadow of the Seraphs relic (introduced in the 'Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep' DLC) and the Assassin / Zer0's Tw0 Fang skill have the following effect: "Every time you fire a gun you ...
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Can I avoid Terramorphous' Blackhole/Wormhole Thresher attack?

Today I met Terramorphous' Wormhole thresher attack. It is not pleasant; we took constant damage, were unable to move fast enough to escape the pull of the vortex (he pulls you in like a wormhole ...
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Do they still sell the limited edition Borderlands 2? [closed]

I might be answering my own question by saying "Do they still sell limited edition.." But sometimes they make a lot more or some don't buy the limited edition at all. I was wondering tho, do game ...
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Who drops Unkempt Harold?

I played Borderlands 2 on the PS3, now I bought it for the PC as well cause I love it that much. A gun that was close to my heart was "Unkempt Harold" I was wondering, who do you kill in order to get ...
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How do I turn on OverPower Level?

I beat the first level of Digistruct peak, and I want to activate the over level. But how do I do it? I tried looking around to no avail.
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How do I begin playing DLC?

DLC in the first game was handled by having quests automatically added to the quest log. After downloading Captain Scarlett, I continued my existing game and found that I didn't have any new quests in ...
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Is the Mechromancer's Little Big Trouble tree worthwhile in UVHM (72 level cap)?

So far, the tree seems rather underwhelming, especially the low-tier skills like Myelin, More Pep, Strength of 5 gorillas, etc. Evil Enchantress apparently doesn't affect shock, fire and acid direct ...
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Borderlands 2 GOTY co-op with original Borderlands 2 w/o DLCs

I'm planning to buy the BL2 GOTY (Game of the Year) edition. Lets say I did that. My friend already owns the original BL2, but without any DLCs. Can we play co-op? If yes, can I play as Gaige or ...
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What are the Bunkers & Badasses event class mods?

To celebrate the release of Tiny Tina's Assault on Dungeon Keep, Gearbox put out a series of special SHiFT codes which grant special class mods to the player. Since class mods gained by SHiFT codes ...
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Where is Michael Mamaril?

In tribute to a Borderlands fan by the real name of Michael Mamaril who died from cancer at a young age, Gearbox immortalized him as an NPC vault hunter who offers you guns to help you out (source). ...
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What happened to Handsome Jack?

Major spoilers in this question, so beware if you have yet to finish the game! The question isn't so much about what happens to him since the ending is pretty unambiguous in that respect, but rather, ...
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Who exactly is Handsome Jack?

So who exactly is this guy? I've played through the game completely, but the audio logs scattered throughout Pandora reveal little about the man behind the mask. What is his backstory? Where did he ...
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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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How do I pick up a weapon to open the door?

I have completed the first playthrough of Borderlands 2 and have opted to do the second playthrough. The problem is that at a certain point where Claptrap gets his eye back, and you have to take a ...
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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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What do I do with Eridium after maxing out my SDUs?

So, I've bought everything available at the Black Market in Sanctuary but enemies still keep dropping Eridium. It's gotten to the point where my HUD no longer displays my total Eridium count whenever ...
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Borderlands 2 GOTY + Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2, Is it now complete?

I just bought BL2 GOTY edition. Now If I buy Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2, my BL2 will have all current released DLC ? Also what is playthrough?
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What happens when you die in Borderlands 2?

What are the penalties upon death? I know money is lost, but how much? Is it a percentage of money in hand, or is it based on level? Are stats affected? How much progress do you lose? Do you lose any ...
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No steam connection, doesn't select default character

I just restarted Borderlands 2, it was working fine a minute ago. When I restarted it, the first thing I noticed was it didn't select my default character, but instead it selected a level 1 Axton as ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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. ...
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I can't hit the magical orc with a critical shot (headshot) in the 'My Kingdom for a Wand' quest

In the optional mission, My Kingdom for a Wand in the Tiny Tina DLC, the last task is to shoot the Magical Orc in the head with a critical shot. I now have so many bodies piled up around the hut, that ...
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What do you get when you complete bonus objectives (with the blue plus on it)?

I hope this isn't a duplicate but I couldn't find it on here anywhere... Some missions / quests have a bonus task to complete. What are the advantages to completing this task before handing in my ...
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Borderlands 2 crashing on startup

I've been experiencing a crash on startup with my copy of Borderlands 2 through Steam. It all started when I had to forcibly restart my computer while Borderlands 2 was open (note: the restart was ...
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how to level up quicker in borderland 2 [duplicate]

My friend plays with me and lost all of his progress because he did not sign in. How can he level up quickly again because I'm on level 10?
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Does the Mechromancer's 'Electrical Burn' skill also cause burn damage effects from other skill-based shock/electrocute status damage effects?

I'm currrently planning out my Mechromancer's Little Big Trouble skill tree build. I would like to know if the Mechromancer's Electrical Burn skill also work with shock/electrocute status damage ...
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What counts as low health for Killing Blow?

Zero has a skill in the Bloodshed tree that Massively increases Melee Damage against enemies with low health. What exactly counts as low health in this case?