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 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?
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How does Sharing is Caring work?

Sharing is Caring, the ultimate skill of the Best Friends Forever skill tree, gives Deathtrap a copy of your shield. Does it transfer over the special effects as well? Does his shield recharge if ...
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Does Zer0's “Execute” damage depend on deception time?

Since normal melee damage is affected by the time left for your deception mode, I wonder whether the same is true for Zer0's "Execute" skill. EDIT: Thanks Keith for pointing that out ... so how is ...
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How does Critical Ascension work?

The Assassin/Zero's Critical Ascensi0n skill stacks bonuses from Sniper Critical Hits. The stacks slowly decay, but over how much time? How can I check how many stacks I have? How can I tell if it's ...
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What do the red ampersands above my character's head mean?

I'm on Playthrough 2, at Level 50, playing Zero the assassin. Recently I was doing a quest in Eridium Blight and when I went to jump into my vehicle, I noticed that there were two red ampersands ...
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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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Are the Gearbox weapons supposed to be spec'd for Level 1?

I just installed the additional DLC packs from the Borderlands 2 GOTY edition. When I loaded my game, I got a notice that I now have some "Gearbox" branded weapons in my backpack. However, they're ...
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Is it possible to sort items by worth in Borderlands 2

Is it possible to have the game sort my backpack's inventory by the amount of money each item is worth? Is there some something I could change in the games ini. files or is there some hidden setting ...
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Where are the four telescopes in Southern Shelf Bay?

The "I Can See Your Corpse from Here!" challenge in Southern Shelf - Bay requires actioning four telescopes. I found one on the ship, one on the fort's top level, and one in-between the bridges, but ...
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How did you end up at the beginning of borderlands 2 story line

Well as you know quite a while ago a sequel to Borderlands came out known as borderlands 2. I have played through the game but I still wonder about the beginning. In the tutorial, you wake up on a ...
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Prevent players from playing my missions

I just recently start playing Borderlands 2 online with random people on Steam. I just open up my game to the public and let people play. Some of them are now on my Steam list and they join whenever I ...
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Is there a way to save the dying creature in borderlands 2? [closed]

Whilst playing Borderlands 2, I came across a creature that appears to be shot. It is saying: So cold! so cold! Over and over. I felt very pitiful and tried to aid it, even after my best ...
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How does the day/night cycle work?

There are badass ranks for killing enemies both at night and during the day.Time also seems to progress while fast traveling. How is the amount of time determined? How long is one in game day/night? ...
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Borderlands 2 on Ubuntu 12.04 problems

Okay so I'm running GNU/Linux Ubuntu 12.04, I'm trying to play Borderlands 2 and I know it will work as other players have success playing the game. I was told to install the following: vcredist ...
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How are the saved game data and user profile data files related?

Must you save and restore the two files simultaneously? Or can I restore a saved game file without restoring the user profile? What information is in the user profile?
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Unlocking all weapon slots for a lower level character after an existing character beats the game?

I know when you normally unlock weapon slots as answered in this question, but mine's a little different. I have a few characters that have already beaten the entire game, or almost the entire game ...
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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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Rare creature spawns

Borderlands 2 has various rare monster spawns. Named creatures that only sometimes show up. Does anybody have a list of where which guys spawn? How many are there? These rare creatures also have ...
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What are the spawn points for the “I Like My Monsters Rare” quest?

Objectives Kill pink boroks: 0/8 Kill tailless scaylion: 0/8 Kill two-legged drifters: 0/6 Kill albino skags: 0/5 Kill slagged spores: 0/4 I've read that these monsters' spawns ...
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Is Moxxi's Good Touch supposed to vibrate?

Whenever I freshly switch to Moxxi's Good Touch - e.g.: coming out of a menu with it already equipped, or switching back to it after having used another weapon - my controller starts to vibrate. It ...
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Tips for 40+ and DLC?

I've been playing this with my girlfriend and it was really fun up to about level 35. We got some of the DLCs but find that all of them don't quite scale properly. We were kicking ass the entire time ...
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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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Which enemies can be slagged and which cannot be slagged?

What are the enemies that are impossible to slag? For example, are you able to slag The Warrior Saturn Vermivorous The Invincible Terramorphous The Invincible
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Head customization won't show in quick change stations

I bought the 'Pretty in Punk' head customization in the Torgue machine in the DLC. I opened my inventory and selected it to unlock it. It showed that it did, so when I went to a quick change station ...
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What is the minimum level for each item rarity and type?

In Borderlands 1, legendary (orange colour-rarity) items can only spawn at level 16 or higher, if not 15. Same with class mods. In Borderlands 2, apparently orange weapons can now spawn at any level. ...
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Playing with my lower level friend who doesn't have the 'Upgrade Pack Two' DLC

I want to play with my friend and I have both the upgrade pack DLCs. I'm level 65 and my friend is level 61. If he doesn't have the Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack Two, will everything still scale ...