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 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 ...
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How do I unlock all of the promotional content?

I read There are four promotional unlocks in Borderlands 2. What are they? and was wondering if there are (legitimate) ways otherwise to unlock this exclusive content. I've also been thinking about ...
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How to get past Wilhelm in “A Train to Catch” during Playthrough 2 of Borderlands 2 on the PS3?

I've just spent the last few hours trying to complete the boss battle with Wilhelm in Playthrough 2 of Borderlands 2. No matter what I try, I can't win this battle, and quite frankly it ticks me off ...
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How does a 'Warlord' turn into a 'Duke of Ork'? How do I prevent it from turning into one?

I've been fighting against an enemy identified as a 'Warlord'. While fighting him, I noticed that he turns into a 'Duke of Ork'. He also appeared to deal and absorb more damage as a Duke of Ork: ...
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How do I get to the center of the Mines of Avarice?

There's a big black hole in the middle of my Mines of Avarice map and I can't seem to uncover it. I've tried entering from the gated side in the canyon and from the dwarf fortress to no avail. I've ...
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In Borderlands 2, what is the stealth aspect of Zero?

I just bought Borderlands 2 and I started with Zero and I noticed he uses a sword as his melee (duh) and I know he is supposed to be an assassin but does he have a special backstab ability or a ...
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How can I revert to a recently saved game in borderlands 2? [duplicate]

Yesterday I finished the normal game by killing Jack. Today I started borderlands 2 and selected my character. I was given three choices: "Normal," "True Vault Hunter" and "Cancel." I selected ...
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I constantly die

It's probably me that's doing something wrong since most players say this game is too easy, but I just can't seem to handle it. I'm playing as Zero at level 5, and I have died like ten times to packs ...
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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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How do I set my level, unlocked weapon equip slots and playthrough mode?

I would like to play with the same level and questlines as my friend's characters, which are mostly Level 30+ and in True Vault Hunter Mode, but some of my characters that I'd like to play are in a ...
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Where to farm after killing the final boss?

I killed the warrior and jack in my first play-through. Now I'm wanting to get to a higher level before TVHM and I'm wondering where to farm. The warrior is dead and I don think I can get back there ...
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What is the level cap with the Season Pass?

In Borderlands 2, the default level cap is Level 50. If you own either Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 1 or Pack 2, the level cap becomes Level 61, and if you own both, it becomes Level 72. What ...
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BL2 LAN coop doesn't work on PS3

I've been trying to find the answer to this problem for weeks with no luck. Every time a friend of mine and I try to play BL2 together from the same LAN ends in failure. It doesn't seem to matter if ...
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Item icons in the inventory menus are switched around

The game runs without any problems other than all of the item menus (backpack, ammo/gun purchase, sell) all have their item icons mixed around so nothing I see is correct). For instance, it shows a ...
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How do I increase the maximum amount of players in a server or host?

I want to host massive raid servers for Borderlands 2, like 30 or so players. I have tried searching it but all I find is LEVEL CAP or 4 player co-op. D: I want to farm for Vermivorous the ...
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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 ...
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Split Screen Network Link Borderlands 2

One issue I had with the first Borderlands game was that multi-player seemed to require a console/game each if you wanted to play with more than 2 players. Looking at the UI of Borderlands 2 it looks ...
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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. ...