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 long is “a few seconds” for Kill Skills?

The Kill Skills in Borderlands 2, like BL1, all say they last "a few seconds" and don't give explicit lengths. Since they're not listed in the stats for the skill (as length for Kill Skills doesn't ...
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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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What are the max skill points Class Mods can grant?

For Borderlands 1, maximum bonus was +4/3/3, making maximum level for single skill 9. For Borderlands 2 there is no specific information on any of the wikis, except for "Legendary" and "Slayer of ...
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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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How does Axton's Gemini skill (two turrets) affect the recharge from retrieving turrets?

Can I use the extra turret to recharge the skill quicker (or instantly)? Does the extra turret split the recharge so that I'd have to retrieve both turrets for the same amount of recharge as one ...
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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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What is the range on singularity grenades?

I just picked up my first singularity grenade that pulls enemies in before blowing up ! [ it's amazing ] I have tried testing how close they have to be to enemies to pull them in, but haven't had any ...
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How do I change my character model?

Can I hack some game file to change game character models? I wanted to play Borderlands 2 again. This time, I want to play as a Siren. But seriously, I don't like the 'Maya' model. Since we already ...
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How can I get or obtain Pearlescent weapons?

A big update hit Borderlands 2 today, and along with adding a new level cap with a bunch of bug/exploit fixes, it added the new "Pearlescent" weapons. Where can I get these weapons? Are these ...
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What does it mean when the borderlands symbol flashes on my screen?

Occasionally when playing, I see the symbol below appear. It usually flashes for a moment and then disappears. What does it mean?
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“Give It a Whirl” challenge, and “knocking” enemies

The "Give It a Whirl" Bloodshot Stronghold challenge states: Kill an enemy by knocking him into the whirlpool. My melee only slashes—how can I knock an enemy?
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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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How can I identify Eridian/E-tech style weapons

I've found a few E-Tech weapons but my buddies and I weren't 100% sure how to identify them at a glance. The things I've noticed is that all the E-tech guns I've seen use more than one bullet, have ...
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What do the secret vault symbols look like?

Without spoiling myself: What do the secret vault symbols that you generally have to find in areas for their Badass ranks look like? I've looked around for a while but couldn't find anything. It would ...
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Do other players hear Krieg's inner voice?

According to A Meat Bicycle Built for Two film, Krieg's sane self can only talk to the psycho and urge him to say things "outside". Can rare phrases of sane Krieg in-game be heard by other players?
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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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Does the Mechromancer's gun damage bonus from anarchy apply to elemental damage?

Anarchy stacks give a bonus to "gun damage". Does this bonus also apply to the elemental effects of a gun while Anarchy stacks are active?
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How does aiming down the sights affect Accuracy?

Does firing while aiming down the sights (or through a scope) affect Accuracy of the guns? Or is it not affected at all?
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Making mutations on “Mighty Morphin'” mission

The directions in this quest ("Mighty Morphin'") are really poor. I'm stuck on "injecting pods" at the waypoint area, but there is nothing to interact with. I saw videos online of fighting "mutated ...
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What achievements/challenges are missable?

I found (annoyingly) that the "Up High, Down Low" challenge for giving Claptrap a high-five is one time only. Before I miss any one-chance challenges later in the game, what other ...
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Where is Donkey Mong?

Where does Donkey Mong spawn for the "Definitely an Italian Plumber" achievement?
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Is there an unstuck option for toilet doors?

I got stuck in a toilet door and cant seem to get out. Is there an unstuck option or will I have to quit and reload the game?
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Why don't these e-Tech snipers seem as awesome as the stats indicate?

I have some e-tech snipers with great damage, great stats all around...but they just don't seem up to par to my regular sniper rifles. The maximum damage is just significantly lower. What's going on ...
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How can I ensure a chubby spawn?

I've played a few hours between two characters having never seen a chubby monster spawn anywhere (as far as I recall anyway) and then I ran into two during my first trip to the caustic caverns with my ...
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Is there a way to keep mission weapons?

I was playing Borderlands 2 and realized that Marcus gives you a slag weapon to test. I've always wanted a slag weapon, however, I also want the XP. Is there a way to get the XP and keep the weapon?
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Can I fight The Leviathan again?

The Leviathan (in the Scarlett DLC) was an okay boss fight with some great rewards (reminiscent of Knoxx's Armory almost), but I don't see any way to fight him again. Is there any way to challenge him ...
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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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Does experience earned vary when you kill enemies from a vehicle?

Sometimes, it's way easier to kill enemies from a vehicle than on foot with your little guns. But do you earn the same amount of experience ? If you earn more xp on foot than from a vehicle, will it ...
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How does experience work in co-op?

Exp & drops Is experience gain individual, divided/split between players, or duplicated for each additional co-op player? If so, do you get experience for others' work when you aren't in the same ...
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Is it possible to find a legendary in a vending machine? [duplicate]

i have seen a video where a person finds a legendary in a vending machine as the item for the day, is this possible? Or did he simply mod his game to make it look like he did so?
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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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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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Where are the pink mines located for 'What's Yours Is Mine' challenge?

In Tundra Express there is the challenge called, "What's Yours Is Mine," where you have to destroy 5 of tiny Tina's pink mines. I have yet to find any of these ! Where are they located ?
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What missions must be completed in the main game, to avoid having them spoiled in Dragon's Keep?

There's only a handful of big events or facts to be spoiled that I can think of in the main Borderlands 2 game. In no particular order: I'm aware there are some spoilers (particularly the last two ...
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Does the level of DLC missions adjust to my current level?

I have been playing Bordelands 2 for the last 2 weeks, and I am now at lvl 28 and almost finished the main story line. I also bought the season pass together with the game, and they are downloaded ...
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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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Where are Mordecai's stashes for Mordy's Secret Stashes?

There's an Area Challenge for the Wildlife Exploitation Preserve; "Mordy's Secret Stashes". Where are the three stashes for this?
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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 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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Injector MIA for Mighty Morphin' Quest

Sir Hammerlock in Sanctuary has given me the quest "Mighty Morphin,'" this quest requires me to take an item from him that is a serum injector. Then I am supposed to use said injector to inject Varkid ...
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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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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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How can I build Deathtrap to make him the least annoying in team play?

Deathtrap can be annoying; he blocks shots, he can't be recalled and he has a tendency to go for melee attacks, drawing targets' aggro. This is particularly annoying in team play as I've noticed he'll ...
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Getting back my current level

I read somewhere that after killing Handsome Jack and the Warrior, if you did not click on the True Vault Hunter mode, you could still access it by just starting a new game and you would still have ...
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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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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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Is there a way to mark a weapon as trash at the moment I pick it up?

Related: How do I mark an inventory item as trash? I'm in the (very) early game, but I've got a couple guns that I really like. What this means is that I've got a LOT of guns that I immediately mark ...
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Does Deathtrap get my Shock Damage boosts?

Thanks to Make It Sparkle I can turn Deathtrap's melee attacks into Shock elemental. Does he get my shock damage boost from Wires Don't Talk? Further, does he also get shock damage boosts from other ...
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Why is my robot shooting my friends?

On occasion Deathtrap will either use his blue thunderbolt or red laser eye attack on me or my friends. I thought maybe this was his "restore 30% of your shields" skill, but the attacks look identical ...
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“Mastering / crushing / playing” Steam game info for Borderlands 2

If you try viewing game info of a person playing Borderlands 2, it will show you "Mastering 1-52", "Crushing 1-9" or "Playing 1-11" and also "Dominating". The first number means the playthrough ...