a first-person role-playing shooter and the sequel to the original Borderlands. Developed by Gearbox Software for PC, Playstation 3/4 and Xbox 360/One platforms. Players can play singleplayer or coop as one of 4 Vault Hunters (+2 extra DLC characters) in their quest to find the second Vault and stop ...

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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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Can I stack shield recharge delay bonuses?

My commando currently has 5 points in Willing for -60% recharge delay, and I've also got a Tactician class mod, which gives -26% recharge delay to my team. Do skill bonuses stack/combine in any way ...
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Is the video 'Krieg: A Meat Bicycle Built For Two' an official part of the Borderlands Lore/Continuity?

My brother and I got bored and while searching on YouTube we found a short film entitled Krieg: A Meat Bicycle Built for Two: It shows Krieg murdering someone and ...
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How do I get dwarves drunk?

In the Tiny Tina DLC "The Beard Makes the Man" quest, the objectives are (1) Crush five drunk dwarves, (2) Pick up five beards, and (3) Get five dwarves drunk. (The last one's optional.) I found the ...
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How to effectively use explosive weapons against metal shields?

As far as I can tell there are three things you can do with explosive weapons when fighting against an enemy with handheld metal shield(like nomads). Shoot the shield directly Shoot the nearby ...
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What unique items should I hang on to?

Often times, as quest rewards, I end up with a unique item. Most of the time, I take a look at it and go "meh, this is garbage compared to what I have now" and mark it as junk. However, many of ...
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What happens to DLC missions in the second playtrough

I just recently started Borderlands 2, and I haven't played the first one, so I am a bit confused by the second playthrough. I have searched and read about it, but I am not quite sure I fully ...
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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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Quest rewards with a full inventory

I've ended (cashed-in) quests with item/weapon rewards while I had a full inventory, and I couldn't tell what happened to the items. I don't think they made it to my inventory, but they weren't on the ...
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What feedback is given other players when I insta-res them with the Siren's Phaselock?

I always play Borderlands 2 co-op, never solo, which means that I'm always with friends. They like to play damage and I like to play medic, so we work together well. I have my Siren built for healing ...
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Does a slag weapon deal more damage?

I know that slag will not stack, and a slag weapon will not deal extra damage to enemies that have been coated in slag. My question is, will the shots that don't slag (from the same gun) deal more ...
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What determines whether we go to Friendship Gulag?

I've joined several games on the Roland rescue mission ("A Dam Fine Rescue"), and: What determines this outcome? Is it randomized for each game? Does it involve a plot decision I missed?
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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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Run Borderlands 2 at 2880x1800 on Retina MacBook Pro

I'm trying to get Borderlands 2 on Mac, the Steam version, to run at full resolution (2880x1800) on my rMBP. In-game, the max resolution for some reason is set at 1440x900, half of the full ...
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How fast is “burst fire when zoomed”?

Fire rate has a huge effect on DPS for "spray" weapons like the SMG. I've found weapons that look great "on paper" but lack of burst fire makes them less effective than what I'm already carrying. ...
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Increase chance of rare loot drops

I have the Vault Hunter's Relic which increases the chance of rare loot drops by 5%. Unfortunately, I am very displeased with the rarity settings of the game in general. I would like to know if there ...
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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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How can I remove extraneous XP gained from glitch?

I was playing multiplayer on Borderlands 2 the other day with some random dude on my Mac, and without asking me, he did something to my character which changed me from lvl 34 to 50 and gave me a ton ...
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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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Do other vehicle stats, besides health, stats scale with level?

I have read on the wiki that vehicle health scales for 5 level intervals of your level (5,10,15, etc.). Is this true for other vehicle stats (boost time, boost speed, damage)? Because when I'm ...
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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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What area of effect does the Siren skill Ruin have?

The description for the Sirens Ruin skill (the last skill of the Cataclysm tree) says "Phaselock now Slags, Electrocutes, and Corrodes all nearby enemies." I haven't been able to figure out where the ...
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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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Can I reclaim Poker Night 2 unlocked skins in Borderlands 2?

I just bought a copy of Poker Night 2 and Claptrap brought his bounty onto the deck. I don't have Borderlands 2 yet (not that much into FPS) but I heard it very positive. So if I get Borderlands 2 in ...
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What is the chance of Butt Stallion Giving an Orange item?

I want to grind orange items, so I am deciding to battle the dragons over and over for ereidium, then feed Butt Stallion over and over. About how much ereidum will I need to get one orange item?
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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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Is there a quick way to defeat Master Gee?

Turns out there's a cheap, quick way to beat Hyperious the Invincible. However neither the Baby Maker trick (thow lots of strong explosive reloads) or The Bee & Conference Call combo seem to work ...
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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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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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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 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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Can you make a new Borderlands 2 character and leave off where your old character was?

Im hoping to make a new character with a different class, but I wanna know if I will get my weapons, level and progress back. Will I have to start from scratch?
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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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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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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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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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Fast HP Regeneration

On some YouTube videos I have seen, the player regenerates health very fast when they become hurt. However, I don't know how to regenerate so fast. Is there any ...
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How do I kill Crystalisks?

Crystalisks don't seem to have any elemental weaknesses and soak up a lot of bullets. Since they hit pretty hard to, I'm hoping for an easier way to hit them. Is there an easy way to kill them?
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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 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 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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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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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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Can you sheathe your weapon in Borderlands 2?

I know I'm a little late to the party, but I've just started playing Borderlands 2, and for whatever reason, I'm finding myself constantly waving a gun about no matter what I'm doing. I'd like to be ...
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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 ...