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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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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There are four promotional unlocks in Borderlands 2. What are they?

The title pretty much says it all. There is a hack going around to unlock all four of the promotional unlocks. I was wondering what exactly they are? For example, in my game UnlockId=2 is set.
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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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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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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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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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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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Can we have multiple save file in Borderlands 2

Can we have multiple save files in this game? I mean, can I start a new game while keeping my last character's save? Or is it a game with only 1 save file and you have to live with it?
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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 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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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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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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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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How do the various Borderlands 2 characters complement certain playstyles?

Background: I've just started Borderlands 2 and I know essentially nothing about the various characters. What I don't want to happen is I pick Zero at the beginning because the flavor text looks ...
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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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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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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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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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Does one elemental damage type stack on itself?

If I have a fire SMG and trigger the burn damage, can the fire dot be triggered multiple times so it stacks with itself?
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How do the dice loot chests work?

In the 'Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep' DLC, dice chests have been introduced: I reckon the result of the dice roll decides the rarity of the loot the chest contains. How does it work? ...
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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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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 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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Can you buy ammo for other players in Borderlands 2?

When purchasing ammo at the ammo box in co-op, will other players also receive the ammo?
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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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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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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.