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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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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Why does Handsome Jack let me respawn?

I may have missed something in the story line but if Handsome Jack is the Hyperion leader.... and the New-U stations are hyperion controlled, why does he let me respawn? Is it due to Angel's ...
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Are there any side missions you cannot complete later in the game?

I'd like to play through the entire game once just completing the core missions, then on my second or third playthrough, really explore the side missions. Are there any side missions that "go away" ...
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Borderlands 2 Seraph crystals [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Seraph Crystal? I have completed the main story line for the Pirate DLC. I have also killed (solo'ed) Gee and Hyperious at least twice on different days ...
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How can I skip, or at least speed up, the DLC check in Borderlands 2?

You know how every time Borderlands 2 launches it tells you to press any key? ...and how, after you press the any key, it decides to spend a few seconds too many checking for downloadable content? ...
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How do you obtain the grisly pointman title in Borderlands 2 [duplicate]

I have had the POINTMAN class mod for about 10 levels and i wanted to change it to GRISLY POINTMAN but i don't know how. I have heard that you must add skill bonuses that come with POINTMAN to last ...
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Am I able to redeem a Borderlands 2 shift key without launching the game?

Gearbox released a shift code, but unfortunately I am not in a position to redeem it in the normal way, i.e. launch BL2 and enter the code. Is there a way to redeem this code if I have access to the ...
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Regional differences in Borderlands 2

General question: Are there any differences in Borderlands 2, based on the game's region code? Specific case: I received a game coded for Region 3, but I live in the U.S.. Are there any ...
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Getting to Terramorphous Peak Cult of the Vault symbol?

I've been trying to get to the Cult of the Vault symbol that's "under the platform you drop down from to enter the arena with Terramorphous" (description taken from this question), and have found some ...
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How are Badass Tokens infinite?

I see that "to acquire a new Badass Token, each Badass Token will require a greater number of Badass Ranks than the previous one. However, there is no limit to the number of Badass Ranks and Tokens ...
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What are the new guns in the Torgue DLC?

I'm vaguely familiar with the Torgue legendaries from the main game (Flakker, Nukem and such) but casually glancing at the legendaries in the Torgue vending machines I've never quite noticed which are ...
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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 can I get lots of Torgue Tokens?

Best I can tell the slot machines are a poor way to get Torgue Tokens due to the high cost and infrequent payouts. Normal enemies rarely drop them. There's some re-doable quests (I think they give ...
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What specific effect(s) does the borderlands 2 weapon modifier “increases weapon stability” have on a gun?

I want to know the actual effect that the 'increases weapon stability' modifier, which appears to come from a Grip or pistol gunstock, has on a guns performance. Does it just reduce pre-shot scope ...
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I have hit level 50 and the game is dropping level 50 guns. Are these guns as good as they get?

I have finally hit the level cap in Borderlands 2 during the Data Mining story mission. Now the golden chest gives level 50 items, the slot machines in Sanctuary give level 50 items, Moxxi have me a ...
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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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If I don't like a quest reward can I pick a different one?

Certain Unique quest reward items are really only good if they have certain attributes like special elements. Earlier I got Moxxie's Kiss of Death but I really wanted a Shock one. Is there any way to ...
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Do I get paid to kill myself in Eridium Blight?

In a quest in Eridium Blight, Handsome Jack asks me to jump off a cliff and be his bi*ch and he will reward me handsomely. From past experiences he almost never keeps his word, but still I will like ...
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Do bosses/loot drops scale in level? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What factors determine enemy levels or: How do enemy levels scale to the player character’s? I'm currently working my way through Borderlands 2, first play-through, ...
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Why do elemental DOT effects sometimes deal 1 damage each hit?

This is an odd thing I've noticed with Burn and Electrocute now; sometimes I'll get a solid hit on an enemy causing a Damage Over Time effect...but it does just 1 damage per "tick", causing a ...
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What is the effective range of 'close enough'?

What is the effective range that close enough uses to determine if a bullet will ricochet in that direction? Is it more beneficial to try to aim at the ground near the target or does it not matter ...
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Will I lose my Anarchy stacks when I respec?

I've been building Gaige with the smaller, lighter, faster skills, but now that I've found an Infinity, I'd like to respec so I can use it. However, I don't want to lose all my anarchy stacks. Will ...
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Where are all the Quick Change stations on Pandora?

I'm not a fan of having to run back to Sanctuary or Liar's Berg to constantly change my skills over and over. Are there any other Quick Change stations kicking around that I can hit, to save some ...
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Shotgun and Launcher undiscovered challenges

I want to get the "Challenge Accepted" achievement, but Shotgun and Launcher categories show an (undiscovered) challenge each.
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Borderlands 2 - Jenkins Challenge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is Jimmy Jenkins? Can someone help me out with all misc challenges? I'm having trouble particularly with the Jenkins achievement.
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Where are all the gambling locations?

I know there's at least three gambling locations. Two are located in Sanctuary (in Mad Moxxi's place), and 1 other is found in the Holy Spirits (highlands). I'm curious if there's actually any other ...
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How can I get the achievement “So Much Blood”?

The achievement "So Much Blood" requires you to gunzerk for a full 90 seconds. I want to know what skills I need to put points into to accomplish this. I would also like to know what is the best ...
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How effective are adaptive shields against burst fire?

Adaptive shields will alter itself to resist the element that last hit the shield. How fast is this effect? For instance, if I shoot someone wearing an adaptive shield with a corrosive shotgun with ...
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Do manufacturer's traits apply to E-Tech guns?

Related: How do I know what manufacturer's parts are on a gun? The accepted answer to the linked question indicates that all guns by a particular manufacturer share a common trait: Tediore guns ...
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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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Further skill points and levels in borderlands 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the maximum level? Is it possible to get more than level 50 in borderlands 2 in any way? Maybe dlc? Or is it possible to gain extra skill points to unlock ...
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Does “consumes X ammo per shot” cancel the assassin's One Shot One Kill skill?

I got two new sniper rifles from the gold key chest. One has about 7000 base damage. The other is E-Tech "consumes 2 ammo per shot" and has a little over 10000 base damage. When I test fire them ...
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Why did I just get 10 golden keys?

Just received 10 keys for Borderlands 2. I did not preorder the game. I own Borderlands, but I don't think that has any correlation to the golden keys in game. Where did these keys come from?
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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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Customized Catch-A-Ride

Is there a way to save the settings on any of the Catch-A-Ride stations? I prefer using the rocket launcher as opposed to the machine gun, is there a way to have the Catch-A-Ride station to default ...
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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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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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What is the easiest way to gain Eridium? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find more Eridium? I'm looking to get a lot of Backpack upgrades and Ammo upgrades, but one thing I'm having trouble finding is Eridium. Do certain areas ...
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Is there any bonuses to complete optional quests? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do you get when you complete bonus objectives (with the blue plus on it)? Sometimes you'll find a mission like "Assassinate the Assassins", where optional missions ...
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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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Is the Torgue DLC included in the Season Pass?

I know the Mechromancer DLC is not included, but is the Mr. Torgue campaign of Carnage included in the Season Pass? Or is it separate like the Mechromancer?
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Borderlands 2 silently quits after pressing “play” in launcher

I have two installations of Borderlands on different PCs. On first one everything gone without problems at all, but on the second one game just silently closes without any messages when I click play ...
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Will playing the Torgue slots yield me a net benefit?

Since the Torgue slots in the Mr. Torgue DLC cost rare Torgue Tokens, I'm wondering if my expected value for them is above zero; e.g. if I play a million times, statistically am I likely to have more ...
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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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What are the “diminishing returns” for phaselocking the same enemy?

One of the loading screens proclaims that phaselocking the same enemy multiple times results in "diminishing returns". I've never particularly noticed this effect myself, but I find I rarely phaselock ...
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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 start the Torgue DLC quests [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I begin playing DLC? I have loaded up my Level 50 character who has completed the main campaign on both difficulties and beat the first DLC on the harder mode. I ...
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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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Whilst shooting e-tech guns, the muzzle opens

I noticed that when you fire e-tech guns, as you continue to unload, the muzzle opens up. Is this indication of anything? Added bonus perhaps? Or is it purely aesthetic design.
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When I am hosting a game, how can I maintain storyline/quest completion of my group, but change my character?

I am hosting a multiplayer game with my friends, but I want to use a different character. But if I leave the game, that will reset our progress back to the last checkpoint, and we have to fight my way ...