Borderlands is a first person role playing shooter that combines classic action role playing with hectic FPS combat.

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Borderlands Lilith's talents Radiance and Phoenix explanation?

So I'm looking through Lilith's Talent Tree Elemental and I see two skills that interested me the most. One is Radiance and the other is Phoenix. Both skills have a maximum of +12 (at level 60-69) to ...
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Borderlands Lilith skill builds

Mixed views on this but what is the optimal build for Lilith? I want to build a powerful damage dealer with good survivability but find myself very clueless as to what to put skill points in. Any ...
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How can I play Borderlands between a Mac and PC over LAN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Borderlands Mac OS X version play online with Windows version? I am trying to play a game of Borderlands over LAN with an Ethernet cord. My friend owns a PC and I have a ...
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Is the yellow claptrap in arid badlands an easter egg or something else?

I recently began playthrough 2 so I'm located in arid badlands. I killed Bone Head and while wandering back I saw this yellow claptrap. So is this one just an easter egg or something else?
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Can I save the claptrap in the cage?

Apparently I must save this little fella before I can get the Old Haven SDU. But how? There doesn't seem to be anything interactive around it, there doesn't seem to be any way to get up there, there ...
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Where is the claptrap in Old Haven?

According to the Borderlands Wikia, the claptrap in Old Haven should be under my crosshair. There's nothing there, though. The only claptrap I've found is on the other side of the bridge, and he ...
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How do I gain access to the hidden weapons vendor in New Haven?

In New Haven, there is sometimes a second weapons vendor across the street from the usual one. However, it isn't always open. Is there anything I can do to ensure it is available?
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What is the fastest firing rate for a submachine gun in Borderlands?

I'm looking for the fastest firing submachine gun in Borderlands. I'm willing to sacrifice accuracy, magazine size and element effects while maximizing the total bullets per second. Is there a ...
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How do I run Borderlands in windowed mode?

Is there any way to run Borderlands in a window, or even better in a border-less full-screen one? I can only see options for changing the full-screen resolution in the options menu, so I'm hoping I ...
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When should I install the Borderlands DLCs?

I have just got Borderlands Game of the Year Edition in the mail today. The game comes with all four DLCs. When should I install these DLCs? Would I just install the main game, complete it and then ...
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Best way to kill Craw Maggots

Is there some easy way to kill Craw Maggots in the Crawmerax fight? I play Siren and I usually have a friend playing Hunter. I've got most of the legendary (orange) weapons, I prefer SMGs, Sniper ...
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Does Crawmerax drop better items when playing as a team?

I noticed Crawmerax is considerably harder to beat as a team (either that or he's quite easy for me to solo as a Siren), does he actually drop better guns when beaten as a team or does he just drop ...
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How can I find out what missions are available in Borderlands?

As I make my way through the main storyline, Claptrap will randomly appear in the top-right and say something like: Greetings, Person X has more jobs for you at Place Y. Or similar to that. ...
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Borderlands ammunition SDU upgrade provides the same total ammo as my current total?

I picked up Borderlands this week and am really enjoying it. I'm playing the Siren and use primarily Repeater Pistol and SMG weapons. A little while back I purchased an Ammunition SDU from a vending ...
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Options after completing Borderlands [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Start another Borderlands playthrough I'm about to finish my first playthrough of Borderlands. Apparently I'll be given the choice of restarting the game with the same ...
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How much cash do you lose when you die in Borderlands?

When you die in Borderlands, you keep all your items, but lose some cash when you respawn at a New-U station. I can't find a clear answers of what percentage of your cash is lost or if it scales with ...
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What are good builds for 'Roland' in Borderlands

I'm having trouble finding information for some cookie-cutter type builds for Roland, so I put this question out there in the same vein as this one: What are good builds for 'Brick' in ...
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What was the point in reaching the Vault in Borderlands?

I finished the main campaign in Borderlands (DLCs pending yet, but I don't think my answer is there), I reached the Vault, was expecting riches that'd blow my mind, and all I got was one big monster. ...
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How do you defeat big spiderants?

How do you deal with big spiderants? They take basically no damage unless you hit them in the abdomen. And the big ones are hard to disorient. I'm playing hunter, so sniper rifles and revolvers are ...
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Where can I find defeated quest enemies?

Following on from my previous question, it seems that all defeated quest enemies such as Skyscraper, the Rakk Hive, Skagzilla, etc will respawn at or near their original locations. Since the ...
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Is it possible to solo the larger Underdome challenges?

I have completed the small challenges in all 3 arenas by myself and I wonder how hard the waves become towards the later rounds of the larger challenges. Is it too difficult to complete the larger ...
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When should I start farming Crawmerax minions for efficient leveling?

I'm a level 47 Siren right now and I'm killing some of the minions that Crawmerax spawns to try to quickly boost my level. They're level 61 - 62 and while I do get some good experience from killing ...
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What high-level enemies respawn in Borderlands?

Much like this question's author, I'm interested in gaining good XP at a high level. But rather than doing challenges (which often get done in the course of normal playing, especially the 'kill X of ...
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Is the killing blow the only thing that determines how much experience I gain from killing an enemy?

I know that killing an enemy on foot will give you more experience than killing an enemy by running them over or shooting them from a vehicle (related question here), but is the amount of experience ...
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Can I get back unique guns I've sold in Borderlands?

There are many unique guns in Borderlands, and when they don't look particularly useful I sell them. If I want to get them back, is there any way? Will the merchant I sold them to have them in his ...
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Can I exchange my character for another one of a similar level?

I'm re-playing Borderlands and have tried playing as Mordecai, the sniper. However, I'm not really enjoying it that much (still around level 15 though, so early). I'd like to change my level 15 ...
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Borderlands Progress not saved bug

Recently I unlocked the 4th weapon slot. I was on level 18. I properly exited the game last time and now after break of a week, the slot is no longer available. I also got fire gem for the bird, it is ...
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Do I have to get each collection achievement from the Claptrap DLC in a single playthrough?

I'm trying to get the following achievements: The Lubricator Bobble-Trap It's so realistic What a party! It is taking forever to get some of these. Do I have to do this with in one playthrough? ...
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How do I increase my inventory space in Borderlands?

Currently, I can store only 12 items in my inventory. How do I increase my storage space?
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Borderlands Mac OS X version play online with Windows version?

I'm unable to find this information specified somewhere. Basically, the Borderlands version purchaseable through the Mac App Store, can it play with Borderlands installations running on Windows, ie. ...
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Do actions in “Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot” affect challenges?

I've been playing through Borderlands again, trying to complete all the missions. Occasionally, I've unlocked challenges in the game like "Not Really a People Person" (Kill 250 Humans). Some of these ...
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Automatically wielding picked up weapons in Borderlands

I've only really started playing Borderlands (i'm at level 17) and sometimes when I pick up a new weapon it is automatically wielded by my character even if it's much worse than the one I was ...
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Weapons: Are there upgrades or only side-grades?

I seem to always find weapons with great stats except for one that completely nerfs the weapon. A sniper with a great critical rate, but 3 rounds and terrible reload speed or a shotgun that does great ...
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What is the difference between borderlands and borderlands GOTY edition?

I want to buy a Borderlands game but what is the difference between the normal and GOTY editions? I see the normal price for just the game is $20 and the GOTY edition is $30.
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What Overcharge Capacity means in Borderlands

Certain Shields in Borderlands have "Overcharge Capacity" as their special power. What exactly does it mean?
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Black outlines in Borderlands

Every model in borderlands has some sort of black contour lines around. Is there a way to turn them off? Couldn't find one in Options.
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What is the ideal play through path for the GOTY Edition of Borderlands?

I am back on a Borderlands kick and am at a loss for an "optimized" play though sequence of play though 1 & 2 of the core game and the 3 expansions (Zombie Island, General Knoxx and Claptrap's). ...
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Skill cap for Borderlands

I bought the GOTY edition of Borderlands I am a bit confused. I could figure out, that with the included DLC the level cap is now at 69. But what is the skill cap? I have this little tool: ...
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Mordecai's Gun Crazy skill + burst fire, what happens?

What happens when Mordecai's Gun Crazy skill is combined with a burst fire repeater? Gun Crazy When using Pistols you have 8% chance to fire 2 shots with each pull of the trigger instead ...
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What does the Team Recharge Delay on soldier class mods do?

I have found this soldier Leader Class Mod: What does the -20% Team Recharge Delay stand for? Is it a good thing or a drawback of the mod? I guess it should be something like the Deploy Skill (that ...
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How do I interpret the weapon damage stat in Borderlands?

In Borderlands when looking at the damage of weapons, particularly shotguns, it says stuff like 20x6. Does that mean the true damage is 120? Is there something special that must occur for you to get ...
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Weapon % damage bonus

In Borderlands, I often see gun descriptions with things like +40% damage. Is this percentage pre-applied when I look at the damage stat? Or do I need to mentally add 40% to listed weapon damage ...
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Borderlands plumber style achievement

What is the 'kill an enemy plumber-style' achievement in borderlands? What exactly do I need to do?
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What do the numbers mean on a grenade mod?

In Borderlands what do the numbers on Grenade-Mods mean? I don't think they mean the number of uses. And I'm pretty sure the 45 grenade does way more damage than 45.
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What do you do about running out of ammo in Borderlands?

While playing Borderlands I have noticed that whenever there is a boss mission you generally have to go through an entire Sahara desert to reach him in his hideout. Along the way you have to kill ...
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Borderlands Rack Hive

I'm having problem killing the Rack Hive on the Trash Coast. I get killed by all the Rack's it spawns. lvl 30 Hunter Does anyone have a good strategy? I already know that I should aim for the eyes.
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How to find weapon parts during a Scavenger Hunt

Now, I'm doing a scavenger hunt, and I'm trying to find weapons that have been broken into parts. My benefactor has already instructed me on where in the area to find those parts and I've already ...
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Borderlands: what is this gun that wipes everything out!

Played online for the first time over the weekend and I saw a guy using some sort of gun that wiped absolutely everything out. Everything! He killed the Rakk Hive after about 5 shots. What on earth ...
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Why are some shapes on the skill tree hexagonal instead of square?

Why are three/four of the shapes on Brick's skill tree hexagonal while the rest are square? Aesthetics?
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Borderlands Xbox: I''ve just finished it…but outstanding medals to be won?

Rather than being pleased I found myself quite depressed! Killed the big baddie and handed in the key. And now what? I'm level 36, but I've seen that some people are level 50+ - how? I've realised ...