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How can I effectively play Siren?

Siren seems to be one of the less common classes and most people don't know much of how to play it aside from "elements and SMGs". What do I need to know to be a good Siren? What do I need to know ...
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How to solo Pyrocaustic Pete the Invincible?

Is he possible to beat solo? Getting through his shield is the easy part but how would you damage his actual health? He is resistant to both fire and corrosive so those are out of the question. I don'...
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Which explosive guns can cause critical hits?

When I wrote How do I use elemental effects in Borderlands 2? to the best of my knowledge Explosive guns couldn't critical; I've tested this with "grenade" Assault Rifles, Gyrojet Tourge Assault ...
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How long do elemental damage effects last?

Elemental damage effects (e.g., explosive, shock/electrocute, corrosive/poison, incendiary/fire/burn, slag) usually come in a "Dmg/Sec" format. Do these effects have a standard length once triggered? ...
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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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How do I deal more DPS?

I have been playing a few games co-op with teammates, and I have noticed that against (literally) all of them, I seem to be dealing the least DPS... even when they are a much lower level than me. Is ...
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Is the Tech Pool still present in Borderlands 2?

One of the hardest to grasp aspects of Borderlands 1 was the Tech pool. It was a pool of points that elemental "procs" cost. Confusingly this gameplay feature was never directly referred to in the ...
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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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How can I estimate how much elemental Damage over time I'll cause?

The hardest part of playing Siren is figuring out exactly how much Elemental Damage you're dealing with Damage Over Time (DOT) effects. They're complicated. I'd like to put together a formula to judge ...
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Do non-proc-shots fired by elemental weapons still carry the weapon's element?

TL:DR: If my slag weapon procs its slag effect, should I switch to another non-slag weapon or will my majority of non-proc-bullets be sufficient to make use of the slag. If a weapon is of the Slag ...
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