Questions tagged [borderlands-2]

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 Handsome Jack

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The first three Borderlands games got a update on Steam today, July 22, 2022? What did it do?

The first three Borderlands games got a update on Steam today, July 22, 2022? What did it do? There's no News on the Store pages to tell me what happened. Seashell the Otter says: By the looks of it, ...
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Do I need to start a new character to play the True Vault Hunter Mode boss?

I just finished Borderlands 2 on the normal mode and unlocked the true vault hunter mode (TVHM). Do I need to play the game all over again to grind the warrior (final boss) in TVHM or is it possible ...
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Unexplained frame rate decay

When I open the game (or any game on my PC) it will go to a high FPS (like 60+) but then i can watch the frame rate tick down slowly until it hovers around 10-13 FPS. It does this to EVERY game. but ...
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How do I know which weapons to keep in Borderlands 2?

I recently started playing Borderlands 2 for the first time. I haven't played any other version of the game. Weapons are frequently dropped by enemies, and are also available from various vending ...
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Where does Borderlands 2 store save files?

Where is the save file location? I've upgraded to Windows 8 and am barely been able to start the game. After some tweaks with compatibility, the game starts, but all my configs and saves are gone. ...
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How to save Borderlands 2 characters online

My friend and I have been playing Borderlands 2 online on the Xbox for months. Today he's coming here at my place and we want to have a session together. If I make him log with his account on my Xbox, ...
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What factors determine enemy level scaling relative to the player character?

In Borderlands 2, when I finished Normal Mode at around Level 30 and went back to the Southern Shelf (still at Normal mode), I found that all enemies there are now very easy to kill, meaning they didn'...
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Which missions in Borderlands 2 are both repeatable and give gear as a reward?

As far as I can tell, the only mission that is both repeatable (without resetting UVHM) that also gives gear as a mission reward is the final round of Murderlin's Magic Slaughter missions which gives ...
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Strange 6 digit numbers found in Borderlands 2

What significance do these 6 digit numbers have, found in Borderlands 2? 090312 091283 Found in Flamerock Refuge behind the Saucy Stallion Inn.
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How does tipping Moxxi work? [duplicate]

According to the Borderlands Wiki: Cumulatively large contributions to Moxxi's tip jar will result in gifts to the Vault Hunter. I only found this out after giving her about $1,200 (1x $1,000 &...
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Where should I finish "A Dam Fine Rescue"?

Are there any advantages (or disadvantages) to finishing "A Dam Fine Rescue" as opposed to deliberately waiting for and finishing the mission there?
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How do I farm effectively as a lone Assassin (Zero)?

I've been following this site for months, yet haven't ever seen any legit experience farming techniques for the Assassin, unless coupled with teammates. I'm a level 48 in TVHM, trying to level up a ...
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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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What are the Bunkers & Badasses event class mods?

To celebrate the release of Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep, Gearbox put out a series of special SHiFT codes which grant special class mods to the player. Since class mods gained by SHiFT codes are ...
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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 to complete the Smash Head badass challenge Stiff Competition in The Fridge?

This badass challenge takes place in The Fridge, and is Stiff Competition: Do not kill any Midget Boners before killing Smash Head. So I've twice now killed Smash Head, leaving his three Midget ...
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Is there a way to trigger the Loyalty Bonus for having the first game, on Linux?

Is there a way to trigger the Loyalty Bonus for having the first game, on Linux? I assumed it just checked for the existence of the first game's saves in the same place that the rewarding game stores ...
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How do I mark an inventory item as trash?

I noticed that while at a store, there is an option to "Sell Trash". I figure it will be similar to Kingdoms of Amalur in that I can mark items as junk and sell them all in one simple action. Is ...
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How do I kill Saturn in Borderlands 2?

I've tried three or four times to kill Saturn, but he has too much health. I've used all manner of weapons, but I run out of ammo every time. I haven't tried multiplayer, but I don't think that will ...
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Rare creature spawns

Borderlands 2 has various rare monster spawns. Named creatures that only sometimes show up. Does anybody have a list of where which guys spawn? How many are there? These rare creatures also have ...
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Can I kill both Mick Zaford and Jimbo Hodunk in same playthrough?

Is there anyway to farm both Jimbo (for unique SMG) and Mick (for Maggie) in same play-through? The Clan you can kill will be based on decision made by you on railway station(Clan wars mission). ...
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Why XP is not shared after submitting 1 already finished quest in group?

I wanted to help out a couple of my buddies on borderlands 2. I'm op8 and they are level 10's and 1's, the way I was planning on helping them out was by turning in a whole bunch of quest I never ...
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What exactly is Borderlands the Pre-Sequel

I've been seeing pre-orders for this however I can't tell exactly what it is, from the title i can some to 2 assumptions It is a game that comes before (pre-) the Sequel to Borderlands (ie. ...
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Too big of a damage difference?

I play an SMG Siren. I have a few skills: 7/5 Accelerate which gives me 21% more gun damage 5/5 Reaper which gives me 40% more gun damage on enemy's health above 50% Cat Mod which gives me 71% more ...
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Which bosses in Borderlands 2 have an increased legendary drop rate when killed for the first time?

I know that the Warrior has an increased drop chance (75%?) for legendaries when you kill him while being on the mission. Thus people kill him and reset right after using the moonshot (or make their ...
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Do Legendaries only drop once in Borderlands 2?

If I kill Savage Lee and get Unkempt Harold, am I able to get that gun again at a later level by grinding him again, or will it only drop once?
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Is it possible to get no-scope kills while using the scope?

I just started playing, and with the starting Gearbox sniper rifle, I shot some people while scoped, but it seemed like those kills registered for the no-scope Sniper Kills Challenge. I kept sniping ...
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Farming isn't effective?

Does repeatedly farming a boss give reduced rewards? I've noticed while running through Terramorphous and The Warrior over and over, the drops are getting worse each time. By worse I mean any color ...
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What does the ai core do when you give it to zed and what are the stats

I finished the out of body experience mission I'm level 14 assassin and I'm debating to give the core to Marcus or zed could you help me out
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How do I defeat Bloodwing in the 'Wildlife Preservation' quest?

Can anyone offer me any guidance on the Wildlife Preservation quest, namely the part where you weaken Bloodwing. I realize there is a small spot over to the right intended to help you dodge her ...
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When do Challenge notifications trigger?

My previous question about scoped sniper kills counting for no-scope Challenges, seems like it could be explained by the notification being delayed. For instance, if the notifications don't trigger ...
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How do Moxxi's slot prices increase?

I've noticed that the price of slots increases as the game goes on. Is this because of my pile of money, my character level, or my game progress? How much does it scale or increment for each bump?
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Is jumping faster than sprinting?

Is it faster to jump constantly while sprinting, or just sprint? It seems to me that Jumping is faster but I'm not sure.
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What are all of the named locations?

Several achievements require visiting every "named location": What are the named locations in Three Horns, Tundra Express, Frostburn Canyon, Sanctuary, Opportunity, Lynchwood, The Highlands, Thousand ...
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Borderlands 2 - nobody dies! [closed]

I'm a newbie gamer with beginner questions. I have Borderlands 2 on an Xbox One and I can't get past the first level. I can't even get past a single enemy. I keep emptying bullets into them from ...
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Do the side missions stack between playthroughs?

I am after the "Did It All" achievement which states "complete all side missions'. I have completed all the side missions apart from killing Terramorphous. I am level 34 and not strong enough to take ...
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Where are the corrosive weapons at?

I'm a Siren and I'm getting almost nothing but Fire elemental guns; about 90% of guns have been fire, most of the rest Explosive and a scare few Shock. Are the elemental varieties more common at ...
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Can I replay quests in Borderlands 2?

Am I able to replay quests multiple times in Borderlands 2? I know I can fight bosses again if I want to farm their gear. Would I be able to do this if I want to farm rewards from quests too? If ...
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Is there anything special about the Borderlands 2 GOTY edition over the base game with the same DLC?

At some point many moons ago, I purchased Borderlands 2 with the season pass. Right now, it seems the only things included in the GOTY bundle I don't already have are: Mechromancer class, Psycho ...
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How to improve FPS in Borderlands 1, 2 (normal and VR) and Pre-Sequel on a high resolution 4K monitor on PC?

I got myself a 4K monitor and at its native resolution the Borderlands games give me low FPS: Borderlands GOTY Enhanced (remaster with all DLCs and support for high resolutions built-in) Borderlands ...
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Borderlands 2 Xbox 1 and Xbox 360 multiplayer? [duplicate]

I'm gonna get Borderlands the Handsome Collection for Xbox One and give my Xbox 360 copy of Borderlands 2 to my friend. Will we be able to play if he's on Xbox 360 and I'm on Xbox One?
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How to get past Wilhelm in "A Train to Catch" during Playthrough 2 of Borderlands 2 on the PS3?

I've just spent the last few hours trying to complete the boss battle with Wilhelm in Playthrough 2 of Borderlands 2. No matter what I try, I can't win this battle, and quite frankly it ticks me off ...
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Do bosses or boss encounters respawn?

Is it possible to return to a point of a boss fight or encounter and redo the fight after you've completed the associated quests? Would certainly make farming for good items much easier.
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Can I play Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt without the 'Bee nerf' update?

I stopped playing Borderlands 2 on-line after downloading and installing Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage; last I played my game version was still pre-"bee nerf" patch. I haven't played on-line since ...
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Why did Hyperion stop bombing Sanctuary?

In the mission Bright Lights, Flying City, after losing its shields and getting bombed by Hyperion, Sanctuary, as foreshadowed by the mission name becomes a flying city. Why did Hyperion then ...
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What do midget goliaths count as for Badass Rank?

In Borderlands 2, there are midgets, and there are goliaths. These two enemies have badass rank missions for killing them. There are also midget goliaths. What do these count for? Just midgets? Just ...
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Local Save Files in Co-Op on Borderlands 2

I want to buy Borderlands 2, but I want to play with my brother, but when I played in a friend's house, the game just saved his character, and didn't save mine. Is it possible to save player2's ...
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Is it possible to obtain the same legendary item from the same boss on successive kills?

When farming an enemy and you get a legendary from an enemy (Killed Rakkman and you get a Gunerang out of him) when you kill that specific enemy again straight after you save and quit, is it certain ...
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How do I set my level, unlocked weapon equip slots and playthrough mode?

I would like to play with the same level and questlines as my friend's characters, which are mostly Level 30+ and in True Vault Hunter Mode, but some of my characters that I'd like to play are in a ...
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Is it possible to generate a leveled character in borderlands 2? [duplicate]

In borderlands 2 for steam,is it possible to generate a character at a specific level and story mission point for the standard multi-player campaign? Reason: I played borderlands 2 some years ago ...

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