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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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Borderlands 2 FPS drop

I have been playing Borderlands 2 for about 200 hours. A few weeks ago, however, I bought a new PC. Now the game's framerate drops down to around 20 FPS. PC Specs: CPU: Intel i7 4790k (5GHz) GPU: 2x ...
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Can I continue an old campaign with a new character?

I've just began playing the game and I'm not done with the campaign yet but I'd like to start playing with Zer0 without losing the advance. Can that be done, or do I have to start a new one?
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My computer says my USB stick containing my borderlands character is empty [duplicate]

I am trying to edit my Borderlands 2 character save from my Xbox 360 but my computer says the USB contains no files. I have tried multiple different USBs and multiple different game saves from ...
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2 different saved games on borderland 2 [duplicate]

My son and I are playing Borderlands 2 in co op play. Is there a way that he or I can play a separate game on our own that will not affect our on line game? The other day he played for a while on his ...
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What is the best shield for an anarchy spec Mechromancer?

So I started playing this game again recently having picked up some of the DLCs and I'm currently doing an anarchy mechromancer. From doing some reading it looks like the best gun to use is a ...
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Borderlands 2 Discolored Objects

Time and time again I've found seemingly random objects with incorrect coloring. One occurrence also had the object out of place as well (7 and 8). Which then got discolored as well the next time I ...
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How do I reach a barrel stuck on a cliff?

I'm playing the mission Rakkaholics Anonymous, where you have to chase a truck around and make it drop barrels. Well one of the barrels it dropped got stuck on a cliff and I cant reach it or figure ...
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Can you make a new Borderlands 2 character and leave off where your old character was?

Im hoping to make a new character with a different class, but I wanna know if I will get my weapons, level and progress back. Will I have to start from scratch?
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Why Borderlands2 run on my new gaming system fine at the store but not at home?

I recently built a gaming system with the following components: Intel Core I5-4690K, MSI Z97-Gaming ATX LGA 1150 motherboard, 16 Gigs RAM, GIGABYTE GTX970 Graphics Gard, Intel 730 SSD Drive, Windows ...
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Do all Pirate's Booty missions need to be completed in the same mode in Borderlands 2 for Completionist?

I completed all missions in the Pirate's Booty DLC except for defeating Hyperius and Master Gee on True Vault Hunter Mode and then switched to Normal Mode to defeat the two of them. Completionist did ...
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Can I reclaim Poker Night 2 unlocked skins in Borderlands 2?

I just bought a copy of Poker Night 2 and Claptrap brought his bounty onto the deck. I don't have Borderlands 2 yet (not that much into FPS) but I heard it very positive. So if I get Borderlands 2 in ...
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How can I remove extraneous XP gained from glitch?

I was playing multiplayer on Borderlands 2 the other day with some random dude on my Mac, and without asking me, he did something to my character which changed me from lvl 34 to 50 and gave me a ton ...
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How do I LAN play Borderlands 2 and Pre-sequel on my Mac and Linux machines?

I bought the game on Steam. As soon as I sign in on Steam on one computer, Steam signs me out on the other computer. If I duplicate the game in my steam folder and launch it, it quits since I ...
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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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Weapon level cap for slot machines?

I've been playing the slots a lot for weapons, but I've noticed that after level 30 I haven't been getting any guns above level 30. Before this, most of the time the guns were at my level. Is this ...
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How do I get Borderlands 2 to render in 4k?

I recently bought a 4k screen and wanted to play Borderlands 2 in my new screen's native resolution. For some reason every time I launch the game it resets my resolution to 2560x1440. I've tried ...
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How do you drop a weapon in Borderlands 2 without accessing the menu?

I've seen people quick drop their currently holding weapon in Borderlands 2 without accessing the menu, but I can't figure out what key combination I have to press! I'm playing on my PC with an xbox ...
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Problem with Geary's Indestructible Gear

Ok, so in Borderlands 2, when you unlock access to the Eridium Blight, you can go back to Claptrap's Place to find an item called Geary's Indestructible Gear in the fireplace. Supposedly, if you take ...
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Is there a way to 'back up' in the campaign in Borderlands 2?

I must have played with a friend who was further than I in the campaign at some point because I just recently reached a point in the game where I was asked this question; Do you wish to skip over ...
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What aspects of Vault Hunters scale with Overpower Levels?

I haven't reached UVHM with any character, let alone Overpower Levels, but I'm curious to know what aspects of a Vault Hunter scale with OP levels. I know that gear and enemies will scale accordingly,...
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How does Close Enough interact with explosive weapons?

I know that Gaige can effectively use elemental weapons with Close Enough - the skill that causes up to 50% of your missed shots to ricochet towards the target for reduced damage. However, I do not ...
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Non elementals: Lascaux vs. Sand Hawk vs Slagga DMG per second close range, which deals most damage?

Ranked from 1 to 3, which would deal the most damage at close (point blank) range, assuming you empty their clips? Let's assume slagga isn't slagged/ will never slag the enemy in this question. As ...
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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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I cannot fast travel to any of my DLC downloaded from the season pass

I have downloaded it several times in the Borderlands 2 menu, but each time it has not worked. I have tried deleting the DLC from my flash drive and redownloading it but that hasn't worked either. ...
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Are any optional missions missable?

I'm playing through True Vault Hunter mode with my Commando. I've read that it's best to skip all optional missions until you're level 50, so that the rewards will be better, but I'm worried about ...
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How do I transfer Borderlands 2 game save files onto another account or computer?

How do I move the game save from my friend's Steam account onto my account? This is on the same computer. Also, how do I put game save files on a hard drive and move it onto a different computer? ...
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Which character will perform the most damage, assuming the same level/gear?

Okay so I have Zer0 at level 42 /w bee shield and specced for pistols (rapid fire over pure damage) but I feel that Salvador could hit harder than I could burst, now I don't use the best pistol in the ...
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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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level 53 in borderlands 2 after 2.5 playthrough

So I finished the 2.5 playthrough and I'm only on level 53. I am having difficulty getting more xp without being able to replay missions again. Any ideas for how to still get xp?
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How do I force the menu to NOT pause my game?

While I play single player and go into any menu (esc, inventory, etc) it pauses my game. How can I go into menu without pausing the game?
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Binding the CTRL key to Crouch instead of C

When in the key bindings menu of the fully-updated Borderlands 2 Mac (Steam), I click on Crouch which is by default bound to C, the box pops up waiting for me to press the new key to bind. On Mac (OS ...
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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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How do I unstack the Morningstar effect?

The Morningstar's voice (and critical effect) can transfer ("merge") with other weapons during the course of usual weapon manipulation (e.g., switching and reloading). The voice can be annoying, and ...
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Using an external tool to store items/weapons [closed]

A long time ago diablo 2 had an external tool called ATMA, which you could use to store items outside of the game. Which removed the need for mule characters. I was wondering if borderlands 2 has a ...
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How do i use my op8 weapons again?

Basically, my friend is op8 and he got me op8 by going to distruct peak and doing all of that stuff you need to do there, then I went on my normal story mode so i could complete it (as i had only done ...
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Thousand Cuts area seen from atop The Bunker - how to get to it?

I just defeated The Bunker during the mission Where Angels Fear to Tread, and was taking in the view when I noticed one of those incandescent-bulb directional arrows off in the distance. It is high ...
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Can't level up after level-50 in borderlands 2 in True vault hunter mode

I am currently playing the Borderlands 2 game in True vault hunter mode. I am at 50th level. I have observed that I am no more being leveled up by killing enemies or by completing missions. What ...
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How should I build Krieg to prevent him dying a lot?

Okay so I picked Krieg a while back to have some fun within BL2, but now I have hit a snag with this character, he dies a lot!, Allow me to explain. I have spec'd him in Mania for health regen and ...
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Do Krieg's skills work against him in the higher levels?

I have a question about Krieg before I decide what build I want to use when I play as him. His Hellborn tree looks interesting, but it seems borderline unusable on higher levels. Given Krieg's ...
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Borderlands 2 op leveling

I have a level 53 commando on borderlands 2 and i was wondering wether I could get an op level, and continue leveling my characters regular levels. I would like to know before i run the risk of ...
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What percentage of damage is restored as health to the wielder?

The Borderlands Wiki article on the Creamer unique rocket launcher weapon states that one of the weapon's special effects is "Inflicted damage restores health to the weapon's wielder." However, unlike ...
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Borderlands 2 Commando Gemini + (Longbow or Double Up)

I am planning a commando with gemini skill plus Scorched earth. I was planning to continue the Guerilla Skill tree to get the double up skill, but some people are saying that without Longbow my ...
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VERY confused about elemental damage

I've researched this quite extensively but my results seem to be going against the information provided already. Excluding additional benefits such as bonus stats/relics/skill points (etc) my weapons ...
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How to Make Black Weapons?

How do you make a black weapon in Borderlands 2? Have they patched it or is it very difficult to do? I have no clue how to make them.
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How can I move my borderlands 2 save files [closed]

I'm moving stuff between two PCs and I have a save file on one for a borderlands 2 game that I've been playing. I want to put that onto the borderlands 2 game on the second PC. Problem is, that ...
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What is the drop chance of the Hornet from Knuckle Dragger?

I need to get the drop chance for the Hornet from Knuckle Dragger. Can you provide the drop rates for the normal, true vault hunter and ultimate vault hunter modes?
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Borderlands 2 Is it possible to duplicate items [duplicate]

I was just wondering weather you could dupe weapons, iv got a new orange weapon and want to give it to my friend.
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How do I do the Res glitch and has it been patched?

There's an exploit to make it so that whenever a player is downed, they are immediately revived without anyone else's aid. It involves Maya the Siren's Res skill. How do I do it and has it been ...
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Shield says it grants immunity to corrode damage, but doesn't... what's up?

I picked up an Alkaline Turtle Shield that says in green text Grants immunity to corrode damage, so I took it for a spin in Caustic Caverns. I tried running through the caustic lake to get the badass ...
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What should I look out for in multiplayer?

I haven't played much online, but I've read of at least one bug caused by modders. What should I look out for in multiplayer and how can I protect myself other than the usual either to not play online ...
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