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A 2019 first person shooter developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2k Games. It is the sequel to Borderlands 2, and is the fourth main installment of the Borderlands game series.

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Is the mission "On the Blood Path" a reference to anything?

Is this mission a reference to anything at all? I can't place my finger on it but searching up "We're on the blood path now" doesn't give me anything, and discussions about the quote say it'...
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How do I unlock Minos Prime for all my characters?

How do I unlock Minos Prime for all my characters? I made a LV13 Moze, starting from Arms Race, and she has Minos Prime unlocked, but my old Zane, who's LV36, in Chapter... Whatever's Eden-6, doesn't ...
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For the Vault Cards' Manufacturer-related challenges, grenades don't count?

For the Vault Cards' Manufacturer-related challenges, grenades don't count? I have a "Kill 250 enemies with Hyperion weapons", and while my Widowmaker grenade mod counts for the Galaxy ...
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What causes my digi-clone's death to give me EXP?

Sometimes, when my Digi-Clone dies instead of just having the skill run out, I get a seemingly fixed amount of EXP from it. ~312 or so, as a Level ~30 Zane. And seems to happen only / most often, ...
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When do the Mayor's Killer Look challenges unlock? After the Trashlantis part, I assume?

When do the Mayor's Killer Look challenges unlock? After the Trashlantis part, I assume? And by that, I mean when "The Plan" completes? Or am I missing some kind of wanted poster, like in ...
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Do Power Troopers revive each other?

I'm in Atlas HQ, using Zane and the Digi-clone, I trigger the apparently guaranteed Power Troopers that are basically guarding the first Typhon Log. And then I hide and basically send my clone to do ...
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Where's the Critical Hit spot on Abaddons? Found in Bounty of Blood?

Where's the Critical Hit spot on Abaddons? Is it their mouth? Doesn't seem like it... Or is it just really tiny? Or do the Mounts have different one from the regular ones? Not like I've found the ...
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Borderlands 3 crashing startup July 2020 update

I've been getting this the past few times I started Borderlands 3. It shows the logo screens, it says "Optimizing Shaders" then this appears and it closes. I've tried restarting my computer (...
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Are there weak spots on any Borderlands 3 vehicles that can be attacked without needing to use elemental damage?

Obviously different guns deal different amounts of damage and thus some guns are more effective against vehicles than others, but is there one or more weak spots for each of the vehicles, similar to ...
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How does the Digi-Clone choose what gun to use?

How does the Digi-Clone choose what gun to use? Its final skill is to use the current, so that's not what happens otherwise... Is the choice initially random, out of the equipped 2, 3, or 4 guns, and ...
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How to repeat glitch that turns med vendors into gun vendors?

In The Gateway of the Handsome Jackpot, the titular glitch happened, but it otherwise looked like a med vendor then I exited out of the vendor, and the glitch didn't repeat. I used the ammo vendor to ...
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Borderlands 3 Achievements on Steam stopped rewarding after level 1

I'm currently at level 22 on Borderlands 3 on Steam and just realized that I hadn't seen any achievements pop up like normal. One of the first achievements in the list is You Got Skills which you get ...
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Is there a Loyalty Bonus for having saves of the previous games on the same device / device line?

Is there a Loyalty Bonus for having saves of the previous games on the same device / device line? Like how the Pre-Sequel gave moonstones and weapons for having the previous games?
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Can you play games between physical and online platforms (eg. Xbox Live & Xbox can play with PC & Steam)?

I want to play Borderlands 3 with a friend using an Xbox One with Xbox Live. I have a PC. I see Borderlands 3 on sale via Steam's site for $59, but I also see Borderlands being sold as a hard copy for ...
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What is the fastest vehicle setup from the Catch-A-Ride?

I am looking to explore the map to uncover all the map items that I have missed such as Typhon logs, Dead Claptraps and other collectables. I would like to know the combination of vehicle and parts ...
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Will TVHM/Mayhem be unlocked if I finish the game in easy difficulty?

The title kind of says it all.
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Do higher mayhem levels give better loot, or only more of it?

What are the benefits of playing in Mayhem 4 over Mayhem 1 as far as loot quality is concerned? I'm certain that the higher tiers drop "rare" loot more often, but is quality of the drops affected? ...
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Borderlands 3 100% achievements requires DLCs?

Borderlands 3 just launched on Steam this week. I can buy normal edition, deluxe or super deluxe. My question is : are DLC required to 100% complete the game. I'm talking about Steam achievements.
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Is there an option to change the language of Borderlands 3 on Steam?

The game is, for whatever reason, German on my system. Now, I'd like it in English. I'm aware that there is a function in the Steam properties that allows me to set the language. However, the game ...
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Borderlands 3 red chests loot pool

With the current event in Borderlands 3 "Rare Chest Riches" the drop rate of legendary items did increase drastically for red chests. Now I am wondering about the loot pool they draw from. Can a red ...
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Borderlands 3 anointments

I just found my first few items with anointments. And that got me wondering when they are activatable. Can an anointment be activated if the item is in my inventory? Does it have to be equipped? For ...
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How does mission progress work in multiplayer for Borderlands 3?

This question has been asked for borderlands-2 and borderlands. I can start my campaign that people can join, and I can join other people campaigns. In all these campaigns I will be at different ...
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What is the highest possible completion percentage in BL3?

Borderlands 3 tracks zone completion percentages, which you can view on a map-by-map, planet-wide, or galaxy-wide basis. The objectives that make up each map's percentage can be seen in this answer. ...
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Missing Eridian Resonator

I completed Chapter 10 of Borderlands 3 in a friend's game. I guess I didn't know that I needed to pick up an Eridian Resonator in the Vault of the Rampager. Is there a way to acquire an Eridian ...
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What is the second pickup/interact option for this grenade?

I played the Eridian slot machine in Sanctuary and it gave me this grenade: I haven't noticed until today the second pickup option that is also mapped to the E key. It's description says "~4.3s" ...
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How do trinkets work?

I've just started playing the game and am around level 10, and just realized that the bonus perks I got with the game are available through the Social/Mail menu. I see that along with some gear and ...
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How does Fl4k's "All My BFFs" skill work?

Fl4k has an ability "All My BFFs" (in the Jabber tree) whose effect (when maxed out) reads: Allies share 50% of Fl4k's Health Regeneration. Who counts as "allies"? Just other players and their ...
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What is the fastest way to move in Borderlands 3?

There are 3 primary types of movement in borderlands 3: Sprinting Jumping Sliding Optimizing your character's movement speed is essential for making legendary farming routes as seamless and ...
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What does Marcus do with GenIVIV?

At the end of the mission "The Family Jewel" Marcus asks you to hand him over the hard drive with GenIVIV on it since he has "some use" for it. While you're on your way BALEX also mentions that you ...
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What is Weapon Handling?

I don't quite understand what exactly Improved Weapon Handling does in Borderlands 3. In Borderlands 2 and the Pre-Sequel you only had Accuracy but now you have Accuracy and Handling. Does it ...
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Does radiation count as splash damage?

I'm currently using a Moze splash damage build, and I just acquired the "Atom Balm Commander Planetiod" Legendary artifact, which increases the "Aura burst radius" of radiation damage. Does this ...
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How does the Sleeping Giant work?

The "Sleeping Giant" SMG in Borderlands 3 has the following white text: Reloading has a chance to grant weapon bonuses I have been running with it for a while and have yet to figure out what these ...
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What contributes towards completion percentage of area in Borderlands 3?

While looking on map of each location of Borderlands 3, player can see location completion percentage. Most likely, missions and crew challenges are among the things that contribute to this percentage....
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How does lost loot work?

How does the Lost Loot Vending Machine in Borderlands 3 work? Where can I find it? How do I use it? What goes into it? What happens when it fills up? How do I upgrade it?
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Are Anointed Siren bonuses activated by variations of Amara action skills?

So, Borderlands 3 offers weapons with Anointed bonuses - temporary bonuses which are activated by using action skills. Some weapons require any action skill to be used, but some require specific ...
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Is loot redeemed from Loot-o-Grams scaled to your level?

The Dinklebot, a random spawn at Skywell-27, drops Loot-o-Grams that can be traded in to Crazy Earl for the occasional Legendary. Assuming you had no Mayhem Mode/ TVHM activated (for example, you are ...
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Can I restore an older save from the cloud?

My computer crashed while playing the game. When I launched it, the launcher asked if I wanted to upload the local save to the cloud, or download an older version from the cloud. I chose the first ...
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Can you purchase legendaries from vending machines?

In Borderlands 2 it was possible to find legendaries in vending machines. I am wondering if it is still the case in borderlands 3. Are vendors like Earl also able to sell legendary anointed gear? If ...
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What does increased Luck do?

I just got an artifact with a stat I've never seen before in a game in the franchise. It says it gives me +8.33 Luck. What exactly does this do? Do I get better/more loot? More money? Or is it just ...
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How do I deliver all burgers in under one minute?

In the mission Dynasty Dash: Eden-6 you have to deliver burgers to five locations spread all across the map on a ten minute timer. One of the bonus objectives is to deliver all burgers with 9:00 ...
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How can I check my Mail?

Apparently I've recieved a couple of mail from different weapon manufacturers but I can't find it anywhere. I have a mail icon below the mini-map but I can't seem to find a mail tab in my echo device ...
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Are bonus objectives rewarding?

Do bonus/optional objectives give extra XP or anything? For example, the level 2 side mission Powerful Connections has an optional objective of collecting a human spine: is it worth it (aside from ...
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How do I use Zane's 2nd action skill?

Zane Flynt the Operative has the unique ability to equip 2 Action skills. How do I use the second action skill?
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Is there a way to drop weapon without inventory menu?

In Borderlands 1 & 2, I could drop a weapon right from my hands by pressing "-" without having to access the inventory menu. Is there a way to do this in Borderlands 3?
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