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How do I know which weapons to keep in Borderlands 2?

This is a complicated question to answer, and there are many opinions on exactly what weapons are worth keeping and what weapons are worth tossing (and what is not even worth picking up). The general ...
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What is the maximum level?

As of the release of the Commander Lilith & the Fight for Sanctuary DLC on 2019-06-09, the level cap has been increased to 80.
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Is there a numerical overview over your XP progression?

In Borderlands 2, it is possible to view your experience in 2 places. The first is the large EXP bar that is at the very bottom of the HUD: The other place to view your experience, and also the only ...
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Which Borderlands 2 DLC's are not included in GOTY edtition

If you buy the GOTY Edition you'd still have to buy the Headhunter DLCs and the Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack Two: Digistruct Peak Challenge DLC. Since a lot of other DLCs in addition of the ...
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What does it mean when Jakobs guns have lower or higher fire rates?

You are correct, Jakobs brand weapons are semi-automatic and will only fire when the trigger is pulled, regardless of how fast that might be. Fan that hammer, cowboy. However, there are some ...
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Can I reach level 72 without True and Ultimate Vault hunter Mode?

No, you cannot reach level 72 without True or Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode. On a normal playthrough, your level is capped at 50. You will not be able to get higher than level 50 until you attempt ...
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How to level up past 42 in Borderlands 2?

You restart in True Vault Hunter Mode, the second difficulty. (Go to main menu, Select Character, re-select your character, and it should ask you which difficulty you want to play in). TVHM is the ...
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The Cursed Gun in Borderlands 2

The Bane is almost completely useless, as well as being incredibly annoying. If you can handle the annoying sound effects, it can be useful when playing as Anarchy-spec Gaige, or when you want to ...
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Borderlands 2 - nobody dies!

There are no Skeletons in the very start of the game. I suspect that you jumped into Scarlett's DLC (this one has pirates) or Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep (This one starts with skeletons) where ...
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How do I know which weapons to keep in Borderlands 2?

Borderlands drops enough loot that most of this is preference. You should pick up weapon types you like between snipers, pistols, etc. Additionally, each manufacturer has a different effect: ...
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How does Angel have a brain the size of a planet?

As mentioned by djsmiley2k in the comments, this is indeed just an Easter egg statement in reference to the 'Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy'. In the second Lost ECHO recording detailing Zer0's ...
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Drop chance on the Badaboom?

I found this table from the Gearbox website about drops rates. The Badaboom is a legendary item, making its odds of dropping a 1 and 10000 chance. But that is just for a legendary item. From what I ...
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Why did Hyperion stop bombing Sanctuary?

Lilith contacts Hyperion on an open ECHO channel after you reach Sanctuary again, inviting them to go ahead and try. But she reminds them that every projectile they fire costs Hyperion billions of ...
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Why is Steam trying to load up games with optional parameters?

Perfectly normal. The game has to know somehow that you intend to join your friend. Thats what the parameters are for, those allow you to be connect to the same multi-player session.
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Accidentally clicking DLC when low level

I know it's pretty late for this answer, but I might as well explain how to do this for the people who might stumble upon this question in the future. Found this after some fiddling around, because I ...
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Is it possible to generate a leveled character in borderlands 2?

Gibbed will help edit a character. One way I got my wife's character to my level was to copy my save, then use Gibbed to change the character class. With a short amount of play, she got her character ...
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Is the video 'Krieg: A Meat Bicycle Built For Two' an official part of the Borderlands Lore/Continuity?

That is an official video made by Gearbox as seen in the description on YouTube and the Borderlands Wiki: What goes on inside the mind of Krieg the Psycho? Why did he become a Vault Hunter in the ...
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Is there a numerical overview over your XP progression?

Its under the My Missions tab, at the bottom. See this screenshot:
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How do I know which weapons to keep in Borderlands 2?

My suggestion is to keep different weapon classes with different elemental effects. For example a pistol is always useful, an assault rifle/submachine gun for high fire rate, a shotgun for close range ...
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Gamebreaking Glitch in Borderlands 2

Leaving into a different map then quitting & restarting the game will respawn the enemies so you can come back and do it again.
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Does Axton's Sabre Turret allow for legendary drops?

No. The idea that killing things with your action skill would reduce the legendary drop rate seemed so absurd initially that I almost downvoted the question. I mean, depending on your build, that ...
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If I save and quit, does it save for teammates?

Mission progress is based on the host. The progress of joined players will not save to their single player play-through. They can keep their character progression and any loot.
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Tundra Express Fast Travel Not Working

What I think you're describing is not being able to use the fast travel station at the happy pig motel in three horns divide. If that is the case, you'll need to complete the mission "No Vacancy" ...
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Accidentally clicking DLC when low level

One you enter the DLC, it stays at that level. The only ways to have it re-evaluate which level to be is to: Start a new character Reload a save file earlier to entering that DLC area Finish the main ...
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Is there a way to gamble using slot machines faster in Borderlands 2?

Multiple Slot Machines First of all, as you yourself mentioned, the best way is to play multiple machines at once. However, I do not know of a spot with more than 2. These places have 2 slot machines:...
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Is there a maximum size to the inventory in Borderlands 2?

According to this thread: Backpacks are stable up to 500 items in your backpack and 8 equipped, and probably goes further, I didn’t take it past that. It's likely limited by memory only. It ...
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How do I know which weapons to keep in Borderlands 2?

The other answers are technical, and that's important to know, but it's also important to have the "shoot & loot" mindset. Borderlands is a pretty silly game. While gear is important, it'...
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How can I skip, or at least speed up, the DLC check in Borderlands 2?

Here's my understanding (some investigation, some guess-work) of what happens: It doesn't appear to actually do any downloading, and I suspect isn't doing any online checking at all—at least not for ...
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Deathtrap confusing ally/enemy

It was a glitch, but it was fixed on patch v1.3.1 (9th January '13) : "Deathtrap can no longer restore an enemy's shields, even though it was hilarious." You are probably confusing the shield ...
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