Educate Me

#103lhiggsPosted 8/20/2013 8:10:47 AM
Can somebody educate me on the so called best guns in the game, the sandhawk, white rarz etc?

Also im a level 61 commando. whats my best options with weapon loadouts and skill trees?

Just starting to get into Borderlands a bit more seriously.

Im currently maxed out on the survival and guerilla skill trees with two more points used in gunpowder as my legendary class mod boosts impact and expertise to 7/5 each.



Gun wise im running with :
Consumate Florentine 27433 (dealing slag and elec)
Casual Swordsplosion 101331x3 (+500% wep dmg)
Skookum Skullmasher 40573x4
Hefty Plasma Cutter 26762 ( 13k corrosive dmg and its tediore so explodes)

Adaptive shield 167k capacity +49k health (purple)
Magic missile 188kx2 (slag)
Vitality reilic +46% health (also have a seraph one that does like 39% health and 50% assault rifle ammo)
Legendary soldier class mod (also have the terra one too)

Everything is lvl 61 besides the vitality relic.

Backpack:
Bowie unforgiven (seems horrid)
Exspansive blaster (elec assault rifle)
Moxxis good touch
hurty Roaster (rpg)

slayer of terra mod
legendary beserker mod
legendary huter mod

Lobbed Slag 0-negative

Hoplite shield: 608k capacity 32k recharge rate and 4.62 delay
Big boom Blaster: 176k capacity
The transformer: 147k capacity immune to electric

some other stuff in the bank too.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated, cheers guys.
#2killbot357Posted 8/20/2013 8:16:18 AM
Neat, you're using the legendary Berserker and Hunter mod with your Commando?
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#303lhiggs(Topic Creator)Posted 8/20/2013 8:17:27 AM
Nope, said they were in my backpack. just incase im gonna trade or something. Thanks for being so helpful though ;)
#4killbot357Posted 8/20/2013 9:12:47 AM
Eh, sounds like you got power leveled and have no idea how to play your character, so I'm not super inclined to help you.
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#503lhiggs(Topic Creator)Posted 8/20/2013 9:19:03 AM
Why does it sounds like im powerleveled?
I have one lvl 61 character that ive played through on all three playthroughs. Im just a casual gamer looking for some advice.
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#6xlinerPosted 8/20/2013 9:19:57 AM
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#7MechaEspioPosted 8/20/2013 9:33:46 AM
xliner posted...
03lhiggs posted...
Im just a casual gamer looking for some advice.


Exactly.


Wow. You sound like a special kind of douchebag.

Sorry TC. I'd help but I'm also pretty casual, at least for this game. You'd probably do well to look at the Borderlands wiki. There are user submitted character builds on there. Not sure if it'd help you on weapons unless you scoured the database for all the rarest weapons but it's a start.
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#8xlinerPosted 8/20/2013 9:35:15 AM
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#9MechaEspioPosted 8/20/2013 9:38:16 AM
xliner posted...
MechaEspio posted...
xliner posted...
03lhiggs posted...
Im just a casual gamer looking for some advice.


Exactly.


Wow. You sound like a special kind of douchebag.


Is that the best insult you can come up with? Casuals...


You're not worth the effort. Sorry.
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#10Nytemare19Posted 8/20/2013 9:39:23 AM
Haters gonna hate.

It looks like you have respectable gear already. You can look on the boards or other sites for exact point distributions for specific builds, but the main builds I have seen are:

Rough rider - uses the Rough Rider shield to take advantage of "low shield" type abilities (e.g, crisis management)
Turrets - focuses on turret abilities to distract and destroy enemies (Double up, Gemini, scorched earth, etc.)
High shields - focuses on Axton's shield and health abilities to survive and wear enemies down.
EXPLOSIONS!? - glass cannon build, increases to "grenade damage" also increase explosive splash damage. Axton has a lot of skills in the gunpowder tree that boost both weapon damage and grenade damage. (Works well with Kerblaster, Swordsplosion, or the new Ogre)

As a casual Axton player myself, I ran and explosives build through all of TVHM and most of UVHM, but have recently switched to a high survivability build for, well, survivability.

Hope this helps.