• Easy ''Not Full Of Monkeys'' Challenge Levelling

    "Not Full Of Monkeys" is a challenge that you meet by killing enemies with stationary barrels of any type. Well, with Gaige the Mechromancer DLC, you don't need the barrel! Anger a swarm of Rakks and summon the Deathtrap. They will rush you, and the Deathtrap will use it's laser to kill them. It counts as a stationary barrel this way. Try this on all flying enemies for some quick Badass rank!

    Contributed By: SaiixRenkai.


  • Borderlands 1 Skin

    If you have a save file for Borderlands 1 while playing Borderlands 2 you'll unlock characters skin from the previous game.

    Contributed By: hypermoe.

Easter Eggs

  • Extra Wubs

    Enter the Konami code:up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Start, at the title screen to unlock Extra Wubs in the gameplay part of the options menu. Extra Wubs literally does nothing.

    Contributed By: Leonhart_94.

  • Minecraft Easter Egg

    After Chapter 9, Go to Sanctuary Hole and jump off a cliff then and go to Caustic Caverns run northwest till you reach the Gurdian Ruins and go to the Minecarts and turn right, jump over the rectagular rocks and turn left. and yyou will find Minecraft Dirt, break though those and you will find Minecraft stone, cobblestone and coal. Break though those an there will be Creepers and blocks of gold, diamond, irridium and other surprises. Once you kill the badass creeper (yes thats really his name) you will get minecraft skins such as Steve Head and Steaves Cloths.

    Contributed By: RTGM007.


  • Achievements

    Complete each achievement to get the allotted gamerscore.

    *There are 20 secret achievements. show

    A Road Less Traveled (secret)Completed the mission "The Road To Sanctuary"20
    Always ImprovingReached level 2525
    An Angel's Wish (secret)Completed the mission "Where Angels Fear To Tread"25
    An Old Flame (secret)Completed the mission "Hunting The Firehawk"20
    Arctic ExplorerDiscovered all named locations in Three Horns, Tundra Express, and Frostburn Canyon15
    Better Than MoneyPurchased 5 items from the black market15
    Better Than You WereReached level 1010
    Blight ExplorerDiscovered all named locations in Eridium Blight, Arid Nexus, and Sawtooth Cauldron15
    Bombs Away (secret)Completed the mission "Toil And Trouble"20
    Bounty HunterCompleted 20 side missions25
    Build BusterKilled a Constructor without it ever building another bot20
    Can See My House From Here (secret)Completed the mission "Bright Lights, Flying City"20
    Capped Out…For NowReached level 5050
    Challenge AcceptedCompleted level 1 of all non-level-specific challenges with a single character30
    Cool Story, Bro (secret)Defeated Jack30
    Cute LootKilled a Chubby15
    Decked OutHad Purple-rated gear or better equipped in every slot25
    Definitely An Italian PlumberKilled Donkey Mong15
    Did It AllCompleted all side missions40
    Dragon Slayer (secret)Completed the mission "Best Minion Ever"20
    Farewell, Old Girl (secret)Completed the mission "Wildlife Preservation"20
    Feels Like The First Time (secret)Opened the chest at the bus stop in Fyrestone10
    First One's Free (secret)Completed the mission "My First Gun"10
    Friendship RulesRevived someone from "Fight for Your Life!" that is on your friends list10
    Goliath, Meet DavidAllowed a Goliath to level up four times before killing him15
    Got The Band Back Together (secret)Completed the mission "The Once and Future Slab"20
    High-Flying HurlerKilled a flying enemy with a thrown Tediore weapon10
    Highlands ExplorerDiscovered all named locations in The Highlands, Thousand Cuts, and Wildlife Exploitation Preserve15
    How Do I Look?Unlocked 10 customization items25
    Identity Theft (secret)Completed the mission "The Man Who Would Be Jack"20
    Knowing Is Half The Battle (secret)Completed the mission "Data Mining"20
    New In Town (secret)Completed the mission "Plan B"20
    No Man Left Behind (secret)Completed the mission "A Dam Fine Rescue"20
    Not Quite DeadReached level 55
    Phased and ConfusedPhaselocked 100 enemies20
    Sabre RattlerKilled 100 enemies with the Sabre turret20
    Sky's The Limit (secret)Completed the mission "Rising Action"20
    So Much Blood!Gunzerked continuously for 90 seconds20
    Sugar DaddyTipped Moxxi $10,00010
    Thresher Thrashed (secret)Defeated Terramorphous the Invincible30
    Token GestureRedeemed 25 tokens20
    Tribute To A Vault HunterGot an item from Michael Mamaril15
    Unseen PredatorRemained in Zero's Deception mode for ten seconds straight20
    Up High, Down LowGave Claptrap a high five15
    Urban ExplorerDiscovered all named locations in Sanctuary, Opportunity, and Lynchwood15
    Well That Was Easy (secret)Completed the mission "Shoot This Guy in the Face"10
    Went Five RoundsCompleted Round 5 of any Circle of Slaughter25
    What does it mean? (secret)I can't even capture it on my camera15
    Wilhelm Screamed (secret)Completed the mission "A Train To Catch"20
    World TravelerDiscovered all named locations50

    Contributed By: Similac and Guard Master.


  • Unlimited fast badass ranks

    Create a new character. Using a second controller, join the game as a guest. At the very beginning of the game, using your main account stand directly in front of the guest character and win 50 duels (melee with both controllers to start the duel, melee again with the main controller to win.) This will provide a total 166 badass ranks. You can then create another new character and repeat this process.

    Contributed By: Dalfiuss.

Enemy/Boss Tips

  • Beating Terramorphous Solo *Requires 2 Controllers*

    To beat Terramorphous if you don't have Xbox live or don't like joining sessions, all you need to do is set up a split screen game with your main character and a second character. The second character's gear doesn't matter because he will not be involved in any combat. First, get to Terramorphous peak and have your second character drop into his lair without summoning Terramorphous. Far to the right of the horn you use to summon Terramorphous there will be a small ridge at the very corner of the map before the open cliff meets the rock face. If you run to this ridge you will see that you can crouch and walk out behind it, completely blocking all of Terramorphous's attacks. (Note: You can still do this after Terramorphous is summoned however it is much more difficult.) This character will serve as a placeholder so that when your main character dies you will not lose your progress facing Terramorphous and he will not regain all his health. Now when you are ready drop your main character down and summon Terramorphous. From there you may use any strategy to wear his health down, however I would recommend finding helpful Legendaries such as the Unkempt Harold and The Bee shield before attempting this. When you die, you will simply respawn and be able to drop back down and keep fighting Terramorphous without his health regenerating. If you do not want to lose money when you die, give it all to the second character (who will never take damage) first so that you recieve free respawns from the New-U station. Good luck and happy hunting!

    Contributed By: Shallandar.

Area/Level Hints

  • Easy Thousand Cuts Farming

    After accepting the quest "Rocko's Modern Strife" and heading to Thousand Cuts to start "Defend Slab Tower" you should notice that no foes will spawn in the area; as long as you don't progress through the quest. Since normal foes will no longer spawn, you are free to circle the area and loot every chest without being hindered by enemies. However, foes like one-armed bandits and loot midgets will still spawn. If you save and exit after clearing all the chests, you can simply accept "Defend Slab Tower" once again and clear them out as many times as you like with the same conditions as long as you don't complete the quest.

    Contributed By: LTpast.

  • Easy XP during Tiny Tina's Tea Party Mission (Pre-Patch)

    At the end of Tiny Tina's Tea Party side quest you're required to lure a psycho named "Flesh Stick" back to her home. If you shoot and kill Flesh Stick rather than luring him back you'll reap a huge XP boost (750xp/kill on level 18 and around 1,800xp on level 17) which can be repeated by simply talking to Tiny Tina again and restarting the mission. This exploit works best during co-op play. where one person stations where Flesh Stick spawns and another at Tiny Tina. Doing so will enable you to repeat this process in quick succession until the game will no longer spawn Flesh Stick again. At this point you can run back to the start of the area, exit and return, or (faster), save & quit then reload the game. Doing so will allow Flesh Stick to respawn again.

    Contributed By: mcnervenx.

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