I don't really understand the draw of a melee build

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User Info: jonnybravo

4 years ago#1
It's a loot game, based around mostly guns and partly shields. So why do a melee focused build, specially for a first and ng+ playthrough? I just don't see the charm in that.
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User Info: Rikiaz

4 years ago#2
Because it's different and neat.
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User Info: Bhellium

4 years ago#3
Hoping they actually add melee weapons or mods in Borderlands 3 myself
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User Info: zUkUu

4 years ago#4
BL 3 will def have melee weapons - I'm sure. It's not that hard to implement really.

User Info: OrgeLambart

4 years ago#5
because that way they have a reason for being all up on the mob to ninja loot any good gear.

It's not a coincidence most of the malee kids also are notorious ninja looters

Typically if you see a Zero enter your game, fully expect them to ninja loot all the gear.

User Info: xstrudel

4 years ago#6
Because Brick and Zer0 are pretty cool guys, so the can punch and slice as many things as they want.
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User Info: Last Vampire

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4 years ago#7
Because melee builds never use guns, never ever ever. In fact, putting more than 3 points into Bloodshed disables guns. Oh and you can never respec out of it.
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User Info: SinisterSamurai

4 years ago#8
It's comparatively low maintenance. All the other classes have to replace guns, shields, and grenades every few levels or be neutered. Melee-focused builds only need to keep a +50% or +100% bladed weapon. They still need to loot-compare Shields, class mods and grenades, but if they don't switch out weapons, they'll still be fine.
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User Info: XxAzstroBoiiXx

4 years ago#9
Even without a melee build zeros melee is still pretty beastly... I can only imagine how nice a full melee build would be....

User Info: HighUlitma

4 years ago#10
I don't either. Enemy AI can kite you if you can't get in range.
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