Borderlands 2 Trophy Guide. Difficulty: *** A first-person action RPG in a sci-fi setting, and a sequel to the 2009 title Borderlands. The Platinum is just as challenging and time consuming as the previous installment.
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A sequel to its popular 2009 predecessor, Borderlands 2 is a first-person action with RPG elements in an open-world. Players select one of four new characters to play, each with their own distinct abilities, performing numerous side-quests while working through a main storyline. The game features both online and split-screen co-op play.
Taking place on the same Pandora world as the prequel, four new Vault Hunters arrive by train and soon join a resistance group called the Crimson Raiders, fighting against Handsome Jack and his henchmen. Along the way, the Guardian Angel offers them advice as they seek out a second vault containing a dark secret.
Borderlands 2 was well-received, with an average rating of 91%, praised for its RPG elements, humor, and overall fun factor.
If you've played the previous Borderlands title, then you have a pretty good idea of what to expect in terms of requirements for this platinum. Generally, this difficulty rating is more for time-consumption than skill required. You'll need one full playthrough, completing all major missions and side-quests, then to play again on New Game + for awhile to level-up your character.
There is one online trophy, which involves having someone on your friends list save you. If none of your buddies have this game, then you'll either need to start adding people to your list, or look for a boosting partner online.
NOTE: The trophies on the PS4 have a separate list from those on the PS3.
For the most part, being open-world and able to replay previously completed quests, this game doesn't require much of a roadmap. You'll want to go through the game, completing all the quests and finding all the locations, all the while boosting your level and completing some of the few challenge trophies along the way. Check out the Borderlands 2 trophy guide links under our Links tab for specific details on those challenges.
One thing to consider when selecting your character: if you want to save some time later, you may want to play as the Assassin, since there are 4 character-specific trophies, one of which requires the Assassin to be at level 31.
Once you've completed the game and have collected the majority of the trophies, you can start a New Game+ and play on True Vault Hunter mode, which increases the difficulty of the enemies, but allowing for more XP on kills and completing quests. Your main goal here is to reach level 50 for the Capped Out...For Now trophy, and then have the ability to kill Terramorphous the Invincible for the Thresher Thrashed trophy.
All that should be left is a bit of mopping-up, if required. This may include the four character-specific trophies: Unseen Predator requires the Assassing to be at level 31, Sabre Rattler requires the Commando to be at level 5, Phased and Confused requires the Siren at level 5, and So Much Blood requires the Gunzerker to be at level 21.
First, here's a Walkthrough on IGN:
And a Walkthrough by Ferry Groenendijk:
And Gamewise has a Walkthrough, here:
And one more Walkthrough, this one on Gamefront:
This is a great combination of both Walkthrough and Trophy Guide, by vhayste:
Here is a fantastic Trophy Guide by k1ll1ng5pr33, which includes some videos:
And a fantastic, well-detailed Trophy Guide, created by DaveyHasselhoff:
Another great Trophy Guide, also with videos, by Ferry Groenendijk:
Another great Trophy Guide, this one by Grant Gaines:
And an Achievement Guide (same as the trophies on PS4 and PS3) by ReaLiStiiC, Method, KillercOP, T.B.R.M., and Monstor:
Here's a PS4 Co-op Forum on PlaystationTrophies:
And a PS3 Co-op Forum on PlaystationTrophies:
Finally, here's a basic Trophy List: