Better Than Money achievement in Borderlands 2

Better Than Money

Purchase 5 items from the black market

Better Than Money0
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How to unlock the Better Than Money achievement

  • AHGregAHGreg959,403
    19 Sep 2012 19 Sep 2012
    29 0 0
    To purchase items from the black market you must do the following:
    1) Find Sanctuary - Story Mission
    2) Complete the first mission given by Scooter
    3) Then after that Crazy Earl should start appearing next to Mad Moxxi's place
    4) To buy upgrades you must pay in Eridian (purple crystals)
    5) To find Eridian crystals you can either get them from completing missions, scavenging them from enemies or looting them out of boxes/crates/lockers/etc
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  • VenomSlash8771VenomSlash8771229,759
    20 Sep 2012 20 Sep 2012
    14 0 1
    Just to throw my hat in the ring, Go to the black market in Sanctuary (its the purple door) and trade in eredium for upgrades. I suggest you play in CO-OP. You get bigger rewards. So instead of finding 1 or 2 bars of eredium at a time, you'll find 5 to 7. Which makes buying more items easier and faster, especially when the third, fourth and fifth items go for around 8 bars each.
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    ElSelchoAh, the purple door. Thanks :)
    Posted by ElSelcho on 22 Nov 17 at 18:10
  • Matty to tha GMatty to tha G1,487,840
    19 Sep 2012 19 Sep 2012
    11 2 0
    The "black market" is when you buy items from Crazy Earl in the Sanctuary. These are your backpack and ammo upgrades and require eredium (the purple crystals) to purchase these items. Buy 5 upgrades and you've got it!
  • WirelessYoshiWirelessYoshi404,630
    21 Sep 2012 22 Sep 2012 24 Sep 2012
    9 2 0
    You can purchase uprades with eridium from the black market.
    (Has a purple door next to moxxxies)

    You get eridium from enemy drops
    Completing missions
    Looting places
    and if your lucky you can win on the slot machines at Moxxxies paying up to 12 bars if you hit the jackpot! (4 for one eridium bar icon line, 8 for 2 bars icon line and then 12 for 3 bars icon line)

    More upgrades equal more eridium! So get looting everywhere and try your luck on the slots!
  • SkarviTSkarviT161,776
    03 Mar 2017 10 Apr 2020 10 Apr 2020
    0 0 0
    You can find his shop at the Sanctuary at the side of the Moxxi bar, to buy items you need to spend Eridian, a type of money you can get by completing missions and loot boxes, Buy 5 items and the achievement will be unlocked.
  • CandidFever3CandidFever3322,457
    05 Mar 2017 14 Mar 2017
    1 1 0
    You will be required to purchase one upgrade from the black market as part of the story. You'll need to buy 4 more, which will require at least 16 Eridium since the cheapest items/upgrades cost 4 each. Completing missions, defeating bosses and searching chests will give you more Eridium. Further on in the story, at higher levels, you'll get Eridium more often, which will make it even easier to get the required amount for the achievement. You'll unlock this achievement once you have purchased a total of 5 items from the black market.
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