Borderlands achievements


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There are 80 Borderlands achievements (50 without DLC) worth 2,486 (1,750)

233,212 tracked gamers have this game, 27,610 have completed it (11.84%)

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You call this archaeology? in Borderlands

You call this archaeology?23 (20)

Apply an elemental artifact

  • Unlocked by 172,763 tracked gamers (74% - TA Ratio = 1.16) 233,517  

Achievement Guide for You call this archaeology?

TBT Nova
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TBT Nova
Achievement won on 21 Oct 09
TA Score for this game: 2,486
Posted on 22 October 09 at 07:28
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Elemental artifacts can be applied to a character's action skill (Mordecai's bird, Roland's deployable turret) in order to give the skill an elemental ability. They come in four types:


When you receive your first elemental artifact, apply it to unlock the achievement and give your action skill an elemental ability.

Keep in mind, however, that you may be better off selling elemental artifacts after you find one you like, since they do not stack and you may only have one element active at a time. Applying additional artifacts simply overwrites your currently-applied element.
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