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Old October 6th, 2012, 09:14 PM   #1
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Default Virus - The Axton Slag Sprinter Build (Never Die Again!)

So HIV works by destroying the immune system which protects the body from infection. Then other viruses come in and attack the body while in a weakened state. Well Axton can become a metaphorical HIV Virus (No replication and stuff, but you still **** over the enemy's defenses on a massive scale). But for political correctness and courtesy we'll just call this the "Virus" build.

This is basically a slag runner support class for Axton. The purpose is to run around with a high slag rate smg and infect everyone in sight. Relies on Preparation, Pressure, Expertise, Willing, Grit, and Last Ditch. This class does NOT rely very much on the turret and if speced correctly you will become a walking (sprinting) aura of disease which will rarely die.


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One High Slag Rate Weapon (Preferably an SMG with a 20+ chance rate)

One Speedy Shield (1.00 to 1.50 Recharge Delay is preferred)

Slag Damage Relic/Vitality Relic/SMG Damage/SMG Ammo Storage (either one)

Grenade - Preferably Rolling Thunder. But whatever you think will explode quick enough in a pinch situation.


Class Mod - Purple-Tier Juiced Pointman with a bonus to Pressure, Grit, and Last Ditch.


The build. Works better and a million times more fun when your maxed.

Base: http://talent.87bazillion.com/2/comm...00005550005051

Action Skill 1/1 - You need this, like no argument.

Impact 5/5 - Extra Damage
Ready 5/5 - Reload Speed
Willing 5/5 - Shorter Shield Recharge Delay.
Expertise 3/5 - Weapon Swap (Don't want that? Put it into turret then)
Preparation 5/5 - Health Regen
Resourceful 5/5 - Turret Cooldown
Scorched Earth 1/1 - Duh
Pressure 10/5 - Instant regen...literally
Last Ditch 9/5 - 76% Damage and 126% Movement Speed when downed
Gemini 1/1

Grit 9/5 - This is the game breaker. You will evade death 40% of the time. That's right, nearly half the time you get hit by a kill shot you will gain 50% health instead. Now lets stack that bonus with our instant regen shield. (which will basically regen as soon as we get hit)


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Old October 6th, 2012, 09:27 PM   #2
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Default Re: Virus - The Axton Slag Sprinter Build

How are you able to get double up? Do you mean Gemini?
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Old October 6th, 2012, 09:28 PM   #3
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How are you able to get double up? Do you mean Gemini?
Yeah my bad lol
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Old October 7th, 2012, 01:49 AM   #4
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Trying this build out ATM. Running in Bandit Slaughter with a group of two others, HOLY @#@=, it's amazing. I'm not following the exact build, but I can tank amazingly well, letting me res or just slag everything. I'll post my set up laters. Thanks!
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Old October 7th, 2012, 03:08 AM   #5
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I love the idea of this build it's very unique and effective. Great Job I love it when someone thinks outside of the square and creates a really unique build. How do you get that class mod? I love the look of it, perfect for my build.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 03:14 AM   #6
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I'd imagine this build with The Sham would be utterly badass, might have to give it a go!
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Old October 7th, 2012, 09:50 AM   #7
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I love the idea of this build it's very unique and effective. Great Job I love it when someone thinks outside of the square and creates a really unique build. How do you get that class mod? I love the look of it, perfect for my build.
Farmed the Warrior for a bit solo. Then I picked it up.


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I'd imagine this build with The Sham would be utterly badass, might have to give it a go!
I use The Slagga. So When I'm done, everything is coated in purple.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 09:54 AM   #8
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I use The Slagga. So When I'm done, everything is coated in purple.
The Sham is an absorption shield with a high chance of absorption.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 09:56 AM   #9
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The Sham is an absorption shield with a high chance of absorption.
Never heard of it. Anyway, use whatever shield gets the job done. I just find that a speedy shield provides near instant regen.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 03:04 PM   #10
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I like your concept.
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