The Characters of Borderlands
“Massive beast of a man”
A massive specimen of a man who likes to use his fists to smash the
enemy above all else. He wears a necklace adorned with the paw of his
beloved deceased dog. He fills in the tank niche and can take quite a
beating as well having the ability to chug berserker-state inducing
pills for short bursts of power.
unique ability allows him to fight solely with his fists. While his
ability is active, Brick has a higher hit capacity and the player’s
screen turns red.
“A powerful siren”
Once a human, Lilith at one point was turned into a siren. One of only
six Sirens, they are a group of people with unbelievable powers, but no
way to control them. She comes to Pandora in search of another Siren,
in an effort to find out more about herself. Lilith is essentially the
mage of the group, using her Siren powers to support the group and
attack the enemy. Some of her powers include the ability to increase
the group’s rate of fire, as well as the power to create temporal
bubbles, which she can manipulate to slow down enemies and hostile
projectiles or speed up allies.
“The support soldier”
Roland is a former soldier of the Crimson Lance, a sort of highly
trained private military that disregards law and order. A decade-old
vendetta is rekindled when Roland learns that the leader of the
Brigadiers has a suspiciously similar name to a man he has sworn to
kill. Some of Roland’s abilities are meant to supplement and support
the party. His Leadership skill can boost the party’s experience gains,
while his Medical skill will increase health regeneration, and Support
will increase weapon damage or regenerate ammunition for the party,
Roland is a soldier class and the only class that doesn’t have to worry
about ammo as a special backpack produces an infinite supply.
Roland’s unique ability allows him to use a shield turret.
“A sniper aficionado”
Mordecai came to Pandora in search of a man from his past named
Demosthenes. Upon learning that Demosthenes has died, Mordecai sets off
to learn how he died and what he was carrying. Mordecai’s play style is
that of a lone ranger, preferring to snipe enemies from afar. Some of
his special abilities can augment the party’s damage from headshots or
give accuracy boosts and is a hunter class. Later in the game, he will
befriend a bird-like creature named Bloodwing that will assist in
Mordecai’s unique ability involves unleashing a pet bird to help in his fights against enemies.