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*I will murder your death.
*I will murder your death.
*You don't die today. YOU DIE EVERY DAY!!
*You don't die today. YOU DIE EVERY DAY!!
*The skargleblargs won't get you today.
*Get back on your meat haunches!
*Get back on your meat haunches!
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**The two personalities actually share the same goal, one leads while the other tries to follow but can't quite get it right.
**The two personalities actually share the same goal, one leads while the other tries to follow but can't quite get it right.
*Based on his quotes, Krieg seems concerned with several different females. His quotes involving "she" are scattered and inconsistent. Within his ramblings, several stories can be imagined but not logically tied together.
*Based on his quotes, Krieg seems concerned with several different females. His quotes involving "she" are scattered and inconsistent. Within his ramblings, several stories can be imagined but not logically tied together.
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Krieg is the playable Psycho class character in Borderlands 2. He is the sixth playable character in the game and was revealed on March 24, 2013, in the Borderlands 2 Krieg the Psycho Character Reveal Trailer. He was released on May 14th, 2013 on Steam and PlayStation Network for $9.99, or 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live.


Not much is known about Krieg, other than he has escaped from a lab beneath Pandora. Tweets made on the Echocast profile not only reveals that he wants to 'kill the bandits, kill Hyperion, and get revenge', but that he seems to want to 'protect the weak, and kill the deserving' with an extra focus on 'kill the deserving' part.

Whatever Krieg went through to make him the blood-drinking, meat-loving killer that he is, he wasn't always like this. Krieg's psyche has a remnant of who he used to be--a literal inner voice which forces Krieg to only kill the deserving, and help others. The voice remarks that he remembers helping people, getting paid with loot, and other Vault-hunter-esque pursuits. It's also informed Krieg that should Krieg ever kill an innocent person, the inner voice will take over and commit suicide to kill them both.

In his graphic backstory, Krieg is shown wandering the wastelands wielding only his buzz axe, killing bandits and other hostiles along the way. The inner voice seemed to have far less influence on his actions, barely able to keep his blood lusting vessel targeting hostiles over non-combatants. After narrowly avoiding getting splattered, Krieg sees Maya at a train station. Krieg's inner voice knew she was a Siren and a Vault Hunter, and told Krieg to ally with her. Krieg, however, screamed at the top of his lungs, "I'm the conductor of the POOP train!" Maya thought that he was hostile and opened fire, only to attract a pack of rats. Too focused on Krieg, Maya does not see the cannibals approach from behind. Somehow Krieg's inner voice, with some difficulty, managed to influence his darker side to warn and defend Maya, butchering the rats and terrifying one of them unconscious. After helping Krieg finish off the rest of them, Maya softens up to the madman, and Krieg's inner self gains hope that perhaps he can regain himself, though his outer self was too preoccupied screaming about ribcages and cockatiles to express it. Afterwards he is seen clinging to the side of the train, which explains how he ended up in Windshear Waste.


Action Skill: Buzz Axe Rampage

[Fire] to swing buzz axe, [Aim] + [Fire] to throw buzz axe.

500% Melee Damage, regain all Health on kill.

Duration: ~15 seconds.

Cooldown: 120 seconds, reduced by taking damage.


Focuses on ranged combat using a Bloodlust stack mechanic. Dealing damage to an enemy adds a stack of Bloodlust to a maximum of 100. Stacks decay after 3 seconds if you haven’t dealt damage at a rate of 1 stack per second.

Skill Tier Levels Effect
Krieg bloodlusttier1-bloodtwitch
Blood Twitch
1 5 Kill Skill. Killing an enemy gives +0.3% Weapon Swap speed per Bloodlust stack per level. Dealing damage to an enemy adds a stack of Bloodlust. Stacks decay after a few seconds if you haven't dealt damage.
Krieg bloodlusttier1-bloodfilledguns
Blood-Filled Guns
1 5 +0.5% Magazine Size per Bloodlust stack per level. Dealing damage to an enemy adds a stack of Bloodlust. Stacks decay after a few seconds if you haven't dealt damage.
Krieg bloodlusttier2-bloodoverdrive
Blood Overdrive
2 5 Kill Skill. Killing an enemy with a bullet gives +0.5% Melee Damage and -0.005s Grenade Fuse Time per Bloodlust stack per level for a short time.
Krieg bloodlusttier2-bloodyrevival
Bloody Revival
2 5 +0.3% Assault Rifle damage during Fight For Your Life per Bloodlust stack per level.
Krieg bloodlusttier2-tasteofblood
Taste of Blood
2 5 +0.1% damage reduction during Buzz Axe Rampage per Bloodlust stack per level. +10 Bloodlust stacks per kill (+5 per level) during Buzz Axe Rampage.
Krieg bloodlusttier3-bloodbath
Blood Bath
3 5 Kill Skill. Killing an enemy with a grenade or explosion gives +0.5% weapon damage per Bloodlust stack per level for a short time. Enemies killed this way have a 15% chance per level of dropping Grenade ammunition.
Krieg bloodlusttier3-buzzaxebombardier
Buzz Axe Bombardier
3 1 When thrown, your buzz axe now has Dynamite attached to it which explodes on impact.
Krieg bloodlusttier3-fueltheblood
Fuel the Blood
3 5 Kill Skill. Killing an enemy with a melee attack gives +0.2% (+0.2% per level) Grenade Damage per Bloodlust stack per level for a short time and adds +2 Bloodlust stacks per level.
Krieg bloodlusttier4-boilingblood
Boiling Blood
4 5 Increases the time before Bloodlust stacks start to decay by 0.5 seconds per level.
Krieg bloodlusttier4-bloodtrance
Blood Trance
4 5 Increases the duration of Buzz Axe Rampage by 0.05 seconds per Bloodlust stack (at time of activation) per level.
Krieg bloodlusttier5-nervousblood
Nervous Blood
5 5 Kill Skill. Killing an enemy gives +0.3% Reload Speed per Bloodlust stack per level for a short time.
Krieg bloodlusttier6-bloodsplosion
6 1 Killing an enemy causes them to explode with an Elemental Nova matching the element of the damage that killed it (Non-elemental damage will cause an explosive nova). Overkill damage is added to this damage. Each Bloodlust stacks increases this damage by 5%.


Focuses on melee combat and Health/Fight For Your Life mechanics.

Skill Tier Levels Effect
Krieg maniatier1-emptytherage
Empty the Rage
1 5 +4% Melee Damage per level; additional +10% per level when shields or magazine is empty.
Krieg maniatier1-pullthepin
Pull the Pin
1 1 When you die, you drop a free grenade. If you kill an enemy with it, you get double XP.
Krieg maniatier1-feedthemeat
Feed the Meat
1 5 +10% Max Health and +0.5 sec Shield Recharge Delay per level.
Krieg maniatier2-fueltherampage
Fuel the Rampage
2 5 +20% Buzz Axe Rampage cooldown from taking damage per level; additional +20% per level from Health damage. You can now be damaged by teammates; friendly fire damage is 50% - 5% per level.
Krieg maniatier2-embracethepain
Embrace the Pain
2 5 +7% Fire Rate per level when shields are down. +1 sec Shield Recharge Delay per level.
Krieg maniatier3-thrillofthekill
Thrill of the Kill
3 5 Up to 10% per level of overkill damage is returned to you as Health, depending on how low your health is.
Krieg maniatier3-lightthefuse
Light the Fuse
3 1 Fight For Your Life is replaced with Light the Fuse. During Light the Fuse you pull out a live bundle of dynamite and can move normally. The bundle detonates when the timer runs out. If you kill someone you are revived.

Getting a revive with the bundle explosion gives you bonus Movement Speed for the remainder of the time that was left in Light the Fuse.

Throw Dynamite sticks with Fire. Detonate bundle by holding the reload button.

Krieg maniatier3-striptheflesh
Strip the Flesh
3 5 +3% Explosive damage per level; additional +3% per level in Fight For Your Life.
Krieg maniatier4-redeemthesoul
Redeem the Soul
4 1 You can instantly Revive teammates at the cost of downing yourself. You may revive in this way only once each time Buzz axe Rampage is on cooldown. +50% Fight For Your Life time.
Krieg maniatier4-saltthewound
Salt the Wound
4 5 Taking damage from an enemy while your shield is down adds a stack of Salt the Wound to a maximum of 20. +1.5% Melee Damage and +1% Shotgun damage per stack per level.
Krieg maniatier5-silencethevoices
Silence the Voices
5 5 +50% Melee Damage per level. 12% chance to attack yourself with melee attacks.
Krieg maniatier6-releasethebeast
Release the Beast
6 1 Activating the Buzz Axe Rampage when at or below 33% of your max health remaining (i.e., when the ! is showing) instantly refills your health and transforms you into a Badass Psycho Mutant with +100% Melee Damage and +50% Damage Reduction. Buzz Axe Rampage is instantly recharged afterwards.


Focuses on elemental effects, particularly setting oneself on fire. Bonuses that apply only when on fire are in orange text.

Skill Tier Levels Effect
Krieg hellborntier1-burnbabyburn
Burn, Baby, Burn
1 5 +7%, +15% burn damage per level. 7% chance (+7% per level) per fire attack to set self on fire.
Krieg hellborntier1-fuelthefire
Fuel the Fire
1 5 Kill Skill. 7% chance (+7% per level) per fire attack to set self on fire. Killing an enemy gives +40% Elemental Effect Chance (+40% per level) for a short time.
Krieg hellborntier2-painispower
Pain is Power
2 5 +5%, +10% Weapon and Melee Damage per level (except for Sniper Rifles). -5% Critical Hit Damage (-5% per level)
Krieg hellborntier2-numbednerves
Numbed Nerves
2 5 +10% damage reduction per level when on fire.
Krieg hellborntier3-elementalelation
Elemental Elation
3 5 When Elemental Status Effect Damage is being done to enemies you gain stacks of Elemental Elation up to a maximum of 20. Each stack gives +1.0% Fire Rate and Magazine Size per level. Stacks will not decay while you are on fire.
Krieg hellborntier3-delusionaldamage
Delusional Damage
3 1 All Elemental Status Effects you cause have a chance to light yourself on fire. Ignite chances are determined by those accumulated from Burn, Baby, Burn and Fuel the Fire.
Krieg hellborntier3-firefiend
Fire Fiend
3 5 Melee Attacks have a 10% per level chance to Ignite enemies. +10% Weapon Accuracy and +7% Reload Speed when on fire.
Krieg hellborntier4-hellfirehalitosis
Hellfire Halitosis
4 1 Melee Override Skill. Pressing Melee causes you to breathe fire in a cone in front of you. Cooldown is 15 seconds.
Krieg hellborntier4-flameflare
Flame Flare
4 5 +20% Burn Duration on you per level. 15% chance per level for your Burn effects to apply another Burn effect.
Krieg hellborntier5-elementalempathy
Elemental Empathy
5 5 A percentage (5% per level) of Elemental Status Effect Damage done to enemies heals you.
Krieg hellborntier6-ravingretribution
Raving Retribution
6 1 While you are on fire, taking damage from enemies will spawn homing balls of fire that seek out the attacker and explode on impact. Fireballs only trigger once per second.


Parentheses indicate Krieg's inner voice speaking.

When joining a game

  • I'm here to shank and smile!
  • It's time to bleed!
  • Who's ready to flay some scalps?!
  • Mahahaha! My mind is on fire!
  • (If I harm an innocent person, kill me.)

When killing multiple enemies in a row

  • The prince of justice and genocide has something to say: Gone are the days of the tentacle and the age of the gods' mercy is far away...We are the fighters of the middle, the second act in the three-part MEAT play, AND I WILL WIN BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR!
  • I know what I have become... I am the inside of this world, I taste the gore, and I smell the crying, AND I WANT MORE! I want to bathe in your flesh, I want to savor your fear. I wanna live inside a castle built of your agony, AND I WANT TO CRUMBLE IT WITH AN AXE TO YOUR CAROTID ARTERY!
  • Your family is next!
  • Pitiful people prepare, plead plentifully plentiful platitude phenomenal patriot pounds, poundingly perverse puppets pulping, pleasantly, putrid pasties.
  • "Look at me when I scream into your soul!
  • You loud sacks of filth and sour cream can hit me with your pain pinatas all day, but you'll never take the jellied fantasies of my wasted youth! My stomach is clear and my mind is full of bacon!"
  • Kill you all, kill your friends and your family, track down your grandparents and turn them inside-out, nobody can stop the blood train that will turn your loved ones into a red stain across the tracks of humanity!
  • Box cover, box cover! I'm the one who eats the stardom! I'm the hero of all the villans! You can't swallow my morality like a lollipop pill! I'll run around your mind and set the world record with my meat sleeves!
  • This is my favorite song! Dance to the drum beat of the ballistic, fetishistic, sadistic piss-stick! Let the bullets scrape me clean and never ever ever flash a sassy eye at the good doctor!
  • There is no me, there is no you! There is only the never ending spit and bile of combat! The twenty-four hour murder spree of shining metal! I drink the blood and eat the loot and breathe the numbers, because I AM A MONSTER! NOW AND FOREVER!

When using Buzz Axe Rampage

  • (This is gonna get ugly...)
  • (You asked for it...I can't hold it back any longer...!)
  • I'M....COMING!!
  • [maniacal laughter]
  • (It's time...)
  • (No, don't do it!)

When Release the Beast is available

  • I feel the hurt...time for a rampage!
  • Rampage and fill the red bar!
  • I'm losing blood...gimme yours!
  • My axe is thirsty!
  • Nothing makes me stronger than a sucking chest wound!
  • It's time to go insane!
  • Rampage and heal, heal and rampage!

When activating Light the Fuse

  • Boom!
  • Gotcha!
  • Tick-Tock!
  • DIE!

When Pull the Pin is activated

  • From hell's heart, I stab at thee!
  • Martyr for my little one...
  • We'll all go together!
  • I'm taking you with me...

Critical Kill

  • How can I snap your neck if you don't have one?!
  • Bathe in the meat chunks!
  • MEAT!!!
  • It's a baptism of blood!

After Killing a Badass (or higher) enemy

  • [maniacal laughter]
  • YOU MAKE ME VOMIT! [laughs]
  • Now, GO TO SLEEP! 
  • Now to kill your family! [laughs]
  • Your FAMILY is next!!

When getting a Second Wind with Light The Fuse

  • Explosions of life!
  • Circle of Life!
  • Born into flame!
  • Immortal!

When detonating during Light the Fuse

  • Wahahahah! I'll take you ALL with me!
  • Wahahahah! Not fast enough!
  • We'll all go together!

Vehicle kill

  • Your liver is a hood ornament!
  • Insurance fraud!
  • Train won't stop!
  • I love it when you splash on my windshield!
  • Thank you for riding the Psycho Express, Tooh-tooh! All aboard, I'll be collecting your tickets, we have beverages in the DINING CAR!!!

Silence the Voices (Self Damage)

  • Stop hitting yourself!!
  • I hate me!!
  • The pain goes HERE!
  • SHUT UP!!
  • QUIET!!
  • NO, NO, NO!!
  • (Dude, what are you doing?)
  • (I deserve this.)
  • (You can't get rid of me THAT easily...)

When reviving an ally

  • [menacingly] Love you...
  • There's no barbecue 'til I say there's a barbecue!
  • Can't make the pain scream from down there!
  • I will murder your death.
  • You don't die today. YOU DIE EVERY DAY!!
  • The skargleblargs won't get you today.
  • Get back on your meat haunches!
  • GET UP, GET UP!!
  • Don't's a good touch.
  • (That's right, help 'em. Just like old times...)

When revived

  • Why aren't you stabbing me?
  • (Say 'thank you'.) NIPPLE SALADS!! (...Close enough.)
  • Somebody still cares!?
  • Stranger Danger!
  • I am unused to the emotions I am currently feeling!
  • I'm so happy I could KILL you!
  • Don't make this weird!

On earning a Second Wind

  • Immortal!
  • (Get still got bad guys to kill...)
  • (On your feet, she might still be out there.)
  • You woke the wrong dog!
  • I'm not full yet!
  • Angry, I'm angry!
  • Let me hear those screams!
  • My flesh is forever!
  • It's strangling time!
  • I'm back!

While Idle

  • Why aren't my fingers in someone's eye sockets right now... Why aren't my fingers in someone's eye sockets right now... Why aren't my fingers in someone's eye sockets right now... Why aren't my fingers in someone's eye sockets right now... Why aren't my fingers in someone's eye sockets right now... Why aren't my fingers in someone's eye sockets right now...
  • (Where is she? Is she still alive? Did she get away?)
  • (If you ever kill an innocent person, I will destroy us.) Shut UP!! (No. That's the deal. You can kill as many of the deserving as you like, but the second your axe touches the flesh of an innocent, I'll end this. All of it. A razor to the veins, just like that fugitive we tried to grab on Hera, remember?) Nnnnngh, get out of my head!! (...I'll take that as a 'yes.')
  • Somebody open me up and put out the fire in my belly... Put it out with knives and bullets and strangling, or I will eat your nephews!
  • (Nice change of pace not to be murdering someone for once. Probably temporary, though. I'll lose my mind again and be screaming about meat and fluid soon enough... But this part feels... nice.)
  • You think this is the end... It will start again, the blood, the screaming, again and again, forever!
  • NIPPLE SALADS! Nipple salads... Nipple salads!
  • SILENCE! IT'S KILLING ME (Quiet noises) and I will strangle the whispers out of you WITH A BONE SAW
  • (I'm beginning to remember) Stop it, keep the memories down with a knife in it's throat, slash it until it bleeds thought juice across the dirt and it's absorbed into nothingness...
  • (I can't stop, I can't stop the killing) AND I DON'T WANT TO!
  • You think this is the end, it will never end. The blood and the screaming and the teeth it will start. Again, and again, and again, forever.

Completing a Challenge

  • (Maybe the world is sending me a sign.)
  • My pecs have pecs!
  • I feel a deep, dark warmth...!
  • I'm rising!
  • You can't stop me!

Out of Ammo

  • No, no, no, no, no!
  • Who made this gun!?
  • I ordered a lead salad!
  • [frustrated groan]

Comparing Items

  • (Uh-oh. Math. Hope we don't pop a blood vessel.)
  • Uhh... the choices are pretzeling my inner lobes!
  • See the numbers, taste the violence....
  • But who makes the prettiest noise?

Looking at Skill Trees

  • Toooo maaaany icons...

Spotting Health

  • I see red!
  • Organic arm-jabbers!
  • Blood drink!
  • Blasto bandage!
  • I see feel good needles!

Spotting a Badass

  • I'm gonna swallow your throat, badass!
  • I can't wait to taste your lungs!
  • I'll show you what a badass is!
  • I see meat muscles!
  • Don't cry when I pull your lungs out through your chest!
  • Come to me wrath sponge!
  • Splash your blood all over me!
  • Somebody delivered a feast!
  • I want to hear you scream!
  • (This one, we can kill.)

When set on fire

  • (I deserve to burn...)
  • Keep warm!
  • (Ow. Ow. Ow ow.)

When corroding, burning or electrifying enemies

  • Melt for me, pastycakes!
  • Melt in my mouth!

When killing Hyperion troops or loaders

  • (Yes, make them pay for what they did to us...)

When hit by friendly fire

  • Hit the one you love! Do it!
  • I'll eat the pain.
  • I feel your spanking.
  • Friendship is pain.
  • Shoot me 'til you love me!
  • Friendlyfriendlyfriendly FIRE!!
  • DON'T...STOP!!
  • (Oh...they finally turned on me...)

When turning into a Badass Psycho Mutant

  • I CAN'T TAKE IT!!!
  • NO! NO, NO, NO!!!
  • [angry roar]
  • (I'm a monster...!) [Said in the tone of his normal outside voice]
  • (You wanted 'im? You GOT 'IM!)

When using Redeem the Soul

  • (Better this way...)
  • You don't die, I DIE!
  • Monster down! Angel up!
  • (You don't deserve this. I deserve this.)
  • You're in my spot!
  • Trading Places!

When killing enemies while using Buzz Axe Rampage

  • [unintelligible roaring noises]
  • I told ya what would happen!
  • I swallowed your soul!
  • A pain of many parts!

When finding rare loot

  • I like my treasure like I like my baby steaks, raaaaare...
  • What a shiny soul stabber!
  • A golden mallet for the meat pounding!
  • Look at that pungent kill stick.
  • A killing tool, put it in me!
  • (We can use that to kill the deserving, grab it...)
  • Ooohoohoohoohoo, look at that shiny soul stabber!

On gaining a level

  • I heard a ding!
  • I'm rising!
  • All I see is red!
  • This pleasure is agony!
  • I'm overflowing!
  • [short, maniacal laughter]
  • I want to crush something!
  • Gun time, fun time!
  • Do you hear that?!
  • (Nearly as good as getting paid)

When making a high jump in a vehicle

  • Looks like them Duke boys are in a peck of trouble!
  • Somebody catch me!
  • Fine! I'll make the sky bleed!
  • I can't breathe!

When gaining Elemental Elation stacks

  • Bigger mag, better pain!
  • Stack the frenzy! (Say this with two different styles, the other with a calm voice and the other with a more angry tone with the added words: "Do it!" after)
  • Cauterize the wound!
  • Burning, melting goodness!
  • Now run, run!
  • Yes I knew it!
  • When my powers combine!

When accumulating Bloodlust stacks

  • (This is kinda awful, but mostly awesome...)
  • I smell a little drop!
  • Paper cut...
  • I love it when you bleed at me!
  • It's a bloody business, Bates!
  • I lust for your blood!
  • [Snarling] Hemophilia!
  • Salt. GOOD GOD, where is my salt?!
  • I feel the crimson!
  • Blood on the dirt!
  • The crimson mist is so nutritious!

Issuing a duel challenge

  • Friendship is hate!
  • I'll give you something to cry about!
  • You'll never choke ME down!
  • I am NOT your friend!
  • (Don't kill this one, they are not deserving.)

Receiving a duel challenge

  • That's more like it!
  • Thank you!
  • Yeeeeessss, AGAIN!
  • Thanks for the face pain!
  • (Don't kill them, this is just for fun, for fun...)

Losing a duel

  • It feels perfect!
  • I've got to stop.
  • I didn't mean it!
  • Feels different this time!
  • It's the end... But the meat has been prepared!

Stalemate at a duel

  • I slaughtered Steven! He's not even!
  • I'll strangle you with that tie!
  • That's wrong! SO WRONG!
  • But nobody's bleeediiinnng!
  • I'd rather snort a knife into my brain!

Winning a duel

  • Feels so right!
  • You're making me giddy!
  • While there's life, there's meat!
  • You were fantastic. SO WAS I!
  • (Teasingly) You should've ruuuun!


  • Krieg has a unique kind of melee-bonus without having a bladed weapon equipped. This bonus rises together with his level, but will be overwritten by the melee-bonus of a bladed weapon.[1]
    • From Level 45 on, a bladed weapon with a melee-bonus of +50% will weaken his melee attacks.
  • Krieg's skill points total is VERY incorrect on all 3 trees. If one goes to a Quick Change station, they will see his skills as being 53 max points in Bloodlust, when it is actually 52. His Mania skill tree says 44, which is spot-on. His Hellborn tree is VERY off, reading 67 max points, when the number is 43.


  • Krieg was once a bandit that became a Vault Hunter. Ultimately Hyperion captured Krieg and tortured him until his "brain broke," buffing up his abilities at the same time. [2]
  • Krieg's skills "Strip The Flesh" and "Salt the Wound" are references to one phrase commonly heard from psychos ("strip the flesh, salt the wound").
  • Some of Krieg's skills are reference to the psychos' skills which annoy players the most. This includes throwing explosives and exploding (Suicide Psychos), breathing fire (Burning Psychos) and rushing opponents for melee (normal Psychos). [3]
  • Krieg's name means 'War' in German.
  • Krieg's skill Burn, Baby, Burn is a reference to the song "Disco Inferno" by The Trammps.
  • On April 24, 2013, Krieg took over @ECHOcasts [4] Twitter (formerly owned by Sir Hammerlock).
  • Krieg's line "Look at me when I scream into your soul" is a reference to a series of similar lines used by attacking psychos ("Look into my eyes when I stare at you" and "Look at me when I'm charging at you").
  • Krieg seems to suffer from Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD). He argues with himself in some of his quotes, and he has a very quiet 'inner voice' which occasionally tells him what to do or comments on his surroundings--it is very difficult to hear unless sound effects and volume are turned down very low.
    • The dominant personality seems to be his violent side.
    • His more peaceful side seems to keep him in check by threatening that it will take control and commit suicide as soon as he harms an innocent person.
  • Krieg's bounty is $100,000,000,000. No crimes are listed, but in the launch trailer the poster has "Property of Hyperion" written on it.
  • When Krieg dies, regardless of whether he has Light the Fuse or not, he will attempt to say the lines he uses when detonating the bundle of dynamite that accompanies LTF mode. These lines will usually be at least partially cut off.
  • Krieg's quote "You woke the wrong dog!" is a nod to Nine-Toes from the first Borderlands. Upon meeting him, he says "You woke the wrong dog!"
  • The name's of Krieg's skills follow patterns depending on which tree they are in.
    • Bloodlust skills' names all include the word "blood"except Buzz Axe Bombardier.
    • Mania skills' names all follow the pattern: word + " the " + word.
    • Hellborn skills' names all use alliteration.
  • Krieg got one quote for each winning and losing a duel that are based on quotes from Doctor Who.
    • When winning he can say "You were fantastic. SO WAS I". The 9th Doctor said almost the same thing.
    • When losing he can say "It's the end... but the meat has been prepared". The 4th Doctor said "It's the end... but the moment has been prepared."
    • Both original quotes where the last words said by the Doctor before going into a body- and personality altering regeneration.
  • Krieg's quote "It's a bloody business, Bates!" is a reference to the movie "Psycho".
  • His quote, "Friendship is HATE!" is a My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic joke.
  • Krieg is the only playable character who has no lines while under the effects of the Handsome Jack voice modulator, though he does make the same stock grunts.
  • Krieg's quote "Now. GO TO SLEEP!" is a reference to a popular internet meme Jeff the Killer, who says the same thing before killing his victims.
  • Krieg breaks the 4th wall with several quotes.
    • "Rampage and fill the red bar!" shows that health is connected to a health bar.
    • "Toooo maaaany icons..." shows that skills are connected to skill icons.
    • "See the numbers, taste the violence...." shows that items are connected to numbers.
  • Krieg's quote "He's on fire!" is a reference to NBA Jam.
  • The quote "Looks like them Duke boys are in a peck of trouble" is a reference to the Dukes of Hazard.
  • The post-release background story video reveals more of Kriegs personality:
    • Krieg was the first playable vault hunter to meet Maya.
    • Krieg likely refers to Maya in many of his quotes. His inner voice seems to have a crush on Maya, however, Krieg shows great frustration in trying to communicate with Maya, as everything Krieg said made no sense. Krieg makes himself look like an idiot, for example, saying that he is a "Poop train Conductor". His inner voice wanted to compliment and thank Maya but the smile he gets at the end was "close enough".
    • The two personalities actually share the same goal, one leads while the other tries to follow but can't quite get it right.
  • Based on his quotes, Krieg seems concerned with several different females. His quotes involving "she" are scattered and inconsistent. Within his ramblings, several stories can be imagined but not logically tied together.


File:Borderlands 2 - 6 Minutes of Krieg Gameplay - PAX East
Psycho Pack Launch Trailer

Psycho Pack Launch Trailer

Krieg launch trailer

File:Krieg A Meat Bicycle Built for Two-2


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