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'''Michael Mamaril''' is an [[NPC]] in [[Sanctuary]]. He is noted for giving out {{rarity link|blue}} or rarer loot, including {{rarity link|E-Tech}} weapons. He also plays an integral part in the [[Tribute to A Vault Hunter]] achievement/trophy.
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'''Michael Mamaril''' is an [[NPC]] in [[Sanctuary]]. He is noted for giving out {{rarity link|blue}} or rarer loot, including {{rarity link|E-tech}} weapons. He also plays an integral part in the [[Tribute to A Vault Hunter]] achievement/trophy.
   
 
Mamaril offers an item that is based on the level of the current story mission (capped at about level 30 if he is first encountered after the story is completed in Normal Mode). Once encountered, his loot level will remain fixed.
 
Mamaril offers an item that is based on the level of the current story mission (capped at about level 30 if he is first encountered after the story is completed in Normal Mode). Once encountered, his loot level will remain fixed.
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==Locations==
 
==Locations==
 
[[File:Imgur-ykNAV.jpg|thumb|A map of Michael's possible locations]]
 
[[File:Imgur-ykNAV.jpg|thumb|A map of Michael's possible locations]]
Michael can be found randomly at one of several spots around [[Sanctuary]]:
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Michael can be found randomly at one of several spots around Sanctuary:
   
 
*Near the newsstand in Sanctuary's main plaza
 
*Near the newsstand in Sanctuary's main plaza
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*Inside Moxxi's, near the bar
 
*Inside Moxxi's, near the bar
 
*Inside Moxxi's, in the side room across from Sir Hammerlock
 
*Inside Moxxi's, in the side room across from Sir Hammerlock
*In Marcus' weapons shop
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*Inside Marcus Munitions
 
*Near Claptrap's location, at the end of the street and in front of a building
 
*Near Claptrap's location, at the end of the street and in front of a building
 
*Inside Scooter's garage, near a stack of tires
 
*Inside Scooter's garage, near a stack of tires
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
*In the unpatched console versions, Michael has a 100% spawn chance before [[Sanctuary]] is relocated, after which point his spawn rates returns to the default 10%. In the PC version, he always has the normal 10% spawn chance.
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*In the unpatched console versions, Michael has a 100% spawn chance before Sanctuary is relocated, after which point his spawn rates returns to the default 10%. In the PC version, he always has the normal 10% spawn chance.
 
* Based on [http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=149928 a test of 500 trials] performed by user ''Dark_Force9999'' in Gearbox Forums, his ratio appears to be 95% {{rarity|blue}}, 4.5% {{rarity|purple}} and 0.5% {{rarity|orange}}.
 
* Based on [http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=149928 a test of 500 trials] performed by user ''Dark_Force9999'' in Gearbox Forums, his ratio appears to be 95% {{rarity|blue}}, 4.5% {{rarity|purple}} and 0.5% {{rarity|orange}}.
 
* Based on a [http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=170080 test of 1014 trials] performed by user ''Heycarnut'' posted at Gearbox forums, the ratios were 89% blue, 11% purple, 0% orange. Assuming the 0.5% orange rate inferred from an earlier test by another poster, there is only about 0.6% chance of not seeing an orange in this many drops, strongly indicating the rate may be much lower.
 
* Based on a [http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=170080 test of 1014 trials] performed by user ''Heycarnut'' posted at Gearbox forums, the ratios were 89% blue, 11% purple, 0% orange. Assuming the 0.5% orange rate inferred from an earlier test by another poster, there is only about 0.6% chance of not seeing an orange in this many drops, strongly indicating the rate may be much lower.
*He will occasionally paraphrase a version of the opening theme from Borderlands if left alone for a while before his proffered item is taken.
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*He will occasionally paraphrase a version of the opening theme from ''[[Borderlands]]'' if left alone for a while before his proffered item is taken.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*The NPC shares his name with a Borderlands fan that passed away in October 2011. Michael's friend, Carlo, sent [[Gearbox]] an email requesting that a short [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuroFpcFq-c eulogy] be read by [[Claptrap]] in order to honor his late friend's memory. Gearbox also promised to include Michael in [[Borderlands 2]] as a [http://www.destructoid.com/gearbox-to-honor-late-fan-as-an-npc-in-borderlands-2-215160.phtml tribute] to the late Borderlands fan.
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*The NPC shares his name with a Borderlands fan that passed away in October 2011. Michael's friend, Carlo, sent [[Gearbox]] an email requesting that a short [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuroFpcFq-c eulogy] be read by [[Claptrap]] in order to honor his late friend's memory. Gearbox also promised to include Michael in ''[[Borderlands 2]]'' as a [http://www.destructoid.com/gearbox-to-honor-late-fan-as-an-npc-in-borderlands-2-215160.phtml tribute] to the late Borderlands fan.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==

Revision as of 11:42, April 5, 2013

Michael Mamaril is an NPC in Sanctuary. He is noted for giving out blue or rarer loot, including E-tech weapons. He also plays an integral part in the Tribute to A Vault Hunter achievement/trophy.

Mamaril offers an item that is based on the level of the current story mission (capped at about level 30 if he is first encountered after the story is completed in Normal Mode). Once encountered, his loot level will remain fixed.

Locations

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A map of Michael's possible locations

Michael can be found randomly at one of several spots around Sanctuary:

  • Near the newsstand in Sanctuary's main plaza
  • In an alley down the street from the front entrance to Moxxi's
  • Inside Moxxi's, near the bar
  • Inside Moxxi's, in the side room across from Sir Hammerlock
  • Inside Marcus Munitions
  • Near Claptrap's location, at the end of the street and in front of a building
  • Inside Scooter's garage, near a stack of tires
  • Inside Crimson Raider headquarters in the room with Tannis
  • Inside Zed's clinic
  • To the left of the door to Crazy Earl's Black Market

Notes

  • In the unpatched console versions, Michael has a 100% spawn chance before Sanctuary is relocated, after which point his spawn rates returns to the default 10%. In the PC version, he always has the normal 10% spawn chance.
  • Based on a test of 500 trials performed by user Dark_Force9999 in Gearbox Forums, his ratio appears to be 95% blue, 4.5% purple and 0.5% orange.
  • Based on a test of 1014 trials performed by user Heycarnut posted at Gearbox forums, the ratios were 89% blue, 11% purple, 0% orange. Assuming the 0.5% orange rate inferred from an earlier test by another poster, there is only about 0.6% chance of not seeing an orange in this many drops, strongly indicating the rate may be much lower.
  • He will occasionally paraphrase a version of the opening theme from Borderlands if left alone for a while before his proffered item is taken.

Trivia

  • The NPC shares his name with a Borderlands fan that passed away in October 2011. Michael's friend, Carlo, sent Gearbox an email requesting that a short eulogy be read by Claptrap in order to honor his late friend's memory. Gearbox also promised to include Michael in Borderlands 2 as a tribute to the late Borderlands fan.

Gallery

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