Being an RPG, Borderlands is all about missions, but mastering the missions alone is just one step to beating the game. As players traverse the world of Pandora they will find many different enemies, friends, weapons, ammunition and much more. To aid in getting through this an overview of the primary missions and game controls has been provided below.

Main mission line

Arid Badlands

  1. Fresh Off The BusGuardian Angel
  2. The Doctor Is InDr. Zed
  3. Skags At The GateDr. Zed
  4. Claptrap RescueClaptrap
  5. Fix'er UpperDr. Zed
  6. Blinding Nine-ToesDr. Zed
  7. Nine-Toes: Meet T.K. BahaDr. Zed
  8. Nine-Toes: T.K.'s FoodT.K. Baha
  9. Got Grenades?T.K. Baha
  10. Nine-Toes: Take Him DownT.K. Baha
  11. Nine-Toes: Time To CollectT.K. Baha
  12. Job HuntingDr. Zed
  13. Catch-A-Ride (mission)Scooter
  14. Bone Head's TheftScooter
  15. The Piss Wash HurdleScooter
  16. Return To ZedScooter
  17. Sledge: Meet ShepDr. Zed
  18. Sledge: The Mine KeyShep Sanders
  19. Sledge: To The Safe HouseShep Sanders
  20. Sledge: Battle For The BadlandsShep Sanders

Dahl Headland

  1. Leaving FyrestoneDr. Zed
  2. Getting LuckyErnest Whitting
  3. Powering The Fast Travel NetworkLucky Zaford
  4. Road Warriors: Hot ShotsLucky Zaford
  5. Road Warriors: Bandit ApocalypseLucky Zaford

New Haven

  1. Power To The PeopleHelena Pierce
  2. Seek Out TannisHelena Pierce

Rust Commons West

  1. Meet 'Crazy' EarlPatricia Tannis

Crazy Earl's Scrapyard

  1. Get Off My Lawn!Crazy Earl
  2. Hair Of The DogCrazy Earl
  3. The Next PieceCrazy Earl

Rust Commons West

  1. Jaynistown: Secret RendezvousPatricia Tannis

Rust Commons East

  1. Jaynistown: A Brother's LoveTaylor Kobb
  2. Jaynistown: Spread The WordTaylor Kobb

New Haven

  1. Jaynistown: Getting What's Coming To YouErik Franks
  2. Jaynistown: Unintended ConsequencesErik Franks
  3. Jaynistown: Cleaning Up Your MessHelena Pierce

Rust Commons East

  1. Another Piece Of The PuzzleGuardian Angel

Rust Commons West

  1. Not Without My ClaptrapPatricia Tannis

Salt Flats

  1. The Final PiecePatricia Tannis

Crimson Fastness

  1. Get Some AnswersPatricia Tannis
  2. Find The Echo Command ConsolePatricia Tannis

Crimson Enclave

  1. Reactivate the ECHO Comm SystemPatricia Tannis

The Vault

  1. Find SteelePatricia Tannis
  2. Destroy The DestroyerGuardian Angel

Rust Commons West

  1. Bring The Vault Key To TannisPatricia Tannis