Axton is one of the playable characters in Borderlands 2. He spent ten years with the Dahl military force, however, after pursuing personal glory, he got discharged and was facing a death sentence. This resulted in Axton going AWOL and becoming a mercenary on other planets beyond Dahl’s reach.
Axton is the Commando class of the game. He is a good choice for novice players as he is able to deploy a turret onto the battlefield to help him during combat. The turret is great for solo and co-op play as it will draw aggro from enemies.
Axton is a versatile character and good with all gun types, however, he is able to excel in assault rifles and explosive weaponry.
Axton’s Action Skill is called Sabre Turret, this allows him to deploy a versatile Dahl Turret on the battlefield which features a mounted gun capable of shooting at a 360° rotation.
The Sabre Turret is active for a 20-second duration and has a cooldown period of 42 seconds. It can also be upgraded with more weapons and abilities in Axton’s skill tree.
|Guerilla||Green||The Guerrilla tree focuses on getting Axton into the fight and improves the Sabre Turrets’ ability to perform continuous high-damage attacks.|
|Gunpowder||Blue||The Gunpowder Tree focuses more heavily on medium-range explosives and weapon damage. Improves many of Axton’s offensive combat stats, and improves the turret mostly as a tactical deploy/distraction.|
|Survival||Red||The Survival tree focuses on defensive stat boosts and abilities, using the turret frequently, and pulling Axton back from the brink of death.|