About Krieg

Krieg the Psycho - Borderlands 2

Krieg is one of the playable characters in Borderlands 2. He was part of an experiment that encouraged traits like self-harm, suicidal impulses, and reckless behavior. However, instead of destroying his sanity, it manifested as an “inner voice” in his mind. While Krieg’s sane side maintains hopeful, his psychotic side became the dominant personality.

Krieg is the Psycho class of the game. He is able to transform into a psychotic killer. Equipped with his Buzzaxe, this maniac will go on a rampage and therefore, his playstyle differs from the other vault hunters, as with this character you want to take as much damage as possible to boost yourself. If you like to melee stuff, Krieg is your guy!

Krieg’s Action Skill

Krieg’s Action skill is called “Buzz Axe Rampage“. When activated, you will transform into a psychotic killer and your main weapon will be a Psycho’s Buzz Axe. You will receive several bonuses throughout its duration as you rampage across the playing field.

  • 500% Melee Damage
  • Killing an enemy will restore all your health back
  • 33% increased movement speed

Buzz Axe Rampage duration is 16 seconds (excluding penalties for health lost), with a cooldown of 120 seconds, which you can reduce by taking damage.

Krieg’s Skill Tree Overview

Borderlands 2 Krieg Skill Tree
Borderlands 2 Krieg Skill Tree
BloodlustGreenThe Bloodlust tree focuses on ranged combat and getting Bloodlust Stacks to improve his skills.
ManiaBlueThe Mania tree focuses on melee combat and health mechanics.
HellbornRedThe Hellborn tree focuses on elemental effects, particularly setting oneself on fire.

Krieg’s Skill Tree Calculator

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