Borderlands 2 Best Psycho Krieg Builds – Mania, Melee, Hellborn, Bloodlust

Are you looking for the best Krieg builds? Then look no more! Because we have the best borderlands 2 Krieg builds for you to explore!

Krieg: the psycho is one of the best playable characters in Borderlands 2. He is a violent character and loves to kill people, and that’s why he is called “the psycho”. 

There are many ways to build Krieg for a fight, but it is not always easy to get the right build. You need some knowledge and experience to build the best build.

To help you in the process, In this blog, we have shared the best Krieg builds that you must try to fight your enemies!

So, let’s move to the borderlands 2 Krieg builds!

Best Borderlands 2 Krieg Build in 2022

We have mentioned 4 of the best borderlands 2 Krieg builds. These are:

  • Mania Build
  • Bloodlust
  • Melee Build
  • Hellborn Build

Let’s explore them one by one.

Mania Build

The first build is called the Mania Build. It is because it focuses mainly on Mania tree. This build makes Krieg go insane. You should try it!

These are the skills:

Blood Twitch 2: 

  • +0.6% Weapon Swap speed

Empty the Rage 5: 

  • +20% Melee Damage 
  • +50% when shields or magazine is empty.

Pull the Pin 1: 

  • When you die, you drop a free grenade
  • You get double XP on killing an enemy.

Feed the Meat 5: 

  • +50% Max Health 
  • +2.5 sec Shield Recharge Delay.

Embrace the Pain 5: 

  • +35% Fire Rate when shields are down. 
  • +5 sec Shield Recharge Delay. 

Fuel the Rampage 5: 

  • +100% Buzz Axe Rampage cooldown from taking damage
  •  friendly fire damage is 30%.

Thrill of the Kill 5: 

  • Up to 90% of overkill damage is returned to you as Health,


Strip the Flesh 5: 

  • +15% Explosive damage
  •  +15% in Fight For Your Life.

Silence the Voices 5: 

  • +250% Melee Damage.

Release the Beast 1: 

  • +100% Melee Damage 
  • +50% Damage Reduction. 

Bloodlust Build

Melee combat will not always save you from the enemies, so you must have a build based on weapons and grenades! This is the Bloodlust Build. It mainly focuses on the Bloodlust tree and prepares Krieg for a weapon fight.

These are the skills of the Bloodlust Build:

Blood-Filled Guns 2:

  • +1% Magazine Size per Bloodlust stack.

Blood Twitch 4:

  • +1.2% Weapon Swap speed per Bloodlust stack.

Taste of Blood 3:

  • +0.3% damage reduction
    during Buzz Axe Rampage per Bloodlust stack. 
  • +20 Bloodlust stacks per kill during Buzz Axe Rampage.

Bloody Revival 3:

  • +0.9% Assault Rifle damage during Fight For Your Life per Bloodlust stack.

Blood Overdrive 2:

  • Killing an enemy gives +1% Melee Damage and –0.01s Grenade Fuse Time per Bloodlust stack for a short time.

Blood Bath 2:

  •  Killing an enemy with a grenade or explosion gives +1% weapon damage per Bloodlust stack for a short time. 
  • Enemies killed this way have a 30% chance of dropping Grenade ammunition.

Buzz Axe Bombardier 1:

  • Buzz axe explodes a dynamite when thrown

Fuel the Blood 2:

  •  Killing an enemy with a melee attack gives +0.4% Grenade Damage per Bloodlust stack for a short time 
  • Adds +4 Bloodlust stacks.

Boiling Blood 5:

  • Increases the time before Bloodlust stacks start to decay by +2.5 seconds.

Nervous Blood 5:

  •  Killing an enemy gives +1.5% Reload Speed per Bloodlust stack for a short time.

Empty the Rage 3:

  • +12% Melee Damage
  • +30% when shields or magazine is empty.

Fuel the Fire 5:

  • Killing an enemy gives +200% Elemental Effect Chance for a short time.

Numbed Nerves 5:

  • +50% damage reduction when on fire. 

Pain is Power 1:

  • +5% (+10% when on fire) Weapon 
  •  Melee Damage (except for Sniper Rifles). –5% Critical Hit Damage

Melee Build

This skill tree focuses on the melee damage. It also helps the player to regain health fast.

These are the skills:

Blood-Filled Guns 5:

  • +2.5% Magazine Size per Bloodlust stack.

Blood Twitch 4:

  • +1.2% Weapon Swap speed per Bloodlust stack. 

Taste of Blood 5:

  • +0.5% damage reduction 
  •  +30 Bloodlust stacks per kill during Buzz Axe Rampage. 

Buzz Axe Bombardier 1:

  • Buzz axe explodes on impact after it is thrown.

Boiling Blood 4:

  • Increases the time before Bloodlust stacks start to deteriorate by +2 seconds. 

Empty the Rage 5:

  • +20% Melee Damage
  • +50% when shields or magazine is empty. 

Fuel the Rampage 5:

  • +100% Buzz Axe Rampage cooldown 
  • +100% from Health damage.
  •  friendly fire damage is 30%.

Strip the Flesh 5:

  • +15% Explosive damage
  • +15% in Fight For Your Life.

Salt the Wound 5:

  • +7.5% Melee Damage 
  • +5% Shotgun damage per stack.

Silence the Voices 4:

  • +200% Melee Damage. 
  • 12% chance to attack yourself with melee attacks. 

Hellborn Build

The last Build on the list is the Hellborn Build. As the name suggests, this build focuses on the fire damage and gives you the best fire resistance. 

These are the skills:

Blood-Filled Guns 2:

  • +1% Magazine Size per Bloodlust stack.

Blood Twitch 3:

  • +0.9% Weapon Swap speed per Bloodlust stack.

Bloody Revival 5:

  • +1.5% Assault Rifle damage during Fight 

Burn, Baby, Burn 5:

  • +35% (+75% when on fire) burn damage.  

Fuel the Fire 5:

  • Killing an enemy gives +200% Elemental Effect 

Numbed Nerves 5:

  • +50% damage reduction when on fire.

Pain is Power 3:

  • +15% (+30% when on fire) Weapon 
  • Melee Damage (except for Sniper Rifles). –15% Critical Hit Damage 

Elemental Elation 3:

  • +2% Fire Rate 
  • +3% Magazine Size. 

Fire Fiend 3:

  • +30% chance to Ignite enemies. 
  • +30% Weapon Accuracy 
  • +21% Reload Speed when on fire. 

Flame Flare 3:

  • +60% Burn Duration on you. 
  • +45% chance for your Burn effect. 

Hellfire Halitosis 1:

  • Cooldown is 15 seconds. 

Elemental Empathy 5:

  • Burn status effect damage heals you 25% damage

Raving Retribution 1:

  • Fireballs only trigger once/sec

FAQs

These are some frequently asked questions about Borderlands 2 Krieg.

What guns are good for Krieg?

Hellfire (SMG), Rapier and SandHawk are the best guns for Krieg.

Is Krieg hard to play?

Krieg is a tricky character and it is not very easy to play. It is one of the most complex characters in borderlands 2 and it is indeed difficult for newbies to play.


Conclusion

This blog features the best borderlands 2 Krieg builds. We have covered 4 Krieg builds that you can use to get more kills. All of them are discussed above.

I hope that this blog helped you, let us know which Krieg build is your favourite?

Yazdaan is a man who can't stop talking about games, geeky things, and to the chagrin of his colleagues, horrible puns. He's been working as a game journalist for several years now, and The Unabridged Gamer on YouTube. When not reviewing games, you'll probably find him ranting on Twitter, writing, or replaying Dead Space 2 for the zillionth time.

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