Check out this guide to learn all the endgame features of Borderlands 3. This includes Mayhem Mode, True Vault Hunter Mode, farming, side quests, play DLC, & more!Check Out the All Story Mission List Here
What Happens After You Finish the Game?
Your Save Continues
You game does not end upon beating Borderland 3's main story. Your save will continue, giving you free reign on what to do next. Gather new weapons, complete side quests, or level up. The choice is yours!
Unlock New Endgame Features
Beating the main story will give you access to new features. This includes the franchise's new game +, The True Vault Hunter Mode and the Guardian Ranks.
True Vault Hunter Mode
True Vault Hunter Mode amps up the difficulty with stronger enemies along the way. You'll keep all your gear, Skill Points, and Guardian Rank when you start TVHM.Check Out True Vault Hunter Mode Here
Guardian Ranks are only unlocked upon beating the Main Story. Once you get it, you can exchange Guardian Ranks for small buffs that can affect either your damage, elemental chance, and more!Check Out the Guardian Ranks Here
If you're looking for a challenge outside of True Vault Hunter Mode, you can try the Mayhem Modes. These increase enemy toughness and damage along with the rewards you can get from them!Check Out Mayhem Mode Here
What to Do After Beating the Game?
Complete Unfinished Side Quests
In case you haven't finished all of your Side Quests yet, you can continue to do so after beating the game. Though if you're after quest rewards, it's better to do this in True Vault Hunter Mode.Check Out the All Side Mission List Here
Do Challenge Arenas
The Circle of Slaughter and Proving Grounds can be hard to beat when you're in the middle of the story. Try doing them again after completing the Main Story.Check Out the Challenge Arenas Here
Level Up Your Character
There is a Level Cap of 50 in Borderlands 3. By the time you finish the story, you're likely to be halfway through it. Continue farming enemies and doing quests to get to level 50!Check Out How To Level Up Fast!
Try Out New Builds
The more you level up, the more Skill Points you'll have to use. Try out new builds as you level up and see what works best for you and the weapons in your arsenal.Check Out the Skills & Guide List Here
Farm for Weapons & Gear
There are a bazillion guns in Borderlands 3 and you can continue to farm for them at endgame. Do note that quest reward weapons that you already got cannot be acquired anymore.
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Although there are no DLCs yet, it's a good idea to complete them after the Main Story. According to Gearbox, there will be 4 upcoming story DLCs for Borderlands 3.
Play in Mayhem Modes
There are levels of Mayhem Modes you can play. At endgame, you should be geared enough to try Level 1, then work your way to getting geared up for the next levels.Check Out Mayhem Mode Here!
Try Out True Vault Hunter Mode
Leveling up and getting good loot is easier in True Vault Hunter Mode than in Normal Mode. Story Progression will be reset for TVHM, but it will not affect your progression in Story Mode.Check Out Vault Hunter Mode Here!
Other Things You Can Do After Beating the Game
Start a New Save with a New Character
You can also choose to start a new save and play through the game again with a New Character. Discover their skills, dialogue options, and see which one you want to main!Check Out Recommended Characters to Play
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Choose Different Reward Options
There are Side Quests with reward options or choices that you might be curious about. You can try this out in your new save if you wan to.