Roland


Roland
Roland.jpg
Name Roland
Class Soldier
Active Ability Scorpio Turret
Skill Trees Infantry, Support, Medic


Roland is a retired soldier of the Crimson Lance, a military that was formed when Pandora started going downhill that totally disregards the law, is the soldier class for Borderlands. Roland's Active Ability is to throw out a turret, called the Scorpio Turret, that will automatically shoot enemies. Roland is most suitable with high power Assault Rifles and Shotguns, dealing fast and powerful weapon damage. While suiting the role of Support in healing and reviving within groups, he is also able to dish out the highest weapon damage out of the four classes.

Roland is best used for the 'all guns blazing' mentality and close combat, due to his fondness of assault rifles and shotguns.

[edit] Skill Tree

Rolands skill tree has three branches, Infantry, Support, and Medic. The infantry branch focuses on greatly increasing efficiency with all weapons, especially shotguns and combat rifles. The skills in this branch will extend combat rifle clips to enormous lengths, making his effectiveness with combat rifles especially useful when combined with specific class mods that also increase magazine size.

The Support branch is a bit less specific than the others, tho it contains most of the available skills tor upgrading the scorpio turret. This tree helps Roland play more defensively.

The Medic branch turns Rold into one of the best team players in the game. He can actively heal his teammates simply by shooting them, regenerate his health, and his teammates health with his scorpio turret, and actively increase health regeneration of his team during combat. This branch makes Roland the only real support/healing character in the game.


Infantry Support Medic
Impact Sentry Defense Stockpile Fitness Aid Station
Increases bullet damage with all weapons by 3/6/9/12/15% Increases scorpio turret damage by 7/14/21/28/35% Increases your shield recharge speed by 4/8/12/16/20% Players near your scorpio turret regenerate 1/2/3/4/5 ammo. Increases your maximum health by 5/10/15/20/25%. Players near your scorpio turret regenerate 1/2/3/4/5% health per second.
Scatter Shot Metal Storm Quick Charge Barrage Overload Cauterize
Increases shotgun damage by 3/6/9/12/15%, and reduces shotgun spread by 5/10/15/20/25%. Killing an enemy increases your fire rate by 6/12/18/24/30%, and reduces recoil by 15/30/45/60/75% Killing an enemy regenerates 2/3/4/6/7% shield per second for a few seconds. Your scorpio turret fires 1/2/3/4/5 more shots per burst. Increases magazine capacity by 12/24/36/48/60% with all weapons. Shooting teammates heals them for 6/12/18/24/30% of the shot's real damage.
Refire Assault Grenadier Deploy Revive Grit
Shooting an enemy decreases the cooldown of your scorpio turret by 1/2/3/4/5 seconds. Increases magazine size and reduces recoil of combat rifles by 9/18/27/36/45%. Killing an enemy increases grenade damage by 3/6/9/12/15%, and regenerates 2/3/5/6/8 grenades per minute. Reduces cooldown of your scorpio turret by 20/40/60/80/100%. Deploying your scorpio turret has a 14/28//42/56/70% chance to instantly revive nearby teammates. Increases bullet resistance by 3/6/9/12/15%.
Guided Missile Supply Drop Stat
Your turret launches a missile every 8/7/6/5/4 seconds while deployed. Your scorpio turret deploys a supply pickup to teammates every 7/6/5/4/3 seconds while deployed. Killing an enemy increases health regeneration for you and nearby teammates by 1/2/3/4/5% for a few seconds.
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