Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 Achievements

High-Flying Hurler

Killed a flying enemy with a thrown Tediore weapon  

Tediore weapons have a special ability that each time you reload, your character will automatically throw the weapon (don't worry it'll come back to you) wherever you're currently aiming. Doing so and hitting any enemy with it, will cause a small amount of damage. So with that in mind, you'll first need to find/purchase a Tediore weapon, have it equip and then you'll need to search for any flying enemy.

The best enemy to try this on is a Rakk as they take one hit from the thrown weapon. Plus you're in luck as they're right at the start of the game in Southern Shelf. So either do some of the side mission and hope you get a Tediore gun as loot, or buy one from the town.

Once you've got one, head open area just outside of the town and you'll see some Rakk flying about. Simply take a shot at them and they'll start to fly towards you. As one gets close, tap  to reload and hopefully you'll hit one of them. If not, just rinse and repeat until you do.

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Comment #1 by WantedConstant
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 @ 04:30:52 PM

So you have to have a gun run out of ammo with it and kill a flying creature? Sounds hard to be honost.

Comment #2 by Gentleman
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 @ 05:28:11 PM

Remember you can always reload a gun even when it still has ammo left in the clip. . .

Comment #3 by ilzy
Thursday, August 02, 2012 @ 04:22:16 AM

the more ammo in the clip, the bigger/stronger the explosion, so can't be too hard in the respect, the hard thing would be to get the aim right to actually hit the flying enemy.... especially if it's anything like a Rakk!

Comment #4 by Death shrimp X
Sunday, August 26, 2012 @ 03:48:39 AM

This shouldn't be to hard the rakk always used to fly straight at you in large groups

Comment #5 by Kizawa6
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 @ 10:23:14 PM

From the trailers, some guns act like grenades now. So now we will have uses for weaker guns now.

Comment #6 by judge999
Monday, September 17, 2012 @ 10:38:19 AM

One of the walkthrough videos showed that when you reload a Tediore weapon you toss the old weapon where you are aiming. I guess if you use Tediore weapons enough this will come naturally

Comment #7 by Schir
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 @ 11:40:19 PM

Done easier when you weaken the Raking and allow it to sky dive to eye level then chuck the gun at it.

Comment #8 by Juztchilling
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 @ 08:14:08 AM

So first I tried this with a buzzard and it didn't unlock. Then I accidentally got it against a rakk.

Comment #9 by Youtubethebiohazardgames
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 @ 09:03:46 PM

i made a video on how to get this

Comment #10 by dormantBEAST
Thursday, September 20, 2012 @ 03:58:15 PM

I have a Tediore pistol for trade to anyone who doesn't want to find a weapon themselves. PM my XBLV account. XBLV: dormantBEAST

Comment #11 by Tonyy
Thursday, September 20, 2012 @ 04:18:19 PM

Just got it :D Pretty fun to try, took me around 4-6 attempts. Try and find the "Clean Pistol" and that will work nicely. Also a fairly good pistol all-round.

Comment #12 by mikefizzled
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 12:43:30 PM
Quick and simple guide with a voiceover and explanation.

Comment #13 by samsaBEAR
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 09:02:46 PM

Real easy to get, and pretty fun. I swear the explosion does far more damage than the gun does...

Comment #14 by bbbbBeaver
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 09:14:01 PM

Tediores fairely common to find. The throw does more damage the more ammo is left in the clip. Beware though that this also uses up the ammo that's left in the clip. I got lucky with this achievement and threw a corrosive Tediore at a buzzard.

Comment #15 by flechetteXXX
Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 06:37:07 PM

Rocket Launchers work well for this since they actually shoot out like a rocket but they can be a little inaccurate. It is easier than trying to time it with a pistol.

Comment #16 by Will63081
Sunday, September 23, 2012 @ 09:39:17 AM

I did it completely by accident with a shotgun and the rakks at the beginning of the game. They are very week so just wait for them to fly in close.

Comment #17 by Danny 9C1
Sunday, September 23, 2012 @ 10:55:44 AM

This Achievement took me maybe 30 seconds to get,super easy IMO.

Just go to Sothern Shelf and start messing with the birds that are flying around.Once the bird/s start flying in at you just reload your weapon while aimed at them.

I went to the gun shop in town and bought a crappy Tediore pistol.Then went out to the open frozen over water area and shot one or two shots at the birds and then waited for them to attack me.Took me only two reloads to get this.I then went back into town and sold back the pistol.

Comment #18 by Shadowleo2604
Monday, September 24, 2012 @ 11:27:42 AM

You can do it against Rakks...

Comment #19 by monkeycatt
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 @ 04:42:58 PM


Comment #20 by em0rox
Saturday, September 29, 2012 @ 02:39:45 PM

I got it just playing normally and a rakk happened to fly in front of me as I was reloading an exploding gun... I don't understand why achievements that clearly state EXACTLY what to do have so many comments here... What else could "kill something with a thrown Tediore weapon" possibly mean? Come on people... =P

Comment #21 by AdroitxAssassin
Sunday, January 06, 2013 @ 03:42:19 PM

Very easy to do, really. Just shoot once, then throw it.
More ammo left in the chamber = Bigger boom.

I got it on a Surveyor bot at a Hyperion base.
It should work on ANY flying enemy.

I'm not sure about Buzzards, though.

Comment #22 by kiwithinks
Thursday, April 04, 2013 @ 05:03:59 PM

I havent been good at these sort of guns. So i havent tried this one yet. Will attempt it. Thanks for the tips.

Comment #23 by Sgtpwnage304
Sunday, July 21, 2013 @ 02:55:21 AM

Don't know if it would work, but I would try the deliverance. Its a legendary tediore shotgun. You throw it when you reload and it seeks out enemies.

Comment #24 by ShatterHeartx
Saturday, February 01, 2014 @ 11:10:31 PM

Easy way to complete is to Phaselock a Rakk and throw a tediore pistol.

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Game Info
Gearbox Software
2K Games


US September 18, 2012
Europe September 21, 2012

HDD Space Required : 5.54 GB
Backward compatible on Xbox One: Yes
Price: $19.99USD
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