Vault Card System Explained – Borderlands 3
The new Director’s Cut expansion download for Borderlands 3 has landed and with it comes a number of new additions. These new additions include a new raid boss, new Ava missions, and new daily challenges called Vault Cards. IF you want to know more about the daily and weekly Vault Cards this guide is for you. Below is a quick look at the Vault Card system. Let’s get started.
What is the Vault Card?
Vault Cards are a new addition to Borderlands 3 thanks to the introduction of Season 2. This new season added a new set of Daily Challenges and Weekly Challenges called Vault Cards. Vault Cards are located in their own screen to the right of the Events Tab. This screen shows you a few important things:
- Daily Challenges: Total of three to complete each day. Refresh daily at 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM UTC.
- Weekly Challenges: One available per week to complete. Refreshes Thursdays at 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM UTC.
Completing the above mentioned challenges earns you special Vault Card XP. This XP contributes to your Vault Card Points Level Progress. Simply playing the game will add further XP to your progress as well. Each time you level up your card you earn an openable chest.
What are Vault Card Chests?
Once you reach a new level of the Vault Card you earn a Season Pass chest you can open. These chests are accessible from the card screen by pressing the “Open Chest” button. Once the button is pressed you go to a screen that shows the chest opening. There are a variety of rewards that can come from these chests. The most common is Season Pass Keys. The rarer items you can get are 125x Eridium, Season Pass Items, and Diamond Keys.
Vault Card Season Rewards
As you open the Vault Card chests you will receive a ton of regular keys. These keys serve an important purpose. Within each of the season passes there is a collection of items. These items revolve around specific themes. The regular keys from the chests are spent to unlock the different season rewards. Once you have enough of the keys for the item you want to unlock simply hover over it and hit “Unlock Item” this will purchase the items and add it to your inventory. Gearbox has multiple seasons planned for release so there will be a ton of rewards to unlock.
That’s all you need to know about the Vault Card system in Borderlands 3. This new system is the game’s attempt at a battlepass. This battlepass. Do to its nature you will want to login to the game regularly to get all the seasonal rewards. These rewards include things like new weapons, skins, and emotes.