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Destiny 2: Forsaken guide: How to get the Wish-ender exotic bow

Travel through the Shattered Throne — twice! — and prove your worth to the Awoken

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Destiny 2: Forsaken’s new Wish-ender bow is one of the game’s fanciest weapons. It is one of two exotic bows in the game, and the only one that’s available as part of a quest. It’s also extremely powerful, and can be pretty useful in both PvE and PvP. But getting this bow is a lot of trouble, and can take some serious time. In this guide, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about adding this fancy new bow to your collection.

Note: This quest is only available when the Shattered Throne dungeon is available, every three weeks.

Step 1: Beat the Shattered Throne dungeon

The Shattered Throne is a new dungeon experience in Forsaken. Partway between a raid and a strike, the Shattered Throne is hard. It also ranges from power levels 570-580, which makes it one of the highest Light activities in the game. Enter at your own risk, or find some generous friends to help you out.

For this first step, all you need to do is beat the Shattered Throne. There are several encounters here that you’ll need to overcome. To get to the Shattered Throne, you’ll need to enter The Confluence by exploring the cathedral in Rheasilvia. Once you find Sedia — the now cleansed boss of the Corrupted strike — talk to her and enter the great portal in the background.

After the first major boss, you’ll find a statue of Sjur Eido. Walk up to it and hand over your Awoken Talisman — that thing you’ve probably been holding for weeks now. After the statue stops talking, move on and defeat the final boss.

It’ll seem like nothing has happened, and that you’ve hit a dead end. But the mission you have ahead of you is actually just a secret.

Step 2: The secret mission

Once you’ve beaten the Shattered Throne, head over to the Tangled Shore. Ride the elevator up to the Four-horned Gulch and move into the main area. Pull your Ghost out, and you’ll find a mission icon nearby. Walk over to the building, and investigate the little Taken ball. It’ll have question marks all around it and will ask you to “prove your worth.”

This’ll set you off on a pretty straightforward mission on the Tangled Shore. Fight your way through the Taken army until you get to the big final room. Here, you’ll be assaulted by tons of Taken. More importantly, you’ll face down three Taken bosses.

Defeating these enemies is fairly easy, especially in a team. Once they’re dead, you’ll receive three tokens — each with a boss’ name attached to it. You’ll need to go back into the Shattered Throne to cleanse them.

Step 3: Cleansing the tokens

The time has come to return to the Shattered Throne. This part of the quest is actually pretty fun and lets you excise the final boss in the dungeon — the hardest part. You’ll need to enter into the dungeon and go through the opening section, all the way up to the massive Ogre boss.

But while you’re going through, you’ll have to spawn and defeat some secret bosses. To do this, you’ll need to locate an orb in the dungeon and then carry it to its matching statue. This’ll set events in motion that’ll help you cleanse your tokens.

Token 1 (Querim)

Token one is in the first area of the dungeon, where you have to clear the Labyrinth Architects. The statue you’ll need is on the roof of the largest building. There will be a circle of statues, and one of them will be missing the orb.

The orb is in the Tower of the Deep, sitting above the room with the symbol in it. The easiest way to get here is to enter in from the roof. There will be a small basin where the orb will spawn. (We’ve yet to test if the spawn locations of these orbs are random — although we believe they aren’t. If you can’t find the orb, look in the same locations in the other towers around the map.)

Once you have the orb, carry it back to the roof of the center building. You can get there pretty easily by running and jumping your way across some rooftops. Once you pop the orb into the statue, a Taken Minotaur will spawn. Kill it quickly to spawn Querim, the Waking. Take out Querim to cleanse the token of the same name.

You don’t have to worry about anymore orbs until you reach the room with all the scaffolding and the Ogres.

Token 2 (Eriviks)

This token requires two orbs to cleanse. When you first get to the Ogre room where you have to walk along beams above a giant pit, run through like normal and kill everything. Backtrack to the start of the room and go to the right of the door. Behind a pillar, you’ll find a spawn point for the orb.

Grab the orb and carry it. Along the far side of the room will be a group of statues. Pass the first one and make your way to the second group. Insert the orb and move on — nothing else to see here yet.

Your next orb is found in the Thrall room. Once you’ve gone through the portal and have been slowed, walk up the stairs to your right and look in the entryway for the orb. Grab it and carry it through. This section can be pretty annoying with all the Thrall. Jump up and grab the walls as often as possible to keep yourself safe.

Once you reach the end of the Thrall hallway, drop down into the large room below. The statue you’re looking for is on the right. Pop in the orb and make your way out the door.

Putting both of these orbs in place will open a large door on the other side of the chasm. Make your way to it and through it to spawn an arena of Taken. Take out the enemies and the subsequent boss to cleanse the Eriviks token.

Token 3 (Xavoth)

This is the hardest token to cleanse, but only because you have to fight a really annoying boss to do it. Once you reach the giant Ogre boss fight, kill the Wizards and stay alive long enough to collect enough marks to cleanse a fire and drop the boss’ shield.

As soon as the shield goes down, ignore the Ogre and start looking around the room for a Taken Minotaur. (Be careful: They like to go invisible.) Once you kill the Minotaur, it’ll spawn an orb. Grab it and carry it to the left side of the room, where you can find another statue to dunk on.

After the last statue its orb, a second boss Ogre will spawn in the middle of the room. This one isn’t shielded like the real boss, so take it out and cleanse the token of Xavoth.

Take your three tokens to the statue just outside the Ogre boss fight and claim your bow from the statue of Sjur. Congratulations, and enjoy your newest exotic.