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Destiny 2 offers weapons and armor for players to add to their arsenal. The rarest of these are called Exotics. Exotics have unique perks, operating differently from their Legendary brethren. Players can equip only one piece of Exotic armor and one Exotic weapon at a time.

Exotics vary in their acquisition. Bungie locked some behind hard quests, ot hers behind events, and most behind random loot drops.

We’ve collected all of Destiny 2’s Exotics in one place to help you keep track of what they do and where you can find them.


Table of contents

This guide is up to date as of Destiny 2: Shadowkeep’s release in October 2019. As Destiny 2 adds more Exotics and changes the effects or acquisition of existing gear, we’ll update the information below.

Season of The Undying Exotic weapons
Shadowkeep Exotic armor
Season of Opulence Exotic weapons
Season of Opulence Exotic armor
Season of the Drifter Exotic weapons
Season of the Drifter Exotic armor
Black Armory Exotic weapons
Forsaken Exotic armor
Warmind Exotic armor
Curse of Osiris Exotic armor
Destiny 2 launch Exotic armor

Destiny 2: Season of the Undying Exotic weapons


Eriana’s Vow (Solar Special hand cannon)

Eriana’s Vow is a Special ammo hand cannon. It deals bonus damage to shields. When you first aim down its sight, it gains increased precision damage. You can retain the buff by continuing to hit precision shots or damaging an elemental shield.

Where to find Eriana’s Vow

Eriana’s Vow comes from the Season of the Undying Season Rank. Players who own the season can pick it up at Rank 1, while free players need to hit Rank 35.

Eriana’s Vow Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Monte Carlo (Kinetic auto rifle)

The Monte Carlo is all about melee damage. Kills with Monte Carlo charge your melee ability, and melee or weapon kills increase weapon damage. Melee kills also grant ammo.

Where to find Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo is a random world drop from challenges and powerful rewards.

Monte Carlo Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Leviathan’s Breath (Heavy Void bow)

The Leviathan’s Breath launches a powerful arrow, which stops Unstoppable enemies and creates a large area explosion around the impact.

Where to find Leviathan’s Breath

Leviathan’s Breath isn’t out yet, but it will likely have an Exotic quest at the end of October.

Leviathan’s Breath Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Exotic weapons


Deathbringer (Void rocket launcher)

The Deathbringer launches a rocket that explodes midair. After the explosion, small missiles seek out targets to destroy.

Where to find Deathbringer

You can earn the Deathbringer rocket launcher through a post-Shadowkeep campaign Exotic quest.

Deathbringer Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Divinity (Arc Trace Rifle)

The Divinity makes enemies vulnerable, covering their body into a precision hit zone. It also disrupts enemies and deals bonus damage after damaging the same enemy long enough.

Where to find Divinity

We aren’t sure how to earn Divinity yet, but it seems like a reward from the Garden of Salvation raid.

Divinity Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Exotic armor


Assassin’s Cowl (Hunter helmet)

With the Assassin’s Cowl, you’ll instantly regenerate health and turn invisible after executing a finishing move.

Where to find Assassin’s Cowl

You earn the Assassin’s Cowl by beating the Shadowkeep campaign as a Hunter.

Assassin’s Cowl Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Phoenix Cradle (Titan legs)

With Phoenix Cradle, allies also benefit from the Sun Warrior buff, and the Sun Warrior buff lasts twice as long.

Where to find Phoenix Cradle

You earn the Assassin’s Cowl by beating the Shadowkeep campaign as a Titan.

Phoenix Cradle Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Stormdancer’s Brace (Warlock chest)

With Stormdancer’s Brace, each kill you make with your Stormtrance increases Stormtrance’s damage.

Where to find Stormdancer’s Brace

You earn the Assassin’s Cowl by beating the Shadowkeep campaign as a Warlock.

Stormdancer’s Brace Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2: Season of Opulence Exotic weapons


Bad Juju (Kinetic pulse rifle)

Bad Juju is a powerful pulse rifle that increases Super regeneration through a Rampage-like damage perk.

Where to find Bad Juju

Players can earn Bad Juju through the Tribute Hall quest.

Bungie via Polygon

Lumina (Kinetic hand cannon)

Lumina is the reverse of the Thorn hand cannon. Killing enemies makes them drop remnants, which buff Lumina with healing bullets and partially reload the magazine.

Where to find Lumina

You can earn Lumina through its own Exotic quest.

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Tarrabah (Solar submachine gun)

You charge Tarrabah by dealing or taking damage. When the weapon is fully charged, holding the reload button increases fire rate, damage, and reload speed for a few seconds. Any kills you earn during this Ravenous Beast buff period increases the duration.

Where to find Tarrabah

Tarrabah is a random drop from Gahlran, the final boss in the Crown of Sorrow raid.

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Truth (Void rocket launcher)

Truth holds three rockets in the chamber. Firing a rocket after locking onto an enemy player causes it to aggressively track, even around corners.

Where to find Truth

You can earn Truth through its own Exotic quest.

Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2: Season of Opulence Exotic armor


Khepri’s Sting (Hunter gauntlets)

If you punch an enemy with full melee energy, your smoke grenade will explode around you. You can still see all enemies in the smoke.

Where to find Khepri’s Sting

Khepri’s Sting drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

Bungie via Polygon

Peregrine Greaves (Titan legs)

Your shoulder charge abilities deal extremely high damage if you cast them mid-air.

Where to find Peregrine Greaves

Peregrine Greaves drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

Astrocyte Verse (Warlock helmet)

This helmet enhances your blink ability. You blink further and with a shorter cooldown.

Where to find Astrocyte Verse

Astrocyte Verse drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter Exotic weapons


Arbalest (Kinetic linear fusion rifle)

Arbalest fires slug bullets instead of energy blasts and deals increased shield damage to enemies.

Where to find Arbalest

Arbalest drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

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Outbreak Perfected (Kinetic pulse rifle)

Outbreak Perfected generates enemy-seeking SIVA drones on precision kills and rapid damage. Outbreak Perfected deals more damage to enemies afflicted with SIVA drones.

Where to find Outbreak Perfected

You can earn Outbreak Perfected through the Zero Hour mission.

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Thorn (Kinetic hand cannon)

Thorn fires poison bullets at enemies. When it kills an enemy, they’ll drop remnants that reload Thorn and increase the gun’s poison damage.

Where to find Thorn

You can earn Thorn through its own quest, hidden in the EDZ.

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Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter Exotic armor


Liar’s Handshake (Hunter gauntlets)

Melee attacking after using an Arc melee ability or a counterstrike after being melee attacked will be more powerful and heal you.

Where to find Liar’s Handshake

Liar’s Handshake drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

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Stronghold (Titan gauntlets)

Guarding with a sword doesn’t drain ammo and increases movement speed. Timing your block will heal you.

Where to find Stronghold

Stronghold drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

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Getaway Artist (Warlock gauntlets)

Holding your grenade button will consume your Arc grenade and grant you a more powerful Arc Soul turret.

Where to find Getaway Artist

Getaway Artist drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

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Destiny 2: Black Armory Exotic weapons


Anarchy (Arc heavy grenade launcher)

Anarchy can launch multiple mines that tether Arc damage between each other. These mines can be stuck on enemies or nearby structures.

Where to find Anarchy

Anarchy is a random drop after defeating Insurrection Prime at the end of the Scourge of the Past raid.

Anarchy Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Izanagi’s Burden (Kinetic sniper rifle)

Holding the reload button lets you cram up to four bullets into a single shot, dealing increased damage and gaining extra range.

Where to find Izanagi’s Burden

You can earn Izanagi’s Burden through the Mysterious Box quest.

Izanagi’s Burden Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Jotunn (Solar fusion rifle)

Jotunn fires a small, explosive bolt that homes in on a target. When the bolt hits, it explodes and sets the ground on fire, dealing damage to enemies that stand in it.

Where to find Jotunn

When you complete a Powerful Frame in the Bergusia forge, there is a chance that Jotunn will drop as an additional reward. Unlike Le Monarque, Jotunn can only drop from Bergusia.

Jotunn Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Le Monarque (Void combat bow)

Firing at the moment Le Monarque draws (called a ‘perfect draw’) poisons the target with a damage over time effect. Landing a precision hit with the perfect draw creates a cloud of poison, adding the damage over time effect to all nearby enemies.

Where to find Le Monarque

When you complete a Powerful Frame in a Black Armory forge, there is a chance for you to earn Le Monarque. Le Monarque can drop from Bergusia, Volundr, Gofannon, or Izanami.

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The Last Word (Kinetic hand cannon)

The Last Word can fire full-auto by holding down the fire button. You’re meant to fire it from the hip, as it gains increased accuracy and reload speed when hitting enemies without aiming down sight.

Where to find The Last Word

You earn The Last Word from The Draw quest.

The Last Word Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2: Forsaken Exotic weapons


Ace of Spades (Kinetic hand cannon)

Getting a kill and reloading with Ace of Spades grants multiple Memento Mori shots. These bullets deal extra damage. Aiming down sight also keeps the radar active. Headshots cause targets to explode and increase reload speed.

Where to find Ace of Spades

You can earn Ace of Spades by fulfilling Cayde’s Will and completing the subsequent quest after the Forsaken campaign.

Ace of Spades Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Black Talon (Void sword)

Pressing the attack button twice causes Black Talon to unleash a ranged energy wave.

Where to find Black Talon

Black Talon drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

Black Talon Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Cerberus+1 (Kinetic auto rifle)

Cerberus+1 shoots four bullets at once — one from each of its barrels. Aiming down sight reduces the spread.

Where to find Cerberus+1

Cerberus+1 drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

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Lord of Wolves (Solar shotgun)

Lord of Wolves fires a pulse of shotgun pellets in a line instead of a spread. Getting a kill with Lord of Wolves doubles the amount of bullets fired per pulse for a short time.

Where to find Lord of Wolves

Lord of Wolves is a random reward from completing Spider’s bounties.

Lord of Wolves Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Malfeasance (Kinetic hand cannon)

Malfeasance shots stick in the target. After five shots, the shots all explode and deal additional damage. Malfeasance does extra damage to Taken enemies and invaders.

Where to find Malfeasance

The Malfeasance quest is a random drop from the Primeval Servitor in Gambit. Once dropped, you’ll need to complete the Malfeasance quest.

Malfeasance Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

One Thousand Voices (Solar heavy fusion rifle)

After a short charge, One Thousand Voices fires a single stream of energy that paints a damage area wherever it’s shot. The painted areas explode a moment later, dealing additional damage.

Where to find One Thousand Voices

One Thousand Voices is a random drop from the final chest of the Last Wish raid.

One Thousand Voices Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

The Chaperone (Kinetic slug shotgun)

The Chaperone fires a slug instead of the traditional shotgun spread, which has much longer range. Headshot kills increase handling, range, and headshot damage.

Where to find The Chaperone

Play Crucible until you earn the Holiday Family History quest. Follow the steps, and Amanda will eventually offer you The Chaperone.

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The Queenbreaker (Arc linear fusion rifle)

The Queenbreaker is a powerful linear fusion rifle that blinds enemies on hit. It can cycle between two sets of perks in its menu. Marksman sights offers increased scope magnification and increases the bolt’s charge time and damage. Combat sights offers decreased scope magnification and reduces the bolt’s charge time.

Where to find The Queenbreaker

The Queenbreaker drops randomly from any activity or enemy kill.

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Thunderlord (Arc machine gun)

Killing an enemy causes lightning to rain down on nearby enemies. The longer this weapon fires continuously, the faster it fires. Dealing damage continuously causes electricity to rain down.

Where to find Thunderlord

Now that the Festival of the Lost quest has ended, Thunderlord is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Thunderlord Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Trinity Ghoul (Arc combat bow)

Trinity Ghoul fires three arrows at once in an even spread. Getting a precision kill charges the next bolt with electricity, which will chain to nearby enemies.

Where to find Trinity Ghoul

Trinity Ghoul is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Trinity Ghoul Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Two-tailed Fox (Solar and Void rocket launcher)

Two-tailed Fox fires two rockets instead of one — a Void rocket and a Solar rocket. The Void rocket suppresses enemies while the Solar rocket burns enemies over time. Both rockets track targets.

Where to find Two-tailed Fox

Two-tailed Fox is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Wavesplitter (Void trace rifle)

Wavesplitter randomly oscillates between three different levels of damage. Picking up a Orb of Light reloads your gun and guarantees the top level of damage for a short time.

Where to find Wavesplitter

Wavesplitter is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill. It’s currently a PlayStation 4 exclusive weapon.

Wish-ender (Kinetic combat bow)

When a Wish-ender bolt is fully drawn, you can see enemies through walls. The arrows deal damage on exit as well as entry.

Where to find Wish-ender

You earn Wish-ender from the exotic quest locked behind the Shattered Throne dungeon.

Wish-ender Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2: Forsaken Exotic armor


Oathkeeper (Hunter gauntlets)

Shots fired from bows are always perfect draws, and you can hold the arrow forever.

Where to find Oathkeeper

Oathkeeper is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Oathkeeper Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Shards of Galanor (Hunter gauntlets)

Hits with Blade Barrage return Super energy to the player.

Where to find Shards of Galanor

Shads of Galanor is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Shards of Galanor Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Gwisin Vest (Hunter chest)

Going invisible after a kill will refund Super energy.

Where to find Gwisin Vest

Gwisin Vest is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Gwisin Vest Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

The Sixth Coyote (Hunter chest)

You gain an additional dodge charge.

Where to find The Sixth Coyote

The Sixth Coyote is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

The Sixth Coyote Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

One-eyed Mask (Titan helmet)

You mark enemies that deal damage to you and track them. Killing them starts to restore your health.

Where to find One-eyed Mask

One-eyed Mask is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

One-eyed Mask Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Ursa Furiosa (Titan gauntlets)

Absorbing damage with Sentinel Shield refunds some Super energy after it ends. You also move faster with Sentinel Shield active.

Where to find Ursa Furiosa

Ursa Furiosa is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Ursa Furiosa Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Heart of Inmost Light (Titan chest)

When you use one of your three abilities, the other two gain increased regeneration, deal more damage (melee and grenade), or take more punishment (Barricade).

Where to find Heart of Inmost Light

Heart of Inmost Light is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Heart of Inmost Light Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Antaeus Wards (Titan legs)

Sliding activates a shield that reflects projectiles like Titan hammers or Golden Gun shots. You generate Super energy for each projectile reflected.

Where to find Antaeus Wards

Antaeus Wards is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Antaeus Wards Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Contraverse Hold (Warlock gauntlets)

Gain increased resistance while charging a void grenade. Hits with the grenade return a random amount of grenade energy.

Where to find Contraverse Hold

Contraverse Hold is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Contraverse Hold Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Chromatic Fire (Warlock chest)

Headshots with Kinetic weapons explode in a elemental burst (determined by the element of your equipped subclass).

Where to find Chromatic Fire

Chromatic Fire is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Chromatic Fire Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Phoenix Protocol (Warlock chest)

Any kills or assists made while standing in your Well of Radiance grant Super Energy.

Where to find Phoenix Protocol

Phoenix Protocol is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Phoenix Protocol Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Geomag Stabilizers (Warlock legs)

Sprinting while near Super refills the final percentage of Chaos Reach. The more damage Chaos Reach deals the longer it lasts.

Where to find Geomag Stabilizers

Geomag Stabilizers is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Geomag Stabilizers Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2: Warmind Exotic weapons


Polaris Lance (Solar scout rifle)

Every fifth precision shot explodes and sets enemies on fire. Headshots return a shot to the magazine.

Where to find Polaris Lance

Polaris Lance is a reward for the lengthy Nascent Dawn questline from Ana Bray. You can start this quest after you complete the Warmind campaign.

Polaris Lance Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Sleeper Simulant (Solar linear fusion rifle)

Sleeper shoots a single laser that pierces targets and breaks into multiple lasers that bounce off walls after impacting with something.

Where to find Sleeper Simulant

Sleeper Simulant is the end reward for the IKELOS quest line, which you’ll receive from Ana after the Warmind campaign.

Sleeper Simulant Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Suros Regime (Kinetic auto rifle)

There is a chance with each kill to refill some health, and the bottom half of each magazine does increased damage. You can choose between two firing modes on Suros: Spinning Up and Duel Speed Receiver. With Spinning Up, the speed of the gun increases as it’s fired. Dual Speed Receiver reduces fire rate while aiming down sight and increases damage.

Where to find Suros Regime

Suros Regime is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Suros Regime Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

The Huckleberry (Kinetic submachine gun)

Rate of fire increases the longer you hold down the trigger. Killing an enemy reloads the weapon.

Where to find The Huckleberry

The Huckleberry is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

The Huckleberry Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Whisper of the Worm (Solar heavy sniper rifle)

Deals increased precision damage. Hitting three headshots in a row will regenerate three shots. The Mulligan perk occasionally returns missed shots to the magazine.

Where to find Whisper of the Worm

Whisper of the Worm is the reward for completing an elaborate dungeon on Io. This quest is available all week and involves killing specific enemies during a Taken Blight public event.

Whisper of the Worm Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Worldline Zero (Arc sword)

Sprinting before attacking causes the secondary attack to teleport you forward.

Where to find Wordline Zero

Wordline Zero is the reward for finding 35 of 45 Data Nodes on Mars.

Wordline Zero Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2: Warmind Exotic armor


Wormhusk Crown (Hunter helmet)

Dodging heals you.

Where to find Wormhusk Crown

Wormhusk crown is the reward for completing the Warmind campaign on a Hunter.

Wormhusk Crown Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Sealed Ahamkara Grasps (Hunter gauntlets)

Hitting an enemy with a melee instantly reloads your weapon.

Where to find Ahamkara Grasps

Ahamkara Grasps is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Sealed Ahamkara Grasps Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Ophidia Spathe (Hunter chest)

Solar subclasses gain a second melee charge.

Where to find Ophidia Spathe

Ophidia Spathe is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Ophidia Spathe Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Fr0st-ee5 (Hunter legs)

Sprinting reduces the cooldown of melee, dodge and grenades. Dodging increases your sprint speed.

Where to find Fr0st-ee5

Fr0st-ee5 is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Eternal Warrior (Titan helmet)

Surround yourself with an overshield when using the Fists of Havoc Super.

Where to find Eternal Warrior

Eternal Warrior is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Ashen Wake (Titan gauntlets)

Fusion Grenades explode instantly and you can throw them farther.

Where to find Ashen Wake

Ashen Wake is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Ashen Wake Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Wormgod Caress (Titan gauntlets)

Killing an enemy with a melee hit increases melee damage for a time. This effect stacks.

Where to find Wormgod Caress

Wormgod Caress is the reward for completing the Warmind campaign as a Titan.

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Armamentarium (Titan chest)

Gain a second grenade charge.

Where to find Armamentarium

Armamentarium is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Apotheosis Veil (Warlock helmet)

Activating your Super regenerates health and all ability charges. Allies also regenerate their class ability faster.

Where to find Apotheosis Veil

Apotheosis Veil is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Verity’s Brow (Warlock helmet)

Kills with energy weapons reduce grenade recharge rate for you and your allies.

Where to find Verity’s Brow

Verity’s Brow is the reward for completing the Warmind campaign as a Warlock.

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Claws of Ahamkara (Warlock gauntlets)

You have a second melee charge.

Where to find Claws of Ahamkara

Claws of Ahamkara is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Sanguine Alchemy (Warlock chest)

While standing in your Rift, you’re able to see through walls and see your radar while aiming down sight. You also mark powerful enemies.

Where to find Sanguine Alchemy

Sanguine Alchemy is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Exotic weapons


Crimson (Kinetic hand cannon)

Crimson fires in a three round burst. Precision kills reload the magazine, and all kills heal you.

Where to find Crimson

Crimson is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Prometheus Lens (Solar trace rifle)

Prometheus Lens fires a single beam of energy. The longer the weapon fires, the bigger the impact area of the laser grows, burning enemies. Killing enemies adds ammo to the magazine.

Where to find Prometheus Lens

Prometheus Lens is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Telesto (Void fusion rifle)

Telesto fires standard fusion rifle bolts. But instead of exploding on impact, they attach themselves to targets or walls, exploding a moment later or when enemies are in proximity. Getting multikills with Telesto reloads your primary and secondary weapons.

Where to find Telesto

Telesto is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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The Colony (Void grenade launcher)

The Colony launches explosive robots that track targets instead of exploding on impact. When stowed, The Colony will reload itself after a short period of time.

Where to find The Colony

The Colony is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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The Jade Rabbit (Kinetic scout rifle)

Dealing body damage increases the damage of your next precision shot and partially refills the magazine.

Where to find The Jade Rabbit

The Jade Rabbit is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Exotic armor


Graviton Forfeit (Hunter helmet)

You have enhanced invisibility with this helmet, keeping you in stealth for longer. Melee skills recharge faster while invisible.

Where to find Graviton Forfeit

Graviton Forfeit is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Aeon Swift (Hunter gauntlets)

Aeon Swift is part of the Aeon exotic line. Dodging while near other allies wearing Aeon exotics cools down some of their skills: grenades for Warlocks, Barricades for Titans, and Dodge for other Hunters. Non-Aeon users also benefit from this to a lesser extent.

Where to find Aeon Swift

Aeon Swift is a reward for completing the Curse of Osiris campaign as a Hunter.

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Shinobu’s Vow (Hunter gauntlets)

Skip grenade gains two charges. Damaging enemies refunds some energy.

Where to find Shinobu’s Vow

Shinobu’s Vow is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Shinobu’s Vow Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Gemini Jester (Hunter legs)

Dodging near enemies disorients them and removes their radar for a brief time.

Where to find Gemini Jester

Gemini Jester is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Helm of Saint-14 (Titan helmet)

You disorient enemies that enter your Ward of Dawn and allies gain an overshield. Guarding with the Sentinel Shield disorients nearby enemies as well.

Where to find Helm of Saint-14

Helm of Saint-14 is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Khepri’s Horn (Titan helmet)

Using your Barricade launches a line of fire out of the front that damages enemies.

Where to find Khepri’s Horn

Khepri’s Horn is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Aeon Safe (Titan gauntlets)

Aeon Safe is part of the Aeon exotic line. Summoning a Barricade grants energy to allies who’re also wearing an Aeon item. Warlocks gain grenade energy. Hunters gain Dodge energy. Other Titans gain Barricade energy. Allies not wearing an Aeon item benefit to a lesser extent.

Where to find Aeon Safe

Aeon Safe is a reward for completing the Curse of Osiris campaign as a Titan.

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Mk. 44 Stand Asides (Titan legs)

Sprinting with full health and a dash melee (Hammer Strike, Shield Bash, Seismic Strike) gives you an Overshield.

Where to find Mk. 44 Stand Asides

Mk. 44 Stand Asides is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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The Stag (Warlock helmet)

Getting critically wounded reduces your Rift cooldown. When you’re killed, you drop a Rift.

Where to find The Stag

The Stag is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Aeon Soul (Warlock gauntlets)

Aeon Soul is part of the Aeon exotic line. Throwing grenades grants energy to other allies wearing an Aeon item. Titans gain Barricade energy. Hunters gain Dodge energy. Other Warlocks gain grenade energy. Any allies not wearing an Aeon item will regenerate benefit to a lesser extent.

Where to find Aeon Soul

Aeon Soul is the reward for completing the Curse of Osiris of campaign as a Warlock.

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Ophidian Aspect (Warlock gauntlets)

Ophidian Aspect grant you extended melee range and allows you to ready and reload enemies quicker.

Where to find Ophidian Aspect

Ophidian Aspect is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Vesper of Radius (Warlock chest)

Casting a Rift creates a damaging wave of electricity. Being surrounded by enemies decreases your Rift cooldown.

Where to find Vesper of Radius

Vesper of Radius is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Destiny 2 launch Exotic weapons


Borealis (Arc, Solar, and Void sniper rifle)

Holding the reload button cycles Borealis’ element. When you break an enemy shield, you return one bullet to the magazine. Matching an enemy shield type gives you a damage bonus for the rest of the magazine.

Where to find Borealis

Borealis is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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Coldheart (Arc trace Rifle)

Coldheart shoots a continuous beam of arc damage instead of bullets. The longer Coldheart’s beam focuses on a single enemy, the more damage it does

Where to find Coldheart

Coldheart was a pre-order bonus for Destiny 2. It’s now a random drop from any activity or enemy kill completion.

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DARCI (Arc heavy sniper rifle)

Aiming in on an enemy reveals details about its health and critical points. After you’ve revealed that information, DARCI shots deal more precision damage.

Where to find DARCI

DARCI is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

D.A.R.C.I. Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Fighting Lion (Void tube grenade launcher)

You can detonate grenades by letting go of the trigger, and they bounce off surfaces. Fighting Lion uses primary ammo and deals extra damage to enemy shields. Killing an enemy you previously hit with Fighting Lion refills the magazine.

Where to find Fighting Lion

Fighting Lion is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Fighting Lion Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Graviton Lance (Void pulse rifle)

Graviton Lance is a pulse rifle that only fires two shots per burst. The second shot deals increased damage. Kills with this gun make enemies explode and spawns void bombs that track targets.

Where to find Graviton Lance

Graviton Lance is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Graviton Lance Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Hard Light (Arc, Solar, Void auto rifle)

Holding the reload button cycles between elements. Hard Light bullets ricochet, have no damage fall off, go through enemies and deal additional damage after bouncing.

Where to find Hard Light

Hard Light is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Hard Light Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Legend of Acrius (Arc heavy shotgun)

Legend of Acrius is a high damage, heavy shotgun that fires through enemies.

Where to find Legend of Acrius

Legend of Acrius is the reward for completing the On the Comms exotic quest in the Leviathan raid.

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Merciless (Solar fusion rifle)

Hitting and not killing an enemy with Merciless reduces the charge time — resets on a kill. Reloading after getting a kill increases damage.

Where to find Merciless

Merciless is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Merciless Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

MIDA Multi-tool (Kinetic scout rifle)

The radar stays active at all times — even when aiming down sights. MIDA Multi-tool increases movement speed while equipped.

Where to find MIDA Multi-tool

MIDA Multi-tool is the reward from a quest on the EDZ. Talk to Devrim after completing the Destiny 2 campaign to start it.

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Rat King (Kinetic sidearm)

You can fire Rat King faster and in full-auto when nearby allies also have Rat King equipped (the effect is still granted if allies have the gun holstered). Reloading after a kill renders the user invisible.

Where to find Rat King

Rat King is the reward from the Rat King’s Crew quest, which you can start on Titan after completing Destiny 2’s campaign

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Riskrunner (Arc submachine gun)

Taking Arc damage supercharges Riskrunner, giving it unlimited ammo and causing bullets to chain lightning between targets. Getting kill while supercharged increases supercharge time. You also take less Arc damage while supercharged.

Where to find Riskrunner

Riskrunner is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Riskrunner Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Skyburner’s Oath (Solar scout rifle)

Firing Skyburner’s Oath from the hip launches miniature explosives that track targets. Aiming down sight makes it work like a traditional scout rifle. Skyburner’s Oath can pierce Cabal shields and deals extra damage to Cabal enemies.

Where to find Skyburner’s Oath

Skyburner’s Oath is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Skyburner’s Oath Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Sturm (Kinetic hand cannon)

Sturm pairs with the Legendary sidearm, Drang. Killing enemies with Drang reloads Sturm and adds a bonus damage round to the magazine — this effect stacks up to 20 times. Kills with Sturm also reload Drang.

Where to find Sturm and Drang

Sturm and Drang can are rewards for a quest on Nessus.

Sturm Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Sunshot (Solar hand cannon)

Enemies killed with Sunshot explode.

Where to find Sunshot

Sunshot is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Sunshot Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Sweet Business (Kinetic auto rifle)

Sweet Business is more of a mini-gun than an auto rifle. Fire rate increases the longer you hold down the trigger, and picking up ammo refills the magazine.

Where to find Sweet Business

Sweet Business is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Sweet Business Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

The Prospector (Arc heavy grenade launcher)

Prospector grenades latch onto targets and set them on fire.

Where to find The Prospector

The Prospector is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

The Prospector Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Tractor Cannon (Void heavy shotgun)

Shots from Tractor Cannon push and suppress enemies. Enemies affected take increased damage. Hitting an enemy increases movement speed.

Where to find Tractor Cannon

Tractor Cannon is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Tractor Cannon Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Vigilance Wing (Kinetic pulse rifle)

Vigilance Wing fires five shots instead of three. When an ally nearby dies, your health starts to regenerate and you move faster. When you’re the only living member of your fireteam, handling and your regeneration speeds up.

Where to find Vigilance Wing

Vigilance Wing is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Vigilance Wing Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Wardcliff Coil (Arc rocket launcher)

Wardcliff Coil fires a barrage of rockets in an area. Picking up a heavy brick automatically refills the magazine.

Where to find Wardcliff Coil

Wardcliff Coil is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Wardcliff Coil Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Destiny 2 launch Exotic armor


Celestial Nighthawk (Hunter helmet)

Celestial Nighthawk turns Golden Gun into a single-shot Super that deals heavy damage. Targets killed by this shot explode and also refund some Super energy.

Where to find Celestial Nighthawk

Celestial Nighthawk is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Celestial Nighthawk Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Foetracer (Hunter helmet)

Mark enemies you engage with and see them through walls. Marked enemies take more damage at low health.

Where to find Foetracer

Foetracer is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Foetracer Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Knucklehead Radar (Hunter helmet)

Crouching makes your radar more precise. Radar is always active, even when aiming.

Where to find Knucklehead Radar

Knucklehead Radar is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Knucklehead Radar Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Mechaneer’s Tricksleeves (Hunter gauntlets)

Increase your sidearm ready and reload speed, as well as damage at low health.

Where to find Mechaneer’s Tricksleeves

Mechaneer’s Tricksleeves is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Mechaneer’s Tricksleeves Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Young Ahamkara’s Spine (Hunter gauntlets)

Tripmine grenades last long and explode in a larger area. Kills with abilities regenerate tripmine grenade energy.

Where to find Young Ahamkara’s Spine

Young Ahamkara’s Spine is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Young Ahamkara’s Spine Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Lucky Raspberry (Hunter chest)

Arc Bolt grenades chain more effectively. There’s a chance for the grenade cooldown to be reset each time it does damage.

Where to find Lucky Raspberry

Lucky Raspberry is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Lucky Raspberry Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Raiden Flux (Hunter chest)

Striking an enemy quickly increases damage output of your Arc Staff, and makes it last longer.

Where to find Raiden Flux

Raiden Flux is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Raiden Flux Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

The Dragon’s Shadow (Hunter chest)

Dodging reloads all weapons and increases movement and handling speed.

Where to find The Dragon’s Shadow

The Dragon’s Shadow is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

The Dragon’s Shadow Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Lucky Pants (Hunter chest)

You can ready hand cannons and are more accurate shortly after swapping to them. Headshots slowly restore stowed hand cannons.

Where to find Lucky Pants

Lucky Pants is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Lucky Pants Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Orpheus Rig (Hunter legs)

The more enemies you tether, the more Super energy you refund. The Moebius Quiver version of the Super fires more shots.

Where to find Orpheus Rig

Orpheus Rig is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Orpheus Rig Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

St0mp-ee5 (Hunter legs)

Increase your sprint speed and jump height.

Where to find St0mp-ee5

St0mp-ee5 is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

St0mp-ee5 Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

An Insurmountable Skullfort (Titan helmet)

Killing enemies with Arc melee abilities regenerate health and fully restore melee ability energy.

Where to find An Insurmountable Skullfort

An Insurmountable Skullfort is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

An Insurmountable Skullfort Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Mask of the Quiet One (Titan helmet)

When damaged, ability energy is partially refunded. Getting kills while critically wounded returns health.

Where to find Mask of the Quiet One

Mask of the Quiet One is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Mask of the Quiet One Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

ACD/0 Feedback Fence (Titan gauntlets)

Killing enemies with melee attacks builds a charge in the arms. Being attacked by enemies unleashes that energy in an explosion.

Where to find ACD/0 Feedback Fence

ACD/0 Feedback Fence is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

ACD/0 Feedback Fence Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Doom Fang Pauldron (Titan gauntlets)

Killing enemies with a void melee ability. Killing enemies with your Super recharges Shield Throw. Hitting enemies with Shield Throw extends the duration of Sentinel Shield.

Where to find Doom Fang Pauldron

Doom Fan Pauldron is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Doom Fang Pauldron Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Synthoceps (Titan gauntlets)

You have increased melee lunge range when wearing Synthoceps. And Super and melee damage in increased while you’re surrounded by enemies.

Where to find Synthoceps

Synthoceps is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Synthoceps Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Actium War Rig (Titan chest)

Auto rifles are steadily reloaded while Actium War Rig is equipped.

Where to find Actium War Rig

Actium War Rig is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Actium War Rig Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Crest of Alpha Lupi (Titan chest)

Supers grant more Orbs of Light, and spawning your Barricade heals nearby allies.

Where to find Crest of Alpha Lupi

Crest of Alpha Lupi is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Crest of Alpha Lupi Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Hallowfire Heart (Titan chest)

All Solar abilities have their recharge speed increased. If you already have your Super charged and don’t use it, your abilities will regenerate even faster.

Where to find Hallowfire Heart

Hallowfire Heart is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Hallowfire Heart Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Dunemarchers (Titan legs)

You can sprint faster with Dunemarchers. While running, you gain a buff that increases your melee ability, causing damage to chain to nearby enemies.

Where to find Dunemarchers

Dunemarchers is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Dunemarchers Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Lion Rampant (Titan legs)

Improves Titan jump and doesn’t remove the in-air boost while firing from the hip.

Where to find Lion Rampant

Lion Rampant is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Lion Rampant Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Peacekeepers (Titan legs)

You ready submachine guns instantly. Submachine guns reload automatically when stowed. You have increased movement and handling speed while wielding a submachine gun.

Where to find Peacekeepers

Peacekeepers is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Peacekeepers Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Crown of Tempests (Warlock helmet)

Getting kills with Arc abilities regenerates your Arc abilities faster. Kills increase the duration of Stormtrance.

Where to find Crown of Tempests

Crown of Tempests is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Crown of Tempests Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Eye of Another World (Warlock helmet)

Abilities recharge faster, and enemies are occasionally highlighted.

Where to find Eye of Another World

Eye of Another World is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Eye of Another World Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Nezarec’s Sin (Warlock helmet)

Killing enemies with Void damage regenerate all abilities faster.

Where to find Nezarec’s Sin

Nezarec’s Sin is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Nezarec’s Sin Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Skull of Dire Ahamkara (Warlock helmet)

Nova Bomb kills refund Super energy. You’re also harder to kill while using Nova Bomb.

Where to find Skull of Dire Ahamkara

Skull of Dire Ahamkara is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Skull of Dire Ahamkara Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Karnstein Armlets (Warlock gauntlets)

Killing an enemy with a melee attack instantly heals you, and partially heals you overtime.

Where to find Karnstein Armlets

Karnstein Armlets is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Karnstein Armlets Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Sunbracers (Warlock gauntlets)

Solar grenades have their duration increased. Melee ability kills allow you to throw unlimited grenades for a short time.

Where to find Sunbracers

Sunbracers is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Sunbracers Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Winter’s Guile (Warlock gauntlets)

Melee kills increase melee damage.

Where to find Winter’s Guile

Winter’s Guile is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Winter’s Guile Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Starfire Protocol (Warlock chest)

Fusion grenades gain an extra charge, and kills with Fusion Grenades grant Rift energy.

Where to find Starfire Protocol

Starfire Protocol is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Starfire Protocol Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Wings of Sacred Dawn (Warlock chest)

While using Dawnblade, aiming down sights in mid-air lets you hover. Hitting enemies in mid-air increases the duration.

Where to find Wings of Sacred Dawn

Wings of Sacred Dawn is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Wings of Sacred Dawn Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Lunafaction Boots (Warlock legs)

Standing in your Rift reloads your weapons and the weapons of any allies.

Where to find Lunafaction Boots

Lunafaction Boots is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

Lunafaction Boots Exotic Destiny 2 Bungie via Polygon

Transversive Steps (Warlock legs)

You have increased sprinting speed while wearing Transversive Steps. Weapons you’re holing reload while sprinting.

Where to find Transversive Steps

Transversive Steps is a random drop from any activity or enemy kill.

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