26 October 2017 - 20:54

These are the best weapons in Destiny 2 for both PvE and PvP activities

These are the best tools of the trade.
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There are a ton of weapons in Destiny 2. Some of them are great, and some are cool-looking but probably not worth your time. Outside of going into Crucible and patrol zones and testing out every gun yourself, it can be difficult to decide what's good to use and what's worth breaking down for shards and glimmer.

Here's our guide on the best weapons to use in both PvE and PvP activities.

PvE

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Whether you're running the Leviathan Raid, Strikes, or just messing around in Public Events, these are the weapons that will give you a strong advantage when facing off against the alien enemies in Destiny's world.

Scout Rifles

Nameless Midnight (Vanguard Engrams, story reward from Zavala)

Auto Rifles

Origin Story (Vanguard Engrams, story reward from Zavala)

Uriel's Gift (Legendary Engrams, random reward from Gunsmith)

Prosecutor (Trials of the Nine reward)

The Number (Future War Cult Engrams, Cayde-6 loot chests)

Sweet Business (Exotic Engrams)

Handcannons

Better Devils (Crucible Engrams, Crucible end of game rewards)

Sunshot (Exotic Engram, story choice reward)

Submachine Guns

Antiope-D (Legendary Engrams, random Gunsmith reward)

Riskrunner (Exotic Engrams, story choice reward)

MIDA Mini-Tool (MIDA Exotic quest)

Power Weapons

Merciless (Fusion Rifle - Exotic Engrams)

Main Ingredient (Fusion Rifle - Vanguard Engrams)

Wardcliff Coil (Rocket Launcher - Exotic Engrams)

It Stared Back (Sword - Leviathan Raid reward)

A Single Clap (Sniper Rifle - Crucible packages)

Others

Last Hope (Sidearm - Legendary Engrams or Gunsmith reward)

The Last Dance (Sidearm - Vanguard Engrams)

PvP

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The Crucible is a different beast entirely. There's some crossover, but some guns flourish in PvP while having little usage in PvE. Here's what you should be using when gunning down other Guardians.

Scout Rifles

MIDA Multi-Tool (Exotic Quest - Check out the guide)

Pleiades Corrector (Future War Cult Engrams, Cayde-6 loot chests)

Auto Rifles

Uriel's Gift (Legendary Engrams, random reward from Gunsmith)

Prosecutor (Trials of the Nine reward)

The Number (Future War Cult Engrams, Cayde-6 loot chests)

Handcannons

Better Devils (Crucible Engrams, Crucible end of game rewards)

Submachine Guns

Antiope-D (Legendary Engrams, random Gunsmith reward)

MIDA Mini-Tool (MIDA Exotic quest)

Power Weapons

Hawthorne's Field-Forged Shotgun (EDZ Engrams, random Legendary Engrams)

Main Ingredient (Fusion Rifle - Vanguard Engrams)

Wardcliff Coil (Rocket Launcher - Exotic Engrams)

It Stared Back (Sword - Leviathan Raid reward)

Shepherd's Watch (Sniper Rifle - Gunsmith packages, random Legendary Engrams)

Others

Nightshade (Pulse Rifle - Vanguard Engrams, story reward from Zavala)

Last Hope (Sidearm - Legendary Engrams or Gunsmith reward)

The Last Dance (Sidearm - Vanguard Engrams)


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