Destiny 2: Exotic Weapon List

Destiny 2’s main appeal for players once they have finish the story are the collection of exotics weapons, the highest tier weapons. Below are all of the exotics that are available in Destiny 2. 

 

Exotic Kinetic Weapons

 

MIDA Multi-Tool

Weapon Type: Scout Rifle  

Damage Type: Kinetic

This weapon awards additional benefits when combined with the Legendary Submachine Gun MIDA Mini-Tool.

Perks

Intrinsic Mida Multi-Tool: This weapon boosts move speed.
Barrel Corkscrew Rifling: Balanced Barrel. Slightly increases range and stability. Slightly increases handling speed.
Magazine High-Caliber Rounds: Shots from this weapon knock the target back farther. Slightly increases range.
Trait MIDA Radar: Radar stays active while aiming down sights.
Stock Hand-Laid Stock: This weapon is optimized for recoil control. Increases stability.

 

Rat King

Weapon Type: Sidearm  

Damage Type: Kinetic

Perks

Intrinsic Rat Pack: This weapon becomes stronger when nearby fireteam members also have it equipped. Stacks up to 6 times.
Barrel Smallbore: Dual strength barrel. Increases range. Increases stability.
Magazine Tactical Mag: This weapon has multiple tactical improvements. Slightly increases stability. Slightly increases reload speed. Slightly increases magazine size.
Trait Vermin: Reloading immediately after a kill grants a brief period of invisibility.
Grip Smooth Grip: This weapon is slightly easier to hold and aim. Slightly increases stability. Slightly increases handling speed.

 

Sturm

Weapon Type: Hand Cannon  

Damage Type: Kinetic

This weapon awards additional benefits when combined with the Legendary Sidearm Drang.

Perks

Intrinsic Accomplice: Kills with this weapon fill the magazine of the equipped Energy weapon from reserves.
Barrel Extended Barrel: Weighty barrel extension. Increases range. Decreases handling speed.
Magazine Extended Mag: This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower.
Trait Storm and Stress: Kills with Drang grant bonus precision damage until the next reload.
Grip Combat Grip: This weapon causes much less vertical recoil.

 

Sweet Business

Weapon Type: Auto Rifle  

Damage Type: Kinetic

Perks

Intrinsic Payday: Larger magazine. Increased accuracy when firing from the hip.
Barrel Polygonal Rifling: Barrel optimized for recoil reduction. Increases stability.
Magazine High-Caliber Rounds: Shots from this weapon knock the target back farther. Slightly increases range.
Trait Business Time: Holding down the trigger boosts this weapon’s range and rate of fire, and automatically loads ammo pickups into the magazine.
Stock Composite Stock: This weapon has a versatile dual-purpose stock. Slightly increases stability. Slightly increases handling speed.

 

Vigilance Wing

Weapon Type: Pulse Rifle  

Damage Type: Kinetic

Perks

Intrinsic Harsh Truths: This weapon fires a 5-round burst. When a nearby ally is killed, gain health regeneration and increased movement speed.
Barrel Corkscrew Rifling: Balanced Barrel. Slightly increases range and stability. Slightly increases handling speed.
Magazine Alloy Magazine: Faster reloads when the magazine is empty.
Trait Last Stand: Improved weapon performance when its wielder is the last living member of a fireteam.
Stock Composite Stock: This weapon has a versatile dual-purpose stock. Slightly increases stability. Slightly increases handling speed.

 

Exotic Energy Weapons

 

Coldheart

Weapon Type: Trace Rifle  

Damage Type: Arc

Perks

Intrinsic Cold Fusion: This weapon shoots a steady cold fusion-powered laser
Barrel Extended Barrel: Weighty barrel extension. Increases range. Decreases handling speed.
Battery Enhanced Battery: Strong battery life. Increases magazine size.
Trait Longest Winter: Coldheart’s laser does exponentially more damage the longer it remains on a target.
Stock Hand-Laid Stock: This weapon is optimized for recoil control. Increases stability.

 

Fighting Lion

Weapon Type: Grenade Launcher  

Damage Type: Void

While it is a grenade Launcher it equips to players energy weapon slot.

Perks

Intrinsic Delayed Gratification: Grenade projectiles will bounce off surfaces. Hold [Fire] to fire, and release to detonate.
Launcher Barrel Countermass: This weapon is weighted for vertical recoil. Greatly controls recoil. Increases stability. Increases handling speed.
Magazine Implosion Rounds: Grenades travel faster and have a controlled explosion. Increases projectile speed. Greatly increases stability. Decreases blast radius.
Trait Thin the Herd: Direct hits with this weapon do more damage to shielded enemy combatants. Rapid Kills against grenade-damaged enemies will refill the magazine.
Stock Short-Action Stock: This weapon is especially easy to grip. Greatly increases handling speed.

 

Graviton Lance

Weapon Type: Pulse Rifle  

Damage Type: Void

Perks

Intrinsic Black Hole: Third shot of a burst rips a hole through spacetime, doing high damage and recoil with no fall-off.
Barrel Hammer-Forged Rifling: Durable ranged barrel. Increases range.
Magazine Accurized Rounds: This weapon can fire longer distances. Increases range.
Trait Cosmology: Kills with this weapon cause enemy targets to detonate.
Stock Fitted Stock: This stock makes the weapon stable but heavy. Increases stability. Improves recoil direction. Slightly decreases handling speed.

 

Hard Light

Weapon Type: Auto Rifle  

Damage Type: Arc/Solar/Void

Perks

Intrinsic Volatile Light: Rounds fired from this weapon have no damage falloff, overpenetrate targets, and richochet off hard surfaces.
Barrel Polygonal Rifling: Barrel optimized for recoil reduction. Increases stability.
Magazine Alloy Magazine: Faster reloads when the magazine is empty.
Trait (Variable) Arc Core/ Solar Core/ Void Core: Modifies this weapon’s damage type to Arc/ Solar/ Void.
Stock Composite Stock: This weapon has a versatile dual-purpose stock. Slightly increases stability. Slightly increases handling speed.

 

Riskrunner

Weapon Type: Submachine Gun  

Damage Type: Arc

Perks

Intrinsic Arc Conductor: When taking Arc Damage, this weapon becomes more powerful and resists incoming Arc Damage. Kills extend the time in this overcharged state.
Barrel Arrowhead Break: Lightly vented barrel. Greatly controls recoil. Increases handling speed.
Magazine Extended Mag: This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower.
Trait Superconductor: When Arc Conductor is active, shots fired have the chance to become chain lightning and return ammo.
Stock Short-Action Stock: This weapon is especially easy to grip. Greatly increases handling speed.

 

Skyburner’s Oath

Weapon Type: Scout Rifle  

Damage Type: Solar

Perks

Intrinsic Slug Rifle: This weapon fires Solar slugs that get stronger when aiming down sights.
Barrel Extended Barrel: Weighty barrel extension. Increases range. Decreases handling speed.
Magazine Extended Mag: This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower.
Trait For the Empire: This weapon is Full Auto, does extra damage to Cabal, and penetrates Phalanx Shields.
Stock Short-Action Stock: This weapon is especially easy to grip. Greatly increases handling speed.

 

Sunshot

Weapon Type: Hand Cannon  

Damage Type: Solar

Perks

Intrinsic Sunburn: This weapon fires explosive roungs and highlights targets that take damage from Sunshot.
Barrel Chambered Compensator: Stable barrel attachment. Increases stability. Improves recoil and direction. Slightly decreases handling speed.
Magazine Accurized Rounds: This weapon can fire longer distances. Increases range.
Trait Sun Blast: Targets killed with Sunshot explode in Solar energy.
Grip Textured Grip:ofriction on this weapon’s grip is particularly strong. Greatly increases handling speed. Slightly decreases stability.

 

Exotic Power Weapons

 

D.A.R.C.I.

Weapon Type: Sniper Rifle  

Damage Type: Arc

Perks

Intrinsic Personal Assistant: Aim at an enemy to view its health and other critical information on the scope.
Barrel Extended Barrel: Weighty barrel extension. Increases range. Decreases handling speed.
Magazine Extended Mag: This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower.
Trait Target Acquired: When Personal Assistant is active, this weapon has better target acquisition and deals more Precision damage.
Stock Short-Action Stock: This weapon is especially easy to grip. Greatly increases handling speed.

 

 

Legend Of Acrius

Weapon Type: Shotgun  

Damage Type: Arc

Perks

Intrinsic Shock Blast: This weapon fires blasts of high-damage Arc energy that overpenetrates enemies.
Barrel Full Bore: Barrel optimized for distance. Greatly increases range. Decreases stability. Slightly decreases handling speed.
Magazine Accurized Rounds: This weapon can fire longer distances. Increases range.
Trait Long March: Detect enemies on your radar from farther away.
Stock Fitted Stock: This stock makes the weapon stable but heavy. Increases stability. Improves recoil direction. Slightly decreases handling speed.

 

 

Merciless

Weapon Type: Fusion Rifle  

Damage Type: Solar

Perks

Intrinsic Conserve Momentum: Non-lethal hits with projectiles make this weapon charge faster until its wielder gets a kill.
Barrel Chambered Compensator: Stable barrel attachment. Increases stability. Improves recoil direction. Slightly decreases handling speed.
Magazine Extended Mag: This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower.
Trait Impetus: Reloading immediately after a kill increases weapon damage for a short time.
Stock Fitted Stock: This stock makes the weapon stable but heavy. Increases stability. Improves recoil direction. Slightly decreases handling speed.

 

The Prospector

Weapon Type: Grenade Launcher  

Damage Type: Arc

Perks

Intrinsic Excavation: Hold (Fire) to fire grenades. Release to detonate all live grenades simultaneously.
Launcher Barrel Volatile Launch: This weapon is optimized for an especially explosive payload. Greatly increased blast radius. Slightly decreases handling speed. Slightly decreases projectile speed.
Magazine Augmented Drum: Heavy, high capacity drum. Greatly increases magazine size. Greatly decreases reload speed.
Trait Full Auto Trigger System: Holding down the trigger will fire this weapon at full auto.
Stock Hand-Laid Stock: This weapon is optimized for recoil control. Increases stability.

 

Tractor Cannon

Weapon Type: Shotgun  

Damage Type: Void

Perks

Intrinsic Repulsor Force: This weapon fires a powerful impulse to push enemies away.
Barrel Extended Barrel: Weighty barrel extension. Increases range. Decreases handling speed.
Battery Particle Repeater: Constrains recoil for every bolt. Increases stability.
Trait The Scientific Method: Damaging an opponent temporarily increases speed and handling.
Stock Composite Stock: This weapon has a versatile dual-purpose stock. Slightly increases stability. Slightly increases handling speed.

 

The Wardcliff Coil

Weapon Type: Rocket Launcher  

Damage Type: Arc

Perks

Intrinsic Mad Scientist: This weapon fires a volley of rockets.
Launcher Barrel Volatile Launch: This weapon is optimized for an especially explosive payload. Greatly increased blast radius. Slightly decreases handling speed. Slightly decreases projectile speed.
Magazine Extended Mag: This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower.
Trait Mechanized Autoloader: This weapon automatically reloads on ammo pickup.
Stock Composite Stock: This weapon has a versatile dual-purpose stock. Slightly increases stability. Slightly increases handling speed.

 

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