The weekly Exotic merchandise service provider, Xur, hangs out in random areas world wide of Destiny. In Destiny 2, he can seem everywhere in the map, in addition to contained in the Tower. This week, you could find Xur within the Tower, standing on the again stairs of the Hangar.

a screenshot of Destiny 2’s map showing the location of Xur in the Tower Hangar

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Xur’s stock this week consists of the next:

  • Merciless, Solar fusion rifle: 29 Legendary Shards
  • Shards of Galanor, Hunter gauntlets: 23 Legendary Shards
  • One-Eyed Mask, Titan helmet: 23 Legendary Shards
  • Geomag Stabilizers, Warlock boots: 23 Legendary Shards
  • Exotic Engram: 97 Legendary Shards (now you can buy a second with an Exotic Cipher)
  • Exotic Cipher quest: free

Xur’s objects drop at the same energy stage as your character.


There was a time when the Merciless fusion rifle was among the best Exotics in Destiny 2. Its Exotic perk, Conserve Momentum, causes it to cost its fusion bursts sooner for each nonlethal hit you strike. This nonetheless makes killing bosses very quick, however it’s since been outclassed by fairly a number of different weapons.

That stated, Merciless can nonetheless be actually enjoyable to make use of in all types of content material, particularly the old-school stuff. It’s not any much less highly effective than it was in yr 1 — in truth, it’s extra so, because it’s in your vitality slot now — however there are many higher weapons to select from. Still, if in case you have any curiosity in Nightfalls or the Leviathan raid, Merciless stays a must-own.

Shards of Galanor

Shards of Galanor is a shadow of what it as soon as was, after some critical nerfs. Shards’ Exotic perk is Sharp Edges, which refunds Super vitality relying on what number of blades you hit with Blade Barrage. The Super refund is capped, so that you’ll by no means get all the factor again. If you like Blade Barrage, it’s a good way to Super a bit extra each Strike or Crucible match you play. If you’re a Hunter, don’t miss out on these gauntlets.

One-Eyed Mask

One-Eyed Mask is a Titan helmet from Forsaken, and was among the best PvP Exotics within the game. Its Exotic perk is Vengeance. When enemies deal injury to you, you’ll mark them, permitting you to trace them by way of partitions. Killing marked targets offers you an Overshield. While One-Eyed Mask isn’t almost nearly as good because it as soon as was, it’s nonetheless price selecting up for PvP-inclined gamers.

Geomag Stabilizers

Geomag Stabilizers are new Exotic boots from Destiny 2: Forsaken. Their Exotic perk is Close Enough, which recharges your Chaos Reach Super if you dash so long as you’re at about 90% vitality. Damaging enemies with Chaos Reach additionally extends the length. This is a implausible Warlock Exotic. If you don’t have them but, be sure that to select these up.

Exotic Cipher quest


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Starting in Beyond Light, Xur has a brand new quest for an Exotic Cipher. The Exotic Cipher permits you to purchase outdated Exotics from the Monuments to Lost Light kiosk within the tower. You’ll want these things and another currencies to select up Exotics like Heir Apparent and Truth.

This week, Xur desires you to finish 21 Strikes or win Crucible or Gambit matches. By ending the search, you’ll earn an Exotic Cipher to make use of nevertheless you need.