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Destiny 2 guide

Guides and helpful tips for Destiny 2 players of all abilities

Destiny 2 guide

Destiny 2 is a big old game, and even bigger now that the Forsaken expansion has been added. But with two big campaigns, two smaller DLC campaigns, uncountable guns, and dozens of endgame activities, it can be difficult to know what to do. That’s where our Destiny 2 guide comes in handy.

This collection of walkthroughs, how-tos, and guides will show you how to get the most out of Destiny 2. Whether it’s beating the raid, owning opponents in PvP, or bolstering your collection of exotics, we’ve got tips for you right here.

Our guides have been grouped into collections for your convenience, starting with the raid guides since these are the trickiest parts of the game. Keep scrolling to find guides for your classes, weapons, unlocking new areas like The Dreaming City, and activating Heroic public events.

Destiny 2 raid guides

Destiny 2: Forsaken Last Wish raid guide
The most recent end-game challenge to be added to Bungie’s shooter is a tricky one, but our Last Wish raid guide will help you find your way. Storm through the Dreaming City and prove your the best with our complete walkthrough.

Destiny 2 Leviathan raid guide
The first endgame challenged posed by Destiny 2 is the Cabal’s magnificent, planet-eating spaceship. Our Leviathan raid guide will explain all the intricacies of its puzzles, and how to take down Emperor Calus once and for all.

How the Leviathan raid checkpoints work
Don’t worry about completing the raid in one sitting: the Leviathan raid checkpoints will save your progress. Our guide explains just how they work, and how you can use the labyrinthine tunnels below the raid to navigate the Leviathan and discover its hidden secrets.

Destiny 2 Eater of Worlds raid lair guide
The Curse of Osiris expansion introduced a new, smaller endgame challenge: raid lairs. While shorter, they’re no less tricky than main raids. Our Eater of Worlds raid lair guide will point to in the right direction.

Destiny 2 guide

Destiny 2 class guides

Destiny 2 classes guide
Core to your Destiny experience is the role you decide to play. Make the right decision by seeing every class’s skill set in our Destiny 2 classes guide.

How to unlock Destiny 2 subclasses
Destiny 2 players can pick from Titan, Hunter, and Warlock classes, but each class has three subclasses to pick from. You don’t get these straight away, so our guide will show you how to unlock Destiny 2 subclasses.

How to unlock Forsaken class trees and get a Seed of Light
Forsaken adds nine new Supers to Destiny 2, but to unlock your new powers you’ll need a Seed of Light. Discover how to get these in our guide to how to unlock Destiny 2: Forsaken class trees.

Destiny 2 guide

Destiny 2 weapon guides

Destiny 2 exotics
The most desirable weapons in the solar system can be identified by their golden icons. These are Destiny 2 exotics, and you’ll want to get your hands on every single one of them. Our guide introduces you to the best boomsticks in the biz.

Destiny 2 best PvE weapons
If you’re planning on playing plenty of Nightfalls and running the raid, you’ll need our Destiny 2 best PvE weapons guide. These are the most choice guns for killing Cabal, Fallen, Hive, Vex, and Taken enemies.

Destiny 2 best PvP weapons
Prefer to blast human opponents? For victory in the Crucible, our guide to Destiny 2 best PvP weapons is what out need. Impress Shaxx and your teammates with your pitch-perfect gun choices.

How to get Thunderlord
A fan-favourite machine gun that tears in both PvE and PvP? Yes, please – here’s how to unlock Thunderlord.

How to get Ace of Spades
Want Cayde-6’s gun? No problem. Our step-by-step guide will show you how to get Ace of Spades handcannon and get justice for everyone’s favourite Exo.

How to get Sleeper Simulant
One of the most important guns in the meta, Sleeper Simulant is a must-have for your armoury. Add it to your collection with our guide that shows you how to get Sleeper Simulant.

How to get Whisper of the Worm
Black Spindle was a big deal in the first Destiny game, and Destiny 2 has an equivilent in the Whisper of the Worm sniper rifle. Get it by following our how to get Whisper of the Worm guide.

How to get Rat King, MIDA Multi-Tool, Sturm, and Legend of Acrius
A variety of endgame quests in Destiny 2 lead to a collection of incredibly desirable guns. Our Destiny 2 exotic weapon quest guide details how to get Rat King, MIDA Multi-Tool, Sturm, and Legend of Acrius.

How to get Perfect Paradox shotgun
Exotics are some of the best weapons in the game, but some legendaries are worth seeking out. Our how to get Perfect Paradox guide shows you how to find this secret shotgun.

Destiny 2 guide

Destiny 2 how-to guides

How to unlock the Dreaming City
Perhaps the most exciting thing in Destiny 2: Forsaken is The Dreaming City; a beautiful endgame location filled with hard-as-nails challenges. Our how to unlock The Dreaming City guide shows you the way to this magnificent new location.

How to trigger Forsaken Heroic events
To pick up the best loot you’ll want to make sure the public events you participate in are Heroic versions. Learn how to make that happen with our how to trigger Forsaken Heroic events guide.

How to trigger Heroic events
If you’re exploring one of the original Destiny 2 planets, be sure to earn maximum rewards by following our how to trigger Heroic events guide when completing public events.

Destiny 2 Forsaken levelling guide
Our complete guide to Destiny 2 Forsaken levelling shows you how to get to raid-ready status fast and hit the Power level cap. For those starting a new character, we’ve also detailed the most effective way of levelling through the Red War campaign.

How to get Sagira Ghost Shell
One of the most sought-after items in Destiny 2 is Osiris’s special Ghost Shell. Our how to get Sagira Ghost Shell guide shows you how to get your hands on this decorative Ghost design.

Destiny 2 beginner tips
Starting Destiny 2 for the very first time? Welcome and hello! Your best bet is to begin with our newbie-friendly Destiny 2 tips.

Destiny 2 guide

Destiny 2 reviews

Destiny 2: Forsaken review
Our Destiny 2: Forsaken PC review analyses the big changes made in the game’s first major expansion. We’re impressed, and hope the changes signal a new, more exciting era for Bungie’s looter shooter.

Destiny 2: Forsaken review round up
We’re impressed by Forsaken, but what about everyone else? See what other critics thought in our Destiny 2: Forsaken review round-up.

Destiny 2 review
What did we think of Bungie’s second full-scale attempt at an MMO shooter? Our original Destiny 2 PC review weighs up the pros and cons of the fascinating FPS experiment.

Destiny 2 PC performance review
Is Destiny 2 a proper PC game? Our Destiny 2 PC performance review tests the game on a variety of GPUs to see if it meets our standards.