Bungie will finally fix Destiny 2’s Cult of Aeon Exotics


Destiny 2’s worst Exotics — the Aeon Cult gauntlets — are getting a rework in Season of the Chosen, Bungie introduced Thursday in its weekly weblog. The studio revealed further plans to deliver beforehand unattainable Exotic Catalysts again to the sport as properly. And the weblog put up gave gamers their first have a look at some of the brand new loot in Season of the Chosen, together with the brand new Trials of Osiris weapons.

The Cult of Aeon Exotics — added within the Curse of Osiris growth, the primary after Destiny 2’s launch — are some of the worst armor items in Destiny historical past. The gloves require different gamers in your Fireteam to make use of the Aeon Cult Exotic (Aeon Safe for Titans, Aeon Swift for Hunters, and Aeon Soul for Warlocks). When you employ sure skills whereas carrying the gloves, you then refund skill power to different gamers carrying their Aeon Exotics. It was a sound concept, however the perk ended up being weak and troublesome to coordinate.

Bungie is taking that idea and tweaking it barely for Season of the Chosen. With its authentic philosophy of teamwork in thoughts, Bungie will let gamers customise their Aeon Exotics, making the gauntlets distinctive to their given state of affairs. Starting on Feb. 9, the Aeon Exotics gained’t have singular Exotic perks to select from. Instead, Guardians will be capable to slot specialty mods into their gauntlets to assist their workforce out in particular methods.

Destiny 2 Season of the Chosen cult of Aeon Exotic mods

The Sect of Force, Insight, and Vigor all deliver one thing completely different to the desk.
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The Aeon Cult mod known as Sect of Force causes speedy precision pictures to extend reload and weapon swap pace. But in a Fireteam, defeating a boss/miniboss or gorgeous a Champion grants allies grenade and melee power. If you’re the one participant in your Fireteam utilizing the Sect of Force mod, your allies will additionally achieve Super power.

Each of these Sect mods for the Aeon Cult Exotics works in the same method. You get one bonus for your self, one bonus for allies, and a further bonus if no person else is working the identical mod. Ideally, this variation ought to make Aeon Safe, Aeon Swift, and Aeon Soul usable — particularly in troublesome content material like Grand Master Nightfalls.

Bungie additionally introduced plans to deliver a quantity of Exotic Catalysts — upgrades to Exotic weapons gamers that may earn in a range of methods — again to Destiny 2. These Catalysts have been beforehand out there, and gamers who already earned them have been in a position to hold reaping the rewards:

  • Bad Juju
  • Izanagi’s Burden
  • Sleeper Simulant
  • The Huckleberry
  • Worldline Zero
  • Polaris Lance
  • Telesto
  • Legend of Acrius
  • Skyburner’s Oath

Bungie didn’t say how Guardians may decide up these Catalysts, simply that they’ll be out there once more in Season of the Chosen. The studio additionally famous that the Catalysts for each Whisper of the Worm and Outbreak Perfected aren’t coming again till a future replace.

Finally, Bungie gave gamers a greater have a look at the upcoming arsenal of goodies coming in Season of the Chosen, together with new Trials armor, Trials weapons, Trials beauty loot, Vanguard weapons, this season’s Pursuit weapon, and the Season of the Chosen weapons.

Check out the gallery under for all the brand new stuff.


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