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merritt k is Managing Editor at Fanbyte, covering retro games, Destiny 2, and new releases. She is also the host of the Channel F podcast and streams regularly.


Roar of the Bear Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

With the Season of Plunder, a couple of new weapons have been added to the Destiny 2 Iron Banner pool. One of them is actually a returning rocket launcher from the past called Roar of the Bear with some new perks. Here’s our look at this classic Iron Banner heavy…

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No Reprieve Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

Season of Plunder has added a set of pirate-themed Eliksni weapons to Destiny 2, including a Stasis precision frame shotgun called No Reprieve. Here’s our look at the best rolls for the weapon in both PVE and PVP. How to Get No Reprieve in Destiny 2 No Reprieve drops as a…

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Blood Feud Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

Season of Plunder has added a set of pirate-themed Eliksni weapons to Destiny 2, including a Stasis SMG called Blood Feud. Is it worth using in PVE or PVP activities? Here’s our take. How to Get Blood Feud in Destiny 2 Blood Feud drops as a reward from seasonal activities —…

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Tarnished Mettle Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

Season of Plunder has added a set of pirate-themed Eliksni weapons to Destiny 2, including a new 200 RPM precision scout rifle called Tarnished Mettle. Lightweight scout rifles have been a great PVE option in the game for a while now, so how does Tarnished Mettle stack up? Let’s find out.…

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Sailspy Pitchglass Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

Season of Plunder has added a set of pirate-themed Eliksni weapons to Destiny 2, including the linear fusion rifle Sailspy Pitchglass. To me, that sounds more like a Magic: The Gathering card than a laser gun, but sure. How to Get Sailspy Pitchglass in Destiny 2 Sailspy Pitchglass drops as a reward…

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It’s Double Gambit Week in Destiny 2, So Get Those Motes

Listen. Nobody likes Gambit in Destiny 2. Well, very few people, anyway. But whether you like it or not, it’s a part of the game. And if you want to complete all of the seasonal challenges, then you’re going to have to dip in a few times throughout the season. This…

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It’s a Good Week to Play Mayhem in Destiny 2

Mayhem is the featured Crucible playlist in Destiny 2 this week, and if you’re behind on your seasonal challenges, it’s a great time to hop in and get some of them done. While there isn’t a Crucible reputation bonus this week (it’s Gambit), there are a number of challenges available that are…

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Start Leveling Season of Plunder Weapons in Destiny 2

If you’re going for the Scallywag title in Destiny 2 Season of Plunder, then you probably already know that you need to craft some of the seasonal weapons for it. One of the Triumphs required, Salty Smith, initially required crafting all of the seasonal weapons. Thankfully, it’s now been changed to only…

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The Best Titan Exotics in Season 18 of Destiny 2

Titan Exotics in Destiny 2 have always been somewhat of a mixed bag. There are some real duds, but also some extremely powerful options in both PVE content and the Crucible. Here, in no particular order, are some of the best Titan Exotics to use in Season of Plunder in Destiny 2. Cuirass…

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The Best Hunter Exotics in Season 18 of Destiny 2

Historically, Hunters have had a whole mess of great Exotics to choose from in Destiny 2, and that continues in Season of Plunder. Whether you’re playing PVE or PVP, there are plenty of choices to suit all manner of playstyles. In no particular order, here are some of the best…

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Destiny 2 Triumphs You Can Only Get in Season of Plunder

Every season, Destiny 2 adds new Triumphs to the game. These are little achievements that can be completed as part of seals, to earn items, or simply for cred. Most of these Triumphs stick around until the release of the next expansion, at which point they become unavailable along with the rest…

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The Best Warlock Exotics in Season 18 of Destiny 2

Warlocks don’t always have the flashiest or the most useful Exotics in Destiny 2, but they certainly have some powerful optiosn to choose from. In fact, there’s probably a bigger range of excellent Warlock Exotics in the game at the moment than there have ever been before. Here, in no particular…

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Brigand’s Law Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

Season of Plunder has added a set of pirate-themed Eliksni weapons to Destiny 2, and one of the most fun is Brigand’s Law. This sidearm comes with a bunch of neat perks, is craftable, and as an Arc weapon pairs great with the Arc 3.0 subclasses. How to Get Brigand’s Law…

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Pizzicato-22 Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

Pizzicato-22 is a new Suros Foundry Adaptive Frame SMG added to Destiny 2 in Season of Plunder. It’s one of only two non-sunset Adaptive Frames in Destiny 2 at the moment, and the only Kinetic one at all. It’s comparable to the Iron Banner weapon Hero’s Burden and even shares a similar model, but…

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Yesteryear Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

A Void pulse rifle debuting in Season of Plunder, Yesteryear is a new addition to the Gambit weapons in Destiny 2. Yes, you’ll have to brave the Drifter’s cursed PVEVP mode to get this new gun. But even if you despise Gambit, it might be worth giving it a shot this…

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Pure Poetry Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

One of the New Foundry Weapons in Destiny 2 Season of Plunder, Pure Poetry is a 120 RPM kinetic hand cannon. As several weapons in that archetype have rotated out of the game’s loot pools, Pure Poetry is a welcome addition to the game. It isn’t terrible flashy, but if you’re a…

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Ammit AR2 Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

There’s a new Destiny 2 Legendary auto rifle in town, and it’s called the Ammit AR2. While it might look like a lot of other Omolon weapons, and while auto rifles aren’t totally meta right now, the Ammit AR2 actually has a lot to recommend it. How to Get Ammit AR2…

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Boudica-C Destiny 2 Guide – God Roll and How to Get It

The Boudica-C sidearm is a new weapon in Destiny 2 Season of Plunder, and it’s kind of neat. Sidearms aren’t exactly meta in either PVE or PVP right now, but the Boudica-C can roll some fun perks and is worth taking a look at if you like the weapon type. Also, it’s…

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Is Cry Mutiny Worth Using in Destiny 2 Season of Plunder?

As has become usual practice in Destiny 2, the Season of Plunder has its own unique ritual weapon that can be obtained through any of the game’s three playlist activities. This time, it’s the grenade launcher Cry Mutiny. You can obtain the weapon through reaching rank 16 in either the Vanguard…

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Is Master Ketchcrash Worth it in Destiny 2 Season of Plunder?

As has become standard for seasonal activities in Destiny 2, there’s a Master version of the Ketchcrash available in Season of Plunder. This version of Ketchcrash is considerably more difficult, with a higher Power, more enemies and Champions, and a whole host of restrictive modifiers. Oh, and matchmaking is turned off…

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