Destiny 2 Fallen Transponder Quest Guide: How to Get Outbreak Perfected, Find Nodes

Surprise! A fan favorite weapon from the original Destiny is making a return today in Destiny 2! As part of the weekly update, players were sent to Titan for a Heroic Mission. Eagle eyed fans, however, spotted a new unlocked door and Fallen Transponder in the “Bad Neighbors” mission.

What do you do with this Fallen Transponder? Fans are still working that out, but we’re here to help you complete it yourself! Most suspect the quest will reward Outbreak Prime, a raid weapon from Destiny 1. It has been renamed as Outbreak Perfected in Destiny 2.

What is Outbreak Prime?

Outbreak Prime is an exotic pulse rifle with The Corruption Spreads perk. This causes enemies that take repeated hits from the weapon to spawn SIVA nanites that attack other enemies. It also has the Parasitism perk which causes the weapon to deal bonus damage to any enemies already infected with SIVA nanites.

When Can I Get the Outbreak Prime in Destiny 2?

To start the Outbreak Prime exotic quest, we assume you’ll need to make sure the “Bad Neighbors” Heroic Mission is available on Titan. It is currently unknown whether or not the quest will remain available outside of that and we don’t know when it’ll be in the rotation again, so you better complete it this week!

Outbreak Prime Exotic Quest Steps

0. Find Fallen Transponder in Bad Neighbors Mission

Note: You must have completed the “Enemy of My Enemy” adventure for this door to be unlocked. If you haven’t done that yet, go do it and then come back.

This isn’t like previous exotic quests in Destiny 2. First of all, you have to find the Fallen Transponder in the “Bad Neighbors” mission on Titan. Near the end of the mission — after you kill the shrieker and scan the crystals to open a door — you’ll find the Fallen Transponder on the floor. (You can also find it in the Heroic Mission or just by going to the area in Titan free roam)

A Fallen global positioning transponder, jury-rigged for operation by human hands. Its encrypted interface seems to require locational data. Beyond that, your Ghost can find nothing remarkable about this device except a brief plaintext message embedded in its header files.

1. Complete Fallen Transponder Node 1 – The Drain on EDZ

There are six nodes that must be completed to activate the Fallen Transponder. Each is essentially a riddle, telling you where to look for each node. Use the above map to find the EDZ nodes. Thanks to lowlidev for the wonderful map service.

First off, you’re going to head to The Drain lost sector.

The above image shows exactly where to look during your adventure. Thanks to Nyxara on /r/DestinyTheGame for compiling these!

2. Complete Fallen Transponder Node 2 – Whispered Falls on EDZ

Again, use the above map and head on over to the Whispered Falls lost sector. Complete it and then head to the above location. You’ll find the node there.

3. Complete Fallen Transponder Node 3 – Atrium on EDZ

These next two nodes are very close together. Head inside of the church and down into the basement. This is the Atrium lost sector. Explore around the ruins until you find a room off to the side. There will be another node inside.

4. Complete Fallen Transponder Node 4 – Widow’s Walk on EDZ

Climb on out of the Atrium and head towards the rest of the EDZ map. You’re probably familiar with the Widow’s Walk lost sector. Gun through the whole thing, beat the boss at the end, and jump on up to this ledge for the final EDZ node. It’s right behind where the chest spawns!

5. Complete Fallen Transponder Node 5 – The Carrion Pit on Nessus

Now we move on to Nessus. Again, use the above map to visit a few lost sectors!

First off, we’re off to The Carrion Pit. Run it to completion and look around the end chest for the above node.

6. Complete Fallen Transponder Node 6 – The Rift on Nessus

One more node and our Fallen Transponder will be complete! Head back to the starting area and run over to The Rift. Complete it, climb the heights, and head on behind the metal container near the reticle above. The node will be inside just waiting to be picked up.

7. Decipher the String to Rendezvous – The Farm on EDZ

Don’t worry about deciphering it; just head on over to The Farm. Immediately head to your right and there’s a newly opened basement hatch. Head inside and grab the mission from Mithrax, the Fallen, inside.

8. Complete Zero Hour Mission – The Old Tower

While the Thunderlord mission had us revisit the old wall from the original Destiny introduction sequence, accepting this mission will send you to the old Destiny tower. You only have 20 minutes to complete the mission, so be ready! It’s a very, very hard battle where you fight against power level 690 enemies.

Enemies will have a lot of Shock shields, too, so we recommend using Riskrunner if you have it. Be ready for a lot of enemies, Servitors, and a Fallen tank.

There’s also a ton of platforming so be ready for that! The video above shows Teawrex’s completion.

Complete the mission and you’ll be granted Outbreak Perfected at power level 700! Enjoy!

After that, go back and beat the Heroic version for the Outbreak Perfected catalyst!


Dillon Skiffington

Content Editor at Fanbyte, Dillon is currently trading in Elder Scrolls Online, waiting to play the Witcher 3 DLC, and flying across rooftops in Mirror's Edge: Catalyst.

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  1. Hey you acctualy dont nned the mission just walk to the door its open /unlocked I got mine like that because mission was bugged.

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