Join us! Nintendo Enthusiast Forums

Bungie details plans to fix the currently boring exotic armor pool


Like their recent change-up for exotic weapons

Bungie recently did a new pass on Destiny 2's exotic weapons, tuning them up so that people will actually use them outside of the few meta min-maxed items for high-end content. It was long overdue, but they left out a huge aspect of the re-tooling -- armor.

Yep, for the most part outside of very few pieces of gear like the Orpheus Rig (which pretty much rocked day one), armor is extremely underwhelming. That's going to change in update 1.2.3, as the Lucky Raspberry will now drastically enhance your arcbolt grenade output, the St0mp-EE5 boosts all jumps (instead of just high jumps), and the Young Ahamkara's Spine buffs tripmine grenades all across the board instead of proving a nominal upgrade.

Titans are getting ACD/0 Feedback Fence, Doomfang Pauldrons, and Dunemarchers buff, and Warlocks are getting enhancements for Starfire Protocol, Karnstein Armlets, and Crown of Tempests. It's a step in the right direction, but there's still a long way to go.

1.2.3 will arrive on July 17 among other additions, most notably a permanent 6v6 quickplay playlist that should have been added a week after launch.

This Week at Bungie []

You are logged out. Login | Sign up



Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures



Also on destructoid: Destiny 2   (238)   From our database:

  • Players couldn't solve a Destiny 2 puzzle that unlocked more content so Bungie just unlocked it - Chris Carter
  • Destiny 2's next expansion, Black Armory, is coming next week - Chris Carter
  • PSA: This weekend is your last chance to get Destiny 2 for free on PC - Chris Carter
  • Bungie is 'paying close attention' to the longer Destiny 2 console load times that were introduced in Forsaken - Chris Carter
  • Activision says that Destiny 2: Forsaken 'under-performed,' core player base hasn't reengaged - Chris Carter
  • Destiny 2 is free right now on PC through - Jordan Devore
  • Bungie's latest Destiny 2 Exotic 'fix' feels like a half measure - Chris Carter
  • Destiny 2's Refer-A-Friend program gets updated for Forsaken - Chris Carter
  • Destiny's Festival of the Lost looks like a spooky good time - Brett Makedonski
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #bungie #Destiny #PC #PS4 #shooters #Xbox One



    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!