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Destiny 2 - Riptide Fusion Rifle PvP & PvE God Roll

Riptide is a Stasis Kinetic Fusion Rifle in Destiny 2. Here's everything you need to know about it, including its PvP and PvE god rolls.
Destiny 2 - Riptide Fusion Rifle PvP & PvE God Roll

Destiny 2 Season of Plunder is in full swing, with Bungie adding new story missions every week. The road to the Lightfall expansion continues, and if you're in the market for a powerful PvP weapon or an end-game PvE weapon, Riptide might be worth your time.

Riptide is a Statis Fusion Rifle in Destiny 2 that was first introduced in Season of the Haunted. It packs some solid perks and is surprisingly easy to acquire.

Here's everything you need to know about Riptide in Destiny 2, including info on how to get it and our take on its PvP and PvE god rolls. 

How to get Riptide in Destiny 2

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Riptide drops randomly from Crucible activities in Destiny 2. (Picture: Bungie)

You can get Riptide in Destiny 2 by playing the Crucible game mode. Riptide drops randomly from Crucible playlists, so you should get one sooner rather than later. 

While you can't directly increase the drop rate of Riptide in Destiny 2, you can increase the number of legendary gear you acquire from playlist activities by equipping the Crucible variant of the Prosperity ghost mod. 

Riptide god roll in Destiny 2

PvP God Roll

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Riptide Fusion Rifle is a great choice for PvP activities in Destiny 2. (Picture: d2gunsmith)

Below you will find the PvP god roll for the Riptide Fusion Rifle in Destiny 2.

  • Barrel - Arrowhead Brake (Lightly vented barrel. Greatly controls recoil. Increases stability.)
  • Battery - Accelerated Coils (Speeds up charge. Faster charge time. Decreases impact damage.)
  • First Perk - Perpetual Motion (This weapon gains bonus stability, damage, and handling speed while the wielder is in motion.)
  • Second Perk - Snapshot Sights (Faster time to aim down sights.)
  • Master - Charge Time
  • Mod - Backup Mag
  • Origin Trait - One Quiet Moment (Grants increased reload speed when out of combat.)

PvE God Roll

Below you will find the PvE god roll for the Riptide Fusion Rifle in Destiny 2.

  • Barrel - Arrowhead Brake (Lightly vented barrel. Greatly controls recoil. Increases stability.)
  • Battery - Accelerated Coils (Speeds up charge. Faster charge time. Decreases impact damage.)
  • First Perk - Field Perp (Increased ammo reserves. Faster reload, stow, and ready when you're crouching.)
  • Second Perk - Chill Clip (Direct hits with the top half of the magazine cause a detonation that slows nearby targets.)
  • Masterwork - Charge Time 
  • Mod - Boss Spec (Increases damage against bosses and vehicles.)
  • Origin Trait - While this weapon is equipped, taking damage accelerates its next reload. Taking more damage increases the effect. 

And that's everything you need to know about Riptide Fusion Rifle in Destiny 2.

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Featured image courtesy of Bungie. 


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