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Destiny 2 Weapon Reworks In Season 18

Bungie has revealed a set of weapons that are getting reworked in Destiny 2's Season 18. Here's everything you need to know about it.
Destiny 2 Weapon Reworks In Season 18

Destiny 2's Season 18 is fast approaching, and almost every day, there's either a new leak or new info drop for the next chapter in the beloved live service FPS.

Bungie had previously revealed the PVP meta changes that are coming with Season 18. Now, in the latest TWAB (This Week at Bungie), the game devs have revealed some of the PvE and PvP weapons that are set to be reworked for Season 18. Here's every Destiny 2 weapon that is confirmed to receive an overhaul in Season 18.

Destiny 2 weapons that are getting buffed and nerfed in Season 18

There are three different weapons set to receive a rework in Destiny 2 Season 18, Lord of Wolves, Dead Man's Tale, and Collective Obligation.

Check out all the specifics of the reworks here.

Lord of Wolves

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Lord of Wolves is getting nerfed in Destiny 2 Season 18. (Picture: Bungie)
  • Decreased starting ammo in PvP from 15 to 10 (PvE unchanged).
  • Reduced the burst size (shots fired per trigger pull) from 10 to 5 shots when Release the Wolves is active.
  • Reduced the burst delay (the time between bursts) by 60% when Release the Wolves is active.
  • Decreased Lord of Wolves base damage by ~20% (now deals 35 per shot to the body in PvP, 44 with Release the Wolves active).
  • Increased damage in PvE by 20% to compensate.

Dead Man's Tale

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Some aspects of Dead Man's Tale are getting buffed while others are getting nerfed in Destiny 2 Season 18. (Picture: Bungie)
  • Changed Cranial Spike's effects:
  • Cranial Spike no longer buffs damage vs. players, instead it grants increased reload, aim assist, and range per stack.
  • It still grants additional damage vs. PvE combatants.
  • Upon reaching max stacks of Cranial Spike, the catalyst will now increase hip-fire RPM by 50 (i.e., it will fire at 180 RPM) but will deal reduced damage per bullet (20% decrease).

Collective Obligation

destiny 2 collective obligation season 18
The Collective Obligation is getting buffed in Destiny 2 Season 18. (Picture: Bungie)
  • Increased Void Leech timer to 15 seconds in PvE activities.
  • PVP remains at 10 seconds.
  • Removed the cooldown.
  • Added a 20% damage bonus against PvE combatants only while Void Leech is active.
  • Takes less hits to fully charge Void Leech.
  • Kills against debuffed targets instantly charge Void Leech.
  • Void Leech is also instantly charged when your character is affected by Void debuffs.
  • Does not work if hitting yourself with your own Suppressor Grenade.
  • Fixed a bug where Umbral Sustenance was activating with non-Void overshields.

These are all the weapons in Destiny 2 that are getting reworked in Season 18.

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