Destiny 2's Lightfall expansion brought an all-new way of discerning how proficient our fellow Guardians are with the Guardian Ranks number that now sits next to your display name in-game. One of the requirements to get into Rank 7 is to stun Champions. Of course, the longer the game continues to exist, the more activities you can find them in, but what about just wanting to farm the stuns and kills to get a jump start?
Rank 7 of Guardian Ranks isn't the only reason you might need to stun Champions. One of the Seasonal Challenges that's found its way into the rotation almost every season since they were introduced is to Stun 50 Champions. Today, we're going to help you find the best method for how to Farm Unstoppable Champions in Destiny 2 so that you can earn some XP, Bright Dust, and even bragging rights.
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How to Stun Unstoppable Champions in Destiny 2
Unstoppable Champions might be the most annoying of the three. Unstoppable Champions don't heal themselves as Barrier or Overload Champions do, but they are relentless in their pursuit of you once they've detected you. As if that's not bad enough, whenever they do manage to sniff you out, your options to Stun them with a weapon require patience. To Stun an Unstoppable Champion with the Seasonal Anti-Unstoppable weapon type, you must aim down sights, wait a moment, and then your next shots will be capable of Stunning the Champion. If you are too impatient and try to fire at the Unstoppable champion before you see it proc in your Feed, you will not be able to Stun the Champion.
Each Season, a new weapon type rotates into being an Anti-Unstoppable weapon type. This Season, Scout Rifles are Anti-Unstoppable. As long as you have the Perk unlocked in your artifact, you can stun Unstoppable Champions with any equipt Scout Rifle.
Some weapons that have intrinsic Anti-Unstoppable functionality are:
- Leviathan's Breath
- Devil's Ruin
You also have the inherent ability to Stun Champions depending on what Subclass you're running! These traits are:
- Arc Blind effects
- Solar Ignition effects
- Stasis Shatter effects
- Strand Suspend effects
These are great ways to deal with Unstoppable Champions and free up your loadout if you're out and about raiding or running GMs. However, we're here to farm Champions, not just to deal with them when we come across them. Let's look at how to do just that.
How to Farm Unstoppable Champions in Destiny 2
Unstoppable Champions are located in several activities throughout the Destiny 2 experience. These are some of my personal go-to's and how to make sure your time working through them is as optimized as possible. The most important thing to remember is to NOT kill the Champion. Stunning the same champion multiple times counts towards your totals, so you're fine to just let it heal itself back up!
Legend and Master Lost Sectors
Legend and Master Lost Sectors rotate daily, so make sure you're heading to the right destination first and foremost. Once there, you can check to see which Champions are on offer that day. The Champions in each Lost Sector don't change, but there are typically only two types in each Lost Sector.
If today is a UnstoppableChampion featured day, then great! I recommend loading into it with a Scout Rifle of your choice. This is due to Primary ammo being infinite and only need to deal damage with the Unstoppable shot, not a specific amount of damage. Go into the Lost Sector, find your Champion, Hit it with the Stun, and then rinse and repeat!
If you get a little overzealous and accidentally kill the Champion before you get all of the Stuns that you need, no worries! Pull out your Ghost, quit the activity, and go back in. Legend and Master Lost Sectors do not feature checkpoints and typically have Champions fairly near the beginning of the activity, so you should get the Stuns you need quickly here!
If Legend or Master Lost Sectors aren't your jam and you want to work on farming the Nightfall weapon each week at the same time, Nightfalls feature plenty of Champions! Every Nightfall difficulty features Champions now, but I recommend trying to go in at Legend to avoid loading in with random players. if your teammates get the Stuns, they do not count.
Again, I'd recommend going in with Arbalest just to make sure you have something that will get the job done quickly. Nightfalls also don't feature Checkpoints like Raids do, so you're good to load in, Stun and/or kill the first Champion you see, leave, and come back as often as you want to!
There are other places you can find them, such as the Vow of the Disciple Raid, Empire Hunts, and Defiant Battlegrounds, but getting to those and working on Farming them requires just a little too much work.
These are the best ways to Farm Unstoppable Champions in Destiny 2! Make sure you go check out the Raid and Dungeon rotation for the rest of the Season so that you know where to get some extra Pinnacle drops!
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