How to Quickly Farm Exotics in Destiny 2

By: Austin Carroll

Unleash your Guardian's true potential with Destiny 2's exotic weapons and armor! Discover these coveted, game-changing treasures and learn the fastest ways to acquire them. Are you ready to dominate the battlefield? Then read on!

Nightfall Strikes are an excellent way to farm Exotics. Grandmaster Nightfalls are tough but guarantee an Exotic Engram, while Master and Legend Nightfalls are easier but don't guarantee a drop.

Nightfall Strikes


Run Lost Sectors as a solo to unlock Exotic Armor. Drops occur every 3-4 runs, but they only take about 10 minutes each! Make sure you're prepared with the right Light level and weapons.

Lost Sectors


Xur, the weekly vendor, offers Exotic armor and weapons. He appears randomly in the Tower on Fridays and leaves Tuesdays. Find one Exotic weapon, one armor piece per class, and Fated Engrams.



The Season Pass in Destiny 2 offers Exotic Engrams. The free version gives one Exotic Engram and Cypher, while the paid version offers five extra Engrams and Ascendant Shards. 

Season Pass


Shax and Drifter provide an easy and fun way to farm Exotics in Destiny 2! Earn Infamy ranks in Gambit and Valor ranks in Crucible for rewards like Ascendant shards and Exotic Engrams.

Vendor Packages


Run the Presage Exotic Quest to unlock the Dead Man's Tale Exotic. Each run earns a higher Light level and random final Perk. Do it once with each reset for best results.

PResage Exotic Quest


If you're an Amazon Prime member, you can unlock free Destiny 2 Exotic Bundles every few weeks! Bundles may include Exotic weapons, Ghost shells, ships, Sparrows, or emotes.

Prime Gaming


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