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How to unlock The Lament exotic sword in Destiny 2: Beyond Light

Here is how you unlock the new exotic sword in Destiny 2 Beyond Light.

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Following the first completion of the Deep Stone Crypt raid in Beyond Light, Destiny 2 players can now get their hands on The Lament exotic sword. Here’s how you can add it to your inventory.

Destiny 2’s Beyond Light expansion has officially opened, with Deep Stone Crypt kicking off on November 21. Players took the opportunity to collect powerful new gear, and complete every task in order to find what the raid was hiding within.

With new activities unlocked after the raid completion, the exotic sword known as The Lament can now be obtained by players. Swords have proven to be extremely powerful in combat in recent seasons, so if you’re looking to give yourself an advantage, here is everything you need to know about this exotic weapon.

Completion of the Deep Stone Crypt raid unlocked a variety of new content.

The Lament sword perks

The Lament is a solar sword that has many perks to give it a boost above other melee weapons. The Banshee’s Wail perk makes this a truly formidable weapon, allowing users to create revved attacks that deal even more damage.

There are five total perks on The Lament, which are:

  • Jagged Edge: Damage boost but with less sword ammo
  • Revved Consumption: Heals the user after dealing damage to a foe
  • Enduring Guard: Guard has maximum efficiency and high endurance at the cost of low resistance
  • Tireless Blade: Every other powered kill gives you ammo
  • Banshee’s Wail: Revs up sword blade damage that stacks up after dealing damage with revved attacks. Also boosts shield bypass and adds shield piercing.

How to unlock The Lament sword

After the completion of the Deep Stone Crypt, an 11-step questline called ‘Lost Lament’ becomes available. You will get a notification about it after logging in to Destiny 2: Beyond Light. You don’t need to complete the raid yourself in order to do the quest.

Here is how you can complete the Lost Lament exotic quest:

  1. Visit the tower and talk to Banshee-44 in order to unlock the Lost Lament exotic quest
  2. Find and scan 3 dead Exos on Europa. You can find them:
    • At the center of Cadmus Ridge
    • In the front left corner of the boss area in the Perdition Lost Sector Ridge.
    • By an ice formation on the right-hand side of the Asterion Abyss
  3. Locate the Destiny 2 Giant Exo in the Exo facility
    • Talk with Clovis Bray at the Exo facility on Europa and you will have to prove yourself to him.
  4. Kill 100 Vex with Swords
  5. Kill a total of 20 enemies that are either Minotaurs, Hydras, or Cyclopes.
  6. Go to commander Zavala and Variks and complete the quests you get form them if you haven’t already. You need to have completed the Beyond Light campaign as well as the following quests:
    • “Reclaiming Europa”
    • “Empire’s Fall”
    • “The Dark Priestess”
  7. Complete and Exo Challenge on your map
  8. Defeat 60 Vex with finishers
  9. Complete The Glassway” strike and take down the Harpy to collect blade pieces
  10. Return to the Tower and talk to Banshee-44 about the broken blade
  11. Head to Eventide Ruins and explore the Bunker E15 Lost Sector
  12. Complete the mission “Reforging the Past” to get the Lament exotic sword
  13. Speak with Banshee-44 back at the tower

The Lament exotic sword will become unlocked after these steps, and you can access it from your inventory.

Although these steps seem like they could take a while, some of the tasks required to unlock The Lament are actually available during your playthrough, so you may find you have ticked some off before you even start your quest.

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Destiny 2 Glory Ranks: What are they, how to rank up & rewards

Glory Ranks are great for bragging rights and rewards in Destiny 2. Our guide will show you how to get them and how to rank up.

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Destiny 2’s Glory Ranks are perfect for flexing your skill and earning rewards in the Crucible. Learn what they are, how to increase your Glory Rank, and see what rewards you can acquire in the process.

Killing waves of A.I is a simple pleasure in FPS games, but there’s a different thrill when it comes to online. Destiny 2’s Crucible mode offers this with intense multiplayer action that also invites players to increase their Glory Rank and net tasty rewards.

Lots of players don’t fully understand the system and how it works, however. So we’ll walk you through the basics, such as what Glory Ranks are, how you can rank them up, and what you can get for doing so.

What are Destiny 2 Glory Ranks?

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Destiny 2 uses these as a way of measuring how good a player is, and they can determine what level of rewards you can obtain.

Guardians that want to test themselves have many ranks to power through, and it can help improve your ability, leading to a more successful time doing Raids and other single-player content.

How to rank up Glory Ranks

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Glory points are earned by winning matches in the Crucible – a competitive PvP mode in Destiny 2 – with enough points enabling you to move up a Glory Rank.

Taking part in the competitive playlist will allow players to fight against a variety of different skill levels as the game mode favors connection-based matchmaking as opposed to the modern-day norm of skill-based matchmaking.

The Quickplay playlist will not level up your Glory, so instead, make sure you are only sticking to Competitive Crucible modes.

All Destiny 2 Glory Ranks & points required

From beginners starting their first match at Guardian I to veterans who have managed to hit the Max rank ceiling, there are many levels to ascend.

Here is a complete list of all of the Glory Ranks.

Glory RankPoints bracketGlory points needed for next rank
Guardian I0-3940
Guardian II40-10970
Guardian III110-19990
Brave I200-369170
Brave II370-664295
Brave III665-1049385
Heroic I1050-1259210
Heroic II1260-1624365
Heroic III1625-2099475
Fabled I2100-2379280
Fabled II2380-2869490
Fabled III2870-3499630
Mythic I3500-3879380
Mythic II3880-4544665
Mythic III4545-5449905
Legend5450-550050
Max55000

As you can see, the first few ranks aren’t anything to write home about, but as you start to make some serious progress, the points needed per rank will seriously begin to mount.

Glory Ranks rewards

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But what are you doing all this work for apart from pride and honor? Destiny 2 players are also trying to acquire flashy Titles to display, along with Glory itself.

That’s it. Glory Ranks used to reward weapons, but that was changed some time ago, and cosmetic alterations are the only true, tangible rewards now.


Glory Ranks are one of the many different ways you can enjoy Destiny 2, and there are also Gambit Infamy Ranks to climb up.

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How to get Dino Armor in Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost

After fans voted for the Destiny 2 Dino Armor back in March, it has finally arrived with the Festival of the Lost, so here’s how to get it.

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The fan-voted Dino Armor has arrived in Destiny 2 with the Festival of the Lost Halloween event, so here’s how to get your hands on the long-awaited dinosaur-themed armor.

Back in March 2021, Bungie asked Destiny 2 fans whether they’d like the Festival of the Lost’s event armor to be dinosaur or monster-themed.

Dinosaurs won by a landslide, with 81% of the 200,000 votes going towards dinos.

2021’s Festival of the Lost event is here, and the Dino Armor has arrived with it in all its glory. Here’s how to get the T-Rex, triceratops, and velociraptor-themed Destiny 2 armor.

How to get Destiny 2 Dino Armor

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All three of the Dino Armor sets are available in Destiny 2’s in-game store until November 2, when Festival of the Lost concludes. The three dinosaur-themed sets are available to purchase with real cash or through Bright Dust, which can be earned in-game for free.

Each set costs 1,500 Silver, which is roughly $15. If you want each set, you’ll need to fork out 4,500 Silver, so the armor doesn’t come cheap.

However, if you don’t want to spend any real money, you can pay 6,000 Bright Dust to get the sets for free.

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Here are the three Destiny 2 Dino Amor sets and their prices:

  • Technosaurus Titan Bundle (1,500 Silver / 6,000 Bright Dust)
  • Psyceratops Warlock Bundle (1,500 Silver / 6,000 Bright Dust)
  • Roboraptor Hunter Bundle (1,500 Silver / 6,000 Bright Dust)

As this is an event set, you’ll need to make sure you pick them up before the Festival of the Lost concludes on November 2.

But if you’re low on Bright Dust, you can check out our guide on all the ways to get Bright Dust to make sure you rack up enough of this currency to be able to get as much of the Destiny 2 Dino Armor as you want.

For more Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost guides, you can check out how to get the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle and how to complete the Haunted Lost Sectors!

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How to get Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle in Destiny 2

Destiny 2’s Festival of the Lost has returned for 2021, and our guide will show you how to get the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle from it.

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One of the special items that players can get from Destiny 2’s Festival of the Lost is the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle, and here’s how you can get it.

The vintage Destiny 2 Halloween event special returns and Festival of the Lost brings many tasty and tantalizing rewards – especially the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle.

Players of Bungie’s sci-fi shooter have three weeks to make the most of the novelty events and quests exclusive to this themed period.

The item we will be focusing on is the Destiny 2 Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle, and our informative guide will help you get your hands on it.

How to get the Destiny 2 Jurassic Green in Festival of the Lost

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There are multiple ways players can go about acquiring the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle in Destiny 2, such as completing an introductory quest, successfully finishing a special Lost Sector event and trading in an Ascendant Lens.

Each method is relatively straightforward, and we’ll briefly go through each one.

Introductory Quest

‘Gone But Not Forgotten’ is a quest that players can choose to complete to kick off the Festival of the Lost 2021 festivities, and if you do it, you’re guaranteed to get the Pulse Rifle.

Haunted Lost Sector event

Select to complete a ‘Haunted Lost Sector’ event – which can be accessed from the ‘Tower Courtyard’ – and the chest reward at the end has a good chance of dropping the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle for you.

Ascendant Lens

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If you took part in last year’s event and ended up with an Ascendant Lens that has been dormant in your inventory, then good news – it’s time to use it! Give it to Mara Sov, and she will thank you in the form of not one, not two, but three Jurassic green Pulse Rifles.

This is a more exclusive way of obtaining the weapon, but anyone who can do this has three chances to roll a good version of the weapon.


So there you have it, several completely different ways you can add the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle to your Guardian’s collection.

Also, check out how to increase your Destiny 2 Gambit Infamy Rank.

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