Destiny 2 players can finally discover the secret behind Master Ives’ downfall and get an amazing Exotic for their troubles.
Bungie revealed today that the final mission in the Journal of the Reef Cryptarch quest is now live. Players were able to pick up the activity during the shooter’s recent Halloween-themed event, Festival of the Lost. Completing the final step will award the long-awaited Thunderlord Exotic, and it will require Guardians to head back to an iconic location from the first Destiny.
According to GameSpot’s guide for the quest, once players complete Amanda Holliday’s tasks in the EDZ, they’ll be sent to a teleportation device in the EDZ’s Whispered Falls Lost Sector. The mysterious portal will take them to Destiny‘s Cosmodrome in Old Russia, tasking them to run through a revamped version of the first mission from the original game. Of course, a new powerful boss will be in the way—Fallen Captain Kikliss—that should give Guardians a good challenge.
For those that succeed, Holliday will hand over “a trinket” that Master Ives left behind, which just so happens to be the Thunderlord Exotic. While the machine gun appeared in Destiny, this marks its debut in Destiny 2, and in honor of its triumphant return, Bungie has beefed up the weapon. As seen below, a few of the perks include increased firing rate, gun reload speed increases with each kills, and more.
In addition to its impressive firepower, Thunderlord is a great weapon to pick up due to Forsaken‘s slow Power leveling progression. For a weapon with 600 Power, Guardians that need that little extra boost to raise their levels will get that and more with Thunderlord.
Destiny 2 is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.