Getting Rat King In Destiny 2 Is Surprisingly Easy

  • Playstation 4
  • Windows
  • Xbox One
  • RPG
  • Shooter
Destiny 2 - Hand Cannon
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The hunt for powerful, new, exotic weaponry is officially underway in Destiny 2. The game has been out long for enough for some fans to complete the main story and begin hunting for the shared-world shooter’s best secrets. And for many fans, that hunt begins with acquisition of a hand cannon called Rat King.

Exotics can be acquired many ways in Destiny 2. They occasionally appear as drops, if you’re absurdly lucky, or earned as quest rewards (more frequently than we saw in the first Destiny). There are also several that have their own quests. Some, like Rat King, even include their own puzzles and riddles that must be solved by the community to make any progress. Fortunately, for anyone in need of a new hand cannon, the Destiny 2 community has already mastered the process of acquiring the Rat King. You'll need find a few friends to play with and finish the Destiny 2 campaign.

Here’s everything you need to do to claim Rat King for yourself:

  • Step 1: Finish the Destiny 2 campaign

  • Step 2: Finish all remaining quests on Titan

  • Step 3: Complete three Patrol missions with a full fireteam

  • Step 4: Finish 2 public events (w/ team)

  • Step 5: Complete 2 Crucible matches or 2 Strikes (w/ team)

  • Step 6: Complete a "Prism" Nightfall with at least five minutes still on the clock

  • Step 7: Go kill bad guys with your new Rat King hand cannon

For more on acquiring the Rat King in Destiny 2, take a few minutes to check out this video tutorial from YouTube user YK Eminence. Then head down to the comments and let us know if you’ve discovered any other powerful exotics we need to keep our eyes peeled for.

Destiny 2 is currently available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game hits PC on Oct. 24.

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