Destiny 2 TWAB: Focus on Weapon Tuning in Season 15

Anarchy Exotic Grenade Launcher
Anarchy Exotic Grenade Launcher Bungie

In the final “This Week at Bungie” for Destiny 2: Season of the Splicer, developers have revealed their plans of tuning some of the weapons in Season 15.

Reveal Showcase

Before anything, the company will be holding a Destiny 2 showcase event on Tuesday, August 24. The pre-show will start at 11 a.m. EST, and the main event will begin an hour later at 12 p.m. EST.

Those who want to watch the showcase live can head over to the event’s main page.

New Weapons and Weapon Tuning

Bungie will introduce Legendary Stasis Weapons in Season 15. Stasis Power weapons can be equipped in the Power slot, while all the other Stasis weapons are placed in the Kinetic slot.

The reason why the devs have opted to make the majority of Stasis weapons equippable in the Kinetic slot is to make the Energy slot less crowded.

The new set of weapons will come with Stasis perks, which means that you can select perks with freezing and slowing effects.

Do keep in mind that the Stasis perks will have a kill trigger. This means that the perk effects are only triggered once you kill an enemy, making it quite effective in PvE and less annoying in PvP.

The devs will also make some changes to certain weapon archetypes. Scout rifles and hand cannons, for example, will receive a 15% damage boost to make them more appealing to use in PvE.

You can also expect major changes to fusion rifles. In addition to 15% increased damage in PvE content, rapid-fire fusion rifles will charge up faster and their shots per burst are increased a bit.

As for exotics, the Anarchy Exotic Grenade Launcher is going to be nerfed. In Season 15, the weapon will have its total reserve plus magazine ammunition reduced to 16 from 26. Further, it will have reduced damage against bosses by 30%.

According to Chris Proctor, Weapons Feature Lead for Destiny 2, the adjustments to Anarchy is to make the exotic grenade launcher still relatively strong without treating it as a replacement to your primary weapon.

You can find more information about the weapon tuning and changes coming to Season 15 in the official post.

Rocket Launcher

Destiny 2 Season 15 Ritual Weapon
Destiny 2 Season 15 Ritual Weapon Bungie

Bungie has also revealed that the new ritual quest weapon will be a rocket launcher with the Explosive Light perk. The name of the weapon is not yet disclosed, but you will be able to collect Gambit-, Crucible-, and Vanguard-themed weapons ornaments to spruce it up.

So, what can you say about the weapon tuning and changes arriving in Season 15?

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