Destiny 2 Is Getting More Strand Weapons In Season 21

Like previous Destiny 2 seasons, Season 21 will see new weapons enter the loot pool and several others leave it to make room for the latest arrivals. Bungie has detailed which weapons will be leaving soon in case you still need to add them to your collection, but for fans of Strand, there’s something to look forward to.

New Strand weapons–the first of their kind–will debut within Iron Banner and Gambit in Destiny 2, and while exact details are being kept under wraps, Bungie has revealed which archetypes will come equipped with that element. Gambit will have a Strand linear fusion rifle to acquire and Iron Banner has a Strand fusion rifle that can be earned.

The rest of the list includes a number of old favorites being added back to the loot pool, including the powerful rocket launcher Braytech Osprey, the popular scout rifle Randy’s Throwing Knife, and Positive Outlook, a Void precision auto rifle. For the weapons that are leaving, Bungie has listed several Iron Banner, Nightfall, and Trials of Osiris guns that are being taken out of action next season.

The adept version of the Trials of Osiris weapon, Whistler’s Whim, is already out of circulation, but you can still focus a Trials engram by Saint-14 for the regular version. Iron Banner’s Hero’s Burden and Wizened Rebuke will be removed in Season 21. For Nightfall strikes, you’ll have until April 18 to earn the Mindbender’s Ambition shotgun and May 2 to grab The Militia’s Birthright grenade launcher. You can see the full list of what’s coming and going below.

In other Destiny 2 news, more details on Grandmaster Nightfalls have been revealed, you’ll soon be able to get the Exotic that you want, and buildcrafting has some interesting tweaks lined up once Season 21 of Destiny 2 kicks off.

Weapons Leaving


  • Mindbender’s Ambition — Final week in rotation: 4/18
  • The Militia’s Birthright — Final week in rotation: 5/2

Trials of Osiris

  • The Inquisitor — Final week in rotation: 5/9
  • Whistler’s Whim — Already out of rotation

Iron Banner

  • The Wizened Rebuke
  • The Hero’s Burden


Weapons Entering


  • Braytech Osprey — Void high-impact rocket launcher
  • Loaded Question — Arc high-impact fusion rifle


  • Positive Outlook — Void precision auto rifle


  • Strand linear fusion rifle


  • Randy’s Throwing Knife — Kinetic rapid-fire scout rifle

Trials of Osiris

  • Arc Glaive
  • The Messenger — Kinetic high-impact pulse rifle

Iron Banner

  • Strand fusion rifle
  • Swarm of the Raven — Void rapid-fire heavy grenade launcher


  • Arc sniper rifle

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