Seasoned Destiny 2 players know they can count on the elusive merchant Xur to make an appearance with special exotic items every Friday, but what’s not so clear is where you’ll be able to find him. Below, you’ll find a map with a marker that indicates where Xur is and provides his list of wares.
Who is Xur?
If you’re new to Destiny 2 and need a bit more information about how this works, you’ll need to know that Xur is a special vendor who sells exotic weapons and armor. Each week, he comes to the solar system with a slate of goods, including an exotic weapon and one piece of Exotic armor for each character class. Lately, he’s also been carrying Fated Engrams, which guarantee players an exotic drop they don’t already have from the collection of exotics from before the release of Forsaken. As of March 12, 2019, he also sells gear exclusive to Forsaken.
Where to find Xur
The trouble with Xur is finding him. We always know when Xur will show up — at the daily reset each Friday, so 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET. The question is where Xur is. While previously in Destiny 2, Xur’s location was marked on the map each weekend, he’s now unmarked and thus tougher to find each weekend. Here’s where you need to go to track down Xur, the Agent of the Nine, and everything you need to know about what he’s offering this week.
Xur’s wares for this week
(November 15th – November 19th)
This week, you can find Xur at Giant Scar on Io. To get to him, fast travel to the Giant Scar landing zone. Ride your sparrow straight through the building in front of you, and hang a left when you exit it. Hug the wall and keep going left until you reach a cave. Pop in there, and you’ll find Xur in the back ready to sell you some exotics.
Here is the exact location:
And here’s what Xur has for wares:
Riskrunner – 29 Legendary Shards: Riskrunner is an exotic submachine gun that can be acquired through Shadowkeep’s Pain and Gain exotic quest, making this a somewhat underwhelming offering. Nevertheless, it’s a unique gun, which becomes more powerful when you take incoming arc damage, and grants you resistance to it as well. The more kills you get, the longer this state lasts, making it a great weapon for clearing out Fallen mobs.
Skull of Dire Ahamkara (Warlock) – 23 Legendary Shards: If Nova Bombs are your super of choice, Skull of Dire Ahamkara is a must-own exotic. This helmet grants you additional damage resistance while using your Nova Bomb, making it easier to cast successfully. Nova bomb kills will also grant you super energy, giving you a nice energy cycle.
Ophidia Spathe (Hunter) – 23 Legendary Shards: Hunters get Ophidia Spathe this week, which grants one simple, deadly perk: you get two knives. So if you’re all about tossing blades at your opponents, you’ll definitely want to check out this exotic chest piece.
Mask of the Quiet One (Titan) – 23 Legendary Shards: For Titans who love to tank damage, Xur is selling Mask of the Quiet One this week. This exotic helmet gives you ability energy whenever you take damage. Additionally, when you’re critically wounded, you’ll be able to regain your maximum health via kills. This helmet pairs nicely with aggressive playstyles, so you’ll want to check it out if you love running head-first into action.
Isochronal Engram – 97 Legendary Shards: You can only buy one of these Engrams per week, per account, but if you’re filling out your exotic collection, it’s worth it. The Fated Engram automatically gives you something you’re missing from the Destiny 2 Year 1 exotic set, and now Forsaken as well.
Five of Swords: Xur is also offering the Five of Swords challenge this week. This challenge introduces modifiers to Prestige Nightfall missions for increased rewards.
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