Destiny 2 – All Season 18 Seasonal Artifact Mods, explained

The Mods are life.

Yarr! The Season of Plunder be upon us in Destiny 2! Grab yer crew and set sail among the stars in your fanciful ketch. And don't be forgetting your Seasonal Artifact, the Skeleton Key. You'll be wanting to unlock its various Mods to become the best pirate this side of Saturn!

Destiny 2 Season of Plunder Artifact Mods

Tier 1

  • Overload Bow
    • Damage by fully drawn arrows disrupts combatants, stunning them, delaying ability energy regeneration and lowering combatant damage output. Strong against Overload Champions.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Unstoppable Pulse Rifle
    • Aiming down Pulse Rifle sights loads a high-impact burst that stuns unshielded combatants. Strong against Unstoppable Champions.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Anti-Barrier Scout Rifle
    • Scout Rifles you are wielding fire shield-piercing rounds and stun Barrier Champions. Scout Rifles deal bonus damage against Barrier Champions.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Anti-Barrier Auto Rifle
    • Auto Rifles you are wielding fire shield-piercing rounds and stun Barrier Champions. Auto Rifles deal bonus damage against Barrier Champions.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Unstoppable Shotgun
    • Shotguns you wield fire a powerful explosive payload that stuns unshielded combatants. Strong against Unstoppable Champions.
    • 3 Energy Cost
    • Arms

Related: Best Arc 3.0 Builds for Warlocks in Destiny 2

Tier 2

  • Scout Rifle Loader
    • Increases reload speed of Scout Rifles.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Sword Scavenger
    • Swords get larger bonus reserves when you pick up ammo.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Legs
  • Machine Gun Holster
    • Gradually reloads your stowed Machine Guns over time. Multiple copies of this perk stack to reduce the time taken to fully reload.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Legs
  • Scout and Sniper Rifle Targeting
    • Improves targeting for Scout Rifles and Sniper rifles.
    • 2 Energy Cost
    • Helmet
  • Bottomless Bounty I
    • Improves the effect of the Right Hook and Runneth Over weapon Origin perks.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Helmet

Tier 3

  • Glaive Loader
    • Increases reload speed of Glaives.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Focusing Strike
    • Grants class ability energy when you cause damage with a melee attack.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Thermoshock Plating
    • Reduces incoming Solar and Arc damage from combatants.
    • 2 Energy Cost
    • Chest
  • Machine Gun Scavenger
    • Machine Guns get bonus reserves when you pick up ammo.
    • 1Energy Cost
    • Legs
  • Bottomless Bounty II
    • Improves the effect of the Soul Drinker and Hot Swap weapon Origin perks.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Helmet

Tier 4

  • Overload Machine Guns
    • Uninterrupted fire from your equipped Machine Guns grants bullets that stun combatants, delaying ability energy regeneration and lowering combatant damage output. Strong against Overload Champions.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Anti-Barrier Sniper Rifle
    • Sniper Rifles you are wielding fire shield-piercing rounds and stun Barrier Champions. Sniper Rifles deal bonus damage against Barrer Champions.
    • 6 Energy Cost
    • Arms
  • Bad Amplitude
    • Damaging a Champion with an Arc ability causes the Champion to become jolted.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Class Item
  • Surge Detonators
    • Arc grenades disrupt combatants, stunning them, delaying ability regeneration and lowering combatant damage output. Strong against Overload Champions.
    • 2 Energy Cost
    • Class Item
  • Inferno Whip
    • Solar melee abilities stun unshielded combatants. Strong against Unstoppable Champions.
    • 2 Energy Cost
    • Helmet

Related: Best Arc 3.0 Builds for Titans in Destiny 2

Tier 5

  • Thunderous Retort
    • Grants bonus Arc Super damage if cast while critically wounded or while amplified. Lasts until the end of the Super activation.
    • 6 Energy Cost
    • Class Item
  • Amped Up
    • Stay amplified longer.
    • 1 Energy Cost
    • Class Item
  • Trace Evidence
    • Defeating combatants affected by Arc debuffs spawns an Ionic Trace.
    • 4 Energy Cost
    • Class Item
  • Lightning Strikes Twice
    • After throwing an Arc grenade, gain increased grenade recharge for a short time. Arc final blows extend the duration of this benefit.
    • 7 Energy Cost
    • Class Item
  • Sundering Glare
    • Rapid precision hits against distant combatants weaken them for a short duration.
    • 6 Energy Cost
    • Class Item

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