How to Get Ecliptic Distaff in Destiny 2

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The Ecliptic Distaff is a ritual weapon introduced in Destiny 2's Season of Defiance, but the steps for getting The Ecliptic Distaff are tricky. Below, we outline exactly how to go about getting this covetted glaive in Destiny 2.

How to get Ecliptic Distaff Glavie in Destiny 2 Season of Defiance

To get the Ecliptic Distaff, players must level their vendor ranks to at least level 16. It also doesn't matter which vendor, as long as they are at least rank level 16. If one of your vendors is at the required rank, speak to them, and you should see the Ecliptic Distaff listed as a reward. After this point, you can get the Ecliptic Distaff from the Exotic Kiosk vendor for one Ascendant Shards. If you do not have an Ascendant Shard, you can purchase one from either Rahool or Ada-1b who also sells Upgrade Models. Either vendor will require the following materials for Ascendant Shards in Desntiny 2:

  • 100 planetary materials
  • 50k Glimmer
  • 10 Enhancement Prisms

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How to farm Ascendant Shards in Destiny 2

One of the best ways to farm for Ascendant Shards in Destiny 2 is to farm Grandmaster Nightfalls. Beyond Nightfalls, players can also farm for the shards by completing Trails of Osiris missions and using the following methods:

  • Completing Truiumphs
  • Farming Ritual Playlists
  • Leveling the Season Pass
  • Completing Triumphs

All Ecliptic Distaff Perks in Destiny 2

The list below contains all possible perks that can appear on the Ecliptic Distaff Glavie:

  • Ballistic Tuning - Lowers shield duration and increases range.
  • Adaptive Glaive - The Glaive generates energy by dealing ranged damage. Players can also block by aiming down sight to raise their shield. The Glaive that features this perk can also perform melee combos. 
  • Alloy Magazine - Faster reloads when the magazine is empty. 

For more on Destiny 2, Pro Game Guides has you covered with guides like How to beat Nezarec final boss in Root of Nightmares raid in Destiny 2 and How to earn trophies on Neomuna in Destiny 2 – Lightfall Triumph (Neomuni Souvenirs).

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