How to obtain and complete every Exotic Kinetic weapon Catalyst in Destiny 2

Time to go on a world tour of catalyst completion.

Destiny 2 has no shortage of content to explore and enjoy. Part of that is a multi-step process. Exotic weapons are their own special adventure in terms of tracking them down and collecting them. Once obtained, many have a Catalyst that will enhance the weapon's performance. But finding and completing the Catalyst is anything but obvious. Fortunately, we have this handy guide to help Guardians track down the Catalyst for their favorite Kinetic Exotics.

Where to find each Exotic Kinetic weapon Catalyst

Sweet Business

  • Catalyst Effect: Serious Business - Reduces incoming flinch when firing Sweet Business at full speed
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Get 250 multikills

Sturm

  • Catalyst Effect: Increases handling by +40 and range by +18
  • Where to find the Catalyst: PvE Kills
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Get 500 kills with Sturm and 500 kills with Drang while having both weapons equipped

Vigilance Wing

  • Catalyst Effect: Full Auto Trigger System - Makes the weapon fire fully automatic when holding down the fire button
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Kills or wins in Crucible
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 250 Guardians in Crucible and earn 5 Blood for Blood medals

Rat King

  • Catalyst Effect: Infestation - Increases aim assist and recoil direction. Refreshes health when Vermin activates.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Kills or completions in Strikes and Nightfalls
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Get 1000 Fireteam Rat King kills

MIDA Multi-Tool

  • Catalyst Effect: No Distractions - Aiming this weapon for a short period reduces flinch
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Legend Glory rank
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Get 200 precision kills

Crimson

  • Catalyst Effect: Increases range by +18
  • Where to find the Catalyst: PvE kills
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Get 500 precision kills

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Jade Rabbit

  • Catalyst Effect: Increases stability by +27
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Kills or wins in Crucible
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 250 Guardians in Crucible

Huckleberry

  • Catalyst Effect: Bull Rider - Kills with this weapon now reload the entire magazine
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 500 enemies

SUROS Regime

  • Catalyst Effect: SUROS Ascendance - Improves recoil direction and increases the chance to activate "SUROS Legacy"
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Kills or wins in Crucible
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 300 Guardians in Crucible

Cerberus+1

  • Catalyst Effect: Focused Fire - Hold reload to swap to a tighter, close-ranged spread
  • Where to find the Catalyst: PvE Kills
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 500 enemies

Ace of Spades

  • Catalyst Effect: Funeral Pyre - Firefly does more damage while Memento Mori is active
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Kills or completions in Strikes and Nightfalls
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 500 enemies

Izanagi's Burden

  • Catalyst Effect: Peerless Edge - Increases the damage bonus of Honed Edge when all four bullets are consumed.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 500 enemies

Outbreak Perfected

  • Catalyst Effect: Disease Vector - Deal additional nanite damage
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Land 500 precision final blows

Bad Juju

  • Catalyst Effect: Unending Curse - Extends the duration of the String of Curses perk
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 700 enemies

Bastion

  • Catalyst Effect: Electric Styx - Increases the maximum number of Dynamic Charge stacks
  • Where to find the Catalyst: NA
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 400 enemies

Lumina

  • Catalyst Effect: Resonant Virtue: Gain two Remnants per final blow instead of one.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Any activity
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Heal 250 allies with Noble Rounds

Witherhoard

  • Catalyst Effect: Silent Alarm - Maximizes handling and holstering this weapon automatically reloads it after a short period of time.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Banshee-44 mission
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 400 enemies

Hawkmoon

  • Catalyst Effect: Hunter's Trance - Increases magazine size to nine. Also increases handling, reload speed, and range based on the number of Paracausal Charge stacks.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 700 enemies

No Time to Explain

  • Catalyst Effect: Blast from the Side - Projectiles from the time portal shoot more frequently
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Exo Stranger mission (Beyond Light)
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 700 enemies

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Dead Man's Tale

  • Catalyst Effect: Dark-Forged Trigger - Increased hipfire rate of fire and removes hipfire accuracy penalties.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 800 enemies

Cryosthesia 77K

  • Catalyst Effect: Cold Efficiency - Shattering a frozen target refills this weapon's magazine from reserves
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Banshee-44 mission (Beyond Light)
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 700 enemies

Traveler's Chosen

  • Catalyst Effect:
    • Osmosis - Using your grenade ability changes this weapon's damage type to match your subclass until you stow it.
    • Full Auto Trigger System - Holding down the trigger will fire this weapon at full auto.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions (Shadowkeep)
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 700 enemies

Ager's Scepter

  • Catalyst Effect: Will Given Form - Hold reload to drain Super energy, overflowing and empowering the beam with bonus damage and the ability to slow and freeze targets. Can only be activated when Super energy is full.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions (Beyond Light)
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 1000 enemies. Alternatively, defeating foes with precision hits grants increased progress, and destroying destructible walls in the Shattered Realm grants significant progress.

Forerunner

  • Catalyst Effect: The Rock - For several seconds after a final blow, you can consume part of your ammo reserves, converting your next grenade into a fragmentation grenade.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Reach Rank 16 with Xur
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 700 enemies

Arbalest

  • Catalyst Effect: Genesis - Breaking a combatants' shield with this weapon fills its magazine from reserves. Energy weapons regenerate ammo on hit when matching the damage type to the combatant's shield.
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Playlist activity completions
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Defeat 500 enemies

Osteo Striga

  • Catalyst Effect: Adds +30 Reload Speed and +20 Stability
  • Where to find the Catalyst: Reach level 10 with Osteo Striga
  • How to complete the Catalyst: Reshape Osteo Striga with the Catalyst inserted

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