Destiny 2 Swarmers: What It Does & How To Get It

Destiny 2 Swarmers: What It Does & How To Get It
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Written by 

Dave McAdam


1st Mar 2023 10:46

Destiny 2 Swarmers is one of the powerful new exotic armour pieces added with the Lightfall expansion. Destiny 2 character builds are never complete without an exotic to tie them all together. Swarmers grant Warlocks a really cool extra ability as part of their Strand subclass. Here is everything you need to know about Destiny 2 Swarmers.

Destiny 2 Swarmers: What It Does

Destiny 2 Swarmers: What they do
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As mentioned, Swarmers is a Warlock exotic leg armour piece. The armour is for the new Strand subclass and gives Broodweaver Warlocks the ability to create even more Threadlings.

the effect of the Swarmers is that, when you destroy a Strand Tangle, it spawns several Threadlings. Tangles are created by defeating enemies with Strand weapons and abilities and can be picked up to be thrown at enemies for more damage.

Instead, shooting the Tangle while wearing Swarmers will cause it to explode and send out Threadlings, the small Strand beings that seek out and attack enemies.

Destiny 2 Swarmers: How To Get It

Destiny 2 Swarmers: Threadlings tracking some Cabal enemies
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As it was with Witch Queen, so it is with Lightfall. There are three new exotic armour pieces, one for each of the classes. In order to get your hands on them, you are going to need to complete the Lightfall campaign on Legendary difficulty with the relevant class.

For the Swarmers, you will need to complete the Lightfall campaign on Legendary with your Warlock. You do not need to do it solo, or all in one go, nothing like that. Simply get the campaign completed on Legendary difficulty however it suits you and the exotic will be yours.

That is it for our Destiny 2 Cyrtarachne's Facade exotic Hunter armour guide. For more on the new exotics, check out our Destiny 2 Final Warning guide.

Dave is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon, after several years of freelancing across the industry. He covers a wide range of games, with particular focus on shooters like Destiny 2, RPGs like Baldur's Gate 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, and fighting games like Street Fighter 6 and Tekken 8.

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