Destiny 2 Witch Queen Synaptic Spear Artifact Mods Guide

When you’re done with The Arrival mission, as well as crafting your first glaive weapon, you can pick up the seasonal artifact from Ikora. Here’s our Destiny 2: The Witch Queen guide to help you with the Synaptic Spear artifact’s mods.

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Destiny 2: The Witch Queen – Synaptic Spear artifact guide

Ikora just happily hands you the Synaptic Spear artifact once you’ve completed the requirements mentioned above. From here, you can go ahead and take a look at the perks that are offered, as you’ll see below. These mods cost 1x energy point unless stated otherwise.

Column 1 – As usual, you’re better off choosing the mods for the types of weapons that you really like to use.

  • Anti-barrier Scout Rifle
  • Overload Rounds (SMGs and Auto Rifles)
  • Unstoppable Hand Cannon
  • Piercing Bowstring (Anti-barrier)
  • Unstoppable Pulse Rifle

Column 2

  • Glaive Dexterity – Faster ready and stow speed for Glaives.
  • Rocket Launcher Scavenger – Extra Rocket Launcher reserves when picking up heavy ammo.
  • Psionic Forging I – Increases the duration of the Psychohack origin trait and the Suros Synergy origin trait.
  • Melee Wellwalker – Powered melee kills spawn elemental wells that match your subclass’ energy.
  • Hand Cannon Targeting – Improved target acquisition, accuracy, and aim-down-sights speed for Hand Cannons.

Note: Origin traits are those found on weapons that are crafted using the Relic.

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Column 3

  • Glaive Scavenger – Extra reserves when picking up the type of ammo used by that Glaive.
  • Thermoshock Plating – Reduces incoming Arc and Solar damage.
  • Auto Rifle Loader – Increases the reload speed of Auto Rifles.
  • Font of Might – Picking up an elemental well that matches your subclass’ energy grants a temporary damage bonus to a weapon with that damage type.
  • Psionic Forging II – Increases the duration of the Land Tank origin trait and the effect of the Hakke Breach Armaments origin trait.

Column 4

  • Unstoppable Glaive (5 energy) – Glaives can now stun Unstoppable champions.
  • Lucent Finisher (6 energy) – Spawn heavy ammo for you and your allies when you use a finisher on a Lucent Hive Lightbearer or champion.
  • Suppressing Glaive (4 energy) – Glaives will prevent enemies from using their abilities for a short time.
  • Overload Grenades – Void grenades can stun Overload champions.
  • Inferno Whip – Solar melee abilities stun combatants; strong against Unstoppable champions.

Column 5

  • Suppression Mastery (3 energy) – Suppression effects have increased duration.
  • Devouring Depths (3 energy) – Casting your Void super while critical wounded or with Devour active increases your damage with that super.
  • Volatile Flow (2 energy) – Picking up a Void elemental well grants Void weapons Volatile Rounds.
  • Energy Vampirism (3 energy) – Gain energy for your least-charged ability when you suppress an enemy.
  • Suppressive Darkness (7 energy) – Suppression also weakens an enemy and makes them take increased damage for a short period of time.

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Destiny 2: The Witch Queen is available via Steam.

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