Destiny 2: How to get Riptide (Legendary Fusion Rifle) & Stats

Published: 8 Jun 2022
Check out this guide to get your hands on the Riptide Fusion Rifle in Destiny 2!

Destiny 2 has received a new update called Season of the Haunted which brings some major changes to the game including new and reworked weapons. In this guide, we will tell you how to obtain the Riptide Fusion Rifle in the game.

Destiny 2: How to get Riptide (Legendary Fusion Rifle) & Stats

The Riptide Fusion is a legendary Fusion Rifle which means it is quite rare and it has a Rapid Fire Frame that allows it to reload faster when the magazine is empty while also having a bigger ammo reserve in comparison to other weapons. Many players prefer to equip a Rapid Fire Fusion Rifles because of their ability to deal high damage and short charge times.

Riptide Fusion Rifle Stats

The Riptide Fusion has the following stats:

  • Impact-54
  • Range-36
  • Stability-31
  • Handling-45
  • Reload Speed-45
  • Charge Time-492
  • Magazine Size-7

How to obtain the Riptide Fusion Rifle

In order to obtain the Riptide Fusion Rifle, you will need to play Crucible matches with other players and collect Engrams from Lord Shaxx in the Tower. It has a random chance of dropping so you need to play a couple of matches until you manage to get your hands on it.

However since it is a featured reward in the Crucible matches for Season of the Haunted, you will be able to get it after playing some matches. You can equip the Prosperity Ghost Mod to increase your chance of getting the weapon as it allows you to win a piece of Legendary Gear whenever you win a match.

Best Perks for Riptide Fusion Rifle

The weapon has plenty of good perks making it a viable choice for both PvE and PvP combat scenarios. For PvE combat, you can go ahead with perks like Arrowhead Brake, Accelerated Coils, Auto-Loading Holster and Chill Clip.

In case you want to test your skills against real players in PvP combat then opting for perks like Chambered Compensator, Liquid Coils, Perpetual Motion and Successful Warm-up can be a decent choice. In addition to these, the rifle also comes with an Origin Trait called One Quiet Moment that increases the reload speed when you are not in combat.

The Riptide Fusion Rifle is a great rifle overall considering the fact that Kinetic Fusion rifles are quite rare in the game. The Rapid Fire Frame combined with other perks and traits of the weapon make it a viable choice for any Guardian looking to gear up against his enemies

That’s it, now go ahead and grab the Riptide Fusion Rifle to annihilate your opponents!