Destiny Guide: Exotic Bounties and How to Earn Them

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Exotic Bounties are given to you for turning in bounties at the guy in the tower. Chances of him giving you one are rare but if you do get one don’t get too happy because there’s still a lot of steps to complete before you can get that elusive exotic weapon.

You have a choice to choose from one of three bounties and it depends which one you get. Here are the steps to get them al (Thanks, Reddit)l:

Shattered Memory Fragment

Reward: Pocket Infinity (Pulse Rifle)

  • Obtain a Damaged Ghost from Venus’ Shattered Coast somehow.
  • Kill a Vex Gate Lord in a heroic story mission to obtain Restored Ghost.
  • Bring the ghost to the speaker to obtain Fusion Rifle Schematics.
  • Bring the schematics to the gunsmith to obtain Depleted Exotic Weapon Core.
  • Dismantle 10 rare or higher quality Fusion Rifles to obtain Charged Exotic Weapon Core.
  • Bring the core to the gunsmith to obtain Unstable Prototype Fusion Rifle Frame.
  • Kill enemies in epic activities to obtain Stabilized Prototype.
  • Bring the prototype to the gunsmith to finally obtain Pocket Infinity.

Dubious Task

Reward: Invective (Shotgun)

  • Talk to Ikora Rey to obtain A request from Ikora Rey Part I.
  • Complete a total of 5 strikes without dying to obtain A request from Ikora Rey – Completed .
  • Return to Ikora Rey to obtain A request from Ikora Rey Part II.
  • Earn a Kills/Death spread of 25 in the Crucible to obtain A request from Ikora Rey II – Completed.
  • Return to Ikora Rey to obtain A request from Ikora Rey Part III.
  • Complete a weekly challenge mission to obtain A Clot of Darkness.
  • Return to Ikora Rey to obtain Invective [Uncharged].
  • Purchase an Invective component from the Gunsmith for 50 special weapon ammo packs to obtain Invective [Charged].
  • Return to Ikora Rey to finally obtain Invective.

Toland’s Legacy

Reward: Bad Juju (Pulse Rifle)

  • Complete a heroic or epic strike to obtain Toland’s Journal [Fragmented].
  • Bring the journal to Ikora Rey to obtain Toland’s Journal [Fragmented].
  • Complete additional strikes to obtain Toland’s Journal [Encrypted].
  • Bring the journal to Ikora Rey to obtain Toland’s Journal [Decrypted].
  • Bring the journal to the gunsmith to obtain Black Market Coupon.
  • Bring the coupon to Xûr to obtain Darkness-infused weapon frame.
  • Bring the weapon frame to the gunsmith to obtain Darkness-infused Pulse Rifle.
  • Defeat guardians in the crucible to obtain Sated Pulse Rifle.
  • Return the weapon to the gunsmith to finally obtain Bad Juju.

A Voice in the Wilderness

Reward: Super Good Advice (Machine Gun)

  • Find a A Mournful Gun by opening loot caches on mars.
  • Buy an ammunition module from Xûr for one strange coin to obtain A Recalcitrant Gun.
  • Bring the frame to the gunsmith to obtain A pleased Machine Gun frame.
  • Kill 500 enemies with a machine guns to obtain An Enthusiastic Gun.
  • Bring the frame to the gunsmith to obtain Super Good Advice.

An Unknown Patron

Reward: Fate of all Fools (Scout Rifle)

  • Win 5 crucible matches to obtain An Invitation.
  • Bring the invitation to the bounty tracker to obtain The First Test.
  • Perform feats of skill in the crucible to obtain The First Test – Completed.
  • Return to the bounty tracker to obtain The Second Test.
  • Trade Mote of Lights for Osiris Coins. Use the coins to compete in the Trials of Osiris. If you loose 3 times you will need to use another coin. Earn 10 wins on a single coin, or 25 wins total in the Trials of Osiris to obtain The Second Test – Completed.
  • Return to the bounty tracker to obtain The Third Test.
  • Perform kills, headshots, and killing sprees with any scout rifle in the crucible to obtain The Third Test – Completed.
  • Return to the bounty tracker to finally obtain Fate of All Fools.

A Light in the Dark

Reward: Thorn (Hand Cannon)

  • Somehow obtain one of the following (possibly in someplace called Charlemagne’s Vault).
  • Corrupted Thorn Sequence
    • Somehow obtain Corrupted hand Cannon.
    • Bring the weapon to Ikora Rey to obtain Corrupted Thorn.
    • Kill Xyor, the Unwed (apparently in epic Summoning pits).
  • Corrupted Hand Cannon Sequence
    • Somehow obtain Corrupted Hand Cannon.
    • Bring the hand cannon to the speaker to obtain Corrupted Hand Cannon.
    • Cleanse yourself and the weapon with an infusion of light (I assume this is the thing you buy from the speaker for a Mote of Light).
  • Depleted Hand Cannon Sequence
    • Somehow obtain Depleted Hand Cannon.
    • Use void damage to defeat Guardians in the Crucible to obtain Depleted Hand Cannon.
    • Harvest the energies of hive on the moon (I assume this means kill).
  • Thorn Sequence
    • One of the three sequences above will give you Unbound Thorn.
    • Return to the speaker to finally obtain Thorn.

We will keep this updated once we find more. Thanks to u/SilensPhoenix for all this info.

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    Complete a heroic or epic strike to obtain Toland’s Journal [Fragmented].
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    Return to the speaker to finally obtain Thorn.