Earn Ascendant Shards In Destiny 2

One of the rarest currencies in the game is Ascendant Shards and they are very important in upgrading your gear. Not just that, if you want to change the energy type of your armor, you need to use them as well. Apart from that, if you want to purchase weapons from the Monuments Of Lost Light, then you would need to have ascendant shards as well along with an Exotic Cipher. In short, they can be called the exotics of currencies/resources in d2.

Since Ascendant Shards are so important in the game, they are quite hard to get and if you want to purchase them also, they are quite expensive. So, where to get Ascendant Shards?

How To Get Ascendant Shards Destiny 2

There are quite a lot of ways to get destiny 2 Ascendant shards but all of them require you to grind a lot. Here is a list of all the sources from which you can earn Ascendant Shards.

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  • Vendors
  • Master Rahool
  • Trails Of Osiris
  • War Table
  • Master & Grandmaster Nightfalls
  • Dismantling Masterworked Exotic Armors
  • Augmented Obsession Triumphs
  • Seasons Pass

Playlist Vendors

There are three playlist vendors in the game and they are Zavala, Lord Shaxx, Drifter and there is Banshee-44, who is the weapons vendor. Now, you can earn an Ascendant Shard from each of them by reaching Rank 16 and resetting your rank with that certain vendor and that can only be done once in a season. This resets when the next season starts.

Ascendant Shards from Vendors

Master Rahool

Ascendant Shards can be bought from Master Raholl as well but for that, you need 50,000 Glimmer, 100 Planetary materials, and 10 Enhancement Prism. This is considered to be quite expensive in the game as the enhancement prisms are not that readily available.

Trials Of Osiris

You can earn Ascendant Shards by resetting your vendor rank with the Trails vendor Saint-14 and just like the other vendors it’s only available once a season. Ascendant Shards can also be earned if you can go to the lighthouse by going flawless in Trials Of Osiris. There is a chance of earning two Ascendant Shards when it’s double-loot week.

Ascendant Shards In Trails Of Osiris

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War Table

The War Table can be found in H.E.L.M and if you can reach Rank 16, then you get to reset it and earn an Ascendant Shard and it is limited to once per season.

Master & Grandmaster Nightfalls

The Master Nightfalls don’t guarantee Ascendant Shards drop as they are listed as Uncommon in the reward section. But if you were to run Grandmaster Nightfalls then you can earn them with ease they are guaranteed drops and you can receive two Ascendant Shards during Double-loot week.

Ascendant Shards From GM Nightfalls

Dismantling Masterworked Exotic Armors

To masterwork an exotic armor you need three Ascendant Shards and it is a very common practice among Destiny 2 players to masterwork exotic armors and keep them in the vault and when necessary dismantle them.

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Augmented Obsession

This is a triumph that takes eight weeks to complete and is also a part of earning the Splintered title in the game. Basically, you need to purchase a Braytech Transponder from Variks and complete all eight objectives to complete the triumph. After completing the triumph go back to Variks and he will provide you with an Ascendant Shard.

Ascendant Shards From Variks In Destiny 2

Season Pass

You can also earn Ascendant Shards as season pass rewards each season.

So, there you have it and this is every way of earning destiny Ascendant Shards. We hope this has been of help to you.

Happy Hunting Guardians!

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