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Destiny 2: How to Get Cloudstrike Exotic Sniper Rifle

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Destiny 2’s big new expansion, Beyond Light, is finally here, bringing a load of new missions to complete and weapons to collect. One of the most interesting of the new exotics is the Cloudstrike sniper rifle, but you need to do something specific to unlock it. So that you can try it out, here’s everything you need to know about how to get the Cloudstrike Exotic Sniper Rifle in Destiny 2 Beyond Light.

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What the weapon does is summon a lightning bolt to hit enemies when you’ve killed an enemy with a precision final blow. Therefore, if you can get multiple precision hits in a row, you’ll rip through enemies quickly.

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How to Get Cloudstrike Exotic Sniper Rifle in Destiny 2 Beyond Light

The first thing you need to do is complete the new Beyond Light campaign. Since it’s the big new expansion, it’s probably the first thing you’ll do after jumping in.

Next, you need to complete Varik’s post-campaign quest line until its end to unlock Empire Hunts. Currently, datamining suggests that Cloudstrike will drop from high difficulty Empire Hunts such as Master.

Currently, Master-level Empire Hunts are not in the game, so technically Cloudstrike is not yet avaliable. However, when they are added, Cloudstrike will be a drop from master-level Empire Hunts

When Cloudstrike is formally released in the game, we’ll update this guide with some tips and tricks for grinding for it as efficiently as possible.

That’s everything you need to know about how to get the Cloudstrike Exotic Sniper Rifle in Destiny 2 Beyond Light. For more tips and tricks on the new expansion, be sure to check out our wiki guide once it’s live or search for Twinfinite.

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Having been Editor on multiple sites, Tom has a wealth of video game knowledge and is now Managing Editor at Twinfinite. He's an expert on Call of Duty, sports games, PlayStation exclusives, and blockbuster action games. If he's not playing the new release, he'll be grinding on EA FC 24.

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