Going by our calendars, we’re about three or so weeks away from the official launch of Destiny 2, and it seems safe to assume that Bungie will continue the weekly Armsday trend once the sequel arrives. In the meantime, however, we’ll continue to cover each week’s unique Armsday weapon orders and test weapons, and you can be sure we’ll also be doing the same for Destiny 2, assuming there is an Armsday in the sequel to cover.
In case you’re new to Destiny or you just never bothered to check out Armsday until now, Armsday is a weekly Destiny event which happens every Wednesday. Banshee-44, the Tower’s resident Gunsmith vendor, offers a selection of special Legendary tier weapons which players can place orders for by spending Glimmer. Once an order is placed, the player must wait until the next Armsday event (so the next Wednesday after their order is placed) to pick up their weapon. The types of perks which each Armsday weapon can have is randomized, and players can actually wait to pick up their order over multiple weeks since the weapon will be given new perks each week it isn’t picked up.
However, in order to earn the ability to purchase orders in the first place, players must first progress their Gunsmith reputation track by taking the free test weapons which Banshee-44 offers and completing specific tasks with them (kill a certain number of a specific enemy faction, earn a certain number of PvP kills, etc.).
Below you’ll find a list of the weapon orders and test weapons which Banshee-44 is offering during the week of August 9:
• Häkke Zarinaea-D Auto Rifle
• Suros ARI-41 Auto Rifle
• Häkke Lyudmila-D Pulse Rifle
• Suros JLB-47 Rocket Launcher
• Häkke Aoife Rua-D Sniper Rifle
• Häkke Test-A Auto Rifle – Use against Cabal targets
• Omolon Test FR1 Fusion Rifle – Use against Vex Minotaurs
• Häkke Test-A Hand Cannon – Score double kills
• Omolon Test HC1 Hand Cannon – Use against Vex targets
• Omolon Test RR1 Sniper Rifle – Use against Fallen Captains
Over on the Destiny 2 front, be sure to also read about what content will be available in the upcoming Destiny 2 PC beta.