Where Is Xur Today? (June 4-8) - Destiny 2 Xur Location And Exotics Guide

Gear up for the return of the Iron Banner with another slate of Exotics from Xur in Destiny 2.

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Update: Xur has left the solar system with this particular inventory. See where to find Xur and what Exotics he's packing for the weekend of June 11.

The Iron Banner is nearly upon us once again in Destiny 2, and that means you're going to want to bring the best weapons you can to bear against other players. It's a great time to visit Xur when he returns to the solar system with more Exotics to add to your collection.

Head to Nessus, to the Watcher's Grave area, to find Xur this week. For his weapon, Xur is offering Hard Light. Hunters can pick up the Young Ahamkara's Spine gauntlets; for Titans, there's the Crest of Alpha Lupi chest armor; and for Warlocks, Xur has the Eye of Another World helmet.

Xur Location

Spawn in at the Watcher's Grave transmat zone and hop on your sparrow, heading north. Drive past Caiatl's land tank to the north end of the area and look for a big red tree. Climb up on its branches to find Xur standing high above the area.

Xur is up in a tree at the north end of Watcher's Grave--you'll have to climb it to find him.
Xur is up in a tree at the north end of Watcher's Grave--you'll have to climb it to find him.

Xur returns to the solar system every weekend in Destiny 2, starting with the daily reset at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET each Friday. The thing is, where he'll land isn't known until he actually arrives. Xur can hang out at one of several locations, including in the Tower Hangar area, on Nessus in Watcher's Grave, and in the Winding Cove area of the EDZ. Xur's inventory also changes each week, so it's worth revisiting him on the weekends for new weapons and rolls on Exotic armor.

Xur Exotic Items

This week, you can snag Hard Light from Xur, a powerful auto rifle that has some serious versatility. Although it's not the Crucible darling it was a few seasons past, Hard Light is still great for fighting other Guardians and for breaking enemy shields in PvE situations, because you can change the gun's elemental affinity on the fly for any situation. If you're not a fan of his other options, Xur also sells an Exotic engram that will decrypt into an Exotic you don't already own. Just note that you can only buy one per week, and the engram is specific to the character class who buys it--so if you're trying to get a new Titan helmet, don't buy the engram with your Warlock. He also has the new Xenology Quest, which rewards an Exotic Cipher you can use to purchase Exotics from either Xur or the Tower's Monument to Lost Lights. The quest requires you to either complete Strikes or win matches in Gambit and the Crucible.

  • Exotic Engram -- 97 legendary shards
  • Hard Light -- 29 legendary shards
  • Young Ahamkara's Spine -- 23 legendary shards
  • Crest of Alpha Lupi -- 23 legendary shards
  • Eye of Another World -- 23 legendary shards
  • Xenology quest -- free

Each week, Xur offers one Exotic weapon and three pieces of Exotic armor, one for each character class. The inventory is random, as are the stat rolls you can expect on each of his armor offerings, so if you're looking to fill out your collection or if you're hoping for better versions of Exotics you already have, it's worth visiting him. Xur also brings an Exotic Engram, which is guaranteed to drop something you don't already have, if there are Exotics missing from your collection on that particular character--but that doesn't include Exotics you have to earn through activities, including the new Exotic armors added each season, which can only be claimed from Legendary or Master Lost Sectors.

Hard Light (Auto Rifle)

Hard Light's ability to change element type in the middle of a fight makes it awesome for just about any PvE activity.
Hard Light's ability to change element type in the middle of a fight makes it awesome for just about any PvE activity.

A Destiny mainstay, Hard Light is a gun you should have in your collection, hands down, thanks to its ridiculous versatility. It's a fast-firing auto rifle that's effective in a lot of combat situations, and although it was nerfed not long ago to reduce its strength in the Crucible, it's still very reliable. The best thing about the gun, though, is that you can switch its element in the heat of battle, allowing you to easily crack enemy shields. That makes it great for any high-level activities that include the Match Game modifier. Get this in your vault, at least, because you'll definitely find it very useful.

Young Ahamkara's Spine (Hunter)

If your wish is to have better Tripmine grenades, slap on a Young Ahamkara's Spine and get to work.
If your wish is to have better Tripmine grenades, slap on a Young Ahamkara's Spine and get to work.

Tripmine grenades are pretty powerful for Hunters, if you can manage to set a trap with them in a place where they're not noticed by enemies. With Young Ahamkara's Spine, your Tripmines become even more deadly. The Exotic increases how long a Tripmine lasts after you've placed it and increases its blast radius, helping to make sure you kill whatever falls into your trap. You also get grenade energy back whenever you damage enemies with abilities, so Tripmine kills get you more Tripmines to use.

Stats:

  • Mobility: 12
  • Resilience: 3
  • Recovery: 17
  • Discipline: 13
  • Intellect: 2
  • Strength: 17
  • Total: 64

Crest Of Alpha Lupi (Titan)

Titans who like to support their teammates can help keep them healed and under cover with Crest of Alpha Lupi.
Titans who like to support their teammates can help keep them healed and under cover with Crest of Alpha Lupi.

Crest of Alpha Lupi is for Titans who find themselves in a protective and supportive role on their teams. The Exotic generates a burst of healing whenever you throw up a Barricade, helping to make you and your teammates more survivable under fire. It also creates an additional Orb of Power when you use your Super, so your teammates can get their Supers up more quickly.

Stats:

  • Mobility: 13
  • Resilience: 11
  • Recovery: 8
  • Discipline: 8
  • Intellect: 6
  • Strength: 16
  • Total: 62

Eye of Another World (Warlock)

Get your abilities back faster and take down important enemies quicker with Eye of Another World.
Get your abilities back faster and take down important enemies quicker with Eye of Another World.

The main usefulness of Eye of Another World is that it highlights targets for you, making it easier to spot and take down opposing Guardians or tough enemies. The helmet also increases the regeneration speed of all your abilities, so while you're able to get your crosshairs on your enemies more quickly, you'll also have more options for how to deal with them.

Stats:

  • Mobility: 7
  • Resilience: 2
  • Recovery: 22
  • Discipline: 17
  • Intellect: 2
  • Strength: 11
  • Total: 61

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