Sweet business seems to wreck because once it hits you while at full RPM you wont kill the holder unless your scout rifle distance from him/her. Grab a jotuun become legend help break como be a winner with a broken pocket rocket. The main perk on these weapons is Magnificent Howl “Rapidly landing two precision shots increases the next shot’s damage and range for a short duration.”. Tried going toe to toe with them in crucible with scout and got 3 tapped same as usual. Ace of Spades has been one of the best weapons in Destiny 1 and now in Destiny 2 too. Cancel By continuing to use this site, you agree to the policies documented at, Our policies have recently changed. Prenerf it was around +1m/6range stat. With the damage not being able to compete at farther ranges they can fix the aim assist drop off. Today, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best hand cannons you can use inside the Crucible. Destiny 2 is all about unlocking rare weapons and armor pieces. The best Destiny 2 Exotic Weapons. There are a ton of exotic weapons and armor in the game right now. SMGs seem to be aimed at the same range, so it may put hand cannons out of business. Still in med-med long ranges hc still reign supreme. Handcannon metas are the best thing to happen in the game. There will be more weapons like Sniper Hand Cannon and Heavy Bow releasing in Shadowkeep this fall. It's nice to see other guns get used. Waiting on that fix where scouts get a little more of a buff. By clicking 'Accept', you agree to the policies documented at, This site uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. High impact could use some more range for sure. Before the changes to Shadowkeep were made, hand cannons pretty much dominated the Crucible. Idk, it almost feels like a buff to me, cause they changed the shooting animation. As you’re allowed to only equip one Exotic weapon at a time, which one to bring with you can be a difficult choice and can sometimes lead to intense debates with your Fireteam. Disclaimer: As explained in the video, the reason Hawkmoon is not on the list is because PD staff member Wally (the video creator) didn’t have footage or experience with it, and therefore couldn’t give a solid report on it. 180s can sit right where they are. Getting into handcannon fights really show off Destiny’s unique gunplay. Downside is most maps favour Hand Cannons/Shotgun, so they still plague PvP...shocked... Hand cannons are fine. It’s definitely worthy of being in the top 5 though! I enjoy the handcannon but you can easily get outgunned by a auto rifle now. Let’s talk about the best guns. Ace of Spades has been one of the best weapons in Destiny 1 and now in Destiny 2 too. Recluse still op as shit With these kinds of random rolls, this weapon can 2-tap enemies inside the Crucible. But even after making them 150 RPM hand cannons, they still 3 tap enemies in PvP which is way better than some other hand cannons. It would have been nice to see the range stat/meter decrease based on archetype too. So, this weapon type is not for everyone to use and is quite hard if you have a crappy in-game accuracy (like me). Thorn: Thorn is arguably the best Exotic Hand Cannon in Destiny 2 due to its high range and damage-over-time effect. My service revolver is still has crazy range. Bad: That range of usage is the same as The Last Word's. The main perk is called Momento Mori “Reloading after a kill loads magazine with a few extra-damage bullets. Due to how they were capable mapping other players at the ranges of other weapon types (i.e. Now, it hits at 71 at the same range as Luna’s. Hand cannons have always managed to stay pseudo-meta in Destiny 2, thus familiarizing yourself with the best ones is important. When acquired with some good rolls, this weapon can shred enemies in PvP. You are not allowed to view this content. Handcannons are never going to be off meta now due to the improvements to 140s and 150s and d1 has proved this to be true. TLW’s main perk is Fan Fire “This weapon can be fired quickly and continuously. 1. +1m/7.5range stat on high impact frame, +1m/8range stat on adaptive frame, +1m/8.5range stat on lightweight frame, and +1m/9range stat for precision frame.