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Best Shotguns In Destiny 2 – Legend of Acrius, Hawthorne’s Field-Forged Shotgun, Good Bone Structure

A good weapon, especially shotguns in Destiny 2,  can be all that takes to be victorious in PvE or PvP and this guide will help with the best shotguns in Destiny 2 as there is quite a collection of shotguns in the game. But below you can find the best shotguns Destiny 2 has to offer.

Shotguns in Destiny 2 are the weapon of choice of players who like to get up close and personal for the kill and if the shotgun matches perfectly to the player’s play style then the results can be pleasing to the player. The best shotguns is Destiny 2 may require you to grind a little in order to unlock but hey, part of the fun of this game is working hard to get the best Shotguns and other kinds of weapons including exotics and legendaries.

Keep in mind that the suggestions for the Best Shotguns in Destiny 2 are based on our own experience and playtime. Hopefully, our Destiny 2 shotguns sugestions will help you improve your close range combat.

For more help on Destiny 2 also read our Best PVP and PvE Weapons Guide, Legendary Weapons Locations Guide, and Exotic Weapons Guide.

In PvE shotguns prove very useful against the shielded enemies and especially players have modded it to match its enemies. This guide will help you step-by-step on the best shotgun in Destiny 2 so that you can destroy your enemies in a single shot and enjoy it in the process.

Best Shotguns In Destiny 2

This guide will detail all there is about the best shotguns in Destiny 2 for players to know to be much more effective in the game.

Destiny 2 Best Shotguns

Legend of Acrius
Legend of Acrius might be hard to get by, however, it’s totally worth the effort as this weapon is effective in both PvE and PvP. This shotgun hits harder than any other shotgun in the game as this shotgun has a remarkable stability but it will take time to get used to.

If you re looking for just raw power in a shotgun that will destroy your enemies then look no further than look no further than Somerled-D shotgun. While there are other options in shotguns in terms of power but the reason why Somerled-D takes the spot is that it’s customizable and easier to use.

Players are able to tweak it depending on their play style and can get the most out of this shotgun.

Good Bone Structure
In terms of attributes, Good Bone structure is the best shotgun in Destiny 2 but, then again it depends on your play style if you like it or not. This shotgun has the most balanced impact, reload speed, range, stability and it has pretty good handling.

However, the rate of fire is quite low and this all round shotgun is perfect for both PvE and PvP despite its lack of perks.

Hawthorne’s Field-Forged Shotgun
Shotguns mainly just feature raw power that destroys your enemies in just one hit if you are close enough, however, for some players, power alone is not enough they also require rate of fire to go with firing power so that they can kill multiple enemies quickly and that is why “Hawthorne’s Field-Forged Shotgun” is best in this regard.

Combining the Hawthorne’s Field-Forged Shotgun with a Power weapon recoil counterbalance mod makes it an even better deal. No shotgun in the game fires shots faster than this one and also has a quite a reload speed.

This shotgun has many perks to choose from depending on your playstyle and being a lightweight shotgun is also helps you move faster. However, its ammo is a bit hard to come by.

That is all for our Best Shotguns In Destiny 2 if there is any shotgun we missed here than let us know in the comments.