Destiny 2 Austringer Hand Cannon Guide – How to Get Rune of Desire, Menagerie

Austringer is currently the most powerful weapon in Destiny 2 meta. The community was hoping for a reliable legendary Hand Canon and Bungie has finally included the Austringer during the Season of Opulence update. Learn how you can get your hands on Austringer in Destiny 2: Season of Opulence.

Destiny 2 Austringer

In order to get the Austringer, you need to upgrade your Chalice of Opulence. For this, you need to grind Imperials. To unlock the other rune slots, you need to use Imperials to upgrade the Chalice. Imperials can be earned in a number of ways.

You also need to play the new “Menagerie” activity. Once done, unlock the two rune slots. Get a Red Rune and a Rune of Desire. First, you need a Rune of Desire slotted into the top node and any Red Rune in the left slot.

As for acquiring the Rune of Desire, you can simply purchase “Runefinder” buff from Werner 99-40.

After activating, it increases the chance of finding Chalice Runes in Strikes, Crucible Matches, and Gambit. Allies who have this activated also increase everyone else’s chances of getting your desired runes.

After getting all the necessary runes, you need to slot the runes in your Chalice before entering the Menagerie. You rune setup determines the award you get when you complete the Menagerie. The curated version of Austringer drops with:

  • Outlaw: Precision kills will greatly reduce reload time.
  • Adaptive Frame: Giving you a better grip, more reliable and sturdy.
  • Tactical Mag: Increases stability, reload speed, and magazine size.
  • Corkscrew Rifling: Balanced barrel, increases range, stability, and handling speed.
  • Rangefinder: If you aim this weapon, it will increase the effective range and zoom magnification.

This is how you can get your hands on Austringer in Destiny 2: Season of Opulence. If you have anything else to ask, be sure to let us know!