Destiny 2 Hunter Gunslinger Guide – Tips to Play, Best Abilities, Super

By   /   Jun 9, 2017
Destiny 2 Hunter Gunslinger

Destiny 2 Hunter Gunslinger Guide to help you learn everything you need to know about Hunter’s subclass named Gunslinger, its abilities, passives, and best builds. Gunslingers in Destiny 2 truly shine when it comes to mid-ranged combat, thanks to their increased agility and melee weapons. It is important to note that we will continue to add more information after the game releases in a few months.

For more help on Destiny 2, check out our Inverted Spire Guide, Warlock Dawnblade Guide, and Exotic Weapons Guide.

Destiny 2 Hunter Gunslinger Guide

In our Destiny 2 Hunter Gunslinger Guide, we have detailed everything you need to know about playing as Gunslinger, its best builds, abilities, and more.

Destiny 2 Hunter Gunslinger

Super Ability AKA Golden Gun

It lets you acquire a Flaming Pistol that disintegrates enemies with Solar Light.

Way of the Outlaw

Chains of Woe
Precision kills provide increased reload speed for players and nearby allies.

Bombs for Blueyes
Precision shots generate Grenade energy.

Six Shooter
It allows you to fire the Golden Gun upto six times in short succession.

Explosive Knife
It allows you to throw a knife at enemies that explodes upon impact.


Swarm Grenade
This grenade detonates upon impact followed by releasing drones that hunt down nearby enemies.

Incendiary Grenade
This grenade catches enemies on fire and deals damage-over-time.

Tripmine Grenade
This grenade sticks to surface and explode when an enemy passes near it.


There are two types of Dodges at Gunslinger’s disposal i.e. Gambler’s Dodge and Marksman’s Dodge:

Gambler’s Dodge
Double-tap circle near enemies in order to generate Melee Energy.

Marksman’s Dodge
It allows players to automatically reload equipped weapon while Dodging.


  • Triple Jump: Upgrades Double Jump with a Triple Jump
  • High Jump: Upgrades Double Jump for Additional Altitude
  • Strafe Jump: Upgrades Double Jump with Enhanced Directional Control

Passive Abilities

Throws a knife at enemies when Melee Energy is full. The ability instantly recharges with a Precision Kill.

Gunslinger’s Trance
This reduces the cooldown of Golden Gun with each Precision Kill.

Crowd Pleaser
Precision Kills with Golden Gun generates Orbs of Light for the allies.

Line ‘Em Up
Precision shots with Golden Gun increase its damage and duration.

This is all we have in our Destiny 2 Hunter Gunslinger Guide. If you have anything else to add to the guide, do make sure to let us know in the comments section below!

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