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Gunslinger
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A lone wolf who lives for the perfect shot.


Item talents

Talent-switchblade-7032e7a2-icon.png
Stab
»
Stab

Use your blade.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
0
Start progress:
0
Talent-incendiary-grenade-4ae0859-icon.png
Incendiary Grenade
»
Incendiary Grenade

An explosive grenade that catches enemies on fire, causing additional damage over time.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
2
Start progress:
0

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Swarm Grenade
  • Tripmine Grenade

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Double Jump
»
Double Jump

Jump a second time after leaving the ground.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
3
Start progress:
900
Talent-arachnid-sensorium-6cbcc8be-icon.png
Golden Gun
»
Golden Gun

Summon a flaming pistol which disintegrates enemies with Solar Light.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
4
Start progress:
5000
Talent-switchblade-7032e7a2-icon.png
Throwing Knife
»
Throwing Knife

Throw a knife from a distance.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
5
Start progress:
10000
Talent-path-forgotten-b241e66f-icon.png
Path Forgotten
»
Path Forgotten

Training focused on toughness and speed.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
6
Start progress:
16000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Path Forbidden
  • Path Unknown

Talent-scavenger-94b2d545-icon.png
Scavenger
»
Scavenger

Picking up ammo reduces the cooldown of your grenade and Throwing Knife.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
11
Start progress:
49000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Keyhole
  • Gunslinger's Trance

Talent-way-of-the-drifter-fd24a59a-icon.png
Way of the Drifter
»
Way of the Drifter

Training focused on all attributes.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
12
Start progress:
58000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Way of the Fearless
  • Way of the Nomad

Talent-chain-of-woe-77396fae-icon.png
Chain of Woe
»
Chain of Woe

Precision kills increase weapon reload speed. Stacks up to 3 times.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
13
Start progress:
67000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Over the Horizon
  • Gambler's Dagger

Talent-battle-runner-b05f7873-icon.png
Sprint
»
Sprint

Run faster.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
0
Start progress:
0
Talent-swarm-grenade-a32c8d95-icon.png
Swarm Grenade
»
Swarm Grenade

A grenade which detonates on impact, releasing multiple drones that seek nearby enemies.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
7
Start progress:
16000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Incendiary Grenade
  • Tripmine Grenade

Talent-better-control-2dee68e7-icon.png
Better Control
»
Better Control

Upgrades Double Jump for better directional control while in the air.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
8
Start progress:
23000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Triple Jump
  • Higher Jump

Talent-deadeye-d6dad887-icon.png
Deadeye
»
Deadeye

Significantly increases the accuracy of Golden Gun.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
9
Start progress:
31000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Combustion
  • Gunfighter

Talent-circle-of-life-1eb8757a-icon.png
Circle of Life
»
Circle of Life

Killing an enemy with Throwing Knife while Golden Gun is active extends the duration of Golden Gun.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
10
Start progress:
40000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Incendiary Blade
  • Knife Juggler

Talent-path-forgotten-b241e66f-icon.png
Path Forbidden
»
Path Forbidden

Training focused on battle recovery and speed.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
14
Start progress:
76000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Path Forgotten
  • Path Unknown

Talent-armor-piercing-rounds-9c7edf0e-icon.png
Keyhole
»
Keyhole

Golden Gun overpenetrates and can damage multiple targets.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
15
Start progress:
85000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Scavenger
  • Gunslinger's Trance

Talent-way-of-the-drifter-fd24a59a-icon.png
Way of the Fearless
»
Way of the Fearless

Training focused on toughness at all costs.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
16
Start progress:
94000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Way of the Drifter
  • Way of the Nomad

Talent-over-the-horizon-8d8c95a6-icon.png
Over the Horizon
»
Over the Horizon

Increases the range of Golden Gun.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
17
Start progress:
103000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Chain of Woe
  • Gambler's Dagger

Talent-improved-tripmine-grenade-e4459cb6-ico.png
Tripmine Grenade
»
Tripmine Grenade

An explosive grenade that sticks to surfaces and detonates when enemies pass through its laser trigger.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
18
Start progress:
112000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Incendiary Grenade
  • Swarm Grenade

Talent-triple-jump-edef0dda-icon.png
Triple Jump
»
Triple Jump

Upgrades Double Jump with a third jump.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
19
Start progress:
127000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Better Control
  • Higher Jump

Talent-combustion-96d8e2a8-icon.png
Combustion
»
Combustion

Killing enemies with Golden Gun causes them to explode.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
20
Start progress:
145000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Deadeye
  • Gunfighter

Talent-incendiary-blade-1e8339bd-icon.png
Incendiary Blade
»
Incendiary Blade

Throwing Knife catches enemies on fire, dealing additional damage over time.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
21
Start progress:
166000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Circle of Life
  • Knife Juggler

Talent-path-forgotten-b241e66f-icon.png
Path Unknown
»
Path Unknown

Training focused on battle recovery and toughness.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
22
Start progress:
190000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Path Forgotten
  • Path Forbidden

Talent-encore-ff4b7b2f-icon.png
Gunslinger's Trance
»
Gunslinger's Trance

Precision kills increase weapon stability. Stacks up to 3 times.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
26
Start progress:
355000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Scavenger
  • Keyhole

Talent-way-of-the-drifter-fd24a59a-icon.png
Way of the Nomad
»
Way of the Nomad

Training focused on maximum battle recovery.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
27
Start progress:
400000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Way of the Drifter
  • Way of the Fearless

Talent-gamblers-dagger-cd97f539-icon.png
Gambler's Dagger
»
Gambler's Dagger

Gain an additional Throwing Knife.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
28
Start progress:
445000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Chain of Woe
  • Over the Horizon

Talent-higher-jump-6debddc8-icon.png
Higher Jump
»
Higher Jump

Upgrades Double Jump for even greater height.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
23
Start progress:
220000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Better Control
  • Triple Jump

Talent-amplify-ae377b50-icon.png
Gunfighter
»
Gunfighter

Reduces the cooldown of Golden Gun, allowing it to be used more often.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
24
Start progress:
265000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Deadeye
  • Combustion

Talent-knife-juggler-5e851794-icon.png
Knife Juggler
»
Knife Juggler

Precision kills with Throwing Knife immediately resets its cooldown.

Damage type:
None
Grid level:
25
Start progress:
310000

Cannot be active simultaneously with:

  • Circle of Life
  • Incendiary Blade

Gunslinger in Destiny 1 is a Hunter subclass for Guardians in Destiny.

Summary

Description

Gunslinger is a Hunter subclass in Destiny. Their super ability is Golden Gun, an illuminated hand cannon that is limited to three shots, which deals massive damage per hit. Gunslingers are known as "lone wolfs", preferring to silently line up the perfect shot than run in with a large group.

Grenade

  • Incendiary Grenade: An explosive grenade that catches enemies on fire, causing additional damage to them.
  • Swarm Grenade: A grenade which detonates on impact, releasing multiple drones that seek nearby enemies.
  • Tripmine Grenade: An explosive grenade that sticks to surfaces and detonates when enemies pass through its laser trigger.

Movement

  • Double Jump: Jump a second time after leaving the ground.

Modifiers

  • Better Control: Upgrades Double Jump for better directional control while in the air.
  • Triple Jump: Upgrades Double Jump with a third jump.
  • Higher Jump: Upgrades Double Jump for even greater height.

Super Ability

  • Golden Gun: Summon a flaming pistol which disintegrates enemies with Solar Light.

Modifiers

  • Deadeye: Significantly increases the accuracy of Golden Gun.
  • Combustion: Killing enemies with Golden Gun causes them to explode.
  • Gunfighter: Reduces the cooldown of Golden Gun, allowing it to be used more often.

Melee

  • Throwing Knife: Throw a knife from a distance.

Modifiers

  • Circle of Life: Killing an enemy with Throwing Knife while Golden Gun is active extends the duration of Golden Gun.
  • Incendiary Blade: Throwing Knife catches enemies on fire, dealing additional damage over time.
  • Knife Juggler: Precision kills with Throwing Knife immediately resets its cooldown.

Class Modifiers

  • Path Forgotten: Training focused on toughness and speed.
  • Path Forbidden: Training focused on battle recovery and speed.
  • Path Unknown: Training focused on battle recovery and toughness.

Ability Modifiers

  • Scavenger: Picking up ammo reduces the cooldown of your grenade and Throwing Knife.
  • Keyhole: Golden gun over-penetrates and can damage multiple targets.
  • Gunslinger's Trance: Precision kills increase weapon stability. Stacks up to 3 times.

Attribute Modifiers

  • Way of the Drifter: Training focused on all attributes.
  • Way of the Fearless: Training focused on toughness at all costs.
  • Way of the Nomad: Training focused on maximum battle recovery.

Additional Modifiers

  • Chain of Woe: Precision kills increase weapon reload speed. Stacks up to 3 times.
  • Over the Horizon: Increases the range of Golden Gun.
  • Gambler's Dagger: Gain an additional Throwing knife.

Seal

  • Illumination: Seal this Subclass, locking previous choices.
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