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Destiny 2 Salvage explained, loot table, rewards, how to start, keys

Learn all there is to know about Destiny 2 Salvage activity, including the loot table and how to start the exciting Season 21 activity for Golden Age tech.

With Destiny 2 Season of the Deep here, Guardians are eager to jump into a brand new seasonal activity. To help you get caught up to speed, here’s everything you need to know about Destiny 2 Salvage, including the loot table, rewards, and how to start the Season 21 activity.

Going toe to toe with Xivu Arath’s Hive in Destiny 2 will no doubt be a challenge now that they have the support of the Witness. Don’t leave for the Salvage activity on Titan without the Destiny 2 best weapons. For more on Destiny 2 Season of the Deep, you’re in the right place. We’ve even got everything you need to know about Destiny 2 fishing.

Destiny 2 Salvage explained

Salvage is a six-player matchmade Seasonal activity in Destiny 2 Season of the Deep, taking place on Titan as we take recover Golden Age tech for the Drifter.

Players will then be sent to an area of Titan to face off against the Hive in a brand new seasonal activity, involving battles on the surface and in the surprising new underwater areas coming in Season of the Deep. While the Hive are the main focus of Season 21, the Fallen can also be found in Salvage.

There are four main stages to the Salvage activity which will be randomized throughout your run:

  • Ordnance Disposal
  • Site Security
  • Engineering
  • Site Reliability

There are different variations on each of these, such as involving Hive combatants or Fallen, with slightly different objectives within the stage. You will finish a Salvage run with a boss fight.

How to start Salvage in Destiny 2

To start Salvage in Destiny 2, you will have to view the destination map for the H.E.L.M and locate the Salvage playlist, much like previous seasonal activities. Once you’ve been matchmade with other Guardians, you’ll be thrown into the action on Titan.

How to get Salvage Keys in Destiny 2

Salvage Keys can be acquired from complete ritual playlist activities and from in the Season Pass vendor rewards in the H.E.L.M. Salvage Keys are automatically redeemed when opening the Salvage Chest at the end of a Salvage activity to improve the rewards.

These are very similar to the Defiant Key system from Season 21: Season of Defiance, so you will find yourself at home if you’ve played the previous season.

Destiny 2 Salvage loot table and rewards

The Destiny 2 Salvage loot table and rewards are:

  • A Distant Pull – sniper rifle (Stasis, Special)
  • Bug-Out Bag – submachine gun (Solar, Primary)
  • Different Times – pulse rifle (Strand, Primary)
  • Just in Case – sword (Solar, Heavy)
  • Last Man Standing – shotgun (Solar, Special)
  • Outlast – pulse rifle (Solar, Primary)
  • Rapacious Appetite – submachine gun (Stasis, Primary)
  • Sole Survivor – sniper rifle (Arc, Special)
  • Spare Rations – hand cannon (Kinetic, Primary)
  • Targeted Redaction – hand cannon (Void, Primary)
  • Thin Precipice – sword (Strand, Heavy)
  • Until Its Return – shotgun (Strand, Special)

There are plenty of great weapons in the Salvage loot table, including the fan-favourite Spare Rations hand cannon which makes a return in Season of the Deep. If you’ve had a look in-game, you may notice that there are standard Gambit style weapons and Taken variants. These are, in fact, different weapons entirely, with different elements, perks, and even weapon archetypes despite the similar weapon models.

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We’ll update this guide once we know more about the specific powerful rewards up for grabs in this new seasonal activity for Season 21.

That’s everything you need to know about the Destiny 2 Salvage seasonal activity, including the loot table and rewards up for grabs. Prepare to take out Xivu Arath’s Hive using the best Destiny 2 Titan build, Destiny 2 Warlock build, and Destiny 2 Hunter build. With new activities to complete, like the Destiny 2 Ghosts of the Deep dungeon and loot to chase, it’s a good idea to stay up to date on the latest and greatest.