This Destiny 2 guide explains the best god roll for the Locus Locutus sniper rifle for both PvE and PvP content!
The Locus Locutus is an Adaptive Frame Stasis Sniper Rifle introduced in Season of the Witch that can be obtained from Season 22 activities.
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Why You Should Get the Locus Locutus Sniper Rifle?
You should get the Locus Locutus because its a powerful sniper rifle with a good perk selection. Also, since it is a seasonal weapon it is craftable allowing easier access to a desired roll. Here’s our list of why you should get Locus Locutus sniper rifle:
- Great Perk Pool
- Strong in both PvE and PvP
How to Obtain the Locus Locutus in Destiny 2
Locus Locutus can be obtained from either Season of the Witch seasonal activity. This includes end of activity rewards for Altars of Summoning or Savathun’s Spire, Season of the Witch Weekly Challenges, and turning in Witch’s Engrams. Once the weapon has been earned you can focus it at the Ritual Table in the H.E.L.M for Witch’s Engrams, Glimmer, and Legendary Shards. These seasonal activities and vendors will only be available until the end of Season 23. Locus Locutus can also be crafted at the Enclave once its Deepsight Pattern has been completely unlocked.
Locus Locutus PvE God Roll
Our choices for the Locus Locutus PvE God Roll are:
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Snipers have been in and out of the meta weapons for years. They pack a massive punch but require a certain amount of accuracy on often very high zoom scopes. However, snipers are some of the best special damage weapons for long range encounters, or against bosses with large crit spots.
Locus Locutus comes packed with solid perks for PvE and one of the best damage perks for group content. The combination of Overflow and Firing Line is incredibly strong and one of the best damage options available. Its incredibly easy to get setup by standing near allies and picking up ammo bricks. We do want to boost our mag with tactical mag and our other perks are to assist in landing accuracy shots or swapping to the weapon faster.
Overall, not the highest damage sniper frame, the Locus Locutus still packs a massive punch and has a great combination for damage perks.
Other great sniper rifles to substitute for this weapon in PvE include:
Locus Locutus PvP God Roll
Our choices for the Locus Locutus PvP God Roll are:
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Snipers are a PvP favorite special weapon coming just below shotguns in most use cases. Their one shot potential and accuracy make them a very potent weapon in the hands of a PvP player. They do require some practice to be effective; however, they are incredibly rewarding once the skill curve has been learned.
Locus Locutus has a really strong selection of PvP perks boosting the weapons stats and accuracy allowing an already dangerous weapon to become nearly unstoppable. Building into range and handling is incredibly important on a sniper to give the weapon a better feel and increase out likelihood of landing shots. With that in mind, the recommended perk combination is Surplus and Opening Shot which leans into both our focused stats.
Overall, a powerful sniper for PvP and easy to obtain and craft a desired roll.
Other great sniper rifles to substitute for this weapon in PvP include:
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