There are approximately 20 weapons that players can use in the Open Beta of “Destiny 2.” These weapons play a significant role in the performance of each player in the game. While there are different preferences for each player, here is a guide on the best weapons that players could use in the game’s open beta.

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This is a high impact scout rifle that creates a massive damage but has a slow fire. Ideally, players need to pair it with Appended Mag to increase the weapon’s magazine size. This weapon is good for PvE. Its slow fire rate makes it not an effective gun for PvP.


Scathelocke is an automatic rifle that can be used effectively in both PvP and PvE. It has a regular magazine size, easy recoil, and creates massive damage. Players can increase the weapon’s range by pairing it with Model 8 Red Scope. With this duo, players can create more damage to enemies even at a far distance. For those who prefer this weapon to have longer range, players can choose the High-Caliber Rounds perk.

Black Scorpio-4SR

The Black Scorpio-4SR is a fully automatic rifle with large ammo count when it is paired with the Veist Rapid Fire perk. Moreover, the perk also makes the weapon reload speed faster every time the magazine is empty. It has arc burn, so players can use this weapon if they find taking down enemies with arc shields difficult.

Black Scorpio-4SR is best when paired with Full Bore perk and Tactical Mag. Full Bore perk enables the weapon to reach its ultimate range while the tactical Mag minimally raise the gun’s reload speed, magazine size, and stability. This weapon can work well with both PvP and PvE.


A pulse rifle, the Nightshade is best to use with PvP in “Destiny 2.” It has a Lightweight perk that increases the speed of the movement even when equipped.

It also has Handling perk that provides ease of use to players. For players who would like to have a weapon that comes with ease and stability over range, it must be paired with Tactical Mag perk. For those who prefer the range over stability, they can go with Armor-Piercing Rounds perk. It also has a perk called Kill Clip.

This magnifies the damage it creates every time a player reloads after a kill.


For players who want to use Power or Heavy guns, Morrigan-D rocket launcher is the real deal. This weapon works great in both PvP and PvE. It has high velocity and blast radius auto-tracking missiles that can be paired with High-Velocity Rounds and Volatile Launch. Moreover, it has a perk called Hakke Precision and Snapshot Sights.

Destiny 2” open beta is currently available to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users. The game will be officially released on September 6, 2017.