Destiny 2 Sunshot Exotic Handcannon Location

Sunshot is an exotic handcannon in Destiny 2. It’s a great gun to have, but requires a steady hand. Enemies you kill with it will explode, dealing damage to anyone nearby. In this guide, we’re going to show you Destiny 2 Sunshot exotic handcannon location, what it looks like and its stats.

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Destiny 2 Sunshot

Where to find Sunshot in Destiny 2

You can obtain Sunshot as a quest reward during the Red War story campaign. There’s a mission on Io, called Sacrilege. Once you’ve finished it, the game will tell you to talk to Asher Mir, the warlock vendor at The Rupture. When you speak to him, he’ll offer you a three exotics – one of them is the Sunshot. If you want more info on the other two, check out our Destiny 2 Graviton Lance, Riskrunner, Sunshot Exotic Weapons guide.

Sunshot weapon perks

Sunshot comes with five perk slots. Here’s what they are:

  • Sunburn (intrinsic) – This weapon fires explosive rounds and highlights targets that take damage from Sunshot.
  • Chambered Compensator (barrel) – Stable barrel attachment. Increases stability, decreases handling and recoil.
  • Accurized Rounds (magazine) – Increases range.
  • Sun Blast (trait) – Targets killed with Sunshot explode in Solar energy.
  • Textured Grip (grip) – Increases handling speed, decreases stability.

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