Destiny’s first expansion The Dark Below launches on December 9th, 2014, and brings some big adjustments to exotic items. Since this expansion increases the Light level cap to 32, Guardians will have a new way to upgrade their exotic items.
How to upgrade exotic weapon?Upgrading an Exotic in this way requires the following steps:
- You must own Exotic item that will be given to Xur during exchange for upgraded version
- You need Exotic Shard that can be obtained by one of the following means:
- Dismantling unwanted Exotics
- Purchased from Xur for 7 Strange Coins
- Finally, each exotic upgrade costs around 7000 glimmer
Source Game Informer