[Top 5] Destiny 2 Best Black Armory Weapons and How To Get Them

Destiny 2 Best Black Armory Weapons

Tucked away within the walls of the Last City, the Black Armory creates premier weapons for those who are willing to go the lengths to get them. These weapons are some of the most powerful in the game, offering great stats and perk rolls, making them highly sought after. Today we’ll be showing you our top 5 Black Armory guns and how you can get them for yourself.

Our Top 5 Picks

  • Galliard 42 XN7568
  • Baligant XU7743
  • Blast Furnace
  • Ringing Nail
  • Kindled Orchid

How the List Works:

Many Black Armory weapons have randomized perks which change the stats of the guns. Because of this we’ll note down the stats of the curated versions of the weapons and list their intrinsic perks. You can find the full rundown of each gun in their Weapon Details sections.

1. Galliard 42 XN7568

A Black Armory experimental prototype.

One of the best of the auto rifle meta Galliard is a consistent killer. It’s simple, reliable and does very well in PvP. It’s one of the best performing in the 600 RPM class autos and is worth the grind.

Weapon Stats:

Impact: 21

Range: 46

Stability: 59

Handling: 69

Reload Speed: 48

Rounds/Min: 600

Magazine: 44


Adaptive Frame: A well-rounded grip, reliable and sturdy.

Rampage: Kills with this weapon temporarily grant increased damage. Stacks 3x.

What makes Galliard-42 XN7568 good?:

  • Good handling
  • Consistent shooting
  • Good sights
  • Decent stability
  • Good mag size

Weapon details:


How to get Galliard-42 XN7568:

Galliard-42 XN7568 in Action:


2. Baligant XU7743

A Black Armory experimental prototype.

Baligant is an aggressive frame shotgun that can hit hard. It is a kinetic type that uses your primary slot so you can pair it up with an energy weapon with a higher rate of fire or run double shotguns if you’re that kind of person. I’m not here to judge you. Looking for perk rolls that help with range like Accurized Rounds it definitely makes an effective weapon

Weapon Stats:

Impact: 80

Range: 24

Stability: 43

Handling: 30

Reload Speed: 37

Rounds/Min: 55

Magazine: 5


Aggressive Frame: Hard-hitting, high recoil. Increases rate of fire after kill.

Air Assault: Gain increased handling while airborne.

What makes Baligant XU7743 good?:

  • Good Impact
  • Decent at staggering majors
  • Fair Stability
  • Aggressive Frame speeds up fire rate after kills

Weapon details: https://destinytracker.com/destiny-2/db/items/3461377698-baligant-xu7743#

How to get Baligant XU7743:

This weapon can be crafted in a Black Armory forge after acquiring the right materials and completing the quest steps for the weapon.

Baligant XU7743 in Action: 


3. Blast Furnace

“Forged in the hottest fires.”

Blast furnace is an aggressive pulse rifle that fires 4 rounds per burst rather than the standard 3. It has great range and maintains it’s precision when you’re shooting over long distances. This makes it great for the Crucible, PvE activities, or Gambit. This gun is an all around useful weapon.

Weapon Stats:

Impact: 35

Range: 89

Stability: 72

Handling: 41

Reload Speed: 51

Rounds/Min: 450

Magazine: 43


Aggressive Frame: Hard-hitting four-burst fire.

Outlaw: Precision kills greatly decrease reload time

Headseeker: Body shots landed with this weapon precision damage for a short time.

What makes Blast Furnace good?:

  • Good range
  • Good Stability
  • Versatile - good for most gamemodes

Weapon details:


How to get Blast Furnace:

Blast Furnace in Action:


4. Ringing Nail

Strike while the iron’s hot.

If Galliard from the top of this list didn’t strike your fancy, try Ringing Nail on for size. It’s got good range for an auto rifle and it’s curated roll has both Dragonfly and Rampage, which makes it a solid choice for PvE and PvP.

Weapon Stats:

Impact: 29

Range: 71

Stability: 60

Handling: 63

Reload Speed: 52

Rounds/Min: 450

Magazine: 32


Precision Frame: This weapon's recoil pattern is more predictably vertical.

Dragonfly: Precision kills create an elemental damage explosion.

Rampage: Kills with this weapon temporarily grant increased damage. Stacks 3x.

What makes Ringing Nail good?:

  • Good Range
  • Decent stability
  • Decent handling
  • Effective in PvE and useful for PvP

Weapon details: https://destinytracker.com/destiny-2/db/items/93253474-the-ringing-nail#

How to get Ringing Nail:

Ringing Nail in Action:


5. Kindled Orchid

Find the beauty in the flame.

Kindled Orchid is a versatile hand cannon with decently balanced stats all around and makes a great gun in PvE and PvP. It’s curated roll holds a deadly combo of Kill Clip and Rampage, let’s hope you’re lucky enough to get it

Weapon Stats:

Impact: 84

Range: 59

Stability: 60

Handling: 51

Reload Speed: 76

Rounds/Min: 140

Magazine: 10


Adaptive Frame: A well-rounded grip, reliable and sturdy.

Kill Clip: Reloading after a kill grants increased damage.

Rampage: Kills with this weapon temporarily grant increased damage. Stacks 3x.

What makes Kindled Orchid good?:

  • Good range
  • Decent stability
  • Good for PvE and PvP

Weapon details: https://destinytracker.com/destiny-2/db/items/2575506895-kindled-orchid

How to get Kindled Orchid: 

Kindled Orchid in Action:


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