How to get the Mask of Bakris Exotic helmet in Destiny 2: Beyond Light

Published: 28/Nov/2020 2:52

by Alex Tsiaoussidis


The Mask of Bakris is an incredibly useful Exotic helmet in Destiny 2: Beyond Light, but it can be somewhat tricky to get. If you want to know how to get it, and why we think you should, here’s everything you need to know.

Destiny 2: Beyond Light is filled with all kinds of hidden secrets and treasures. However, none are more compelling than Exotic weapons and armor, each with a unique set of perks and stats.

Some Exotics have generated a lot of hype lately, including Cloudstrike and The Lament. Now, The Mask of Bakris has joined the fray because it has a handy ability that lets you hide from enemies.

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The Mask of Bakris might take a bit of time to get, but it’s definitely worth it.

The Mask of Bakris: Exotic Perks

The Mask of Bakris looks fantastic and has decent stats. However, the biggest drawcard is a unique attribute called the Light Shift perk. In essence, when players have the mask equipped, it will make them shift instead of dodging.

Shifting is faster and has better range, and it also partially cloaks players and increases damage dealt with Arc weapons. It’s a pretty significant upgrade, especially considering how often it can be used.

However, it’s particularly advantageous in areas filled with countless enemies since it lets players avoid detection and even launch an ambush. Destiny 2: Beyond Light has some challenging missions. Fortunately, this perk can make them a whole lot easier.

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The Mask of Bakris is one of the most useful Exotics in Destiny 2: Beyond Light.

How to get the Mask of Bakris Exotic helmet in Destiny 2 Beyond Light

The Mask of Bakris can be somewhat tricky to get. It’s a bit of a grind, which requires time and patience. It also has a couple of prerequisites.

  • First of all, it’s not available every day, so you’ll need to make sure you’ve set out to get it on one of the correct days.
  • Second, it’s only available when playing through higher-level sectors, so you’ll need to have a skill level above 1200.
  • Third, you’ll need to finish all the missions by yourself. Otherwise, you’ll receive Enhancement Cores instead.

If you’ve got all of the prerequisites down pat, the easiest way to snag the Mask of Bakris is to grind through Lost Sectors on Europa. If that doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, you can also do EDZ at either 1250 Legend or 1280 Master level.

Either way, it doesn’t matter which method you choose. You’ll have to battle against some tough enemies, including ones that can kill you very quickly. For that reason, make sure you’re decked out in top-tier gear before giving it a go.

Unfortunately, there’s also an element of chance. If you’re lucky, you might unlock the Mask of Bakris in your first attempt. However, it’s more likely that you’ll need to repeat the missions once a day for several days until you finally get it.

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light players will need to return to Lost Sectors on Europa to obtain the Mask of Bakris.

Keep the faith, though. It will drop eventually, and then you’ll be able to enjoy the spoils.

And with that, you’ll know exactly how to get the Mask of Bakris and why it’s worth the grind. It’s definitely one of the more useful Exotics to have.


Bungie winds back Destiny 2 plans to ‘vault’ The Moon & Dreaming City loot in Season 13

Published: 15/Jan/2021 5:27 Updated: 15/Jan/2021 5:52

by Brad Norton


With the launch of Beyond Light, Bungie vaulted a great deal of Destiny 2 content. After just nine weeks, the developers have announced plans to backtrack on certain decisions, with loot from The Moon and the Dreaming City returning in Season 13.

The start of Year 4 in Destiny 2 came with some of the biggest changes in series history. A wide array of destinations, content, and loot were all locked away in a new vault. This was done in order to make way for fresh content with Beyond Light.

While much of the major content will remain locked away moving forward, Bungie is already going back on certain decisions in response to community feedback. Specifically, vaulted loot from The Moon and the Dreaming City will be returning in Season 13.

Various armor and weaponry was pulled from the loot pool with Beyond Light. Though after widespread backlash, it won’t be long until these destinations will have their exclusive gear back in stock.

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Loot from the Dreaming City and the Moon will soon be added back into Destiny 2.

“We are making changes to help preserve the relevancy of the destinations,” rewards area lead Justin Dazet explained in the latest This Week At Bungie.

“Specifically, some of the pinnacle, end-game activities that still exist there.”

This means that new players and veterans alike will soon be able to earn appropriate gear at these destinations as they could in previous years.

Bungie confirmed that this returning gear won’t be “kept up to date for the entire lifetime these destinations are available.” Though they see the importance of having “specific activity drops” with relevance to the location you find yourself at.

These changes won’t come into effect immediately. Destiny 2 players hoping to round out their collections will have to be patient. The Season 13 update isn’t expected until February 9.

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A look at some of the loot being pulled from the vault in Season 13.

A good assortment of loot from the Moon and the Dreaming City will be back in rotation, however. It won’t just be a small sample.

You can check below for every piece of equipment that will be coming out of the vault in Season 13.

  • Reissued Dreaming City Reverie Dawn and Moon Dreambane armor.
      • These will also drop with high stats when earned in Shattered Throne or Pit of Heresy.
      • The final chest in Pit of Heresy will no longer drop a fully Masterworked Dreambane armor piece.
      • Instead, the Dreambane armor piece that drops will have 7 armor energy and is guaranteed to drop with at least a +16 in two different stats and higher stats overall.
      • Dreambane class items will not drop from this chest.
  • Reissued 4 weapons for Dreaming City with new Perk Pools.
      • Waking Vigil, Sleepless, Vouchsafe, and Retold Tale.
      • Dreaming City weapons that drop in the Shattered Throne dungeon can roll with perks that are unavailable from drops from other reward sources.
  • Reissued 4 weapons for the Moon with new Perk Pools.
      • Premonition (Pit of Heresy only), Heretic, Blasphemer, and Apostate.
      • Weapons that drop in the Pit of Heresy dungeon can roll with perks that are unavailable from drops from other reward sources.
  • Expanding Lost Sector Legend and Master rotation to 4 Moon Sectors.
      • K1 Logistics, K1 Communication, K1 Crew Quarters, and K1 Revelation.