The Immortal is a legendary SMG in Destiny 2, added during the Season of Defiance.
This weapon occupies a unique place as a Strand kinetic weapon that dishes out rapid damage, and is widely considered one of the meta, or most effective, PVP weapons in Destiny 2.
This page will detail how to get The Immortal in Destiny 2, including how to farm The Immortal, and the ideal roll for a The Immortal god roll.
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The Immortal is a Trials of Osiris weapon. The only way to have a chance at this gun is to participate in Destiny 2’s most competitive player-versus-player game mode
Trials of Osiris is only available on weekends. It begins at 5pm (GMT) Friday evening, and ends Tuesday at 5pm (GMT). Visit Saint-14 in the Hanger to acquire a Trials passage, then open the Crucible playlist in the Director to launch this activity.
Competing in Trials of Osiris and ranking up with Saint-14 will give you Trials Engrams, and increase your Trials rank. Save the Engrams, and focus on rank at first. As your rank increases, you will be given special rewards every couple of levels. The Immortal is offered as a reward once you reach rank 10.
Once you’ve earned your first The Immoral it will become unlocked for focused decoding. This is the best way to farm The Immortal. Simply visit Saint-14 with a Trials Engram in your possession, pay his 20,000 glimmer and 25 Legendary.
Saint will also offer Pinnacle Gear for completing certain objectives over a Trials of Osiris weekend. Complete his tasks and give him a visit to earn a Trials themed drop, possibly including The Immortal.
The Season of Defiance is here alongside the We Stand Unbroken quest. You can also unlock two new weapons - the Vexcaliber and Deterministic Chaos - by completing The Variable and Unfinished Business. Don't forget to keep an eye on the Lost Sector and King's Fall challenge rotation schedule!
The Immortal god roll recommendation in Destiny 2
The Immortal deals damage incredibly quickly, and has an exceptionally short time-to-kill in skilled hands. An ideal drop of this SMG, or 'god roll' enhances this damage further, while focusing on extending the weapon's somewhat limited range.
Here is our recommended The Immortal god roll in Destiny 2:
- Corkscrew Rifling
- Ricochet Rounds
- Target Lock
Corkscrew Rifling is an all around great barrel for a submachine gun. This adds to range, so you hit further, stability, so you hit more easily, and handling, so that you can ready and aim more quickly. All of these add up to making The Immortal a very user friendly weapon to operate.
Ricochet Rounds are one of the best perks for an SMG, and The Immortal is no exception. Rounds will bounce off of hard surfaces, which is a handy trick in a firefight, and this perk enhances both range and stability even further.
The aptly named Rangefinder has a simple and important function: make weapons more effective at great ranges. SMG’s historically underperform as distances to targets increase to boosting that has a dramatic effect on how effective The Immortal can be in more situations, making this perk an easy choice.
Target Lock increases damage the longer your weapon remains on a target. For a gun like The Immortal, which is more or less a hose that sprays bullets at your enemies, this trait is easy to activate, and greatly enhances how lethal this gun can be.
As per usual, once you have your preferred roll, be sure to upgrade it to a Masterwork to give it a stat boost, ability to generate Orbs on multi-kills, and add the option of a kill tracker!