How to Get Obsidian Crystal in Destiny 2

By on Jan 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Filed in Guides under Destiny 2.

Finishing the Unidentified Frame quest step to get Izanagi's Burden requires a special item. The Obsidian Crystal can be yours if you put in the time.

The Black Armory has been around in Destiny 2 for about a year now. Secrets of the lost forges have been solved and Ada-1 has come around on her views of the Vanguard and Guardians in general. Those new or returning players who have yet to experience the full Season of the Forge content have a lot to look forward to. One particular quest allows players to earn an Exotic Sniper Rifle called Izanagi’s Burden. This guide will show you how to get an Obsidian Crystal in Destiny 2, which is crucial for Izanagi’s Burden.

How to get Obsidian Crystal

The quest to get Izanagi’s Burden relies on a certain step in the quest line that may take some time to complete. After completing the Black Armory Key Mold and unlocking the Mysterious Box, Ada-1 will give you an Unidentified Frame. This is the part of the quest that will take the most time.

Once you have the Unidentified Frame quest step, you will need to complete a rare Black Armory Bounty. Rare Black Armory Bounties can only be earned by completing Daily Black Armory Bounties or as a drop from forges. Some players have gone weeks without getting them, so you’re at the mercy of Bungie’s RNG when it comes to getting a drop. This can be hugely frustrating, but just keep grinding bounties and forge ignitions until you snag one.

With plenty of Daily Bounties in Ada-1’s inventory, make sure you’re completing them each day. Once you obtain and complete a a Rare Black Armory Bounty, you will be one step closer to obtaining the Exotic Sniper Rifle Izanagi’s Burden, and you will have gotten yourself the Obsidian Crystal you desperately needed.

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Dusty Dukes

Dusty was raised on the 8-bit streets of the NES since the young age of four. He has seen the gaming world evolve to what it is today and over time, his passion for it has only grown. Whether it's single player or multiplayer, Dusty is playing it.

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