Traveler’s Chosen Exotic Sidearm – Destiny 2

Traveler’s Chosen Exotic Sidearm – Destiny 2

The Darkness is spreading and it's up to us to save our friends. Here are the Traveler's Chosen quest steps in Destiny 2.

The time has come to evacuate some of our favorite destinations, as the Pyramids start closing in on Io, Mars, Mercury, and Titan. All of our work will pay off in the end as we will be rewarded with a brand new exotic weapon. This guide will show you how to get the Traveler’s Chosen exotic sidearm in Destiny 2.

Traveler’s Chosen Exotic Sidearm

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Traveler’s Chosen is an exotic sidearm that will fit in the Kinetic slot. Guardians can obtain it by finishing the Evacuation mission given to you by Zavala. This quest will not be an easy task. It will take some time and a bit of grinding to finish. Below are the Evacuation quest steps. A big thanks goes to for having this available.

Evacuation: Io

Head to Io and tell Asher that Zavala has ordered him to evacuate.

Observer Effect

Help Asher investigate the Pyramid’s influence on Io.

  • Collect a sample from Taken Phalanx Barrism in Lost Sector: Sanctum of Bones.
  • Investigate the chest in Sanctum of Bones.
  • Collect Traces of Corruption by defeating Taken on Io.

Into the Pyramidion

After helping Asher, it is time to jump into the Pyramidion strike.

  • Complete Pyramdion Strike
  • Collect Scan Traces by defeating Vex anywhere on Io

Double Blind

Complete the adventure “Unexpected Guests” on Heroic difficulty to learn what’s behind the spike in Taken activity. Return to Asher with your findings.

Evacuation: Titan

After speaking with Asher, head to Titan and meet with Sloane to tell her Zavala’s concerns.

Clearing the Decks

Time to head into another Lost Sector and take down a target.

  • Defeat Hive Knight Dek-Thra in Lost Sector: Methane Flush.
  • Investigate the chest in Methane Flush.

Asset Interception

Now it’s time to collect some Golden Age tech from the Hive.

  • Open chests protected by Hive Ultras in the Solarium and Festering Halls.

Be the Wall

Once you have collected the Golden Age tech, jump into the Savathun’s Song strike.

  • Complete Savathun’s Song Strike
  • Collect Tech Fragments by defeating Hive Ogres, Wizards, and Knights on Titan.

The Will of a Titan

After completing Savathun’s Song strike and collecting Tech Fragments, head back to Sloane with your report. After meeting with Sloane, return to Zavala for further instructions.

Evacuation: Mercury

Meet Brother Vance on Mercury and tell him Zavala has ordered him to evacuate.

A Shattered Future

After speaking with Brother Vance, launch A Garden World strike.

  • Complete strike A Garden World
  • Collect Timeline Fractures by defeating Hydras, Minotaurs, and Cyclopses on Mercury.

In His Footsteps

Time to jump into another strike and collect Traces of Osiris.

  • Complete strike Tree of Probabilities.
  • Collect Traces of Osiris by defeating Cabal on Mars.

A Disciple’s Plea

Complete the adventure “Bug in the System” on Heroic difficulty. Return to Brother Vance with your findings.

Evacuation: Mars

Meet Ana Bray on Mars and tell her Zavala has ordered her to evacuate.

Signs of Life

Investigate Mindlab: Rasputin for a signal from Rasputin.

Recycled Components

Defeat bosses in Escalation Protocol to collect pieces of Rasputin’s shattered frame.

Signal Shielding

Complete the adventure “Deathly Tremors” on Heroic difficulty to stop the Hive interference. Return to Ana with your findings.

Report to Zavala

Once you have spoken with Ana, head back to the Tower and talk to Zavala to receive your final reward.

Now that you have successfully evacuated Io, Mars, Mercury, and Titan, you will earn the Traveler’s Chosen exotic sidearm. This is an exotic version of the very first weapon you received at the beginning of the Red War campaign. For more Destiny 2 content, stay tuned to Guide Stash.