Destiny 2 Rufus’s Fury [How To Get & God Roll Perks]

Learn everything there is about about the Rufus's Fury auto rifle in Destiny 2, It's God roll perks and how to acquire it.

If you’re like me and enjoying the new Strand subclasses, then you might’ve heard of the primary weapon known as Rufus’s Fury Destiny 2. It is a kinetic weapon that features the strand element from the Lightfall expansion. The gun has some interesting perks, along with the fact that it’s a 720 RPM archetype. So with god roll perks such as Recombination for PVE as well as Perpetual motion for PVP, it can become a killing beast of an auto rifle.

Key Takeaways
  • Rufus’s Fury is a 720 Rounds-Per-Minute legendary auto rifle which is easily one of the best kinetic weapons right now in Season 20.
  • Players have a chance to acquire Rufus’s Fury via the third and final encounters of the Root Of Nightmares raid as well as by crafting it through obtaining five deepsight weapon patterns.
  • Specifically, players will have a chance to acquire it through the third or final encounter of the Root Of Nightmares raid in Destiny 2.
  • Rufus’s Fury has access to a ton of unique perks, but what makes it even better is the Harmonic Resonance origin trait, making it better with more raid weapons equipped in other slots.
  • Knowing the difference between the crafted and adept versions will allow you to understand better what perks you may need for it in order to make Rufus’s Fury of the Best PVE Weapons in Destiny 2.
  • The PVE God Roll consists of unique perks such as Reconstruction and Target Lock or Frenzy, which will make this weapon an absolute beast for defeating a large number of trash mob enemies.
  • Meanwhile, the PVP God Roll in our recommendation for Rufus’s Fury consists of either moving target or Perpetual motion paired with Target lock, making Guardian kills rack up faster.
Important: The Adept version of Rufus’s Fury is only attainable through the Master Difficulty version of the Root of Nightmares raid.

How To Obtain Rufus’s Fury

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The Rufus’s Fury (Image Captured by Us)

If you have an idea of the gun and play the game regularly like me, then you will already know that you can acquire it through the loot drops of the Root Of Nightmares raid. The raid requires you to be at least 1770 power level in order to attempt it without any discomfort against the enemies. Furthermore, according to the loot pool, you have a chance to obtain the auto rifle through the third and final encounters of the raid.

Alternatively, you can also acquire the weapon through other means via the weapon crafting system of the Relic on Mars/Savathun’s Throne World. You will first need to acquire five deepsight weapon patterns for it, which can all be obtained via the raid, but it all depends on your luck.

Thankfully if you’ve activated the final chest before beating Nezarec in the last encounter, then you have a full-proof chance to obtain the deepsight weapon pattern for it once per character per week.

Perk Pool

Following are the available perks available for Destiny 2’s Rufus’s Fury auto rifle, which can all roll on the gun depending on your RNG factor:

Gun Barrels Magazines Perk Column 1 Perk Column 2
  • Polygonal Rifling
  • Extended Barrel
  • Chambered Compensator
  • Smallbore
  • Corkscrew Rifling
  • Fullbore
  • Hammer-forged Rifling
  • Arrowhead Brake
  • Fluted Barrel
  • Appended Mag
  • Alloy Magazine
  • Flared Magwell
  • Light mag
  • Armor-piercing rounds
  • Extended mag
  • High-caliber rounds
  • Ricochet rounds
  • Perpetual Motion
  • Thresh
  • Recombination
  • Moving Target
  • Rewind Rounds
  • Pugilist
  • Demolitionist
  • Target Lock
  • Harmony
  • Adrenaline Junkie
  • Frenzy
  • Tap The Trigger
  • Paracausal Activity
  • Hatchling

Furthermore, it is also worth stating that the Root Of Nightmares weapons (just like other raid weapons) also feature a unique origin trait that is not found on most other weapons. The following Origin Trait for Rufus’s Fury raid weapon is called:

  • Harmonic Resonance: Equipping multiple weapons from this set grants this weapon increased reload speed and handling. It also deals increased damage versus Tormentors, Lucent Hive, and Guardians using their Supers.

Adept And Crafted Version Differences

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Rufus’s Fury weapon pattern progress (Image Captured by Us)

First things first, the adept version is largely similar to the normal versions of weapons, and they are only available in the master or higher difficulty variants of certain activities. Adept weapons feature a +3 stat boost to all non-master worked stats, but the only downside is that whatever enhanced perks you find on them, they cannot be re-rolled whatsoever.

Furthermore, on the adept versions of weapons, such as Rufus’s Fury, you can also equip them with Adept Mods, which can range from increasing their range or even providing extra damage to bosses/major enemies.

However, we strongly recommend going for a crafted version of Rufus’s Fury solely for PVE with the god rolls we will mention, as unlocking the weapon for crafting will come eventually. You will only have to level it up in order to unlock enhanced versions of certain perks. While the adept version may certainly sound tempting, having flexibility in your weapon with the crafted version will be a much better experience in the long run.

PVE God Roll

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Using Rufus’s Fury in PVE (Image by eXputer)

Rufus’s Fury excels at delivering a high velocity of damage due to it being a 720 rounds-per-minute auto rifle. Hence why we have recommended the following rolls for it in PVE to make it an ad-clearing beast:

  • Gun Barrel: Arrowhead Brake or Hammer-forged Rifling
  • Magazine: High-caliber or Ricochet rounds
  • Perk 1: Reconstruction or Demolitionist
  • Perk 2: Target Lock, Frenzy, Hatchling (Warlocks)

720 RPM auto rifles are pretty much like laserbeams, so ideally, you will want an increased range or stability, hence why we have listed the aforementioned barrels. High-caliber can be a fantastic choice to deal additional knockback damage to enemies with every single shot, or you can even use ricochet in its stead, which will increase the stability of Rufus’s Fury but also allow the gun to fire off from surfaces.

Reconstruction will double the magazine size of the gun over time, allowing you to fire it longer than having to reload. You can also substitute with demolitionist too, as kills with the weapon will help build grenade energy, perfect for most meta builds. Target Lock and Frenzy are great to have increased damage against enemies, but Warlocks can also get by with Hatchling since their Strand builds revolve around the Threadlings.

PVP God Roll

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Using Rufus’s Fury in PVP (Image by eXputer)

At the moment, Auto Rifles in The Crucible can be a great choice, but there are some occasions where the meta weapons, such as No Time To Explain, can outgun you with its Time-To-Kill ratio. Still, if you’re on the fence about using Rufus’s Fury for PVP, we have outlined the god roll for it below:

  • Gun Barrel: Polygonal Rifling or Hammer-forged Rifling
  • Magazine: High-caliber or Appended Mag
  • Perk 1: Perpetual Motion or Moving Target
  • Perk 2: Target Lock

Having range will greatly optimize Rufus’s Fury to be a strong weapon in most PVP maps, especially ones where you will engage Guardians at longer distances. Perpetual Motion allows you to gain bonus handling, reloading speed, and stability while moving. Still, you can also substitute it with Moving Target, which will allow you to gain increased target acquisition and movement speed while aiming-down-sights.

Lastly, Target Lock is essential to make it the godly PVP roll as it basically increases the damage of the weapon the longer it is fired on a target. It will allow you to shred through the health of most Guardians with ease.

About Destiny 2

Destiny 2 is easily one of the best live service games to date right now in the industry as Bungie continues to deliver its best in terms of both quality and quantity in new content. Our review of Destiny 2 Lightfall discussed the latest expansion, and as a veteran of the series since the first installment back on consoles, it isn’t the best in terms of narrative conclusions. It still manages to deliver wholeheartedly in everything else.

You might also be enticed to check out what other players are crafting in terms of perks for Rufus’s Fury via the following Subreddit Post. Aside from that, you may be intrigued to learn about other weapons too, such as the Retrofit Escapade as well as Forbearance.

However, for now, this concludes our Rufus’s Fury Destiny 2 guide. If you have any other kind of questions related to the gun or want to share your experience so far, then be sure to let us know in the comments section below! We at eXputer wish you luck in hunting this weapon down with its god rolls!

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Usama Mehmood is a Games Specialist, and writer on eXputer who's either hunting for the richest loot in Destiny 2 or endlessly playing his favorite games such as Yakuza or Final Fantasy. Usama has been gaming for 15+ years during which he has accumulated 4000+ hours on Destiny 1 & 2. His constant adoration for video games has allowed him to pursue eXputer as a platform to showcase his striving talents in writing helpful articles. Get familiar with Usama's extensive gaming library on his Steam, PSN, and Xbox profiles.

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