The meta of Destiny 2 changes from time to time. New weapons are introduced and some are nerfed. In this Destiny 2 guide, we are going to go over the best weapons that you can use in Gambit in 2021.


Gambit is a PvEvP activity so not only do you need weapons that are good against ads but you need something for the invaders as well.

Best Destiny 2 Weapons For Gambit 2021

The following are the weapons that we recommend for the activity and its different phases:

Mote Collection Phase

During this phase, you need to kill as many enemies as possible and then collect motes and drop them in the bank. The following are the weapons that we recommend for this part of Gambit:

Weapon Name Type
Bad Juju Pulse Rifle
Cloudstrike Sniper Rifle
Eyes of Tomorrow Rocket Launcher
Falling Guillotine Sword
Heritage Shotgun
Ikelos_SG_v.1.02 Shotgun
Ikelos_SMG_v.1.02 SMG
Jotunn Fusion Rifle
Malfeasance Hand Cannon
Riskrunner SMG
Ruinous Effigy Trace Rifle
Sunshot Hand Cannon
Trinity Ghoul Bow
Trustee Scout Rifle
Witherhorde Grenade Launcher

Best Weapons For Invading Guardians

During the next phase, a member of the team is going to take the portal to the other side and then try and kill as many guardians as possible in order to slow down the progress of the enemy team. For this phase of Gambit, we recommend the following weapons:

Weapon Name Type
Eyes of Tomorrow  Rocket Launcher
Sleeper Simulant Linear Fusion Rifle
Truth Rocket Launcher
Xenophage Machine Gun

Final Boss Phase

Finally, we have the boss phase in which you need to kill the envoys and give the boss everything that you have. You need to kill the boss before the enemy team in order to win. The following are the weapons that we recommend for this phase:

Weapon Name Type
Anarchy Grenade Launcher
Code Duello Rocket Launcher
Cloudstrike Sniper Rifle
Divinity Trace Rifle
Falling Guillotine Sword
Interference VI Grenade Launcher
Izanagi’s Burden Sniper Rifle
No Time to Explain Pulse Rifle
Polaris Lance Scout Rifle
Royal Entry Rocket Launcher
Sleeper Simulant  Linear Fusion Rifle
Succession Sniper Rifle
The Lament Sword
Witherhorde Grenade Launcher
Xenophage Machine Gun

These are all the weapons that we recommend for Gambit in Destiny 2 in 2021. If you are interested in learning more about the game then you can check out our guide on the best weapons for the Devil’s Lair Grandmaster Nightfall. For more content related to the game, you can check out our Destiny 2 guides hub.