This week, Bungie has given us more details on the Thorn Catalyst, as well as an upcoming buff for glaives, and an Osteo Striga nerf.
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Bungie has released its weapon tuning preview for Destiny 2 Season 23, and it's looking like a lot of weapons will be getting minor buffs. The preview has also revealed more details on the upcoming Thorn Catalyst, which will be coming in Season 23.
As revealed in Bungie's latest deep dive on weapons, the Thorn Catalyst that players will be able to unlock in Season 23 will add buffs to range and stability that will help increase the weapon's effectiveness in PvP, while also tweaking it to be «more fun to use» in PvE. Picking up a Remnant will be able to overflow the magazine up to a max of 40 rounds.
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In terms of changes made to general weapon archetypes, Auto Rifles, Pulse Rifles, and Sniper Rifles are all getting minor buffs in PvE. However it's Glaives that are in line for a larger overhaul this season, with a number of improvements aimed at both melee and ranged use.
Because the Impulse Amplifier perk was seen by players as vital to Glaive useage, Bungie has now added a similar buff as a base improvement, as well as bumping up damage in PvE to make up for ammo limitations. Projectile speed has been increased by 30%, while projectile damage in PvP has been decreased very slightly to make up for the improvement in speed.
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