Destiny 2 Season of the Witch Artifact (Level Up, Mods & How to Get)

Acolyte’s Staff (Season 22 Artifact)“A foreboding staff bearing engravings of Hive runes and bound with mystical charms.”

With the start of the Season of the Witch, players are now thrown into a new fray where they must use magic to find a way to complete their bargain with Savathun.

Savathun will provide a way to defeat The Witness but only if the Guardians can take out Xivu Arath, which requires more power to be obtained.

Through the use of the Acolyte’s Staff, the Guardians will be able to manifest the power provided after they have accessed Savathun’s Spire.

How To Get Season of the Witch Artifact? (The Acolyte’s Staff)

The Acolyte’s Staff is given to players once they start the Season of the Witch, which appears during the Way of the Witch Mission.

Once the Acolyte’s Staff has been obtained, it will permanently be in the Guardian’s inventory until the end of the season.

How To Level Up Acolyte’s Staff?

The Acolyte’s Staff gains a drip of the XP that you obtain, which later allows it to level up to provide you with certain bonuses throughout the season.

You will obtain Bonus Power Levels along with Mods that can be utilized to improve your builds, which should help you complete activities and progress with the story.

As long as you continue to earn XP throughout the Season of the Witch, the Acolyte’s Staff will also obtain XP and this will result in it leveling up.

Season Of The Witch Artifact Mods

During the Season of the Witch, you will have access to certain Artifact Mods that are accessible as you continue to unlock them.

The following are the Artifact Mods for the Season of the Witch that may be unlocked from the Acolyte’s Staff:

Tier 1

  • Anti-Barrier Auto Rifle
  • Piercing Bowstring
  • Unstoppable Scout Rifle
  • Overload Hand Cannon
  • Unstoppable Fusion

Tier 2

  • Arc/Strand Siphon Combo
  • Solar/Strand Siphon Combo
  • Void/Strand Siphon Combo
  • Origin Perk Specialization I
  • Diviner’s Discount

Tier 3

  • Thanatotic Tangles
  • Origin Perk Specialization II
  • Elemental Orbs: Void
  • Elemental Orbs: Arc
  • Elemental Orbs: Solar

Tier 4

  • Overload Machine Guns
  • Elemental Fury
  • Communal Pickups
  • Refreshing Pickups
  • Semi-Auto Striker

Tier 5

  • Monochromatic Maestro
  • Rapid-Fire Ranger
  • Elemental Embrace
  • Elemental Munitions
  • Frenzied Stacks


By continuously gaining XP during the season, you can unlock several mods that will help you tackle the more difficult activities that will be available.

With the addition of the Ex Diris Exotic Grenade Launcher, it seems that this season is favorable to those with Monochromatic builds, suggested by the weapon’s element as well as the mods.

Depending on what build you use, a lot of bonuses can be received once you have unlocked mods from the Acolyte’s Staff and begin to utilize them.

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