Best Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock Build

Learn the Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 best Warlock build for Season of Plunder.

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Looking for the best Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock builds can be challenging considering the amount of choices you have in Season of Plunder. They’re still the same character archetype at their core but they’ve gotten a dangerous enhancements to their Stormcaller subclass this Season 18. Here’s the latest for the Arc 3.0 Warlock best build.

Best Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock Build

Here are the best build choices for Arc 3.0 Warlocks in Destiny 2:

Best Arc 3.0 Warlock Abilities

  • Stormtrance: Chain Arc Lightning from your hands and electrify enemies with devastating streams of Arc Light that intensify over time. A shockwave will form underneath you as you cast this allowing you to teleport forward by sprinting which consumes a small amount of your Super energy.
  • Healing Rift: Conjure a well of Light that continuously heals those inside it.
  • Chain Lightning: This electrocuting melee ability chains lightning from the struck target to nearby enemies.
  • Arcbolt Grenade: A grenade that chains bolts of lightning to nearby enemies.

Best Arc 3.0 Warlock Aspects

  • Arc Soul: Your Rift now grants you or any ally that uses it an Arc Soul to aid in battle.
  • Electrostatic Mind: Enemies defeated with Arc abilities give you Ionic Trace. Collecting Ionic Trace makes you amplified.

Best Arc 3.0 Warlock Fragments

  • Spark of Ions: Jolted targets give you Ionic Trace upon defeat.
  • Spark of Beacons: When amplified, Final Blows with Arc weapons will create a blinding explosion.
  • Spark of Discharge: Final Blows with Arc weapons give a chance to create an Ionic Trace.
  • Spark of Brilliance: Blinded targets defeated with precision damage creates blinding explosions.

Best Arc 3.0 Weapons for Warlock

  • Thunderlord: Final Blows with this weapon create a lighting strikes from above. Very effective against Overlord Champions.
  • Riskrunner: This weapon becomes more powerful as you take in Arc damage. Arc damage is also reduced with this weapon equipped. Kills extend the duration while this weapon is overcharged.
  • Coldheart: Shoots a cold fusion powered Arc laser that does more damage the longer it remains on the same target.
  • Trinity Ghoul: This weapons fires an arrow that splits upon release. Aiming down the sights and fully charging the bow before releasing decreases the spread of the split.

Best Arc 3.0 Armor for Warlock

  • Fallen Sunstar: Ionic Traces made by you move faster and give you bonus ability energy. Allies who are nearby also gain ability energy after you collect the Ionic Trace.
  • Crown of Tempests: Final Blows with Arc abilities or against jolted enemies increase the recharge of your Arc ability and will extend the duration of Storm Trance.
  • Stormdancer’s Brace: Targets defeated with Stormtrance increases its damage and refunds the Super energy when the Arc ability ends.


  • Machine Gun Holsters: Periodically reloads your stored machine guns over time. When this mod is stacked, it reduces the time it takes to fully reload your gun.
  • Machine Gun Scavenger: Get bonus reserves for your Machine Guns when picking up ammo.
  • Thermostack Plating: Incoming Arc and Solar damage are reduced.
  • Amped Up: Amplified lasts longer.
  • Trace Evidence: Defeated enemies who are suffering from Arc debuffs will spawn Ionic Trace.
Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock Best Build

The Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock best build will help you immediately get amplified state thanks to the Ionic Trace that will spawn from defeated enemies. The status ailments you have can be applied quick and en masse that you’ll have no trouble taking out enemies. When amplified, you’ll be faster, stronger, and your Guardian powers will be boosted.

Best Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock Arc Supers

The Stormtrance is really your only choice and it’s a great Arc Super to have. You’ll be able to Chain Lightning from your hands like a certain Sith Lord that intensifies the longer it stays. You’ll also be hard to hit due to the fact that your sprint is replaced with teleportation.

Best Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock Arc Aspects

The Arc Soul is a great pick thanks to its ability to give you and your ally an Arc Soul turret that can be used to help lock down an area. The Rift you create thanks to this ability also recharges quicker if your allies are nearby. This becomes incredibly useful if you use it while amplified, as Arc Souls become supercharged with an increase rate-of-fire.

Pair the above with Electrostatic Mind and you’ll be able to get amplified much quicker thanks to an additional source for Ionic Trace. Defeat enemies with your Arc abilities will create Ionic Trace, however this also works for Jolted and Blinded enemies.

Best Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock Arc Fragments

Fragments you pick should help you get immediately to your amplified state. Fragments like Sparks of Ion will give you Ionic Trace upon defeating jolted enemies which happens a lot in this Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock best build. Spark of Discharge is another source for Ionic Trace since defeating enemies with your Arc weapons will also drop it.

Spark of Beacons and Spark of Brilliance work in conjunction with each other. Enemies who are defeated while amplified with Arc special weapon’s Final Blows will create blinding explosions thanks to the former. The latter will create more blinding explosions if you defeat Blinded enemies with precision damage.

Best Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock Grenades

It doesn’t really matter too much what grenade you pick for this Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock best build. The Arcbolt Grenade is an enticing pick thanks to its ability to help you chain lightning against enemies. However the Pulse and Storm Grenades can be just as useful. We recommend the Arcbolt, but Storm Grenade is a good second pick.

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That’s our Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock Best Build guide. We hope you found this article to be informative. Stay with us because we have more Destiny 2 Season of Plunder content.

Check out this Youtube video from Fallout Plays who shows you a build of never ending Ionic Traces to help you get amplified quicker. Check it out for his Destiny 2 Arc 3.0 Warlock best build.