Arcstrider is a Hunter subclass in Destiny 2. The Arcstrider's super ability Arc Staff summons an Arc-empowered staff that can be used for close-quarters melee combat.[1][2]

Destiny 2 Skill TreeEdit

Super AbilityEdit

Arc Staff


Flux Grenade
An explosive grenade which deals additional damage when attached to enemies.
Skip Grenade
A grenade which splits on impact, creating multiple projectiles which seek enemies.
Arcbolt Grenade
A grenade that chains bolts of lightning to nearby enemies.

Class Ability ModifiersEdit

Marksman's Dodge
Automatically reload your equipped weapon when Dodging (circle, circle/B, B).
Gambler's Dodge
Dodging (circle, circle/B, B) near enemies generates Melee energy.

Jump Ability ModifiersEdit

High Jump
Upgrades Double Jump with even greater height.
Strafe Jump
Upgrades Double Jump with better directional control while in the air.
Triple Jump
Upgrades Double Jump with a third jump.

Perk SetsEdit

Way of the Wind
Disorienting Blow
Melee attack disorients the target and nearby enemies.
Lightning Reflexes
Take less damage when dodging while using Arc Staff.
Focused Breathing
Sprinting reduces the cooldown of your dodge and your max sprint speed is increased.
Battle Meditation
When critically wounded, your melee and grenade recharge much faster.
Way of the Warrior
Combination Blow
Your fist emits lightning on a strike. Upon killing an enemy with it, regenerate health and increase melee damage.
Combat Flow
Your dodge ability recharges whenever you get a melee kill.
Deadly Reach
After dodging, your melee attack lunge range is increased.
Lethal Current
After dodging, your Arc Staff attacks hit twice.



  1. Bungie (2017) YouTube: Destiny 2 Gameplay Premiere – The Next Adventure Retrieved May 26, 2017.
  2. Datto (2017) YouTube: Destiny 2: The Arcstrider Hunter Subclass Retrieved June 21, 2017.