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The lovingly crafted Cryptid family includes a kinematically charged joint massager - on every finger!
― In-game description

Cryptid 4.6r3 are rare gauntlets able to be wielded by Hunters.[1] Cryptid 4.6r3 can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Armor Materials. It can also be transferred to other characters through the vault.

SourcesEdit

Cryptid 4.6r3 can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Crucible source icon Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
Lord Saladin source icon Iron Banner
This item can be obtained as an Iron Banner reward.
Crimson Doubles source icon Crimson Doubles
This item was granted during the Crimson Doubles event of February 2016.
Prison of Elders source icon Prison of Elders
This item can drop as a Prison of Elders reward.
Oryx's Dreadnaught source icon Oryx's Dreadnaught
This item drops on Oryx's Dreadnaught.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.
Challenge of the Elders source icon Challenge of the Elders
This item is granted through the Challenge of the Elders.

UpgradesEdit

Cryptid 4.6r3 can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 1Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Auto Rifle Loader perk icon Auto Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Auto Rifles.
Pulse Rifle Loader perk icon Pulse Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Pulse Rifles.
Scout Rifle Loader perk icon Scout Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Scout Rifles.
Hand Cannon Loader perk icon Hand Cannon Loader
Increases the reload speed of Hand Cannons.

Column 2Edit

Upgrade Defense perk icon Upgrade Defense
Increases Defense Power, allowing this armor to absorb more damage.

Removed PerksEdit

Cryptid 4.6r3 previously held one of the following perks prior to a Destiny update:

Light the Blade icon Light the Blade
Causing damage with a grenade reduces your melee cooldown.
Fastball icon Fastball
Increases grenade throw distance.
Switchblade icon Switchblade
Decreases melee attack cooldown time.
Incisive Maintenance icon Incisive Maintenance
Causing damage with a melee attack reduces your grenade cooldown.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bungie.net "Cryptid 4.6r3 (Gauntlets) API call". Retrieved 25 April 2015.