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With your own hands you forged the mighty Dark-Drinker. Now take it in hand and slake its thirst.
― In-game description

Dark-Drinker is an exotic sword in The Taken King.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Weapon Parts, and an Exotic Shard. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.

SourcesEdit

Dark-Drinker can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward from A Sword Reforged.

UpgradesEdit

Dark-Drinker can be upgraded with the following perks:

Void Damage icon Void Edge
This weapon deals Void damage.

Column 0Edit

Sword Strike icon Sword Strike
Use R1/RB to attack with the sword.
Void-Forged Guard icon Void-Forged Guard
Use to guard. Effective against Arc and Solar attacks, less effective against Void attacks.
Infuse icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Column 1Edit

Tempered Light icon Tempered Light
Increased Armor when wielding the sword.

Column 2Edit

Scabbard icon Scabbard
Increases Sword Ammo Capacity
Momentum Transfer icon Die by the Sword
Kills with the sword replenish grenade energy.

Column 3Edit

Supermassive Vortex icon Supermassive Vortex
Use to unleash a spiral of Void energy in all directions.

Column 4Edit

Scabbard icon Scabbard
Increases Sword Ammo Capacity
Void Armor icon Warrior of Light
Increased damage for your attack.

ExploitsEdit

The guard function for this sword provides substantial damage resistance, capable of keeping a Guardian alive when Crota uses his Oversoul in the Crota's End Raid,[2] and Skolas's Devouring Essense in the Prison of Elders challenge Skolas's Revenge,[3] provided they are actively blocking.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bungie.net "Dark-Drinker (Exotic) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.
  2. YouTube - Destiny: CROTA'S END OVERSOUL DENIED - HOW TO BLOCK THE OVERSOUL USING SWORD!
  3. YouTube - Destiny: TITAN SOLO SKOLAS "EXOTIC SWORD" RAZE LIGHTER vs SKOLAS