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AttributeLight

Light symbol

Light is a Guardian attribute that increases the damage done by subclass abilities and weapons and decreases damage taken. A Guardian's Light is calculated as a weighted average of all equipped items.

CalculationEdit

The following table illustrates how each piece of equipment contributes to the Light level:[1]

Item Percent of Light (levels 1-39) Percent of Light (level 40)
Primary Weapon 13.04% 12%
Special Weapon 13.04% 12%
Heavy Weapon 13.04% 12%
Helmet 10.87% 10%
Gauntlets 10.87% 10%
Chest Armor 10.87% 10%
Leg Armor 10.87% 10%
Class Item 8.7% 8%
Ghost Shell 8.7% 8%
Artifact N/A 8%

Loot SourcesEdit

The following can drop gear up to Light level 365:

  • SIVA Strike Playlist

The following can drop gear up to Light level 385:

The following can drop gear up to Light level 390:

  • Legendary engrams
  • Heroic SIVA Strike Playlist
  • Trials of Osiris Gold-Tier bounties

The following can drop gear up to Light level 400:

ReferencesEdit

  1. Reddit "How Overall Light Level is Calculated". Retrieved May 12, 2016.