Destiny 2 has evolved into a build-focused game, where your choice of weapons, subclasses, and armor options can significantly impact your gameplay. In this article, we will explore the top Titan builds for each game mode in Destiny 2. Whether you’re raiding, tackling PvE content, dominating in Crucible, or conquering Trials of Osiris, we have the builds that will make your Titan shine.
Best Titan Build for Raids
Raids require a more defensive approach, focusing on survivability and protection. Here are our top choices for Raid builds.
Ward of Dawn Titan Build
The Ward of Dawn Titan Build is ideal for Nightfalls and Raids, providing a shield that boosts damage when fired through. Combine the Helm of Saint-14 with Ward of Dawn, and you’ll consistently receive an overshield as you move in and out of the bubble. Boosting Intellect and Recovery stats will ensure you can quickly generate your Ward of Dawn while holding your ground against formidable enemies.
Exotic Armor: Helm of Saint-14
Weapons: [Kinetic] No Time to Explain or Masterworked Legendary Weapon; [Energy] Any Shotgun or Fusion Rifle; [Power] Two-Tailed Fox, Code Duellos, or Any Sword
Subclass: Code of the Protector (Sentinel – Void Damage)
Primary Armor Stats: Intellect and Recovery
Armor Mods: Taking Charge, Stacks on Stacks, Supercharged, Lucent Blade, Protective Light
Icefall Mantle Titan Build
For a tank-like build that utilizes Warmind Cells, the Icefall Mantle Titan Build is perfect. Pair any subclass with Warmind-specific mods and armor, focusing on producing large-scale AOE effects to group or detonate enemies using Warmind Cells. The Icefall Mantle Exotic Arms provide a persistent overshield, and with the right Resilience boosts, you can maintain it at full health. Don’t forget to choose Solar-based Energy Exotics and AOE-boosted Power weapons to take full advantage of Warmind Cells.
Exotic Armor: Icefall Mantle
Weapons: [Kinetic] Any Hand Cannon or Pulse Rifle; [Energy] IKELOS_SMG_v1.0.2 or First In, Last Out; [Power] Heir Apparent, Lament, or Thunderlord
Subclass: Behemoth (Striker – Arc Damage) or Code of the Juggernaut (Striker – Arc Damage)
Primary Armor Stats: Mobility and Resilience
Armor Mods: Wrath of Rasputin, Warmind’s Protection, Rage of the Warmind, Global Reach, Fireteam Medic
Best Titan Builds for PvE
PvE builds focus on maximizing damage output and AOE abilities. These builds are perfect for playing recklessly and dominating your enemies.
Siegebreaker Titan Build
The Code of the Siegebreaker subclass is an excellent AOE option, and when paired with armor, weapons, and mods that produce or extend the duration of Sunspots and Warmind Cells, you become an erupting volcano. Consider boosting your Fireteam with Phoenix Cradle or your own recharge rate with Hallowfire Heart. Optimize your abilities with Solar-based Energy Exotics and AOE-boosted Power weapons.
Exotic Armor: Phoenix Cradle or Hallowfire Heart
Weapons: [Kinetic] Any Rapid-fire Weapon; [Energy] Sunshot, Trustee, Xenophage; [Power] Code Duello
Subclass: Code of the Siegebreaker (Sunbreaker – Solar Damage)
Primary Armor Stats: Intellect and Discipline
Armor Mods: Wrath of Rasputin, Rage of the Warmind, Global Reach, Fireteam Medic
Behemoth Titan Build
To unleash the power of your Stasis Titan build, equip the Cryoclasm and Tectonic Harvest Aspects. Leverage the Whisper of Shards, Hedrons, and Fissures Fragment to maximize your freezing abilities. Enhance your recharge rates or get a broken reflective shield while sliding, depending on your playstyle and armor stats. Optimize damage and targeting mods for your weapons, and if available, use Masterworked weapons to generate Orbs of Light for Super and ability boosts.
Exotic Armor: Heart of Inmost Light or Antaeus Wards
Weapons: [Kinetic] Any Rapid-fire Weapon; [Energy] Any Shotgun; [Power] Salvation’s Grip
Subclass: Behemoth (Striker – Stasis) or Code of the Juggernaut (Striker – Arc)
Primary Armor Stats: Recovery and Mobility
Armor Mods: Weapon Targeting, Unflinching Weapon Aim, Weapon Scavenger, Blast Radius, Firepower
Best Titan Builds for Crucible
In Crucible, you can either focus on supercharging your ability regeneration or applying strategies that provide an edge with your weapons. Here are two powerful Titan builds for PvP in Destiny 2.
Mask of the Quiet One Titan Build
Mask of the Quiet One may seem counterintuitive, as it rewards you for taking damage. The more damage you receive, the faster your abilities regenerate. Additionally, if you deal a killing blow after taking critical damage, you gain full health. Pair this Exotic with weapons of your choice and mods that boost ability regeneration.
Exotic Armor: Mask of the Quiet One
Weapons: [Kinetic] Any Rapid-fire Weapon; [Energy] Any Void-damage Weapon; [Power] Falling Guillotine or Temptation’s Hook
Subclass: Any Sentinel subclass
Primary Armor Stats: Intellect and Discipline
Armor Mods: Taking Charge, Stacks on Stacks
One-Eyed Mask Titan Build
The One-Eyed Mask allows you to seek revenge. When an enemy targets you, you can mark and track them until they meet their demise. If you are the one to eliminate them, you gain an overshield as a reward. Focus on boosting your Recovery and Resilience to stay alive and eliminate foes quickly. Leverage weapons with chain damage or explosive perks to maximize your damage output and take advantage of the overshield.
Exotic Armor: One-Eyed Mask
Weapons: [Kinetic] Any Hand Cannon or Pulse Rifle; [Energy] Ticuu’s Divination, Hard Light, or Trinity Ghoul; [Power] Any Machine Gun or Grenade Launcher
Primary Armor Stats: Recovery and Resilience
Armor Mods: Melee Damage Resistance, Unflinching Weapon Aim
Best Titan Builds for Trials of Osiris
In Trials of Osiris, Titans excel as defensive juggernauts. Create builds that focus on regeneration, overshield creation, and offensive ability stats. Here are two top Titan builds for Trials of Osiris.
Precious Scars Titan Build
Precious Scars is a Titan Exotic that gained a buff in Season of the Lost. Upon each successful kill with a matching subclass weapon, you receive an additional health boost. Combined with the ability to gain an overshield by reviving teammates, this Exotic shines in Trials. Choose a subclass that suits your playstyle and stack mods that provide Charged with Light boosts and enhance Super regeneration.
Exotic Armor: Precious Scars
Weapon Type: Temptation’s Hook, Gnawing Hunger, or other Void/Stasis options
Subclass: Code of the Protector (Sentinel – Void) or Behemoth (Striker – Stasis)
Primary Armor Stats: Recovery, Resilience, and Intellect
Armor Mods: Anything that spawns Elemental Wells and stacks Charged With Light
Ashen Wake Titan Build
Ashen Wake is an Exotic that lets you turn your grenades into devastating explosives. Combine it with Code of the Devastator or Code of the Juggernaut to deal immense Solar damage and create havoc. Focus on Recovery and Intellect, and use mods that improve Super or Grenade regeneration. Leverage Solar weapons to maximize Elemental Well spawns and become an offensive powerhouse.
Exotic Armor: Ashen Wake
Weapon Type: Vex Mythoclast, Ticcu’s Divination, or any other Solar weapons
Subclass: Code of the Devastator (Sunbreaker – Solar) or Code of the Juggernaut (Striker – Arc)
Primary Armor Stats: Recovery and Intellect
Armor Mods: Anything with Charged With Light
Best Titan Builds for Gambit
Gambit requires a balance between offense and defense. Here are two Titan builds that strike that balance perfectly.
Cuirass of the Falling Star Titan Build
The Cuirass of the Falling Star Exotic pairs perfectly with Thundercrash Super, providing additional damage while retaining your overshield for an extended duration. By equipping Volatile Conduction and activating your Super while critically wounded, you boost your damage output further. Opt for Arc-based weapons and mods to take full advantage of this build’s potential.
Exotic Armor: Cuirass of the Falling Star
Weapons: [Kinetic] Any Rapid-fire Weapon; [Energy] Salvager’s Salvo, Witherhoard, or Trinity Ghoul; [Power] Code Duello or The Colony
Subclass: Code of the Missile (Striker – Arc)
Primary Armor Stats: Intellect and Resilience
Armor Mods: Volatile Conduction, Surge Detonators, Global Reach, Hands-On
Actium War Rig Titan Build
Actium War Rig is perfect for those who love using SMGs and Assault Rifles. The Exotic automatically reloads these weapons as you continue firing, making it ideal for crowd control and boss damage. Focus on using SMGs and Assault Rifles exclusively for your armor mods. Combine this build with Code of the Devastator or Behemoth for additional AOE damage.
Exotic Armor: Actium War Rig
Weapons: [Kinetic] Suros Regime, Gnawing Hunger, Escape Velocity, or Huckleberry; [Energy] Hardlight or Ikelos_SMG; [Power] Choose Your Favorite
Subclass: Code of the Devastator (Sunbreaker – Solar) or Behemoth (Striker – Stasis)
Primary Armor Stats: Resilience and Mobility
Armor Mods: Ammo finders and loaders, Unflinching Weapon Aim
Finding the best Titan build in Destiny 2 can be a rewarding process. Take the time to experiment with different variants and find the one that suits your playstyle and preferred game modes. Remember to share this article with your Fireteam and stay up to date with the latest Destiny 2 subclasses, armor, and weapons by signing up for our newsletter. Happy gaming!