How to get a Sentry Synth in Destiny 2

A breakdown of what a Sentry Synth is, how to get one, and what to do with it in Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter.

Following the launch of Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter, players have been wondering what a Sentry Synth and how they can get one. Alternatively, if you already have a Sentry Synth, you may be confused about what you’re supposed to do with it. To simplify everything, we’ve put together a quick guide explaining what a Sentry Synth is, how to get one, and what to do with it once you have it in Destiny 2!

How to Get a Sentry Synth in Destiny 2

You can earn a Sentry Synth by exploring game modes including The Reckoning, and as a reward after completing Gambit Prime bounties in Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter.
You can earn a Sentry Synth by exploring game modes including The Reckoning, and as a reward after completing Gambit Prime bounties in Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter.
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The first thing Destiny 2 players want to know is what a Sentry Synth is. In Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter, a Sentry Synth is one of four different synth types that players can earn, with each synth type serving its own unique purpose in regards to unlocking pieces of the Gambit Prime armor set.

To get a Sentry Synth, you’ll want to participate in special game modes including The Reckoning and Gambit Prime. For example, a Sentry Synth can come in the form of a random drop after completing a match in The Reckoning, or as a reward for completing special Gambit Prime bounties.

Once you have a Sentry Synth in your inventory, you’ll want to activate it with the Weak Synthesizer. In doing so, you’ll craft a mote which can then be used to activate The Reckoning game mode. For more on how to get a Weak Synthesizer in Destiny 2, be sure to check out our previous guide.

Synths, including the Sentry Synth, are key when it comes to earning gear, including pieces of the Gambit Prime armor set. The more Sentry Synths you earn, the more likely you are to earn desirable pieces of gear in Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter.

To quickly recap, there are four synth types in Destiny 2, including the Sentry Synth. The Sentry Synth can be earned by participating in The Reckoning game mode, or as rewards for completing Gambit Prime bounties. With your Sentry Synth, you can turn it into a mode using your Weak Synthesizer, then use that mote to activate The Reckoning.

For more on Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter, be sure to check out some of our previous guides including how to get The Recluse in Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter, all Exotic weapons and armor in Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter, and how to get the Weak Synthesizer in Destiny 2: Season of the Drifter.

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