What to do with Vex Mind Components in Destiny 2

Where to turn in your Vex Mind Components in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep.

As gamers sink their teeth into the Shadowkeep expansion of Destiny 2, many have found themselves earning Vex Mind Components. We earned ours as we increased our rank in the Season Pass for Season of the Undying, though info on what to do with them is scarce. After doing a bit of research, we learned that Vex Mind Components can only be used when interacting with a specific vendor. Confused? Here’s everything you need to know about Vex Mind Components in Destiny 2!

What to do with Vex Mind Components in Destiny 2

What to do with Vex Mind Components in Destiny 2
Vex Mind Components can be given to Ikora Rey on the Moon in exchange for Vex weapon artifacts in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep.
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Vex Mind Components are a form of currency in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep. As noted above, you can earn Vex Mind Components in various ways, though we earned our as we ranked up our Season Pass in Season of the Undying. For example, you get 25 Vex Mind Components when you reach Rank 12 and another 25 when you hit Rank 32.

When it comes to what you do with Vex Mind Components, you can turn them in to Shadowkeep’s vendor, Ikora Rey. How do we know this? The item description for Vex Mind Components reads: “Offer this to Ikora in exchange for Vex weapon artifacts.” Keep in mind that Ikora Rey won’t be “available” until Saturday, meaning you’ll need to hold on to your Vex Mind Components until then.

Once Saturday rolls around, you should be able to speak with Ikora Rey on the Moon and browse through her inventory. In addition to seeing how you can exchange your Vex Mind Components, you’ll also be able to work with Ikora Rey to complete Vex Offensive activities (as long as you have a Season Pass for Season of the Undying).

By completing Vex Offensive activities, you’ll earn rewards, including additional Vex Mind Components that can be turned back over to Ikora Rey. Be sure to check back, as we’ll be updating this guide once Ikora Rey has her inventory available on Saturday. At that time, we’ll have more information on what Vex Mind Components are used for in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep.

Until then, how many Vex Mind Components have you earned so far? Let us know down in the comments below! For more on what to do with Vex Mind Components in Destiny 2, we've included a helpful video below courtesy of YouTube user Ordinary Sense.

Now that you know what to do with Vex Mind Components in Destiny 2, be sure to check out our previous guides including where to find the Withered Plumes in Destiny 2, the location of the Bound Manacle in Destiny 2, and how to redeem your pre-order bonuses in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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