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Flow like lightning. Strike like thunder.
― In-game description

Arcstrider is a Hunter subclass in Destiny 2. The Arcstrider's super ability Arc Staff summons an Arc-empowered staff that can be used for close-quarters melee combat.

Destiny 2 Skill Tree[]

Super Ability[]

Arc Staff icon.png Arc Staff
Form a staff of pure Arc energy and acrobatically take out your foes.


Skip Grenade icon.png Skip Grenade
A grenade which splits on impact, creating multiple projectiles that seek enemies.
Flux Grenade icon.png Flux Grenade
An explosive grenade which deals additional damage when attached to enemies.

(Requirements: Level 3 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Arcbolt Grenade icon.png Arcbolt Grenade
A grenade that chains bolts of lightning to nearby enemies.

(Requirements: Level 5 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Class Ability Modifiers[]

Marksman's Dodge icon.png Marksman's Dodge
Dodge to perform an evasive maneuver with a steady hand. Dodging automatically reloads your weapon.

(Requirement: 1 Upgrade Point)

Gambler's Dodge icon.png Gambler's Dodge
Dodge to perform a deft tumble, avoiding enemy attacks. Dodging near enemies fully recharges your Melee Ability.

(Requirements: Level 7 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Jump Ability Modifiers[]

High Jump icon.png High Jump
While airborne, jump a second time to reach greater heights.
Strafe Jump icon.png Strafe Jump
While airborne, jump a second time with strong directional control.

(Requirements: Level 4 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Triple Jump icon.png Triple Jump
While airborne, sustain your air control with a second or third jump.

(Requirements: Level 6 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Perk Sets[]

Way of the Wind
Disorienting Blow icon.png Disorienting Blow
Strike an enemy with this melee ability to disorient the target and nearby enemies.

(Requirements: Level 8 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Focused Breathing icon.png Focused Breathing
Sprinting recharges your dodge ability. Increased maximum sprint speed.

(Requirements: Level 9 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Combat Meditation icon.png Combat Meditation
When critically wounded, your melee and grenade recharge much faster.

(Requirements: Level 10 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Lightning Reflexes icon.png Lightning Reflexes
You are harder to kill while dodging.

(Requirements: Level 12 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Way of the Warrior
Combination Blow icon.png Combination Blow
Kill an enemy with this melee ability to trigger health regeneration and increase your melee damage temporarily.

(Requirements: Level 8 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Combat Flow icon.png Combat Flow
Melee kills recharge your dodge ability.

(Requirements: Level 9 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Deadly Reach icon.png Deadly Reach
Dodging increases your melee range, allowing you to lunge further to strike enemies.

(Requirements: Level 10 and 1 Upgrade Point)

Lethal Current icon.png Lethal Current
After dodging, each Arc Staff hit creates a damaging lightning aftershock.

(Requirements: Level 12 and 1 Upgrade Point)