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For the Year 2 helmet, see Celestial Nighthawk (Year 2).

Starlight is your guide. No vacuum will contain you.
― In-game description

Celestial Nighthawk is an exotic Hunter helmet added in the House of Wolves expansion.

This helmet is designed to be used with the Gunslinger subclass.


Celestial Nighthawk can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Nightfall source icon Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.
Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon Xur, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.
Unknown source icon Unknown
This item can drop in situationally dependent ways.
Prison of Elders source icon Prison of Elders
This item can drop as a Prison of Elders reward.


Celestial Nighthawk can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 1[]

Quintessence Transfer icon Ashes to Asset
Replenish Super energy when you kill an enemy with a grenade.

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Inverse Shadow icon Inverse Shadow
Increased Super energy gained from killing minions of the Darkness.

Column 3[]

Big Game icon Big Game
Golden Gun fires one shot, delivering 6x damage, while granting Keyhole for overpenetration.