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Spread your wings and set the sky ablaze.
― In-game description

Dawnblade is a Warlock subclass introduced in Destiny 2.

Destiny 2 Skill Tree[]

Subclass perk selection.

Super Ability[]

Daybreak (Destiny 2) icon.png Daybreak
Weave Solar Light into blades and smite your foes from the skies.


Solar Grenade (Destiny 2) icon.png Solar Grenade
A grenade that creates a flare of Solar Light that continuously damages enemies trapped inside.
Firebolt Grenade (Destiny 2) icon.png Firebolt Grenade
A grenade that unleashes bolts of Solar Light at nearby enemies.
Fusion Grenade (Destiny 2) icon.png Fusion Grenade
An explosive grenade that deals bonus damage when it attaches to a target.

Class Ability Modifiers[]

Healing Rift (Destiny 2) icon.png Healing Rift
Conjure a well of Light that continuously heals those inside it.
Empowering Rift (Destiny 2) icon.png Empowering Rift
Conjure a well of Light that increases weapon damage for those inside it.

Jump Ability Modifiers[]

Strafe Glide (Destiny 2) icon.png Strafe Glide
Jump while airborne to activate Glide and start an airborne drift with strong directional control.
Burst Glide (Destiny 2) icon.png Burst Glide
Jump while airborne to activate Glide and start an airborne drift with a strong initial boost of speed.
Balanced Glide (Destiny 2) icon.png Balanced Glide
Jump while airborne to activate Glide and start an airborne drift with both moderate speed and directional control.

Perk Sets[]

Attunement of Sky
Winged Sun (Destiny 2) icon.png Winged Sun
Engage your enemies mid-flight. Fire weapons and throw grenades while gliding. Kills while Gliding recharge your melee ability.
Heat Rises (Destiny 2) icon.png Heat Rises
Consume grenade energy to extend your glide duration. Kills while airborne increase the duration of this effect.
Icarus Dash (Destiny 2) icon.png Icarus Dash
Activate while midair to dodge twice.
Swift Strike (Destiny 2) icon.png Swift Strike
Send out three spirals of fire, which explode when they hit an enemy or the ground.
Attunement of Flame
Fated for the Flame (Destiny 2) icon.png Fated for the Flame
Daybreak projectiles seek targets as they travel and, upon impact, launch a streak of deadly flames.
Igniting Touch (Destiny 2) icon.png Igniting Touch
Strike an enemy with this melee ability to burn them and cause them to explode.
Phoenix Dive (Destiny 2) icon.png Phoenix Dive
Activate while midair to quickly descend and restore your health. While Daybreak is active, Descend causes explosive damage.
Everlasting Fire (Destiny 2) icon.png Everlasting Fire
Killing an enemy with Daybreak extends its duration.

The new ability added in Forsaken causes the player to use Well Of Radiance, which is a combination of the healing and empowering rift, but multiplied.