Shoulder-mounted devastation. A general-purpose launcher, the Deacon was designed to kill Fallen and their Walkers.[1]
― In-game description

Deacon RS/2 is a basic rocket launcher.[1] At times, it can be purchased from Banshee-44 or discovered in combat zones as loot.[1]


Deacon RS/2 can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Crucible source icon Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward.
Unknown source icon Unknown
This item can drop in situationally dependent ways.
Gunsmith source icon Gunsmith
Banshee-44, the Gunsmith, sometimes sells this item in the Tower. You may also need to gain reputation with him to unlock this item.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.
Titan Vanguard source icon Titan Vanguard
Commander Zavala, the Titan Vanguard, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.


Deacon RS/2 can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Kinetic Damage perk icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Foman123 (20 June 2014) YouTubeDestiny Alpha - Resource Upload 17:35. Retrieved 8 July 2014.
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