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For the Year 2 gauntlets, see Ruin Wings (Year 2).

In the Garden grows a tree of silver wings. The leaves are ruin, the bark disaster. Of the seeds we do not speak.
― In-game description

Ruin Wings is a pair of exotic Titan gauntlets added in The Dark Below.[1] They can be purchased from Xûr or obtained through random loot drops or engrams. They can be dismantled to generate GlimmerArmor Materials, and an Exotic Shard. They can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.

Sources[]

Ruin Wings 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.

Upgrades[]

Ruin Wings can also be upgraded with the following perks:


Column 0[]

Ascend icon Ascend
Increases the Defense value of this armor to the highest available in Year 1.

Column 1[]

Special Weapon Loader icon Special Weapon Loader
Increases the reload speed of all Special Weapons.

Column 2[]

Upgrade Defense icon Upgrade Defense
Increases Defense Power, allowing this armor to absorb more damage.

Column 3[]

Incisive Maintenance icon Impact Induction
Causing damage with a melee reduces your grenade cooldown.

Column 4[]

Seeds of Ruin icon Seeds of Ruin
Heavy ammo drops more often, and contains more ammo in each drop.

Column 5[]

Upgrade Defense icon Upgrade Defense
Increases Defense Power, allowing this armor to absorb more damage.
Upgrade Defense icon Upgrade Defense
Increases Defense Power, allowing this armor to absorb more damage.
Upgrade Defense icon Upgrade Defense
Increases Defense Power, allowing this armor to absorb more damage.

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References[]

  1. Miller, Matt. (2014-11-23) "Exclusive Destiny Video First Look – Bungie Introduces The Dark Below". Game Informer. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
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