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Caution: the organism has been known to develop consciousness. In these cases, immediate termination is recommended.
― In-game description

Synthoceps is an exotic Titan gauntlets. Synthoceps can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Gunsmith Materials, and Legendary Shards.


This item has the following lore associated: “Discovered amid the outer-reef scrap fields, the bio-matter is a novel sentience dependent upon neural-symbiosis with a host organism. It seeks to link to the synaptic patterns of the closest organism, living or synthetic, to form an unbreakable bond. We theorize that this bond is a form of primordial ‘love'—an emotional connection meant to compel the bio-matter to view its host as ‘family.' The host comes to regard the bio-matter as an indispensable tool. The science is inexact, but what is known is that the bio-matter becomes aggressively protective once linked to a worthy host, forming an organic shell that can amplify the host's own strength when immediate threats are detected. —Self-authored report broadcast on covert frequencies


Synthoceps can be obtained from PVE and PVP activities, Exotic Engrams, and Weekly Powerful Gear rewards. It can also be purchased from Xur.


Synthoceps can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Default Shader perk icon.png Default Shader
Restores your gear to its default colors.

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Biotic Enhancements perk icon.png Biotic Enhancements

Increased melee lunge range. Improved melee damage when surrounded.

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Plasteel Reinforcement Mod perk icon.png Plasteel Reinforcement Mod
Increased Resilience.
Restorative Mod perk icon.png Restorative Mod
Increased Health Recovery.