Don't get too close.
― In-game description

Thagomizers is a pair of exotic Titan gauntlets.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Armor Materials, and an Exotic Shard. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault. Thagomizers favors the Striker subclass.

Sources[edit | edit source]

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

Wrath of the Machine source icon.png Wrath of the Machine
This item is granted by playing the Rise of Iron raid, "Wrath of the Machine."
Raid Reprise source icon.png Raid Reprise
This item drops in a raid.
Rise of Iron source icon.png Rise of Iron
This item is granted by playing Rise of Iron activities.
The Taken King source icon.png The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon.png Xûr, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.
Unknown source icon.png Unknown
This item can drop in situationally dependent ways.
Nightfall source icon.jpg Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.
King's Fall source icon.png King's Fall
This item can drop in the King's Fall Raid.
Trials of Osiris source icon.png Trials of Osiris
This item can drop as a Trials of Osiris reward.

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Thagomizers can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[edit | edit source]

One-Two Punch perk icon.png One-Two Punch
Unlocks the Striker subclass node Amplify for free.

You gain an additional melee charge.

Infuse perk icon.png Infuse
Consume a more powerful piece of Armor to boost the Defense value of this Armor.
Twist Fate perk icon.png Twist Fate
Changes the stats and upgrades available on this Armor.

Column 1[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Increase Intellect perk icon.png Increase Intellect
Increase the Intellect bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Strength perk icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Discipline perk icon.png Increase Discipline
Increase the Discipline bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Increase Strength perk icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Intellect perk icon.png Increase Intellect
Increase the Intellect bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Strength perk icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.

Column 2[edit | edit source]

Rain Blows perk icon.png Rain Blows
Increases melee attack speed.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
Momentum Transfer perk icon.png Momentum Transfer
Gain bonus melee energy on grenade hits.
Impact Induction perk icon.png Impact Induction
Bonus grenade energy on melee hits.

Column 3[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Auto Rifle Loader perk icon.png Auto Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Auto Rifles.
Pulse Rifle Loader perk icon.png Pulse Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Pulse Rifles.
Scout Rifle Loader perk icon.png Scout Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Scout Rifles.
Hand Cannon Loader perk icon.png Hand Cannon Loader
Increases the reload speed of Hand Cannons.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Fusion Rifle Loader perk icon.png Fusion Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Fusion Rifles.
Sidearm Loader perk icon.png Sidearm Loader
Reload Sidearms more quickly.
Shotgun Loader perk icon.png Shotgun Loader
Increases the reload speed of Shotguns.
Sniper Rifle Loader perk icon.png Sniper Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Sniper Rifles.
Machine Gun Loader perk icon.png Machine Gun Loader
Increases the reload speed of Machine Guns.
Rocket Launcher Loader perk icon.png Rocket Launcher Loader
Increases the reload speed of Rocket Launchers.

== Upgrades == Thagomizers can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[edit | edit source]

One-Two Punch icon.png One-Two Punch
Unlocks the Striker subclass node Amplify for free. You gain an additional melee charge.
Infuse icon.png Infuse
Consume a more powerful piece of Armor to boost the Defense value of this Armor.
Reforge Ready icon.png Twist Fate
Changes the stats and upgrades available on this Armor.

Column 1[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Increase Intellect icon.png Increase Intellect
Increase the Intellect bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Strength icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Discipline icon.png Increase Discipline
Increase the Discipline bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Increase Strength icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Intellect icon.png Increase Intellect
Increase the Intellect bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Strength icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.

Column 2[edit | edit source]

Rain Blows icon.png Rain Blows
Increases melee attack speed.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
Momentum Transfer icon.png Momentum Transfer
Gain bonus melee energy on grenade hits.
Momentum Transfer icon.png Impact Induction
Bonus grenade energy on melee hits.

Column 3[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Auto Rifle Loader icon.png Auto Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Auto Rifles.
Pulse Rifle Loader icon.png Pulse Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Pulse Rifles.
Scout Rifle Loader icon.png Scout Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Scout Rifles.
Hand Cannon Loader icon.png Hand Cannon Loader
Increases the reload speed of Hand Cannons.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Fusion Rifle Loader icon.png Fusion Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Fusion Rifles.
Sidearm Loader icon.png Sidearm Loader
Reload Sidearms more quickly.
Shotgun Loader icon.png Shotgun Loader
Increases the reload speed of Shotguns.
Sniper Rifle Loader icon.png Sniper Rifle Loader
Increases the reload speed of Sniper Rifles.
Special Weapon Loader icon.png Machine Gun Loader
Increases the reload speed of Machine Guns.
Rocket Launcher Loader icon.png Rocket Launcher Loader
Increases the reload speed of Rocket Launchers.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Bungie.net "Thagomizers (Exotic) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.

A thagomizer is the distinctive arrangement of four to ten spikes on the tails of stegosaurid dinosaurs. For this the gauntlets are aptly named.

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