An ancient scholar of the Traveler, the Speaker keeps special items for Guardians who explore the Light's mysteries.
― In-game description[2]

The Speaker was the representative of The Traveler who helped to guide Guardians in the fight against The Darkness. The Speaker is located in Tower North and sells a variety of legendary class items and emblems for Motes of Light.[2] With the release of The Taken King, he also sells a variety of Ghost shells. He was murdered by The Consul during the Red War.


In Destiny 2Edit

The Speaker was captured during the Red Legion's attack on The City. After this, he was interrogated by Ghaul about how to get Light from the Traveler. When the Guardian and the Vanguard fought to recapture The City from the Red Legion, The Speaker was released from his restraints by The Consul and died shortly afterwards.[citation needed]

Destiny InventoryEdit

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Titan MarksEdit

Hunter CloaksEdit

Warlock BondsEdit

Ghost Shells Edit

The Speaker also sell a variety of Ghost Shells for 180 Glimmer each. Each Ghost Shell is set at level 34, 36, and 38 and each one is capped at 190 light.

Material ExchangeEdit

Amount Exchanged Amount Received
1 Ascendant Shard and 50 Glimmer 1 Ascendant Energy
1 Ascendant Energy and 50 Glimmer 1 Ascendant Shard
1 Radiant Shard and 50 Glimmer 1 Radiant Energy
1 Radiant Energy and 50 Glimmer 1 Radiant Shard
1 Ascendant Shard 250 Glimmer
1 Radiant Shard 250 Glimmer
2 Ascendant Shards 1 Mote of Light
2 Radiant Shards 1 Mote of Light


Main article: The Speaker/Dialogue



  1. Rivera, Joshua. (Aug 29, 2014) "Lance Reddick talks 'Destiny,' and making sci-fi 'more mainstream'". Entertainment Retrieved Aug 30, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 (2014 June 19) YouTubeDestiny Alpha - All NPCs in the Tower Retrieved 21 June 2014.
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