In this Destiny 2 Sleeper Simulant guide, we have covered every prominent information on Sleeper Simulant Exotic Catalyst from what it actually is to how to get it from the Prestige version of the Spire of Stars raid lair.
Over the last 2 years, Exotic catalysts such as Ace of Spades, D.A.R.C.I., and Sleeper Simulant have truly changed the weapon meta in Destiny 2. In the case of the exotic linear fusion rifle, the Sleeper Simulant, this weapon generates Orbs on multikills and displays the number of enemies defeated by using it. When upgraded to a Masterwork, this weapon receives additional bonuses. It is found in the greatest challenges of the astral pinnacle. However, now that its catalyst can drop, it is only going to get better from here.
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What is Sleeper Simulant Catalyst
Sleeper Simulant Catalyst: It provides Sleeper Simulant with the Accelerated Coils and Deeper Pockets advantages. Sleeper Simulant is an Exotic Linear Fusion Rifle. Sleeper Simulant Catalyst can be found by completing fights in the Prestige Leviathan, Spire of Stars Raid Lair.
The Catalyst is an upgrade to an Exotic Weapon. Catalysts are achievements, companions, and mounts that are accessible or credited to all characters on a users Destiny 2 account that are permanently inserted into Exotic weapons to improve and Masterwork them. Each received Catalyst is followed in the Triumphs.
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Destiny 2 Sleeper Simulant Catalyst Review
Sleeper Simulant Catalyst from Spire of Stars Raid Lair is an excellent catalyst that makes this a beast with minuscule charge-up time. To upgrade Masterwork kills with each Escalation Protocol weapon: 1,000 Sniper Rifle kills, 1,000 Shotgun kills, 2,000 Submachine Gun kills.
Sleeper Simulant’s laser over wounds enemies and bounce back off hard surfaces and it is very easy to kill yourself. You need to be careful because it also comes with a trait moving target and it is something that makes that reticle extra sticky when aiming down sights. The weapon has a quick charge time of +75 Charge Time Accelerated Coils.
Destiny 2 Sleeper Simulant Catalyst Requirements
Sleeper Simulant Catalyst’s upgrade is unlocked by completing the following requirements:
- Defeat 1000 enemies with IKELOS_SG_v1.0.1 equipped
- Defeat 1000 enemies with IKELOS_SR_v1.0.1 equipped
- Defeat 2000 enemies with IKELOS_SMG_v1.0.1 equipped
- Loot the Oracle chest in Heroic The Whisper mission
- Defeat 500 enemies using Sleeper Simulant.
Note: The first three requirements do not require kills with the defined IKELOS weapons, they just have to be equipped.
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Destiny 2 Sleeper Simulant Catalyst Progress
The shotgun data part of the Sleeper Simulant Catalyst is bugged. It is not progressing with the shotgun received from the new dungeon.
Whereas kills with the SMG and Sniper received from the Exodus focused engram is delivering progress to the catalyst.
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How to get Sleeper Simulant Catalyst
The Destiny 2 Sleeper Simulant Catalyst is going to be hard to get if you are an average player. We believe that most of you are not likely in raid groups, but you are certainly not in raid groups that are finishing the Spire of Stars raid lair, and that is where the Sleeper Simulant exotic catalyst can drop: the Prestige version of the Spire of Stars raid lair. We are talking about a 380 Power Level for the Prestige version of the Spire of Stars raid lair.
Even if you succeed to complete the prestige Spire of Stars raid lair, there is no guarantee that the Sleeper Simulant Catalyst will drop. The possibility that across dozens of prestige Spire of Stars completions you will get the catalyst to drop is low. To decrease your odds, make sure to complete this raid lair on prestige on all three characters, believing you can manage the power requirements and have five other Guardians who are in for that level of commitment.
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Many players might feel as if they have no shot at the Sleeper Simulant catalyst dropping but this is what the community wanted. They asked for challenging end-game content that provided them bonuses and rewards, and Bungie is exactly delivering that with some of these exotic catalysts. Now that you know what activities to participate in to get the Sleeper Simulant exotic catalyst, go on and give it a try. Were you able to complete the Prestige version of the Spire of Stars raid lair? Let us know in the comments below.