For veteran "Destiny 2 players, the elusive merchant Xur, a vendor of exotic and legendary items makes a special appearance during Fridays. What's difficult about sealing a deal with him is that he's often times difficult to find. Thankfully, there's been news about his whereabouts for the first week of January.

Destiny 2 Xur Locations, Armors, Weapons, Revealed for First Week of January
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Who is Xur?

If you are a novice in playing "Destiny 2", and you need more information about Xur, then you should know that there's nothing too complicated or intimidating about the character. According to Where is Xur, the vendor is meant to help you in the game by selling items, weapons, and armor in exchange for Legendary shards, also known as "remnants of powerful items."

Every week, he pays a visit in the solar system with a bag of goods, including an exotic armor for each character, an exotic weapon, and other items. However, because of Xur's Large coverage, players find a hard time in finding him. Players are always eyeing on the new goods that Xur stocks. He also allows you to unlock new features such as redeeming old exotic weapons that you have missed.

See moreDestiny 2' Guide: How to Get an Exotic You Might Have Missed and How to Earn Free Exotic Ciphers

Where is Xur Today? Current Location for the first week of January 2021

Currently, Xur is on Nessus at Watcher Grave in the tree. He is expected to appear in public in any of these four worlds namely: Titan, IO, European Dead Zone, or the Nessus or Tower. Some players may find that it is still difficult to track him despite predicted locations. If you experience this, try logging out again and switching characters.

What is Xur selling this week?

For the first week of January, here's what Xur is selling for you:

  • Merciless, Exotic Fusion Rifle: 29 Legendary Shards.

  • One-Eyed Mask, Exotic Titan Helmet: 23 Legendary Shards.

  • Astrocyte Verse, Exotic Warlock Helmet: 23 Legendary Shards.

  • The Bombardiers, Exotic Hunter Leg Armor: 23 Legendary Shards.


Xur is selling Merciless, and exotic fusion rifle for 29 legendary shards. Its Consere Momentum will allow players to have a burst every after the fusion rifle hits. This weapon can be advantageous in PvE and Raids. For many, this weapon is an important purchase. If you don't fancy this, there are other

One-Eyed Mask

Xur is also selling One-Eyed Mask which is an exotic Titan Helmet in exhange for 23 legendary shards. Its important feature is Vengeance which allows players to mark enemies when they receive damage. In addition, killing enemies can grant extra damage and a protective overshield. The helmet is still beneficial after the nerds. If you need extra coverage, you can benefit from this.

Astrocyte Verse

Another helmet available is the Astrocyte Verse. Its exotic perk, which grants the warlock an additional available blink time, a longer travel distance, and a reduction of the aim-down sight time can be exhcanged for 23 legendary shards. It is advantageous for PVP. However, the downside is that it can be quite difficult to master.

The Bombardiers

Xur sells Bombardiers, an exotic hunter leg armor which can be exchanged with 23 legendary shards. Its feature includes leaving a bomb on the floor once the player activates the hunter ability. What's good about this is that it can be pretty easy to navigate, and does not require too much skill. However, the bomb has a short delay before expoloding.

That's pretty much all the information we know about his whereabouts. If you need more updates about where Xur is, you can check here on Where is Xur.

See related article:'Destiny 2' Weekly Guide: Here's Your Last Chance to Find 'Xur,' All Locations, and Exotic Items This Week!

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