Of Queens and Worms - Destiny 2 Guide - IGN (2024)

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This section of IGN's Destiny 2: The Witch Queen guide covers the Of Queens and Worms Quest to obtain the Parasite Exotic Grenade Launcher. This page will cover how to start the Of Queens and Worms Quest as well as a walkthrough of each step.

SPOILER WARNING: This Quest takes place after The Witch Queen Campaign's final mission and contains story spoilers.

Of Queens and Worms - Walkthrough

After completing The Witch Queen Campaign's final mission, The Ritual, speak with Ikora Rey at the Enclave on Mars to receive the Of Queens and Worms Quest.

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Step One: Visit Mara Sov in The Relic area of the Enclave.

Visit the room behind The Relic at Enclave on Mars and interact with the worm.

Step Two: Complete the Birthplace of the Vile Strike.

Complete the Birthplace of the Vile Strike. The recommended Power level for this Quest step is 1510.

Step Three: Return to Fynch.

Speak with Fynch back at the Throne World.

Step Four: Collect a Cryptoglyph rune in the Temple of the Cunning.

Travel to the marked destination on your map until you reach the Temple of the Cunning, which you previously visited during The Witch Queen Campaign.

Fight your way across the bridge and at the end area where you previously lowered the drawbridge, you'll have a number of Scorn enemies to defeat, capped off with a fight against Fanatic's Chosen. Defeat all the enemies to receive the Cryptoglyph rune.

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Step Five: Defeat 100 Scorn in the Throne World.

Kill 100 Scorn enemies in the Throne World destination. Public events and Lost Sectors are a great way to progress this step quickly.

Step Six: Find the entrance to the Sepulcher Lost Sector.

Travel to the Florescent Canal where you'll find the Sepulcher Lost Sector marked on your map. Head inside to complete this step.

Step Seven: Complete the Sepulcher Lost Sector and place the worm at the end.

Complete the Sepulcher Lost Sector. After all of the enemies have been defeated, interact with the Deepsight orb in the center of the room to reveal an opening in the ceiling at the back of the room.

Jump through the opening and place the worm on the larvae incubator to complete this step.

Step Eight: Complete three Patrols in the Florescent Canal.

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Complete any three Patrols in the Florescent Canal area of the Throne World to complete this step.

Step Nine: Locate a Cryptoglyph rune in the Queen's Bailey.

Head to the Queen's Bailey (north of Florescent Canal in the Throne World) where you'll fight a few waves of enemies at the end, capped off with a Lightbearer's Acolyte.

Step Ten: Locate the entrance to the Metamorphosis Lost Sector in the Miasma.

Head to the marked area on your map in the Miasma area of the Throne World where you'll find the Metamorphosis Lost Sector. Head inside to complete this step.

Step Eleven: Complete the Metamorphosis Lost Sector and place the worm at the end.

Complete the Metamorphosis Lost Sector. After all of the enemies have been defeated, interact with the Deepsight orb to reveal a doorway.

Head into the passage and place the worm on the larvae incubator at the back of the room.

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Step Twelve: Locate a Cryptoglyph rune in the Alluring Curtain.

Head to the Alluring Curtain (south of Florescent Canal in the Throne World) where you'll have to fight a few waves of enemies, including a Lightbearer Knight in the final wave.

Step Thirteen: Locate the Deepsight cache in the Alluring Curtain.

Turn around and you'll see a Deepsight orb you can use. Interact with it to reveal a series of platforms.

Shoot the torches on three of the platforms to illuminate them and reveal the chest near the Deepsight orb. Collect it to pick up the Cryptoglyph rune.

Step Fourteen: Locate the entrance to the Extraction Lost Sector in Quagmire.

Head to the marked area on your map in the Quagmire area of the Throne World where you'll find the Extraction Lost Sector. You'll need to use the Deepsight orb to reveal platforms down to the entrance. Head inside to complete this step.

Step Fifteen: Complete the Extraction Lost Sector and place the worm at the end.

Complete the Extraction Lost Sector. After all of the enemies have been defeated, head through the hallway and use the Deepsight orb at the end to reveal another doorway behind the statue.

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Place the worm on the larvae incubator at the back of the room to complete this step.

Step Sixteen: Return to Fynch.

Head back and speak with Fynch in the Throne World to receive the Hive Casing.

Step Seventeen: Complete the Parasitic Pilgrimage mission.

The final step of this Quest is to complete the Parasitic Pilgrimage mission. You'll find it in the Florescent Canal area of the Throne World. Parasitic Pilgrimage has a recommended Power level of 1520.

You'll receive the Parasite Exotic Grenade Launcher after completing the final battle.

Jump back to The Witch Queen Quests page for more help with additional Exotic Weapon Quests.

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How do you get the worm in Destiny 2? ›

Once all four bosses are dead, walk to the chest that spawns on the edge and you'll receive the Whisper of the Worm exotic sniper rifle pattern. Head back to Eris to get the first step in the weekly “Whispers of the Taken” quest, which you'll need to do to upgrade your Whisper of the Worm.

Where is the lost sector for parasites? ›

Extraction Lost Sector

For this step, you're heading to the Lost Sector in Quagmire, the section of the Throne World where Fynch hangs out. Once again your quest marker will take you to the general area, but you're looking for a cliff face with a little rock with the Lost Sector symbol on it.

How do I get the Cayde 6 quest? ›

How to complete the Cayde's Will exotic quest
  1. Complete the campaign. ...
  2. Head over to Gambit. ...
  3. Run some strikes. ...
  4. Precision kills in the Crucible. ...
  5. Finding Cayde's cache locations. ...
  6. Complete Ace in the Hole.
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What is the reward of queens and Worms Destiny 2? ›

Complete the Of Queens and Worms quest in Destiny 2 to unlock Parasite, the Exotic Grenade Launcher. The Parasite Exotic Grenade Launcher can be unlocked in Destiny 2 by completing the quest, Of Queens and Worms.

How good is Whisper of the Worm? ›

Whisper of the Worm shines in long damage phases. The main goal is to take advantage of White Nail and keep landing Precision hits so that players will never have to reload. This alongside Whispered Breathing just synergizes extremely well to provide extra damage.

Can you still get the Whisper of the Worm ship Destiny 2? ›

Once you've found all seven Oracles, you can unlock the Oracular Seeker Triumph in your Triumph menu. This will instantly give you the Karve of the Worm Exotic ship — pictured above — which is a Vex-y twist on the classic A Thousand Wings Exotic ship from the original mission.

Is Parasite good in Destiny 2? ›

The Parasite Exotic is Perfect for Playlist Activities in Destiny 2. Whether or not players intend to play into the playstyle of the Parasite's risky and aggressive Worm Byproduct buff, there's always the option of using the much safer Worm's Hunger buff.

How to unlock parasite in Destiny 2? ›

Parasite is available by completing the Of Queens and Worms Quest, which becomes available after completing The Witch Queen Campaign's final mission, The Ritual.

How do you unlock the whisper of the worm? ›

The Catalyst for Whisper of the Worm is unlocked after obtaining the sniper rifle during your first run through The Whisper exotic mission. Upon returning to Eris Morn on the moon, she will give you the first Whispers of the Taken quest.

How do you get to the Queens throne in Destiny 2? ›

In order to access the Queen's Court, you must speak to Petra Venj. Petra will have a weekly bounty requiring the player to participate in the completion of Blind Well activities. A reward of the bounty will be an Offering to the Oracle.

How do you get queen's bounties in destiny? ›

Queen's Bounties
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  4. Face Your Fears - Defeat 3 Fallen Walkers.

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