Wanted: Combustor Valus - Destiny 2

Learn where to find Combustor Valus for Spider's Wanted bounty in Destiny 2: Forsaken.


The Combustor Valus Wanted bounty is available from Spider this week. Given that this is the most difficult bounty the Fallen Kell offers, players should come prepared for a fight. If players are able to defeat Combustor Valus, they will be rewarded with Powerful Gear, the ultimate prize for those looking to reach maximum Power.

Wanted: Combustor Valus

Tracking down the location of Combustor Valus is as simple as reading the flavor text of the bounty. Depending what the flavor text says dictates where players will go. If the text refers to Brother Vance, then players will need to head to Merucry. Load up the planet that is mentioned in the Wanted: Combustor Valus bounty and look for the new orange sword and shield icon.

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The Wanted: Combustor Valus bounty can take place on Mercury, in a Lost Sector.

This Wanted bounty, like the Blood Cleaver bounty, will be a difficult task, even for a Guardian that has been collecting Prime Engrams. It’s a good idea to head in with a full fireteam in order to take Combustor Valus down.

After loading up the mission, you will be directed to where Combustor Valus is hiding out. The Cabal major has a giant solar shield set up, which constantly deals solar damage. This means you will need to jump in and out of the shield to damage him without dying to the solar burn. Dealing damage to Combustor Valus, and knocking his health down a segment, will spawn additional waves of enemies.

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Defeating an Honored Incendior drops an overshield buff. Use this overshield to survive the solar burn when inside the dome.

Pay special attention to the yellow health enemies, the Honored Incendiors, as killing them drops a triangular item which when picked up grants a full overshield. This overshield is not on a time limit, it will simply be chipped away by damage. It’s worth noting that when I did the mission, the Honored Incendiors had Void shields, so try to match elements to knock the shields off quickly.

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Claim the Wanted: Combustor Valus bounty to receive the Powerful Gear.

When Combustor Valus dies, the Wanted bounty will be complete and players can claim their Powerful Engram. It’s also worth opening the Lost Sector chest for some spare materials.

Check out the Destiny 2 Complete Strategy Guide for a list of the other Wanted Bounties and their locations.

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