Liar’s Handshake Arc Hunter Build Destiny 2 Lightfall

Keep Punching

Destiny 2 Lightfall brought the new subclass, Strand. However, the other subclasses are not forgotten and also receive some tweaks, opening the door for new builds. Here we show a powerful Arc Hunter build with Liar’s Handshake for Destiny 2 Lightfall.

This Arc Hunter build is all about melee and other abilities. You almost don’t need to use your weapons, to complete hard endgame activities with this build. You will even be able to defeat champions only with punches. The Liar’s Handshake exotic arms are the key to this build, they give a powerful buff of damage to your melee. You will go out punching everything that moves, dodging between the melee to recharge him again immediately. You also get your super and grenades quickly. If you are looking for other subclasses check also this Solar build with Athrys’s Embrace.

Hunter Arc Abilities, Aspects & Fragments


Super Ability – Gathering Storm

Class Ability –  Gambler’s Dodge

Melee Ability – Combination Blow

Grenade Ability – Pulse Grenade


Lethal Current – After dodging, your next melee attack has increased lunge range, jolts the target, and creates a damage aftershock. Damaging any jolted target with your melee also blinds them.

Flow State – Defeating a jolted target makes you amplified. While you are amplified, your doge recharges faster, you are more resilient while dodging, and your reload speed is greatly increased.


Spark of Shock – Your arc grenades Jolt targets.

Spark of Resistance – While surrounded by combatants, you are more resistant to incoming damage.

Spark of Feedback – Taking melee damage briefly increases your outgoing melee damage.

Spark of Magnitude – Your Pulse Grenade has an extended duration.

Recommended Gear

Arc Hunter Build Liar's Handshake Destiny 2

The main focus of this new Arc Hunter build for Destiny 2 Lightfall will be your melee, and for that is one piece of exotic gear that’s essential. The Liar’s Handshake, when using your melee or being hit by a melee attack you get 200% increase in damage in your next melee attack. And also restores HP, very important for survivability.

Recommended Mods for Arc Hunter Build

Your main focus is Resilience to keep alive while keeping punching in the face of your opponents.


  • Hands-On
  • Ashes to Assets
  • Harmonic Siphon


  • Grenade Kickstart
  • Impact Induction
  • Heavy Handed

Chest (Hallowfire Heart)

  • Concussive Dampener
  • Harmonic Resistance
  • (Any resistance Mod)


  • Better Already
  • Recuperation
  • Innervation

Class Item

  • Bomber
  • Reaper
  • Distribution