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What is the Burning Cells Mod in Destiny 2?

Does anyone remember Warmind Cells? No? No one?
Destiny 2 Burning Cells mod description.
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The Destiny 2 Burning Cells Mod hasn’t been META since Warmind Cells were nerfed in Season of the Lost. Despite that, plenty of Destiny 2 players still want to know what it is and how it works. 

We’re going to go over what the Destiny 2 Burning Cell Mod is and what it does. Who knows, maybe you’ll find yourself running Warmind Cells after this, even if they’re not the best right now.

Destiny 2 Burning Cells Mod – What it Does

Destiny 2 Burning Cells Mod - Warmind Cell on ground.
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Burning Cells is a Solar combat-style Warmind mod. It costs four energy to equip. Like all Warmind Cell mods, you will need an Ikelos or Seventh Seraph weapon to take advantage of it. Only weapons of those makes are capable of generating Warmind Cells in the first place, so keep that in mind before you incorporate Burning Cells into a build.

With the Destiny 2 Burning Cells mod, shooting a Warmind Cell will cause it to burst and deal Solar splash damage to all nearby enemies. Back in the day, the range on this used to be huge. So big, in fact, that it could wipe rooms of enemies by itself.

Of course, Bungie has since nerfed it. It’s not nearly effective as it used to be, and not many players run it. In fact, it’s rare you’ll come across any Warmind Cell build in general these days, but don’t let that stop you from experimenting with it.

Destiny 2 Burning Cells Mod – How to Get it

Destiny 2 Ada-1 in the Tower.
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To get the Destiny 2 Burning Cells Mod, you need to purchase it from Ada-1 in the Tower. Ada can be found in the Annex, across the hall from the Drifter. She sells four mods per day, at least one of which is guaranteed to be a combat-style mod. She’ll never sell more than two combat-style mods at a time, though.

Ada’s Mod selection rotates daily, and her potential mod pool is massive. So, having her sell the Burning Cells mod ultimately comes down to luck. Make sure you keep an eye on it so that you don’t miss Burning Cells when she does sell it. Even if you don’t want to log into the game, check the Companion app, or whatever other resource that tells you what’s live in the game’s Vendors.

Make a point of doing this and picking up whatever mods you don’t already own every single day. You’ll be opening yourself to a world of possibilities when it comes to build crafting if you do this.

Related: How to Get Touch of Malice in Destiny 2

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