Bunker E15 Lost Sector Destiny 2 Guide and Location

by | Sep 9, 2022

[toc] Located on Europa, Bunker E15 is the easiest Lost Sector in Destiny. It’s the only Lost Sector that can be completed without even trying. That being said, it remains below average to farm because of its length.

While our Lost Sectors hub features every Lost Sectors in the game, this Bunker E15 guide covers everything you need to know to prepare, including recommended loadouts, shields, and champions.

Bunker E15 Location and Requirements

The Bunker E15 Lost Sector is located in the Eventide Ruins, on Europa.

Bunker E15 Lost Sector Location

Bunker E15 Lost Sector Location

How to unlock Legend & Master Lost Sectors? You’ll need to complete the normal version of the Lost Sector and reach 1510 Power Level to even see them in the Director.

Bunker E15 rotation

Seasonal rotation

DateLost SectorsLocationRewardWeek #Burn
8/24/2022Bunker E15EuropaHelmWeek 1 Void
9/4/2022Bunker E15EuropaChestWeek 2 Void
9/15/2022Bunker E15EuropaArmsWeek 4 Void
9/26/2022Bunker E15EuropaLegsWeek 5 Void
10/7/2022Bunker E15EuropaHelmWeek 7 Void
10/18/2022Bunker E15EuropaChestWeek 9 Void
10/29/2022Bunker E15EuropaArmsWeek 10 Void
11/9/2022Bunker E15EuropaLegsWeek 12 Void
11/20/2022Bunker E15EuropaHelmWeek 13 Void
12/1/2022Bunker E15EuropaChestWeek 15 Void

Shields and Champions

This is an overview of what Burn, enemies, and overall difficulty you should expect in this Lost Sector:

Lost SectorsLocationBurnTierClear timeElemental ShieldsChampions
Bunker E15Europa Void
Average

B

4:09 Void Overload
Barrier

These are the types of Champions you’ll have to deal with:

Bunker E15 Champions Overload Captain Destiny 2
Legend x3+ Overload Captains x1 Barrier Hobgoblin
Master x5 Overload Captains x2 Barrier Hobgoblin

Bunker E15 Modifiers: Legend & Master

Legend Modifiers:

  • Void Burn: +50% Void damage dealt and received.
  • Shoker: When defeated, Goblins spawn Arc pools that cause damage over time.
  • Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.
  • Match Game: Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
  • Limited Revives: Limited Fireteam revives. Gain additional revives by defeating Champions.
  • Shield Foes: You will face combatants with Solar and Void shields.
  • Champion Foes: You will face Barrier and Overload Champions.

Master Modifiers:

  • All of the above, plus
  • Attrition: Regeneration is greatly impaired. Defeating enemies may create wells of Light.

Difficulty: Bunker E15 is average to farm, in terms of enemy difficulty and time to complete.

Recommended loadout

Weapons & Armor

ArtWeaponTypeArchetypeRarityAmmoElementRequirementsIn loot pool?Ammo?Element?TierExcelsSourceAvailable?RequiresReleasedSlotCraftable?
Destiny 2 Le Monarque artLe MonarqueCombat BowExoticExoticPrimaryVoidForsaken PackYesPrimary ammo Destiny 2 PrimaryVoid Void
Best

S

PvPExotic Kiosk
Forsaken Pack
Season 5EnergyNo
Thoughtless artThoughtlessSniper RifleAdaptiveLegendarySpecialStasisDeluxe EditionYesSpecial ammo Destiny 2 SpecialStasis Stasis
Strong

A

PvE + PvPPsiOps Battlegrounds
Deluxe Edition
Season 16KineticCraftable
Taipan-4fr artTaipan-4frLinear Fusion RiflePrecisionLegendaryHeavyVoidFree-to-PlayYesHeavy ammo Destiny 2 HeavyVoid VoidOngoing...-World loot pool
Free-to-Play
Season 18HeavyCraftable

During Season of Plunder (S18), the best loadout is the following:

  • A Kinetic Sniper
  • Le Monarque
  • Taipan-4fr Linea Fusion
  • A Void 3.0 Build

In the Bunker E15 Lost Sector, all of your Void damage is drastically increased which mean that Le Monarque, Taipan-4fr, and a Void 3.0 build are all buffed here.

There are also a few Overload and Barrier Champions to deal with. For these Champions, a Sniper Rifle counters Barrier Champions and Le Monarque counters Overloads. At the beginning of Season of Plunder, Bungie buffed Le Monarque to intrinsically stun Overload Champions. It’s currently the best weapon against them!

Le Monarque Destiny 2 featured bows

Le Monarque Exotic Bow, Destiny 2

Le Monarque and your Void abilities will kill most enemies in Bunker E15 with ease. Your Champion and boss DPS will almost entirely come from the Taipan-4fr.

The Sniper Rifle won’t be used much, but you can’t clear the Lost Sector without it. It’s there to break Barrier Champions when needed and give you an extra DPS option.

Essential Mods

Make sure to equip these mods for easy runs:

ArtMod NameSlotAffinityCostEffectsTypeElementReleased
Anti-Barrier Sniper Rifle ModAnti-Barrier Sniper RifleArmsAny6Sniper Rifles you are wielding fire shield-piercing rounds and stun Barrier Champions. Sniper Rifles deal bonus damage against Barrier Champions.ChampionsAnySeason 18
Thermoshock Plating ModThermoshock PlatingChestAny2Reduces incoming Arc damage from combatants.SeasonalAnySeason 18
 width=Harmonic SiphonHelmetAny1Rapid weapon final blows with damage matching your subclass type create an Orb of Power.Charged with LightAnySeason 16
Linear Fusion Rifle Scavenger ModLinear Fusion Rifle ScavengerLegAny4Linear Fusion Rifles get bonus reserves when picking up ammo used by that Linear Fusion Rifle.Weapon TypeAny
Linear Fusion Rifle Ammo Finder ModLinear Fusion Rifle Ammo FinderHelmetAny3Increases your chance of finding ammo while you have a Linear Fusion Rifle equipped.Weapon TypeAny

Requirements

Difficulty Legend Master
Recommended Power 1560 1590
Exotic armor (if solo) Rare Common

Needless to say, these aren’t easy and the least you should do is ensure you have a reasonable Power Level. By reasonable, we mean no less than 10 Power Levels below the recommended levels. If you find yourself struggling, work on increasing your Power Level as much as possible and focus on Legend Lost Sectors.

Bunker E15 guide

What makes Bunker E15 the easiest Lost Sector in Destiny are all of the AI allies you’ll find within. Once you free them from their prisons, you can walk away, and they’ll finish Bunker E15 for you.

If that wasn’t easy enough, you can have non-stop healing with your Void 3.0 build. All you need is the Echo of Starvation Void 3.0 Fragment and pick up Orbs of Power. When you pick up an Orb, you gain the Devour buff. Devour heals you and grants ability energy for every kill – something you’ll be doing a lot of.

When you first enter the Lost Sector, you’re greeted by Fallen and an Overload Captain. Once you kill them with Le Monarque and Taipan, you’ll never fight again (if you prefer). The Vex will take care of the rest of the Lost Sector.

The middle of the Lost Sector is the longest section and where most of the enemies are. Take it at your own pace, and you’ll be fine. Keep Devour active by getting kills, and you’ll be headed to the final boss room quickly. When you run into Barrier Champions, Taipan-4FR and your Sniper Rifle can kill them from safety.

Bunker E15 Lost Sector

Bunker E15 entrance, Destiny 2

In the final boss room, you’ll spawn an Overload Champion every 30% of the boss’s health bar. That means if you kill the boss and open the rewards chest fast enough, you’ll still get a Platinum ranking. You just need to kill every Champion alive before opening the chest.

This Lost Sector is the best for beginners new to the activity or players just starting Destiny 2.

Lost Sector Rewards

As a reminder, completing Legend or Master Lost Sectors solo is the only way to acquire several specific Exotic armor pieces. While our Lost Sector Exotics guide covers them all, including their rotation for the remainder of the season, these are all Lost Sector Exotics available today:

Lost Sector Exotics today

DateNameArmorClassTypeRequiresExotic Perk
2022-11-25The Path of Burning StepsThe Path of Burning Steps Titan Destiny 2

The Path of Burning Steps

TitanLegs Beyond Light Exotic Perk: "Solar final blows periodically grant you an escalating bonus to weapon damage. You are harder to slow or freeze with Stasis, and when you break out, you take no damage from doing so, creating a burst of Solar energy around yourself."
2022-11-25Star-Eater ScalesStar Eater Scales Destiny 2 art

Star-Eater Scales

HunterLegs Beyond Light Exotic Perk: "You gain additional Super energy from Orbs of Power you pick up. While your Super energy is full, picking up an Orb of Power overcharges your Super, causing you to gain a burst of healing when cast and a bonus to your Super damage. At maximum overcharge, you also gain an overshield."
2022-11-25Boots of the AssemblerBoots of the Assembler Destiny 2 art

Boots of the Assembler

WarlockLegs Beyond Light Exotic Perk: "Standing in a healing rift creates Noble Seekers that seek out allies that are not in a rift and heal them. Noble Seekers from Empowering rift grant both you and your ally a damage bonus. Each time a Noble Seeker finds one of your allies, the duration of your rift is briefly extended."
2022-11-25Radiant Dance MachinesRadiant Dance Machines Destiny 2 art

Radiant Dance Machines

HunterLegs Beyond LightExotic Perk: "Activating your dodge ability while near targets allows you to dodge additional times for a short period."
2022-11-25Secant FilamentsSecant Filaments Warlock Destiny 2 art

Secant Filaments

WarlockLegs The Witch QueenExotic Perk: "Casting an empowering rift will grant you Devour. Damage dealt by you and your allies from within your empowering rift will disrupt combatants."
2022-11-25Rain of FireRain of Fire Warlock Destiny 2 art

Rain of Fire

WarlockLegs The Witch QueenExotic Perk: "Air dodge reloads all of your weapons and improves the airborne effectiveness of Fusion Rifles and Linear Fusion Rifles; final blows with these weapons make you radiant."

Bunker E15 Summary

If this guide had too much information and you can only remember one sentence, these are the highlights:

Featuring a Void burn modifier, the Bunker E15 Lost Sector features Void-shielded enemies and Overload and Barrier Champions. Due to its significant length to complete, this is an average Lost Sector to farm.

Hopefully, you now have everything you need to know how to best clear this Lost Sector to farm exactly the type of Exotic armor you need.

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