Destiny 2 Fish by Rarity: Exotic, Legendary & more

by | May 26, 2023

You read that right. Fishing is now a thing in Destiny 2. In fact, most players are deeply enjoying the new gameplay loop introduced with fishing!

In this short article, we round up all the fish available in-game, including the sought-after (but elusive) Exotic Fish.

Exotic Fish in Destiny 2

ArtFish NameRarityRarity?Source
Kheprian Axehead Exotic FishKheprian AxeheadExoticExoticEDZ
Aeonian Alpha-Betta Exotic Fish artAeonian Alpha-BettaExoticExoticEDZ

Exotic Fish Rewards

These are the rewards you can expect for depositing Exotic Fish at the H.E.L.M.:

  • Exotic items, including Exotic Material and Exotic armor
  • Legendary gear, including Reckoning weapons
  • Deep Dive Keys
  • Sonar Station Reputation
  • Glimmer

Legendary Fish in Destiny 2

ArtFish NameRarityRarity?Source
Galliard Trevally Legendary Fish artGalliard TrevallyLegendaryLegendaryEDZ
Salvagers Salmon Legendary Fish artSalvagers SalmonLegendaryLegendaryEDZ
Drangelfish (Baroque) Legendary Fish artDrangelfish (Baroque)LegendaryLegendaryEDZ
Temptation’s Haddock Legendary Fish artTemptation’s HaddockLegendaryLegendaryEDZ
Servant Lobster Legendary Fish artServant LobsterLegendaryLegendaryEDZ

Other notable Legendary fish include:

  • Aachen Cichlid
  • Agronatlantic Salmon
  • Allegrian Jack
  • Azimuth Angelfish
  • Cod Duello
  • Cuboid Cod
  • Cup Bearer Catfish
  • Cydonian Cichlid
  • Deafening Whisker
  • Gnawing Hun Gar
  • Golden Trevallyhoo
  • Gusevian Gar
  • Ignition Toad
  • Koi Cirrus
  • Minueting Mackerel
  • No Turning Jack
  • Traxian Toad

Legendary Fish Rewards

These are the rewards you can expect for depositing Legendary Fish:

  • Legendary gear, including Reckoning weapons
  • Deep Dive Keys
  • Sonar Station Reputation
  • Glimmer
Focused Fishing Rewards Destiny 2

Legendary Fish Rewards, Destiny 2

Rare Fish in Destiny 2

ArtFish NameRarityRarity?Source
Aachen Cichlid Rare Fish artAachen CichlidRareRareEDZ
Chiron's Carp Rare Fish artChiron's CarpRareRareEDZ
Madrugadan Mackerel Rare Fish artMadrugadan MackerelRareRareEDZ
Golden Trevallyhoo Rare Fish artGolden TrevallyhooRareRareEDZ
Agronatlantic Salmon Rare Fish artAgronatlantic SalmonRareRareEDZ
Hardcase Haddock Rare Fish artHardcase HaddockRareRareEDZ
Lamian Lobster Rare Fish artLamian LobsterRareRareEDZ
Azimuth Angelfish Rare Fish artAzimuth AngelfishRareRareEDZ

Uncommon Fish in Destiny 2

ArtFish NameRarityRarity?Source
Cydonian Cichlid Uncommon Fish artCydonian CichlidUncommonUncommonEDZ
At Least It's A Carp Uncommon Fish artAt Least It's A CarpUncommonUncommonEDZ
Hadrian Koi Uncommon Fish artHadrian KoiUncommonUncommonEDZ
Minueting Mackerel Uncommon Fish artMinueting MackerelUncommonUncommonEDZ

Rare and Uncommon Fish Rewards

These are the rewards you can expect for depositing the rest:

  • Sonar Station Reputation
  • Glimmer

Before you go…

Make sure you prepare in order to maximize your fishing in Destiny 2. Joining a large group to boost that Focusing Meter, having enough bait and aiming for that Perfect catch will all increase your chances at finding rarer fish, including Exotic Fish. We cover Focusing Fishing in detail here.

About The Author

Ric Molina
Ric Molina
I've been covering gaming since 2012, and some of my work has been featured by large brands, including MSN.com, Forbes, Rock Paper Shotgun, and more. I've been obsessed with Destiny 2 (and now Diablo 4) for years now, and I hope to provide new and returning players with the guides and resources I wish I had when I first started.
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