Enkaar, the Anointed

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Enkaar, the Anointed
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The Conversation


VoidS.png Proto-Thorn


High Durability
Initial Immunity
Summon Spectral Herald
Summon The Last Word


"Time to hunt us a Hive weapons master and put an end to whatever he's cookin' up."

Enkaar, the Anointed was a Hive Acolyte known for his craft in weapons design. He was known for his involvement in the design and creation of weapons for the Hive, along with the Weapons of Sorrow like Necrochasm.[1] However, Enkaar was discovered by Drifter and killed by The Guardian in a standoff within the depths of the Jetsam of Saturn.[2]


Unlike most bosses, Enkaar has a special mechanic, which requires him and The Guardian to engage in a duel of sorts. The Guardian has to stand in a circle for a period of time, where The Last Word is going to appear, which is the only weapon you can damage Enkaar with. Enkaar will appear shortly after with the Proto-Thorn, a variant of the Soulfire Rifle that will instantly kill the Guardian with one shot. To deal damage, the Last Word has to be fired at his arm, which will take a third of his health. In the second phase, he spawns a Spectral Herald which is a copy of himself that has the same abilities and weapons, but can be disposed of with a single shot. They have to be targeted first before firing at Enkaar. During the final damage phase, two of the Spectral Heralds spawn and have to be shot in the order of their spawn. A final bullet then has to be fired at Enkaar, killing him and awarding the Last Word.

If the player does not draw or walks out of the circle for a period of time, they will get the 'Gun Shy' debuff which damages them quickly.



  • Enkaar is the fifth Acolyte to be an ultra, the first three being the Eyes of Crota and the fourth being the Servant of the Betrothed
  • Enkaar is the first Acolyte with a name rather than a title in Destiny.
  • Enkaar's fight is a reference to classic Western gun duels.
  • Enkaar has a common bug where even if he was shot first, he'd still fire and kill the player while retreating.

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