Strange Coin

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"This unusual coin is warm to the touch and vibrates gently in your hand."
— In-game description
A Strange Coin

Strange Coins are used to purchase powerful loot from Xûr, Agent of the Nine in Destiny.[1] They later return in Destiny 2's 30th Anniversary Pack, where they are used to purchase special bounties and other rewards from Starhorse.

How to obtain[edit]

Strange Coins can be obtained through a variety of methods:

  • Destiny 1:
    • Complete the Scourge of Winter Story mission for the first time (once per character)
    • Complete Public Events (random chance)
    • Complete Strikes (random chance)
    • Complete the Nightfall Strike (random chance, once per character, set of twelve)
    • Complete matches in the Crucible (random chance)
    • Dropped from loot chests (random chance)
    • Rewarded from Decoherent (Blue) Engrams and greater (random chance beginning at Level 18)
    • Opening the 4th Golden Chest on Mars (once per character)
    • Getting Reputation Packages from leveling up your rank (always gives you 4)
    • Complete Prison of Elders (random chance)
    • Completing patrols for long enough will give you a chance to get a secret patrol that gives you three random mystery tasks. This patrol awards Strange Coins.


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