The new Destiny 2 Prismatic subclass is going to be a game changer. Literally.

One of the most anticipated aspects of the coming Final Shape expansion for Destiny 2 is the addition of the all-new Prismatic subclasses for Titans, Hunters, and Warlocks. The Prismatic subclass will allow players to mix and match abilities from Strand, Void, Arc, Solar, and Stasis and will feature all-new exotic class items to even further customize player builds. And now, players can get an even closer look at what to expect from Prismatic, thanks to new gameplay footage released by the developers.

Destiny 2 Titan Prismatic subclass gameplay

This new gameplay preview shows off both PvE and PvP for the Titan Prismatic subclass, mixing several different ability types to make for a completely fresh gameplay experience. It also looks like, from the trailer, that different subclasses can be equipped simultaneously.

At around the 0:20 mark in the above video, you can see an ability type switch from Solar to Strand. If this is truly a part of Prismatic, the amount of different builds is going to be seriously extensive.

Destiny 2 Hunter Prismatic subclass gameplay

Similar to the Titan reveal, Hunters are shown here dominating in PvP and PvE thanks to some amazing synergy between Arc, Strand, and Solar abilities. It's easy to see that Hunters are likely to continue to be a popular pick for PvP when The Final Shape finally arrives.

Destiny 2 Warlock Prismatic subclass gameplay

Finally, we have Warlocks. This footage shows the same types of subclass synergy and also combines some powerful passive buffs like Devour and Radiant. From the, albeit brief, Prismatic gameplay snippet here, Warlocks may be the class to benefit the most from these perks, especially when it comes to PvE.

Details on new exotic perks arriving to The Final Shape

In the developer update on May 9, Destiny 2 developers shared a more extensive update on the new Exotic class items that will accompany the Prismatic subclass in The Final Shape. Each class item will have two columns with different buffs that players can mix and match, drawing from some of the most beloved of Destiny's previous class perks. It's also worth noting that players must use the Prismatic subclass to benefit from these new buffs.

Below are details on the new class items:

Destiny 2 The Final Shape Hunter exotic class item: Essentialism

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2nd column
SPIRIT OF THE ASSASSIN
Finishers and powered melee final blows grant invisibility.
SPIRIT OF THE STAR-EATER 
While your Super energy is full, picking up an Orb of Power overcharges your Super, granting it bonus damage. 
SPIRIT OF THE INMOST LIGHT
Using an ability empowers the other two abilities, granting them improved energy regeneration.
SPIRIT OF THE SYNTHOCEPS 
Improved melee damage when you're surrounded. 
SPIRIT OF THE OPHIDIAN
Weapons ready very quickly.
SPIRIT OF VERITY 
Weapon final blows with a damage type matching your grenade grant a stacking grenade damage bonus.
SPIRIT OF THE DRAGON
Using your class ability reloads all weapons and increases weapon handling speeds for a brief time.
SPIRIT OF THE CYRTARACHNE 
Gain Woven Mail when you use your grenade.
SPIRIT OF GALANOR
Hits and final blows with your Super will return Super energy after it ends.
SPIRIT OF THE GYRFALCON 
Your Void weapons gain Volatile Rounds after you emerge from being invisible.  
SPIRIT OF THE FOETRACER
Damaging a powerful combatant or Guardian with an ability grants you a temporary damage bonus for weapons matching that ability's element.
SPIRIT OF THE LIAR 
Dealing damage with a powered melee or being hit by a melee attack will allow you to follow up with an extremely powerful melee counterpunch. 
SPIRIT OF CALIBAN 
Powered melee final blows trigger an ignition. 
SPIRIT OF THE WORMHUSK 
Dodging gives a small health and shield bump. 
SPIRIT OF RENEWAL  
Allies inside the Duskfield take reduced damage, and targets inside the area deal reduced damage. 
SPIRIT OF THE COYOTE 
Gain an additional class ability charge. 

Destiny 2 The Final Shape Titan exotic class item: Stoicism

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2nd column
SPIRIT OF THE ASSASSIN 
Finishers and powered melee final blows grant invisibility. 
SPIRIT OF THE STAR-EATER 
While your Super energy is full, picking up an Orb of Power overcharges your Super, granting it bonus damage. 
SPIRIT OF INMOST LIGHT 
Using an ability empowers the other two abilities, granting them improved energy regeneration.
SPIRIT OF SYNTHOCEPS 
Improved melee damage when you're surrounded. 
SPIRIT OF THE OPHIDIAN 
Weapons ready very quickly. 
SPIRIT OF VERITY 
Weapon final blows with a damage type matching your grenade grant a stacking grenade damage bonus. 
SPIRIT OF SEVERANCE 
Powered melee or finisher final blows unleash a damaging explosion. 
SPIRIT OF CONTACT 
Damaging a target with a powered melee causes all nearby enemies to suffer lightning strikes and become jolted. 
SPIRIT OF HOARFROST 
Your Barricade becomes a wall of Stasis crystals that slows nearby targets when created. 
SPIRIT OF SCARS 
Final blows with weapons that have a damage type matching your Super's element create a burst of healing around you that grants allies restoration. 
SPIRIT OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR 
Gain a damage bonus for weapons matching your Super's element when your Super ends. 
SPIRIT OF THE HORN 
Your Barricade unleashes a blast of Solar energy that scorches targets.
SPIRIT OF THE ABEYANT 
Improves Drengr’s Lash. Drengr’s Lash projectiles track targets more aggressively and travel further. 
SPIRIT OF ALPHA LUPI 
Generates a healing pulse when Barricade is activated. 
SPIRIT OF THE BEAR  
Move faster while guarding with the Unbreakable shield. Damage blocked with Unbreakable is converted to Super energy. 
SPIRIT OF THE ARMAMENTARIUM 
Gain an additional grenade charge. 

Destiny 2 The Final Shape Warlock exotic class item: Solipsism

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2nd column
SPIRIT OF THE ASSASSIN 
Finishers and powered melee final blows grant invisibility. 
SPIRIT OF THE STAR-EATER 
While your Super energy is full, picking up an Orb of Power overcharges your Super, granting it bonus damage. 
SPIRIT OF INMOST LIGHT 
Using an ability empowers the other two abilities, granting them improved energy regeneration.
SPIRIT OF SYNTHOCEPS 
Improved melee damage when you're surrounded. 
SPIRIT OF THE OPHIDIAN 
Weapons ready very quickly. 
SPIRIT OF VERITY 
Weapon final blows with a damage type matching your grenade grant a stacking grenade damage bonus. 
SPIRIT OF THE STAG 
Your Rift provides damage reduction to allied Guardians standing in it. 
SPIRIT OF VESPER 
Rifts periodically release Arc shockwaves.  
SPIRIT OF THE FILAMENTS 
Casting an empowering rift will grant you Devour. 
SPIRIT OF HARMONY 
Final blows with weapons that have a damage type matching your Super's element grant you Super energy. 
SPIRIT OF THE NECROTIC 
Damaging combatants with your melee poisons them. Defeating a poisoned enemy spreads the condition. 
SPIRIT OF STARFIRE 
Grenades recharge from empowered weapon damage, with empowered weapon final blows granting more energy. 
SPIRIT OF OSMIOMANCY 
Your grenades recharge quicker on hits. The seeker spawned from Coldsnap grenades travels further. 
SPIRIT OF THE SWARM 
Destroying a Tangle spawns Threadlings.
SPIRIT OF APOTHEOSIS 
Temporarily gain greatly increased melee and grenade regen after your Super ends. 
SPIRIT OF THE CLAW 
Gain an additional melee charge. 

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