Destiny 2: Season of Dawn – How to complete Recovering the Past and get Saint-14’s Perfect Paradox shotgun

By Lauren Aitken, Wednesday, 11 December 2019 11:46 GMT

The Season of Dawn is well underway and Osiris has a bunch of new quests for you to complete.

After you’ve completed your first Sundial run, you’ll be able to pick up a quest called Recovering the Past. Afterwards, you’ll be awarded Saint-14’s favourite weapon, the Perfect Paradox shotgun.

Before we get started, it would be a good idea to take out the best shotgun in your collection and a decent crowd control weapon. You’ll also need to decide later on whether you want to play a few Strikes or jump into Gambit or Crucible matches, so grab a few friends and make a Fireteam.

How to complete Recovering the Past and get the Perfect Paradox shotgun

The first step of this quest is called Field Research. You’ll need to collect energy pattern by defeating three bosses anywhere in the system. the quickest way to complete this step is by doing Sundial runs or Strikes, as bosses from Lost Sectors don’t count.

Next, it’s on to Vex Data Collection. You’ll need to get 100 shotgun kills and 25 melee kills for this part, but any kind of enemy will do. I completed a few public events on the Tangled Shore then upgraded my Obelisk Resonance Rank afterwards for easiness.

The last step is called Finishing Touches. You’ll need to complete one Pyramidion run then collect five weapon enhancers. The Pyramidion can be found on Io and you can complete the weapon enhancer step by taking part in Strikes or Gambit and Crucible matches.

After that, head back to see Osiris on Mercury who’ll give you Saint-14’s Perfect Paradox shotgun. Keep it safe so you can hand it back to him next week, would you?

You can check out how to get the Season of Dawn Ritual Weapons here, as well as how to complete the A Matter of Time quest.

If you’re new to Destiny 2, you can check out our Forsaken guide here as well as how to find Lost Sectors and cache codes.

For more Destiny 2: Shadowkeep guides, check out our pages on how to get the Season of the Dawn Ritual Weapons, how to find the Pit of Heresy Dungeon, Nightmare Essence Cleansing and how to get Phantasmal Fragments, Cores, and access Nightmare Hunts.

You can also check out where to find the hidden Jade Rabbits and all the dead Ghosts and how to complete the Lunar Spelunker Bounty.

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