Lost Souvenir Destiny 2: Mysterious Datapad Quest Walkthrough

Solve the Mysterious Datapad riddle on any platform

What to Know

  • Shoot symbols in Niobe Labs with the correct weapons, defeat Taken with Izanagi’s Burden, then complete forges with Black Armory armor.
  • Lost Souvenir in Destiny 2 is a quest that you must complete to get the Obsidian Accelerator.

This guide covers how to solve the Mysterious Datapad riddle and complete the Lost Souvenir quest in Destiny 2 on any platform. To take on the Lost Souvenir quest, you must have the Black Armory DLC expansion

How to Complete the Lost Souvenir Quest

Before you can attempt this quest, you'll first need to collect a few items:

  1. Complete the Mysterious Box quest to obtain the Mysterious Datapad and the Izanagi’s Burden Sniper Rifle.

  2. Go to the Niobe Labs on the EDZ and pull the switch under the platform that leads to the Bergusia forge.

    Niobe Labs on the EDZ in Destiny 2
  3. You now must shoot seven symbols hidden throughout the room with specific weapons. The first one is on a pillar right where you start out. Shoot the Paper Missive with the Spiteful Fang Bow.

    Paper missive symbol in Destiny 2 in the Black Armory

    The symbols only appear when you aim the correct weapon at them.

  4. Shoot the Stormy Cloud with the Hammerhead Machine Gun. It's on the pillar to the right of the first one, high up on the west face.

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  5. Shoot the Pagoda with the Tatara Gaze Sniper Rifle. It's on the back-right pillar, high up on the south face.

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  6. Shoot the Sunrise with the Spiteful Fang Bow. It's on the floor to the right of the pillar with the Paper Missive.

    Morning Sunrise (Bow)
  7. Shoot the Star with the Hammerhead Machine Gun. It's on the floor of the raised platform.

    Star symbol in Destiny 2 in the Black Armory
  8. Shoot the Hand with the Hammerhead Machine Gun. It's on the floor beside the Star symbol.

    Hand symbol in Destiny 2 in the Black Armory
  9. Shoot the Black Armory Symbol with the Tatara Gaze Sniper Rifle. It's on the underside of platform.

    symbol in Destiny 2 in the Black Armory
  10. Equip the Izanagi’s Burden Sniper Rifle and use it to defeat the enemies that spawn.

    The Izanagi’s Burden Sniper Rifle in Destiny 2

    The Taken have shields that can only be destroyed with Izanagi’s Burden. After that, any weapon will cause damage, but only Izanagi’s Burden can take them down.

  11. Complete the four forges with a full set of Black Armory armor and only Black Armory weapons.

What's the Reward for Completing the Lost Souvenir Quest?

Your reward for solving the Mysterious Datapad riddle and completing the Lost Souvenir is the Obsidian Accelerator. Deliver it to Ada-1 in the Tower, and she'll give you the Obsidian Dreams emblem. You’ll then be able to enhance Black Armory weapons.

Where to Find the Mysterious Datapad in Destiny 2

The Mysterious Datapad is obtained as part of the Mysterious Box quest. The Mysterious Box can be found in the Volundr Forge. Follow the quest steps to unlock the box and get the Mysterious Datapad and Izanagi’s Burden.

How to Solve the Mysterious Datapad Riddle

Here's the solution to the Mysterious Datapad riddle:

  • Shoot the Paper Missive with the Spiteful Fang Bow.
  • Shoot the Stormy Cloud with the Hammerhead Machine Gun.
  • Shoot the Pagoda with the Tatara Gaze Sniper Rifle.
  • Shoot the Sunrise with the Spiteful Fang Bow.
  • Shoot the Star with the Hammerhead Machine Gun.
  • Shoot the Hand with the Hammerhead Machine Gun.
  • Shoot the Black Armory Symbol with the Tatara Gaze Sniper Rifle.