How to Get Rasputin Key Fragments in Destiny 2 Forsaken

Rasputin Key Fragments in Destiny 2 Forsaken are a collectible carrying over from the Warmind DLC. They are necessary for getting the Encrypted Cache Key from the Mars vendor Ana Bray. Destiny 2 Rasputin Key Fragments work the same in the Forsaken DLC, but the drop chance has been lowered, causing some confusion among Guardians. Because of all of this, here’s our Destiny 2 Forsaken Rasputin Key Fragments guide, explaining how to get the key fragments and how to use them.

How to Get Rasputin Key Fragments in Destiny 2 Forsaken
How to Get Rasputin Key Fragments in Destiny 2 Forsaken

Rasputin Key Fragments – How to Get in Destiny 2 Forsaken?

To get Rasputin Key Fragments in Destiny 2 Forsaken, you basically have to do the same things like in the Warmind DLC. For one, you can complete heroic strikes and / or heroic adventures on Mars. There’s a chance you’ll get two Rasputin Key Fragments as a Rare drop from these activities. That’s the main change in the Forsaken DLC; the Key Fragments are now a Rare drop. This has been causing some confusion among players.

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On the other hand, you can also complete Nightfalls. It seems that beating a Nightfall can grant you a guaranteed drop of seven Rasputin Key Fragments, which is basically all you need. I say it seems, because the game is in a constant flux, so it may change at some point. As for right now, though, Nightfalls are the best source of Rasputin Key Fragments. The only problem there is that Nightfalls are truly difficult. So, it’s up to you to decide what’s easier for you to get Rasputin Key Fragments – grinding heroics, or braving a Nightfall.

How to Get Encrypted Cache Key & How to Decrypt Them – Destiny 2 Forsaken Rasputin Key Fragments

Once you have seven Rasputin Key Fragments, your next order of business is to go to Ana Bray, a vendor on Mars. Use the seven Rasputin Key Fragments to purchase an Encrypted Cache Key. You can do this only once a week, and can only carry around one Encrypted Key at any given time.

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Encrypted Cache Key costs seven Rasputin Key Fragments

To turn the Encrypted Cache Key into a Decrypted Cache Key, you have to complete about seven Escalation Protocol levels on Mars. Basically, just keep playing Escalation Protocol until the game tells you that you have a Decrypted Cache Key. You can have as many of those in your inventory as you want.

How to use Destiny 2 Forsaken Decrypted Cache Key?

Once you have a Decrypted Cache Key, the situation is the same as in the days of the Warmind DLC. You have to beat Escalation Protocol all the way to the end. It’s way more difficult than it sounds; you’ll likely need a reliable fireteam on your side. Once you manage to climb to the top of Escalation Protocol and kill the final boss, he will drop a loot chest, as all of them do. In order to open said chest, you’ll need the Decrypted Cache Key. That’s all there is to it.

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Play Escalation Protocol to get Decrypted Cache Key chest

If you have any other questions about Destiny 2 Forsaken, we have a bunch of other guides for you to browse, including Ascendant Challenge Week 3, Iron Banner Engram Power Level Bug & Reward Issues, Keresh Champion of Xol Core Terminus Wanted Bounty, and others.

If you need further help with Destiny 2 Shadowkeep, check out our guides on Dead Ghost Locations, Jade Rabbit Locations, and Eyes on the Moon - How to Start Vex Invasion. If it's Exotic Weapons that you're after, we've got you covered with our Pain And Gain Exotic Quest and Deathbringer Exotic Rocket Launcher - Symphony of Death guides. Going back in time for new players, we can offer you guides like Ikelos Weapons - How to Get SMG, Sniper Rifle, Shotgun, or, if you're playing Forsaken content, guides like Corsair Down & Badge - Dead Body Locations.

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