Tainted Artifact is a quest step in Destiny 2: Black Armory.
Part of the The Draw Quest.
"Some who walk a darker path believe what we call 'Weapons of Sorrow' ain't a complete science. This artifact could be a key to a new understanding - if you're willing to risk temptation."
Purge the artifacts of its sickness.
- Talk to the Drifter
- Hive defeated with Solar damage
- Hive Tables collected: 0/75
- Hive Bosses defeated: 0/3
- To begin this quest, go to the Bazaar and talk with the Drifter.
- He will present you with the Tainted artifact, and you will need to start working on purging the Darkness from it.
- To complete this Quest Step quickly, head to Mars, going to Braytech Futurescape to go into the Lost Sector: Core Terminus.
- The Hive Tablets will simply drop as you kill off the Hive.
- Be sure you have a Solar Weapon equipped to get he kills you are after.
- This will get you the Cleansed Artifact
- The end reward of the quest chain is The Last Word.