How to Start NODE.OVRD.AVALON Secret Exotic Mission in Destiny 2

Shh... It's a secret.

by Noah Nelson
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There is a brand new secret Exotic mission in Destiny 2 and it is called NODE.OVRD.AVALON. If you want to start this secret Exotic mission in Destiny 2 to eventually receive an Exotic Glaive, here is how.

How to Start the Secret Exotic Mission NODE.OVRD.AVALON in Destiny 2

To start the NODE.OVRD.AVALON secret Exotic mission in Destiny 2, you need to go to The Gulch at EDZ. Once you’ve spawned into the area, you now need to collect six Vex nodes. To collect the Vex nodes, all you need to do is be near them, so equip your highest jump or the Strand Grapple.

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Where to Find All Vex Nodes in NODE.OVRD.AVALON Secret Exotic Mission in Destiny 2

The images below will show you where all the Vex nodes are. The order of how you collect the Vex nodes doesn’t matter, but you will only have 30 seconds to get to the next one.

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The first Vex node is under the bridge near where you spawn into the Gulch. From here, go left to find the next node. The second Vex node is around ground level in the grove of tree stumps in the clearing.

After getting the second node, turn left slightly to see the third Vex node that is in between two trees on the rock wall. Next, go right toward the road. The fourth Vex node is in between the highway signs by the road at the far side of the clearing.

To get to the fifth node, turn around. Go up the road that is to the right of the second node location. The fifth Vex node is found behind fallen trees which is found by going up the road and turning up the hill on the left. You’ll see a fallen mossy tree and find the fifth Vex node behind it.

Continue back down the hill and onto the road. You’re now on top of the highway, above where the first node was. The sixth Vex node is on the plateau to your right. It is by Cabal technology.

Where is the Cave Entrance in the NODE.OVRD.AVALON Secret Exotic Mission in Destiny 2?

After you’ve collected all six Vex nodes, you need to find the cave entrance. This is near the fifth Vex node and often has Cabal leaving it. The exact location is in the images below.

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Once you have found the cave entrance, go inside and talk to the Vex Harpy. When you do that, you can start the NODE.OVRD.AVALON Secret Exotic Mission in Destiny 2. It automatically puts you at 1790 but is an 1800 mission, so check the Power Level caps of this Season before you go.

If you need help clearing the NODE.OVRD.AVALON mission, we have a guide to help you out. Go there to complete the mission and get Vecalibur.

- This article was updated on March 7th, 2023