Black Wax Idol

A misshapen figure that transmutes into Glimmer as you strike down Hive enemies. Lasts a short time. Definitely not made of wax.

Black Wax Idol is a consumable dropped from Hive Majors/Ultras. When consumed, it boosts Glimmer dropped from Hive enemies for 10 minutes. Black Wax Idol is also used as a currency with Eris Morn.

Purchasable with BWIs:

Related Consumables:

  • Blue Polyphage - More Glimmer from Vex enemies. Lasts 10 minutes.
  • Ether Seeds - More Glimmer from Fallen enemies. Lasts 10 minutes.
  • Resupply Codes - More Glimmer from Cabal enemies. Lasts 10 minutes.

Where to get Black Wax Idol


This item can drop in situationally dependent ways.