An ancient scholar of the Traveler, the Speaker keeps special items for Guardians who explore the Light's mysteries.
― In-game description[2]

The Speaker was the representative of The Traveler who helped to guide Guardians in the fight against The Darkness. The Speaker is located in Tower North and sells a variety of legendary class items and emblems for Motes of Light.[2] With the release of The Taken King, he also sells a variety of Ghost Shells.

After Update, The Speaker is also able to exchange various upgrade materials.[3]


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Titan MarksEdit

Hunter CloaksEdit

Warlock BondsEdit

Ghost ShellsEdit

Material ExchangeEdit

Amount Exchanged Amount Received
1 Ascendant Shard and 50 Glimmer 1 Ascendant Energy
1 Ascendant Energy and 50 Glimmer 1 Ascendant Shard
1 Radiant Shard and 50 Glimmer 1 Radiant Energy
1 Radiant Energy and 50 Glimmer 1 Radiant Shard
1 Ascendant Shard 250 Glimmer
1 Radiant Shard 250 Glimmer
2 Ascendant Shards 1 Mote of Light
2 Radiant Shards 1 Mote of Light


Main article: The Speaker/Dialogue



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  2. 2.0 2.1 (2014 June 19) YouTubeDestiny Alpha - All NPCs in the Tower Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  3. (2015) YouTubeReef Reveal Archive 26:50. Retrieved April 24, 2015.