For the legendary bond, see "Cryptic and Ineffable" (Legendary).
"You did not receive the bond so you could babble arcane words. Go forth, and burn our enemy."
― In-game description

"Cryptic and Ineffable" is a rare bond. It can also be transferred between characters using the vault. "Cryptic and Ineffable" can be dismantled to generate upgrade materials.


"Cryptic and Ineffable" can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Crucible source icon Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
50px Iron Banner
This item can be obtained as an Iron Banner reward.
Crimson Doubles source icon Crimson Doubles
This item was granted during the Crimson Doubles event of February 2016.
Prison of Elders source icon Prison of Elders
This item can drop as a Prison of Elders reward.
Oryx's Dreadnaught source icon Oryx's Dreadnaught
This item drops on Oryx's Dreadnaught.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.
Challenge of the Elders source icon Challenge of the Elders
This item is granted through the Challenge of the Elders.