For other items called "Variable Flow", see "Variable Flow".
"Your power flows through the bond. Remember what it represents."
― In-game description

"Variable Flow" is a basic bond. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault. "Variable Flow" can be dismantled to generate upgrade materials.


"Variable Flow" can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.