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Perfect Practice: How to Git Gud

How exactly does one “git gud”? Is it a certain gun, tactic, subclass? Is there a special key that suddenly propels an average player to the pinnacle of Crucible ability? Nope. Practice, patience, and the ability to acknowledge your mistakes – which is undoubtedly the most difficult – is how to become a better player. Practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect ... Read More »

Shotgun Meta: How to Play With & Against It

Shotguns are king right now. Beat ’em, or join ’em. Depending on which side of the camp you fall on, there are a number of things you should pay attention to if you want to improve your game. If you’re on the dark side, here are a few things to focus on that will help you use shotguns more effectively: ... Read More »

How to Unlock the Final Monitor (Outbreak Prime)

The word is out: hardworking Guardians cracked the ARG code and the in-game puzzle to unlock a quest leading to that crazy SIVA-fied Exotic Pulse Rifle we’ve all been wondering about: Outbreak Prime. Step 1: Activate Prior Monitors The entire raid party needs to stay together; no one should leave to go to Orbit or you’ll risk the Monitors resetting. Step ... Read More »

7 Crucible Tips

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In Destiny, even after you’ve landed the first shot, your opponent sometimes has more than enough time to fight back or run away. Reflexes alone won’t be enough, so you’ll need a solid combination of strategy and gunskill. Radar It’s got crazy range and you should almost never be surprised if you can get good at reading it. I know it ... Read More »

5 Ways to Keep Crucible Fun

The Crucible meta has very much settled, the Wrath of the Machine challenges have been conquered, and now we’re staring down what could be a long and empty tunnel, with only SRL in sight, and Destiny 2 at the end of it. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re in Destiny for the long haul. You’ve seen the ups ... Read More »

How to Get The Chaperone (Rank 3 Quest Guide)

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“Jolly Holiday” starts you off on a Tex Mechanica competition to score The Chaperone, an Exotic Shotgun that fires slug rounds as opposed to the usual buckshot. While we haven’t gotten around to doing a full review of this gun yet, this quick guide will get you on the road to having a Chaperone of your very own. How to ... Read More »

Aksis Supercharge Guide

Before the Empowered player who is closest to Aksis stuns him, one of the other two Empowered players can discharge their Empowerment into the glowing red square. This gives every team member their super. For every teleport, there will be one Empowered player on the left, on the right, and in the middle. Even if Aksis is already on a ... Read More »

How to Get Superblack & Lost Broom

The Festival of the Lost has returned! In addition to some fun with masks, candy, and – of course – space magic, there are a couple of short quests that Guardians of all ages can enjoy. One gives you a sweet new shader – an all-black one, no less – and the other lets you fulfill your witchy fantasies and ... Read More »

Beginner’s Guide to the Crucible

Let’s say you just came into Destiny with Rise of Iron, or perhaps you’ve been around for awhile, but you haven’t spent much time in PvP. Now, you’d like to make a go of it, but there’s so much info out there, so it’s difficult to know where to start. Let’s start at the beginning, with a few things you ... Read More »

What’s Changed in WoTM Heroic Mode

Wrath of the Machine: Hard Mode dropped today (Tuesday, October 18th), and there some new changes to the raid that you’ll want to be aware of before you tackle it with your fireteam. The recommended Light Level is 380! What’s New? Vosik, Phase 2 You must now detonate six SIVA charges as opposed to 3 2 monitors must be destroyed ... Read More »

Super Good Advice: 9 Rise of Iron Tips

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Click here for more helpful tips! The Road To Raid Ready Some changes were made to the leveling system in Rise of Iron. The infusion system remains the same, as does the concept of gear dropping above your current light level, but leveling above 350 LL has been significantly slowed down when compared to the April Update. Providing players were ... Read More »

Wrath of the Machine Guide

Be sure to pick up the Wrath of the Machine Quest from Shiro-4 beforehand. Vosik, the Archpriest (Part 1) Kill the Voltage Eater as soon as possible. Someone needs to pick up 4 stacks of Voltage and run to a Foundry Spinner. After enough stacks of Voltage in a Foundry Spinner, it will produce SIVA charges. Throw the SIVA charges at Vosik; ... Read More »

Super Good Advice: 10 Rise of Iron Tips

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On Decryption For A Quick Boost to Light Level (thanks, /u/akatsukix) Buy a Ghost from the Vanguard Rep before decoding any engrams. It comes at 350 light. Then buy the class item from the Speaker or from Shiro-4, which also comes at 350 light. There you go! Now you can start decoding engrams at an instantly-higher light level. Decrypt Cleverly ... Read More »

How to Get Khvostov 7G-0X

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You asked, Bungie delivered. Rise of Iron is all about nostalgia, and it is now possible to get an exotic variant of the venerable Khvostov 7G-02 rifle you received at the very beginning of Destiny. It’s a beauty, too. The firing mode, ROF, and weapon perks are all variable, meaning that (in theory) you can tailor this Golden Age powerhouse ... Read More »

Gunslinger Modifiers Guide

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  Hey everyone, Dukaness here with the third part of the Gunslinger viability analysis. Part 1 and Part 2 covered Grenades and Throwing Knives. This article focuses on the all of the modifiers in the Gunslinger Skill Tree. Keyhole Some people swear by Keyhole, which effectively lets you get collateral kills with your Golden Gun if your targets are lined up. ... Read More »

Weekly Reset Guide

Note: All King’s Fall challenge modes are available! Nightfall Brawler, Void Burn, Grounded and Trickle What a fun nightfall this is going to be… not. Trickle is almost universally hated, but having Void Burn will balance it slightly. Make sure you stay on the ground, watch out for Minotaurs and Cyclopses, get your Dark Drinker ready. Subclass Builds Warlock: Voidwalker ... Read More »

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