Published on: Sep 21, 2015 @ 20:17 Were you looking for the Hard or Challenge mode guides? [divider] Pre-Raid Checklist Coming from a military family, I’ve been taught to always be fully prepared for any challenge set before me. If not, I take a step back and focus on what I can do to better prepare myself. So, what should you do to prepare for King’s Fall? You’ll want 290 Light for first three parts and 300 Light is recommended for Oryx. Fully upgrade your gear and sublcass; have every tool available! Complete the quest called Blighted Worlds from Eris. Once this is complete,
Published on: Sep 20, 2015 @ 14:54 Touch of Malice offers one of the most interesting Exotic perks in Destiny, and is perfect for some of the King’s Fall bosses. This guide will outline what you need to do to acquire this weapon from Eris. Tip: Calcified Fragments are bound to your character – they’re not shared between your account for this Exotic Quest. [divider] Touch of Malice Before we get into what you’ll need to do to obtain this weapon, these are its perks: Intrinsic: Touch of Malice – Final round of the magazine regenerates and deals bonus damage at the
Published on: Sep 19, 2015 @ 15:01 Now that Oryx has arrived, the Hive aren’t the only swordbearers in the solar system. With a quest from Eris comes a new heavy weapon type: the Sword. These elegant, high-risk/high-reward weapons are being forged by Guardians everywhere and giving rocket launchers and MGs a run for their money. How are you enjoying Swords so far? Do you prefer to use them over the standard heavy weapons? [divider] Legendary Sword After completing the main Taken King questline and a quest called “Dread Patrol” given by Cayde-6, return to the Tower and speak to
Field Testing? Armsday? As of the 2.0 update, Banshee-44 has a special weekly event each Wednesday known as Armsday. With proper Field Testing, he’ll provide reward packages that you can choose from once you reach the proper rank. You won’t be able to acquire an Armsday package until 9/16 though. Each ‘bounty’ Field Test weapon requires a different type or amount of kills for testing to be complete. Upon completion, Guardians will receive reputation with the Gunsmith. We recommend completing the Nightfall Strike before testing the weapons – with the XP boost from Radiant Light, you’ll be able to reach Rank 1
Published on: Sep 7, 2015 @ 15:40 The ability to identify, locate, and eliminate targets rapidly with your sniper rifle is a great skill to have in your arsenal – you just need some practice and a willingness to step outside your comfort zone. Close quarters snipers and quick-scoping players are implementing a skill that takes a lot practice and bravery, but it’s not impossible to do what they do. With these tips and guidelines, you can enhance your ability to acquire targets faster and make your friends’ jaws drop. [divider] Commit to Sniping Great players are both skilled and comfortable
Published on: Sep 3, 2015 @ 16:03 Even the greatest Crucible warriors can get frustrated from time to time, but the key to success is recognizing when your emotions are getting the best of you. Like in any competition, controlling tilt can help you develop better habits and skill, win the game, and most importantly, enjoy yourself more. [divider] Tilt: What Is It? The term “tilt” is commonly used when referring to poker. Occasionally, a gambler can go on a losing streak and convince themselves that they will eventually recover by winning big. When this happens, they begin to lose
Published on: Sep 1, 2015 @ 16:37 The Taken King is just around the corner! Destiny is collectively holding its breath for the massive expansion, and players who have exhausted what the current game has to offer are looking for ways to get themselves better prepared for The Taken King (see, it’s in italics now). We’re here to give you the ultimate guide in prepping yourself to be able to take advantage of everything you can on Day 1 of the expansion. We want to preface this article by stressing heavily that everything we list here is optional. We’ve collected a
Published on: Sep 1, 2015 @ 15:42 Now that the basics have been covered, let’s dive into the meta-game. Mind games, tactics, map movement, spawn control, and other strategies are part of the meta-game; smaller, more specific aspects of Crucible strategy not made apparent in-game that grant a greater understanding of PvP matches and offer distinct advantages when mastered. In this chapter of the Crucibible, we’ll be talking about the meta of pre-positioning. You’ll learn how to give yourself the advantage before a firefight, and how to take into account equipment, other players, and your surroundings to win a standoff.