This article may contain spoilers!
Update: Bungie removed the rare version of Murmur; you can access the Legendary Murmur immediately after completing The Wakening.
We touched on this already in our huge database dump article, but this article will focus on the brand new weapon upgrading mechanic in The Dark Below.
We’ll also explain how Necrochasm will be obtained – it might surprise you!
Before we talk about the newest materials that were recently added to the database, it’s worth mentioning that the Exotic Armor Shard & Exotic Weapon Core have already been confirmed to be for upgrading gear.
To start off, let’s review some of the new materials are coming with The Dark Below expansion:
- Crux of Crota (used to upgrade Eidolon Ally to Necrochasm)
- Embalming Orb (used to upgrade Husk of the Pit to Eidolon Ally)
- Runed Core (used to upgrade
- Radiant Energy
- Radiant Shard
You can see the rest of the Dark Below materials in this article.
These new Radiant materials will be used exclusively for upgrading your raid gear.
[divider]Common to Legendary, to Exotic?
That’s right! Currently Necrochasm is the only Exotic that will be be obtained by starting with a Common rarity weapon.
The Husk exudes a sense of sinister satisfaction when used to expire it’s former allies.
Eidolon Ally also has an upgrade perk called the “Burgeoning Hunger.”
What power drives this appetite that grows after each meal?
You might be asking yourself: How am I going to acquire this Legendary and Exotic material for upgrading the auto rifle?
Update: Bungie removed the rare version; you can access the Legendary Murmur immediately after completing The Wakening.
This is one of the few weapons that has the ability to change its damage type!
Update: You need the Runed Core to fully upgrade its damage.
Imbue Increase the base quality of Murmur by gaining Eris’ favor.
[divider]”There’s so much more, Guardian”
If you haven’t already seen our mega article that goes over all this and more, please check that out. The Dark Below includes new missions, strikes, quests, bounties, Crucible modes/maps, and much more.
If you’d like to see HD in-game screenshots of Dark Below content, click here.
Do you think it’s cool to obtain Necrochasm this way? What are your thoughts on Rare to Legendary weapons?