Iron Banner & Patch Notes

Published on: Jun 2, 2015 @ 10:50

Iron Banner will be available from today until the next weekly reset. For the first time, you’ll be able to buy 2 Etheric Light for each of your characters, assuming you are able to reach Rank 3 & 5.

Below you’ll find the gear Lord Saladin is selling, along with the patch notes that help to make Destiny much better.

Armor

You’ll need to use Etheric Light to Ascend these to the max Light (36 to 42). You can buy 1 at Rank 3 and 1 at Rank 5.

Remember to use the Tempering buff & wear all of the IB class items to get extra rep!

Gauntlets (Rank 3)

Boots (Rank 4)

Weapons

Lord Saladin

All updated IB weapons can drop from the Iron Banner end-of-match rewards!

Bounties

Bounty Description
An Iron Grip Participate in the capture of 15 Control zones in the Iron Banner tournament.
Hard Forged Earn 10000 XP while competing in the Iron Banner tournament.
Heavy Metal Earn 3 Machine Gun sprees while competing in the Iron Banner.
Iron Embrace Defeat 10 Guardians with a close quarters Melee attack while competing in the Iron Banner.
Iron Wrath Defeat 10 Guardians without dying while competing in the Iron Banner tournament.
The Chaos and the Calm Defeat 15 Guardians with Heavy Weapons while competing in the Iron Banner

Patch Notes

Key Highlights

  • The first Wanted Fallen Bounty completed each week is now guaranteed to drop a Treasure Key
  • Greatly increased the drop rate of Treasure Keys from the small chests at the end of the Prison of Elders
  • Increased the drop rate of Treasure Keys from Ether Chests

Prison of Elders

  • Greatly increased the drop rate of Treasure Keys from the small chests
  • Class Items will now drop from Level 32, Level 34, and Level 35
  • Fixed a bug in which the Ship (Hildian Seeker) did not drop under certain circumstances
  • Fixed a bug in which the ‘Elder Cipher’ Bounty could not be acquired if your Bounty inventory was full
  • You will need to defeat Skolas again to receive the ‘Elder Cipher’ Bounty
  • Damage caused by Qodron’s Gaze is reduced by 25%
  • Damage multiplier for the Jailbreaker buff increased by 100%

Trials of Osiris

  • Fixed an issue in which Trials of Osiris emblems were not sent to the Postmaster if your Emblem inventory was full
  • Passage Coins can now be dismantled

Weekly Heroics

  • Fixed an issue where the Weekly Heroic strikes did not award engrams (Note: Tooltip will not display them as rewards)

World

  • Increased the drop rate of Treasure Keys from Ether Chests
  • Ether Chests may only be looted once per spawn
  • Ether Chests will no longer grant ammo consumables when opened
  • Ether Chests will now grant a small amount of Queen’s Wrath reputation when opened
  • Ether Chests now have a chance to drop Tokens of Flight, Identity, and Judgment

Quests

  • Petra will no longer display a quest waypoint for players who have not purchased House of Wolves
  • Fixed a bug in which players abandoning the ‘Gone to Ground’ quest were still being directed to the Venus Patrol

Bounties

  • The first Wanted Fallen Bounty completed each week is now guaranteed to drop a Treasure Key

Weapons

  • Fixed a bug in which the 1.2.0.1 hotfix mistakenly did not contain the 1.1.1 Fusion Rifle balance changes. As a result, players were playing with its pre-1.1.1 weapon balance state. The original fix has been re-applied.

Items

  • Tokens of Flight, Identity, and Judgment can now be dismantled to gain +10 House of Judgement reputation each
  • Ammo consumables can now stack to 100
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