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Bungie trademarked The Taken King

Tawpgun

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If it is Hive again this Fall, like it shows on the slide, make sure to cook that crow well.
House Of Wolves didn't come out in March, it has no raid, and base level for Comet won't be 30 considering we are past that. :)

I'm not saying its not hive though. That symbol is clearly Hive and the slide is a good framework for what they want. But it shouldn't be taken literally. If I recall the datamined missions for TDB and what we actually got were a bit different too.
 

GhaleonEB

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Right, because they are giving us less than the slide, but it was spot on for the contents of Dark Below and House of Wolves, except what got changed. The slide was real and accurate.
IIRC, the original contract called for Comet, not the other expansions (or 'episodes' as that slide more accurately calls them). So plans have already changed. I'm sure they continue to evolve, as Tawpgun noted.
 

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The expansion is going to be Hive based on the word "KING" alone.

Fallen - Dreg, Vandal, Captain, Baron, Archon, Kell
Hive - Thrall, Knight, Wizard, Ogre
Vex - Goblin, Minotaur, Harpy, Hydra
Cabal - Legionnaire, Centurion, Colossus

King very obviously fits into one of those better than 3 others.
Fogot Baron and Archon
 

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When you've killed Crota and talk to Eris, on occasion she will tell you to "listen out for the name Oryx", foreshadowing something. Makes sense.
 

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House Of Wolves didn't come out in March, it has no raid, and base level for Comet won't be 30 considering we are past that. :)

I'm not saying its not hive though. That symbol is clearly Hive and the slide is a good framework for what they want. But it shouldn't be taken literally. If I recall the datamined missions for TDB and what we actually got were a bit different too.
True its all subject to change. Clearly HoW was planned to be released in March imo. Was a perfect time also. But i am sure it got "delayed" because of the problems in TDB and the feedback they got out of that expansion. But overall i think the big things can be quite accurate. And they also cant change suddenly from Hive to Vex for example. :)
 

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IIRC, Urk shot down that slide. Plans change.

Curious whether this is the new name for Comet or for something later on. Pretty neat find.
He used a meme to say "don't believe this slide." the slide was real, plans and names do change but dont be surprised at how close the slide ends up being to shipped content.

We'll find out in 40 days or less.
 

GhaleonEB

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When you've killed Crota and talk to Eris, on occasion she will tell you to "listen out for the name Oryx", foreshadowing something. Makes sense.
And to pull what I dropped on the last post of the last page to this one, king is mentioned in the hierarchy of the Hive:

I agree, and it's even in the game. At the end of the Shine of Oryx mission, Dinklebot says the shrine was communing with something, "their god, or king..."

To take that one further, after defeating Crota, one of Eris' lines is, "Listen for the name 'Oryx'". Crota is not so subtly named "Crota, Son of Oryx". I wonder if that's him.
 

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House Of Wolves didn't come out in March, it has no raid, and base level for Comet won't be 30 considering we are past that. :)
Base level is 20 right now.



Light level is 32.

The popular assumption is that comet will bring you your 3rd sub class and 10 new levels to max it out.
 

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House Of Wolves didn't come out in March, it has no raid, and base level for Comet won't be 30 considering we are past that. :)

I'm not saying its not hive though. That symbol is clearly Hive and the slide is a good framework for what they want. But it shouldn't be taken literally. If I recall the datamined missions for TDB and what we actually got were a bit different too.
I take base level to mean 30 is going to be the new 20. Highest level possible without gear with light. Light level will go beyond that.
 

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House Of Wolves didn't come out in March, it has no raid, and base level for Comet won't be 30 considering we are past that. :)

I'm not saying its not hive though. That symbol is clearly Hive and the slide is a good framework for what they want. But it shouldn't be taken literally. If I recall the datamined missions for TDB and what we actually got were a bit different too.
Dates change but the content is going to be similar. Still every leak has been very close to the truth.
 

Tawpgun

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True its all subject to change. Clearly HoW was planned to be released in March imo. Was a perfect time also. But i am sure it got "delayed" because of the problems in TDB and the feedback they got out of that expansion. But overall i think the big things can be quite accurate. And they also cant change suddenly from Hive to Vex for example. :)
yeah from what I heard, TDB as it was planned and what it was was different.

They took some of the feedback from the base game (and how shallow it was) and improved upon it with TDB. Things such as Eris and some quest lines made it much better. HoW is on track to improve many things as well.




I guess we will just have to see. Even with the improvements $20 is a bit steep for that content but I buy it anyway because MCC is never a guarantee and all my friends play Destiny.
 

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Credit to the dude on Reddit who suggested it, but I actually think it has more to do with the Warmind on Mars, Charlemagne, than it does Oryx.

The key word here is "taken" - we know the Hive were after a Warmind to use as their own, referenced in how they weren't attacking or feasting on Rasputin in the Dark Below story mission. They likely want to turn our own strongest weapons against us.

Charlemagne is not only only the name of the Warmind locked away on Mars, but also the name of a historical (and slightly mythical) king.

Makes way more sense if they stole/corrupted him and we had to deal with that aftermath than if we started dealing with Oryx (who seems like he is much higher up the Hive Pantheon)
 

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Someone on Reddit had a theory that the expansion will be about the Hive taking control of Mars's Warmind, which is supposedly named Charlemagne... That'd be a taken king, all right.

Looks like I've been beaten!
 

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Credit to the dude on Reddit who suggested it, but I actually think it has more to do with the Warmind on Mars, Charlemagne, than it does Oryx.

The key word here is "taken" - we know the Hive were after a Warmind to use as their own, referenced in how they weren't attacking or feasting on Rasputin in the Dark Below story mission. They likely want to turn our own strongest weapons against us.

Charlemagne is not only only the name of the Warmind locked away on Mars, who will be introduced in House of Wolves, but the name of a historical (and slightly mythical) king.

Makes way more sense if they stole/corrupted him and we had to deal with that aftermath than if we started dealing with Oryx (who seems like he is much higher up the Hive Pantheon)
How do you know it will be introduced in House of Wolves?


Also this is nice and all but they need to impress with HoW first before I can even consider paying them for anything again.
 

pantsmith

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How do you know it will be introduced in House of Wolves?


Also this is nice and all but they need to impress with HoW first before I can even consider paying them for anything again.
I remember reading about one of the two leaked strikes involving Charlemagne on Mars. I will continue to look for that info, but it could have changed.

edit: can't find it, so I changed my wording to acknowledge that
 

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Will this DLC be the one that adds the missing subclass to all three classes?
I dunno if you'd call it "missing." We already know the extra slot is from when the game had the option to lock your subclass choices and re-level another copy of it.

But yes, Bungie has hinted at doing third subclasses and this is where I'd expect to see them. Maybe some new classes of weapons in each category too.