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Thanks, I'll do that.

21% delerium is awesome btw, just great.
make sure to put on mods that let you get purple bricks more often (I think those would be in the helmet slots). also, go check out some videos on the raid that you want to do ahead of time so you'll get a better idea of what's going on and get it done smoother and faster.
 

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make sure to put on mods that let you get purple bricks more often (I think those would be in the helmet slots). also, go check out some videos on the raid that you want to do ahead of time so you'll get a better idea of what's going on and get it done smoother and faster.
Did that already, does it do it with special ammo too or just purple? I was giving it a try last night and it seemed like it was both.
 
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Did that already, does it do it with special ammo too or just purple? I was giving it a try last night and it seemed like it was both.
unless you're also using weapon that requires special ammo, otherwise no need for that. thou you can also try the heavy ammo scavenger mod on your leg armor to get the most out of each brick.
 
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yes! finally finished my exotic weapons collection! got Tarrabah just now and that's all the exotic weapons on the list! all done via LFG too lol
 

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Do we have to delete all of these medals we never finished? I have about 3 still showing up as done but I can't submit them anywhere
 
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Do we have to delete all of these medals we never finished? I have about 3 still showing up as done but I can't submit them anywhere
I imagine you can delete them, unless you want to save them until next year's event... lol
 
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got the Felwinter's Lie quest done along with the catalyst of both The Fourth Horseman and Legend Of Acrius. down to 5 more catalyst to chase now lol
 
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I’m working on both Lord of Wolves and Fourth Horseman catalysts whole doing this shotgun kill portion of the quest. It goes by faster for me if I go for the kills in pvp. At like 40% now but may wait until next weeks refresh to finish it.

Blog post went up yesterday. Sandbox changed for next season, adjustment to reload perks and other tuning for perks like dynamic sway etc.

Confirmed new perks being introduced next season. Two of which are exclusive to Iron Banner weapons and called Iron Grip and iron gaze.

following next season more weapon tuning for fall’s expansion coming for Sniper scopes and it’s zoom traits as well as reworking handcanon archetypes to give 110s greater range tuning etc...

So with Destiny 3 scrapped as it was and retrofit into D2... I’m assuming all these new perks and weapons are stuff they built for D3 and we might see a handful a bit early in just a few weeks for next season.

And addressing some rumors for fall... Darkness subclass IS NOT expected for Fall. What is expected is subclass tuning to have more skill tree selection like D1. This isn’t so surprising as this was mentioned last year briefly by Luke Smith himself to be the next major revision after Armor 2.0.
 
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I’m working on both Lord of Wolves and Fourth Horseman catalysts whole doing this shotgun kill portion of the quest. It goes by faster for me if I go for the kills in pvp. At like 40% now but may wait until next weeks refresh to finish it.

Blog post went up yesterday. Sandbox changed for next season, adjustment to reload perks and other tuning for perks like dynamic sway etc.

Confirmed new perks being introduced next season. Two of which are exclusive to Iron Banner weapons and called Iron Grip and iron gaze.

following next season more weapon tuning for fall’s expansion coming for Sniper scopes and it’s zoom traits as well as reworking handcanon archetypes to give 110s greater range tuning etc...

So with Destiny 3 scrapped as it was and retrofit into D2... I’m assuming all these new perks and weapons are stuff they built for D3 and we might see a handful a bit early in just a few weeks for next season.

And addressing some rumors for fall... Darkness subclass IS NOT expected for Fall. What is expected is subclass tuning to have more skill tree selection like D1. This isn’t so surprising as this was mentioned last year briefly by Luke Smith himself to be the next major revision after Armor 2.0.
Wait, they are e bringing in a new subclass?
 
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Probably not. Only thing ever indicated would be being able to tweak current subclass trees a bit more to give a bit more freedom akin to D1.

We should only be a handful of weeks from a reveal at this point During that summer games fest thing ...
 
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didn't they talk about some darkness subclass/abilities and what not before? I coulda swear they did.

anyway, trying to grind out the Luna's Howl quest before the season ends and the 100 hand cannon headshot in survial is pretty annoying. especially when you have teammates who really shouldn't touch PvP at all, let alone survival lol
 
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They never have officially talked about Darkness subclasses. Only thing I can remember Luke Smith writing about was reworking skill trees at some point.

Don’t know if the current leaks are true at all. They could be good guesses, because lore found on latest pieces of loot and cosmetic often hint towards the future.

Previous leaks before Activision split did ALL end up being true from before Forsaken’s release however.

Those original leaks said D3 was being prepped for next gen with Europa being a patrol zone and a pyramid ship being an end-game patrol zone like the dreaming city. Also leaked new darkness subclasses.

However it does seem plausible that D3 development was brought into D2. We’re about two weeks away from season’s end so we’re close to some actual news.

All I know is that I expect all Destiny pre production art and plot lines to finally become realized. We basically have a good idea of what Some of the darkness units will look like as well as Europa and the Pyramid ship patrol zone. All that stuff has been around for more than 6 years...

Hell, Uldren was first shown as a Hunter ... the Hunter vanguard! And... now that’s kinda happening too... sorta full circle.

Which brings up the question... is the traveler evil? Are we? They’ve brought those ideas into the game for two years now... that we’re potentially mass murderers...

Whatever ... I’m hyped. It’s time for an expansion

PS - just looked into “time wasted on destiny” ... My playtime in D2 has exceeded D1 by a good 100 hours. Which is interesting... I stopped playing D1 around this time in its third year as well.
 
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just been given shadow keepers deluxe version which comes with 4 season passes for free on PC. Do I actually need any more dlc? I had curse and warmind on Ps4 even though I already quit the game before they came out.

Do I even need forsaken or do I have access to all the new stuff already?

I linked my ps4 characters to PC and I am confused. I have zero quests in the shadow keepers tab, yet I specifically activated the DLC for it?
 
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You should be able to see from within your game on PC and PS4 what DLC you have access too, Forsaken + Shadowkeeper is usually something you need to buy extra.
I do not have them on either PC or PS4 myself (only have the free 2 play version on both).

Oh, and I think the DLC is NOT cross-platform, so you'd need to buy them on both PC and PS4 if I remember correctly (if you want to be able to play the DLC on both PC and PS4).
 
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Shadowkeep would only come with one free season pass and for the current season You activated it during.

If you haven’t started it yet I’d wait till June 9th so you just don’t get last two weeks of this current season instead of starting the next one fresh.

Both Curse of Osiris and Warmind are free to all players now anyway so it doesn’t matter if you did once own at this point. All of the Year 1 and Year 2 playlist activities are free to everyone. Year 2 raids and forsaken campaign are not. All pvp content is free to all.

Edit: Steelfeather Repeater, for those who have it... may be a sleeper beast in pvp. I think people just arent noticing because they’re so hung up on using Suros and hard light. I have a pseudo god roll with firmly planted, and elemental capacitor with range masterwork. I slapped a counterbalance mode on it and it’s melts. I was successfully out dueling suros players with it. Kinda shocked no one has discovered how good it is in current sandbox

Firmly planted is a top tier perk on both autos and snipers IMO. Give it a shot if you haven’t.
 
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Shadowkeep would only come with one free season pass and for the current season You activated it during.

If you haven’t started it yet I’d wait till June 9th so you just don’t get last two weeks of this current season instead of starting the next one fresh.

Both Curse of Osiris and Warmind are free to all players now anyway so it doesn’t matter if you did once own at this point. All of the Year 1 and Year 2 playlist activities are free to everyone. Year 2 raids and forsaken campaign are not. All pvp content is free to all.

Edit: Steelfeather Repeater, for those who have it... may be a sleeper beast in pvp. I think people just arent noticing because they’re so hung up on using Suros and hard light. I have a pseudo god roll with firmly planted, and elemental capacitor with range masterwork. I slapped a counterbalance mode on it and it’s melts. I was successfully out dueling suros players with it. Kinda shocked no one has discovered how good it is in current sandbox

Firmly planted is a top tier perk on both autos and snipers IMO. Give it a shot if you haven’t.
I think my question then is I've booted up the game with a power 755 character and it says I've got no quests in the shadow keeper section after installing the DLC.
 

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The DLC would install itself anyway regardless if you own it. Also the first quest should be on the moon and free to all players. So check the moon and see if there’s a quest icon for a story mission. If story mission 2 is available then it should be good I assume.

Did you continue with an older character or new character/new account?
 
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Just started playing Destiny 2, finished the first story mission on Titan. I'm confused. Am I the only one that feels that the sequel lost its identity? The music is different, the graphics seem worse than I remember the first game looking. Not only technically but artistically too, it just looks so boring so far. Where is that magical space monumentality that the first game had? I will never forget D1, it felt "nextgen" even though it was crossgen in reality but I have so many fond memories of it that make it one of the defining games of this gen... This just looks like a sequel thrown together by some "B" team. I know I'm very LTTP and I can't expect the same feeling but this shouldn't be right. Please tell me it will get MUCH better and will be more similar to the first game.
 
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Just started playing Destiny 2, finished the first story mission on Titan. I'm confused. Am I the only one that feels that the sequel lost its identity? The music is different, the graphics seem worse than I remember the first game looking. Not only technically but artistically too, it just looks so boring so far. Where is that magical space monumentality that the first game had? I will never forget D1, it felt "nextgen" even though it was crossgen in reality but I have so many fond memories of it that make it one of the defining games of this gen... This just looks like a sequel thrown together by some "B" team. I know I'm very LTTP and I can't expect the same feeling but this shouldn't be right. Please tell me it will get MUCH better and will be more similar to the first game.
not sure about the point you're making with the graphics, are you playing on console or PC? in any case, I would suggest you go back to Destiny 1 right now and maybe compare the two? D2 had done a lot of improvements in terms of graphics. maybe you're just not feeling the set pieces so far? try to finish the whole story and review what you have again once you've unlocked everything? because I know EDZ and Titan is not really the most impressive looking locations but the later areas you unlock does in my opinion look more interesting.
 
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not sure about the point you're making with the graphics, are you playing on console or PC? in any case, I would suggest you go back to Destiny 1 right now and maybe compare the two? D2 had done a lot of improvements in terms of graphics. maybe you're just not feeling the set pieces so far? try to finish the whole story and review what you have again once you've unlocked everything? because I know EDZ and Titan is not really the most impressive looking locations but the later areas you unlock does in my opinion look more interesting.
I have both games on ps4. Ok, so it will get better later, that's what I needed to hear.
 
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Vanilla D2 locations are a bit bland with art direction aside from Leviathan. I think EDZ looks the worsand IO ain’t that great either.

They step up art direction with Forsaken onward and especially in the dreaming city.

That’s one of the parts of Destiny that hurts itself... the coolest looking stuff is in the raids and huge amounts of players never see it.
 
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Vanilla D2 locations are a bit bland with art direction aside from Leviathan. I think EDZ looks the worsand IO ain’t that great either.

They step up art direction with Forsaken onward and especially in the dreaming city.

That’s one of the parts of Destiny that hurts itself... the coolest looking stuff is in the raids and huge amounts of players never see it.
That's a shame, I never played raids even in Destiny 1 because I hadn't had the time to invest in those, but at least in that game everything looked cool. It was so special at the time. I hope this will really get similar later on.
 

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That's a shame, I never played raids even in Destiny 1 because I hadn't had the time to invest in those, but at least in that game everything looked cool. It was so special at the time. I hope this will really get similar later on.
I'm the same with raids. I really really want to do them but getting a group together and then doing the raid itself is a massive time commitment that I can't make too often.
 

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I'm the same with raids. I really really want to do them but getting a group together and then doing the raid itself is a massive time commitment that I can't make too often.
Exactly. When I heard they can go up to 6 hours or more I knew that it was just not for me. Shame, since I would be interested in them because I like strikes and raids seem like strikes on steroid.
 
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Exactly. When I heard they can go up to 6 hours or more I knew that it was just not for me. Shame, since I would be interested in them because I like strikes and raids seem like strikes on steroid.
to be honest, it's only so long during the beginning, usually after the raid had been out for a few months those who run them would be pretty good at doing it by then and if you join one that's willing to teach it won't take too long. but yeah, have maybe 2 hours just in case. I would say maybe try look them up on the official LFG page and join one that's"willing to teach" or "newbie friendly" when you have a day off or something. you'll need a headset to be able to talk to your team thou because communication is really important in raids. of course, watch a video and learn up on the raid you want before you start so you get an idea of how things work. honestly raids can be somewhat scary at first, but once you get the hang of it they're some of the most fun things you can do in this game.
 

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Getting into raids aren’t as difficult as made out to be. I use LFG all the time. It’s based on my mood mostly. The official phone app from Bungie is quite effective and I use it for trials and raids and other endgame challenges often.

The thing with older raids is that even with many players being open to bringing in newcomers, and many often are... you still should watch a walkthrough or two for that which you’re trying to attempt. You also want to be appropriately geared and powered for them as well.

Raids can take many hours. Others not so much. Sometimes you can finish those raids in an hour avg. Sometimes you only clear 2/3rds of it...

Sometimes even experiencing one encounter is rewarding . Then you try again a week later because you know how to beat that first encounter and maybe beat the next, etc...
 
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Before today’s weekly refresh update went live Bungie updated the music in the tower. Ominous? Well... yea.

No idea if any surprises this week including that leaked cutscene.

Next season begins June 9th
 
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