Destiny Daily 10/23/14: Daily Bounties, Live Stream

Destiny Daily

Change comes to Destiny Daily today; we have a new banner above, the sidebar is gone, the post is better laid out, and finally there’s more information contained. I’ve tried it out the past two days, and I think it works out well enough, so today also marks the official begin of the Destiny Daily Live Stream. Each day at the bottom of the post, I’ll be doing a 30 minute to one hour live stream beginning at roughly 11am CT. No commentary at the moment as I have mic issues, but they may come in the future.

If you prefer the old, plain layout then let me know and I’ll revert back to doing that way. In the meantime, here are the daily bounties for 10/23:

Vanguard Bounties

 Walking Tall Complete any Strike without dying.  +100 / +5,000
 Relic Harvest – Mars Collect 200 Olympus Tears on Mars.  +50 / +2,500
It’s All in the Head Kill 100 enemies with precision damage.  +50 / +2,500
 Overcharge Kill 2 enemies at once with a Fusion Rifle, 20 times.  +100 / +5,000
 Target: Simiks-3 Defeat Simiks-3 in “The Archive” mission on Venus with the Heroic modifier active.  +100 / +5,000
 Patrol Cosmodrome Complete 6 Patrol missions in the Cosmodrome.  +50 / +2,500


Crucible Bounties

First Blood Earn 3 First Blood medals  +100 / +5,000
In the Zone Capture 10 Zones in Control.  +50 / +2,500
Pull the Pin Defeat 20 Guardians with Grenades.  +50 / +2,500
Stay Golden Complete 5 Rumble Matches.  +100 / +5,000
All for One Complete 5 Skirmish Matches.  +100 / +5,000
Party’s Over Earn 5 Enforcer medals.  +100 / +5,000


Daily Heroic Mission: Shrine of Oryx

Location: Ocean of Storms, Moon


  • Search the darkest corners of the Hellmouth for the fabled Shrine and destroy it.


  • HEROIC – Enemies appear in greater numbers and are more aggressive.
  • LIGHTSWITCH – Minions of Darkness deal much more melee damage.


  • Cryptarch Engram
  • Vanguard Marks +5
  • +480 XP (lvl 20) l +6000 XP (lvl 24) l +7500 XP (lvl 28)
  • Ascendant Material (lvl 24) l 2 Ascendant Materials (lvl 28)

Shrine of Oryx is a fairly easy mission, although it can certainly be difficult if you allow it to be. You can run right past pretty much everything to get to the end of the mission, where you’ll be battling the giant Knight, Sardok. If you choose to fight your way to the end though, you’ll be gunning down both Fallen and Hive. And the Hive will bring out Knights, Wizards, and even an Ogre. Again, none of that is a problem unless you let it be.

Definitely watch out for the Thrall’s though. You don’t want to get close to anything, unless you’re sure that you can melee kill it before it can hit you. The lightswitch modifier means you’re probably going to get killed by one melee hit, if not one then definitely two. So keep enemies in front of you and don’t let them get within melee range. That’s easy to do with most of the enemies, but the Thrall’s can be tricky. There’s one spot where a bunch of Thrall’s will rush out at you, and they’ll have a Knight behind them. If you aren’t ready for it, you’re probably going to die.

Bring a good sniper rifle with you; Ice Breaker if you have it. Take out the trash that comes in around Sardok when you have too, but your primary focus should be dodging projectiles and shooting Sardok in the head. Sardok isn’t hard, and should go down fairly quick. Keep an eye out for Thrall’s and watch your back, because they can and will come up behind you depending on your position.

That’s going to do it for today. What do you think of the changes to Destiny Daily? I’m a bit behind getting this posted I know, but the new layout and added stuff took a little bit more time to do than the standard way. So let me know if you like or don’t like the changes, and also if there is anything you’d like to see in these posts.

About Gary Smith (844 Articles)
I'm Gary Smith, aka "PatriotPaine." I'm the Editor-in-Chief of I'm usually posting news and reviews, and doing all the back end stuff as well. I like to play games, watch movies, wrestling, and college football (Roll Tide Roll).

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