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Destiny Daily 2/10/15: Head Into The Nexus For This Week’s Nightfall, Daily Bounties

Destiny Daily

The Destiny world has been reset, and this time our Triple Burn greatness has come to an end. We head into the Nexus for the Nightfall this week, and since there are minotaurs and the Nexus mind the only burn we get is Void. Of course. I’m going to spread my runs out through the week instead of rushing through them all today. Here’s hoping it’s not a waste.

Here are the bounties for 2/10:

Vanguard Bounties

BOUNTY DESCRIPTION + REP / + EXP
Unstoppable
Earn 9,000 Experience without dying
50 / 2500
It’s All in the Head
Kill 100 enemies with Precision Damage
50 / 2500
Body Dropper
Kill 100 enemies without Dying
50 / 2500
Target: Sardok, Eye of Oryx
Kill Sardok in Shrine of Oryx with Heroic Modifier
100 / 5000
Target: Zydron, Gate Lord
Defeat Zydron the the “Eye Of A Gate Lord” mission on Venus with the Heroic modifier active.
100 / 5000
Patrol Cosmodrome
Complete 6 Patrol missions in the Cosmodrome
50 / 2500

Crucible Bounties

BOUNTY DESCRIPTION + REP / + EXP
Shake the Pillars
Defeat 25 Titans in the Crucible
75 /3750
Pull the Pin
Defeat 20 Guardians with Grenades
50 / 2500
Death or Glory
Complete 5 Clash Matches
100 / 5000
Revengeance
Earn 5 Postmortem Medals
100 / 5000
In The Zone
Capture 10 Zones in Control
100 / 5000
Back Scratcher
Earn 50 assists in the Crucible
50 / 2500

The Crucible playlist for today is Rumble.

Crota’s Bane Bounties

BOUNTY DESCRIPTION + REP / + EXP
Illuminator Generate 50 Orbs of Light 75 / 3750
Cut Them Down Kill 15 Hive using a Blades sword on Earth 75 / 3750
Bonebreaker Kill Hive Wizards with Shoulder Charge 75 / 3750
Hard Fall Rapidly kill 4 Hive with a heavy weapon. Death will reset your progress 75 / 3750
The Cleansing Kill any Majors or Ultras in a Nightfall activity. 100 / 5000

Shrine of Oryx

Ocean of Storms, Moon

 

Description:

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

Modifiers:

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

Rewards:

Cryptarch Engram

+5 Vanguard Marks

XP + 4800 / 6000 / 7500

+1 Ascendant Material (lvl 26) 2 Ascendant Materials (lvl 30)

Destination Materials + 10 / 12 / 16

You’re going to want to avoid getting close to enemies here. I’d recommend sprinting past the first area where the Hive and the Fallen are fighting and jump over enemies if need be, if you want to get through it as quickly as possible. It’s just not necessary fight that battle. But you have to be quick and good at jumping.

Once through there though, you’ll come to an area where you’ll have to kill a Fallen Baron. He’s not really that difficult, but hit him and fast and hard with the most powerful stuff you’ve got (ideally doing arc damage to get his shield down quickly). He will teleport and hide if you take your time, and you don’t want that shield to be continuously getting put up. Don’t get too carried away on the Baron though, as there are stealth vandals here that are just waiting to one shot you thanks to the Lightswitch modifier.

After defeating the Baron, unless you just need the experience or don’t think you’re fast enough, sprint and jump your way through the rest of the mission. There isn’t another battle after the Baron that absolutely needs to be fought, so why fight unless you need to? If you go the sprint route, you still need to be aware of where the enemies are and jumping over them. There will be Dreg’s and of course Thrall’s that could be a problem. There’s also some knights, a wizard, and an orge.

Once you get past the orge, have a super, rocket, or machine gun ready. As you start to enter a little tunnel like area, a group of Thrall’s will rush at you and they’ll have a Knight behind them. You can’t really afford to get hit by any of these, so you’ll want to take them out and do so quickly.

Past that area, you’re home free. Take out the acolytes, activate the console, and wait for the large knight to appear. Pull out your best sniper rifle and shoot him in the face until he falls. There will be additional trash around him, and you’ll want to keep an eye on them and take them out when necessary. Don’t let them sneak up on you and melee you from behind. Sardok isn’t much of a threat really, as you can easily dodge his attacks, so shoot him in the face until he dies. Shouldn’t take long.

The Nexus

Ishtar Sink, Venus

 

Description:

  • The Darkness seethes as the Vex tear at space and time in their Nexus below the surface of Venus..

Weekly Heroic Modifiers:

  • HEROIC – Enemies appear in greater numbers and are more aggressive.
  • JUGGLER – No ammo drops for your equipped weapon.

Weekly Heroic Rewards:

Cryptarch Engram

Vanguard Marks 3 / 6 / 10

Vanguard Rep 150 / 250 / 400

XP 4800 / 6000 / 7500

Strange Coins 3 / 6 / 9

Nightfall Modifiers:

EPIC – Heavily shielded and highly aggressive enemies appear in great numbers. .

ANGRY – Minions of the darkness won’t flinch even after massive damage.

JUGGLER – No ammo drops for your equipped weapon.

VOID BURN – Void Damage from any source is greatly increased.

NIGHTFALL – If all players die, your Fireteam is returned to Orbit.

Nightfall Rewards:

Unknown Rewards

Bring your void weapons, and remember you can skip most of the fights on the way to the boss. You really only have to complete the kill the three servitors section and then you can run past everything else to get to the end boss. Just be quick, and remember that if you stay up top there’s going to be a minotaur that will spawn every 30 seconds or so.

For the three servitors section, it’s best to have something that does Solar damage because those shielded shanks can be pesky. Thankfully all of the Fallen, except the servitors, do arc damage, so you won’t die quickly from them.

This one is easy to solo, just be careful with the splash damage from the Nexus mind.

Here’s a video from YouTube showing how to cheese it:

Make sure you do the Nightfall before doing anything else (other than heading to the Tower to pick up a few bounties) so that you can get the buff for everything else you do this week. If you get a good loot drop, be sure to let us know in the comments below.

That’s all for today Guardians. See you all tomorrow morning.

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About Gary Smith (1032 Articles)
I'm Gary Smith, aka "PatriotPaine." I'm the Editor-in-Chief of VortexEffect.net. 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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