Destiny Daily 10/20/15: Paradox, Nightfall Hot Fix, Bounties

Destiny Daily

Daily Heroic Story: Paradox

Ishtar Sink, Venus Investigate the signal coming from the Vault of Glass.


  • Heroic – Enemies appear in greater numbers and are more aggressive.


  • Legendary Marks +15

This one has a lot of Taken, and so it can get tricky. I made a mistake in the video, and it’s the reason it ended up taking 15 minutes. I do recommend a shotgun (as I was using) or a fusion rifle in the conflux/templar area. However, once you jump down to the Gorgon’s area to face the blighted mind, switch to a sniper rifle. I didn’t do that, and thus wasn’t able to kill the mind as quickly as I should have because I started getting swarmed by Taken and had to relocate. A sniper rifle, or even Sleeper Simulant (which I should have switched too as well), will make this fight go a lot faster.

There is the alternate/secret thing to this daily where you can pick up three ghosts and then head to the gate at the jumping puzzle to face another taken boss (and a ton of enemies) to get to open a chest that’ll give you praedyth’s ghost (which you use to get rep with Future War Cult). I didn’t do it this week, so it’s not what the video is about.

Daily Crucible: Rumble

The Crucible “Pure combat. Your only job is to make sure you’re still standing when the dust settles.” —Lord Shaxx

Kill everything. Watch your back.

  • Free For All Deathmatch
  • Fireteam: 1-3  Players
  • Level Advantages Disabled


  • Legendary Marks +15

Vanguard Bounties

Bounty Description
Mars Reconnaissance Collect resource nodes, open chests and kill enemies on Mars.
Earn 10,000 XP without dying.
Captivating Light
Get 30 kills with Void abilities.
Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
Kill 15 enemies with attachable grenades.
Oryx’s Horde
Defeat 50 Taken.
Taken Hunting
Defeat 10 Taken Majors or Ultras.

Crucible Bounties

Bounty Description
Defeat 7 Guardians using any ability (melee, grenade, super).
Killing Wing
Rapidly defeat 3 Guardians.
Chain Lightning
Defeat 2 opposing Guardians with a single Arc Blade activation.
Target Rich Environment
Defeat 7 Guardians in the Rumble playlist.
Caught in the Crossfire
Catch 3 enemies in the crossfire in the Rumble playlist.
Can’t Touch Us
As a Fireteam of 2 or more players, defeat 5 opposing Guardians without anyone in your Fireteam dying.

Today is of course Tuesday, which means the weekly reset has happened. You can read all about this week’s activities, including what modifiers accompany the first Dust Palace Nightfall, by checking out Destiny Weekly.

Hold off on doing the Nightfall though. Bungie is releasing a hot fix today around 12pm CT that will fix/increase Nightfall rewards. So if you rush to do it before the patch drops, you’re probably going to get crap. So just wait a couple of hours. We’ll have a post up as soon as the hot fix goes live.

That’ll do it for today, I’ll see you all again tomorrow morning.

About Gary Smith (761 Articles)
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