Destiny Daily 3/8/16: The Black Garden + Weekly Reset & Hot Fix

Destiny Daily

Daily Heroic Story: The Black Garden

Meridian Bay, Mars Fight through the Gate and enter the Black Garden to destroy its heart.


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


  • Legendary Marks +15


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.

  • 6 player Free For All
  • No Fireteam’s Allowed
  • Level Advantages Disabled


  • Legendary Marks +15


Vanguard Bounties

Bounty Description
Lunar Reconnaissance Collect resource nodes, open chests and kill enemies on the Moon.
Earn 10,000 XP without dying.
Fast Striker
Kill 30 enemies without taking damage from them.
Hand of Thunder Get 30 Arc weapon kills.
Hive Hunting Defeat 50 Hive.
Oryx’s Horde Defeat 50 Taken.

Crucible Bounties

The class specific bounty is not included.

Bounty Description
Team Player As a Fireteam, defeat 5 opposing Guardians while assisting or being assisted by Fireteam members.
Caught in the Crossfire Catch 3 enemies in the crossfire in the Rumble playlist.
Live Fire Exercise Win a Crucible match in any playlist.
Mine! In Rumble, defeat an opponent already damaged by another opponent.
Killing Wind Rapidly defeat 3 Guardians.

Weekly Reset

Nightfall: Fallen S.A.B.E.R.

Old Russia, Earth Rush to the aid of the AI Warmind Rasputin as he broadcasts a plea for help across the system.


  • Epic – Heavily shielded and highly aggressive enemies appear in great numbers.
  • Fresh Troops – Some enemy squads have been fortified with additional reinforcements.
  • Match Game – Enemy shields are resistant to all unmatched Elemental Damage.
  • Airborne – Players deal more damage while in the air.
  • Catapult – Grenade recharge rate is greatly increased.

Oryx Challenge Mode

You must bring oryx’s health from full to zero in a single rotation (detonate at least 16 bombs at once without having detonated any bombs since the beginning of the fight or since the last team wipe).

Challenge mode rewards

  • Hard mode: 320 raid primary weapon or helmet + 320 artifact
  • Normal mode: 310 raid primary weapon or helmet + 310 artifact. Normal mode rewards are also obtained when doing hard mode first.

Court of Oryx Tier 3 Boss: Thalnok, fanatic of crota

Vendor Planetary Material Exchange

  • Eris Morn – Wormspore
  • Future War Cult – Spirit Bloom
  • Dead Orbit – Wormspore
  • New Monarchy – Relic Iron

Crucible Playlists:

  • Zone control (gives marks for first 3 wins) and mayhem rumble (just for fun)

Lord Shaxx Bounties

Name Description
Individual Achievement Complete Crucible matches with an individual score of at least 1500 points.
Making an Impact Win 7 matches.
Crucible Combat Win one game in three different Crucible game modes.
Featured Matches Earn points in any featured Crucible playlist. Wins are worth 3 points. Completing a match is worth 1 point.
Rifles and Cannons Defeat 10 opposing Guardians with each Primary Weapon type:
The True Meaning of War Complete all 5 of Shaxx’s weekly bounties in one week.

Arcite 99-40 Bounties

Name Description
Ballistic Trauma Win 3 matches in any playlist with a minimum of 6 Hand Cannon kills.
Bullet Grouping Complete matches in any playlist with a minimum of 6 Pulse Rifle kills.
Ballistic Scalpel Complete matches in any playlist with a minimum of 6 Scout Rifle kills.
Ballistic Scalpel Expert Complete a match in any playlist with a minimum of 9 Scout Rifle kills.

Petra Venj Bounties

Name Description
Take the Wanted WANTED: Stirok, Banner of Oryx. Cosmodrome. Fireteam recommended.
Take Them Out Kill 12 Consumed or named Fallen, Hive, Cabal, or Vex at the Cosmodrome.
Take Them All Kill 100 Taken.

Hot Fix – The one about new matchmaking settings.

As forecast on the Bungie Blog (scroll down to “Download Incoming!”), we’re deploying new settings for how we introduce players to their opponents and teammates in the Crucible. Matchmaking now operates with connection quality as the top priority.


  • Updated all of the matchmade Crucible playlists to make use of the higher priority on latency settings
  • Enabled Damage Referee for all Crucible playlists


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