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Destiny Daily 6/14/16: Weekly Reset, Will of Crota, Patch 2.3

Destiny Weekly

Daily Heroic Story: Entropy’s Pinnacle

Ishtar Sink, Venus Scale the Vex Citadel and hunt down the source of Venus’s blight.

Modifiers:

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

Rewards:

  • 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
  • Fireteams Not Allowed
  • Level Advantages Disabled

Rewards:

  • Legendary Marks +15

Vanguard Bounties

Bounty Description
Cosmodrome Reconnaissance Collect resource nodes, open chests and kill enemies on the Cosmodrome.
Sunbreak Challenge Get 30 kills with Solar abilities.
Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Kill 15 enemies with attachable grenades.
Font of Light Generate 20 Orbs of Light.
Armor Breaker Defeat 50 Cabal.
Eliksni Hunting Defeat 50 Fallen.

Crucible Bounties

The class specific bounty is not included.

Bounty Description
Press the Advantage In a team game mode, defeat 3 opposing Guardians while your team has the lead.
Rampage Defeat 15 opposing Guardians in a single match.
Distinguished Rumbler  Finish in the top 3 in a Rumble match.
Target Rich Environment Defeat 7 Guardians in the Rumble playlist.
Team That Grenades Together As a Fireteam of 2 or more players, defeat 7 opposing Guardians with grenade abilities.

Destiny Weekly

Weekly Reset

Nightfall: Will of Crota

Old Russia, Earth. Omnigul, the mastermind of Crota’s armies, nests in the Cosmodrome. Eliminate this horror and purge its spawn.

Modifiers

  • Epic – Heavily shielded and highly aggressive enemies appear in great numbers.
  • Solar Burn – Solar Damage from any source is greatly increased.
  • Specialist – Secondary Weapon damage is favored.
  • Juggler – No ammo drops for your equipped weapon.
  • Exposure – Guardian shields are increased but do not replenish.

Weekly Heroic Strike Playlist Modifiers:

  • Arc Burn – Arc Damage from any source is greatly increased.
  • Brawler – Guardian melee damage is greatly increased.
  • Ironclad – More enemies have shields.

King’s Fall: Oryx Challenge Mode


Court of Oryx Tier 3 Boss: Kagoor


Challenge of the Elders

Modifiers

  • Fresh Troops – Some enemy squads have been fortified with additional reinforcements.
  • Trickle – Recharge of abilities is significantly reduced.
  • Melee Kill Bonus – Melee kills are worth more points.
Round Boss Enemy Race
1 Keksis the Betrayed Taken Fallen
2 Val Aru’un Cabal
3 Seditious Mind Taken Vex

Bounties

Name Description
Light Show With your Fireteam, generate Orbs of Light in Level 41 Prison of Elders or Challenge of the Elders.
Kill Them Back Kill enemies in Level 41 Prison of Elders or Challenge of the Elders.
Close Still Counts Use grenades to kill enemies in Level 41 Prison of Elders or Challenge of the Elders.

Vendor Planetary Material Exchange

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

Crucible Playlists:

  • Inferno 6v6 – 10 Legendary Marks for first three wins + Sterling Treasure on first completion.
  • Doubles

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
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.
Bullet Grouping Expert Complete a match in any playlist with a minimum of 9 Pulse Rifle kills.
Ballistic Scalpel Expert Complete a match in any playlist with a minimum of 9 Scout Rifle kills.

Queen’s Wrath Bounties

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

Destiny The Taken King

Patch 2.3.0 Notes:

2.3.0 – The One about Hunters.
Classes
For a detailed review of Class changes in 2.3.0, read the full Class Balance Update Preview.
Titan
Sunbreaker

Super: Hammer of Sol

  • Hammer travel speed increased by 1.3%
  • Hammer detonation radius increased by 10%
  • Damage increased by 10% against AI combatants
Striker
Super: Fist of Havoc
  • Base damage increased by 50%  and an additional 50% against AI combatants
Defender
Grenades
  • Spike Grenade: damage impulses per second reduced to 5 from 10
  • Spike Grenade: damage per impulse increased by 100%; total damage unchanged
Hunter
Gunslinger

Grenades

  • Swarm Grenade: increased arming radius 0.5 meters
  • Swarm Grenade: detonation damage increased by 7%
  • Tripmine: no longer attaches to targets; arms on impact then bounces and attaches to terrain
  • Tripmine: damage reduced by 3%

Super: Golden Gun

  • Base damage increased by 50% and an additional 30% against AI combatants
  • Deadeye: now increases golden gun damage by an additional 30%

Melee: Throwing Knife

  • Base damage reduced by 10%
  • Circle of Life: modified functionality: precision kills with Throwing Knife reduce the cooldown of Golden Gun
  • Circle of Life: no longer extends the duration of golden gun
  • Circle of Life: +1 armor removed

Passives

  • Scavenger: increased the amount of grenade and melee energy awarded by 33%
  • Chain of Woe: +1 recovery added
  • Over the Horizon: +1 recovery removed
Bladedancer

Grenade 

  • Skip Grenade: tracking time reduced to 8 seconds from 12
  • Skip Grenade: detonation damage reduced by 13%

Double Jump

  • Blink: now incurs a -1 recovery penalty

Super: Arc Blade

  • Changed to be less about repeatedly swinging and more about decisive strikes with additional effectiveness:
    • Base duration increased by 2 seconds
    • Hit detection test range increased by 0.5 meters
    • Damage increased by 30% against AI combatants
    • Added a 0.8 second cooldown between Arc Blade swings while airborne
    • Energy cost per swing increased by 20%
    • Energy cost on hit decreased by 20%
    • Vanish: now causes the player to vanish on cast in addition to its normal functionality
    • Showstopper: damage radius extended by 1 meter

Melee: Blink Strike

  • Lunge distance decreased by 0.4 meters
  • Backstab: valid backstab angle reduced by 30 degrees
  • Escape Artist: invisibility effect delayed by 0.5 seconds
  • Fast Twitch: recharge reduced by 20%

Passives

  • Encore: killing an enemy with Arc Blade now extends its duration and grants a 150% increase to arc blade damage for a short time
Nightstalker
Grenades
  • Spike Grenade: damage impulses per second reduced to 5 from 10
  • Spike Grenade: damage per impulse increased by 100%; total damage unchanged
Super: Shadowshot
  • Now applies the suppression effect on impact
Melee: Smoke 
  • Changed to be less frustrating to play against in PvP, but more effective in PvE
    • Impact damage increased by 34%
    • Impact suppression and damage over time duration reduced by 1 second
    • Jump suppression removed from initial impact status effects
    • Un-upgraded smoke cloud duration increased by 1 second
    • Envenomed: cloud duration increased by 1 second
    • Envenomed: Jump suppression removed from cloud status effects
    • Vanish in smoke: +1 agility removed
    • Snare: cloud duration increased by 1 second
Passives
  • Courage of the Pack: now increases recovery, armor and agility by 2 per stack
  • Courage of the Pack: now stacks 3 times
  • Lockdown: now increases smoke duration by 2 seconds (+2 additional seconds with the Snare upgrade)
  • Predator: now reduces the cooldown of the Shadowshot ability
  • Shadestep: moved to a single dodge on a 3 second cooldown
Warlock
Sunsinger
Grenades
  • Firebolt: increased arming time by 0.2 seconds
  • Firebolt: decreased victim search radius by 1 meter
Melee: Scorch
  • Flame Shield: 0.3 second delay added before the overshield activation
Passives
  • Viking Funeral: no longer extends the duration of Ignite effects
  • Viking Funeral: now weakens targets afflicted with Ignite effects, causing them to take 5% more damage from all sources, stacking up to 3 times.
Voidwalker
Glide
  • Blink: now incurs a -1 recovery penalty
Super: Nova Bomb
  • Base damage increased by 50% and an additional 50% against AI combatants
  • Lance: now increases Nova Bomb damage by an additional 25%
Weapons
For a detailed review of weapon changes in 2.3.0, read the full Weapon Tuning Update Preview.
 
General
  • Fixed an issue where the Year 2 version of “Thunderlord” was not available for some players in the Kiosk
  • Fixed an issue where incorrect UI bars were displayed on Red Spectre
  • Fixed an issue where Exotic machinegun stability was ignoring the base stats for recoil (Thunderlord, Super Good Advice)
  • Fixed an issue where Defiance of Yasmin did not have the adjusted zoom for sniper rifles introduced in 2.2.0 (5x) & increased the inventory stat by 10
Auto Rifles
  • Reduced damage of high rate of fire autos by 6% (Doctrine of Passing)
Hand Cannons
  • Increased initial accuracy and decreased accuracy drop for low range hand cannons
  • Made damage falloff curves steeper to better coincide with intended effective range of hand cannons
  • Small increase to PvE damage to all hand cannons (amount depending on enemy class)
Ammo
  • It now takes less time for your Ghost to automatically grab ammo for you when you’re running low on ammo
Exotics
  • Slight reduction to Hawkmoon stability (-5 stability)
Perks
  • Slight reduction to Counterbalance effectiveness (Reduces 80% of recoil angle instead of 90%)
Armor
Exotics
Twilight Garrison
  • Moved Tactical Air Support ability to a single dodge on a 3 second cooldown

 

Activities
Missions
  • The alternate ending to “Paradox” can now be completed at any time by selecting it from the Director on the Heroic difficulty
  • The alternate ending to “Lost to Light” can now be completed at any time by selecting it from the Director on the Heroic difficulty
  • The “Firewall” mission will now be available as soon as the player has turned in the required items to access it
Prison of Elders
  • The Level 41 Prison of Elders Arena activity tooltip now properly indicates remaining weekly Legendary Mark rewards. These weekly Legendary Mark rewards are shared with the Weekly Heroic Strike Playlist, and may be earned from either activity.
  • Challenge of the Elders “Variks grows impatient” point deduction now grows more severe the longer you are in a given section
    • Point Deduction = (50 x number of times he has grown impatient)

 

Crucible
  • All weekly rotating activities in Crucible now feature weekly rewards
  • Fixed an issue where Trials of Osiris boon icons from House of Wolves persisted after deleting a Trials passage

Items

  • Three new Chroma colors have been added: Orange, Magenta, & Green
    • These have a chance to be found in Sterling Treasures or from dismantling the Spektar gear set
  • Fixed an issue where players who did not own The Taken King could purchase Sterling Treasures from Eververse
  • Desolate Class Items are now correctly listed as Guaranteed items instead of Possible on Sterling Treasure preview
  • Fixed an issue where Daily Heroic Story missions that were from House of Wolves were not properly awarding Legendary Marks
  • Fixed an issue where “The Road Unraveled” ship would be unobtainable from Future War Cult faction packages under certain circumstances
  • Fixed an issue where the “Kicks Dance” emote was not displaying proper announcement text
  • Fixed an issue where Variks would not sell the Dreadfang sword if the player obtained and dismantled the sword on all characters
UI
  • Fixed an issue where equipping the “Armor of Vows” New Monarchy ship caused a false Postmaster notification
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