Poll - Guardian Games 2021

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IRON BANNER
COMPETITIVE EVENT

APRIL 13 - APRIL 20
LAST IRON BANNER OF THE SEASON!
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Seasonal Quest: Saladin's Gauntlet

Seasonal Quest: Saladin’s Gauntlet

  1. Visit Lord Saladin in the Tower to obtain this quest!
  2. Smelting Pot
    • Capture 10 zones in Iron Banner. (Retroactive)
    • Defeat 30 Guardians. (Retroactive)
    • Eliminate 5 Guardians with Solar or Arc Ability Final Blows.
  3. Sounding Bell (rewards Multimach CCX Submachine Gun)
    • Capture 20 zones in Iron Banner. (Retroactive)
    • Complete 6 matches of Iron Banner. (Retroactive)
    • Eliminate 10 Guardians with Power Weapon Final Blows.
      • Due to player feedback, this step will now autocomplete
  4. Live Fire (rewards The Time-Worn Spire Pulse Rifle)
    • Capture 30 zones in Iron Banner. (Retroactive)
    • Defeat 100 Guardians. (Retroactive)
    • Eliminate 20 Guardians with SMG Final Blows.
  5. Steady Drums
    • Capture 40 zones in Iron Banner. (Retroactive)
    • Defeat 15 Guardians with Super Final Blows.
    • Eliminate 15 Guardians with Pulse Rifle Final Blows.
  6. Return to Lord Saladin in the Tower.
    • Rewards Lichen Crown Shader. 
IRON TRIAGE SET
IRON BANNER
SEASON 13
INVENTORY UPDATE
  • Two Reprised Weapons
  • Iron Triage Armour Set Reprisal 
  • New: Lichen Crown (Shader)
MULTIMACH CCX (SUBMACHINE GUN)
THE TIME-WORN SPIRE (PULSE RIFLE)
LICHEN CROWN (SHADER)

GUARDIAN GAMES
SEASONAL EVENT

APRIL 20 - MAY 11
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Event Information
RIVAL TITAN SHELL (GHOST)
RIVAL WARLOCK SHELL (GHOST)
RIVAL HUNTER SHELL (GHOST)
COLOUR OF SPEED (SPARROW)
HEIR APPARENT (LMG)

Poll - Guardian Games 2021

THE PROVING GROUNDS
NIGHTFALL: THE ORDEAL

VOID SINGE
WEEKLY MODIFIER

MAYHEM
CRUCIBLE ROTATION 

Throughout the week, earn bonus Valor in Crucible Playlists! Make Shaxx and Saladin proud!

Gambit Infamy gains are doubled for the entire week! Grab those motes!

Earn double rewards in Nightfall Strikes all week long, and double platinum rewards all weekend!

SEASON OF THE CHOSEN

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"With the Pyramids and Xivu Arath destabilizing the system, Empress Caiatl, leader of the Cabal and daughter of Calus, seeks an alliance. But when she demands more than Zavala can offer, negotiations collapse, and Guardians must become the tip of the spear that strikes at her growing war council."

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SEASONAL ACTIVITIES

SEASON 13: BATTLEGROUNDS

The fallout from the failed treaty has resulted in Cabal forces taking up arms on multiple destinations – prepared to defend the glory of the Empire. In this three-player matchmade activity, Guardians will engage in ritual combat against Caiatl’s chosen warriors.

To prove their strength in the eyes of the Cabal empress players will need to challenge Caiatl’s warriors in the new Battlegrounds activities across the system. Use the Hammer of Proving to forge and socket Challenger Medallions out of pillaged Cabal Gold for the right to take on Caiatl’s fiercest commanders in ritual combat. Visit the War Table at the H.E.L.M. to upgrade your Hammer of Proving through three tiers of pursuits that will unlock Hammer upgrades, new Proving Runes, gear drops, and more.

THE H.E.L.M.

The Hub for Emergency Logistics and Maneuvers, or H.E.L.M., is the new base for all current Vanguard operations within the system. From the H.E.L.M. Guardians can interact with the War Table Seasonal vendor, access the Prismatic Recaster, decode Umbral Engrams at the Umbral Decoder, manage their vault, and retrieve items from the Postmaster.

EXOTIC QUEST: PRESAGE

How to Obtain Quest:

  1. Select The Arms Dealer Strike. The base strike via EDZ works best.
  2. In the first section, eliminate all hostiles. Instead of scanning the console like normal, a door will open. Follow the corridors to the outside platform. Eliminate all hostiles. 
  3. Pick up the item on the outer most helipad. 

Quest Steps:

  1. Investigate the distress signal. Complete the encounter and recover the item.
  2. Return to Zavala in the Tower. Earn a Pinnacle Reward!

Collectible Items

  • Commander Zavala has authorized Guardians to board the Glykon and discover clues to figure out what exactly happened. Collect items each week.

Presage: Master Difficulty

  • Complete the Master variant of this activity to obtain the Dead Man’s Tale Catalyst
  • This activity has a 25 minute timer, active modifiers and strong enemies. A fireteam is recommended to tackle this activity. 
  • Need Help? Watch this video by Esoterickk and gasp as he effortlessly completes the Master variant Solo and Flawlessly.
     
SEASON 12: SEASON OF THE HUNT
WRATHBORN HUNTS

While the chaos on Europa unfolds, Hive God Xivu Arath makes her play on the solar system. Work with OsirisThe Spider and newfound ally The Crow to seek out and destroy Xivu Arath’s faction and prevent another major threat from menacing the system.

Wrathborn Hunts

To get started on your quest to take down another Hive God, visit The Crow in the Tangled Shore and acquire the Cryptolith. To use this hive artifact, you must first charge the artifact by participating in Strikes, Crucible or Gambit. Once you have a charge, input your mods within the artifact and bring your charged device to an affected area highlighted on your director. Draw out and follow the trail left by the Wrathborn to begin the Wrathborn Hunt. 

Currently, Wrathborn locations have been found in the Tangled Shore and the Dreaming City. 

Modifications and Reputation

The Cryptolith can be fitted with unique mods that can determine a specific reward outcome after successfully completing a Wrathborn Hunt. Mods can be found by completing various activities across the system. Complete Wrathborn Hunts to earn reputation currency that can add to your ranks with the Crow as well as upgrade your Cryptolith with additional rewards. 

SEASON OF THE HUNT
EXOTIC QUEST
AS A CROW FLIES

Visit Crow to begin your pursuit to acquire the exotic Hand Cannon, Hawkmoon!

EXOTIC QUEST
LET LOOSE THY TALONS

Visit Crow to acquire the Bird of Prey Exotic Quest. Collect feathers in the Harbinger Mission over a series of weeks to acquire the Exotic ship, Radiant Accipiter

MISSION
HARBINGER

Play a repeatable mission offered by Crow in the European Dead Zone to acquire a randomly rolled Hawkmoon. This can be done repeatedly and can also grant Powerful Rewards once per week on each of your characters.

This activity has Active Modifiers and Champions. A fireteam is recommended!

WRATHBORN HUNT
Coup de Grâce

Once you successfully unlock every node on your Cryptolith Lure, Crow will help you draw out the High Celebrant. Finish him off once and for all. 

This activity grants Powerful Rewards and can be completed once per week on each character. 

Completing this activity has a chance to drop The Fourth Mark Exotic Ship. 

LEGACY ACTIVITIES
THE DREAMING CITY
STAGE I: WEAKEST
STAGE II: MIDDLING
STAGE III: STRONGEST

ASCENDANT CHALLENGE: AGONARCH ABYSS

This week, the curse cycle is at its weakest. The Dreaming City appears normal with clear skies. The Scorn is present during this cycle and is the main combatant in the Blind Well.

The Ascendant Challenge can be located at the Bay of Drowned Wishes (Lost Sector in Divilian Mists).

This week, the curse cycle is middling. The Dreaming City is starting to appear corrupted with Taken abnormalities. The Hive is present during this cycle and is the main combatant in the Blind Well.

The Ascendant Challenge can be located at the Chamber of Starlight (Lost Sector in Rheasilvia). 

This week, the curse cycle is at its strongestThe Dreaming City is polluted with Blights and Miasma darkens the skies. Taken are heavily present during this cycle and are the main combatant in the Blind Well.

The Ascendant Challenge can be located at Harbinger’s Seclude (near Rheasilvia). 

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WORLD ACTIVITIES

EUROPA FOCUS

SAFEGUARD
EXO SIMULATION

SURVIVAL
EXO SIMULATION

AGILITY
EXO SIMULATION

CADMUS RIDGE
ECLIPSED ZONE

EVENTIDE RUINS
ECLIPSED ZONE

ASTERION ABYSS
ECLIPSED ZONE

THE TECHNOCRAT
EMPIRE HUNT

THE DARK PRIESTESS
EMPIRE HUNT

THE WARRIOR
EMPIRE HUNT

Destination: Europa

  • Meet with Variks in Charon’s Crossing to acquire Europa specific BountiesEmpire Hunt Quests, and Weapon Quests.
  • Items offered by Variks will be unlocked through progressing the Beyond Light campaign. 

Variks Sabotage

  • When you complete the Beyond Light campaign, Variks will ask your for assistance in dismantling what remains of House Salvation. This upgrade tree can be unlocked in tiers by completing the associated quests. By doing so, you will unlock rewards and bonuses that will help with your efforts on Europa. 

Braytech Transponder

  • Variks also offers a unique consumable called the Braytech Transponder for 50 Herealways Pieces. When activated, this transponder will lead you to a House Salvation Techno Squad that had golden age tech. You can find them in the active Eclipsed Zone
  • Once you kill the House Salvation leader, you will be able to pick up the augmented buff with a specified title with a stack of 3. This title is a hint as to where you need to travel to. An example is “Riis-Reborn Sector x3,” which you would need to travel to that location on Europa. Do NOT Fast Travel, as you will lose the buff. 

Penguin Souvenirs 

  • Similar to the Dreaming City and the Moon, Europa has small collectible objects scattered around for Guardians to track down and grab. Collect Penguin Souvenirs to earn loot and complete a secret triumph. 
  • To purchase Variks Sabotage quests, you must acquire Herealways Pieces, a new form of currency that can drop from doing activities on Europa such as Lost Sectors, Public Events, and Patrols.
  • Further upgrades from the Sabotage module will grant additional sources of Herealways Pieces, in addition to powerful reward and pinnacle challenges via new activities.
  • Sabotage quest progress is account-wide, meaning that your alternative characters will not need to unlock the quests again.

Click on the icons below for more information!

Braytech Transponder
Variks Sabotage
Penguin Souvenirs

Patrols

  • Complete patrols in passing for additional XP and +250 Clan XP per completion. 
  • Not seeing a patrol that you like? Abandon patrols to refresh the area’s patrol nodes. Excludes Cosmodrome and Europa, which have dedicated patrol points with randomized objectives. Take out your ghost to view the full patrol objective. 
  • For Ability Kill Patrols, uncharged melee strikes count toward progression! 
  • Hover over the images below to learn more about each type of patrol you may encounter out in the wild. 

Lost Sectors

  • Every planet features a number of mini-arenas called Lost Sectors that feature a horde of enemies, a boss, and a treasure cache. 
  • Defeating the boss unlocks the treasure cache which can reward glimmer and legendary loot!
  • Europa, the Cosmodrome and the Moon feature Legend and Master Lost Sectors that increase the enemy difficulty and add modifiers. These types of Lost Sectors reward Enhancement Cores and additional rewards. Recommended Power is 1300 and 1330 respectively.
  • If Legend and Master Lost Sectors are done solo, they grant a chance to drop exclusive exotic gear

Public Events

  • Complete public events in passing for loot, XP, and +250 Clan XP per completion. 
  • Each public event can be made into a heroic event that reward additional rewards and XP. 
  • Hover over the images below to reveal how to make each event heroic. 
  • Need more help? Visit the public events portal by clicking here. Inspired by NirisTV.
  • Complete public events in passing for loot, XP, and +250 Clan XP per completion. 
  • Each public event can be made into a heroic event that reward additional rewards and XP. 
  • Need more help? Visit the public events portal by clicking here. Inspired by NirisTV.

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VANGUARD STRIKES

WEEKLY STRIKES:
  • Complete 3 strikes while matching the weekly strike element. 
  • There will always be one elemental singe, one positive modifier, and one negative modifier.
  • Pick up daily Vanguard bounties offered by Commander Zavala to earn XP and more tokens!
  • Purchase additional bounties for 3000 glimmer. They reward XP and Bright Dust!
ELEMENT MODIFIER:
Arc Singe
Solar Singe
Void Singe
CLAN XP
+500 XP
NIGHTFALL: THE ORDEAL – THE PROVING GROUNDS
  • Complete Nightfall: The Ordeal to earn a Powerful Reward. Higher difficulty earns faster progress toward your Weekly Challenge.
  • Completing an Ordeal Strike with a score of over 100,000 points will reward you a Pinnacle Reward
  • Nightfall: The Ordeal Strikes have a chance to drop Exclusive Weapons. Some original strikes still provide Exclusive Cosmetics such as Sparrows and Ghosts.
  • Grandmaster Nightfalls can drop Adept versions of the Exclusive Weapons. Adept weapons have unique shaders, mods, and additional perks. 
Shadow Price (450 RPM Auto Rifle)
The Palindrome (140 RPM Hand Cannon)
THE SWARM (360 RPM Light Machine Gun)
CLAN XP
+1000 XP

POWERFUL REWARDS

SOFT CAP: 1250

Acquire loot in the wild or participate in activities to level yourself up. This portion of leveling is quick and many sources help boost your overall power levels. Refrain from completing or acquiring any Weekly Challenges during this phase of leveling.

HARD CAP: 1300

Additional Weekly Challenges unlock at this phase of leveling. Once you reach the soft cap, generic reward drops do not help boost your power. Complete Weekly Challenges and acquire Exotic/Prime engrams to continue leveling up.

PINNACLE CAP: 1310

At this phase, only Pinnacle Rewards help boost your power. These sources are considered end-game level activities and require more focus. Pinnacle sources drop at +1 or +2 depending on the pinnacle source. Pinnacle cap is the max cap of the season.

Pinnacle Rewards [Endgame]

Complete end-game activities to earn [+2] rewards. Pinnacle gear will allow you to reach up to 1310 power this season. 

Pinnacle Rewards will grant you high boosts to power as you are leveling through the hard cap. Once you reach 1300 power, focus on completing these activities to boost your power to Pinnacle Cap

Note: Most Endgame activities are more difficult in nature and may require a fireteam to complete. 

Complete the "Deep Stone Crypt" Raid
Earn 100000+ points in Nightfall: Ordeal.
Complete the Upgraded Exo Challenge. (1) (Requires Variks Sabotage Tier III Upgrade)
Complete the Harbinger Weekly Mission. (1)
Trials Flawless Run (7 Wins/Chest)
Complete Iron Banner bounties.
Complete any Empire Hunt on Master Difficulty. (1) (Requires Variks Sabotage Tier III Upgrade)
Complete the Prophecy Dungeon. (1)

Pinnacle Rewards [+1]

Complete Core Activities to earn [+1] powerful rewards. Pinnacle gear will allow you to reach up to 1310 power this season. 

Core activities go well with bounties, which help boost your artifact power via XP. Be sure to stack bounties while playing these activities. 

Complete Gambit matches. (3)
Complete Crucible matches in Core Playlist. (3)
Complete Vanguard Strikes with matching element. (3)
Earn 5000 Clan XP.

Powerful Rewards [Tier II & III]

Complete Seasonal Activities and acquire Exotic/Prime engrams for powerful rewards up to [+4] light. Powerful Engrams will allow you to reach up to 1300 power this season. 

Be sure to decrypt your Prime engrams as soon as possible – it may give you a nice boost to power!

Acquire loot at 3 and 5 wins in Trials of Osiris.
Acquire Prime Engrams.
Complete Empire Hunts. (2) (Requires Campaign Completion)
Acquire Exotic Engrams.
Complete Wrathborn Hunts. (5)
Complete Battleground Activities. (T2=6, T3=9)

Powerful Rewards [Tier I]

Complete Base Activities to earn powerful rewards up to [+2] light. Powerful Engrams will allow you to reach up to 1300 power this season. 

Base activities are your primary source of leveling throughout the season. Completing each challenge will provide a good amount of XP to help level your season pass. 

Complete Vanguard Bounties. (8)
Complete Crucible Bounties. (8)
Complete Gunsmith Bounties. (8)
Complete Core Activities. (Random Drops)
Utilize your Cryptolith and defeat the boss in a Wrathborn Hunt. (Up to 4 drops per week)
Complete an Exo Challenge. (Upgrade to make Pinnacle) (1)
Complete the Coup de grâce Weekly Wrathborn Hunt. (1)
Complete Nightfall: The Ordeal. (3)
Win rounds in the Glory Playlists. (7)
Complete Gambit Bounties. (8)
Complete Bounties from Variks. (8)
Defeat Combatants with Stasis off of Europa. This includes assists from other Guardians. (100)
Complete Battleground Activities. (3)
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