The 1.0.2 patch will go live next week, and includes several changes to the Cryptarch and Engram experience. These changes guarantee that Engrams will always decode into items at or above the quality of an engram.
Only Engrams that drop after 1.0.2 are subject to this change.
Cayde-6 took the Cryptarch aside and showed him a sack of doorknobs. He decoded that mystery pretty quickly.
Legendary Engrams will always produce Legendary or better quality items, including Materials or Exotics Rare Engrams will always produce Rare or better quality items Rare engrams will have an increased chance to produce Legendary quality items
Daily Heroics, Weekly Heroics, and Vanguard: Tiger Playlist activities will include Rare and Legendary Engrams in addition to their existing rewards
Ascendant materials have been promoted to Legendary to closer associate them with the gear they are used to upgrade Legendary Engram items that exist in your inventory will be demoted to Rare quality when the patch goes live, so decode them while you can. But let’s be honest--even if you don’t, we all know they were blues already...
Reduced drop rate of engrams following a hard wipe [fixed in 220.127.116.11]
*Clarification: This effect only lasts for a short period of time immediately following a hard wipe
Queen's Wrath Event
Material rewards for dismantling Queen's Wrath gear will no longer provide ascendant materials, but missions will continue to drop Legendary items
The Hive of the holy “Treasure Cave” have realized the futility of their endless assault on Skywatch and have retired to lick their wounds and plan their next attack. Respawn timers for monster caves in Skywatch have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 6) Respawn timers for monster caves in Forgotten Shore have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 10) Respawn timers for monster caves in Ember Caveshave been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 10) Respawn timers for monster caves in the Shattered Coast have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 10) Respawn timers for monster caves in the Barrens have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 20)
If you have ever wondered if you are the most efficient guardian with the best reactions, then these leaderboards are perfect for you. The fastest guardians are rewarded in our new speed run leaderboards
All level 20's and above will have their PvE stats collected and added to the leaderboards. Please remember though that these will update twice daily, and even then it can take up to 48 hours for your stats to be updated.
Although these leaderboards were mainly about speed running, there are some extra stats that go along with it, you can see how you fair on kills, deaths and even assists.
As well as that we have leaderboards for every single mission, strike, weekly strike and weekly nightfall. So if you come 1st one week because you can take down a fallen walker faster than anyone else, you may have to come back next week and fight for your place next week when phogoth needs to be put down.
We have not forgot your raid stats, so don't fret guardians you can soon fight to show who has the best raiding team! Currently we are having difficulty in setting up raid speed runs and other details, we've hit a little problem but hope to overcome it soon. So get practicing, and show us who's best when the time comes.
Our database now features the full collection of Destiny’s Grimoire cards, allowing you to hunt down your next target and boost your Grimoire score. Each card is featured with its artwork, lore, and Grimoire value found directly from the Bungie site, but also includes the challenges associated with that specific card.
This is a great resource for those who are attempting to scale our Grimoire score leaderboards, or for those intent on scoring higher than all of their friends! Give it a look over at our database page.
Now that the first Raid is out - a lot of you are looking to party up. We've got you covered. Head on over to the LFG Feature. Not only can you create a group, but you can also use the chat box there to find others.
Please note, it's important to create a raid/group, so that the menu indicator at the top of the site shows that people are looking for a group, so that others will click. If you think of anything else we can do to assist you, let us know.