Atonement

Objective: Rapidly kill 3 Hive with a special weapon, 5 times. Death will reset your progress.

“Return to them the mistery they’ve borne.” -Eris

Reward: Special Ammo Synthesis +1, Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Start “Siege of the Warmind” and use a Shotgun to defeat the waves of Thralls quickly. If you can’t get it in one go, exit to Orbit and go again.

Blades of Crota

Objective: Hunt the Knights who serve as Blades of Crota on Earth and the Moon.

“Face the Blades. Let them know your Light will never fear the edge of their jagged bone.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Start up “The Fist of Crota” and hop on your Sparrow. Race past Omnigul to the location of the Blade of

Crota and defeat it.

Bonebreaker

Objective: Kill Hive Wizards with Shoulder Charge.

“Let the breeders know who ended them. Let them see you smile.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Any Hive Wizards will do, there are plenty in the “Chamber of Night” mission.

Boneshaker

Objective: Kill 7 Hive at once with Fist of Havoc.

“Scatter their bones with the full force of your Light.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: This is best done during “Siege of the Warmind” since the Thrall group up.

Chase the Dark

Objective: Kill Hive with Axion Bolt.

“Tear through them like they tear through our worlds.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: You’ll need to use Axion Bolt constantly, best done on “Siege of the Warmind” since there’s a lot of

Hive.

Cut Them Down

Objective: Kill Hive using a Blade’s sword on Earth.

“To wield an enemy’s weapon as if it were your own will teach them to respect you.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Choose “The Fist of Crota” mission and kill the Blade of Crota. Use the Blade to defeat the Thrall and

Acolytes in the next room.

Cut to the Quick

Objective: Rapidly kill 10 Hive with Arc Blade.

“Against the Hive there is no reason to hold back. Unleash your Arc Blade and send their ashes to the wind.” -

Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Start up “Siege of the Warmind” and use Razor’s Edge to shoot a wave of energy at the Thrall, easily

getting 10.

Deadshot Collector

Objective: Kill Hive with precision damage while under the effect of a Black Wax Idol.

“Does the desire for currency unsettle your hands? Or does your aim remain, even when victory is not your only

goal?“ -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: If you haven’t noticed yet, “Siege of the Warmind” has a lot of enemies and a wonderful checkpoint for

you to use. Apply the Black Wax Idol and kill the Thrall until you are complete.

Hard Fall

Objective: Rapidly kill 4 Hive with a heavy weapon. Death will reset your progress.

“To merely slay them would be charity. Leave them in anguish.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Kill Thrall in “Siege of the Warmind”

Husk Reaper

Objective: Collect Husk Shards by defeating Hive on any destination.

“The filth you collect holds no real value other than to remind the Hive that your Light is to be feared.” -

Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: This is probably done the fastest on Patrol on Earth. Head underground in the Steppes to the spawn area

with 3 Hive Majors and defeat them. Return to the surface then go back down and they’ll have respawned.

Illuminator

Objective: Generate Orbs of Light.

“Spread your Light across these worlds as if it were a warning to the Darkness the Hive seek.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: You’ll need to just play to get this one, though Majors drops the most orbs.

Lets Dance

Objective: Rapidly Kill 7 enemies with a Melee attack.

“Let them in close. Then punish them for their ill-considered courage.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Start “Siege of the Warmind” and take out the Thrall.

Light the Dark

Objective: Rapidly Kill 10 Hive with Grenade abilities while under the effect of Radiance.

“To relent would be remorse. Show none. Give them only your complete and total fire.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Start “Siege of the Warmind” and take out the Thrall with Solar Grenades.

One of Us

Objective: Kill Hive Majors and Ultras with any of Eris’ class items equipped.

“Honor us, Guardian. Show the Hidden you have what it takes to join our ranks.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: This is probably done the fastest on Patrol on Earth. Head underground in the Steppes to the spawn area

with 3 Hive Majors and defeat them. Return to the surface then go back down and they’ll have respawned.

Out of Sight

Objective: Kill Hive from behind.

“Paradise is the sound of their last whispered breath.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: If you can stealth you’ll have no issue with this, otherwise fire up some of the mission on the Moon

where the Hive and Fallen are fighting so you can pick off the Hive from behind.

Purifier

Objective: Kill 7 Hive at once with Nova Bomb.

“Bathe the hordes in the fury of your focused Light.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Use “Siege of the Warmind” and Nova Bomb the Thrall.

Shine a Light

Objective: Use a Solar or Arc ability to kill any enemy.

“Scar them with your Light.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: This will be done with Supers and Grenade, just fire up “Siege of the Warmind” and kill Thrall

repeatedly.

Sleight of Hand

Objective: Defeat Hive with precision damage using your throwing knife.

“Balance the weight of your knife and let it fly. Practice makes perfect.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Take your time and use Knife Juggler to get the knives back for this to go quicker.

The Cleansing

Objective: Kill any Majors or Ultras in a Nightfall activity.

“The Darkness throws long shadows. Cut them down.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Fire up the Nightfall and shred your enemies.

The Unseen

Objective: While invisible, land the killing blow on a Hive Wizard with a Sniper Rifle.

“You are no assassin… but eliminating your target in that quiet calm is the hallmark of a survivor.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Use Bladedancer and the Stalker perk to go invisible when crouched. Pick off some of the weaker Wizards

like in the Chamber of Night mission.

Unwavering Light

Objective: Complete 5 bounties in a single day.

“A single day on the moon was an eternity of torment. Let them know my pain.” -Eris

Reward: Experience +3750, Crota’s Bane Reputation +100

How to: Pick this up before you start doing bounties for the day.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Activision
  • Platforms
    PS3, PS4, 360, XB1
  • Genre
    FPS
  • Guide Release
    8 September 2014
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia

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The Traveler blessed us with new life, terraforming our solar system and allowing us to make great strides as a civilisation. That is, until the Darkness came. Now the Traveler hangs suspended over the last bastion of humanity, floating alone. Out of those remnants, you are awoken as a Guardian to fight against the tides of Darkness. Look up to the stars and claim your destiny.

Walk with us as we show you how to get the most out of your Destiny experience. In the guide you will find:

  • Detailed walkthrough of all story missions.
  • Crucible explanations and tips.
  • Extensive enemy information.
  • Locations for all Dead Ghosts and Golden Loot Chests.
  • Raid walkthroughs.
  • 'The Dark Below' and 'House of Wolves' DLC.

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