Crucible Bounties

All For One

  • Complete 5 Skirmish Matches.
  • Compete for honor. For pride. For survival. Band together and face a rival Fireteam in heated combat to test your mettle.

**Ash and Dust**

  • Defeat 15 Guardians with a Rocket Launcher.
  • Command the battlefield with heavy munitions. Familiarize yourself with Crux/Lomar’s array of rocket launchers and teach your fellow Guardians how to take punishment.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Back Scratcher**

  • Earn 50 Assists in the Crucible.
  • Fight as a unit and protect your Fireteam. Individual glory will only lead to defeat.

**Broken Scholar**

  • Defeat 25 Warlocks in the Crucible.
  • Combat skills are honed through experience and Guardians know there is no greater test than the trials of Crucible. Face your fellow Guardians in combat and prove your might.
  • **Rewards** : Crucible Reputation +75, Experience +3750

**Death or Glory**

  • Complete 5 Clash Matches.
  • Compete for honor. For pride. For survival. Join with other Guardians to test your teamwork and combat skills.

**Dominion**

  • Complete 5 Control Matches.
  • Compete for honor. For pride. For survival. And master the strategies of battlefield control to become an even greater Guardian.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

Electrocutioner

  • Earn 10 Fusion Rifle Sprees in the Crucible.
  • It takes patience and unwavering nerve to expertly wield a fusion rifle. Test your resolve.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**First Blood**

  • Earn 3 First Blood medals.
  • There is no room for fear. Advance without hesitation.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**Forged in Fire**

  • Win 3 Crucible Matches.
  • Claim victory in the fires of the Crucible.

**Headhunter**

  • Defeat 50 Guardians with headshots.
  • To eliminate a threat quickly, you must have unwavering focus and no mercy. Aim for the head; your enemy will surely do the same.

**In the Zone**

  • Capture 10 Zones in Control.
  • Skill is important, but teamwork and the ability to control a combat zone are the keys to victory. Show your fellow Guardians that strategy is as powerful as any weapon.

**Light the Way**

  • Defeat 15 Guardians using a Super.
  • Channel your Light to unleash devastation on your enemies. Show them what true power is, so they can truly understand what it means to be a Guardian of the City.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +50, Experience +2500

Longshot

  • Defeat 15 Guardians with headshots using a Sniper Rifle.
  • Patience and a keen eye are hallmarks of an expert marksman. Teach your fellow Guardians that they cannot hide.
  • **Rewards** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**Never See You Coming**

  • Defeat 10 Guardians from behind.
  • Learning to strike at the opportune time will go a long way toward ensuring your continued survival.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**No Riding Zone**

  • Defeat 10 Guardians on Vehicles.
  • Track enemy vehicles, and learn to dismount the riders by force.

**Party’s Over**

  • Earn 5 Enforcer medals.
  • Removing hardened killers from the battlefield is key to victory. Track down your main threats and put an end to their sprees.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**Pull the Pin**

  • Defeat 20 Guardians with Grenades.
  • Learn how to use your grenade abilities for maximum effect.

**Reclamation**

  • Complete 5 Salvage Matches.
  • Compete for honor. For pride. For survival. Learn to salvage the secrets of our past by challenging your fellow Guardians in a hunt for relics.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

Relic Hunter

  • Participate in 10 Salvage Zone captures.
  • You cannot afford to be distracted by thoughts of glory. Prove that you can stay focused on the mission.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Revengeance**

  • Earn 5 Postmortem medals.
  • Violence breeds violence. Take your revenge on anyone who defeats you.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**Shake the Pillars**

  • Defeat 25 Titans in the Crucible.
  • Combat skills are honed through experience and Guardians know there is no greater test than the trials of Crucible. Face your fellow Guardians in combat and prove your might.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +75, Experience +3750

**Stay Golden**

  • Complete 5 Rumble Matches.
  • Compete for honor. For pride. For survival. Test yourself in unrelenting combat to sharpen your resolve and find the limits of your courage.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**Stopping Power**

  • Earn 10 Buckshot Bruiser medals.
  • Find a nice little room and start a massacre.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**Target Practice**

  • Earn 10 Gunslinger medals.
  • A quick draw and true aim will serve you well. Show you’ve got the reflexes and steady hand needed to survive in the wild.

**That’s How I Roll**

  • Earn 5 Multikill medals.
  • Eliminate threats en masse to break their spirits and gain the momentum.

**The Wild Hunt**

  • Defeat 25 Hunters in the Crucible.
  • Combat skills are honed through experience and Guardians know there is no greater test than the trials of Crucible. Face your fellow Guardians in combat and prove your might.
  • **Rewards** : Crucible Reputation +75, Experience +3750

**Throw Down**

  • Defeat 20 Guardians with your melee attack.
  • Anyone can face adversity with an arsenal at their disposal. Close-quarters combat is a true reckoning of grit.
  • **Reward** : Crucible Reputation +100, Experience +5000

Vanguard Bounties

Body Dropper

  • Kill 100 enemies without dying.
  • If we are to defeat the Darkness, you must be able to face the hordes, unblinking. Venture into the wild and send our enemies a message they won’t forget.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Cabal Command**

  • Kill 10 Cabal Majors or Ultras.
  • There are countless targets on the battlefield. Focus on the Cabal’s command units to weaken their resolve and test your own mettle.

**Cleansing Light**

  • Kill 3 or more enemies with a single super use, 20 times.
  • The Light is a gift with which to burn away the Darkness. Use it wisely, and your path forward will always be clear.
  • **Reward** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Exalted Hive**

  • Kill 10 Hive Majors or Ultras.
  • There are countless targets on the battlefield. Focus on the Hive’s champions to weaken their resolve.

**Fallen Leaders**

  • Kill 10 Fallen Majors or Ultras.
  • There are countless targets on the battlefield. Focus on the Fallen leaders to sow fear.
  • **Reward** : Vanguard Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**It’s All in the Head**

  • Kill 100 enemies with precision damage.
  • Show your skill by removing threats with precise, measured aggression.

Knuckleduster

  • Melee-kill 30 enemies without dying. Firearms are simply a tool. YOU are the weapon.

**One for All**

  • Achieve Gold Tier rating in Public Events.
  • The only path to victory is cooperation. Show that you can work with other Guardians to achieve goals and eliminate threats.

**Overcharge**

  • Kill 2 enemies at once with a Fusion Rifle, 20 times.
  • The technology used to create Fusion Rifles is volatile and open for experimentation. Push the limits to see what kind of trouble you can cause.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**Patrol Cosmodrome**

  • Complete 6 Patrol missions in the Cosmodrome. There are problems out in the wilderness that only a Guardian can solve.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Patrol Mars**

  • Complete 6 Patrol missions on Mars.
  • There are problems out in the wilderness that only a Guardian can solve.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Patrol the Moon**

  • Complete 6 Patrol missions on the Moon.
  • There are problems out in the wilderness that only a Guardian can solve.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

Patrol Venus

  • Complete 6 Patrol missions on Venus.
  • There are problems out in the wilderness that only a Guardian can solve.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Predator and Prey**

  • Kill 20 enemies without taking damage from them.
  • All Guardians can fight, but only the truly skilled can face our greatest dangers and walk away unscathed.

**Relic Harvest - Cosmodrome**

  • Collect 200 Sensor Mites in Cosmodrome.
  • Collect Golden Age sensor mites from our enemies in the Cosmodrome. They’re drawn to power, so stronger enemies will contain more.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Relic Harvest - Mars**

  • Collect 200 Olympus Tears on Mars.
  • A lost machine fills Mars’ air with Olympus Tears. They attach to Vex and Cabal tech, particularly if it’s powerful. Kill enemies and harvest their Tears.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Relic Harvest - Moon**

  • Collect 200 Impact Shards on the Moon.
  • Our enemies on the Moon gather strange meteor shards. Claim them for the City. Powerful enemies serve as collection points; they’ll have more.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Relic Harvest - Venus**

  • Collect 200 Pumice Threads on Venus.
  • Our enemies seem to value the pumice thread found on Venus. Gather it from the enemy dead. Powerful foes likely carry more.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

TARGET: Aksor, Archon Priest

  • Defeat Aksor, Archon Priest in the “Winter’s Run” Strike on Venus.
  • The House of Winter has liberated an Archon Priest from prison on the Reef. Rally a Fireteam and hunt him down.
  • **Reward** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**TARGET: Bracus Tha’aurn**

  • Defeat Bracus Tha’aurn in “The Buried City” mission on Mars, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • A heavily armed Cabal expedition has made its way into the Buried City. Find them and defeat their leader, Bracus Tha’aurn, before they find what they’re after.

**TARGET: Divisive Mind**

  • Defeat the Divisive Mind in “The Black Garden” mission on Mars, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • As long as the Divisive Mind stands guard over the Black Garden, we will never be safe. Find it, kill it.

**TARGET: Frigoris, Exiled Baron**

  • Defeat Frigoris in the “Shrine of Oryx” mission on the Moon, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • Frigoris, an exiled Fallen Baron, has risked an assault on the Hive. It will be risky, but there may never be a better chance—track him through the Hellmouth and eliminate him.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**TARGET: Grayliks, Winter Baron**

  • Defeat Grayliks in “The Archive” mission on Venus, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • Grayliks, a baron of the Fallen House of Winter, has been sighted near the Archive on Venus. Hunt him down and end his reign of terror.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**TARGET: Merok, Eir Prince**

  • Defeat Merok in the “Sword of Crota” mission on the Moon, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • End the malignant existence of Merok, whose every step is a transgression.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**TARGET: Phogoth**

  • Defeat Phogoth, the Untamed in “The Summoning Pits” Strike on the Moon.
  • The Hive are breeding a terrible abomination in their Summoning Pits. Join with other brave Guardians and face this horror.

**TARGET: Primus Sha’aull**

  • Defeat Primus Shau’ull in “The Garden’s Spire” mission on Mars, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • The Consensus has sanctioned the assassination of Cabal leader Primus Sha’aull.

**TARGET: Prohibitive Mind**

  • Defeat the Prohibitive Mind in the “Rising Tide” mission on Mars, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • The Prohibitive Mind is a danger to any Guardians brave enough to challenge the Vex. Journey to Mars and destroy it.

**TARGET: Sardok, Eye of Oryx**

  • Defeat Sardok in the “Shrine of Oryx” mission on the Moon, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • Vanquish Sardok, custodian of the dread Shrine of Oryx.

**TARGET: Sekrion**

  • Defeat Nexus Mind Sekrion in the “Nexus” Strike on Venus.
  • Somewhere below the Academy on Venus, a powerful Vex Hydra is infecting the planet. Take a Fireteam to the Ishtar Sink and stop this machine before it spreads further.

**TARGET: Sepiks Prime**

  • Defeat Sepiks Prime in “The Devils’ Lair” Strike on Earth.
  • There have been reports of an exalted Servitor hidden in the ruins of the Cosmodrome. Join with a Fireteam and eliminate this threat.

TARGET: Simiks-3

  • Defeat Simiks-3 in “The Archive” mission on Venus, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • The Fallen Servitor, Simiks-3, is attempting to plunder the secrets of the Archive. Get to Venus and stop it, before the Academy’s secrets are lost forever.

**TARGET: Telthor, Unborn**

  • Defeat Telthor in the “Chamber of Night” mission on the Moon, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • Find the abomination called Telthor, Unborn and release the universe from the burden of its existence.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +100, Experience +5000

**TARGET: Valus Ta’aurc**

  • Defeat Valus Ta’aurc in the “Cerberus Vae III” Strike on Mars.
  • Valus Ta’aurc, the Fleet Commander of the Cabal Siege Dancers, has been located outside of Freehold. Join with a Fireteam and eliminate Ta’aurc and his lieutenants.

**TARGET: Zydron, Gate Lord**

  • Defeat Zydron in the “Eye of a Gate Lord” mission on Venus, with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • Zydron protects the massive Vex portal at the apex of the Endless Steps. Find the portal, ascend the steps, and kill the Gate Lord.

**The Bigger They Are**

  • Complete any Strike with the Heroic or Epic modifier active.
  • Greater challenges come with greater rewards.

**Unstoppable**

  • Earn 9000 Experience without dying.
  • It is not enough to simply fight. Guardians must survive. Show the Vanguard you have what it takes to maintain your resolve against all threats, and you will be rewarded.
  • **Reward** : Vanguard Reputation +50, Experience +2500

**Vex Minds**

  • Kill 10 Vex Majors or Ultras.
  • Target the powerful Vex Minds to disrupt their command network.

**Walking Tall**

  • Complete any Strike without dying.
  • Guardians are powerful, but confidence can lead to recklessness. Prove you understand the value of control by not falling against our greatest threats.
  • **Rewards** : Vanguard Reputation +100, Experience +5000

Exotic Bounties

Shattered Memory Fragment

  • Track down Fireteam Tuyet’s last stand.
  • One of our Venus patrols found a memory fragment on the remains of a destroyed Vex. This fragment concerns the final mission of Fireteam Tuyet, lost long ago on Venus’ Shattered Coast. Perhaps one of their Ghosts can be recovered.

**A Voice in the Wilderness**

  • Search loot caches on Mars for clues.
  • A Hunter returning from Mars claims to have heard a voice coming from a sealed cache.

**A Dubious Task**

  • Talk to Ikora Rey.
  • The Warlock Vanguard, Ikora Rey, left a posting here - signed, handwritten, and asking for you.

**A Light in the Dark**

  • Complete "The Summoning Pits" Strike on the Moon
  • The Weapons of Sorrow were born from forbidden use of the Hive's dark power. We through them eradicated. But recent developments suggest one of these weapons may still exist in the Hive's Summoning Pits.

**Turns into "Depleted Hand Cannon"**

  • Harvest the energies of Hive on the Moon to activate the weapon.
  • The weapons seems dead... but hungry. The lingering energies of the Hive you've recently defeated seep into the weapon. Perhaps it could be further empowered...

**Turns into "Depleted Hand Cannon"**

  • Use Void Damage to defeat Guardians in the Crucible. Death will slow your progress.
  • The hand cannon seethes with the dark energies of the Hive you've defeated. It seems... eager for more power. Go to the Crucible and allow the weapon to feast off the Light of defeated Guardians.

**Turns into "Corrupted Hand Cannon"**

  • Bring the hand cannon to the Speaker.
  • There is Darkness in this weapon. You can hear its whispers urging you on. Perhaps this plan was... reckless. Take this to the Speaker for advice.

**Becomes "Corrupted Hand Cannon"**

  • Cleanse yourself and the weapon with an infusion of Light.
  • This is the weapon of Dredgen Yor, whose name is now a curse. It has not yet claimed you completely, Guardian. Be thankful for that. I can stop the blight from spreading. But you must cleanse the weapon, and yourself, with an infusion of Light.

(Purchase Infusion of Light for 1 Mote of Light)

Corrupted Hand Cannon

  • Bring the weapon to Ikora Rey.
  • The Speaker examines you, and then the weapon. "The corruption still lingers. You must seek out and sever the weapon's bond with its Hive master. Ikora Rey, the Warlock Vanguard, may know more.

**Corrupted Thorn**

  • Kill xyor, the Unwed.
  • Defeat the minions of Phogoth until Xyor the Unwed is summoned. But, be warned... You must keep Phogoth alive.

**Unbound Thorn**

  • Return to the Speaker
  • Thorn's bond to the Hive has been broken. Return to the Speaker to relay your success.

**Toland's Legacy**

  • Complete a Weekly Heroic or Nightfall Strike
  • Guardians on vital strike missions have found sign of Toland the Shattered, a once-esteemed Warlock whose obsessions led to his exile. The Vanguard would like you to investigate his trail.

Weekly Heroic

After you do the Level 22

26 - 3 Strange Coin 3 Marks 100 Rep

28 - 6 Strange Coin 7 Marks 250 Rep

After you do the Level 26

28 - 3 Strange Coin 4 Marks 150 Rep

Server Collection (Earth) +25 Rep

Ether Hunt +10 Rep

Sweep and Clear +10 Rep

Dust to Dust +10 Rep

Proxy War +10 Rep

Cosmodrone Cordon +10 Rep

Field Report +10

Brachistocrone Trajectory +10 Rep

Reckon Their Sins +10 Rep

Fight the Good Fight +25 Rep

All in the Game +10 Rep

Like a Bunch of Ants +10 Rep

Evict Salvage Crew + 25 Rep

Verbal Space Program +10 Rep

Four Arms Good, Two Arms Better +10 Rep

Ears to the Ground (Moon) +10 Rep

Rites of Obedience +10 Rep

Surface Sanction +10 Rep

The Way In +10 Rep

Deny Their Power +10 Rep

Low Flying Defense Drones +10 Rep

Relic Finder +10 Rep

Sample Grafts +10 Rep

Bury the Wizard +25 Rep

Gonna Need More Bullets (Venus) +10 Rep

Winter’s Wake +10 Rep

One If By Land +10 Rep

All in the Game +10 Rep

Rites of Obedience + 10 Rep

Slap Down +10 Rep

Shoot to Kill +10 Rep

Relay scann thing +10 Rep

(MARS)

Don’t Stop Until They Drop +10 Rep

Blind Leading the Blind +10

Recovery +10

Traveler’s Most Wanted +25

Roto to Ruin +10

That Has to Hurt +10

Elint Work +10

Limited Time Events

The Queen’s Wrath

The Queen’s emissary is prepared to reward Guardians who extinguish the enemies of the Reef. New Bounties are available - and challenging missions await those who prove themselves.

Bounties

To earn Rank 1 you need 1000 Reputation.

Her Willful Gaze

  • Defeat 20 Guardians with Scout Rifle headshots.
  • When the Queen wants an enemy executed she expects the deed to be done quickly and without hesitation.
  • Rewards: Queen's Favor +100, Experience +5000

**By Thy Hand**

  • Defeat 20 Guardians with Hand Cannon headshots.
  • Show the Queen you are capable of decisive action.
  • Rewards: Queen's Favor +50, Experience +2500

**Relic Harvest - Fallen**

  • Collect 200 Ether Drops from Fallen Enemies on any planet.
  • The Queen wishes to know all she can about the Fallen. Collect samples of Fallen Ether from the enemy dead.
  • Queen's Favor +50, Experience +2500

**Extermination Protocol**

  • Defeat 200 Fallen with headshots
  • The Queen needs to align herself with Guardians capable of removing threats to the Reef. Hunt and execute Fallen to demonstrate your value.
  • Queen's Favor +100, Experience +5000

**Archon Slayer**

  • Defeat Riksis, the Devil Archon, in the Cosmodrome on Earth.
  • The Queen has issued a challenge to any willing Guardians. Hunt down and defeat the Devil Archon on Earth and you will be rewarded.
  • Queen's Favor +100, Experience +5000

**Last Days of Winter**

  • Defeat Draksis, Winter Kell, in the Scourge of Winter on Venus.
  • Draksis schemes in his hideout on Venus. Put him down before his actions can inspire revolution amongst the Queen's Fallen.
  • Queen's Favor +100, Experience +5000

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

Share this free guide:

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.

Get a Gamer Guides Premium account:

Discord logo