Mars Overview

Mars is a red desert wasteland and serves as the home of the main Cabal force. Most of the structures and fortification in the area are from the Cabal, though the Vex can also appear. You’ll find Relic Iron in this area and rarely Fallen.

Exclusion Zone

The Barrens

Once again you are on a new planet and must synchronize your Sparrow with your Ghost’s help. Head to the bunker on the right and deploy your Ghost. This brings some Cabal, a new enemy type. The Phalanx have a shield that blocks all damage so shoot them in the hand so they open up for a headshot. The Centurion has a Solar Shield and fires explosives so be on your toes.

Giants Pass

After defeating the enemies, hop on your Sparrow and ride through the Scablands where the Vex and Cabal are fighting to reach Giant’s Pass. There are plenty of Phalanxes and Legionaries in this area; just go to the left to find the computer you need to scan. Once you do though, a dropship comes by with some tough foes. One of them is Bracus Thoourg , a Major Centurion that has the access key. He brings Psions with him, little creatures that are similar to Dregs. Take cover and avoid their blasts before focusing on Bracus.

Bracus shoots a rocket launcher at you and can dodge very well. Use the many boulders scattered around to avoid his powerful fire.

Valley of the Kings

With the access key in hand all you have to do is plow through the next Cabal outpost in the Valley of the Kings. Stay away from the left side as there are some powerful Vex that way. Scan the device inside the building then return to the Tower to get a Sparrow Upgrade .

Guide Information

  • Publisher
  • Platforms
    PS3, PS4, 360, XB1
  • Genre
  • 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.
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