Dead Ghost #1 - Ghost Fragment: Cabal

Location : The Barrens - “Exclusion Zone”

Grimoire : Enemies > Cabal

During the first mission, run straight ahead down the dunes for a good way until you see a ledge with a circular building below. The building has a hole in the top. Inside this building there is a ghost lying on the floor.

Head inside this building (left) to find the ghost.

Dead Ghost #2 - Ghost Fragment: Mars

Location : The Scablands - “Exclusion Zone”

Grimoire : Places > Mars

During the first mission, you will enter the Scablands. Locate the giant wall and go through the gate. Immediately after going through the gate, look to the left and you’ll see some platforms on the ground along the wall. Jump up onto these and the ghost is on one of the platforms.

Find the gate and go underneath. If you go left here, you can find the ghost in the corner (right).

Dead Ghost #3 - Ghost Fragment: Future War Cult

Location : Firebase Rubicon - “The Garden’s Spire”

Grimoire : Allies > City Factions

In the back of this area is a path that the mission takes you to. There is a large tunnel that you take down to the right. Don’t go that way but instead turn around and you’ll see a large door. Go back and to the left of that and up the pathway to a tree. Behind the tree is the Dead Ghost.

Go through the tunnel here (left) and then follow directions until you find the tree with the ghost.

Dead Ghost #4 - Ghost Fragment: Cabal 2

Location : Iron Line - “The Garden’s Spire”

Grimoire : Enemies > Cabal

From the previous Dead Ghost, follow the objective outside and into the tunnel. Continue until you reach the Iron Line; just follow the objective marker. Here you’ll have to clear enemies and enter the door. Don’t do that just yet. Instead go from the left of the door and up to some pipes. Climb higher along the wall then turn around and do a Triple Jump up to the rock platform towards the entrance of Iron Line. Up here you’ll find the Dead Ghost.

The platform here is used to start your ascent (left). The ghost is nestled on a rocky ledge high above.

Dead Ghost #5 - Ghost Fragment: The Traveler 2

Location : The Legion’s Keep - “The Garden’s Spire”

Grimoire : Allies > The Traveler

At the very end of the mission where the large tower is located, head to the left and underneath. Immediately to your left on the ground is the Dead Ghost.

Run around this building and on the ground just inside is the ghost.

Dead Ghost #6 - Ghost Fragment: Titan

Location : Trenchworks - “Cerberus Vae III”

Grimoire : Guardian > Classes

As you enter this area you can see a large building in the back. Jump up the cliff to the left of this building and look down into a crack; it’s really tucked in there and is best seen from the back of the wall.

Look for the floodlight thing at the end of the trail here. Jump up behind it and search the crack for the ghost.

Dead Ghost #7 - Ghost Fragment: Human 4

Location : The Drift - “A Rising Tide”

Grimoire : Guardian > Races

As you enter this area you’ll spot a lot of trees to the right. Head over there and leap onto the largest tree. The Dead Ghost is on the end of the branch.

Look for the path here and swerve right. Look up into the tree for the ghost.

Dead Ghost #8 - Ghost Fragment: Human 3

Location : Buried City - “A Rising Tide”

Grimoire : Guardian > Races

Enter this area from The Drift and as you move into the city, you’ll spot the Off-World Transport building. At the back left you can leap to reach the top of the building. Behind the sign is the Dead Ghost.

Run around the side here (left) and then jump up to grab the ghost behind the sign (right).

Dead Ghost #9 - Ghost Fragment: The Golden Age 2

Location : Freehold Station - “A Rising Tide”

Grimoire : Places > The City

Go through the OWR (Off-World Transport) building to reach Freehold Station. Go down the right side in this dark area and up a set of steps. Leap onto the wall here and turn around. Look up to see a TV mounted on the wall. Leap onto it to find the Dead Ghost. NOTE - There is a known glitch where this Dead Ghost may not be there. You can still get the Achievement without getting this one.

Look for the TV Monitor as you run through. There are two but if the ghost is there, you will see its blue light. Jump up there to find the ghost on top.

Dead Ghost #10 - Ghost Fragment: The Buried City

Location : Tharsis Junction - “A Rising Tide”

Grimoire : Not Currently Listed

As you enter continue right of the wall marked with a 1. At the end of the path is a train. Walk to the left along the train then button hook back right atop another train. Go under the gate and turn right. Now you will be on the other side of the fence from where you just were and the Dead Ghost in the corner.

Head under the gap at the end of the room here (left) and follow the arrow round to the right. In the corner lies the ghost.

Dead Ghost #11 - Ghost Fragment: Legends 3

Location : The Hollows - “The Buried City”

Grimoire : Allies > Legends & Mysteries

From the Barrens head into this area. If you ride straight into the area you’ll see the large building that you can enter. Inside go to the back and jump on top of the light. Now leap straight up to reach the overhead grated walkway. Run around the walkway towards the entrance of the building to find the Dead Ghost lying on the rail.

Run into the building and jump up to the catwalk above to collect the ghost.

Dead Ghost #12 - Ghost Fragment: The Golden Age

Location : Dust Palace - “The Buried City”

Grimoire : Places > The City

Enter from The Hollows and go in a little bit so you can begin elevating. You need to get up on the windowsills and traverse them to about the center where the Dead Ghost is located.

Jump up to the ledges as you enter through this doorway (left). Move around the room until you see the ghost.

Dead Ghost #13 - Ghost Fragment: Exo

Location : Overwatch - “The Buried City”

Grimoire : Guardian > Races

Enter from the Dust Palace and move up the steps and into the area labeled “Clovis Bray Exoscience” where you’ll ascend another staircase. Don’t go up the second one though. Turn left and look underneath a desk to find the Dead Ghost.

Look for the area “Clovis Bray Exoscience” (left) and then move around to see this desk (right) with the ghost.

Dead Ghost #14 - Ghost Fragment: Thorn 2

Location : Giant’s Pass - “The Black Garden”

Grimoire : Inventory > Primary Weapons

As you enter Giant’s Pass there are some Cabal that emerge from the right side. Between the back-right wall and the smaller structure before it is a path that leads to a large tree. Underneath the tree is the Dead Ghost.

Head up to the right as you drive along (left). The ghost is at the foot of this tree (right).

Dead Ghost #15 - Ghost Fragment: Awoken

Location : Valley of the Kings - “The Black Garden”

Grimoire : Guardian > Races

Follow the path in this area past the large gate on the left that leads to the Black Garden. As the path begins to rise you’ll notice that there is a cliff to the left. Over here you’ll find the Dead Ghost in the open.

When you see this cliff (left), go over the edge to find the ghost.

Dead Ghost #16 - Ghost Fragment: Mysteries 2

Location : Valley of the Kings - “The Black Garden”

Grimoire : Allies > Legends & Mysteries

From the previous Dead Ghost you’ll want to turn around and head away from the large gate. There is a large building ahead and smaller sniper’s hut to the left that is elevated. Leap on top of this building and jump out to the right against the wall to notice an alcove with the Dead Ghost.

Jump all the way up here (left). Then head into this alcove to see the ghost.

Dead Ghost #17 - Ghost Fragment: The Queen’s Brother

Location : Upper Garden - “The Black Garden”

Grimoire : Allies > The Queen

From the start leap up the left side of the cliffs where the statue is located. At the top left on a platform is the Dead Ghost.

As soon as you begin the mission, jump up where the arrow is pointing (left) to the rocky outcrop here and find the ghost on a pile of rocks (right).

Dead Ghost #18 - Ghost Fragment: The Queen

Location : The Black Garden - “The Black Garden”

Grimoire : Allies > The Queen

In the area where you fight the Hydra (it has that annoying spinning shield), turn around towards the cliff. Head right along the edge until you can drop down. From here there is a small alcove where you will find the Dead Ghost.

Run to the edge of the area along the wall (left). The ghost is nestled in the alcove.

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Ghost Hunter

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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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