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How does Destiny 2 save?

Gear will be saved the moment you acquire it. Mission progress will be lost if you quit. Most of the time, missions are short enough that it should be considered "acceptable" if you have to quit ...
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How do I complete the "A Brilliant Smile" triumph?

To brush your teeth, you'll need a toothbrush. In order to get a toothbrush, you'll need to finish a quest chain that only starts after you've completed Eva's quests and obtained a Festival of the ...
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Why is skill-based matchmaking so hard for studios to get right?

Not only is there a strong motivation to subvert it, it's also exceptionally easy to do. The major esports and multiplayer experiences, including Valorant and Destiny, are all free-to-play games. So ...
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How do Destiny 2 shaders work differently from Destiny 1 shaders?

You described the differences pretty well. In Destiny 1, shaders were normal items - they were not consumable. There was only one shader slot, and it applied to all your armor (weapons were not ...
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Can I switch to third-person while not in 'town' in Destiny 2?

No Destiny 2 is a First Person Shooter and is marketed as such, for example, on Steam. The only ways to go into third person are: In a safe social area: like the towns. If the weapon switches you to ...
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Can I change the look of my character in Destiny 2?

If you begin the story with your original character, this skips the customization options and goes into into the game. However, if you do choose to import a character, the game won’t give you the ...
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What is the fastest way to level in Destiny 2?

I am going to answer this from personal experience from leveling up 6 characters, it is possible there is something I'm overlooking or that theoretically there is a faster way if you maximize time. ...
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What are the specific conditions for obtaining a Braytech Schematic?

I have done some experiments to speculatively confirm some of the Reddit rumours. How many Sleeper Nodes do I need to open to get a Braytech Schematic? Between one and four. Is the Schematic drop ...
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What's special ammo in Destiny 2?

In Destiny 2, special ammo weapons use a different type of ammo due to their higher damage or specialized use. Special ammo weapons include: Shotguns Snipers Fusion and Linear Fusion Rifles (Arbalest,...
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How to determine if it is a kinetic, energy or power weapon?

Kinetic weapons have their Power value in white, with no elemental symbol (red flame, blue spark, purple vortex) by the value. Energy weapons and Power weapons both have elemental damage. Those are ...
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Is it necessary to do all the story for every character?

It depends on what you want to do with that character, if you are not completing the story, you wont get acces to some of the milestones which get you better gear at the end. And without the ...
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What is the POINT of power level in Destiny 2

Power level can be quite confusing and when broken down doesn't get much simpler but it all mostly comes down to damage dealt and damage taken but also what you have access to doing. First, the ...
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What is the maximum power level in Destiny 2, and how do I get there?

What is the max power level? The maximum light changes with each season and/or major update. This answer is to track the increases to the caps (historical1 and current). The following light levels ...
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How do I complete the "A Brilliant Smile" triumph?

There is quest chain to receive toothbrush: Quest item should be consumable item: Look in consumables and look for a common rarity consumable with a festival of the lost icon Also looks like there ...
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How do you trigger heroic public events and what is different?

Fallen Glimmer Event Destroy all three Glimmer nodes. All three must be destroyed. A secondary event will be triggered where you defend a point against waves of enemies. Fallen Ether Event Destroy ...
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How do I sprint in Destiny 2 while using Remote Play?

From what I've been able to find thus far, the remote play controls for Destiny 2 are the same as the remote play controls for the first Destiny. Sprint should be mapped D-pad Down. PS Vita remote ...
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Can I play Destiny 2 without PS Plus?

You can play Destiny 2 without PS Plus however most of the game modes and features will not be available. You will be able to do: Story missions for the main Destiny 2 campaign and each of the DLC's ...
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What's special ammo in Destiny 2?

The game will only drop special ammo, if you have a weapon equipped that uses it. It's also worth mentioning that if you are on a planet, and switch to your special ammo weapon you will always start ...
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What is the maximum power level in Destiny 2, and how do I get there?

The soft light cap is 900, which appears to already be reached for you. For gaining light levels after 900, you need to complete activities that reward "Powerful Gear". These activities can be redone ...
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Where do my finishers go when stored?

You should be able to reacquire them from the flair section of the collections tab. I did the same thing earlier.
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What does this box icon represent?

That's the in game chat system which you can open by pressing the Enter key.
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Badges In Destiny 2 Crucible

There is a list of the badges and what they mean in game which is under Crucible in the Triumphs screen. Here is a list of them collected by the playing community: Best Served Cold - Killed an ...
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How does Destiny 2 save?

Destiny and Destiny 2 are always online RPGs and the games will be continuously saved. It would be almost impossible for progress to be lost, and there is no need (and no possible way) to manually ...
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Do players in the same clan, but on PS4 and Xbox One, contribute to clan XP in Destiny 2?

It looks like, yes, this is the case. From this Q&A thread: It is cross platform. I am the only ps4 player in my clan, while everyone else is on Xbox, yet I still see the XP gains from them. ...
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Where does Destiny 2 save screenshots?

Testing this myself, Destiny 2 saves screenshots here: %AppData%\Bungie\DestinyPC\screenshots
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How far do you need to play solo before you can do co-op?

The moment you end up in the european dead zone and clear a mission there called 'Spark', you can meet with other players. It will start you off in a social zone called the 'farm' which is an instance ...
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What does the flashing ghost icon mean?

The flashing ghost icon just means that there is a scannable object nearby, justifying the fact that walking away from an area makes the scannable object farther away and unscannable. The "Scannable ...
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How many kills does it take to unlock new subclass abilities?

Tried it out with my Warlock. Currently was at 51%. Killed exactly 1 enemy (a dreg) with a grenade and got 1% Then I killed another enemy. This time a vandal. Another 1% The next was a captain. He's ...
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If I dismantle an exotic with a catalyst do I lose my progress?

No, your exotic weapons will not lose the catalyst progression if you dismantle it. Myself and users on reddit have confirmed this. To test, I used an exotic weapon that had a 3% catalyst ...
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