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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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Destiny disk deeply scratched - can I fix the disk or otherwise recover my progress?

The beauty of modern game systems (and many, many other applications) is that your saved games do not depend on the CD-ROM (which stands for 'Compact Disc - Read Only Memory') for storage. Read only ...
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What is the best way to get an Exotic or Legendary Engram in Destiny Crucible?

The easiest way to get Exotic engrams from Crucible (and from PvE) is to pop a Three of Coins. This will give you a buff that gives you a vastly increased chance of getting an Exotic the next time ...
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Why am I getting Legendary items with a very lower defense?

The only source 3 Light level gear is the gear you get from Spectral packages. As of the release of Rise of Iron, the only way to obtain a Spectral package is by completing the Level 41 Prison of ...
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Can I still get Black Spindle?

Yes, just load the mission on heroic from the director and follow the usual steps from when it was daily only.
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Why was Uldren Sov in the Prison of Elders?

Uldren Sov was indeed imprisoned there. Following the events of The Taken King, everyone thought both Uldren and Mara Sov were dead. However, Uldren somehow survived, and ended up shipwrecked on Mars. ...
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Should I use lower light level legendary weapons or higher light level lower tier weapons?

Damage of a gun is based off of its light level first, and its impact second. Rarity has no direct effect on damage but legendarys can have perks that would make it better than a lower rarity gun. ...
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Why was Uldren Sov in the Prison of Elders?

The history of the Reef starts in Destiny, and progresses through The Taken King, and the rise of Oryx. In this expansion Oryx destroys the Awoken fleet in the Reef, and presumably kills Mara Sov, but ...
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Wrath of the Machine Raid question: Activating Monitors after unlocking Outbreak Prime

The only reason to activate the monitors in the raid other than to start the Outbreak Prime quest is to get to the chest that is in the same area as fourth monitor. This chest is guaranteed to contain ...
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Why am I getting green engrams on my 310+ light character?

There is a lot of conflicting opinions (all over reddit and the official forums) and no one has been able to determine what causes green engrams to stop dropping. Some say it's dependant on the ...
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Why didn't my Destiny progress on PS4 transfer back to PS3?

No, expired PS Plus is not the problem. Starting on August 16, 2016, Bungie has ended updates for the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Destiny (or "legacy consoles" as they call them). This also means ...
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Destiny the taken king

Like with many other cross-platform games, buying the game or dlc for it is not compatible with the next gen system. However like @Adeese said you have until January 2017 to get an upgrade at Bungie's ...
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Can I play Destiny with a 2GB internal hard drive?

According to Bungie, with update 2.0.0, (which came out in 2015) you can install base destiny onto a USB drive. here is the info from the Bungie Help page: With the 2.0.0 update of Destiny, Xbox ...
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Why am I getting green engrams on my 310+ light character?

So the issue was actually backwards, according to Bungie at least. Greens were supposed to continue dropping but stopped after a certain number of kills. However, this was "fixed" in Rise of Iron so ...
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Rise of iron: not all characters are unlocked to play the new expansion

You need to reach level 40 to start the Rise of Iron campaign. Your warlock can't access it because he hasn't reached 40 yet, per your comment.
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Is there any way to play the original main Destiny storyline without Xbox Live Gold?

Destiny is an online-only game (see the very first sentence of the Wikipedia article). You will need an internet connection to your Xbox at the minimum because you need to be connected to the Bungie ...
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How does Destiny: The Taken King multiplayer work?

No. Destiny DLC is not part of the main game and are specific missions, PvP, raids, etc. If you're using the DLC content in multiplayer mode for say, a mission - the only players you'll see in the ...
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Will dismantling year 1 Thorn give me the schematic?

If I understand what you're asking: Will breaking down the Y1 Thorn give the schematic for the Y3 or do I have to do the bounty / exotic quest means of procurement? No. Y1 Thorn doesn't give a ...
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If you lost the game disk could you buy the first copy of the game and play the game with the DLCs

Yes. The disc is only needed to verify ownership of the game if you have not bought it digitally. Everything else is tied to either your PSN/XboxLive account (ie, the account that have purchased the ...
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How many nodes do you need to complete to get 100% your Age of Triumph book?

According to the Age of Triumph Megathread on the DestinytheGame subreddit, you need to fill in 75% of the nodes. You will need the completion percentage to hit 100%, as that's the progress towards ...
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Destiny - The Taken King / Rise of Iron help!

The Returning Players Guide on Reddit is probably a good place to start. To summarize the bigger changes I can remember off hand: All of your missions / quests / things to do are on the Quests tab ...
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Can the DLC's for destiny be shared between two accounts on ps3?

From the product's description: Most PS3 downloaded content can be shared by other accounts on the same console where it was downloaded, as long as it's one of the two activated consoles associated ...
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How does one tell what gender a Fallen is?

I'm not aware of an official lore answer on any of this, however: The Eliksni ('Fallen,' to most of humanity) are insectoid/arachidlike in biology (https://www.destinypedia.com/Fallen#Biology). Much ...
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Why aren’t my Destiny 2 Campaigns saved on my steam account?

Campaign licenses are per platform. If you bought them on Xbox you will need to buy a game expansion again on Steam. Currently (Witch Queen / Season of the Risen) the campaigns you mention are in the ...
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Destiny: Weekly crucible bounties

According to this great GameZone article, you need to accomplish 8 steps in order to unlock the crucible weekly bounties : 1 – Crucible Forged Defeat Guardians in a Control match with your ...
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If I Infuse two weapons and one has Strength and Intellect, and the other has Strength and Discipline, what will happen?

When infusing the only stat that is carried through from the weapon you are using as infusion fodder is the light level. So if you infuse a weapon with strength and discipline into a weapon with ...
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Changing Guardian Appearance In Destiny

Nope, unfortunately you can't change the look of your character. The only option you have is to delete your character and start over.
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Why can't I play Destiny on a new PS4 after it has been downloaded?

Your license is tied to the other console. Destiny doesn't allow license sharing. You'll need to change your licenses for your new console, but doing so, will make make your bought licenses on your ...
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Where did my package/reward go for getting a rank up in reputation go?

From the Destiny wiki: So, you will only receive weapons/armour when you reach Rank 3
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