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What is the "sandbox"?

"The Sandbox" of Bungie In the particular case of Bungie, "The Sandbox" refers to all the things with what a player can directly interact, for instance in Destiny. That is also what Jon Weisnewski, ...
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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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How to get Thorn?

For starters - there is no year 2 version of Thorn. With the removal of exotic bounties, there are no ways to specifically target Thorn. However, you can run year 1 content (raids like Vault of Glass ...
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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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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 "sandbox"?

A sandbox is a style of game in which minimal character limitations are placed on the gamer, allowing the gamer to roam and change a virtual world at will. In contrast to a progression-style game, a ...
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What's the fastest and most effective way to filter or squelch unwanted items in Destiny

I recently did the "light level climb" after returning to Destiny for The Taken King. I'll give you my rundown on what to keep and what to shard: Keep whatever has the highest light level in each ...
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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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How does experience work, how does it relate to levels

Just about everything in Destiny has an experience level - your character, your subclasses, and your gear. What Spark of Light does is increase your character level to 25, with 0 experience toward ...
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Does using Spark of light affect the story?

It does not affect the story, it merely sets your level to 25. It does unlock The Taken King Story Missions and and equips the character with level appropriate gear. Since the level requirement for ...
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What is the "sandbox"?

"The Sandbox" refers to the things a player can do as part of gameplay; i.e. the weapons, vehicles, and abilities available to the player. This can also refer to the enemies or environmental hazards ...
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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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What counts as "completing" a Trials of Osiris ticket?

You complete a ticket by either winning 9 games, or losing 3 games - which ever comes first. If you buy all of the boons, these are included - so you can get one win for free (assuming you win your ...
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What's the fastest and most effective way to filter or squelch unwanted items in Destiny

Something that hasn't been mentioned by the other answers is that the Gunsmith reputation will eventually give you missions to dismantle certain types of weapons for unique class weapons and other ...
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Can I play Destiny on my Xbox one against my brothers who both have Xbox 360?

No, cross-generation play is not possible in Destiny. If you have an Xbox 360 and a copy of the game for that, though, you can use your same characters and progress between the two platforms will be ...
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Does the quality of the disassembled item affect how Infusion works?

As of the last update in april,all infusions are 1:1 . All roads lead to more powerful gear. New and updated rewards have been added to all high level activities. Infusion now upgrades gear to ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to get different Ghosts?

In my version of Destiny (Taken King, just got it for Christmas 2015), you can buy Ghost shells from the Speaker, if you are high enough level. Also, it is not just a hat, a higher level Ghost shell ...
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Do I need three ps+ accounts if I have three PS4's in the same house?

Take a look at the accepted answer to this question. I will highlight a couple key points I think apply to you, and hopefully it makes sense. The Playstation Plus subscription is tied to the ...
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What is the Sparrow racing league and how do I join it?

Sparrow Racing League was a PVP game type that allowed players to race each other with their sparrows. The Sparrow Racing League will welcome competitors to participate in a six-player free-for-all ...
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What is the default max ammo for a scout rifle in Destiny?

The amount of ammo a gun can carry isn't the same for all guns in the same class - it varies by the weapon. Typically, if a weapon has a lower impact (i.e. does less damage), it will have a larger ...
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What's the fastest and most effective way to filter or squelch unwanted items in Destiny

Yes, as far as running missions pre-level-cap goes, just roll with whatever has the highest light level and almost never buy upgrades. Something that was not mentioned here, though, is that, if you ...
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