Patch Note Archive
13 October 2015
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Destiny Update - 10/13/2015

2.0.1 - The one with Eververse Trading Company.


  • Tess Everis has returned from her vacation and is now back at her station in the Tower
    • Added a new currency, Silver, that can be purchased from console stores
    • Tess's booth has been given a facelift to reflect her new venture with the Eververse Trading Company
  • Lord Saladin has returned from his hiatus and brings new wares for Iron Banner challengers
  • Players who may have deleted their pre-order Ghost Shells after the Taken King Launch can now obtain them again from the Speaker
  • Fixed an issue where some Taken King Collector's Edition purchasers did not receive their Shaders
    • They can now be obtained from the Shader Collections Kiosk
  • Fixed an issue where some of the Year 1 Special Order Emblems and Shaders were not appearing in Collections


  • "Shot Package" perks have been removed and replaced on Shotguns with a non-range-boosting perk
  • Fixed an issue where Black Spindle had an unintended +20 Attack bonus
  • Fixed an issue in which Rare Sniper Rifle scope upgrades did not correctly show progress
  • Fixed an issue in which activating the "Eye of the Storm" perk was not using correct feedback when readying weapon
  • Fixed an issue in which the "Second Wind" perk was incorrectly applying on the initial spawn


  • Players can now reroll Stat nodes and Upgrade nodes on Exotic armor via the "Twist Fate" node
    • Twist Fate will require Glimmer, Armor materials, and a Glass Needle, which will be available from Xur during his weekly visits

    • Fixed an issue where No Back Up Plans did not consistently trigger Force Barrier on Shotgun kills
    • Fixed an issue where the "Air Traffic Control" perk on Taikonaut Helm did not properly increase heavy ammo drop rate with a Rocket Launcher equipped
    • Smoke Bombs used with Sealed Ahamkara Grasps no longer costs two charges

Quests & Bounties

  • Fixed an issue where Hunter and Warlock class level-up quests were not giving rewards for the correct level
  • Fixed an issue with some Year 1 Exotic Bounty items that were causing lingering waypoints to remain over various NPCs
  • Fixed several issues where some bounties were not correctly requiring players to complete Court of Oryx encounters within the stated time on the issued bounty
    • Affected Bounties: "Challenge the Court: Reciprocal Rune", "Challenge the Court: Stolen Rune," "Challenge the Court: Antiquated Rune"
  • Fixed an issue where some Vanguard bounties were incorrectly granting credit across entire Fireteams
    • Affected Bounties: "Heavyweight", "Specialized Rampage", "Enemy in Every Corner", "Invincible"
  • Fixed an issue where it was possible to not get charges on an Agonarch Rune if another Rune was completed in the same week


  • Weekly Heroic Playlist now shows how many Weekly Bonus Legendary Mark awards remain
  • Fixed an issue where players were not transitioning to Return to Orbit upon Phogoth's death
  • Fixed an issue where players were not transitioning to Return to Orbit phase upon Omnigul's death

Raid: King's Fall

  • Increased the number of potential Shards and added additional materials in the first King's Fall chest
  • Blighted Light explosion size has been changed to encompass the entire Arena


  • General
    • Shaxx's Weekly Bounties now unlock across all characters after completing the Crucible Questline on one character
    • Damage curves have been adjusted for all power-enabled playlists to account for the new Light levels in Year 2
    • Distinct audio cues have been created for teammate and enemy revives
    • Weekly Crucible bounty "Featured Matches" now properly progresses in weekly featured playlists in addition to daily featured playlists
    • Weekly Crucible bounties "Featured Matches" and "Making an Impact" now also count top 3 finishes in Rumble as wins, to be consistent with other Crucible quest and bounty steps
    • "Hold the Line" bounty now only requires being near only one of your teammates (instead of two)
    • Fixed an issue where the "Largest Multi-Kill" stat on the Mayhem scoreboard did not accumulate correctly

    • Thieves' Den has been removed from the Rift playlist
    • Added Twilight Gap and Asylum to Elimination playlist
    • Removed Thieves' Den from Doubles playlist
    • Removed The Anomaly and Firebase Delphi from Inferno Salvage and Inferno Skirmish playlists

    Iron Banner
    • Iron Banner is now enabled for the week of 10/13 - 10/19
    • Requires a minimum Character Level of 40
    • Recommended Light for Iron Banner is 230
    • Game completion rewards have been reworked to be a more valid source for Iron Banner rewards
    • End-of-match rewards now include both weapons and armor (including items available on Lord Saladin)
    • New Emblems have been added to Lord Saladin's inventory
    • Lord Saladin now has three daily bounties and three weekly bounties that award Legendary Marks
    • Gear purchased from Lord Saladin now requires Legendary Marks (instead of Glimmer)
    • Tempered buff is now automatically applied to your character and continues to grow in effectiveness each day of the event week

    Trials of Osiris
    • Trials of Osiris will be enabled the weekend of 10/16-10/18
    • Requires a minimum Character Level of 40
    • Requires a minimum Light of 251; Recommended Light is 290
    • Winning teams now receive Trials gear rewards directly at the end-of-match completion
    • Players that go undefeated on their Passage will continue to be invited to The Lighthouse
    • Players may continue to play in the Trials past 9 wins (but rewards are maxed out at 9 wins)
    • Trials Passages now have a Details page containing your Boons
      • Player must now purchase Boons from the Details page on their Passage instead of from Brother Vance
      • Boons can no longer be applied to Trials passages after starting a run
    • Trials gear can be purchased from Brother Vance (including some items found at the Lighthouse)
    • Brother Vance now has Bounties that award Legendary Marks
    • Crucible Bounties can now also be completed in Trials of Osiris
    • Matchmaking has been updated to make it more competitive to reach The Lighthouse


  • Sources for Motes of Light have been adjusted:
    • From completing Public Events have been increased by approximately 100%
    • From earning XP post-40 have been increased from 3 -> 5
    • From Faction Rep packages have been reduced from 5 -> 4
    • From dismantling Rare and Legendary Items have been reduced by approximately 25-30%
    • From Daily Vanguard and Crucible Bounties have been reduced by approximately 50%
  • Sources for Strange Coins have been adjusted:
    • From Faction Rep packages have been reduced from 5 -> 4
    • From Daily Vanguard and Crucible Bounties have been reduced by approximately 50%
  • Weapon Parts from dismantling Uncommon or Rare Weapons have been reduced by around 25%
  • Weapon Part turn-ins at Factions increased from +50 Rep to +75 Rep per turn-in
  • Materials recovered by Ghost Extractor upgrades reduced (but still guaranteed)


  • Ghost Shells will now be recovered at the Postmaster in your Lost and Found, if you don't have inventory space for them


  • Fixed multiple situations that resulted in the game client crashing, including the "Ward of Dawn" and "Firefly" crashes
  • Fixed some issues where audio would drop