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Range, Accuracy, Aim Assist, & Stability

Range When you use a perk that directly affects range (like Rifled Barrel or Hammer Forged) there are three things that change Damage Falloff Distance – Distance and rate at which the weapon longer does its maximum damage. Aim Assist Falloff Distance – Distance and rate at which the aim assist loses effectiveness. Accuracy Cone (error angle) – Physical size of …

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Sandbox/Crucible Predictions

On February 14th, Hotfix 2.5.0.2 hit the Destiny arena. With it we saw a number of changes that took effect in the Crucible ranging from subclass abilities to ammo economy.  Age of Triumph will be our final live event in Destiny 1, so it’s possible that the accompanying Sandbox Update – Twitch preview stream scheduled for tomorrow – will contain the final …

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Weekly Exotic Roundup: The Last Word

Each week, a specific Exotic weapon will be used in every activity of Destiny. We’ve inspected Touch of Malice, Universal Remote, and now TLW! The Last Word This Exotic Hand Cannon drops from the usual avenues (3 of Coins, Xur, Engrams, etc.). Like Universal Remote, this weapon sees most of its usage in the Crucible, which makes it that much more enjoyable …

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Iron Banner Weapon Reviews

The Distant Star Pros – Very high reload speed. High aim assist. Cons – Low range. Below average stability and mag size. Recommended PvP Perks: Any Perfect Balance, Smallbore, Braced Frame, Hammer Forged, Injection Mold, Hand-laid Stock Full Auto, High Caliber Rounds Zen Moment, Hidden Hand, Life Support, Crowd Control, Eye of the Storm, Icarus, Firefly, Triple Tap Recommended PvE …

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Trespasser Exotic Review

Pros – Very high stability, reload speed, and mag size. Hitscan. Cons – Below average aim assist. Recommended Perks: SureShot IS Relentless Tracker Hand Loaded Unrepentant The Trespasser is the newest exotic sidearm added in with Rise of Iron, and, although it functions similarly to the Dreg’s Promise by firing a burst of shots, it fixes many of the issues …

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Reviewing The Unbent Tree & The Proud Spire

The Unbent Tree Vendor Roll: Perfect Balance/Reinforced Barrel, Lightweight/Casket Mag, Hidden Hand/Hip Fire Pros – Very fast TtK with body shots (1.07s, 17 body shots to kill). High aim assist, mag size, and reload speed. Cons – Very low range and stability. Below average recoil direction. Recommended Perks: Iron Ranged Scope Braced Frame, Perfect Balance, Smallbore, Hammer Forged, Send It Lightweight, …

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3 Uncommon Gimmick Guns Worth Owning

For more exceptional, but rare weapons, click here. Maverick Mk. 32 First on our list, the Maverick MK. 32 is a weapon you probably saw a few times while you were leveling up, but it’s doubtful you’ve seen much of it since. And with Private Matches launching, that’s the very definition of a shame, because this gun just screams “1v1 …

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Armsday Roll Recommendations

Contributing Author: Alex R. None – Thesan FR4 Replenish | Single Point Sling/Oiled Frame | Life Support/Exhumed (Solar) Army of One | Single Point Sling/Injection Mold | Underdog/Exhumed (Arc) Army of One | Snapshot/Hand-Laid Stock | Unflinching/Exhumed (Void) Hold off this week, Guardians! We’re looking for Accelerated Coils as a baseline, here, along with things like Hot Swap and Unflinching …

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Taken King: Sleeper Simulant Exotic Review

Subroutine IKELOS: Status=complete. MIDNIGHT EXIGENT: Status=still in progress. Sleeper Simulant is an Exotic heavy fusion rifle; click here to learn how to complete its Quest. 7.2/10 8.6/10 The good: Fun & powerful. The bad: Ricochet isn’t very helpful. Conclusion: Worth your Exotic slot? Depends on the situation. This is an Exotic WeaponFusion Rifle (Heavy Weapon) Solar Base Damage290/330 Best In?PvE …

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Jewel of Osiris Review

Its shimmering facets extend beyond sight or touch. Jewel of Osiris is a Legendary primary hand cannon. The Adept version is obtained from the Lighthouse. 7.5/10 7/10 The good: High Impact & Range. The bad: Can’t Reforge, “meh” perks. Conclusion: Nothing special, but worth using with the right element. This is a Legendary WeaponHand Cannon (Primary Weapon) Random Base Damage365 …

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