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Were High-Impact Snipers Nerfed the Wrong Way?

This is what Bungie had to say on the positives of the high-impact sniper rifle archetype: Decent magazine sizes combined with strong impact Strong target acquisition and when combined with Hidden Hand can reach the upper echelon normally reserved for lower impact Sniper Rifles Ability to take down a guardian while in their super state High body-shot damage with a rate …

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The State of Special Weapons

Sniper Rifles Perhaps simultaneously the most used and most hated special weapons in the current state of the Crucible, sniper rifles are in their Golden Age. With the majority of primary weapons suffering from either damage, range, or accuracy nerfs, snipers are free to run rampant in all modes, turning even the shortest hallways into sightlines filled with scope glares. …

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Titan Sunbreaker

Sunbreaker is a Titan subclass in the Destiny expansion The Taken King. Skill Tree The following is the skill tree from E3 2015 and is subject to change. Grenades Fusion Grenade: A grenade that causes bonus damage when attached to its target. Binds to L1/LB Thermite Grenade: Grenade explosion sends forward a burning line of fire. Binds to L1/LB Incendiary …

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Hunter Nightstalker

Nightstalker is a Hunter subclass. It is obtained after completing a quest in The Taken King. Skill Tree The following is the skill tree from E3 2015 and is subject to change before the release of The Taken King. Grenade Spike Grenade: A grenade that attaches to any surface and emits a torrent of damaging void light. Binds to L1/LB Voidwall …

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Titan Defender

Defender is a Titan subclass in Destiny. The subclass is unlocked when any of a player’s characters reach level 15. It is geared toward mitigating damage with the use of deployable shields via the use of the Defender’s Super Ability, Ward of Dawn and Melee Ability, Disintegrate. A number of the passive abilities can also buff the team via Ward of Dawn. Upgrades Grenades Magnetic Grenade: A grenade …

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Titan Striker

Striker is a Titan subclass in Destiny. This class encourages a “close-range” and “physical” Titan. The Striker’s super ability is the Fist of Havoc, a close-ranged attack that allows one to “smash the ground and dissolve nearby enemies in a maelstrom of Arc Light.” Skill Trees Grenades Flashbang Grenade: An explosive grenade that disorients the enemies it damages. Pulse Grenade: A grenade that periodically damages enemies …

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Hunter Gunslinger

Gunslinger is a Hunter subclass in Destiny. Gunslinger’s super ability is Golden Gun, a powerful illuminated hand cannon that only allows for three shots, but deals tremendous damage to enemies. Gunslinger also contains some area-control passive abilities that allow players to force enemies to take certain paths or doors. The Golden Gun does not critically hit. Gunslinger Hunters have a natural affinity to ranged combat, unlike a BladedancerHunter’s close combat focus. Skill Trees Grenade  Incendiary …

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Hunter Bladedancer

Bladedancer is a Hunter subclass in Destiny. The subclass is unlocked when any of a player’s characters reach level 15. Bladedancer Hunters have abilities more focused on close-ranged combat as opposed to a Gunslinger Hunter. Skill Tree Grenades  Flux Grenade: An explosive grenade which deals additional damage when attached to enemies. Skip Grenade: A grenade which splits on impact, creating multiple projectiles which seek enemies. Arcbolt Grenade: A …

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Warlock Sunsinger

Sunsinger is a Warlock subclass in Destiny. The subclass is unlocked when any of a player’s characters reach level 15. Sunsinger’s super ability,Radiance, will revive fallen Guardians and boost the effectiveness of your fireteam’s abilities. Sunsinger has been described as a team-oriented, support-based focus that includes some area-control abilities that allow players to block pathways or doors and keep enemies from getting close. The reviving effects of Radiance also make this …

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Warlock Voidwalker

The Voidwalker’s primary theme is heavy Void based damage. Make sure you get the most out of your skills by aiming them at larger groups of enemies. Attribute Points: Like most RPGs, Destiny also has attribute points, but they work slightly different. Attribute points are only acquired through equipping gear that has points on it. Below are the attribute points and how …

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