Raid reward overhaul incoming.
The Iron Banner is getting back from January 30 to February 6, and the replace is bringing new armor and raid rewards with it.
In a put up on Bungie.net, the group confirmed the featured mode for the upcoming Iron Banner occasion is Management, and Iron Banner Engrams earned throughout the occasion will present Season 2 weapons, and extra.
Bungie is including new gadgets to the engrams gamers obtain by visiting Lord Saladin. Season 2 weapons will probably be included, and the group is including extra within the subsequent occasion. Gamers will be capable of receive a hand cannon, scout rifle, shotgun, and different gadgets together with a ghost, sparrow, and emblem, proven above. One other potential reward is an Iron Banner ship, however Bungie is not revealing what it is going to appear like, selecting to reserve it as a shock for fortunate gamers to find for themselves.
Gadgets from earlier seasons may be rewarded for gamers that missed them the primary time round. A brand new emblem will be earned by finishing the Iron Banner Milestone, and it’ll showcase a participant’s lifetime Iron Banner rank ups.
After participant suggestions, Bungie has additionally added alternate choices for buying Iron Banner gear. Gamers will now be capable of buy armor and weapons from Lord Saladin throughout every occasion, and finishing challenges for him can unlock ornaments for Iron Banner gear.
Armor Masterworks are additionally arriving subsequent week, which implies all Legendary armor now has an opportunity to drop as a Masterwork. Like Masterwork Weapons, gamers can have the next likelihood to amass Masterwork Armor from Trials of the 9 and Raids. Every Masterwork piece will grant three% harm resistance whereas utilizing a Tremendous, as much as a 15% discount for Guardians sporting a full set of Masterwork armor. Masterwork armor will be reworked for various stat bonuses at a value of 1 Masterwork core and 10 Legendary shards. Gamers may also be capable of rework stats on their non-Masterwork armor.
Rewards for Raids are additionally altering in subsequent week’s replace. Raid armor will now drop with perks within the type of mods that grant Leviathon-specific bonuses. These mods will probably be Legendary by default, so gamers will not need to sacrifice 5 Energy for a superb bonus. Raid encounters will all the time drop a raid piece, and clearing Status will grant each Status and Regular mode drops.
Drop tables for all encounters have been unified, so particular raid items aren’t tied to particular encounters anymore, and each encounter can have an opportunity to drop an recognized, able to equip, unique. Gamers may also be capable of spend Legendary Shards and Calus Tokens to buy particular raid items if they’ve accomplished the raid the identical week.
Bungie has additionally added a brand new unique Raid ghost, the “Contendor’s Shell.” The ghost shell can drop from the ultimate encounter in Leviathan or Eater of Worlds. The shell comes with a trio of “Seeker” perks. The “Seeker of Brilliance” perk provides an opportunity for encounters to drop Brilliant Engrams. The prospect will increase each time a Brilliant Engram fails to drop. The “Seeker of Opulence” perk means gamers usually tend to earn Unique gadgets they do not already personal from raid encounters. Lastly, “Seeker of Glory” retains monitor of the variety of accomplished encounters on the Leviathan.
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