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The following is a list of all common Grimoire cards for Destiny.


Name Points Rarity Theme Page Description
A-guardian-risesicon  A Guardian Rises 5 Common Activities Story: Earth, Old Russia
And so you rise again. Who you were before or how you ended up at the wall of an Old Russian spaceport is a story for another time. You have been chosen by the Traveler as one of our Guardians, gifted with the power to wield its Light in the coming battles of a timeless war. Trust this Ghost. It wil
Arcicon  Arc 0 Common Inventory Damage Types
The universe is defined by fundamental forces. Complex matter is bound together by deep forces - and in the study of this binding lies the secret of Arc Light.
Arcbolt-grenadeicon  Arcbolt Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that chains bolts of lightning to nearby enemies, tidying up groups of hostiles.
Ascendant-swordicon  Ascendant Sword 5 Common Activities Raids
Eris, Eris, what a name, a name for discord, a name for far cold orbits where no living thing should dare to go. I like this name. Let me give you a gift, Eris. Let me tell you about the power in the logic of the sword: A Shredder or a Boomer is a powerful weapon, but it kills ac
Auto-riflesicon  Auto Rifles 5 Common Inventory Primary Weapons
All-purpose weapons of war, the standard Auto Rifle is ideal for a number of combat scenarios. Stability is key to controlling fully automatic weapons.
Axion-bolticon  Axion Bolt 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A bolt of Void Light which forks into smaller bolts on impact, seeking out enemies.
Blind-watchicon  Blind Watch 5 Common Activities Crucible Arenas
ARENA DESIGNATION: The Blind Watch LOCATION: Meridian Bay, Mars The Blind Watch was once a clandestine Guardian outpost on the outskirts of Freehold, used to monitor Cabal activity in and around the Buried City. After the Cabal consolidated their forces nearer their fortified Exclusio
Blinkicon  Blink 0 Common Guardian Movement Modes
Rip a hole in space and leap from point to point. Master the Blink, and you will be a fearsome killer - a spectral force, hard to evade and impossible to pin down.
Bounties-introductionicon  Bounties Introduction 0 Common Activities Other Activities
As we push against the falling Darkness, the Vanguard, Crucible, and other allies in the Tower and beyond, will continue to pry into lost legends and mounting threats, calling on Guardians with rewards to meet these dangers head on. Only a Guardian holds the power to reach out beyond the C
Calcified-fragments-curiosityicon  Calcified Fragments: Curiosity 5 Common Enemies Darkness
Dearest sisters, It’s taken me two years — a quarter of our lives — but I’ve found the proof. We aren’t native to the Fundament. Our ancient ancestors came here to hide. The plate of stone we live on, our Osmium Court, is one fragment of a rocky planet that crashed into the Fund
Captainicon  Captain 5 Common Enemies Fallen
Having clawed and knifed his way to the top, scattering bodies and limbs in his wake, the Captain is the strongest and most ferocious member of the crew he musters around himself. His ration of Ether is the largest, his blades the sharpest, his guns the finest. Upon his shoulders hangs the flag of h
Centurionicon  Centurion 5 Common Enemies Cabal
Centurions are tactically intelligent, highly skilled field commanders. Their armor boasts a formidable array of combat electronics and deployable munitions.
Clashicon  Clash 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
6v6. Form an alliance and fight for supremacy across the ruins of our old worlds. Pure combat. Two teams. Engage and eliminate your enemy utilizing teamwork and skill. In victory or defeat, all Guardians who brave the Crucible will be better prepared for the dangers beyond the City.
Colossusicon  Colossus 5 Common Enemies Cabal
Towering over other Cabal, equipped with rapid-firing heavy weapons and nearly impenetrable armor, the Colossus is the most devastating heavy infantry unit in the Cabal order of battle.
Combined-armsicon  Combined Arms 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
6v6. Coordinate vehicles and your ground game to control the battlefield and rout your opponents. This is war. Guardians face off in large-scale combat across harsh terrain with vehicles in play.
Controlicon  Control 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
6v6. Fight for control of strategic battle zones. Hold your ground to gain the momentum. Seize control of key locations. The more zones you hold, the more points each kill will be worth.
Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Cosmodrome 5 Common Places Earth
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Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Cosmodrome 5 Common Places Earth
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Court-of-oryxicon  Court of Oryx 5 Common Activities The Taken King
Are you following this? Would it help if I etched a few notes on the margins? I didn’t shuck my mortal form and smuggle this nightmare arcana back to the waking world for the benefit of that masked hypocrite’s drooling loyal orthodox. Whoever finds this, I hope you’re sharp. I hope you rea
Crucible-eventsicon  Crucible Events 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
The Crucible offers a variety of challenges for Guardians to test their mettle, each with their own unique combat strategies and tactics. The most formidable Guardians are versatile enough to master them all, and prove their worth in new challenges when they arise. The battlefield is unpr
Crucible-eventsicon  Crucible Events 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
The Crucible offers a variety of challenges for Guardians to test their mettle, each with their own unique combat strategies and tactics. The most formidable Guardians are versatile enough to master them all, and prove their worth in new challenges when they arise. The battlefield is unpr
Crucible-quartermastericon  Crucible Quartermaster 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
"No discounts, big shot." Arcite 99-40 is the last of Lord Shaxx's personal combat frames. When he chose to remain in the City to oversee the Crucible, Shaxx had Arcite's combat systems deactivated and rebooted with the Tower's more civil vendor protocols. A
Crucible-tournamentsicon  Crucible Tournaments 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
On occasion, the Crucible will call upon those Guardians who have proven themselves to face challenges greater than any they can imagine. Grueling tests of strength, skill and Light, these tournaments offer the chance to cement your legend, by defeating the best of the best.
Cryptarchicon  Cryptarch 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
Master Rahool's insatiable curiosity drove him to the Tower, where, as resident crypto-archaeologist, he can work directly with Guardians returning from the frontier. He decrypts matter engrams as a free service, and when he builds trust with a particular Guardian, he is happy to offer rare engr
Cyclopsicon  Cyclops 5 Common Enemies Vex Arsenal
The Cyclops is a huge, stationary Vex construct with a powerful Void weapon. Guardians think of Cyclops as gun platforms - batteries installed to protect key points with devastating mortar fire. But some evidence suggests that the Cyclops is in fact an enormous sensor or beacon, and that i
Dead-ghostsicon  Dead Ghosts 0 Common Guardian Ghost
Battered and drained of their Light, these Ghosts are nevertheless valuable for the information they preserve. Their recovered memories may well prove vital to the City's survival. The problem of dead Ghosts troubles the City's scholars. Are new Ghosts still being born? Or is the n
Dead-orbit-faction-repicon  Dead Orbit Faction Rep 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
Jalaal is a man driven by the ghost of a dead future. Critics accuse Dead Orbit of nihilistic fatalism - and Jalaal would be the first to agree that Earth is lost, the City a fatal trap. The Arachs have no time for sentiment. Only an alien miracle prevented human extinction during the Coll
Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Den of Devils 5 Common Activities Strikes
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Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Den of Devils 5 Common Activities Strikes
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Disciples-of-crotaicon  Disciples of Crota 5 Common Activities The Dark Below
“They are all here, on Earth, I can feel them. His Eyes, who watch our worlds for him; the Hand whose grasp on Earth must be unbound; the Heart who ceases at nothing to bring Crota back. And Omnigul, his vile Will, the keeper of the worms, the mother of his spawn. “Find them, defeat them a
Disciples-of-osirisicon  Disciples of Osiris 5 Common Allies Osiris
ENCRYPED: Champollion Algorithm v.4 KEY: ############################VANC My brother, Despite all of Shaxx's work with the Crucible, we must accept that the Tower may never be ready to accept the Trials. But, as many Guardians flock to the Reef, we are suddenly presented
Doublesicon  Doubles 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
2v2 with teammate revival. Sometimes the only Light you can rely on is your Ghost and another Guardian. Partner with a single Guardian for an efficient duel with an opposing pair of adversaries and their Ghosts. Watch each other's back, and shut down the enemy.
Dreadnaughticon  Dreadnaught 5 Common Enemies Hive Arsenal
HALT ALL TRAFFIC. STAND BY FOR SNAP. MESSAGE TO FOLLOW. PUBLIC KEY 110 341 AXA SOVEREIGN FROM: PETRA VENJ TO: ALL REEF ASSETS [ROC CLEARANCE] SUBJECT: HIVE WARSHIP CONTACT MESSAGE IS: 1. Massive Hive warship sighted in circum-Saturn space [contact v
Eliminationicon  Elimination 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
3v3 Round-based competitive combat engagements. The objective: eliminate the enemy team before they eliminate you. Points are awarded by Round. Work together and revive teammates to keep fighting. Teamwork and communication are as powerful as any weapon.
Firebolt-grenadeicon  Firebolt Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that unleashes bolts of Solar Light at nearby enemies.
Firebolt-grenadeicon  Firebolt Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that unleashes bolts of Solar Light at nearby enemies.
First-lighticon  First Light 5 Common Activities Crucible Arenas
ARENA DESIGNATION: First Light LOCATION: Mare Cognitum, Earth's Moon What was once an unassuming exobotany laboratory complex turned into ringside seats to the end of the world during the Collapse. Immense fissures in the Moon's crust spew a sickly yellow miasma, and hint at t
Flux-grenadeicon  Flux Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade which deals additional damage when attached to enemies. Practice your toss.
Flux-grenadeicon  Flux Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade which deals additional damage when attached to enemies. Practice your toss.
Framesicon  Frames 5 Common Allies Tower Allies
Frames are simple automata built in the City. Although not equipped with true general sentience, they are nevertheless useful for cleaning, maintenance, and service tasks. Frames do have the ability to learn, and many develop quirks of personality and behavior over long lifespans.
Fusion-grenadeicon  Fusion Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
An explosive grenade that causes bonus damage when attached to its target.
Future-war-cult-faction-repicon  Future War Cult Faction Rep 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
There is nothing Lakshmi-2 likes more than secrets. Her origins are unknown; her appearance in the City was abrupt. She courts select Guardians for initiation into the higher mysteries of the Future War Cult, espousing a brutal philosophy of endless struggle. Those who can tolerate Lakshmi
Ghost-fragment-abilitiesicon  Ghost Fragment: Abilities 5 Common Guardian Sub-Classes
Nothing born is born strong. I know I began weak, the same as you. I don't care if you're an Exo, staring at that number and wondering where you've come from. Or a Human hungry to understand the ancient world that left you for dead. Or an Awoken reborn in the very essence of wh
Ghost-fragment-awokenicon  Ghost Fragment: Awoken 5 Common Guardian Races
Eleven hundred meter length. Active gravity generation. Residual heat. Fast neutron scatter. Designation code: CORRUPTED Date of commissioning: Unknown Origin point: Unknown Presumed to have collided/merged with one-kilometer comet: assessment based on depth of hy
Ghost-fragment-awoken-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Awoken 2 5 Common Guardian Races
I was nothingness. If I existed before, I existed as possibility, as potential, stretched thin across the aether. And maybe there was a body that looked like my body, complete with a soul that could be confused for someone rather like me. What I am now was not yet real. And then I was born, and the
Ghost-fragment-awoken-3icon  Ghost Fragment: Awoken 3 5 Common Guardian Races
Fear. That’s the only vivid memory left in me. It’s the moment when my fear was so thick and urgent that I gave up breathing. I stopped pretending to think. How I remained on my feet was a mystery, because the terror was bearing down on me, like a mountain about to crush my soul. But I
Ghost-fragment-cabalicon  Ghost Fragment: Cabal 5 Common Enemies Cabal
I have stayed with the Cabal, even as the Light in me dims - I have been too far from the Traveler for too long. If I am not destined to find my own Guardian, at least I can inform the City of what I've learned. I thought Mars would be the place to find a Guardian. The sand preserves e
Ghost-fragment-cabal-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Cabal 2 5 Common Enemies Cabal
A hologram of a spinning golden planet, in stasis, turning gently. You can see the storms moving over its face. But when the Commanders congregate below it, when they activate whatever controls are below, it changes. Fissures appear on its face. Is that their home? When the room empties I play with
Ghost-fragment-cabal-3icon  Ghost Fragment: Cabal 3 5 Common Enemies Cabal
Today, Primus Ta’aun leads from the front. He pounds from bunker to bunker, roaring encouragement. “You’re my cornerstone!” he tells a wounded Centurion, grabbing her by her armored shoulders. “Bear the weight!” He gets back up, into the fight. “Come on!” Tlu’urn snaps at him, ru
Ghost-fragment-cabal-4icon  Ghost Fragment: Cabal 4 5 Common Enemies Cabal
I: Records, Materials, and Attributions Pursuant To Analysis Sand Eater II Cohort/Century 1/Maniple 8 2 Squad [LINE INF] TASK: - sweep urban area grid 071x145 to screen BL I/3/3/5 intelligence op OUTCOME: - unit ambushed by solitary Guardian. no s
Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Ghost Fragment: Cosmodrome 5 Common Places Earth
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Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Ghost Fragment: Cosmodrome 5 Common Places Earth
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Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Ghost Fragment: Cosmodrome 2 5 Common Places Earth
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Ghost-fragment-darknessicon  Ghost Fragment: Darkness 5 Common Enemies Darkness
V113NNI070XMX001 SECRET HADAL INSTANT AI-COM/RSPN: SOLSECCENT//SxISR//DEEPSPACE CONTACT CONTACT CONTACT TRANSIENT. NULLSOURCE. NULLTYPE. This is a SKYSHOCK ALERT. Multiple distributed ISR assets report a TRANSIENT NEAR EXTRASOLAR EVENT. Event duration ZERO POINT TH
Ghost-fragment-darkness-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Darkness 2 5 Common Enemies Darkness
The universe is a beast. The body is made from tiny stuff, from near-nothings. From atoms swimming through a blood of crackling sparks. Simple, eternal Laws shape the beast. The largest galaxy is ruled by principles of mass and motion. Electrons are slaves to charge and to chance. And this
Ghost-fragment-exoicon  Ghost Fragment: Exo 5 Common Guardian Races
- which in the end is just a matter of substrate chauvinism. It doesn't matter if the system thinks with flesh or superconductor or topological braids in doped metallic hydrogen, as long as the logic is the same. And our logic is the same. Yours and mine. If I am a machine then so are
Ghost-fragment-exo-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Exo 2 5 Common Guardian Races
Hi. Thanks for your interest. I'm recording this for posterity. Warlock thanatonauts die and come back with insight. I'm going to attempt the same process to get at buried memories. Specifically, I'm going to fire a charged particle beam into my head and see what comes out. We
Ghost-fragment-exo-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Exo 2 5 Common Guardian Races
Hi. Thanks for your interest. I'm recording this for posterity. Warlock thanatonauts die and come back with insight. I'm going to attempt the same process to get at buried memories. Specifically, I'm going to fire a charged particle beam into my head and see what comes out. We
Ghost-fragment-exo-3icon  Ghost Fragment: Exo 3 5 Common Guardian Races
Shame. Did I ever suffer exhaustion? Someone asked the question. Or maybe I asked it of myself. Then it looked at me. This moment was real. I told it what every Exo knows: “What can’t touch you has no strength over you. And there’s no place for fatigue to latch onto me.” But shame
Ghost-fragment-fallenicon  Ghost Fragment: Fallen 5 Common Enemies Fallen
Okay, okay, I'll tell the story about that one Fallen. It didn't happen like that. We didn't, you know, do anything actively - no handshake, no icy stare of grudging mutual respect. I don't even know which hand you would shake. Do they shake hands? It must be complicated.<b
Ghost-fragment-fallen-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Fallen 2 5 Common Enemies Fallen
ammunition of rich makes, quantity adequate to incinerate 6X6 foe 11 operational weapons, alien design, suitable for salvage 3 explosive charges of obvious design, suitable for salvage 1 cabal fusion reactor, disabled but perhaps repairable 61 machines, alien,
Ghost-fragment-fallen-3icon  Ghost Fragment: Fallen 3 5 Common Enemies Fallen
Ask them our name. Ask your masters what they call you. Ask the hollow, the hateful, the Awoken with alien dreams encysted in them! Ask them our name! Fallen. They name us Fallen. Listen to me, Wolf-born! Heed me, Whirlwind-scattered! I am the ghost of Cybele, the cunning claw of
Ghost-fragment-ghostsicon  Ghost Fragment: Ghosts 5 Common Guardian Ghost
Beyond. It is a place, a place casting shadows and emotion. It's a real place, I know. One hot blue sun, say. And other suns too. Five? I like seven better. What I'm recalling is a giant star with a family of six smaller suns, and you could spend days and nights
Ghost-fragment-hiveicon  Ghost Fragment: Hive 5 Common Enemies Hive
We were overwhelmed. I could not save mine, so I have hidden myself where I might be found by the others, if they even survive. There is most likely no possibility of my return to the City. I prepare here in summary the knowledge so painfully won by my Guardian and our fireteam. The Moon h
Ghost-fragment-hive-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Hive 2 5 Common Enemies Hive
At the doors to the Temple he fell for the last time. He fell, and I could not reach him. My own Light flickers. They took me down into the dark, past tiers of massed Hive, more than we believed could exist. Past grisly nurseries hung with pupae. Past writhing worms that they swa
Ghost-fragment-hive-3icon  Ghost Fragment: Hive 3 5 Common Enemies Hive
Ikora: And this Omnigul is here? On Earth? Eris: I can feel it. Ikora: Why? Eris: She’s left the Hellmouth. Her inner chambers are active. More so than I have seen. But she is no longer in the shadows. Ikora: No, not—I don't question your belief. I’m askin
Ghost-fragment-humanicon  Ghost Fragment: Human 5 Common Guardian Races
The mission is a go. Crew of three: Mihaylova, Qiao, myself. Immediate departure at the next Hohmann window to Mars. The MREs and return ships will chase us out. How do I feel? I said at the press conference I felt privileged. Historians will read this diary, but it won't take their in
Ghost-fragment-human-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Human 2 5 Common Guardian Races
Everybody asks about the words. The truth is I'm not much of a poet. Ares One didn't leave us with bandwidth for anything except blunt competence. We came in perilously hot, trying to select a landing site through the chaos of thickening atmosphere and turbulence that bloomed off t
Ghost-fragment-human-5icon  Ghost Fragment: Human 5 5 Common Guardian Races
Hope. And standing with strangers. That’s what I remember. Hope churning beneath my skin, assuring me there was a place besides this place. A realm that would nurture us, not kill us. The Earth was ruin. Chaos and madness and death. We were standing on the Earth. Where I am now. Bu
Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Ghost Fragment: Hunter 5 Common Guardian Classes
She leaves the Sparrow and climbs a long way across spars of volcano rock and between vents of blue fire. Down below the Ishtar ruins spark with skirmish light but the guns seem as distant and brief as the constant starfall and the brooding crater high above. She is alone on the rock. She goes on wi
Ghost-fragment-ishtar-sinkicon  Ghost Fragment: Ishtar Sink 5 Common Places Venus
The box appears to be copper. The red lid is dented, one hinge shattered. Inside waits a small quantity of the finest, driest powder, more brown than gray, more blue than green. The greatest minds in creation make quick work of the material. The powder is weighed by the
Ghost-fragment-ishtar-sinkicon  Ghost Fragment: Ishtar Sink 5 Common Places Venus
The box appears to be copper. The red lid is dented, one hinge shattered. Inside waits a small quantity of the finest, driest powder, more brown than gray, more blue than green. The greatest minds in creation make quick work of the material. The powder is weighed by the
Ghost-fragment-legends-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Legends 2 5 Common Allies [[Legends &amp; Mysteries_(Cards)|Legends &amp; Mysteries]]
The Nine are survivors of the cis-Jovian colonies who made a compact with an alien force to ensure their own survival. The Nine are deep-orbit warminds who weathered the Collapse in hardened stealth platforms. The Nine are ancient leviathan intelligences from the seas of Europa o
Ghost-fragment-marsicon  Ghost Fragment: Mars 5 Common Places Mars
Life waits inside this world's bones. Your voice flows across the red rock and through the dead valleys, speaking in code and goads. Ancient volcanoes swell, exploding at their peaks and splitting wide along their shoulders. Ash clouds blacken the starved air. A fossil ocean of ice
Ghost-fragment-marsicon  Ghost Fragment: Mars 5 Common Places Mars
Life waits inside this world's bones. Your voice flows across the red rock and through the dead valleys, speaking in code and goads. Ancient volcanoes swell, exploding at their peaks and splitting wide along their shoulders. Ash clouds blacken the starved air. A fossil ocean of ice
Ghost-fragment-meridian-bayicon  Ghost Fragment: Meridian Bay 5 Common Places Mars
We want your grandchildren. Does that sound grim? Don't panic. We aren't talking about human babies, yours or anyone else's. We're talking about your inventions. The children of your mind. Come join us. Come to Clovis Bray and build the laboratory of your dreams.
Ghost-fragment-moonicon  Ghost Fragment: Moon 5 Common Places Moon
The best voices - voices that truly matter - never allow themselves be heard. This lesson is worth learning again and again. Forever. Your voice moves as a whisper, murmuring inside larger winds. Only the trusted few can absorb what is necessary. Wise and sly and perfect, your i
Ghost-fragment-moonicon  Ghost Fragment: Moon 5 Common Places Moon
The best voices - voices that truly matter - never allow themselves be heard. This lesson is worth learning again and again. Forever. Your voice moves as a whisper, murmuring inside larger winds. Only the trusted few can absorb what is necessary. Wise and sly and perfect, your i
Ghost-fragment-old-russia-3icon  Ghost Fragment: Old Russia 3 5 Common Places Earth
General Chen Lanshu is flying her glider. She carves around the huge bulb nose of a colony ship, one of the Cosmodrome’s towering children. Her eyes see temperature: she surfs the winter air rolling down off the cryo-chilled fuel tank. Turbulence rattles her bones. “General,” M
Ghost-fragment-rasputinicon  Ghost Fragment: Rasputin 5 Common Allies Rasputin
People say I'm a real confident guy. That's true enough. Out in the field I never had a second thought. My old friend Andal—he used to stand here, right in this spot—he'd come up with these wild stories. He'd say, you know, Cayde, I've been examining the evidence, and p
Ghost-fragment-the-city-ageicon  Ghost Fragment: The City Age 5 Common Places The City
"And so it is agreed. The Concordat shall no longer be recognized among the Consensus. We'll begin the dismantling right away. But what of those Guardians who have pledged to them? We can't afford any more banishments." "I'm sure Zavala can see to their realignme
Ghost-fragment-the-dark-ageicon  Ghost Fragment: The Dark Age 5 Common Places The City
They came from the wild lands, gathering in secret enclaves, slipping through the howling ruins of shattered cities, hoping to find the coast, find a ship, pick up the trail of an impossible dream. From the deep black came the Awoken, their eyes haunted. Exos marched in the refugee columns
Ghost-fragment-the-exo-strangericon  Ghost Fragment: The Exo Stranger 5 Common Allies The Exo Stranger
I stand here now and now and now many times, this view, this ground... This is where I always choose to stand. I put my feet where I put my feet before and where I will again and I look at the sky. Great things moving, rendered small with distance, lesser things not moving, watch
Ghost-fragment-the-golden-ageicon  Ghost Fragment: The Golden Age 5 Common Places The City
"What are you thinking about?" I asked. "When I was a little boy," Father said. "During the Before," I said. "Yes." He reached down to brush my hair. "I was recalling how very smart I used to be. When I was your age
Ghost-fragment-the-golden-ageicon  Ghost Fragment: The Golden Age 5 Common Places The City
"What are you thinking about?" I asked. "When I was a little boy," Father said. "During the Before," I said. "Yes." He reached down to brush my hair. "I was recalling how very smart I used to be. When I was your age
Ghost-fragment-the-last-wordicon  Ghost Fragment: The Last Word 5 Common Inventory Primary Weapons
I'm writing this from memory - some mine, but not all. The facts won't sync with the reality, but they'll be close, and there's no one to say otherwise, so for all intents and purposes, this will be the history of a settlement we called Palamon and the horrors that followed an all to
Ghost-fragment-the-last-word-2icon  Ghost Fragment: The Last Word 2 5 Common Inventory Primary Weapons
The man I would come to know as Jaren Ward, my third father and quite possibly my closest friend, came to Palamon from the south. I was just a boy, but I'll never forget his silhouette on the empty trail as he made his slow walk into town. I'd never seen anything like him
Ghost-fragment-the-last-word-3icon  Ghost Fragment: The Last Word 3 5 Common Inventory Primary Weapons
It was the fourth night of the seventh moon. Nine rises since any sign. Trail wasn't cold, but lukewarm would've been an exaggeration. Jaren had us hold by a ravine. The heavy wood along the cliffs' edge caught the wind, holding back the cold and t
Ghost-fragment-the-last-word-4icon  Ghost Fragment: The Last Word 4 5 Common Inventory Primary Weapons
Then. Palamon was ash. I was only a boy – my face caked in soot, snot and sorrow. I’d assumed Jaren, my friend, our Guardian, the savior of Palamon, would always protect us – could always save us... But I was a fool. Jaren, and the others, onl
Ghost-fragment-the-ocean-of-stormsicon  Ghost Fragment: The Ocean of Storms 5 Common Places Moon
ALL SHIPS IMMEDIATE/REPEAT AND RELAY We hereby terminate all organized combat operations on or around Earth's Moon. Effective immediately we declare the existence of an interdiction on the Moon and cis-Lunar space. Guardians operating in this interdict will receive no formal
Ghost-fragment-the-ocean-of-stormsicon  Ghost Fragment: The Ocean of Storms 5 Common Places Moon
ALL SHIPS IMMEDIATE/REPEAT AND RELAY We hereby terminate all organized combat operations on or around Earth's Moon. Effective immediately we declare the existence of an interdiction on the Moon and cis-Lunar space. Guardians operating in this interdict will receive no formal
Ghost-fragment-the-reeficon  Ghost Fragment: The Reef 5 Common Places The Asteroid Belt
The attendant moves as Prince Uldren passes through the massive door separating the Outpost’s common area from the warren of tunnels that make up the Queen’s Bay. He rounds a corner and a poorly maintained hatch opens for him, clunking and groaning as it separates. The room beyond is dark,
Ghost-fragment-the-reef-2icon  Ghost Fragment: The Reef 2 5 Common Places The Asteroid Belt
"And our long-range communications?" An aggrieved sigh. "Mara, it's a miracle any of us are still alive—" "You will address her as 'Queen,'" Techeun Shuro cut in. "Sorry. My apologies, Queen." The engineer ran a dirty
Ghost-fragment-the-reef-3icon  Ghost Fragment: The Reef 3 5 Common Places The Asteroid Belt
      • SNAP TRAFFIC!*** 225 RADIAN MIRAGE HALT ALL TRAFFIC. STAND BY FOR SNAP. MESSAGE TO FOLLOW PUBLIC KEY 080 641 DWS REGAL FROM: PLDN ABRA ZIRE [PLDN CMD TF 4.1] TO: ALL TASK GROUP ELEMENT LEADERS SUBJECT: OPLAN AND FRAGMENT ORDERS MESSAGE IS: 1.
Ghost-fragment-the-travelericon  Ghost Fragment: The Traveler 5 Common Allies The Traveler
You have lived as invisibly as possible, flicking from solar system to solar system, making grand plans, overseeing the culturing of civilizations, before leaving in a blink. But you have no recollection of ever wanting worship or even thanks from those blessed by you. But memory is heavy
Ghost-fragment-thornicon  Ghost Fragment: Thorn 5 Common Inventory Primary Weapons
The noble man stood. And the people looked to him. For he was a beacon - hope given form, yet still only a man. And within that truth there was great promise. If one man could stand against the night, then so too could anyone - everyone. In his strong hand the man held a Rose. And his aura
Ghost-fragment-thorn-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Thorn 2 5 Common Inventory Primary Weapons
TYPE: Transcript. DESCRIPTION: Conversation. PARTIES: Four [4]. Three [3] unidentified [u.1, u.2, u.3], One [1] unconfirmed. ASSOCIATIONS: Breaklands; Durga; Last Word; Malphur, Shin; North Channel; Palamon; Thorn; Velor; Ward, Jaren; WoS; Yor, Dredgen; //AUDIO UN
Ghost-fragment-thorn-4icon  Ghost Fragment: Thorn 4 5 Common Inventory Primary Weapons
TYPE: Transcript. DESCRIPTION: Conversation. PARTIES: Two [2]. One [1] Ghost-type, designate [REDACTED] [u.1], One [1] Guardian-type, Class [REDACTED] [u.2] ASSOCIATIONS: Breaklands; Durga; Dwindler’s Ridge; Last Word; Malphur, Shin; North Channel; Palamon; Thorn; Velor; Ward, Jaren;
Ghost-fragment-titanicon  Ghost Fragment: Titan 5 Common Guardian Classes
/ Tighten that strap. / Eh? / The gardbrace is loose. Could slip. / Huh. / It's new? / Agema. Type 1. / How's it hold up? I tried using Agema at the Gap, remember? It didn't - well, what's this? / A Ghost! / Yes. Light be with you. / Ex
Ghost-fragment-venusicon  Ghost Fragment: Venus 5 Common Places Venus
You see history hidden between the barren rocks and within the high acid clouds. You see the ruin ready to claim its birthright. Sunlight starves. The fierceness chills and thins and runs sweet. A new ocean emerges, thick and salty and hot, from springs and geysers that drench the dead gro
Ghost-fragment-vex-2icon  Ghost Fragment: Vex 2 5 Common Enemies Vex
SUNDARESH: So that's the situation as we know it. ESI: To the best of my understanding. SHIM: Well I'll be a [profane] [profanity]. This is extremely [profane]. That thing has us over a barrel. SUNDARESH: Yeah. We're in a difficult position. DUANE-
Ghost-fragment-vex-5icon  Ghost Fragment: Vex 5 5 Common Enemies Vex
RECORD 0-CHASM-0 My love. I’ve opened this log as an apology. As a scientist, I believe in record-keeping. I believe in protocols, peer review, and ethical conduct. I believe in the importance of disbelief — you know: let’s run that one more time. What I’m doing here in
Ghost-fragment-warlockicon  Ghost Fragment: Warlock 5 Common Guardian Classes
Why did I set her on the trail? You try and try and try to explain, but no one ever understands. No one who's not a Warlock. Who hasn't spent a dozen years scouring the ruins for one string of symbols, one clean code, one black talon. Titans just make a hmphing noise, if they'v
Ghostsicon  Ghosts 0 Common Guardian Ghost
Built from machinery and the Traveler's Light, Ghosts guide their Guardian companions in the quest to reclaim our solar system. Every Ghost seeks out its Guardian among the ancient dead. The Ghost serves as scout, librarian, and mechanic, waking ancient machinery and cracking alien cod
Goblinicon  Goblin 5 Common Enemies Vex
The Goblin is the basic unit in the vast computational network that is the Vex. Shattering the large, fan-shaped head does not seem to cause lasting damage but sends the Goblin into a crackling frenzy.
Goblinicon  Goblin 5 Common Enemies Vex
The Goblin is the basic unit in the vast computational network that is the Vex. Shattering the large, fan-shaped head does not seem to cause lasting damage but sends the Goblin into a crackling frenzy.
Goliath-tankicon  Goliath Tank 5 Common Enemies Cabal Arsenal
With a few blood-curdling exceptions, the Goliath is the single largest piece of ground-based ordnance the Cabal has deployed in our system. These huge armored vehicles sport an incredible arsenal of weapons, tailor-made for massive area denial. The Goliath's main gun is almost certainly capable
Goliath-tankicon  Goliath Tank 5 Common Enemies Cabal Arsenal
With a few blood-curdling exceptions, the Goliath is the single largest piece of ground-based ordnance the Cabal has deployed in our system. These huge armored vehicles sport an incredible arsenal of weapons, tailor-made for massive area denial. The Goliath's main gun is almost certainly capable
Guardian-shipsicon  Guardian Ships 5 Common Inventory Guardian Vehicles
A rare and precious commodity, the jumpships utilized by Guardians are cobbled together from the salvaged wreckage of interplanetary ships built long ago. Only in recent years have the Tower's shipwrights begun working to build new hulls from the keel up. The City's factions are also keen to
Guardiansicon  Guardians 0 Common Guardian Classes
Guardians are warriors forged in the Traveler's Light, a final hope in a universe falling into Darkness. Chosen from the dead by the Traveler's Ghosts, Guardians are those rare few able to wield the Light as a weapon. For centuries they have defended the City. But that defense cann
Guardiansicon  Guardians 0 Common Guardian Classes
Guardians are warriors forged in the Traveler's Light, a final hope in a universe falling into Darkness. Chosen from the dead by the Traveler's Ghosts, Guardians are those rare few able to wield the Light as a weapon. For centuries they have defended the City. But that defense cann
Gunsmithicon  Gunsmith 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
Few merchants of the Tower serve as vital a function as Banshee-44. His knowledge of weapons is encyclopedic - but don't ask him where it comes from. Banshee's mind and body have absorbed incredible punishment over the ages. He grapples with fragments of memory, the shrapnel of ancient ordea
Harpyicon  Harpy 5 Common Enemies Vex
The fastest and most mobile Vex, the Harpy is an airborne unit often deployed in flocks on patrols and scouting missions. They must stop and stabilize before attacking.
Harvestericon  Harvester 5 Common Enemies Cabal Arsenal
The blocky, dull exterior of the Cabal Harvester belies the grace and power with which they maneuver. Guardians have described them dropping in aggressively from low orbit with a deafening boom, kicking up dust storms and swooping through the silent skyscrapers of Mars' dead cities. Ha
Heavy-pikeicon  Heavy Pike 5 Common Enemies Fallen Arsenal
The Heavy Pike is a Fallen combat and demolitions vehicle. Unlike the standard assault Pike, the weightier Heavy Pikes are equipped with high-caliber twin-nose cannons and dual expel ports to either side that launch explosive devices. Heavy Pikes should be considered a clear and definite d
Hobgoblinicon  Hobgoblin 5 Common Enemies Vex
Specialized for sniping, this lean, tough Vex model is fitted with improved optics and acute sensors in its horns. Like the Goblin, the Hobgoblin contains a milky radiolarian fluid. Attacking a Hobgoblin often triggers a defensive reflex - the Hobgoblin seals itself in stasis and waits fo
Hydraicon  Hydra 5 Common Enemies Vex
The Hydra is a miniature fortress. Despite its physical slowness, it is a rapid processor of the data fed to it by other Vex, and what it lacks in mobility it makes up for in impregnable defenses and rock-melting firepower.
Infernoicon  Inferno 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
A modified variant of multiple Crucible match types, Inferno tests your Light against the darkest of conditions. Darkness prevails, leaving Guardians to rely on their weaponry and combat skills alone. The enemy can be found solely by sight and sound. Rely on your teammates and keen trackin
Interceptoricon  Interceptor 5 Common Enemies Cabal Arsenal
Though they lack the speed of a Fallen Pike, and their unwieldy shape cannot match the maneuverability of a Guardian's Sparrow, the Cabal Interceptor more than makes up for both shortcomings with firepower - a pair of low-velocity, high-yield anti-personnel/anti-armor cannons on articulated moun
Iron-banner-repicon  Iron Banner Rep 5 Common Allies Tower Allies
A hero to the City and a legend in his own right, Saladin Forge led the City's defense during the Battle for the Twilight Gap. His protégés, Commander Zavala and Lord Shaxx, now lead the Tower's Vanguard and the Crucible, respectively. Saladin remains close to Zavala, though his re
Ishtar-sinkicon  Ishtar Sink 5 Common Places Venus
The Ishtar Sink region looms large in our surviving knowledge of Venus. Guardians come hunting the ruins of the legendary Ishtar Collective, a sprawling Golden Age scientific project. But the ancient ruins that brought the Collective to the Sink have awakened again. We aren't the only
Ix-the-bargainicon  IX: The Bargain 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
You are Aurash. Heir to the Osmium Throne. You stand on the naked hull of an ancient ship. You stand exposed to the crushing pressure and ferocious heat of the deeper Fundament. It should annihilate you. It is by my will alone that you survive. I am Yul, the Honest Worm. <br/
Legend-the-black-gardenicon  Legend: The Black Garden 5 Common Allies [[Legends &amp; Mysteries_(Cards)|Legends &amp; Mysteries]]
I am Pujari. These are the visions I have had of the Black Garden. The Traveler moved across the face of the iron world. It opened the earth and stitched shut the sky. It made life possible. In these things there is always symmetry. Do you understand? This is not the beginning but it is th
Legionaryicon  Legionary 5 Common Enemies Cabal
Propelled by jump packs and wielding powerful slug rifles, Legionaries are the Cabal's line infantry and the backbone of their military power on the ground. Common Legionary tactics center on the bounding advance - some units attack the target while others close the range or find new firing posi
Lifticon  Lift 0 Common Guardian Movement Modes
Leap into a powered jump. The long, slow arc makes you a target, but used carefully, it's a superb way to break contact, gain control of the high ground, or set up devastating ambushes.
Lightning-grenadeicon  Lightning Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that sticks to any surface, periodically emitting bolts of lightning.
Magnetic-grenadeicon  Magnetic Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that attaches to enemies and explodes twice. Designed to crack the armor of hard targets.
Mayhemicon  Mayhem 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
A new set of modifiers on existing Crucible match structures, Mayhem tests a Guardian's resolve with less restrictions on the usual rules of engagement. Faster ability charges, more special and heavy ammunition drops, no delay on respawns and multiplied score values make this playlist
Meridian-bayicon  Meridian Bay 5 Common Places Mars
Under the shifting sands of Meridian Bay are the ruins of the magnificent Freehold, a testament to the glory of the Golden Age. Great secrets remain hidden in its crumbling towers.
Minotauricon  Minotaur 5 Common Enemies Vex
Minotaurs pack brutal heat, but most of their processing power is devoted to the physics of building massive Vex complexes, suspected to extend through multiple dimensions. Minotaur models are thicker and harder to crack than any other bipedal Vex, and they use their teleportation capability aggress
Mystery-fate-of-skolasicon  Mystery: Fate of Skolas 5 Common Allies [[Legends &amp; Mysteries_(Cards)|Legends &amp; Mysteries]]
The cell cracks open. Skolas, Wolf Kell, stumbles out and crashes to his knees. He tries to leap at the creature before him, the shape in the fog, to show it why it should be afraid. But the weight of grief smashes his legs against the cell. The rage upon him beats him to the floor. He fal
Mystery-fate-of-skolasicon  Mystery: Fate of Skolas 5 Common Allies Legends & Mysteries
The cell cracks open. Skolas, Wolf Kell, stumbles out and crashes to his knees. He tries to leap at the creature before him, the shape in the fog, to show it why it should be afraid. But the weight of grief smashes his legs against the cell. The rage upon him beats him to the floor. He fal
New-monarchy-faction-repicon  New Monarchy Faction Rep 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
An upstanding citizen, Hideo was once known for his lavish gifts to children and the elderly. Since he moved from plasteel manufacturing to the New Monarchy, he has been less forthcoming about his business and less free with his funds. But as one of the public faces of the Monarchy, he speaks with g
Ogreicon  Ogre 5 Common Enemies Hive
Charged with Hive sorcery, Ogres are abominations of flesh and rage, unleashed from the deepest Hive tunnels as engines of destruction. Apocryphal lore suggests that Ogres undergo terrible transformations as they grow - agonizing rituals that gift them with might and cunning.
Ogreicon  Ogre 5 Common Enemies Hive
Charged with Hive sorcery, Ogres are abominations of flesh and rage, unleashed from the deepest Hive tunnels as engines of destruction. Apocryphal lore suggests that Ogres undergo terrible transformations as they grow - agonizing rituals that gift them with might and cunning.
Oryx-the-taken-kingicon  Oryx, The Taken King 5 Common Enemies Exalted Hive
Dearest Eris, Crota's Bane (now we shall see how well you wear that title!), It's not all bad. Yes, the father of all your burdens comes to you with hate on his sword and hunger in his heart. But don't look at it that way. Did you not, when you lost your sight, gain a
Palmicon  Palm 0 Common Guardian Melee Abilities
Curiosity gets a Warlock into trouble, and force of will gets a Warlock out. Even novices can shear reality with a single deadly gesture.
Palmicon  Palm 0 Common Guardian Melee Abilities
Curiosity gets a Warlock into trouble, and force of will gets a Warlock out. Even novices can shear reality with a single deadly gesture.
Phalanxicon  Phalanx 5 Common Enemies Cabal
Phalanx soldiers carry massive shields, used for both attack and defense. While this protection is nearly impenetrable, clever opponents can bait the Phalanx or sneak shots around the shield.
Postmastericon  Postmaster 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
Stationed in the Tower Plaza, Kadi 55-30 welcomes Guardians home from the frontier, delivers urgent messages, and tracks lost items. Kadi has adopted a colloquial repartee with the Guardians who frequent the Tower. Whether this is the function of intricate sub-programming or a learned beha
Psionicon  Psion 5 Common Enemies Cabal
Psions are smaller than all other Cabal morphs, and may be an unrelated species. Hyper-intelligent, fast and unpredictable, they possess strong psionic capabilities - including the ability to emit disorienting and deadly psychokinetic Arc blasts.
Pulse-grenadeicon  Pulse Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that periodically damages enemies inside its explosion radius. An effective tool for area denial.
Punchicon  Punch 0 Common Guardian Melee Abilities
The brute strength of a Titan's melee offers a full-force response to immediate danger.
Quests-introductionicon  Quests Introduction 0 Common Activities The Dark Below
The forces of the City have spent years sifting through the plights of its Guardians, seeking humanity's greatest feats and the true desires of our enemies, but there is still so much unexplored and unknown. The incessant curiosity of the Tower patrons continues to offer new paths an
Rasputinicon  Rasputin 5 Common Allies Rasputin
The legendary Warminds stood watch over our Golden Age colonies: vigilant intelligences stretched across thousands of warsats and hardened installations. When the Collapse struck, the great Warminds fought and died. Rasputin fell with them. Or so history believed. But centuries of explorer
Relic-the-aegisicon  Relic: The Aegis 5 Common Activities Raids
These are the last words of Kabr, the Legionless: I have destroyed myself to do this. They have taken my Ghost. They are in my blood and brain. But now there is hope. I have made a wound in the Vault. I have pierced it and let in the Light. Bathe in it, and be cleansed. Look to i
Relic-the-aegisicon  Relic: The Aegis 5 Common Activities Raids
These are the last words of Kabr, the Legionless: I have destroyed myself to do this. They have taken my Ghost. They are in my blood and brain. But now there is hope. I have made a wound in the Vault. I have pierced it and let in the Light. Bathe in it, and be cleansed. Look to i
Restorationicon  Restoration 5 Common Activities Story: Earth, Old Russia
"Taking down an Archon is no easy task. With the master of the Fallen servitors gone, the House of Devils will scramble to protect their Prime Servitor. And securing an NLS Drive will let you join the fight beyond Earth. Mind the Speaker's wise words. I believe he speaks for the Traveler.&q
Rise-of-crotaicon  Rise of Crota 5 Common Activities The Dark Below
“The shattered one once referred to Crota as the god holding domain in a threshold between our world and theirs. He said he deciphered the means by which the Hive call to him. From all that I've seen, I now know he was right. “I watched as Crota's soul rose from the abyss, his swor
Rumbleicon  Rumble 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
You against all. Hone your Light by challenging your fellow Guardians in a fight for survival. Rumble is a free-for-all fight for dominance. You have no friends here. There will be no mercy. Challenge the strong and prey on the weak.
Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Rustlands 5 Common Activities Crucible Arenas
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Salvageicon  Salvage 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
3v3. Secure and defend the Relics to claim the secrets of our past. Golden Age mysteries litter our old worlds. Scour the battlefield for the relics, lock them down, and keep the other team from contesting your claim.
Scatter-grenadeicon  Scatter Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that splits into many submunitions and covers a large area with explosions.
Scatter-grenadeicon  Scatter Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that splits into many submunitions and covers a large area with explosions.
Servitoricon  Servitor 5 Common Enemies Fallen
Servitors are living relics of the once-mighty Fallen civilization. Packed with ultra-sophisticated machinery, they process matter and energy into the Ether that the Fallen depend on for life. In battle they support the Fallen with defensive systems and their own powerful energy weapons. Outside, th
Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Shipmaster 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
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Sidearmsicon  Sidearms 5 Common Inventory Special Weapons
The Sidearms class is made up of lightweight pistols designed for ease of handling and quick-firing. Its antiquated triggering system and engineering make it rare within City limits. As it's long been a staple of the Awoken Royal Guard, perhaps this newly forged alliance between the
Skifficon  Skiff 5 Common Enemies Fallen Arsenal
Slipping out of stealth only to offload a crew of Fallen, the Skiff is rarely seen. On the other hand, its rumbling, booming arrival is difficult to miss - as are the weapons it uses to support its troop deployments.
Skip-grenadeicon  Skip Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade which splits on impact, creating multiple projectiles which seek out enemies.
Skip-grenadeicon  Skip Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade which splits on impact, creating multiple projectiles which seek out enemies.
Skirmishicon  Skirmish 5 Common Activities Crucible Playlists
3v3. A focused engagement between two fireteams. Teamwork is your greatest weapon. Small scale tactical combat. Revive teammates to get them back in the fight, but be wary: you might just be feeding the enemy kills.
Solaricon  Solar 0 Common Inventory Damage Types
The universe is defined by fundamental forces. Energy is carried by quanta, tiny messengers of change. In the understanding of these messengers lies the secret of Solar Light.
Solar-grenadeicon  Solar Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that creates a flare of Solar Light which continually damages enemies trapped inside.
Special-ordersicon  Special Orders 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
Tess earned her place in the Tower working as a troubleshooter - a fixer with a solution to any kind of problem. Her connections go everywhere. It is difficult to make her speak about her monographs in abstract algebra, or the string of peculiar jobs she's worked, but a word in her ear can open
Spike-grenadeicon  Spike Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that attaches to any surface and emits a torrent of damaging Void Light.
Stabicon  Stab 0 Common Guardian Melee Abilities
With their finely tuned reflexes, Hunters are naturally gifted with knives. The make and shape of the perfect knife is a matter of endless debate.
The-asteroid-belticon  The Asteroid Belt 5 Common Places The Asteroid Belt
The Asteroid Belt is a great band of nothingness, speckled with unimaginable wealth. Once a treasure trove for Golden Age industry, the Belt is now a haunted place where Fallen pirates and Awoken patrols skirmish among the whispering carcasses of ancient machines. Among the asteroids drift
The-cabalicon  The Cabal 5 Common Enemies Cabal
Tactically efficient, disciplined, and unrelenting, the Cabal are the greatest known military force in the system. Their origins and ultimate objectives are a mystery, but it seems clear they have conquered more worlds than humanity has ever known. Cabal soldiers wear pressurized armor tha
The-city-ageicon  The City Age 0 Common Places The City
When did the City Age begin? Perhaps when the bulk of the world's survivors lived beneath the Traveler, rather than in the wilderness. Or when the Titans raised the first wall. Or at Six Fronts, when the City first faced coordinated, overwhelming attack - and repelled it decisively. Th
The-covenicon  The Coven 5 Common Allies The Queen
The chamber was dark. The seven of them were rarely in a room together anymore, but this was the eve of their greatest journey, a plan that overcame death and spanned universes. They were all connected in trance, communing as the ancients did. Speaking would tip their hand to the Harbing
The-dark-ageicon  The Dark Age 0 Common Places The City
The Golden Age burned bright - and the night that overtook us after the Collapse was swift and total. The tally of suffering may be beyond comprehension. But the City lifted itself from the ash, gathering survivors. Guardians rose to challenge alien hordes. The Dark Age swallowed so much
The-dark-withinicon  The Dark Within 5 Common Activities Story: Earth, Old Russia
"We always feared the Hive would rise again, harbingers of the Darkness to come. Their presence on Earth demands that we strike their strongholds on the Moon, the last place we faced them. A lot of Guardians never come back, especially the new. Are you new? Oh. Well! I'm sure you'll mak
The-fallenicon  The Fallen 5 Common Enemies Fallen
The Fallen are ruthless scavengers. Brutal and uncaring, they arrived on their massive Ketches in the wake of the Collapse to loot and pillage our devastated worlds. There are hints of ancient nobility to the Fallen - the scars of lost grandeur. The Kells of their scattered Houses still cl
The-golden-ageicon  The Golden Age 0 Common Places The City
The Traveler changed everything. It reshaped our solar system as decisively as it shattered our scientific and philosophical frameworks. To our ancestors it must have been a hammerblow - a glimpse beyond the horizon of expected possibility and into a realm of transcendent power. The Travel
The-hiveicon  The Hive 5 Common Enemies Hive
The Hive are an ancient, festering evil. Their antipathy to the Light transcends hatred. To the Hive, the eternal struggle between Light and Dark is not only a war, it is a crusade - all Light must be devoured so Darkness can reclaim the universe.
The-hiveicon  The Hive 5 Common Enemies Hive
The Hive are an ancient, festering evil. Their antipathy to the Light transcends hatred. To the Hive, the eternal struggle between Light and Dark is not only a war, it is a crusade - all Light must be devoured so Darkness can reclaim the universe.
The-hunt-for-skolasicon  The Hunt For Skolas 5 Common Activities House of Wolves
Variks: My Queen, my Kell. It is Skolas they say. Petra: That's impossible. My Lady, you assured us all that Skolas would never be seen again. Queen: Has it been confirmed? Variks: What does it matter? They always fear him—dead or alive. If not this Skolas then an
The-kell-of-kellsicon  The Kell of Kells 5 Common Activities House of Wolves
Petra: So— any other Fallen houses hiding he'll try to convert? Variks: He may seek to gather the Exiles, but they will not follow. They follow none, no Kell, no Archon. Petra: What about this House of Rain, the Prophecy you keep quoting? Variks: House Rain lost in
The-ocean-of-stormsicon  The Ocean of Storms 5 Common Places Moon
The support base centered here marks what most believe was the first off-Earth colony. It was here that we came face-to-face with Crota and his legions, a force so powerful we abandoned the Moon. Now, Hive temples breach the surface, entrances into the vast necropolis below, and Guardians
The-royal-awoken-guardicon  The Royal Awoken Guard 5 Common Allies The Queen
In all military matters, the Queen's commands are carried out by her seven Paladins. Four command the Royal Armada, including the Corsairs and the Vestian Guard: Abra Zire, Kamala Rior, Hallam Fen and Leona Bryl. Two command the Royal Army, including the Reef's battle stations and military
The-ruling-houseicon  The Ruling House 5 Common Activities House of Wolves
Variks stares up through the shielding surrounding the Vestian Outpost. The thin filament of energy almost imperceptible, keeping in the heat and atmosphere within the confines of the hollowed out ketch hull. His mandibles idly opened and closed as he contemplated the view. Variks (to hims
The-rusted-landsicon  The Rusted Lands 5 Common Activities Crucible Arenas
ARENA DESIGNATION: The Rusted Lands LOCATION: Eastern Flood Zone, Earth "The Hive never leaves the Moon." This is dogma - a way to soothe frightened children and reassure wary Guardians. Not so long ago, a wandering Hunter and her Fireteam stumbled onto a feral com
The-takenicon  The Taken 5 Common Enemies The Taken
I have been talking to Eris about the Taken. She agrees that what we observe — the apertures, the starlight, and of course the Taken entities — is not Hive magic. If Hive arcana is a metaphor, this is the meaning; if they make appeals, then this is the judge. Oryx wields this pow
The-taken-captainicon  The Taken: Captain 5 Common Enemies The Taken
You are a Captain. The only thing between your band and asphyxiation. Every Dreg and Vandal counts on you. All of them want to be you. Your entire life is a performance: you play at strength, or you die of weakness. You have been taken. Take off your cape. Set down your weapons.
The-taken-hobgoblinicon  The Taken: Hobgoblin 5 Common Enemies The Taken
You are a Hobgoblin. A particle fountain. Your first purpose is to provide energy — to channel power where it is needed for thought. Your second purpose is to eliminate threats to that thought. You have been taken. Worship this acausal environment. It is the only adaptive respons
The-taken-knighticon  The Taken: Knight 5 Common Enemies The Taken
You are a Knight. Ancient warrior elite. Dreadful backbone of the Hive. You have scarred entire worlds. You have been taken. Set down your sword. Put down your boomer. The fight is not yet begun. True immortality awaits you. What vows compel you? What drives you down th
The-taken-minotauricon  The Taken: Minotaur 5 Common Enemies The Taken
You are a Minotaur. A walking foundry. Your first purpose is to think about construction — folding space and time into the design. Your second purpose is to eliminate threats to the design. You have been taken. Worship this acausal environment. It is the only adaptive response. S
The-taken-psionicon  The Taken: Psion 5 Common Enemies The Taken
You are a Psion. Clever, canny specialist. Bolted into the Cabal hierarchy: a pilot, an investigator, a manipulator, an operative. You have been taken. Be still. Your endless vigilance is done. Nothing will enslave you ever again. What hidden plan do you obey? What is y
The-taken-thrallicon  The Taken: Thrall 5 Common Enemies The Taken
You are a Thrall. Numberless spawn of the Hive. Shrieking and expendable: one pebble in an avalanche. You have been taken. Stop howling. Set down your claws. Your fear is over. Your weakness is done. You will be strong now. What is your purpose? What law drives you?<br/
The-taken-vandalicon  The Taken: Vandal 5 Common Enemies The Taken
You are a Vandal. You slip through life like a thief. Trying to hide from everything greater than you — lest you be reduced, again, to a dreg. You have been taken. Come out into the light. You will never be diminished again. No one will ever rebuke you with a blade. Wha
The-taken-wizardicon  The Taken: Wizard 5 Common Enemies The Taken
You are a wizard. Master of forbidden secrets. Butcher of physics. You have been taken. Abandon your thoughts. You will never understand this. The final secret will tell itself to you. What logic do you obey? What theory guides your incisions? You create terri
The-vexicon  The Vex 5 Common Enemies Vex
The Vex are architects of ancient and complex structures thought to be buried within every celestial body. Linked by a network unlike any on Earth, they operate in unison, directed by a single unfathomable purpose.
The-warmindicon  The Warmind 5 Common Activities Story: Earth, Old Russia
"They say the Warminds were a legend, even in their own time. Now we know Rasputin lives. Your discovery is priceless, Guardian. Nothing in the Cosmodrome is more important." - Ikora Rey
Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Thermal 0 Common Inventory Damage Types
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Timekeepericon  Timekeeper 5 Common Activities Crucible Arenas
Another mysterious structure built by the Vex millenia ago or to come. The rogue Warlock Osiris once theorized that this place, and others like it, were tuned to react only with presence of the Darkness itself.
Upgrade-materialsicon  Upgrade Materials 0 Common Inventory Economy
As Guardians buy or salvage new equipment, they learn to tinker and improve. This work requires Glimmer and other material. Some can be recycled from unneeded gear. Titans favor plasteel, which can be found by disassembling old equipment. Hunters unspool discarded armor into sapphire wire.
Vandalicon  Vandal 5 Common Enemies Fallen
Soldiers, brawlers, assassins, and scouts, Vandals are the seasoned regulars who fill out the skilled roles within a Fallen crew. Whether from distance or up close and personal, they are seasoned, efficient killers, with an arsenal of weaponry and tech to match their bloodlust.
Ghost-fragment-huntericon  Vanguard Outfitter 0 Common Allies Tower Allies
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Vi-sistersicon  VI: Sisters 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
A register of tokens and gestures exchanged before the end of sisterhood. “Xi Ro, my brave sister, you have worked too hard to move the carcasses out of the birthing room! Come. Steer the ship for a while. Take joy in what our needle can do.” Xi Ro tried to protest, but secretly,
Viii-leviathanicon  VIII: Leviathan 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
The Leviathan’s Warning ++We live on the edge of a war— —a war between Formless and Form++ ++between the Deep and the Sky— ++MY EYES ARE WIDE, MY GAZE IS LONG++ —Across the universe, as far as I see++ ++the Sky works to charge its fires— —and the D
Vision-81icon  Vision 81 5 Common Allies Osiris
This journey begins with doubt. And ends in solace. One by one they fall, and you realize you are alone. There, in the shadow of night, you see the world splinter, the Darkness thrive. And you fight, with more than your Light... you use your pain. Yo
Voidicon  Void 0 Common Inventory Damage Types
The universe is defined by fundamental forces. Beneath the world of light and matter lies the vacuum, and the vast dark secrets that it contains. In the understanding of this vacuum lies the secret of Void Light.
Voidicon  Void 0 Common Inventory Damage Types
The universe is defined by fundamental forces. Beneath the world of light and matter lies the vacuum, and the vast dark secrets that it contains. In the understanding of this vacuum lies the secret of Void Light.
Vortex-grenadeicon  Vortex Grenade 0 Common Guardian Grenade Abilities
A grenade that creates a Vortex which continually damages enemies trapped inside.
Walkericon  Walker 5 Common Enemies Fallen Arsenal
Fallen Walkers are mobile gun platforms deployed in offensive and defensive roles alike. Though their insect-like design gives them an eerie, almost lifelike quality, these heavily-armored monstrosities are purely robotic. Their advanced tracking systems can account for multiple targets as their for
Wanted-ether-runnericon  WANTED: Ether Runner 5 Common Enemies Fallen Hunted
WANTED: Any and all Ether Runner Servitors of the House of Wolves SHOOT TO KILL OR DISMANTLE Bounty: 100 Marks, Queen's Wrath Affiliations: Skolas, Kaliks servitors, Orbiks servitors Bring proof of kill to PETRA VENJ, Vestian Outpost (5560 Amytis)
Wanted-repeater-shankicon  WANTED: Repeater Shank 5 Common Enemies Fallen Hunted
WANTED: Repeater-equipped Wolf Shank SHOOT TO KILL OR DISMANTLE Bounty: 100 Marks, Queen's Wrath Affiliations: Skolas, Kaliks Servitors, Orbiks Servitors Bring proof of kill to PETRA VENJ, Vestian Outpost (5560 Amytis)
Wanted-repeater-shankicon  WANTED: Repeater Shank 5 Common Enemies Fallen Hunted
WANTED: Repeater-equipped Wolf Shank SHOOT TO KILL OR DISMANTLE Bounty: 100 Marks, Queen's Wrath Affiliations: Skolas, Kaliks Servitors, Orbiks Servitors Bring proof of kill to PETRA VENJ, Vestian Outpost (5560 Amytis)
Wanted-silent-fangicon  WANTED: Silent Fang 5 Common Enemies Fallen Hunted
WANTED: Any and all members of the House of Wolves identified as the Silent Fang. Bounty: 100 Marks, Queen's Wrath Wanted for: Treachery and high treason against the Queen; terrorist activities (to wit: the Raze of Amethyst); war crimes (to wit: Battle of Iris); evading justi
Wanted-twisted-clawicon  WANTED: Twisted Claw 5 Common Enemies Fallen Hunted
WANTED: Any and all members of the Twisted Claw. Bounty: 100 Marks, Queen's Wrath; first claim to spoils Wanted for: War crimes; pillage; theft; evading justice Description: - Fallen Class: Vandals, Captains - Weapon: Shrapnel Launcher Affili
Wanted-twisted-clawicon  WANTED: Twisted Claw 5 Common Enemies Fallen Hunted
WANTED: Any and all members of the Twisted Claw. Bounty: 100 Marks, Queen's Wrath; first claim to spoils Wanted for: War crimes; pillage; theft; evading justice Description: - Fallen Class: Vandals, Captains - Weapon: Shrapnel Launcher Affili
Wanted-wolf-enforcericon  WANTED: Wolf Enforcer 5 Common Enemies Fallen Hunted
WANTED: Any and all traitorous Wolf Captains known as Wolf Enforcers Bounty: 100 Marks, Queen's Wrath Wanted for: Treachery and high treason against the Queen of the Reef; sedition; war crimes; Description: - Weapon: Wire Rifle Affiliations: Skolas,
Wanted-wolf-scavengericon  WANTED: Wolf Scavenger 5 Common Enemies Fallen Hunted
WANTED: Any and all "Wolf Scavengers" Bounty: 100 Marks, Queen's Wrath Wanted for: Treachery and high treason against the Queen; evading justice Description: - Fallen Class: Dregs - Weapon: Shrapnel Launcher Affiliations: Skolas, Be
Web-minesicon  Web Mines 5 Common Enemies Fallen Arsenal
The Fallen have a variety of tricks up their many sleeves. The Web Mine is proximity or impact triggered snare device that releases a tangle of "heavy" arc energy, causing spatial disruption within its sphere of influence. The Web Mine's triggering mechanism ejects the physic
X-immortalsicon  X: Immortals 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
We are the Worm your God, the Flesh of Hope. Our compact is done: you are Aurash Eternal. And we are bound to you, as close as your appetites, as your loves or needs, as the weapon in your fists and the word in your throat. We’ve had enough of this dismal place. Haven’t you? We a
Xi-conquerorsicon  XI: Conquerors 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Savathûn, mother morph of Sathona, we delight in your sharp mind. For millions of years the Leviathan caged us here. It is a pawn of the Sky, a philosophy of cosmic slavery. The Sky seeds civilizations predicated on a terrible lie — that right actions can prevent suffering. That pocke
Xv-born-as-preyicon  XV: Born As Prey 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
This is unacceptable. Are you so weak? Born as prey, and doomed to die by predator? Auryx’s failure of resolve led us to catastrophe. The Ammonite fleets under Chroma-Admiral Rafriit have pressed us back to the sixth moon. Once more we find ourselves burrowing into a world’s core
Xvii-the-weakness-verseicon  XVII: The Weakness Verse 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
You are dead, young Auryx. Betrayed and murdered by your own sister, for the crime of mercy. Remember what you said to the Ammonite Satellite Congress? ‘We will parley on neutral ground?’ Savathûn’s witches have rendered it utterly neutral. No living thing will ever claim it again. Th
Xx-hiveicon  XX: Hive 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Let us speak of the terrible beauty of becoming ourselves. In the beginning we rode hollow moons from star to star. AURYX said, become as numerous and fertile as seeds in rich flesh, and thus we did become numerous. XIVU ARATH said, become as hungry and defiant as tumors in rich flesh, and
Xxi-an-incisionicon  XXI: an incision 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Sayeth AURYX, my siblings, our children are scattered across many moons, and we live in the cold dark between suns. What will we eat? How will we speak? SAVATHÛN said, Auryx my brother and king, I have studied the wounds cut by the Worm our God. Also I have studied the manner of your
Xxii-the-high-waricon  XXII: The High War 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Now in this time of diaspora there was a war between AURYX and SAVATHÛN and XIVU ARATH. Brother Auryx, said SAVATHÛN, do not forgive my betrayal. Instead, take vengeance upon me for what I did at the dry moon! And AURYX made war on her, in worship of the Deep. Between them stood
Xxiii-fire-without-fuelicon  XXIII: fire without fuel 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
I killed my sister today. She came to this star to oversee the extermination of all life here. The Qugu are a strong power, and their fleets protect four nearby stars. As herd animals they are loyal and stubborn. But they do show grace. For millions of years of evolution the Qugu
Xxix-carved-in-ruinicon  XXIX: Carved in Ruin 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Oryx made war on the Ecumene for a hundred years. At the end of those hundred years he killed the Ecumene Council on the Fractal Wreath, and from their blood rose Xivu Arath, saying, “I am war, and you have conjured me back with war.” Oryx was glad, for he loved Xivu Arath. The Ecumene wai
Xxv-dictata-ir-dakauaicon  XXV: Dictata ir Dakaua 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Attention. Perimeter security units attend. Stand by to assimilate new imperatives. Gland sixty proof assimilation liquor, or face immediate noncompliance taxation. The Dakaua Ministry of War is now online and true. In Radial Year 989 groove 3 our clients in the Dakaua
Xxviii-king-of-shapesicon  XXVIII: King of Shapes 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
This is the Coronation of Oryx, the Taken King. It happened thus. In the cold abyss of the sword world, King Aurash walked under a cloak of green fire. He walked through the sky and the sky shuddered and froze beneath his feet. He walked until he found Akka, the Worm of Secrets, who was de
Xxx-a-golden-amputationicon  XXX: a golden amputation 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Wrath! Behold the wrath of Oryx, coiled for ten thousand years. Behold the Golden Amputation: the fall of Taishibeth, the end of an age. We beat the worlds of Taishibeth like skull drums and we howl in joy for our black war moons as they ram silver orbitals and gleaming star-webs, where in
Xxxi-battle-made-wavesicon  XXXI: battle made waves 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Oryx went down into his throne world. He went out into the abyss, and with each step he read one of his tablets, so that they became like stones beneath his feet. He went out and he created an altar and he prepared an unborn ogre. He called on the Deep, saying: I can see you in t
Xxxii-majestic-majesticicon  XXXII: Majestic. Majestic. 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
Oryx, my King, my friend. Kick back. Relax. Shrug off that armor, set down that blade. Roll your burdened shoulders and let down your guard. This is a place of life, a place of peace. Out in the world we ask a simple, true question. A question like, can I kill you, can I rip your world apa
Xxxiii-when-do-monsters-have-dreamsicon  XXXIII: When do monsters have dreams 5 Common Enemies Books of Sorrow
I’m walking down the road, I’m going to the orrery to talk to my dad, and I hear, well, I hear this noise, so I look back. And my sisters are behind me, and they’re ripping up the road. They’ve got these huge swords, execution swords, and they’re levering the stones out of the road. The stones are c
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