Latest Destiny Patch Improves Loot And Fixes Glitch Exploits


Bungie have released Destiny‘s latest patch today. Along with a hot fix for a certain abusable glitch relating to the Nightstalker class for Hunters released with The Taken King expansion, loot drops have been improved for the weekly Nightfall and Crucible Bounties. There’s also info regarding the hard mode for the King’s Fall raid.

Read on below to see the full list of patch notes and the fixes therein.


Nightstalker Hunter

Temporarily removed the extra shots from Quiver to avoid unlimited Shadowshots. This is a temporary fix, and the node will be restored in a fixed state in an upcoming patch


Daily Heroic Story

Removed deprecated Quest requirements from “Siege of the Warmind”

Removed deprecated Quest requirements from “The Wakening”

Weekly Nightfall Strike

Increased the base level of Nightfall Legendary rewards by 10 Attack/Defense

Increased the chance of Legendary rewards by 10% (from 50% to 60%)

Increased the number of Strange Coins or Three of Coins awards

Ghosts have been added to the Legendary reward loot table

Legendary Engrams no longer drop from Nightfall Strike boss kills. They will continue to drop their unique Legendary items

Removed Antiquated Runes from the loot tables


Weekly Crucible Bounty

Increased base level of Weekly Crucible Bounty Legendary rewards by 10 Attack

Increased number of Strange Coins awarded

Ghosts have been added to the Legendary reward loot table

Additionally, the patch notes detail the Light Level of gear drops in the upcoming hard mode of the King’s Faill raid:

King’s Fall

King’s Fall Hard Mode will be available at 10AM on 10/23

Recommended Light is 310

King’s Fall Hard Mode has the following changes:

King’s Fall Hard Mode rewards will drop up to 320 Light

Oryx in Hard Mode will guarantee a Raid item drop each week, without requiring Moldering Shards

Oryx in Normal mode will still require Moldering Shards

Moldering Shards can drop in King’s Fall Hard Mode, but only if a character hasn’t cleared King’s Fall Normal for the week