April Content Recap, Iron Banner Returns 3/29

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Stream Recap

Too long, did not watch:

  • The April Update arrives on 04/12/2016
  • New content will be available to players of Destiny: The Taken King
  • The King is dead, but the Taken War rages on in our Solar System
  • Variks the Loyal has a renewed call to arms to battle Taken foes
  • Guardians will face new challenges through new Quests, Bounties, and Strikes
  • Maximum Light is being raised to 335, with many new ways to level up
  • Prison of Elders has a new Level 41 mode to empower you reach 320
  • Challenge of Elders is a new Level 42 scored mode to empower you to reach 335
    • Players who achieve High and Cumulative scores are guaranteed Weapons and Armor
    • Challenge of Elders rewards have up to 335 Light, depending on your power

Not mentioned on stream, but also totally true:

  • King’s Fall will drop rewards up to 330
  • Court of Oryx will drop Artifacts up to 335


Control Freaks

Lord Saladin isn’t waiting for the April Update to make a comeback. Neither should you.

Begins: Tuesday, March 29th, 10AM Pacific
Ends: Tuesday, April 5th, 2AM Pacific

The game is Control!

It’s a return to form for Iron Banner. Control the zones to multiply your momentum toward victory. Do just that, and we’ll award you some of this…

Hand Cannons


Hunter Armor

Titan Armor

Warlock Armor

PlayStation Armor

Available from Lord Saladin:

  • Rank 3: Chest Pieces
  • Rank 4: Hand Cannons, Gauntlets, PlayStation Gauntlets
  • Rank 5: Machinegun

Available as post-game drops:

  • Rank 2: Chest Pieces
  • Rank 3: Hand Cannons, Gauntlets, PlayStation Gauntlets
  • Rank 4: Machinegun