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Played this a bit last night. I don't think I ever played it beyond the base game, so it is pretty fresh for me. Friend and I ended up making a new character though since it had been so long, plus we have another just starting out. I see they have legacy quests for the base game as well as the first two DLCs which is good. I was a little confused with the start of the game being Destiny 1 lol.

For those that have Forsaken, is it worth the money? I imagine playing base game and the two DLCs will keep me busy for a while, but I'm wondering if buying Forsaken now would give me any new weapons than if I didn't buy it. I see they added bows. Are they available without buying Forsaken?
 

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I think buying Forsaken will give you more loot, but I'm not sure how much. Unfortunately their system gets a little confusing. I think you get the last season pass content for free with Forsaken so I would say it is well worth it. Forsaken was a fun campaign.
 
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Do you need Forsaken to get bows? If I know the gear icons it looks like I'm getting Forsaken guns but wasn't sure if that might include bows. I see you can get one through the forge but I talked to her and don't have a quest.
 

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I'm kind of liking Scout rifles again in PVE. They aren't the best option but I feel like they are decent now.

Been using Imperative, the Vex Offensive one and it's nice.
 
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I'm kind of liking Scout rifles again in PVE. They aren't the best option but I feel like they are decent now.

Been using Imperative, the Vex Offensive one and it's nice.
Yeah they are definitely improved. I really like the rapid fire ones like the Night Watch (from Reckoning). I have one with Outlaw/Rampage which shreds. With the right perks they feel really good. Triple tap is good.

I was hoping high impact with explosive rounds would be good, but it still feels kind of weak.

I still seem to get better damage numbers from pulse rifles across the board though which is kind of annoying, but at least scouts are closer.
 

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In case anyone doesn't know, after doing a public event on the Moon, the Vex gates will open after about one minute. Sometimes after killing all the Gate Lords a Hydra boss will spawn. You can get powerful loot twice a week from killing him.
 
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Ive got a pretty nice grenade build going with my warlock using Nezarec's Sin. Maxed out discipline combined with Devour and Demolitionist on my SMG and I basically have no cooldown time on my grenades.

Seems like people could make some really nice builds after some time.
 

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Ended up buying Forsaken just so I could do some of the exotic bows and what not. Off topic of that, is there a way to do private strikes? Really hate playing with randoms that just speedrun through them all the time. Me and a friend just trying to enjoy the damn killing everything and third person is on his speeder racing to get to the next section unlock spot. Why even bother playing the damn game.
 

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There's no way to do regular strikes alone, that's something people ask for all the time. Blackout just makes things worse, as with no radar, people have zero awareness where people are.

 

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I like the old armor and abilities more...not sure what's good about the new stats.
Yeah early on, the old armor stuff is better, but the newer Armor 2.0 stuff can upgrade and will eventually be better.

The stuff that drops from regular activities is pretty low stats too. It is assumed that better stat gear will drop from harder activities.
 

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Finally got a bow from a drop. Can't think of the name but it's void based and kicks total ass. Stayed up way too late last night working on a bow frame from black armory, which I thought I could use to guarantee a bow, but as part of the quest steps I needed bow kills. :meh: Anyways the armory stuff is pretty cool as well. Just have the initial one in Gofannon although while just roaming around in public at the EDZ I found the one in Niobe labs lol.
 

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Finally got a bow from a drop. Can't think of the name but it's void based and kicks total ass. Stayed up way too late last night working on a bow frame from black armory, which I thought I could use to guarantee a bow, but as part of the quest steps I needed bow kills. :meh: Anyways the armory stuff is pretty cool as well. Just have the initial one in Gofannon although while just roaming around in public at the EDZ I found the one in Niobe labs lol.
Subtle Calamity?
 

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I got a Subtle Calamity with Dragonfly and Explosive Head. I just shoot it into a group of enemies and watch the explosions. :)

I also got an auto rifle from the season stuff (hit level 30ish) called the Pluperfect. My roll was rangefinder + kill clip. Needless to say it is good in PVE. I run Vex Invasions with that and either the Arc Logic energy auto or a submachine gun.

I feel like I'm hitting a wall a little bit on the grind. Think I've played too much since Shadowkeep came out. I'm like 926 and I feel like I've done everything. There's harder difficulty for things of course, but I don't know if I'll hit 100 on my season.
 

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So Titans with Peregrine Greaves and One Two Punch shotguns are killing bosses with one flying knee.

 

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Completed the Iron Banner quest last night. Wish the armor could be used as transmog.
 

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I've still got to try Iron Banner this week. I'm hearing they are doing a much better job with the matchmaking, making sure big teams match up against other teams, and solo players stay with smaller groups and other solo. I get so sick of getting rolled by teams of 6 who all have their own dedicated Youtube channel when I play solo.

I'm still deciding whether I should play PVP on PC or PS4. I do fine in PVE with a mouse, but I feel so slow in PVP.
 

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I've still got to try Iron Banner this week. I'm hearing they are doing a much better job with the matchmaking, making sure big teams match up against other teams, and solo players stay with smaller groups and other solo. I get so sick of getting rolled by teams of 6 who all have their own dedicated Youtube channel when I play solo.

I'm still deciding whether I should play PVP on PC or PS4. I do fine in PVE with a mouse, but I feel so slow in PVP.
I haven't had a problem on PC playing solo. Lots of new players I think
 
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Festival of the Lost event is actually bigger than I was expecting. The Altar of Sorrow is like Escalation Protocol, and I love Escalation Protocol.

Havent run the new dungeon, but I bet its hard.
 

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There's so much to do it is kind of crazy. I'm still multiple weapon quests behind at this point.