Destiny 'loot cave' offers endless loot drops

If you've been needing some epic loot in Destiny, you can visit the legendary "loot cave."

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Guardians who have been looking to pick up some epic loot in Destiny have been heading to a location within the Cosmodrome area to reap the rewards from what players have dubbed the “Loot Cave.”

If you have yet to stumble onto the loot cave, a new video published by Force Strategy Gaming shows just how easy it is to not only gain access to the cave, but how exactly you can sit back and let the loot come rolling in. One thing you’ll have to remember is you’ll need at least one other player in the area in order to take advantage of the cave’s endless loot. As long as there are other players within the area, and we’re sure there will be another Guardian for quite some time, then you can kill an endless wave of acolytes and thralls.

Once they’re defeated, you’ll be rewarded with various gear, blue engrams and even some purple ones if you’re lucky. So what are you waiting for? Fire up Destiny and get as much loot as your Guardian can physically carry before everyone else does.

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    September 22, 2014 8:20 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Destiny 'loot cave' offers endless loot drops.

    If you've been needing some epic loot in Destiny, you can visit the legendary "loot cave."

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      September 22, 2014 8:37 AM

      This is also a good way to power level lower level characters as you get XP for everyone's kills in the area too. Pretty much just stand there and you'll go up a level or two.

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      September 22, 2014 8:42 AM

      i farmed it for like 3 hours this weekend. got 4 legendaries, and probably like 100 blues, 500 greens

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      September 22, 2014 8:44 AM

      Chances this will still exist by tonight when I can hop on?

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        September 22, 2014 8:45 AM

        i hope they don't remove it. it's pretty fun. there's a couple random events that happen in that same area

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          September 22, 2014 9:32 AM

          There's a door just left of the slab that will sometimes spawn out a pile of yellow named mobs. They gave the group there a run for the money yesterday afternoon.

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            September 22, 2014 9:35 AM

            yeah that event is a lot of fun. really hard too

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            September 22, 2014 9:40 AM

            Yea I think it's actually a Hive vs Fallen fight and shit streams from both sides and you get caught in the middle. It's pretty nice to have that and the Warsat event to mix things up.

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              September 22, 2014 9:42 AM

              Agreed. We were there just happily shooting away at the Murder Hole(tm) when out of left field...Aaaaahh!!

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            September 22, 2014 1:12 PM

            Haha I had that happen 5 minutes after I got there, it was so chaotic I was convinced Bungie's patched it in as an answer to people camping that cave.

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              September 22, 2014 1:13 PM

              That's what I had thought as well.

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        September 22, 2014 8:46 AM

        It's been around for a while, I don't think it's going to suddenly disappear today. There is nothing that abusive about it, there are a ton of spots in the game where you can farm... this is just the best and most popular one.

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          September 22, 2014 9:52 AM

          I don't think they will remove it. But I do think they will reduce the spawn timer to like 20-30 seconds which will effectively kill the spot.

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      September 22, 2014 8:48 AM

      I think the general idea here is nice but this article is basically just a link to a YouTube video with no meat that makes it even worth posting an article about. Why not throw together a full article about a bunch of the best farming spots in Destiny or something actually unique/useful that isn't just leeching off the work someone else did to create that video?

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        September 22, 2014 9:51 AM

        A number of news outfits point to other people's work, but either way your refund is in the mail.

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        September 22, 2014 10:40 AM

        We have a word for that:

        College.

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        September 22, 2014 12:28 PM

        Hey now. This is a big step up from things you could buy instead of an Apple Watch.

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        September 22, 2014 12:30 PM

        This article is fine. I wasn't aware of this cave.

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          September 22, 2014 12:54 PM

          And you're the exact reader I was gearing this story to. I wasn't aware of it either until this weekend, so rather than keep it to myself, I thought I'd share it with the rest of the Shacknews community.

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            September 22, 2014 1:35 PM

            I was not aware either, thank you.

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            September 22, 2014 7:53 PM

            Thank you. That was fun, hope they don't nerf it!

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        September 22, 2014 2:56 PM

        IMMUNE TO UGH MY ASS THATS TWO IN ONE DAY BUDDY.

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          September 22, 2014 3:32 PM

          YOU MOTHERFUCKER

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            September 22, 2014 4:25 PM

            Also did something get screwed up again with AIM or whatever because you haven't been online for like 4 days again, or are you just actually offline haha.

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              September 22, 2014 5:02 PM

              Most likely pidgin disconnected from AIM and I never noticed.

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        September 23, 2014 2:02 AM

        Whoa yeah a completely random guys video/work?

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      September 22, 2014 9:52 AM

      so is this like D3 launch goblin farming? trolololo

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      September 22, 2014 10:42 AM

      I was farming this by myself Friday night and out nowhere a shit ton of hallowed knights and wizards spawned (along with thrall and other minions). I was level 18 so I thought I wouldn't have any trouble but they stuck it to me and killed me a few times. Then it just ended after about 5 minutes or so. Haven't seen that happen since and farmer again Saturday night.

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        September 22, 2014 10:56 AM

        it happens about every hour

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          September 22, 2014 10:57 AM

          Oh okay, I didn't know that. It was some crazy action though!

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            September 22, 2014 12:55 PM

            :O

            That sounds epic! I've been working on reviews, but the first chance I get, I'm going to be praying I don't get to the cave during one of the times when a ton of enemies come out.

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              September 22, 2014 12:58 PM

              Yeah, I think it was Fallen and Hive because they were actually fighting each other. I thought I could take out some while hiding. Nope. They all concentrated on me! After they would kill me or I ran far enough away to regen my health, they would go back to fighting each other.

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        September 22, 2014 1:44 PM

        That fight is so good.

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        September 22, 2014 2:42 PM

        The best part about that fight is chaining supers inside the spawn room.

        http://youtu.be/snaInc0eLO8

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      September 22, 2014 11:02 AM

      Can't say I found good drops but all those engrams leveled up my Cryptarch and you can get some nice goodies in the mail from doing that. Got an exotic and purple sniper rifle and a purple armor piece so the effort wasn't bad. Plus a guaranteed public event every 30 minutes for a quick 4 vanguard marks and easy access to two patrols.

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        September 22, 2014 2:37 PM

        Better yet, the local public events take place every 30 minutes at :00 and :30. There's another public event that takes place on Earth at :15 and :45 at The Divide. So I just hit the Skywatch Casino for 10-12 minutes at a time, do the 2 local events and fly off to do the other two (which go really quickly) and then get to farm engrams and get 16 Vanguard marks/hour.

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          September 22, 2014 4:39 PM

          Crap I need to try this again. I must have been late to the Divide so I missed the event whenever I swung past it.

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      September 22, 2014 11:37 AM

      It definitely works, but damn is it boring.

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        September 22, 2014 5:03 PM

        What is, "Destiny summed up in 8 words," Alex?

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      September 22, 2014 11:47 AM

      well, i know what i'm doing when i get home.

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      September 22, 2014 12:06 PM

      I tried it out. Seems good if you just hit level 20 and are looking to get everything up to your level, but if you're expecting it to be raining legendaries you're gonna be disappointed.

      I've had much better luck and more fun doing strikes, even if they are repetitive. Less repetitive than standing in one spot shooting into a cave. I got my first exotic last night doing level 24 strikes, a rocket launcher called "The Truth". Would have preferred a piece of armor or a primary weapon but I can't complain.

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        September 22, 2014 12:12 PM

        I think the most beneficial thing you get out of farming the cave or any other spot like that is that it levels up the Cryptarch pretty fast and leveling him DOES get you legendary engrams. So far he's given me three as rewards for leveling him and one did resolve to a purple heavy weapon.

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      September 22, 2014 2:39 PM

      I wonder what percentage of all players at any given time are loot farming. it's got to be close to 50%

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        September 22, 2014 3:00 PM

        I haven't been farming. Most of my stuff is from crucible finds and tokens.

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          September 22, 2014 3:05 PM

          Yeah, I typically only farm when I'm out of bounties, daily strike missions and don't have any friends on to do other stuff with. Still, I'm out there about an hour a day.

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      September 22, 2014 2:45 PM

      Hitler hates the loot cave http://youtu.be/1awVTEE5SNM

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        September 22, 2014 4:10 PM

        I swear - Hitler getting mad at stuff will never get old!

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      September 22, 2014 6:02 PM

      That looks like so much fun! Truly showcasing the potential of next-gen.

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      September 22, 2014 6:42 PM

      Are all of the drops available to everybody there? Like if I pop off a thrall and a Blue thing comes out, can each of us there run in and get that one? Or is it only the first person to get in there?

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        September 22, 2014 6:54 PM

        Loot is instanced seperately per player, blues and up you don't even need to collect. They'll show up in your lost+found at the postmaster.

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          September 22, 2014 7:17 PM

          Ah okay. That's awesome.

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          September 22, 2014 8:06 PM

          I was wondering what it meant when I saw Lost Items at the postmaster. Now I know! Good thing too, I had a purple engram drop there and missed it.

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            September 22, 2014 8:10 PM

            Oh but of course the purple item was a class item, meaning it was useless. Then the Cryptarch ID'd it for me and it turned into a blue. Fucking rage.......

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              September 22, 2014 10:30 PM

              Same with my I got a purple item in the mail and its a class item

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          September 22, 2014 10:29 PM

          I had no idea what those were thanks!

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      September 22, 2014 8:48 PM

      Bungie really needs to work on how loot drops. The occasional random goodie is awesome, but it is so damn random that you don't even get good rewards for the difficult stuff other than rep or rare currencies. Blizzard figured out how this works with rifts, and the various daily/weekly/playlist challenges need to work the same way

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        September 22, 2014 10:34 PM

        they really need to rethink it completely. it's pretty disheartening when 4 out of the 6 legendaries you first get are all specific to classes you don't even play. that should never fucking happen.