Shack Reels: Destiny's Intellect, Discipline, and Strength explained

Rumpo explains the merits of Intellect, Discipline, and Strength in his latest look at Destiny.

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There are still more newcomers entering the world of Destiny with each passing day. Yesterday, our own Rumpo took viewers on a tour of Destiny's central Tower. Now it's time to get into the meat of the game's gear system.

Rumpo offers up a detailed explanation of Intellect, Discipline, and Strength. All of these provide in-game benefits and Rumpo breaks them all down in the video below.

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    September 24, 2014 3:00 PM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Shack Reels: Destiny's Intellect, Discipline, and Strength explained.

    Rumpo explains the merits of Intellect, Discipline, and Strength in his latest look at Destiny.

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      September 25, 2014 6:06 AM

      Helpful video. Somehow I had glossed over how Intellect, Discipline and Strength really did anything. Keep up the videos. I'm loving Destiny by the way.

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        September 25, 2014 6:40 AM

        It's a little confusing having two different sets of three stats that are never actually explained in game.

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          September 25, 2014 8:08 AM

          Well... when you hover over intellect/discipline/strength in the equipment screen, it tells exactly what they do. This video didn't really explain anything that isn't already blatantly obvious just by reading tooltips in the menu.

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            September 25, 2014 8:14 AM

            The percentage effect bar is useless without further context. What does 100% effect mean? I believe 100% means 20 second cooldown but that's not mentioned anywhere.

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              September 25, 2014 8:33 AM

              You also find gear that says it buffs int/disc/str but then you have weapon upgrades that buff agility by +2 and you're just like "what the fuck does that even mean? what is agility and what does +2 on it mean?" There's a lot of stuff that isn't explained very well for sure.