Destiny Year One reward detailed on Bungie Day

Bungie has announced what Year One Destiny players will be able to earn just in time for The Taken King.

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Bungie has revealed it will be offering an exclusive emblem for Destiny players who have been around for the first year of the game’s ups, downs, and in-betweens.

This exclusive emblem can only be achieved by players who have achieved ten Moments of Triumph by September 9. If Guardians are unable to complete these moments a few days prior to the release of The Taken King, they lose their chance to earn it forever.

The Moments of Triumph require Guardians to complete the following tasks:

  • Apprentice of Light: A character reached the maximum level
  • Light of the Garden: Defeated the dark heart of the Black Garden
  • Light in the Dark: Prevented the summoning of Crota’s Soul
  • Light of the Reef: Captured Skolas in the Vex Citadel
  • Bane of Skolas: Defeated Prison of Elders on Hard Difficulty
  • Bane of Atheon: Defeated Atheon on Hard Difficulty
  • Bane of Crota: Defeated Crota on Hard Difficulty
  • Public Servant: Completed 50 Public Events
  • Crucible Gladiator: Won 100 Crucible Matches
  • Chest Hunter: Found all Golden Chests


Players will be able to track their progress towards completing the Moments of Triumph through the Destiny companion app. Once you have completed the Moments of Triumph, you’ll be rewarded with the Laurea Prima emblem as soon The Taken King is launched on September 15.

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    July 7, 2015 12:21 PM

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      July 7, 2015 12:31 PM

      Man i look forward to teaming up with some people and completing all those challenges..

      no wait..

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        July 7, 2015 1:00 PM

        Anyone that has been playing the game every week since launch should have all the challenges done already, except for maybe the gold chest one as eventually you didn't need what they had in them.

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          July 7, 2015 1:02 PM

          I still need the two raids on hard.
          No matchmaking :-/

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            July 7, 2015 1:08 PM

            Never stopped me, just have to use one of the many LFG sites, or /r/fireteams. Also if you are on xbox add me even though I think you're ps4 and europe time so it might not work. I've usually got enough friends late at night we can get a raid going.

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              July 7, 2015 1:19 PM

              I had a fine Fireteam, i played through most of the content with them, but we were only 3. So 6 man stuff was an rare option. But the cool thing was we could usually plan what day we wanted to play and go with that. But the sad truth is that my time is limited and the chances to play can be spread around.
              So when they could not play i usually just didn't play. I simply can not be arsed in 2015 to using 3rd party tools and sites to play a massive online game, and waste time with halfwits and annoying kids.
              The few times we did for raids it was hit or miss, and again wasted time.

              Bungie did nothing to help the raids or non matchmaking stuff, so the next time i have to install a new game on my PS4 Destiny leaves and doesn't come back. I had plenty of fun, but there are other fish in the sea to play with :)

              Thanks for the offer though.

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                July 7, 2015 1:27 PM

                You think matchmaking is going to somehow reduce the number of children and halfwits on your team??

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                  July 7, 2015 1:31 PM

                  Should be incredible easy to handle if they wanted, for example.. how about a public place where you could meet up if you wanted to raid? How about voice chat? How about age filters, how about using feedback systems. There are so many options and possibilities and Bungie has access to so much data from every player. And even the current stuff that requires matchmaking seems to work just fine.

                  SO YES :-)

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                    July 7, 2015 1:56 PM

                    Bungie isn't going to build a system into their game that supports the type of discrimination and elitism that plays out on the 3rd party sites.

                    The matchmaking that exists in the game is inclusive. Unfortunately, it does mean they haven't found a way to make their end content automatically accessible to everyone.

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                      July 7, 2015 2:08 PM

                      If you read the forums you will find plenty of frustrated players, like me. And hopefully they will lose sales because of their piss poor performance on this issue. They lost me :-)

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              July 7, 2015 5:14 PM

              Using those sites isn't terrible but that shit should be in the fucking game.

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          July 7, 2015 1:25 PM

          I have everything except the gold chests because who cares about that fucking shit?

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            July 7, 2015 2:11 PM

            Pretty much yeah, I have like 6 I'm missing but I guess I will go find them now.

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          July 7, 2015 4:48 PM

          I think I have everything but the chests and I've only had the game about a month.

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          July 7, 2015 5:18 PM

          Playing since the alpha and haven't killed skolas because fuck no checkpoints. after the first week of spending 2.5hrs as a 33 in 34poe I am not willing to waste that much time in a row with a chance of it not all being for naught if we want to give up for the night

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          July 8, 2015 4:26 AM

          Not possible because of lack of matchmaking.

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      July 7, 2015 12:40 PM

      I just picked up the vanilla edition (PS4) for $20 on Amazon. Not sure if I'm going to get far enough into it to pick up the expansions, but what I've played so far has been a lot of fun! Are the people that always complain about it the type of people that play an MMO for 20 years and bitch about "the shitty endgame" or something? Not sure why people hate on it so much, but I'm only a level 7.

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        July 7, 2015 12:45 PM

        The biggest complaints are lack of story and lack of content. I love it though, I still play it from time to time. If you ever make it to level 30+ add me on ps4 for some end game content. ps4 nickname: Nogrhi

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          July 7, 2015 12:57 PM

          Cool, I'll do that!

          I guess I can see those complaints, but the shooting feels solid, I love the art design/graphics, leveling my dude has been fun and rewarding and of course.... Loot. Maybe my expectations were just severely lowered after hearing so many complaints.

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        July 7, 2015 12:57 PM

        You know that level you're playing at level 7? Cool... now you've seen 1/4 of the game!

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          July 7, 2015 1:32 PM

          Heh. I guess I could see that being a pretty big problem for a $60 game that was meant to have MMO tendencies. Oh well! I've already got my $20 worth.

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        July 7, 2015 1:01 PM

        Wait until you hit max level and finish the story. Unless you enjoy the PvP there is nothing to do except grind Strikes.

        I only have the vanilla one as well and can't speak for the DLC.

        That said, I enjoyed the shit out of this game with the Shackers I played with. Unfortunately I burned myself out and hit 30 pretty quickly with really lucky drops in the Vault.

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          July 7, 2015 1:03 PM

          Yeah, I guess that's my thing. I'm not really thinking of it as an MMO so if I don't play it all year for 10 hours a day I don't think I'll mind its shortcomings.

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        July 7, 2015 2:43 PM

        yeah it's super fun. I've played little else since it came out.

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        July 7, 2015 4:49 PM

        I've heard from some of my friends who played since launch that the game used to be much worse. Loads of quality of life changes in the last two expansions, as I understand it.

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        July 8, 2015 5:33 AM

        Story is... people say its shitty, I think its ok it just isn't anything special. You kinda have to search for the story in there yourself.

        The gameplay and gunplay is fucking amazing though - I quit playing after the first expansion dlc as I was pissed off that all my armour / weapons were instantly screwed over (I had the raiding stuff, after the expansion even the default shit you can buy was better than the raid gear)

        I keep getting the itch to play again though and I think enough time has passed for me to calm down over how they handled the weapon/armour upgrades

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        July 7, 2015 1:39 PM

        this is some poor meme usage, puggy harvey. step up your game, son!

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          July 7, 2015 1:40 PM

          why does everyone say harvey? There is no harvey!!!!!!!!!!!

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      July 7, 2015 2:10 PM

      For a fuckin emblem?

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        July 7, 2015 2:16 PM

        You don't know how much you want that emblem yet.

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          July 7, 2015 4:01 PM

          Once you see the emblem, you're going to want to throw money at your screen.

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        July 7, 2015 5:25 PM

        It's all stuff you'd do anyway, so...

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        July 7, 2015 5:25 PM

        Look Mr. Stubbs, it's about the value.

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        July 7, 2015 5:50 PM

        When you see the emblem, you are going to throw your moneygrinding at the screen.

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      July 7, 2015 5:15 PM

      Nope. Fuck it. I'm out.

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      July 8, 2015 2:02 AM

      i almost.. ALMOST logged back in.. then i read I have to actually play the game.

      payed for the 1st two xpacs and cant even log in to give them a chance... the disappoint runs strong with this one.

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      July 8, 2015 3:59 AM

      I'll probably never play until they introduce matchmaking for raids and I can't be arsed to use a 3rd party tool to find people.

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      July 8, 2015 4:32 AM

      This game became antithesis of what I appreciate in video games. Useless awards for stupid grind and no matchmaking support for endgame activities. They really want to get rid of everybody but hardcore players with their own fireteams.

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        July 8, 2015 6:34 AM

        Couldn't agree more. The shitty attitude towards the playerbase doesn't exactly help either.