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Destiny 2 community: Stasis is broken in PVP

After the release of Beyond Light, Destiny 2 community members have voiced their concerns on the state of Stasis in the Crucible.

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light introduced the first darkness-based subclass in the history of the franchise. While many players have praised Bungie for the addition of Stasis, others have expressed concerns on the mechanics of Stasis in the Crucible.

The game’s latest expansion released on November 10 with plenty of new content for players to explore. A new planetary zone, storylines, and weapons are now available for players to discover.

For many, the new Stasis subclasses are the most exciting piece of content introduced for Beyond Light. The new Titan Behemoth, Warlock Shadebinder, and Hunter Revenant provide players with new abilities, Aspects, and universal Fragments that offer never-before seen levels of customization.

Although these new subclasses have been praised by the community in the context of PVE, others have criticized the balancing of Stasis in the PVP portion of Destiny 2, the Crucible.

Many players have expressed frustration with the power of Stasis abilities in the Crucible. Credit: Bungie

Community frustrated with Stasis balancing

Although the new Stasis subclasses were an instant hit when freezing and exploding AI aliens, players quickly realized these abilities were another matter when facing off against other human players.

Many prominent content creators within the Destiny 2 community voiced their concerns with Stasis abilities in the Crucible just a few days after Beyond Light released.

Facebook streamer and longtime Destiny player Gothalion issued a tweet questioning how the new subclasses were allowed into the game with such poor balancing in PVP activities.

Another popular content creator, Gigz, agreed with Gothalion’s position, saying “100% agree. Blows my mind how some of these abilities perform”

Other Destiny 2 content creators echoed Gothalion’s thoughts on the topic. Popular Destiny 2 YouTuber Aztecross agreed that Stasis is not balanced properly in the Crucible, saying “Stasis is busted in PVP.”

While many players voiced their concerns with Stasis in the Crucible, others reacted with a more positive outlook, like YouTuber Mtashed, who pointed out the fact that balancing PVP and PVE can be almost impossible.

“I’d rather have crazy raids, guns, and abilities long term,” he said.

No updates on Stasis balancing

On November 12, the Bungie team confirmed via Twitter that the first weekend of Trials of Osiris in Beyond Light would be delayed until the weekend November 27.

While Bungie didn’t confirm this was due to Stasis balancing issues, many community members drew their own conclusions. Gothalion responded to the tweet, joking “Oh you guys played crucible then”, blaming the delay on the current balancing situation.

For now, it seems like players will just have to wait and see how Bungie addresses the concerns around Stasis balancing going forward.

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Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week: July 30

Are you curious about what the Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards are this week? We have all of the Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week covered.

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It is time for a new set of rewards to be available for Guardians to earn through the Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris game mode, so here are all of the Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week.

The world of Destiny 2 has a treasure trove of exciting activities for players to experience when they are playing.

One of the most popular game modes that the first-person shooter offers is, no doubt, Trials of Osiris, which is the game’s competitive multiplayer playlist that allows Guardians to test their skills against other players.

One of the exciting factors of this game mode, besides proving your skills, is the new set of rewards that players can earn with their success every week.

With this in mind, here are the Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards for this week starting on July 30, 2021.

Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week

Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week

As with every new week of competition for this playlist, there are four different pieces of loot that players can acquire based upon how they perform on their card.

You can find all of the items for this week starting on July 30, 2021, below, along with the win requirements players must achieve to obtain these items for their inventories.

  • 3 Wins – Pyrrhic Ascent Helm, Pyrrhic Ascent Mask, and Pyrrhic Ascent Hood
  • 5 Wins – Solar’s Scar Legendary Sword
  • 7 Wins – Pyrrhic Ascent Gloves, Pyrrhic Ascent Grasps, and Pyrrhic Ascent Gauntlets
  • Flawless – Eye of Sol Adept Legendary Sniper Rifle
Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week

Players who would like to acquire all of the Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards this week will have to perform well on this week’s map for the playlist, Wormhaven.

There is no doubt that plenty of Guardians will be battling it out to earn all of the rewards this week and will continue to do so in the future.

We will continue to update this piece weekly with all of the new items that become available for players to earn in the game’s competitive multiplayer mode.

For more Destiny 2, check out what changes players are calling for regarding the seasonal artifact grind, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Hotfix: 3.2.1.3 update & patch notes

Bungie has released a new 3.2.1.3 hotfix update for Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer, and here are the full patch notes for it.

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A new Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Hotfix aims to improve several aspects of the game including Master Vault of Glass. Here’s everything you need to know about the new 3.2.1.3 update.

Even as we near the end of Season the Splicer, Bungie is still churning out quality updates to improve Destiny 2 as a whole. The weekly updates may have finished, but there are still Trials of Osiris rewards to earn amongst other things.

The latest Hotfix focuses on Armor improvements, the Vault of Glass Raid, and other general fixes. Ahead of new information for Destiny 2 Season 15, this new update should keep players ticking over in the meantime.

Here’s everything we know about the new Destiny 2: 3.2.1.3 update and patch notes.

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GAMBIT 

General

  • Fixed an issue where the Ludomaniacal emblem did not have appropriate acquisition steps in its details.  

RAIDS 

Vault of Glass 

  • Removed weapon drops from Master Vault of Glass encounter loot pools. 
    • Players are guaranteed to receive stat-focused armor from Master difficulty encounters. 
    • Master Vault of Glass loot lockouts have been separated from Normal. 
    • Both can now be looted independently each week. 
  • Drops will only be at Pinnacle Power from the first weekly clear of each encounter. 
    • For example, if you complete Oracles in Normal difficulty first it will award Pinnacle. If you later in that week complete Oracles on Master difficulty, it will award stat-focused armor but not at Pinnacle Power. 
    • Completing either encounter again after that will award Spoils of Conquest, and Masterwork Materials at Master difficulty. 

ARMOR & ABILITIES

General

  • Fixed an issue where some Stasis finishers caused a slight delay to weapon readiness relative to non-Stasis class finishers. 
  • Fixed an issue where Boots of the Emperor’s Agent didn’t display shaders correctly. 

GENERAL 

We’re saying general a lot, huh?

  • Fixed an issue where the Ghoyster Shell could heave horrific dead pupils in certain environments. 
    • We are still recovering from this issue and apologize to anyone who may have nightmares.

Also, check out Destiny 2 Palindrome god roll perks for PVE and PVP.

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Destiny 2 Palindrome god roll perks for PVE and PVP

The Destiny 2 Palindrome Hand Cannon is one of the game’s best weapons, and we have the god roll perks you should strive to get for it covered.

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Destiny 2 Palindrome God Roll

The Palindrome is one of the strongest weapons players can use in the world of Destiny 2, but there is a certain set of perks players have deemed to be the god roll that maximizes the potential of this particular Hand Cannon to its highest degree.

Destiny 2 has various weapons that Guardians can use to fight off the forces of The Darkness when they are playing. However, certain weapons shine brighter than others regarding how effective they are in combat scenarios.

One of the best weapons is the Destiny 2 Palindrome god roll. This weapon has a group of perks that most players have decided to be the very best for this particular Hand Cannon when it comes to player versus environment and player versus player battles.

With this in mind, here are the perks you should be trying to get on your Palindrome to have the Destiny 2 Palindrome god roll in your inventory.

Destiny 2 Palindrome god roll

Destiny 2 Palindrome god roll

Now, the perks you want for this Hand Cannon will differ depending on the kind of activity you plan to use this Hand Cannon in when playing.

You can find all of the best perks for this weapon when it comes to player versus environment situations below:

  • Barrel: Fluted Barrel
  • Magazine: Extended Mag
  • Perk 1: Outlaw
  • Perk 2: Thresh
Destiny 2 Palindrome god roll

When it comes to player versus player battles in the Crucible or Trials of Osiris, you will want the following perks for this Hand Cannon below:

  • Barrel: Smallbore
  • Magazine: Ricochet Rounds
  • Perk 1: Killing Wind
  • Perk 2: Rangefinder

Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed way of getting the Palindrome god roll.

The perks you get on a weapon are random, so players must pray to the RNG gods that the next time they get this weapon from a random drop or when it is available at a vendor that it is set up to be either the PVE or PVP Destiny 2 Palindrome god roll.

For more Destiny 2, check out when Season of the Splicer is ending and when the next highly-anticipated season will begin, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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