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How to open Destiny 2 Umbral Engrams: Prismatic Recaster location and Umbral Focusing

Destiny 2 Umbral Engrams grant you access to better quality weapons, gear, and rewards, so here’s everything you need to know about them.

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Umbral Engrams let you craft some neat gear and choose your rewards in Destiny 2, so here’s how everything you need to know about them, including where to find them and how to Focus them.

Destiny 2 has ton of awesome content for you to try out every time you hop into a game. You can collect as Trials of Osiris rewards and bounties from Spider or use some powerful weapons in combat.

Umbral Engrams were added to the game a while back, and you can use these to craft rare gear for yourself. This guide will go over everything you need to know about them.


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What are Destiny 2 Umbral Engrams

Umbral Engrams in Destiny 2

Umbral Engrams share similarities to Legendary and Exotic Engrams. They drop at your current power level and help you craft some neat gear to use in combat.

These will take up the same lot in your inventory as other Engrams. You can pick these up from any event, including Crucible matches and Strike missions. Once have them, you can use them to select your preferred rewards.

How to get the Umbral Decoder and Prismatic Recaster

Prismatic Recaster in Destiny 2

You can’t open Umbral Engrams by bringing them to the Cryptarch or Eververse. Instead, you’ll need to make use of a tool known as the Umbral Decoder along with the Prismatic Recaster.

Here’s how you can get both of these:

  1. Head to Titan
  2. Speak with the Drifter (You may need to defeat the boss in the Gambit-style events first)
  3. Complete a Strike, Crucible or Gambit match to acquire the Prismatic Recaster
  4. Open up the Prismatic Recaster and upgrade it with Twisted Energy
  5. This grant you an Umbral Engram along with an Umbral Decoder

How to Focus your Umbral Engrams

Umbral focusing in Destiny 2

The more you level up the Prismatic Recaster, the greater the reduction will be in the cost of Umbral Engrams. You can purchase more Umbral Engrams with Altered Element that you earn by completing Bounties from the Prismatic Recaster.

Alternatively, you can get more by purchasing a Trade Override with legendary shards. Once that’s done, you can then Focus your Engram to select what gear you want to receive. This will ensure that you get your preferred rewards more often

There are three tiers of Umbral Focusing:

  • Tier 1: Grants you access to standard weapons and armor
  • Tier 2: Gives you more Legendary weapons
  • Tier 3: Lets you unlock armor pieces that focus on mobility and strength
Destiny 2 character using a sniper rifle.

That covers everything you need to know about Umbral Emblems in Destiny 2. You can use them to get yourself much more powerful gear and weapons than you would normally acquire.


For more Destiny, check out how to get the Thorn Armor set, and stay tuned for more news and guides.

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Destiny 2 Glory Ranks: What are they, how to rank up & rewards

Glory Ranks are great for bragging rights and rewards in Destiny 2. Our guide will show you how to get them and how to rank up.

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Destiny 2’s Glory Ranks are perfect for flexing your skill and earning rewards in the Crucible. Learn what they are, how to increase your Glory Rank, and see what rewards you can acquire in the process.

Killing waves of A.I is a simple pleasure in FPS games, but there’s a different thrill when it comes to online. Destiny 2’s Crucible mode offers this with intense multiplayer action that also invites players to increase their Glory Rank and net tasty rewards.

Lots of players don’t fully understand the system and how it works, however. So we’ll walk you through the basics, such as what Glory Ranks are, how you can rank them up, and what you can get for doing so.

What are Destiny 2 Glory Ranks?

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Destiny 2 uses these as a way of measuring how good a player is, and they can determine what level of rewards you can obtain.

Guardians that want to test themselves have many ranks to power through, and it can help improve your ability, leading to a more successful time doing Raids and other single-player content.

How to rank up Glory Ranks

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Glory points are earned by winning matches in the Crucible – a competitive PvP mode in Destiny 2 – with enough points enabling you to move up a Glory Rank.

Taking part in the competitive playlist will allow players to fight against a variety of different skill levels as the game mode favors connection-based matchmaking as opposed to the modern-day norm of skill-based matchmaking.

The Quickplay playlist will not level up your Glory, so instead, make sure you are only sticking to Competitive Crucible modes.

All Destiny 2 Glory Ranks & points required

From beginners starting their first match at Guardian I to veterans who have managed to hit the Max rank ceiling, there are many levels to ascend.

Here is a complete list of all of the Glory Ranks.

Glory RankPoints bracketGlory points needed for next rank
Guardian I0-3940
Guardian II40-10970
Guardian III110-19990
Brave I200-369170
Brave II370-664295
Brave III665-1049385
Heroic I1050-1259210
Heroic II1260-1624365
Heroic III1625-2099475
Fabled I2100-2379280
Fabled II2380-2869490
Fabled III2870-3499630
Mythic I3500-3879380
Mythic II3880-4544665
Mythic III4545-5449905
Legend5450-550050
Max55000

As you can see, the first few ranks aren’t anything to write home about, but as you start to make some serious progress, the points needed per rank will seriously begin to mount.

Glory Ranks rewards

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But what are you doing all this work for apart from pride and honor? Destiny 2 players are also trying to acquire flashy Titles to display, along with Glory itself.

That’s it. Glory Ranks used to reward weapons, but that was changed some time ago, and cosmetic alterations are the only true, tangible rewards now.


Glory Ranks are one of the many different ways you can enjoy Destiny 2, and there are also Gambit Infamy Ranks to climb up.

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How to get Dino Armor in Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost

After fans voted for the Destiny 2 Dino Armor back in March, it has finally arrived with the Festival of the Lost, so here’s how to get it.

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The fan-voted Dino Armor has arrived in Destiny 2 with the Festival of the Lost Halloween event, so here’s how to get your hands on the long-awaited dinosaur-themed armor.

Back in March 2021, Bungie asked Destiny 2 fans whether they’d like the Festival of the Lost’s event armor to be dinosaur or monster-themed.

Dinosaurs won by a landslide, with 81% of the 200,000 votes going towards dinos.

2021’s Festival of the Lost event is here, and the Dino Armor has arrived with it in all its glory. Here’s how to get the T-Rex, triceratops, and velociraptor-themed Destiny 2 armor.

How to get Destiny 2 Dino Armor

Destiny 2 festival of the lost dino armor

All three of the Dino Armor sets are available in Destiny 2’s in-game store until November 2, when Festival of the Lost concludes. The three dinosaur-themed sets are available to purchase with real cash or through Bright Dust, which can be earned in-game for free.

Each set costs 1,500 Silver, which is roughly $15. If you want each set, you’ll need to fork out 4,500 Silver, so the armor doesn’t come cheap.

However, if you don’t want to spend any real money, you can pay 6,000 Bright Dust to get the sets for free.

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Here are the three Destiny 2 Dino Amor sets and their prices:

  • Technosaurus Titan Bundle (1,500 Silver / 6,000 Bright Dust)
  • Psyceratops Warlock Bundle (1,500 Silver / 6,000 Bright Dust)
  • Roboraptor Hunter Bundle (1,500 Silver / 6,000 Bright Dust)

As this is an event set, you’ll need to make sure you pick them up before the Festival of the Lost concludes on November 2.

But if you’re low on Bright Dust, you can check out our guide on all the ways to get Bright Dust to make sure you rack up enough of this currency to be able to get as much of the Destiny 2 Dino Armor as you want.

For more Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost guides, you can check out how to get the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle and how to complete the Haunted Lost Sectors!

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How to get Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle in Destiny 2

Destiny 2’s Festival of the Lost has returned for 2021, and our guide will show you how to get the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle from it.

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One of the special items that players can get from Destiny 2’s Festival of the Lost is the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle, and here’s how you can get it.

The vintage Destiny 2 Halloween event special returns and Festival of the Lost brings many tasty and tantalizing rewards – especially the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle.

Players of Bungie’s sci-fi shooter have three weeks to make the most of the novelty events and quests exclusive to this themed period.

The item we will be focusing on is the Destiny 2 Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle, and our informative guide will help you get your hands on it.

How to get the Destiny 2 Jurassic Green in Festival of the Lost

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There are multiple ways players can go about acquiring the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle in Destiny 2, such as completing an introductory quest, successfully finishing a special Lost Sector event and trading in an Ascendant Lens.

Each method is relatively straightforward, and we’ll briefly go through each one.

Introductory Quest

‘Gone But Not Forgotten’ is a quest that players can choose to complete to kick off the Festival of the Lost 2021 festivities, and if you do it, you’re guaranteed to get the Pulse Rifle.

Haunted Lost Sector event

Select to complete a ‘Haunted Lost Sector’ event – which can be accessed from the ‘Tower Courtyard’ – and the chest reward at the end has a good chance of dropping the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle for you.

Ascendant Lens

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If you took part in last year’s event and ended up with an Ascendant Lens that has been dormant in your inventory, then good news – it’s time to use it! Give it to Mara Sov, and she will thank you in the form of not one, not two, but three Jurassic green Pulse Rifles.

This is a more exclusive way of obtaining the weapon, but anyone who can do this has three chances to roll a good version of the weapon.


So there you have it, several completely different ways you can add the Jurassic Green Pulse Rifle to your Guardian’s collection.

Also, check out how to increase your Destiny 2 Gambit Infamy Rank.

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