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The moon is stuffed with secrets and techniques and story tidbits to find in Destiny 2‘s newest enlargement, Shadowkeep. Undoubtedly the upcoming raid, the Garden of Salvation, could have a number of its personal mysteries to find. But one of many largest puzzles associated to the enlargement is not truly within the sport at all–it’s associated to the bodily Collector’s Edition that Bungie bought forward of launch, and a hidden puzzle that is requiring the Destiny 2 group to work collectively to resolve it.
The Collector’s Edition sport full of moon-centric story dietary supplements, together with a journal that sheds some mild on the unusual object quest-giver Eris Morn found there, which kicks off the enlargement’s story. It additionally features a Hive Cryptoglyph, a collector’s merchandise that is meant to sit down in your desk. The Cryptoglyph (which can also be a giant a part of the in-game mechanics for unlocking new gear on the moon) can also be a mix lock, and people who purchased the Collector’s Edition had to determine tips on how to open it utilizing clues hidden all through the package deal.
Inside the Cryptoglyph was a slip of paper with a URL that led to a Bungie web site, in addition to a code to redeem. The code awarded anybody who’d solved their Cryptoglyph with a singular in-game emblem to point out off their puzzling expertise, however it additionally offered a picture on the URL web page made up of a sequence of unusual runes. On Reddit, group members shortly began to place the photographs collectively, discovering that once they have been overlaid, the runes shaped phrases.
As it seems, although, the puzzle is extraordinarily advanced. CE consumers every received one random URL of their Cryptoglyphs, of a attainable 5. But because it seems, as soon as you’ve got redeemed your code, you’ll be able to go to every of the opposite URLs as effectively, uncovering extra items of the puzzle. The results of placing all of the rune pictures collectively is 5 huge pages of textual content associated to Destiny 2’s Hive lore.
As of this writing, the messages have been largely deciphered, however not fully. In reality, the Reddit post tracking the puzzle stories that extra pictures are wanted. It consists of directions on tips on how to ship the photographs to the crew deciphering them, and you’ll see the messages as they have been compiled as far as effectively.
What does all of it imply? It’s not fairly clear but, though the puzzle-solvers report they will challenge transcripts as soon as they’ve the messages totally deciphered. The Cryptoglyph undoubtedly hides extra of Destiny’s ever-expanding and perennially weird story. Given that that is Destiny, it appears probably there is likely to be one thing extra, like clues to a hidden Exotic weapon, much like the best way Whisper of the Worm and Outbreak Perfected required gamers to find them inside the sport. The Black Armory additionally noticed a significant all-hands-on-deck puzzle with Niobe Labs. We’ll have to attend and see what the Destiny 2 mind belief discovers.