Bungie Removes Destiny’s Loot Cave In New Hotfix

Bungies Removes Desiny's Loot Cave In New Hotfix(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Bungie has issued a new Hotfix today that removes Destiny’s “loot cave”, reducing the “effectiveness of a humbling number of economy exploits.”

“The Hive of the holy “Treasure Cave” have realized the futility of their endless assault on Skywatch and have retired to lick their wounds and plan their next attack,” stated Bungie on its website. 

Below is a list of additional fixes in Hotfix 5:

Activities

Missions

  • Reduced drop rate of engrams following a hard wipe [fixed in 1.0.1.4]

*Clarification: This effect only lasts for a short period of time immediately following a hard wipe

Queen’s Wrath Event

  • Material rewards for dismantling Queen’s Wrath gear will no longer provide ascendant materials, but missions will continue to drop Legendary items

World

Destinations

  • The Hive of the holy “Treasure Cave” have realized the futility of their endless assault on Skywatch and have retired to lick their wounds and plan their next attack.
  • Respawn timers for monster caves in Skywatch have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 6)
  • Respawn timers for monster caves in Forgotten Shore have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 10)
  • Respawn timers for monster caves in Ember Caves have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 10)
  • Respawn timers for monster caves in the Shattered Coast have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 10)
  • Respawn timers for monster caves in the Barrens have been normalized to 40 seconds (increased from 20)

 

 

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