Destiny Hotfix Now Live

Destiny Hotfix Now Live(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Destiny’s newest hot fix,, is now live, adding multiple fixes for the Templar encounter in the Vault of Glass and changes to the weapon balance such as lowering Auto Rifle effectiveness.

Other changes that can be found in the update include a 2% decrease to base damage for auto rifles, a 34% decrease to base damage of Vex Mythoclast, and changes to the Titan and Warlock classes, says Bungie.

Below is the full patch notes for hotfix


  • Fixed a bug where the Valkyrie-O5X Ship was the same as the Aurora Lance


  • Titan

◦                     Unbreakable: Fixed an issue with the perk granting more agility than intended

  • Warlock

◦                     Brimstone: Perk can now activate if player is airborne


  • General

◦                     Fixed some issues related to quick weapon swapping

  • Auto Rifles

◦                     Base Damage decreased by 2%

◦                     Reduced Precision Damage multiplier from 1.50 -> 1.25 (head shot bonus)

◦                     Stability decreased by 4% – 17% (driven by stat value)

  • Hand Cannons

◦                     In-air accuracy now increased

  • Scout Rifles

◦                     Base damage increased by 6%

◦                     Damage vs. Combatants increased by 6% – 25% (based on tier)

◦                     Improved target acquisition, plus additional recoil tuning.

  • Shotguns

◦                     Decreased base damage at maximum range (falloff) by 20%

◦                     Shot Package Perk now has a slightly wider cone of fire

◦                     The Rangefinder and Shot Package perks are now mutually exclusive

  • Exotic Weapons

◦                     Vex Mythoclast

▪                                       Base Damage decreased by 34%

▪                                       Increased Precision Damage multiplier from 1.25 -> 1.50 (headshot bonus)

◦                     Pocket Infinity

▪                                       Enhanced Battery Perk has now been replaced with the Speed Reload Perk

  • Perks

◦                     Metal Detector: Fixed a bug that prevents this perk from actually providing additional ammo

◦                     Lightweight: Fixed a bug that allowed additional agility to apply even when a weapon was stowed



  • Strikes

◦                     Engram rewards from strikes now appear in the post-game Activity Summary

  • Raid – Vault of Glass

◦                     Templar Encounter

▪                                       Kill volume added to sniper platforms to prevent players from sitting on top of them

▪                                       Relic is now removed and respawned if the holder leaves the playable area


The Fallen have also retreated from their hold over the Rocket Yard to discuss a new takeover plan