Everything We Know About Destiny’s First Expansion: “Dark Below”

Here is a details account of everything and anything you need to know about Destiny's first expansion "The Dark Below."

After months of pondering since its release in September, it is now clear exactly what Destiny’s first expansion “The Dark Below” includes.

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Courtesy of Activision, it is now no secret that the light level cap will now be raised to level 32, which you can now reach with the multitude of sweet legendary and exotic items that are going to be available come the release of “The Dark Below.”

There will also be a new six person raid entitled “Crota’s End” that is set even deeper within the hellmouth than The Summoning Pits.

The new DLC will also bring forth three new multiplayer arenas:

  • Pantheon – set deep within the Black Garden in an ancient Vex temple that features Vex-designed landscapes and tight corridors
  • Skyshock – an old interplanetary defence array that offers both vehicle and infantry engagements
  • The Cauldron – an abandoned Hive ritual site that offers close-quarter combat

Alongside a multitude of new missions and quests from a new character, Eris, found in the tower, there is also a new strike to be excited about. The strike, “The Will of Crota” pits you and your Fireteam against Omnigul ,a superior hive Wizard, as she works to expand the Hive army at the command of Crota, her master.

There will also be another PlayStation 4 exclusive strike to go along with the exclusive strike PlayStation 4 players received with the original version of the game. This exclusive strike, “The Undying Mind,” will come with other exclusive content that has not yet been revealed at this time.

The expansion will be available separately for $20, or as part of the Destiny’s Expansion Pass, on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on December 9. Be prepared Guardians!

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