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Old 09-19-2017, 10:59 AM
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So, you have to transfer gear?
You want to familiarize yourself with app.destinyitemmanager.com. It's a gear management site.

It is worthwhile transferring guns, you can't use other class armor (either to equip or infuse). By using the higher level guns, you're power level increases and you can absorb much more damage. Also, the game is trying to level you up, so by having high level guns - the game is more biased towards giving you higher level armor which is what you need more, and you get bigger jumps in level because of it.

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I assume I should wait until level 20 to worry about transferring gear to level that 2nd and 3rd character.
On my second and third character, I took the best guns at each level from my second character and transferred that to the third. That leveled the third a bit faster. So, you don't have to wait, you can benefit from it immediately.

Also, with the elemental and energy weapons - it can help to hoard weapons of the right type for the enemy you're going to encounter.


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Also, I wasted legendary shards on accident. I was putting mods in my vault and saw "collections." I had two exotics, so I grabbed each and then noticed they cost shards. That was annoying that something in the vault cost stuff. That wasn't well explained.
In D1 there was the vault (which held stuff) and kiosks (where you could repurchase stuff - like exotics - to save vault space). In D2, these two were elements were combined in one area - which is what you ended up doing by purchasing the stuff from the kiosk.

Exotics though are useful, so having them doesn't necessarily disadvantage you.

Another thing that isn't explained is at power level 280, you can start to make legendary weapon and armor mods. The gun smith sells certain legendary upgrades (5 a week that rotate). 3 blues of that type = 1 legendary. If you break down a legendary, you get mods (and shards) and 2 mods you can use to craft a random legendary (so you could get one not being sold by the gunsmith).

So, 280 really is an important level to hit.

Plus, this will eventually be a system to convert glimmer to shards....
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Old 09-19-2017, 11:04 AM
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D2: I would focus though on getting the 1st character to level 20 and getting legendary items, especially to break some down and get shards for Xur this weekend. He'll sell exotics for the other characters which you can use immediately when they turn level 20 - at a high power level. Another way to quickly level up your alternative characters.

My 2 alts went from level 1 to level 20/~280 power level last week by doing this. Now, all I need to do with these characters is finish leveling out the skill trees.
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https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/...y-is-possible/

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Over the weekend, a number of Reddit users posted evidence of players from other consoles showing up in their Fortnite games, including a father/son combo playing on two different consoles in the same room.

The cross-console connection became apparent because of a little-known naming convention between the two consoles: Microsoft's Xbox Live allows players to use spaces in their online handle, while Sony's PlayStation Network does not. Thus, when PS4 players noticed random opponents in their matches with handles that included spaces, they knew something odd was going on.
C'mon Sony - stop being a PITA on this issue.
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D2: I would focus though on getting the 1st character to level 20 and getting legendary items, especially to break some down and get shards for Xur this weekend. He'll sell exotics for the other characters which you can use immediately when they turn level 20 - at a high power level. Another way to quickly level up your alternative characters.

My 2 alts went from level 1 to level 20/~280 power level last week by doing this. Now, all I need to do with these characters is finish leveling out the skill trees.
My 1st character I hit level 20 after just one story mission on Titan. So, been working through the rest of the story.
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I'm toying around with picking up D2 once I'm done with Metroid on the 3DS. I don't think there's anything coming out that I'm really interested in for a while...but I'm sure I'm forgetting something...
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My 1st character I hit level 20 after just one story mission on Titan. So, been working through the rest of the story.
Have you unlocked all the subclasses?

edit: on the plus side, you don't have to worry about the level pause between Io and the final missions (you need to be level 15 to finish the campaign)...
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Have you unlocked all the subclasses?

edit: on the plus side, you don't have to worry about the level pause between Io and the final missions (you need to be level 15 to finish the campaign)...
Yep, I think I only need 3-5 more unlocks to have all abilities. I basically played the crucible weekly twice (due to available game time) and got a lot of levels from that for basically dominating a lot of matches. Not sure how, because my guns and abilities weren't that good (I know they do some equalizing, but still).
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Yep, I think I only need 3-5 more unlocks to have all abilities. I basically played the crucible weekly twice (due to available game time) and got a lot of levels from that for basically dominating a lot of matches. Not sure how, because my guns and abilities weren't that good (I know they do some equalizing, but still).
Ability power is much lower now across the board, so less abilities is less of a handicap than it was.

Most legendary guns have a normal, uncommon and rare variant (different name, but the same stats). So, if you've got a gun that was a version of the guns that are performing well in the Crucible, you'll do OK.

Most effective farming are the public events. Titan is really good spot because you can gather chests and items while walking between the two spots.
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Hit top 250 briefly in Squad FPP PUBG last night (dropped out overnight). Had a massive 1v3 clutch in the final circle to win the game in one of them.
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Hit top 250 briefly in Squad FPP PUBG last night (dropped out overnight). Had a massive 1v3 clutch in the final circle to win the game in one of them.
Nice!
Is that a global or regional rank?
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