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Bungie details new gear coming in Destiny's April Update; Screenshots included

During today's livestream, Bungie detailed a number of new items coming to Destiny in the April Update, as well as a number of new features. Last week, we got a look at the new things to do, this week its all about things to put on and hold.

Guardians can look forward to Prisoner of Elders Exotic Weapons making a come back, new Ghosts, new Sparrows, Faction Armor, being able to disable the HUD, new emotes to purchase and the Following dropping 335 Light items.

Here's a further look at what's come in the April Update, but first, here's a look at a new Ghost:

New Loot and Infusion Rewards

  • New and updated rewards have been added to all high level activities. Infusion now upgrades gear to the existing Light of the consumed item directly.

Chroma customization

  • A new feature that can be applied to your Guardian's gear and weapons. Will highlight your Guardian in Gold, Silver, Blue or Red (shown over the following pages).

Taken-Themed Gear

  • Taken-themed Gear can also be earned, and a full set of Desolate Armor will unlock a unique Taken "Shiver" emote.

Sterling Treasure

  • Both Chroma and Taken-themed gear can be found in Sterling Treasures. Three Sterling Treasures can be obtained each week by visiting the Postmaster after each weekly reset, successfully completing one Level 41 Prison of Elders activity, and completing one match in the featured Weekly Crucible Playlist.
  • Additional Sterling Treasures can also be purchased via Tess Everis in the Eververse Trading Company stores

Update Faction and Prison of Elders Gear

  • Faction packages will now contain select Chroma-enabled versions of their Legendary armor sets at up to 330 Light. Updated Prison of Elders Legendary Gear is also Chroma-enabled and can drop at up to 335 Light in Challenge of the Elders.

Updated Exotics and Legendaries

Year 2 Queenbreaker's Bow


Despite the Breakers' treachery, Her Majesty still stands.

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Mar 30, 2016 at 11:46am PDT

Year 2 Purifier Robes


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Mar 30, 2016 at 12:03pm PDT

Year 2 Patience and Time


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Mar 30, 2016 at 12:14pm PDT

Year 2 Eternal Warrior


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Mar 30, 2016 at 12:24pm PDT

New Eververse Items

  • Tess will be selling a number of new emotes.

Over the following pages you can see armor lit up with Chroma customization.






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