Rise of Iron

Rise of Iron

Event Lore

“The Iron Lords once pledged our lives to protect humanity. We sought a great treasure from our long-forgotten past. We thought it would save us. Instead, it turned against us. One by one we fell, until at last we sealed it away. But what we buried long ago has been unearthed by an army of scavengers. The Ironsbane has returned. I will finish this. I will honor the memory of the Iron Lords. But, I cannot do it alone. For the City’s enemies to fall. You must rise.”

Welcome back guardians today we are going to discuss the lore surrounding the Rise of Iron, beginning with the history of the Iron Lords and ending in the present day as we approach the newest threat to the City. I will cover the victories at Six Fronts and Twilight Gap, the Iron Lord patrols led from Felwinter Peak, the creation of the Iron Banner, the last remaining Iron Lord, Lord Saladin, the Iron Wolves, the new threat, SIVA and finish with some speculation about Jagi’s Host, which may have some greater significance to the Rise of Iron storyline. I will use information from the grimoire cards, item descriptions and more recently the Rise of Iron reveal stream.

New Destiny artwork will be returning next week, however you are still able vote for your favorite artwork on my last video, the link is in the description and you can also show support and download the images on my Patreon page. Lastly a shout-out to DBM gamer who is working on a similar lore video to this one, his channel link is in the description below.

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Let’s begin with the Battle of Six Fronts. The Battle of Six Fronts occurred in the earliest days of the City and was the first major and coordinated attack on the City. The attack was led by the Fallen. The City decisively repelled the attack with the assistance of four Titan orders. We are relatively certain about the name of three of the Titan orders, which include Pilgrim Guard, Firebreak and Chain. The following Titan marks confirms the involvement of these Titan orders;

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Warpriest

Warpriest

Character Lore

A priest is an authorised person to perform the sacred rites of a religion especially as a mediator between human and god. The Hive’s religion is war, a conquest to rid the universe of all imperfections, to whittle the universe towards its final, perfect form. The sacred rite is the Sword Logic; killing that proves you are part of the final universe.

Oryx’s Warpriest demands the we demonstrate our knowledge of the Hive rituals, our ability to kill, and if deemed worthy he will act as a priest, a mediator between Guardians and a God, providing passage to the Taken King.

Welcome back Guardians, today we are discussing the lore surrounding the Warpriest in the King’s Fall Raid. I will use grimoire cards, raid mechanics and also information from Bungie’s King’s Fall ride along to explore this topic. Be sure to stay to the end of the video or skip to the end of the video (link in description) as I have the 4th and final Destiny artwork sketch for this month, which depicts Rezyl Azzir.

Also be sure to vote on your favourite sketch using the Poll card in the top right hand corner of the screen (and you can vote twice by following me on twitter). The sketch that receives the most votes will be completed in colour and in greater detail. You can support the artwork and download the images through my patreon account, the link is in the description.

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Let’s begin with the three main grimoire cards that refer to the Warpriest; The Warpriest grimoire card, Verse 4.0- A golden amputation from the Book of Sorrows and also the King’s Fall grimoire card.

The Warpriest grimoire card confirms that the Warpriest has ascended to his position due to his many victories in battle as a faithful servant of Oryx. It reads,

“The principle put upon his brow was slaughter, constant and escalating. The Principle he put behind his eyes was victory, which is the last true shape. The principle he put into his hands was tribute- to Oryx, King of Taking” and the card ends with “challenge me, by the law of my ascendance.”

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First Guardian Rezyl Azzir

Rezyl Azzir

Character Lore

Rezyl Azzir was a man. In time his kind would be called Titan. Mountains of muscle and might and metal. His collar was fur and teeth. His person clad in ornate, golden-etched plating, trophies upon his shoulders. This was before the City was The City. This is before the walls. Still in the shadow of the fragile giant above, but before.

Welcome back Guardians, in today’s Destiny lore video we will explore the lore surrounding Rezyl Azzir, who is often claimed to be the first Guardian.

I hope you have been enjoying the weekly Destiny artwork and once again I have new piece at the end of this video, which is my favourite to date! The sketches are available for download on my patreon page, the link is in the description. You can also vote for you next Destiny Lore episode with the Poll card in the top right hand corner.

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Lets begin with the grimoire card, Rezyl Azzir, before these walls. As you heard in the intro it reads, “In time his kind would be called Titan”. This implies that Rezyl Azzir was one of the very first Titans. It means that he even predates the Titan Orders that defended the City at the Battle of Six Fronts. The next paragraph continues by saying, “This was before the City was The City” and that it was “before the walls”.

If you look at Destiny’s timeline, we had the Golden Age, which lasted for centuries, followed by the collapse, and consequently the Dark Age, which eventually subsided leading to the City Age. The timelines for these ‘ages’ are very blurred and the City Age card reads,

“When did the City Age begin? Perhaps when the bulk of the world’s survivors lived beneath the Traveler, rather than in the wilderness. Or when the Titans raised the first wall. Or at Six Fronts, when the City first faced coordinated, overwhelming attack – and repelled it decisively.”

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XUR Agent of the Nine

XUR Agent of the Nine

Character Lore

Our debt to the Queen and the Reef will not be forgotten and we now prepare to walk where no one has trod for centuries, the Jovian Colonies and beyond. Brother Vance would argue that this is not true and someone has taken this path, Osiris.

“Osiris stood before the Nine on the ice fields of Europa but the time wasn’t right”.

In Jovian exploration, as in all things, the Titans will lead the charge but despite their fearless appearance, all Guardians, Titans included are apprehensive about making contact with the Nine.

Welcome back Guardians, I have had many requests to cover the new items in the April update that hint at Destiny expanding into new planets, specifically, the Jovian Colonies and so I thought it more appropriate to cover a Destiny Lore video surrounding the Nine.

I will discuss what we DO know about the Nine, what is still a mystery about the Nine, the Nine’s symbol seen in the Tower, the answer to my Twitter trivia, where I posed this question… and lastly I have got some new artwork to share with you all, which will feature weekly on my channel, so be sure to stick around to the end to see the first piece of art.

Also be sure to follow me on Twitch for weekly Destiny Lore streams where I will alternate each week between Twitch and Youtube streams.

I hope you enjoy this latest Destiny Lore episode, this is Myelin Games.

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Taken Guardians

Taken Guardians

Character Lore

The Taken King is dead. Yet still his armies writhe and claw at our worlds. Even as you led the assault on the dreadnaught, a powerful Taken warbeast fled for the safety of the Shrine of Oryx.

The would-be Prince Malok works to perfect a dark sorcery. But the Reef and the Tower are in disagreement about Malok’s fate. Variks would see Malok locked in the Prison of Elders, whereas Eris Morn believes the flimsy prison could not contain his power, and therefore orders his destruction.

What is Variks up to, why did he want to imprison Malok rather than kill him? Does the creation of the Taken Armor and weapons have something to do with Variks’s hidden agenda?

Welcome back Guardians, today’s Destiny lore episode will explore some new lore from the April Update, specifically relating to the new Taken Armour and how it was created, which involves, Variks, Petra Venj, the Techeuns and the Prison of Elders. This is myelin games and I hope you enjoy this latest Destiny Lore episode.

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Golgoroth

Golgoroth

Character Lore

The Might of Crota expands on the process of torture. Toland says,

“When a God’s will is met with force, its might will be unleashed in the form of those raging beasts we call the ogre- monsters bred of pain, tormented by the light, nothing but hatred for all who bring its suffering forth.”

Toland seems to suggest that the light is used within the torture and that the Hive Wizards condition Ogres to hate and despise the light, and this is why I believe they have so much rage and hate towards the Guardians.

Using the light to torture the Hive is reinforced by the Ghost Fragment: Warlock 2 grimoire card. This card describes a member of Eris Morn’s fireteam, Eriana-3 interrogating a captured Hive Wizard with the assistance of her ghost. The card reads,

“It responds to pain. It responds to the Light. Hurt it again. Monster, heed me. Who is your master with the sword? I can hear it. In my head. The swordbearer’s name is CROTA. Record that. Should I burn it again? No. I think you’re only feeding it.”

This confirms what we know about the Light and the Hive. The King’s Fall raid card, amongst numerous other cards confirms that the Hive feed off the Light, it reads ,

“Do you not know that the Hive pursue Light precisely for the purpose of devouring it with slavering jaws and slick greedy gulping throats?”

. However, I do think that the Light can also be used to torture the Hive and obviously as Guardians we use the light to power our abilities as weapons.

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Touch of Malice

Touch of Malice

Exotic Weapons

Your actions reverberate through the Darkness. I can hear it howl. I can hear its pain. Oryx is undone, truly. Finally, the Ascendant Realm is quiet, and the Hive are now without a King. Only you, Guardian. Only you could have done such as this.

We have found the powerful relics of which Toland’s Journal speaks of, relics taken from the Ascendant Hive, the Blade of Famine, the Shroud of Ir Anuk and most importantly the Ravenous Heart from Oryx himself. The relics contain the secrets of the Hive, their darkest power, their oldest Hunger, components to be assembled, components that will forge a weapon that can turn the Hive’s deathly maw upon itself.

Dare we build such a weapon, a weapon bound to malice, a weapon that will have consequence. Remember guardians, the Hive had choice, and now so do we.

Welcome back Guardians, today we are going to discuss the lore surrounding the exotic scout rifle, “Touch of Malice”, we will talk about the significance of calcified fragments, how Oryx lives on through the weapon and lastly why Eris decide to create Touch of Malice for Guardians. This is myelin games and I hope you enjoy this latest Destiny Lore episode.

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Darkblade

Darkblade

Character Lore

The Dreadnaught has many functions and was initially created to protect Oryx’s throne world and lines of tribute. However some Guardians may notice the numerous prison cells and torture devices that line the inside of the Dreadnaught.

In the deepest, darkest corner, the Sunless Cell houses the Dreadnaught’s most notorious captive, Alak-Hul, the Darkblade.

This is myelin games and I hope you enjoy this latest Destiny lore episode on Alak-Hul, the Darkblade.

The earliest records of Alak-Hul appear to be when the Darkblade defeated the Titan, Vell Tarlowe. The item description for the Darkblade helm, confirms that Alak-Hul was involved with Tarlowe’s defeat. It reads, “Alak-Hul, the Darkblade, is laid low. And thus Vell Tarlowe is avenged.”- Eris Morn.

Vell Tarlowe belonged to the Titan order the Pilgrim Guard, as confirmed in the Duskrender Type 0 guantlets, “Vell Tarlowe was still a new Guardian when he joined the Titan Order of the Pilgrim Guard”. The Pilgrim Guard were one of the four Titan orders that defended the first refugees of the City as they  gathered below the Traveler. They were more prominently known for defending the City at the Battle of Six Fronts.

Prior to the release of the Taken King DLC, Vell Tarlowe was always thought to have been defeated by Verok, a Hive Wizard, not the Darkblade. However, there was also conflicting information with this original story. In Vanilla Destiny, the Titan body out the front of the Temple of Crota, was thought to have been Vell Tarlowe. This is because of the Titan mark, Mark of the Duskborn, which reads,

“We called her Verok; it was her and her Thrall that finally overwhelmed him.”- Eris.

Many speculated that the reference to “Him” was a reference to Vell Tarlowe. This is because when you enter the Temple of Crota, you find a Wizard called Vurok, Eir Spawn and the Ghost Fragment: Hive 2 card. The Ghost Fragment Hive cards document Eris Morn’s fireteam and Eris Morn’s fireteam only had one Titan, so considering we found the Ghost Fragment Hive 2 card in close proximity to the Titan body, guarded by a wizard named Verok, it was logical to conclude that the Titan at the front of the Temple was Vell Tarlowe.

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The Vault of Glass

Vault of Glass

Mystery

Deep in the Vault of Glass, the fabric of reality bends to the will of the Vex. Guardians that escape erasure will face Atheon, Time’s Conflux; The centrepiece of the Vex project, a command nexus that unifies the Vex across time, where multiple pathways and possibilities converge upon a single point. Within the Vault of Glass, the Vex seek to become a law of reality and inseparable from existence. However we have one comfort, the Vex cannot manifest this power outside of the Vault of Glass.

This is myelin games and I hope you enjoy this latest Destiny Lore episode on the Vault of Glass, where we will try to uncover its purpose, it’s relationship to the Black Garden, its importance to the general plot line of Destiny and how the Hive potentially influenced its creation.

We know that the Vex aim to make themselves inseparable from reality and the Vault of Glass acts as almost a research facility for the Vex, where they have increase power over different timelines. In fact, some Vex units have the ability to erase guardians from history, Praedyth and Kabr are examples of this. I have already made detailed videos on both of these characters, the links are in the description below.

However, what prompted the Vex to create the Vault of Glass, where did this all start. The earliest records of the Vex are seen in the Book of Sorrows. In the Book of Sorrows, Verse 4:9, open your eye: go into it, it describes the Vex invading Oryx’s throne world. Oryx’s sister, Savathun, tricked Crota into creating a portal, the portal linked the Vex World and Oryx’s throne world. The Vex quickly invaded the throne world and whilst at first they were disoriented by the rules of the Throne World, i.e. the sword logic, they quickly created a Vex mind called, Quria, Blade Transform. This Vex mind deduced the Sword Logic and with this understanding, the Vex become extremely powerful in the Throne World.

So powerful in fact, they fought for one hundred years, even when Crota had the assistance from his Deathsinger sisters, Ir Halak and Ir Anuk, who even created a very powerful weapon to destroy the Vex, the annihilator totem. During this time, the Vex mind, Quria, was able to capture worm larvae and began experimenting with them.

Quria Blade Transform determined that by directing worship at the worms, it could alter reality with mild ontopathogenic effects. To increase the effectiveness of this, Quria Blade Transform created a priesthood and ordered them to believe in worship.

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Sunbreakers

Sunbreakers

Character Lore

Welcome back guardians. As voted by you, today’s video will be on the Sunbreaker Titans. Once again, there will be another poll in the top right corner of this video and over on twitter so you can vote for the next Destiny lore video.

What does it mean to be a Titan? As a Titan, you are part of the City- in a way no Warlock or Hunter can understand. The dream of the City rests upon our shoulders. However, there are those who forge a path outside the City Walls, the flame in the Darkness, the Sunbreakers. This is their story.

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