The People's Hero achievement in Destiny 2

The People's Hero

Complete a Heroic public event.

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How to unlock the The People's Hero achievement

  • Pra1s3Th3SunPra1s3Th3Sun227,566
    06 Sep 2017 06 Sep 2017 09 Sep 2017
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    Anybody who played the original Destiny will be familiar with public events. These are challenges which appear on your map at specific time intervals. In Destiny 2 they are much easier to find as they are marked on your map a few minutes in advance, along with the amount of time until they begin.

    Simply approch the flag, and hold x to join the public event. You will be given certain tasks, such as defending a point, killing specific enemies etc. In Destiny 2, you can trigger a much harder "heroic" version of these events by performing certain actions.

    Ill try to update this as much as possible as and when heroic events are discovered, but there is a simple one at the very beginning of the game. Directly outside the church where Devrim is located in the EDZ, a public event spawns to kill fallen extractors who are mining glimmer. A glimmer drill appears with waves of enemies. Instead of killing the enemies, destroy the small drilling machines around the area. They glow bright blue, are knee hieght and should be fairly obvious. Doing this will cause the message "heroic event started" to appear, and change your objective to defending the glimmer pile. You will have to fight several waves of fallen and cabal while you wait for the glimmer to transmat, including a mini boss. If you die, you will respawn in the church a few seconds later to rejoin the action.

    There is a public event on titan in which you have to destroy a fallen walker. To access the heroic version of this event, simply destroy a leg. This will cause the walker to drop three arc orbs, which must be placed into containers around the event which hold scorch canons. There are a total of 6 orbs required, meaning you will have to down the walker twice and place all 6 orbs before destroying it. Activating the heroic event spawns a second walker. You must defeat both within the time limit given.

    There is an event in which you have to capture a cabal drill. During this event, a thresher ship will fly around the area. It usually appears when you are 40% complete, then again at 80%. Simply destroy this ship to spawn a large boss and activate the heroic version.

    On Nessus there is a public event to defend a conflux from vex sacrifice. Around the area will be a couple of sync plates. They are round circles on the floor which fill with light as you stand on them, and should look familiar to anybody who played the vault of glass raid in Destiny 1. You have to stand inside these plates to capture them, and any vex walking onto the plate will stop your capture. After you have taken both, the event will become heroic. The goal remains the same - stop vex sacrifices - but the enemies become more powerful.

    Upon completion, a reward chest will appear, and your achievement should pop a few seconds after collecting your loot. In destiny 2 any participation in a public event grants some reward, but it is important to note that for this achievement you MUST fully beat the event.
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    RacxieFor the drilling one, all active guardians need to stay in the circle when it reaches 100 for the heroic event to trigger.
    Posted by Racxie on 07 Sep 17 at 02:33
    Nemesis crimeIn my experience, you have to atually win the event. I did the one by the original earth spawn, the 3 glimmer drills. (Destroy a waist high box at all 3 drill sites to trigger heroic) failed to do the heroic objective in time, no achievement.

    Did all the methods to unlock, it didn't. Not a concrete fact, ill see if it unlocks with time. Just a theory..
    Posted by Nemesis crime on 07 Sep 17 at 03:26
    RacxieFor the Vex event there are capture points that will spawn around the point you're trying to protect which you need to capture (so will need at least 2 people). One person will need to go around capturing the points in turn as they spawn (like in Destiny 1). Once the timer runs out the heroic event will initialise assuming all the points were captured during the event.
    Posted by Racxie on 07 Sep 17 at 05:45
    CraphexErgh there's always groups about that kill all the enemies faster than I can kill the bonus stuff!
    Posted by Craphex on 07 Sep 17 at 07:53
    Io PRoTotypE oIAnyone willing to help people just dont want to do heroic on them send me a message or invite if u want to try together
    Posted by Io PRoTotypE oI on 07 Sep 17 at 11:31
    Pra1s3Th3SunIll update the solution to make it more obvious you have to fully beat the event and not just participate.

    And masterONE, I said beginning because its the first explorable area of the game with public events and side missions. Everything before that is fully scripted opening.
    Posted by Pra1s3Th3Sun on 07 Sep 17 at 12:18
    JerikkoMy wife and I gotnit last night with the walker event on Titan
    Posted by Jerikko on 08 Sep 17 at 17:43
    a Fi1thy CasualOn Titan there is another event in the second area where you have to fight hive. There are two witches that appear, and you must stand on the hive plates in order to nullify their barriers.

    After that the portal opens, and more hive start flooding the room. In order to activate the heroic event, keep standing on the hive plates and look above the portal: you will see two crystals that appeared (also shielded). Destroy them, and the last witch will disappear, and a giant boss who looks a lot like Alak Hul from D1 will appear. Defeat him and Bob is your uncle. wink
    Posted by a Fi1thy Casual on 09 Sep 17 at 16:18
    kenjisugita7Titan. On screen, if you see “JOINED PUBLIC EVENT”, on the righteous. There’s sub-objectives and missions(quests). You may need to check or edit (shift) the triumph/collections/weaponry/badges.
    Posted by kenjisugita7 on 22 Dec 19 at 10:22
    kenjisugita7The objective was to destroy two (2) walkers. There was FALLEN (just dregs and knights).
    Posted by kenjisugita7 on 22 Dec 19 at 10:26
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