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The People's Hero in Destiny 2

The People's Hero40 (40)

Complete a Heroic public event.

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Achievement won on 06 Sep 17
TA Score for this game: 1,497
Posted on 06 September 17 at 00:51, Edited on 09 September 17 at 18:48
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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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Anima Pura
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Achievement won on 07 Sep 17
TA Score for this game: 780
Posted on 10 September 17 at 15:04, Edited on 11 September 17 at 13:23
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Public Events are random instances where you can complete a simple side quest along with other players that happen to be around at the same time. Public events are available in all planets and the amount of events going at the same time in each map is anything from 1 to 3.

The achievement requires you to successfully complete a Heroic Public Event, which is a harder version of some of these events. This is done by first activating the Heroic difficulty, which in turn is done differently for each event. EDIT: Please note that the achievement requires you to actually finish the objectives of the event and not just keep playing until the timer runs out. Moreover, you can enter an ongoing Public Event and still pop the achievement, but the latest point you can do so hasn't been determined yet. Here's a list of the available events so far for the achievement and how you can trigger their Heroic variants:

Fallen Glimmer Event (European Dead Zone)
You need to shoot all three Glimmer nodes. They're small, grayish machines that will receive damage when you hit them (the damage figures will appear on the screen if you do, just like any other enemy mob). There's one next to all three drills. Destroy all three of them to trigger the Heroic version of this Public Event. Please keep in mind that you need to destroy the nodes before you clear out the Fallen in each of the three sites, otherwise you won't get a chance to do so.

Vex Construction Event (Nessus)
You need to find several pillars of light emitting from the big machine the Vex are going to and sacrificing themselves. Stand into/near them and capture them like a game of King of the Hill to trigger it. Pay attention to the main objective of the event, which still goes on after triggering the Heroic difficulty, in contrast with the other Public Events.

Ether Resupply Event (European Dead Zone)
Some Servitors will spawn around the Elite one (the one with the yellow health bar). You need to kill all of the small, regular Servitors around the bigger one. Once they're all dead at the same time, the Heroic difficulty will be triggered.

Cabal Excavation Event (Io)
While you're trying to stay in the circle around the drill, a Thresher will spawn eventually that will be shooting missiles at you. Destroy it however you can to trigger the Heroic variant of this Public Event. Don't worry if you don't manage to destroy it and it flies away, it reappears after a while until the time runs out, so you'll have plenty of chances to destroy it.

Weapons Exchange Event (Titan)
Keep aiming for the tank's legs. Once it kinda falls down, it will drop a few Arc Charges. Quickly grab them and place one in each slot right next to each energy shield. Inside each shield is a Scorch Cannon. If you manage to get all shields down before the first tank is destroyed, you'll trigger the Heroic difficulty which spawns a second Arsenal Walker for good measure, so you might want to save the cannon ammo for that one.

Defeat the Blightmaker Event
You need to stand into the smaller bubbles of Blight until you receive the Blight Receding buff (middle-left side of the screen). While that buff lasts you can damage the main bubble of Blight, which will trigger the Heroic version of this event if it gets destroyed. Keep an eye out for your health, since standing into the Blight bubbles damages you.

Witch's Ritual (Titan)
After killing both Witches, you have a limited time window to shoot both white/light purple crystals that can be found around the big portal that's in front of you, higher up. You need to be standing into one of the two circular points to do so. Successfully destroy both of them before time runs out to trigger the Heroic difficulty.

Injection Rig
You need to keep shooting at the rig's heat vents in order to destroy it. Each vent will open after you kill an Infiltrator Psion, which are Elite enemy mobs with a yellow health bar. Each time you do that, the shield surrounding the rig will inflict damage to you when you're standing in it, so quickly find the glowing red vent and shoot at it until there's smoke coming out of it. You need to do that to all three vents (the first one being on the highest point, the second in the middle and the third at the lowest point).

General Tips
Heroic Public Events are meant to be significantly harder than the normal variants, either because they spawn tougher enemies or the objectives themselves become harder to complete. If you're struggling, make sure you grab a few friends with you to make things significantly easier for you. Also note that Heroic PEs give you much better loot, so there's another incentive there for you to keep running them.
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Achievement won on 08 Sep 17
TA Score for this game: 40
Posted on Yesterday at 13:55
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