Story

story_icon.png Story mode is automatically added at game initiation by sending you to The Tower where you obtain your first few quests. Afterwards, it is accessed through the Orbit menu. You can select a planet and you gain access to different missions depending on your level and progress. All story missions can be undertaken with a maximum of 3 players in the party.

Below is a list of story missions by level.

Story Name
Level
Tier
Location
Rewards

A Guardian Rises

Rise in the Light of the Traveler and join the battle against the Darkness.
1
1
Old Russia in the Earth

Restoration

Return to Fallen territory and hunt for parts to restore your ship's ability for interplanetary travel.
2
1
Old Russia in the Earth

The Dark Within

Investigate reports of a hidden power trapped in the Cosmodrome Array stations.
3
1
Old Russia in the Earth

The Warmind

Break the House of Devils' grasp on the Cosmodrome and secure a vital link to the Golden Age.
4
1
Old Russia in the Earth

The Last Array

Track down codes to raise an ancient Array and connect it to long-lost colonies throughout the solar system.
5
1
Old Russia in the Earth

Restoration

Return to Fallen territory and hunt for parts to restore your ship's ability for interplanetary travel.
5
2
Old Russia in the Earth

The Dark Beyond

Follow the trail of a Guardian who went dark searching for a way into the Hive Fortress.
6
1
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Dark Within

Investigate reports of a hidden power trapped in the Cosmodrome Array stations.
6
2
Old Russia in the Earth

The World's Grave

Descend into the Hellmouth to a Hive library which holds ancient secrets they have ripped from Earth.
7
1
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Sword of Crota

Infiltrate the Hive Fortress and destroy the legendary Sword of Crota, a weapon once used to slay thousands of Guardians.
7
1
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Warmind

Break the House of Devils' grasp on the Cosmodrome and secure a vital link to the Golden Age.
7
2
Old Russia in the Earth

Chamber of Night

Scour the Hive Fortress for a chamber where the Speaker believes a dark ritual is silencing the Traveler.
8
1
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

Shrine of Oryx

Search the darkest corners of the Hellmouth for the fabled Shrine and destroy it.
8
1
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Last Array

Track down codes to raise an ancient Array and connect it to long-lost colonies throughout the solar system.
8
2
Old Russia in the Earth

The Dark Beyond

Follow the trail of a Guardian who went dark searching for a way into the Hive Fortress.
9
2
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

Ishtar Collective

Unravel the secrets of the Vex by reviving an ancient research station of the Ishtar Collective.
10
1
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The World's Grave

Descend into the Hellmouth to a Hive library which holds ancient secrets they have ripped from Earth.
10
2
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Awoken

Travel to the home of the Awoken and find what they know about the Black Garden.
10
1
The Reef in Asteroid Belt

The Sword of Crota

Infiltrate the Hive Fortress and destroy the legendary Sword of Crota, a weapon once used to slay thousands of Guardians.
10
2
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

A Stranger's Call

Follow the Stranger's coordinates to a legendary colony lost in the jungles of Venus.
10
1
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Archive

Find the Collective's lost Archive, sealed for centuries, in a vault deep beneath the Ishtar Academy.
11
1
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Chamber of Night

Scour the Hive Fortress for a chamber where the Speaker believes a dark ritual is silencing the Traveler.
11
2
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

Scourge of Winter

Hunt and kill Draksis, the House of Winter's Kell, hiding deep in the caves of the Ishtar Sink.
11
1
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Shrine of Oryx

Search the darkest corners of the Hellmouth for the fabled Shrine and destroy it.
11
2
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

A Key Awaits

Present the Gate Lord's head to the Queen for entrance into the Black Garden.
12
1
The Reef in Asteroid Belt

Eye of a Gate Lord

Lure out the Vex Gate Lord that protects the Endless Steps and bring its head back to the Awoken.
12
1
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Ishtar Collective

Unravel the secrets of the Vex by reviving an ancient research station of the Ishtar Collective.
12
2
Ishtar Sink in Venus

A Stranger's Call

Follow the Stranger's coordinates to a legendary colony lost in the jungles of Venus.
12
2
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Archive

Find the Collective's lost Archive, sealed for centuries, in a vault deep beneath the Ishtar Academy.
13
2
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Scourge of Winter

Hunt and kill Draksis, the House of Winter's Kell, hiding deep in the caves of the Ishtar Sink.
13
2
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Eye of a Gate Lord

Lure out the Vex Gate Lord that protects the Endless Steps and bring its head back to the Awoken.
14
2
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Exclusion Zone

Survive the military power of the Cabal and find the Gate to the Black Garden.
15
1
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Garden's Spire

Seize control of the Black Garden Spire held behind the wall of the Cabal Warbase and wake the Gate Lord's Eye.
16
1
Meridian Bay in Mars

Exclusion Zone

Survive the military power of the Cabal and find the Gate to the Black Garden.
17
2
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Buried City

Clear out the Cabal occupying the lost city of Freehold and explore what remains.
17
1
Meridian Bay in Mars

A Rising Tide

Find and destroy the source of the Vex surging to protect the Black Garden.
17
1
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Black Garden

Fight through the Gate and enter the Black Garden to destroy its heart.
18
1
Meridian Bay in Mars

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18
1
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Garden's Spire

Seize control of the Black Garden Spire held behind the wall of the Cabal Warbase and wake the Gate Lord's Eye.
18
2
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Buried City

Clear out the Cabal occupying the lost city of Freehold and explore what remains.
19
2
Meridian Bay in Mars

A Rising Tide

Find and destroy the source of the Vex surging to protect the Black Garden.
19
2
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Black Garden

Fight through the Gate and enter the Black Garden to destroy its heart.
20
2
Meridian Bay in Mars

High Level Story Missions

The Sword of Crota

Infiltrate the Hive Fortress and destroy the legendary Sword of Crota, a weapon once used to slay thousands of Guardians.
20
3
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

A Stranger's Call

Follow the Stranger's coordinates to a legendary colony lost in the jungles of Venus.
20
3
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Archive

Find the Collective's lost Archive, sealed for centuries, in a vault deep beneath the Ishtar Academy.
20
3
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Shrine of Oryx

Search the darkest corners of the Hellmouth for the fabled Shrine and destroy it.
20
3
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

Scourge of Winter

Hunt and kill Draksis, the House of Winter's Kell, hiding deep in the caves of the Ishtar Sink.
20
3
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Chamber of Night

Scour the Hive Fortress for a chamber where the Speaker believes a dark ritual is silencing the Traveler.
20
3
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The World's Grave

Descend into the Hellmouth to a Hive library which holds ancient secrets they have ripped from Earth.
20
3
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Dark Within

Investigate reports of a hidden power trapped in the Cosmodrome Array stations.
20
3
Old Russia in the Earth

Restoration

Return to Fallen territory and hunt for parts to restore your ship's ability for interplanetary travel.
20
3
Old Russia in the Earth

The Last Array

Track down codes to raise an ancient Array and connect it to long-lost colonies throughout the solar system.
20
3
Old Russia in the Earth

Eye of a Gate Lord

Lure out the Vex Gate Lord that protects the Endless Steps and bring its head back to the Awoken.
20
3
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Warmind

Break the House of Devils' grasp on the Cosmodrome and secure a vital link to the Golden Age.
20
3
Old Russia in the Earth

The Dark Beyond

Follow the trail of a Guardian who went dark searching for a way into the Hive Fortress.
20
3
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

Ishtar Collective

Unravel the secrets of the Vex by reviving an ancient research station of the Ishtar Collective.
20
3
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Black Garden

Fight through the Gate and enter the Black Garden to destroy its heart.
22
3
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Garden's Spire

Seize control of the Black Garden Spire held behind the wall of the Cabal Warbase and wake the Gate Lord's Eye.
22
3
Meridian Bay in Mars

A Rising Tide

Find and destroy the source of the Vex surging to protect the Black Garden.
22
3
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Buried City

Clear out the Cabal occupying the lost city of Freehold and explore what remains.
22
3
Meridian Bay in Mars

Exclusion Zone

Survive the military power of the Cabal and find the Gate to the Black Garden.
22
3
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Sword of Crota

Infiltrate the Hive Fortress and destroy the legendary Sword of Crota, a weapon once used to slay thousands of Guardians.
24
4
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

A Stranger's Call

Follow the Stranger's coordinates to a legendary colony lost in the jungles of Venus.
24
4
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Shrine of Oryx

Search the darkest corners of the Hellmouth for the fabled Shrine and destroy it.
24
4
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Archive

Find the Collective's lost Archive, sealed for centuries, in a vault deep beneath the Ishtar Academy.
24
4
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Scourge of Winter

Hunt and kill Draksis, the House of Winter's Kell, hiding deep in the caves of the Ishtar Sink.
24
4
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Chamber of Night

Scour the Hive Fortress for a chamber where the Speaker believes a dark ritual is silencing the Traveler.
24
4
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The World's Grave

Descend into the Hellmouth to a Hive library which holds ancient secrets they have ripped from Earth.
24
4
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Dark Within

Investigate reports of a hidden power trapped in the Cosmodrome Array stations.
24
4
Old Russia in the Earth

Restoration

Return to Fallen territory and hunt for parts to restore your ship's ability for interplanetary travel.
24
4
Old Russia in the Earth

The Last Array

Track down codes to raise an ancient Array and connect it to long-lost colonies throughout the solar system.
24
4
Old Russia in the Earth

Eye of a Gate Lord

Lure out the Vex Gate Lord that protects the Endless Steps and bring its head back to the Awoken.
24
4
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Warmind

Break the House of Devils' grasp on the Cosmodrome and secure a vital link to the Golden Age.
24
4
Old Russia in the Earth

The Dark Beyond

Follow the trail of a Guardian who went dark searching for a way into the Hive Fortress.
24
4
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

Ishtar Collective

Unravel the secrets of the Vex by reviving an ancient research station of the Ishtar Collective.
24
4
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Black Garden

Fight through the Gate and enter the Black Garden to destroy its heart.
26
4
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Garden's Spire

Seize control of the Black Garden Spire held behind the wall of the Cabal Warbase and wake the Gate Lord's Eye.
26
4
Meridian Bay in Mars

A Rising Tide

Find and destroy the source of the Vex surging to protect the Black Garden.
26
4
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Buried City

Clear out the Cabal occupying the lost city of Freehold and explore what remains.
26
4
Meridian Bay in Mars

Exclusion Zone

Survive the military power of the Cabal and find the Gate to the Black Garden.
26
4
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Sword of Crota

Infiltrate the Hive Fortress and destroy the legendary Sword of Crota, a weapon once used to slay thousands of Guardians.
28
5
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

A Stranger's Call

Follow the Stranger's coordinates to a legendary colony lost in the jungles of Venus.
28
5
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Shrine of Oryx

Search the darkest corners of the Hellmouth for the fabled Shrine and destroy it.
28
5
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Archive

Find the Collective's lost Archive, sealed for centuries, in a vault deep beneath the Ishtar Academy.
28
5
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Chamber of Night

Scour the Hive Fortress for a chamber where the Speaker believes a dark ritual is silencing the Traveler.
28
5
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The World's Grave

Descend into the Hellmouth to a Hive library which holds ancient secrets they have ripped from Earth.
28
5
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Dark Within

Investigate reports of a hidden power trapped in the Cosmodrome Array stations.
28
5
Old Russia in the Earth

Restoration

Return to Fallen territory and hunt for parts to restore your ship's ability for interplanetary travel.
28
5
Old Russia in the Earth

Eye of a Gate Lord

Lure out the Vex Gate Lord that protects the Endless Steps and bring its head back to the Awoken.
28
5
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Warmind

Break the House of Devils' grasp on the Cosmodrome and secure a vital link to the Golden Age.
28
5
Old Russia in the Earth

The Dark Beyond

Follow the trail of a Guardian who went dark searching for a way into the Hive Fortress.
28
5
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

Ishtar Collective

Unravel the secrets of the Vex by reviving an ancient research station of the Ishtar Collective.
28
5
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Scourge of Winter

Hunt and kill Draksis, the House of Winter's Kell, hiding deep in the caves of the Ishtar Sink.
28
5
Ishtar Sink in Venus

The Last Array

Track down codes to raise an ancient Array and connect it to long-lost colonies throughout the solar system.
28
5
Old Russia in the Earth

The Black Garden

Fight through the Gate and enter the Black Garden to destroy its heart.
30
5
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Garden's Spire

Seize control of the Black Garden Spire held behind the wall of the Cabal Warbase and wake the Gate Lord's Eye.
30
5
Meridian Bay in Mars

A Rising Tide

Find and destroy the source of the Vex surging to protect the Black Garden.
30
5
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Buried City

Clear out the Cabal occupying the lost city of Freehold and explore what remains.
30
5
Meridian Bay in Mars

Exclusion Zone

Survive the military power of the Cabal and find the Gate to the Black Garden.
30
5
Meridian Bay in Mars

Story Challenges - Alphabetical

Eye of a Gate Lord

Lure out the Vex Gate Lord that protects the Endless Steps and bring its head back to the Awoken.
24
1
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Restoration

Return to Fallen territory and hunt for parts to restore your ship's ability for interplanetary travel.
24
1
Old Russia in the Earth

Scourge of Winter

Hunt and kill Draksis, the House of Winter's Kell, hiding deep in the caves of the Ishtar Sink.
24
1
Ishtar Sink in Venus

Shrine of Oryx

Search the darkest corners of the Hellmouth for the fabled Shrine and destroy it.
24
1
Ocean of Storms in The Moon

The Black Garden

Fight through the Gate and enter the Black Garden to destroy its heart.
24
1
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Garden's Spire

Seize control of the Black Garden Spire held behind the wall of the Cabal Warbase and wake the Gate Lord's Eye.
24
1
Meridian Bay in Mars

The Queen's Wrath

The Queen of the Reef has many enemies. Accept her kill orders to settle old scores and earn her favor.
24
1
Kill Orders




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