Kingslayer Title Guide – Destiny 2

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Dive once more into the Dreadnaught to earn one of Destiny 2’s most prestigious raid titles.


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  • Complete the King’s Fall Insignia
  • King’s Fall Completion Triumphs

Destiny 2 version of the King’s Fall raid comes with its own title: Kingslayer. Players looking to earn this title will need to demonstrate their mastery of this reclaimed raid through a series of difficult triumphs, ranging from loadout restrictions to Master-level wipes.


Related: Destiny 2: A Complete King’s Fall Raid Guide

As far as raid titles go, Kingslayer is one of the easiest titles to get in Destiny 2. You don’t need the Exotic raid for this one, and the spinning challenges are (mostly) straightforward. . This guide will cover every Kingslayer-related Triumph, how best to complete them, and we’ll link to helpful resources that cover more in-depth strategies for certain Triumphs.

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Complete the King’s Fall Insignia

You can view your King’s Fall badge progress from the Collections tab of your inventory menu. Look to the bottom right of the page to find each badge. Select the “King’s Fall Badge” to see which items you are missing.

Each Raid Title has a corresponding Raid Badge, showcasing all of the items you’ve collected during that activity. For King’s Fall, you’ll need to get your hands on all legendary weapons, armor pieces, and master-related cosmetics to complete this badge. You do not need Touch of Malice to claim this badge.

The exact badge requirements can be found below.

Beauty products
Last name Item type Source
Ossified Sky Sculptor Boat Master Difficulty
Bone Earth Sculptor Sparrow Complete all challenges on Master
Ancestral wisdom Sparrow Find all hidden chests
Weapons
Last name Item type Source
Merain’s Punishment pulse rifle Warpriest | Golgorot | Oryx
Fate of Chelchis Scout Rifle Opening | Totems | Golgorot | Oryx
Zaouli’s Scourge hand cannon Girls | Oryx
Midha’s Judgment Fusion Rifle Golgorot | Oryx
Challenge to Yasmin sniper rifle Warpriest | Girls | Oryx
Qullim Terminal submachine gun Totems | Golgorot | Oryx
Armor
Last name Item type Source
Darkhollow Helm Helmet Golgorot | Oryx
Darkhollow Arm Arms Warpriest | Girls | Oryx
Darkhollow Chest Chest Totems | Warpriest | Girls
Darkhollow Boots Boots Totems | Warpriest | Golgoroth
Darkhollow class object class element Opening | Totems

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King’s Fall Completion Triumphs

You will need to complete the King’s Fall raid under certain conditions to claim the title of Kingslayer. Most of these challenges should be familiar to most seasoned raiders, so we’ll consolidate most of these triumphs into one section. Here are all the completion challenges related to this title:

  • Fall of the King: Complete the raid.
  • King’s Ransom: Find the three hidden chests throughout the raid.
    • See our raid guide for chest locations.
  • Court of Jesters: Complete the raid with a full squad of clan mates.
  • Spark of Challenge: Complete King’s Fall with a full squad of Arc subclasses.
  • Sunburn : Complete King’s Fall with a full squad of Solar subclasses.
  • The Abyssal Society: Complete King’s Fall with a full squad of Empty subclasses.
  • Hive Mind: Complete King’s Fall with a full squad of the same class.

If you haven’t completed the King’s Fall Raid yet, check out our King’s Fall Guide for in-depth analyzes of each encounter. As for the elementary Triumphs subclass, you can swap your subclass before the chest appears. As long as everyone on your team does this, it will give your squad credit.

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King’s Fall Challenges

This section explains what each challenge requires. For strategies and tips to overcome these challenges, check out our King’s Fall Challenges Guide.

We’ve covered every challenge in King’s Fall in our challenges guide, so we’ll focus on what each challenge requires for this section. Check out our King’s Fall Challenges Guide for tips on how to complete each challenge.

controlled dunks Complete the Hall of Souls encounter without ever letting the same players drop Relics until everyone else has.
The grass is always greener During the Totems encounter, switch sides when you drop Deathsinger’s Power.
overzealous Complete the encounter with the Basilica without ever allowing more than one player to stand near a Totem.
Sneaky theft In the Warpriest encounter, you must redeem the brand within five seconds of getting the “Brand Claimer” buff.
Mark Breaker Complete the Warpriest encounter without ever letting the same player get the mark until everyone else has.
Wonderful look During the Golgoorth encounter, players with the “Golgoroth’s Gaze” buff must trade buffs while standing in a pool of light.
Take over Complete the Golgoroth encounter without ever letting the same player taunt Golgoroth until everyone has done so.
In construction When encountering the girls, you cannot stand on the same plate twice until a piece of the Blightguard has been claimed.
The ground is lava Complete the girls encounter without ever letting a Torn Between Dimensions player touch the ground.
Do not touch During the Oryx boss fight, you cannot kill the same Light-Eater Knight or Light-Eater Ogre twice.
Overwhelming power Complete the encounter with Oryx by detonating enough bombs to trigger the last fight of the same turn.

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A true king

A true king: Complete the Master level of “King’s Fall”.

The Master variant of King’s Fall is slightly more difficult than the standard version. Every champion type is present, the power requirement is +20 above the Pinnacle cap, and Match Game is enabled. These modifiers seem brutal if you’re new to endgame content, but anyone who has farmed GM Nightfalls shouldn’t be phased by this. No mechanical difference is present and the challenges are not imposed on you.

Your power level will have a major impact on the difficulty of this raid. Try to aim for less than ten levels below the stated power requirement. This will make enemies slightly tougher but far from tanky. After that, coordinate with your fireteam to counter each champion and shield type. We cover specific champions per encounter in our main King’s Fall Guide.

As for specific advice:

  • General tips: Spec for 100 Resilience, use DR mods on your chest armor, and have someone use the Aeon Exotic Gauntlets to spawn heavy ammo in a snap.
    • If you’re having trouble with the adds due to power level differences, use Trinity Ghoul. This weapon hits fodder enemies in contest mode (-25 power).
  • Totems: Bring a healing method and use machine guns. Thunderlord and Legendary MG are fantastic for this part.
  • War Priest: Place your well next to the Warpriest or the left platform. This should significantly reduce how often the Warpriest moves away from you during the DPS phase.
    • You should also use the Nightstalker’s Linear Fusion Rifles and Shadowshot Super to maximize your DPS.
  • Golgorot: Gazebearers should damage pools of light whenever possible to aid the DPS team. At least one DPS player must be a Titan using Ward of Dawn. Refresh light weapons after each pool of light.
    • You can also spawn Elemental Wells from fodder enemies that spawn in the pit, giving you easy access to Font of Might.
  • Girls: Throw a grenade or use a Super while DPSing to take care of adds.
  • Oryx: After a DPS phase, if your team is low on ammo, consider delaying your next DPS phase by only detonating an orb.
    • Essentially pop one orb instead of four. Repeat until you have enough ammo to kill Oryx.

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King of Kings

King of Kings: Complete all encounter challenges in the Master level of “King’s Fall”.

King of Kings asks you to complete each turning challenge related to King’s Fall. Static challenges make not count for this Triumph. As the name suggests, Rotating Challenges change with each weekly reset.

  • The grass is always greener: Players who deposit Deathsinger’s Power must switch sides.
    • Kill the opposing Brand Claimer Knight when you are done depositing. Everything else remains unchanged.
  • Sneaky theft: You must redeem the buffs within five seconds of entering the Brand Claimer effect.
    • We recommend having your DPS team meet your Brand Claimer halfway through.
    • This is the most difficult challenge.
  • Wonderful gaze: Gaze holders must jump into a pool of light before their buff is taken.
    • Do this when you have three seconds left on your buff.
  • In construction: You can’t stand on the same plate twice while someone is torn. Once the Torn player grabs a Blightguard piece, you can stand on the plate again.
    • To make sure you don’t fail the challenge, rotate the plate holders clockwise each time a Blightguard piece is picked up.
  • Do not touch: The same person cannot kill Lighteater Knights or Ogres twice throughout the encounter.
    • Plate holders must kill their respective knight and ogre. After each DPS phase, rotate the plate holders clockwise. If something goes wrong, ask a traveler to take his place.
    • The knights that appear on plaques do not count, only light eaters.

For more tips and in-depth details, check out our King’s Fall Challenges Guide.

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