How and where to find materials, various currencies and brands

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Destiny Materials, Brands and Coins Guide [PS4-Xbox One-360-PS3-PC]

 

The world of Destiny is chock full of stuff to be randomly obtained by collecting loot dropped by dead enemies, stuff to win or stuff to buy. In this new guide dedicated to Bungie's excellent fps we will analyze all these aspects in detail.



How and where to find materials, various currencies and brands

In the list below you can see the list of the various materials and types of coins that can be found in Destiny and which sooner or later you too will need. Let's see what they are and how / where they are. Remember to check the Destiny Cheats and Guides tab for other helpful guides on this game.

 

Crogioolo Brands (currency)
A maximum of 100 per week, after level 18
- Crucible Match (3 per win, otherwise 2 by completing the match)
- Exchange materials from Crucible Quartermaster Arcite 99-40 (5)

Avant-garde brands (currency)
A maximum of 100 per week, after level 18
- Daily Heroic Story Missions (Level 20 = 5)
- Weekly Heroic Strikes (Level 22 = 3, Level 26 = 6, Level 28 = 10)
- Assault (Level 20 = 2, Level 22 = 3, Level 24 = 6)
- Every Public event (4 by completing with Gold rank)
- Exchange materials from Vanguard Quartermaster Roni 55-30 (5)
(for more details follow the brand guides)



Strange Coins (currency)
- Weekly Heroic Strikes (Level 22 = 3, Level 26 = 6, Level 28 = 9)
- First of the day to complete the Public event with Gold (random loot, collect from Postmaster)
- Crucible (random loot)
- Inconsistent and Legendary Engrams
- Crate loot (random loot)
(for more details follow the guide to strange coins)

Grains of Light (currency)
- By gaining XP after level 20
- Killing Majors and Ultras (the ones with the yellow life bar - random loot)
- First of the day to complete the Public event with Gold (random loot, collect from Postmaster)
- Crucible (random loot)
- Inconsistent and Legendary Engrams (random loot, guide to obtaining Legendary Engrams for details)
- Crate loot (random loot)

Ascending Materials
Ascending Energy or Ascending Fragments
- Daily Heroic Story Missions (Level 24 = 1, Level 28 = 2)
- Level 26 Assaults (1 and Raid Set Gear)
- Disassembling legendary or exotic weapons (2-5 Ascending Energy)
- Disassembling legendary or exotic weapons (2-5 Ascending Shards)
- First of the day to complete the Public event with Gold (random loot, collect from Postmaster)
- Any public event (random loot)
- Killing Majors and Ultras (the ones with the yellow life bar - random loot)
- Crucible (random loot)
- Inconsistent and Legendary Engrams (random loot, guide to obtaining Legendary Engrams for details)
- Crate loot (random loot)

Glimmer (currency)
- Crate loot (random loot)
- Killing Majors and Ultras (the ones with the yellow life bar - random loot)
- All Fallen kills for 10 minutes after using Aether Seeds
- All Hive kills for 10 minutes after using a Black Wax Idol
- All Vex kills for 10 minutes after using a Blue Polyphage
- All Cabal kills for 10 minutes after using a Resupply Codes
- Disassembling equipment (large quantities for better equipment)
- Swapping materials (200)
(guide to earning money in Destiny)



Metal wire (material)
- On Earth (similar to a plant)
- Loot Crates on Earth (Random Loot)
(guide to find Filmetallo)

Filaments of Helium (material)
- On the Moon (luminescent containers)
- Loot Crates on the Moon (random loot)
(guide to find Helium Filaments)

Spooky flower (material)
- Found on Venus (luce verde)
- Loot chests on Venus (random loot)
(guide to find Spectral Flower)


Iron of the past (material)
- On Mars (similar to a rock)
- Loot Crates on Mars (random loot)
(guide to find Iron of the past)

Parts of the Weapons
- Disassembling Uncommon (green) weapons
- Disassembling Rare weapons (blue)
- Disassembling Legendary weapons (purple)
- Disassembling Exotic weapons (yellow / gold)

Plating Plasterboard
- Uncommon or higher Titan Armor Disassembly

Sapphire thread
- Uncommon or higher Hunter armor disassembly

Andronic Essence
- Uncommon Sorcerer Armor Disassembly or higher

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