The Taken King

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The Taken King is a downloadable content (DLC) expansion pack for Destiny. It was released on September 15, 2015.The Dark Below and House of Wolves are required to play.

Editions[edit | edit source]

Digital Download

The digital download edition of The Taken King can be purchased for $39.99 and is intended for players who already own Destiny, The Dark Below, and House of Wolves.This edition includes:

      * The Taken King
      * Year 1 VIP Rewards
      * Exclusive http://destiny.gamepedia.com/Sparrow
      * Exclusive http://destiny.gamepedia.com/Armor_Shader
      * Founder's Fortune emblem

Legendary Edition

The Legendary Edition can be purchased for $59.99 and includes:

      * The Taken King
      * Destiny
      * Expansion I: The Dark Below
      * Expansion II: House of Wolves

Collector's Edition

The Collector's Edition can be purchased for $79.99 and includes:

      * The Taken King
      * Destiny
      * Expansion I: The Dark Below
      * Expansion II: House of Wolves
      * Collector's Edition Steelbook Case
      * Weapons Pack
      * Collector's Edition Digital Content:
      * Three class-specific emotes
      * Three armor shaders
      * Three exotic class items with XP bonuses
      * Cayde-6's intel cache:
      * Modified Treasure Island book with intro letter from Cayde-6
      * Cayde-6's Personal Notes and Illustrations
      * Collection of Relics and Artifacts
      * Strange Coin replica

Plot[edit | edit source]

The Vanguard intercepts a Cabal distress signal on Phobos and sends Guardians to investigate.Eventually, they find that Oryx leads an army called the Taken to destroy the Guardians in revenge for killing his son, Crota, and to consume the Solar System.The Vanguard realizes that they are not powerful enough to stop Oryx and sends the Guardians on a quest to rediscover some of the lost powers of their forebearers.