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17 days ago

[SPOILERS] Truth questline found.

Thanks to our friend u/ginsor, we've gotten access to all the new text strings with 2.5.0.1 - this is what I could scramble together with regards to Truth.

Spoilers and a wall of text up ahead!

It looks like it starts in the Menagerie - given that nobody's found it yet, I'd assume it's a drop from the Heroic Menagerie; either that or we're being cucked by RNG :((
Edit: u/Captain_Ellie kindly pointed out that Truth is timegated for release next week.

 

Amid the wreckage of the your victory in the Menagerie, you discover a tattered note written in Awoken script. You can't read it, but you've certainly fought alongside someone who can.

 

  • Visit the Dreaming City to speak to Petra Venj.

 


 

Petra is glad to see you, as always. She takes the note you found in the Menagerie and puzzles over it.

"""

"It's very odd," she says eventually. "These are instructions to find an Earthmade Rocket Launcher hidden somewhere in the Prison of Elders. The grammar's not very good, though. It almost reminds me of Eliksni…"

She translates the note for you, and then, with a weary apology, she returns to her endless field work.

The note that Petra translated for you is addressed to a "daughter of Light," and it indicates that there is a stolen Rocket Launcher hidden somewhere in the labyrinthine Prison of Elders. To identify its location, the note indicates that you'll need a map that has been squirreled away somewhere in the Ascendant Plane.

"""

 

  • Complete one of Petra's weekly Ascendant challenge bounties in the Dreaming City. (I think you're supposed to find a chest in the AC - following part references one).

 


 

To your dismay, the chest did not contain a complete map. Instead, you have a fragment of a larger whole, along with a cryptic note. Whoever hid this Rocket Launcher took great pains to keep it safe.

"""

translucent, soft-shelled hatchling of my heart

prove you are wise enough to bear my truth

truesighted, scour the other chests

you will find one near the cistern on the centaur

one by hunting a child of darkness in the tangled jetsam

and one by fighting alongside the chosen as night falls

"""

 

  • Unravel the clues to find and decode the remaining pieces. (Next part is after you decode the map. Unsure if a step is missing, here).

 


 

You've successfully decoded and reassembled the map, revealing additional instructions clearly intended for someone else. However, that someone else is apparently Fallen, and in your mind, that makes this whole thing fair game. That Rocket Launcher is so close you can almost taste it. Metal… soot… finders-keepers-style thievery… Delicious.

"""

well done, best beloved. one final trial awaits you. seek out the relics, as i have shown you. there are seven, all told, and all well-hidden. the more you find, the easier your final climb will be.

you deserve this. we will be reunited soon. be well. grow huge.

"""

 

  • Complete the "Warden of Nothing" strike while Ascendant, and find the final hidden Ascendant chest.

 


 

You emerge from the Prison of Elders with your new Rocket Launcher in hand, then send a quick message back to Petra to tell her the story. She's happy for you, if a little uncertain about the morality of it. Shortly afterward, your Ghost receives a transmission from Werner 99-40 on Nessus. The Emperor has demanded an audience.

 

  • Speak to Werner 99-40 on Nessus.

 


 

Final quote, following last step:

 

Calus is interested by your alliance with the Awoken of the Reef. Should the opportunity arise, he wants you to "put in a good word" for him.

 


 

It looks... interesting.Not quite what I was expecting, but I'm glad it works in both new and older content as part of the process.

 

Additionally, here's the Lore tab for Truth, if you haven't already seen it:

 

Smoke winds away from the battlefield in wavering scarves.

Corsairs and Crows move through the wreckage in pairs, searching for their dead. When they find Awoken survivors, they call for help. When they find a Devil or a Wolf, they call for a field medic and prison-grade restraints.

A Vandal watches all of this from the wing of a Galliot with his four arms folded around his knees. He knows battle, and so death does not disturb him. He was born of war, made for it, shaped by it. And yet, as he stares out at the charred bodies of his cousins, at the bent bodies of his new allies…

"Vel," Sjur says, startling him. He peers down to find her on tiptoes, chin on the edge of the Galliot's wing. She juts her thumb over her shoulder, indicating the battlefield. "Npariimoqilum?"

He frowns. "Res kaqilum? Psekisk."

She frowns back at him, and though she only has two eyes, her stare is mother-strong.

The Vandal sighs and lets go of his knees. "Variisis," he grumbles as he slides off the Galliot, skulking past her.

"Ha, ha," she replies, humorless.

He picks his way down to the worst of it and joins the search. Over the next hour, he finds a Wolf that he half-remembers from a distant relative's coming-of-age ceremony; three Devils who look at him with uncomprehending confusion and anger; and one Crow irretrievably trapped beneath the fuselage of his ship.

He is about to abandon a ruined Devils skiff when he hears a faint hiss from inside a ventilation shaft. He clambers up to peer into its grate and sees four wary eyes shining back at him.

A hatchling, still soft and translucent with its egg-molt.

Carefully, he pries the grate open and beckons to her. "Velask, kelekh," he murmurs. "Nankemrak."

She crawls into his palm and his heart surges.

"…is where you seek it." - Lomar

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level 1

sounds super easy

glad theres no mind numbing grind involved

level 2
51 points · 17 days ago

Don't worry the Lumina quest has you covered on mind numbing grind lol.

level 3

Wait what

level 4
Drifter's Crew
19 points · 17 days ago

supposedly you need to kill Invaders before they kill any of your teammates in Gambit.

level 5
15 points · 17 days ago

I’m hoping it’s another this or that quest step, but if it’s not it’ll get nerfed for sure. Ace was nerfed because you needed to rely on the enemy invading and your teammates not killing them first, this is even worse as you need the enemy to invade when you’re ready, your teammates not to nab the kill, and your teammates not to die. Sounds awful.

level 6

This or That, with Kobe and Jatt Cap

level 6

I reckon that it will count your team mates killing them as well.


The whole quest seems to be very fireteam orientated so hopefully it will just need to be kill the invader before they kill anyone to progress that step

level 5

If this is true, Bungie is fucking retarded. Matches are gonna be filled with people just standing around vantage points, waiting for invaders.

level 1

9/10 mithrax is the eliksni who is leading you on this adventure. Looks like the “cabal and fallen will be your allies” D3 hypothesis is shaping up

level 2
76 points · 17 days ago

It seems like he’s kinda helping out by finding our old weapons and leading us back to them, first outbreak prime and now truth. I hope they continue this theme of Mithrax helping us find our old shit.

level 3

“Mithrax helps the gang find Gjallarhorn”

level 4
33 points · 17 days ago

I want him to find all of our gjallarhorns and keep 4 of them to use at all times, could you imagine the carnage.

The dreg at the beginning of zero hour: yells Mithrax, swoops in, firing 4 Gjallarhorns (MithraX gon give it to ya)

level 4
Drifter's Crew // Drifty boi just wants some friend
11 points · 17 days ago

"Mithrax finds that one green scout rifle with Shoot To Loot"

level 4
Drifter's Crew // I do what I want
7 points · 17 days ago

Always Sunny in Philadelphia theme plays

level 5
Vanguard's Loyal // "We have a solution."
10 points · 17 days ago

When I die, just rez me in the trash

level 2
Drifter's Crew // Ding!
24 points · 17 days ago

Maybe? It seems like it's the vandal in the lore tab addressing it to his adopted daughter (hatchling in the ventilation shaft)

level 3
19 points · 17 days ago

I'd say it's defs Mithrax, as it mentions Sjur and he would've been vandal-esque during his time with her. However this is the first we've heard of his adopted daughter, I'm excited to see if we ever hear of her more, or if he mentions us skimming the launcher from her

Edit: He also mentions her as a "Daughter of Light" which House of Light is the Fallen house Mithrax has started and become Kell of, so it'd make sense his daughter would be titled as such

level 2
Drifter's Crew
Original Poster28 points · 17 days ago

Man, Mithrax gets around, huh?

level 2
Transmat firing
8 points · 17 days ago

He's given us Outbreak and Truth, dude is giving us back all our old exotics

level 2
What is the lore behind this?
1 point · 17 days ago

What hypothesis?

level 2

I've "Fallen, for the Cabal ♥️♥️"

level 1

Well, the roadmap specifically states that it becomes active on June 11th and that there is a new Menagerie boss that day. Maybe it's the new meatball?

level 2
Drifter's Crew
Original Poster3 points · 17 days ago

Maybe!

level 1
The Fastest YE-HAW on this side of Saturn.
29 points · 17 days ago

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