A new hotfix to Destiny has addressed exploits that allowed players to unfairly defeat the latest raid, Crota's End.

In addition, Weekly Nightfall Strikes can now award nine or more Strange Coins.

A new Iron Banner event will also start tomorrow.

The full list of changes follows.

Activity Rewards

Fixed an issue with Ascendant Materials no longer being a possible reward for Daily gold-tier public events
In addition to other potential rewards, Weekly Nightfall Strikes can now award 9 or more Strange Coins



Added to the rotation for Control, Clash, and Iron Banner playlists: The Anomaly, Asylum, The Burning Shrine

Iron Banner

Starts 1AM PST, Tuesday, January 13th
Playlist weapon drops: Level 32 Sniper Rifle, Level 32 Auto Rifle
Gain event standing to earn Legendary gear: Level 32 Hand Cannon, Level 32 Rocket Launcher, Level 32 Gauntlets, Level 31 Chest


On the Sniper Rifle, Black Hammer, the Hive Breaker upgrade has been disabled until it is fixed to play nicely with the White Nail upgrade


Vault of Glass

Exotic weapon drops (though still very infrequent) are now Level 32

Crota’s End

Rewards: treasure chests now contain Radiant Materials.

The existing Pit treasure chest reward has moved to killing Ir Yut, the Deathsinger
Pit Encounter: Pillars of Light no longer launch players into the air when they explode
Bridge Encounter: Players will now be required to cross the bridge in order to complete the bridge encounter.
Players will now be required to wait for the bridge to be completed prior to crossing with the sword
Deathsinger Encounter: fixed a rare case where the Shriekers would not spawn, preventing players from reaching the Deathsinger.
The Deathsinger now has a chance to drop Exotic weapons and armor, class pieces, and Radiant materials
Crota Encounter: two Swordbearers will no longer spawn at the same time at the outset of the encounter.
Crota will now recover from his kneeling state after a player quits.
Fixed a bug that allowed players to remove the “Presence of Crota” using a Radiance Warlock’s Fireborn ability.
Fixed a bug that made the Oversoul appear destroyed to some players in a Fireteam when it was actually still active