Destiny December Update Rebalances Titan; Defender, Striker Buffed

By   /   Dec 5, 2015
Destiny December Update

Do you think that the Defender and Striker Titan needed to get buffed a little? You might have considered a nerfed version of Sunbreaker too because the Destiny December update is doing just that.

Bungie has detailed how the said update is going to change things up with the Titan class.

The game’s sandbox designer, Sage, had promised to keep a check on the live game and this is his response to what he thought needed attention. Among other things, the Titan class is getting major rebalancing with the Destiny December update.

Sage has detailed exactly what is going to change with Sunbreaker, and Striker in terms of Melee attack, Super, Passives, Movement and more. Here’s a rundown:

Sunbreaker
  • Melee
    • Titan Melee: Extend Titan Melee range (+12.5%)
    • Sunstrike: Decrease DOT Time (6.5s ->5.5s)
  • Super
    • Hammer of Sol: Reduce Damage Resistance during Super (-9.09%)
    • Hammer of Sol: Slow Hammer travel speed by (-1.32%)
  • Passives
    • Forgemaster: Reduce Splash damage detonation radius multiplier (-20%)
    • Flameseeker: Turn down Hammer tracking bonus (-25%)
    • Flameseeker: Remove +1 Recovery, and +1 Agility stat bonuses
    • Fleetfire: Added +1 Agility stat
    • Firekeeper: Added +1 Recovery stat
    • Cauterize: Added cooldown  (0s -> 3s)
  • Movement
    • Catapult Lift: Faster Initial velocity (+5%)
Striker
  • Melee
    • Titan Melee: Extend Titan Melee range (+12.5%)
    • Storm Fist: Increase base damage (+18.2%)
    • Overload: Now also provides faster melee recharge (+50%)
    • Discharge: Additional Damage (+7.69%)
    • Discharge: Changed AOE to spherical shape
    • Amplify: Increased Super energy bonus (+30%)
  • Passives
    • Headstrong: Now also provides Faster Sprint
    • Transfusion: Improve cooldown(5s ->3s)
    • Unstoppable: Now provides a total of +2 Armor (+1 additional)
    • Unstoppable: Increased damage resistance (+25%)
    • Juggernaut: Improved Shield health (+14.3%)
    • Juggernaut: Now works when airborne
  • Movement
    • Catapult Lift: Faster Initial velocity (+5%)
Defender
  • Melee
    • Titan Melee: Extend Titan Melee range (+12.5%)
  • Super
    • Ward of Dawn: Recharge Grenade and Melee Abilities on Super cast
  • Movement
    • Catapult Lift: Faster Initial velocity (+5%)

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