Destiny: Watch Crota's End Beaten on Hard by One Player

The Dark Below's raid is conquered on Heroic mode by one level 32 player in less than half an hour!

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Less than a month after Hard Mode was introduced for the Crota's End raid in Destiny, one player has managed to beat it -- all by himself.

This latest feat of strength in Destiny is documented in the 26-minute video above, which shows player sc Slayerage going through what he describes as an "insanely difficult" run. He did it using a level 32 Sunsinger Warlock on a friend's account that was outfitted with a variety of high-end items, and it makes use of a heavy ammo glitch.

The actual Crota fight doesn't begin until the 16:30 mark of the video and lasts for just over nine minutes. Expect to hold your breath throughout much of it.

It's a supremely impressive accomplishment, and one that's sure to make you feel bad next time you fail with a full group.

Crota's End is the raid introduced in The Dark Below expansion. For more, check out our review.

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Once it came out, i bought the limited edition and even the limited edition strategy guide. Haven´t played it seriously for two months now i think. The reason? Didn´t care anymore. All those "Let´s make this game better" patches.. No

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You Trollers are **** boys smh

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Game looks gimmicky like COD. Watched 2 minutes of him running invisible then turning around and using explosive bullets out of a hand gun. Wow, fascinating game. To each their own i guess.

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Two words.....Broken game!

Don't buy this garbage.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> exactly

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what an idiocy....game for children.

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looks sheeeeeeeeeeeeeet

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some social game this was

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It maybe just me but some of the transitions seemed overclocked IE Crota going down and coming back up seems to flow a lot better then what I am used to. Either the server wasn't as full as it usually is or it has to do a lot with having to multiple people in your fireteam lagging out the animations.. Just seems far fetched to me cough mod cough..

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LOL I have NEVER heard of any raids being one manned unless like 3 'real' expansions later in other raid using games. LOL tells you how cheap the quality of this game and it's raid is.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> yea that's what i was doing in wow because i had never played the old raids i was going through level 60-80 raids with a level 90

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It's amazing how much value Destiny has with people coming back for more fun, whereas no one gives a sh!t anymore about the so called "game of the year" Shadow of Mordor or Dragon Age, lol.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Well there is ALOT of ADD people in the world. Like watching paint dry anything that kills time works for them.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> No. The game is just good. But but Kevin gave it 6/10 so it must suck. Lol, the same reviewer also gave MGS4 a 10. The guys a fraud.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Are you saying MGS4 didn't deserve a 10...You must be on something if you can't get that...even with the long cut scenes...Amazing game in every aspect

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> make that 3 times, cause he based his silly comment against me with that

Destiny fanatics are pathetic

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im glad he didn't cheese the lamps tho lol

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"it makes use of a heavy ammo glitch."


Then why are we talking about it at all? "Cheater cheats his way to cheating heaven. Story at 11."

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Its not really a glitch, if you run out of ammo in all your weapons the game restores your ammo.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> It actually is a glitch. Only works with icebreakers.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> OK then...to be fair...which is worse:


That it's a glitch OR that the game is so ridiculously dumbed down that it holds your hand in that manner?

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> It's a good mechanic. It kicks in after about a minute without any ammo. If you don't play it, I don't see much of a reason why your opinion is relevant.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Anyone that has played any FPS game has a valid opinion for this kind of mechanic in the genre. I think such a thing would make any FPS game pretty damn unexciting to play.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Depends on the FPS. Destiny is a good FPS with solid mechanics and AI. It works well.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> i played it, its a BS mechanic thru and thru, does that make my comment irrelevant now?

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Well you're obviously not a game designer.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> i never said i was, its still a BS mechanic

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<< LINK REMOVED >> idk man.. buying that heavy ammo is expensive.. and Xur hasnt sold heavy ammo in over a month.. im not gonna farm for glimmer when we have over 200 Coins and nothing to spend them on.

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Even if I wasted all my time doing that, I still wouldn't get any drops from the retarded loot system.

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He didn't do it on one character - it is a cut-and-edited Raid video, section by section. He used a Hunter all the way up until Crota, which he had to switch to a Warlock to complete. Still impressive, but not as impressive as doing it all in one run on one character.


The entire Crota's Raid can be solo'd itself even on Hard mode (all the way up past Deathsinger), except Crota himself, which is what makes this stand out. He couldn't do it with a Hunter because they have no self-healing abilities that Warlocks have (could have relied on RNG to get Red Death or Suros tho).


Even then, there are elements that could be beyond control, like agro from Boomers and avoid glitches in the final encounter itself.

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1. Hunters do have self healing by blink strike or super.

2. He was using red death to heal himself.

3. The reason he used a warlock wasn't for healing it was so his radiance would give him extra damage when using sword.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> TUROK RAGE WARS was my addiction on N64 when I'm not busy playing WWF NO MERCY :D

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so in the end he didnt actually beat it in 30 minutes.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> lol right? deleted scenes.

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He's a Hunter, not a warlock.

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<< LINK REMOVED >>go up to the crota fight...

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You said it was done in less than a half an hour but it technically was not.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> i would go as far as to say that it wasnt even a solo. he killed crota solo but not the raid itself.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >>I would go so far as to say he in fact really didn't do it, period, because he relied on a "heavy ammo glitch."

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> was just wondering that my self everytime he killed an enemy heavy ammo dropped i was like wtf

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