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Hotfix - The One About Sandbox Tuning.


Special Ammo

  • Adjusted Special ammo economy in all gametypes

  • Players start Crucible matches with Special ammo

  • Special ammo is now lost upon death

  • Sidearms are not affected by this change

  • Special ammo crates now appear every 60 seconds (initial spawn and respawn)

  • Special ammo crates are shared with allies within 75m (down from 100m)

  • Special ammo timing in Mayhem is unchanged

Elimination Gametypes

  • Round time limit has been reduced to 90 seconds (down from 2 minutes)

  • Players only start with Special ammo for Round 1 in Elimination gametypes

  • Special ammo timing is 30s initial, then 45s respawns

  • Special ammo is wiped at the beginning of subsequent rounds



Hand Cannons

  • Significantly increased initial accuracy (returns to Launch / Year 1)

  • Reduced base range to 35m from 40m

  • Reduced Aim Assist and Magnetism at longer ranges

  • Reduced minimum damage after falloff from 50% to 33%

Auto Rifles

  • Increased Precision Damage modifier to 1.3x (up from 1.25x)

  • Increased base damage of low rate of fire by 2.5%

  • Increased in air accuracy

Pulse Rifles

  • Reduced rate of fire for very high rate of fire Pulse Rifles by 7.7%

  • Increased rate of fire for low rate of fire Pulse Rifles by 5.3%

  • Reduced Magazine Size of Clever Dragon and Grasp of Malok by 6

  • Reduced the effect of High Caliber Rounds for Pulse Rifles

  • Increased in air accuracy

Scout Rifles

  • Increased in air accuracy


  • Shotguns no longer deal precision damage

  • The Chaperone, Universal Remote and Lord of Wovles are unaffected by this change

  • Note: Universal Remote only deals precision damage when ADS

  • Shotguns now have significantly less magnetism when fired from the hip

  • Shotguns now have significantly less in air accuracy

  • Shotguns no longer have a movement penalty

  • Shotguns now deal 20% more damage to combatants

  • Rangefinder on Shotguns now increases (it actually decreases) ADS time by 25%

  • Reduced Universal Remote’s Magazine Size to 3 from 5

  • Universal Remote now takes longer to reload


Exotics Young Wolf’s Howl

  • Reduced "Howling Flames" ammo cost from 10 to 5


  • Reduced Magazine size from 3 to 1




  • Reduced Health of Guardians with Armor values above 10

  • Increased damage of Flux Grenade, Magnetic Grenade and Shoulder Charge to ensure effectiveness across all Armor values

  • Blink now disables your Radar and HUD for a short time after activation


  • Throwing Knife now deals Solar Damage on impact

  • Hungering Blade*

  • Immediately starts Health regen

  • Restores more Health per kill

  • Gives a flat amount of Health/Shield per activation

  • Does not immediately start regenerating Shields

  • Bladedancer’s Quick Draw Perk no longer readies your weapons instantly, but now grants a large increase to weapon handling speed


  • Viper Totemic on Ophidian Aspect no longer readies your weapon instantly, but now grants a large increase to weapon handling speed

  • Stormcaller's Thunderstrike melee range reduced to be consistent with other Warlock Subclasses

  • Amplitude will continue to grant small range boost to new base range

  • Landfall now reduces the total time in Stormtrance


  • Juggernaut is now disabled after being in the air for a short time and cannot be activated while in mid air



  • Outbreak Prime no longer triggers The Corruption Spreads by shooting at Ward of Dawn

  • Shinobu’s Vow no longer adds an additional seeker to Skip Grenades

  • Removed intrinsic Perks Kneepads and Icarus on some Talent grids

  • Fixed an issue where High Caliber Rounds were not functioning properly on Hand Cannons, Scout Rifles, Machine Guns and Sniper Rifles

  • *Hungering Blade changes were also inadvertently applied to the following Perks, for more information check this post

  • Transfusion (Striker Titan)

  • Cauterize (Sunbreaker Titan)

  • Lifesteal (Voidwalker Warlock)

  • Red Death Perk

  • Suros Legacy Perk (Suros Regime)

  • No Backup Plans

  • Ward of Dawn cast

  • The Ram

  • Apotheosis Veil

  • Embrace the Void (Voidwalker Warlock)

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