Destiny's PvP Component Can Be Ruthlessly Cruel

The Destiny gods giveth, and the Destiny gods taketh away. 

Well-executed plays and startling upsets are the ingredients of any good Destiny PvP match, but when they happen within a second of each other, they often leave observers scratching their heads more than cheering.

Case in point, the below clip from Reddit. Redditor WPG_BigAL was likely feeling pretty good when—during a recent Destiny PvP game—they managed to score a kill with their Hunter’s Golden Gun super just as a Heavy Ammo pickup spawned right next to them.

However, as the clip shows, all good things have inevitable consequences:

The clip makes it hard to parse out exactly how WPG_BigAL died, and they even said as much in their original Reddit thread. However, as commenters pointed out with the help of the below extended clip, the Titan who WPG_BigAL vaporized with their Golden Gun got the last laugh thanks to the Lightning Grenade they tossed shortly beforehand:

It’s nice to know that, even in the world of Destiny PvP, the universe always finds a way to balance itself out.

For more on Destiny, be sure to check out this impressive Destiny Fist of Havoc gif, learn why you should never pause in a Destiny PvP match, and mark your calendars for the Destiny 2 gameplay premiere happening on May 18th.

About The Author: Nate Hohl

Nate Hohl has been a gamer all his life, but it wasn't until after graduating college that he realized he could combine his love of gaming and his passion for writing to help support the industry he cares so deeply about. When he isn't writing about games (or playing them), Nate enjoys reading a good work of fiction (mysteries are his favorite), watching movies, or going for hikes in the woods.

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