Artifact Archive

Artifacts and their images from Destiny.

Ahamkara Scale

Ahamkara Scale

"And that Warlock thought I couldn't do it. Hah!"

Ankh of Sai Mota

Ankh of Sai Mota

//…a rattling shriek, the crunch of bones and the fading echoes of a brave woman's last laugh…//

Asharru's Hope

Asharru's Hope

"I know not why we left the Reef, nor why we live so long, nor even why we are called Awoken. But I hope one day to have answers." —Asharru

Azure Lens

Azure Lens

"When I feel blue, this lens makes me happy. And when I feel happy, this lens makes me blue." —Wen Jie This item is nonreturnable.

Blood-Soaked Charm

Blood-Soaked Charm

To carry this charm is to fight for the lost world that fashioned it.

Bretomart's Pledge

Bretomart's Pledge

"I will not let you down. This is what I was reborn to do." —Lady Bretomart

Broken Crown

Broken Crown

Eliksni songs still tell of Chelchis, Kell of Stone, who stood before the Maw.

Butterfly Code

Butterfly Code

"Sensitive dependence between microfunctions," reads the inscription. Cryptarchs disagree on whether its origins are from the Vex or Golden Age Mars.

Chronofuse

Chronofuse

A piece of spacetime circuitry dislodged from the temporal stream.

Claw of Command

Claw of Command

On the might of your hand does your authority depend.

Colovance's Choice

Colovance's Choice

"I will fight to stop the fighting. If that means I must die, then I choose death." —Lord Colovance

Continuum Pin

Continuum Pin

A fragment from a Vex portal that creates an eddy in the timestream.

Coyote's Luck

Coyote's Luck

A relic of the legendary Six Coyotes, the first Hunters to scout the Cosmodrome.

Cyclopean Enigma

Cyclopean Enigma

"More eyes, more problems. That's what I always say."

Deidris's Fist

Deidris's Fist

"I heard the Iron Lords' call. Here I am." —Lady Deidris

Dredgen Yor's Rose

Dredgen Yor's Rose

"In his strong hand the man held a Rose. And his aura burned bright."

Echo of Honor

Echo of Honor

"For he was once of your City, and honored there." —Fractal Scrolls

Efrideet's Eye

Efrideet's Eye

Every time she pulled the trigger, an enemy of the City died.

Filament Hex

Filament Hex

A Hive totem woven and bound from filaments of the universe itself.

Firebreak Eternal

Firebreak Eternal

A piece of the Fire Victorious, the ever-burning flame of the Titan Firebreak order.

Fist of Eight Moons

Fist of Eight Moons

Only in the Ascendant Plane—where a well-defended idea is a reality—do these moons, in this small way, still exist.

Flamel Crest

Flamel Crest

Anything can be anything else, if only you will it so.

Fortuna Pendant

Fortuna Pendant

A necklace made out of the remains of the asteroid destroyed during the Reef Wars.

Golden Age Lens

Golden Age Lens

"Perhaps, in the past, Light had a warmer, redder hue? It's not impossible." —Wen Jie This item is nonreturnable.

Grayscale Lens

Grayscale Lens

"A valuable reminder that nothing in the universe is black-and-white." —Wen Jie This item is nonreturnable.

Hezen Totem

Hezen Totem

Can a machine change its ways? Any more or less than a human can?

Horn of Six Wars

Horn of Six Wars

How many have died with the blast of this horn ringing in their ears?

Hourless Glass

Hourless Glass

The sand in this seemingly ancient timepiece will not move, no matter which way you turn it.

Iglatho-Cyu

Iglatho-Cyu

Drink, if you dare.

Incubation Shell

Incubation Shell

Cryptarchs still have no idea where Vex come from, or how they came to be.

Intact Warmind Core

Intact Warmind Core

Codename: MARTEL. Parent: !REDACTED!. Status: ILIODOR COMPLETE.

Jasper Carcanet

Jasper Carcanet

I WAS MIDHA, CONSORT OF STARS. I WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.

Judgment of Mars

Judgment of Mars

Cryptarchs say this orb is our first clue toward the identity of the Cabal commander leading the siege of Mars.

Kabr's Pocket Watch

Kabr's Pocket Watch

The tick-tock of this strange watch sometimes feels like a heartbeat.

Leaf of the Bleeding Tree

Leaf of the Bleeding Tree

Eat not of the fruit of this tree.

Light of Moths

Light of Moths

In the Hive's ontoformic reality, this glow is the manifestation of bound, dying souls.

Memory of Felwinter

Memory of Felwinter

"I accept the consequences." —Lord Felwinter

Memory of Gheleon

Memory of Gheleon

"So long as we actually manage to do some good, you can call me Iron anything you want." —Lord Gheleon

Memory of Jolder

Memory of Jolder

"If I am to die, let it be in battle, with weapons in my hands and laughter in my heart." —Lady Jolder

Memory of Perun

Memory of Perun

"We hunt best in a pack." —Lady Perun

Memory of Radegast

Memory of Radegast

"Our lives are no longer our own. We have sworn them in service to the Traveler, and to humanity." —Lord Radegast

Memory of Silimar

Memory of Silimar

"Come, is there no one who can stand against the Iron Wall?" —Lord Silimar

Memory of Skorri

Memory of Skorri

"The astral orb, slung low across the sky—Beneath it raised we lords our banner high." —Lady Skorri

Memory of Timur

Memory of Timur

"Ask strange questions. Our questions shape the reality that answers them." —Lord Timur

Neural Bezoar

Neural Bezoar

"Don't eat that!" "…Too late."

Numinous Web

Numinous Web

A web spun from the flayed and frozen Light of Guardians lost.

Oddly Colored Cube

Oddly Colored Cube

"Gallida died to bring these cubes back from Venus and I still don't know why." —Despoina Kore

Oraclery

Oraclery

A moving mechanical model whose parts blink in and out of existence.

Oversoul's Gasp

Oversoul's Gasp

The lingering echo of something that should have died long ago and far away.

Oversoul's Pang

Oversoul's Pang

It writhes, shivers, and pulses with pain.

Oversoul's Scream

Oversoul's Scream

If you hold it to your ear and listen closely, you'll go deaf.

Pallas Ring

Pallas Ring

The Queen of the Reef commissioned these rings for each of the survivors of the Siege of Pallas.

Parasitic Optic

Parasitic Optic

"Listen, I don't know how it works—I just know that it works, okay? No, I'm not worried."

Perfected SIVA Capsule

Perfected SIVA Capsule

"SIVA destroyed the Iron Lords, but history need not repeat itself. Use it if you must. Even the most destructive tool, in the end, is a tool." —Tyra Karn

Perfected SIVA Core

Perfected SIVA Core

"Be cautious with the SIVA you find. This all started because we unleashed what we shouldn't have." —Lord Saladin

Perfected SIVA Shard

Perfected SIVA Shard

"It was inevitable Guardians would grab SIVA from off the field. Let's see what they do with it." —Shiro-4

Prismatic Heart

Prismatic Heart

"You must learn to tease apart the hues of your own heart." —Parables of the Allspring

Radegast's Blade

Radegast's Blade

So long as this sword was whole, the Iron Banner could not be broken.

Rainbow Blade

Rainbow Blade

The beauty of this sacrificial weapon belies the deadliness of its infinitesimally sharp edge.

Ring of Living Stone

Ring of Living Stone

"In memory of the Deep Stone Crypt, the tower where we were born."

Saint-14's Ring

Saint-14's Ring

"Was there ever another Guardian so beloved by the people?" —Paean to Saint-14

Scales of Eao

Scales of Eao

WE STAND UPON OUR OWN UNENDING DEATHS.

Scroll of Eimin-Tin

Scroll of Eimin-Tin

You hold in your hands the last record of a long-dead civilization.

Segoth's Head

Segoth's Head

"Thought we formed the Banner to fight the Darkness, not ourselves. Just don't bode well, s'all I'm sayin'." —Gheleon

Silent Oracle

Silent Oracle

"Sometimes I swear I could hear it speaking, but I can never remember. I think it spoke of a name."

Sins of Kharad-Tan

Sins of Kharad-Tan

For you are not the first hero—nor even Oryx the first villain—to meet upon this plane.

Sisyphus Project

Sisyphus Project

"Clovis refuses to back down. Meanwhile, the others have taken to calling it 'the Sisyphus Project'…" — laboratory notes found at a Clovis Bray facility

SIVA Capsule

SIVA Capsule

This bundle of SIVA rests safely in a containment capsule. For now.

SIVA Core

SIVA Core

It's unclear what this SIVA generator powers, but its surface shivers with potential.

SIVA Shard

SIVA Shard

This small fragment of SIVA tech hums with potential.

Skorri's Dirge

Skorri's Dirge

They say she's apart from the Iron Banner, yet she sings songs of her lost companions.

Skyburners' Obol

Skyburners' Obol

A coin suspected to be part of a Cabal funerary rite.

Sootpearl

Sootpearl

These oddly beautiful orbs can sometimes be found sunk into the rot and filth of the Dreadnaught.

Specimen Twelve

Specimen Twelve

Running hot with the effort of simulating not one group of scientists, but two hundred and twenty-seven.

Spectral Dust

Spectral Dust

A sample of the mysterious particulate that protects and hides the Reef from invaders.

Stoneborn Relic

Stoneborn Relic

A piece of the City's first Wall, carved into the shape of the sigil of the Titan Stoneborn order.

Sunscorched Lens

Sunscorched Lens

"We have mastered the art of shaping and tempering physical Light."

Techeun Bangle

Techeun Bangle

An approximation of the glittering augments worn by the Queen of the Awoken's advisors.

Thanatonaut's Lullaby

Thanatonaut's Lullaby

Makes the passage just that much easier.

The Damned Lute

The Damned Lute

"Hey nonny nonny, hey nonny nonny, be not blithe nor bonny..."

The Maraid

The Maraid

The chronicle of Queen Mara Sov of the Awoken, compiled by the Primarchs of the Reef Cryptarchy.

The Pahanin Errata

The Pahanin Errata

The collected sayings, quips and observations by the legendary Hunter Pahanin.

The Traitor's Die

The Traitor's Die

Every roll of this die is already written into the fabric of Oryx's reality.

Thrallskin Drum

Thrallskin Drum

A drum made from the skin of a Hive Thrall. Even when no one is playing it, you can always hear a faint beat.

Thrice-Wrapped Thing

Thrice-Wrapped Thing

Sure, try and unwrap it. I mean, what could possibly go wrong?

Tome of Nothing

Tome of Nothing

The few who have claimed to see words on its seemingly blank pages have subsequently gone mad.

Transcendent Eye

Transcendent Eye

"You are not the seer. Not yet. You are the one who is seen." —Parables of the Allspring

Trinary Star

Trinary Star

"We were fools to trust this god-machine, this bringer of death and Darkness."

Two-Sided Coin

Two-Sided Coin

A Hunter doesn't leave anything to chance.

Unerring Compass

Unerring Compass

Its needle always points toward the Traveler.

Vell Tarlowe's Vigil

Vell Tarlowe's Vigil

His Light is gone, but his memory remains.

Warp Fragment

Warp Fragment

This piece of Golden Age technology is covered in particulate originating from beyond our solar system.

Wax-Sealed Case

Wax-Sealed Case

Definitely not made of wax. Probably actually a case, though.

Wei Ning's Cong

Wei Ning's Cong

This ancient jade artifact has been in the Hive's possession ever since Wei Ning's heroic death.

Weregilt

Weregilt

Even among the Hive, all death has its cost.

Whispering Sphere

Whispering Sphere

You can't be sure, but you think you've seen Lord Shaxx speaking into a sphere just like this one.

Wings of Apris-Fol

Wings of Apris-Fol

"To you goes the glory and the honor of battle." —Fractal Scrolls

Yzoz's Pendulum

Yzoz's Pendulum

"First test of the mechanism codenamed Yzoz's Pendulum was...not ideal." —RECORD 360-CHASM-2334