Wield the Hammer of Proving to pillage Cabal Gold by completing playlist strikes, Gambit, Crucible, public events, dungeons, Nightmare Hunts, or the Blind Well.
The Hammer of Proving permits challenges of honorable combat to be issued, skirting the risk of total war with the Cabal. However, to be recognized as legitimate, it must be socketed with Cabal Gold.
Caiatl's emissaries flood Sol with ceremonial Gold, a custom during the Era of Conquest. Conquered worlds are enriched to ease defeat and afford the opportunity to challenge officers for representation within the Cabal's leadership.