Born in Darkness, Part 3 in Destiny 2: Beyond Light.

The Story Mission, "Born in Darkness, Part 3" in Destiny 2: Beyond Light.


Gather Darkness[edit]

"In Clovis's research, he discovered traces of Darkness energy in every one of his subjects. Humans, Vex, even animals. We know now Darkness truly does reside within us all. Further decrypting Clovis's journal has pinpointed our next decryption algorithm, but to get there, we must begin by empowering the Skeleton Key with Darkness" - Exo Stranger

    • The Skeleton Key needs to be empowered again, this time with Darkness residual energy from our foes. The Exo Stranger believes Darkness exists in every living being in some form, and the energy can be collected. She then implores you to continue honing your Stasis skills, which will also contribute the needed energy for the Skeleton Key.
  • Defeat Vex and Fallen on Europa for their residual Darkness energy.
  • Use Stasis Abilities against combatants on Europa.
  • Vex Darkness Energy Collected: 30
  • Fallen Darkness Energy Collected: 30
  • Targets affected by Stasis: 20


"I know just the place to gain plenty of Darkness energy for the Skeleton Key: Gambit, or as I have sometimes referred to it to poke fun, Drifter's Darkness Revue. Using Stasis against our enemies there should give you the boost you need" - Exo Stranger

    • You can further empower the Skeleton Key by using Stasis to defeat combatants in Gambit, since they are brimming with Darkness. The Exo Stranger believes it will provide quite the boost towards empowering the key.
  • Complete Gambit activities with your stasis subclass equipped.
  • Use Stasis abilities against combatants in Gambit.
  • Gambit activities with Stasis Equipped: 2 completed
  • Stasis Final Blows: 40
  • Head on into Gambit and play a few rounds.
  • Go ham on just defeating opponents, and frequently using your Super to defeat the enemies throughout the arena.

Terak's Platoon[edit]

"Let's cap it off with a bit of Ether. Another of House Salvation's 'elite' have taken residence over in the Exoscience building. Put an end to it" - Exo Stranger

    • The Skeleton Key is almost ready. The Stranger believes one more boost of energy from combatants near a Crux should do it. Find Teraks, Salvation Elite Captain and eliminate their platoon.
  • Defeat Terak's platooon nearby the Crux of Darkness in Eternity.
  • Make your way to Cadmus Ridge.
  • From there, make your way into Bray Exoscience, then head through Creation, and ultimately Eternity.
  • Get there just by passing through.
  • Clear out the ground and then it's time to seek out the next bit of information.

Concealed Void Lost Sector[edit]

"You've done it. Now hurry to me. I invited Ana along this time after our last conversation, and we have much to uncover together" - Exo Stranger

    • The Skeleton Key is fully empowered. It's time to rendezvous with the Exo Stranger.
  • Bring the Skeleton Key to the Exo Stranger in the Concealed Void Lost Sector in Asterion Abyss.
  • Make your way to the Asterion Abyss and you're on your way to the Concealed Void Lost Sector.
  • Head to the underground section toward the middle of the Abyss.
  • You'll find the entrance of the Lost Sector here.
  • Once inside, head through to the Lost Sector until the end.
  • Open the chest and then head over to the right.
  • There is a newly opened door.
  • inside here you will find Elsie and Ana talking.
  • Interact with the console between them to finish this section of the quest.

Regroup with the Stranger[edit]

"Ana will come around... I hope. In the meantime, Clovis's journal has turned up another Stasis enhancement, and I want you to have it. You know where to find me." - Exo Stranger

    • Thanks to the data recovered, the Exo stranger has another Stasis related gift for you.
  • Meet Elsie in the Beyond.
  • Just talk with her to complete this quest and get the new Stasis Power: Coldsnap Grenades.


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