Sometimes finding a secret in a game or its beta can be a tough nut to crack, but in the case of this little trick in the Destiny 2 beta, it’s pretty simple. The secret here is that up to three players can get a Fallen Pike to ride during Destiny 2‘s The Inverted Spire strike.
Truth be told, all players have to do is be patient. The simple “trick” is to load into the strike and stay in the strike’s starting area. At some point, three Pikes will spawn into the area of the strike located on the new planet Nessus, each one being ridden by a Fallen rider. Simply shoot the Fallen off the Pike and take it.
There’s no predicting how long the spawn timer is on the Pikes. Some players have reported it taking a few seconds while others have had to wait a minutes for them to show up.
It’s also important to note that the Pikes can spawn in multiple areas of the starting area. Sometimes they will spawn directly below and to the left of the first platform where players spawn in.
If the Fallen pikes aren’t showing up, look to the right of the starting area and go down that path, toward the big lake of electrical Vex “milk.” Speaking of the electric water – normally going out into the strange Vex liquid will damage a Guardian, but if they mount a Pike they can travel out onto it without being hurt.
The Pikes can also be driven into the strike, using the vehicles weapons to take out enemies. If players do it right, the Pikes can also be driven across the platforms, thrusting over gaps and launching through the lifts to cross the area’s large chasms.
This is not the only secret to be found in the Destiny 2 beta. Keen-eyed fans can also spot the depressing fate of a Tower fixture during the Homecoming story mission in the beta. There could be more Easter eggs and secrets to be found in the beta and there will surely be more when the full game launches this fall.
Destiny 2 releases on PS4 and Xbox One September 6, and on PC October 24.