Fireteam

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A Fireteam in Old Russia.

A Fireteam is a combat unit[1] of Guardians formed to conduct infantry operations with tactical flexibility.[2] Fireteams act similarly to clans in terms of game mechanics.[3] Fireteams typically consist of up to three Guardians, though fireteams taking on a Raid may number up to six.

Gameplay[edit]

Fireteams are optional in story missions and on Patrol, but are required in Strikes and Raids. Players can form their own fireteams if they wish, but if they enter a strike alone, they'll be matched with players of similar rank playing on the same strike mission. Forming a fireteam is necessary if one wants to bring other players into a Darkness Zone. If all members of a fireteam are downed simultaneously, progress is reset.[4]

Players can form fireteams in one of two ways: send an invitation, or public meetup. If a player has their Fireteam Privacy set to "Invitation Only", then anyone wishing to have that player on their fireteam must send them an invitation in-game via the player inspection menu. But if that player's privacy is set to "Public", any nearby player can automatically join. There are 2 chatlines that fireteam members can communicate through: Fireteam Chat, and Team Chat.

Known Fireteams[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • David Dague replied to question on Bungie.net, The question being "what in-game devices will there be for clans?" Dague replied with "what are clans?". This joke goes further with the fireteam card file name being "ClansLol.jpg".[3]
  • Jason Jones is Bungie's "fireteam leader."[1]

Gallery[edit]

List of appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bungie Weekly Update - 06/06/2014
  2. ^ E3 2013 Destiny Gameplay Demo
  3. ^ a b Bungie Weekly Update - 05/30/2014
  4. ^ Destiny the Game: Game Master July 2014 Destiny Cover Issue & PlayStation UK Magazine June 2014 Destiny Hands-on: Breakdown
  5. ^ YouTube: Destiny - Destiny's evil kermit
  6. ^ YouTube: Destiny - Zavala Gives Up on the PA