Titan (moon)

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This article is about the moon of Saturn. For the Guardian class, see Titan.
Titan
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Astrographical

Star, position:

Sol, Saturn

Physical

Diameter:

5,150 kilometers

Gravity:

.14 g

Length of day:

15.94 days (synchronous)

Atmosphere:

Nitrogen (N1)
Methane (CH4)
Hydrogen (H1)

Surface temperature:

−179.2 °C

Population:

Hive
Fallen

Government:

Hive and House of Dusk Occupation

 
"The great monuments of mankind's utopian Golden Age now lie toppled or half submerged within the rolling ocean that blankets the entire surface of Titan. All that remains is a flotilla of construction barges and a lone human habitat that serves as the perfect hiding place for some of humanity's scattered forces — and some far more sinister below"
—Website description

Titan is the largest moon of Saturn.[1] One of the legends of the Nine states that they are ancient leviathan intelligences originating from either Europa or Titan.[2]

Overview

Titan is a methane ocean moon,[note 1] decorated by Golden Age, Hive, and Fallen structures that dominate the planet.

History

During the Golden Age, the Traveler transformed Titan into an ocean moon. The moon became the site of the New Pacific Arcology, a large self-sustaining artificial island with its own seaport. The Arcology was known to trade with nearby celestial bodies, such as Hyperion.

Centuries later, the moon would become a warzone for Guardian, House of Dusk, and Hive forces. The moon can be seen from a distance on the Dreadnaught. While the Fallen appear to be scavenging golden age technology as normal, the Hive have attempted multiple times to sink the Arcology beneath the methane seas. Reportedly, something big lurks deep within Titan's oceans.

Locations

Trivia

  • Some of the structures on Titan have names, such as "Kemphaan" and "Poelruiter". These are Dutch birds that usually live in wet areas, suggesting that some of the first people on Titan were Dutch. This could also be a reference to the fact that the Dutch are famous for dealing with water, or in this case, the oceans of Titan.
  • The Hive are exclusively present on Titan in Destiny 2.

Gallery

List of appearances

Notes

  1. ^ Titan's surface is actually mostly water and rock with methane and hydrocarbons being a chief component in its lakes as discovered by the Cassini–Huygens mission. Overall the lakes cover a very small percentage of the surface, making Titan drier than Earth.

References

  1. ^ Bungie (2015/3/4), Destiny: Activision Blizzard, Grimoire: Saturn
  2. ^ Bungie (2015/3/4), Destiny: Activision Blizzard, Grimoire: Ghost Fragment: Legends 2