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This Destiny team just punched their way through the game's toughest raid

Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

One of Destiny's hardest challenges, the Crota's End raid in The Dark Below expansion, has been made something of a joke by this six-man fireteam. That's because they did it without using their guns — they basically punched everything in Crota's End to death.

Their "no gun run," posted to Reddit last night, was a melee-heavy attack on Crota's End that allowed for the use of grenades, supers and swords. But over the course of about 50 minutes, no guns are used to take down enemies (Note: It does look like someone accidentally got one shotgun round off about 15 minutes in). Their technique involved using a team of all Titans, blinding grenades and a lot of Ward of Dawn force field bubbles.

The whole thing looks perfectly orchestrated at times but frequently dips into the totally chaotic. It's a fun watch, if only to hear their disbelief that their plan of attack is actually working. If you like watching a Titan butt-punch an Ogre to death, well there's some of that too.

Since the team played Crota's End on normal difficulty, there's still the possibility of a greater challenge. But for now, give it up for Rob280, Im Zerkky, Unbridled Hate, purityGOON, AFC xp, VirtualxMayhem and Tackhammer.

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