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14: The Archive

Ishtar Sink, Venus
Level 12
Objective:Find the Collective's lost Archive, sealed for centuries, in a vault deep beneath the Ishtar Academy.[/strong]
Fireteam: 1-3 players
Rewards: 3000 XP


Ride your Sparrow and make your way to the Shattered Coast

Shattered Coast

Eliminate or go past the Fallen patrols here and enter the Academy through the underground passage you took during the first story mission in Venus.

Ishtar Academy

After exiting the tunnel, you'll find Vex and Fallen units engaged in a firefight. You can just run past them and head through the open door in the middle, in the far end of the library. Follow the path until you reach the next area.

Ishtar Commons

Head outside and you'll see more Fallen and Hive units exchanging fire. You don't need to engage and kill them all. Just go inside the next building and go through the doorway under the stairs. You can take out the Fallen troops stationed there if you need to. Continue along the hallways until you reach the next area.

Hall of Whispers (Dark Zone)

The Fallen has already occupied the area so you have to clear them all out. There are enemy units stationed on the upper floor of the nearby building so you may want to start clearing it first to gain a good vantage point to snipe the enemies below. Keep killing all Fallen units in the area until your objective updates.

Once the area's cleared. Go to the Archive's entrance and deploy the Ghost in the panel near the front desk. This should open the heavy, metal door of the structure.

The Archive

Once inside, follow the marker and deploy the Ghost in the Archive's main computer. A few seconds later, the Fallen will follow you in and you have to take them out. There are explosive canisters lying around. You can detonate those to take out multiple enemies that may be standing near them. Kill the first wave of intruders

Keep killing enemies until the next wave with a Servitor appears. Destroy the Servitor and its minions then repair the broken conduit near the entrance by deploying your Ghost on it.

More enemies will appear so take them out then proceed to the backup conduit. Expect more enemies to appear. Hunt down the other Servitor and its minions then repair the backup Conduit.

The last wave of enemies will appear, including some Reaver Vandals and a Baron. Kill them all to complete the mission.

Clearing the archive

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