Walkthrough and game guide
  • Basics
  • Primary Weapons
  • Special Weapons
  • Heavy Weapons
  • Classes
  • Sub-Classes
  • Races
  • Story Missions
  • Strike Missions
  • Collectible - Dead Ghosts
  • Collectible - Gold Chests
  • Game Modes
  • Vanguard and Crucible Bounties
  • Exotic Bounties
  • Multiplayer
  • Multiplayer Maps
  • Trophies

20: The Buried City

Meridian Bay, Mars
Level 17
Objective:Clear out the Cabal occupying the lost city of Freehold and explore what remains[/strong]
Fireteam: 1-3 players
Rewards: 4000 XP

The Barrens

Ride your sparrow and head to the Hollows.

The Hollows

Head towards Building 5, as marked in the map then take out the Cabal guards outside. Head inside where you'll encounter Cabal Phalanxes and more Legionaries. Take them out then continue upstairs. Kill the enemies there, including a powerful Imperial Centurion then deploy Ghost on the nearby device to tap to the Cabal feed.

Once the mission objective has been updated, enter the adjacent building through an opening on its side and kill all enemies inside. Continue forth until you reach the next area.

Dust Palace (Darkness Zone)

Head to the large hall where more Cabal units are waiting. Eliminate them all then exit to the next hallway. Follow the hallway until you reach what seems to be the skyscraper's main lobby. Aside from the Cabal, Vex units will teleport in and a firefight between the two opposing factions will ensue seconds later. Eliminate the units on both sides as you make your way to the upper level of the building. Continue upstairs to reach the next area.


More enemies are waiting in this area, including a heavily armed colossus. The area will provide a lot of cover and fall-back spots in case you find yourself in a pinch. Continue further inside until you reach the last room of the floor. Clear all Cabal in the area until the last group of reinforcements arrive.

A powerful colossus called Bracus Tha'aurn is part of the group. His rockets deal considerable damage per hit and he can unleash more in a short span of time. Make sure to keep moving and take out his minions if they're giving you a hard time. Bracus' shields also regenerate so make sure to keep landing shots on him until his HP is depleted. Remember that you can always leave the room and regenerate your shield from a safe location before engaging the boss and his minions again. After killing the boss, eliminate the remaining enemies in the area. Finally, deploy Ghost on the machine to analyze it. Mission complete.

Comments for 20: The Buried City

No comments yet. Tell us what you think below to be the first.

Add a comment
Please do not be rude, what may be obvious to you may not be to others.
Characters left: 1000