How to Activate Heroic Public Events – Vex Crossroads

Learn how to activate the Heroic version of the Vex Crossroads Public Event on Mercury in Curse of Osiris.

Each Public Event in Destiny 2 has a heroic version that will reward Guardians with better loot upon completion. Guardians must follow a specific set of steps to trigger the heroic version of the event. This guide will show you how to turn the Vex Crossroads Public Event into its heroic version.

This public event is part of the Curse of Osiris DLC and takes place on Mercury. It involves disabling warp gates and defeating Vex Gate Lords in a variety of sizes. Follow the steps below to activate the heroic version and earn more rewards.

Reach the Top of the Spire

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The Vex Crossroads event involves a two-pronged approach to disabling warp gates by slamming arc charges into certain places. The arc charges are dropped by Keeper of Ages Vex that appear after killing a number of less important Vex. After you find yourself on the outer islands and disable the warp gate there, don’t head back to the central arena just yet. Instead look for a crystal of sorts on the other side of the island. Shooting it will spawn a platform and another crystal. Keep jumping on the platforms and clearing out crystals until you reach the top and claim the control point. That will activate the heroic version of the event.

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The rest will continue along the normal path of the event. Rinse and repeat on the other side, if no one else has done it yet, and then defeat the big Gate Lord in the center.

For more guides on how to activate the other types of public events, be sure to visit our Destiny 2 Guide Hub.

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When going through the usual process of disabling warp gates, the outer islands will spawn a crystal of sorts. Shoot it to spawn a platform and another crystal. Follow the platforms to the top of the spire and activate the control point to turn the event heroic.
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