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Eris Morn is a former Hunter[2] and sole survivor of the ill-fated attempt on Crota's life. She lost her Ghost, her Light and her friends to the Hive, and is eager to make them suffer as she once did. She played a major role in the death of Crota, as well as Oryx, Omnigul, and Hashladun.


Attack on the Hellmouth[]

Eris participated in the initial attempt to retake the Moon from the Hive, where hundreds of her fellow Guardians were slain by the Hive, who were led by Crota. After consulting with Eriana-3, they decided to seek out Toland, the Shattered for their plan to assassinate Crota.[3] They also recruited the Hunters Sai Mota and Omar Agah, and the Titan Vell Tarlowe, bringing the total number of members of the fireteam up to six. In the end, however, she was the sole survivor of the fireteam, after they entered the Hellmouth, seeking to kill Crota, but were slaughtered by Crota and his armies.[4]

In the process, Crota somehow severed her connection to the Traveler, and took away her light. This gave her a dark, desolate appearance, of prominence being the green, three-eyed visage of the Hive. For years, Eris was forced to hide in the vast tunnels that the Hive dug in the Moon's surface,[4] studying them and learning many, many secrets previously unknown to Earth. Eventually, she managed to construct a ship from scavenged material, and escaped the Moon.

The Dark Below[]

She returned to Earth at the onset of Crota's return. She aided the Vanguard and the Guardian in repelling Crota's armies, his disciples, and eventually killing the Hive Prince himself.

The Taken King[]

After the fall of his son, Oryx traveled to the Solar System in the Dreadnaught,[5] to seek vengeance upon the Guardians. Eris was permitted to move into the Hall of Guardians, and given a greater role in the war against the Taken King, sharing her intimate knowledge of the Hive. Cayde modified her jumpship with stealth drives in an attempt to board the Dreadnaught, but it was ultimately destroyed. Eventually, the Guardian managed to force Oryx to retreat, though was later pursued to the depths of his ship, and vanquished for good. After his initial defeat, Eris approached Oryx's sword, Willbreaker, which was buried in the god's altar, and retrieved its core.


After the Red Legion attacked the Last City, Eris Morn fled the Tower and went into hiding. During her self-imposed exile, the Cabal Emperor Calus considered recruiting Eris Morn as his Shadow of the Hive. She remained in hiding for 2 years until she eventually returned to the Moon, where she accidentally awakened a powerful and ancient evil that had been sleeping beneath the surface for centuries that had the power to resurrect enemies of the Light. She would eventually call upon the Young Wolf, alongside other Guardians for assistance in defeating this evil, as well as the Hive who served it.[6]


Main article: Eris Morn/Dialogue



Crota's Bane emblem.


Eris is a vendor in the Tower in Destiny. She offers bounties and gear related to The Dark Below[7] and The Taken King. She returned in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep as a vendor on the Moon.

Crota's Bane[]

Eris Morn features a faction-like reputation system to unlock various The Dark Below and The Taken King items. The following is a table of reputation requirements and items that can be unlocked.

Crota's Bane Rank Reputation Required Total Reputation Purchases Unlocked
Rank 1 1000 1000 Dark Harvest (Emblem)
Rank 2 2000 3000 Mark of the Spawn (Titan mark)

Hood of the Spawn (Hunter Cloak)

"Emerald Light" (Warlock Bond)

Mark of the Hidden (Titan Mark)

Cloak of the Hidden (Hunter Cloak)

"Song of Dusk" (Warlock Bond)

Rank 3 3000 6000 Special Ammo Synthesis (Consumable)

Heavy Ammo Synthesis (Consumable)

Rank 5 4000 10,000 Cloak of the Dusktorn (Hunter Cloak)

Mark of the Duskborn (Titan Mark)

"Curse of the Hidden" (Warlock Bond)

Reciprocal Rune (Summoning Rune)

Stolen Rune (Summoning Rune)

Moldering Shard (Material)

Faction Rewards[]



  • "And with the lone strength of the Titan Vell Tarlowe, we felt invincible."[8]
  • "Mota was so close -- clawing her way out with bones torn from Acolytes. Her fall -- Omnigul. You honor her."[9]
  • "The shadows dance quickly among the dust. Make them your ally."[10]
  • "That Prison holds nothing that does not want to be there. Knowing that, ask yourself, 'Why do the Taken stay?'"[11]



  1. Dague, David. (2014) "Bungie Weekly Update - 12/11/2014". Bungie. Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  2. (2015) GameInformer: Destiny: The Taken King's New Approach To Storytelling 6:20. Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  3. Destiny: Crota's End Grimoire card
  4. 4.0 4.1 Crota's Bane Grimoire card
  5. Destiny: The Coming War (opening cinematic)
  6. Destiny 2: A Mysterious Disturbance
  7. "Expansion I: The Dark Below". Retrieved October 30, 2014.
  8. Destiny: Mark of the Hidden
  9. Destiny: Acolyte Rung
  10. Destiny: Cloak of the Hidden
  11. Destiny: Warden's Rally