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A Guardian drops Orbs of Light (highlighted) after using its Super Ability.

Orbs of Light are glowing balls of energy generated by other Guardians when they use their super abilities.[1] Orbs can be picked up by any other player in the Fireteam, as well as any other Guardians in the area, and provide a large boost to a player's super ability recharge meter.[1] The super ability recharge boost when the player picks up an Orb appears to be larger than the boost that players receive from kills, time, or other actions.[1] Orbs of Light are a cooperative gameplay mechanic designed to encourage players to play in Fireteams and reward them for working together.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 (2014-04-28) YouTubeOfficial Destiny Strike Gameplay: The Devil's Lair 3:45. Retrieved 2014-05-02.
  2. Dague, David. (2014-04-11) "Bungie Weekly Update - 4/11/2014". Bungie. Retrieved 2014-05-05.