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'''Venus''' is a [[Planet|planet]] in ''[[Destiny]]''.
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{{Infobox/Planet
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|image = [[Venus (Grimoire Card).jpg]]
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|name = Venus
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|locations = [[Ishtar Sink]]<br />[[Maat Mons]]<br />[[Pomona Mons]]
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|species = [[Fallen]]<br />[[Vex]]
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|storymissions = [[A Stranger's Call]]<br />[[Ishtar Collective]]<br />[[The Archive]]<br />[[Scourge of Winter]]<br />[[Eye of a Gate Lord]]<br />[[A Kell Rising]]<br />[[Wolves' Gambit]]<br />[[Queen's Ransom]]
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|strikes = [[The Nexus]]<br />[[Winter's Run]]<br />[[Echo Chamber]]
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|cruciblemaps = [[Asylum]]<br />[[Shores of Time]]<br />[[Thieves' Den]]
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|appearances = ''[[Destiny]]''
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}}
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{{BigQuote|The jungles of Venus conceal great treasures - and terrible power.|In-game description}}
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'''Venus''' is a planet in ''[[Destiny]]''.
   
During the [[Golden Age]], Venus was considered a "paradise,"<ref name="venus info">{{RefWebsite
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During the [[Golden Age]], Venus was colonized by humanity and considered a "paradise."<ref name="venus info">{{RefWebsite
|website=Destinythegame.com|url=http://www.destinythegame.com/au/en/game/destinations/venus|title= Destiny: Venus|accessed= April 23, 2014}}</ref> and the world was colonized by humanity. During this time, Venus was home to a [[human]] scientific research settlement that is now in ruins, swallowed by jungle and falling into the Venutian ocean.<ref name="GI Print Article" /><ref name="GI Places of Destiny">{{RefArticle|firstname=Bryan|lastname=Vore|year=2013-12-20|url=http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2013/12/20/the-places-of-destiny.aspx?PostPageIndex=2|title=The Places of Destiny|publisher=[http://www.gameinformer.com Game Informer]|accessed=30 Dec. 2013}}</ref>
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|website=Destinythegame.com|url=http://www.destinythegame.com/au/en/game/destinations/venus|title= Destiny: Venus|accessed= April 23, 2014}}</ref> During this time, Venus was home to a [[human]] scientific research settlement that is now in ruins.<ref name="GI Print Article">{{RefArticle|firstname=Matt|lastname=Miller|year=January 2014 Print Edition|url=http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/12/03/january-2013-destiny-296580.aspx|title=A Player's Journey: Destiny|publisher=[http://www.gameinformer.com Game Informer]|accessed=30 Dec. 2013}}</ref><ref name="GI Places of Destiny">{{RefArticle|firstname=Bryan|lastname=Vore|year=2013-12-20|url=http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2013/12/20/the-places-of-destiny.aspx?PostPageIndex=2|title=The Places of Destiny|publisher=[http://www.gameinformer.com Game Informer]|accessed=30 Dec. 2013}}</ref>
   
Venus is also home to a massive [[Vex]] stronghold, a looming tower of geometric shapes that they vigorously defend.<ref name="GI Print Article">{{RefArticle|firstname=Matt|lastname=Miller|year=January 2014 Print Edition|url=http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2013/12/03/january-2013-destiny-296580.aspx|title=A Player's Journey: Destiny|publisher=[http://www.gameinformer.com Game Informer]|accessed=30 Dec. 2013}}</ref><ref name="GI Places of Destiny" />
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==Overview==
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Venus is the second planet in the [[Solar System]] and is covered in dense jungles. When the [[Traveler]] came Venus became a beautiful paradise. Now Venus is hostile and dangerous, with sulfuric gas venting from the ground and dangerous lightning storms constantly raging in the sky.
   
== Inhabitants ==
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Venus is also being converted by the [[Vex]] into a [[Machine World]], and houses the [[Fallen]] [[House of Winter|House of Winter's]] base of operations.
There are "Combatants" on Venus.<ref>{{RefArticle|firstname=David|lastname=Dague|year=2013-03-15|url=http://www.bungie.net/7_The-Ides-of-Mail-Sack/en-us/News/News?aid=10337|title=The Ides of Mail Sack|publisher=[http://www.bungie.net Bungie Inc.]|accessed=4 Oct. 2013}}</ref> The [[Vex]] are present,<ref name="GI Print Article" /><ref name="GI Places of Destiny" /> but it is unconfirmed whether other combatants are as well.
 
   
== Locations ==
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==Regions==
Venus is home to a number of [[:Category:Locations|locations]] that can be visited by [[Guardian]]s. Below is a complete list of the known locations on Venus.
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*[[Ishtar Sink]]
* [[Citadel]] - speculated to be on Venus{{Cite}}, concept art of the Citadel depicts it to be a green, jungle-choked building posing as a [[Vex]] stronghold{{Cite}}.
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*[[Maat Mons]]
* [[Maat Mons]] - an exotic, yet chaotic, area home to the [[Crucible]] map [[Shores of Time]].
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*Pomona Mons
   
== Trivia ==
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==Trivia==
* The work of [[wikipedia:Peter Gric|Peter Gric]] influenced the look and feel of Venus{{Cite}}.
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*The work of [[wikipedia:Peter Gric|Peter Gric]] influenced the look and feel of Venus.{{Cite}}
* Due to its geysers and sulfure pits, the surface of Venus has been compared to that of [[Wikipedia:Yellowstone National Park|Yellowstone National Park]].<ref>{{RefVideo|Username=destinygame|year=2013-07-8|hostsite=[http://www.YouTube.com YouTube]|url=http://youtu.be/h3G3V5PCJbk|title=Building the Destiny E3 Reveal - Bungie Commentary|time= 10:50|accessed=4 Oct. 2013}}</ref>
 
   
== Gallery ==
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==Gallery==
=== Concept Art ===
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===Concept Art===
<gallery widths="200" columns="3" captionalign="left" hideaddbutton="true">
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<gallery>
 
Citadel.jpg|Concept art of the Citadel on Venus.
 
Citadel.jpg|Concept art of the Citadel on Venus.
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CRtEuGBXAAA-jRZ.jpg|Venus, Ishtar Sink Concept Art
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
=== Stills ===
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===Screenshots===
<gallery widths="200" columns="3" captionalign="left" hideaddbutton="true">
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<gallery>
 
Venus orbit.jpg|Venus from orbit.
 
Venus orbit.jpg|Venus from orbit.
 
Venus desktop.jpg|Venus' surface.
 
Venus desktop.jpg|Venus' surface.
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VenusOcean.jpg|Ocean on Venus.
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Ishtar_Academy.jpg|Ishtar Academy Entrance
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WakingRuins2.jpg
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WakingRuins.jpg
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 10:59, March 12, 2019

The jungles of Venus conceal great treasures - and terrible power.
― In-game description

Venus is a planet in Destiny.

During the Golden Age, Venus was colonized by humanity and considered a "paradise."[1] During this time, Venus was home to a human scientific research settlement that is now in ruins.[2][3]

OverviewEdit

Venus is the second planet in the Solar System and is covered in dense jungles. When the Traveler came Venus became a beautiful paradise. Now Venus is hostile and dangerous, with sulfuric gas venting from the ground and dangerous lightning storms constantly raging in the sky.

Venus is also being converted by the Vex into a Machine World, and houses the Fallen House of Winter's base of operations.

RegionsEdit

TriviaEdit

GalleryEdit

Concept ArtEdit

ScreenshotsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Destinythegame.com "Destiny: Venus". Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  2. Miller, Matt. (January 2014 Print Edition) "A Player's Journey: Destiny". Game Informer. Retrieved 30 Dec. 2013.
  3. Vore, Bryan. (2013-12-20) "The Places of Destiny". Game Informer. Retrieved 30 Dec. 2013.
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