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Destiny 2 Glory Ranks: What are they, how to rank up & rewards

Glory Ranks are great for bragging rights and rewards in Destiny 2. Our guide will show you how to get them and how to rank up.

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Destiny 2’s Glory Ranks are perfect for flexing your skill and earning rewards in the Crucible. Learn what they are, how to increase your Glory Rank, and see what rewards you can acquire in the process.

Killing waves of A.I is a simple pleasure in FPS games, but there’s a different thrill when it comes to online. Destiny 2’s Crucible mode offers this with intense multiplayer action that also invites players to increase their Glory Rank and net tasty rewards.

Lots of players don’t fully understand the system and how it works, however. So we’ll walk you through the basics, such as what Glory Ranks are, how you can rank them up, and what you can get for doing so.

What are Destiny 2 Glory Ranks?

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Destiny 2 uses these as a way of measuring how good a player is, and they can determine what level of rewards you can obtain.

Guardians that want to test themselves have many ranks to power through, and it can help improve your ability, leading to a more successful time doing Raids and other single-player content.

How to rank up Glory Ranks

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Glory points are earned by winning matches in the Crucible – a competitive PvP mode in Destiny 2 – with enough points enabling you to move up a Glory Rank.

Taking part in the competitive playlist will allow players to fight against a variety of different skill levels as the game mode favors connection-based matchmaking as opposed to the modern-day norm of skill-based matchmaking.

The Quickplay playlist will not level up your Glory, so instead, make sure you are only sticking to Competitive Crucible modes.

All Destiny 2 Glory Ranks & points required

From beginners starting their first match at Guardian I to veterans who have managed to hit the Max rank ceiling, there are many levels to ascend.

Here is a complete list of all of the Glory Ranks.

Glory RankPoints bracketGlory points needed for next rank
Guardian I0-3940
Guardian II40-10970
Guardian III110-19990
Brave I200-369170
Brave II370-664295
Brave III665-1049385
Heroic I1050-1259210
Heroic II1260-1624365
Heroic III1625-2099475
Fabled I2100-2379280
Fabled II2380-2869490
Fabled III2870-3499630
Mythic I3500-3879380
Mythic II3880-4544665
Mythic III4545-5449905
Legend5450-550050
Max55000

As you can see, the first few ranks aren’t anything to write home about, but as you start to make some serious progress, the points needed per rank will seriously begin to mount.

Glory Ranks rewards

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But what are you doing all this work for apart from pride and honor? Destiny 2 players are also trying to acquire flashy Titles to display, along with Glory itself.

That’s it. Glory Ranks used to reward weapons, but that was changed some time ago, and cosmetic alterations are the only true, tangible rewards now.


Glory Ranks are one of the many different ways you can enjoy Destiny 2, and there are also Gambit Infamy Ranks to climb up.

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