Destiny players: engrams may decrypt as class-specific items inappropriate to your character. Even when you buy them from the Cryptarch.
Destiny veterans are probably already aware of this but it’s worth a PSA anyway: you don’t want to spend all your rare currency on engrams. It’s much safer to buy gear from the Vanguards, Crucible vendors or Xur.
The video by WeepingHoney above is a heart wrenching reminder of this valuable lesson – and a call to Bungie to do something about its occasionally frustrating loot system. Even if events like this are endlessly amusing to everyone else.
All my favourite Destiny stories start with "I picked up a Legendary engram" and end in bitter disappointment
— Brenna Hillier (@draqul) September 14, 2014