Destiny 2: Weekend Summary – Xûr, Trials, and Recent News 11/03/2017

Xûr is located on EDZ, The Winding Cove and Trials is live on Javelin-4 (Survival) for both Console and PC. Get more details below.


XÛR // AGENT OF THE NINE

Departs: Tuesday, 11/07/17 @ 1AM PST

Location: EDZ, The Winding Cove

All Exotic Items Available

Graviton Lance – Pulse Rifle  (29 LS)

Warlock Helmet – Nezarec’s Sin (23 LS)

Hunter Gauntlets – Young Ahamkara’s Spine (23 LS)

Titan Helmet – Mask of the Quiet One (23 LS)

More Info/Links

Xur Megathread on Reddit

Xur Post on PlanetDestiny

View location and items available at whereisxur.com.

View the Xur Info Page on Kyber’s Corner and/or view this activity on Bungie.net.

Videos


TRIALS OF THE NINE

Ends: Tuesday, 11/07/17 @ 1AM PST

Game Mode: Survival

Map: Javelin-4

More Info

Trials of the Nine – Reddit

View the Trials Info Page on Kyber’s Corner and/or view this activity on Bungie.net.


PC LAUNCH CALENDAR


FACTION RALLY

Starts: November 7 @ 1AM PST

Ends: November 13 @ 1AM PST

Victory Weapons: 

Dead Orbit – Grenade Launcher

New Monarchy – Sword

Future War Cult – Fusion Rifle

Victory Weapon Costs: 1k Glimmer to those that pledge to the winning faction and 50k Glimmer to those that didn’t.

Info from TWAB article:

Choosing Sides

You’re about to be called again to declare your loyalty during another week of Faction Rallies. If you are a new player who missed the first event, this will be an opportunity for you to define your character, join a movement, and earn some awesome gear. From November 7 until November 13, follow the call to action from your chosen leader to earn reward packages full of armor, weapons, and more. Your efforts in game will determine which faction is crowned the winner and given the right to sell their weapon as an additional reward.

Last time, Dead Orbit won the day. Can a new faction unseat them and become champions? Or will they defend their title and create a dynasty that will last forever?

If you read the 1.0.6 Patch Notes this morning, you may have noticed a few changes we’ve made since the last event. Senior Designer Tim Williams can elaborate.

Tim Williams: During the first Faction Rallies, we had a chance to learn a lot about how the activities motivated gameplay. We looked at the time invested compared to the rewards and made the following adjustments:

Faction Rallies

  • Strikes now reward faction tokens at a range of 5 to 9 faction tokens per completion (up from 3 to 7)
    • Nightfall now rewards 10 to 18 faction tokens on first completion per character
  • Completing Heroic Public Events now rewards 5 faction tokens (down from 8)
  • Destroying enemy resources no longer rewards faction tokens
    • Opening Lost Sector Chests now rewards 3 faction tokens for each fireteam member

Strikes should feel more worthy of the time you invest in them. We noticed that players felt Lost Sectors were useful, but disliked the fact that they couldn’t enjoy them with a fireteam, so we moved the faction tokens from the destructible items to the chest at the end of the activity. The destructibles will still be featured as a daily milestone and are still available to help your fireteam clear out the Lost Sector.

We’re all excited to see which faction the players will help to win this faction rally. We’ll be watching and looking to improve the Faction Rallies over time, so please keep the feedback coming!

In addition to the changes Tim talked about, we also added some new weapons for you to obtain from your faction of choice. Here is a look at what we added to the packages, and what each side has to offer if they emerge victorious.

New Monarchy Weapons

Future War Cult Weapons

Dead Orbit Weapons

The winning faction – and ONLY the winning faction – will sell the weapon they’ve selected to lure you into their ranks. Aside from all the gear you stand to earn, this is what you’re fighting for.

New Monarchy Sword

Future War Cult Fusion Rifle

Dead Orbit Grenade Launcher

Depending on who emerges the victor, you’ll be able to claim one of these rewards during the week following the ritual. If you pledged loyalty to the winner, you can pick it up for 1,000 Glimmer. For everyone else, it’s 50,000 Glimmer. That’s the price for disloyalty in the Tower.

Good luck, and may the best faction win!


Expansion 1: Curse of Osiris was recently announced with a new Reveal Trailer. Read more details on the Curse of Osiris Info Page.

Expansion 1: Curse of Osiris releases on December 5th for consoles and PC.

CURSE OF OSIRIS EXPANSION // NOVEMBER REVEAL STREAM SCHEDULE

There will be three Bungie livestreams in November. We’ll use them to unpack more of what you’ll find in Expansion One.

WATCH LIVE AT TWITCH.TV/BUNGIE

Curse of Osiris – Stream One – New Stories to Tell

Wednesday, November 15 @ 11AM PST

Learn about the places you’ll go, the characters you’ll meet, and the enemies you’ll fight.

Curse of Osiris – Stream Two – New Ways to Play

Tuesday, November 21 @ 11AM PST

Watch us preview some of the new activities that will challenge you and your Fireteam.

Curse of Osiris – Stream Three – New Gear to Earn

Wednesday, November 29 @ 11AM PST

Inspect the new inventories and see it all in action on a brand new Crucible map.


View the latest This Week at Bungie article – 11/03/2017

Reminder – Daylight Saving Time (Fall Back):

Ritual reset times are subject to change during Daylight Savings Time. Starting Sunday November 5, Daily and Weekly Reset will occur at 1:00 AM Pacific (9:00 AM UTC). For additional information concerning ritual resets, please see this Help Article.

Hope you have a great weekend! 🙂

Kyber3000

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