Destiny 2 Weekly Reset (10.08 – 10.15)

DESTINY 2 WEEKLY RESET (Oct 08 – Oct 15)

Here is a summary of what’s going on this week and a look at what’s coming soon:

  • Hero Nightmare Hunts is available! (Requires Shadowkeep)
  • Tangled Shore is the weekly Flashpoint.
  • Scorched and Countdown are available in the Crucible.

Coming Soon…

  • Next Week – Oct 15: Iron Banner (for all players) and Legend Nightmare Hunts (requires Shadowkeep).
  • Oct 22: Exotic Quest for Leviathan’s Breath (requires Season of the Undying Pass) and Master Nightmare Hunts (requires Shadowkeep).
  • Oct 29: Festival of the Lost (Seasonal Special Event) and new PvP mode Momentum Control arrives for ALL players! As well as the new Dungeon and Exotic Quest for Xenophage arrive (both require Shadowkeep).

Note: Over the next month the Weekly Reset infographic will be getting updated to be more in-line with Season 8 weekly challenges and activities. Weekly Nightmare Hunts and other activities will be added to this post soon, these activities will also be added to the infographic within the next week or two. For the time being I have added Nightfall: The Ordeal and some of the other new weekly challenges/activities that reward Powerful Gear below.


The first clan raid challenge for Garden of Salvation arrives on November 05.


Last Wish: 

  • Which Witch (Shuro Chi): Do not get hit/take damage from Shuro Chi’s Arc Blast.

Scourge of the Past: 

  • Hold the Line (Botza Downtown): Do not let the map generator timer drop below half.

Crown of Sorrow:

  • Limited Blessings (Hive Ritual): There must not be more than two players with the Witch’s Blessing buff at the same time.


Weekly Order: Pools > Gardens > Gauntlet > Throne

Challenge: Pleasure Gardens

  • Players with the crystals must not shoot more than one flower per damage phase.

PRESTIGE RAID LAIRS (Eater of Worlds + Spire of Stars)

Active Modifier: Gladiator

  • Melee kills buff weapon damage, and weapon kills buff melee damage.

Armsmaster Required Loadout

  • Kinetic: Sidearm
  • Energy: Scout Rifle
  • Power: Sword

Guides and more info:

Leviathan Challenges | Prestige Raid Lairs Challenge

Crown of Sorrow | Last Wish | Scourge of the Past



The Insight Terminus

Unique Item: The Long Goodbye – Legendary Sniper Rifle (Energy)

The Hollowed Lair

Unique Item: Mindbender’s Ambition – Legendary Shotgun (Energy)

Exodus Crash

Unique Item: Impact Velocity – Exotic Sparrow

Click here to view all of the Nightfall unique rewards available.


The Scarlet Keep (Since this Nightfall is new, it will require Shadowkeep.)


  • Martyr: Exploder units have more health. (This modifier is on all difficulties. Higher difficulties have more modifiers)

Possible Unique Item:

  • N/A – No known Unique Item as of this time.

Challenge and Reward:

  • Complete 5, higher difficulties grant the most efficient progress. (Powerful T1)
  • Complete with a team score of 100k or more (Pinnacle Gear)

Note: Currently the old/previous Nightfall (shown above) no longer rewards Powerful Gear. The Ordeal is now is the source for Powerful Gear for this activity type. This Nightfall mode drops rewards up to 950 Power, except The Ordeal 100K Score Challenge which grants Pinnacle Rewards.

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TANGLED SHORE: Complete various activities including public events, Lost Sectors, and Heroic adventures.

Rewards: Powerful Gear (Tier 2)

View guides on how to complete heroic public events here.


Hero Mode available now! Matchmaking enabled. Requires Shadowkeep.

  • Complete 3 Nightmare Hunts to get Powerful Gear (Tier 1)

Hunts this week:

  • Isolation: Taniks, the Scarred (Modifier: Torment of Taniks – Solar and environmental damage is increased.)
  • Fear: Phogoth (Modifier: Torment of Death – Void damage is increased. Knockback damage and distance is increased.)
  • Rage: Dominus Ghaul (Modifier: Torment of Ghaul – Solar and environmental damage is increased.)

Main Modifier:

  • Martyr: Exploder units have more health. (On all difficulties)

Hero Modifiers:

  • Martyr: Exploder units have more health. (On all difficulties)
  • Champions: Unstoppable – This mode contains Unstoppable Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Unstoppable mod.
  • Champions: Barrier – This mode contains Barrier Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Barrier mod.

Note: More details will be posted for this activity here later today or this week. This activity will be added to the new Weekly Reset infographic within the next few weeks.


Heroic Boss: Hasapiko, Vex Minotaur

Singe: Void damage increases slightly from all sources.


  • Extinguish: If your fireteam falls in a Restricted Zone, everyone is returned to orbit.
  • Iron: Enemies have more health and are not staggered by damage.
  • Blackout: Enemy melee attacks are significantly more powerful, and radar is disabled.

Possible Rewards:

View the Menagerie page for guides and more details.


This Week: Likeness of Oryx

Singe: Solar damage increases slightly from all sources.

Potential Drops:

Next Week: The Swords

Check r/DestinyTheGame/ to find out what the daily modifiers are. Click here for guides.


Weekly Location: Divalian Mists

Dreaming City Cycle: Full Curse (“The Shattered Throne” Dungeon will be available at all times now instead of on a three-week cycle. It can also be launched and reset from the Director.)

Challenges and Activities: 

Currently updating this section, due to the changes with Update some of these Challenges may no longer reward Powerful Gear.

  • Ascendant Challenge: Keep of Honed Edges, Harbinger Seclude
  • Quest: The Oracle Engine

Note: With the start of Season 8, Petra’s challenges and quests no longer reward powerful gear.


Boss: Bok Litur, Hunger of Xol (Hive Knight)

  • No major mechanic, only requires extensive firepower to take down.

Potential Drops:

Read more about Escalation Protocol here.

OTHER WEEKLY ACTIVITY INFO (This section is being updated)

Weekly Singe: Void damage increases slightly from all sources (This elemental singe is active on Strikes, Heroic Adventures, and Heroic Story Missions).

Weekly Modifier: Martyr – Exploder units have more health. (This modifier is on Nightfall The Ordeal and Nightmare Hunts. Some difficulties have more modifiers)


The activities/challenges listed here reward powerful gear and some reward Pinnacle gear. Some challenges do not show up in-game until you are 900 Power. (Some challenges require Season of the Undying Pass and/or Shadowkeep)

T1= Tier 1 / T2= Tier 2 /  T3= Tier 3

Season 8 Power Bands:

  • Floor: 750
  • Soft Cap: 900
  • Powerful Cap: 950
  • Pinnacle Cap: 960 (This is the highest Power at which gear drops; also known as the “hard cap”. The Seasonal Artifact bonus Power allows characters to attain values above this level)

Powerful Gear Challenges (Max 950 Power)

Note: Valor, Glory and Infamy Full Rank Ups and Resets reward Powerful Gear.

  • Vendor Challenges – Complete 8 bounties for each activity. (T1)
    • Vanguard: Vanguard Service
    • Gunsmith: Spare Parts
    • Crucible: Live-Fire Exercises
    • Gambit: Shady Schemes
  • Flashpoint (T1)
  • Nightfall: The Ordeal
    • Complete 5, higher difficulties grant the most efficient progress. (T1)
    • Complete with a team score of 100k or more (Pinnacle Gear)

The old/previous nightfall mode doesn’t reward any powerful gear, only The Ordeal does. The Ordeal seems to be dropping nightfall strike unique loot as well.

  • Crucible Rotator Playlist (T1) – Complete 4 matches.
  • Crucible Core Playlist (T1) – Complete 4 matches.
  • Vanguard Strikes (T1) – Complete 3 (You must use the same subclass element as the current active elemental burn.)
  • Gambit + Gambit Prime (T2) – Complete 3 Gambit or Gambit Prime matches.
  • Nightmare Hunts (T1) – Complete 3 (All difficulty tiers grant progress)
  • Eris Weekly Bounty: Luna’s Recall (T1) – Replay story mission on the Moon.
  • Clan: Clan Rewards (T2) – Earn 5K XP for your clan.
  • Eris Weekly Challenge: Luna’s Calling (T1) – Complete 1 Memory Pursuit (For example Memory of Sai Moto bounty)*
  • Ikora Weekly: Know Thy Enemy (T3) – Collect Vex parts anywhere in the system.
  • Weekly Vex Offensive (T2) – Earn points by defeating Vex in the Vex Offensive. Challenging Vex award the most efficient progress.

More Ways to get Powerful Gear:

  • Clan Engrams: Gambit, Crucible, Nightfall, and Raid (When your clan completes a weekly clan challenge, every member in the clan will get a powerful weapon or piece of gear for each weekly clan challenge completed. This is per account and not for ea. character)
  • Prime Engrams
  • Iron Banner
  • Year 3 Exotic Quests
  • Garden of Salvation raid
  • New Dungeon (Oct 29)

Pinnacle Gear (Max 960)

  • NF: The Ordeal – 100k Score
  • Garden of Salvation
  • Iron Banner?

Notes: To view daily modifiers click here.


A peddler of strange curios, Xûr’s motives are not his own. He bows to his distant masters, the nine.

Arrives: Friday, Oct 11 @ 10 AM PT

Departs: Tuesday, Oct 15 @ 10 AM PT

Xûr randomly spawns on one of the planet’s every Friday at 10 AM Pacific. Check back on Friday for Xûr’s Inventory and Location or save these links: (infographic) and (post).

Don’t forget to join on Discord for gaming infographics/posts, news and updates, occasional giveaways, and find people to play games with or just chat with others! I appreciate all of you that have supported me and are a part of the Kyber community!

See you starside!

♥ Kyber3000

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*Kyber3000 and Kyber’s Corner are not affiliated with Destiny 2/Bungie


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