Destiny 2 Weekend Summary (Xûr, Events, and News) 10/12/2018

Xûr is located in The Rig on Titan. Get more activity details and read some of the most recent Destiny 2 news below.


Departs: Tuesday, Oct 16 @ 10AM PDT

Location: The Rig, Titan

All Exotic Items Available 

Synthoceps – Titan Gauntlets (23 LS)

Gemini Jester – Hunter Leg Armor (23 LS)

Sanguine Alchemy – Warlock Chest Armor (23 LS)

Tractor Cannon – Shotgun (Power Slot / Heavy Ammo) (29 LS)

Five of Swords (Legendary Challenge Card for Nightfall) – Enables modifiers in Nightfall strikes on Prestige difficulty. More challenging modifiers apply larger score multipliers. This will replace a Rare Challenge Card in your inventory. (Free Item)

More Info/Links

Xûr Mega-thread on Reddit

View Location at

Destiny 2 Forsaken. Xur Location & Exotic Random Rolls. October 12, 2018. Where is Xur 10-12-2018? by Mesa Sean

Festival of the Lost

Starting Tuesday, October 16, all Destiny 2 players are invited to join in on the festivities. Amanda Holliday will serve as your host, offering bounties, masks, and rewards for all to partake in. Guardians will be invited to confront their Nightmares in the Haunted Forest, a limited-time activity exclusive to Festival of the Lost.

Get more details by reading post at: Festival of the Lost 2018 via

No one has heard from Eva Levante since the City fell. Shipwright Amanda Holliday has stepped up to raise everyone’s spirits. Thanks to her, the Tower is filled with merriment, as memories good and bittersweet fill our hearts.

New Triumphs will be available for you to earn, and Holliday will offer daily bounties that award Fragmented Souls. These items can be used to purchase Festival of the Lost masks, as well as the Horror Story Legendary Auto Rifle.

But even with the Tower illuminated by spooky violet candles, there’s always something scary lurking just out of sight.

This year, Festival of the Lost brings more than just masks. For a limited time, all players of Destiny 2 are invited to the Haunted Forest. Guardians have been tasked with clearing out its ghouls and demons, which are spooking up a storm. You’ll have 15 minutes to dive as deep as you can into the Haunted Forest and clear out the Nightmares lying in wait. Be wary—the deeper you go, the more difficult your job will become.

You can jump into the dark as a solo player, with a pre-made fireteam, or through matchmaking to join other Guardians in the fight.

Most players of Forsaken have already won justice for Cayde-6. But near the conclusion of Festival of the Lost, they’ll be called once again to avenge a fallen friend. Master Ives has been struck down. Maybe someone wanted to settle an old score, or lost their temper when receiving an Edge Transit. Whatever provoked the wrongdoing, justice must be served.

This pursuit of Master Ives’ killers will take place through a quest line, which adds an additional powerful reward for you to earn each week. The hunt begins on Tuesday, October 30.

Alongside the Festival of the Lost rewards from Amanda Holliday and the Festival of the Lost Triumphs, players will earn an Ephemeral Engram every time they fill their XP bar after achieving the max character level. Players will receive this engram in addition to the Steadfast Engram, which effectively awards players double Bright Engrams for the duration of Festival of the Lost. Players may also purchase Ephemeral Engrams from Tess Everis in the Tower, if they so choose.

Tess will also feature rewards from the Ephemeral Engram on the Bright Dust store throughout the event, for those wishing to purchase specific items directly.

Every Guardian is invited to shoot their way through the masquerade. Enjoy!

Iron Banner

Lord Saladin returns to the tower, just in time to witness Guardians donning their brand new Shaxx masks. Iron Banner begins Tuesday 10/16, and ends Tuesday 10/23.

Coming with Destiny 2 Update 2.0.4, Iron Banner bounty objectives and rewards have been updated to address player feedback.

  • Each bounty will now offer a powerful reward
  • Bounty objectives have been updated to the following:
    • Lightbearer: Reduced Super kills to 20 from 25
    • Iron in the Blood: Reduced match completions to 15 from 30
    • Shine On: Reduced Orbs generated to 50 from 100
    • Iron Victory: Reduced match wins to 7 from 10
    • To Be Precise: Reduced precision kills to 50 from 100
    • All in a Week’s Work: Reduced kills to 150 from 250

Players will also unlock an item in Lord Saladin’s inventory for direct purchase with each bounty completion, featuring curated perk rolls. This time around, foxes and wolves will battle it out for a spot in your arsenal.

Earn double and triple Valor in the Crucible during Iron Banner and the dates below.

Double Valor: 10/16–10/19

Triple Valor: 10/19–10/23

Recent News and Updates (view recent news and updates at

Oct 11: This Week at Bungie – The Masquerade is About To Begin

Oct 10: Festival of the Lost – Time to get Spooky

Find out more details about Year Two Seasons and the Annual Pass:

Beyond Launch – Year Two Seasons and Annual Pass

Info from the latest TWAB post by Bungie

Launching a game reveals what we did right and where we could have done better. With the first month of Forsaken behind us, we’re taking stock of what we’ve learned. Some of those learnings will manifest in game updates that we’re deploying in the very near future, but not every improvement can be made with code changes. We also want to make it less complicated for other Guardians to begin their journey in Forsaken.

Effective October 16, the purchase of Destiny 2Forsaken will include the two expansions included in the Destiny 2 Expansion Pass. Every player of Destiny 2 who has yet to touch down on the Tangled Shore will need only the Forsaken upgrade. Our hope is that this will eliminate some of the questions that confront a player as they try to join our party.

“What about us?” we can hear everyone who has already purchased Forsaken asking.

You’re our Vanguard. We appreciate you beginning the hunt on day one. You were there when the first raid finish changed the Dreaming City. You’ve been part of the conversation that has breathed enthusiasm back into the Tower. For you, and only the players like you, we have a collection of veteran’s rewards as an expression of our appreciation for being on the frontlines.

Every Guardian who played Forsaken prior to October 16 will receive the following bundle of items.

The Tiger Stripe Black Shader and Veterans Nameplate emblem are exclusive to players who earn this bundle by playing Forsakenprior to October 16. The two Exotic emotes will be made available on Eververse sometime in the future. All item names are subject to change.

Thank you for playing, and thank you for being the first to experience what we’ve created. This package is currently slated to be delivered to Veterans in early December. When the new Guardians arrive, please join us in extending to them the welcome that has made this community so notorious as an awesome group of people.

Bungie Rewards

As the Season of the Outlaw rolls on, Bungie Rewards will offer additional collector’s items to earn, acquire and unlock that are uniquely crafted to commemorate various tiers of in game accomplishments.

To sign up, you can visit the Bungie Rewards page now. As new offers are added to Bungie Rewards, we’ll update the page with more details.

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The Shattered Throne should return on October 16th for guides and more details click here (image above by @nicregis). View: Forsaken Guides | Last Wish Raid Guides and Loot.

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