This Weekend in Destiny 2 – Xûr and Trials (Week 6)

This week, Xûr is hanging out on the Winding Cove, EDZ and Trials is live on Radiant Cliffs with the new Adept Strand Grenade Launcher Cataphract GL3. Check out Xur’s loot, Trials details, and the latest Destiny 2 news below.

Next Week 𝒾𝓃 Destiny

Week 7: Oct 3 – Oct 10, 2023

  • Seasonal Quest continues for the final week!
  • Nightfall: The Lightblade
    • Loaded Question Fusion Rifle
    • Grandmaster Nightfall catch-up begins
  • Crucible Rotator: Momentum Control + Clash
  • Crucible Labs: Checkmate Survival
  • Exotic Mission: Presage
  • Featured Rotators:
    • Root of Nightmares
    • Duality
  • and more!

Have a great weekend!


Xûr, Agent of the Nine

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

Departs: Tuesday, October 3 @ 10 AM PDT

Where is Xûr?

  Winding Cove, EDZ 

Exotic Armor

23 Legendary Shards

Hunter ▾

Titan ▾

Warlock ▾



Exotic Leg Armor



Exotic Leg Armor


Exotic Chest Armor

Exotic Weapon

23 Legendary Shards




Energy Fusion Rifle (Void)

Exotic Weapon (Random Roll)

125,000 Glimmer, 200 Legendary Shards, 1 Exotic Cipher, 1 Ascendant Shard



Random Roll 


Hand Cannon

Killing Wind

Legendary Weapons

50 Legendary Shards + 1,000 Glimmer


Random Perks

Sailspy Pitchglass

Heavy Linear Fusion Rifle


Vorpal Weapon

Recurrent Impact

Heavy Machine Gun


Focused Fury


Energy Shotgun


Trench Barrel


Kinetic Sidearm

Rapid Hit

Opening Shot


Kinetic Sidearm

Moving Target


Brigand's Law

Energy Sidearm

Threat Detector


Extraordinary Rendition

Kinetic Submachine Gun

Firmly Planted

Multikill Clip

Legendary Armor

50 Legendary Shards + 1,000 Glimmer

Armor this week: Anti-Extinction suits

🛡️ View Armor


Trials of Osiris

Compete in an event version of Elimination. Earn as many round and match wins on a ticket as you can.

Access: Lightfall

Ends: Tuesday, October 3 at 10 AM PDT

Access: Lightfall

Fireteam: 3-Players

Fireteam Matchmaking: Enabled

Activity Bonus: Double Trials Rank

When Does Trials Of Osiris Arrive?

Trials of Osiris currently starts every Friday at 10 AM (PDT) and ends on Tuesday at 10 AM (PDT). Trials is usually not available for the first month when a new season begins. 

Trials of Osiris will not be live during the following:

  • The first week of a new season.
  • The week a new raid releases.
  • Any week Iron Banner is active.

Required to Access Trials of Osiris:

✅ Power  1520+

✅ Yearly Expansion

  • As of Season 21, this is Lightfall.

✅ A Passage (see below)

  • Purchase from Saint-14 while Trials is active.

Please note, Expansion ownership does not transfer between platforms.


  • Purchase a Trials Passage to start competing in Trials of Osiris and track rounds and matches won.
  • Complete Trials rounds and matches to earn Trials Ranks based on the number of round wins on your ticket and in the current match.
  • Complete a Flawless Ticket to open the Lighthouse and get the weekly Adept Trials weapon, a piece of Trials armor, and a chance at unique cosmetic items.
  • Complete Ranks to earn Trials Engrams.
  • Trials armor always drops with high-stat packages, as well as glows if you have gone flawless.


  • Dominion (Current Mode, as of Season 21)
    • To win, your team must become the last Guardian(s) standing by defeating the entire opposing team or capturing the zone.
    • Dominion: A capture zone appears at the start of each round. Win the round by capturing the zone.
    • Elimination: Wins can also be achieved by defeating the opposing team.
    • Revives: Teammate revives are enabled.
  • Classic 3v3 Elimination
    • Achieve victory by eliminating all opponents in this round-based mode.
  • Trials Labs: Freelance
    • Solo fireteams only
  • Trials Labs: Capture Zone
    • Classic 3v3 elimination with a twist. 30 seconds into the first round, a flag spawns in the middle of the map. Capturing the zone guarantees that the team who captured it will win the round regardless if all players die on both sides.


Cost: 10000 Glimmer + 15 Legendary Shards


  • Each class will receive Pinnacle Gear on a weekly basis.
  • After opening the Chest and leaving The Lighthouse, players must complete a new Flawless Passage to return.

Passage Name


Passage of Mercy

Always available

Forgives one loss per run.

Passage of Ferocity

Always available

Your third match win grants a bonus win.

Passage of Wealth

Unlocks at 5 wins

Increased Trials Rank points from reaching 3, 5, and 7 match wins on a ticket.

Passage of Wisdrom

Unlocks at 7 wins

Grants bonus XP from wins

Passage of Confidence

Unlocks at Flawless

Grants bonus rewards from Flawless Chest.

Game Mode

  • Dominion (3v3): To win, your team must become the last Guardian(s) standing by defeating the entire opposing team or capturing the zone.
    • Dominion: A capture zone appears at the start of each round. Win the round by capturing the zone.
    • Elimination: Wins can also be achieved by defeating the opposing team.
    • Revives: Teammate revives are enabled.

Non-Adept Trials weapons have a high chance to drop when a match is won.


Flawless Reward

Tap for details



Cataphract GL3 (Adept)

Strand Grenade Launcher

View more details on our Trials of Osiris page.

TWiD Highlights

Check out the full “This week in Destiny” on the Bungie website.

Checkmate Weapons Update

Here’s a look at Checkmate weapons changes arriving next week:

Increased damage penalty on: 

  • Devil’s Ruin laser beam – 10% to 15%
  • Fighting Lion – 0% to 20%
  • Bows – 0% to 10%

Reduced damage penalty on: 

  • Sidearms – 10% to 5%
  • Submachine Guns – 5% to 0%
  • Scout Rifles – 10% to 9%

Increased bonus damage on: 

  • Auto Rifles – 0% to 2%
  • Pulse Rifles – 0% to 5%

Reduced bonus damage on: 

  • Hand Cannons – 10% to 7%

Corrected an issue that was allowing Vex Mythoclast to benefit from the bonus damage for Special ammo Fusion Rifles.

Check out TWID for a more in-depth look at changes.

New Nightfall & Trials Weapon

New Nightfall Bow

Pre Astyanax IV

(Normal | Adept)

  • Precision Bow: Solar (Cassoid foundry)
  • Left Column: Perpetual Motion, Archer’s Tempo, Perfect Float, Shoot to Loot, Enlightened Action, Rangefinder
  • Right Column: Incandescent, Collective Action, Successful Warmup, Opening Shot, Explosive Head, Precision Instrument

New Trials Grenade Launcher

Cataphract GL3

(Normal | Adept)

  • Adaptive Heavy Grenade Launcher – Strand (Omolon foundry)
  • Left Column: Impulse Amplifier, Envious Assassin, Field Prep, Slickdraw, Enlightened Action, Auto-Loading Holster, Demolitionist
  • Right Column: Cascade Point, Chain Reaction, Explosive Light, Hatchling, Full Court, Vorpal Weapon, Bait and Switch

Gunsmith Focusing

Gunsmith focusing arrives in Season 23. Banshee-44 will offer weapons from Season 16 up to Season 19.


  • These weapons will no longer be obtainable from Legendary Engram world drops and instead will be only available from Gunsmith Engrams and focusing.
  • Gunsmith focusing will also be replacing Banshee-44’s six-count weapons section.
Season 23 Gunsmith Pool & Focusing
Season 23 Weapon Rotation
Cost & How to get Gunsmith Engrams
Weapons Leaving the World Pool

Check out TWID for more.

Recent News & Updates

Visit for news, updates, and more.

Helpful Links and Resources

Updated Crota’s End Loot Pool

Until next time.


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