Destiny 2 Weekly Reset – The Dawning is Live! (12.17 – 12.24)

Note: Due to some upcoming Holiday plans I have, the Weekly Reset post and infographic may be posted late on Tuesday, 12/24/2019. There is a chance I may not have to delay it but rather give some advance notice just in case I am unable to post it close to the reset time. 


WEEKLY RESET (Dec 17 – Dec 24)

Live Now:

  • This week’s elemental singe is Arc Arc and increased Infamy in Gambit.
  • The Dawning Seasonal Event is live for all players!
  • Save a Legend (Saint 14) Quest is live for Season Pass holders.
  • Nessus and EDZ Obelisks are available (click here for more details).
  • Second Sundial boss Ozletc, the Sky Piercer.

To view what challenges/activities drop Powerful Rewards click here. To view daily modifiers click here.



Live Now – January 14 | For ALL Players!

Click here to learn more or visit the official event page: (Click here for the Dawning Guide)

Next week, The Dawning returns for all players in Destiny 2. Just like Festival of the Lost, New Light players will need to ensure they meet the following requirements before they can participate in The Dawning festivities:

  • Escape the Cosmodrome to unlock The Tower.
  • Achieve 770 Power.

Destiny 2 | ALL DAWNING RECIPES! – The Dawning 2019 Complete Guide! by Jarv

Dawning Recipes Graphic by @OatsFX




  • To The Top (Third Encounter): Ten (x10) motes must be deposited at a time.


Last Wish: 

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

Scourge of the Past: 

  • All for One, One for All (Prime Phase I – Insurrection Prime): All players in the fireteam must “collect” and deposit each buff. (Note: Everyone individually has to obtain and dunk the Continuous, Angular and Parallel buffs before the boss is killed)

Crown of Sorrow:

  • Total Victory (Gahlran’s Deception): Players must break the shield of Gahlran’s Deception a total of five times in a single damage phase (which means your team will also need to one-phase the boss).

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

Active Modifier: Prism

  • Attacks matching the periodically rotating focused element do more damage. Other elemental damage is reduced. Incoming damage is unaffected.

Armsmaster Required Loadout

  • Kinetic: Hand Cannon
  • Energy: Sniper Rifle
  • Power: Anything

LEVIATHAN (Normal and Prestige)

Weekly Order: Gardens > Pools > Gauntlet > Throne

Challenge: Royal Pools

  • One player must stay in the middle area (with boots in the water) until encounter is completed.



Will of the Thousands

Defeat Xol before everything is destroyed.

Potential Unique Item:

Exodus Crash

Purge the Fallen infestation of the Exodus Black.

Potential Unique Item:


Delve deep into the Hive-infested Arcology in search of missing fireteams.

Potential Unique Item:

  • None

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



The Scarlet Keep

Challenges and Reward:

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


  • Martyr: Exploder units have more health (Higher difficulties have more modifiers).
  • View modifiers for: Adept | Hero | Legend | Master

Possible Unique Item:

  • None



Nessus: 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.


THE SUNDIAL (Season of Dawn Season Pass required)

Weekly Challenge: Earn points by defeating Enforcers and Flayers in the Sundial. Flayers grant the most efficient progress.(T2 Powerful Reward)

Weekly Boss: Ozletc, the Sky Piercer


  • Arc Singe – Arc damage increases slightly from all sources.
    Grenadier – Grenade abilities deal more damage and recharge much faster.
  • 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 Anti-Barrier mod.

Note: To view weekly Timelost bounties available and get info about Obelisks click here.




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

Main Modifier:

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

Hunts this week:

View more details for this activity here and view the Lectern of Enchantment page to view Essence Quests and activity info.



This Week: Nightmare of Xortal

Location: Sorrow’s Harbor



Daily Weapon Rotation:

  • 12/17: Heretic (Rocket Launcher)
  • 12/18: Blasphemer (Shotgun)
  • 12/19: Apostate (Sniper)
  • 12/20: Heretic (Rocket Launcher)
  • 12/21: Blasphemer (Shotgun)
  • 12/22: Apostate (Sniper)
  • 12/23: Heretic (Rocket Launcher)
  • 12/24: Blasphemer (Shotgun)



Heroic Boss: Arunak, Hive Ogre

Singe: Solar damage increases slightly from all sources.


  • Extinguish: If your fireteam falls in a Restricted Zone, everyone is returned to orbit.
  • Grenadier: Grenade abilities deal more damage and recharge much faster.
  • Famine: All ammunition drops are significantly reduced.

View the Menagerie page for guides and more details.

Boss: Likeness of Oryx

Singe: Arc 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.



Daily Rotation: 

  • 12/17: Izanami
  • 12/18: Bergusia
  • 12/19: Volundr
  • 12/20: GoFannon
  • 12/21: Izanami
  • 12/22: Bergusia
  • 12/23: Volundr
  • 12/24: GoFannon

Rotation: Izanami > Bergusia > Volundr > GoFannon > repeat cycle (One Forge per day).

You can also visit the DTG Reddit page to find out what the daily Forge is.



Weekly Location: The Strand

Dreaming City Cycle: Low Strength Curse (“The Shattered Throne” Dungeon is available at all times. It can be launched and reset from the Director.)

Challenges and Weekly Quest:

  • Ascendant Challenge: Ouroborea, Aphelions Rest
  • Quest: Broken Courier – Respond to a distress call in the Strand.
  • Blind Well: Scorn, Plagues: Sikariis & Varkuuriis



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

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

Potential Drops:



Visit the Eververse page to view Dawning and Seasonal items available.

Silver (Featured Items)

Bright Dust – Featured Items

Bright Dust



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

Arrives: Friday, Dec 20 @ 9 AM PT

Departs: Tuesday, Dec 24 @ 9 AM PT



Dec 17: Hotfix – The One About Dynamo

Dec 13: This Week at Bungie – Dawned and Ready

Dec 14: The Dawning

Helpful Bungie Links:

View infographics and posts at (These links are updated every week). And join on Discord to stay up-to-date with gaming infographics/posts, news and updates, and more!

I hope you all  have a great week and enjoy The Dawning!

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