Destiny 2 Weekly Reset (10.08 – 10.15)

DESTINY 2 WEEKLY RESET (Oct 08 – Oct 15)

Here is a summary of This Week in Destiny 2: 

  • The Weekly Singe is Void – void damage increases slightly from all sources (This elemental singe is active on Strikes, Heroic Adventures, and Heroic Story Missions).
  • The Weekly Modifier is Martyr – Exploder units have more health (This modifier is on Nightfall The Ordeal and Nightmare Hunts. Some difficulties have more modifiers).
  • 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: To view what challenges/activities drop Powerful Rewards click here. To view daily modifiers click here.


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.


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.

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

Mode Availability:

  • Available Now: Adept
  • Available Now: Hero
  • Oct 15: Legend
  • Oct 22: Master

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.)

Note: This week you can get Essence of Rage bounty from this Nightmare Hunt Rage (Dominus Ghaul) which rewards One Small Step – Legendary Shotgun. You can complete the Hunt on any difficulty to get this bounty. Once you get and complete the bounty, you can just buy the bounty from the Lectern of Enchantment on the Moon to try to get a roll you want.

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.

Visit the Nightmare Hunts page for more details about this activity and to view weapons/armor available.


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.


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).


Oct 03: This Week at Bungie – The Moon is Tormented by Ghosts

Oct 01: Update – The One About Shadowkeep

Sept 30: One More Sleep by Luke Smith

Sept 26: This Week at Bungie – Locked and Preloaded

Helpful Bungie Links: | |

Also, if you’re new to Destiny 2 and need to get up to speed, feel free to take a look at the helpful Destiny 2: New Player Guide by Bungie. |

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See you starside!

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