Destiny 2 Weekly Reset – Guardian Games is Live! (May 3 – May 10)

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Here’s a look at what is in happening this week in Destiny:

  • Vanguard Burn: Solar (Check out r/DestinyTheGame for Daily modifiers)
  • Guardian Games event is live!
  • Hotfix 4.0.1.2. is available, the update notes were pretty long this time (winking face), check them out below.
  • Momentum Control is back in the Crucible playlist.
  • Trials Labs: Freelance returns this Friday plus earn bonus Trials ranks.
MORE INFO

Current daily and weekly reset time: 10 AM PDT (1800 UTC)

Related and Helpful Links:

Reset Infographic | Daily Reset | Challenges and Progression

Seasonal Challenges | Lost Sectors (Schedule) | Season Roadmap

New to Destiny 2? Check out the articles below:

New Light Guide | Destiny 2 Gameplay Guide



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HOTFIX 4.0.1.2

Here is a look at what was resolved with Hotfix 4.0.1.2.

Vow of the Disciple

  • Removed class items from Master difficulty reward pool for encounter completions. 

Source: Bungie.net


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GUARDIAN GAMES

Free event for all Guardians!

Banners unfurl in the Tower as Guardians return from the Throne World, ready to trade in their swamp-soaked boots for glory and gold. Titans, Warlocks, and Hunters; which class will claim the podium’s top step? Let the games begin.

Availability: May 3 – May 24, 2022

Learn more on our Guardian Games page or click link below.


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WEEKLY PINNACLE REWARDS

Here are some other weeklies that reward Pinnacle gear each week, that are not already listed on this post.

Challenge

Requirement

Access

Complete "Vow of the Disciple".

The Witch Queen

Fynch's Challenge (Throne World)

Gain reputation with Fynch. 

The Witch Queen

For the Light… Against the Light 

Defeat Champions in the PsiOps Battlegrounds playlist. 

The Witch Queen

Preservation Campaign Mission (Throne World)

Complete the "Preservation" activity.

The Witch Queen

Weekly Story Mission (Throne World)

Get a team score of 100,000 or better.

The Witch Queen

Defeat powerful Cabal and Champions in the "Vox Obscura" Exotic quest.

The Witch Queen

Complete "Grasp of Avarice".

Requires 30th anniversary pack.

Vanguard Ops

Complete 3 strikes using the same subclass element as the currently active elemental burn. This week it is arc burn.

Free-to-Play (New Light)

Crucible

Complete 3 matches.

Free-to-Play (New Light)

Gambit

Complete 3 matches.

Free-to-Play (New Light)


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WEEKLY STORY MISSION

Mission: The Last Chance – Infiltrate Savathûn’s fortress to recover an artifact linked to her acquisition of the Light.

Weekly Challenges:

  • Complete the weekly campaign on any difficulty.
    • Reward: Powerful Gear (Tier 1)
  • Get a team score of 100,000 or better.
    • Reward: Pinnacle Gear
VIEW MODIFIERS
DifficultyRewardModifiers
Hero
🔸 Recommended Power: 1520
High-Stat Veritas Armor (Rare)
Ascendant Alloy (Rare)
Martyr: Exploder units have more health.
Champion Foes: You will face Barrier and Unstoppable Champions. You must equip Anti-Barrier and Anti-Unstoppable mods to your arms armor to defeat them. These mods come from the Seasonal Artifact.
Legend
🔸 Recommended Power: 1550
High-Stat Veritas Armor (Uncommon)
Ascendant Alloy (Uncommon)
Above modifiers plus:
Shielded Foes: You will face combatants with Arc, Solar, and Void Shields.
Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.
Match Game: Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.
Master
🔸 Recommended Power: 1580
High-Stat Veritas Armor (Common)
Ascendant Alloy (Common)
All modifiers above (Hero and Legend):
Champions: Mob: This mode contains additional Champions.
Chaff: Radar is disabled.

NOTE: Visit the weekly story page for more details.


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LEGEND PSIOPS BATTLEGROUNDS

Weekly PsiOps: EDZ – Guardians have recently gone missing in the EDZ. Investigate their disappearances and hunt down the Lucent Hive responsible.

Modifiers:

  • Fire Pit: When defeated, Acolytes spawn fire pools that cause damage over time.
  • Champion Foes: You will face [Shield-Piercing] Barrier and [Stagger] Unstoppable Champions. You must equip Anti-Barrier and Anti-Unstoppable mods to your arms armor to defeat them. These mods come from the Seasonal Artifact.
  • Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.
  • Match Game: Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
  • Shielded Foes: You will face combatants with Arc, Solar, and Void Shields.

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THE WELLSPRING

The Wellspring is a new six-player matchmade activity at the heart of the ongoing struggle for the Throne World. The balance must be maintained.

Access: Requires The Witch Queen DLC

Fireteam: 1-6 Players

Recommended Power: 1510

Location: Savathun’s Throne World

Offensives: Attack and Defend (Rotates Daily, along with a specific weapon)

Weekly Challenge: Complete runs of The Wellspring 0/3

  • Rewards: Powerful Gear (Tier 1, +3)

Possible Rewards:

Daily Schedule:

DateModeWeaponBoss
5-3-2022AttackFel Taradiddle
Bow
Bor’gong
(Hive Knight)
5-4-2022DefendFather’s Sins
Sniper Rifle
Zeerik
(Scorn Raider)
5-5-2022AttackCome to Pass
Auto Rifle
Golmag
(Hive Ogre)
5-6-2022DefendTarnation
Grenade Launcher
Vezuul
(Solar Scorn Chieftain)
5-7-2022AttackFel Taradiddle
Bow
Bor’gong
(Hive Knight)
5-8-2022DefendFather’s Sins
Sniper Rifle
Zeerik
(Scorn Raider)
5-9-2022AttackCome to Pass
Auto Rifle
Golmag
(Hive Ogre)
5-10-2022DefendTarnation
Grenade Launcher
Vezuul
(Solar Scorn Chieftain)

NOTE: Check out our The Wellspring page for more details.


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NIGHTFALL

Fallen S.A.B.E.R. (Cosmodrome): Enter Rasputin’s bunker in the Cosmodrome and discover the source of the security breach.

Challenges

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

Drop Chance

  • Adept: Exotic Gear (rare), Enhancement Cores (uncommon), and Nightfall Weapon (rare).
  • Hero: Exotic Gear (uncommon), Enhancement Cores (common), Enhancement Prisms (rare), and Nightfall Weapon (uncommon).
  • Legend: Exotic Gear (common), Enhancement Prisms (uncommon), and Nightfall Weapon (common).
  • Master: Exotic Gear (common), Enhancement Prisms (common), Ascendant Shards (uncommon), and Nightfall Weapon (common).
  • Grandmaster: Exotic Gear (common), Ascendant Shards (common), and Nightfall Weapon (common). 
NIGHTFALL WEAPON AND MODIFIERS

Nightfall Weapon

The weapon shown below has a chance to drop from the currently active Nightfall strike.

DifficultyWeapon
AnyThe Hothead Rocket Launcher
Grandmaster(Adept) The Hothead Rocket Launcher

Modifiers

ModifiersAdept (1480 Power)Hero (1520 Power)Legend (1550 Power)Master (1580 Power)Grandmaster (1600 Power)
# of ChampsOverload: 7
Barrier: 3
Overload: 12
Barrier: 6
Overload: 12
Barrier: 6
# of ShieldsVoid: 7
Arc: 4
Void: 3
Arc: 2
Void: 3
Arc: 2
Shielded Foes – Arc, Solar, Void Shields
Champion Foes – Barrier and Overload
Champions: Mob
Acute Arc Burn
Arach-NO!
Poleharm
Togetherness
Equipment Locked
Match Game
Extinguish
Limited Revives
Chaff
GM Modifiers

Resources: Nightfall page | Nightfall Weapon Schedule


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VOW OF THE DISCIPLE

Recommended Power:

  • Normal: 1520
  • Master: 1580
Challenge Armor Focus (Master)
Defenses Down (The Upended, 3rd encounter)
Each Guardian cannot kill more than one Knight in total.
Recovery

NOTE: Adept weapons work on a knockout system and can only be obtained from the weekly Master challenge. After collecting all Adept raid weapons, randomly rolled versions will drop.


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VAULT OF GLASS MASTER CHALLENGE

Power Recommendation:

Legend: 1300 | Master: 1590

Master Challenge and Rewards

ChallengeTimelost WeaponCurated PerksArmor Stat-Focus
The Only Oracle for You – 2nd EncounterPraedyth’s Revenge
Earned by completing the weekly Master Vault of Glass challenge.

Found Verdict (Timelost) Shotgun
Earned by completing all Vault of Glass Master Challenges.
– Feeding Frenzy – FireflyResilience

NOTE: Vault of Glass rewards Powerful Gear (Tier 3), for Pinnacle gear complete Vow of the Disciple encounters (x4). Check out the Vault of Glass page for more details.


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RAID CHALLENGES

Raid ChallengeChallenge Requirement
Vow of the Disciple
(Recommended Power: Normal 1530, Master unlocks on April 19)
Defenses Down – 3rd EncounterEach player can’t kill more than one Taken Knight in total.
Vault of Glass
(Recommended Power: Normal 1350, Master: 1590)
The Only Oracle for You – 2nd EncounterPlayers cannot destroy the same oracle more than once.
Deep Stone Crypt
(1350 Recommended Power)
Red Rover – 1st EncounterAll Guardians must be operator and shoot the two panels on the lower level.
Garden of Salvation
(1350 Recommended Power)
To the Top – 3rd EncounterAlways deposit Ten (x10) motes at a time to summon the boss.
Last Wish
(1350 Recommended Power)
Summoning Ritual – 1st EncounterActivate and cleanse all nine plates, then kill all nine Knights and Ogres before damaging Kalli.
REWARD INFO AND RAID PAGES

REWARDS

  • Vow of the Disciple rewards Pinnacle Gear (x4, one per encounter, per character each week) and Vault of Glass rewards Powerful Gear (Tier 3).
  • All other raids reward Legendary Gear. Raids still drop their exclusive rewards (such as raid exotics or Timelost weapons).

PAGES

Vow of the Disciple

VoG Raid Page | Master VoG Timelost Weapons Schedule

Deep Stone Crypt

Garden of Salvation

Last Wish

NOTE: View more details on our Raid Challenges page.


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LOST SECTORS

Lost Sector Resources: Info Page | Infographics

Required to Unlock Lost Sectors

  • Complete normal version of the Lost Sector.
  • Reach Power level 1500

Recommended Power Levels

  • Legend 1550
    • Exotic Drop Chance: Rare
    • Masterwork Core Chance: Uncommon
  • Master 1580
    • Exotic Drop Chance: Common
    • Masterwork Core Chance: Uncommon

Weekly Schedule

VIEW LOST SECTOR SCHEDULE

NOTE: Any exotic piece of armor can drop for the type listed (helmet, arms, legs, chest), with the exception of exotics tied to quests/activities. Check out the full season schedule at kyber3000.com/LS-Schedule.

DateLost SectorExotic Reward (If-Solo)
5/3/2022Chamber of Starlight
Dreaming City
Legs
5/4/2022K1 Revelation
Moon
Arms
5/5/2022K1 Crew Quarters
Moon
Chest
5/6/2022K1 Logistics
Moon
Helmet
5/7/2022Metamorphosis
Throne World
Legs
5/8/2022Sepulcher
Throne World
Arms
5/9/2022Extraction
Throne World
Chest
5/10/2022Veles Labyrinth
Cosmodrome
Helmet

NOTE: The daily Lost Sector and exotic reward is the same for both Legend and Master difficulties. Lost Sectors change daily at Reset. Check out our Lost Sector page for more.


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DARES OF ETERNITY

A cautionary tale for adventurers willing to trade their humanity for riches.

Access: Requires the 30th Anniversary Pack

Fireteam: Up to 3 Players (no matchmaking)

Location: Cosmodrome (Launch activity from Eternity on the main screen)

Weekly Challenge and Reward

  • Complete Dares of Eternity, 3 times.
    • Powerful Gear
  • Complete Dares of Eternity with a score of 25000 or higher.
    • Pinnacle Gear

Modifiers:

Normal
Recommended Power: 1350 | Matchmaking ON
Legend
Recommended Power: 1550 | Matchmaking OFF
Daodan Surge: Melee abilities deal more damage and recharge much faster.
Champion Foes: You will face Barrier, and Overload, and Unstoppable Champions. You must equip Anti-Barrier, Anti-Overload, and Anti-Unstoppable mods to your arms armor to defeat them. These mods come from the Seasonal Artifact.
Champion Foes: You will face Barrier and Overload Champions. You must equip Anti-Barrier and Anti-Overload mods to your arms armor to defeat them. These mods come from the Seasonal Artifact.
Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.
Match Game: Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
Contestants: Disciples of the Neigh
Round 1: Taken
Round 2: Cabal
Final Round: Zydron (Vex)
Champion Foes: You will face Barrier, Overload, and Unstoppable Champions.
Shielded Foes: Combatants may vary each time you play this activity. You may face combatants with Arc, Solar, or Void Shields.
Void Singe: Void damage increases slightly from all sources.
Scorched Earth: Enemies throw grenades significantly more often.

Legend Rewards:
Enhancement Prisms (Uncommon)

NOTE: Check out the Dares of Eternity for more details.


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STARHORSE

A mysterious, impossible horse. Starhorse’s origins and motives are unknowable.

Location: Eternity

VIEW WEEKLY BOUNTIES
NameDescriptionCostRequirementReward
Old-Fashioned WayComplete the following objectives in a single run of Dares of Eternity. Objectives will reset if not completed when the activity ends. Defeat combatants with charged or uncharged melee abilities, defeat combatants with weapons equipped in the Kinetic slot, and complete the activity with an impressive score.5 Strange Coin125 Melee & 75 Kinetic weapon & 1 {var:3447066373} Points2 Paraversal Haul & 1 Enhancement Core & XP++
Pins PulledComplete the following objectives in a single run of Dares of Eternity. Objectives will reset if not completed when the activity ends. Defeat combatants with grenade abilities or Grenade Launchers, rapidly defeat combatants, and complete the activity with an impressive score.5 Strange Coin110 Grenade final blows & 125 Rapidly defeated & 1 {var:3447066373} Points2 Paraversal Haul & 1 Enhancement Core & XP++
Maximum TemperComplete the following objectives in a single run of Dares of Eternity on Legend difficulty. Objectives will reset if not completed when the activity ends. Pick up Orbs of Power, rapidly defeat combatants, and complete the activity with an incredible score.7 Strange Coin100 Orbs of Power & 125 Rapidly defeated & 1 {var:73817828} Points3 Paraversal Haul & 1 Enhancement Prism & XP++

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EUROPA // LEGACY ACTIVITIES

These activities no longer reward Powerful or Pinnacle Gear.

  • Weekly Location: Asterion Abyss, Europa
    • Buff: Stasis Regeneration – Stasis abilities recharge faster.
  • Exo Challenge: Agility
  • Empire Hunt: The Warrior
WEEKLY BOUNTIES: VARIKS
NameDescriptionCostRequirementReward
Courageous ExpeditionOn Europa, complete Lost Sectors, public events, and patrols.1000 Glimmer15 ProgressXP++
The Heat of BattleDuring the Empire Hunt “The Warrior,” defeat Phylaks and earn points by defeating combatants with precision final blows. Higher difficulties grant more efficient progress.1000 Glimmer50 [Headshot] Precision & 1 Phylaks, the Warrior defeatedXP++

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THE MOON // LEGACY ACTIVITIES

The activities below no longer reward powerful or pinnacle gear.

WEEKLY BOUNTIES AND ALTARS OF SORROW SCHEDULE

Eris Morn, Moon

NameDescriptionCostRequirementReward
Slow-Wave DisruptionComplete waves of Altars of Sorrow in Sorrow’s Harbor.1000 Glimmer7 Waves completedHymn of Desecration
Lunar SpelunkerLoot chests in 3 of the Moon’s Lost Sectors.1000 Glimmer1 K1 Communion Lost Sector looted & 1 K1 Logistics Lost Sector looted & 1 K1 Crew Quarters Lost Sector looted1 Firewall Data Fragment

Lectern of Enchantment, Moon

NameDescriptionCostRequirementReward
Nightmare HunterDefeat Nightmares in Nightmare Hunts.5 Phantasmal Fragment100 NightmaresXP++ & 1 Phantasmal Core
Nightmare SojournerDefeat Nightmares in Lost Sectors across the solar system. Nightmares defeated on the Moon only grant reduced progress.5 Phantasmal Fragment100 NightmaresXP++ & 1 Phantasmal Core

Altars of Sorrow Schedule

DateWeapon (Can drop from final boss)
05-03-2022Heretic
05-04-2022Blasphemer
05-05-2022Apostate
05-06-2022Heretic
05-07-2022Blasphemer
05-08-2022Apostate
05-09-2022Heretic
05-10-2022Blasphemer

RELATED PAGES: Nightmare Hunt | Wandering Nightmares | Altars of Sorrow


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DREAMING CITY // LEGACY ACTIVITIES

Weekly Location: Divalian Mists

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

Challenges and Quests:

  • Ascendant Challenge: Cimmerian Garrison, Chamber of Starlight
  • Quest: The Oracle Engine – The Taken threaten to take control of an irreplaceable Awoken communications device.
  • Blind Well: Hive, Plague: Cragur
WEEKLY BOUNTIES: PETRA VENJ

A warrior of the Reef, Petra Venj puts duty above all else.

NameDescriptionCostRequirementReward
Ascendant Challenge“The Awoken have long practiced the art of walking between worlds.” —Techeun Kalli1500 Glimmer1 Ascendant challenge completedXP++ & Dark Fragment & Legendary Gear
Gateway Between Worlds“The Blind Well can split wide the veins that run between realities.” —Techeun Sedia40 Dark Fragment10 Activity completionsXP++ & Offering to the Oracle & Baryon Bough

NOTE: Dreaming City activities and challenges reward legendary gear.


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GUNSMITH WEEKLY WEAPONS

The Gunsmith is located in the Courtyard in The Tower. The Gunsmith’s Weapons change every week at Reset, Mods change Daily at Reset, check mods out at r/DestinyTheGame or light.gg. Mods for both Banshee-44 and Ada-1 are Tweeted out every day at @D2_Director.

VIEW WEAPONS AVAILABLE

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EVERVERSE

Check out our Eververse page for more details.


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PRIME GAMING BUNDLE

Get Your Limited Time Destiny 2 Bundles!

Players with an active Prime Gaming membership can now earn in-game Exotic Gear Drops in Destiny 2. Each drop will contain four rewards, including Exotic weapons, Ghosts, ships, Sparrows, and weapon ornaments from previous Seasons. If you do not have a membership, you may start your free trial here (*This link supports us with a small commission for each sign up). You may visit this page to start your free trial and support us at the same time or here is a non-affiliate link).

Tip of the Spear Exotic Bundle 

  • Tip of the Spear Exotic Sparrow 
  • The Tall Tale Exotic Ship 
  • Drop Pod Legendary Ghost Shell 
  • Taunt Dance Legendary Emote 

Once you have signed up for Prime Gaming and have connected your accounts, you can claim your Destiny 2 Exotic Gear Drops every month on the Destiny 2 Prime Gaming website.

After claiming your drop, log into Destiny 2 and visit Amanda Holliday in the Tower’s Hangar where you will be able to claim your rewards from her inventory screen.

You will have until the 10 AM Pacific on the last day of the drop to claim the rewards on Destiny 2 Prime Gaming website.

Where do I get my Destiny 2 Prime Gaming Bundle?

  • Your claimed drop will be available from Amanda Holliday in The Tower next time you log in to Destiny 2.
  • Additional drops will be available to claim as long as you remain an Amazon Prime member.
  • Note: New players will need to complete the game introduction prior to receiving in-game content.
  • If you’re unable to receive your content, see the FAQs for more detail.

Note: We will receive a small commission whenever someone signs up for Prime Gaming or buys eligible items from Amazon.com using our Affiliate link.

PLEASE NOTE!

  • If you claim a reward on a wrong account, you will be unable to reclaim that reward.
  • Additionally, if you use Amazon Prime Household Sharing, only ONE person will be able to claim a reward.

Still have questions? Check out Bungie’s Help article for more details on how everything works.

Sources: Prime Gaming and Bungie


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XUR, AGENT OF THE NINE

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

Arrives: Friday, May 6 @ 10 AM PDT

Departs: Tuesday, May 10 @ 10 AM PDT

NOTE: Check out the Xûr page on Friday’s for more details.


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TRIALS OF OSIRIS

Trials Labs: Freelance returns on Friday, plus all players will earn bonus Trials ranks all week long.

Start: Friday, May 6 @ 10 AM PDT

End: Tuesday, May 10 @ 10 AM PDT

NOTE: Check out our Trials page on Friday’s for more details.


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TRIALS MAP PLAYERS CHOICE

  • May 3: Players who are signed up for Bungie emails will receive an email to vote for a map. The choices will be: Vostok, Altar of Flame, or Fragment.
  • May 5: Vote closes.
    • The winning map will be revealed in next week’s TWAB (May 5).

UPDATE: Altar of Flame has won!


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DESTINY NEWS AND UPDATES

Visit Bungie.net for news, updates, and more!

News and Updates

Helpful Articles and Websites


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SEASON OF THE RISEN ROADMAP

  • May 3 – May 24 (NOW): Guardian Games 
  • May 6: Trials Labs – Freelance, Community voted map 
  • May 10: Iron Banner 
  • May 20: Trials Labs – Freelance and Zone Capture 
  • May 24: SEASON 17 BEGINS!

Please note, dates are subject to change.


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Hope you all enjoy Guardian Games and have a great week!

See you starside.

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