Destiny 2 Weekly Reset (Sept 20 – 27, 2022)


This Week in Destiny

Here is a look at what’s going on for week five of Season 18.

  • Season of Plunder continues 🏴‍☠️
  • King’s Fall master difficulty and challenge mode are available.
  • Nightfall: Exodus Crash
  • Featured Rotators: Vow of the Disciple raid and Shattered Throne Dungeon.
  • Crucible Playlist: Team Scorched – Fight for Valor by defeating opponents using Scorch Cannons.
  • Trials returns on Friday at Reset (10 AM PDT).
    • Earn BONUS Trials ranks

ℹ️ Swipe tables shown below to view more details.


Weekly Pinnacles

Here is a look at challenges/activities that reward Pinnacle Gear every week.

All pinnacles award a Power increase of +2 except the weekly challenges for Crucible, Vanguard, and Gambit (which are a +1 Power increase).

Activity

Objectives

Required

King's Fall Raid

Complete raid.

Seasonal Activity: Ketchcrash

Complete Master difficulty.

Featured Raid

Complete the weekly Raid.

Changes 

Featured Dungeon

Complete the weekly Dungeon.

Changes 

Trials of Osiris

Win 7 matches

Win 50 matches

Nightfall

Score 100,000 points or more

Vox Obscura Exotic Quest

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

The Wellspring

Master mode completion.

Grasp of Avarice

Complete "Grasp of Avarice".

Dares of Eternity

Score 250,000 points or more

Preservation

Complete Quest.

Vanguard Ops

Complete 3 strikes using the same subclass element as the currently active elemental burn.

Crucible

Complete 3 matches.

Gambit

Complete 3 matches.


Seasonal Challenges

Week 5

Challenge

Description

Objectives

Rewards

Antiquarian V

Return the fifth relic to the H.E.L.M. Also, defeat powerful Fallen throughout the system. Defeating more powerful combatants will award bonus progress.

5 Relic placed & 150 Powerful Fallen

Repute & Challenger XP+

Expert Expedition II

In Expedition, gather treasure into the treasure haul and defeat Champions.

25 Treasure collected & 5 Champions

Challenger XP

Seeker's Cache II

Summon crewmates in Expedition and Ketchcrash. Also, decipher the Medium Treasure Beacon, available from the Star Chart in the H.E.L.M.

20 Crewmates summoned & 1 Medium Treasure Beacon

Repute & Challenger XP+

Spyglass

Defeat targets with Scout Rifles and Shatter damage. Defeating combatants in Ketchcrash and defeating Guardians will award bonus progress.

200 [Scout Rifle] Scout Rifle & 100 [Stasis] Stasis

Challenger XP+

Resist and Revolt

Acquire Cry Mutiny.

1 [Grenade Launcher] Grenade Launcher

Challenger XP++ & 75 Bright Dust

Superconductor

Defeat Guardians in Crucible. Bonus progress is granted for opponents defeated with the help of Arc or Stasis effects.

200 Guardians

Challenger XP++ & 75 Bright Dust

Oh Captain

Defeat Cabal and Fallen bosses in strikes or Vanguard playlists.

5 Cabal bosses & 5 Fallen boss defeated

Challenger XP++ & 75 Bright Dust


Weekly Story Mission

Access: The Witch Queen

Mission: The Arrival –

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

Modifiers

Modifier

Hero (1530)

Legend (1570)

Master (1600)

Reward

- High-Stat Veritas Armor (Rare)
- Ascendant Alloy (Rare)

- High-Stat Veritas Armor (Uncommon)
- Ascendant Alloy (Uncommon)

- High-Stat Veritas Armor (Common)
- Ascendant Alloy (Common)

Scorched Earth

Fire Pit

Champion Foes: Barrier and Unstoppable

Shielded Foes: Arc, Solar, and Void Shields

Equipment Locked

Match Game

Champions: Mob

Chaff


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.

Destination: Savathun’s Throne World

Access: The Witch Queen

Fireteam: 1-6 Players

Recommended Power Level

Difficulty

Power Level

Normal

1530

Master

1600

Weekly Challenge

Challenge

Reward

Complete runs of The Wellspring 0/3

Powerful Gear (Tier 1)

Rotation

Date

Boss

Weapon 

Rating via light.gg

9-20-2022

Boss: Bor'gong
Hive Knight

Mode: Attack

Fel Taradiddle

Type: Bow

Slot: Kinetic

Element: Kinetic

Ammo: Primary

PvE: 4.9 | PvP: 3.6

9-21-2022

Boss: Zeerik
Scorn Raider

Mode: Defend 

Father's Sins

Type: Sniper Rifle

Slot: Energy

Element: Void

Ammo: Special

PvE: 3.4 | PvP: 4.2

9-22-2022

Boss: Golmag
Hive Ogre

Mode: Attack

Come to Pass

Type: Auto Rifle

Slot: Energy

Element: Arc

Ammo: Primary

PvE: 2.0 | PvP: 5.0

9-23-2022

Vezuul
Solar Scorn Chieftain

Mode: Defend 

Tarnation

Type: Grenade Launcher

Slot: Power

Element: Arc

Ammo: Heavy

PvE: 2.5 | PvP: 1.5

9-24-2022

Boss: Bor'gong
Hive Knight

Mode: Attack

Fel Taradiddle

Type: Sword

Slot: Kinetic

Element: Kinetic

Ammo: Primary

PvE: 4.9 | PvP: 3.6

9-25-2022

Boss: Zeerik
Scorn Raider

Mode: Defend 

Father's Sin

Type: Sniper Rifle

Slot: Energy

Element: Void

Ammo: Special

PvE: 3.4 | PvP: 4.2

9-26-2022

Boss: Golmag
Hive Ogre

Come to Pass

Type: Auto Rifle

Slot: Energy

Element: Arc

Ammo: Primary

PvE: 2.0 | PvP: 5.0

9-27-2022

Boss: Vezuul
Solar Scorn Chieftain

Mode: Defend 

Tarnation

Type: Grenade Launcher

Slot: Power

Element: Arc

Ammo: Heavy

PvE: 2.5 | PvP: 1.5


Nightfall

Exodus Crash: Purge the Fallen infestation of the Exodus Black.

Challenges

Challenge

Rewards

Complete 5, higher difficulties grant the most efficient progress. 

Powerful Gear (Tier 1)

Complete with a team score of 100k or more.

Pinnacle Gear

Drop Chance

Power 

Level

Nightfall

Weapon

Exotic 

Gear

Enhancement Core

Enhancement Prisms

Ascendant Shards

Adept

(1500)

Rare

Rare

Uncommon

Hero

(1540)

Uncommon

Uncommon

Common

Rare

Legend

(1570)

Common

Common

Uncommon

Master

(1600)

Common

Common

Common

Uncommon

GM

(1620)

Common

Common

Common

Featured Nightfall Weapon


Weapon Info

Difficulty

Horror's Least 

  • Type: Pulse Rifle

  • Element: Arc

  • Slot: Energy

  • Ammo: Primary

Any

(Adept) Horror's Least

  • Type: Pulse Rifle

  • Element: Arc

  • Slot: Energy

  • Ammo: Primary

Grandmaster (Returns on October 4, 2022)

Shields and Champions

Difficulty

Shields

Champion

Legend

Void x1

Solar x4

Barrier x3

Overload x9

Master/Grandmaster

Solar x4

Barrier x4

Overload x13

Modifiers

ModifierAdept (1500 Power)Hero (1540 Power)Legend (1570 Power)Master (1600 Power)
# of ChampsOverload: 9
Barrier: 3
Overload: 13
Barrier: 4
# of ShieldsSolar: 4
Void: 1
Solar: 4
Shielded Foes – Solar
Champion Foes – Barrier and Overload
Champions: Mob
Acute Arc Burn
Enfilade – Rotating Modifier
Arach-NO!
Chaff
Match Game
Equipment Locked

Raid and Dungeon Rotator

ℹ️ Legendary drops in both raids and dungeons are 100% farmable!

Featured Raid Rotator

Vow of the Disciple

Reward: Pinnacle Gear (First Completion) 
Master Rewards: Stat-Focused Armor and Adept Weapons

Lockout: Removed (For Legendary Gear)

All Challenges: Active

Featured Dungeon Rotator

Shattered Throne

Access: Forsaken

Reward: Pinnacle Gear (First Completion) 

Lockout: Removed (For Legendary Gear)

View weapons available to earn from this week’s rotators on our Weekly Featured Rotator page:


Raid Challenges

King’s Fall Armor Focus (Master)

Armor

Icon

Master Armor Focus

Mobility

Vow Armor Focus (Master)

Armor

Master Armor Focus

Only available when Vow is the Featured Raid.

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. The armor focus is only available as a reward from Master difficulty (as of Season 18 it went away, we are unsure when it will return or if it will be added to the “Weekly Featured Raid Rotator”, when we know we will update this section).

VoG Master Rewards

Armor Focus: Not Available

The Armor Focus is only available when VoG is the weekly featured raid.

Challenge

Timelost Weapon

Curated Perks

The Only Oracle for You (Oracles)

Type: Sniper Rifle

Earned by completing the weekly Master Vault of Glass challenge.

Zen Moment
Full Auto

Type: Shotgun

Earned by completing all Vault of Glass Master Challenges.

NOTE: Vault of Glass rewards Powerful Gear (Tier 3), for Pinnacle gear complete King’s Fall encounters (Drops Pinnacle Gear for each encounter completed each week). Check out the Vault of Glass page for more details.

Raid Challenges

Week: Sept 20, 2022

Raid

Challenge

Requirement

King's Fall 

The Grass is Always Greener

(Totems)

Players cannot take the same Brand type twice in a row.

Vow of the Disciple

Featured Raid -
All Challenges are Active!

Vault of Glass

The Only Oracle for You

(Oracle)

Players cannot destroy the same oracle more than once.

Deep Stone Crypt

Red Rover

(Crypt Security)

All Guardians must be operator and shoot the two panels on the lower level.

Garden of Salvation

To the Top

(Consecrated Mind)

Always deposit Ten (x10) motes at a time to summon the boss.

Last Wish

Summoning Ritual

(Kalli)

Activate and cleanse all nine plates, then kill all nine Knights and Ogres before damaging Kalli.

Vow Challenges

Challenge

Encounter

Requirement

Swift Destruction

First Encounter: Aquisition

Kill all Champions within a few seconds of each other, on all rounds.

Base Information

Second Encounter: The Caretaker

Runners cannot pick up more than one (1) stack of Knowledge (Glyph) on each run.

Defenses Down

Third Encounter: The Upended

Each player cannot kill more than one Taken Knight in total.

Looping Catalyst

Final Encounter: Rhulk

Do not lose Leeching Force before the damage phase.

Info

  • King's Fall raid and the weekly featured raid rotator rewards Pinnacle Gear.
  • Vow of the Disciple grants Powerful Gear (Tier 3). All other raids grant Legendary Gear. All raids continue to drop their exclusive rewards (such as any raid exotics or Timelost weapons).
  • Adept weapons for the Vow of the Disciple Master Challenge 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.

Raid Pages 

Swipe table below to view pages (click button or image to visit the page).

Raid Challenges

Raid Rotation

Vow of the Disciple

Vault of Glass

Deep Stone Crypt

Garden of Salvation

Last Wish


Lost Sector Rotation

Required to Unlock Lost Sectors

Requirement to Unlock Legend/Master Lost Sectors

Complete the normal Lost Sector

Reach 1510+ Power Level

Recommended Power Levels

Legend 

Master

Recommended Power Level

1570

1600

Exotic Drop Chance

Rare

Common

Weekly Schedule

Reward is based on RNG, any exotic armor piece can drop.

Date

Infographic

Lost Sector

Reward (If-Solo)

9-26-2022

Bunker E15

Europa

Legs


9-27-2022

The Conflux

Nessus

Arms

9-28-2022

Perdition

Europa

Chest

9-29-2022

K1 Crew Quarters

Moon

Helmet

9-30-2022

K1 Logistics

Moon

Legs

10-1-2022

K1 Communion

Moon

Arms

10-2-2022

Skydock IV

EDZ

Chest

10-3-2022

Scavenger's Den

EDZ

Helmet

10-4-2022

The Quarry

EDZ

Legs


Dares of Eternity (Legend)

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

Access: 30th Anniversary Pack

Fireteam: Up to 3 Players (no matchmaking)

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

Weekly Challenges

Challenge

Reward

Complete Dares of Eternity. Legend difficulty grants additional progress. (0/3)

Powerful Gear (Tier 1)

Complete Dares of Eternity with a score of 250000 or higher.  (0/1)

Pinnacle Gear

Legend Rotation

Round 1

Round 2

Final Boss

Vex

Cabal

Crota

LEGEND

Recommended Power: 1550

Matchmaking OFF

Modifers

  • 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: Hive
    - Round 2: Fallen
    - Final Round: Valus Ta'aurc (Cabal)

  • Champion Foes: You will face Barrier, Overload, and Unstoppable Champions.

  • Melee Health Increase: Melee units have increased health. Item

  • Scorched Earth: Enemies throw grenades significantly more often.

  • Arc Singe: Arc damage increases slightly from all sources.

ℹ️: Master Difficulty can drop Enhancement Prisms. Check out our Dares of Eternity page for more details and to view the weapon rotation for this week.


Legacy Activities

These activities do not reward Powerful or Pinnacle Gear.


Gunsmith // Banshee-44

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.

NameTypeColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Grade on light.gg
Palmyra-BHeavy Rocket LauncherHard Launch // Smart Drift ControlAlloy Casing // Impact CasingImpulse AmplifierExplosive LightB
Ragnhild-DKinetic ShotgunSmallbore // Full ChokeAssault Mag // Light MagAuto-Loading HolsterDemolitionistA
Snorri FR5Energy Fusion RifleChambered Compensator // SmallboreAccelerated Coils // Liquid CoilsSurplusHigh-Impact Reserves
Typhon GL5Heavy Grenade LauncherCountermass // Linear CompensatorProximity Grenades // Augmented DrumGenesisChill ClipB
Gallu RR3Energy Sniper RifleCorkscrew Rifling // Full BoreAppended Mag // Alloy MagazineSteady HandsHarmonyC
Pizzicato-22Kinetic Submachine GunFull Bore // SmallboreAlloy Magazine // Ricochet RoundsAmbitious AssassinPugilistB

Sources: r/destinythegame and light.gg


Eververse

Check out our Eververse page for a full look at what’s available this week.


Team Rubicon Preparedness Month

For the month of September, Bungie invites you to join them in supporting their efforts by donating to the Team Rubicon Preparedness Month Campaign.  

The Bungie Foundation has kicked this campaign off with a $150,000 donation to Team Rubicon.

All donations of $50 or more by Friday, September 30 at 11:59 PM PT will receive the Seeds of Hope emblem

*Donors must make their donation to the Team Rubicon Preparedness Month Campaign on or before September 30 at 11:59 PM PT to receive this incentive. Donors will receive a unique URL to redeem their emblem once the $50 donation threshold has been met. All in-game digital incentives will be automatically redeemed via donors’ Bungie.net ID and will appear in Destiny 2’s Collections. The Bungie Foundation will transfer 100% of donated funds to Team Rubicon no later than 45 days upon completion of the campaign. 

If you are compelled to put your passions into action, Bungie encourages you to sign up to volunteer with this amazing organization. Here’s how to get the process started: 

  1. Learn more about becoming a Greyshirt volunteer and sign up here 
  2. Complete TR 101 Training (45-60 minutes) 
  3. Complete a background check (15 minutes) 
  4. Update your profile (5 minutes) 
  5. Engage locally and beyond 

Source: This Week at Bungie – September 1, 2022


Prime Gaming Bundle

The “D.A.R.C.I.” Bundle is Available Now!

Players with an active Prime Gaming membership can earn in-game Exotic Gear Drops in Destiny 2. Each drop will contain at least four rewards, including Exotic weapons, ghosts, ships, sparrows, and weapon ornaments from previous Seasons.

If you do not have a membership, new members get a free 30-day trial! (*Signing up via this link supports us with by crediting a commission for each sign up, we appreciate all of you that use our link!). If you are already signed up for Prime visit the Prime Gaming website.

Exotic Bundle Includes

NOTE: Bundles expire once a new bundle becomes available every month.

MORE DETAILS

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.

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.

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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.

Arrives: Friday, Sept 23 at 10 AM PDT

Departs: Tuesday, Sept 27 at 10 AM PDT


Trials of Osiris

Trials returns on Friday for the first time this season.

Returns: Friday, Sept 23 at 10 AM PDT

Ends: Tuesday, Sept 27 at 10 AM PDT

Earn DOUBLE Trials ranks this weekend!


Destiny News and Updates

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

Recent Articles

Useful Links

DESTINY 2 HOTFIX 6.2.0.3

ACTIVITIES 

KING'S FALL

  • Fixed issues where players could repeatedly die when revived during the Basilica and Oryx encounters while the encounter wipe happens. 
  • Fixed an issue where the Overzealous Triumph requirement was unclear and could not be completed. 
  • Fixed an issue where the selection of the rune during The Crux section of King’s Fall would prevent completion of the secret Deepsight weapon chest puzzle. 
  • Fixed an issue where the King's Fall carries stat was not being incremented. 
  • Fixed an issue where the following buffs and debuffs were missing icons: 
      • Aura of the Unraveler 
      • Aura of the Weaver 
      • Unstable Light 
      • Channeling Corrupted Light 

GAMEPLAY AND INVESTMENT 

ARMOR

  • Fixed an issue where the Vallhund Exotic ornament had an incorrect tooltip and was missing from the ornaments screen.
  • Loreley Splendor Helm Titan Exotic has been adjusted to grant x1 Restoration. 
    • From x2. 

WEAPONS

  • Fixed an issue where a shaped BxR-55 Battler didn't receive a Masterwork border when a player included two enhanced perks and an enhanced intrinsic perk.
  • Fixed an issue where Quicksilver Storm grenades could add permanent buffs to your character. 
      • Quicksilver Storm has been re-enabled.
      • Telesto has been reprimanded.

ABILITIES

  • Fixed an issue where Stormtrance's damage was not increasing over time while attacking.
  • Fixed an issue where Fists of Havoc could be activated while the player was in an active Ballistic Slam, resulting in a very, very... very long initial leap.
  • Fixed an issue where specific melee abilities (notably Shiver Strike and Thunderclap) were not activating at close range when using the Charged Melee keybind.

PLATFORMS AND SYSTEMS 

  • Fixed a Silver sync issue on the Epic Games Store that blocked some players from completing Silver and entitlement purchases. 

Source: Bungie.net


Season 18 Roadmap

  • November 15: Iron Banner
  • September 16: Trials of Osiris
  • October 4: Grandmaster Nightfalls
  • October 18: Festival of the Lost

We are not sure at the time when raid challenges will become available, as soon as we find this out, we will update this section and the raid challenges page.


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