Destiny 2: X没r and Trials (Apr 29 – May 3)

馃挔 This weekend you can find X没r is hanging out on Nessus and Trials is live on The Dead Cliffs. Check out the article below for a more detailed look at X没r’s inventory, Trials, news, and more!


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X脹R, AGENT OF THE NINE

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

Departs: Tuesday, May 3 @ 10:00 AM PDT

Where is X没r? Watcher’s Grave, Nessus (on the big tree)

EXOTIC ARMOR(23 LS)

Item NameType
Gemini JesterHunter Legs
Mk. 44 Stand AsidesTitan Legs
Nezarec’s SinWarlock Helmet

EXOTIC WEAPON (29 LS)

Item NameType
Hard LightExotic Auto Rifle

OTHER EXOTIC WEAPON

NameTypeRandom Roll PerkCostGrade on light.gg
HawkmoonPrimary Hand CannonRangefinder125000 Glimmer, 200 Legendary Shards, 1 Exotic Cipher, and 1 Ascendant ShardA
Dead Man’s TalePrimary Scout RifleVorpal Weapon125000 Glimmer, 200 Legendary Shards, 1 Exotic Cipher, and 1 Ascendant ShardB

LEGENDARY WEAPONS (50 LS + 1K GLIMMER)

NameTypeColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Grade on light.gg
Seventh Seraph CarbineKinetic Auto RifleCorkscrew Rifling // Full BoreAlloy Magazine // Appended MagHip-Fire GripElemental CapacitorF
Timelines’ VertexEnergy Fusion RifleSignal MS5 // Transmission MS7Accelerated Coils // Particle RepeaterLead from GoldSnapshot SightsC
Jian 7 RifleEnergy Pulse RifleSRO-37 Ocular // SLO-21 PostAppended Mag // High-Caliber RoundsZen MomentOutlawB
False PromisesKinetic Auto RifleFluted Barrel // Polygonal RiflingAlloy Magazine // Armor-Piercing RoundsKilling WindSympathetic ArsenalC
Widow’s BiteEnergy Sniper RifleFluted Barrel // Hammer-Forged RiflingExtended Mag // Alloy MagazineFirmly PlantedOpening ShotA
Negative SpaceHeavy SwordEnduring Blade // Honed EdgeBurst Guard // Heavy GuardTireless BladeSurroundedC
Frozen OrbitEnergy Sniper RifleFull Bore // Polygonal RiflingAppended Mag // Steady RoundsMoving TargetHigh-Impact ReservesC

LEGENDARY ARMOR

Season of the Chosen (Praefectus) armor sets are available this weekend.
Hunter
NameTypeMOBRESRECDISINTSTRTotalCost
Praefectus GripsHunter Gauntlets166661665650 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus CuirassHunter Chest Armor1296214115450 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus CloakHunter Cloak000000050 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus MaskHunter Helmet613921765350 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus StridesHunter Leg Armor10137106115750 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer

Bold numbers= High Stat | Source: r/DestinyTheGame

Warlock
NameTypeMOBRESRECDISINTSTRTotalCost
Praefectus GlovesWarlock Gauntlets891516666050 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus RobesWarlock Chest Armor212671365550 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus BondWarlock Bond000000050 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus CoverWarlock Helmet1866213115650 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus BootsWarlock Leg Armor916621965850 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer

Bold numbers= High Stat | Source: r/DestinyTheGame

Titan
NameTypeMOBRESRECDISINTSTRTotalCost
Praefectus GauntletsTitan Gauntlets6121661365950 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus PlateTitan Chest Armor816816666050 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus MarkTitan Mark000000050 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus HelmTitan Helmet10202101165950 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer
Praefectus GreavesTitan Leg Armor2619211135350 Legendary Shards & 1000 Glimmer

Bold numbers= High Stat | Source: r/DestinyTheGame

OTHER ITEMS

Exotic Engram (97 LS)

  • An engram with a predestined outcome. Contains a new Exotic if any remain to be collected; otherwise, it contains a random piece of Exotic armor. This item can be purchase only once per week, per account.

Exotic Cipher Quest (No Cost)

  • Complete strikes or win matches in Crucible or Gambit. Extra progress is awarded for more challenging activities and for succeeding with clanmates. Reward: Exotic Cipher Present it to X没r or the Monument To Lost Lights to receive a reward. You can only hold 1 of this item at a time. (Available on a weekly cadence)

RESOURCES

Here’s a look at legendary weapons available this weekend:


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TRIALS OF OSIRIS

Compete in a fireteam-required event version of Elimination. Earn as many wins on a ticket as you can. Three losses and you’re out.

Ends: Tuesday, May 3 @ 10:00 AM PDT

Fireteam: 3-players (Matchmaking available)

Modes Available: Standard Trials (no labs or freelance)

Map: The Dead Cliffs

REWARDS:

Flawless Reward: The Messenger (Adept) Pulse Rifle

Rank UpRank Up (1 Reset)Rank Up (2 Resets)
Rank 10: Eye of Sol – Sniper Rifle (Changes to Messenger Pulse Rifle after one reset)
Perks: Surplus and Snapshot Sights
Grade on light.gg: A
Rank 10: The Messenger – Pulse Rifle (Changes to Shayura’s Wrath with another reset)
Perks: C
Grade on light.gg: C
Rank 10: Shayura’s Wrath – Submachine Gun
Perks: Killing Wind and Snapshot Sights
Grade on light.gg: A
Rank 17: Igneous Hammer – Hand Cannon (Changes to Sola’s Scar Sword after one reset)
Perks: ..
Grade on light.gg:
Rank 16: Sola’s Scar – Sword (Changes to Reed’s Regret with another reset)
Perks: …
Grade on light.gg:
Rank 16: Reed’s Regret – Linear Fusion Rifle
Perks: Compulsive Reloader and Successful Warm-Up
Grade on light.gg: C

RESOURCES:

Trials Graphic: kyber3000.com/Trials | Post: kyber3000.com/Trialspost

RedditTrials Mega-thread via r/DestinyTheGame | Callout Maps by @R3likt

More Info: View Guides, Rewards, and More for Trials | Trials Help Article via Bungie


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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鈥檚 TWAB (May 5).
[forminator_poll id=”87571″]

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PRIME GAMING

A new Destiny 2 Prime Gaming bundle is available for Prime members!

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 Kyber3000 with a small commission for each sign up). You may visit this page to start your free trial and support Kyber 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鈥檚 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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DESTINY 2 NEWS AND UPDATES

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

News and Updates

Helpful Articles and Websites


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PLAYER SUPPORT VIA BUNGIE.NET

Info from the latest This Week at Bungie article.

The Broken Barrier Emblem

The Broken Barrier emblem has been added to accounts for players who participated in the Festival of the Lost armor ornament vote for Team Monsters vs. Team Mechs. 

Helpful Websites

Known Issues List  |  Help Forums  |  Bungie Help Twitter


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SEASON ROADMAP

Here is a look the Season of the Risen Roadmap. Bungie stated they are also planning a few Gambit Labs weeks.

  • May 3 鈥 May 24: Guardian Games 
  • May 6: Trials Labs 鈥 Freelance, Community voted map 
  • May 10: Iron Banner 
  • May 20: Trials Labs 鈥 Freelance and Zone Capture 

Please note, dates are subject to change.


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NEXT WEEK IN DESTINY!

  • Guardian Games event begins for all players!
  • Fallen S.A.B.E.R. will be the weekly Nightfall and you’ll have the chance to earn The Hothead rocket launcher.
  • Momentum Control makes it way back to the Crucible playlist.
  • Experimental mode Trials Labs: Freelance returns, plus earn bonus Trials ranks all week long.
  • Hotfix 4.0.1.2 arrives on Tuesday, May 3.

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UPCOMING MAINTENANCE

Next Tuesday, May 3, Destiny 2 Hotfix 4.0.1.2 will be released. View Bungie’s Destiny Server and Update Status page for maintenance times, as well as the timeline below:    

  • 9:00 AM: Destiny 2 maintenance begins.    
  • 9:45 AM: Destiny 2 is brought offline.     
  • 10 AM: Destiny 2 Hotfix 4.0.1.2 will begin rolling out across all platforms and regions.     
  • 11 AM: Destiny 2 maintenance completes. 

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Guardian Games kicks off on May 3 and is free for all Destiny 2 players. Last time Hunters scored the win, who will it be this year? As usual, players will take on activities to earn medals to increase their class鈥 standing in the ranks. This year, Bungie brought back Strike Scoring which should help players who feel players are rushing through them.

Begins: Tuesday, May 3 at 10:00 AM PDT

Ends: Tuesday, May 24 @ 10:00 AM PDT

EVENT DETAILS:

Medallions and Medals

  • High-Tier Medallions: these grant more points and can drop from raids, dungeons, competitive PvP (Trials of Osiris and Survival), the Seasonal activity (PsiOps Battlegrounds) on a higher difficulty, and more.
  • Low-Tier Medallions: drop from Gambit, Vanguard Strikes, Quickplay Crucible, and other Throne World activities at the standard difficulty level.
  • Gold Medals: earn by completing Contender Cards in easier activities.
  • Platinum Medals: drops when Platinum Cards are completed on more challenging activities.

Playlists (Training and Competitive)

  • Training is available from Tuesday – Thursday
    • Earn practice scores in this playlist (the combined score of your entire fireteam).
  • Competitive is available from Friday – Monday
    • Earn exciting rewards in this playlist.

Buffs

  • Earn buffs in the Recreational, Training, and Competitive playlists by ranking bronze, silver, gold, or platinum.
    • These buffs last until the next weekly reset and may used in the regular Vanguard Ops playlist.

Torches

  • Torches are unlocked based on highest scores past a certain threshold.

For example: Lighting the bronze, silver, gold, and platinum torches grants rewards and a glow that can be seen on the right shoulder of a Guardian鈥檚 armor.

Bounties

New bounties will be available this time around.

Rewards

The Title (Hakke Void Energy SMG)

  • This is a new legendary SUBARCHTYPE that will be available only during Guardian Games.
  • Aggressive frame.
  • Unique origin perk called Classy Contender, which grants class ability energy with final blows from this weapon.
  • The Title has a wide range of perks that it can roll with plus there will be a Masterworked version which drops with double perks in both the third and fourth columns.

Other Items

  • Class Items as well as Exotic Machine Gun Heir Apparent and its catalyst can also be earned during Guardian Games.
  • Heir Apparent Catalyst
    • Legion’s Bulwark: Increases the Arc Shield’s durability and partially reloads the magazine if it is destroyed.
    • Defeat 700 enemies to unlock.

Emblem Reward

  • Players that light all six (6) platinum torches will earn the emblem shown below (top emblem).
  • Players that score in the top 10 percent at the end of the event will earn the “Glory’s Claim” emblem (bottom emblem shown) to show off.
    • Note from TWAB: “The emblem for the player that scores in the top 10 percent will be awarded after we combine their highest scores from each week. When the event ends, the combined score will determine who made it to the top of the player base for Guardian Games. This will unlock a special Triumph and boom, emblem awarded.”

Source: This Week at Bungie – April 28, 2022


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LOOT POOL CHANGES

Leaving loot pools at the beginning of Season 17

  • Iron Banner 
    • Occluded Finality Sniper Rifle 
    • Finite Impactor Hand Cannon 
  • Nightfalls 
    • The Comedian Shotgun 
    • Palindrome Hand Cannon 
  • Trials of Osiris 
    • Shayura鈥檚 Wrath Submachine Gun 
    • The Messenger Pulse Rifle 

Leaving loot pools at the beginning of Season 18

  • Iron Banner 
    • Peacebond Sidearm 
    • Archon’s Thunder Machine Gun 
  • Nightfalls 
    • PLUG ONE.1 Fusion Rifle 
    • The Hothead Rocket Launcher 
  • Trials of Osiris 
    • Eye of Sol Sniper Rifle 
    • The Summoner Auto Rifle 

Season 17 Ritual Weapon

Unique ornaments depending on vendor will be available for this weapon as usual.  

  • Crucible 
    • Mandated Artillery Ornament 
  • Gambit 
    • Insubordination Ornament
  • Vanguard 
    • Standard Regulation Ornament

Playlist Weapons 

  • Crucible 
  • Riptide Fusion Rifle 
  • Gambit 
    • Dead Weight Shotgun 
  • Vanguard 
    • Strident Whistle Bow

Nightfall Weapons (includes both standard and adept versions)  

  • Horror鈥檚 Least Pulse Rifle 
  • D.F.A. Hand Cannon 

Trials of Osiris

  • Forgiveness Sidearm  
  • Burden of Guilt Fusion Rifle 
    • The Messenger Pulse Rifle and Shayura鈥檚 Wrath will be leaving the Season 17 pool. 

Note: Weapons included in Bungie’s planned rotation are subject to change. Season 16鈥檚 weapons will be shifting over into the standard loot pools with the Crisis Inverted Hand Cannon in Crucible, the Herod-C Auto Rifle in Gambit, and the Vanguard Shotgun Fortissimo-11. More details will be shared closer to the launch date.

Sources: TWAB articles – April 21, April 28


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