Destiny 2: Xûr and Trials (Mar 18 – Mar 22)

💠 This weekend you can find Xûr hanging out at Watcher’s Grave, Nessus. Trials is on a short break while Iron Banner is available, it will return again next Friday. Check out the article below for a more detailed look at Xûr’s inventory, Trials, news, and more!


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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.

Departs: Tuesday, March 22 @ 10 AM PDT

Where is Xûr? Watcher’s Grave, Nessus (on big tree)

Exotic Armor (23 LS)

Item NameType
Sealed Ahamkara GraspsHunter Arms
Peregrine GreavesTitan Legs
Chromatic FireWarlock Chest Armor

Exotic Weapon (29 LS)

Item NameType
The ColonyHeavy Grenade Launcher

Other Exotic Weapons

NameTypeRandom Roll PerkCostGrade on light.gg
HawkmoonPrimary Hand CannonOpening Shot125000 Glimmer & 200 Legendary Shards & 1 Exotic Cipher & 1 Ascendant ShardC
Dead Man’s TalePrimary Scout RifleSubsistence125000 Glimmer & 200 Legendary Shards & 1 Exotic Cipher & 1 Ascendant ShardD

Legendary Weapons (50 LS + 1k Glimmer)

NameTypeRollsGrade on light.gg
WishbringerEnergy ShotgunRapid-Fire Frame
Threat Detector
Auto-Loading Holster
B
Distant TumulusEnergy Sniper RifleRapid-Fire Frame
Clown Cartridge
Quickdraw
C
Berenger’s MemoryHeavy Grenade LauncherRapid-Fire Frame
Underdog
Rampage
C
IKELOS_SMG_v1.0.2Energy Submachine GunAggressive Frame
Subsistence
Disruption Break
C
Imperial NeedleEnergy Combat BowLightweight Frame
Hip-Fire Grip
Swashbuckler
D
THE SWARMHeavy Machine GunHigh-Impact Frame
Killing Wind
One for All
S
Eternal BlazonEnergy Scout RifleLightweight Frame
Overflow
Rangefinder
C

Legendary Armor

This weekend Xur is selling Season of the Splicer armor sets.

Hunter
NameType
Lightkin MaskHunter Helmet
Lightkin GripsHunter Arms
Lightkin VestHunter Chest Armor
Lightkin StridesHunter Legs
Lightkin CloakHunter Cloak
Warlock
NameType
Lightkin CoverWarlock Helmet
Lightkin GlovesWarlock Arms
Lightkin RobesWarlock Chest Armor
Lightkin BootsWarlock Legs
Lightkin BondWarlock Bond
Titan
Name Type
Lightkin HelmTitan Helmet
Lightkin GauntletsTitan Arms
Lightkin PlateTitan Chest Armor
Lightkin GreavesTitan Leg Armor
Lightkin MarkTitan Mark

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 Xûr 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)

More Info

Xur Infographics: Exotics

Xur Post: kyber3000.com/Xurpost

Reddit: Xûr Mega-thread via r/DestinyTheGame

LEGENDARY ARMOR

Armor will not be posted this week, the armor stats are still low. Bungie is aware of this, however no date or info has been given as far as this being fixed.

Images © Bungie


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IRON BANNER CRUCIBLE EVENT

If you haven’t already don’t forget to visit Lord Saladin in the Tower to grab some bounties and remember there is freelance mode, if you are playing solo.

Ends: Tuesday, March 22 at 10 AM PDT

Rank Up:

Every 20 Tokens you turn in with Lord Saladin will reward an Iron Banner engram, which contains randomly rolled weapons. After you’ve finished the seasonal quest, you can also receive randomly rolled armor.

Loot:

  • The Skulking Wolf trait will be on all six weapons in the Iron Banner pool this season.
    • Trait perk: During the Hunt, final blows with this weapon grant enhanced radar and remove you from opposing radar.
  • All returning Iron Banner weapons will also have updated perk pools, including the new perks from the current Season.

Weapons added this season

Iron Bounties

Randomly rolled Iron Banner gear has a chance to drop at the end of matches. This includes all available weapons & armor for the current season.

NameDescriptionRequirement Reward
Oath of the Pack“Your companions are your greatest strength. Leave them to fall or fight alone, and you have failed.” —Lord SaladinDefeat opponents while assisted by at least one other teammate50 IB Tokens, XP++, Pinnacle Gear
Around the Fire“Ah, those campfire nights were cold, but the camaraderie… The companionship! I wouldn’t have chosen anywhere else to be.” —Lady SkorriCapture zones in the Iron Banner Playlist. Earn bonus progress for each additional teammate in the zone with you.50 IB Tokens, XP++, Pinnacle Gear
An Arsenal of Tricks“Keep them guessing. They won’t be able to counter if they don’t know what’s coming.” —Lady PerunDefeat opponents with final blows from any ability. Earn bonus progress for Supers and opponents with a higher Power level.50 IB Tokens, XP++, Pinnacle Gear
The Rout“What do field tactics matter, so long as they’re all dead?” —Lord RadegastDefeat opponents in the Iron Banner. Earn bonus progress by landing final blows on opponents with a higher Power level.50 IB Tokens, XP++, Pinnacle Gear

NOTE: Iron Banner bounties expire at the end of the event. Rank up tokens do not currently expire. Check out our Iron Banner page for more details.


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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 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).

Hard Light Exotic Bundle 

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: Kyber will receive a small commission whenever someone signs up for Prime Gaming or buys eligible items from Amazon.com using Kyber’s 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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NEXT WEEK IN DESTINY!

❖ Fallen S.A.B.E.R Nightfall returns.
❖ Legend PsiOps Battlegrounds become available.
❖ Vow of the Disciple raid challenges unlock.
❖ Primeval’s back, plus earn bonus Gambit ranks all week long.
❖ Clash returns to the Crucible.


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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

Hotfix 4.0.0.4

Next Tuesday, March 22, Destiny 2 Hotfix 4.0.0.4 will be released. View Bungie’s Destiny Server and Update Status page for maintenance times, as well as the timeline below:  

  • 9 AM PDT (1600 UTC): Destiny 2 maintenance begins. 
  • 9:45 AM (1645 UTC): Destiny 2 is brought offline.  
  • 10 AM (1700 UTC): Destiny 2 Hotfix 4.0.0.4 will begin rolling out across all platforms and regions.  
  • 11 AM (1800 UTC): Destiny 2 maintenance completes. 

Helpful Websites

Known Issues List  |  Help Forums  |  Bungie Help Twitter


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SAVE THE DATE(S) 

Here is a look the Season of the Risen Timeline. Bungie stated they are also planning a few Gambit Labs weeks (Bungie Bounties are also coming, stay tuned for updates).

  • March 15 (This Week!): Iron Banner and a New PsiOps Battlegrounds Location 
  • March 22: Legend PsiOps Battlegrounds, Vow of the Disciple Challenges 
  • April 1: Trials Labs – Zone Capture 
  • April 5: Grandmaster Nightfalls 
  • April 8: Trials Labs – Freelance 
  • April 12: Iron Banner 
  • April 19: Vow of the Disciple Master Difficulty 
  • April 22: Trials Labs – Zone Capture 
  • May 3 – May 24: Guardian Games 
  • May 6: Trials Labs – Freelance, Community voted map 
  • May 10: Iron Banner 
  • May 20: Trials Labs – Freelance and Zone Capture 

NOTE: View the infographic above at kyber3000.com/Risen-Timeline. Please note, dates are subject to change.


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WEAPON CRAFTING CHANGES

Some crafting changes are coming with Hotfix 4.0.0.4 on Tuesday, March 22.

Here is a look at what the changes are:

  • Element caps from 250 to 1000, and for Neutral Element, the cap will move from 8500 to 10000. 
  • Next Season, Bungie is are removing Ruinous, Adroit, Mutable, Drowned, and Energetic elements. Only Neutral Elements will remain. 

Here are a few areas that Bungie is also looking at: 

  • Looking to add more player control over Deepsight weapon unlocking of weapon Patterns. 
  • Continuing to monitor Deepsight weapon stockpiling, acquisition rates and progression, as well as Resonant Alloy acquisition rates and behavior.  
  • Bungie is also discussing feedback around reshaping costs for those who wish to experiment more frequently with their trait selections 

Source: TWAB – March 18, 2022


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