Date: Nov 29 – Dec 6, 2022

Info

The weekly Nightfall changes every week at reset (currently 9 AM PDT).

Matchmaking

  • Enabled on Adept and Hero difficulties.
  • Disabled on Legend, Master, or Grandmaster difficulties.

This Week

Fallen S.A.B.E.R. – 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)

Power Level

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 Weapon

This week is the last chance to get Duty Bound, since it is leaving the loot pool beginning in Season 19. It will not be removed from your inventory if you’ve earned it.

Weapon Name

Difficulty

Duty Bound

Type: Kinetic Auto Rifle

Ammo: Primary

Any

(Adept) Duty Bound

Type: Kinetic Auto Rifle

Ammo: Primary

Grandmaster

Strike Unique Loot

None

Champions and Shields

Difficulty

Shields

Champion

Legend

Arc x7
Solar x4


All shanks will have solar shields when Hot Knife is a modifier.

Overload x7

Barrier x3

Master/Grandmaster

Arc x8
Solar x6

All shanks will have solar shields when Hot Knife is a modifier.

Overload x12

Barrier x6

Modifiers

ModifierAdept (1500 Power)Hero (1540 Power)Legend (1570 Power)Master (1600 Power)Grandmaster (1620 Power)
Double Vanguard Rank
# 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
Hot Knife
Arach-NO!
Lightning Crystals
Equipment Locked
Match Game
Extinguish
Limited Revives
Chaff
GM Modifiers
NOTES

GRANDMASTER DETAILS

  • Combatants take and deal more damage, and are more aggressive.
  • Champions appear more, revives are limited, and Darkness encroaching will require revives within a certain time period.
  • Grandmaster difficulty has a chance to drop Adept Nightfall weapons, Adept mods, Ascendant Shards, and Enhancement Prisms upon completion.

Resources: Schedule

For a look ahead, check out the Nightfall Weapon Schedule. One Nightfall weapon has a chance to drop with random rolls every week from Nightfall completions. Adept Nightfall Weapons only have a chance to drop from Grandmaster difficulty.

Special thanks to Nekrek for collecting Nightfall data!

Updated October 11, 2022


Season 18 Rotation Schedule

WeekDateNightfall NameNightfall WeaponGM Weapon
710/4/2022The Glassway
Nessus
D.F.A.
Hand Cannon
D.F.A. (Adept)
Hand Cannon
810/11/2022The Lightblade
Throne World
Mindbender’s Ambition
Shotgun
Mindbender’s Ambition (Adept)
Shotgun
910/18/2022Fallen S.A.B.E.R.
Cosmodrome
Duty Bound
Auto Rifle
Duty Bound (Adept)
Auto Rifle
1010/25/2022The Disgraced
Cosmodrome
The Militia’s Birthright
Grenade Launcher
The Militia’s Birthright (Adept)
Grenade Launcher
1111/1/2022Exodus Crash
Nessus
Horror’s Least
Enregy Pulse Rifle
Horror’s Least (Adept)
Enregy Pulse Rifle
1211/8/2022The Devils’ Lair
Cosmodrome
Silicon Neuroma
Kinetic Sniper Rifle
Silicon Neuroma (Adept)
Kinetic Sniper Rifle
1311/15/2022The Glassway
Nessus
D.F.A.
Hand Cannon
D.F.A. (Adept)
Hand Cannon
1411/22/2022The Lightblade
Throne World
Mindbender’s Ambition
Shotgun
Mindbender’s Ambition (Adept)
Shotgun
1511/29/2022Fallen S.A.B.E.R.
Cosmodrome
Duty Bound
Auto Rifle
Duty Bound (Adept)
Auto Rifle

Nightfall Shields and Champions

NightfallLegend ChampsLegend ShieldsMaster/GM ChampsMaster/GM Shields
The Glassway
Nessus
Overload x8
Barrier x7
Solar x3
Arc x12
Void x5
Overload x14
Barrier x12
Solar x3
Arc x8
The Lightblade
Savathun’s Throne World
Unstoppable x2
Barrier x8
Sentinel (Lucent) x7
Arc x12
Solar x6
Unstoppable x3
Barrier x12
Sentinel (Lucent) x7
Arc x8
Solar x6
Fallen S.A.B.E.R.
Cosmodrome
Overload x7
Barrier x3
Void x7
Arc x4
See Note
Overload x12
Barrier x6
Void x3
Arc x2
See Note
The Disgraced
Cosmodrome
Barrier x8
Unstoppable x2
Arc x23
Solar x6
Void x2
Barrier x16
Unstoppable x3
Arc x21
Solar x6
Exodus Crash
Nessus
Overload x9
Barrier x3
Solar x4
Void x1
Overload x13
Barrier x4
Solar x4
Devils’ Lair
Cosmodrome
Overload x8
Barrier x4
Arc x17
Solar x5
Void x8
Overload x15
Barrier x4
Arc x8
Solar x5
Void x8

Rotating Modifier

The Cosmic Superconductor modifier rotates on and off every other day (for example this modifier will be ON on Tuesday, OFF on Wednesday, ON on Thursday, and so on).

GM Infographic Clarification: We are aware that in-game shows Shielded Foes (arc, solar, and void shields) on some Nightfalls however, we have found that The Glassway and The Disgraced have no void shields (legend difficulty for these two Nightfall strikes do have void shields but GM does not seem to, The Glassway does have void burn though). Fallen S.A.B.E.R. does have solar shields when and if Hot Knife is an active modifier, since this gives all shanks solar shields.

If you are certain that the shields noted on the infographic are wrong and can provide video showing this, DM me on Discord (Kyber#3000) or Twitter. If we find our data to be incorrect, the infographic and charts will be updated.

Origin Trait


Weapon

Stunning Recovery

Stunning a Champion partially refills your magazine, triggers health regeneration, and improves recovery for a short duration.

Nightfalls Available this Season

The Glassway

The Lightblade

Fallen S.A.B.E.R.

The Disgraced

Exodus Crash

The Devils' Lair

Weapons Added this Season


Weapon

Mindbender's Ambition

Energy Shotgun (Solar)

The Militia’s Birthright

Kinetic Grenade Launcher

Anti-Champions Mods

Name

Anti-Barrier Auto Rifle

Arms Armor Mod

Energy 1

Anti-Barrier Scout Rifle

Arms Armor Mod

Energy 1

Anti-Barrier Sniper Rifle

Arms Armor Mod

Energy 6

Overload Bow

Arms Armor Mod

Energy 1

Overload Machine Guns

Arms Armor Mod

Energy 1

Unstoppable Pulse Rifle

Arms Armor Mod

Energy 1

Unstoppable Shotgun

Arms Armor Mod

Energy 3

Inferno Whip

Helmet Armor Mod

Energy 2

Surge Detonators

Class Item Mod

Energy 2


Weapons and Item

Nightfall: The Ordeal weapons have a chance to drop at the end of the activity depending on your medal (Platinum, Gold, etc.) and difficulty. Master difficulty will give you the highest chance at a drop of the base versions of these weapons. Adept difficulty weapons have a chance to drop at the end of a Grandmaster Nightfall. Drop chance also dependent on your medal. Slay enough Champions to hit Platinum and you will have a high chance at an Adept weapon.

Weapons

Added in Season 18

Added in Season 17

Legacy Strike Loot

Strike Legacy Strike Loot
Exodus Crash
(Free to Play)
Impact Velocity – Exotic Sparrow
Warden of Nothing
(Requires Forsaken)
Warden’s Law – Legendary Hand Cannon (Power Locked/Sunsetted)

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