Destiny 2 Weekly Reset (08/21 – 08/28)

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset 

Starts: Tuesday, August 21 @ 10AM PT

Ends: Tuesday, August 28 @ 10AM PT

Below you can find out details for events, weekly activities, and news! Here are some milestones/activities that are not shown below:

Clan XP: Complete strikes, raids, crucible, or world activities to earn a powerful engram (Powerful Gear)

Leviathan: Complete any raid or raid lair to ean powerful gear (Powerful Gear)

Solstice Activities: Earn gear at 400 power by completing certain objectives and activities (Powerful Gear)

Cayde’s Spicy Ramen Quest – Visit the ramen shop in the Tower to start this quest. (Reward Unknown) View article by GameRant

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset. FINAL SOLSTICE OF HEROES RESET & SPICY RAMEN QUEST! August 21, 2018. By Mesa Sean

Leviathan Raid Challenge Mode

Weekly Order: Pleasure Gardens > Gauntlet > Royal Pools > Calus

Challenge Mode: The Throne, Calus

Challenge Requirement: Activate all 4 plates at the same time and on every damage phase before doing any damage to Calus.

Guaranteed Challenge Rewards: A Raid Specific Item, Challenge Mode Emblem, and Tokens.

Challenge Video Guide

Destiny 2: How to Do The Calus Challenge Mode – Leviathan Raid by Datto

Prestige Raid Lairs (Eater of Worlds and Spire of Stars)

Recommended Power: 380

Modifier – Prism:

Attacks matching the periodically rotating focused element do more damage. Other elemental damage is reduced. Incoming damage is unaffected.

Armsmaster Required Loadout:

Kinetic: Scout Rifle

Energy: Pulse Rifle

Power: Linear Fusion Rifle

Rewards: 400 Power Weapon and Armor Ornaments (exotic catalysts have a chance to drop)

Nightfall: Savathûn’s Song

Titan, Moon of Saturn. Delve deep into the Hive-infested Arcology in search of missing fireteams.


Unbroken: Complete the Nightfall with fewer than 3 deaths.

The Best Defense: Shoot down 15 of its projectiles before defeating Savathûn’s Song.


Luminous Vanguard Engram


Complete the nightfall to receive a ‘challenge card’ (If you already have one, this will still be in your inventory)

Add burns / increase the difficulty on the challenge card to increase the scoring modifier for your run

Get a highscore and earn unique weapons and exotic accessories. The higher the score, the higher your chance.

Unique Item

Duty Bound – Legendary Auto Rifle

Click here to learn more about Nightfall Unique Rewards.

Heroic Strikes Playlist

Weekly Modifier

Solar Singe: Solar damage increases slightly from all sources.

You may view the daily modifiers here (click on the daily thread on the top left of page)

Potential Rewards

Rare and/or Legendary Gear

Weekly Milestone

Complete 3 Heroic Strikes (Powerful Gear Reward)

Note: Heroic Strikes now have two daily modifiers in addition to the weekly modifier. One modifier is an advantage and the other is a disadvantage modifier.

Flashpoint: Titan

Complete public events on Titan.


Luminous Planetary Engram

Note: Remember to also pick up the weekly Treasure Chest Maps with Cayde-6 at the Tower, treasure maps are 5000 Glimmer each.

Call To Arms

Compete in the Crucible to get a powerful reward. (Quickplay or Competitive)


Luminous Crucible Engram

Weekly Crucible Playlist

“Your partner is your life.” —Lord Shaxx

Fight alongside a teammate, and work together to crush your opponents.

Note: Rumble is now a permanent playlist.

Weekly Meditations

Unbroken: Find Thumos the Unbroken and take the key codes he carries—by any means necessary.

Larceny: Break into the Red Legion base and steal the personal shuttle of Thumos the no-longer-Unbroken.

Tree of Probabilities: Now you know where to find the map of the Infinite Forest. Go and get it.

Ice and Shadow: A friendly Guardian has requested assistance on Mars. Help her investigate falling Warsats and battle a new threat.


Vanguard Research Reputation Bundle (Tokens w/Ikora)

Ikora’s Challenge

Complete 5 challenges to earn a reputation bundle (Tokens for items with Ikora)

Escalation Protocol (Requires Warmind Expansion)

Recommended Power: 370 | Max Players: 9 (3 per fireteam)

Final Boss: Nur Abath, Crest of Xol—an Ogre that is surrounded by an aura that grants him an immunity shield whenever any Hive passes through it.


Ikelos Shotgun

More Info: Read more about Escalation Protocol here

Eververse Weekly Inventory

Ghost Shells and Emotes:

Archipelago Pitch – Exotic Ghost Shell (2850 BD)

Bankjar Shell – Legendary Ghost Shell (400 BD)

Fishing – Exotic Emote (3250 BD)

Fly Dance – Legendary Emote (700 BD)

Confident Strut – Rare Emote (400 BD)

Ships and Sparrows:

Orcinus Swath – Legendary Sparrow (600 BD)

Sunspear – Legendary Sparrow (600 BD)

Exotic Ornaments:

Gray Nitrite – SUROS Regime Ornament (1250 BD)

Armor – None This Week

Shaders and Mods

Cerulean Divide – Legendary Shader (40 BD)

Häkke History Polish – Legendary Shader (40 BD)

Watermelon – Legendary Shader (40 BD)

Cerulean Divide – Legendary Shader (40 BD)

Purple Class Sigil – Rare Transmat Effect: Adds a purple class sigil to your transmat effects. (450 BD)

Ghost Pink – Rare Transmat Effect: Adds a pink Ghost ring to your transmat effects. (450 BD)


Solar Glow Pack – Legendary ‘Solstice Event’ Package – This package is available only on Solar days. (1000 BD)

^^ More Info: Contains one random element (solar, void, arc) glow to adorn Solstice of Heroes armor sets. Armor glow packages rotate daily.

Gleaming Boon of the Vanguard– When this is used during a strike, all players receive an Eververse Gift at the end of that strike. Only one gift consumable may be used per player in an activity. (250 BD)

Gleaming Boon of the Crucible– When this is used during a Crucible match, all players receive an Eververse Gift at the end of that match. Only one gift consumable may be used per player in an activity. (600 BD)

Fireteam Medallion – Increases XP gains and loot for you and your fireteam from strikes, public events, and the crucible for 4 hours. (50 BD)

Solstice of Heroes – Final Week!!

Ends: Tuesday, August 28 @ 10am Pacific


Solstice of Heroes Links:

• Solstice of Heroes Overview
• Moments of Triumph Guide
• Participation Requirements
• Triumphs and Rewards
• T-Shirt Discount Code
• Moments of Triumph FAQ

All information concerning Moments of Triumph for Destiny 2 is currently available in the Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes: Moments of Triumph Guide. The Moments of Triumph FAQ is also available in this Help Article.

Solstice of Heroes: Vital Information and Known Issues – Update 8/1/2018

Preview of Resplendent Legendary Armor Sets:

Xûr // Agent of the Nine

Arrives: Friday, August 24 @ 10AM PDT

Departs: Tuesday, August 28 @ 10AM PDT

Click link above to view Xûr’s Inventory and Location on Friday’s.

Trials of the Nine

Starts: Friday, August 24 @ 10AM PDT

Ends: Friday, August 28 @ 10AM PDT

Important Info Regarding Trials of the Nine:

Trials of the Nine will be unavailable for the duration of Season 4. The design team is putting it back on the workbench to make it a fitting challenge for the hardcore warrior. When the weekly activity returns, it will feature updated rewards, Power advantages, and other gameplay changes. The final weekend of Season 3 Trials of the Nine will take place on the weekend of August 24.

We’ll tell you more about our goals and our progress during Season 4.

Source: Bungie TWAB article

Final Double Valor Weekend

Leading up to the beginning of Year 2, you’ll see multiple opportunities to earn Valor points at an accelerated rate including a special triple Valor Iron Banner weekend.

Start: 10 AM PDT on August 24, 2018

End: 10 AM PDT on August 28, 2018

Crucible Labs

The next Crucible Labs will be the mode Scorched.

Tuesday, 8/21 at 10 a.m. PT: Free-for-all

Friday, 8/24 at 10 a.m. PT: 6v6

This mode has a very deep, complex, and serious rule set:

  • You spawn with a Scorch Cannon
  • Everyone else spawns with a Scorch Cannon
  • You shoot each other with said Scorch Cannons

Recent News and Updates (view recent news and updates at

Aug 16: This Week at Bungie – Next Stop, Germany

  • Includes important details about Gambit, Crucible, Clan perks, and more. Click the link above to read the full article.

Aug 09: This Week at Bungie – Menagerie of previews

– Contains quite a bit of info/details, click the link above to read the full article.

Aug 02: This Week at Bungie – A Trip Down Memory Lane

Aug 07: Destiny 2 Year Two Combat Reveal Stream

Update 2.0 is just around the corner, followed by Forsaken a week later. Destiny Player Support has a forecast for what to expect on the week between, where you may notice a few hiccups in the experience.

This is their report.

Hotfix Recap

This week, to address issues blocking some players from upgrading their Solstice Armor at the Statue of Heroes, we deployed Destiny 2 Hotfix

Upon installing this hotfix, some players on PC reported seeing odd behavior in the character screen. With the conclusion of the Hotfix deployment we expect issues causing this behavior to be resolved, however, players who continue to be affected should try running Scan and Repair from the Blizzard launcher.

Players who encounter other issues following this hotfix should report them to the #Help forum.

Resplendent Masterworks

Last week, we confirmed that Solstice Armor can no longer be upgraded after the conclusion of Solstice of Heroes. This week, we can confirm that players will be able to complete objectives to masterwork their Legendary Solstice Armor (Resplendent) after Solstice of Heroes ends on August 28.

This will require players to have already upgraded to their Legendary Solstice Armor (Resplendent), since the Statue of Heroes will no longer be available to upgrade the Scorched and Rekindled sets. As a reminder, these armor sets only generate elemental orbs during Solstice of Heroes.

Lastly, players should be aware that Valor ranks reset at the conclusion of Season 3. If players do not unlock their masterwork for achieving Legend in their Valor ranking by the end of Season 3, their Valor rank will reset and they will have to begin anew in Season 4.

For more details on Solstice of Heroes, players should visit our Vital Information thread.

Forsaken Preparation

To set the table for the launch of Forsaken on September 4, all players will be prompted to accept Destiny 2 Update 2.0.0 on August 28.

As Destiny 2 crosses into its second year, players may observe a number of issues in the week between August 28 and September 4. While we are working to document known issues for this week-long transition, players should be prepared for some general turbulence.

To set expectations, here is a sampling of issues confirmed for the week leading up to Forsaken, starting on August 28:

  • Exotic weapons will lose their +5 Power mod in preparation for the Year 2 mod system, but Legendary weapons will not until September 4
  • Nightfall strikes will not have scoring until September 4
  • Some tooltips and item descriptions may reflect Year 2 item behavior, even if item functionality is not updated until September 4
  • Some tooltips and item descriptions may reflect Year 1 item behavior until September 4, even if item functionality has already been updated for Year 2
  • Year 2 weapon slots will be live for all players, which may cause some weapons in players’ inventories to go to their Postmaster
      • All players should ensure their Postmasters are clear by August 28 to prevent loss of items
      • Some Year 1 Power weapons which previously had an elemental attribute will become Kinetic for Year 2
      • The elemental attributes for a handful of targeted Year 1 weapons will be changed and locked to a specific attribute for Year 2
      • All other Year 1 Energy and Power weapons in players’ inventories will have their elemental attributes locked for Year 2

Players can expect more details about the week leading into Forsaken in next week’s Player Support Report.

Info from Bungie Blog Post – August 09, 2018

This week at Bungie, we demonstrated the evolution of combat in the second year of Destiny 2.

During an action-packed livestream, we showed off the changes that all players can expect, including our new weapon slot system, random rolls, more meaningful weapon mods, and a decreased time to kill in the Crucible (crispy three taps and spicy Devils!). All Destiny 2 players can experience a preview of our sandbox updates on August 28.

One topic that we’ve seen a lot of questions about is how we’ll migrate from old weapon mods to new weapon mods. Starting on August 28, your current mods will be deprecated, and your inventory will tell you that you can safely discard them for materials and parts. On September 4, the Gunsmith’s inventory will be dedicated to new Forsaken mods.

Between now and the preload on August 28, use your Year 1 mods to lock in the elemental damage type you want for your Year 1 weapons. They will retain that damage type after the mod deprecation. On August 28, the old mod slot will go away, and you will no longer be able to insert any mods into Year 1 gear or change the elemental damage type. Some weapons will be moving to the Kinetic Slot and will not retain elemental damage regardless of what mod you had applied. The IKELOS Sniper Rifle and Shotgun will be locked to Solar. Here are the Legendary weapons that will be moving to Kinetic:

  • Baligant
  • Shepherd’s Watch
  • Hawthorne’s Field-Forged Shotgun
  • Alone as a God
  • Perfect Paradox
  • The Frigid Jackal
  • Silicon Neuroma

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Cayde’s Exotic Stash

Since the reveal of Destiny 2: Forsaken, players have asked whether or not Cayde’s Exotic Stash will be included with pre-orders directly from platform online marketplaces. We can confirm that this pre-order bonus will be available to all players who purchase through the PlayStation, Xbox, and online stores before launch.

Additionally, shown below is what players can expect to become available to them in Year 2, based off of title ownership. For information on purchase eligibility from other retailers, players should visit the official page.

Forsaken (Visit Official Website)

Releases September 4! For more details and videos: View the Destiny 2 Forsaken Info Page!

To pre-order and get details about Forsaken and the Annual Pass: CLICK HERE!

Click here to compare different editions and collections available to pre-order!

Forsaken Standard Edition Forsaken + Annual Pass  Forsaken Digital Deluxe Edition

Here is a glimpse the Dreaming City that will arrive with Forsaken on September 4.

Important Announcement:

Around the time Forsaken releases posts and infographics may be limited or not made throughout the end of August and during September, so I have time to update things and play around with some new content. I really appreciate your patience and support.

Have a great week! 🙂


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