Destiny 2 Weekly Reset 10/26: Nightfall, Challenges, Activities

Everything you need to know about this week reset...

by Gordon Bicker
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Destiny 2 has been graced with another weekly reset bringing a number of changes to the rotations of events such as Nightfalls and other challenges, even raid modifiers. Fans of the Destiny franchise have continued thriving in the locations of great loot and reward for many years and will certainly continue growing with the release of The Witch Queen expansion in the future. This guide article will take you over all of the key changes with the Destiny 2 weekly reset that happens every Tuesday at 10 AM PT, 1 PM ET, and 6 PM BST.

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Nightfall – The Ordeal: The Corrupted

This week will have players completing The Corrupted for their weekly Nightfall which can go hand in hand with Taken and Hive bounties that you may have to complete. The modifiers and modes for the Nightfall are as shown here:

Nightfall: Adept

  • Denial — Taken Vandals summon their shields to protect them a lot more often.

Nightfall: Heroic

  • Denial — Taken Vandals summon their shields to protect them a lot more often.
  • Champions: Unstoppable — This mode contains Unstoppable Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Unstoppable mod.
  • Champions: Overload — This mode contains Overload Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Overload mod in action.
  • Champions: Taken — This mode contains both Unstoppable and Overload Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Unstoppable or Overload mod, notably respectively.
  • Sedia’s Durance — Arc damage will be increased. Knockback damage and distance are also increased.

Nightfall: Legend

  • All previous modifiers that were mentioned.
  • Equipment Locked — You will not be able to change your equipment after starting the raid so ensure to be prepared.
  • Match Game — Enemy shields will be greatly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
  • Legend Modifiers — Locked Loadout, Match Game, and Extra Shields.

Nightfall: Master

  • All previous modifiers that were mentioned.
  • Famine — All ammunition drops are significantly reduced.
  • Master Modifiers — Champions: Mob and Locked Loadout, Match Game and Extra Shields
  • Champions: Mob — This mode will contain additional Champions.

Nightfall: Grandmaster

  • Extinguish — If your fireteam falls in a Restricted Zone, everyone is returned to orbit.
  • Limited Revives — There will be limited fireteam revives. Additional revives can be gained by defeating Champions.
  • Grandmaster Modifiers — Extinguish, Limited Revives, Contest, Join In Progress Disabled, Champions: Mob, Locked Loadout, Match Game, and Extra Shields all active.

The rewards of the Nightfall are:

  • Horror’s Least — the Nightfall’s (drop) exclusive pulse rifle.
  • A Powerful Tier 1 reward — 3 points can be gained by completing runs. The higher difficulties will give you more points for their completion.
  • The Pinnacle reward — Can be gained by reaching a score of 100,000.

The Ascendant Challenges

The Destiny 2 weekly reset will see two ascendant challenges being featured, these are named: The Shattered Ruins and Spine of Keres which players can opt to complete during the week if they would like to do so. There will be plenty of rewards on offer to snatch up during the course of completion of the activity.

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset Activities

This week has all of the following activities on offer for players to complete:

Europa Activities

  • Eclipsed Zone: Cadmus Ridge
  • Exo Challenge: Simulation: Agility: Simulated Skill-Set Training: Test your dexterity as you move against the Vex.
  • Empire Hunt: The Warrior: Defeat Eramis’ military commander, Phylaks, the Warrior.

Legacy Activities

Activities on the Moon (Requires the Shadowkeep expansion):

  • Wandering Nightmare: Nightmare of Xortal, Sworn of Crota (Sorrow’s Harbor)
    Trove Guardian is in the Anchor of Light
  • Nightmare Hunt: Isolation: Defeat the Nightmare of Taniks, the Scarred.
  • Nightmare Hunt: Rage: Defeat the Nightmare of Dominus Ghaul.
  • Nightmare Hunt: Servitude: Defeat the Nightmare of Zydron, the Gate Lord.

Activities within The Dreaming City (Requires the Forsaken expansion):

  • Petra can be located and found at the Divalian Mists.
  • The Oracle Engine is the weekly mission.

Further, the crucible rotation for the week is Clash.

Will you be taking part in all of this weeks’ Nightfall, activities, and challenges for the illustrious rewards?

Destiny 2 is available now on PlayStation 5, Playstation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Google Stadia, and PC.

About The Author

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Gordon is a contributing writer for Attack of the Fanboy, a Games Design (BA) Honours student, and a Video Game Ambassador. He has been writing at AOTF for over a year and a half, with four years of games writing experience for outlets like Green Man Gaming. When he's not busy, he'll no doubt be experiencing games, writing poetry, playing guitar, adventuring, or happily starting a new Skyrim playthrough! As an avid Final Fantasy XIV player, he also hopes that you'll gain a warm feeling from his community stories. Gordon has reported on Fallout 4 and Destiny 2, whose favorite genres include action RPGs, MMORPG's and First Person Shooters but is always experimenting with many other types of games.