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Destiny 2: Beyond Light’s final boss defeated in awesome no-gun raid

A fireteam in Destiny 2: Beyond Light has taken on its final Raid Boss and amazingly defeated it without guns.

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That’s right, Taniks, The Abomination has been toppled by a fireteam that didn’t fire a single gun. If you don’t believe us, we even have the full video documenting how Destiny 2: Beyond Light’s raid boss was legitimately beaten without the use of weapons.

The Deep Stone Crypt Raid in Beyond Light introduced some new tougher, puzzling elements that, when added to the grand scheme of things, push Destiny players to adapt and overcome. As a result, some people are still struggling to harness the raid’s unique concepts.

But for every thousand people that may struggle with something, there’s always those few that just get it – and embarrass it. This is exactly what Twitter user CommanderCuesta and his buddies have managed to achieve.

CommanderCuesta and team fighting Taniks, the Abomination in Destiny 2: Beyond Light

No weapons? No problem

Bungie publishes a weekly “This Week at Bungie” blog post that rounds up news, cool stuff, and videos to certify a “Movie of the Week“. It’s a great honor that many Destiny 2 players do their best to try and achieve.

So CommanderCuesta and his friends wondered how they could possibly be noticed by Bungie, beating their new raid boss without firing a weapon may just do the trick.

The near 9-minute video has been uploaded to YouTube and shows the full Fireteam working together, using melee attacks, and mastering the Warlock sub-class to take down enemies and Taniks himself.

Just to note, this is only them beating the final boss of the Deep Stone Crypt raid without weapons – not the whole raid itself. Whether you can defeat the entire raid without firing a weapon remains to be seen. It could even be a challenge for another day.

CommanderCuesta took to Twitter to revel in his, and his team’s, accomplishments and even tagged Bungie and their Senior Community Manager in the post too.

It’s unclear whether they are the first team to pull off such a feat with Taniks, The Abomination, but regardless, you would have to think that Bungie will have seen this.

It will not only encourage other players to attempt similar efforts but surely net this team a spot in the Movie of the Week.

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How to complete Destiny 2 Season of the Chosen Week 10 Challenges

The final week of Destiny 2 Season of the Chosen challenges are upon us. Find out what Guardians will need to do in Week Ten.

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The final set of tasks for eager Guardians have arrived in Destiny 2. Season of the Chosen’s Week 10 challenges are the last ones, and it’s standard fare for players.

We have reached the end of the road for Season 13’s Weekly Challenges as the tenth and final week of them is finally here. For nine weeks, Destiny 2 players have had to kill a variety of enemies across various modes as well as many other feats to earn cool rewards. This will be the final test for Guardians.

As usual, if you want to see all the weekly challenges there have been so far, then you can see them all here: Week OneWeek TwoWeek ThreeWeek FourWeek FiveWeek SixWeek Seven, and Week Eight, Week Nine.

Week Ten’s Destiny 2 Season of the Chosen Challenges were leaked early by Reddit user Parisito1234 and they were able to provide the information.

The Week Ten challenges are now live.

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Season of the Chosen Week Ten Challenges

If you ever need to refer back to these challenges whilst you’re playing Destiny 2, you can find the challenges under the Quests selection in the menu.

Here’s the complete list of the Season of the Chosen Week Ten challenges:

  • …The Harder They Fall – Defeat (20) Elite or Boss Cabal in the Proving Grounds strike 
  • Explosive Conclusions – Use a Rocket Launcher or grenades to defeat combatants anywhere in the system. Bonus progress for rapidly defeating them and for defeating Cabal 
  • Lenses in Focus – Go to the Prismatic Recaster and discover how to unlock (15) more lenses 
  • In Your Element – Defeat (80) Guardians in the Iron Banner with Elemental takedowns. Earn bonus progress for Stasis takedowns 
  • Warrior from Beyond – In strikes, defeat combatants with elemental final blows. Earn bonus progress by defeating combatants with Stasis 
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Time is definitely of the essence now. Make sure you get all the challenges done, and don’t miss out on the XP or rewards for doing so.

The challenges are all retroactive and will be available throughout the season’s duration. Also, find out how to get your hands on the Dead Man’s Tale Exotic Rifle and Bell of Conquests Seasonal Artifact in Destiny 2.

That’s all for this week’s Destiny 2 Season of the Chosen Seasonal Challenges. Stay tuned for more information as Season of the Chosen draws to a close, and we get new details on Destiny 2 Season 14.

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Destiny 2 Guardian Games 2021 leaks: Start date, loot, how to win

Leaks are pointing towards the existence of the second-ever Guardian games that will take place in Bungie’s Destiny 2.

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Destiny 2 players can start getting excited as a leak has all but confirmed the return of Bungie’s Guardian Games in 2021.

After the success of the inaugural 2020 edition, it seems Bungie’s ultra-competitive Guardian Games are going to be making a welcome return to Destiny 2.

After pitting Hunters, Titans, and Warlocks against each other during Season of the Worthy, the three factions will once again go toe-to-toe with one another in Season of the Chosen.

We have all the details on the 2021 Destiny 2 Guardian Games leaks below.

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Guardian Games 2021 start date

The leak was discovered by a Twitter user by the name of joshhunt who found that the Official site had gone live too early, with extra information also being available on the Destiny 2 help page.

It confirms that the 2021 Guardian Games are due to begin on April 20 and will finish on May 9, 2021.

Will Destiny 2’s Guardian Games 2021 be any different?

Instead of just grinding it out to see who prevails at the end of the Guardian Games, there will also be weekly incentives to fill the void left by the end of the Season of the Chosen weekly challenges.

Players will be competing for rewards each week to see who will be the “Head of the Class.” Obviously, the three teams will be fighting hard to claim the overall victory that the Titans claimed in the first year of the Guardian Games, but extra prizes will keep the competition interesting.

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How to win the 2021 Guardian Games in Destiny 2

New to Destiny 2 and not sure how the games actually work? We’ve got you covered. Each player will be representing the starting class they picked: Hunter, Titan, or Warlock.

You will obtain a special Guardian Games item specific to your team that you will need to use when competing in PVP modes.

This will earn medals for your chosen class, and also go a long way to helping you pick up some awesome loot.

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Guardian Games 2021 Exotics & loot

Exotic weapons are rare and powerful weapons that can usually inflict a lot of damage and chaos upon whoever gets in their way. Season of the Chosen has offered players incredible Exotics such as Dead Man’s Tale and Ticuu’s Divination, and the Guardian Games are providing players the chance to show off even more.

The Heir Apparent Exotic Machine Gun is going to be a focal point of loot rewards in 2021’s Guardian Games. There are also honorable mentions for an Exotic sparrow, a unique-looking Ghost, and full armor sets.

Additionally, all three classes are set to receive a new Legendary class item. The Guardian Games look set to be the farewell Event for Season of the Chosen with Season 14 set to go live a few days after.

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Destiny 2 Weekly Reset: Europa activities, Crucible Rotation & more

A new Weekly Reset arrived for Destiny 2 on April 6, and this brought various changes to the game. Here’s everything that you need to know.

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Destiny 2 Weekly Reset

Destiny 2 receives a fresh reset every week, and this brings a plethora of new changes to explore. We’ll go over everything that arrived in the game in the April 6 Weekly Reset.

Weekly Resets have been a consistent part of Destiny since the game first launched in 2014. The developers use these to bring new content and to reset activities so that players can start grinding through them.

A new Weekly Reset dropped on April 6, so there are various new changes and adjustments to explore in the game. We’ll go over everything you need to know about these, including all the rewards you can earn.

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When is the Destiny 2 Weekly Reset?

Since these changes drop every week, you’ll want to ensure that you get your Destiny 2 bounties in ahead of the reset. It helps to know when your progress will reset is key so that you can plan for the coming week.

The good news is that this update drops at the exact same time each week unless Bungie specify otherwise. Hope into the game every Tuesday at 10AM PT | 1PM ET | 6PM BST | 3AM AEST (Wednesday), to see these changes.

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Nightfall – The Ordeal: Fallen S.A.B.E.R.

The new Weekly Reset will have your Fireteam take on the Fallen S.A.B.E.R. Strike. This Nightfall comes with three distinct modes that will present you with some neat rewards upon successful completion.

We’ve gone over each every modifier in the table below:

Difficulty Modifiers
Adept· Hot Knife: Shanks now have Solar Shields.
Hero· All previous modifiers
· Champions: Overload: This mode contains Overload Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Overload mod.
· Champions: Barrier: This mode contains Barrier Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Anti-Barrier mod.
· Champions: Fallen: This mode contains both Barrier and Overload Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Anti-Barrier or Overload mod, respectively.
· Hero Modifiers: Extra Shields
· S.A.B.E.R. Protocol: Incoming Solar and environmental damage increased.
Legend· All previous modifiers
· Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.
· Match Game: Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
· Legend Modifiers: Locked Loadout & Match Game & Extra Shields
Master· All previous modifiers
· Chaff: Radar is disabled.
· Master Modifiers: Champions: Mob & Locked Loadout & Match Game & Extra Shields.
· Champions: Mob: This mode contains additional Champions.

Nightfall Rewards:

Completing the Fallen S.A.B.E.R. Strike will grant you the following rewards:

  • Nightfall Rotation Drop: THE SWARM (Machine Gun)
  • Powerful (Tier 1) reward: Get 3 points by completing runs. Higher difficulties grant more points.
  • Pinnacle reward: Get a score of 100k. Since modifiers are fixed, this requires a high difficulty run.
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Weekly Crucible Rotation: Clash

Clash is a Weekly Rotational Team Deathmatch mode that pits teams of six players against each other. Your objective will be to score 150 points before the timer runs out.

Alternatively, you can also win simply by scoring more points than your opponents in these matches.

Vanguard Burn: Arc Singe

Arc is an elemental type related to electricity in Destiny 2. During this week’s Vanguard Burn the Arc Singe has applied a modifier that lets you and your enemies deal more damage with Arc weapons and abilities.

Europa Activities

The new Weekly Reset has brought some new activities for you to try out when you jump into Europa. You can complete these to gain some experience and level up.

Here’s everything that you’ll get to do:

  • Eclipsed Zone: Cadmus Ridge
  • Empire Hunt: The Technocrat: Defeat Eramis’s technology expert, Praksis, the Technocrat.
  • Exo Challenge: Simulation: Safeguard: Simulated Skill-Set Training: Test your defensive abilities amongst a Vex onslaught.
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Legacy Activities

  • Moon:
    • Wandering Nightmare: Fallen Council (Archer’s Line)
    • Trove Guardian is in Hellmouth
    • Nightmare Hunt: Isolation: Defeat the Nightmare of Taniks, the Scarred.
    • Nightmare Hunt: Pride: Defeat the Nightmare of Skolas, Kell of Kells.
    • Nightmare Hunt: Servitude: Defeat the Nightmare of Zydron, Gate Lord.
  • Dreaming City: Strong Curse
    • Petra is at Rheasilvia.
    • Weekly Mission: Dark Monastery – Provide recon for Petra’s forces by investigating strange enemy activity in Rheasilvia.
    • Ascendant Challenge: Keep of Honed Edges, Harbinger’s Seclude
    • Blind Well: Taken, Plague: Inomina

That covers everything you can do after the April 6 Weekly Reset in Destiny 2. We’ll update this page each week so you’ve always got the latest information.

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