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Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer 3.2.0.1: Update & patch notes

Bungie has released a new 3.2.0.1 update for Destiny 2 that outlines many improvements for Season of the Splicer.

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Bungie has quickly followed up the 3.2.0 update with a brand new 3.2.0.1 update for Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer. These are all the hot new improvements and patch notes for the latest season of the game.

Season of the Splicer has officially launched, replacing the great run that Season of the Chosen had. Beyond Light’s epic expansion continues to mosey on with new weapons, new Weekly Challenges, a new Battle Pass, and the welcome addition of Transmog.

Destiny 2 is continuing to keep its long-term fans happy, welcome new ones aboard, and big updates like this will only continue to improve the game.

To improve the game before Season of the Splicer, the 3.2.0 update was released, and it contained some bugs that the 3.2.0.1 update and patch notes look to improve.

Here are all of Bungie’s newest improvements for Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer.

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Hotfix 3.2.0.1: Update & patch notes for Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer

ACTIVITIES  

GENERAL 

  • Four Lost Sectors have been added to the daily rotation of Legend or Master difficulty Lost Sectors! 
  • Fixed case-by-case issues with unresponsive or clumping combatants across various activities. 
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent AI enemies from firing in some 6-player activities when there are a lot of enemies alive in the area. 

CRUCIBLE 

  • 6v6 Crucible activities have an updated intro experience.  
    • You can now cycle through your teammates to view metrics associated with the activity you’re entering. 
  • Momentum Control and Team Scorched have returned and will be available as part of the weekly playlist rotation. 
  • Adjusted The Dead Cliff’s spawn points so that players are no longer placed on the edge of the cliff on match start. 
  • Fixed defeat audio sound for teammate defeats in private matches and in Showdown. 
  • Disabled mercy rule in private matches. 
  • Players can now join a private match in progress at any time, regardless of team scores or time remaining. 
  • Fixed inaccessible Heavy ammo placements on Distant Shore, Bannerfall, Widow’s Court, and Altar of Flame. 

GAMBIT 

  • Fixed a rare issue that could result in fronts not rotating due to a single living enemy hiding at a previously cleared front on the other side of the map. 
  • Fixed an incorrect wave progression on Legion’s Folly (Vex). 
  • Fixed an issue where a Scorn Abomination could become friendly and start attacking other Scorn. 
  • Fixed an issue where dropped motes would disappear immediately if the opposing team summoned their primeval. 
  • Fixed an issue where combatants in the Deep Six Gambit map would sometimes fail to move around or take cover. 
  • Fixed an issue that was allowing Warlock players to exploit Blink related abilities to remain on the opposing side during invasions in Gambit. 

NEW LIGHT CAMPAIGN 

  • Improved the explanations in some tutorial messages. 
  • Tutorial messages will no longer pop up to distract players during Crucible and Gambit matches. 
  • Fixed an issue where players could abandon the ‘A Spark of Hope’ quest and not be able to recover it from the Quest Archive vendor in the Tower. 

DESTINATION PATROL 

  • The Moon:  
    • Fixed an issue where some quest enemies in Moon free roam would immediately respawn after being defeated. 
    •  Fixed an issue where the Hive Rune could be missing from one of the stones from a chest puzzle on the Moon. 
    • Fixed an issue where some of the chest puzzles on the Moon weren’t appearing.  
  • Cosmodrome:  
    • Shaw Han now offers repeatable Cosmodrome bounties. 
    • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck behind the boss portal in the Veles Labyrinth Lost Sector. 
    • The Hive under the helicopters in the Divide will now always be that Ogre who first killed you back in 2014. 
    • All forgotten dead Ghosts left around the Cosmodrome have been removed and properly laid to rest. 
    • The Grottos now has player containment volumes around its water boundaries. 
  • Dreaming City: 
    • Fixed an issue where filling up your quest/bounty slots could result in players losing an ‘A Small Gift’ pursuit awarded to them. 

STRIKES 

  • Fallen S.A.B.E.R.: 
    • During the first encounter inside Rasputin’s bunker, the death volume inside the bottomless pits has been lowered to give players a chance to recover. 
    • Sped up the transition from orbit briefing dialog to the gameplay by a few seconds. 
    • Fixed an issue where dialog lines from the previous area’s public events could play during the Warsat encounter. 
    • Player’s Ghosts now immediately revive when the strike ends. 
    • The first fireteam member to enter the Warsat area should now reliably see the Warsat falling – be careful! 
  • The Devil’s Lair:  
    • Removed some objects that could be interacted with but had no effect. 
    • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck in the air during the Sepiks Prime boss fight when using Thundercrash. 
    • Fixed an issue where Sepiks Prime was taking more damage than intended. 
  • Inverted Spire: 
    • As the boss fight progresses to lower layers, any player’s Ghost left above will now spawn on the current layer. 
  • Warden of Nothing: 
    • Fixed an issue where the number of champions killed was not always being tracked correctly. 
    • Fixed an issue where some Cabal champions were missing from the arena fight in the ruins of the old Prison of Elders. 
  • The Corrupted:  
    • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck behind in the Ogre room if other members of the fireteam ran too far ahead of them. 
  • The Disgraced: 
    • Fixed an issue where players who had completed the New Light campaign would always hear the New Light dialogue during the strike instead of the normal dialogue. 
    • Fixed issues where players could get locked out of the boss room and joining players could spawn in too far behind their fireteam. 
  • Proving Grounds: 
    • Fixed an issue where the strike name was written as Proving Ground. 

PUBLIC EVENTS 

  • Stop the Ether Ritual:  
    • Fixed an issue where the UI wouldn’t always display that you had engaged with the public event. 
  • Hive Ritual:  
    • Fixed an issue where players would engage with the public event simply by being in the same area on the Moon. 

RAIDS 

  • Deep Stone Crypt: 
  • Fixed an issue where players could hop off Sparrows to reset the fire in the basement of the Crypt Security encounter. 
  • Fixed an issue where players can avoid having the Rally Banner removed after starting the final encounter. 
  • Fixed an exploit where players can complete the Atraks-1 challenge mode by having players sucked out of the airlock. 
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to trigger a quarantine in the Crypt Security encounter by using a finisher on combatants. 
  • Garden of Salvation:  
  • Fixed an issue where some music would fail to play while on the Divinity quest. 
  • The Last Wish:  
  • Fixed an issue where Riven could start the wipe cast 20 seconds faster if she went to a certain side. 

DUNGEONS 

  • Pit of Heresy: 
    • Fixed an issue that allowed the carry-object to be duplicated when dunking. 

UI/UX 

  • Removed display cap on Player Waypoint Season Rank. Waypoint will now show player’s actual Season Rank when it’s above 999. 
  • Season Rank now shows up in player nameplate tooltips. 
  • Gilded Title gilding count displays on in-game player waypoints. 
  • Fixed an issue where some non-Gildable Seals were displaying with Gilding UI. 
  • Fixed an issue where the sound effect when gilding a title would not sync with animation. 
  • Moved fireteam privacy button in roster layout. 
  • Reduced dismantle time and improved dismantle efficiency on some older Fizzled items and currencies. 
  • Tooltips for items in Triumphs tab no longer display ‘Triumph’ for all types found within Record tab. 
    • Lore, Metric, etc. are all appropriately named. 
  • Several changes to Nav Mode: 
    • Separated Bounties from Quests in Nav Mode. 
    • All Bounties now appear in Nav Mode. They can no longer be Tracked as a result. 
    • Category switching on keyboard and mouse can now be controlled with the scroll wheel. 
    • Tracked Triumph now appears in its own Nav Mode category. 
  • H.E.L.M. now appears in the Director Destinations tab (moved from the Tower map) and has its own map. 
  • Legends added to the Director Destinations tab. 
  • Shortcut between HUD quest step notifications and quest details screen added for keyboard and mouse users. 
  • Updated loading hints regarding anti-Champion modifications. 
  • Appearance Customization has been added to the Vanity screen (below the Character screen). 
    • Players are now able to fully customize their armors shaders and ornaments from this screen. 
    • Players are also now able to unlock the appearances of any armor they have obtained using Clas Specific or MTX Tokens (Synthweave Bolts or Synthweave Template). 
    • Players are now able to apply shaders to all their armor at once via the Overview tab. 
    • Players are now able to preview shaders/ornaments on multiple pieces at once within the Appearance Customization screen. 

GAMEPLAY AND INVESTMENT 

ARMOR 

  • In Season of the Hunt, many armor mods were deprecated as a result of the change to the energy types of all weapon-focused armor mods being changed to Any Energy Type. The pre-Armor 2.0 version of these perks have also been deprecated. 
  • The Mindvault ornament can now be equipped on the Year-1 version of the Insurmountable Skullfort. 
  • Fixed an issue that was resulting in feminine character models utilizing masculine character model hands during certain cinematic scenes (e.g., gear and character preview screens) which was resulting in the hands visibly clipping through the gear wrap bits. 
  • Telesto will no longer incorrectly trigger the Death Throes perk of the Verity’s Brow Exotic. 
  • Khepri’s Sting will no longer grant Truesight when affected by another Guardian’s smoke bomb invisibility. 
  • Felwinter’s Helm will no longer cause 2020 Solstice armor glows to default to Void, regardless of the player’s current subclass. 
  • The Heavy Handed mod will now correctly work with the Shiver Strike melee. 
  • The Assassin’s Cowl, Severance Enclosure, and Felwinter’s Helm Exotics now trigger their effects on Stasis-powered melee takedowns. 
  • Severance Enclosure and Felwinter’s Helm now create their effects at the location of the enemy defeated by a powered melee, instead of originating at the player’s location. 
  • Added a full suite of Trace Rifle-focused armor mods to the game. 
  • Removed the Infusion Caps from all Legendary armor pieces issued or reissued in Season of the Worthy or later.  
  • Armor sets issued in Season of the Worthy and Season of Arrivals have had their Legacy armor mod socket replaced with a Combat Style armor mod socket.  

WEAPONS 

  • Removed the Infusion Caps from all Legendary weapons issued or reissued in Season of the Worthy or later.  
  • Weapon Archetypes 
    • Nerfs: 
      • Aggressive (120 rpm) Hand Cannons now have damage and aim assist falloff distance reduced by between 2 and 4 meters based on range stat. 
      • This roughly halves the range buff they received in Beyond Light. 
      • Vortex Frame Sword full energy Heavy attack ammo cost increased from 4 to 6. 
      • Removed chip damage from Swords. 
    • Buffs: 
      • Increased Precision (450 rpm) Auto Rifle damage per bullet from 17 to 18. 
      • Added a rare Linear Fusion Rifle and Breech Grenade Launcher to the world loot pool. 
      • Increased Linear Fusion Rifle precision damage by 15%, and increased reserve ammo by 20%. 
      • Increased damage falloff start distance for Fusion Rifles, no effect on 100 range stat, +2m on 0 range stat. 
  • Perks 
    • Nerfs: 
      • Quickdraw Handling bonus is now removed after 1s after switching to this weapon, or on aiming down sights.
      • Replaced Quickdraw with Surplus on new and existing drops of Felwinter’s Lie and Astral Horizon.
      • Frenzy bonus damage reduced from +20% to +15%.
      • Reservoir Burst now increases magazine size in addition to its other effects, reduced full battery bonus damage from 33% to 25%.
    • Buffs:
      • Subsistence no longer reduces reserve ammunition and Submachine Guns now receive the same ammo fraction per takedown that Auto Rifles do.
      • High-Impact Reserves and Under Pressure are now active as long as their conditions are met (used to trigger on projectile fire).
      • Unrelenting now more easily triggers in PvE (immediate trigger on orange bars) and heals 20% more.
      • Sympathetic Arsenal now grants +20 reload in addition to its primary effect. 
      • Dragonfly now works on Heavy Shanks and Servitors, and occurs even faster than after the Season of the Chosen change. 
      • Hipfire Grip gains +1 degrees precision hip fire angle threshold, +1.2x reticule stickiness falloff distance (increase from the Season of Arrivals buff). 
      • Iron Grip, Iron Gaze, Iron Reach secondary stat penalty reduced from -40 to –30. 
      • Osmosis and Elemental Capacitor now works when playing a Stasis subclass. 
      • Elemental Capacitor with a Stasis subclass grants +recoil direction and reduces ADS move speed penalty. 
      • No Distractions trigger time reduced from 1.5s to 1s and flinch reduction increased from 30% to 35%.
      • Celerity now always grants +20 handling and +20 reload in addition to the triggered effect. 
      • Bottomless Grief now always grants +30 magazine stat in addition to the triggered effect. 
  • Mods 
    • Adept Mag and Adept Targeting secondary stat penalty reduced from -20 to -15, fixed Adept Mag not granting reserves when applied to a Sword. 
    • Adept Counterbalance has increased recoil direction benefit. 
  • Exotics 
    • Mida Multitool catalyst perk changed from Outlaw to No Distractions. 
    • Hawkmoon has increased priority of Paracausal Charge and Paracausal Shot buff text (this was sometimes dropping off the bottom of the list). 
    • The Lament has reduced damage of revved Heavy attack by ~16%. 
    • Bastion chip damage removed and instead intrinsically staggers Unstoppable Champions. Increased spread angle by 13%. 
    • Ticuu’s Divination is now acquirable through the Monument to Lost Lights kiosk in the Tower. 
  • Bug fixes 
    • Surrounded perk buff will no longer linger when using Surrounded Spec mod. 
    • Fixed an issue where Symmetry was able to cause damage to friendly teammates in Crucible using its alternate-fire mode. 
    • Fixed an issue where precision Hand Cannons would show down arrow on magazine stat when applying a Backup Mag mod. 
    • Fixed an issue where magazine size would always display a green increase arrow even when the magazine decreases on Temporal Clause. 
    • Fixed an issue where thresh would trigger a generic buff SFX on each kill, even if Super energy is full. 
    • Fixed and issue where Cloudstrike could trigger the lightning storm even if shooting invulnerable targets. 
    • Fixed an issue where Bad Juju’s emissive color was white instead of its normal green. 
    • Fixed an issue where Summoner Auto Rifle’s emissive color was white instead of its normal orange. 
    • Fixed an issue where Seventh Seraph Shotgun ornament had artifacting near the bolt. 
    • Fixed an issue where Adored Sniper Rifle was using Beyond Light Watermark instead of Season of the Hunt Watermark. 
    • Fixed and issue where MIDA Multi-Tool had animation popping in first person when coming out of a sprint. 
    • Fixed an issue where Adept Mag did not work on Sola’s Scar. 

POWER AND PROGRESSION 

  • The Infusion Cap for weapons and armor has risen 10 points. All sources will now offer upgrades up to 1260, Powerful sources up to 1310, and Pinnacle sources will go to 1320. 

BOUNTIES AND PURSUITS 

  • The Exo Stranger has a new Stasis Aspect quest available. 
    • Requires Beyond Light ownership, campaign completion, and acquisition of all prior Stasis Aspects from the Stranger. 
  • Fixed an issue where Step 2 of the Born in Darkness Part 2 quest unintentionally changed to only require using Stasis abilities against 30 combatants instead of the original 60. The objective has been returned to the original value. Players who have not yet completed this quest step will have to use Stasis abilities against 60 combatants. 
  • Weapon-focused bounties now cycle on a weekly rotation instead of random. 
  • Fixed an issue where Eris Morn’s post-campaign Memories quests weren’t showing on her map marker. 
    • Fixed an issue where the reward chest had no waypoint, making it easy to miss. 
  • Zavala, Shaxx, and Drifter have new daily and repeatable stasis bounties available. 
    • Gambit daily bounty and all three repeatable bounties require Stasis subclass acquisition. 

ABILITIES, ASPECTS, AND FRAGMENTS 

  • Fixed a bug that was making the Hunter Arcstrider’s Way of the Warrior Combat Flow perk behave inconsistently. 
  • Colorblind Support 
    • Stasis abilities now have colorblind support: 
      • Enemy Crystals 
      • Enemy Squall 
      • Enemy Duskfield 
      • Enemy Bleak Watcher 
    • Player highlighting in Crucible now has colorblind support. 
  • Subclass Tuning 
    • Hunters: 
      • The freeze detonation from Silence & Squall has been reduced from 12m to 8.5m in radius. 
      • Enemy Squall now has a red ring to define its area as it approaches. 
    • Titans: 
      • Shiver Strike melee energy is now refunded when Glacial Quake ends.  
      • Fixed an issue in which players can trigger Whisper of Torment by standing in an opponent’s Barricade. 
    • Warlocks: 
      • Shadebinder 
        • Bleak Watcher Aspect now grants two fragment slots. 
      • Chaos Reach 
        • Fixed an issue with Chaos Reach Super that was allowing it to penetrate some thin walls or objects enough to damage and kill opponents on the other side.

COMBATANTS 

  • Reduced the health of the Fallen Dropship turrets. 

STAT TRACKERS 

  • Added stat trackers for each Seal that can be gilded, tracking how many times the Seal has been gilded. 

SEASONAL CHALLENGES 

  • The Well-Rested tooltip has been updated to direct players to Seasonal Challenges rather than Weekly Bounties. 
  • Added a Past header category for Seasonal Challenges, and moved any Season of the Chosen Seasonal Challenges with weapon, reputation, or lore rewards to the Season of the Chosen category under the Past.  
    • All other Season of the Chosen Seasonal Challenges are no longer available. 
  • Added a new XP reward size for Seasonal Challenges. 

SHADERS 

  • Shaders are now unlockable items and no longer consumed upon application. 
    • Shaders no longer exist within the Inventory and can now be found within Collections. 
      • Any shader that has been unlocked in Collections can be applied to weapons or armor for the cost of 500 Glimmer. 
      • Existing shaders held in player Inventories, Vaults, and at the Postmaster have been removed. 

SEASON PASS 

  • Updated tooltip to inform players purchasing Season Pass ranks at rank 99, does NOT provide progress past rank 100. 
  • Seasonal armor will no longer drop from the Season Pass. 
  • Seasonal armor is now available exclusively through Seasonal activities and Seasonal Rank bonuses. 
  • Updated Season Pass Rank Rewards: 
    • Free: 
      • Rank 5 – 25 Legendary Shards 
      • Rank 10 – 25 Legendary Shards 
      • Rank 15 – 5 Enhancement Cores 
      • Rank 20 – Exotic Engram 
      • Rank 25 – Legendary Engram 
    • Premium: 
      • Rank 14 – 25 Legendary Shards 
      • Rank 15 – 5 Enhancement Cores 
      • Rank 17 – 10,000 Glimmer 
      • Rank 24 – Legendary Engram 
      • Rank 27 – 5 Enhancement Cores 
      • Rank 34 – 3 Upgrade Modules 
      • Rank 37 – 10,000 Glimmer 
      • Rank 44 – 25 Legendary Shards 
      • Rank 47 – 3 Upgrade Modules 
      • Rank 54 – Exotic Engram 
      • Rank 57 – 5 Enhancement Cores 

VALOR, INFAMY, AND GLORY

  • Glory, Valor, and Infamy reputations have had their internal systems rebuilt to a unified implementation. In-game, players should expect minimal perceived changes.
    • Unified Glory, Valor, and Infamy rank reputation tracking.
      • Before Forsaken, Glory and Valor had only Major ranks (Guardian, Brave, etc.).
      • After Forsaken, Glory and Valor gained sub-ranks (Brave I, II, III) alongside Infamy. However, all the historical tracking (Lifetime Ranks) and quest usage still used the original Major ranks.
      • Now, the sub-ranks are now referred to simply as Ranks, and all usage has been converted to use them where appropriate. (I.e., all lifetime values and quest targets have been multiplied by three.)
    • Glory playlists no longer block Valor win streaks from declining.
    • The Valor badge now appears on the Trials launch screen.
    • Infamy win streak bonus is now linear (+35 points per win).
    • Glory win streak bonus is now linear (+20 points per win).
    • Valor and Glory gains and rewards are now blocked by the PvP Banhammer. 
    • You are now no longer able to reset Valor or Infamy if you have a full stack of Ascendant Shards.
    • Infamy rank reward Bygones is now available without restriction.
    • Infamy rank reward Distant Relation is available if it has never been acquired before.
  • Ada-1 has returned to the Tower with a variety of new offerings.
    • Once the Seasonal introductory quest is completed, players can visit Ada-1 to pick up Armor Synthesis Bounties to earn materials for up to 10 Armor Synthesis per class per Season.
  • Banshee-44 no longer offers Armor mods and will instead offer a selection of Weapon mods which will rotate daily.
  • When Xur’s inventory includes an Exotic armor piece with a perk effect that depends on the use of a particular ability, that armor piece should more reliably come with a higher stat value in the stat that governs the cooldown of that ability.

FOCUSED UMBRAL ENGRAMS AND PRISMATIC RECASTER 

  • Focused Umbral Engrams now auto-decrypt when obtained via the Prismatic Recaster. 
  • The visual states for Focusing options on the Prismatic Recaster have been streamlined to reduce visual clutter and confusion.

PLATFORMS AND SYSTEMS

  • Added motion blur, chromatic aberration, and film grain settings options to Xbox One and PS4.

GENERAL

  • Fixed a bug that was preventing Sparrow cleanup when the rider exited the game unexpectedly.
  • Fixed an issue causing gear in the Destiny Content Vault to erroneously drop from strike-unique loot lists.
  • Sparrows no longer time out after seven seconds and can now stay in the world semi-indefinitely.
    • Just please be respectful where you park them.
  • Players can now easily filter the offerings in the Eververse Storefront Archive tab.
    • Offerings have increased to 200+ items in the Archive.
  • Store tab now displays a sheen when Bright Engrams are available for decrypting.

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All Destiny 2 Season of the Lost Emblem Codes for September 2021

Here is a complete list of all the free Destiny 2 Emblem Codes in September 2021 and how to redeem them as well.

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Some awesome Destiny 2 goodies are available to players through free Emblem Codes in Season of the Lost. We have all the codes, and instructions on how to acquire them in September 2021.

Each month, players are given the opportunity by Bungie to add to their collection of cosmetics in Destiny 2. It’s a chance to try out some new looks as you tackle the Trials of Osiris or PVE activities.

Our useful guide has all the Destiny 2 codes for September 2021 and also shows you how to redeem them as well.

Free Destiny 2 Emblem Codes for September 2021

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The Emblem Codes will give Guardians access to a whole range of different items, and to reiterate, they are all free!

Here is every free Emblem Code for Destiny 2 in September 2021:

  • YRC-C3D-YNC – Spicy Ramen emblem
  • 7D4PKRMD7 – Sequence Flourish
  • X9FGMAH6D – The Unimagined Plane
  • XFV-KHP-N97 – The Visionary
  • A7LFYC44X – Flames of Forgotten Truth
  • JDT-NLC-JKM – Ab Aeterno
  • N3LXN6PXF – The Reflective Proof
  • 7CP-94V-LFP – Lone Focus / Jagged Edge
  • FJ9-LAM-67F – Binding Focus
  • 7F9-767-F74 – Sign of the Finite
  • X4C-FGX-MX3 – Note of Conquest
  • JD7-4CM-HJG – Illusion of Light
  • JNX-DMH-XLA – Field of Light
  • 3VF-LGC-RLX – Insula Thesauraria
  • RA9XPH6KJ – Cryonautics (Beyond Light)
  • JYNJAAY7D – Galilean Excursion (Beyond Light)
  • 7LVGTKT7J – Future In Shadow (Beyond Light)

Even if you’re not wholly interested in every free item being gifted here, it’s still worth claiming them so that you always have the option in the future.

How to redeem Destiny 2 Emblem Codes

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Bungie doesn’t make it that easy to redeem items as you’ll have to go to their official website to claim them.

Here’s what you’ll need to do with these codes:

  1. Go to Bungie’s code redemption website
  2. Sign into your account, or make one if you haven’t got one
  3. Select your platform
  4. Go through the steps until you get to the code redemption box
  5. Simply enter one of the above codes into the box and click “Redeem”
  6. Now, look at the ‘Redemption History’ tab for instructions on how to gain each item
  7. The item should now be available for you the next time you sign into Destiny 2!

With this knowledge in hand, you should now be able to claim all the items using the above steps.

Also, learn how to fix the Destiny 2 Error Code: BUFFALO.

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How to get Destiny 2 Bright Dust

Bright Dust is essential for purchasing Exotic cosmetics in Destiny 2. Here is every possible way to earn Bright Dust in Destiny 2.

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If you want to change the look of your gear, you’re going to need some Bright Dust. Here’s every way you can obtain Destiny 2 Bright Dust.

There are many currencies in Destiny 2, and they can be pretty challenging to keep up with when playing. Each currency has a specific use and can only be spent at certain stores. And each one of these stores only sells a particular type of item.

Bright Dust is one of Destiny 2’s various currencies, and it’s also one of the most important. No, it can’t be used to buy Exotic armor or weapons. Bright Dust can’t be spent on anything that will increase your power level, either.

But what it can do is purchase cosmetic items to make your character look cooler. At this point in Destiny 2, if you aren’t rocking Exotic ornaments or cosmetic armor, you’re on the bottom of the player totem poll. Here’s how you can get Bright Dust in Destiny 2 to spend at the Eververse store.

Every way to get Bright Dust in Destiny 2

Below is a list of all the ways to earn Bright Dust in Destiny 2. Players can spend Bright Dust on cosmetic items in the Eververse Store. Players will need a large amount of Bright Dust if they want their gear to look the best.

Bright Dust from Season Pass Ranks

Progressing the Season Pass is a great way to earn Bright Dust. Both the paid and free versions of the Season Pass offer a large amount of Bright Dust. However, it can take a bit of time to earn all 100 ranks.

Regardless, progressing the Battle Pass is very rewarding. Paid Battle Pass owners can earn 10,500 Bright Dust, while free players can earn 7,500 Bright Dust. As well, players can earn Bright Engrams, which also have a chance to drop Bright Dust.

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Bright Dust from Seasonal Challenges

A faster but more demanding way to earn Bright Dust is by completing Seasonal Challenges. These challenges last until the end of a Destiny 2 Season, and they can reward players with 70 to 300 Bright Dust per challenge.

Completing all Seasonal Challenges will reward the player with a total of 10,000 Bright Dust. While the amount of Bright Dust you will earn isn’t specified on the challenge page, there is still a way to determine how much you will earn.

If a challenge offers x2 Extra Large XP, you will earn 75 Bright Dust. If it provides x4 Extra Large XP, you will make 150 Bright Dust. And if it offers x8 Extra Large XP, you will earn 300 Bright Dust.

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Dust from Bright Engrams

This is the least reliable method of getting Bright Dust, but you’re going to be collecting Bright Engrams while playing anyway. Players will earn Bright Engrams randomly while playing Destiny 2. They can be found inside the Character’s Engram Inventory.

Among various cosmetic items that can be dropped from Bright Engrams, they can also drop Gifts of Bright Dust. These rare drops come in three different sizes and have a slight chance of dropping. The sizes and amounts of Bright Dust are as follows:

  • Small Gift of Bright Dust – 250 BD
  • Medium Gift of Bright Dust – 500 BD
  • Huge Gift of Bright Dust – 1,000 BD

Bright Engrams can be opened at The Eververse Store.

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Destiny 2 Bright Dust from Vendor Challenges

Completing Vendor Challenges to earn Bright Dust in Destiny 2 is a more time-consuming task. Plus, these challenges can only be completed once a week. However, they are still a reliable method of obtaining a decent amount of Bright Dust.

Players will need to visit Zavala, Shaxx, and the Drifter, each of their weekly challenges. These challenges require players to complete 8 bounties in their activity. Each challenge tier will reward the player with 120 Bright Dust.

Since there are three tiers per challenge, players can earn 360 Bright Dust per Vendor per week. Completing all nine challenge tiers will reward players with 1,080 Bright Dust.

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Destiny 2 Bright Dust from Repeatable Bounties

This is by far the grindiest yet most reliable method of obtaining Bright Dust. And since you’re going to be completing bounties for the Weekly Vendor Challenges, you might as well earn a small amount of Bright Dust at the same time.

Each Vendor (Zavala, Shaxx, and the Drifter) has repeatable bounties that offer a small amount of XP and 10 Bright Dust. This is a minuscule amount of Bright Dust, but you can participate in these bounties an infinite number of times.

Completing bounties will also increase your rank with that Vendor and will progress the Season Pass. So, while this method of getting Bright Dust in Destiny 2 is a major grind, it also helps players progress multiple game factors.

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For now, that’s every way you can earn Bright Dust in Destiny 2. So get out there and grind for some shiny new pants.

For more Destiny, check out how to unlock the fan-favorite Gjallahorn launcher, and stay tuned for more news and guides.

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Where is Spider in Destiny 2? Season of the Lost location

Spider is still available to visit in Destiny 2: Season of the Lost, so here’s the location where you can find him to take on Bounties and more.

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Spider in Destiny 2

Although we’re now well into Destiny 2 Season of the Lost, you can still visit Spider to accept Bounties and find loot, so here is Spider’s location.

Destiny 2 Season of the Lost is now in full swing, offering players a ton of new content such as Trials of Osiris rewards, Ager’s Scepter, its Catalyst, and more. In Season of the Lost’s story, Spider gets an ominous mention, so we may be seeing him again soon.

Even though he arrived in 2018’s Forsaken, this Fallen crime syndicate leader can still be found to offer Bounties, Wanted Bounties, and do a Material Exchange.

Here’s where to find Spider in Destiny 2: Season of the Lost.

Destiny 2 Spider location

Spider in Destiny 2

You’ll be able to find the Destiny 2 Spider location in Thieves Landing on the Tangled Shore. He acts as the primary vendor for this area but can be pretty tricky to discover if you’ve never visited him before in Destiny 2.

To find the Destiny 2 Spider location, once you’ve landed at Thieves Landing on the Tangled Shore, you need to go straight ahead until you find a small set of stairs. Go up these stairs, then head left into the cave entrance. Hop over the wall and follow this round to the right, and then keep following this corridor.

You’ll eventually find Spider at the end of this corridor, sitting atop his throne with a guard on either side of him. From here, you can speak to him to begin Bounties, Wanted Bounties, or do a Material Exchange.

Spider in Destiny 2

You can also reach him quicker by using your Sparrow. Although challenging, getting your Sparrow over the small wall is possible, allowing you to reach Spider in half the time.

Once you have found the Destiny 2 Spider location, you will be able to take advantage of everything he offers or know where to go if a quest asks you to meet and speak with this unique character at the Destiny 2 Spider location.

For more Destiny 2, be sure to check out Xur’s location and items for each week and the best PVE weapons you can run.

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