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How to Transmog in Destiny 2: Armor Synthesis, cost, guide

New to Destiny 2 is the ability to finally Transmog, see how you can use Armor Synthesis to change your gear and how to do it.

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Transmog has arrived in Destiny 2 with the beginning of Bungie’s new ‘Season of the Splicer’ chapter. We’re going to show you how to do it and what it will cost to do so.

Long, long overdue in the eyes of many veteran Destiny 2 players is the Transmogrification feature – Transmog for short – that lets a player customize their gear to resemble something else, but maintaining the weapon’s stats.

In Destiny and other games, players regularly have to sacrifice their nicest-looking armor or equip different sets that don’t match for the sake of boosting their stats. Destiny players have suffered this burden, but no longer as Season of the Splicer has finally debuted Transmog in full.

The feature, which can also be referred to as Armor Synthesis, is mostly straightforward and we’re going to walk you through the process to make it as easy as possible.

How to get Universal Ornaments in Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer

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Now, the first thing to note is that there are two ways you can go about using Transmog on your gear in Destiny 2. But in both cases, you will need ‘Universal Ornaments‘ to perform the process, and here’s how.

Method #1 – Destiny 2 currencies

Most gamers will choose the standard method, completing the introductory quests and tutorials to Transmog gear, and using Destiny 2’s naturally-earned in-game currency to pay for it.

Method #2 – Silver

If you want to speed up the process and perhaps don’t have time to grind and complete quests, then you can just simply buy Silver from the Destiny 2 store using real money.

How to use Armor Synthesis to change your gear in Destiny 2

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You’ll need to follow a series of steps to complete the act of Transmog, and we will guide you using a series of detailed steps.

Here’s what you’ll need to do:

  1. Go and see Banshee-44 at The Tower
  2. Accept the ‘Armor Synthesis Introduction’ quest
  3. Now visit Ada-1 in The Tower and now follow through on her request
  4. Head to the BrayTech facility on Europa to recover the lost data and then make your way back to Ada
  5. She’ll tell you to interact with the Loom and connect the Processing Unit she has given you, do that, and then meet with Ada once more to finish off the quest
  6. Take the Synthweave Straps, open the Character Screen, and scroll down to Appearance Customization
  7. Find the item you want to Transmog and go through the new Armor options to apply a Universal Ornament and Synthweave for the transformation and hold to Unlock it
  8. Take the 150 Synthstrand for completing your Armor Synthesis and use it to purchase bounties from Ada to gain Armor Synthesis materials
  9. Now complete her bounties, earn the Transmog materials, and use the Loom to Transmog your desired armor
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We should note at this point that Season of the Splicer will only let you do 10 ADA bounties for the whole season. That translates to two whole Armor sets, meaning there are only a finite amount of times you can Transmog items for free.

If you want to Transmog any further items after using all 10 bounties, then you’ll need to buy the materials using Silver.

Also, check out every new exotic weapon in Season of the Splicer and the new 3.2.0 update patch notes.

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How to complete Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Week 6 Challenges

We’ve crossed the midway point of the Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer weekly objectives, so here are the full Week 6 challenges.

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We’re into Week Six of Season of the Splicer, and Bungie is still delivering new challenges for Guardians to face in Destiny 2, so here are all of the Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Week 6 Challenges.

Hunting for Synthstrand and acquiring the new Exotic Weapons is still the modus operandi for many Destiny 2 players and is how they are occupying their time.

The Vault of Glass Raid is still popular amongst players, and people are already wondering what surprises or nostalgia that Season 15 has in store for players.

Thanks to DestinyTracker, we know this week’s challenges, and these will be available to players from June 15.

So let’s go through what Week Six of Season of the Splicer has in store for us.

Season of the Splicer Week 6 Challenges

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If you ever need to refer back to these challenges whilst playing Destiny 2, you can find the Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Week 6 Challenges under the Quests selection in the menu.

Here’s the complete list of the Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Week 6 Challenges:

  • Behind the Curtain – Speak to the Splicer Servitor and complete Path of the Splicer VI, and defeat Champions anywhere in the system. Bonus progress for Champions defeated in Override or Expunge
  • Herculean Protocol – Defeat the Hydra boss in Override, and defeat powerful Vex anywhere in the system. Bonus progress for Vex defeated in Override
  • Eliksni Ally II – Increase your Reputation with the Splicer Servitor in the H.E.L.M
  • Shotgun Splicer – In Override or Expunge, defeat combatants with Shotguns. Earn bonus progress by rapidly defeating them
  • Sling the Stone… – Stagger, pierce, or disrupt Champions
  • Feels Good to Be Bad – Defeat Guardians in Gambit. Earn bonus progress for defeating them as an Invader
  • The Red Hat – Acquire The Red Hat ornament for Null Composure
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Season of the Splicer’s challenges are here and will be retroactive until this season concludes and the next one begins.

If you missed them, you could still check out the challenges for Week OneWeek TwoWeek Three, Week Four, and Week Five.

That’s all for this week’s Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Seasonal Challenges. Stay tuned for Week Seven’s next week, and check out our complete guide on using Transmog in Destiny 2.

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How to complete Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Week Five Challenges

Bungie will be releasing Week Five challenges for Season of the Splicer, and here’s the full details for Destiny 2’s latest objectives.

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It’s officially the midway point of Season of the Splicer, so let’s take a look at what challenges you’ll need to complete for Week Five of Destiny 2’s newest season.

Hunting for Synthstrand and acquiring the new Exotic Weapons is still the modus operandi for many Destiny 2 players and is how they are occupying their time. Along with players still finding ways to enjoy the Vault of Glass Raid, Bungie has been busy working on improving the game too with the 3.2.0.2 hotfix and 3.2.0.3 hotfix.

Thanks to DestinyTracker, we know this week’s challenges, and these will be available to players from June 8.

So let’s go through what Week Five of Season of the Splicer has in store for us.

Season of the Splicer Week Five Challenges

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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 Splicer Week Five Challenges:

  • Changing Views – Speak to the Splicer Servitor and complete Path of the Splicer V, and defeat powerful Hive anywhere in the system. Bonus progress for Hive defeated in Override
  • Expedited Expunge: Tartarus – Complete Expunge: Tartarus in 6 minutes or less
  • Crack and Decrypt II – Unlock Conflux Chests by completing Override missions. Decrypt Season of the Splicer Engrams at the Prismatic Recaster using Decrypted Data
  • Grenade Launcher Splicer – In Override or Expunge, defeat combatants with Grenade Launchers. Earn bonus progress by rapidly defeating them
  • Apex Armorer – Masterwork a piece of armor
  • Serenity of the Void – Acquire the seasonal ritual weapon
  • Beyond Legendary – Earn Valor ranks
  • The Undying – Complete any Nightfall strike on Legend or higher without dying
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Season of the Splicer’s challenges are here and will be retroactive until this season concludes and the next one begins.

If you missed them, you can still check out the challenges for Week OneWeek Two, Week Three, and Week Four.

That’s all for this week’s Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Seasonal Challenges. Stay tuned for Week Five’s next week and check out our complete guide on using Transmog in Destiny 2.

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When does Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer end and Season 15 start?

With Season of the Splicer well underway, we need to start looking ahead to Season 15 and what bungie may have planned for Destiny players.

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Destiny 2’s Beyond Light expansion continued with the launch of Season of the Splicer, but Season 15 will be here before we know it. Here’s everything we know about the next season of Destiny 2 so far.

Season of the Splicer has proven to be a bit of bumper season for Destiny 2 with some ground-breaking features added to the game. The long-awaited and promised Transmog has finally debuted in Destiny 2 with players now encouraged to hoard all the Synthstrand, Synthcord, and Synthweave to do so.

Not only that, but we also saw the return of the first-ever Destiny Raid – Vault of Glass. The season as a whole carried on from where Season of the Chosen left off by adding more Weekly Challenges and providing regular updates, and we expect all of this to continue in Season 15.

When will Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer end?

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Each season of Destiny is a lengthy one, typically lasting three months in total. Bungie has given no sign that Season of the Splicer is going to be any different.

With this in mind, we can expect the latest season of Destiny 2 to finish up on August 24. With many more Weekly Challenges and extra content to be drip-fed into the game, Guardians still have a lot more cool stuff to look forward to.

When will Destiny 2 Season 15 start?

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As usual, unless Bungie has something gigantic planned or has severe issues with their services, the downtime will be minimal at best.

So Guardians can expect to gear up and take to the terrain on either the same day that the Season finishes – August 24 – or at a push August 25.

Crossplay finally coming to Destiny 2 Season 15

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Originally announced in the February 25, 2021 Bungie blog update, crossplay will finally be landing in Destiny 2 which will be music to the ears of many.

When discussing some future content updates such as the Witch Queen being pushed back to 2022, the team talked about how Crossplay would be implemented.

Crossplay is coming to the masses in Season 15. We’ll be doing some internal rollouts and alpha tests in Season 14 to prepare for a widespread launch this fall. With Crossplay, you’ll be able to play with all your friends no matter what platform you call home.

And don’t worry, we won’t be matching console and PC players together in the Crucible unless PC players specifically invite their console friends to play with them in the PC Crucible pools.” 

Other major features in Destiny 2 Season 15

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In the same blog post, the team also dropped some additional info regarding changes they hope to make happen in Season 15.

Here are the proposed Destiny 2 Season 15 changes:

  • “We will be addressing “three-peeking” in Trials and Competitive. In these modes, emotes will be disabled and players will be unable to pull out any third person weapon that doesn’t have ammo
  • We are also looking at universal adjustments to Stasis by increasing damage reduction when frozen to provide more survivability for the victim
  • We will also focus on Light subclasses and release a set of targeted buffs to our most underutilized specializations
  • We will also be looking to adjust overall ability usage rates to make sure guns and gunplay are always key to success in the Crucible
  • We will introduce our first round of Legendary Stasis Energy and Power weapons”

As we start getting closer to the Season’s official unveiling, we’ll be able to update this page with crucial and essential information.

Stay tuned at Charlie INTEL for future Destiny 2 news!

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