Destiny 2 Year 6 Known Issues and Vital Information

This is a sub-page of Destiny 2 Guided Support. The following are confirmed known issues that players may experience in Destiny 2 Year 6 beginning February 28, 2023. Updates to this list will occur when possible. For more information on Years of Destiny, please click here.

If players experience issues that do not appear on this list, they can create a thread in our #Help Forum.


This is not a complete list of all known issues, but a targeted list of specific issues.



Season of Defiance Known Issues and Vital Information

Last Updated: March 13, 2023



  • Season Passes will be applied to the first account that signs in. If you plan to Cross Save but will use another character set, it's recommended to set up Cross Save before logging in. For more information, click here.
  • The "Solo Legendary Lost Sectors" Guardian Rank objective can be completed with both Master and Legendary Lost Sectors.
  • The "Solo Spelunker" Guardian Rank objective does not track progress before unlocking at Rank 11.
  • The Powerful Friends and Radiant Light armor mods require at least 1 armor charge to activate.


Season of Defiance Content



Top Issues Being Investigated



  • Rewards from the Twitch Gift Sub Bounty do no appear in-game.
  • Transferring a missing item from the Loadouts via the Destiny API can cause some players to crash.
  • The Radiant Solar status effect does not buff Strand weapons.
  • The Strand Hunter's Aspect 'Ensnaring Slam' does not trigger some Class Ability mods.
  • Sometimes player characters and weapons appear invisible after repeated interactions with the post-activity Commendations screen. It is recommended to clear the cache and restart the game app to resolve this issue.
  • Opening the Commendations screen in the Journeys tab sometimes causes the game to crash. Console players can turn off HDR to avoid crashing on this screen.
  • The Guardian Ranks seasonal reset text incorrectly states that ranks 6 through 10 are advance ranks and players at these ranks will reset to rank 5 at the end of the season. Ranks 7 through 11 are advance ranks and players at these ranks will reset to rank 6 at the end of the season.


Error Codes



Cross Play
  • Changing the platform setting " Others can communicate w/ voice, text, or invites " does not take effect until the game has been restarted.



  • We're investigating reports of players unable to login through Steam and are stuck on the loading spinner.
  • We are investigating reports of issues related to low performance on PCs .
  • Players running Destiny with an integrated graphics card may encounter gameplay performance issues if the integrated graphics card does not meet the minimum required PC specs. 
    • Laptops with Intel 12th generation Iris integrated graphics may crash in high demand environments. Players can mitigate these crashes by ensuring Windows 10 is set to use only discrete graphics when running Destiny 2 via Windows->Settings->Graphics Settings, and selecting "High Performance" for Destiny 2.




Items and Weapons

  • Weapon and Ghost mods aren't currently obtainable for players.
  • Anti-Champion mods can sometimes work inconsistently.
  • Using 3 copies of the same Resist armor mod provides no difference than using 2 copies of the same mod.
  • When the Void Weapon Channeling perk timer ends, it also ends any active Void Weapon Surge perk with it.
  • The Winterbite Exotic Glaive has been temporarily disabled in raids, dungeons, and Gambit.
  • The Gyrfalcon's Hauberk Hunter Exotic Chestpiece does not grant void weapons anti-barrier rounds.
  • Slotting 8 or more decaying Armor Charge mods results in Artifact mods in columns 4 and 5 not working.
  • The Thunderhead Grips Hunter arms are missing from the Transmog menu.
  • The Jötunn Exotic fusion rifle has been temporarily disabled in Crucible, raids, and dungeons.
  • The Swarmers Warlock Exotic Legs do not create Threadlings when a Tangle is thrown if a player has the Strand Shackle grenade equipped.
  • The Quicksilver Storm Exotic auto rifle and Touch of Malice Exotic scout rifle have lost their 40% damage increase against red bar enemies.
  • Activating Fourth Times the Charm with the first shot in Revision Zero's alternate fire mode results in players losing all alternative fire shots and kicking them from the alternative firing mode.
  • The Hyperborean Pinion Exotic sparrow cannot be obtained from Collections.

Quests and Triumphs

  • The Welcome to the Hall of Heroes quest can become blocked if players interact with the broken statues early on an alternate character.
  • Nimbus' Weekly Bounty, Vex Incursion Countermeasures, did not reset for some players at the Weekly Reset.
  • The Unbroken Title can no longer be equipped.
  • The "Ascendant Scepter Mods"  Triumph from Season of Defiance is counting previous Season 19 mod unlocks for its completion total, allowing some players to complete this triumph early. Players who did not unlock enough artifact mods during Season 19 are currently blocked from completing this Triumph.
  • Veteran players starting Lightfall at Guardian Rank 6 will not receive Vanguard Lore Books 1 through 6 and will only receive Vanguard Lore Book 7.


  • Players in Legend and Master Lost Sectors and Master Wellspring can become softlocked on a black screen when wiping to orbit. Players in this state can manually return to orbit to fix themselves.
  • The "Shielded Foes" activity modifier is showing a placeholder icon.
  • Master Dungeons aren't showing Artifice armor in the reward preview when selecting the activity.
  • We are investigating an issue causing players to be unable to join Competitive Crucible matches after their in-game suspension is scheduled to expire. Players affected by this issue can resolve it by playing a match of Competitive Crucible with an alternate character.


PC Known Issues

Year 5 Archived Known Issues


Year 4 Archived Known Issues


Year 3 Archived Known Issues


Years 1-2 Archived Known Issues