Destiny 2: Crimson Days Guide


Crimson Days is a limited-time Live Event in Destiny 2 which honors the unbreakable bonds Guardians forge on and off the battlefield.  Crimson Days begins on February 11, 2020 and ends at the weekly reset on February 18, 2020 .  

For information on Crimson Days, including instructions on how to unlock the "In the Valley" emblem through the Bungie Rewards program, please visit Crimson Days 2020.

Participation Requirements

While all players are invited to experience Crimson Days, new players must first meet the following requirements:

  • Escape the Cosmodrome to  unlock the Tower .
  • Achieve  790 Power .

Once new players meet the above requirements, they will unlock a Milestone telling them to speak to Lord Shaxx in the Tower.

* Characters created before the launch of New Light do not have to achieve 790 Power to receive the Crimson Days Milestone.


Players who are new to Destiny 2 should also review our Destiny 2: New Player Guide.

Crimson Days Crucible

During Crimson Days, Lord Shaxx prepares a special Crimson Days Doubles playlist for Guardians to compete for valor and rewards. crimson_days_screenshot_thumb_1.jpg


New Light players are able to enter the Crimson Days Doubles playlist as soon as they escape the Cosmodrome and unlock the Tower.  Matchmaking is available for solo players. Listed below are features that players should be aware of when participating in this playlist.

Reunited Falling Apart Vengeance
Reunited is a special buff that increases the recharge rate of Guardian abilities for teammates who are close together.

Bounties and Rewards from Lord Shaxx


Lord Shaxx is the Crimson Days event vendor. Players can speak with him to complete the initial Crimson Days Milestone, pick up Crimson Days bounties, and purchase event rewards.

After players speak with Lord Shaxx and receive the Fire of the Crimson Days emblem, they will be able to purchase Crimson Days bounties and rewards. Rewards can be purchased using Confectionery Hearts , which are earned through completing bounties and matches in the Crimson Days Doubles playlist.

Fire of the 
Crimson Days


Crimson Days Confectionery Hearts do not dismantle individually. In the event that players choose to dismantle these items, their entire stacks will be deleted.

Crimson Days Bounties

During Crimson Days, Lord Shaxx offers Crimson Days bounties which can reward players with Double XP, Bright Dust, and Confectionery Hearts.

Bounty (2)
Bounty (4)

Crimson Days Rewards

Lord Shaxx offers exclusive Crimson Days-themed rewards for the duration of the event. These rewards are available as one-time purchases with the exception of the Warmhearted Gift.  Players may use Confectionery Hearts to repeatedly purchase the Warmhearted Gift, which randomly awards Glimmer, weapons, and gear. For purchase costs, please visit Lord Shaxx in the Tower Courtyard. 



The Vow







Crimson Days Triumphs

During Crimson Days, players may also complete exclusive Crimson Days-themed Triumphs. To track progress toward Crimson Days Triumphs, players should visit their Triumphs character menu, go into the Seasonal node, and navigate to the Events > Crimson Days subpage.

Players have until Crimson Days ends at the weekly reset on February 18, 2020, to complete Crimson Days Triumphs. Please note that some Crimson Days Triumphs or bounties may require players to have access to certain activities, such as the Crimson Days Doubles playlist. For activity details, please visit Lord Shaxx in the Tower Courtyard, or see the Crimson Days Triumph requirements listed in the Triumphs character menu.

Once Crimson Days has ended, these Triumphs will no longer be eligible for progress, and incomplete Triumphs will be hidden.  These Triumphs are as follows:


View Triumphs
Labor of Love
Complete Crimson Days Triumphs.
Heart's Desire
Collect each of the Crimson Days rewards offered by Lord Shaxx.
I'm with You
Complete Crimson Days matches.
Love Conquers All
Win Crimson Days matches.
As a fireteam, defeat Guardians while they are affected by the "Reunited" buff. May be completed only within the Crimson Days playlist.
Divide and Conquer
As a fireteam, defeat Guardians separated from their partner. May be completed only within the Crimson Days playlist.
As a fireteam, defeat Guardians while they seek vengeance for their fallen ally. May be completed only within the Crimson Days playlist.
Love Avenged
Earn Blood for Blood medals by avenging your fallen ally. May be completed only within the Crimson Days playlist.
Looking for Love
Complete Crimson Days bounties.
Two to Tango
Complete a Nightfall in a fireteam of two.


Triumphs for Crimson Days 2020 that have been unlocked but not claimed will become inaccessible after Crimson Days ends at the weekly reset on February 18, 2020. In order to players to ensure that they receive credit for these triumphs, they must claim them as soon as they are completed.

Crimson Days Vital Information and Known Issues

For the latest information on known issues discovered after Crimson Days has gone live on  February 11, 2020 , players should visit our pinned top issues and vital information thread on the #Help forum