Destiny 2: Season of Arrivals

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The Darkness is closer than you think...

The Pyramid ships have arrived and an untapped power has summoned the enemies of humanity. Help unravel the true nature of the Darkness.



 

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In Season of Arrivals , fragments of the vanquished Almighty burn in the sky, but celebration is cut short as mysterious Pyramid ships reveal themselves throughout the system. A dark omen unveils itself and an obscured message howls through the emptiness of space. In the shadow of the Pyramid ship, you must search for answers.



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Contact Public Event, Umbral Engrams, and the Prismatic Recaster

To help the Drifter investigate the true nature of the Darkness, players will need to defeat enemies and bank Motes of Darkness in the new Contact Public Event . After earning Umbral Engrams from various in-game sources, players can use the Prismatic Recaster to influence the contents of the engram, then use the Umbral Decoder to decrypt the engram.

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Umbral Focusing
Focus Umbral Engrams to influence the rewards within
Unlocks access to Basic Umbral Focusing, Improved Arsenal Focusing, and Improved Armor Focusing
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Gifts of Light & Dark
Power offered in outstretched hands
Unlocks access to 3 Ranks with 7 Upgrades each

Throughout the Season, players can upgrade the Prismatic Recaster to unlock specialized  Umbral Focusing  options and earn rewards through Umbral Research ranks .

 

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Umbral Research
Rank 1*

*Available mod rotates daily

 

 

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Umbral Research
Rank 3

 

 

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Umbral Research
Rank 5

 

 

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Umbral Research
Rank 7

 

 

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Umbral Research
Rank 12

 

 

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Umbral Research
Rank 15

 

 

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Umbral Research
Rank 21

 

 

The Prismatic Recaster offers three different bounties that players can complete for XP  and Glimmer . Additionally, Weekly Bounties will offer Twisted Energy , used to upgrade the Prismatic Recaster, and Daily Bounties will offer Altered Element , used to alter Umbral Engrams. 

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Weekly Bounties

 

 

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Daily Bounties

 

 

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Repeatable Bounties

 Players will need to own the Season Pass to purchase Prismatic Recaster upgrades and bounties.

 Umbral Engrams do not give any rewards if dismantled.
 
When Season of Arrivals ends, these pursuits and activities will be removed and replaced with new rewards and themes in the next Season.




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Prophecy Dungeon

The Prophecy Dungeon is a new three-player activity that is available to all players - the Season of Arrivals Season Pass is not required to access this dungeon. Unique rewards, such as the Daito Foundry Armor Set , are exclusive to this dungeon and can be earned through weekly completions.



Max Power Level

Starting in the Season of Arrivals , players will be able to see the Max Power Level for all Legendary weapons and armor. This change won't affect any gear in Season of Arrivals , as Legendary weapons and armor will not be at their Max Power Level at the start of the Season. However, some Legendary gear will reach their Power Level cap starting in Season 12. Exotic weapons and armor do not have a Max Power Level. For a list of items that will reach Max Power in Season 12, or for more information, please visit our Max Power Level Article linked below. 



Season Pass

The Season of Arrivals Season Pass includes access to the Season's story, seasonal activity, new gear, and Premium Track rewards for Seasonal Ranks which gives players access to rewards earlier than the Free Track. 

 

Storage Requirements

 

Platform Install Size Storage Space Needed
PlayStation 5 67.0 GB 67.0 GB
Xbox Series X|S 70.0 GB 70.0 GB
PlayStation 4 70.78 GB 70.78 GB
Xbox One 65.7 GB 65.7 GB
Steam 69.7 GB* 69.7 GB

*Install size may vary based on languages installed, size shown is maximum size possible.


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Known Issues

Below are Destiny 2: Shadowkeep and Season of Arrivals known issues. This is not a complete list, but a targeted list of specific issues.

Last Updated: September 30, 2020

 

Vital Information

 

General

  • XBOX players who pre-ordered Destiny 2: Beyond Light need to highlight D2 on the Dashboard, click "Manage game & add-ons" and install the Beyond Light items in the "Ready to install" area. Then, relaunch D2 and view the Cryptarch's inventory in the Tower to claim the pre-order items.
  • 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.
  • Universal Ornaments will only appear on certain Legendary armor pieces called Armor 2.0. These armor pieces will show an Energy cost on them.

 

Seasonal Content

  • Players with the  “Red on Red” Crucible Quest will need to reach the Mythic Valor rank to complete the “Unfurl the Banner” quest step, not the Fabled Valor rank.
  • Dismantling an  Umbral Engram will not give any rewards.
  • If a player's engram inventory is full when decrypting Umbral Engrams, a legendary engram may go to the Postmaster instead of the item going to a player's inventory.
  • Players who dismantle the  Season of Arrivals intro quest can reacquire it from Zavala.
  • Boss kills will grant bonus progression for the Scornful Shadow, Bloodied Legion, Delete Executable, and Breakin' some Taken  Prismatic Recaster Daily Bounties.
  • Players will be blocked from completing the  Prismatic Recaster weekly ritual loop if previously completed on a character of the same class earlier that week.
  • Seasonal consumables will be deleted when Season of Arrivals ends.

 

Top Issues Being Investigated

 

Error Codes

  • Error codes  ANTEATER and  RABBIT.

 

Event Content

  • The lower half of the Warlock Blood Lineage Robes Universal Armor Ornament from the Festival of the Lost event will experience a visual texture error at the launch of Beyond Light. This issue will be resolved in a patch soon after release.
  • Shaders do not properly apply to the Majestic and Magnificent Robes, Cloaks, and Marks from the Solstice of Heroes event.

 

General

  • Players can no longer gain Clan XP.
  • The Seasons tab of the Director will flash to indicate an available reward when none are there.
  • Some players may not receive rewards from Garden of Salvation encounter chests.
  • Some players may not receive progress on Crucible and Iron Banner quests and bounties.
  • When using HDR , the Brightness Slider doesn't appear to work, and dark areas are hard to see.

 

PC

  • 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. They may also notice that the Titan symbol on Destiny loading screens has a triangle facing the wrong way.
  • Players whose Forsaken licenses did not transfer from Blizzard to Steam should retry PC Migration. Additionally, some players experiencing this issue may need to log into Destiny 2 on Steam before retrying migration.
  • Receiving "Problem Reading Game Content"  errors after verifying the integrity of game files.

 

Items and Weapons

  • The Executor's Will and Steadfast Hunter faction ornaments  cannot be equipped because the rank requirement is from Season 3
  • The  Point of the Stag bow  has the incorrect infusion cap
  • The  Seasonal Energy Converter mod  is not working as intended
  • The  Font of Light armor mod description  does not match its effect
  • The  Anti-Barrier mod prevents Explosive head and other explosive damage on bows.

 

Exotics

  • Merciless' intrinsic perk "Conserve Momentum"  is not increasing the weapons charge rate when the weapon deals non-lethal hits.
  • If  Phoenix Cradle boots are equipped, the Sun Warrior buff doesn't work with Sunspots from enemy kills.

 

Characters

  • When holding a sword, the ability to regenerate melee ability won't work for any class.
  • The  Wealth of the Emperor buff does not go away, even if the chalice is perfected.

 

Bounties and Quests

  • The Shock-Storm Prismatic Recaster Daily Bounty will not progress with Warlock's Ball Lightning ability.

 

Triumphs and Collections

  • The  Forged in Fire Crucible badge cannot be obtained.

 

Activities

  • The Corrupted Nightfall: The Ordeal has inconsistent respawn locations, causing players to spawn out of bounds.
  • Dying to Environmental Hazards or The Architects will sometimes show a  recommended Power Level of 1880947200.