Destiny 2 Year 4 Known Issues and Vital Information

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This is a sub-page of Destiny 2 Guided Support. The following are confirmed known issues that players may experience in Destiny 2 Year 4 beginning November 10, 2020. Updates to this list will occur when possible. 

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

Disclaimer

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

 


 

Seasons

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Season of the Chosen Top Issues and Vital Information

Last Updated: February 25, 2021

 

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.
  • Stasis subclasses are only available with a Destiny 2: Beyond Light game license. Players who do not own Destiny 2: Beyond Light on a platform, even with Cross Save active, will lose access to the Stasis subclasses.

Seasonal Content

  • The Umbral Infiltration quest step can be progressed with Super Final Blows from any subclass.
  • Players who dismantle any of the weekly Stasis fragment quests will be unable to reacquire them and must wait a week before picking up a new one.
  • In a Wrathborn Hunt, players must deal damage to the final boss to get credit for the activity.
  • The rally banner for the Xillox Hunt is behind the respawn location.
  • When you acquire the Lure Upgrade that allows you to acquire 4 Powerful Rewards from Wrathborn Hunts, it only adds 2 charges the first week to the character that unlocks it. The other two will only have 2 charges for the week.
  • Players will need to complete the free Beyond Light intro mission to access Battleground: Hailstone.
  • The War Table has an unmarked weekly milestone.
  • Upon completing Presage players should make sure that they pick up the weapon and wait until the mission end timer appears prior to leaving the activity to ensure quest progress is recorded.

Top Issues Being Investigated

General

  • If in a fireteam, the "New Destination: Europa" tutorial can only be completed by the fireteam leader.
  • The Braytech Transponder is removed from inventories if players die with partial completion of the consoles.
  • Players are experiencing crashes when accessing the Jetsam of Saturn on the Tangled Shore, the Outskirts on the EDZ, and Archer's Line on the Moon.
  • The Scanner and Operator augments in the Deep Stone Crypt are the same color in Tritanopia colorblind mode.

 

Season of the Chosen Content

  • Barrier Colossus Champions in Battleground: Behemoth may walk out of their Barrier shields. 
  • Seasonal Rank icons for upcoming Seasons 14 and 15 display the Season of the Chosen icon.
  • Socketing the Hammer of Proving prior to receiving a quest step to do so will not complete the step; players will need to re-socket the Hammer to progress
  • Cabal Gold does not drop from Raid or Dungeon completions.
  • Swapping between Challenger Medallions or Cabal Runes on the Hammer of Proving does not refund currencies used.
  • Decrypting an Umbral Engram with a full inventory of Umbral Engrams will result in a Legendary Engram being sent to the Postmaster.
  • Step 2 of Decrypting the Darkness quest will not grant a free Umbral Engram when being completed on secondary characters.

 

Season of the Hunt Content

  • The black Blight orbs left behind by the High Celebrant won't open portals if shot by sidearms.

Error Codes

  • We are currently investigating connection issues related to error code ARUGULA, BABOON, PRUNE, CENTIPEDE, ANTEATER, and GUITAR.

 

PC

  • We are investigating reports of issues related to low performance on PCs. For more information, please click here.
  • Some players report that cutscenes suffer from severe stutter and result in an extremely poor viewing experience.
  • 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.
  • Receiving "Problem Reading Game Content" errors after verifying the integrity of game files.

 

Console

  • On Xbox One, the chat volume slider does not affect incoming voice chat volume.
  • On Xbox One, game chat stops being sent when headsets are swapped or re-connected.
  • On controllers, players cannot exit Sparrows or scan lore when the Ghost orb is out.
  • When using the DualSense controller and playing the backwards compatible version of Destiny 2 on PlayStation 5, the controller rumble can feel very intense. Players can adjust the DualSense Vibration Intensity by pressing the PS button on the DualSense Controller to bring up the system menu, navigating to Accessories > Wireless Controller > Controller Settings, and adjusting Vibration Intensity to Medium or Weak. Alternatively, players can temporarily use a PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 Controller.

 

Items and Weapons

  • Ascendant Shards from Crucible and Gambit rank rewards cannot be acquired with a full consumables inventory, even if there is room in an Ascendant Shard stack.
  • The tooltips for destination tokens of removed destinations contain false information. Players cannot redeem those tokens at planetary vendors and should dismantle those tokens. 
  • The Anti-Barrier Scout mod doesn't allow certain scout rifles to pierce regular non-Champion shields.

 

Exotics

  • The Lumina Exotic hand cannon catalyst cannot be progressed when using the Noble Round healing perk.
  • The Titan Exotic chest armor Heart of Inmost Light does not grant bonus health to barricades.
  • The Titan Exotic chest armor Heart of Inmost Light does not grant a damage buff to the Defensive Strike melee ability.
  • The Titan Exotic leg armor Dunemarchers no longer triggers its Linear Actuators perk.
  • The Journey quest for Xenophage may not progress past step 2.

 

Characters

  • Arcstrider Hunter's Combat Flow will sometimes fail to trigger on melee kills.
  • When Warlocks activate their top tree Dawnblade Super and use their Dash, the second dash shows a different animation and puts the Dash on cooldown.
  • Iceflare Bolts for Shadebinder Warlocks won't track towards targets immediately on creation.
  • Shadebinder Super projectiles for Warlocks aren't tracking until a certain distance traveled.

 

Bounties and Quests

  • The Crucible Stasis fragment quest "Timeless Victory" progresses inconsistently. 
  • The "Crucible in Your Sights" quest cannot be progressed with long-range non-precision Guardian kills.

 

Triumphs and Collections

  • Triumphs for completing Ascendant Challenges aren't unlocking.
  • Flawless Triumphs for the Shattered Throne, Pit of Heresy, and Prophecy Dungeons are not being awarded as expected.

Activities

  • The Wrathborn Hunt icon sometimes will not appear on the map.
  • The Europa patrol "To the Nth Power" cannot be progressed with Stasis super kills as a Warlock.
  • Players may sometimes be facing the incorrect way when going through the ascendant portal to the final boss fight in "The Corrupted" strike.
  • Waypoints may not properly appear in certain areas of the Fallen S.A.B.E.R. Strike.
  • Players who wipe after defeating the Spider Tank in the Devil's Lair Strike without moving to the next area will need to defeat it again after respawning.
  • Shielded Tether Boxes in Garden of Salvation may get tethered instead of the appropriate glowing ones.
  • Players who kill the boss in the Fallen S.A.B.E.R. strike and then die may see a “Darkness” screen and will respawn at the beginning of the strike, which can’t be restarted.
  • The door to the Spider Tank encounter of the Hollowed Lair Strike may not open for players.

 

 

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Season of the Hunt Top Issues and Vital Information

Last Updated: December 8, 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.
  • Stasis subclasses are only available with a Destiny 2: Beyond Light game license. Players who do not own Destiny 2: Beyond Light on a platform, even with Cross Save active, will lose access to the Stasis subclasses.

 

Seasonal Content

  • The Umbral Infiltration quest step can be progressed with Super Final Blows from any subclass.
  • Players who dismantle any of the weekly Stasis fragment quests will be unable to reacquire them and must wait a week before picking up a new one.
  • In a Wrathborn Hunt, players must deal damage to the final boss to get credit for the activity.
  • The rally banner for the Xillox Hunt is behind the respawn location.
  • When you acquire the Lure Upgrade that allows you to acquire 4 Powerful Rewards from Wrathborn Hunts, it only adds 2 charges the first week to the character that unlocks it. The other two will only have 2 charges for the week.

 

Top Issues Being Investigated

 

General

  • If in a fireteam, the "New Destination: Europa" tutorial can only be completed by the fireteam leader.

 

Epilepsy Warning

  • The following activities may have a higher potential to trigger epileptic seizures or blackouts. Individuals who are susceptible to epileptic seizures, seizures of any kind, or blackouts should exercise caution if they choose to play or watch someone else play this content.
  • The high contrast and frequency of lights/effects in the Prophecy dungeon may cause nausea or light sickness.
  • In the Last Wish raid, some of Kalli's projectiles may linger and cause major screen flashing.

 

Error Codes

  • We are currently investigating connection issues related to error code BABOON, ANTEATER, GUITAR, and ARUGULA.

 

PC

  • Some players report that cutscenes suffer from severe stutter and result in an extremely poor viewing experience.
  • 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.
  • Receiving "Problem Reading Game Content"  errors after verifying the integrity of game files.

 

Console

  • On Xbox One, the chat volume slider does not affect incoming voice chat volume.
  • On Xbox One, game chat stops being sent when headsets are swapped or re-connected.
  • On controllers, players cannot exit Sparrows or scan lore when the Ghost orb is out.
  • When using the DualSense controller and playing the backwards compatible version of Destiny 2 on PlayStation 5, the controller rumble can feel very intense. Players can adjust the DualSense Vibration Intensity by pressing the PS button on the DualSense Controller to bring up the system menu, navigating to Accessories > Wireless Controller > Controller Settings, and adjusting Vibration Intensity to Medium or Weak. Alternatively, players can temporarily use a PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 Controller.

 

Items and Weapons

  • The Spoils of Conquest raid currency disappears when put into the Vault.
  • The Mida Mini-Tool SMG and Drang sidearm acquired from the Gunsmith cannot take their respective ornaments from the Season of Opulence.
  • The audio from the Threatening Stance emote is unpleasant to listen to.
  • The One-Inch Punch finisher will not kill enemies if the player has the Stasis subclass equipped.
  • Kill-based weapon perks may work inconsistently on Stasis frozen shatter kills.
  • The Mida Mini-Tool SMG and Drang sidearm cannot be masterworked.
  • The tooltips for destination tokens of removed destinations contain false information. Players cannot redeem those tokens at planetary vendors and should dismantle those tokens.

 

Exotics

  • The Warlock Exotic chest armor Vesper of Radius has been temporarily disabled due to an issue.
  • The Lumina Exotic hand cannon catalyst cannot be progressed when using the Noble Round healing perk.
  • The Titan Exotic chest armor Severance Enclosure blocks progression on the "Brittle Skulls" bounty.
  • The Titan Exotic chest armor Heart of Inmost Light does not grant bonus health to barricades.
  • The Titan Exotic chest armor Heart of Inmost Light does not grant a damage buff to the Defensive Strike melee ability.
  • The Warlock Exotic gauntlets Necrotic Grip will not poison enemies if an enemy's shield is broken with a ranged melee attack.

 

Characters

  • New Light players cannot see their Guardian in the Character screen until their acquire a Sparrow.
  • The player's Ghost orb may end up in the radiolaria pit if they die over it.
  • Warlock's Frostpulse aspect can fail to freeze targets if there is a difference in elevation.
  • Hunters cannot regain melee energy from Gambler's Dodge if they are holding a sword.
  • When Warlocks activate their top tree Dawnblade Super and use their Dash, the second dash shows a different animation and puts the Dash on cooldown.

 

Bounties and Quests

  • The New Light intro quest is being progressed at the incorrect Power Levels.
  • The Crucible Stasis fragment quest "Timeless Victory" progresses inconsistently. The "Crucible in Your Sights" quest cannot be progressed with long-range non-precision Guardian kills.

 

Triumphs and Collections

  • The "Fabled Warrior" Triumph doesn't count weapons that were purchased from the Exotic Archive.
  • The "Lore of Luna" Triumph is not being progressed from completed Toland patrols.
  • The "Deer in Headlights" Triumph is not being awarded after a multikill with the Warlock Chaos Reach super.
  • The "Trinity Ghoul Catalyst" Triumph is not displayed in the Triumphs pages.
  • The seasonal Crucible, Vanguard, Trials and Gambit shaders are not present in the Collections.

 

Activities

  • The Wrathborn Hunt icon sometimes will not appear on the map.
  • The Taken Blight public event does not begin where the rally flag is placed.
  • The Europa patrol "To the Nth Power" cannot be progressed with Stasis super kills as a Warlock.
  • Players may sometimes be facing the incorrect way when going through the ascendant portal to the final boss fight in "The Corrupted" strike.
  • Exo Challenge activities don't grant a reward for players below the Soft Power Cap.

 


 

PC Known Issues

 

Year 3 Archived Known Issues

 

Years 1-2 Archived Known Issues