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 Splicer Top Issues and Vital Information

Last Updated: June 9, 2021

 

Vital Information

General

  • 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 Splicer Gauntlet details screen  does not show how many Cyber Keys the player has crafted . 
  • When players first acquire the Splicer Gauntlet the Gauntlet’s progress bar may incorrectly display as full. Players can collect Ether to correct the bar’s progress. 
  • The Decrypted Data Trove items on ranks 2, 12, and 32  of the Season of the Splicer Season Pass can be acquired with a full inventory. Players should ensure that they have space in their inventory before claiming these ranks. 
  • In the Override activity player grenades may fall through the floor when fighting boss enemies.  
  • In the Override activity, players using swords may not receive the visual effects of picking up Motes. 
  • In the Season of the Splicer introduction quest The Last Splicer, players will not be able to summon their Sparrows.  
  • When players first receive the Splicer Gauntlet, it will incorrectly show 0/0 Ether before it is placed in the player’s inventory.  
  • Players who interact with the Splicer Servitor before completing the Season of the Splicer introduction quest may see a blank screen. Players will need to complete the quest to properly interact with the Servitor.
  • In the Expunge activity, Gravity Cannons are killing players when they try entering them from behind.
  • Emblems that track the fastest Expunge completion time incorrectly show the most recent Expunge completion time.
  • In the Expunge: Tartarus activity, completing the boss fight too quickly may result in the activity continuing indefinitely.

Top Issues Being Investigated

 

General

  • If in a fireteam, the  "New Destination: Europa" tutorial  can only be completed by the fireteam leader.
  • Enhancement Cores that are sent to the Postmaster will appear as Exotic Engrams with 0 Power. Players should note that they are not missing out on an Exotic reward when this occurs.
  • Shaders that came pre-built on armors, such as Iron Banner shaders, appear before the Default option in the Appearance Customization menu.
  • Some players may appear as invisible or visually loading for extended periods of time.

 

Season of the Chosen Content

  • 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
  • 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 the Decrypting the Darkness  quest will not grant a free Umbral Engram when being completed on secondary characters.
  • 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. 
  • Players will need to complete the free Beyond Light intro mission to access Battleground: Hailstone.
  • The Umbral Infiltration quest step can be progressed with Super Final Blows from any subclass.  

 

Season of the Hunt Content

  • The  black Blight orbs  left behind by the High Celebrant won't open portals if shot by sidearms.
  • The Wrathborn Hunt icon sometimes won’t appear on the map.
  • 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 acquiring 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.  

Error Codes

  • We are currently investigating connection issues related to error code ANTEATER and WEASEL.
  • We are currently investigating an increase in the BEAGLE error code.

PC

  • We’re investigating reports of issues related to Cyrillic characters showing up as squares in game.
  • 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. 
  • The /join command may not allow players to join other players on PC.

 

Console

  • 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

  • Some weapons that can be obtained from the Gunsmith are missing masterwork slots.
  • 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 Anti-Barrier Scout mod doesn't allow certain  scout rifles  to pierce regular non-Champion shields.
  • Silver buckles from various Warlock armor ornaments are missing.
  • Obtaining Exodus Down armor does not count toward the Red War Collections badge.

 

Exotics

  • 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 Feast of Light perk on the Star-Eater Scales armor is not working as intended when stepping in a Well of Radiance.

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.
  • During the quest " Tying It All Together ", when interacting with the Loom, the text to interact may not appear.
  • In the "Cosmodrome: Slayer" bounty , the bounty incorrectly states that it progresses by “defeating any combatants or guardians"; only enemy combatants will progress this bounty. 
  • The Battlegrounds activity will not progress the “A Sacred Fusion”  quest.
  • The "Destination Threader” Armor Synthesis bounty incorrectly states to open Blind Well chests to progress the bounty. Players must defeat Blind Well bosses to complete the bounty.  

Activities

  • The weekly Expunge mission was advertised as a weekly Pinnacle mission. However, it will not grant Pinnacle rewards until the weekly challenge is added on June 15th. We are updating our articles and calendars to reflect this.
  • 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 .
  • The door to the Spider Tank encounter of the Hollowed Lair Strike may not open for players.
  • In the Momentum Control Crucible mode, Shaxx may incorrectly announce that the match is in the Control Crucible mode.

 

 

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Season of the Chosen Top Issues and Vital Information

Last Updated: April 21, 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.
  • The In It For Infamy weekly challenge will only gain progress on full Infamy rank-ups, and does not count sub-ranks. This is intended.

Top Issues Being Investigated

General

  • If in a fireteam, the  "New Destination: Europa" tutorial  can only be completed by the fireteam leader.
  • The Postmaster screen displays an opaque overlay when opened. This can be dismissed by hitting Cancel or the Escape key.
  • The Scanner and Operator augments in the Deep Stone Crypt are the same color in Tritanopia colorblind mode.
  • Enhancement Cores that are sent to the Postmaster will appear as Exotic Engrams with 0 Power. Players should note that they are not missing out on an Exotic reward when this occurs.
  • The Special Finisher mod no longer automatically unlocks for players.

Guardian Games

  • The Titan Contender Eververse Armor set makes the player's body invisible in first person. 
  • Certain shaders may erroneously remove the glow from the Eververse Warlock Guardian Games Universal Ornament set. 
  • The One Fell Strike Triumph must be completed in Vanguard or Nightfall Strike Playlists and claimed before a strike ends. We’re working to allow it to complete in the Guardian Games Playlist 

 

Season of the Chosen Content

  • 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
  • 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 codes ANTEATER and WEASEL.

 

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.
  • The Frozen in Time ornament for No Time To Explain cannot be equipped by players who own the Beyond Light Digital Deluxe Edition.

 

Exotics

  • 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.

 

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

  • The Wanted: Arcadian Chord bounty and associated triumph can no longer be completed

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 .
  • 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.
  • The Hexahedron encounter of the Prophecy Dungeon may not teleport players as intended.

 

 

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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