Destiny 2 Beyond Light: Fastest way to hit level 1200 soft cap revealed

Destiny 2 Beyond Light: Fastest way to hit level 1200 soft cap revealed

Published: 11/Nov/2020 12:24

by Andrew Highton


Destiny 2 loyalists are always desperate to try and hit the increased soft and hard caps when a new expansion comes out. A new method has been discovered that allows players to quickly level up in Beyond Light too, allowing players to hit the 1200 soft cap in no time. 

In the same way that there’s a competition to be the first team to beat a new raid, reaching the power cap threshold is also something to strive for. Bungie‘s newest expansion, Beyond Light, has not only brought lots of fresh content, it has also increased the power caps.

The soft and hard caps are bigger, and a way to hit the soft cap, extremely fast, has been discovered by a YouTuber. As with previous Destiny timesaving methods and other such workarounds, Bungie may patch this sooner rather than later.

Eramis in Destiny 2 beyond light
Being a high level will help for a potential showdown with Eramis.

Fastest Destiny 2 Beyond Light soft cap method

This trick was found by YouTuber Aztecross, who discovered that there’s a bonus given by one boss that can be repeated multiple times to level up.

Beyond Light’s content features new missions, areas, and of course – Lost Sectors. However, it seems that one of these Lost Sectors, in particular, can reap great rewards. The Lost Sector is entitled ‘Widow’s Walk’ and can be in the EDZ. If you make your way over the left side of the Trosland Spawn, you will locate Widow’s Walk.

Inside this Lost Sector, you will eventually come to a boss that you need to slay. The boss will then drop a legendary weapon every time you beat it. Furthermore, whenever you do acquire one of the new legendary items, it will always scale 10 levels above whatever your current level is. Naturally, it becomes easy to see why this would be an instant win for you.

How to repeat it

The good news is that you can do this as many times as you like, for the time being at least. If you want to keep replaying Widow’s Walk to keep earning this bizarre, scaled legendary gear, then simply leave the area, and return to it immediately.

The boss will be back, and so will the boss’s propensity to drop more quick boosts for you. Given that you need to be a certain level in points of the campaign, this will ensure that people can essentially enjoy it uninterrupted.

The full video gives great instructions and detail on how you can go about doing this yourself.

Hopefully, this fastest way to hit the 1200 soft cap in Destiny 2 Beyond Light will be around for a while longer, but nothing is guaranteed with exploits.


Destiny 2: Trials of Osiris delayed again

Published: 28/Nov/2020 17:04 Updated: 28/Nov/2020 17:12

by Julian Young


Despite the new PVE content released in Beyond Light, the Destiny 2 expansion also led to a delay for the game’s top PVP mode: Trials of Osiris. Originally delayed until November 27, Bungie has once again pushed back the activity’s launch in Beyond Light.

The core of the Destiny franchise has always revolved around one thing: the chase for new loot. Since the release of the original Destiny, developer Bungie has aimed to provide players with interesting and powerful gear to grind for.

While the bulk of content in Destiny has always been PVE-related – Strikes, seasonal activities, and Raids – the franchise has maintained a strong PVP player base as well. For those who spend their time in the Crucible, Trials of Osiris is the top-tier activity to look forward to since its reintroduction in Season of the Worthy.

Following the release of Beyond Light, Destiny 2’s pinnacle PVP activity has now seen not one but two separate delays. The game’s community is once again expressing their frustration with Bungie’s handling of the popular 3v3 mode.

Destiny 2 Beyond Light Stasis Subclasses
Destiny 2’s new Stasis subclasses have been giving players headaches in PVP.

Trials of Osiris delayed again

With the release of Beyond Light, developer Bungie introduced Stasis subclasses into Destiny 2. While most players enjoy the new Darkness-based abilities, the game’s PVP community has been less than thrilled with the performance of Stasis in the Crucible.

Bungie’s first official response to Stasis in PVP came when the developer announced the original delay of Trials only two days after Beyond Light’s release. Then, on November 27 – the same day that Trials of Osiris was supposed to make its debut in Beyond Light – Bungie once again announced a delay in the mode’s release via their support account on Twitter.

While Bungie community manager dmg04 indicated the delay was due to another Stasis-related issue, players listed off other potential causes including issues with swords in the Crucible, and even a bug that turn players invisible.

Community frustrated with second delay

For some of the Destiny 2 community, patience has run out since the original delay. Many prominent content creators have expressed their frustration regarding Bungie’s handling of Trials in Beyond Light.

Destiny 2 streamers GernaderJake and Gigz, both of whom participate in Trials of Osiris regularly, voiced their concerns with how Bungie is handling the game’s top PVP activity.

GernaderJake stated his belief that there were better ways for Bungie to address the issues instead of simply disabling Trials of Osiris entirely.

Gigz called out the developer for their lack of attention to PVP – something Bungie has specifically mentioned in the past when discussing their design philosophy in regards to the Crucible.

Although many of the responses were negative, some tried to put a more positive spin on things. Destiny 2 YouTuber KackisHD joked that Bungie continues to delay Trials because the game mode’s reward location – The Lighthouse on Mercury – was vaulted when Beyond Light released.

When is Trials coming to Beyond Light?

While Bungie confirmed a return date for Trials of Osiris after the first delay, the developer did not confirm when the mode would make its return in their announcement on November 27.

Players should keep an eye on Bungie’s social media for further updates on the return of Trials.