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Destiny 2 Season 11 update 2.9.0 patch notes

Published: 9/Jun/2020 17:56 Updated: 9/Jun/2020 18:00

by Calum Patterson

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The Season 11, ‘Season of Arrivals’, update for Destiny 2 is now live, and the patch notes are available while the servers go down to implement the changes.

Alongside the new update, Bungie are also unveiling the Fall Expansion on their reveal stream. The new expansion, called Beyond Light, will release on September 22.

But for now, all focus is on the new update, and the developers have revealed all the changes and fixes it includes on June 9.

The game went offline at 12pm EST / 5pm BST, but will be available again after an hour, when the update will be rolled out on all platforms.

Check out the patch notes below.

Destiny 2 update 2.9.0 patch notes

Legendary Armor Ornaments

      • As noted in a previous TWAB, we have shifted the Season 11 armour offering to be a gameplay reward for aspirational content.
      • The Season of Opulence “Intrepid” Ornament sets are returning to the storefront.
    • Season Pass
      • Added an additional 2300 Bright Dust to the Season Pass.
    • Bright Dust Purchases
      • Added a “Flair” section to feature Shaders and Spawn FX.
    • Highly requested items from previous Seasons will once again be available.
      • We’re looking at you, Wishes of Sorrow.
    • We will once again communicate Season 11 Silver-only items at the beginning of the Season.

We’re expecting to have an update later in Season 11 on further changes to Bright Dust acquisition, so keep your eyes peeled.

Sandbox

    • The Powerful Friends armor mod will no longer stack. If multiple copies of this mod are equipped, the mods will provide no bonus stats.
      • Developer Commentary:
        • Only Solar Seasonal mods are intended to stack. No part of Arc mods are intended to have stacking functionality.
        • Powerful Friends granted +20 to Mobility, which players could leverage to get three stat columns to the max of 100 points. The mod is not priced sufficiently to justify its benefits, and increasing its cost would have adverse effects on its primary benefit usage.
        • Season 11 introduces a new Arc mod, granting a similar stat bonus to Strength and will not stack.
    • Enhanced Auto Rifle Loader, Enhance Fusion Rifle Loader, and Enhanced Bow Loader armor mods now have a chance to drop from pinnacle mod sources.

Raid Rewards

The following raid Exotics now have increased drop chances:

    • One Thousand Voices
    • Anarchy
    • Always on Time (Exotic Sparrow from secret chest in Scourge of the Past)

NOTE: Drop chance begins at 10% and increases to a max of 50% over 20 clears.

Trials Rewards

    • Additional Masterwork material rewards now drop at 3, 5, and 7 Trials wins.
    • Added a Trials weekly bounty which unlocks Trials Engrams on Saint-14.
      • The bounty reward will match the Win 3 Milestone reward of the week.
    • Trials Tokens distribution has been rebalanced to focus on wins 3, 5, and 7 of a Trials Passage.
      • This includes repeat Passages.
    • Trials Tokens are no longer awarded from match completions.
      • Tokens are now granted specifically through wins and bounties.
    • Passage of Wealth now doubles the bonus Trials Tokens earned at 3, 5 and 7 Trials wins.
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Bungie winds back Destiny 2 plans to ‘vault’ The Moon & Dreaming City loot in Season 13

Published: 15/Jan/2021 5:27 Updated: 15/Jan/2021 5:52

by Brad Norton

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With the launch of Beyond Light, Bungie vaulted a great deal of Destiny 2 content. After just nine weeks, the developers have announced plans to backtrack on certain decisions, with loot from The Moon and the Dreaming City returning in Season 13.

The start of Year 4 in Destiny 2 came with some of the biggest changes in series history. A wide array of destinations, content, and loot were all locked away in a new vault. This was done in order to make way for fresh content with Beyond Light.

While much of the major content will remain locked away moving forward, Bungie is already going back on certain decisions in response to community feedback. Specifically, vaulted loot from The Moon and the Dreaming City will be returning in Season 13.

Various armor and weaponry was pulled from the loot pool with Beyond Light. Though after widespread backlash, it won’t be long until these destinations will have their exclusive gear back in stock.

Destiny 2 dreaming city
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Loot from the Dreaming City and the Moon will soon be added back into Destiny 2.

“We are making changes to help preserve the relevancy of the destinations,” rewards area lead Justin Dazet explained in the latest This Week At Bungie.

“Specifically, some of the pinnacle, end-game activities that still exist there.”

This means that new players and veterans alike will soon be able to earn appropriate gear at these destinations as they could in previous years.

Bungie confirmed that this returning gear won’t be “kept up to date for the entire lifetime these destinations are available.” Though they see the importance of having “specific activity drops” with relevance to the location you find yourself at.

These changes won’t come into effect immediately. Destiny 2 players hoping to round out their collections will have to be patient. The Season 13 update isn’t expected until February 9.

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A look at some of the loot being pulled from the vault in Season 13.

A good assortment of loot from the Moon and the Dreaming City will be back in rotation, however. It won’t just be a small sample.

You can check below for every piece of equipment that will be coming out of the vault in Season 13.

  • Reissued Dreaming City Reverie Dawn and Moon Dreambane armor.
      • These will also drop with high stats when earned in Shattered Throne or Pit of Heresy.
      • The final chest in Pit of Heresy will no longer drop a fully Masterworked Dreambane armor piece.
      • Instead, the Dreambane armor piece that drops will have 7 armor energy and is guaranteed to drop with at least a +16 in two different stats and higher stats overall.
      • Dreambane class items will not drop from this chest.
  • Reissued 4 weapons for Dreaming City with new Perk Pools.
      • Waking Vigil, Sleepless, Vouchsafe, and Retold Tale.
      • Dreaming City weapons that drop in the Shattered Throne dungeon can roll with perks that are unavailable from drops from other reward sources.
  • Reissued 4 weapons for the Moon with new Perk Pools.
      • Premonition (Pit of Heresy only), Heretic, Blasphemer, and Apostate.
      • Weapons that drop in the Pit of Heresy dungeon can roll with perks that are unavailable from drops from other reward sources.
  • Expanding Lost Sector Legend and Master rotation to 4 Moon Sectors.
      • K1 Logistics, K1 Communication, K1 Crew Quarters, and K1 Revelation.