12 Jan 2021 11:32 AM +00:00

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset January 12: Activities, Changes, New Quests & More

Each week the Destiny 2 weekly reset happens, bringing a host of new activities will be featured in-game offering reward and XP bonuses for players to earn.

Here is everything you need to know.

Weekly Reset Time

The Destiny 2 weekly reset happens at 12pm EST/5pm.

Until then we won't know the changes that have been made and what the new challenges are.

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RESET: Each week the Weekly Reset happens, giving players new challenges to level up.

But for now you can check out last week's reset so you can see what to exexpect.

And you've also still time to complete some challenges this week.


January 5th Weekly Reset

Nightfall - The Ordeal: The Disgraced


Nightfall: The Ordeal: Adept

  • Fire Pit: When defeated, Acolytes spawn fire pools that cause damage over time.

Nightfall: The Ordeal: Hero

  • All previous modifiers
  • Champions: Unstoppable: This mode contains Unstoppable Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Unstoppable mod
  • Champions: Barrier: This mode contains Barrier Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Anti-Barrier mod.
  • Champions: Hive: This mode contains both Barrier and Unstoppable Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Anti-Barrier or Unstoppable mod, respectively.
  • Hero Modifiers: Extra Shields
  • Navôta's Abandon: Incoming Arc and environmental damage increased.

Nightfall: The Ordeal: Legend

  • All previous modifiers
  • Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.
  • Match Game: Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
  • Legend Modifiers: Locked Loadout & Match Game & Extra Shields


  • Powerful Tier 1 Reward - Get 3 points by completing runs this week, with higher difficulties offering more points.
  • Pinnacle Reward - Earn a score of 100,000, requiring a high difficulty run.

Weekly Crucible Rotator: Showdown

  • Fight for Valor by defeating opponents and preventing revives. Win the most rounds or face off in an elimination showdown.

Vanguard Burn: Arc Singe

  • Other modifiers will rotate in and out daily.


Eclipsed Zone: Asterion Abyss

Empire Hunt: The Warrior:

  • Defeat Eramis' military commander, Phylaks, the Warrior.
  • Exo Challenge: Simulation: Agility: Simulated Skill-Test Training: Test your dexterity as you move against the Vex.

Legacy Activities


  • Wandering Nightmare: Nightmare of Jaxx, Claw of Xivu Arath (Hellmouth)
  • Trove Guardian is in Anchor of Light
  • Nightmare Hunt: Anguish: Defeat the Nightmare of Omnigul.
  • Nightmare Hunt: Pride: Defeat the Nightmare of Skolas, Kell of Kells.
  • Nightmare Hunt: Servitude: Defeat the Nightmare of Zydron, Gate Lord.

Dreaming City: Growing Curse

  • Petra is at Divalian Mists.
  • Weekly Mission: The Oracle Engine - The Taken threaten to take control of an irreplaceable Awoken communications device.
  • Ascendant Challenge: Shattered Ruins, Spine of Keres.
  • Blind Well: Hive, Plague: Cragur

Weekly Bounties

  • Public Disturbance - Complete public events on the Cosmodrome. Heroic public events grant the most efficient progress. Costs 1000 Glimmer, requires 3 Public events, rewards XP and Glimmer.
  • Full Spectrum - Defeat combatants on the Cosmodrome with Arc, Void, and Solar damage. Costs 1000 Glimmer, requires 25 Arc, 25 Void, and 25 Solar, rewards XP and Glimmer.
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