06 Jan 2021 8:44 AM +00:00

*UPDATED* Destiny 2 Weekly Reset January 5: Activities, Changes, New Quests & More

The Destiny 2 weekly reset is once again upon us and that means that a host of new activities will be featured in-game offering reward and XP bonuses for you to get.

Here we go over all the information you need to know, including the activities changes to the world and when you can expect all this to take effect.

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset Time

The Destiny 2 Weekly Reset is now live in-game! Here's all of the new details broken down courtesy of Reddit.com/r/DestinyTheGame.

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This weekly reset will be available to those on both current and last generation platforms.

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset Activities And Changes

The Destiny 2 Weekly Reset brings a ton of new content to the game, so let's dive right into to all of the massive changes!


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

Nightfall: The Ordeal: Master

  • All previous modifiers
  • Attrition: Regeneration is greatly impaired. Defeating enemies may create wells of Light.
  • Master Modifiers: Champions: Mob & Locked Loadout & Match Game & Extra Shields
  • Champions: Mob: This mode contains additional Champions.


  • 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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