Hello Guardians!

Another week has passed us by and we move into another reset period. This week we get 3 more artifacts, a new nightfall and a change to the heroic strikes modifiers. Read on to gain some insight on whats to come and how to conquer!

Don’t forget at 6pm GMT update will be applied to Destiny. This will bring a few tweaks to weapon balancing, so make sure to read the patch notes once released!

Challenge mode – Aksis



Nightfall – Recommended light 380

This week’s Nightfall is the Shield Brothers! Travel deep into the heart of the Dreadnaught in pursuit of a Cabal assault team. Stop it from detonating the Hive ship’s core.

The modifiers for this week are as follows:-

Epic – Heavily shielded and highly aggressive enemies appear in great numbers.

Small arms – Primary weapon damage is favored.

Fresh Troops – Enemy squads have been reinforced with additional troops.

Match Game – Enemy shields are resistant to unmatched elemental damage.

Airborne – Player damage is increased while in the air.

This week the nightfall will be quick and painless! The only annoyance will come from Match Game, so make sure to take a variety of elemental weapons.



SIVA crisis heroic strikes – Recommended light 350

This week will see another selection of modifiers to keep you on your toes. Remember your first completion of the week will net you a Treasures of the Dawning box!

Solar Burn – Damage using Solar weapons and abilities is doubled, but you will receive triple damage from such sources.

Specialist – Special weapons deal more damage.

Exposure – Player shields are increased but recharge at a drastically slower rate.


Commander Zavala has some new weekly bounties to pick up:

Strike Elite – Earn “Gold Tier Achieved”, “Silver Tier Achieved”, or “Bronze Tier Achieved” Medals.
Sunrise –
Earn a Gold Tier Achieved Medal in the Nightfall before time expires.
Clean up –
Get 150 enemy kills with your fireteam during a SIVA Crisis strike to earn “Brutal Efficiency” Medals.

Lord Shaxx has a new bounty this week to pick up:

A game of Rift – Exercise your skills in the Rift match type.

New Artifacts

There are now 3 new artifacts to choose from, remember to pick up the quest Champion of the light and do Noble deeds in the Plaguelands, this can easily be done by completing the raid Wrath of the Machine or by doing missions on patrol which also includes Archon Forge. Once you have done the quest you can then pick an artifact and then attune it to the statue behind Tyra Karn. Try to check each week as the stats on each artifact changes.

The artifacts on offer are –

Memory of Jolder – Removes sprint cooldown penalty. (Intellect +34/ 77 – Strength +30/ 73)
Memory of Simimar – In the Cruicble, resistance to damage-over-time attacks is greatly increased. (Discipline +30/ 73 – Strength +32/ 75)
Memory of Skorri – When your super is full, nearby allies’ supers recharge faster. (Intellect +35/ 78 – Discipline +50/ 93)


Shiro – 4 also has some new bounties to pick up which include:

Pull the plug – Kill Fallen Majors and Ultras
Shock it to me – Defeat Fallen with Arc damage.
Archon’s Forge: Shanks – Complete Shank encounters in the Archons Forge.
Anti-Splicer – Complete Patrols in the Plaguelands.


That’s all for for this week, be sure to check out some of my other articles here!

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