Destiny 2 Weekly Reset Update – August 16, 2022 [Season 17]

Last Updated on August 16, 2022

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset has happened, with that a lot of things have changed. Let’s find out what we’ve got this week.

Destiny 2 might have become old, the game was launched back in 2017 but the game is not stopping at all. Bungie has already revealed details about the upcoming The Witch Queen expansion, this will be the game’s fifth year of content.

What is Destiny 2’s Reset Time? – Destiny 2’s Weekly Reset happens on Tuesdays at 12 pm ET, 9 am PT or 5 pm BST. The reset is every Tuesday at 9am PDT / 12pm EDT / 5pm GMT / 6PM CEST depending on your location. Sometimes Bungie rolls out updates an hour or two before the reset time to deliver hotfixes or new content updates.

Let’s find out what we’ve got for this week.

The API is down at the moment, the weekly reset update will be here soon.

Destiny 2’s Weekly Reset happens on Tuesdays at 12pm ET, 9 am PT or 5 pm BST. The reset is yet to happen, the article will be updated after that.

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset Update

Flashpoint: Check the image below

Vanguard Singe: Solar

Crucible Playlist: Scorched

Nightfall – The Ordeal: Proving Grounds


  • Nightfall: Adept
    • Scorched Earth: Enemies throw grenades significantly more often.
    • Double Vanguard Rank: All Vanguard Rank points earned are doubled.
    • Acute Solar Burn: +25% Solar damage dealt and +50% Solar damage received.
  • Nightfall: Hero
    • All previous modifiers
    • Champion Foes: You will face [Shield-Piercing] Barrier and [Stagger] Unstoppable Champions. You must equip Anti-Barrier and Anti-Unstoppable mods to your arms armor to defeat them. These mods come from the Seasonal Artifact.
    • Champion Foes: You will face [Shield-Piercing] Barrier and [Stagger] Unstoppable Champions.
    • Hero Modifiers: Extra Shields
    • The Closer: When targets are nearby, you have improved slide; after sliding, your ranged weapon attacks deal increased damage for a short time.
  • Nightfall: 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
    • Shielded Foes: You will face combatants with [Arc] Arc, [Solar] Solar, and [Void] Void Shields.
    • Shielded Foes: [Arc] Arc, [Solar] Solar, and [Void] Void Shields
  • Nightfall: 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.
  • Nightfall: Grandmaster
    • All previous modifiers
    • Chaff: Radar is disabled.
    • Grandmaster Modifiers: Extinguish Limited Revives Contest Join In Progress Disabled Champions: Mob Locked Loadout Match Game Extra Shields
    • Grandmaster Modifiers: Contest Join In Progress Disabled Champions: Mob Locked Loadout Match Game Extra Shields
    • Extinguish: If your fireteam falls in a Restricted Zone, everyone is returned to orbit.
    • Limited Revives: Limited fireteam revives. Gain additional revives by defeating Champions.
    • Ignovun’s Challenge: Incoming splash damage increased. Knockback damage and distance increased.


  • Powerful (Tier 1) reward: Get 3 points by completing runs. Higher difficulties grant more points.
  • Pinnacle reward: Get a score of 100k. Since modifiers are fixed, this requires a high difficulty run.

Weekly Crucible Rotator: Team Scorched

Everyone on both teams has a Scorch Cannon. Be brave.

Vanguard Burn: Solar Singe

The other modifiers rotate daily, check out the Daily Reset Thread for them!

Savathûn’s Throne World

Campaign Mission: The Ghosts

Follow Fynch’s tip to a Hive temple that may contain a clue about how Savathûn stole the Light.

Legacy Activities

  • Europa
    • Eclipsed Zone: Asterion Abyss
    • Empire Hunt: The Warrior: Defeat Eramis’s military commander, Phylaks, the Warrior.
    • Exo Challenge: Simulation: Agility: Simulated Skill-Set Training: Test your dexterity as you move against the Vex.
  • Moon:
    • Wandering Nightmare: Nightmare of Jaxx, Claw of Xivu Arath (Hellmouth)
    • Trove Guardian is in Anchor of Light
  • Dreaming City: Growing Curse
    • Petra is at Divalian Mists.
    • Weekly MissionThe 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

What changes during the reset?

Certain activities will change every week after the reset

  • Weekly Nightfall Strike
  • Crucible Playlist
  • Moon and dreaming city activities
  • Weekly Bounties

Why is reset useful?

Weekly reset is particularly useful for levelling up and planning your progress. Each week you can gather powerful gear and level up your characters. You can recycle old stuff for legendary shards and with the newer update, you can gather other armor with different perks and rolls.

Complete List of Activities that are reset

Apart from the main activities, here’s the full list of changes.

  • Eververse Stock (here’s the list)
  • Nightfall Strike
  • Nightfall 100,000 Score challenge
  • Nightfall Completion
  • Vanguard Service Strike and other Bounties
  • Crucible Rotator Playlist
  • Crucible match completion
  • Crucible Competitive round completion challenge
  • Live-Fire Exercises Crucible Bounty
  • Trials of Osiris Bounty
  • Saint-14 Trials Match
  • Gambit Match Completion
  • Shady Schemes Gambit Bounty
  • Clan Rewards
  • Clan XP
  • Weekly Clan Rewards
  • Weekly Clan activities
  • Spare Parts Gunsmith Bounty challenge
  • New Seasonal Story Quests
  • Shattered Realm Defeat
  • Wayfinder’s Compass Bounty
  • Astral Alignment Challenge
  • Presage Challenge
  • Harbinger Challenge
  • Exo Stranger Statis Kills
  • Europa Variks Bounty challenge
  • Exo Simulation Challenge
  • Europa Eclipsed Zone
  • Empire Hunt Quest
  • Empire Hunt Master Difficulty
  • Deep Stone Crypt Raid completion challenge
  • Vault of Glass Raid Completion
  • Prophecy Dungeon completion
  • Moon: Nightmare Hunts, Wandering Nightmare, and Trove Guardian location
  • Dreaming City: Curse strength, Petra location, Ascendant Challenge, weekly mission, and Blind Well final bosses
  • Grasp of Avarice Dungeon
  • Dares of Eternity completion
  • Dares of Eternity 250,000 Score

That’s all for the weekly reset. This week the API was down, thanks to Niris’s Guides.

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Written by Vikas

I am Vikas and I have been into computers and gaming since I was just 4 years old. My geeky side kicked in during the Windows 2000 days when I started solving various computer issues. These days, I love playing games (especially online multiplayer ones). In my spare time, I also like blogging about technology and gaming. Professionally, I have worked as a Brand Enabler and now work as a full-time blogger. My favorite games are: Destiny 2, Warframe, COD Cold War and Minecraft. Read our Fact Checking Policy and Editorial Guidelines.

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