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Destiny 2 Weekly Reset: June 23 – The Lake of Shadows Nightfall, Mercury Flashpoint, more

Everything you need to know about Destiny 2's latest Weekly Reset.

Vanguard Singe - Arc Singe

Nightfall - The Ordeal: The Lake of Shadows

Nightfall Exclusive Item - ‘The Militia’s Birthright’

Active Modifiers


  • Denial - Taken Vandals summon their shields significantly more often


  • Adept Modifiers
  • Champions: Unstoppable - This mode contains Unstoppable Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Unstoppable mod.
  • Champions: Overload - This mode contains Overload Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Overload mod.
  • Champions: Taken - This mode contains both Unstoppable and Overload Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Unstoppable or Overload mod, respectively.
  • Hero Modifiers  - Extra Shields
  • Grask’s Bile - Incoming environmental damage increased. Knockback damage and distance increased.


  • Hero and Adept Modifiers
  • Equipment Locked  -  You will be unable to change your equipment  once the activity starts
  • Match Game  -  Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
  • Legend  Modifiers - Locked Loadout, Match Game, and Extra Shields


  • Adept, Hero and Legend Modifiers
  • Attrition - Regeneration is greatly impaired. Defeating enemies may create Wells of Light.
  • Master Modifiers - Extra Champions, Match Game, Extra Shields and No Saved Checkpoints.
  • Champions: Mob - This mode contains additional Champions


  • Adept, Hero, Legend and Master Modifiers
  • Epitaph - Taken combatants generate blight geysers when defeated.
  • Join in Progress Disabled - Once the Nightfall has begun, players will not be able to join the session.
  • Contest - Damage calculation for a player is only calculated to the level of the activity, being a higher Power level will not lower the difficulty.
  • Chaff - Radar is disabled.
  • Extinguish - If your fireteam falls in a Restricted Zone, everyone is returned to Orbit.
  • Limited Revives - Limited Fireteam revives. Gain extra revives by defeating enemy Champions

Rewards: Powerful (Tier 1) reward - Get 5 points by completing runs. Higher difficulties grant more points; Pinnacle reward - Get a score of 100k.

Legacy Nightfalls

  • The Scarlet Keep - “Investigate the recently erected Scarlet Keep and discover its dark purpose”
  • Exclusive item - N/A
  • The Pyramidion - “Seek vengeance against the Vex Mind that corrupted Asher’s arm..”
  • Exclusive item - ‘Silicon Neuroma Sniper Rifle
  • The Arms Dealer - “Shut down the operations of an ironmonger providing weapons to the Red Legion.”
  • Exclusive item - ‘Tilt Fuse’ Sparrow

Flashpoint - Mercury

Complete Public Events, Lost Sectors and Heroic Adventures around Mercury to progress.

Weekly Crucible Playlists


  • 6v6
  • Defeat enemies and secure the Crests they drop to gain points.
  • Deny the enemy their points by recovering teammates' crests.
  • First team to 50 Crests collected, or the team with the most collected once the timer reaches 0, wins the match.


  • 4v4.
  • Best of 5 Round format.
  • Score limit of 10 kills per round.
  • Revives enabled.
  • Reviving a teammate before they auto-respawn will take the point back from the enemy that was scored.
  • If the match is tied 2-2 rounds, a special 5th round will start where each player only has 1 life. Knock out the enemy players to win the match.

Dreaming City Curse

Lesser - The Dreaming City is currently in stage 1 of its ongoing curse.

Raid Challenges

Garden of Salvation

A Link to the Chain - During the Consecrated Mind encounter, all players must refresh their Enlightened buff at approximately the same time. However, the team may be split up at different tethers.

Scourge of the Past

All for One, One for All (Vault) - Each Guardian must grab and deposit each Phase Radiance buff once and the boss must be killed in 3 damage phases.

Last Wish

Keep Out (Vault) - Knights must be killed in the rooms they spawn in.


The Throne - Burn all 4 plates at the same time for every damage phase. Do not fire before all plates are activated.


  • The Pleasure Gardens
  • The Gauntlet
  • The Royal Pools
  • The Throne

Escalation Protocol: Kathok, Roar of Xol

Kathok is a large Hive Knight that is protected by many Shriekers, Thrall, Acolytes and sword-carrying Severing Knights. Kathok is protected by an immunity shield that can only be destroyed with the Swords dropped from the Severing Knights. Once the shield is down, bombard Kathok with damage.

Possible Drops

  • Arc Submachine Gun ‘IKELOS_SMG_v1.0.1’

The Menagerie: Arunak, Beloved by Calus

Heroic Mode Active Modifiers

  • Extinguish - If your fireteam falls in a Restricted Zone, everyone is returned to Orbit.
  • Grenadier - Grenade abilities deal more damage and recharge much faster
  • Famine - All ammunition drops are significantly reduced.
  • Solar Singe - Solar damage increases slightly from all sources

Possible Drops

  • Legendary Sword for each Class
  • 'Death’s Razor’ for Warlocks
  • 'Goldtusk’ for Hunters
  • 'Throne-Cleaver’ for Titans
  • 'The Emperor’s Chosen’ Ship
  • Masterworked Item, created by Chalice
  • Izanagi’s Burden Catalyst, if Chalice fully upgraded

The Reckoning: The Swords

Active Modifiers

  • Arc Singe - Arc damage increased slightly from all sources.
  • Grenadier - Grenade abilities deal more damage and recharge much faster.

Possible Drops

  • Kinetic Sidearm - Lonesome
  • Kinetic Scout Rifle - Night Watch
  • Arc Sniper Rifle - Sole Survivor
  • Solar Shotgun - Last Man Standing
  • Solar Sword - Just in Case (Tier 3 exclusive)

Moon Activities

  • Wandering Nightmare - Nightmare of Jaxx, Claw of Xivu Arath (Hellmouth).
  • Nightmare Hunt: Despair - Defeat the Nightmare of Crota, Song of Oryx.
  • Nightmare Hunt - Fear - Defeat the Nightmare of Phogoth.
  • Nightmare Hunt - Rage - Defeat the Nightmare of Dominus Ghaul.


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