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Destiny 2 Weekly Reset: August 5 – Lake of Shadows Nightfall, Io Flashpoint, more

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

Vanguard Singe - Arc

Nightfall - Lake of Shadows

Nightfall Exclusive Item - ‘The Militia’s Birthright’ Grenade Launcher



  • Empath - Enhanced radar. Take increased damage from melee.


  • 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 Overload and Unstoppable Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Overload or Unstoppable mod, respectively.
  • Hero Modifiers  - Extra Shields
  • Grask’s Bite - 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
  • Famine - All ammunition drops are significantly reduced.
  • Champions: Mob - This mode contains additional Champions.


  • Adept, Hero, Legend and Master modifiers
  • Extinguish - If your Fireteam falls in a Restricted Zone, everyone is returned to Orbit.
  • Epitaph - Taken combatants generate blight geysers when defeated.
  • Limited Revives - Limited Fireteam revives. Gain additional revives by defeating enemy Champions.
  • Chaff - Radar is disabled.
  • Grandmaster Modifiers

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 Inverted Spire - “End the Red Legion expedition that’s ripped open the planet’s surface.”
  • Exclusive Item - ‘Trichromatica’ Ghost Shell
  • The Arms Dealer - “Shut down the operations of an ironmonger providing weapons to the Red Legion.”
  • Exclusive Item - ‘Tilt Fuse’ Sparrow

Flashpoint - Io

Complete Public Events, Lost Sectors and Heroic Adventures around Io 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.

Iron Banner

  • Limited time mode
  • 6v6
  • Similar to Control. When 3 zones are captured by a team the zones are locked for 30 seconds.
  • Earn tokens and complete the Iron Banner quest to earn exclusive weapons and armor

Dreaming City Curse

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

Raid Challenges

Garden of Salvation

Zero to One Hundred - During the Sanctified Mind encounter, bank 30 motes at each Vex relay. At each relay, all 30 motes must be deposited within 10 seconds of each other.

Scourge of the Past

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

Last Wish

Strength of Memory (Riven) - Guardians must not shoot the same eye twice.


The Gauntlet - Guardians cannot stand on the same plate more than once.


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

Escalation Protocol: Damkath, The Mask

Damkath is a large Ogre that is invulnerable except for a large yellow section on its back.

Guardians should spread out around the area to ensure that whenever Damkath is firing at one Guardian, another is behind him ready to be able to do some damage.

Watch out for the large number of Hive enemies, especially the Shriekers, that will continually spawn during the fight.

Possible Drops

  • Solar Sniper Rifle ‘IKELOS_SR_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

  • Nightmare Hunt: Rage - Defeat the Nightmare of Dominus Ghaul.
  • Nightmare Hunt: Isolation  - Defeat the Nightmare of Taniks, the Scarred.
  • Nightmare Hunt: Servitude  - Defeat the Nightmare of Zydron, Gate Lord.


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