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Prepare for Black Armory with Destiny 2 Update 2.1.0, Full Patch Notes

Destiny 2 update 2.1.0

Destiny 2 update 2.1.0

Destiny 2’s fifth season, the Season of the Forge, simply began, and alongside with it comes a reasonably large replace. Alongside with loading the brand new content material coming in subsequent week’s Black Armory launch, Destiny 2 replace balances a lot of weapons and skills, in addition to fixing some points that have been found because the Forsaken enlargement launched in September.

One of many largest modifications right here comes within the type of a nerf to Trench Barrel, a perk that allowed gamers to melee after which do additional injury with a shotgun. Particularly, the perk on the Ikelos shotgun from the Warmind enlargement turned a repeatedly used software that would shortly soften any bosses well being. The perk now deactivates after three photographs, which means gamers will both have to melee once more, or change their methods.

Submachine weapons acquired a variety improve, whereas machine weapons received a bump to accuracy. This can make the Thunderlord Unique fairly a bit extra viable in quite a lot of conditions. Should you didn’t get it through the limited-time quest, it’s now within the common Unique loot pool. The Crucible has a pair new modes in rotation and the studio made some changes to Gambit. To get the complete listing of modifications, additions, and fixes, take a look at the Destiny 2 replace patch notes under.

There can be one other Destiny 2 replace subsequent week when Black Armory launches on December four, 2018.

Destiny 2 Update Patch Notes

The One Concerning the Season of the Forge



  • Chaos Attain
      • Fastened a problem through which having a number of Chaos Attain beams lively at one time triggered their visible results to merge collectively
      • Fastened a problem to permit Chaos Attain beams to penetrate pleasant Banner Shields
      • Fastened a problem through which Chaos Attain didn’t injury Taken Blights
      • Observe: Modifications to Chaos Attain Cancellation will come with Destiny 2 Update 2.1.1, scheduled for 12/four/2018
  • Nova Warp
      • Fastened a problem through which Nova Warp would typically fail to detonate on launch.
  • Sentinel
      • Fastened a problem during which Sentinel Shields and Banner Shields would lose power when guarding close to pleasant detonations (most notably Thundercrash)
  • Spectral Blades
      • Retuned the Spectral Blades Tremendous to extend the reliability of melee assaults in PvP and to bolster the effectiveness of Tremendous’s stealth capabilities
  • Burning Maul
      • Decreased digital camera shake and display flash on hit in an try and alleviate emotions of movement illness when utilizing the Burning Maul Tremendous
  • Thundercrash
      • Adjusted digital camera throughout flight sequence in an try and alleviate emotions of movement illness when utilizing Thundercrash Tremendous

Unique Armor

  • Fastened a problem during which Ophidian Facet was not growing the melee vary on numerous Warlock charged melees (Igniting Contact, Ball Lightning, Entropic Pull, Devour, and Atomic Breach)
  • Fastened a problem during which buffs granted by Lunafaction Boots would final for solely 15 seconds inside Properly of Radiance slightly than the complete period
  • Fastened a problem on Ursa Furiosa in order that Tremendous achieve from guarding is extra constant between PvE and PvP


  • Warden’s Regulation
      • Changed perks on Warden’s Regulation that didn’t perform correctly with the weapon’s archetype
          • Triple Faucet changed with Feeding Frenzy
          • Fourth Time’s the Appeal changed with Zen Second
      • Warden’s Regulation now has bullet contrails
      • Up to date the intrinsic perk textual content on Warden’s Regulation to differentiate it from Aggressive Burst Sidearms
  • Excessive-Impression Scout Rifles
      • Excessive-Impression Scout Rifle injury elevated by 1.87%
          • Dev commentary: Beforehand it was potential to, at VERY excessive resilience ranges, survive three headshots from a excessive influence scout rifle. This variation will make sure that gamers at any resilience degree might be defeated by three headshots.
      • Observe: A repair that may return Excessive-Impression Scout Rifles to 150 RPM is deliberate for Destiny 2 Update 2.1.1, scheduled for 12/four/2018
  • Shotguns
      • Speedy-Hearth Body on Shotguns now will increase the reload of all Shotgun shells when empty as an alternative of simply the primary shell
      • Trench Barrel
          • Trench Barrel perk now deactivates after three photographs
          • Trench Barrel description up to date to mirror new conduct and in addition repair an error the place it referred to as out elevated accuracy as an alternative of improve reload velocity
  • Submachine Weapons
      • Barely elevated vary on Submachine Weapons
  • Machine Weapons
      • Barely elevated accuracy on Machine Weapons

Unique Weapons

  • Prometheus Lens
      • Prometheus Lens injury elevated by 10%
  • Exhausting Mild
      • Fastened a problem the place Exhausting Mild might overpenetrate an enemy Banner Defend”
  • Ace of Spades
      • Memento Mori lowered to 5 bullets, however can now be refreshed on reload with out having to eliminate all of the bonus injury bullets


  • Fastened mantle animation for the Queenbreaker
  • Fastened a problem the place some particle results have been showing in first-person view when utilizing One Thousand Voices
  • Fastened a problem the place Bows would typically grow to be invisible when outfitted
  • Polished the Blade Barrage animation for when the participant is holding a Bow
  • Buffed out a missed spot on the Refer-a-Good friend Borealis decoration
  • Fastened a problem that might delay the nocking of an arrow when the participant picked up ammo whereas the Bow was each stowed and out of ammo
  • Fastened a problem the place the Headseeker perk would not perform after being activated quite a few occasions with out dying
  • Fastened a problem the place the Ikelos Hand Cannon and Shotgun the place displaying icons for Malfeasance and Chaperone within the obituary
  • Polished Grenade Launcher strafing animations to take away up and down reticle veering
  • Polished Grenade Launcher animations whereas leaping to stop shares from blocking the first-person digital camera
  • Polished Sniper Rifle and Machine Gun animations whereas leaping to stop shares from blocking the first-person digital camera
  • Fastened an animation situation that might happen when firing and strolling with a Machine Gun
  • Polished Tractor Cannon’s dash animation to really feel extra pure
  • Fastened a problem the place Swords dropped with mods meant for Rocket Launchers, and Rocket Launchers dropped with mods meant for Swords
  • Speedy Hit now shows a standing impact buff on activation
      • Recognized concern: Sniper Rifle precision kills will stack the perk twice; this might be fastened in a later patch
  • Up to date Oathkeeper’s Unique perk to take away textual content for Bow cost velocity
  • Tireless Blade perk description up to date to match precise conduct the place ammo is returned on each different powered Sword kill
  • Fastened a problem the place the Momentum Switch perk was not functioning correctly



  • Mayhem will return as a 6v6 rotating playlist with scoring help for new Forsaken Supers
  • Lockdown and Showdown will return as rotating playlists and have been added to Personal Matches
  • Scorched and Staff Scorched have been added to Personal Matches
  • New Shaxx strains, unfold between Rumble, Lockdown, Showdown, and some particular medals
  • Single spherical modes (Conflict, Management, and so on.) now finish with a “Match Complete” countdown just like these displayed at spherical full in round-based modes
  • Added new Crucible medals and related Triumphs for Forsaken Supers, the Machine Gun weapon archetype, and the Lockdown recreation mode
  • Added two new gold-tier medals—joyful searching!
  • Fastened a problem the place “The Cycle” medal was not being tracked correctly
  • Iron Banner now awards distinctive Iron Banner-themed medals with distinctive audio cues
  • Iron Banner makes use of new distinctive Match Full banners


  • Valor and Glory at the moment are subdivided into three sub-ranks just like Gambit
  • Valor and Glory have NOT subdivided the Legend rank
  • Valor does NOT require gamers to win at Legend


  • Shaxx has a brand new rotation of things out there for direct buy.
      • Gamers should earn Valor to gather these things
  • A brand new set of Seasonal Gadgets has been added to Shaxx’s stock
      • Earlier seasons’ unique gadgets have been eliminated
  • A brand new pinnacle weapon quest has been added to Shaxx’s stock
      • To permit gamers to make progress on any character, every step options account-wide goals
      • This quest requires two forms of aims to be accomplished: Attain a selected Rank and full a selected Triumph; gamers can full these aims in any order
  • Earlier pinnacle weapon quests proceed to be out there on Shaxx



  • Adjusted Infamy rank rewards to raised match Valor and Glory. Subdivision rank ups will now all the time award Gambit Legendary gear

Bounties and Quests

  • Infamy Rank Level rewards from all Gambit bounties have been doubled
  • Many bounties have had their goals retuned to take much less time and be simpler to finish
  • Added a brand new every day bounty for killing Primeval envoys, and slotted it into the every day rotation
  • Fastened a problem the place the Malfeasance quest could possibly be progressed in Crucible modes

NOTE: As soon as S5 begins and Infamy is reset, you have to play one Gambit match earlier than redeeming any bounties. Gamers who flip in these bounties after Season of the Forge begins, however earlier than enjoying a Gambit match, won’t appropriately obtain factors to their Infamy rank from these bounties.

Primeval Mechanics

  • Catch-up mechanics have been adjusted to make sure that the main workforce retains extra of a bonus
  • The trailing workforce will now obtain a most of just one bonus stack of the Primeval Slayer buff (beforehand, they acquired as much as three stacks relying on how far behind the trailing group was)
  • The time earlier than the bonus stack kicks in has been elevated to 32 seconds, up from 22 seconds
  • Primevals will arduous ping much less typically, to scale back stunlock towards extremely coordinated groups


  • Additional addressing error codes that would happen throughout matchmaking, resulting in potential quitter penalties



  • Final Want raid bounties at the moment are obtainable to anybody who has entry to the Final Want raid.
      • Doesn’t require Clan Rank four
  • A brand new season of development is accessible, with new perks to pursue
  • Fastened a problem the place Weekly Raid Problem Bounties have been solely obtainable for 24 hours after reset

Gadgets and Financial system


  • Fastened a problem the place the “Rainmaker” consumable didn’t present showers of Glimmer from defeated enemies
  • Fastened a problem the place Public Defender Ghost perk wasn’t correctly making use of to public occasions on Mars, the Tangled Shore, or the Dreaming Metropolis
  • Fastened a problem the place Dusk distinctive rewards weren’t dropping on the price meant for non-Forsaken house owners
  • Fastened a problem the place not choosing up Prime Engrams might permit gamers to earn greater than the Prime Attunement buff permits for, placing them in a deficit of additional Prime Engrams for a time similar to the variety of additional Prime Engrams acquired


  • Fastened a problem the place the title of Triumph “Steadfast” was “Meet Sloane on the moon Titan” (you should nonetheless meet Sloane on the moon Titan)


  • Added lacking Yr 2 gunsmith weapons to Collections (not purchasable on account of random rolls)
  • Fastened a problem the place the BrayTech RWP Mk. II Scout Rifle was not counting in the direction of Collections for some gamers
  • Unearned Season four gear is now hidden



  • Added new “Take Screenshot” keybind (defaults to the “Print Screen” key)

Textual content Chat 

  • Added new good friend administration instructions
  • Added new fireteam administration instructions

Word: The fireteam instructions can goal any participant by offering the participant’s full BattleTag, permitting gamers to assemble fireteams with out sending pal requests.



  • Adjusted merchandise tooltips to repair a problem the place perks or different info was minimize off on the Character Display
  • Fastened a problem the place the rank-up banner for Crucible and Gambit was not being appropriately displayed on 21:9 resolutions
  • Fastened a problem the place gamers have been unable to return to orbit whereas the Outcomes Display was up on the finish of an exercise


  • Conventional Chinese language
      • Fastened a problem the place some elements of the Conventional Chinese language UI was not loading correctly in-game



  • Improved exercise and vacation spot load occasions on consoles
      • Notice: We’re actively investigating load occasions for loading the participant stock display, switching between UI tabs beginning up the sport, signing on, and choosing characters. See This Week at Bungie – 11/08/2018 for extra particulars.


  • Fastened a problem the place brightness was not adjusting correctly for gamers


  • Fastened a problem with lacking Transmat FX on Amanda’s change
  • Fastened a problem with faulty supply strings on a number of Dawning and Crimson Days gadgets
  • Fastened a problem that triggered a number of shaders to be unavailable for bulk trade at Rahool
  • Fastened a problem the place some UI parts wouldn’t load correctly if interacting with a vendor and launching into character stock
  • Fastened a problem the place the Lucky Projection was inflicting visible results points in third individual
  • Fastened a problem by which the IGR model of the “High and Mighty” bounty didn’t rely needed escapee kills
  • Fastened a problem during which the IGR model of the “I’m Not Sorry, I’m Lost” bounty required too many factors for completion
  • Fastened a problem through which the IGR model of the “Through the Crucible” bounty required too few factors for completion
  • Fastened a problem that induced excessive quantities of Baboon errors within the Tower

What’s your favourite addition or change with Destiny 2 replace Are you glad to see the boss soften meta altering? Are there any further modifications not made right here that you simply need to see? Tell us within the feedback under.

Whereas Season of the Forge started at this time, the primary spherical of content material from the Annual Move, Black Armory, will start rolling out on December four, 2018. Bungie confirmed to us that the Raid included with Black Armory will probably be “much larger” than the 2 Leviathan Raid Lairs, although smaller than the huge Final Want Raid that got here with Forsaken.

[Source: Bungie]

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