We’re deep into the Jokers Wild enlargement of Destiny 2, with numerous new content material for gamers to sort out. There are new Gambit actions, Gambit Prime and The Reckoning, which give out new loot. There’s the allegiance quest, which comes full with particular rewards depending on if you choose to side with the Drifter or the Vanguard. And there is the quest to capture Thorn, the highly effective Unique hand cannon that is turning into an enormous a part of the story of the Season of the Drifter. It even has a hidden start.
With the rise within the Energy stage cap with Jokers Wild, there’s loads of cause to dig again into numerous actions, together with the Ascendant Challenges within the Dreaming Metropolis. Ending the problem earns you Highly effective gear, which may also help you climb your manner as much as the brand new high stage of 700.
Like in previous weeks, the Ascendant Problem includes utilizing a particular merchandise (a Tincture of Queensfoil) to obtain the Ascendance buff. This lets you see a Taken portal that sends you to the Ascendant Aircraft to do a mission of types. However the portal’s location and your goal has been totally different every week, and that is true for Week 5. Earlier than beginning, although, make sure to seize the corresponding bounty from Petra, as that is the important thing to incomes a chunk of Highly effective gear.
This week’s portal is discovered inside a Misplaced Sector (Bay of Drowned Needs) positioned proper close to Dreaming Metropolis’s touchdown zone in Divalian Mists. You may transfer to the halfway level of the Misplaced Sector, killing issues till just a little earlier than you attain a door that is locked. (You possibly can skip the enemies, however killing them will probably be simpler.) In case you’ve used your Tincture of Queensfoil, you will see the portal and may soar via to succeed in the Ascendant Aircraft location, Agonarch Abyss.
Sadly, there’s a great deal of platforming concerned right here. You may make your manner all the way down to a temple the place a big tree is. Blight balls spawn in that sluggish your motion, and you will have to take care of a pair of wizards who spawn in extra Thrall enemies. Take out the wizards and also you’re all executed. You possibly can see this all in our video guide.
The chest which you could then open is, as all the time, nothing particular. However ending the Ascendant Problem completes the bounty from Petra, which nets you a chunk of Highly effective gear.
There’s nonetheless a while earlier than the top of Season 5, the Season of the Forge. The following huge occasion within the recreation is Crimson Days, the Valentine’s Day-themed celebration that runs from February 13-20. As regular, it will provide distinctive beauty rewards, in addition to some duos-themed occasions to rejoice friendship and love, and a singular bow you possibly can earn for preventing within the Crucible.
In the meantime, for those who’re nonetheless engaged on snagging Future 2’s newest Unique weapon, The Final Phrase, make sure to check out our guide to finishing the steps quick. You may additionally wish to get caught up on The Last Word’s story, which continues into Season 6.