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All the seasonal challenges coming to Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted

Here’s how to complete each of the game’s many upcoming challenges

A Titan runs with the Scythe relic in Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted Image: Bungie

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted is here, and it’s brought with it the usual swath of seasonal offerings, including seasonal challenges. These challenges are great for leveling up your season pass or your Artifact with XP, and earning special rewards that are key to progressing the season (such as this season’s Figments of Darkness).

In this guide, we’ve used datamining from bray.tech to determine all the seasonal challenges coming in Season of the Haunted.

[Ed. note: This post contains some mild spoilers for later in this season, mostly comprising mission titles that haven’t been released in-game.]

Week 1

These challenges will premier in-game the week of May 24:

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 1 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Sorrow Bound 1 Complete Bound in Sorrow 1 and defeat Scorn Chieftains Bound in Sorrow 1 Completed, defeat 50 Scorn Challenger XP+
Nightmare Containment 1 Successfully complete tiers of the Nightmare Containment public event on the Derelict Leviathan throughout the season 25 public events Challenger XP+
Vestiges of Dread 1 Throughout Season of the Haunted, collect Vestiges of Dread and pick up material nodes on the Derelict Leviathan Collect 1,500 Vestiges of Dread, collect 20 materials Challenger XP
Sustained Fire Defeat combatants with auto rifle or trace rifle final blows on the Derelict Leviathan and defeat combatants with Solar damage in any Sever activity 200 auto rifle or trace rifle kills, 30 Solar kills Challenger XP+, Figments of Darkness
Derelict Levithan Activities On the Derelict Leviathan, complete bounties and earn progress by completing patrols and public events Complete 18 bounties Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Taking All Challenges Complete weekly playlist challenges Complete three challenges Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Mid-Range Calibration Calibrate mid-range weapons -- hand cannons, glaives, auto rifles, fusion rifles, and machine guns -- on the Derelict Leviathan. Bonus progress for rapidly defeating combatants 200 kills Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Dredgin' Up Victory Complete Gambit matches. Earn bonus progress for wins Complete 15 matches Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Momentum Crash Defeat Guardians in Momentum Control. Earn bonus progress with Zone Advantage Defeat 75 Guardians Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Scorn Pest Control Defeat Scorn combatants in Vanguard playlists or on the Derelict Leviathan. Earn bonus progress for defeating tougher combatants Defeat 200 Scorn Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Week 2

These challenges will premier in-game the week of May 31.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 2 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Sorrow Bound 2 Complete Bound in Sorrow 2 and defeat Cabal with precision final blows Bound in Sorrow 2 completed, 75 precision kills Challenger XP+
Leviathan Chests Open world chests while exploring the Derelict Leviathan Open 75 chests Challenger XP
Umbral Focusing 1 Focus equipment at the Crown of Sorrow throughout the season Three focused weapons, two focused armor pieces Challenger XP+
Harvest at Dawn Defeat combatants with Scythe final blows on the Derelict Leviathan, and defeat combatants with Solar Power weapon final blows in Sever activities 125 harvest kills, 20 Solar Power weapon kills Figments of Darkness, Challenger XP+
Moon Activities On the Moon, earn progress by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors Complete 18 activities Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Lost in the Legend Complete a Lost Sector on Legend or higher Complete one high-level Lost Sector Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Close-Range Calibration Calibrate close-range weapons -- sidearms, submachine guns, shotguns, glaives, and swords -- on the Moon. Bonus progress for rapidly defeating combatants Defeat 200 enemies Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Bank, Kill, Repeat Earn points by banking Motes, defeating Blockers, and defeating Guardians in Gambit Earn 250 points Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Iron Sharpens Iron Complete Iron Banner matches. Earn bonus progress for wins Complete 15 matches Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Anti-Cabal Sweep Defeat Cabal combatants in Vanguard playlists activities and Strikes. Earn bonus progress for defeating tougher combatants Defeat 200 Cabal Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Week 3

These challenges will premier in-game the week of June 7.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 3 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Sorrow Bound 3 Complete Bound in Sorrow 3 and defeat Scorn with precision final blows Bound in Sorrow 3 completed, 75 precision kills Challenger XP+
Nightmare Containment 2 Successfully complete tiers of the Nightmare Containment public event on the Derelict Leviathan throughout the season Complete 75 public events Challenger XP+
Binding 1 Throughout Season of the Haunted, bind Nightmares after completing Tier 3 of the Nightmare Containment and open Opulent Chests on the Derelict Leviathan Harvest 10 Nightmares, open five chests Figments of Darkness, Challenger XP+
Loadout 2 On the Derelict Leviathan, defeat combatants with shotgun or fusion rifle final blows and defeat powerful Nightmares Get 100 shotgun and fusion rifle kills, defeat 50 powerful Nightmares Challenger XP+
Throne World Activities In the Throne World, complete bounties and earn progress by completing patrols, public events, and looting Lost Sectors Complete 18 activities Challenger XP+
Power Broker Reach Power Level 1560 by earning powerful rewards and Prime engrams Be Power Level 1560 Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Long-range Calibration Calibrate long-range weapons -- pulse rifles, bows, and trace rifles -- in the Throne World. Bonus progress in Lost Sectors Get 100 kills Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Primeval Entourage Defeat Taken in Gambit. Earn bonus progress for defeating tougher combatants Kill 100 Taken in Gambit Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Scorched Earth Defeat Guardians in Team Scorched. Charged detonations in midair or on surfaces earn bonus progress Defeat 50 Guardians in Scorched Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Ultimate Champion Defeat Champions in any Nightfall Strike on Hero difficulty or higher. Earn bonus progress at higher difficulty tiers Defeat 60 Champions Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Week 4

These challenges will premier in-game the week of June 14.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 4 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Sorrow Bound 4 Complete Bound in Sorrow 4 and defeat Cabal Centurions throughout the system Bound in Sorrow 4 completed, kill 50 Centurions Challenger XP+
Crematory Fist On the Derelict Leviathan, defeat combatants with melee abilities. Solar melee abilities or Nightmares defeated with melee abilities grant additional progress 150 melee kills Challenger XP+
Burning Shame Complete Sever - Shame using only a Solar subclass and Solar, Kinetic, or Stasis weapons Complete Sever - Shame under the parameters Figments of Darkness, Challenger XP+
Shape of Nightmares 1 Extract weapon elements from a Haunted weapon with a Deepsight mod Extract one Deepsight Weapon Challenger XP+
Mod Collector Unlock Artifact mods Unlock 12 mods Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Precision Calibration Calibrate marksman weapons -- scout rifles, sniper rifles, and linear fusion rifles -- by landing precision final blows. Bonus progress against Guardians Get 200 kills Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
High-Value Hunter Defeat powerful combatants in Gambit. Earn bonus progress for defeating high-value targets Defeat 75 powerful combatants in Gambit Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Flourish of Power Defeat Guardians in the Mayhem playlist with Super abilities Kill 50 Guardians in Mayhem Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Darkest Nightfall Complete any Nightfall Strike on Hero difficulty or higher Complete three high-difficulty Nightfalls Nightfall weapon, Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Week 5

These challenges will premier in-game the week of June 21.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 5 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Sorrow Bound 5 Complete Bound in Sorrow 5 and defeat Nightmares on the Moon Bound in Sorrow 5 completed, defeat 75 Nightmares Challenger XP+
Nightmare Containment 3 Successfully complete tiers of the Nightmare Containment public event on the Derelict Levithan throughout the season Complete 150 public events Challenger XP++
Empty Grief Complete Sever - Grief using only a Void subclass and Void, Kinetic, or Stasis weapons Complete Sever - Grief under specific parameters Figments of Darkness, Challenger XP+
Umbral Focusing 2 Focus equipment at the Crown of Sorrow throughout the season Focus six weapons, focus four armor pieces Challenger XP+
Linking the Chain of Command Acquire the Chain of Command Earn the seasonal machine gun Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Sunburn Defeat Guardians. Bonus progress is granted for opponents defeated with the help of Solar effects Defeat 200 Guardians Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Leviathan Reaper - Cabal and Nightmare Bosses Defeat Cabal bosses in Strikes or Vanguard playlists. Defeat Nightmares anywhere in the system Defeat five Cabal bosses, defeat five Nightmare bosses Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Week 6

These challenges will premier in-game the week of June 28.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 6 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Sorrow Bound 6 Complete Bound in Sorrow 6 and complete Lost Sectors throughout the system Bound in Sorrow 6 completed, complete five Lost Sectors Challenger XP+
Sparking Rage Complete Sever - Rage using only an Arc subclass and Arc, Kinetic, or Stasis weapons Complete Sever - Rage using the specific parameters Figments of Darkness, Challenger XP+
Vestiges of Dread 2 Throughout Season of the Haunted, collect Vestiges of Dread and pick up material nodes on the Derelict Leviathan Earn 15,000 Vestiges of Dread, collect 40 materials Challenger XP+
Glean Cut Defeat combatants with Glaive or Sword final blows on the Derelict Leviathan and defeat powerful Cabal in any Sever activity 200 Glaive or Sword kills, 30 powerful Cabal kills Figments of Darkness, Challenger XP++
Apex Armorer Masterwork a piece of armor Upgrade one armor piece Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Absolutely Stunning Stun Champions Stun 50 Champions Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Crucible Ornament Acquire the Crucible ornament for Chain of Command Unlock the Crucible ornament Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Week 7

These challenges will premier in-game the week of July 5.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 7 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Sorrow Bound 7 Complete Bound in Sorrow 7 and defeat Champions within the Derelict Leviathan Bound in Sorrow 7 completed, defeat 40 Champions Challenger XP++
Nullifying Reconciliation Complete Sever - Reconciliation using only a Void subclass and Void, Kinetic, or Stasis weapons Complete Sever - Reconciliation using the specific parameters Figments of Darkness, Challenger XP+
Binding 2 Throughout Season of the Haunted, bind Nightmares after completing Tier 3 of the Nightmare Containment and open Opulent Chests on the Derelict Leviathan Harvest 30 Nightmares, open 15 chests Challenger XP++
Shape of Nightmares 2 Shape any Haunted weapon Shape one weapon Challenger XP+
Beam Cannon Defeat targets with trace rifles and shotguns in Gambit. Bonus progress for defeated Guardians 60 shotgun kills, 100 trace rifle kills Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Fleeting Glory Complete Crucible matches in the Glory Rank playlist. Earn bonus progress for wins Complete 15 matches Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Grandmaster Complete any Nightfall Strike on Grandmaster Complete one GM Nightfall Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Week 8

These challenges will premier in-game the week of July 12.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 8 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Shocking Forgiveness Complete Sever - Forgiveness using only an Arc subclass and Arc, Kinetic, or Stasis weapons Complete Sever - Forgiveness with specific parameters Opulent Umbral Energy, Challenger XP+
Vestiges of Dread 3 Throughout Season of the Haunted, collect Vestiges of Dread and pick up material nodes on the Derelict Leviathan Collect 25,000 Vestiges of Dread, collect 80 materials Challenger XP++
Umbral Focusing 3 Focus equipment at the Crown of Sorrow throughout the season Focus 10 weapons, focus eight armor pieces Challenger XP++
Pinnacle Reach Power Level 1570 by earning pinnacle rewards Be at Power Level 1570 Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Widepoint Calibration Calibrate trace rifles and shotguns. Bonus progress for rapidly defeating targets and Guardians 180 kills Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Gambit Ornament Acquire the Gambit ornament for Chain of Command Earn the Gambit ornament Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Week 9

These challenges will premier in-game the week of July 19.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 9 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Warm Resolve Complete Sever - Resolve using only a Solar subclass and Solar, Kinetic, or Stasis weapons Complete Sever - Resolve using specific parameters Opulent Umbral Energy, Challenger XP+
Cabal Tactics On the Derelict Leviathan, defeat combatants with rocket launcher final blows and rapidly defeat combatants in groups of three or more 125 rocket launcher kills, 125 rapidly defeated enemies Challenger XP++
Armory-Wide Calibration Calibrate Kinetic, Energy, and Power weapons. Bonus progress against Champions 200 Kinetic kills, 200 Energy kills, 200 Power weapon kills Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Solar Gambit Defeat targets with Solar effects. Bonus progress for defeating Guardians 200 Solar effect kills in Gambit Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Trial by Firing Squad Win multiple rounds in the Trials of Osiris 20 Trials round wins Trials of Osiris weapon, Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Solar Vanguard Defeat combatants with Solar effects in Vanguard playlists 300 Solar effect kills in the Vanguard playlists Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Week 10

These challenges will premier in-game the week of July 26.

Destiny 2: Season of the Haunted week 10 challenges

Title Description Task Rewards
Title Description Task Rewards
Haunting Cacophony Defeat combatants with machine gun final blows in the Derelict Leviathan, and defeat powerful Scorn in any Sever activity 200 machine gun kills, 30 powerful scorn kills Challenger XP+
Europa Activities On Europa, earn progress by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors 18 activities completed Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Vanguard Ornament Acquire the Vanguard ornament for Chain of Command Earn the Vanguard ornament Planestrider, Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

If you’re able to complete 72 of these seasonal challenges before Season of the Haunted ends on Aug. 23, you’ll be able to complete the final challenge — Reaper Incarnate — and earn a big pile of Bright Dust.

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