It’s the spooky season, and Destiny 2’s fall event, Festival of the Lost, is back through November 7. During this free in-game event, players will don masks and collect treats by completing challenges in Haunted Sectors throughout the system. This year’s treats include the new Acosmic Legendary Grenade Launcher, community-chosen insect ornament sets, Eerie Engram drops, an extra layer of challenge (and loot) in Legend Haunted Sectors, and additional rewards available with the Festival of the Lost Event Card. Guardians can complete Event Challenges while wearing their masks to earn tickets. Then, they can upgrade their Event Card to spend those tickets for even more treats.
But what’s different this year? This year, new matchmade Legend Haunted Sectors are available for those looking for a challenge and more rewards. Using Eerie Engrams earned in Haunted Sectors. Guardians can then use Hocus Focusing with Eva to conjure their desired specific event weapons. The engrams can also be focused to drop Exotic armor from any Destiny 2 expansions players own. Eva has other treats for Guardians to earn during the event, too, including the all-black Festival of the Lost Memento for crafted weapons.
For the first time, the Destiny 2 community could vote for each class armor ornament set for the Festival. The winning sets were a spider theme for Hunters and Titans and a beetle theme for Warlocks. Players can catch these creepy-crawly ornaments at the Eververse store and celebrate the community in a unique and spooky way.
Available this year from Bungie Rewards is a special Festival of the Lost Treat Set, which includes a real-world Headless Ones Pin, Candy Pin, and Headless Ones Tote. Players who complete the Bookworm Event Challenge by 9:59 AM PT on November 7, 2023, are eligible to purchase this set through the Bungie Store.
In Destiny 2’s current Season, Season of the Witch, Guardians continue their pursuit of the Witness by helping Eris Morn attempt to resurrect the Witch Queen, Savathûn, who holds the secret of how to follow the Witness into the Traveler. Players harness Hive magic and take on a god in two new seasonal activities, using Deck of Whispers buff cards to customize their loadouts.
In Destiny 2’s upcoming expansion, The Final Shape launches on February 27, 2024.