It’s time for one more weekly reset in Destiny 2 has arrived, and meaning a brand new Ascendant Challenge because the time loop within the Dreaming City resets but once more. We’re again to the beginning of a three-week cycle because the Awoken proceed to battle the curse. We’re nearing the top of Season 5, however should you’re nonetheless trying to attain the 650 stage cap earlier than the approaching launch of the following growth, Joker’s Wild, it is a nice option to get there. Here’s what that you must do and the place to go to seek out the portal that may internet you some Powerful gear.
Like in previous weeks, the Ascendant Challenge includes utilizing a particular merchandise (a Tincture of Queensfoil) to obtain the Ascendance buff. This means that you can see a Taken portal that sends you to the Ascendant Plane to do a mission of kinds. But the portal’s location and your goal has been totally different every week, and that is true for Week 5. Before beginning, although, remember to seize the corresponding bounty from Petra, as that is the important thing to incomes a chunk of Powerful gear.
This week’s portal is discovered inside a Lost Sector (Bay of Drowned Wishes) positioned proper close to Dreaming City’s touchdown zone in Divalian Mists. You’ll transfer to the halfway level of the Lost Sector, killing issues till somewhat earlier than you attain a door that is locked. (You can skip the enemies, however killing them will seemingly be simpler.) If you have used your Tincture of Queensfoil, you will see the portal and might soar via to succeed in the Ascendant Plane location, Agonarch Abyss.
Unfortunately, there’s a great deal of platforming concerned right here. You’ll make your approach right down to a temple the place a big tree is. Blight balls spawn in that gradual your motion, and you will have to cope with a pair of wizards who spawn in extra Thrall enemies. Take out the wizards and also you’re all accomplished. You can see this all in our video guide.
The chest you can then open is, as at all times, nothing particular. But ending the Ascendant Challenge completes the bounty from Petra, which nets you a chunk of Powerful gear.
There’s nonetheless a while earlier than the top of Season 5, the Season of the Forge. The subsequent large occasion within the recreation is Crimson Days, the Valentine’s Day-themed celebration that runs from February 13-20. As ordinary, it’s going to supply distinctive beauty rewards, in addition to some duos-themed occasions to rejoice friendship and love, and a singular bow you may earn for combating within the Crucible.
Meanwhile, should you’re nonetheless engaged on snagging Destiny 2’s newest Exotic weapon, The Last Word, remember to check out our guide to finishing the steps quick. You may additionally need to get caught up on The Last Word’s story, which continues into Season 6.