Destiny 2‘s weekly reset brings with it Crimson Days, Bungie’s Valentine’s Day-themed occasion, in addition to a brand new Ascendant Challenge, which takes you into the unusual recesses of the Dreaming City. This is the tip of the six-week cycle of challenges, and this one, the Cimmerian Garrison, is without doubt one of the spookiest and most concerned. Here’s the place to search out the Taken portal and what to do when you’re inside.
As at all times, step one is to choose up the Ascendant Challenge from Petra–this is what nets you a bit of Powerful gear for finishing it. Once that is carried out, be sure to have a Tincture of Queensfoil. With that in hand, you may enter the Lost Sector in Rheasilvia, the Chamber of Starlight. You’ll must make your means via all the factor, because the portal is situated simply behind the chest that unlocks after killing the boss. While optionally available, you would possibly as effectively full the Lost Sector to make issues simpler on your self. With that out of the way in which, use the Tincture to realize the Ascendance buff, which lets you see the Taken portal. The precise location will be seen within the video above and map under.
Jump via the portal to move to Cimmerian Garrison, situated within the Ascendant Plane. Here, you may be confronted with what quantities to a gauntlet–you’ll must make your means via and kill an enemy on the finish. Once you go inside, you may be chased by three knights. As you progress, you may must take care of numerous enemies, together with hobgoblins, shriekers, and thrall with yellow well being bars. Take them out as you go, and you will attain some extent the place it’s a must to platform throughout some rocks (as a result of it would not be an Ascendant Challenge with out some first-person platforming). Along the way in which, be conscious of the Taken corruption that may periodically explode with a blast of vitality, which might ship you falling you to your demise when you aren’t cautious.
Once you are carried out platforming, you may must kill a knight to complete issues out, however beware the shrieker that spawns close by. With the knight lifeless, open the chest to finish the Ascendant Challenge. There is probably not any particular rewards inside there, however you may get a bit of Powerful gear for turning within the related bounty.
This week’s reset marks the tip of the Iron Banner in addition to The Dawning, and you will have to attend a bit when you’re itching for one thing new to do. There’s one final Forge exercise to unlock in Destiny 2’s newest enlargement, The Black Armory, nevertheless it will not change into accessible for to search out and unlock till the weekly reset on January 8. In the meantime, although, there’s the Izanami Forge, which is the hardest and most concerned to unlock yet–check out our guide for assist.