Last summer, Bungie launches the first annual Solstice of Heroes event. Solstice is Destiny's summertime holiday, and celebrates the past year of Destiny 2 . This year, players will earn new armor to upgrade, tackle new activities, and generate new, elemental buffs.
From July 30 to Aug. 27, when Solstice of Heroes runs, Bungie wants to feature a different element each day, rotating through Solar, Arc, and Void. Elemental Orbs: Elemental Orbs:
After picking up 30 Elemental Orbs, players will earn a new buff based on the element rotation that day:
- Void: Crouching turns Guardians invisible, grants them truesight, and increases ability regeneration
- Arc: Increases Guardian movement speed and melee damage (including swords)
These buffs expire when a player dies or after a short period of time. They'll be active in all activities except for Competitive Crucible and Gambit Prime.
Solstice of Heroes 2019 also offers a new activity for players. The European Aerial Zone is a match made activity where three players can battle Hive, Cabal, or Fallen foes. Players want hunt minibosses throughout the new space, killing as many as they can in the time allotted. When the time expires, players will take on a final boss.
When all the bosses are dead, players can explore the European Aerial Zone in search of treasure. The more minibosses defeated, the more chests lying in wait. The chests contain Solstice Packages, which offer Rare and Legendary Armor, Enhancement Cores, and Planetary Materials. But to open the chests, Solstice Key Fragments from completing other activities in Destiny 2 .
Solstice of Heroes is all about upgrading their Solstice armor sets. Like last year, players need to upgrade their sets from Drained to Renewed to Majestic. Players willing to spend time can Masterwork their armor as well.
Shadowkeep In a few months ago, Bungie thought ahead. In order to make the grind worthwhile, the 2019 Majestic armor sets will be the first Armor 2.0 sets in Destiny 2 . Solstice Sparrow