Destiny 2: Solstice of Heroes 2021 armor upgrades and activities guide

Fate 2’s 4th yearly Solstice of Heroes occasion is here, and it brings a grind comparable to the last numerous years from July 6 – Aug. 3, 2021. Gamers start with a “Renewed” armor set and get the job of leveling as much as a “Majestic” armor set and ultimately a “Magnificent” armor set.

Throughout this Solstice of Heroes, gamers can make their Splendid armor radiance without acquiring unique products from the in-game Eververse shop — a white radiance, much like in 2015. Nevertheless, gamers who do acquire the Eververse shines will get Universal Ornaments — implying it’s an appearance gamers can use to any armor piece — that shines depending upon their present subclass. This consists of the brand-new Tension subclass from in 2015’s Beyond Light growth.

In this Fate 2 Solstice of Heroes 2021 guide, we’ll reveal you the readily available activities and the requirements to update each set of armor.


Solstice of Heroes 2021 activities

Solstice of Heroes 2021 sees the return of 2 Solstice staples: the European Aerial Zone and Elemental Orbs.

European Aerial Zone

The European Aerial Zone is a returning activity for Fate 2’s 2021 Solstice of Heroes. It happens in a unique location around the EDZ, however you access it in the Tower.

To prosper in the European Aerial Zone, you require to eliminate as numerous minibosses as you can in the time restrict the video game provides you. When time is up, you’ll take on versus the last employer. Eliminate it, and you’ll go back to the European Aerial Zone to hunt for treasure. The more minibosses you eliminate, the more chests you need to hunt.

To open these chests, you’ll require Solstice Secret Fragments. To make the Secret Pieces, you require to finish activities throughout the Solstice of Heroes occasion.

Essential Orbs

Solstice of Heroes has a day-to-day turning essential burn, which boosts the powers of Arc, Solar, or Space for the day.

Eliminating opponents with essential energy drops an Essential Orb, which isn’t connected to the burn of the day. However if you gather 30 Essential Orbs that do match the day-to-day burn, you’ll trigger an effective enthusiast depending upon the aspect.

Here’s what they do in Bungie’s own words:

  • Equip your Arc subclass and weapons to generate Arc orbs. Then, gather them to wield their Arc elemental power. While empowered, Guardians move with enhanced speed and deal greater melee and Sword damage.
  • Equip your Solar subclass and weapons to create Solar orbs. Then, gather them to wield their Solar essential power. While empowered, Guardians emit a burning wave of energy that damages anything around them.
  • Equip your Void subclass and weapons to generate Void orbs. Then, collect them to wield their Void essential power. Crouch while empowered to become invisible and gain Truesight plus improved ability regeneration.
  • Equip your Stasis subclass and weapons to create Stasis orbs. Stasis empowerment

Upgrade your Renewed armor set

Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes 2021 shotgun

The new Compass Rose shotgun
Image: Bungie

Eva will give you the helmet for your first set, and ask you to complete a run in the European Aerial Zone. Put on the helmet and complete the activity. When you’re done, come back to her. She’ll give you a new quest to meditate at the Statue of Heroes. Oblige her, and you’ll get the full set. Equip all of it and talk to her again.

Complete the objectives below to upgrade your Renewed set to the Majestic set.

Hunter

  • Helmet: Complete a run through the European Aerial Zone, gather essential orbs, do 20 Finishers
  • Gauntlets: Complete a playlist activity, open 10 Solstice packages, defeat 200 Fallen
  • Chest: Complete two public events, collect Solar and Stasis essential orbs in playlist activities, defeat 30 enemy Guardians
  • Boots: Complete a Patrol, pick up 50 Orbs of Power, get 50 Super kills
  • Cloak: Complete three Lost Sectors, pick up 100 Space Orbs around the world, get 100 precision kills

Titan

  • Helmet: Complete a run through the European Aerial Zone, collect elemental orbs, do 20 Finishers
  • Gauntlets: Complete a playlist activity, open 10 Solstice packages, defeat 200 Hive
  • Chest: Complete two public events, collect Arc and Stasis elemental orbs in playlist activities, defeat 30 enemy Guardians
  • Boots: Complete a Patrol, pick up 50 Orbs of Power, get 50 Super kills
  • Mark: Complete three Lost Sectors, pick up 100 Solar Orbs around the world, get 100 precision kills

Warlock

  • Helmet: Complete a run through the European Aerial Zone, collect elemental orbs, do 20 Finishers
  • Gauntlets: Complete a playlist activity, open 10 Solstice packages, defeat 200 Cabal
  • Chest: Complete two public events, collect Space and Stasis essential orbs in playlist activities, defeat 30 enemy Guardians
  • Boots: Complete a Patrol, pick up 50 Orbs of Power, get 50 Super kills
  • Bond: Complete three Lost Sectors, pick up 100 Arc Orbs around the world, get 100 precision kills

We’ve yet to verify any armor upgrades past the very first step. As soon as we do, we’ll include them to this guide.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.