Destiny 2: Echo Episode 1 Act 2 Guide

Bungie has released a wealth of information about what’s coming next week in Destiny 2’s Echo Episode 1 Act 2. This guide will walk you through all the exciting new content, including Battlegrounds, weapons, perks, and more. Buy D2 Dual Destiny Boost Service and complete the latest TFS secret missions. This method is easier and less time-consuming. Use coupon code “harry” to get an extra 5% off!

Final Week of Act 1

Iron Banner
This week marks the second week of Iron Banner, featuring the Tribute game mode. If you’re working on Triumphs, armor, or weapons, you have a few days left before Iron Banner ends with the next weekly reset.

Act 2 Preparation

Engram and Challenge Storage
Many players are considering preparations for Act 2:

  • Echo Engrams: Hold onto them, as new weapons introduced at the next reset might drop from them.
  • Completed Seasonal Challenges: Save them for next week to potentially gain additional progress on the season pass and artifact perks.

Act 2 Preview

Bungie has revealed some exciting changes and new content for Act 2 of Echo:

  1. Story Steps: All story steps will be available at once, removing the need for weekly waiting. This will be the same for Act 3.
  2. New Battlegrounds:
  • Week 1: Two new Battlegrounds on Nessus.
  • Week 2: A third Battleground will be added.
  • Gameplay Features: New teleporting Wyvern enemies and an updated Nessus aesthetic.

  1. New Weapons:
  • Aberrant Action Rocket Sidearm (Solar)
  • Corian Heavy Burst Arc Pulse Rifle
  • Perfect Paradox
  • New Perks and Origin Traits: Including “Cast No Shadows.”

  1. Artifact Mods:
  • Anti-Barrier Sniper Rifle
  • Incendiary Rifle Rounds: Solar sniper rifle precision hits scorch targets.
  • Solar Fulmination: Increased damage and radius for ignitions.
  • Snipers Meditation: Stacking sniper rifle damage, stability, and reload bonuses.

  1. Buffs and Sandbox Changes:
  • Tex Mechanica Scout Rifles: 30% PvE damage buff.
  • Ariana’s Vow: 67% damage buff against barrier shields.
  • Reduced Sniper Flinch: Improved handling.

Solstice Event

The annual Solstice event returns in Act 2, bringing new armor sets with glowing designs and holographic projections. This event is expected to start in early August.

Eververse Store Highlights

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Here are some notable items available for Bright Dust this week:

  • Chomping Dance Emote: 700 Bright Dust
  • Noble Burden Ornament (Dead Man’s Tale): 1250 Bright Dust
  • Signal Intercept Transmat Effect: 450 Bright Dust
  • Copper Tone Patina Shader: 300 Bright Dust
  • Shifting Crossphase Shader: 300 Bright Dust

Vendor and Activity Highlights

  • Banshee-44: Curated weapon rolls available throughout the week.
  • Nightfall Strike: The Disgraced
  • Vox Obscura: Featured exotic mission for Dead Messenger and crafting options.
  • King’s Fall Raid: Touch of Malice and legendary loot are farmable.
  • Grasp of Avarice Dungeon: Featured this reset.

Lost Sector Rotation

Here’s the Lost Sector rotation for the week:

  • July 9: Concealed Void on Europa
  • July 10: The Conflux on Nessus
  • July 11: Thrilladrome on Neomuna
  • July 12: Hydroponics Delta
  • July 13: Bay of Drowned Wishes
  • July 14: Exodus Garden 2A
  • July 15: The Quarry

That’s everything for this week’s reset and the final week of Act 1 of Echo. Prepare for Act 2, enjoy the last days of Iron Banner, and get ready for new adventures. Stay tuned for more updates and news as we approach Act 2.