Destiny 2 Bound in Sorrow Quest Steps

Destiny 2 Bound in Sorrow Seasonal Quest

After becoming bound through Eris Morn’s Hive Magic, your Light has now been connected with Crow and Zavala, allowing you to venture the Leviathan with more safety. (Sadly Caiatl refused)

While Calus has gained a hold on the Lunar Pyramid, it is up to you to explore the Leviathan and uncover the truth behind his mission.

You will need to gather essential components so that Eris Morn can begin with the severing process to break his connection to the Lunar Pyramid.

How To Get Bound in Sorrow Quest?

The Bound in Sorrow quest is obtainable during the Season of the Haunted after you have completed the Operation: Midas mission. It can be obtained by interacting with the Crown of Sorrow at the H.E.L.M.

Bound in Sorrow Quest StepsBound in Sorrow Seasonal Quest Info

Bound in Sorrow Week 1

Step 1: Gather Vestiges of Dread to Power Up Your Nightmare Harvester

You have been tasked with venturing into the depths of the Leviathan in order to search for what answers may lie around regarding Emperor Calus’s Return.

Step 2: Complete Nightmare Containment Tiers and Obtain Bound Presence

Eris Morn needs to perform a ritual to sever Calus’s connection to the Lunar Pyramid and you have been sent to first harvest the essence of Nightmares aboard the Leviathan and beyond.

You will need to complete Nightmare Containment tiers until progress reaches 100% as well as bind Vestiges of Dread at least once to get a Bound Presence.

Step 3: Team Up With Crow to Perform A Ritual of Severance Aboard the Leviathan

With the first batch of reagents prepared, Eris is now ready to perform a ritual of severance to break Calus’s connection to the Lunar Pyramid.

You along with Crow will need to journey into the Leviathan’s Underbelly to defeat the Nightmare that will be waiting there.

Step 4: Check in with Crow in the H.E.L.M.

Crow is unable to overcome the shame of his past life and suffers a terrible defeat at the hands of the Nightmare of Uldren Sov.

You will need to check on Crow to see how he is taking this defeat before proceeding with the quest.

  • Visit Crow

Step 5: Return to the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M. and debrief with Eris

It appears that the connection Calus has to the Lunar Pyramid might be harder than expected after the previous defeat you and Crow suffered from.

It is time to devise a new plan by heading back to communicate with Eris Morn through the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Visit the Crown of Sorrow

Step 6: End of Week 1

Eris will review the information that she has gained during the first severance attempt to determine a way to help Crow confront his Nightmare.

This serves as the end of Bound in Sorrow week 1.

Bound in Sorrow Week 2

Step 7: Return to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M

Eris has returned from seclusion with new information that she has gained through further research of the Nightmares.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 8: Gather Vestiges of Dread to Power Up Your Nightmare Harvester

Another ritual attempt will require that you obtain more essence from the Nightmares on the Leviathan in any way possible.

  • Gather 500 Vestiges of Dread.

Step 9: Complete Nightmare Containment Tiers and Obtain Bound Presence

Eris is ready for you to return to the Leviathan to confront powerful Nightmares in the Castellum and you will need to defeat and contain them in the Crown of Sorrow.

Step 10: Return to the Underbelly of the Leviathan with Crow to Perform a Second Attempt at the Ritual of Severance

After receiving counsel from you and Eris, Crow believes that he is ready to confront the Nightmare of Uldren Sov and sever Calus’s connection to the Lunar Pyramid.

Step 11: Speak to Crow in the H.E.L.M.

The ritual was a success and thanks to your efforts, Crow was able to confront and turn the Nightmare of Uldren Sov into something remarkable.

Crow will be at the H.E.L.M. waiting to discuss the victory that you have both shared.

  • Speak to Crow in the H.E.L.M.

Step 12: Speak to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

With the Nightmare of Uldren Sov transformed into a new kind of force, a victory of sorts is at hand and Eris must have additional insights into what happened during the ritual.

  • Speak to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

Step 13: End of Week 2

The unexpected victory has brought a lot into Eris Morn’s mind and although the severance was complete, it is still not enough to sever the connection.

Eris needs more time to study the new force that has been created from the Nightmare of Uldren Sov.

This serves as the end of Bound in Sorrow week 2.

Bound in Sorrow Week 3

Step 14: Return to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

Eris has returned with a bounty of information about the new state of being created in the ritual and would like to debrief with you.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 15: Gather Vestiges of Dread to Power Up Your Nightmare Harvester

Another severance ritual will need to be performed but once again Eris will need you to collect more essence of Nightmares which need to be contained in the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Gather 500 Vestiges of Dread.

Step 16: Complete Nightmare Containment Tiers and Obtain Bound Presence

Eris believes that it is time for you to confront powerful Nightmares in Castellum once more in order to contain them in the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Gain 100% Nightmare Containment Tier Progress
  • Obtain a Bound Presence

Step 17: Travel to the Underbelly of the Leviathan with Zavala to Perform the Ritual of Severance

After hearing of your success with the severance you did with Crow, Zavala has become eager to get this ritual of severance over with.

While he refuses to talk about his experiences with his Nightmare, Zavala simply wants to put everything behind him and remains confident that you and he will succeed.

Step 18: Travel to the Tower and Check in on Commander Zavala

It appears that Zavala was unprepared for the emotional challenge of confronting his Nightmare and withdrew to the Tower after the ritual had failed.

He has refused to speak to anyone about what has happened but maybe you will have better luck speaking with him.

  • Visit Zavala

Step 19: Speak to Eris in the H.E.L.M. about the Nightmare of Safiyah

Zavala has refused to discuss the details surrounding the Nightmare haunting him and it may be Eris who holds the key to the truth needed in order to help him.

  • Visit Eris

Step 20:  Speak to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

After the recent failure, Eris wants to re-evaluate the Vanguard’s approach to the ritual and requests that you join her at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M. for a debriefing.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 21: End of Week 3

Eris sees failure not as a loss but as an opportunity to reassess and find a new approach just as Crow’s failure led to success.

The same may happen with Zavala but Eris Morn will need more time to contemplate the next steps of the ritual of severance and will get in touch after.

This serves as the end of Bound in Sorrow week 3.

Bound in Sorrow Week 4

Step 22:  Return to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

Despite Zavala’s difficulty in facing the Nightmare of his past, Eris has faith that he will be able to pull through and has devised a new plan.

She wishes to speak with you regarding the new plan of attack at the H.E.L.M. through the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 23: Gather Vestiges of Dread to Power Up Your Nightmare Harvester

Once again the ritual will require preparation and you will need to collect Nightmare essence again to be contained within the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Gather 500 Vestiges of Dread.

Step 24: Complete Nightmare Containment Tiers and Obtain Bound Presence

Eris believes that it is time for you to confront powerful Nightmares in Castellum once more in order to contain them in the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Gain 100% Nightmare Containment Tier Progress
  • Obtain a Bound Presence

Step 25: Return to the Underbelly of the Leviathan with Zavala to Perform the Ritual of Severance

Zavala is now ready to face the Nightmare of Safiyah armed with the knowledge of his past and the burden of memory he carries.

Step 26: A Transmission From Commander Zavala Awaits You in the H.E.L.M.

The ritual of severance was tough but ended successfully and Zavala is now ready to speak to you about what transpired and has left you a pre-recorded message.

Head over to the H.E.L.M. to view the message that he has left for you.

  • Visit Holoprojector

Step 27: Speak to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

Now that two Nightmares have been converted into Memories, Eris has gained confidence and believes the path to success is at hand.

There are still lingering doubts about the nature of Calus’s goals which still bother her, she wishes to debrief with you.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 28: End of Week 4

It is clear that there is more than meets the eye and despite there being more than one connection remaining, Calus has not attempted to strike back.

Eris is determined to find out what Calus is waiting for as it seems he is biding his time and will contact you when ready.

This serves as the end of Bound in Sorrow week 4.

Bound in Sorrow Week 5

Step 29:  Return to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

With the Nightmare of Safiyah converted into a Memory, Eris is determined to finish severing Calus’s connection to the Lunar Pyramid.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 30: Gather Vestiges of Dread to Power Up Your Nightmare Harvester

To prepare for the next ritual of severance, Eris requires that you collect more essence of Nightmares again to be contained in the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Gather 500 Vestiges of Dread.

Step 31: Complete Nightmare Containment Tiers and Obtain Bound Presence

Now that preparation is almost complete, Eris recommends that you head back to the Leviathan and confront more powerful Nightmares in Castellum.

You must defeat this nightmare to contain them in the Crown of Sorrow to pave the way to starting the next ritual of severance.

  • Gain 100% Nightmare Containment Tier Progress
  • Obtain a Bound Presence

Step 32: An Urgent Message Is Ready For You in the H.E.L.M.

An incoming Priority 1 transmission to the H.E.L.M. has been sent from the Eligos Lex V, flagship of the Cabal Ascendency.

An urgent message will be waiting for you in the H.E.L.M.

  • Visit Holoprojector

Step 33: Find Empress Caiatl Somewhere in the Underbelly of the Leviathan

Empress Caiatl has recklessly charged ahead into the Leviathan without the aid of Eris’s protection magic, which puts her in danger.

The Empress intends to confront the Nightmare of Ghaul herself and Sever Calus’s connection to the Leviathan without the Vanguard’s aid.

You will need to find Empress Caiatl somewhere in the Underbelly of the Leviathan before it’s too late.

Step 34: Find Eris in Sanctuary on the Moon

Eris Morn believes she has discovered a thread relating to Calus’s plan for the Lunar Pyramid and this investigation has led her back to the Moon.

You have been summoned by Eris Morn to discuss this lead as she requests your presence.

  • Visit Eris

Step 35: Investigate the Connection Between Derelict Leviathan and the Moon’s Nightmares

Eris is concerned about Caiatl’s failed severance and Calus’s heightened activity and influence across the Moon.

You have been asked to investigate the K1 Revelation Lost Sector, which she believes is connected to Calus’s schemes.

  • Investigate K1 Revelation Lost Sector

Step 36: Travel to the Pyramid Deep in the Enduring Abyss

A psychic cry has been detected which cried out from the Pyramid and Eris believes Calus has used the Hive’s ritual and the relics unearthed to restore a connection to the Pyramid.

You have been instructed to make your way towards the Pyramid for further investigation.

  • Travel to the Pyramid deep in the Enduring Abyss

Step 37: Investigate the Area Near the Lunar Pyramid

Eris believes there must be a clue in the Enduring Abyss that will give the Vanguard a better understanding of what Calus is trying to do with the Pyramid.

  • Investigate Area

Step 38: Return to the H.E.L.M. and Debrief With Eris

After you completed your investigation, you uncovered a thread of Calus’s plan for the Lunar Pyramid and it is time to return to the H.E.L.M. to debrief with Eris.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrows

Step 39: End of Week 5

Empress Caiatl was brought low by the Nightmare of Ghaul and the investigation on the Moon suggests Calus may be attempting to wrest control of the Lunar Pyramid for himself.

The threat to earth and humanity has only grown and it is unclear whether there is a  path to victory at hand.

Eris will once again reach out to you through the Crown of Sorrow once she has formulated a new plan.

This serves as the end of Bound in Sorrow week 5.

Bound in Sorrow Week 6

Step 40: Return to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

After discovering Calus’s true allegiance to the Witness and his intentions of claiming the lunar Pyramid as a weapon to bring about the second Collapse, there is more urgency.

The emperor’s connection to the Pyramid must be severed as soon as possible before all is lost.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 41: Gather Vestiges of Dread to Power Up Your Nightmare Harvester

It is time to prepare for the final ritual of severance and Eris will need more of the essence of Nightmares to be contained in the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Gather 500 Vestiges of Dread.

Step 42: Complete Nightmare Containment Tiers and Obtain Bound Presence

Eris believes it is time for you to head back to the Leviathan and confront the powerful Nightmares that exist therein able to contain them in the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Gain 100% Nightmare Containment Tier Progress
  • Obtain a Bound Presence

Step 43: Join Empress Caiatl and Venture Into the Underbelly of the Leviathan to Confront the Nightmare of Ghaul

Caiatl has now been bound and is prepared to confront the Nightmare of Ghaul once more, this time bearing more confidence.

It is time for you to join her in the Underbelly of the Leviathan and sever Calus’s final connection to the Lunar Pyramid.

Step 44: A Private Transmission Is Waiting For You At The H.E.L.M.

Incoming transmission from the Eligos Lex V has been sent to you and can be accessed from the Holoprojector at the H.E.L.M.

  • Visit Holoprojector

Step 45: Speak to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

With Caiatl having conquered the Nightmare of Ghaul and Calus’s final connection to be severed, nothing seems to be different.

Eris may know more about what is happening and you will need to speak with her about this.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 46: End of Week 6

Empress Caiatl was brought low by the Nightmare of Ghaul and the investigation on the Moon suggests Calus may be attempting to wrest control of the Lunar Pyramid for himself.

The threat to earth and humanity has only grown and it is unclear whether there is a  path to victory at hand.

Eris will once again reach out to you through the Crown of Sorrow once she has formulated a new plan.

This serves as the end of Bound in Sorrow week 6.

Bound in Sorrow Week 7

Step 47: Return to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

A nervous tension is in the air even after the final severance was a success as Calus did not even react to what transpired.

Eris fears for the worst and it is now time that you meet with her to see what she has learned.

  • Visit Crown of Sorrow

Step 48: Gather Vestiges of Dread to Power Up Your Nightmare Harvester

Another ritual of severance will need to be performed and this once again requires that you collect Vestiges of Dread.

Head to the Leviathan again and collect the Vestiges of Dread in order to prepare for the upcoming ritual.

  • Gather 500 Vestiges of Dread.

Step 49: Complete Nightmare Containment Tiers and Obtain Bound Presence

Now that you have gained enough Vestiges of Dread, it is time to head back to the Leviathan once again but this time for powerful Nightmares.

Go to the Castellum and defeat the Nightmares and contain them within the Crown of Sorrow.

  • Gain 100% Nightmare Containment Tier Progress
  • Obtain a Bound Presence

Step 50: Board the Leviathan with Crow, Zavala, Caiatl, and Eris to stop Calus Before It’s Too Late

Time has run out and Calus has threatened to activate the Lunar Pyramid, making it vital to act before anything disastrous occurs.

With only one ritual remaining, you along with Crow, Zavala, and Caiatl along with Eris must storm the Leviathan and find the seat of Calus’s power to put a stop to his plans.

  • Complete the “Catharsis” mission

Step 51: Speak to Eris at the Crown of Sorrow in the H.E.L.M.

It is finally done and Calus has been pushed back, the Leviathan is now silent and the Memories have returned into the ambient psychic noise of the Pyramid.

Eris has observations about this victory and will wish to speak with you for a debriefing.

Bound in Sorrow Quest Rewards

Completing the Bound in Sorrow quest will reward you with a Figments of Darkness as well as an Umbral Engram. This also concludes the story for Season of the Haunted.

Summary

All of the Severance Rituals have successfully been done and it seems that now the link that Calus has to the Lunar Pyramid is gone.

Calus had made his appearance during the final confrontation and had finally been defeated by you and Caiatl together.

What lies in store after this may be a mystery as Eris seems to be on to something, which may prove that your work is not yet done.

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