Season of the Deep Challenges (Week 10, Seasonal & Bonus)

Season of the Deep has arrived and players are now diving into the depths of the Methane Oceans to search for resources.

During this season, players will be able to earn a lot of rewards, which are obtained as they complete seasonal challenges and increase their Seasonal Rank.

There will be multiple challenges that become available each week and completing these as soon as you can yield rewards and faster seasonal progression.

Destiny 2 Season of the Deep Week 1 ChallengesDestiny 2 Season of the Deep Weekly Challenges

Into the Depths I

Complete Week 1 “Into the Depths” mission.

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Successful Salvager

Successfully complete jobs in Salvage activities.

  • Complete 5 Jobs

Rewards: Challenger XP+

EDZ Activities

Earn progress in the EDZ by completing activities such as bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors.

  • Reach 100% progress

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Spark Defender

Score points in Rift. Earn bonus progress for igniting the Rift.

  • Earn 50 points

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

The Fallen Fall

Defeat Fallen combatants in Vanguard playlists or strike. Bonus progress is gained for defeating tougher combatants.

  • Defeat Fallen (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Front Line Salvager I

Complete Salvage or Deep Dive activities using the Arc or Strand subclass. You will also need to defeat Fallen anywhere in the system.

  • Complete 3 Seasonal Activities
  • Defeat 50 Fallen

Rewards: Challenger XP+

The One That Didn’t Get Away

Catch fish at any Fish Pond. Also, you will need to complete public events at any destination.

  • Catch 50 Fish
  • Complete 2 Public events

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Taking All Challenges

Complete weekly playlist challenges.

  • Complete Challenges (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Standard Issue

Defeat targets in Gambit with Primary ammo. Earn bonus progress for using Auto Rifles, Hand Cannons, and Scout Rifles. Defeating Guardians provides more progress.

  • Reach 100% progress

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Calibrate Close Range

Calibrate close-range weapons such as Sidearms, Submachine Guns, Shotguns, Glaives, and Swords. Earn bonus progress for defeating Guardians.

  • Calibrate close-range weapons (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Week 2 ChallengesSeason of the Deep Weekly 2 Challenges

Into the Depths II

Complete Week 2 “Into the Depths” mission.

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Front Line Salvager II

Open chests in Salvage (Redeeming Salvage Keys grants additional progress.) and defeat Taken anywhere in the system.

  • Open Salvage Chests (Reach 100% progress)
  • Defeat 50 Taken

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Powerful Salvager

Defeat powerful combatants during Salvage Activities.

  • Defeat 50 Powerful combatants

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Antithetical Armaments

Defeat targets with Shotguns or Sniper Rifles. Bonus progress is rewarded for defeating combatants in Salvage or Deep Dive activities.

  • Shotgun/Sniper Rifle final blows (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Throne World Activities

Complete bounties and earn progress by completing patrols, public events, and looting Lost Sectors in the Throne World.

  • Complete activities (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Lost in the Legend

Complete a Lost Sector on Legend or higher.

  • Complete 1 Lost Sector (Legend or higher)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Flourish of Power

Defeat Guardians in the Mayhem playlist with Super abilities.

  • Defeat 25 Guardians (Mayhem)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Primeval Entourage

Defeat Taken combatants in Gambit matches. Bonus progress earned for defeating tougher combatants.

  • Defeat Taken in Gambit (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Taken Decimator

Defeat Taken combatants in Vanguard playlists or strikes. Bonus progress rewarded for defeating tougher combatants.

  • Defeat Taken in Vanguard Playlists/Strikes (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Calibrate Long Range

Calibrate long-range weapons such as Pulse Rifles, Bows, and Trace Rifles. Additional progress gained for defeating Guardians.

  • Calibrate long-range weapons (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Week 3 Challenges

Into the Depths III

Complete Week 3 “Into the Depths” mission.

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Front Line Salvager III

Complete Salvage or Deep Dive activities while wielding any Season of the Deep weapon. You will also need to defeat targets with Arc or Strand damage anywhere in the System. (Defeating Guardians grants additional progress)

  • Complete 3 seasonal activities
  • Defeat 50 enemies with Strand or Arc damage

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Depth Charge

Defeat bosses in Salvage activities.

  • Defeat 5 bosses

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Short-Range Salvager

Defeat targets with Submachine Guns or Swords. Defeating Guardians or combatants during Salvage or Deep Dive activities grants additional progress.

  • Submachine Gun/Sword final blows (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Nessus Activities

Earn progress by completing activities on Nessus such as bounties, patrols, and public events, and by completing Lost Sectors.

  • Complete activities (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Commendation Appreciation

Ear progress for giving commendations in Vanguard, Crucible, and Gambit activities.

  • Give Commendations (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Cosmic Churn

Defeat Guardians in Crucible. Defeating enemies with Arc, Strand, and Void ability final blows grants additional progress.

  • Defeat Guardians (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Bank, Kill, Repeat

Earn points in Gambit matches by banking Motes, defeating Blockers, and defeating Guardians.

  • Earn 250 Points

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Ultimate Champion

Defeat Champions in any Nightfall strike on Hero difficulty or higher. Bonus progress is granted for higher difficulty tiers.

  • Defeat Champions (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Mid-Range Calibration

Calibrate mid-range weapons such as Hand Cannons, Glaives, Auto Rifles, Fusion Rifles, and Machine Guns. Defeating Guardians will grant bonus progress.

  • Calibrate mid-range weapons (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Week 4 Challenges

Into the Depths IV

Complete Week 4 “Into the Depths” mission.

  • Complete “Deep Dives” Mission

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Front Line Salvager IV

Complete Salvage or Deep Dive activities while using a Void Subclass and defeat Hive anywhere in the system.

  • Complete 3 seasonal activities
  • Defeat 50 Hive

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Depth Diver

Successfully complete encounters at any depth in Deep Dive activities. Bonus progress for Pressure Trial encounters.

  • Complete 6 Encounters

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Commendable Salvager

Give or receive commendations in matchmade Salvage activities.

  • Give or receive 6 Commendations

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Mod Collector

Unlock artifact mods.

  • Unlock 12 Artifact Mods

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Momentum Crash

Defeat Guardians in Momentum Control. Bonus progress with Zone Advantage.

  • Defeat 50 Guardians

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Sound of Metal

Defeat target with Auto Rifles, Hand Cannons, and Scout Rifles in Gambit. Earn bonus progress for defeating Guardians.

  • Auto Rifle (100 targets)
  • Hand Cannon (100 targets)
  • Scout Rifle (100 targets)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Darkest Nightfall

Complete any Nightfall strike on Hero difficulty or higher.

  • Complete 3 Nightfall strikes

Rewards: Nightfall Weapon, Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Precision Calibration

Calibrate marksman weapons such as Scout Rifles, Sniper Rifles, and Linear Fusion Rifles by landing precision final blows. Bonus progress against Guardians..

  • Calibrate marksman weapons (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Week 5 Challenges

Into the Depths V

Complete Week 5 “Into the Depths” mission.

  • Complete the Week 5 “Deep Dives” Mission (This is an activity)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Front Line Salvager V

Complete 8 bounties from the Sonar Station in the H.E.L.M. and defeat powerful combatants anywhere in the system.

  • Complete 8 Bounties
  • Defeat 25 Powerful Combatants

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Heavy Salvager

Defeat combatants with Power weapons in Salvage activities.

  • Defeat 50 enemies

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Prepared for War

Defeat targets with Hand Cannons or Pulse Rifles. Guardians or combatants from Salvage or Deep Dive provide more progress.

  • Hand Cannon/Pulse Rifle Final Blows (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Battle Rhythm

Defeat targets anywhere in the system while using Auto Rifles, Hand Cannons, Scout Rifles, Glaives, or Linear Fusion Rifles. Bonus progress for defeating Guardians.

  • Unlock 12 Artifact Mods

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Gotta Win Them All

Complete activities in Vanguard, Gambit, or Crucible Playlists. Bonus progress for completing higher difficulty Vanguard playlists and winning Gambit/Crucible.

  • Complete activities (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Iron Sharpens Iron

Complete Iron Banner matches. Bonus Progress for winning matches.

  • Complete Iron Banner matches(Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Flood Tide

Acquire the Last Rite Scout Rifle.

  • Obtain 1 Last Rite (Scout Rifle)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Seasonal Challenge

Gills Acquired

Complete all Season of the Deep challenges.

  • Complete all 76 challenges

Rewards: Large Bright Dust Pile

Season of the Deep Bonus Challenges

Deep Challenger

Complete Week 1 of “Into the Depths”

  • Complete Week 1

Rewards: Deep Challenger, Challenger XP

Deep Challenger Bonus: Completing Season of the Deep weekly challenges has a chance to reward with an additional Deep Engram. (Resets weekly)

Deep Weapon Focusing

Obtain any 6 Seasons of the Deep or Reprised Reckoning Weapons.

  • Obtain 6 weapons

Rewards: Deep Weapon Focusing, Challenger XP

Deep Weapon Focusing Bonus: Deep Engrams can be focused into individual Seasons of the Deep or Reckoning weapons.

Deep Attraction

Reach Rank 13 with the Sonar Station in the H.E.L.M.

  • Gain 12 Sonar Station Ranks

Rewards: Deep Attraction, Challenger XP

Deep Attraction Bonus: Completing activities grants a chance to earn an additional Deep Engram.

Forgotten Treasures

As a fireteam, complete 3 jobs within a single Salvage activity.

  • Complete 3 Jobs

Rewards: Forgotten Treasures, Challenger XP

Forgotten Treasures Bonus: Redeeming a key in Salvage or Deep Dive has a chance to provide with an additional Deep Engram.

Deep Sea Locksmith

Defeat each unique boss in Deep Dive activities.

  • Defeat J4W-S, Wrathborn Servitor
  • Defeat Kudazad, Bound to Xivu Arath
  • Defeat Kelgorath, Taken from Bones

Rewards: Deep Sea Locksmith, Challenger XP

Deep Sea Locksmith Bonus: Using a Salvage Key has a chance to provide you with a Deep Dive Key.

Deep Armor Focusing

Obtain a full set of Season of the Deep armor.

  • NPA “Weir-Walker” Head
  • NPA “Weir-Walker” Arms
  • NPA “Weir-Walker” Chest
  • NPA “Weir-Walker” Legs
  • NPA “Weir-Walker” Class Item

Rewards: Deep Armor Focusing, Challenger XP

Deep Armor Focusing Bonus: Deep Engrams can be focused into individual pieces of high-stat Season of the Deep armor.

Synchronized Swimming

Reach Rank 7 with the Sonar Station in the H.E.L.M.

  • Gain 6 Sonar Station Ranks

Rewards: Synchronized Swimming, Challenger XP

Synchronized Swimming Bonus: Provides you and your fireteam with bonus reputation game when you open chests in Salvage or Deep Dive activities. This stacks for multiple members.

Efficient Angler

Catch fish while a Fish Pond is at its maximum catch bonus.

  • Catch 25 fish

Rewards: Efficient Angler, Challenger XP

Efficient Angler Bonus: There is a chance that the bait you use while fishing will be returned after catching a fish.

Deepsight Salvaging

Defeat each unique boss in Salvage activities to unlock the following Seasonal bonus.

  • Defeat Azshradat, Celebrant of Xivu Arath
  • Defeat Uorgotha, Scourge of the Deep

Rewards: Deepsight Salvaging, Challenger XP

Deepsight Salvaging Bonus: The first weapon you craft each week at the Sonar Station is guaranteed to have Deepsight Resonance.

Dive Station

Successfully complete an encounter at the Abyss depth in a Deep Dive activity.

  • Complete Abyss encounter

Rewards: Dive Station, Challenger XP

Dive Station Bonus: Each depth will have a crate that contains Special and Heavy ammo, which also provides additional time when opened.

Season of the Deep Week 6 Challenges

Into the Depths VI

Complete Week 6 “Into the Depths” mission.

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Front Line Salvager VI

Open chests in Deep Dive activities. Redeeming Deep Dive Keys grants bonus progress. Also, defeat targets with Void damage anywhere in the system. Guardians grant increased progress.

  • Open Deep Dive Chests (Reach 100% progress)
  • Defeat 50 enemies with Void damage

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Under Pressure

Successfully complete a Pressure Trial encounter at any depth in a Deep Dive activity.

  • Complete 1 Pressure Trial
  • Defeat 7 Bosses/Minibosses

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Go Big (Fish) or Go Home

Catch large or bigger fish at any Fish Pond. (18kg and above)

  • Catch 15 large fish

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Round and Round We Go

Generate Orbs of Power in Vanguard, Gambit, or Crucible playlists.

  • Generate Orbs of Power (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

The Deep End

Defeat opponents in the Crucible with Auto Rifles, Hand Cannons, Scout Rifles, and Glaive or Linear Fusion Rifles. Bonus progress for final blows with Glaives, Linear Fusion Rifles, and Hand Cannons.

  • Defeat Guardians (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Boss Battle

Defeat bosses in strikes or Vanguard playlists.

  • Defeat 10 Bosses

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Absolutely Stunning

Stun Champions anywhere in the system.

  • Stun 50 Champions

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Week 7 Challenges

Front Line Salvager VII

Complete Salvage or Deep Dive Activities while wearing Season of the Deep armor and defeat bosses/minibosses anywhere in the system.

  • Complete 3 Seasonal Activities
  • Defeat 10 Bosses/Minibosses

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Salvage Legend

Complete the Salvage activity on Legend difficulty.

  • Complete 1 Salvage (Legend)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Salvaged Munitions

Defeat targets with Seasonal weapons. (Guardians and combatants defeated in Salvage or Deep Dive grant bonus progress)

  • Defeat Targets with Seasonal Weapons (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Fleeting Glory

Complete Crucible matches in the Competitive playlist. (Bonus progress for winning)

  • Complete Crucible Matches (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

High-Value Hunter

Defeat powerful combatants in Gambit. (Bonus progress for high-value targets)

  • Defeat targets (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Grandmaster

Complete a Nightfall Strike on Grandmaster difficulty.

  • Complete 1 Nightfall (Grandmaster)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Week 8 Challenges

Super Salvager

Defeat combatants with Super abilities in Salvage activities.

  • Defeat 50 Enemies with Super abilities

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Treasure from the Deep

Complete a Deep Dive activity with the highest tier reward bonus.

  • Complete Deep Dive

Rewards: Challenger XP++

Commendable Diver

Give or receive commendations in matchmade Deep Dive activities

  • Give 6 Commendations

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Pinnacle

Reach Power Level 1810 by earning pinnacle rewards

  • Reach Power Level 1810

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Trial By Firing Squad

Win multiple rounds in the Trials of Osiris

  • Win 20 rounds

Rewards: Trials of Osiris Weapon, Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Broadside

Defeat targets in Gambit with Power Weapons. Bonus progress will be granted for final blows using Linear Fusion Rifles and defeating Guardians.

  • Defeat targets with Power Weapons (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Implements of War

Defeat targets with Auto Rifles, Hand Cannons, Scout Rifles, Glaives, and Linear Fusion Rifles. Bonus progress for defeating Guardians.

  • Defeat targets with listed weapons (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Week 9 Challenges

Rapid Salvager

Rapidly defeat combatants in Salvage activities.

  • Rapidly defeat 30 combatants

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Patience Perfected

Catch Legendary or Exotic fish at any Fish Pond.

  • Catch 5 Legendary or Exotic Fish

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Ritual Ornament

Acquire any ornament for the Seasonal ritual weapon

  • Acquire weapon ornament

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Eyeing Iron

Complete Crucible matches. Bonus progress is earned Iron Banner for victories.

  • Complete Crucible matches (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Ethereal Might

Defeat targets with an Arc, Strand, or Void subclass equipped in Gambit. Bonus progress earned for ability final blows and defeating guardians.

  • Defeat targets with Arc/Strand/Void (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Rapid Precision

Get rapid precision final blows. Earn bonus progress for each target defeated after the other.

  • Rapidly Defeat with Precision (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Week 10 Challenges

Wicked Depths

Complete the Whetstone encounter in Deep Dives and earn the Wicked Implement Scout Rifle.

  • Obtain Wicked Implement

Rewards: Challenger XP++

Neptune Activities

Complete bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors in Neomuna.

  • Complete Neomuna activities (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Spark of Arc

Defeat Guardians in Crucible matches using the Arc Subclass. Bonus progress for defeating blinded opponents.

  • Defeat Guardians (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Special Measures

Defeat targets in Gambit with weapons that use special ammo. Bonus progress is granted for defeating Guardians and landing final blows using Glaives and Hand Cannons that use special ammo.

  • Defeat targets (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Tried and True

Defeat combatants in Vanguard playlists or strikes with Primary ammo. Bonus progress for defeating challenging combatants.

  • Defeat combatants (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Season of the Deep Rank Bonuses

The higher your Seasonal Rank is, the more Season of the Deep Rank Bonuses you will have that last until the end of the season.

  • XP Bonus: Increased XP at Ranks 5, 7, 16, 26, 36, 46, 56, 66, 76, and 86.
  • Currency Bonus: Currency drop increases when you are at Ranks 3 and 20.
  • Quest Bonus: Quest objective completion is faster at Ranks 11 and 22.
  • Masterwork Bonus: Gain more Masterwork energy at Ranks 28, 38, 48, 51, 61, and 68.
  • Scrounger Bonus: Additional Seasonal Gear may drop when you reach Ranks 43, 71, and 81.
  • Season 21 Seasonal Bonuses: Unique boosts that are available in Season 21 will be available when you reach Rank 32 and 70.

Verdict

Not only do you get a lot of goodies this season, but the activities are pretty easy to complete, and this can help you reach a higher power level quickly.

If you want to rank up your seasonal rank quickly, it’s best to grab bounties when you do quests and missions to complete several XP-rewarding activities.

Season of the Deep features a new way of providing upgrades during the season, which are unlocked by completing bonus challenges.

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