Destiny 2 Season of the Seraph Week 8 & Seasonal Challenges (Season 19)

Season of the Seraph

With the Season of the Seraph at hand, we were introduced to a whole new plot involving getting back the Warmind from the clutches of enemies.

During this season, there are a ton of new challenges for players to do which can reward them for their efforts depending on what they complete.

As the Season of the Seraph continues in the upcoming weeks, you will be able to obtain more rewards that will become useful as you progress.

Here you can find all of the Seasonal Challenges, the rewards for completing them as well as some tips on how to get them done.

Week 1 ChallengesSeason 19 Week 1 Challenges

More Than A Weapon I

Complete Week 1 of “More Than A Weapon”

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

You will need to complete Week 1 of the Seasonal Quest: More Than A Weapon.

Frozen Lightning

Defeat combatants with Stasis or Arc damage in Heist Battlegrounds.

  • Deal Stasis or Arc Final Blows (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

You will need to get the last blow when defeating an enemy using Arc or Stasis damage during the Heist Battlegrounds activity.

Moon Activities

On the Moon, earn progress by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors.

  • Complete activities on the Moon (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Completing this challenge requires you to do any of the abovementioned activities until 100% progress is reached.

Long-Range Calibration

Calibrate long-range weapons such as Pulse Rifles, Bows, and Trace Rifles while on the Moon. Bonus progress is rewarded by completing Lost Sectors.

  • Reach 100% Calibration Progress

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Using the weapons mentioned above on the Moon will allow you to gain Calibration progress and this can be sped up when doing Lost Sectors there.

Spark Defender

Score Points in Rift. Bonus progress is gained for igniting in the Rift.

  • Score 50 points

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

This can be completed by participating in Rift Crucible matches and may be completed faster by igniting.

Heist Battleground I

In the Heist Battlegrounds playlist or Legend Heist Battlegrounds, open Seraph Chests and defeat powerful Hive combatants.

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

Participating in Heist Battlegrounds will allow you to open Seraph Chests and doing them will also allow you to find more Powerful Hive enemies.

Precision Loadout

Defeat targets with Bows or Linear Fusion Rifles. Bonus progress is gained for defeating Guardians. Defeat combatants in Heist Battleground with precision final blows.

  • Deal Bow or Linear Fusion Rifle final blows (Reach 100%)
  • Defeat 100 enemies with precision final blows.

Rewards: Challenger XP+

You can complete this challenge by defeating enemies with a Bow or Linear Fusion Rifle and will also need to defeat 100 enemies with a final blow to their weak spots.

Taking All Challenges

Complete weekly playlist challenges.

  • Complete 3 Challenges

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

This can be completed by completing challenges available from Gambit, Crucible, and Strikes.

Dredgin’ Up Victory

Complete Gambit matches. Earn bonus progress for wins.

  • Reach 100% Progress

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Hive Slayer

Defeat Hive combatants in Vanguard playlists or strikes. Earn bonus progress for defeating tougher combatants.

  • Defeat Hive (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

You will need to participate in Strikes from the Vanguard playlist that pit you against Hive enemies to defeat enough to reach 100% progress.

Week 2 Challenges

More Than A Weapon II

Complete Week 2 of “More Than A Weapon”

  • More Than a Weapon: Week 2 Completed

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

You will need to continue with the seasonal quest and complete Week 3 of the More Than A Weapon.

Fire in the Void

Defeat combatants with Void or Solar damage in Heist Battlegrounds.

  • Deal Void or Solar Final Blows (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

This can only be completed in Heist Battlegrounds activities and you will need to use either Void or Solar damage to defeat enemies.

Cosmodrome Activities

Earn progress in the Cosmodrome by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors.

  • Complete activities in the Cosmodrome (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

You can complete this challenge by simply doing activities that are available in the Cosmodrome, more difficult ones provide more progress.

Mid-Range Calibration

Calibrate mid-range weapons such as Hand Cannons, Glaives, Auto Rifles, Fusion Rifles, and Machine Guns in the Cosmodrome. Bonus progress for rapidly defeating combatants.

  • Reach 100% Calibration Progress

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Using the weapons mentioned will provide you with calibration progress and even more is obtained for defeating multiple enemies in a small amount of time.

Freezing Void

Defeat Guardians. Bonus progress is granted for opponents defeated with Void or Stasis effects.

  • Defeat Guardians (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

You can complete this challenge via Gambit or Crucible but will have to use Void or Statis to defeat Guardians.

Heist Battleground II

In the Heist Battlegrounds playlist or Legend Heist Battlegrounds, complete heists and defeat Deathtongue Choristers.

  • Complete 10 Heist Battlegrounds
  • Defeat 5 Deathtongue Choristers

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

You can complete this by playing Heist Battlegrounds Playlist activities but make sure you deal damage to the Deathtongue Choristers or get the final blow to make it count.

Umbral Focusing I

Focus a Season of the Seraph engram at the Exo Frame in the H.E.L.M.

  • Focus 1 Season of the Seraph engram

Rewards: Challenger XP+

To focus on a Season of the Seraph engram, make sure you have Seraph Umbral Energy and proceed by crafting a seasonal weapon from the Exo Frame.

Lost in Legend

Complete a Lost Sector on Legend or higher.

  • Complete 1 Lost Sector (Legend or higher)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Do the current Legendary Lost Sector at Legend or higher difficulty to complete this challenge.

Bank, Kill, Repeat

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

  • Gain 250 points

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

You will need to play Gambit matches and gain 250 points by doing any of the methods mentioned below.

The Fallen Fall

Defeat Fallen combatants in Vanguard playlists or strikes. Earn bonus progress for defeating tougher combatants.

  • Defeat Fallen (Reach 100% progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

This challenge can be completed in Vanguard Playlists (for random missions) or Strikes (if you want to do a specific one) but only Fallen enemies will count as progress.

Week 3 Challenges

More Than A Weapon III

Complete Week 3 of “More Than A Weapon” and defeat Hive and Fallen combatants anywhere in the system.

  • More Than a Weapon: Week 3 Completed
  • Defeat 250 Combatants

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

You will need to continue with the seasonal quest and complete Week 3 of the More Than A Weapon.

In the Cold Light of the sun

Defeat combatants with Solar or Stasis damage in Heist Battlegrounds.

  • Deal Solar or Stasis Final Blows (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

This challenge can be completed when you use Solar or Stasis damage to defeat enemies in a Heist Battlegrounds activity.

Cosmodrome Activities

Earn progress in the Europa by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors.

  • Complete activities in the Europa (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Completing this requires that you do the mentioned activities on Europa until progress reaches 100%

Close-Range Calibration

Calibrate close-range weapons such as Sidearms, Submachine Guns, Shotguns, Glaives, and swords. Bonus progress is earned for rapidly defeating combatants.

  • Reach 100% Calibration Progress

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Using close-range weapons will allow you to progress normally while rapid kills on Europa will speed the process up.

Scorched Earth

Defeat Guardians in Team Scorched. Charged detonations in midair or on surfaces earn bonus progress.

  • Defeat 40 Guardians

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Participating in the Team Scorched earth Crucible activity will allow you to progress with this challenge.

Seraph’s Shield I

Complete the Exotic mission “Operation: Seraph’s Shield” to earn the Revision Zero Exotic Pulse Rifle and also, defeat combatants anywhere in the system using Pulse Rifles.

  • Complete Operation: Seraph’s Shield
  • Defeat Combatants (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

Once this challenge is active, you can take up the Operation: Seraph’s Shield mission and will, later on, need to defeat enemies with any Pulse Rifle.

Rapid Loadout

Defeat targets with Pulse Rifles or Trace Rifles. Bonus progress for defeating Guardians.

  • Pulse Rifle/Trace Rifle Final Blows (Reach 100%)
  • Rapidly defeat combatants 10 times in Heist Battlegrounds

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Using either a trace Rifle or Pulse Rifle you will need to defeat targets to gain progression and will later need to rapidly defeat enemies during Heist Battleground activities.

Power Broker

Reach Power Level 1580 by earning powerful rewards and Prime Engrams.

  • Reach Power Level 1580

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Reach a power level of at least 1580 by equipping new gear or upgrading current gear.

Primeval Entourage

Defeat Taken in Gambit. Earn bonus progress for defeating tougher combatants.

  • Defeat Taken enemies in Gambit (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Play Gambit matches and defeat Taken enemies to progress with this challenge.

Ultimate Champion

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

  • Defeat Champions (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

You will need to do Nightfall Strikes on Hero difficulty or higher, your progress will be quickened if you do the Strikes on higher difficulties.

Week 4 Challenges

More Than A Weapon IV

Complete Week 4 of “More Than A Weapon” and defeat Hive and Scorn combatants anywhere in the system.

  • More Than a Weapon: Week 4 Completed
  • Defeat 250 Combatants

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

During this week you will need to complete Week 4 of the More Than A Weapon quest and defeat either the 250 Hive or Scorn enemies altogether.

Entropic Shock

Defeat combatants with Arc or Void damage in Heist Battlegrounds.

  • Deal Arc or Void Final Blows (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

You will need to use Arc or Void damage during a Heist Battlegrounds mission to progress with this challenge.

Mod Collector

Unlock artifact mods.

  • Unlock 12 mods (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

This challenge can be completed by gaining experience and unlocking mods from the artifacts during the season.

High-Value Hunter

Defeat powerful combatants in Gambit. Bonus progress is rewarded for defeating high-value targets.

  • Defeat powerful combatants (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Some powerful combatants can be found in Gambit matches and you will need to defeat them to progress with this challenge.

Darkest Nightfall

Complete any Nightfall strike on Hero difficulty or higher.

  • Complete 3 Nightfall Strikes

Rewards: Nightfall Weapon, Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

This challenge can be completed by doing Nightfall Strikes or higher difficulty strikes and you will need to do 3 in total.

Heist Battlegrounds III

In the Heist Battlegrounds playlist, complete heist and breach submind vaults without alerting Wrathborn reinforcements.

  • Complete 20 Heist Battlegrounds
  • Breach 3 Vaults

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

Heist Battlegrounds can be started from destinations or the Heist Battlegrounds playlist at the H.E.L.M. and you will need to breach at least 3 vaults.

Seasonal Shaping I

Unlock the Pattern for any Seasonal IKELOS v1.03 weapon.

  • Unlock 1 IKELOS v1.0.3 Pattern

Rewards: Challenger XP+

You can complete this by obtaining a pattern from any IKELOS v1.0.3 weapon, which is done by disassembling or extracting its Resonant Material.

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

You will need to defeat enemies with any of the abovementioned weapons until you reach 100% progress.

Momentum Crash

Defeat Guardians in Momentum Control. Earn bonus progress with Zone Advantage.

  • Defeat 50 Guardians

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Play Momentum Control in the Crucible activities in order to progress by defeating 50 Guardians.

Week 5 Challenges

More Than A Weapon V

Complete Week 5 of “More Than A Weapon” and defeat Hive and Taken combatants anywhere in the system.

  • More Than a Weapon: Week 5 Completed
  • Defeat 250 Combatants

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

During Week 5, you will need to continue with the Seasonal Quest as well as defeat Hive and Taken enemies anywhere in the system.

Quick Heists

Complete a Heist Battleground in under 12 minutes.

  • Complete

Rewards: Challenger XP+

You may already be familiar with Hest Battleground activities and will need to do a speedrun at least once to complete this in under 12 minutes.

Timeless Iteration

Acquire Veles-X.

  • Obtain Pulse Rifle (Veles-X)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

You can obtain the Veles-X upon reaching rank 16 with Zavala, Lord Shaxx, or the Drifter by doing Crucible, Strikes, or Gambit.

Fell and Fallen

Defeat Fallen and Hive bosses in Strikes or Vanguard Playlists.

  • Defeat 5 Hive Bosses
  • Defeat 5 Fallen Bosses

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

You will need to do Strikes or start them from the Vanguard Playlist but Strikes are a faster way of completing this since you can choose the mission.

Heist Battlegrounds IV

In the Heist Battlegrounds playlist, complete Heists and defeat Champions.

  • Complete 25 Heist Battlegrounds
  • Defeat 5 Champions

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP+

This objective will already have accumulated progress from your past Heist Battlegrounds activities and you will need to reach a total of 25 completions and defeat 5 Champions.

Umbral Focusing II

Focus Season of the Seraph weapon or armor engrams at the Exo frame in the H.E.L.M.

  • Focus 5 Engrams

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Heist Battlegrounds can be started from destinations or the Heist Battlegrounds playlist at the H.E.L.M. and you will need to breach at least 3 vaults.

Iron Sharpens Iron

Complete Iron Banner matches, bonus progress is earned for wins.

  • Complete Iron Banner Matches (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

This can be completed simply by doing Iron Banner Matches during the season.

Week 6 Challenges

More Than A Weapon VI

Complete Week 6 of “More Than A Weapon” and defeat powerful Hive and Fallen Combatants anywhere in the system.

Bonus progress is gained by defeating them in Heist Battlegrounds and Operation: Seraph’s Shield

  • More Than a Weapon: Week 6 Completed
  • Defeat 100 Challenging combatants

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP++

This challenge is completed once you progress with Week 6 of the seasonal quest as well as defeat powerful Hive and Fallen enemies.

Seraph’s Secrets

Open hidden chests in the Exotic Mission “Operation: Seraph Shield”.

  • Open 2 Hidden Chests

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Operation: Seraph’s Shield has hidden chests that can be opened and you will need 2 to complete this challenge.

Apex Armorer

Masterwork a piece of armor.

  • Upgrade 1 armor

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

During the season, you will need to upgrade one of your armor pieces to complete this challenge.

Crucible Ornament

Acquire the Crucible ornament for Veles-X.

  • Obtain Weapon Ornament

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

To complete this challenge, you will need to first have the Veles-X and obtain its Crucible ornament.

Heist Battlegrounds V

In the Heist Battlegrounds playlist or Legend Heist Battlegrounds, you will need to open Seraph Chests and defeat Deathtongue Choristers before they channel Xicu Arath’s battlesong.

  • Open 30 Seraph Chests
  • Defeat 5 Deathtongue Choristers

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP++

This requires that you complete Heist Battleground playlists to unlock Seraph Chests and that you also quickly defeat Deathtongue Choristers.

CQC Loadout

Defeat targets with Glaives, with bonus progress being granted by defeating Guardians, and defeat enemies with melee final blows, with bonus progress in Heist Battlegrounds.

  • Defeat enemies with Glaives (Reach 100%)
  • Defeat 50 enemies with melee attacks

Rewards: Challenger XP+

Heist Battlegrounds can be started from destinations or the Heist Battlegrounds playlist at the H.E.L.M. and you will need to breach at least 3 vaults.

Absolutely Stunning

Stun Champions.

  • Stun 50 Champions

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

You will need to do activities where Champions spawn and will have to equip a mod that allows you to stun them with a specific weapon.

Week 7 Challenges

More Than A Weapon VII

Complete Week 7 of “More Than a Weapon” as well as defeat Hive and Fallen bosses anywhere in the system.

Bonus progress is earned for defeating bosses in Heist Battlegrounds and Operation Seraph’s Shield Exotic Mission.

  • More Than a Weapon: Week 7 Completed
  • Defeat 5 Bosses

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP++

This challenge is completed by progressing further with the More Than A Weapon seasonal quest and defeating the specified types of bosses.

Legendary Heists

Complete a Heist Battleground on Legend difficulty.

  • Complete 1 Heist Battleground (Legend difficulty)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

You can start this by selecting the Legend difficulty when doing a Hest Battleground activity and completing it.

Down To Size

Defeat targets with Trace Rifles, Glaives, and Linear Fusion Rifles in Gambit. Bonus progress is earned when you defeat invading Guardians.

  • Defeat targets with Trace Rifle (Reach 100% Progress)
  • Defeat targets with Glaive (Reach 100% Progress)
  • Defeat targets with Linear Fusion Rifle (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

To complete this challenge, you will need to defeat enemies with the current weapons until 100% progress is reached with all 3 of them.

Grandmaster

Complete any Nightfall strike on Grandmaster

  • Complete Nightfall Strike (Grandmaster difficulty)

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

To complete this challenge, you will need to first have the Veles-X and obtain its Crucible ornament.

Heist Battlegrounds VI

Complete Hest Battlegrounds playlists and defeat combatants with Season of the Seraph IKELOS weapons.

  • Complete 35 Heist Battlegrounds
  • Defeat Combatants (Reach 100%)

Rewards: Exo Frame Module, Challenger XP++

To complete this you will need to complete a total of 35 Heist Battlegrounds activities and also defeat enemies with IKELOS weapons from the season.

Seasonal Shaping II

Earn levels with Shaped Seasonal or IKELOS v1.0.3 weapons.

  • Earn 10 weapon levels

Rewards: Challenger XP+

This will require that you shape at least one IKELOS or seasonal weapon and use it to defeat enough enemies to gain 10 levels.

Fleeting Glory

Complete Crucible matches in the competitive playlist. Bonus progress is earned when you win matches.

  • Reach 100% progress

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

To complete this challenge, you will need to complete Crucible matches but progress is earned whether you win or lose.

Week 8 Challenges

Seraph’s Shield III

Complete the Exotic mission “Operation: Seraph’s Shield” on Legend difficulty and defeat combatants with precision damage anywhere in the system using Pulse Rifles.

  • Complete Operation: Seraph’s Shield
  • Defeat Combatants with Pulse Rifle (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Seraphic Umbral Energy+8, Challenger XP++

You will need to complete Operation: Seraph’s Shield while also using a Pulse Rifle anywhere to complete this challenge.

Umbral Focusing III

Focus IKELOS weapon engrams at the Exo Frame in the H.E.L.M.

  • Focus 5 IKELOS weapons

Rewards: Challenger XP+

This weekly challenge can be completed by crafting 5 IKELOS weapons, which can be done at the Exo Frame in the H.E.L.M.

Gambit Ornament

Acquire the Gambit ornament for Veles-X

  • Acquire Weapon Ornament

Rewards: Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

You will need to acquire the Veles-X weapon ornament, which can be done by increasing your rank with the Drifter by doing Gambit matches and claiming it from him.

Flawless Heists

Complete Heist Battlegrounds in the playlist or Legend Heist Battlegrounds without dying.

  • Complete 3 Heist Battlegrounds (without dying)

Rewards: Challenger XP+

This can be completed by making sure you do not get downed during a Heist Battleground Playlist activity 3 times.

Seraph’s Calibration

Calibrate Pulse Rifles, Fusion Rifles, and Power Grenade Launchers. Bonus progress is gained for defeating combatants and defeating Guardians.

  • Calibrate Weapons (Reach 100% Progress)

Rewards: Challenger XP++

Using any of the listed weapons, you will need to defeat multiple enemies in a small amount of time until 100% progress is reached.

Trial by Firing Squad

Win multiple rounds in the Trials of Osiris

  • Win 20 Rounds

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

To complete this, you will need to participate in the Trials of Osiris and win at least a total of 20 rounds.

Season of the Seraph Seasonal Challenges

Mastery of Wrath

Complete all Season of the Seraph Seasonal Challenges.

  • Complete all 72 challenges

Rewards: Large Bright Dust Pile

This can be completed once the last week has been reached, requiring that you have finished all the challenges that have been introduced.

Season of the Seraph Rank Bonuses

By increasing your Seasonal Rank during Season of the Seraph, you will be entitled to several bonuses that will continuously increase.

  • XP Bonus: XP Gain increases at Ranks 5, 7, 16, 26, 36, 46, 56, 66, 76, and 86.
  • Currency Bonus: Currency Drops from different sources are increased at Ranks 3 and 20.
  • Quest Bonus: Certain quest objectives will be completed much faster at Ranks 11 and 22.
  • Masterwork Bonus: Additional masterwork and energy are granted to seasonal gear at Ranks 28, 38, 48, 51, 61, and 68.
  • Scrounger Bonus: Additional seasonal gear may be rewarded from various activities when you reach Ranks 43, 71, and 81.
  • Seraph Seasonal Bonuses: Passive Seasonal boons gained by ranking up in the Season of the Seraph Season Pass begin at Ranks 12 and 32.

Verdict

Season of the Seraph is yet another exciting addition to Destiny 2 and with all the new rewards that you can get, things will be even more enjoyable.

It is best to try to increase your Seasonal Rank whenever possible so that you can make the most of the season as well as get rewards for each Rank you reach.

As you continue to fight your way through countless enemies to save the Warmind, it looks like there will be a lot of benefits along the way.

Michael James

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