Solstice of Heroes, Destiny 2’s summer season celebration occasion, will return this yr on July 6. Bungie announced the holiday’s return in a publish on its web site. The occasion will run till Aug. 3, and gamers will be capable of earn some new goodies to have fun summer season within the Last City. This comes after after the ultimate Season of the Splicer mission, which Bungie launched on June 29. It’s notable that, within the screenshot above, the Tower is proven within the day time, whereas it has been mired in darkness since early May.

As regular, the Solstice of Heroes occasion revolves round buying and upgrading particular armor sets. Players will get low-ranking armor at first of the occasion and slowly enhance it by performing numerous duties all through the Destiny world. The each day rotating ingredient is again this yr — asking gamers to make use of a sure subclass for fight advantages — that means gamers can cost up Stasis for the primary time.

Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes 2021 shotgun

Solstice of Heroes now has its personal themed weapon: this fancy shotgun.
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Many of the armor duties will take gamers into the European Aerial Zone, a returning exercise from Solstice of Heroes occasions previous. Players can matchmake into the holiday-only zone, the place they’ll battle as many minibosses as doable earlier than taking up the mode’s main boss. Once all of the enemies are finished, Guardians can have a small window to gather a group of chests scattered across the area. It’s unclear how or if the European Aerial Zone will change this yr.

Armor isn’t the one factor up for grabs throughout Solstice of Heroes this yr. Players can unlock a Solstice of Heroes-themed Legendary shotgun by taking part in the occasion. There’s additionally an unlockable Exotic Ghost shell gamers can earn. Those that begin the preliminary quest will get a particular emblem, and followers who totally full an armor set should buy a real-life Solstice of Heroes shirt from Bungie’s retailer.

Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes 2021 Ghost shells

The Eververse shells this yr are very festive.
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As is at all times the case with Destiny 2’s vacation occasions, the Eververse retailer will probably be filled with goodies. This contains some fairly adorable-looking Ghost shells modeled after inflatable sea critters and a Ghost shell sporting a floppy solar hat. The Eververse may even promote Universal Ornaments that glow based mostly on the Guardian’s subclass.

Guardians can even make their Solstice armor glow simply by taking part in the sport, however it’s unclear if this glow is completely different or the identical. In earlier years, the earnable glows have been a common white colour, whereas the Eververse glows modified colours based mostly on the participant’s present ingredient.