Festival of the Lost is again in Destiny 2, and it runs from Oct. 12 to Nov. 2, 2021. The Haunted Forest isn’t the exercise headlining the occasion. Instead, Festival of the Lost 2021 brings the new Haunted Lost Sectors mode, which a cross between a Lost Sector and a Crucible Control match.

In this Festival of the Lost 2021 guide, we’ll train you tips on how to earn Spectral Pages and cleanse them into Manifested Pages, in addition to earn yourselves new rolls of the Jurassic Green pulse rifle. And if you happen to held onto that pesky Ascendant Lens for a full 12 months, we’ll train you tips on how to flip that in, too.

How does Festival of the Lost 2021 work?

Festival of the Lost 2021 works like a mini-seasonal occasion. If you’re conversant in the play core playlist to get foreign money > flip foreign money into different foreign money > spend foreign money to progress the occasion components, it’s best to have a simple sufficient time figuring it out. The brief “Gone But Not Forgotten” quest will train you the fundamentals.

The thought is that by operating Strikes, Crucible matches, Gambit matches, seasonal actions, and mainly something, you’ll earn Spectral Pages — that’s, so long as you’re carrying the Halloween masks Eva Levante offers you at the begin of the occasion. Once you may have some Spectral Pages, you’ll want to leap into the Haunted Lost Sectors exercise to remodel them.

The Haunted Lost Sector drops you at the begin of a Lost Sector alongside three different gamers — you’ll matchmake if you happen to don’t go in with buddies. You’ll must battle by means of the Lost Sector’s halls, decked in Halloween garb, till you attain the space with the Summoning Rituals. A choose quantity of the ritual websites will develop into lively each few seconds, and also you’ll be capable of stand inside them to summon a Headless One — a mini-boss it is advisable to kill. For each Headless One you defeat, you’ll rework one of your Spectral Pages right into a Manifested Page.

Back in the Tower, you may flip in your Manifested Pages to the tremendous creepy Book of the Forgotten, which is able to web you some new lore and goodies.

What do I get out of Festival of the Lost 2021?

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You can see all of Eva’s rewards by chatting her up in the Tower
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Aside from the inherent satisfaction of cheering up everybody’s favourite area grandma, Eva Levante, there are literally some respectable rewards with this 12 months’s Festival of the Lost.

The new Jurassic Green pulse rifle, alongside previous Festival of the Lost weapons like the Horror’s Least and Braytech Werewolf auto rifles, can drop once you full Haunted Lost Sectors. And the extra Manifested Pages you flip in to the e book, the extra probably you might be to get a reward.

You additionally get sweet from just about something throughout Festival of the Lost, which you should utilize to buy new masks from Eva or goodie luggage full of much more weapons.

Outside of the weapons of Halloween previous and current, there’s additionally a particular sparrow, shader, and emblem you can solely earn by finishing particular Festival of the Lost 2021 Triumphs.

What do I do with this Ascendant Lens?

Mara Sov gives players a gift for turning in the Ascendant Lens

Mara will clarify the Ascendant Lens to you then let you know to go away
Image: Bungie by way of Polygon

If you performed Festival of the Lost 2020, chances are high you picked up the mysterious Ascendant Lens from Spider. Up till Festival of the Lost 2021, it’s been completely nugatory, simply taking over area in your stock. But if you happen to saved all of it this time, you’ll discover a new use throughout this 12 months’s occasion.

If you continue to have the Ascendant Lens, take it the HELM and go to the Awoken wing. Walk by means of the portal and speak to Queen Mara. She’ll commerce you your Lens for the Bottomless Goody Bag, which comprises Enhancement Prisms, three Jurassic Green pulse rifles, and a bunch of Spectral Pages.