Festival of the Lost is again in Destiny 2 this yr, and runs from Oct. 12 to Nov. 2. And for the first time in current reminiscence, 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 guide, we’ll educate you easy methods to earn Spectral Pages, cleanse them into Manifested Pages, and earn yourselves new rolls of the Jurassic Green pulse rifle. And should you held onto that pesky Ascendant Lens for a full yr, we’ll educate you easy methods 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 accustomed to the play core playlist to get forex > flip forex into different forex > spend forex to progress the occasion system, it is best to have a simple sufficient time figuring it out. The brief “Gone But Not Forgotten” quest will educate you the fundamentals.

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

The Haunted Lost Sector drops you at the begin of a Lost Sector alongside three different gamers — you’ll matchmake should you 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 grow to be lively each few seconds, and also you’ll be capable of stand inside them to summon a Headless One — a mini-boss you could kill. For each Headless One you defeat, you’ll remodel 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?


You can see all of Eva’s rewards by chatting her up in the Tower
Image: Bungie through Polygon

Aside from the inherent satisfaction of cheering up everybody’s favourite area grandma, Eva Levante, there are literally some respectable rewards with this yr’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 while you full Haunted Lost Sectors. And the extra Manifested Pages you flip in to the guide, 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 use to buy new masks from Eva or goodie baggage full of much more weapons.

Outside of the weapons of Halloween previous and current, there’s additionally a particular sparrow, shader, and emblem that you may 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 through 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 on area in your stock. But should you saved all of it this time, you’ll discover a new use throughout this yr’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 discuss to Queen Mara. She’ll commerce you your Lens for the Bottomless Goody Bag, which incorporates Enhancement Prisms, three Jurassic Green pulse rifles, and a bunch of Spectral Pages.