‘Destiny’ Weekly Reset For August 25 Has Screams Galore For Nightfall

Destiny players are just three weeks away from The Taken King launch on the PlayStation and Xbox. This Tuesday, August 25, brings another weekly reset though with a new round of Strikes, Prison of Elders encounters, and Crucible gametypes to take on. The screaming banshee known as Omnigul headlines the Nightfall this week but a new Iron Banner event also launched. You can get the full details here.

As always, this rotation of Destiny activities will last through the following Tuesday at approximately 5 a.m. ET / 2 a.m. PT. A new set of activities will launch then.

Destiny - Will of Crota (PlayStation, Xbox)

Nightfall – The Will of Crota

Old Russia, Earth: Omnigul, the mastermind of Crota’s armies, nests in the Cosmodrome. Eliminate this horror and purge its spawn.

Modifiers

  • Epic – Heavily shielded and highly aggressive enemies appear in great numbers.
  • Nightfall – If all players die, your Fireteam is returned to Orbit.
  • Angry – Minions of the Darkness won’t flinch, even after massive damage.
  • Juggler – No ammo drops for your equipped weapon.
  • Void Burn – Void Damage from any source is greatly increased.

Rewards

  • Radiant Light Buff – Increases all XP gains untill the weekly refresh.
  • Reputation x 500

Rewards

  • Etheric Light
  • Exotic Weapons
  • Exotic Armor
  • Legendary Weapons
  • Strange Coins

Destiny - The Nexus Strike (PlayStation, Xbox)

Heroic Strike – The Nexus

Ishtar Sink, Venus: Pierce the Vex labyrinth and defeat the mind responsible for the transformation of Venus.

Modifiers

  • Heroic – Enemies appear in greater numbers and are more aggressive.
  • Grounded – Players take more damage while airborne.

Rewards

  • Strange Coin x 9
  • Vanguard Marks x 10
  • Vanguard Reputation x 400

Destiny Prison of Elders - Gulrot (PlayStation, Xbox)

Prison of Elders Level 32 – Cult of the Worm (Guide)

Gulrot, Unclean has been summoned by the Worm Keepers. Don’t let the beast’s filth spread beyond the prison.

Round Enemy Objective Modifier(s)
1 Vex None Airborne – Players deal more damage while in the air.
2 Hive Eliminate Target Grounded – Players take more damage while airborne.
3 Vex None Void Burn – Void Damage from any source is greatly increased.
4 Hive Destroy Mines Angry – Minions of the Darkness won’t flinch, even after massive damage.
5 Hive / Gulrot Boss Fight Exposure – Guardian shields are increased but do not replenish.

Rewards

  • House of Judgment x 200
  • Armor Core

Destiny Prison of Elders - Valus Trau'ug (PlayStation, Xbox)

Prison of Elders Level 34 – Broken Legion (Guide)

Valus Trau’ug seeks to prove his might by crushing all who challenge him.

Round Enemy Objective Modifier(s)
1 Cabal None Juggler – No ammo drops for your equipped weapon.
2 Hive Destroy Mines Lightswitch – Minions of the Darkness deal much more melee damage.
3 Fallen Dismantle Mines Catapult – Grenade recharge rate is greatly increased.
4 Hive Mini-Boss Brawler – Guardian Melee damage is greatly increased.
5 Cabal / Valus Trau’ug Boss Fight Juggler – No ammo drops for your equipped weapon.

Rewards

  • House of Judgment +300
  • Weapon Core
  • Etheric Light

Destiny Prison of Elders - Skolas (PlayStation, Xbox)

Prison of Elders Level 35 – Skolas’ Revenge (Guide)

Skolas and his crew challenge the Guardians who captured him. Face him with a Fireteam of three. End him.

Round Enemy Objective Modifier(s)
1 Hive None Exposure – Guardian shields are increased but do not replenish.
Brawler – Guardian Melee damage is greatly increased.
2 Vex Destroy Mines Grounded – Players take more damage while airborne.
Airborne – Players deal more damage while in the air.
3 Cabal Dismantle Mines Catapult – Grenade recharge rate is greatly increased.
Arc Burn – Arc Damage from any source is greatly increased.
4 Fallen Eliminate Target Specialist – Special Weapon damage is favored.
Juggler – No ammo drops for your equipped weapon.
5 Fallen Mini-Boss Trickle – Recharge of abilities is significantly reduced.
Small Arms – Primary Weapon damage is favored.
6 Fallen /
Skolas
Boss Fight Brawler – Guardian Melee damage is greatly increased.
Juggler – No ammo drops for your equipped weapon.

Rewards

  • House of Judgment x 500
  • Armor Core
  • Weapon Core
  • Etheric Light

Destiny Crucible (PlayStation, Xbox)

New Crucible Playlists

  • Control (House of Wolves)
  • Inferno Skirmish(House of Wolves)
  • Salvage

Destiny - Petra Venj (PlayStation, Xbox)

Queen’s Wrath Bounties

  • Wanted: Grayor, Wolf Assassin – Mothyards, Earth
  • Wanted: Veliniks, the Ravenous – Hellmouth, Moon
  • Wanted: Skoriks, Archon-Slayer – “The Archon-Slayer” mission, Moon
  • Wanted: Queensbreaker Captain – Dock 13, Earth
  • Wanted: Wolves’ Guard – Campus-9, Venus
  • Wanted: Ether Runner – Endless Steps, Venus

Destiny - Variks (PlayStation, Xbox)

What Variks Is Selling

  • Helmet for 1 Armor Core
  • Wolfborn Oath Shotgun for 1 Weapon Code

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