Destiny 2 Weekly Reset (August 1 – 8): Nightfall, activities, schedule, more

Destiny 2 Season of the Seraph screenshotBungie

Every Tuesday welcomes a weekly reset to Destiny 2, and here’s everything we know about this week’s content, including the Nightfall weapon and Throne World activities. Here’s the full Destiny 2 weekly reset for August 1.

The Season of the Deep has kicked off in Destiny 2 and has introduced plenty of new content to the game, including a new story quest that begins to bridge the end of Lightfall and the anticipated final expansion, The Final Shape.

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Players can also get stuck into brand-new season pass content, and utilize new Strand aspects. There’s even a brand new Exotic Scout Rifle plus its catalyst which are perfect for Stasis builds so there’s no shortage of content in this latest season.

Here’s everything you need to know about the current Destiny 2 weekly reset for August 1, 2023.


Destiny 2 Season of the Seraph cinematic showing Ana Bray

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset Time

Here’s everything to attempt before 5 PM GMT/10 AM PT/1 PM ET on August 8, at which point we’ll have the new reset info.

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Weekly Nightfall (August 1 – 8)

This week the featured Nightfall is Fallen S.A.BE.R, a relatively easy strike that takes place on the Cosmodrome. Given that this is fairly straightforward this is the perfect chance to take advantage of this week’s double Nightfall rewards.

You can find the different modifiers based on the various difficulty options below:


Nightfall: Hero
Shielded Foes You will face combatant with Arc, Solar & Void shields.
Hero Modifiers Extra shields, Maximum Effective Level 1765
Champion Foes You will face Barrier & Overload Champions.
Arc Threat 25% increase to incoming Arc damage.
Arach-No! When defeated, Fallen Vandals spawn a web mine at their feet.
Overcharged Weapons Weapon overcharges from the Seasonal Activity are activity in this activity. Kinetic weapons deal increased damage when your subclass element matches an active surge.
Arc Surge 25% bonus to outgoing Arc damage.
Strand Surge 25% bonus to outgoing Strand damage.
Overcharged Fusion Rifles 25% bonus to Fusion Rifle damage.
Galvanized Combatants have more health and are more difficult to stun.
Nightfall: Legend
All previous modifiers
Legend Modifiers Locked Loadout, Extra Shields. Maximum Effective Level 1815.
Equipment Locked You will not be able to change your equipment after the activity starts.
Nightfall: Master
All previous modifiers
Master Modifiers Extra Champions, Locked Loadout, Extra Shields. Maximum Effective Level 1820.
Famine All ammunition drops are significantly reduced.
Nightfall: Grandmaster
All previous modifiers
Grandmaster Modifiers Limited Revives, Join in Progress Disabled, Extra Champions, Locked Loadout, Extra Shields. Maximum Effective Level 1815.
Chaff Radar is disabled.
Extinguish If your fireteam falls in a Restricted Zone, everyone is returned to orbit.
  • Powerful Gear (Tier 1) reward: Complete Vanguard playlist using the same subclass element as the currently active elemental surge. Higher difficulties grant the most efficient progress.
  • Pinnacle Gear reward: Earn points by completing Nightfalls (200,000).

What is the Destiny 2 Nightfall Weapon this week (August 1 – 8)?

This week’s Nightfall Weapon is the Loaded Question Arc Fusion Rifle, a fantastic High-Impact Frame for PvE that gets access to perks like Overflow, Auto-Loading Holster, Controlled Burst, and Frenzy.

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Loaded Question Legendary Fusion Rifle from Destiny 2 available as weekly Nightfall reward.Bungie
This week you can farm Nightfall strikes to earn the Loaded Question Fusion Rifle in Destiny 2.

Weekly Dungeon & Raid

  • Dungeon: Prophecy
  • Raid: Vow of the Disciple

Weekly Crucible Rotation

  • Clash: Fight for victory by defeating opponents.
  • Mayhem: Achieve victory by defeating opponents. Abilities and Supers regenerate faster. Heavy ammo spawns more frequently.

Neptune Activities

This is the rotation for Neptuna and Neomuna’s weekly activities for August 1 – 8:

  • Weekly Mission: Breakneck – Stop the Vex incursion of the Neomuni CloudArk.
  • Vex Incursion Zone: Zephyr Concourse – The Vex are testing ClloudArk defenses in this region. Reality fractures as the VexNet bleeds through into Neomuna.
  • Partition: Hard Reset: Backdoor – Break into a Vex Mind’s stronghold and defeat it.

Legacy Activities

This is the rotation for all Legacy locations including Throne World, Europa, Moon & Dreaming City for August 1 – 8:

Throne World

  • Campaign Mission: The Cunning – Following a lead from Fynch, search the dark corners of Savathûn’s throne world for another clue to how she stole the Light.


  • Eclipsed Zone: Eventide Ruins
  • Empire Hunt: The Dark Priestess – Hero: Defeat the new leader of the Fallen, Kridis, the Dark Priestess.
  • Exo Challenge: Simulation: Survival: Simulated Skill-Set Training: Survive the harsh weather as you take down the Vex.


  • Campaign Mission: Beyond
  • Wandering Nightmare: Nightmare of Xortal, Sworn of Crota (Sorrow’s Harbor)
  • Trove Guardian is in Archer’s LIne

Dreaming City

  • Petra is at The Strand
  • Weekly Mission: Broken Courier – Respond to a distress call in the Strand.
  • Ascendant Challenge: Agonarch Abyss, Bay of Drowned Wishes
  • Blind Well: Scorn, Plagues: Sikariis & Varkuuriis

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When is the Destiny 2 Weekly Reset? Times and schedule

The Destiny 2 Weekly Reset arrives every Tuesday at 10 AM PT | 1 PM ET | 5 PM GMT | 3 AM AEST (Wednesday).

At that point, the following will change:

  • Weekly Nightfall Strike Rotation
  • Current Crucible rotation
  • Neptune & Legacy Activities reset
  • Weekly bounty offerings
  • Eververse Store (Bright Dust section)
  • Banshee & Ava weekly stock

That’s everything you need to know about the Destiny 2 weekly reset time and Nightfall weapon this week. For more tips and guides covering all things Destiny, check out more of our guide content at Dexerto.

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