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What Is The Destiny 2 Nightfall This Week?

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Destiny 2's Nightfalls are some of the game's toughest content and are easily the high point of the game's weekly reset.

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If you're looking to crank up your power level during of Season of the Chosen, then you've come to the right place.

Here's a rundown of this week's Nightfall, all the modifiers, and an explanation of just what it is.

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What Are Nightfall Strikes In Destiny 2?

Nightfall Strikes, also known as "Nightfall: The Ordeal" are high-level PvE activities.

Pitting three Guardians against a harder variant of the game's Strike levels, they'll use modifiers to increase the challenge.

There are five difficulties, each with increased modifiers but a score multiplier, too.

So the tougher the difficulty, the more points you earn for kills – and if you hit a score of 100,000 points, you'll earn an additional Pinnacle reward.

That's easier said than done, though – after fifteen minutes, players will start earning fewer points (50% less), and after 18 minutes, you'll start dropping points.

What Is This Week's Nightfall?

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This week (starting April 13) Proving Grounds is the Nightfall.

You'll be hunting Cabal.

What Are This Week's Modifiers?

Nightfall: The Ordeal: Adept

  • Scorched Earth: Enemies throw grenades significantly more often.

Nightfall: The Ordeal: Hero

  • All previous modifiers
  • Champions: Unstoppable: This mode contains Unstoppable Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Unstoppable mod.
  • Champions: Barrier: This mode contains Barrier Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Anti-Barrier mod.
  • Champions: Cabal: This mode contains both Barrier and Unstoppable Champions, which cannot be stopped without an Anti-Barrier or Unstoppable mod, respectively.
  • Hero Modifiers: Extra Shields
  • Ignovun's Challenge: Incoming splash damage increased. Knockback damage and distance increased.
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Nightfall: The Ordeal: Legend

  • All previous modifiers
  • Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.
  • Match Game: Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.
  • Legend Modifiers: Locked Loadout & Match Game & Extra Shields

Nightfall: The Ordeal: Master

  • All previous modifiers
  • Famine: All ammunition drops are significantly reduced.
  • Master Modifiers: Champions: Mob & Locked Loadout & Match Game & Extra Shields
  • Champions: Mob: This mode contains additional Champions.
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Rewards

  • Nightfall Rotation Drop: Shadow Price (Machine Gun)
  • Powerful (Tier 1) reward: Get 3 points by completing runs. Higher difficulties grant more points.
  • Pinnacle reward: Get a score of 100k. Since modifiers are fixed, this requires a high difficulty run.
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