Destiny 2 Echoes: All Seasonal Challenges

By Zuhaad Ali
Image: Bungie via The Game Post / Destiny Bulletin

Looking for a comprehensive list of all the seasonal challenges in Destiny 2’s Episode Echoes? Look no further—this guide has everything you need.

With the launch of The Final Shape, Bungie has shifted away from the previous seasonal model to the episodic release structure. Now, instead of four seasons a year, Destiny 2 players will get three larger episodes per year.

Related: Destiny 2 The Final Shape: Episode Echoes Artifact Perks Detailed

Each of these episodes will have three acts with each act having a runtime of six weeks. The first episode, called Echoes, has officially been released in Destiny 2, adding a new set of seasonal challenges, season pass rewards, and tons of new weapons and armor for you to unlock.

Destiny 2 Episode Echoes: All Seasonal Challenges
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In this guide, you’ll find the complete list of all the seasonal challenges for Episode Echoes in Destiny 2. (thanks, light.gg)

Important

This article contains details from Episode Echoes that haven’t yet been released in the game. Spoiler alert!

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 1 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Beginning of the EndComplete mission “Transmigration.”Challenger XP+
Keep a Good JournalReceive the Episode: Echoes Seasonal Artifact.Challenger XP+
Expanding LightDefeat 50 combatants with Supers. Earn bonus progress for using Song of Flame, Twilight Arsenal, or Storm’s Edge.Challenger XP
The Longest GoodbyeComplete the Exotic mission “Wild Card” in the Pale Heart.Challenger XP+
Eyes Up, GuardianIncrease your Reputation Rank (12 Ranks) with Ghost in the Pale Heart.Challenger XP++
Spirit GuideRecover 3 lost Ghosts and return them to the Arbor of Light.Challenger XP+
Birds of a FeatherGather a feather in the Pale Heart.Challenger XP+
PathfinderComplete 2 Pale Heart Pathfinder paths.
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Path to VictoryComplete 12 Pathfinder paths this season and collect their Pinnacle rewards.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Midnight ApproachesDefeat 50 Guardians with Void damage in the Crucible.Challenger XP++. Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 2 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Pale Heart TravelerCollect and place 4 Traveler collectibles in the Pale Heart.Challenger XP+
A New Collapse?Confront the Witness and conclude the Light and Darkness Saga.Challenger XP++
Scratch the Surface IComplete Act I Part I of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development IComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES001. Completing this quest will unlock upgrades from Failsafe.Challenger XP+
Learning Computer IIncrease your Reputation Rank with Failsafe in the H.E.L.M.Challenger XP+
Assimilated Rock and Stone IDeposit 200g of radiolite samples at the research bay aboard the H.E.L.M. x3 Challenger XP+
FailSAFE-cracker IOpen 6 Echo Chests after completing any Episode: Echoes activity.Challenger XP++
Auto-Cannon Analyst IDefeat 70 combatants in Episode: Echoes Breach Executable using Auto Rifles and Hand Cannons. Earn bonus progress for using Seasonal weapons.Challenger XP
Echoing Firepower IDefeat 150 targets with Rocket Launchers and Scout Rifles. Earn bonus progress for using Seasonal weapons.Challenger XP+
Analyzed DefensesCollect 4 pieces of Seasonal armor.Challenger XP

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 3 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Scratch the Surface IIComplete Act I Part II of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development IIComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES002. Completing this quest will unlock upgrades from Failsafe.Challenger XP+
Aggressive Exploration IComplete the Episode: Echoes Breach Executable activity weekly challenge.Challenger XP+
Forgesafe IFocus 4 pieces of Seasonal armor at Failsafe in the H.E.L.M.Challenger XP
Deepest BassDefeat 400 Vex with Void damage in Gambit or Vanguard Ops activities.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
High-Value HunterDefeat 150 powerful combatants in Gambit. Earn bonus progress for defeating high-value targets.Challenger XP+++. Bright Dust
Momentum CrashDefeat 50 Guardians in Momentum Control. Earn bonus progress with Zone Advantage.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
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Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 4 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Scratch the Surface IIIComplete Act I Part III of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development IIIComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES003. Completing this quest will unlock upgrades from Failsafe.Challenger XP+
Breach for the StarsComplete the Episode: Echoes arena activity, Breach Executable, on Expert difficulty.Challenger XP+
Aggressive Exploration IIComplete H.E.L.M. Failsafe’s weekly challenge.Challenger XP+
Echoed Challenger – Act IComplete all 16 Act I weekly activity challenges.Challenger XP+
Expert SectorComplete a Lost Sector on Expert difficulty or higher.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
GrandmasterComplete any Nightfall strike on Grandmaster.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Spark DefenderScore 50 points in Rift. Bonus progress is awarded for igniting the Rift.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 5 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Escalating AbilitiesDefeat 150 combatants with abilities. Earn bonus progress in Overthrow.Challenger XP
Golden TreasureFind and open 3 Golden Chests in the Pale Heart.Challenger XP+
Boiling PointComplete Overthrow in the Landing, the Blooming, and the Impasse.Challenger XP++
Iron Sharpens IronComplete 15 Iron Banner matches. Earn bonus progress for wins.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Boss BattleDefeat 20 bosses in strikes or Vanguard playlists. Bonus progress is granted for defeating bosses on Hero difficulty or higher.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Acoustic PerformanceGet 400 final blows with Primary ammo in Gambit or Vanguard Ops activities. Earn bonus progress for Auto Rifle, Hand Cannon, or Sidearm final blows or by defeating Guardians.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 6 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Lost in the Pale HeartComplete 10 Lost Sectors. Earn bonus progress for Pale Heart Lost Sectors and Expert difficulty or higher Lost Sectors.Challenger XP+
Fight Forever, GuardianDefeat 7 Guardians with Supers. Earn bonus progress for using Song of Flame, Twilight Arsenal, or Storm’s Edge.Challenger XP+
Cooperative CompanyComplete a cooperative-focused mission.Challenger XP+
Absolutely StunningStun 50 Champions.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Eyeing IronComplete 15 Crucible matches. Earn bonus progress in Iron Banner and for victories.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Gray CloudsDefeat 100 targets with the Arc, Solar, Stasis, or Void subclass equipped in Gambit. Bonus progress is granted for ability final blows and final blows against Guardians.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Precision CalibrationCalibrate marksman weapons—Scout Rifles, Sniper Rifles, and Linear Fusion Rifles—by landing 200 precision final blows. Bonus progress against Guardians.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 7 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Discoveries IComplete Act II Part I of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development IVComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES004. Completing this quest will unlock upgrades from Failsafe.Challenger XP+
Learning Computer IIReset your Reputation Rank with Failsafe in the H.E.L.M.Challenger XP++
Assimilated Rock and Stone IIMine and acquire Azure and Golden Radiolite.Challenger XP+
FailSAFE-cracker IIOpen 8 Echo Chests after completing Episode: Echoes Battlegrounds activities.Challenger XP++
Auto-Cannon Analyst IIDefeat 70 combatants in Episode: Echoes Battlegrounds while using Sidearms. Earn bonus progress for using Seasonal weapons.Challenger XP
Echoing Firepower IIDefeat 150 combatants with Pulse Rifles. Earn bonus progress for using Seasonal weapons.Challenger XP+
Printed ArsenalFocus 2 Seasonal weapons with Failsafe in the H.E.L.M.Challenger XP
Round and Round We GoGenerate 1,000 Orbs of Power in Vanguard, Gambit, or Crucible playlists.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Trial by Firing SquadWin 20 rounds in the Trials of Osiris.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust, Trials of Osiris Weapon

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 8 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Discoveries IIComplete Act II Part II of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development VComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES005. Completing this quest will unlock upgrades from Failsafe.Challenger XP+
Aggressive Exploration IIIComplete the Episode: Echoes Battlegrounds playlist weekly challenge.Challenger XP+
Miner’s SwingActivate 3 Assimilation Pistons with the Piston Hammer.Challenger XP+
Electric ShredDefeat 400 Vex with Arc damage in Gambit or Vanguard Ops activities.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Arcing SparksDefeat 50 Guardians with Arc damage in the Crucible.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Rapid PrecisionGet 150 rapid precision final blows. Bonus progress is granted for defeating Guardians, and for every defeated target after the second one.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 9 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Discoveries IIIComplete Act II Part III of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development VIComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES006. Completing this quest will unlock upgrades from Failsafe.Challenger XP+
Nessian ExpertComplete an Episode: Echoes Battleground activity on Expert difficulty.Challenger XP+
Echoed BountiesComplete 3 bounties from Failsafe in the H.E.L.M.Challenger XP
Echoed Challenger – Act IIComplete all 16 Act II weekly activity challenges.Challenger XP+
Nessus ActivitiesOn Nessus, earn progress by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Most Dangerous PreyDefeat 50 Guardians in Gambit or Crucible.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Taking All ChallengesComplete 3 weekly playlist challenges, including Vanguard Ops, Crucible, Gambit, or seasonal activities.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Calibrate Close RangeCalibrate close-range weapons—Sidearms, Submachine Guns, Shotguns, Glaives, and Swords. Bonus progress for defeating 400 Guardians.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 10 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Finely TunedAcquire the Perfect Pitch ritual weapon.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Fleeting GloryComplete 8 Crucible matches in the Competitive playlist. Earn bonus progress for wins.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Mid-Range CalibrationCalibrate mid-range weapons—Hand Cannons, Glaives, Auto Rifles, Fusion Rifles, and Machine Guns. Bonus progress is granted for defeating 400 Guardians.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Cosmodrome ActivitiesIn the Cosmodrome, earn progress by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 11 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Mod CollectorUnlock 12 artifact mods.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Ritual OrnamentAcquire any ornament for the Seasonal ritual weapon.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Gotta Win Them AllComplete activities in Vanguard, Gambit, or Crucible playlists. Bonus progress is granted for completing Vanguard playlist activities at Hero difficulty or higher, or for winning Gambit or Crucible matches.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Kinetic ForcesGet 150 final blows with Kinetic weapons. Bonus progress for defeating Guardians.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 12 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Moon ActivitiesOn the Moon, earn progress by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Blistered FingersRapidly defeat 20 Vex in Gambit or Vanguard Ops activities.Challenger XP+++, Bright Dust
Orchestral PerformanceGet 150 final blows with Heavy ammo in Gambit, Crucible, or Vanguard Ops activities. Earn bonus progress for Sword final blows.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Flourish of PowerDefeat 25 Guardians in the Mayhem playlist with Super abilities.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
Calibrate Long RangeCalibrate long-range weapons—Pulse Rifles, Bows, and Trace Rifles. Bonus progress is granted for defeating 200 Guardians.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust

Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 13 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Core Variables IComplete Act III Part I of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development VIIComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES007. Completing this quest will unlock upgrades from Failsafe.Challenger XP+
Learning Computer IIIReset your Reputation Rank twice with Failsafe in the H.E.L.M.Challenger XP++
Assimilated Rock and Stone IIIMine and acquire Emerald and Violet Radiolite.Challenger XP+
Red Hot RiffDefeat 400 Vex with Solar damage in Gambit or Vanguard Ops activities.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
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Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 14 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Core Variables IIComplete Act III Part II of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development VIIIComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES008. Completing this quest will unlock upgrades from Failsafe.Challenger XP+
Europa ActivitiesOn Europa, earn progress by completing bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Last RitesGet 150 ability final blows in Crucible, Gambit, or Vanguard. Bonus progress is granted for Guardian final blows.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Echoing PerformanceDefeat 25 Guardians in Crucible or Gambit with Auto Rifles, Hand Cannons, Sidearms, Sniper Rifles, or Swords. Earn bonus progress for Sword final blows.Challenger XP, Bright Dust
Bank, Kill, RepeatEarn 50 points by banking Motes, defeating Blockers, and defeating Guardians in Gambit.Challenger XP, Bright Dust
Darkest NightfallComplete any Nightfall strike on Hero difficulty or higher. Bonus progress is granted for completing Nightfalls above Hero difficulty. x4Challenger XP++, Bright Dust, Nightfall Weapon
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Destiny 2 Echoes: Week 15 Seasonal Challenges

ChallengeDescriptionRewards
Core Variables IIIComplete Act III Part III of “A Rising Chorus.”Challenger XP++
Research and Development IXComplete the research quest for Specimen ID: NES009.Challenger XP+
Iridescent DigCollect Iridescent Radiolite.Challenger XP
Echoed Challenger – Act IIIComplete all 16 Act III weekly activity challenges.Challenger XP+
Neptune ActivitiesIn Neomuna, complete bounties, patrols, public events, and Lost Sectors. (0/10)Challenger XP, Bright Dust
Commendation AppreciationEarn progress for giving commendations in Vanguard, Crucible, and Gambit activities. (0/5)Challenger XP, Bright Dust
Expedited ViolenceRapidly defeat 25 targets in Crucible, Gambit, or Vanguard. Bonus progress is granted for Guardian final blows.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Sol’s FireDefeat 50 Guardians with Solar damage in the Crucible.Challenger XP++, Bright Dust
Ultimate ChampionDefeat 60 Champions in any Nightfall strike on Hero difficulty or higher. Earn bonus progress at higher difficulty tiers.Challenger XP+, Bright Dust
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ChallengeDescriptionRewards
There Will Be No EncoreComplete 110 challenges in Episode: Echoes.Large Bright Dust Pile

And, that’s it for all seasonal challenges in Destiny 2’s Episode Echoes. If you may have noticed, some challenges are currently classified as they might be tied to key story development in the game. We will update this guide once they have been unclassified in the game.

While you’re here, make sure to check out our article on all the new Echoes seasonal weapons added to Destiny 2 with complete perk pools.

Destiny 2 The Final Shape is now live on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.

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