Destiny 2 TWAB: Solstice 2022 Now Live; Changes to Gunsmith Reputation Coming in Season 18

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Bungie revealed in the recent TWAB that some changes are coming to the Gunsmith reputation in Season 18. 

Joshua Kulinski, Economy Feature Lead for Destiny 2, said that reputation progress for Banshee-44 is not quite in the state that they would like it to be. To address this, they’re making a couple of significant changes arriving next season.

First, daily Gunsmith bounties will grant double the reputation (from 25 to 50) for a total of 200 Gunsmith reputation points each day. Second, the Gunsmith reputation earned by dismantling Legendary and Exotic weapons is increased to five, which gives players even more incentive to dismantle useless weapons they have in storage.

Kulinski also said that these changes would allow engaged players to reset Banshee-44’s reputation at least once per season.

Solstice 22 is Live

The annual Solstice event (formerly known as Solstice of Heroes) for Destiny 2 has begun. Players can complete challenges to upgrade their event-exclusive armors until they unlock the white glow

Here is a summary of all of the event challenges in Solstice 2022:

  • Bashing Success: Complete the Bonfire Bash activity
  • Good Ignite: Defeat 20 Ignition Carries in Bonfire Bash
  • Torch the Taken: Defeat 20 Taken in Bonfire Bash
  • Fuel for the Fire: Stoke the flames in the Bonfire Bash 50
  • Ash Tray: Collect 500 Silver Ash
  • All Around the Bonfire: Complete the Bonfire Bash activity against all combat races (two completions each)
  • Fuel for the Fire 2: Stoke more flames in the Bonfire Bash 100
  • Fuel for the Fire 3: Stoke even more flames in the Bonfire Bash 150
  • Like Wildfire: Defeat targets anywhere in the system. Defeating Guardians awards bonus progress
  • Pyromania: Defeat combatants with Solar abilities
  • Superlative: Defeat targets with Super abilities
  • Fire Power: Defeat combatants or opposing Guardians with Power weapons
  • Forged in Flame: Defeat 100 opposing Guardians in any activity
  • Hand Lighter: Defeat targets with hand cannons
  • Shotgun Solstice: Defeat targets with shotguns
  • Burn them Down: Defeat 60 bosses anywhere in the system
  • Raking the Coals: Complete the playlist activities to earn Silver Leaves
  • Solstice Jubilee: Complete public events on any destination to earn Silver Leaves
  • Lamplighter: Complete 10 Patrols on any destination to earn Silver Leaves
  • Dare to Dream: Complete runs of the Blind Well or Dares of Eternity to earn Silver Leaves
  • Brightfall: Complete Vanguard Ops or Nightfalls to earn Silver Leaves
  • Fire of Competition: Complete 25 matches in Crucible or Gambit playlists to earn Silver Leaves
  • A Spark in the Dark: Complete Sever missions or rounds in Altars of Sorrow to earn Silver Leaves
  • In the Hot Seat: Complete activities within the Throne World to earn Silver Leaves

Completing the challenges rewards players with a Solstice 2022 Seal called the Flamekeeper as well. This is the first time that a Solstice event in Destiny 2 has a seal to earn, another reason to partake in the festivities.

So, what do you think about Solstice 2022? Are you ok with the upcoming changes to the Gunsmith reputation?

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