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Destiny 2 Update 2.91 patch notes - Three cheers for Raid farming

Destiny 2's latest patch notes are up and they bode well for those hoping to farm Exotics from Raids. Check out all of the details of the Update 2.91 patch notes.


With Destiny 2: Season of Arrivals underway, there’s plenty of good new and upcoming content to be found in the game, but that doesn’t keep Bungie from trying to improve on what was already there. A new set of patch notes have dropped and they have some very interesting details in them when it comes to gathering goodies throughout a number of the raids. It would appear that it’s a good time for farmable raids if you’re looking to gather unique Exotic equipment, and we’ve got the patch notes detailing it all for Destiny 2 Update 2.91.

Destiny 2 Update 2.91 patch notes

If ever there was a time to farm Destiny 2 Raids and hunt Exotics like the Anarchy from the Scourge of the Past, now is arguably that time.
If ever there was a time to farm Destiny 2 Raids and hunt Exotics like the Anarchy from the Scourge of the Past, now is arguably that time.

Destiny 2 Update 2.91 and its patch notes dropped via the Destiny game website on July 7, 2020. Coming in alongside the reveal of Moments of Triumph for the Season of Arrivals, the latest update has a wealth of changes and tweaks, perhaps one of the most important of which is the removal of weekly reward limits on key raids like Leviathan, Eater of Worlds, and Spire of Stars to name a few. That means you’re not capped by how many gear rewards you can earn from playing these Raids for the time being. These raids are… essentially farmable raids for the time being. You can check out this and other details in the full set of notes below.


Contact Public Event

  • Fixed an issue where players could collect and deposit 15 motes prior to unlocking the Umbral Mastery II gift on the Prismatic Recaster.


  • Increased Glimmer rewards in Trials of Osiris.

Nightmare Hunts

  • Fixed an issue where Nightmare Hunts could grant more Season of Arrivals rewards than intended.


  • The following raids no longer have weekly reward limits from main encounters:
    • Leviathan
    • Eater of Worlds
    • Spire of Stars
    • Crown of Sorrow
    • Scourge of the Past
  • Note: Secret Chests will continue to have weekly lockouts
  • All armor from the above listed Featured Raids has been updated to use the Season of Arrivals infusion cap.
  • Last Wish and Garden of Salvation raid weapons and armor have been updated to use the Season of Arrivals infusion cap.

Gameplay and Investment


  • Fixed an issue where the Heavy Hitters Triumph was not properly tracking which Contact event bosses had been defeated.
  • Fixed an issue where the Season of the Worthy Rank Stat Tracker was not appearing properly.


  • Fixed an issue where players had the Guardian Games quest in their inventory well after Titans completely dominated the event.
  • Hunters are still pretty sad about it.
  • Fixed an issue where there was inconsistent use of weapon and ammo types in High-Stakes Heist quest steps.
  • Fixed an issue where Seraph weapons were not counting towards Sleeper Simulant catalyst quest progression.


  • Fixed a rare crash with Anarchy.
  • Fixed an issue with Umbral Enhancements III that was preventing Cold Denial and Falling Guillotine from getting an additional trait.
  • Fixed an issue with Vortex Frame Swords where the Heavy attack wasn't ending properly over the network.
  • Fixed an issue where various Season of Arrivals weapons are missing collections entries.


  • Fixed an issue that was preventing Season of the Worthy Seasonal Armor Mods from having a chance to be purchasable on Banshee-44.
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing players from purchasing the Unflinching Machine Gun mod from Banshee-44.


  • Added the ability for Season of Arrivals armor to use Charged with Light mods from Season of Dawn.
  • Corrected some incorrect armor mod icons for several Season of Arrivals mods.
  • Corrected incorrect perk descriptions for two Season of Arrivals mods – Reactive Pulse (formerly Font of Light) and Radiant Light – to correctly match their functionality.
  • Added the Season of Arrivals mod socket to the pieces of the EDZ destination armor set that did not have them.
  • The Unstoppable Pulse Rifles artifact mod will no longer cause non-Pulse Rifle damage to stagger Unstoppable Champions while aiming down sights of a Pulse Rifle.
  • The Rival Warlock Ghost Shell from Guardian Games will now show Ghost Projections.
  • Fixed an issue where the Unstoppable Pulse Rifle mod icon was displaying a Scout Rifle.
  • Fixed a bug that affected aim assistance when shooting through Barricades using Citan's Ramparts.



  • The header for the Flair section of Eververse now displays the correct text.

Controller Remapping

  • Updated the description for “Toggle Sprint.”


  • Updated description of Exotic Engrams on Xûr, as players may now purchase more than one on a given a week using an Exotic Cypher.


  • Fixed an issue where subtitles for Season of Arrivals Drifter dialogue could misgender players as "brother" even when using female character.



  • Adjusted Strike weekly bounty pool for the Seasonal focus.
  • Scorn, Cabal, Vex, and Fallen variations should no longer appear during Season of Arrivals.
  • Fixed an issue where the first sleeper node “CB.NAV/RUN.()Dynamo.Approach.Arch” was not appearing for players attempting to complete the Nascent Dawn Exotic quest.

Bungie can be fickle about what it gives and takes from Destiny 2 players, so we’d argue if there was ever a time to work on your Raid rewards, now is the time to farm those Raids. Need a hand with that? Be sure to check out our Destiny 2 guide and walkthroughs for any and all help on Raids, gear, and more.

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