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Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019 Guide: Armor Upgrades, Masterworks And More

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Solstice Of Heroes 2019 event is live in Destiny 2. Like the previous year, you get a low-level armor that you can upgrade. This year the armor has a twist. Bungie has confirmed that Majestic Solstice of Heroes sets will be the first Armor 2.0 pieces players can get. You will also be able to farm these in the upcoming Shadowkeep expansion. In this Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019 Guide, we are going to walk you through how you can upgrade the armor to the max.

To have your set ready, you will need to upgrade it to Majestic for at least one class. You can do it for all your characters. It is a lot of grind, so keep that in mind. Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019 event has some new activities and buffs that you can take advantage of as well. The upcoming Shadowkeep expansion will be available for free with Google Stadia, later this year. Cross-play is also coming to the game in the future.

Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019 Activities

The following are the different activities that you can take part in and the buffs that you can obtain.

European Aerial Zone

This is the new activity in Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019. It takes place in a new area in the EDZ but you can access it from the Tower. To complete the activity you need to kill as many mini-bosses as possible in the time limit.

Once you do that you need to take down the final boss. After that, you will return to the European Aerial Zone. You will have the chance to hunt for treasure. The more bosses you defeat the more chests you can unlock.

Elemental Orbs

Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019 also has a daily elemental burn. This changes every day. This burn will enhance your subclass type. Killing enemies with elemental energy will drop Elemental Orbs. You can collect 30 orbs that match the burn of the day in order to gain an active power buff that varies according to the element. The details of the buff are as follows:

  • Equip your Arc subclass and weapons to generate Arc orbs. Then, collect them to wield their Arc elemental power. While empowered, Guardians move with enhanced speed and deal greater melee and Sword damage.
  • Equip your Solar subclass and weapons to generate Solar orbs. Then, collect them to wield their Solar elemental power. While empowered, Guardians emit a burning wave of energy that damages anything around them.
  • Equip your Void subclass and weapons to generate Void orbs. Then, collect them to wield their Void elemental power. Crouch while empowered to become invisible and gain Truesight plus enhanced ability regeneration.

Gif of the three different armor sets for Solstice of Heroes 2019 in Destiny 2

How To Upgrade Solstice Of Heroes 2019 Armor In Destiny 2

You can get the Drained Armor from Eva. After that, you need to complete objectives in order to upgrade your armor pieces. The following are the objectives that you need to complete in order to upgrade the Solstice Of Heroes 2019 armor to the max in Destiny 2.

Upgrade Drained Armor

You will start off with the Drained Armor. You can upgrade it by completing the following objectives for each class:

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Hunter

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the Drained Armor for the Hunter Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet
  • Complete runs through the European Aerial Zone.
  • Get precision kills.
  • Defeat Fallen.
Gauntlets
  • Complete playlist strikes.
  • Collect Solar orbs in Gambit or Crucible.
  • Unlock Solstice packages.
Chest
  • Loot European Aerial Zone chests.
  • Collect any Elemental Orbs.
  • Defeat enemies in the European Aerial Zone while using a Solar subclass.
Boots
  • Complete public events on Nessus.
  • Complete Solstice of Heroes bounties.
  • Defeat enemy Guardians in Crucible or Gambit.
Cloak
  • Complete Adventures.
  • Collect Arc orbs from Strikes.
  • Complete Crucible or Gambit matches.

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Titan

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the Drained Armor for the Titan Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet
  • Complete runs through the European Aerial Zone.
  • Get precision kills.
  • Defeat Hive.
Gauntlets
  • Loot European Aerial Zone chests
  • Complete Solstice of Heroes bounties
  • Defeat enemies in the European Aerial Zone while using an Arc subclass
Chest
  • Complete Adventures.
  • Collect Solar orbs from Strikes.
  • Complete Crucible or Gambit matches.
Boots
  • Complete public events on Nessus.
  • Collect Void orbs in Crucible or Gambit.
  • Unlock Solstice packages.
Mark
  • Complete playlist Strikes
  • Collect any Elemental Orbs
  • Complete Crucible and Gambit matches

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Warlock

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the Drained Armor for the Warlock Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet
  • Complete runs through the European Aerial Zone.
  • Get precision kills.
  • Defeat Cabal.
Gauntlets
  • Complete playlist Strikes.
  • Collect any Elemental Orbs.
  • Kill Guardians in Gambit or Crucible.
Chest
  • Complete Adventures.
  • Collect Arc orbs in Crucible or Gambit.
  • Unlock Solstice packages.
Boots
  • Loot European Aerial Zone chests.
  • Collect Solar orbs in Strikes.
  • Defeat enemies in the European Aerial Zone while using a Void subclass.
Bond
  • Complete public events on Nessus.
  • Complete Solstice of Heroes bounties.
  • Complete Crucible or Gambit matches.

Upgrade Renewed Armor

You can upgrade the Renewed Armor by completing the following objectives for each class:

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Hunter

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the renewed Armor for the Hunter Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet
  • Complete bounties.
  • Open chests in the European Aerial Zone.
  • Defeat enemies with Arc weapons.
Gauntlets
  • Complete Heroic Public Events.
  • Collect Arc orbs in Strikes.
  • Defeat Cabal using a subclass that matches the daily elemental bonus.
Chest
  • Complete Gambit matches.
  • Collect Elemental Orbs using a subclass that matches the daily elemental bonus.
  • Defeat enemies with Void grenades.
Boots
  • Complete Challenges.
  • Defeat enemies in Strikes using a subclass that matches the daily elemental bonus as a team.
  • Kill enemy Guardians in Gambit and Crucible with Void weapons.
Cloak
  • Complete Patrols in the EDZ.
  • Collect any Elemental Orbs in the European Aerial Zone.
  • Defeat minibosses in the European Aerial Zone.

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Titan

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the renewed Armor for the Titan Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet
  • Complete Gambit matches.
  • Collect Elemental Orbs in any matchmade activities using matching subclasses as a team.
  • Defeat enemy Guardians in Crucible or Gambit with Arc weapons
Gauntlets
  • Complete Heroic Public Events.
  • Complete Challenges.
  • Defeat minibosses in the European Aerial Zone.
Chest
  • Defeat enemies in Strike playlists using the daily elemental bonus subclass.
  • Open chests in the European Aerial Zone.
  • Defeat Fallen using the daily elemental bonus subclass.
Boots
  • Complete bounties.
  • Collect Void orbs in Strikes.
  • Defeat enemies with Solar melee kills
Mark
  • Complete Patrols on Io.
  • Collect any Elemental Orbs in the European Aerial Zone.
  • Kill enemies with Solar weapons.

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Warlock

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the renewed Armor for the Warlock Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet
  • Defeat enemies in Strike playlists using a subclass that matches the daily elemental bonus.
  • Collect any Elemental Orbs in the European Aerial Zone.
  • Defeat minibosses in the European Aerial Zone.
Gauntlets
  • Complete bounties.
  • Collect Elemental Orbs using matching subclasses with your team.
  • Defeat enemy Guardians in Gambit or Crucible.
Chest
  • Complete Gambit matches.
  • Complete Challenges.
  • Defeat enemies with Void weapons.
Boots
  • Complete Heroic Public Events.
  • Collect Solar orbs in Strikes.
  • Defeat Hive using a subclass that matches the daily elemental bonus.
Bond
  • Complete Patrols on Titan.
  • Open chests in the European Aerial Zone.
  • Kill enemy Guardians in Crucible and Gambit with Arc Supers.

Upgrade Majestic Armor To Masterworks

Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019

You can upgrade the Majestic Armor by completing the following objectives for each class:

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Hunter

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the Majestic Armor for the Hunter Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet Complete a Prestige Nightfall with a score of over 200,000.
Gauntlets Complete playlist Strikes with clanmates.
Chest Complete the Shattered Throne dungeon with two or fewer players.
Boots Reset your Season 7 Valor.
Cloak Defeat challenging enemies.

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Titan

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the Majestic Armor for the Titan Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet Complete a Prestige Nightfall with a score of over 200,000.
Gauntlets Complete playlist Strikes with clanmates.
Chest Complete the Shattered Throne dungeon with two or fewer players.
Boots Reset your Season 7 Valor.
Mark Defeat challenging enemies.

Armor Upgrade Objectives For Warlock

The following are the objectives that you need to complete to upgrade the Majestic Armor for the Warlock Class:

Armor Piece Objectives
Helmet Complete a Prestige Nightfall with a score of over 200,000.
Gauntlets Complete playlist Strikes with clanmates.
Chest Complete the Shattered Throne dungeon with two or fewer players.
Boots Reset your Season 7 Valor.
Bond Defeat challenging enemies.

The glow effects cannot be farmed. You can buy them from Eververse with Silver or Star Dust. You can buy them individually or in sets.

Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019

This marks the end of our Destiny 2 Solstice Of Heroes 2019 Guide. Eyes Guardian!

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