Destiny 2 Update Patch Notes for October 21

A new hotfix is now available.

October 21, 2021

Today, Bungie rolled out the Destiny 2 Update across all platforms as a hotfix that wipes out multiple issues from the game. Let’s have a look at the patch notes.

It’s been over a month since Destiny 2 Season of the Lost launched with new content, quests, challenges, gears, and weapons. However, what makes this season important is the fact that it is going to lead us to The Witch Queen expansion in February 2022.

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Aside from that, Season of the Lost also brought some anticipated features and overhauls. Now only Bungie added cross-play to the game with the launch of the current season but also they made some community-asked changes to the Trials of Osiris weekly in-game tournaments.

Receiving yet another update during the current season, Bungie attempts to further optimize the Trials of Osiris experience with patch

Check out the patch notes down below:

Destiny 2: Season of the Lost | Festival of the Lost Trailer

Destiny 2: Season of the Lost | Festival of the Lost Trailer

Destiny 2 Update Patch Notes


  • The Corrupted 
    • Fixed an issue where the elevator console sometimes couldn’t be interacted with. 
    • Fixed an issue where Sedia’s shields would regenerate faster than expected on Nightfall difficulties. 
      • Her shields now regenerate based on health threshold in Nightfalls, just like they do in Direct Launch or the Vanguard Playlist. 
  • Trials of Osiris 
    • Capturing zones in Trials of Osiris no longer grants Super energy. 
    • Trials of Osiris now restricts access of fireteam leaders if they have not reached the appropriate gear power level. 
    • Added tooltip for Artifact Power Disabled 
    • Fixed an issue that caused flawless players who reset to their ticket to prioritize matching with other flawless resetters for the first two wins on the new ticket. 
    • This issue would occur even when Flawless matchmaking was disabled. 
    • Traveling to the simulated Lighthouse will no longer reset ritual activity streaks 


  • Bungie Friends 
    • Fixed an issue where the notification toast for 1 or more pending Bungie Friend requests could appear blank for some players immediately after character select. 



  • Lowered step 7 objective of the Forsaken Campaign Quest from completing 5 Spider Bounties to 4 so players can reasonably complete this quest step in a single day 


  • Fixed an issue where Demolitionist was not reloading the weapon when a grenade was thrown 
  • Fixed an issue where picking up a relic during a reload animation will result in ammo duplication. 
    • Weapons will now correctly reload from reserves. 
  • Festival of the Lost Weapons (Jurassic Green, Braytech Werewolf, and Horror Story) now drop at a consistent Power level 


  • Fixed an issue where the Prophecy ghost shell’s ears were not colorful. 

Destiny 2 is now available for free on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC. You can get access to the game’s post-launch expansions for free as well through the Xbox Game Pass subscription.

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