Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes is the video game’s summer season occasion prior to the arrival of the video game’s 3rd year – and with it, the Shadowkeep development.

As well as offering the Tower a remodeling, an increase of brand-new cosmetic things to purchase from the Eververse shop, Elemental Buffs and a brand-new European Aerial Zone occasion to join, you’ll likewise have the chance to make Solstice 2019 armour with a collection of difficulties.

Destiny Solstice of Heroes 2019 armour upgrade steps

The Solstice of Heroes occasion deals armour that requires to be powered up with a collection of tasks – raising its degree to max power and ultimately, offering it Armor 2.0 advantages with the arrival of Year 3. However, you just have till the occasion upright August 27th to do all of this, so you much better fast!

Each item has a collection of goals to upgrade them, with each phase – Drained, Renewed after that Majestic – raising its Power Level each time. There is likewise a last to Masterwork the armour.

How Drained, Renewed and Majestic Solstice 2019 armour looks.

To make one of the most of the Armour collection, you’ll desire to at the very least get it to Majestic, enabling you after that to Infuse it in future, and provides you a Moments of Triumph conclusion while doing so.

The steps differ by course, and if you’re interested to see what you’re entering, the listed below tables can assist.

Solstice of Heroes is a little bit of a work – particularly when you have to full points like 10 public occasions on Nessus, or 3 Adventures – yet the bright side is the bulk of matchmade jobs (such as Strikes, Crucible and Gambit) overlap with Moments of Triumph, so you’ll be checking off 2 occasions simultaneously.

Here’s every Solstice of Heroes 2019 armour action, so you recognize what you’re obtaining in for:

Hunter Solstice 2019 armour upgrade steps

Hunter Solstice Armour Steps to upgrade Drained Steps to upgrade Renewed Steps to Masterwork
Helmet Complete EAZ runs
Precision last impacts
Defeat Fallen
Complete bounties
Loot EAZ upper bodies
Arc tool eliminates
Complete Prestige Nightfall with a rating over 200k
Gauntlet Complete Strikes in playlists
Collect Solar Orbs in Gambit
Unlock Solstice Packages
Complete Heroic public occasions
Collect Arc Orbs in Strikes
Defeat Cabal with subdivision matching the day’s component
Playlist Strike conclusions with clanmates
Chest Loot EAZ upper bodies
Complete any kind of Elemental Orbs
Defeat EAZ adversaries while making use of Solar subdivision
Complete Gambit suits
Collect Orbs matching component of the day
Void explosive eliminates
Shattered Throne conclusion with fireteam of 2 or much less
Legs Complete Nessus public occasions
Complete Solstice of Heroes bounties
Defeat Guardians in Crucible or Gambit
Complete day-to-day or once a week difficulties
Kills in Strike playlists with subdivision matching component of the day
Guardian with Void tools in Crucible or Gambit as a group
Reset Season 7 Valor position in Crucible
Class Item Complete Adventures
Collect Arc Orbs in Strikes
Complete Crucible or Gambit suits
Complete EDZ patrols
Collect Elemental Orbs in EAZ
Defeat 50 EAZ minibosses
Defeat yellow bar adversaries

Titan Solstice armour upgrade steps

Titan Solstice Armour Steps to upgrade Drained Steps to upgrade Renewed Steps to Masterwork
Helmet Complete EAZ runs
Precision last impacts
Defeat Hive
Complete Gambit suits
Collect Elemtnal orbs that match your subdivision
Guardian eliminates making use of Arc tools in Crucible or Gambit as a group
Complete Prestige Nightfall with a rating over 200k
Gauntlet Loot EAZ upper bodies
Complete Solstice of Heroes bounties
Defeat EAZ adversaries while making use of Arc subdivision
Complete Heroic public occasions
Complete day-to-day or once a week difficulties
Defeat 50 EAZ minibosses
Playlist Strike conclusions with clanmates
Chest Complete Adventures
Collect Solar Orbs in Strikes
Defeat Guardians in Crucible or Gambit
Kills in Strike playlists making use of subdivision that matches component of the day
Loot EAZ upper bodies
Defeat Fallen making use of subdivision matching component of the day
Shattered Throne conclusion with fireteam of 2 or much less
Legs Complete Nessus public occasions
Collect Void Orbs in Crucible or Gambit
Unlock Solstice Packages
Complete Bounties
Collect Void Orbs in Strikes
Solar melee eliminates
Reset Season 7 Valor position in Crucible
Class Item Complete Strikes in playlists
Collect any kind of Elemental Orbs
Complete Crucible or Gambit suits
Io Patrols
Collect Elemental Orbs in EAZ
Solar tool eliminates
Defeat yellow bar adversaries

Warlock Solstice armour upgrade steps

Warlock Solstice Armour Steps to upgrade Drained Steps to upgrade Renewed Steps to Masterwork
Helmet Complete EAZ runs
Precision last impacts
Defeat Cabal
Kills in Strike playlists making use of subdivision matching component of the day
Collect Elemental Orbs in the EAZ
Defeat 50 minibosses in EAZ
Complete Prestige Nightfall with a rating over 200k
Gauntlet Complete Strikes in playlists
Collect any kind of Elemental Orbs
Defeat Guardians in Crucible or Gambit
Complete bounties
Collect Elemental Orbs matching your subdivision
Guardian eliminates in Crucible or Gambit making use of Solar tools as a group
Playlist Strike conclusions with clanmates
Chest Complete Adventures
Collect Arc Orbs in Crucible or Gambit
Unlock Solstice Packages
Complete Gambit suits
Complete day-to-day or once a week difficulties
Void tool eliminates
Shattered Throne conclusion with fireteam of 2 or much less
Legs Loot EAZ upper bodies
Collect Solar Orbs in Strikes
Defeat EAZ adversaries while making use of Void subdivision
Complete Heroic public occasions
Collect Solar Orbs in strikes
Hive eliminates making use of subdivision matching component of the day
Reset Season 7 Valor position in Crucible
Class Item Complete Nessus public occasions
Complete Solstice bounties
Complete Crucible or Gambit suits
Titan Patrols
Loot EAZ upper bodies
Arc Super eliminates versus Guardians in Crucible or Gambit
Defeat yellow bar adversaries

Thanks to JpDeathBlade’s datamine on reddit for completing the voids in the above.

Where to discover the Statue of Heroes and Solstice Packages in Solstice of Heroes 2019 armour upgrade steps

Before you can get the armour, you have to initially see the Tower and conversation to Eva Levante, offering you the Solstice headgear and charging you with seeing the brand-new EAZ (Earth Aerial Zone) task when.

Once done, you can after that get the remainder of the Solstice armour from the Statue of Heroes place. This is straight to the right of Eva in the Tower. Use the Mediate punctual and the armour collection is your own.

As for the Solstice Packages – 5 of which you require opened up to full the Solstice armour – you’ll discover them in the EAZ task. Once you have actually removed the one in charges, you’ll be charged with opening up upper bodies concealed around the field, with the number of upper bodies matching the number of mini-bosses you got rid of in the opening wave of the experience.

These upper bodies will certainly provide you and your group either Solstice Packages, or the Solstice Key Fragments needed to open them. In our experience, there’s constantly a breast right over where you start the quest, or else they just expose themselves when you get enclose arbitrary placements.

Our suggestion is to split your group and search the roofs, and if you’re stuck, do not neglect to see the beginning island as well.

It needs to just take 2-3 runs to get 5 Solstice Packages you require for the mission. As for opening them, they take 15 secrets each (they remain in your Consumables, incidentally!) yet if you concentrate on various other matchmade tasks, such as playlist Strikes, Crucible or Gambit, they can go down upon conclusion there as well, conserving you grinding the EAZ.

Destiny 2 Elemental Orbs and Elemental Buffs explained

As with Solstice 2019, the Solstice of Heroes occasion focuses about accumulating Elemental Orbs, and is a need for lots of of the Solstice armour upgrades.

Elemental Orbs are produced by eliminating adversaries with tools or sub-class capabilities with the equivalent kind – Arc, Solar or Void. Though it appears you can blend and suit tool kind and sub-class, the concept is straightening them – so your Energy, Power and sub-class coincide – will certainly ensure the Orbs you are trying to find.

On top of these, every day will certainly be concentrated on a various Element, and after accumulating 30 Orbs of that component, you’ll obtain one of the complying with buffs:

  • Solar Elemental Buff: Emit power that harms anything around you
  • Void Elemental Buff: Crouch to end up being unseen and gain Truesight, in addition to boosted capability regrowth
  • Arc Elemental Buff: Enchanced activity rate, higher melee and sword damages

These buffs just last momentarily approximately, and can not be utilized in Competitive Crucible or Gambit Prime settings, yet need to make your life less complicated when finishing the EAZ and various other occasions.

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Here’s what Void and Arc Elemental Orbs resemble when gone down.

Whether you take notification of the buffs or otherwise, these Elemental Orbs are main to updating numerous Solstice armour steps. First of all, see to it you’re in fact using the armour for the Orb collection or eliminates to matter in the direction of the armour upgrade steps. This is essential!

Second, yellow bar adversaries have a tendency to have greater decrease prices. Third, throughout the 2018 Solstice, it’s said that Kinetic tool eliminates will certainly straighten with your sub-class selection. You likewise require to literally run over the Orbs to include them to your total amount.

Finally, if you are accumulating Orbs and the portion isn’t increasing, keep in mind to take a look at the details needs for that item of armour, as some call for Elemental Orbs in a certain task (such as Strikes) or location (like the EDZ).

The simplest means to tick these off the checklist is to focus on the various other tasks you have to full, while making eliminates with that said sub-class.


Season of Arrivals has actually presented brand-new Exotics, consisting of Ruinous Effigy, in addition to brand-new Powerful and Pinnacle Gear resources.

Elsewhere in Year 3 we saw the intro of Armor 2.0 and K1 Logistics, K1 Revelation, K1 Crew Quarters and K1 Communion places.

There are likewise numerous brand-new tool missions, consisting of the Deathbringer mission, Divinity mission, Leviathan’s Breath mission and Xenophage mission.

We likewise have a listing of our finest Destiny 2 tools suggestions, that includes Jotunn and Le Monarque.


Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes end day

Destiny 2’s Solstice of Heroes has an end day of Tuesday, August 27th – various to Moments of Triumph, which obtained prolonged 3 weeks complying with the hold-up of the Shadowkeep development – at the complying with once a week reset times:

  • UK: 6pm (GMT)
  • Europe: 7pm (CEST)
  • East Coast United States: 1pm (EDT)
  • West Coast United States: 10am (PDT)

How was Destiny Solstice of Heroes like in 2018?

If you have an interest in how Solstice of Heroes 2018 contrasts to later years, below’s the 2018 goals and armour looks at a look:

How Scorched, Rekindled and Resplendent armour looks. Each look is an Ornament if you desire to roll it back, as well.

Hunter Solstice armour upgrade steps

Hunter Solstice armour Steps to unlock Rekindled (340) Steps to unlock Legendary (400) Steps to unlock Masterwork (400)
Helmet Spark Redux
Solar Orbs in EDZ
10 Guardians Defeated
Chosen Redux
Void Energy tool eliminates
Nightfall
Prestige Nightfall rating defeated
Gauntlets Homecoming Redux
Arc Orbs
Meditation objective for Ikora
Payback Redux
Void Grenade eliminates
3 Heroic Strikes
5 Heroic Strikes with at the very least one clan participant
Chest Chosen Redux
Arc Orbs in Strikes
10 Heroic Public Events
1AU Redux
Solar Power tool eliminates
5 Crucible suit success
Prestige Levithan Raid
Legs 1AU Redux
Void Orbs
Minibosses beat
Spark Redux
Solar melee eliminates
10 Adventures
Legend ranking in Valor for Crucible
Class Item Payback Redux
Super Kills in the Crucible
10 Patrols
Homecoming Redux
Arc Super eliminates
20 Challenges
Defeat 10 employers

Titan Solstice armour upgrade steps

Titan Solstice armour Steps to unlock Rekindled (340) Steps to unlock Legendary (400) Steps to unlock Masterwork (400)
Helmet Spark Redux
Arc Orbs
10 Guardians Defeated
Chosen Redux
200 Solar Super eliminates
Nightfall
Prestige Nightfall rating defeated
Gauntlets Homecoming Redux
Solar Orbs in Strikes
Meditation objective for Ikora
Payback Redux
160 Solar Energy eliminates
3 Heroic Strikes
5 Heroic Strikes with at the very least one clan participant
Chest Chosen Redux
Void Orbs in EDZ
10 Heroic Public Events
1AU Redux
120 Arc Grenade eliminates
5 Crucible suit success
Prestige Levithan Raid
Legs 1AU Redux
30 Super Crucible eliminates
50 Minibosses beat
Spark Redux
60 Void melee eliminates
10 Adventures
Legend ranking in Valor for Crucible
Class Item Payback Redux
Void Orbs
10 Patrols
Homecoming Redux
80 Arc Power tool eliminates
500 eliminates
Defeat 10 employers

Warlock Solstice armour upgrade steps

Warlock Steps to unlock Rekindled (340) Steps to unlock Legendary (400) Steps to unlock Masterwork (400)
Helmet Spark Redux
30 Super eliminates in Crucible
10 Guardians Defeated
Chosen Redux
Void Energy tool eliminates
Nightfall
Prestige Nightfall rating defeated
Gauntlets Homecoming Redux
Arc Orbs in Strikes
Meditation objective for Ikora
Payback Redux
Arc melee eliminates
3 Heroic Strikes
5 Heroic Strikes with at the very least one clan participant
Chest Chosen Redux
Solar Orbs
10 Heroic Public Events
1AU Redux
Solar explosive eliminates
5 Crucible suit success
Prestige Levithan Raid
Legs 1AU Redux
90 Void Orbs in the EDZ
50 minibosses beat
Spark Redux
Arc Super eliminates
10 Adventures
Legend ranking in Valor for Crucible
Class Item Payback Redux
Void Orbs
10 Patrols
Homecoming Redux
Solar Power tool eliminates
500 eliminates
Defeat 10 employers