Want to know what this week’s Destiny 2 Nightfall weapon is? Each week you’ve got a chance at a different weapon for completing Nightfall Strikes, and ever since Season of the Lost, fan-favourite legacy weapons from the original Destiny have been added to the rotation. Two new weapons were introduced into the pool in Season of the Risen, so it’s more important than ever to know in advance the Nightfall weapon schedule.
In case you don’t know what the Destiny 2 Nightfall weapon means, Nightfall: The Ordeal is a playlist available in the Vanguard menu, alongside the basic Strike playlist. Each week, a different Strike is chosen as the Nightfall, and offered in five escalating difficulties, with harder enemies, challenging modifiers, and enemy power levels cranking up.
The coveted Nightfall weapons have a chance to drop from any Nightfall Strike difficulty, but it’s far more likely at higher levels. Your best bet for farming each week’s Nightfall weapon is to set the Strike to Master difficulty, according to YouTuber Aztecross. You should also note that there’s no automatic matchmaking above Hero difficulty, however, so you’ll need to get a squad together.
What is the Destiny 2 Nightfall weapon this week?
The Destiny 2 Nightfall weapon from June 7 to June 14 is the PLUG ONE.1.
This week’s Nightfall strike is Warden of Nothing, which takes place in the Prison of Elders, which is located in the Reef. Long-time players may remember this as the place where Uldren Sov turned Cayde-6’s own gun on him. The Nightfall gives players the chance to earn the PLUG ONE.1, a high-impact Arc fusion rifle that uses special ammo.
There’s no Grandmaster variation of this week’s Nightfall, so you and your fireteam can set your difficulty to Master to grind for the best rolls.
This means there’s no chance to earn an Adept version of this week’s weapon. Just as in Trials of Osiris, Adept weapons get +3 to every stat (except impact) when masterworked, as well as the usual +10 to the masterwork stat, and are the only guns that can equip powerful Adept mods, so they’re well worth seeking out when they’re available.
Destiny 2 Nightfall weapon schedule
The current Nightfall weapon always changes with the weekly reset at 5pm UTC, every Tuesday. There are six weapons currently on rotation in the Nightfall loot pool. They are:
- The Hothead
- Duty Bound
- Silicon Neuroma
- Plug One.1
- Horror’s Least
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