Destiny 2’s Black Armory is Open for Business!

Check out the new arsenal of weapons available in the Black Armory.

Bungie’s ongoing content updates for Destiny 2 received another big boost today as the Black Armory DLC is now live for Annual Pass owners. As its title suggest, it’s all about new loot in this DLC, and Guardians will be chomping at the bits to see what kind of weaponry awaits them. To that end, Bungie has released a trailer showcasing the new guns.

Black Armory Weapons Trailer

The Black Armory expansion also introduces five new exotic weapons, the Anarchy, Le Monarch, Izanagi’s Burden, and Jotun, as well as a so far only teased exotic coming as part of a special quest line on January 29.

Alongside the DLC, Bungie also updated Destiny 2 to version 2.1.1.1 and released detailed patch notes, which you can read below. If you want to get started with Black Armory right away, we suggest heading to our Destiny 2 Guide Hub for all the latest guides, including How to Find a Weapon Core.

Destiny 2 Update 2.1.1.1 Patch Notes

Sandbox

General
  • Chaos Reach
    • Tuned Chaos Reach’s deactivation cost so that it consistently retains Super energy from deactivating early.
      • Previously, Chaos Reach allowed Players to save Super energy when deactivating the Super early by charging a flat Super energy cost upon deactivation (~65%). This meant that in order to save Super energy, you’d have to deactivate within the first second or so of the Super’s duration.
      • With this change, Chaos Reach’s deactivation will now always save you some Super energy. Deactivating the Super is no longer a flat energy cost but, rather, now works on a curve. The intention is to reward players for skillfully timing their deactivation.
  • Fixed an issue where the overshield granted upon respawning in Crucible would not negate damage right away
  • Increased damage required to destroy Nightstalker Tethers prior to their activation
  • Fixed an issue where the Biotic Enhancements buff would apply too much of a damage multiplier when standing in a Well of Radiance
Armor/Weapons
  • Fixed an issue where Scavenger perks could be used to generate heavy ammo off of teammates who fell to self-inflicted misadventure
  • Fixed an issue where high impact scout rifles were not firing at 150 RPM
  • Fixed an issue where the impact stat bar for Fusion Rifles was not updating when upgrading a charge time masterwork for the weapon
  • Gwisin Vest
    • Fixed an issue where kills were not required to extend Super uptime
    • Fixed an issue where Super was not extended after 10 or more kills
  • Chromatic Fire
    • Fixed an issue where explosions were doing less damage than intended
  • Reduced the amount of ammo gained from the Machine Gun Scavenger perk to bring it in line with other Power weapon scavenger perks
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Black Armory weapons to sometimes roll two of the same perk
  • Duplicate perks have been replaced in each weapon’s talent grid

Crucible

General

  • Fixed an issue that caused The Mountaintop to drop above appropriate power levels for players who do not own Forsaken, making it unequipped unless pulled from collections
  • Fixed an issue that caused Valor Ranks to display different values from what their rank actually was
    • This is strictly a visual fix, ranks have worked properly since Season of the Forge began

Gambit

General
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong team would sometimes be credited for killing the Ascendant Servitor Primeval
  • Reduced the amount of ammo that Linear Fusion Rifles receive from the Power Ammo crate in Gambit to from 5 to 3 rounds
    • Sleeper Simulant still only receives 2 rounds
  • Players who die with fewer than 2 rounds of special ammo will now always respawn with 2 rounds, to help alleviate special ammo starvation
  • Fixed an issue where players would be held in a loading screen if another player was inspecting items in inventory

Vanguard

General
  • Fixed an issue where Protheon, the Modular Mind grew three times larger than intended in Update 2.1.0
    • This strike has been reintroduced to Matchmaking and can be launched once again from the Director

Raids

Leviathan & Raid Lairs
  • Removed “Normal Mode Completion” requirement for launching Prestige Modes for Leviathan, Eater of Worlds, and Spire of Stars
Last Wish
  • Fixed an issue where Destiny 2 would crash during the Morgeth fight

Clans

General
  • Fixed an issue where the “Hawthorne’s Heroes” Clan Perk was not providing the proper rewards

Items & Economy

Collections
  • The “Hecuba-S” exotic Sparrow no longer requires Annual Pass ownership to reacquire from Collections
  • The “Mimesis Drive” Sparrow now properly requires Annual Pass ownership to reacquire from Collections
  • Shader reacquisition time reduced from 3 seconds to 1 second
General
  • Prime Engrams will now appear more frequently for players under 550 power, and provide larger power benefits when decrypted
  • Fixed an issue where the “Harbinger’s Echo” sparrow was locked out for players who destroyed dragon eggs across multiple characters.
    • We are currently developing a fix for an upcoming patch to address players who have already destroyed all eggs prior to this update. Update 2.1.3 is tentatively planned for December 18. 2018
  • Seed of Light added to the drop table of the Blind Well Heroic
  • The “Lest Ye Be Judged” Trophy/Achievement can be completed by visiting Xur
  • Fixed an issue where the “Riddle Me This” Triumph was not unlocking properly
  • Fixed an issue where Amanda Holliday had an improper notification waypoint
  • Fixed an issue where Festival of the Lost armor could not be masterworked
  • Fixed an issue where items could not be masterworked if players did not have Enhancement Cores in inventory, even if the masterwork cost did not require cores
  • Fixed an issue where Amanda Holliday’s inventory did not refresh at the proper times

UI

General
  • When selecting an activity that supports checkpoints on the Director, players can now delete their current checkpoint before launching the activity
    • This includes Last Wish, Scourge of the Past, Leviathan, Eater of Worlds, and Spire of Stars
  • Fixed an issue where the Vanguard node on the top-level Director was not displaying active challenges
The Destiny 2 Black Armory DLC is now available and Bungie has shown off the new weaponry available in a spiffy arsenal trailer.
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