Destiny 2: Raid and Dungeon Rotation this Week

by | Apr 16, 2024 | Leveling

Bungie finally did something to bring new life to the older raids and dungeon: A weekly rotation. Every week, a different raid and dungeon are part of the weekly rotation, which means they become fully farmable, on top of also offering a Pinnacle reward each.

This guide covers this week’s Raid and Dungeon rotation, including their rewards and loot tables.

Destiny 2 Raid this week: April 16, 2024

The featured Raid this week is Root of Nightmares (requires the Lightfall DLC).

ArtRaidLocationPower LevelRewardsRequires
Root of Nightmares RaidRoot of NightmaresNeomuna1770Loot TableLightfall Preorder icon

These are the raid weapons available this week:

Featured Raid Weapons

Conditional Finality artConditional FinalityShotgunStasis StasisError icon V2 NoRoot of Nightmares RaidSeason 20
Koraxis's Distress artKoraxis's DistressGrenade LauncherStrand Element StrandCheckmark icon V3 YesRoot of Nightmares RaidSeason 20
Acasia's Dejection artAcasia's DejectionTrace RifleSolar SolarCheckmark icon V3 YesRoot of Nightmares RaidSeason 20
Nessa's Oblation artNessa's OblationShotgunVoid VoidCheckmark icon V3 YesRoot of Nightmares RaidSeason 20
 artMykel's ReverenceSidearmStrand Element StrandCheckmark icon V3 YesRoot of Nightmares RaidSeason 20
Rufus's Fury artRufus's FuryAuto RifleStrand Element StrandCheckmark icon V3 YesRoot of Nightmares RaidSeason 20
Briar's Contempt artBriar's ContemptLinear Fusion RifleSolar SolarCheckmark icon V3 YesRoot of Nightmares RaidSeason 20

Weekly Raid rotation

Season 23 calendar covering the entire Raid weekly rotation until May 28, 2024 (note that the latest raid, Crota’s End, is not part of the rotation):

Raid rotation: Season 23

WeekRaidLocationPower RequirementWeek #
28 November 2023Last WishDreaming City1600Week 1
5 December 2023Garden of SalvationMoon1600Week 2
12 December 2023Deep Stone CryptEuropa1600Week 3
19 December 2023Vault of GlassLegends1600Week 4
26 December 2023Vow of the DiscipleThrone World1600Week 5
2 January 2024King's FallLegends1600Week 6
9 January 2024Root of NightmaresNeomuna1770Week 7
16 January 2024Last WishDreaming City1600Week 8
23 January 2024Garden of SalvationMoon1600Week 9
30 January 2024Deep Stone CryptEuropa1600Week 10
6 February 2024Vault of GlassLegends1600Week 11
13 February 2024Vow of the DiscipleThrone World1600Week 12
20 February 2024King's FallLegends1600Week 13
27 February 2024Root of NightmaresNeomuna1770Week 14
5 March 2024Last WishDreaming City1600Week 15
12 March 2024Garden of SalvationMoon1600Week 16
19 March 2024Deep Stone CryptEuropa1600Week 17
26 March 2024Vault of GlassLegends1600Week 18
2 April 2024Vow of the DiscipleThrone World1600Week 19
9 April 2024King's FallLegends1600Week 20
16 April 2024Root of NightmaresNeomuna1770Week 21
23 April 2024Last WishDreaming City1600Week 22
30 April 2024Garden of SalvationMoon1600Week 23
7 May 2024Deep Stone CryptEuropa1600Week 24
14 May 2024Vault of GlassLegends1600Week 25
21 May 2024Vow of the DiscipleThrone World1600Week 26
28 May 2024King's FallLegends1600Week 27

Destiny 2 Dungeon this week: April 16, 2024

The featured Dungeon this week is Ghost of the Deep (requires the Lightfall Dungeon Key).

ArtDungeonLocationPower LevelRewardsRequires
Ghost of the Deep Dungeon Destiny 2Ghost of the DeepH.E.L.M.1790Loot TableLightfall Preorder icon
Lightfall Deluxe

These are the Dungeon weapons available this week:

Featured Dungeon Weapons

The Navigator art Destiny 2The NavigatorTrace RifleStrand Element StrandError icon V2 NoGhost of the Deep DungeonSeason 21
Cold Comfort art Destiny 2Cold ComfortRocket LauncherStasis StasisError icon V2 NoGhost of the Deep DungeonSeason 21
Greasy Luck art Destiny 2Greasy LuckGlaiveSolar SolarError icon V2 NoGhost of the Deep DungeonSeason 21
 class=No SurvivorsSubmachine GunSolar SolarError icon V2 NoGhost of the Deep DungeonSeason 21
New Pacific Epitaph artNew Pacific EpitaphGrenade LauncherStasis StasisError icon V2 NoGhost of the Deep DungeonSeason 21

Weekly Dungeon rotation

Season 23 calendar covering the entire Dungeon weekly rotation until May 28, 2024 (note that the latest dungeon, Warlord’s Ruin, is not part of the rotation):

Dungeon rotation: Season 23

WeekDungeonLocationPower RequirementWeek #
28 November 2023DualityMoon1600Week 1
5 December 2023Spire of the WatcherMars1600Week 2
12 December 2023Pit of HeresyMoon1600Week 3
19 December 2023Shattered ThroneDreaming City1600Week 4
26 December 2023ProphecyLegends1600Week 5
2 January 2024Grasp of AvariceCosmodrome1600Week 6
9 January 2024Ghost of the DeepH.E.L.M.1790Week 7
16 January 2024DualityMoon1600Week 8
23 January 2024Spire of the WatcherMars1600Week 9
30 January 2024Pit of HeresyMoon1600Week 10
6 February 2024Shattered ThroneDreaming City1600Week 11
13 February 2024ProphecyLegends1600Week 12
20 February 2024Grasp of AvariceCosmodrome1600Week 13
27 February 2024Ghost of the DeepH.E.L.M.1790Week 14
5 March 2024DualityMoon1600Week 15
12 March 2024Spire of the WatcherMars1600Week 16
19 March 2024Pit of HeresyMoon1600Week 17
26 March 2024Shattered ThroneDreaming City1600Week 18
2 April 2024ProphecyLegends1600Week 19
9 April 2024Grasp of AvariceCosmodrome1600Week 20
16 April 2024Ghost of the DeepH.E.L.M.1790Week 21
23 April 2024DualityMoon1600Week 22
30 April 2024Spire of the WatcherMars1600Week 23
7 May 2024Pit of HeresyMoon1600Week 24
14 May 2024Shattered ThroneDreaming City1600Week 25
21 May 2024ProphecyLegends1600Week 26
28 May 2024Grasp of AvariceCosmodrome1600Week 27

Fully farmable Raid and Dungeon weapons

But wait, it gets even better. The weekly raid and dungeon are fully farmable:

Oh, wait, you said you liked farming? We got you there too with the new rotator system. All lockouts on encounter rewards for Legendary gear are being removed, which means all Legendary drops in both raids and dungeons will be 100-percent farmable if you so choose.

Pinnacle rewards

Also, the featured raid and dungeon will also reward players with Pinnacle gear:

For the weekly rotation, completing the final encounter in any of the chosen raids or dungeons will award a Pinnacle drop from a Weekly Challenge.

Your turn

Have the raid and dungeon rotators changed the way you play Destiny 2? Are you finally running those older raids more now? Let us know in the comments!

About The Author

Ric Molina
Ric Molina
I've been covering gaming since 2012, and some of my work has been featured by large brands, including, Forbes, Rock Paper Shotgun, and more. I've been obsessed with Destiny 2 (and now Diablo 4) for years now, and I hope to provide new and returning players with the guides and resources I wish I had when I first started.
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  1. John1337

    D2 will be unplayable garbage until they stop queueing keyboard andouse players with controller users in pvp and move to balanced (meaning fixed) loadouts and builds for pvp. They also need to put back all the PVE content they stole from paying customers and remove at least 2 to 4 hundred layers of RNG.

    • Johns a nonce

      ahahh sit

      • Fynn7023#4949

        Duality is only a year old, would be nice to farm some more loot there

    • Zavalas left pauldron

      Ahahaha you should read your terms of service and limited software license agreement…. You own nothing. Never did.

      Get over it.. cope more

      • John is right

        I own whatever i pay for. Nobody reads that crap lol. It’s theft.

        • Hershey

          If you agreed to the terms it aint theft, whether you read it or not loser

          • Dude

            Said angry destiny 1&2 player. Cope more

          • Blinge

            If it can’t be owned, then piracy of digital media couldn’t possibly be theft

        • Choppiejack

          you dont own any game you buy unless its a hard copy you own the rights to play not the game

      • James 6969

        Paid for everything and never realized it was only half a game. Nobody reads EULA’s lol. Couldn’t tell you what anything is about. Not watching 8 hours of youtube videos explaining all the campaigns and seasonal content that never should have been removed in the first place either smh.

        You just make it into two games and put the first half offline and make it downloadable to ppl. Pretty simple really. There is no excuse and you’ve drank the kool-aid. If i’d have known i’d have never given them a dime. There honestly should be a class action lawsuit. A precedence needs to be set so other scummy companies cant get away with this in the future. EULA is irrelevant. You paid for a product and you no longer have said product. You are not paying for access to a service. They are not an internet or streaming provider.

        • Wyatt Bieker

          Why so mad? Lol

        • Gorgoroths left ballsac

          I read the EULA. Only dumd retards don’t. Oh you didn’t? That makes you one.

        • Anon

          Cope harder

        • Hud

          If you don’t wanna read shtuff then don’t complain about said shtuff, you agreed to it your fault

    • Me

      Pc players get matched against pc players. Console players get matched against console players. In the roaster you can see if they are on your console or the other which is displayed by a controller icon. I play a lot of pvp and I rarely suspect people of actually playing on mouse and keyboard on console, it is usually on playstation and really unusual. Maybe you should practice more ? If you are on pc and complain about players playing with mouse and keyboard then oufff get a console lol

      • Jim1337

        No they do not. It’s fully crossplay. They can’t tell what you’re using and they don’t care. Everyone uses Chronus, Xim etc. and many M&K users migrate to console to get the leg up. It’s a total crapshoot.

        Played a GM with guy running a full auto bottomless mag Gjallarhorn the other day. He said it bugged out on him in the team chat lol. Nope, he was jumping and moving like he was obviously on controller and tracking targets through cover…and that was in PVE lol. No sweat.

        I promise you 15% of the ppl you are up against at least have wall hacks. Don’t be naive. Just look at all the streamers who get caught hacking…now imagine how many never do. That applies to everyone else too. If you think Aztecross and all those guys are rolling vanilla well bud i have a few things i’d like to sell you…

        Everyone knows it’s victimless and you aren’t gonna get caught unless you are really stupid and overdo it. If you aren’t hacking in that game you are handicapping yourself. Fact.

    • dog

      GUYS ITS A JOKE!!!!

    • xe6h

      Sounds like a skill issue, Just get gud kid lmao

      • Jake Seresin

        I am good rooster. Very good.

        The whole point is skill is irrelevant on an uneven playing field. They do that so unskilled ppl can pat themselves on the back when they two tap someone from behind.

        You need the same movement, health/sheilds, loadouts and abilities (or at least a carefully balanced sandbox) to have skill based PVP (also everyone needs to be on the same input devices as well)

        That’s why old shooters like Quake 2 and Unreal Tournament 3 are the kings. Physics based projectiles, long TTK’s and fast movement. Everything was right there in the map accessible to everyone. Even playing field.

        Went to a Quake 2 tournament in Edmonton Alberta back in the day. A guy walked in with a PS one mouse and keyboard (look it up, they were a thing). He ordered it from Japan, they couldn’t disqualify him cuz it was a Playstation branded input device. He mopped the floor with everyone of course (it’s an objectively faster and more precise input) and walked out with the 5000 dollar grand prize.

        This is not a new thing. If you think you have any real skill playing random crapshoot PVP like D2 think again. I’d bet dollars to donuts on the irony of you being one of those “skilled” players who responds like this then turns around and cries about the SBMM (lol what a misnomer)

        • Ksteal

          If you don’t like it then dont play pvp smh

          • Quark

            If you search it up, there has never been a quake 2 tourney in Edmonton Alberta, and even if there was, there is no proof that kid even went to one like how we gonna believe you

          • FYoMamma

            What Quark fucking said, my guy.

    • HJ0HN50N

      Thats call of duty. You’re thinking of CoD. Go play that.

    • That guy

      When it comes to PVP I completely agree, people will tell you that you only get matched with pc if you have one in your fireteam, but that’s a complete lie. Using mic I’ve had several match made teams have pc players on my team, and after messaging my opponents found out that some of them are pc players. If the game doesn’t find a match in 30sec-1min it widens the search and adds PC to the pool. Screw that id rather wait longer then face up against aim bots

    • morons

      maybe try fortnite. doesnt sound like this is for u

    • ODIN

      the whole sunsetting thing was a lose lose situation. without it destiny would be around 150 GB. I think really the only thing people miss that was sunset, was forsaken and maybe red war.

  2. Y;all Are Weird

    Idk what these people are blabbering about. Thanks for the info Ric!

  3. Sworrd

    if yall keep fighting im gonna have to step in

  4. ok bud

    i dont think that i have ever seen more people who who dont do their research about things before they blame the creators before this

  5. Nezarec, sniffer of thighs

    Some of these people here are the reason theres instructions on shampoo bottles, and the tutorials beeing unskippable.. this is wild

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