Destiny 2 Season 18 Release Date Start Time

Destiny 2 Season 18: Season of Plunder Release Date, Start Time, Roadmap, and Details

The Destiny 2 Season 18 release date is August 23. On that day, the Season of Plunder will start after the weekly reset at around 2 p.m. EDT.

Update: Weekly maintenance has begun and the season is on track to launch on time.

What’s new in Season 18 of Destiny 2?

Dsetiny 2 Season 18 what's new

Season 18 of Destiny 2 will bring a new Season Pass and a new Artifact, just like the ones before it. Additionally, it’ll introduce:

  • The Arc 3.0 revamp that brings the class up to par with Solar.
  • Skill-Based Crucible matchmaking.
  • Weapon balances.
  • A revamped legacy raid.

What goes away when Season 18 starts?

When the Season of the Haunted ends, you’ll lose the following:

  • Any unclaimed or uncompleted seasonal titles.
  • Access to the ending of the Season of the Haunted storyline. (The storyline itself will remain available.)
  • Access to the Season 17 Battle Pass.
  • Rank across all vendors and Crucible, Gambit, and Strike.

Season 18 roadmap

The Season of the Plunder will last around four months, and we know a roadmap of some of the events that’ll pop up in Destiny 2 during that time:

  • August 26: Reprised Raid
  • September 6: Iron Banner Week 1
  • September 16: Trials of Osiris Available
  • October 4: Grandmaster Nightfalls Available
  • October 18: Festival of the Lost 2022 (Halloween Event)
  • November 15: Iron Banner Week 2

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