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The Witch Queen is the sixth downloadable content (DLC) expansion pack for Destiny 2. It released on the February 22nd, 2022.

The Witch Queen follows Savathûn after the events of Season of the Lost from Beyond Light, after she stole the Light.

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This article contains plot details about Destiny.

Plot[]

The Witch Queen begins with Mars suddenly appearing after its descend into the Destiny Content Vault. Savathûn has mysteriously shown herself on the surface of Mars. With Ikora Rey and Eris Morn exploring the new camp near the Relic, the Cabal set up a cannon aiming at Savathûn's ship, and so the opening mission begins.

Content[]

Campaign[]

Sister of Shapes, Sword-Breaker, Witch Queen – which of my many names lives on your lips as you weave your story around me? Even as you tread carefully through my courtyard, among those who worship the Light I have gifted, would you deny me the virtue of this power?

Your answers are telling, Guardian. Ponder them and question those who promise you clarity in the face of all you see here. Listen as their voice wavers. And as you lift your new steel from the heart of your forge, ask yourself, "What force wields you?"


I await you, Guardian. Step into my Throne World and behold the truth.
— Tagline
  • Definitive New Campaign: Experiences and mechanics previously reserved for Exotic missions and dungeons now stand at the forefront of the story.
  • Legendary Difficulty: For Guardians seeking the ultimate reward and who know that to become legend, one must face legendary challenges.
  • Free Story Introduction: Begin your journey into a sprawling mystery, come face to face with the Lucent Hive, and craft a Glaive of your own design.

Destinations[]

A twisted wonderland of corruption and splendor, Savathûn’s Throne World plays host to a fragile balance of terrifying power. From the foundation of her glistening palace to the gnarled roots in the swamp, all that she hides can be found here. Seek the truth and learn that in this place, mystery makes its home in both the Darkness and the Light.

  • Savathun's Throne World

Activities[]

A sprawling web of evidence lies before you. Shadows nip at your heels as you retreat into the Light, only to find the enemy waiting, bolstered by a power it does not deserve. Face the Witch Queen’s Lucent Brood and solve the riddle at the heart of her deceit.

  • Wellspring: A new six-player matchmade activity at the heart of the ongoing struggle for the Throne World.
  • Vow of the Disciple: Among the swamps of Savathûn’s Throne World lies a sunken Pyramid. Alongside your fireteam, venture inward and confront the ancient danger imprisoned within...

Strikes[]

  • The Lightblade
  • Birthplace of the Vile

Raid[]

Lost Sector[]

  • Extraction
  • Metamorphosis
  • Sepulcher

Region Chest[]

  • Quagmire
  • Fluorescent Canal
  • Miasma

Seasons[]

Editions[]

Players who pre-order the game will receive instant access and following goodies:[1]

  • Exotic Throne World Ghost Shell
  • Enigma Exotic Emote
  • Legendary Emblem

Standard Edition[]

  • Witch Queen Campaign
  • Destination: Throne World
  • Exotic Gear
  • Raid
Note: No Season Pass included.

Deluxe Edition[]

  • Standard Edition content
  • Seasons 16-19
  • All Year 5 Season Passes
  • 2 Dungeons
  • Items:
    • Exotic Weapon: Osteo Striga Exotic SMG
    • Osteo striga ornament
    • Osteo Striga catalyst
    • Exotic Throne World Sparrow

Deluxe Edition and Bungie 30th Anniversary Pack[]

Players who ordered the Deluxe Edition including the Bungie 30th Anniversary Pack will also receive:

  • New Dungeon: Grasp of Avarice
  • Gjallarhorn Exotic Rocket Launcher
  • New Armor and Weapons, but these are not mentioned in detail at the moment.

Collector's Edition[]

  • All Standard and Deluxe Content, including the 30th Anniversary Pack.
  • Destiny 2: The Witch Queen Soundtrack, composed by Michael Salvatori
  • Psychometer Decoder
  • Hive Ghost Shell
  • Lore Book
  • ID Badge
  • Lenticular Reveal Card
  • Weapon Schematic Poster

Links:
Details for the available systems and players from the US and EU.

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