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Destiny 2: The Dawning Guide
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The Dawning is a limited-time live event in Destiny 2 which celebrates the winter season and the spirit of giving. The Dawning begins on December 11, 2018 and ends at the weekly reset on January 1, 2019. For information on activities that are available in The Dawning, please see: Dawning 2018

Participation Requirements

While all players are invited to experience the Dawning, some activities and milestones may not be available on characters who do not meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the Red War campaign
  • Achieve level 20

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Dawning Rewards and Triumphs

For information on Dawning rewards, please see below.

  • Dawning Quests and Milestones
    • After the Dawning begins on December 11, 2018, players may complete Dawning quests and milestones for event-themed rewards. Players who wish to participate in the Dawning should first visit Eva Levante, who has re-opened shop in the Tower Bazaar.

  • Dawning Triumphs
    • During the Dawning, players can complete Dawning-related triumphs for rewards. To track progress toward Dawning triumphs, players should visit their Triumphs menu, then navigate to the Events > The Dawning subpage.
    • Players have until the Dawning ends at the weekly reset on January 1, 2019 to complete Dawning triumphs. Once the Dawning concludes, these triumphs will no longer be eligible for progress, and incomplete triumphs will be hidden. For a list of Dawning triumphs, please see below.

  • Happy Holidays
    • Complete Dawning Triumphs.
  • Holiday Reunion
    • Complete the "Eva's Return" milestone.
  • A Bounteous Dawning
    • Complete bounties from Eva Levante during the Dawning.
  • Bless Us, Everyone
    • Complete Dawning Triumphs by delivering delicious treats to your allies around the system.
  • The Dawning: Three Guardians
    • Deliver delicious holiday treats to your allies all over the system.
  • The Dawning: Faraway Friends
    • Deliver delicious holiday treats to your allies all over the system.
  • The Dawning: Nearby Friends
    • Deliver delicious holiday treats to your allies all over the system.
  • The Dawning: New Friends
  • Deliver treats baked in Eva's Holiday Oven to new friends you've made along the way.
    • Making Spirits Bright
      • Obtain the Dawning Cheer Sparrow via the Deliciously Cheerful Blueprint.
    • Oh What Fun It Is to Ride
      • Completely repair the Dawning Cheer Sparrow.
    • Pâtissier
      • Bake all recipes found during the Dawning, and masterwork Eva's Holiday Oven.

    Winterdrift Engrams

    In addition to Dawning rewards from Eva Levante and Dawning triumphs, players will earn a Winterdrift Engram every time they fill their XP bar after achieving the max character level. This engram will be earned in addition to the Etched Engram, awarding players double bright engrams for the duration of the Dawning. If players so choose, Winterdrift Engrams may also be purchased from Tess Everis in the Tower Courtyard.

    For information on Winterdrift Engram drop rates once the Dawning is live, players should visit our Destiny 2 Eververse Item Drop Chances support article. For information on available Eververse bundles, players should visit Tess Everis in the Tower Courtyard in-game.

    Dawning Vital Information and Known Issues

    For the latest information on known issues discovered after the Dawning has gone live on December 11, 2018, players should look for our vital information thread in the #Help forum.

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