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Destiny 2: Mars Community Challenge guide

There's a new Community Challenge in Destiny 2 this week and it's definitely going to be the biggest grind of Year 2.

Players will have a series of objectives to complete over the next week, with a shiny new Emblem and increased Menagerie chests as your rewards.

The challenge tasks Guardians with killing a ridiculously high number of enemies or one specific enemy several thousand times.

Don't worry, you're not expected to pull this off by yourself. Any kills you get will contribute to the overall score from every active player.

The Mars Community Challenge runs from September 3 - 10, ending at the usual reset time, so you've just under a week left to grind it out.

Destiny 2: Mars Community Challenge guide

In order to complete the Mars Community Challenge, everyone will need to work together to fulfil the following requirements:

  • In Escalation Protocol, defeat 175,000 Wave 7 bosses.
  • Defeat 300 million Hive.
  • Defeat Nokris 150,000 times.
  • Defeat Xol 100,000 times.
  • Use 300,000 Override Frequencies.

All of these activities can be completed on Mars or in Mars Nightfall Strikes, so prepare to grind harder than before to get your rewards. There's also a chance that you'll receive the Two Exotic weapons from Warmind - Sleeper Simulant and Nascent Dawn for the Polaris Lance - as many of these activities are quest steps for the weapons.

If the community manages to succeed, we'll be rewarded with an additional Menagerie chest every week until Shadowkeep launches on October 1.

Want more? Then check out our Destiny 2: Forsaken guide for more on the Season of Opulence and how to succeed in the Menagerie , how to farm Imperials, and how to get the new Pinnacle weapons and the Truth Exotic Rocket Launcher and Lumina Exotic Hand Cannon.

You can read more about what to expect in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep here.

For PC players, remember you need to link your and Steam accounts before October 1 in order to play Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, so here's our guide on how to cross-save.

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