How to complete the weekly seasonal quest • Eurogamer.net

What’s involved in the seasonal quest, up to Path of the Splicer IV.

Destiny 2’s Path of the Splicer is a questline running throughout Season of the Splicer.

Similar to Challenger’s Proving during Season of the Chosen, this provides structure to the season’s new activities and features, with each week tasking you with using the Splicer Gauntlet and opening chests in Override.

From week three onwards, you also have access to new Expunge missions, which are also required to be completed as part of the quest.

This page explains every Path of the Splicer quest step as they are released – perfect if you want to reach a specific Expunge mission or fall behind and want to catch up.

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Destiny 2 Path of the Splicer 1 quest steps

To start Path of the Splicer, you must complete the Season of the Chosen’s introductory quest, The Lost Splicer. This will introduce to you Mithrax, before you work with him through the Splicer Servitor to investigate the Vex.

Path of the Splicer 1’s quest steps are as follows:

  1. Craft a Key Code using Ether with the Splicer Gauntlet (found in your Quests inventory)
  2. Play an Override activity and open a Conflux Chest with a Key Code
  3. Return to the Tower and speak to Ikora
  4. Go to the Eliskni Wing of the H.E.L.M. and speak to Lakshimi-2
  5. Speak to Mithrax through the Splicer Servitor in the H.E.L.M.

Once done, you will be rewarded with 25x Synthstrand, 5x Synthweave Strap, 5x Synthweave Bolt, 5x Synthweave Plate, 100x Decrypted Data and an Umbral Engram. The Path of the Splicer 2 quest will now begin.

Destiny 2 Path of the Splicer 2 quest steps

Once you have completed Path of the Splicer 1, step 2 will then begin. Expect to gather Ether and play some more Override.

Path of the Splicer 2’s quest steps are as follows:

  1. Craft a Key Code using Ether with the Splicer Gauntlet (found in your Quests inventory)
  2. Play an Override activity and open a Conflux Chest with a Key Code
  3. Go to the Eliskni Wing of the H.E.L.M. and watch the conversation
  4. Speak to Mithrax through the Splicer Servitor in the H.E.L.M.
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Once done, you will be rewarded with 25x Synthstrand and an Umbral Engram. The Path of the Splicer 3 quest will now begin.

Destiny 2 Path of the Splicer 3 quest steps

Once you have completed Path of the Splicer 2, step 3 will then begin. Again, expect to gather Ether and play some Override, but you’ll now also have to complete the first Expunge quest.

Path of the Splicer 4’s quest steps are as follows:

  1. Craft a Key Code using Ether with the Splicer Gauntlet (found in your Quests inventory)
  2. Play an Override activity and open a Conflux Chest with a Key Code
  3. Go to the Eliskni Wing of the H.E.L.M. and speak to Mithrax, unlocking the Codebreaker to access Expunge missions
  4. Complete Expunge: Labyrinth on the Tangled Shore
  5. Go to the Eliskni Wing of the H.E.L.M. and speak to Mithrax
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Once done, you will be rewarded with an Umbral Engram. The Path of the Splicer 4 quest will now begin.

Destiny 2 Path of the Splicer 4 quest steps

Once you have completed Path of the Splicer 3, step 4 will then begin. This follows the same template as last time – gather Ether, play Override, and complete a new Expunge mission.

Path of the Splicer 3’s quest steps are as follows:

  1. Craft a Key Code using Ether with the Splicer Gauntlet (found in your Quests inventory)
  2. Play an Override activity and open a Conflux Chest with a Key Code
  3. Complete Expunge: Styx on the Moon
  4. Return to the Tower and speak to Ikora
  5. Go to the Eliskni Wing of the H.E.L.M. and speak to Mithrax
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Once done, you have to wait until next week’s reset (June 8th) to start the next step.




Season of the Splicer has arrived!

Each week offers a new step in the Path of the Splicer quest and a new Expunge mission to complete.

Elsewhere, we’ve seen new Nightfall weapons such as the Uzume RR4 and Plug One.1, the return of Vault of Glass, which offers both the Vex Mythoclast and Fatebringer.

Other recent new features include transmog and materials Synthstrand, Synthcord and Synthweave, the Splicer Gauntlet and Decrypted Data used to upgrade it, the Aspect of Interference quest, and several new Exotics and a new max level cap.

As well as XP farm and Glimmer farm suggestions.


When does the Path of the Splicer quest expire?

Though Path of the Splicer is the seasonal quest for Season of the Splicer, it doesn’t have to be completed fully before the season ends.

Provided you’ve started Path of the Splicer while the quest was initially active, these steps – as well as all associated activities, including Override and the Expunge missions – will remain in the game until the end of Season 15, or until the start of ‘Year 5’ when The Witch Queen expansion arrives.

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This is all part of Bungie’s attempts to address FOMO (fear of missing out), allowing you to continue to play previous activities for longer, even if later seasons shift their focus to new ones.

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