Wager you would like you held onto to that Ascendant Lens
Last year’s Festival of the Lost occasion in Future 2 — the in-universe model of Halloween — bestowed upon gamers a seemingly ineffective reward: the Ascendant Lens. With no apparent use, many Guardians eliminated the merchandise from their stock, as gamers solely have a lot area to carry objects like that. But a full year later, Bungie is providing a good-looking reward of goodies for followers that held onto their Ascendant Lens by means of all of 2021.
Again in 2020, when Guardians have been nonetheless operating the often-reused Haunted Forest exercise, they might come across a secret quest. After opening 45 chests with the occasion’s particular foreign money, Spider would immediately have a brand new quest. However speaking to the NPC on the Tangled Shore didn’t ship gamers on any sort of goose chase. No, Spider merely supplied gamers the Ascendant Lens. And it was completely ineffective for a full 12 months.
Whereas sitting within the stock, followers can see that the Ascendant Lens reads: “A focusing lens from the Dreaming Metropolis by means of which the Ascendant Aircraft can typically be seen.” Contemplating Season of the Misplaced offers closely in Ascendant Planes and the Dreaming Metropolis, evidently the Ascendant Lens was an elaborate and prolonged tease a 12 months within the making — or on the very least, a cheerful accident that labored out due to The Witch Queen delay.
However as Festival of the Lost 2021 kicked off on Tuesday, gamers found that Mara Sov, queen of the Awoken and a serious participant in Season of the Misplaced’s story, had a brand new quest for affected person Guardians. Chatting with Mara whereas holding the Ascendant Lens in your stock gives a wall of textual content headlined by: Ascendant Lens. Mara mainly tells Guardians that the instrument is ineffective of their palms, however very potent within the palms of a Techeun — a sort of Awoken witch. She then palms the participant a bag of Halloween goodies and tells them to go away.
The “Bottomless Goody Bag” incorporates some particular supplies, three rolls of the brand new Jurassic Inexperienced pulse rifle, and 21 Spectral Pages — giving gamers who need to full this 12 months’s Competition of the Misplaced a giant benefit.
Whereas it’s actually not a brand new Unique quest or one thing really thrilling, it’s good to see Bungie award Future 2 gamers who stayed vigilant and believed that one thing particular would possibly occur. And as Spider and The Tangled Shore are set to leave Destiny 2 in The Witch Queen, it’s nice to have one last Easter egg involving the cantankerous Eliksni.