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The Dawning holiday celebration is coming to Destiny 2

Andy Chalk

The holiday season is almost upon us, here in the real world and also in Destiny 2. Bungie announced in its final blog update for 2017 that The Dawning, a festive event with snowball fights, gifts, Mayhem mode in the Crucible, and Dawning-themed engrams and exotics, will begin next week. Mayhem is a Crucible mode from the original Destiny in which abilities recharge faster, heavy ammo drops more readily, and point values are much higher. Bungie didn't explain exactly how it will operate (a breakdown of the original Mayhem mode is available from the Destiny Wiki), but said, "It's anarchy—and it's awesome.

" The Dawning will also confer special rewards on players through weekly engrams, and Dawning-related exotics—ship, ghost, sparrow, and emote—will also be available for purchase with Bright Dust in the Eververse store. And because it is better to give than to receive, Dawning Gift Schematics will be available from the Bazaar. &qu

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