Stream Highlights:

  • A development environment build was used.
  • Glimmer Cap raised to 250k.
  • Your Ghost and Sparrow will appear next to your character in Inventory Screen.
  • There will be a Bonus system: "Power grows as you gain XP and is applied to all Guardians on your account. It resets with each new Seasonal Artifact." 55,000 EXP.
  • Solstice Armor will become 2.0 with Shadowkeep's release. Gunsmith will have an upgrade package for you.
  • Exotic Armor Collections will have Armor 2.0
  • All Legendary armors will drop as Armor 2.0
    • If you can still earn the legendary armor, you can get it as 2.0. (Reddit)
    • Y1 Vanguard and Crucible armor will be available in Shadowkeep, and their respective ornaments will be supported. (Twitter)
    • Faction Gear won't be available. Armors that have acquisition sources will be available at Shadowkeep launch, so that covers your Raids, Destinations, Activities, etc. (Twitter)
  • No loadouts.
  • On armor 2.0:
    • New Materials: Enhanced Prisms and Ascendant Shards. Enhancement Cores stay, and there will be multiple new different sources for materials such as Enhancement Cores. Cores, Prisms and Shards are part of the upgrade process, they will allow you to socket more mods.
    • Elemental mods.
    • Each Armor has up to 10 Energy. Mods require different amounts of energy, up to 6.
      • Mods are unlocked forever (to allow experimentation)
      • Mods will be found at Gunsmith, from Gunsmith Packages, world engrams, Pinnacle Sources (such as Iron Banner engrams and Raids)
      • If a mod doesn't stack, it won't let you equip the mods. The system won't let you waste time.
      • Old mods will not be deprecated
    • Stats are 0 - 100 (1 - 10 previously). Every 10 is 1 tier. No stats on class items (?)
    • Randomized perks are gone, replaced with armor energy and armor mods.
    • Intellect (Super Regen), Discipline (Grenade Regen), and Strength (Melee Regen) are back.
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  • Bottom tree Nightstalker will be viable now.
  • Weapons of Light is back.
  • No loadouts.
  • You'll get an indicator on your HUD when you generate ammo with perks. Ammo packs on ground generated by perks will glow.
    • Ammo finders will be more specific.

DMG.

  • Patch for Reckoning drop rates is planned for Early September. (Reddit)