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Duality Dungeon Guide


Welcome to the Duality Dungeon, Guardian! Destiny 2's latest addition to Year 5's Season of the Haunted. This dungeon takes place inside Calus' mind and is not for the faint of heart.

As you navigate through the Derelict Levithan, you'll be pitted against a series of increasingly difficult challenges that will test your skills to the limit. To make things even more intense, you'll often find yourself racing against the clock.

But don't let that discourage you! The rewards for conquering this dungeon are well worth it. You could potentially walk away with one of the season's new Exotics.

So, gather your team, grab your weapons, and get ready to face Calus' mind-bending challenges in the Duality Dungeon. Are you up for the challenge, Guardian?


Are you ready to take on the Duality dungeon in Destiny 2? Hold your horses, guardian! This is not your average dungeon - with a recommended power level of 1550, you'll need to bring your A-game. And let's be real, the "recommended" power level is not just for show.

To make things easier on yourself, we recommend being at the season's power cap of 1560 before even thinking about stepping foot in the Duality dungeon. It's tough, and you don't want to go in unprepared.

Now, you could try to go it alone, but it's much easier if you team up with others. Several objectives require you to obtain multiple items before you can progress to a boss' damage phase, and working with a fireteam can make the process much smoother and less time-consuming.

When it comes to character class, we've found that the Solar Warlock is a standout choice, especially if you're going solo. Thanks to recent buffs, healing and Scorch are more viable than ever, and that can make all the difference.

Empowering Rift and Well of Radiance are always useful, but here's a pro tip: if you damage foes while either is active, you'll significantly reduce your grenade's cooldown timer. And trust us, you'll need grenades in Duality. Countless waves of aggressive Cabal will be coming at you, and you'll want to be able to fight back. So make sure to bring either a grenade launcher or a machine gun (or both, if you're feeling really spicy).

Last but not least, we recommend equipping at least one Arc resistant trait. Some of the Cabal mobs in the first boss encounter use Arc damage, and it's easy to get overwhelmed if you're not prepared.

So there you have it, guardians - our top tips for conquering the Duality dungeon. Go forth and show those Cabal who's boss!

Access to Duality Dungeon

Alright, fellow Destiny 2 players, listen up! If you want to tackle the Duality dungeon, you're gonna need access to the Witch Queen Season Pass or a Dungeon Key from Eververse. Don't worry, we'll wait while you go grab one.

Got it? Great! Now, let's get down to business. Once you've loaded up Season of the Haunted, Duality will unlock automatically - but there's a catch. You'll need to complete the quest A Single Thread to gain access.

Fortunately, it's not too tricky. Just head over to Hawthorne near the Bazaar on the Tower and pick up the quest. The only task? Completing the dungeon. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy.

Now, to get started, open up the Destination map and select the moon. Then, choose Derelict Leviathan and get ready for some serious action.

So there you have it, guardians. You're all set to take on Duality - just make sure you've got that Season Pass or Dungeon Key and have completed A Single Thread. And as always, remember to have fun and stay safe out there!

The Bell

Ah, the Duality dungeon. It's a doozy, but don't worry - we've got you covered. Let's start at the beginning, shall we?

As you step into the Tribute Hall, get ready for some light platforming. But don't let your guard down just yet - there's a hole in the ground waiting to lead you into the dungeon proper.

Once you're in, pay attention because you're about to learn the most important mechanic in Duality: the bell. This odd device is located at the end of a long hallway, and shooting it several times sends you to a parallel reality called Nightmare. We've lovingly dubbed it the Nightmare Realm, because, well, it's kind of a nightmare.

To activate the bell, stand within the circle around it and shoot it until the ring around the device drops. This will send you back to the normal realm, but beware - anyone outside the circle will meet their untimely demise.

Just remember, the bell remains active until you shoot it again, but be careful - later bells have time limits. And don't forget to bring your platforming A-game, because the next phase involves a bit of jumping around until you reach the first major encounter in the Vault.

So, guardians, there you have it. The lowdown on Duality's most important mechanic and what to expect in the early stages of the dungeon. Good luck, have fun, and may the odds be ever in your favor!

Nightmare of Gihlran

Get ready to enter the massive chamber with several rooms branching off the central chamber in the Duality dungeon. There are two bells waiting for you, and you need to bring two Cabal Standards back from the Nightmare Realm to remove the boss’ invulnerable shield. Don't worry; you have one minute to leave the Nightmare Realm before it collapses and kills you instantly.

But beware, along with the usual hordes of Cabal, you will also face new yellow-bar enemies called Bellkeepers. These guys guard the bells that teleport you out of the Nightmare Realm, and you must defeat them before you can use the bell again. So, get ready to fight your way out of the Nightmare Realm with your weapons blazing.

If you're having difficulty getting adjusted to the room’s layout, remember where you are in relation to the bell once you enter the Nightmare Realm. The upper bell has Sun and Chalice slots on either side of it, and the lower one has the Axe and Beast slots behind it. The Nightmare Realm layout is slightly different here, but keeping the Standard location in relation to the bell in mind is a good starting point.

In addition, you might encounter Cabal dogs in rooms with the Standards, so keep your guard up. But don't worry, you'll find carvings of that Standard in the rooms containing them. For example, the Axe Standard room has axe carvings on the archways lining the main corridor, while the Chalice room has a set of large chalices on a pedestal in the center. Once you clear out the mobs, grab the Standard, defeat the Standardbearer, and head back to reality.

Gahlran Encounter

Well, well, well, look who's back for some more dungeon fun! Let's dive into the next phase of your adventure.

After surviving the last encounter, you'll find yourself in a massive chamber with several rooms branching off the central chamber. Two bells are waiting for you here, one on a walkway and one underneath, but don't get too excited just yet.

To remove the boss' invulnerable shield, you need to enter the Nightmare Realm and bring back two Cabal Standards. There are four slots, but you only need two, so don't be greedy.

But wait, there's a catch! Once you enter the Nightmare Realm, you have one minute to escape before you end up kicking the bucket. So, hurry up and get those standards before you're sent packing to the afterlife.

The Nightmare Realm is home to some new yellow-bar enemies called Bellkeepers, and they won't let you out without a fight. Be sure to take them down before using the bell to escape.

Solo players, it's time to prove your mettle. Enter the room that opens after placing your standard, defeat the Colossus and Bellkeeper, and shoot the nearby bell to enter the Nightmare Realm again.

Take out the six Gahlran's Shadow in the corridor, then head back to reality. Keep in mind that the boss form of Gahlran is still on the prowl, and he'll come after you if he spots you. You can carry more than one Standard, but time is of the essence, so choose wisely.

Repeat the process with the second standard, and after defeating the Shadows, it's time to face the real deal. The Gahlran boss is finally vulnerable, so don't hold back. Unleash your Super and use power weapons to deal as much damage as possible, but keep an eye on the Nightmare timer so you can escape before it's too late.

For those lucky enough to have a team, things are a bit easier. Have two team members place the standards and enter the newly opened rooms, dealing with the Bellkeepers and Colossus along the way. The third player should stay in the center corridor.

Enter the Nightmare Realm, and have the two teammates defeat the Shadows quickly before reconvening in the main chamber and fighting Gahlran. Rinse and repeat until you defeat the boss.

Now, take a deep breath and relax, because the next part is a piece of cake. The path forward is linear and involves only a few light platforming segments where you need to use coffins lining the wall to move forward.

Eventually, you'll reach a room with four statues. Before you start cracking the code, take a short detour to the first secret chest. Once you enter the statue chamber, look to the far end of the room and to the left. There's a platform there, with a statue pointing towards it. Jump onto the platform, go inside the cracked door, and voila! You've found the dungeon's first secret chest. Open it up and enjoy your spoils before heading back into the main room.

The Four Statue Puzzle Room

Ahoy, matey! Welcome aboard the Dreadnaught, where we'll be diving deep into the ins and outs of Destiny 2's Crown of Sorrow dungeon. So grab your guns, and let's get to it!

First things first, whether you're playing solo or with a team, the process will differ. If you're flying solo, you'll need to enter a room that opens up after you place your standard, defeat some Colossus and Bellkeepers, and then shoot a nearby bell to enter the Nightmare Realm again.

You'll face six Gahlran’s Shadow in the corridor, but don't worry, with a little grit and some firepower, you'll defeat them and be on your way to the main room.

But watch out, Gahlran himself is still lurking around, so keep your wits about you and keep moving. Once you defeat the Shadows and take on the actual boss, use your Super and power weapons to deal maximum damage, and keep an eye on that ticking Nightmare timer.

For team players, things move a lot faster. Two members should place the standards and enter the rooms, while the third player should stay put in the center corridor. Defeat the Shadows and meet up in the main chamber to face off against Gahlran.

The next encounter follows a similar pattern, but you'll face three mini-bosses instead of one big boss. There are also a few bells and Cabal to contend with, but you got this! Grab the standards and take them back to the normal realm to defeat the mini-bosses and progress.

The path to the final encounter includes some platforming and another bell puzzle, but it's nothing you can't handle. And if you're feeling extra adventurous, make sure to grab the two secret chests hidden throughout the dungeon for some sweet loot.

So there you have it, brave adventurer! With a little strategy and a lot of heart, you can conquer Destiny 2's Crown of Sorrow dungeon and emerge victorious. Good luck, and happy hunting!


So, you're looking to take down the Nightmare of Caiatl? Well, strap in because it's no easy feat. The path to the final encounter involves yet another bell and platforming puzzle, but don't worry, it's fairly straightforward.

Just like in the beginning of the dungeon, you'll need to transport to the Nightmare Realm to bypass obstacles in reality. Make sure you're within the bell's circle when you shift out of the Nightmare Realm or risk being left behind.

Once you reach the boss chamber, you'll find three regular bells and one massive bell at the room's far end, along with four balconies around the edges. These balconies are where the standard bearers will appear in the Nightmare Realm.

When Nightmare of Caiatl appears, the center pillars light up with the usual four standard symbols. Your job is to head into the Nightmare Realm, grab at least two standards, and deposit them in the corresponding receptacles back in reality. Easy enough, right? Not so fast.

You'll have more Bellkeepers to deal with than ever before - four in reality and six in the Nightmare Realm. So, make it your priority to defeat the Bellkeepers when you're in the Nightmare Realm to avoid getting stuck when the Nightmare collapses, especially if you're playing solo.

If you're in a team, position two players on the balconies corresponding to their standards to save time. And if you're playing solo, stand on one of the balconies to shoot the bell and save time.

But beware, all the standard bearers are snipers, so avoid standing still for too long. One or two hits from them can significantly reduce your health.

Once you deposit four standards, shoot one of the giant red glowing gems on the pillars in the room's center to activate the large bell. This sends you back into the Nightmare Realm where you can finally start damaging Caiatl, sort of. Your attacks won't do much damage at this point, but that will change soon enough.

Now, things get a bit tricky. There are six Bellkeepers as usual, but you need to focus on Caiatl. She'll make a run for one of the three regular bells, and if she reaches it, she'll shift back to reality, ending the damage phase. Your goal is to defeat the two Bellkeepers near the bell she's running towards, get within the bell's circle, and ring it before Caiatl can touch it.

Caiatl always spawns under the large bell at the far end of the room and tends to run towards the center bell first. That gives you time to deal with the Bellkeepers, but you'll want to time your bell shots well. Activating it when Caiatl is close enough but before she touches it will stun her and reduce her defenses.

After the center bell, Caiatl will run towards the bell on the left or right, but figuring out which one is anyone's guess. Fortunately, this phase suspends the Nightmare Collapse timer, so you don't have to worry about overstaying your welcome.

Eventually, Caiatl will escape back to reality, and you'll repeat the process until she's finally defeated. And if you're lucky, you may just see the Heartshadow Exotic drop. But if not, hey, it's just another excuse to run the dungeon again another time, right?

Secret Chests

Ah, secrets! Who doesn't love a good scavenger hunt? And the Duality dungeon has not one, but two hidden chests just waiting to be discovered.

The first chest can be found after taking down the Gahlran boss and entering the statue chamber. Look to the far end of the room and to the left, where you'll see a platform with a statue pointing towards it. It's like a game of follow the leader, but instead of children, you're a brave Guardian on a mission. Jump onto the platform, go inside the cracked door, and voila! You've found the first secret chest.

But wait, there's more! The second chest can be located in The Depths chamber, shortly after the Duality statue puzzle. Enter the room, and drop down beside the platform into the gunk. Yeah, it's gross, but you're a Guardian, so no big deal. Look around and you'll spot one of Calus' memories lurking nearby. But don't get distracted, turn around and crouch down to walk through a small space that leads to the second secret chest. Open it up and grab the loot, then you can move on and feel like a true treasure hunter.

So, keep your eyes peeled, Guardian! The thrill of discovering hidden secrets is almost as good as the loot you'll find inside those chests.

Duality Dungeon Guide & Boosting

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Author teodoran
Published 2023-03-28
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