Saniya Ahmed

Saniya Ahmed

Saniya Ahmed is an editor at Fanbyte covering Destiny 2 news, guides, and feature stories. She’s a long-time Destiny player who loves the game for its lore and is a Hunter main. Her bylines include GameSpot, IGN, WIRED, Game Informer, and more.





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How to Get the Festival of the Lost Insect Armor Ornament In Destiny 2

Ahead of Festival of the Lost 2023, Bungie held a poll asking players to choose their favorite armor ornament out of two different insect-themed sets. For Titans and Hunters, a majority of players cho...

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Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost Has A Magical Anime-Inspired Shader

The annual Festival of the Lost event is back in Destiny 2, and although you might be heading to the Eververse Store to get the new insect-inspired universal ornament set, Eva Levante has a sha...

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What’s Going On With Conditional Finality in Destiny 2 PVP?

After this past Trials of Osiris weekend, Destiny 2 players started questioning whether the Exotic Conditional Finality shotgun should receive a nerf in Crucible. Although a weapon from the PVE...

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Destiny 2 Game Director Will Stream on Twitch With LFG Players

Bungie already has a Twitch channel, but that doesn’t stop it from making another one. The developers are active on Twitter under the “Destiny 2 Team” accounts, but they have their own Twi...

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Destiny 2 Players Manage to Cheese Crota Solo

You’re probably familiar with players cheesing every encounter of the Crota’s End raid in Destiny 1, but Destiny 2 players are testing new ways to obliterate Crota in the...

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Bungie Sued by Former HR Manager for Wrongful Termination

A former HR manager from Bungie is suing the developer for "retaliation and wrongful termination" after she notified her supervisor about racial bias, according to IGN's report. 

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PSA: There’s a New Altars of Summoning Boss in Destiny 2

The Bladed Path quest in Season of the Witch concludes this week, but it opens up the fourth arena inside the Altars of Summoning activity. It's a three-player matchmade seasonal arena where...

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Destiny 2 Buries Latest Cutscene Ending In a Lore Book

Destiny 2 Season of the Witch centers around the relationship between Savathun and Eris Morn. While players see Eris every week, Savathun's voice recordings and Throne World are integral t...

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All Major Arcana Cards & Buffs in Destiny 2 Season of the Witch

The tarot-style Deck of Whispers includes 12 Major Arcana cards in Destiny 2 Season of the Witch. 

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Opt For Robust Offerings in Destiny 2’s Altars of Summoning

Altars of Summoning is Destiny 2's newest matchmade activity as part of Season of the Witch, and it requires active participation from all three players. The activity is divided into...

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How to Spend Legendary Shards Before They’re Gone in Destiny 2

Bungie announced that Legendary Shards will leave Destiny 2 starting in Season 23, and the currency will no longer be in the game when The Final Shape expansion launches. It's a farmable...

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Destiny 2 PSA: Savathun’s Spire Mirror Portals Have a Silly Purpose

Savathun's Spire is Destiny 2's three-player seasonal activity introduced in Season of the Witch; it's layered with encounters and jumping puzzles that take players up the oubliette. After...

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Destiny 2 Finally Lowering the Number of Weapons in World Drops

Bungie changing the vendor system for Banshee-44 will reduce the number of world drops in Destiny 2. Starting in Season 23, foundry weapon focusing at Banshee takes a select few Suros, Hakke, V...

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Bungie is Adding Weapon Focusing to Banshee-44

The This Week In Destiny blog post shared changes Bungie is making in Season 23 regarding the Tower vendor Banshee-44. Like seasonal, raid, and ritual vendors in Destiny 2, Banshee wi...

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Destiny 2 Still Suffering From Error Codes Days After DDoS Attack

The Bungie Help account tweeted that Destiny 2 servers were the target of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack — an ill-intentioned attempt to disrupt specific serv...

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How to Get Solar, Arc, Void Elemental Attunement in Destiny 2

In Destiny 2’s Season of the Witch, you get to build decks of tarot-style cards that influence your encounters in Savathun’s Spire and Altars of Summoning. Your Deck of Whispers is a collection...

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Destiny 2 LFG Guide — How to Find Fireteams

Solo players can accomplish all sorts of objectives in Destiny 2, but competitive PVP and endgame PVE often call for communication and more firepower. Outside of your friend list and clanmates,...

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There Was Never a Third Hidden Chest in the Destiny 2 Crota's End Raid

The reprised version of the Crota's End raid launched in Destiny 2 earlier this month, bringing back Destiny 1 gear and the Necrochasm Exotic auto rifle. By completing raid triumphs, pla...

Destiny 2 Exotic Catalyst Guide — All Known Catalysts

The Destiny 2 Exotic weapons are some of the coolest, most powerful guns in the game. But did you know you can make them even better? With an Exotic catalyst, an Exotic weapon evolves and...

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Destiny 2's Thorn is Finally Getting a Catalyst

The Thorn Exotic hand cannon is another Destiny 1 weapon reprised in the sequel, and in Destiny 2 Season 23, Thorn is getting a brand-new, long-awaited catalyst.