Destiny 2's newest expansion, Shadowkeep, is out now, and players are currently busy uncovering the mysteries hidden on the moon and obtaining new exotics, like Destiny 2's Deathbringer rocket launcher. As players are progressing through this new campaign, some may begin to wonder about how many missions are in Destiny 2's Shadowkeep expansion. Indeed, providing information on the number of story missions in Shadowkeep is exactly the purpose of this guide.
To note, many of the named missions in Shadowkeep consist simply of speaking with an NPC, such as Eris Morn or Ikora Rey. For completeness, these missions have been included in this count of Destiny 2 Shadowkeep story missions, though they are certainly much less involved than the combat-focused missions.
How Many Story Missions Are in Shadowkeep
There are 19 named missions in Destiny 2's Shadowkeep expansion, including the aforementioned missions that are comprised of just speaking with an NPC. For those that would like to determine how far they have progressed in the Shadowkeep campaign, a full list of story missions can be found below. That said, it is worth mentioning that this Destiny 2 Shadowkeep story mission list may function as a spoiler for those that have not yet completed the expansion.
- A Mysterious Disturbance (Recommended Power: 760)
- Catching Up
- In Search of Answers (Recommended Power: 760)
- The Encroaching Nightmare
- Essence, Cleansed
- Ghosts of Our Past (Recommended Power: 770)
- The Keep Looms
- The Scarlet Keep (Recommended Power: 790)
- Dread Purification
- Another Step Closer
- In the Deep (Recommended Power: 800)
- Back from the Dark
- Lectern of Enchantment
- An Important Message
- The Nightmare Cometh (Recommended Power: 800, 810, 830, and 850)
- The Pyramid Awaits
- Beyond (Recommended Power: 850)
- On the Other Side
- The Vanguard's Take
With respect to how long it takes to beat Shadowkeep, that will vary dramatically depending on how much emphasis a player puts on quickly completing the campaign. That said, there is indication in that players can expect to get around 10 hours out of Destiny 2's Shadowkeep expansion.
Of course, the story missions are just the beginning of what this new expansion has to offer, and players are certain to get a great deal of playtime out of of preparing for and completing the Garden of Salvation, the forthcoming Destiny 2 Shadowkeep raid. Indeed, fans that may be concerned about the amount of content offered by the number of story missions in Shadowkeep are likely to find that there is a lot that they can occupy themselves with in this Destiny 2 expansion.
Destiny 2 is out now for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, with a Stadia version also in development.