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Destiny 2 error code Weasel - How to fix the connection issue

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Destiny 2 error code Weasel - How to fix
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With the release of hotfix on April 24, 2023, there are widespread reports of Destiny 2 players receiving the chicken, plum, and weasel error codes. The developers are aware of the issue and are working on a fix.


If you are plagued by the Destiny 2 error code Weasel, here is a guide on how to get rid of it.

Destiny 2 seems to be riddled with game-breaking errors. While we've dealt previously with Anteaters, Baboons, Bees, Beagles and Chickens, this time we're going to deal with the sneaky Weasel that is preventing players from playing the game.

We have gathered all the information about this error for you so you don't have to worry about it. Let's jump right into it.

What is Destiny 2 error code Weasel?

According to Bungie, the Destiny 2 error code Weasel is an all-encompassing error message that is usually an indicator that you are experiencing trouble connecting to the Destiny Services. The disconnection from the server can be due to a variety of reasons.

As per the Bungie support article, you can encounter the Destiny 2 error code Weasel in one of the following situations:

  • If the Destiny servers are down or are experiencing exceptionally high traffic.
  • If you are experiencing a general networking issue.
  • If you receive a ban or restriction while logged into Destiny.
  • If you attempt to log in to multiple platforms simultaneously while Cross-Save is enabled on your account, you will receive a Weasel error on whichever platform you logged in on first.

The error seems to appear more frequently after big updates, or launches of new content. Now that you know all the background information about the Destiny 2 error code Weasel, let's find out what to do when it arises.

How to fix Destiny 2 error code Weasel

The Destiny 2 error code Weasel has been plaguing players for quite some time now, and the number of complaints regarding this issue is overwhelming. In most cases, Bungie servers being down or overburdened is to blame for this problem.

Anyway, here are some troubleshooting tips you can follow to fix the Destiny 2 error code Weasel:

  • First, check to see if there are known service outages that may be impacting your ability to connect to Destiny. PlayStation users can go here and Xbox players can go here to check the server status. PC gamers can visit the Twitter support page of Bungie.
  • If the servers are running as they should, the problem might be on your end. Run a speed test to see if your upload and download speed is up to snuff.
  • Try turning UPnP on and off as this Reddit user suggested.
  • Power cycle your console as well as your network device.
  • Bungie strongly recommends a wired internet connection as WiFi connections may lead to signal strength and stability issues. So if possible, switch to a wired connection.

Hopefully, one of the suggestions will fix the Destiny 2 error code Weasel. If not, Bungie has a helpful network troubleshooting guide that covers more in-depth solutions such as port forwarding and NAT types.

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