The Messenger (Adept)

Pulse Rifle

  • Impact
    33
  • Range
    66
  • Stability
    54
  • Handling
    31
  • Reload Speed
    38
  • Aim Assistance
    37
  • Airborne Effectiveness
    20
  • Zoom
    18
  • Recoil Direction
    60
  • Rounds Per Minute
    340
  • Magazine
    31
  • Damage Falloff
    22.05m / 39.14m

High-Impact Frame

Intrinsic

Slow firing and high damage. This weapon is more accurate when stationary, moving slowly, and aiming down sights.

Weapon masterwork

Weapon mods

  • Radar Tuner

    Weapon Mod

    Radar immediately returns when you stop aiming down sights.

  • Sprint Grip

    Weapon Mod

    Temporarily increases the weapon's ready speed and aim down sights speed after sprinting.

  • Freehand Grip

    Weapon Mod

    Increases accuracy and ready speed while firing from the hip.

  • Icarus Grip

    Weapon Mod

    Moderately increases airborne effectiveness.

    • Airborne Effectiveness+ 15
  • Major Spec

    Weapon Mod

    Deals extra damage against powerful enemies.

    7.8% damage increase to Major (Shield and Downward Triangle Badge) combatants. This includes Champions and Minibosses.

  • Quick Access Sling

    Weapon Mod

    Increases this weapon's ready and stow speed.

  • Taken Spec

    Weapon Mod

    Increased damage against Taken enemies.

    10% damage increase to all Taken combatants, including Riven and Techeuns (Sedia, Kalli, & Shuro-Chi)

  • Counterbalance Stock

    Weapon Mod

    Reduces recoil deviation for the weapon.

    • Recoil Direction+ 15
  • Boss Spec

    Weapon Mod

    Increases damage against bosses and vehicles.

    7.8% damage increase to Boss (Diamond Badge) combatants.

  • Targeting Adjuster

    Weapon Mod

    This weapon gains better target acquisition.

    • Aim Assistance+ 5
  • Backup Mag

    Weapon Mod

    Increases magazine.

    • Magazine+ 50
  • Full Auto Retrofit

    Weapon Mod

    Holding down the trigger will fire this weapon at full auto.

  • Radar Booster

    Weapon Mod

    Slightly increases the range at which radar detects enemies.

  • Minor Spec

    Weapon Mod

    Deals extra damage against rank-and-file enemies.

    7.8% damage increase to Minor (Square Badge) combatants.

Weapon perks

  • Arrowhead Brake

    Barrel

    Lightly vented barrel. • Greatly controls recoil • Increases handling speed

    • Recoil Direction+ 30
    • Handling+ 10
  • Chambered Compensator

    Barrel

    Stable barrel attachment. • Increases stability • Moderately controls recoil • Slightly decreases handling speed

    • Stability+ 10
    • Recoil Direction+ 10
    • Handling- 5
  • Corkscrew Rifling

    Barrel

    Balanced barrel. • Slightly increases range and stability • Slightly increases handling speed

    • Stability+ 5
    • Range+ 5
    • Handling+ 5
  • Extended Barrel

    Barrel

    Weighty barrel extension. • Increases range • Decreases handling speed • Moderately controls recoil

    • Handling- 10
    • Range+ 10
    • Recoil Direction+ 10
  • Fluted Barrel

    Barrel

    Ultra-light barrel. • Greatly increases handling speed • Slightly increases stability

    • Stability+ 5
    • Handling+ 15
  • Full Bore

    Barrel

    Barrel optimized for distance. • Greatly increases range • Decreases stability • Slightly decreases handling speed

    • Stability- 10
    • Range+ 15
    • Handling- 5
  • Hammer-Forged Rifling

    Barrel

    Durable ranged barrel. • Increases range

    • Range+ 10
  • Polygonal Rifling

    Barrel

    Barrel optimized for recoil reduction. • Increases stability

    • Stability+ 10
  • Smallbore

    Barrel

    Dual strength barrel. • Increases range • Increases stability

    • Stability+ 7
    • Range+ 7
  • Extended Mag

    Magazine

    This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower. • Greatly increases magazine size • Greatly decreases reload speed • Increases airborne effectiveness

    • Magazine+ 50
    • Reload Speed- 20
    • Airborne Effectiveness+ 10
  • Alloy Magazine

    Magazine

    Faster reloads when the magazine is empty.

    0.85x Reload Duration Scale

  • Appended Mag

    Magazine

    This weapon's magazine is built for higher capacity. • Increases magazine size

    • Magazine+ 46
  • Armor-Piercing Rounds

    Magazine

    Rounds cause extra damage to combatants' shields and overpenetrate targets. • Slightly increases range

    5% damage increase against Combatant Shields. Bullets are able to overpenetrate enemies once.

    • Range+ 5
  • High-Caliber Rounds

    Magazine

    Shots from this weapon knock the target back farther. • Slightly increases range

    Varies between archetypes, between 6% to 11%. Allows Primary Weapons to affect higher ranked enemies and consistently stunlocks Minors.

    • Range+ 5
  • Ricochet Rounds

    Magazine

    Rounds ricochet off hard surfaces. • Increases stability • Slightly increases range

    • Range+ 5
    • Stability+ 10
  • Flared Magwell

    Magazine

    Optimized for fast reloading. • Slightly increases stability • Greatly increases reload speed

    • Reload Speed+ 15
    • Stability+ 5
  • Light Mag

    Magazine

    Improved reload and range. • Increases reload speed • Slightly increases range

    • Reload Speed+ 10
    • Range+ 5
  • Perpetual Motion

    Trait

    This weapon gains bonus stability, handling, and reload speed while the wielder is in motion.

    Grants 1 Stack after 2s of moving, second Stack after 10s. Works while weapon is stowed. • 1x: 5 Stability, Handling, Reload • 2x: 15 Stability, Handling, Reload

  • Outlaw

    Trait

    Precision kills greatly decrease reload time.

    Adds 70 Reload with a 0.9x multiplier for 6s.

  • Rapid Hit

    Trait

    Rapid precision hits temporarily increase stability and reload speed.

    Stacks up to 5, lasts for 2s. Reload is given a multiplier bonus along with stat increases per stack. • 1x: 2 Stability, 5 Reload Speed (0.99x) • 2x: 12 Stability, 30 Reload Speed (0.97x) • 3x: 14 Stability, 35 Reload Speed (0.96x) • 4x: 18 Stability, 45 Reload Speed (0.94x) • 5x: 25 Stability, 60 Reload Speed (0.93x)

  • Moving Target

    Trait

    Increased movement speed and target acquisition when moving while aiming down sights.

    3% Reduced Movement Speed Penalty from ADS and Strafing. Passively grants at 10 Aim Assist when aiming down sights.

  • Offhand Strike

    Trait

    Final blows grant additional weapon range, stability, and accuracy when firing from the hip for a short duration.

  • Under-Over

    Trait

    Deals bonus damage to targets with overshields. Deals a small amount of bonus damage to combatant shields.

    20% to Overshields (PvP), 10% to Combatant Shields (PvE).

  • Discord

    Trait

    Final blows with another weapon grant this weapon increased speed for aiming down sights, accuracy, and airborne effectiveness for a short time. When Discord is active, final blows refund ammo.

  • Headseeker

    Trait

    Body shots landed with this weapon increase precision damage and aim assist for a short time. Body shots landed while the perk is active refresh the time.

    Precision Hits within 0.3s of hitting a body shot deal 8% increased damage.

  • Kill Clip

    Trait

    Reloading after a kill grants increased damage.

    Must reload within 3.8s of a Weapon Kill. 33% Damage Increase for 5s, cannot be refreshed. Hunter Marksman's Dodge and Dragon's Shadow (Wraithmetal Mail) can activate this perk.

  • Desperado

    Trait

    Reloading after a precision final blow increases your rate of fire.

    Reloading within 6s of a precision kill reduces your delay after shooting by 30% for 6 seconds. Can be refreshed.

  • Harmony

    Trait

    Final blows with other weapons improve this weapon's damage and performance for a short duration.

    Activates on weapon ready within 3 seconds of getting a kill with a different weapon. Grants 20% damage increase and 15 Handling for 7 seconds.

  • Encore

    Trait

    Final blows grant a stacking stability, range, and accuracy bonus to this weapon. Precision final blows grant more stacks.

    On precision kills, grants 10 Range per stack and maxes at 3 stacks. On non-precision kill, removes a stack then grants Accuracy Cone benefits and 30 Stability. Lasts 7 seconds and is refreshed on kill.

  • Kinetic Tremors

    Trait

    Sustained kinetic damage to a target emits a shockwave that damages any nearby targets.

  • Keep Away

    Trait

    Increases reload, range, and accuracy when no targets are in close proximity.

  • Alacrity

    Origin Trait

    Gain increased reload, stability, aim assist, and range when you are the last living member of your fireteam or running solo.

    Trials of Osiris Trait. Grants 20 Reload, 20 Stability, 10 Aim Assist, and 10 Range.

  • One Quiet Moment

    Origin Trait

    Grants increased reload speed and handling when out of combat. Swords gain faster movement speed.

    Crucible Trait. Grants 40 Reload Speed when out of combat.

  • Wild Card

    Origin Trait

    Final blows with this weapon have a chance to create experimental submunitions at the target's location.

Curated roll

  • Arrowhead Brake

    Barrel

    Lightly vented barrel. • Greatly controls recoil • Increases handling speed

    • Recoil Direction+ 30
    • Handling+ 10
  • Extended Mag

    Magazine

    This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower. • Greatly increases magazine size • Greatly decreases reload speed • Increases airborne effectiveness

    • Magazine+ 50
    • Reload Speed- 20
    • Airborne Effectiveness+ 10
  • Rapid Hit

    Trait

    Rapid precision hits temporarily increase stability and reload speed.

    Stacks up to 5, lasts for 2s. Reload is given a multiplier bonus along with stat increases per stack. • 1x: 2 Stability, 5 Reload Speed (0.99x) • 2x: 12 Stability, 30 Reload Speed (0.97x) • 3x: 14 Stability, 35 Reload Speed (0.96x) • 4x: 18 Stability, 45 Reload Speed (0.94x) • 5x: 25 Stability, 60 Reload Speed (0.93x)

  • Kinetic Tremors

    Trait

    Sustained kinetic damage to a target emits a shockwave that damages any nearby targets.

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