Nightshade (Season 1)

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Nightshade (Season 1)
Nightshade icon1.jpg
Season 1
Type Pulse Rifle
Slot Kinetic
Ammo Primary
Rarity Legendary
Damage Type Kinetic
Archetype Lightweight
Description Three drops is all it takes.
Impact 27
Range 33
Stability 54
Handling 66
Reload Speed 58
Rounds Per Minute 450
Magazine 30
Zoom 17
Inventory Size 46
Aim Assistance 68
Airborne Effectiveness 10
Recoil 56
Bounce Intensity 44
Bounce Direction Tends Right
Complete strikes and earn rank-up packages from Commander Zavala.
Nightshade (Season 1) PvP Stats
Optimal Time-to-Kill 1.20s
Optimal Kill 3.33 bursts (10 crits)
Body Shot Time-to-Kill 1.73s
Body Shots to Kill 5.00
Crit Damage 20
Body Damage 14

Nightshade is a Legendary Pulse Rifle.




  • Red dot 2 moa icon1.png Red Dot Micro - Agile sight. Short zoom.
    • Increases Range.
    • Increases Handling Speed.
  • Red dot 2 moa icon1.png Red Dot 2 MOA - Snapshot sight. Short zoom.
    • Slightly increases Range.
    • Increases Handling Speed.
  • Focus lens fls2 icon1.png Rifle Scope ST - Ranged scope. Long zoom.
    • Increases Range.
    • Decreases Handling Speed.


  • Tactical mag icon1.png Tactical Mag - This weapon has multiple tactical improvements.
    • Slightly increases Stability.
    • Slightly increases Reload Speed.
    • Slightly increases magazine size.
  • Armor-piercing rounds icon1.png Armor-Piercing Rounds - Rounds cause extra damage to shields and overpenetrate targets.
    • Slightly increases Range.


  • Kill clip icon1.png Kill Clip - Reloading after defeating a target grants increased damage for an improved duration.


  • This weapon, alongside Nameless Midnight and Origin Story, could be chosen as a reward upon the completion of a character's first Strike Milestone.
  • The default shader for this weapon appears to be a worn version of the Vanguard Magnus shader.




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