Whisper of the Worm

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Whisper of the Worm
Whisper of the worm icon1.jpg
Season 3
Type Sniper Rifle
Slot Power
Ammo Heavy
Rarity Exotic
Damage Type Solar
Archetype Aggressive
Description A Guardian's power makes a rich feeding ground. Do not be revolted. There are parasites that may benefit the host… teeth sharper than your own.
Rounds Per Minute 72
Impact 100
Range 78
Stability 24
Handling 35
Reload Speed 42
Magazine 3
Zoom 40
Inventory Size 50
Aim Assistance 39
Recoil 74
Bounce Intensity 26
Bounce Direction Tends Left
How to Obtain
Source: An Exotic quest or challenge; can be decrypted from Exotic engrams once acquired.

Whisper of the Worm is an Exotic Sniper Rifle.

Perks - Curated Roll


  • White Nail - Higher base precision damage. Rapidly landing three precision hits will refill the magazine.

Sight / Barrel

Magazine / Battery

Trait 1

  • Mulligan - Missing a shot has a chance to return ammo directly to the magazine.

Trait 2

  • Fitted stock icon1.png Fitted Stock - This stock makes the weapon stable but heavy.
    • Increases Stability.
    • Improves recoil direction.
    • Slightly decreases Handling Speed.


How to Obtain

Whisper of the Worm, first introduced in secret during season 3, may only be obtained for the first time on Io while a Flashpoint is active on the planet.


  • Though most other sniper rifles were reclassified as Kinetic or Energy Weapons upon the commencement of Season 4, Whisper of the Worm maintains its original classification as a Power Weapon.
  • White Nail increases the base Precision Damage of Whisper of the Worm. Additionally, the perk refills the weapon's magazine whenever the player performs three precision hits in rapid succession.
  • Mulligan has a chance of adding ammo to the magazine whenever the player fails to hit a combatant with this weapon.



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