Red Death (Year 2)

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Red Death (Year 2)
Red Death (Year 2)
Year 2
Type Pulse Rifle
Slot Primary Weapon
Level 40
Rarity Exotic
Damage Type Kinetic
Attack 320 - 400
Impact 14
Rate of Fire 66
Range 33
Stability 51
Reload 76
Magazine 30
Zoom 17
Recoil 65
Equip Speed 70
Aim Assist 50
Acquired by Purchased from Xur, Decrypted from Exotic Engram, Endgame Activities
Vendor Xur
Cost 23 Strange Coins
Description Vanguard policy urges Guardians to destroy this weapon on sight.
Red Death is a level 40 Exotic Pulse Rifle. Xur will occasionally sell this weapon in exchange for 23 Strange Coins. It may also be decrypted from exotic primary weapon engrams or acquired as a reward for completing various endgame activities.


Intrinsic Perks

  • Kinetic Damage - This weapon causes Kinetic damage.
  • Infuse - Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Primary Perks

  • Unflinching - It's easier to aim under fire using this weapon.

Exotic Perks

  • Red Death - Each kill heals you and speeds up reloads.

Selectable Perk 1

Selectable Perk 2

  • Snapshot - Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.
  • High Caliber Rounds - Oversize rounds built to stagger targets and leave them reeling. Their mass makes a weapon harder to handle.
  • Single Point Sling - Switch weapons faster. Move quicker while aiming.


How to Obtain

Red Death (Year 2)
Xur Xur
Occasionally sells this weapon in exchange for 23 strange coins.
Exotic Engram Exotic Engram
Possible drop from Ultras or Crucible if a Three of Coins is active.
Legendary Engram Legendary Engram
Very low chance to decrypt upward into an Exotic.
Raid source icon1.png Raids
Possible reward from exotic chests.
Nightfall Nightfall
Possible completion reward.
Weekly Crucible Bounty Weekly Crucible Bounty
Possible reward upon turning in completed bounty.


Grimoire Cards

Red Death


  • Red Death is the Exotic counterpart to Red Spectre despite the latter being an Auto Rifle.

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