Borealis
Exotic
Light is a spectrum. Why limit yourself to a single hue?
Item stats
  • 330
    Attack (Void)
  • 4
    Magazine
Primary
Impact
90
Range
54
Stability
52
Handling
63
Reload Speed
68
Rounds Per Minute
72
Hidden
Aim assistance
65
Recoil Direction
55
Zoom
50
Inventory Size
55
Weapon Perks
The Fundamentals

Holding changes this weapon's damage type, cycling between Solar, Arc, and Void.

Corkscrew Rifling

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

Extended Mag

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

Ionic Return

Breaking an enemy shield transfers one bullet from reserves to the magazine.

Hand-Laid Stock

This weapon is optimized for recoil control.
• Increases stability

Weapon Mods
Weapon Attack Mod

Equip this to a Kinetic or Exotic weapon to increase its attack value.

Lore
“Project Borealis's onboard systems contain a pocket energy matrix capable of changing its alignment in a near instant to mimic the spectral frequencies of mapped energy types. The science is groundbreaking, but volatile. We're lucky to have this first, stable model available for active combat use. More will surely come, but for now, the Borealis is the only one of its kind that I trust for real world application.” “Sounds dangerous.” “If the internal matrix misaligns for any reason during its shift between outputs—damage, wear, a flaw in its production—the resulting feedback could [REDACTED].” “That bad, huh?” “If your definition of ‘bad' includes the [REDACTED] then yes, ‘bad' begins to describe it.”