You can see everything. You can unsee nothing.
― In-game description

1000-Yard Stare is a legendary sniper rifle. It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Weapon Parts, and Legendary Marks.


1000-Yard Stare can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Vanguard Quartermaster source icon Vanguard Quartermaster
Vanguard Quartermaster Roni 55-30 sometimes sells this item in the Tower.
Nightfall source icon Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.


1000-Yard Stare can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Void Damage perk icon Void Damage
This weapon causes Void Damage.
Solar Damage perk icon Solar Damage
This weapon causes Solar Damage.
Arc Damage perk icon Arc Damage
This weapon causes Arc Damage.
Infuse perk icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
EagleEye SLR20 perk icon EagleEye SLR20
Longest-range scope.

Heavy optics for pinpoint sniping.

LongView SLR20 perk icon SightSys SLS20
Very long distance scope.

Superb target acquisition and recoil control.

Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon Hawkeye SLR15
Mid-zoom precision scope.

Increased range and target acquisition. Heavy.

WildHawk SLS20 perk icon WildHawk SLS20
Improved optics, decreased handling, improved range, slightly decreased stability.
Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
LongView SLR20 perk icon LongView SLR20
Long-range scope.

Excellent target acquisition. Improves weapon range.

ShortGaze SLH10 perk icon ShortGaze SLH10
Short-range scope.

Quick to aim, with good range.

LongView SLR10 perk icon LongView SLR10
Low-zoom scope.

Improved range and handling.

ViewTac SLH20 perk icon ViewTac SLH20
Improved optics, significantly improved handling.
Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
TacSys SLS15 perk icon TacSys SLS15
Mid-zoom scope.

Useful for unpredictable situations.

LongView SLR20 perk icon Ambush SLH25
Agile, snappy scope.

Handles beautifully. Rewards a skilled hand.

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of nine randomly selected perks.
Guerilla Fighter perk icon Guerilla Fighter
Increased accuracy, handling and damage resistance when shooting this weapon from behind cover.
Underdog perk icon Underdog
This weapon gains a boost to range and handling when health is low.
Eye of the Storm perk icon Eye of the Storm
This weapon becomes more accurate as your health gets lower.
Last Resort perk icon Last Resort
This weapon handles and reloads faster when the wielder is the last living player of their Fireteam.
Partial Refund perk icon Partial Refund
Chance to return a portion of the magazine after an assist.
Life Support perk icon Life Support
Kills with this weapon while critically wounded have a chance to start regenerating health.
Army of One perk icon Army of One
Quick unassisted kills with this weapon reduce grenade and melee cooldown.
Grenadier perk icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Triple Tap perk icon Triple Tap
Rapidly landing precision hits will return one round to the magazine.

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Armor Piercing Rounds perk icon Armor Piercing Rounds
These iridium-core rounds overpenetrate targets.

Their mass slows down weapon handling.

Explosive Rounds perk icon Explosive Rounds
Volatile payload explodes on impact, dealing a portion of the weapon's damage in an area.
Skip Rounds perk icon Skip Rounds
Ceramic-jacketed rounds ricochet on hard surfaces.

Their extreme density lets you carry more rounds in reserve. Added mass slows down weapon handling.

Quickdraw perk icon Quickdraw
This weapon can be drawn unbelievably fast.
Perfect Balance perk icon Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.
Speed Reload perk icon Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.
Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of eight randomly selected perks.
Injection Mold perk icon Injection Mold
Increased Stability, Faster Handling

Reduced Range

Hand-laid Stock perk icon Hand-laid Stock
Increased Stability

Reduced Range

Rifled Barrel perk icon Rifled Barrel
Increased Range

Slower Reload

Snapshot perk icon Snapshot
Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.
Oiled Frame perk icon Oiled Frame
Faster Reload

Reduced Range

Casket Mag perk icon Casket Mag
Increased Magazine Size

Reduced Stability

Reinforced Barrel perk icon Reinforced Barrel
Increased Range

Reduced Stability

Smallbore perk icon Smallbore
Increased Range and Stability

Slower Reload, Reduced Magazine Size

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of seven randomly selected perks.
Mutiny perk icon Mutiny
This weapon deals bonus damage against Fallen Captains.
Will of Light perk icon Will of Light
This weapon deals bonus damage against Taken enemies.
Sword of Aegeus perk icon Sword of Aegeus
This weapon deals bonus damage against Vex Minotaurs.
Hannibal perk icon Hannibal
This weapon deals bonus damage against Cabal Centurions.
Malleus Maleficarum perk icon Malleus Maleficarum
This weapon deals bonus damage against Hive Wizards.
Disciplinarian perk icon Disciplinarian
This weapon deals a small amount of bonus damage to Fallen enemies.
Demotion perk icon Demotion
This weapon has a chance to stun Fallen Captains.

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of seven randomly selected perks.
Hot Swap perk icon Hot Swap
Readying this weapon grants a brief period of bonus accuracy.
Hidden Hand perk icon Hidden Hand
This weapon gains better target acquisition.
Firefly perk icon Firefly
Precision kills with this weapon cause the target to explode.
Spray and Play perk icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Outlaw perk icon Outlaw
Precision kills with this weapon dramatically increase reload speed.
Mulligan perk icon Mulligan
Missing a shot has a chance to return ammo directly to the magazine.
Unflinching perk icon Unflinching
It's easier to aim under fire using this weapon.



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