According to official Vanguard policy, this weapon does not exist.
― In-game description

Crimson is an exotic hand cannon introduced in the Curse of Osiris expansion.


This weapon has the following lore associated:

"This is crazy! You don't need this thing. I can heal you; that's my whole job."

"I thought your job was to state the obvious."


"Oh, come on. Ever since you found me, it's been, 'Watch out, Fallen ahead!' when they're right in front of me. Or, my favorite: 'Seems like the door's locked.' Is it? Really? I couldn't tell. And when it's not that, you say I need to be more self-sufficient in case we lose the Light again. So here's my answer. Here's the remedy."

"I was just trying to help."


  • Crimson can be obtained as a rare drop from engrams, PvE and PvP activities, or purchased from Xûr.


Crimson can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Banned Weapon perk icon Banned Weapon
This weapon fires a 3-round burst.

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Smallbore perk icon Smallbore
Dual strength barrel.
  • Increases range
  • Increases stability

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Accurized Rounds perk icon Accurized Rounds
This weapon can fire longer distances.
  • Increases range

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Cruel Remedy perk icon Cruel Remedy
Kills with this weapon heal the wielder. Precision kills also refill the magazine.

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Heavy Grip perk icon Heavy Grip
This grip is weighted for recoil control.
  • Increases stability
  • Decreases handling speed

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Default Ornament perk icon Default Ornament
Restores your weapon to its default appearance.
Silver Bullet perk icon Silver Bullet
Equip this weapon ornament to change the appearance of Crimson. Once you get an ornament, it's unlocked on all characters on your account.



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