"Huddled at the mountain's base, we had no choice but to beat our ploughshares into swords once more."
― In-game description

Hereafter is an exotic sniper rifle. It can be dismantled to generate upgrade materials.


Hereafter can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Wrath of the Machine source icon Wrath of the Machine
This item is granted by playing the Rise of Iron raid, "Wrath of the Machine."
Raid Reprise source icon Raid Reprise
This item drops in a raid.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon Xûr, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.
Nightfall source icon Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.
King's Fall source icon King's Fall
This item can drop in the King's Fall Raid.
Trials of Osiris source icon Trials of Osiris
This item can drop as a Trials of Osiris reward.

This item was also previously obtainable from one of the following sources:

Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon Xur, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.


Hereafter can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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The Hereafter perk icon The Hereafter
Crouching increases scope zoom and makes it easier to aim under fire.
Infuse perk icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.
Arc Damage perk icon Arc Damage
This weapon causes Arc Damage.

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Smooth Ballistics perk icon Smooth Ballistics
Increased recoil.

Boost to range.

Linear Compensator perk icon Linear Compensator
More predictable recoil.

Slight boosts to range and impact. More recoil.

Aggressive Ballistics perk icon Aggressive Ballistics
More predictable recoil.

Enhanced impact. Shorter range and more recoil.

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Perfectionist perk icon Perfectionist
Magazine is refunded if all shots fired are precision kills.

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Snapshot perk icon Snapshot
Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.
Injection Mold perk icon Injection Mold
Increased Stability, Faster Handling

Reduced Range

Speed Reload perk icon Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.

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Blinding Light perk icon Blinding Light
Precision kills with this weapon cause a bright flash that can blind nearby enemies.


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