For the Year 1 shotgun, see Invective (Year 1).
"I tried to talk them down. They made a grab for my Ghost. After that it was a short conversation." —Ikora Rey
― In-game description

Invective is an exotic shotgun. It can be dismantled to generate upgrade materials.


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

Trials of Osiris source icon Trials of Osiris
This item can drop as a Trials of Osiris reward.
Nightfall source icon Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.
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.
King's Fall source icon King's Fall
This item can drop in the King's Fall Raid.


Invective can be upgraded with the following perks:

Solar Damage perk icon Solar Damage
This weapon causes Solar Damage.

Column 0Edit

Full Auto perk icon Full Auto
This weapon can be fired in full auto mode.
Infuse perk icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Column 1Edit

Accurized Ballistics perk icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Field Choke perk icon Field Choke
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Linear Compensator perk icon Linear Compensator
More predictable recoil.

Slight boosts to range and impact. More recoil.

Column 2Edit

Final Round perk icon Final Round
The last round in a magazine deals bonus damage.

Column 3Edit

Quickdraw perk icon Quickdraw
This weapon can be drawn unbelievably fast.
Fitted Stock perk icon Fitted Stock
Increases weapon stability.
Send It perk icon Send It
Increases range and accuracy.

Harder to handle. Decreases carried Ammo capacity.

Column 4Edit

Invective perk icon Invective
This weapon regenerates ammo over time.



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