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By this right alone do I rule.
― In-game description

Lord of Wolves is an exotic shotgun introduced in House of Wolves. It can be obtained from the exotic weapon bounty The Elder Cipher.


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

Exotic Bounty source icon Exotic Bounty
This item is granted for completing the relevant exotic weapon bounty.
Prison of Elders source icon Prison of Elders
This item can drop as a Prison of Elders reward.


Lord of Wolves can be upgraded with the following perks:

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

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Smart Drift Control icon Smart Drift Control
Predictable and controllable recoil.

Penalty to range.

Soft Ballistics icon Soft Ballistics
Less recoil.

Penalty to Impact.

Linear Compensator icon Linear Compensator
More predictable recoil.

Slight boosts to range and Impact. More recoil.

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Hip Fire icon Hip Fire
This weapon has bonus accuracy while firing from the hip.

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Speed Reload icon Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.
Extended Mag icon Extended Mag
A larger magazine.
Perfect Balance icon Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.

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Devil's Touch icon Devil's Touch
Kills with this weapon rally nearby allies with +3 recovery. Lasts 30 seconds.