For the Destiny 2 Year 1 scout rifle, see Nameless Midnight (Year 1).
Strange things wake at the stroke of twelve.
― In-game description

Nameless Midnight is a legendary scout rifle. It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Gunsmith Materials, and Legendary Shards.


Can be obtained from Vanguard Tactician or Vanguard Clan engrams. May also be rewarded from strike milestone rewards.


Nameless Midnight can be upgraded with the following perks:

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Precision Frame perk icon Precision Frame
This weapon's recoil pattern is more predictably vertical.

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Rifle Scope ST perk icon Rifle Scope ST
Ranged sight. Long zoom.
  • Increases range
  • Decreases handling speed
Rifle Scope SSF perk icon Rifle Scope SSF
Focused scope. Long zoom.
  • Slightly increases range
  • Slightly decreases handling speed
Fastdraw IS perk icon Cleanshot IS
Snapshot sight. Short zoom.
  • Increases handling speed
  • Slightly increases range
Hitmark IS perk icon Hitmark IS
Agile sight. Short zoom.
  • Greatly increases handling speed
  • Slightly increases range
Red Dot Micro perk icon Red Dot Micro
Agile sight. Short zoom.
  • Increases range
  • Increases handling speed
Red Dot 2 MOA perk icon Red Dot 2 MOA
Snapshot sight. Short zoom.
  • Slightly increases range
  • Increases handling speed

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of eight randomly selected perks.
Accurized Rounds perk icon Accurized Rounds
This weapon can fire longer distances.
  • Increases range
Drop Mag perk icon Drop Mag
Magazine drops on reload, wasting ammunition but greatly increasing reload speed.
Appended Mag perk icon Appended Mag
This weapon's magazine is built for higher capacity.
  • Increases magazine size
Tactical Mag perk icon Tactical Mag
This weapon has multiple tactical improvements.
  • Slightly increases stability
  • Increases reload speed
  • Slightly increases magazine size
Extended Mag perk icon Extended Mag
This weapon has a greatly increased magazine size, but reloads much slower.
  • Greatly increases magazine size
  • Greatly decreases reload speed
Steady Rounds perk icon Steady Rounds
This magazine is optimized for recoil control.
  • Greatly increases stability
  • Slightly decreases range
Alloy Magazine perk icon Alloy Magazine
Faster reloads when the magazine is empty.
Flared Magwell perk icon Flared Magwell
Optimized for fast reloading.
  • Slightly increases stability
  • Greatly increases reload speed

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of seven randomly selected perks.
Hip-Fire Grip perk icon Hip-Fire Grip
Ergonomic grips that increase accuracy and stability when firing from the hip.
Grave Robber perk icon Grave Robber
Melee kills reload a portion of the magazine.
Auto-Loading Holster perk icon Auto-Loading Holster
The holstered weapon is automatically reloaded after a short period of time.
Zen Moment perk icon Zen Moment
Causing damage with this weapon increases its stability.
Moving Target perk icon Moving Target
Increased movement speed and target acquisition when moving while aiming down sights.
Triple Tap perk icon Triple Tap
Rapidly landing precision hits will return 1 round to the magazine from reserves.
High-Impact Reserves perk icon High-Impact Reserves
Rounds at the end of the magazine deal more damage.

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of seven randomly selected perks.
Explosive Payload perk icon Explosive Payload
Projectiles create an area-of-effect detonation on impact.
Rangefinder perk icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range. Increased projectile velocity while aiming Rocket Launchers and Grenade Launchers.
Threat Detector perk icon Threat Detector
Increased reload, stability, and handling when enemies are in close proximity.
Opening Shot perk icon Opening Shot
Improved accuracy and range on the opening shot of attack.
Outlaw perk icon Outlaw
Precision kills greatly decrease reload time.
Rampage perk icon Rampage
Kills with this weapon temporarily grant increased damage. Stacks 3x.
Kill Clip perk icon Kill Clip
Reloading after a kill grants increased damage.

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VanguardDivide Vanguard Divide
Your influence is undeniable.

Apply this shader to your gear as a testament to the unity of the Vanguard.

Column 6Edit

Tracker Disabled perk icon Tracker Disabled
No tracker is displayed on this weapon.
Kill Tracker perk icon Kill Tracker
This weapon tracks the number of enemies you defeated with it.
Crucible Tracker perk icon Crucible Tracker
This weapon tracks the number of Crucible opponents you defeated with it.