What is the answer when the question is extinction?
― In-game description

Nemesis Star is an exotic machine gun in Rise of Iron.[1]


Nemesis Star 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.
Rise of Iron source icon Rise of Iron
This item is granted by playing Rise of Iron activities.
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.


Nemesis Star can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Extinction Cycle perk icon Extinction Cycle
On trigger pull, this weapon's initial burst has a higher rate of fire.
Infuse perk icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.
Solar Damage perk icon Solar Damage
This weapon causes Solar Damage.

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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.

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Spray and Play perk icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.

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Perfect Balance perk icon Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.
Field Scout perk icon Field Scout
Increases carried Ammo capacity.
Flared Magwell perk icon Flared Magwell
Reload this weapon even faster.

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Strange Gravity perk icon Strange Gravity
When holding down the trigger, range and accuracy increase as rate-of-fire decreases.

Kills grant bonus Grenade energy.

Column 5Edit

Ornament perk icon Meteorite
Applies an Ornament to this weapon.
Ornament perk icon Silver Bullet
Applies an Ornament to this weapon.



  1. destinygame (2016-8-17) YouTube: Official Destiny: Rise of Iron – Forged in Fire ViDoc Retrieved 17 August 2016.
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