A burst-fire weapon, forged in fire by the Lords of the Iron Banner.
― In-game description

Nirwen's Mercy is a legendary pulse rifle that could be purchased from Lord Saladin upon reaching rank 5 during the Iron Banner event. It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Weapon Parts, and Legendary Marks.

Sources[edit | edit source]

Nirwen's Mercy can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Crucible source icon.png Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
Lord Saladin source icon.png Lord Saladin
Lord Saladin, the Iron Banner Handler, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Nirwen's Mercy can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[edit | edit source]

Kinetic Damage perk icon.png Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.
Infuse perk icon.png Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Column 1[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Red Dot-OES perk icon.png Red Dot-OES
Agile sight.

For smooth engagement in close quarters.

Red Dot-ORS perk icon.png Red Dot-ORS
Accurized sight.

For precise fire.

Red Dot-OAS perk icon.png Red Dot-OAS
Snapshot sight.

Enhanced target acquisition.

Red Dot-ORS1 perk icon.png Red Dot-ORS1
Precision sight.

Highest zoom in class. Enhanced range.

Red Dot-ORES perk icon.png Red Dot-ORES
Flexible sight.

Enhances handling, range, and recoil control.

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Focus Lens FLS2 perk icon.png Focus Lens FLS2
Agile scope.

Modest zoom. Light and snappy.

Ranged Lens RLR5 perk icon.png Ranged Lens RLR5
Precision scope.

Superb effective range. Heavy, with poor recoil control.

Focus Lens FLA5 perk icon.png Focus Lens FLA5
Sharpshooter scope.

Long range, with enhanced target acquisition. Surprisingly light.

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
QuickDraw IS perk icon.png QuickDraw IS
Agile sight.

Lightning-fast handling.

TrueSight IS perk icon.png TrueSight IS
Flexible sight.

Light, with good recoil control. Strong target acquisition.

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Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of eleven randomly selected perks.
Partial Refund perk icon.png Partial Refund
Chance to return a portion of the magazine after an assist.
Eye of the Storm perk icon.png Eye of the Storm
This weapon becomes more accurate as your health gets lower.
Life Support perk icon.png Life Support
Kills with this weapon while critically wounded have a chance to start regenerating health.
Danger Close perk icon.png Danger Close
This weapon gains increased reload and handling when two or more enemies are in close proximity.
Surrounded perk icon.png Surrounded
This weapon gains bonus damage when three or more enemies are in close proximity.
Exhumed perk icon.png Exhumed
This weapon gains improved range and handling for a short time after revival.
Secret Round perk icon.png Secret Round
Missing a shot from this weapon's burst will fire a fourth shot.
Rangefinder perk icon.png Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Headseeker perk icon.png Headseeker
Body shots with this weapon increase precision damage for a short time.
Counterbalance perk icon.png Counterbalance
This weapon has increased stability.
Outlaw perk icon.png Outlaw
Precision kills with this weapon dramatically increase reload speed.

Column 3[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Perfect Balance perk icon.png Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.
Lightweight perk icon.png Lightweight
When held, this weapon grants +2 character Agility.
Hand Loaded perk icon.png Hand Loaded
This weapon is effective at an extended range.
Fitted Stock perk icon.png Fitted Stock
Increases weapon stability.
Speed Reload perk icon.png Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Braced Frame perk icon.png Braced Frame
Increased Stability

Reduced Magazine Size

Hand-laid Stock perk icon.png Hand-laid Stock
Increased Stability

Reduced Range

Reinforced Barrel perk icon.png Reinforced Barrel
Increased Range

Reduced Stability

Injection Mold perk icon.png Feather Mag
Faster Reload

Reduced Magazine Size

Casket Mag perk icon.png Casket Mag
Increased Magazine Size

Reduced Stability

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Injection Mold perk icon.png Injection Mold
Increased Stability, Faster Handling

Reduced Range

Smallbore perk icon.png Smallbore
Increased Range and Stability

Slower Reload, Reduced Magazine Size

Oiled Frame perk icon.png Oiled Frame
Faster Reload

Reduced Range

Skip Rounds perk icon.png Skip Rounds
Ceramic-jacketed rounds ricochet on hard surfaces.

Their extreme density lets you carry more rounds in reserve. Added mass slows down weapon handling.

Column 4[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of seven randomly selected perks.
Third Eye perk icon.png Third Eye
Radar stays active while aiming down this weapon's sights.
Spray and Play perk icon.png Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Last Resort perk icon.png Last Resort
This weapon handles and reloads faster when the wielder is the last living player of their Fireteam.
Army of One perk icon.png Army of One
Quick unassisted kills with this weapon reduce grenade and melee cooldown.
Glass Half Full perk icon.png Glass Half Full
The bottom half of each magazine causes additional damage.
Grenadier perk icon.png Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Feeding Frenzy perk icon.png Feeding Frenzy
Kills with this weapon increase reload speed for a short time.

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