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All that is dark is not Darkness.
― In-game description

Nox Praeli III is a rare fusion rifle. It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Weapon Parts.


Nox Praeli III can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Challenge of the Elders source icon Challenge of the Elders
This item is granted through the Challenge of the Elders.
Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Crucible source icon Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
Lord Saladin source icon Iron Banner
This item can be obtained as an Iron Banner reward.
Crimson Doubles source icon Crimson Doubles
This item was granted during the Crimson Doubles event of February 2016.
Prison of Elders source icon Prison of Elders
This item can drop as a Prison of Elders reward.
Oryx's Dreadnaught source icon Oryx's Dreadnaught
This item drops on Oryx's Dreadnaught.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.


Nox Praeli III can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[]

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Void Damage perk icon Void Damage
This weapon causes Void Damage.
Solar Damage perk icon Solar Damage
This weapon causes Solar Damage.
Arc Damage perk icon Arc Damage
This weapon causes Arc Damage.

Column 1[]

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
MD-Reflex perk icon MD-Reflex
Significantly improved handling.
Reflex perk icon Reflex
Improved aim assist.
Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
Red Dot-ORA perk icon Red Dot-ORA
Improved handling.
Red Dot-ORA2 perk icon Red Dot-ORA2
Improved handling.
OEG perk icon OEG
Improved handling.

Column 2[]

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of sixteen randomly selected perks.
Underdog perk icon Underdog
This weapon gains a boost to range and handling when health is low.
Eye of the Storm perk icon Eye of the Storm
This weapon becomes more accurate as your health gets lower.
Rescue Mag perk icon Rescue Mag
Chance to refill this weapon's magazine when critically wounded.
Life Support perk icon Life Support
Kills with this weapon while critically wounded have a chance to start regenerating health.
Danger Close perk icon Danger Close
This weapon gains increased reload and handling when two or more enemies are in close proximity.
Surrounded perk icon Surrounded
This weapon gains bonus damage when three or more enemies are in close proximity.
Last Resort perk icon Last Resort
This weapon handles and reloads faster when the wielder is the last living player of their Fireteam.
Hot Swap perk icon Hot Swap
Readying this weapon grants a brief period of bonus accuracy.
Battle Runner perk icon Battle Runner
Kills with this weapon grant a brief boost to the sprint's top speed.
Replenish perk icon Replenish
This weapon's magazine will be refilled whenever you unleash your Super.
Grave Robber perk icon Grave Robber
Melee kills while this weapon is equipped have a chance to refill the magazine.
Hip Fire perk icon Hip Fire
This weapon has bonus accuracy while firing from the hip.
Spray and Play perk icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Army of One perk icon Army of One
Quick unassisted kills with this weapon reduce grenade and melee cooldown.
Grenadier perk icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Rangefinder perk icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.

Column 3[]

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Single Point Sling perk icon Single Point Sling
Switch weapons faster. Move quicker while aiming.
Quickdraw perk icon Quickdraw
This weapon can be drawn unbelievably fast.
Enhanced Battery perk icon Enhanced Battery
Increases magazine size.
Snapshot perk icon Snapshot
Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.
Accelerated Coils perk icon Accelerated Coils
Reduces weapon charge time in exchange for slightly decreased damage.
Lightweight perk icon Lightweight
When held, this weapon grants +2 character Agility.
Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Braced Frame perk icon Braced Frame
Increased Stability

Reduced Magazine Size

Skip Rounds perk icon 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.

Injection Mold perk icon Injection Mold
Increased Stability, Faster Handling

Reduced Range

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

Reduced Range

Rifled Barrel perk icon Rifled Barrel
Increased Range

Slower Reload

Oiled Frame perk icon Oiled Frame
Faster Reload

Reduced Range