For the Year 1 fusion rifle, see Plan C (Year 1).
Good fighters have contingency plans. Great fighters don't need them.
― In-game description

Plan C is an exotic fusion rifle.


Plan C can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Trials of Osiris source icon Trials of Osiris
This item can drop as a Trials of Osiris reward.
Nightfall source icon Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon Xûr, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.
King's Fall source icon King's Fall
This item can drop in the King's Fall Raid.


Plan C can be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

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

Column 1Edit

Field Choke perk icon Field Choke
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

CQB Ballistics perk icon CQB Ballistics
Greatly reduced recoil.

Significant penalty to range.

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

Penalty to range.

Column 2Edit

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

Column 3Edit

Accelerated Coils perk icon Accelerated Coils
Reduces weapon charge time in exchange for slightly decreased damage.
Hammer Forged perk icon Hammer Forged
Improved range and accuracy.
Perfect Balance perk icon Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.

Column 4Edit

Plan C perk icon Plan C
Charge and equip times are very short immediately after weapon swap.


  • The Plan C perk lasts for one second with a hidden 10 second cooldown between uses.


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