Barrel etching: "He parted them like a sea, which closed upon him again."
― In-game description

Smite of Merain (Adept) is an exotic pulse rifle that can only be obtained by completing any of the challenges in the 390 Light version of the King's Fall raid. It can be dismantled to generate upgrade materials.

Sources[edit | edit source]

Smite of Merain (Adept) can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Raid Reprise source icon.png Raid Reprise
This item drops in a raid.

This item was also previously obtainable from one of the following sources:

Rise of Iron source icon.png Rise of Iron
This item requires the Rise of Iron expansion.
King's Fall source icon.png King's Fall
This item can drop in the King's Fall Raid.

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Smite of Merain (Adept) can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[edit | edit source]

Will of Light perk icon.png Will of Light
This weapon deals bonus damage against Taken enemies.
Infuse perk icon.png Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Column 1[edit | edit source]

Linear Compensator perk icon.png Linear Compensator
More predictable recoil.

Slight boosts to range and impact. More recoil.

Accurized Ballistics perk icon.png Accurized Ballistics
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Field Choke perk icon.png Field Choke
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Column 2[edit | edit source]

Cocoon perk icon.png Cocoon
When stowed for a short time, this weapon is automatically reloaded from your reserves.

Column 3[edit | edit source]

Hand Loaded perk icon.png Hand Loaded
This weapon is effective at an extended range.
Lightweight perk icon.png Lightweight
When held, this weapon grants +2 character Agility.
Reinforced Barrel perk icon.png Reinforced Barrel
Increased Range

Reduced Stability

Column 4[edit | edit source]

Firefly perk icon.png Firefly
Precision kills with this weapon cause the target to explode.

Removed Perks[edit | edit source]

Smite of Merain (Adept) previously held one of the following perks prior to a Destiny update:

Solar Damage perk icon.png Solar Damage
This weapon causes Solar damage.

References[edit | edit source]

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