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.


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

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


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

Column 0Edit

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

Column 1Edit

Linear Compensator perk icon Linear Compensator
More predictable recoil.

Slight boosts to range and impact. More recoil.

Accurized Ballistics perk icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Field Choke perk icon Field Choke
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Column 2Edit

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

Column 3Edit

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

Reduced Stability

Column 4Edit

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

Removed PerksEdit

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

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


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