For the Year 1 shotgun, see The 4th Horseman (Year 1).
It's not a holdout weapon, it's a pathfinder.
― In-game description

The 4th Horseman is an exotic shotgun.


The 4th Horseman can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon Xur, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.


The 4th Horseman can be upgraded with the following perks:

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Thunderer icon Thunderer
This weapon can be fired in full auto mode.
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.

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CQB Ballistics icon CQB Ballistics
Greatly reduced recoil.

Significant penalty to range.

Accurized Ballistics icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and Impact.

Increased recoil.

Field Choke icon Field Choke
More range and Impact.

Increased recoil.

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Final Round icon Final Round
The last round in a magazine deals bonus damage.

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Fitted Stock icon Fitted Stock
Increases weapon stability.
Hand Loaded icon Hand Loaded
This weapon is effective at an extended range.
Speed Reload icon Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.

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Return to Sender icon Return to Sender
Kills with this weapon have the chance to grant bonus ammo to the magazine.


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