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Of all the lights in all of space, none burn so bright as this.
― In-game description

The Inward Lamp is a legendary scout rifle. It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Weapon Parts, and Legendary Marks.


The Inward Lamp 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.


The Inward Lamp can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[]

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

Column 1[]

OEG perk icon OEG
Slightly improved optics, improved handling.
OEG Riflescope perk icon OEG Riflescope
Improved optics, improved range
Focus Lens FLA5 perk icon Focus Lens FLA5
Sharpshooter scope.

Long range, with enhanced target acquisition. Surprisingly light.

Column 2[]

Full Auto perk icon Full Auto
This weapon can be fired in full auto mode.

Column 3[]

Fitted Stock perk icon Fitted Stock
Increases weapon stability.
Rifled Barrel perk icon Rifled Barrel
Increased Range

Slower Reload

Smallbore perk icon Smallbore
Increased Range and Stability

Slower Reload, Reduced Magazine Size

Column 4[]

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Hidden Hand perk icon Hidden Hand
This weapon gains better target acquisition.
Zen Moment perk icon Zen Moment
Causing damage with this weapon increases its stability.
Third Eye perk icon Third Eye
Radar stays active while aiming down this weapon's sights.
Outlaw perk icon Outlaw
Precision kills with this weapon dramatically increase reload speed.

Removed Perks[]

The Inward Lamp previously held one of the following perks prior to a Destiny update:

Red Dot-ORA2 icon Red Dot-ORA2
Slightly improved optics, improved handling.
MD-Reflex icon MD-Reflex
Significantly improved handling.
Eye of the Storm icon Eye of the Storm
This weapon becomes more accurate as your health gets lower.
Life Support icon Life Support
Kills with this weapon while critically wounded have a chance to start regenerating health.
Last Resort icon Last Resort
This weapon handles and reloads faster when the wielder is the last living player of their Fireteam.
Exhumed icon Exhumed
This weapon gains improved range and handling for a short time after revival.
Icarus icon Icarus
Improved accuracy while airborne.
Triple Tap icon Triple Tap
Rapidly landing precision hits will return one round to the magazine.
Hot Swap icon Hot Swap
Readying this weapon grants a brief period of bonus accuracy.
Crowd Control icon Crowd Control
Kills with this weapon grant bonus damage for a short time.
Secret Round icon Who's Next?
A kill with the final round in the magazine increases reload speed.
Explosive Rounds icon Explosive Rounds
Volatile payload explodes on impact, dealing a portion of the weapon's damage in an area.
Armor Piercing Rounds icon Armor Piercing Rounds
These iridium-core rounds overpenetrate targets.

Their mass slows down weapon handling.

High Caliber Rounds icon High Caliber Rounds
Oversize rounds built to stagger targets and leave them reeling.

Their mass makes a weapon harder to handle.

Perfect Balance icon Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.
Field Scout icon Field Scout
Increases carried Ammo capacity.
Injection Mold perk icon Injection Mold
Increased Stability, Faster Handling

Reduced Range

Injection Mold perk icon Hand-laid Stock
Increased Stability

Reduced Range

Injection Mold perk icon Feather Mag
Faster Reload

Reduced Magazine Size

Injection Mold perk icon Casket Mag
Increased Magazine Size

Reduced Stability

Injection Mold perk icon Braced Frame
Increased Stability

Reduced Magazine Size

Custom Optics icon Custom Optics
Precision glass for better zoom.
Injection Mold perk icon Oiled Frame
Faster Reload

Reduced Range

Grenadier icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Underdog icon Underdog
This weapon gains a boost to range and handling when health is low.
Guerilla Fighter icon Guerilla Fighter
Increased accuracy, handling and damage resistance when shooting this weapon from behind cover.
Army of One icon Army of One
Quick unassisted kills with this weapon reduce grenade and melee cooldown.
Spray and Play icon Reactive Reload
Reloading this weapon after a kill grants a damage bonus for a short time.