For the Year 1 hand cannon, see The Last Word (Year 1).
"Yours…not mine." - Renegade Hunter Shin Malphur to Dredgen Yor
― In-game description

The Last Word is an exotic hand cannon. It can be purchased from Xûr, obtained as a random completion reward, from raids, or from the Prison of Elders.


The Last Word can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Raid Reprise source icon Raid Reprise
This item drops in a raid.
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 Xur, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.


The Last Word can be upgraded with the following perks:

Kinetic Damage perk icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.

Column 0Edit

Fan Fire icon Fan Fire
The weapon can be fired quickly and continuously.
Infuse perk icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Column 1Edit

Soft Ballistics icon Soft Ballistics
Less recoil.

Penalty to Impact.

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

Penalty to range.

Aggressive Ballistics icon Aggressive Ballistics
More predictable recoil.

Enhanced Impact. Shorter range and more recoil.

Column 2Edit

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

Column 3Edit

Single Point Sling icon Single Point Sling
Switch weapons faster. Move quicker while aiming.
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.

Column 4Edit

Finish Ascending icon Last Word
Improved stability and target acquisition when firing from the hip.

Column 5 Edit

Ornament perk icon Ornament: Sequel
Applies an Ornament to this weapon.
Ornament perk icon Ornament: Addendum
Applies an Ornament to this weapon.

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