Draw, O Coward!
― In-game description

The Palindrome is a legendary hand cannon. It can be dismantled to generate upgrade materials.

Sources[edit | edit source]

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

Crucible Quartermaster source icon.png Crucible Quartermaster
Arcite 99-40, the Crucible Quartermaster, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.
Rise of Iron source icon.png Rise of Iron
This item is granted by playing Rise of Iron activities.
Crucible source icon.png Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
Nightfall source icon.jpg Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

The Palindrome can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[edit | edit source]

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

Column 1[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
SteadyHand IS perk icon.png SteadyHand IS
Stable sight.

Optimized for excellent recoil control.

TrueSight IS perk icon.png TrueSight IS
Flexible sight.

Light, with good recoil control. Strong target acquisition.

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
FastDraw IS perk icon.png FastDraw IS
Standard sight.

A lightweight design, good for recoil control.

SureShot IS perk icon.png SureShot IS
Snapshot sight.

Excellent handling. Superb target acquisition.

QuickDraw IS perk icon.png QuickDraw IS
Agile sight.

Lightning-fast handling.

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Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Relentless Tracker perk icon.png Relentless Tracker
Kills with this weapon grant enhanced motion tracker resolution for a short time.
Outlaw perk icon.png Outlaw
Precision kills with this weapon dramatically increase reload speed.
Triple Tap perk icon.png Triple Tap
Rapidly landing precision hits will return one round to the magazine.
Hot Swap perk icon.png Hot Swap
Readying this weapon grants a brief period of bonus accuracy.
Mulligan perk icon.png Mulligan
Missing a shot has a chance to return ammo directly to the magazine.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Partial Refund perk icon.png Partial Refund
Chance to return a portion of the magazine after an assist.
Rescue Mag perk icon.png Rescue Mag
Chance to refill this weapon's magazine when critically wounded.
Last Resort perk icon.png Last Resort
This weapon handles and reloads faster when the wielder is the last living player of their Fireteam.
Icarus perk icon.png Icarus
Improved accuracy while airborne.
Spray and Play perk icon.png Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.

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Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Hammer Forged perk icon.png Hammer Forged
Improved range and accuracy.
Smallbore perk icon.png Smallbore
Increased Range and Stability

Slower Reload, Reduced Magazine Size

Reinforced Barrel perk icon.png Reinforced Barrel
Increased Range

Reduced Stability

Rifled Barrel perk icon.png Rifled Barrel
Increased Range

Slower Reload

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Explosive Rounds perk icon.png Explosive Rounds
Volatile payload explodes on impact, dealing a portion of the weapon's damage in an area.
Casket Mag perk icon.png Casket Mag
Increased Magazine Size

Reduced Stability

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

Their mass makes a weapon harder to handle.

Lightweight perk icon.png Lightweight
When held, this weapon grants +2 character Agility.

Column 4[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Third Eye perk icon.png Third Eye
Radar stays active while aiming down this weapon's sights.
Reactive Reload perk icon.png Reactive Reload
Reloading this weapon after a kill grants a damage bonus for a short time.
Hidden Hand perk icon.png Hidden Hand
This weapon gains better target acquisition.
Luck in the Chamber perk icon.png Luck in the Chamber
One random bullet in the magazine causes considerable bonus damage.
Rangefinder perk icon.png Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.

References[edit | edit source]

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