For the Year 1 shotgun, see Universal Remote (Year 1).

To the untrained eye this beast is a junker. To the trained eye, however, this junker…is a beast.
― In-game description

Universal Remote is an exotic shotgun. It can be dismantled to generate upgrade materials.

Sources[edit | edit source]

Universal Remote can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Trials of Osiris source icon.png Trials of Osiris
This item can drop as a Trials of Osiris reward.
Nightfall source icon.jpg Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.
The Taken King source icon.png The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon.png Xûr, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.
King's Fall source icon.png King's Fall
This item can drop in the King's Fall Raid.

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Universal Remote can 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]

Smooth Ballistics perk icon.png Smooth Ballistics
Increased recoil.

Boost to range.

Soft Ballistics perk icon.png Soft Ballistics
Less recoil.

Penalty to Impact.

CQB Ballistics perk icon.png CQB Ballistics
Greatly reduced recoil.

Significant penalty to range.

Column 2[edit | edit source]

Crowd Control perk icon.png Crowd Control
Kills with this weapon grant bonus damage for a short time.

Column 3[edit | edit source]

Hammer Forged perk icon.png Hammer Forged
Improved range and accuracy.
Lightweight perk icon.png Lightweight
When held, this weapon grants +2 character Agility.
Snapshot perk icon.png Snapshot
Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.

Column 4[edit | edit source]

Universal Remote perk icon.png Universal Remote
Range and precision damage increases greatly while aiming down the sights.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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