Executor-issued auto rifle for loyal supporters of the New Monarchy.
― In-game description

Vanquisher VIII is a legendary New Monarchy auto rifle.[1][2]

Sources[edit | edit source]

Vanquisher VIII can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

New Monarchy source icon.png New Monarchy
Executor Hideo of the New Monarchy faction sometimes sells this item in the Tower.

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Vanquisher VIII can be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[edit | edit source]

Kinetic Damage perk icon.png Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.
Ascend icon.png Ascend
Increases the Attack value of this weapon to the highest available in Year 1.

Column 1[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Red Dot-OES icon.png Red Dot-ORS
Accurized sight.

For precise fire.

TrueSight IS icon.png SteadyHand IS
Stable sight.

Optimized for excellent recoil control.

TrueSight IS icon.png QuickDraw IS
Agile sight.

Lightning-fast handling.

TrueSight IS 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 four randomly selected perks.
TrueSight IS icon.png SureShot IS
Snapshot sight.

Excellent handling. Superb target acquisition.

Red Dot-OES icon.png Red Dot-OAS
Snapshot sight.

Enhanced target acquisition.

Red Dot-OES icon.png Red Dot-ORS1
Precision sight.

Highest zoom in class. Enhanced range.

Red Dot-OES icon.png Red Dot-ORES
Flexible sight.

Enhances handling, range, and recoil control.

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
Focus Lens FLS2 icon.png Focus Lens FLS2
Agile scope.

Modest zoom. Light and snappy.

Focus Lens FLS2 icon.png Ranged Lens RLS3
Mid-range scope.

Good effective range and recoil control. Heavy and slow.

Column 2[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Spray and Play icon.png Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Spray and Play icon.png Reactive Reload
Reloading this weapon after a kill grants a damage bonus for a short time.
Counterbalance icon.png Counterbalance
This weapon has increased stability.
Cascade icon.png Cascade
Melee kills increase the reload speed of this weapon for a short time.
Persistence icon.png Persistence
This weapon grows more accurate the longer it is fired.
Hip Fire icon.png Hip Fire
This weapon has bonus accuracy while firing from the hip.

Column 3[edit | edit source]

Upgrade Damage icon.png Upgrade Damage
Increases Attack Power, allowing this weapon to cause more damage.

Column 4[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Snapshot icon.png Snapshot
Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.
High Caliber Rounds icon.png High Caliber Rounds
Oversize rounds built to stagger targets and leave them reeling.

Their mass makes a weapon harder to handle.

Field Scout icon.png Field Scout
Increases carried Ammo capacity.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Lightweight icon.png Lightweight
When held, this weapon grants +2 character Agility.
Perfect Balance icon.png Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.
Fitted Stock icon.png Fitted Stock
Increases weapon stability.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Skip Rounds icon.png Skip Rounds
Ceramic-jacketed rounds ricochet on hard surfaces.

Their extreme density lets you carry more rounds in reserve. Added mass slows down weapon handling.

Single Point Sling icon.png Single Point Sling
Switch weapons faster. Move quicker while aiming.
Hammer Forged icon.png Hammer Forged
Improved range and accuracy.

Column 5[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Glass Half Full icon.png Glass Half Full
The bottom half of each magazine causes additional damage.
Rangefinder icon.png Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Grenadier icon.png Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Crowd Control icon.png Crowd Control
Kills with this weapon grant bonus damage for a short time.
Third Eye icon.png Third Eye
Radar stays active while aiming down this weapon's sights.

Column 6[edit | edit source]

Upgrade Damage icon.png Upgrade Damage
Increases Attack Power, allowing this weapon to cause more damage.

Column 7[edit | edit source]

Upgrade Damage icon.png Upgrade Damage
Increases Attack Power, allowing this weapon to cause more damage.
Upgrade Damage icon.png Upgrade Damage
Increases Attack Power, allowing this weapon to cause more damage.
Upgrade Damage icon.png Upgrade Damage
Increases Attack Power, allowing this weapon to cause more damage.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Foman123 (20 June 2014) YouTubeDestiny Alpha - Resource Upload 54:00. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  2. Nelva, Giuseppe. (June 2014) "Destiny’s Screenshots of All Faction/Class Weapons and Armor Show That Bungie Hasn’t Lost its Touch". DualShockers. Retrieved 7 Jul. 2014.
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