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For the Year 1 sniper rifle, see Y-09 Longbow Synthesis (Year 1).

Closer Than You Think
― In-game description

Y-09 Longbow Synthesis is a legendary sniper rifle. It can be dismantled to generate upgrade materials.

Sources[]

Y-09 Longbow Synthesis can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Crucible source icon.png Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.

Upgrades[]

Y-09 Longbow Synthesis can be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Void Damage perk icon.png Void Damage
This weapon causes Void Damage.
Solar Damage perk icon.png Solar Damage
This weapon causes Solar Damage.
Arc Damage perk icon.png Arc Damage
This weapon causes Arc Damage.
Infuse perk icon.png Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.
Reforge Artifact perk icon.png

Column 1[]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon.png EagleEye SLR20
Longest-range scope.

Heavy optics for pinpoint sniping.

Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon.png SightSys SLS20
Very long distance scope.

Superb target acquisition and recoil control.

Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon.png Hawkeye SLR15
Mid-zoom precision scope.

Increased range and target acquisition. Heavy.

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon.png LongView SLR20
Long-range scope.

Excellent target acquisition. Improves weapon range.

Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon.png ShortGaze SLH10
Short-range scope.

Quick to aim, with good range.

Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon.png LongView SLR10
Low-zoom scope.

Improved range and handling.

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon.png TacSys SLS15
Mid-zoom scope.

Useful for unpredictable situations.

Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon.png Ambush SLH25
Agile, snappy scope.

Handles beautifully. Rewards a skilled hand.

Column 2[]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of nine randomly selected perks.
Guerilla Fighter perk icon.png Guerilla Fighter
Increased accuracy, handling and damage resistance when shooting this weapon from behind cover.
Underdog perk icon.png Underdog
This weapon gains a boost to range and handling when health is low.
Eye of the Storm perk icon.png Eye of the Storm
This weapon becomes more accurate as your health gets lower.
Last Resort perk icon.png Last Resort
This weapon handles and reloads faster when the wielder is the last living player of their Fireteam.
Partial Refund perk icon.png Partial Refund
Chance to return a portion of the magazine after an assist.
Life Support perk icon.png Life Support
Kills with this weapon while critically wounded have a chance to start regenerating health.
Army of One perk icon.png Army of One
Quick unassisted kills with this weapon reduce grenade and melee cooldown.
Grenadier perk icon.png Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Triple Tap perk icon.png Triple Tap
Rapidly landing precision hits will return one round to the magazine.

Column 3[]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Armor Piercing Rounds perk icon.png Armor Piercing Rounds
These iridium-core rounds overpenetrate targets.

Their mass slows down weapon handling.

Explosive Rounds perk icon.png Explosive Rounds
Volatile payload explodes on impact, dealing a portion of the weapon's damage in an area.
Skip Rounds perk 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.

Quickdraw perk icon.png Quickdraw
This weapon can be drawn unbelievably fast.
Perfect Balance perk icon.png Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.
Speed Reload perk icon.png Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Smallbore perk icon.png Injection Mold
Increased Stability, Faster Handling

Reduced Range

Smallbore perk icon.png Hand-laid Stock
Increased Stability

Reduced Range

Smallbore perk icon.png Rifled Barrel
Increased Range

Slower Reload

Snapshot perk icon.png Snapshot
Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Smallbore perk icon.png Oiled Frame
Faster Reload

Reduced Range

Smallbore perk icon.png Casket Mag
Increased Magazine Size

Reduced Stability

Smallbore perk icon.png Reinforced Barrel
Increased Range

Reduced Stability

Smallbore perk icon.png Smallbore
Increased Range and Stability

Slower Reload, Reduced Magazine Size

Column 4[]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of seven randomly selected perks.
Hot Swap perk icon.png Hot Swap
Readying this weapon grants a brief period of bonus accuracy.
Hidden Hand perk icon.png Hidden Hand
This weapon gains better target acquisition.
Firefly perk icon.png Firefly
Precision kills with this weapon cause the target to explode.
Spray and Play perk icon.png Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Hair Trigger icon.png Outlaw
Precision kills with this weapon dramatically increase reload speed.
Mulligan perk icon.png Mulligan
Missing a shot has a chance to return ammo directly to the magazine.
Unflinching perk icon.png Unflinching
It's easier to aim under fire using this weapon.

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