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Production overview

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Weapon type:

Fusion Rifle

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Min-max handling:


Min-max magazine:



Ammunition type:

Special ammo


KineticS.png Kinetic (default)
VoidS.png Void (Void subclass equipped)
ArcS.png Arc (Arc subclass equipped)
SolarS.png Solar (Solar subclass equipped)
StasisS.png Stasis (Stasis subclass equipped)
StrandS.png Strand (Strand subclass equipped)

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Service history

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"The monolith is hewn; the monument is built."
— Weapon description

Tessellation is an Exotic Kinetic Fusion Rifle introduced in Season of the Witch.


Intrinsic Perk: Property: Undecidable - This [weapon|instrument|topology] adapts its damage type to match your equipped subclass. Final blows grant grenade energy.

Column 1: Barrel - Polygonal Rifling - Barrel optimized for recoil reduction

  • Increases stability

Column 2: Magazine - Projection Fuse - Distance optimizations.

  • Increases range

Column 3: Trait - Property: Irreducible - [Alternate Weapon Action] : Consume your grenade to load a large [projectile|shape|language] that generates an elemental explosion on impact.

Column 4: Stock - Composite Stock - This weapon has a versatile dual-purpose stock.

  • Slightly increases stability
  • Slightly increases handling speed


Once, nothing became something.

There was a game of possibilities. Patterns emerged that could—would—flourish or fail, wax or wane. And in the gaps between, there was nothing.

But nothing is an absence, defined by all the things that might one day be and yet never find fruition. It is an entropy of existence. For nothing to become something is as simple as a flipped bit, a chance mutation, a fallen leaf. Once it has become, it has always become, for castles are less fragile when built by something than nothing.

Something grows; and grown, it is seen.

Once, something became something else.

There were a people of potential and promise, of galvanizing growth. By their tools, their grand intention, the happenstance alignment of infinite years and atoms were as sculptor's clay, that which becomes the finest of statuary. Purpose carved from meaninglessness; the chance generation of the universe crafted into beauty, intentionality. That which served no reason ceased, randomness elided by the sculptor's art.

Something changes; and changed, it continues.

Once, something will become nothing.

There are beings who plant their intention and say, so far, no further. The bulwarks and the bastions, the stubborn flower that will defy even stone. In these hands, possibility is a single-minded tool. Resolution, pursuit, obliteration. What potential lies in empty space?

All that dies is only ever transformed, abscised and swallowed by wilderness, returned to infinite metamorphosis. To excise from that rich loam of transformation requires no less than perfect certainty.

Here is the secret: a ploughshare and a sword have never truly differed.


  • This weapon is automatically unlocked if one pre-orders The Final Shape.
  • This is the first weapon to change its damage type automatically upon use.
    • In addition, this is the first energy weapon to have a darkness damage type, by technically.

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