The Hero's Burden

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The Hero's Burden
Production overview



Rarity class:


Weapon type:

Submachine Gun

Min-max impact:

20 (Low)

Min-max stability:

46 (Middling)

Min-max handling:

63 (High)

Min-max magazine:



Ammunition type:


Fire mode:

Full Auto

Rate of fire:

900 RPM

Effective range:


Service history

In service:



"Forged in honor of Saladin, of all that has been lost and all that remains."
— Weapon description

The Hero's Burden is a Legendary Submachine Gun obtained as a random drop from the Iron Banner in Destiny 2.

Weapon perks[edit]

Column 1[edit]

  • Adaptive Frame: A well-rounded grip, reliable and sturdy.

Column 2[edit]

  • SLO-10 Post: SUROS projection sight. Short zoom. • Increases handling speed • Slightly increases range
  • SPO-28 Front: SUROS holo sights. Medium zoom. • Increases range • Slightly increases handling speed
  • SPO-26 Front: SUROS lightweight red-dot sight. Short zoom. • Increases handling speed • Increases range

Column 3[edit]

  • High-Caliber Rounds: Shots from this weapon knock the target back farther. • Slightly increases range
  • Drop Mag: Magazine drops on reload, wasting ammunition but greatly increasing reload speed.

Column 4[edit]

  • Threat Detector: Increased reload, stability, and handling when enemies are in close proximity.

Year 2 version[edit]

Column 1[edit]

  • Adaptive Frame- A well rounded grip, reliable and sturdy

Column 2[edit]

  • Randomized Perk Selection

Column 3[edit]

  • Randomized Perk Selection

Column 4[edit]

  • Randomized Perk Selection


The High Caliber Rounds perk on this weapon makes it excellent for interrupting enemies such as Thralls, or even snipers such as Vandals and Hobgoblins. It's also ideal against Taken Phalanxes to stop their Arc shield blasts.

List of appearances[edit]