“Judgment is final.” —Emissary of the Nine
— In-game description

A Swift Verdict is a Legendary Sidearm which can be equipped by all classes. It can also be transferred between characters using the vault. A Swift Verdict can be dismantled to generate Glimmer.


This item has the following lore associated: we were young once YOU WENT MAD TRYING TO UNDERSTAND W E W E N T M A D T R Y I N G T O S P E A K This doesn't matter. when you are ready we will take it from you AND YOU WILL BE GLAD OF IT


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A Swift Verdict can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Precision Frame perk icon Precision Frame
This weapon's recoil pattern is more predictably vertical.

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Tactic SAS perk icon Tactic SAS
Accurate Sidearm sight.
  • Slightly increases range
Tactic SAS perk icon Target SAS
Sharp Sidearm sight.
  • Increases range
  • Slightly decreases stability
  • Slightly decreases handling speed
Tactic SAS perk icon Shortspec SAS
Balanced Sidearm sight.
  • Slightly increases stability
  • Slightly increases handling speed
  • Slightly increases range

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Slideshot perk icon Slideshot
Sliding partially reloads this weapon's magazine and temporarily boosts range and stability.
Threat Detector perk icon Threat Detector
Increased reload, stability, and handling when enemies are in close proximity.

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Zen Moment perk icon Zen Moment
Causing damage with this weapon increases its stability.

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Default Shader perk icon Default Shader
Restores your gear to its default colors.


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