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— In-game description

Bad News is a Legendary Hand Cannon which can be equipped by all classes. It can also be transferred between characters using the vault. Bad News can be dismantled to generate Glimmer.


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Bad News can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

Aggressive Frame perk icon Aggressive Frame
High damage, high recoil.

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Sureshot HCS perk icon SteadyHand HCS
Stable Hand Cannon sight.
  • Increases stability
  • Increases handling speed
Sureshot HCS perk icon Sureshot HCS
Pinpoint Hand Cannon sight.
  • Increases range
  • Decreases stability
  • Decreases handling speed

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Flared Magwell perk icon Flared Magwell
Optimized for fast reloading.
  • Slightly increases stability
  • Greatly increases reload speed
Steady Rounds perk icon Steady Rounds
This magazine is optimized for recoil control.
  • Greatly increases stability
  • Slightly decreases range

Column 3Edit

Moving Target perk icon Moving Target
Increased movement speed and target acquisition when moving while aiming down sights.

Column 4Edit

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


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