A reliable gun in unreliable times, the Bandit Mk.36 allegedly features an onboard manufactory. Buyer beware.
― In-game description

Bandit Mk. 36 is an uncommon hand cannon.[1] Bandit Mk. 36 can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Weapon Parts. It can also be transferred to other characters through the vault.


Bandit Mk. 36 can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Unknown source icon Unknown
This item can drop in situationally dependent ways.
Crucible source icon Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.


Bandit Mk. 36 can be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

Kinetic Damage icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.

Column 1Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
TrueSight IS icon FastDraw IS
Standard sight.

A lightweight design, good for recoil control.

TrueSight IS icon SteadyHand IS
Stable sight.

Optimized for excellent recoil control.

TrueSight IS icon QuickDraw IS
Agile sight.

Lightning-fast handling.

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
TrueSight IS icon SureShot IS
Snapshot sight.

Excellent handling. Superb target acquisition.

TrueSight IS icon TrueSight IS
Flexible sight.

Light, with good recoil control. Strong target acquisition.

Column 2Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of sixteen randomly selected perks.
Luck in the Chamber icon Luck in the Chamber
One random bullet in the magazine causes considerable bonus damage.
Final Round icon Final Round
The last round in a magazine deals bonus damage.
Spray and Play icon Reactive Reload
Reloading this weapon after a kill grants a damage bonus for a short time.
Grenadier icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Cascade icon Cascade
Melee kills increase the reload speed of this weapon for a short time.
Zen Moment icon Zen Moment
Causing damage with this weapon increases its stability.
Return to Sender icon Return to Sender
Kills with this weapon have the chance to grant bonus ammo to the magazine.
Mulligan icon Mulligan
Missing a shot has a chance to return ammo directly to the magazine.
Outlaw icon Outlaw
Precision kills with this weapon dramatically increase reload speed.
Counterbalance icon Counterbalance
This weapon has increased stability.
Hip Fire icon Hip Fire
This weapon has bonus accuracy while firing from the hip.
Clown Cartridge icon Clown Cartridge
Reloading this weapon has a chance to grant a larger than normal magazine.
Rangefinder icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Outlaw icon Hair Trigger
This weapon doesn't require a full trigger pull to fire.
Spray and Play icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Secret Round icon Who's Next?
A kill with the final round in the magazine increases reload speed.

Column 3Edit

Upgrade Damage icon Upgrade Damage
Increases Attack Power, allowing this weapon to cause more damage.


  1. "Bandit Mk. 36 (Hand Cannon) API call". Retrieved 26 April 2015.