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"I cannot permit you to exist."
― In-game description

Black Hammer is a legendary sniper rifle. It can only be obtained as a random loot drop in the Crota's End raid. This weapon can be earned as an Exotic Version called Black Spindle.

SourcesEdit

Black Hammer can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Crota's End source icon Crota's End
This item can drop during the Crota's End Raid.

UpgradesEdit

Black Hammer can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

Solar Damage perk icon Solar Damage
This weapon causes Solar Damage.

Column 1Edit

LongView SLR20 perk icon Ambush SLH25
Agile, snappy scope.

Handles beautifully. Rewards a skilled hand.

TacSys SLS15 perk icon TacSys SLS15
Mid-zoom scope.

Useful for unpredictable situations.

Hawkeye SLR15 perk icon Hawkeye SLR15
Mid-zoom precision scope.

Increased range and target acquisition. Heavy.

Column 2Edit

White Nail perk icon White Nail
Rapidly landing three precision shots will refill the magazine from your reserves.

Column 3Edit

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

Column 4Edit

Snapshot perk icon Snapshot
Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.
Flared Magwell perk icon Flared Magwell
Reload this weapon even faster.
Perfect Balance perk icon Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.

Column 5Edit

Mulligan perk icon Mulligan
Missing a shot has a chance to return ammo directly to the magazine.

Column 6Edit

Upgrade Damage perk icon Upgrade Damage
Increases Attack Power, allowing this weapon to cause more damage.
Hive Disruptor perk icon Hive Disruptor
Increase damage to Hive Majors.

Column 7Edit

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

Removed PerksEdit

Black Hammer previously held one of the following perks prior to a Destiny update:

Ascend icon Ascend
Increases the Attack value of this weapon to the highest available in Year 1.

TriviaEdit

  • This weapon was remade in Year 2 as the exotic sniper rifle Black Spindle.
  • The original Black Hammer was wielded by Crota. His sisters harassed him because the weapon simply removed existence, unlike the Spindle, which bound targets to alternate existences of endless torture.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. List of Grimoire Cards/Black Spindle