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A novice Guardian fought off a horde of Dreg with wit, reflexes, and this lightweight shotgun.
― In-game description

Graviton ESm is an uncommon shotgun.[1][2] Graviton ESm can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Weapon Parts. It can be purchased from the Gunsmith, Banshee-44. It can also be transferred to other characters through the vault.


Graviton ESm can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Gunsmith source icon Gunsmith
Banshee-44, the Gunsmith, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.
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.


Graviton ESm can be upgraded with the following perks:

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Void Damage icon Void Damage
This weapon causes Void Damage.
Solar Damage icon Solar Damage
This weapon causes Solar Damage.
Arc Damage icon Arc Damage
This weapon causes Arc Damage.
Kinetic Damage icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Smooth Ballistics icon Smooth Ballistics
Increased recoil.

Boost to range.

Soft Ballistics icon Soft Ballistics
Less recoil.

Penalty to Impact.

Accurized Ballistics icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and Impact.

Increased recoil.

CQB Ballistics icon CQB Ballistics
Greatly reduced recoil.

Significant penalty to range.

Linear Compensator icon Linear Compensator
More predictable recoil.

Slight boosts to range and Impact. More recoil.

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Field Choke icon Field Choke
More range and Impact.

Increased recoil.

Smart Drift Control icon Smart Drift Control
Predictable and controllable recoil.

Penalty to range.

Aggressive Ballistics icon Aggressive Ballistics
More predictable recoil.

Enhanced Impact. Shorter range and more recoil.

Column 2Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of sixteen randomly selected perks.
Kneepads icon Kneepads
Slide further while this weapon is equipped.
Full Auto icon Full Auto
This weapon can be fired in full auto mode.
Final Round icon Final Round
The last round in a magazine deals bonus damage.
Crowd Control icon Crowd Control
Kills with this weapon grant bonus damage for a short time.
Cascade icon Cascade
Melee kills increase the reload speed of this weapon for a short time.
Spray and Play icon Reactive Reload
Reloading this weapon after a kill grants a damage bonus for a short time.
Return to Sender icon Return to Sender
Kills with this weapon have the chance to grant bonus ammo to the magazine.
Focused Fire icon Shot Package
Aiming this weapon reduces the spread of its projectiles.
Performance Bonus icon Performance Bonus
Kills with this weapon have the chance to grant bonus reserve ammo.
Counterbalance icon Counterbalance
This weapon has increased stability.
Outlaw icon Hair Trigger
This weapon doesn't require a full trigger pull to fire.
Grenadier icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Luck in the Chamber icon Luck in the Chamber
One random bullet in the magazine causes considerable bonus damage.
Surplus icon Surplus
Expect to find more ammo for this weapon.
Rangefinder icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Spray and Play icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.

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


  1. "Graviton ESm (Shotgun) API call". Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  2. Nelva, Giuseppe. (June 2014) "Destiny’s Screenshots of All Faction/Class Weapons and Armor Show That Bungie Hasn’t Lost its Touch". DualShockers. Retrieved 7 Jul. 2014.