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Dark plains. Starry skies. Clear air. Reclaim the range.
― In-game description

Maria-MG3 is a rare machine gun.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Weapon Parts. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.

SourcesEdit

Maria-MG3 can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Challenge of the Elders source icon Challenge of the Elders
This item is granted through the Challenge of the Elders.
Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Crucible source icon Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
Lord Saladin source icon Iron Banner
This item can be obtained as an Iron Banner reward.
Crimson Doubles source icon Crimson Doubles
This item was granted during the Crimson Doubles event of February 2016.
Prison of Elders source icon Prison of Elders
This item can drop as a Prison of Elders reward.
Oryx's Dreadnaught source icon Oryx's Dreadnaught
This item drops on Oryx's Dreadnaught.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.

UpgradesEdit

Maria-MG3 can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

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

Column 1Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
CQB Ballistics perk icon CQB Ballistics
Greatly reduced recoil.

Significant penalty to range.

Linear Compensator perk icon Linear Compensator
More predictable recoil.

Slight boosts to range and impact. More recoil.

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

Penalty to range.

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Soft Ballistics perk icon Soft Ballistics
Less recoil.

Penalty to Impact.

Accurized Ballistics perk icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Aggressive Ballistics perk icon Aggressive Ballistics
More predictable recoil.

Enhanced impact. Shorter range and more recoil.

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

Boost to range.

Field Choke perk icon Field Choke
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Column 2Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of sixteen randomly selected perks.
Underdog perk icon Underdog
This weapon gains a boost to range and handling when health is low.
Eye of the Storm perk icon Eye of the Storm
This weapon becomes more accurate as your health gets lower.
Life Support perk icon Life Support
Kills with this weapon while critically wounded have a chance to start regenerating health.
Surrounded perk icon Surrounded
This weapon gains bonus damage when three or more enemies are in close proximity.
Hidden Hand perk icon Hidden Hand
This weapon gains better target acquisition.
Hip Fire perk icon Hip Fire
This weapon has bonus accuracy while firing from the hip.
Spray and Play perk icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Counterbalance perk icon Counterbalance
This weapon has increased stability.
Battle Runner perk icon Battle Runner
Kills with this weapon grant a brief boost to the sprint's top speed.
Army of One perk icon Army of One
Quick unassisted kills with this weapon reduce grenade and melee cooldown.
Rodeo perk icon Rodeo
Reduces the severity of this weapon's recoil.
Rangefinder perk icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Persistence perk icon Persistence
This weapon grows more accurate the longer it is fired.
Grenadier perk icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Crowd Control perk icon Crowd Control
Kills with this weapon grant bonus damage for a short time.
Feeding Frenzy perk icon Feeding Frenzy
Kills with this weapon increase reload speed for a short time.

Column 3Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Perfect Balance perk icon Perfect Balance
This weapon has extremely low recoil.
Fitted Stock perk icon Fitted Stock
Increases weapon stability.
Speed Reload perk icon Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.
High Caliber Rounds perk icon High Caliber Rounds
Oversize rounds built to stagger targets and leave them reeling.

Their mass makes a weapon harder to handle.

Skip Rounds perk icon Skip Rounds
Ceramic-jacketed rounds ricochet on hard surfaces.

Their extreme density lets you carry more rounds in reserve. Added mass slows down weapon handling.

Quickdraw perk icon Quickdraw
This weapon can be drawn unbelievably fast.
Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
Smallbore perk icon Smallbore
Increased Range and Stability

Slower Reload, Reduced Magazine Size

Hand-laid Stock perk icon Hand-laid Stock
Increased Stability

Reduced Range

Braced Frame perk icon Braced Frame
Increased Stability

Reduced Magazine Size

Rifled Barrel perk icon Rifled Barrel
Increased Range

Slower Reload

Oiled Frame perk icon Oiled Frame
Faster Reload

Reduced Range

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bungie.net "Maria-MG3 (Rare) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.