A single word is etched onto the inside of the weapon's casing: "Soon."
― In-game description

No Time to Explain is an exotic pulse rifle.[1]


No Time to Explain can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward from Not Forged In Light.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.


No Time to Explain can be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

Kinetic Damage icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.
Headseeker icon Headseeker
Body shots with this weapon increase precision damage for a short time.
Infuse icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Column 1Edit

Smooth Ballistics icon Smooth Ballistics
Increased recoil.

Boost to range.

Accurized Ballistics icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

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

Penalty to range.

Column 2Edit

Full Auto icon Full Auto
This weapon can be fired in full auto mode.

Column 3Edit

Speed Reload icon Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.
Hand Loaded icon Hand Loaded
This weapon is effective at an extended range.
Fitted Stock icon Fitted Stock
Increases weapon stability.

Column 4Edit

Rewind Again icon Rewind Again
Precision hits are immediately returned to the magazine.



  1. DattoDoesDestiny (2015) YouTube: Destiny The Taken King Infosplosion: Level 40 & New Quest Systems! 14:30. Retrieved August 21, 2015.