The red sunset heralds the long, dark night.
― In-game description

Nox Umber I is an uncommon fusion rifle.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Weapon Parts. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.


Nox Umber I 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. You may also need to gain reputation with him to unlock this item.
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.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.


Nox Umber I 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.

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Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
Red Dot-ORA perk icon Red Dot-ORA
Improved handling.
Red Dot-ORA2 perk icon Red Dot-ORA2
Improved handling.
Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
MD-Reflex perk icon MD-Reflex
Significantly improved handling.
Reflex perk icon Reflex
Improved aim assist.
OEG perk icon OEG
Improved handling.

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.
Rescue Mag perk icon Rescue Mag
Chance to refill this weapon's magazine when critically wounded.
Life Support perk icon Life Support
Kills with this weapon while critically wounded have a chance to start regenerating health.
Danger Close perk icon Danger Close
This weapon gains increased reload and handling when two or more enemies are in close proximity.
Surrounded perk icon Surrounded
This weapon gains bonus damage when three or more enemies are in close proximity.
Last Resort perk icon Last Resort
This weapon handles and reloads faster when the wielder is the last living player of their Fireteam.
Exhumed perk icon Exhumed
This weapon gains improved range and handling for a short time after revival.
Relentless Tracker perk icon Relentless Tracker
Kills with this weapon grant enhanced motion tracker resolution for a short time.
Replenish perk icon Replenish
This weapon's magazine will be refilled whenever you unleash your Super.
Grave Robber perk icon Grave Robber
Melee kills while this weapon is equipped have a chance to refill the magazine.
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.
Army of One perk icon Army of One
Quick unassisted kills with this weapon reduce grenade and melee cooldown.
Grenadier perk icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Rangefinder perk icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.


  1. "Nox Umber I (Uncommon) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.