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Multirole weapon. Fire control system can double as an NLS drive regulator, if you don't mind a gun flying your ship.
― In-game description

Psi Tempus III is an uncommon pulse rifle.[1] Psi Tempus III can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Weapon Parts. It can also be transferred to other characters through the vault.

SourcesEdit

Psi Tempus III 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.
Old Russia source icon Old Russia
This item can drop in Old Russia on Earth.
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.

UpgradesEdit

Psi Tempus III can be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

Kinetic Damage icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.

Column 1Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of eight randomly selected perks.
TrueSight IS icon FastDraw IS
Standard sight.

A lightweight design, good for recoil control.

TrueSight IS icon SteadyHand IS
Stable sight.

Optimized for excellent recoil control.

TrueSight IS icon QuickDraw IS
Agile sight.

Lightning-fast handling.

TrueSight IS icon TrueSight IS
Flexible sight.

Light, with good recoil control. Strong target acquisition.

Red Dot-OES icon Red Dot-OES
Agile sight.

For smooth engagement in close quarters.

Red Dot-OES icon Red Dot-ORES
Flexible sight.

Enhances handling, range, and recoil control.

Focus Lens FLS2 icon Focus Lens FLS2
Agile scope.

Modest zoom. Light and snappy.

Focus Lens FLS2 icon Ranged Lens RLS3
Mid-range scope.

Good effective range and recoil control. Heavy and slow.

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of five randomly selected perks.
TrueSight IS icon SureShot IS
Snapshot sight.

Excellent handling. Superb target acquisition.

Red Dot-OES icon Red Dot-ORS
Accurized sight.

For precise fire.

Red Dot-OES icon Red Dot-OAS
Snapshot sight.

Enhanced target acquisition.

Red Dot-OES icon Red Dot-ORS1
Precision sight.

Highest zoom in class. Enhanced range.

Focus Lens FLS2 icon Focus Lens FLA5
Sharpshooter scope.

Long range, with enhanced target acquisition. Surprisingly light.

Column 2Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of fifteen randomly selected perks.
Final Round icon Secret Round
Missing a shot from this weapon's burst will fire a fourth shot.
Headseeker icon Headseeker
Body shots with this weapon increase precision damage for a short time.
Grenadier icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Full Auto icon Full Auto
This weapon can be fired in full auto mode.
Feeding Frenzy icon Feeding Frenzy
Kills with this weapon increase reload speed for a short time.
Zen Moment icon Zen Moment
Causing damage with this weapon increases its stability.
Unflinching icon Unflinching
It's easier to aim under fire using this weapon.
Hip Fire icon Hip Fire
This weapon has bonus accuracy while firing from the hip.
Glass Half Full icon Glass Half Full
The bottom half of each magazine causes additional damage.
Counterbalance icon Counterbalance
This weapon has increased stability.
Spray and Play icon Reactive Reload
Reloading this weapon after a kill grants a damage bonus for a short time.
Spray and Play icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Rangefinder icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Take a Knee icon Take a Knee
Gain bonus accuracy while crouched.
Outlaw icon Outlaw
Precision kills with this weapon dramatically increase reload speed.

Column 3Edit

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

TriviaEdit

  • In mensural music, the relationship between breve and semibreve is known as the tempus.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bungie.net "Psi Tempus III (Pulse Rifle) API call". Retrieved 26 April 2015.