The terror of the night. The strike from the shadows.
― In-game description

Raskova-A is an uncommon pulse rifle.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Weapon Parts. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.


Raskova-A can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.


Raskova-A can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

Kinetic Damage perk icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.
Häkke Pulse Rifle perk icon Häkke Pulse Rifle
Fires an additional projectile with each burst.

Column 1Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
GA Post perk icon GA Post
Agile post sights.

Improves weapon handling.

GB Iron perk icon GB Iron
Häkke iron sights.

Improves weapon handling.

SC Holo perk icon SC Holo
Häkke holo sights.

Improved target acquisition.

Column 2Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of fifteen randomly selected perks.
Full Auto perk icon Full Auto
This weapon can be fired in full auto mode.
Zen Moment perk icon Zen Moment
Causing damage with this weapon increases its stability.
Glass Half Full perk icon Glass Half Full
The bottom half of each magazine causes additional damage.
Crowd Control perk icon Crowd Control
Kills with this weapon grant bonus damage for a short time.
Rangefinder perk icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Spray and Play perk icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Rodeo perk icon Rodeo
Reduces the severity of this weapon's recoil.
Danger Close perk icon Danger Close
This weapon gains increased reload and handling when two or more enemies are in close proximity.
Partial Refund perk icon Partial Refund
Chance to return a portion of the magazine after an assist.
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.
Relentless Tracker perk icon Relentless Tracker
Kills with this weapon grant enhanced motion tracker resolution for a short time.
Hot Swap perk icon Hot Swap
Readying this weapon grants a brief period of bonus accuracy.
Army of One perk icon Army of One
Quick unassisted kills with this weapon reduce grenade and melee cooldown.
Counterbalance perk icon Counterbalance
This weapon has increased stability.



  1. "Raskova-A (Uncommon) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.