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Before you, only victory. Behind you, only conquest.
― In-game description

Ruin Wake is a legendary machine gun.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Weapon Parts, and Legendary Marks. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.

SourcesEdit

Ruin Wake can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Crucible source icon Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Nightfall source icon Nightfall
This item can drop from Nightfall activities.
Crucible Quartermaster source icon Crucible Quartermaster
Arcite 99-40, the Crucible Quartermaster, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.

UpgradesEdit

Ruin Wake 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.
Infuse perk icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.

Column 1Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Accurized Ballistics perk icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

CQB Ballistics perk icon CQB Ballistics
Greatly reduced recoil.

Significant penalty to range.

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 three randomly selected perks.
Smooth Ballistics perk icon Smooth Ballistics
Increased recoil.

Boost 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 two randomly selected perks.
Soft Ballistics perk icon Soft Ballistics
Less recoil.

Penalty to Impact.

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 nine randomly selected perks.
Guerilla Fighter perk icon Guerilla Fighter
Increased accuracy, handling and damage resistance when shooting this weapon from behind cover.
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.
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.
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.

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 four randomly selected perks.
Injection Mold perk icon Injection Mold
Increased Stability, Faster Handling

Reduced Range

Oiled Frame perk icon Oiled Frame
Faster Reload

Reduced Range

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

Reduced Range

Braced Frame perk icon Braced Frame
Increased Stability

Reduced Magazine Size

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Armor Piercing Rounds perk icon Armor Piercing Rounds
These iridium-core rounds overpenetrate targets.

Their mass slows down weapon handling.

Rifled Barrel perk icon Rifled Barrel
Increased Range

Slower Reload

Reinforced Barrel perk icon Reinforced Barrel
Increased Range

Reduced Stability

Smallbore perk icon Smallbore
Increased Range and Stability

Slower Reload, Reduced Magazine Size

Column 4Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of nine randomly selected perks.
Rangefinder perk icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Last Resort perk icon Last Resort
This weapon handles and reloads faster when the wielder is the last living player of their Fireteam.
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.
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.
Hidden Hand perk icon Hidden Hand
This weapon gains better target acquisition.
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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bungie.net "Ruin Wake (Legendary) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.