Ferocious. Precise. Consistent. SUROS.
― In-game description

SUROS SCO-43 is a rare scout rifle.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer and Weapon Parts. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.


SUROS SCO-43 can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

Challenge of the Elders source icon Challenge of the Elders
This item is granted through the Challenge of the Elders.
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.
Crucible source icon Crucible
This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.
Lord Saladin source icon Iron Banner
This item can be obtained as an Iron Banner reward.
Crimson Doubles source icon Crimson Doubles
This item was granted during the Crimson Doubles event of February 2016.
Prison of Elders source icon Prison of Elders
This item can drop as a Prison of Elders reward.
Oryx's Dreadnaught source icon Oryx's Dreadnaught
This item drops on Oryx's Dreadnaught.
Strike source icon Strike
This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.


SUROS SCO-43 can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

Kinetic Damage perk icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.

Column 1Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
SLO-12 perk icon SLO-12
SUROS projection sight.

Improves weapon handling.

SPO-26 perk icon SLO-19
SUROS irons with projection sight.

Improves weapon handling.

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
SPO-26 perk icon SPO-26
SUROS lightweight red dot sights.

Improves weapon handling.

SRO-37 perk icon SRO-37
SUROS ranged combat scope.

Improves range.

Column 2Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of fifteen randomly selected perks.
Counterbalance perk icon Counterbalance
This weapon has increased stability.
Rangefinder perk icon Rangefinder
Aiming this weapon increases its effective range.
Outlaw perk icon Outlaw
Precision kills with this weapon dramatically increase reload speed.
Hip Fire perk icon Hip Fire
This weapon has bonus accuracy while firing from the hip.
Icarus perk icon Icarus
Improved accuracy while airborne.
Spray and Play perk icon Spray and Play
Increases the reload speed of this weapon when its mag is empty.
Partial Refund perk icon Partial Refund
Chance to return a portion of the magazine after an assist.
Hidden Hand perk icon Hidden Hand
This weapon gains better target acquisition.
Take a Knee perk icon Take a Knee
Crouching grants improved accuracy and stability, as well as reduced aim time and flinch-under-fire.
Unflinching perk icon Unflinching
It's easier to aim under fire using this weapon.
Rodeo perk icon Rodeo
Reduces the severity of this weapon's recoil.
Private Eye perk icon Private Eye
Optical zoom length is increased while crouched.
Zen Moment perk icon Zen Moment
Causing damage with this weapon increases its stability.
Triple Tap perk icon Triple Tap
Rapidly landing precision hits will return one round to the magazine.
Full Auto perk icon Full Auto
This weapon can be fired in full auto mode.

Column 3Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Snapshot perk icon Snapshot
Aiming this weapon is incredibly fast.
Quickdraw perk icon Quickdraw
This weapon can be drawn unbelievably fast.
Lightweight perk icon Lightweight
When held, this weapon grants +2 character Agility.
Single Point Sling perk icon Single Point Sling
Switch weapons faster. Move quicker while aiming.
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.

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of six randomly selected perks.
Extended Mag perk icon Extended Mag
A larger magazine.
Speed Reload perk icon Speed Reload
Reload this weapon quickly.
Hand Loaded perk icon Hand Loaded
This weapon is effective at an extended range.
Fitted Stock perk icon Fitted Stock
Increases weapon stability.
Flared Magwell perk icon Flared Magwell
Reload this weapon even faster.
Hammer Forged perk icon Hammer Forged
Improved range and accuracy.


  1. "SUROS SCO-43 (Rare) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.