Release the storm. Hold nothing back.
― In-game description

Tlaloc is an exotic scout rifle which can be equipped by Warlocks only.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Weapon Parts and an Exotic Shard. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.


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

Quest source icon Quest
This item can drop as a Quest reward from Back in the Saddle.
The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.


Tlaloc can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Grenadier perk icon Grenadier
Kills with this weapon reduce the cooldown of your grenade.
Infuse perk icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful Weapon to boost the Attack value of this Weapon.
Kinetic Damage perk icon Kinetic Damage
This weapon causes kinetic damage.

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Smooth Ballistics perk icon Smooth Ballistics
Increased recoil.

Boost to range.

Accurized Ballistics perk icon Accurized Ballistics
More range and impact.

Increased recoil.

Soft Ballistics perk icon Soft Ballistics
Less recoil.

Penalty to Impact.

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Eye of the Storm perk icon Eye of the Storm
This weapon becomes more accurate as your health gets lower.

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Hand Loaded perk icon Hand Loaded
This weapon is effective at an extended range.
Armor Piercing Rounds perk icon Armor Piercing Rounds
These iridium-core rounds overpenetrate targets.

Their mass slows down weapon handling.

Injection Mold perk icon Injection Mold
Increased Stability, Faster Handling

Reduced Range

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Overflow perk icon Overflow
This weapon has better handling, rate of fire and stability while the wielder's Super is charged.



  1. "Tlaloc (Exotic) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.
  2. List of Grimoire Cards/Tlaloc