An in-game render of the Thorn.
A thumbnail image depicting the Thorn.


Exotic Hand Cannon Kinetic
Review Rating
"To rend one's enemies is to see them not as equals, but objects—hollow of spirit and meaning." —13th Understanding, 7th Book of Sorrow Read Lore

"The Weapons of Sorrow are not the endgame, but a road map. Each evolution, every advance in the delivery of pain and the mastery of destruction feeds the Hive's hateful weapons research. They will map every scream, harness every aggression, until they understand every method by which to ravage the hearts, minds, and flesh of man. And in doing so, they will turn us against ourselves—feeding our lust, our greed, our fear, until we become a threat unto ourselves like none we could imagine. So, wield these, angry reaper. Strive to know the darkness in your own heart. Walk in the shadows of fallen heroes. And know that you are an enemy of hope." —a warning

PvP Insights

Usage 1.61% #14
Kills 1.67% #16
Headshots 1.92% #13

Item Statistics

Selecting weapon perks and mods can alter the stats shown below.

Reload Speed
Rounds/Min 150
Magazine 11
Aim Assistance
Inventory Size
Recoil Direction


Source: An Exotic quest or challenge.

Version Log

Season 8 Destiny 2: Shadowkeep
  • Modified - 9/30/2019
Season 7 Season of the Opulence: Penumbra
  • Modified - 7/26/2019
Season 6 Season of the Drifter: Joker's Wild
  • Modified - 5/6/2019
  • Modified - 4/5/2019
  • Added - 3/4/2019


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I love the Thorn. The soul devour perk is very effective since it only has 9 in the mag. Sincerely, its a great gun for pvp, pve, gambit, and raids
17 hours ago on Steam
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23 hours ago on Xbox
Feels great after animation change.
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The new Hand Cannon recoil reworks made this thing really good, decent in almost every activity.
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3 days ago on Xbox
top tier for pvp and pve, range is better than any other handcannon because of burn
3 days ago on PlayStation
Una excelente arma en pvp como en pve
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wheres the catalyst bungie
4 days ago on Steam
4 days ago on Steam
just as good as in destiny 1 <3
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