Last Updated: 4/20/2022

Origin Traits

What are Origin Traits?

  • Introduced during Year 8: The Witch Queen, Origin Traits are the innate buffs that a weapon has. These traits can be divided into two traits − an Activity Trait and a Manufacturer Trait. In case a weapon has both of these traits, only one trait will be active at any given point in time
  • Origin Traits serve to give weapon foundries and activity-specific weapons (such as Crucible or Nightfall Strikes) more identity that stands out from other weapons.

Weapons obtained before The Witch Queen will not have Origin Traits. Only weapons obtained in The Witch Queen going forward will have these traits.

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Manufacturer Origin Traits

  • Manufacturer Origin Traits are found on weapons built by Tower Weapon Foundries
  • Each perk provides a unique benefit based on the theme of each Foundry
  • Foundry Weapons that are also in the Core Activity Loot Pool will have both the Manufacturer Trait and Activity Trait to choose from
    • You can only have one active at a time
    • For example, the Fortissimo-11 SUROS Shotgun found in Vanguard Strikes will have the Vanguard’s Vindication Activity trait and the SUROS Synergy Manufacturer Trait.

Hakke Breach Arnaments

This weapon deals increased damage against vehicles, turrets, barricades, and Stasis crystals.

Found on any Hakke Foundry Weapon obtained after Season 16.

Omolon Fluid Dynamics

This weapon has increased reload speed and stability for the top half of the magazine.

Found on any Omolon Foundry Weapon obtained after Season 16.

Suros Synergy

Reloading grants this weapon bonus handling and reduces incoming flinch for a short time.

Found on any SUROS Foundry Weapon obtained after Season 16.

Veist Stinger

Damaging an enemy with this weapon has a small chance to reload the magazine and increase movement speed while aiming down sights. Bows receive faster draw speed and swords receive faster charge rate while this perk is active.

Found on any Veist Foundry Weapon obtained after Season 16.

Activity Origin Traits

  • Activity Traits can be found on weapons exclusive to core/endgame activities, seasonal/expansion content and raids.
  • Endgame Activities (Nightfalls and Trials of Osiris) will feature their own unique trait as well as the core activity trait
    • You can only have one active at a time
    • For example, the Summoner Auto Rifle from Trials of Osiris will drop with Alacrity and One Quiet Moment.

Core Activities

Vanguard's Vindication

Final blows with this weapon grant a small amount of health.

Found on any Vanguard Ops weapon obtained after Season 16.

Stunning Recovery

Stunning a Champion partially refills your magazine, triggers health regeneration, and improves recovery for a short duration.

Found on any new Nightfall-Specific weapon obtained after Season 16. Nightfall weapons will also have the Vanguard Strike Origin Trait, “Vanguard’s Vindication.”

One Quiet Moment

Grants increased reload speed when out of combat.

Found on any new Crucible weapon obtained after Season 16.

Skulking Wolf

During the Hunt, final blows with this weapon grant enhanced radar and remove you from opposing radar.

Found on any new Iron Banner weapon obtained after Season 16.


Gain increased reload, stability, aim assist, and range when you are the last living member of your fireteam or running solo.

Found on any new Trials of Osiris weapon obtained after Season 16. Trials weapons will also have the Crucible Origin trait, “One Quiet Moment.”

Invader Tracker

Damaging the Invader with this weapon marks them for allies.

Found on any new Gambit weapon obtained after Season 16.

Seasonal Content


Sustained damage from this weapon lowers the target’s damage output for a short duration.

Found on any Throne World weapon.

Land Tank

Final blows with this weapon grant increased Resilience and additional damage resistance from combatants.

Found on any Season of the Risen weapon.



Gain health based on the number of hits before reloading.

Found on any Vow of the Disciple Raid weapon. 

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