timur's lash review

Timur’s Lash Review

A personal firearm, forged in fire by the Lords of the Iron Banner.

Timur’s Lash is a Legendary primary hand cannon.

This weapon is only available for acquisition during the Iron Banner.


The good: Highest Impact & range.

The bad: Lowest rate of fire & stability, slowest reload speed.

Conclusion: With the right perks it’s everything you want in a hand cannon.

Read the full review here

This is a Legendary Weapon
Hand Cannon (Primary Weapon)
Kinetic Base Damage/Upgraded302/331
Quality Lvl60
Rate of Fire
Magazine Size

Aim Assist
Equip Speed
Recoil Direction

Talent Upgrades Tree

You can see each of the possible perks that this weapon has on its database page.

If you don’t enjoy the perks it has, simply reroll them!


Weapon Review

Timur’s Lash is a Legendary hand cannon that is acquired exclusively during the Iron Banner event.

Because you can reroll the perks, you have the chance to make it perfect for your playstyle and preferences. Potentially you can end up with some of the ‘best’ perks, making it much more powerful.


Recommended Perks

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Perks listed in no particular order.

Steadyhand IS
+6 Stability
+8 Reload
+8 Handling

Perfect Balance
+35 Stability
-20 Range

Flared Magwell
+100 Reload
-10 Stability.

150% of your base reload speed after a precision kill.

Luck in the Chamber
One round will grant 33% bonus damage.

Field Scout
Maximum ammo capacity increased.

Crowd Control
15% increased damage for 3 seconds after a kill.

The Good

Timur’s Lash has two qualities many hand cannon users desire: High accuracy and massive punch.

This hand cannon occupies the Impact and accuracy apex, with the highest Impact of all hand cannons and the highest Range (only behind the HoW raid hand cannon).

If you have your wit about you and a steady hand, you will keep opponents at bay with ease. If you don’t miss your shots with this deadly weapon, you’ll only need a few.

There is no question about it, with the right perks, this hand cannon is as good as it gets in PvP. Similar to Gheleon’s Demise, it has found an intense combat sweet spot and sticks by it. There’s really no major drawbacks, unless you happen to get a version with perks you don’t like.

Because of the base magazine size it probably won’t be best for most PvE scenarios, but it’ll certainly take down enemies quickly with precision shots.


The Bad

Although this weapon has no major flaws, it comes with an extremely slow rate of fire that usually plagues most hard hitting hand cannons.

Unfortunately, there are also serious balance compensations for this weapon’s Impact. It has a very low stability and you’ll find that this weapon veers off with your shots, so it takes some getting used to.

What is also unfortunate is that this weapon doesn’t have a large magazine, which makes its sluggish reload speed even worse. It would be worthwhile to reforge it in hopes of getting the Field Scout perk to increase the ammo capacity.

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This weapon has a very unique appearance as opposed to other hand cannons.

It certainly has a prestigious and very desirable design. The lower-set barrel and added suppressor-esque attachment makes this weapon truly stand out.

It’s painted with the traditional thick gold paint accustom to the Iron Banner gear. Additionally, it clearly shows the iconic Iron Banner insignia.


This weapon is simply dominant among hand cannons. It does exactly what a hand cannon should: Hits hard, with the benefit of high range.

If you can get your hands on the Field Scout perk you will be left with what is essentially a near perfect hand cannon.

For PvP this weapon earns a 7.8/10 and for PvE a 7/10.
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