Perks - Curated Roll
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    Sunburn - This weapon fires explosive rounds and highlights targets that take damage from Sunshot.
Sight / Barrel
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    Chambered Compensator- Stable barrel attachment.
    • Increases Stability.
    • Improves Recoil Direction.
    • Slightly decreases Handling Speed.
Magazine / Battery
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    Accurized Rounds- This weapon can fire longer distances.
    • Increases Range.
Trait 1
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    Sun Blast - Targets killed with Sunshot explode in Solar energy.
Trait 2
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    Textured Grip- The friction on this weapon's grip is exceptionally strong.
    • Greatly increases Handling Speed.
    • Slightly decreases stability.
Sunshot Catalyst can be obtained in strikes or in the Crucible. To unlock its upgrade, the player has to defeat enemies, and get Sun Blast kills.

The Catalyst increases Sunshot's range by 27 and stability by 18, and Masterworks the weapon. Masterworked Sunshot generates Orbs of Light on multikills and tracks the number of enemies killed with it.

This weapon can be obtained randomly from Exotic Engrams, and is occasionally sold by Xûr.