MIDA Multi-Tool

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MIDA Multi-Tool is a versatile Exotic Scout Rifle notable for boosting move speed. It features exceptional Reload Speed (100) and a 21-shot Magazine, both stats best-in-class. MIDA is unusual for having the Third Eye talent as an early unlock. Although not mentioned anywhere, MIDA aims very quickly and has strong knockback.

Considering the main talent and Lightweight both increase move speed, it's a popular weapon for running the first phase of Crota's End ("the Abyss"). The MIDA's main downside is a very poor Range (58) outclassed by nearly all other Scout Rifles.

Excerpt from "'Should I Buy It?' – MIDA Multi-Tool & Other Exotics"

If you're already a fan of Scout Rifles, you'll find MIDA Multi-Tool to be an absolute treat. The MIDA Multi-Tool is reasonably balanced and features a good core of talents. To be critical, it doesn't always stand out as an Exotic. For example, it has poor Range (58, worst-in-class), when usually Scout Rifles are almost 20 pts. higher (77). {...}

PVP Note: the MIDA deals roughly 35 dmg. on body shots, and 52 on precision shots.

If you do use Scout Rifles, here's the crux of the debate: is it worth it over a


Exotic Scout Rifles

These are Year One Values. Mida Multi-Tool Year Two is a monster.

Where to get MIDA Multi-Tool


This item can drop from Nightfall activities.

Prison of Elders

This item can drop as a Prison of Elders reward.


This item can drop as a Crucible match reward.

Vault of Glass

This item can drop in the Vault of Glass Raid.

Crota's End

This item can drop during the Crota's End Raid.


This item can drop as a Strike reward. Exotic items can only drop from the most challenging Strike playlist.


This item can drop in situationally dependent ways.

Xûr, Agent of the Nine

Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.