Famed marksman Elias of the Blood Ravens once felled a hundred Orks with his sidearm after his sniper rifle was damaged in combat. After the battle the Veteran Sergeant elected to leave his Scout Marines for the assault squad keeping his sidearm close at hand.
It is a one handed bolt pistol that does 11.1 damage per second.
It is a level 13 piece of wargear.
It gives the user +24% knockback resistance.
It can only be equipped by the Force Commander, Thaddeus, or Tarkus (with a trait).