The Fighting Lion is an Exotic single-shot grenade launcher that can be equipped as an Energy weapon. But should you use it? Probably not.
The good: Grenade launcher in the Energy Weapon slot.
The bad: Everything else. Low damage, small blast radius, not worth its Exotic status.
Delayed Gratification: Grenade projectiles will bounce off surfaces. Hold to fire, and release to detonate.
Countermass: This weapon is weighted for vertical recoil. Greatly controls recoil. Increases stability. Increases handling speed.
Implosion Rounds: This weapon’s projectiles travel faster and have a controlled explosion. Increases projectile speed. Greatly increases stability. Decreases blast radius.
Thin the Herd: Direct hits with this weapon do more damage to shielded enemy combatants. Rapid kills against grenade-damaged enemies will refill the magazine.
Short-Action Stock: This weapon is especially easy to grip. Greatly increases handling speed.
The velocity of this weapon is great. You can shoot and detonate it before anyone really has the time to move. However, the blast radius is so small, that the round has to explode right next to someone. Against easy-to-kill enemies in PvE, this is fine. If you bounce a round into the middle of a