Subdued matte black. Index Matched Lens System-superior resolution, peak image brightness & optimal contrast. Side focus parallax adjustment-focusing from 75 yards to infinity, from any shooting position. M1 W/E adjustment dials, audible, tactile 1/4-MOA clicks. 70 MOA each of W/E adjustment range. Reticle magnifies the reticle along with image, allows range estimation at any magnification setting. Absolutely waterproof. built to Leupold Mark 4 standards, withstands incredible abuse. Includes: flip-open lens covers.