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Used together, these Orokin pistols feed off each other, inflicting greater damage with an enhanced chance for inducing elemental effects on targets

The Akbronco Prime is the dual wielding version of the Bronco Prime. Compared to Akbronco, they sport increased damage, status chance, and double the magazine capacity, at the cost of slower fire rate. The Akbronco Prime was added in Update 12.4.

This weapon can be sold for Credits645,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
15,000
PrimeBronco
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PrimeBronco
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GenericComponentPrimePlug
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Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:N/A
Drop Locations
BlueprintLith V5 Common
Lith Z1 Common
Lith S2 Common (V)
Lith S3 Common (V)
Lith T1 Common (V)
Meso O1 Common (V)
Meso S3 Common (V)
GenericComponentPrimePlug LinkMeso O2 Uncommon
Lith A2 Uncommon (V)
Lith N1 Uncommon (V)
Lith S5 Uncommon (V)
Axi S1 Uncommon (V)
Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics
(B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Impact b Impact damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

  • Low Puncture b Puncture and Slash b Slash damage - less effective against armor and health.
  • Linear damage falloff from 100% to 74% from 9m to 18m target distance (distances are affected by Projectile Speed).
  • Very low critical chance.
  • Before 100% status chance, the listed status chance is the base chance per shot that at least one pellet will proc a status; the actual base status chance per pellet is ~4.97%.
  • Fairly slow reload speed.
  • Wide pellet spread cone makes the weapon ineffective beyond medium range.

Comparisons

  • Akbronco Prime, compared to Bronco Prime:
    • Higher fire rate (4.33 rounds/sec vs. 4.17 rounds/sec)
    • Larger magazine (8 rounds vs. 4 rounds)
    • Slower reload speed (2.25 s vs. 2 s)
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolMadurai Pol vs. None)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (10 vs. 4)
  • Akbronco Prime, compared to Akbronco:
    • Higher base damage (350.0 vs. 280.0)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (280.0 vs. 224.0)
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (35.0 vs. 28.0)
      • Higher Slash b Slash damage (35.0 vs. 28.0)
    • Higher status chance (30% vs. 22%)
    • Lower fire rate (4.33 rounds/sec vs. 8.33 rounds/sec)
    • Longer range before damage falloff starts (9m vs. 7m)
    • Longer range before damage falloff ends (18m vs. 14m)
    • Smaller max damage reduction due to falloff (74% vs. 75%)
    • Larger magazine (8 rounds vs. 4 rounds)
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolMadurai Pol vs. Madurai Pol)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (10 vs. 2)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

TipsEdit

  • Weapon's spread cone can be shrunken by zooming in.
  • Quickdraw or Stunning Speed is a must to compensate the slow reload speed of the Akbronco Prime, in order to maintain a decent DPS.
  • Using a maxed Seeker mod is recommended to upgrade its crowd controlling capability.
  • Can reach 100% status, allowing every pellet to proc a status effect, making it an excellent weapon to spread status effects on crowds, like radiation to confuse enemies or corrosive to reduce armor.

NotesEdit

  • The damage is actually a combination of all the pellets' damage values; the actual damage per pellet is 40 Impact b Impact, 5 Puncture b Puncture and 5 Slash b Slash.
  • Like many of the older weapons, during a reload the Akbronco Prime's clip will be reloaded before the reload animation is actually finished; if the reload is almost finished, the animation can be interrupted (by player or by enemy) and the weapon will still be reloaded. The point where the clip is reloaded occurs about 3/4's of the way through the animation.

TriviaEdit

  • The Akbronco Prime is the first primed dual secondary.
  • Unlike most segregated akimbo secondaries, the Akbronco Prime can be crafted without an Orokin Cell, and is instead replaced by an Orokin link of some kind.
    • 20 Orokin Cells are needed for crafting 2 Bronco Primes, however.
  • The Akbronco Prime's gold parts can be recolored as of Update 15.13.

MediaEdit

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.12
  • Mastery Rank decreased from 11 to 10.
  • Critical chance increased from 2.5% to 6%.
  • Fire rate decreased from 5.5 to 4.33. (unlisted)

Hotfix 21.3.2

  • Restored AkBronco Prime Status Chance back to original 30%.

Hotfix 21.3.1

  • Adjusted the AkBronco Prime’s Impact, Puncture, and Slash damage to match the Bronco Prime.
  • Increased AkBronco Prime’s magazine size from 6 to 8.
  • Decreased AkBronco Prime’s fire rate from 8.33 to 5.5.

Hotfix 21.0.2

  • Fixed Bronco Prime and Akbronco Prime having switched Mastery Ranks.

Update 21.0

  • Damage increased from 20 to 50.
  • Damage fall off added starting from 9m and ending at 18 with a minimum damage of 13.
  • Mastery Rank 11 required.

Update 12.4

  • Introduced.
Last updated: Update 22.15

See alsoEdit

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Start a Discussion Discussions about Akbronco Prime

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    • Why is it that a single Bronco prime has 4 shots in the mag, but the Akimbo variant has 6? Is there a reason behind it or does someone at DE ...
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