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Amphis
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Statistics
Weapon Slot Melee
Weapon Type Staff
Normal Attacks
38.5
8.3
8.2
Crit Damage 150.0%
Attack Rate 1.3 atks/sec
Jump Attacks
Slam Attacks
Elemental Type Electric
Elemental Dmg 40
Radius 5.0 meters
Slide Attacks
Slide Crit Chance 7,5%
Miscellaneous
Cleave Radius 0.25 meters


CODEX Entry: AmphisCodexbw
Fashioned with Grineer materials and balanced for marine infantry use, the Amphis is a traditional staff weapon that has received a monstrous makeover that enables shock damage on jump attacks. Connects with multiple enemies with each strike.


The Amphis causes a stun effect with high Impact damage, making it very effective against Corpus shields. This weapon can be sold for Credits 32px 5,000. It is the choice weapon of Guardsmen and Prosecutors.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits 32px
30,000
Neurodes
2
Salvage
500
Circuits 32px
600
AlloyPlate
600
Time: 12 hr
Rush: Platinumicon 45
Market Price: Platinumicon 150 Blueprint Price: Credits 32px 15,000

Characteristics

Advantages

  • Innate stun effect.
  • Has high Impact damage, very effective against Corpus shields.
  • Has an AoE electric jump-attack with relatively high damage.
  • Can hit multiple enemies at once.
  • Has a Bar polarity slot.
  • Above average attack speed.

Disadvantages

  • Focus on Impact damage may prove less effective against armored targets like the Grineer unless elemental mods are used to compensate.
  • When equipped with a Stance, high attack speed may make performing certain combos difficult.

Weapon Loadouts

Main article: Category:Amphis Build

See the user build section for builds using this weapon.

Notes

  • The blueprint for this weapon was added on March 1, 2013.
  • The electrical AoE jump attack is especially effective against Corpus, paralyzing Crewmen and MOAs and reaching Ospreys.
  • The Amphis is excellent against Grineer/Corpus, as the innate electric stun on jump attacks is great against high armor and MOAs.
  • Lethal blows send enemies flying like the Bo

Trivia

  • The Amphis is the weapon used by the Grineer Guardsman, one of the elite bodyguards that will accompany the new Vay Hek in Update 13.

Media

  • Taken by Sherbniz
  • Taken by Sherbniz

See also

Start a Discussion Discussions about Amphis

  • No knockback?

    2 messages
    • Hey there, I just got the amphis but the charge attack doesn't seem to punt the enemy into the air as I've seen before. Was there a patch nerf...
    • I've noticed it only knocks back enemies when it kills them, on Ancients for example it doesn't seem to stun or knock back.
  • amphis slide attack

    2 messages
    • can anyone with this weapon tell me its base slide attack damage
    • Datamined stats list the Amphis as dealing 75 Physics Impact damage. The Slide Attack also has a crit rate of 7.5% and crit damage of 150%. 
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