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Light and nimble, the twin blades of this polearm will swoop and slice through throngs of hardened foes.

The Cassowar is a Tenno polearm, possessing the highest status chance and attack speed of all polearms, but with severely poor critical stats.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
20,000
Forma2
1
Rubedo64
1,000
Salvage64
5,700
Oxium64
150
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 35
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 180 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:Credits6415,000
Tenno Lab Research ClanAffinity64 3,000
Credits64
10,000
Gallium64
2
PolymerBundle64
1,500
Rubedo64
975
Ferrite64
3,150
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Anku
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CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.

Advantages

  • High Slash b Slash and good Puncture b Puncture damage – effective against health and armor.
  • Highest status chance of all polearms.
  • Tied with the Orthos Prime for the highest attack speed of all polearms.
  • Tied with Guandao and Orthos Prime for longest reach of all polearms.
  • Stance slot has Zenurik Pol polarity, matches Shimmering Blight stance.
  • Innate Madurai Pol and Vazarin Pol polarities.

Disadvantages

  • Third lowest base damage of all polearms, after Orthos Prime and Orthos.
  • Very low critical chance.
  • Lowest critical damage multiplier of all weapons in the game.

TipsEdit

  • Can be built for status and Condition Overload to boost its damage output.
  • Cassowar's high attack speed allows it to proc statuses quickly.

TriviaEdit

  • The name Cassowar could be based on the Cassowary, a flightless bird native to the tropical forests of New Guinea (Papua New Guinea and Indonesia), nearby islands, and northeastern Australia.
    • The Cassowar's high attack speed ties in to the Cassowary's high running speed.


MediaEdit

  • Cassowar in Codex.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.4
  • Introduced
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