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Gorgon Wraith
WraithGorgon
Statistics
Weapon Slot Primary
Weapon Type Assault Rifle
Trigger Type Auto
Utility
Flight Speed Hit-Scan
Noise Level 45.0m
Fire Rate 13.33 rounds/sec
Accuracy 10.5
Magazine Size 90 rounds/mag
Max Ammo 540 rounds
Disposition Disposition4 Strong
Normal Attacks
Impact wImpact 22.95
Puncture wPuncture 2.7
Slash wSlash 1.35
Crit Chance 10.0%
Miscellaneous
Polarities None
Introduced Hotfix 12.4.5
The Gorgon Wraith is a powerful variant of its precursor that features unique styling.

The Gorgon Wraith is the Wraith upgrade to the Gorgon, featuring a slight increase in damage, accuracy, and fire rate, while sacrificing Puncture b Puncture and Slash b Slash damage. Compared to the Prisma Gorgon, it does slightly more damage per hit but has generally lower stats. It is a powerful Grineer light machine gun with a rapid fire rate and a huge magazine.

This weapon was a reward for the Tethra's Doom event and came with its own slot and Orokin Catalyst. This weapon was also awarded in the Infested Nightmares Bonus Weekend's "Survive or DIE alert", but did not come with an Orokin Catalyst installed (it also did not come with a free inventory slot initially; this was quickly patched).[1]

The Gorgon Wraith's blueprint and components are available by defeating the Razorback during a Razorback Armada event.

This weapon can be sold for Credits64‍ 7,500.

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Impact b Impact damage.

Advantages

  • Good base damage.
    • High Impact b Impact damage – effective against shields.
  • High damage per second once fully spooled.
  • High sustainable rate of fire.
  • Large magazine size.
  • Good status chance.

Disadvantages

  • Has a short wind-up time to reach optimal firing rate.
  • Inefficient beyond medium range.
  • Inefficient ammo economy.
  • Slow reload time.

Comparisons

  • Compared to Gorgon:
    • Higher base damage (27.0 vs. 25.0).
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (22.95 vs. 18.75).
      • Slightly lower Puncture b Puncture damage (2.7 vs. 3.75).
      • Slightly lower Slash b Slash damage (1.35 vs. 2.5).
    • Higher fire rate (13.33 rounds/s vs. 12.5 rounds/s).
    • Higher status chance (15.0% vs. 5.0%).
    • Higher accuracy (10.5 vs. 8.3).
    • Shorter reload time (3.0s vs. 4.2s).
    • Faster spool-up (10 rounds vs 15 rounds)
  • Compared to Prisma Gorgon:
    • Higher base damage (27.0 vs. 25.0).
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (22.95 vs. 18.75).
      • Slightly Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (2.7 vs. 3.75).
      • Slightly Lower Slash b Slash damage (1.35 vs 2.5).
    • Lower critical chance (10.0% vs 15.0%).
    • Lower critical damage (1.5x vs. 2.0x).
    • Higher Status chance (15.0% vs. 5.0%).
    • Smaller magazine (90 rounds vs. 120 rounds).
    • Smaller ammo capacity (540 rounds vs. 840 rounds).
    • Slower fire rate (13.33 vs. 14.17).
    • Lower accuracy (10.5 vs. 14.3).
    • Faster spool-up (10 rounds vs. 12 rounds).
    • Increased recoil.

AcquisitionEdit

  • Acquirable during the Tethra's Doom event, by scoring 500+ points in a hijack mission.
  • This weapon was also released on August 15, 2015 as a reward for an alert during the Infested Nightmares Bonus Weekend.
  • On May 9, 2017, Hotfix 20.4.4 and Update 20.4.5, a bug allowed Gorgon Wraith parts to drop from Jackal. This was a very short-lived bug, but dissemination of information on the forum allowed many users to learn of and exploit this bug before DE quickly corrected it. The parts and weapon were not removed from users' inventories.
  • Acquirable during the Razorback Armada event, with its barrel, blueprint, receiver and stock available as drops from killing Razorback.

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

TipsEdit

  • The Gorgon is exceptionally useful to fight the Jackal or any other enemy that requires sustained damage.
  • After the spool up time, it is possible to use the Gorgon in quick short bursts, allowing you to keep up the high rate of fire, but with less recoil and less bullets wasted, making the Gorgon usable at medium to long ranges.
  • You can retain the "charge" of the fire rate by sprinting. This way the weapon stops shooting but as long as you keep LMB  held down, the fire rate will not reset and the weapon will resume fast firing once you stop sprinting.
  • Use the Rifle Ammo Mutation mod or the Carrier Sentinel equipped with Ammo Case to compensate for lost ammo due to the weapons high rate of consuming ammunition on full spool.
  • Speed Trigger decreases the charge time considerably, though the increased maximum fire rate causes the weapon to burn through ammo reserves extremely quickly and cause more misses as the recoil throws bullets out more. Consider firing in bursts.
  • Compared to the Prisma variant, the Wraith has a better status chance, which allows it to remove armor from Grineer which allows it to surpass the Prisma Gorgon despite higher damage numbers. Against Grineer with no armor or almost any other faction however, the Prisma will produce more reliable damage.

TriviaEdit

  • The Gorgon Wraith is the second Primary Wraith weapon ever released, following the Strun Wraith.
  • The Gorgon Wraith only has an upgrade in stats and comes with no default polarities.
  • The Gorgon Wraith can use both the Desert Tactics skin and the Day of the Dead skin.
  • As with all Wraith weapons, only the energy color can be changed. Other colors may be selected, but will not show on the weapon, unless said weapon possesses a skin.

MediaEdit

  • Codex description & stat.
  • Gorgon Wraith
  • Frost Prime with Gorgon Wraith

 

Gorgon Wraith Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Warframe Forum - Gorgon Wraith script deployment
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Start a Discussion Discussions about Gorgon Wraith

  • Prisma Gorgon and/or Gorgon Wraith builds???

    6 messages
    • actually, prisma gorgon is slightly better than gorgon wraith
    • To the lone tenno above, They're both good in their own ways, I prefer the Prismas visuals and higher ammo/fire speed but I'm still ...
  • is the gorgon wraith any good?

    5 messages
    • Its a great weapon because it doesnt need any criticals.. every single shot you do is damage
    • Not quite sure what you are getting at. If you're going to get platinum (therefore able to purchase slots), why are you considering sell...

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