|This short blade weapon has limited range but comes out fast and can inflict fire damage.|
The Heat Dagger is a dagger whose blueprint is exclusive to Alert Missions. Specializing in Puncture damage, its signature trait is the ability to create a blast of fire when slammed into the ground. This combination of Fire and Puncture lets the Heat Dagger have utility against most of the Grineer, effective against both armored and light units.
- Specializes in Puncture Damage.
- Charged attack and slam attacks do 100% Heat damage.
- Slam attack has a very high chance to proc Heat status effect.
- Fire AOE jump attack makes this weapon useful against Infestation and fleshy units.
- Large jump attack radius.
- One mod slot.
- Shorter range than most weapons.
- While the Jump attack is effective against Infestation, the punture damage of the normal attack is far less so.
- Can only strike a single target.
The Heat Dagger can be purchased for 75. The Heat Dagger blueprint can be acquired from alert missions.
|Build Time||12 hours|
- Main article: Category:Heat Dagger Build
See the user build section for builds using this weapon.
- Reach can counteract the short hit range of this weapon.