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A powerful mid-range rifle used by Grineer shock troops, the Hind fires in five round bursts.

The Hind is a Grineer rifle used by their Elite Lancers. It fires five-round bursts while maintaining a low recoil allowing all rounds fired to land very close to one another, but has poor critical stats. Pressing Alternate Fire shoots single rounds with higher damage per bullet and critical stats but lower status.

This weapon can be sold for Credits647,500.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
25,000
Neurode64
6
Circuits64
700
Salvage64
1,000
Rubedo64
1,200
Time: 24 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 25
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 225 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:Credits6440,000

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon primarily deals Slash b Slash damage.

Advantages:

  • High Slash b Slash damage – effective against health.
  • Semi-auto fire has good critical chance.
  • Burst-fire has good status chance.
  • High accuracy.
  • Large magazine size.
  • Highest number of shots per burst out of all burst-fire rifles.
  • Burst-fire has low recoil.
  • Innate Madurai Pol Polarity.

Disadvantages:

  • Low Impact b Impact and Puncture b Puncture – less effective against shields and armor.
  • Burst-fire has very low critical chance.
  • Burst-fire has low critical damage.
  • Semi-auto fire has low status chance.
  • Semi-auto fire has the second lowest fire rate of all semi-auto rifles, after Grinlok.
  • Linearly less efficient – sometimes a target may only die with six bullets, which requires an entire second burst to be fired. However, this can be circumvented by using the semi-auto single shot.

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

NotesEdit

  • This weapon was introduced in Update 9.6.
  • Mods that affect fire rate will also affect the burst rate, making the Hind very deadly with mods that increase the firerate, and even more so with the addition of punch through.
  • Elite Lancers have the ability to fire the weapon as fast as players can with near maximum firerate mods on. Coupled with decent slash damage and a 10% status, these Lancers are notorious for constantly inflicting players with slash procs that strip away their health even while their shields are up.

TipsEdit

  • New players who prefer burst fire but cannot afford this weapon's heavy building cost should stick with the Burston until they have enough resources.
  • The Hind is made significantly better against enemy groups with the addition of Shred or Metal Auger.
  • Stabilizer effectively reduces the recoil on every burst giving it more pin point precision over long distances or for better headshots.
    • If one does not have Stabilizer or does not wish to install the Mod, a better alternative is moving the mouse down to combat the recoil when firing.

TriviaEdit

  • The Hind is one of the Grineer weapons to be showcased in the Chemical Lab.
  • The Hind's magazine is a small helical magazine that is inserted under the barrel.
  • The Hind probably gets its name from the NATO reporting name for the famous Mil Mi-24 helicopter gunship/troop transport. Other probable sources of the weapon's name include:
  • The Hind is one of the few Grineer weapons that are not focused on Impact b Impact damage, and instead focused mostly on Slash b Slash. This makes them the least effective gun unit in the Grineer arsenal at taking down shields and punching through armor, while being better equipped against the Infested or Corpus enemies with shields down.
  • In the Warframe community, the Hind is nicknamed as "the Baguette" because of its shape closely resembling a loaf.

MediaEdit

  • Hind is affected only by 2 color settings.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.12
  • Status chance increased from 10% to 15% (Primary Fire)
  • Critical chance increased from 5 to 7% (Primary Fire)
  • Critical chance increased from 10% to 15% (Alt Fire)
  • Status chance decreased from 20% to 10% (Alt Fire)

Hotfix 20.0.8

  • Fixed the Hind’s Alt fire not producing bullet holes when fired at the wall.

Update 20.0

  • We've added a single-shot Semi-Auto Alt Fire to the Hind that has increased Damage, Critical, and Status Chance.

Update: The Silver Grove Conclave:

  • Increased damage of Hind.

Update 18.5 Conclave:

  • Increased the damage of the Hind.

Update 17.0

  • Hind now available in Conclave.

Hotfix 14.0.11

  • Damage multipliers for the Hind normalized (no more arbitrary multipliers).

Update 14.0

  • Tweaked the weapon fire sound effects on the Dera and Hind.

Update 9.6

  • Introduced
Last update: Hotfix 22.20.9.2

See alsoEdit

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