The Kronen resurrects a lethal fighting style once thought lost to the ages.

The Kronen are a pair of bladed Tonfas that were added in Update 14.5, and second of the fan-made weapon designs from DE's Community Melee Weapon Contest to be implemented, the first being the Silva & Aegis.

This weapon can be sold for Credits645,000, it is also a requisite ingredient for Boltace.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 35
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 200 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:Credits6465,000


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.



  • Lowest base damage of all Tonfas.
  • Very low critical chance.
  • Below average critical damage multiplier.
  • Low blocking effectiveness of 35% instead of other tonfas' usual 60%.
  • Very short range on slide attack.


  • Kronen, compared to Kronen Prime:
    • Lower base damage (65.0 vs. 66.0)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (6.5 vs. 6.6)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (6.5 vs. 6.6)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (52.0 vs. 52.8)
    • Lower critical chance (5% vs. 12%)
    • Lower critical damage multiplier (1.5x vs. 2.0x)
    • Lower status chance (20% vs. 24%)
    • Lower attack speed (1.08 vs. 1.17)
    • Different polarities (None vs. Madurai PolNaramon Pol)
    • Lower Mastery Rank required (3 vs. 8)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The last attack of the Kronen's basic combo can hit enemies behind the player.
  • The Kronen counts towards the "Dagger Proficiency" achievements.


  • With melee auto-aim on, you will be reduced to a very slow pace when your character chases down running enemies. Often, in the case of targeting a fleeing Grineer Lancer for example, the speed at which you move forward to attack is nearly equal to his run speed, meaning you will continue to swipe at him without hitting him until he stops moving. 


  • This was the first Tonfa-type weapon in Warframe.
  • At Credits6465,000 credits, the Kronen has the most expensive weapon blueprint in Warframe.
  • The Kronen is one of the winning weapons from the fan-created melee weapon contest (preceding the Silva & Aegis). Its design was submitted by the player Datareaper.
  • Kronen is German for "crowns" or "coins".
  • When the Kronen was first released, it was unable to do wall attacks due to a bug. This was fixed in Update 14.8.
  • Perhaps the name is a reference to the Hellboy film character, Colonel Kroenen, who prefers using bladed tonfas.


  • Kronen in Codex.
  • Datareaper's original Blade Tonfa sketch that would become the Kronen.
  • Kronen Holstered.
  • Kronen Slide Animation.


Kronen Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.20
  • PBR treatment.

Update 17.2

  • Conclave
    • Kronen and Boltace damage has been decreased in PvP.

Update 14.8

  • Fixed issue with the Kronen and Silva & Aegis both not having a proper wall attack.

Update 14.5

  • Introduced.
Last updated:Hotfix

See alsoEdit

  • Boltace, the weapon that is crafted from the Kronen.
  • Kronen Prime, the Prime variant of the Kronen.
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