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Lato Prime is an enhanced version of the Lato, featuring a higher base damage, higher status and higher critical multiplier. The Lato Prime is a Founders-exclusive weapon.
This weapon can be sold for
This weapon deals primarily
Decent fire rate.
Has and polarity slots.
Low Recoil, making it easy to keep aiming at weak spots.
Fast reload time.
Low and Impact damage makes it less effective against shields and armor.
Puncture Low critical and status chance.
Lato Prime, compared to the Lato:
Higher base damage (22.0 vs. 18.0).
Lower damage (2.2 vs. 4.5).
Impact Lower damage (4.4 vs. 4.5).
Puncture Higher damage (15.4 vs. 9.0).
Slash Higher status chance (5.0% vs. 1.0%).
Higher critical multiplier (2.0x vs. 1.75x).
Additional and polarities.
Lato Prime, compared to the Lato Vandal:
Higher base damage (22.0 vs. 20.0).
Lower damage (2.2 vs. 3.0).
Impact Lower damage (4.4 vs. 5.0).
Puncture Higher damage (15.4 vs. 12.0).
Slash Faster fire rate (6.67 vs. 5.0).
Lower critical chance (5.0% vs. 7.5%).
Lower accuracy (18.2 vs. 23.0).
In the Global build, the Lato Prime was only available to owners of the Grand Master Founders package, which ended in November 1st, 2013.
In the Chinese build, anyone who purchased the 4,250 Platinum bundle during October 28th also received the Lato Prime. ( See )
Weapon Loadouts Edit
The Lato Prime with non-Prime colors as a log-in rewards icon.
The Lato Prime has a high chance of cutting corpses into pieces, similar to -focused melee weapons. This makes the Lato Prime a prime candidate for a Slash Desecrating Nekros to bring along, as the game considers the cut corpses as separate entities, essentially giving multiple corpses to desecrate from a single enemy and thus yielding more chances to create more drops.
This weapon has its own unique audio when fired.
As of , all parts of this weapon can be customized.
Update 10.2 At rare times, a Lato Prime with the normal Lato default colors and without gold trim could be seen as the image for the Secondary Weapons Item XP prize on the daily Login Rewards, replacing the usual image for the reward.
The Lato Prime bears a resemblance to the real life Derringer pocket pistol.
Against their agreement with Digital Extremes, Perfect World re-released the Lato Prime as part of a Halloween promotion for the Chinese build. Between October 28th and October 31st, 2016, anyone who purchased the 4,250 Platinum bundle also received the Lato Prime,  Dullahan Mask, Lacera, Constitution, and Primed Target Cracker. The promotion was modified in the 29th to give the Reaper Prime instead.
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Lato, the original version.
Lato Vandal, an exclusive Lotus upgrade version of the Lato.
Prime, the Orokin technology used to enhance Warframes or weapons.