Market forces dictate that you need to evolve or die. This item has been removed from the Orokin Void drop tables at this time and is no longer available.
The ornamental Latron Prime exploits ancient Orokin technology to get a slight damage increase over the standard Latron.
Latron Prime is an ancient Orokin semi-automatic rifle that serves as an upgrade to the Latron, features higher base damage in the form of more Puncture damage and critical-hit chance. Much like the standard variant, the Latron Prime holds the same strengths, making it an excellent upgrade to the Latron.
The Latron Prime was added into the game in
Update 8, becoming one of the first prime weapons to be available to non-founders.
March 17, 2015 it was announced that the Latron Prime would be retired from the reward tables on March 24, 2015. Any pre-existing components or fully-built weapons will remain as is.
This weapon can be sold for
This weapon deals primarily
High damage - effective against Puncture Grineer.
Highest base damage out of all the Latron variants.
Good critical multiplier.
Very ammo efficient.
Good status chance.
Features a slow base rate of fire.
Like all semi-automatic weapons, a lower frame rate leads to a lower fire rate.
Moderate recoil can prevent consistent strikes to weak points, forcing slower fire for better accuracy.
Has low and Slash damage, making this less effective against lightly-armored targets and shields.
Latron Prime, compared to the Latron:
Higher base damage (85.0 vs. 55.0).
Higher and total damage (68.0 vs. 38.5).
Puncture Slightly higher damage (8.5 vs. 8.3).
Impact Slightly higher damage (8.5 vs. 8.2).
Slash Higher critical chance (15.0% vs. 10.0%).
Higher critical damage (2.5x vs. 2.0x).
Higher status chance (25.0% vs. 10.0%).
Has an extra polarity.
Latron Prime, compared to the Latron Wraith:
Higher base damage (85.0 vs. 55.1).
Higher damage (68.0 vs. 38.5).
Puncture Lower damage (8.5 vs. 13.8).
Impact Higher damage (8.5 vs. 2.8).
Slash Lower fire rate (4.2 rounds/s vs. 5.4 rounds/s).
Lower critical chance (15.0% vs. 25.0%).
Slightly higher status chance (25.0% vs. 20.0%).
Has an extra polarity.
Weapon Loadouts Edit
Latron Prime used to have an approximate damage of 45, prior to Update 12.
Has a very fractionally higher Impact damage, only apparent when building for maximum damage, showing up as 0.1 more damage.
All blueprints and parts removed from rewards on March 24th, 2015. It's only available by player trading.
The Latron Prime and Reaper Prime were available after Update 8, although DE had previously mentioned not releasing the weapons on U8. This may be because of the many times U8 had been delayed.
 Latron Prime is the first primary weapon to be a Prime.
As of Update 8.3, the Latron Prime's body and energy color can be colored.
The Latron Prime has a distinctive firing sound that might suggest it uses energy or electronics in firing.
The Latron rifles could be classified as battle rifles..
As of Update 14.5 the Latron Prime has been given a new reload animation.
The animation shows the operator pulling a lever (golden bar forward of the trigger) to open the chamber of the rifle before it is closed again as the weapon is reloaded.
The Latron Prime's gold parts can be recolored as of Update 15.13 .
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Latron, the original counterpart of this gun.
Latron Wraith, the Wraith counterpart of this gun.
Prime, the Orokin enhancement to a Warframe or weapon.