Half taser, half whip. The Corpus Lecta, delivers a deadly shock to anything it touches.
Lecta is a Corpus made electric whip added in Update 11.0.
Third highest base damage of elemental damage melee weapons, after the Serro and Prova Vandal.
One of two highest base Status Chance among single-handed melee weapons, the other one being Nami Solo.
Specializes in damage, making it effective against Electricity Robotic and Machine enemies. Electric is a versatile damage type, combining for , Magnetic and Corrosive .
Radiation Very good range.
Decent attack speed.
Jump attack knocks down enemies.
Can hit multiple enemies with normal attacks.
Third melee attack has better range than any other melee weapon attack.
Has 100% Proc Chance on the third attack when holding melee weapon.
Stance slot has a polarity, matching the Burning Wasp stance.
Slam attack radius is relatively small.
damage suffers reduction versus Electricity Alloy Armor.
Damage cannot be increased with physical damage mods.
Awkward attack animations; as a result, is hard to hit with up close.
The Lecta is depicted as a longer variant to the Prova, due to its lengthy cable attached to the actual baton on its second end, while the handle at the first. This allows a wider hit capability, and will benefit more from the Reach mod.
This is the first Whip-type weapon ever released, as of Update 11.0.0.
It would seem that this weapon is deemed the successor to the Prova electric baton.
When in the Dojo the whip stretches out, looking like a staff.
As of 11.0.2, stealth assassinations will sometimes stab the entire weapon through the target like a sword, rather than the correct strangulation animation.
Adding Fury or Berserker to this weapon will significantly reduce its melee range.
Warframe - Gameplay & Information Lecta (Whip)
Prova, the Clan-based baton predecessor of the weapon.
Scoliac, Infested based whip.
Atterax, Grineer whip.
Plasma Sword, Electricity based sword.
Serro, Electricity based polearm.