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Lex Prime
Weapon Slot Secondary
Weapon Type Pistol
Trigger Type Semi-Auto
Flight Speed Hit-Scan
Noise Level ~45.0m
Fire Rate 2.08 rounds/sec
Accuracy 16.0
Magazine Size 8 rounds/mag
Max Ammo 210 rounds
Reload Time 2.35s
Normal Attacks
Impact wImpact 15.0
Puncture wPuncture 120.0
Slash wSlash 15.0
Crit Chance 25.0%
Introduced Update 13.0
The Lex Prime is a powerful, accurate pistol that has a low fire rate and clip size. Very efficient at long range.

The Lex Prime is the primed version of the Lex heavy pistol, featuring improved stats.

Manufacturing Requirements

Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: N/A Blueprint2 Blueprint Price: N/A
Drop Locations

BlueprintMeso D1 Common
Neo N2 Common
BarrelNeo N3 Common
Neo S1 Common
Axi K1 Common
ReceiverLith M1 Common
Axi N2 Common

BlueprintMeso D1 Common
Neo N2 Common
BarrelNeo N3 Common
Neo S1 Common
Axi K1 Common
ReceiverAxi N2 Common

BlueprintMeso D1 Common
Neo N2 Common
BarrelNeo N3 Common
Neo S1 Common
Axi K1 Common
ReceiverAxi N2 Common

Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics


This weapon deals primarily Puncture b Puncture damage.


  • Very high base damage.
  • High accuracy.
  • Ammo efficient.
  • High critical chance.
  • Has a Madurai Pol polarity.
  • High status chance.


  • Slow rate of fire.
  • Small magazine.
  • High recoil.
  • Slow reload speed.
  • Has low Slash b Slash and Impact b Impact damage.


  • Compared to the Lex:
    • Higher overall damage (150.0 vs. 70.0).
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (15.0 vs. 7.0).
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (120.0 vs. 56.0).
      • Higher Slash b Slash damage (15.0 vs. 7.0).
    • Higher fire rate (2.08 rounds/s vs. 1.08 rounds/s).
    • Higher crit chance (25.0% vs. 15.0%).
    • Higher status chance (25.0% vs. 10.0%).
    • Larger magazine (8 vs. 6).

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • Take advantage of your slower firing rate to plan your shots. Both the Lex and Lex Prime are optimal long-range pistols.
  • Alternatively, with maxed out Fire Ratemods and Reload mods, the Lex Prime can work as a close quarters pistol. However, beware of the high recoil when shooting it fast.
  • As with the standard Lex, Steady Hands can be used to counteract this weapon's high recoil. Alternatively, one can manage the Lex Prime's recoil by simply pacing one's shots.
    • Steady Hands however is still very useful to quickly place follow up shots onto the target which will be necessary in high level where even fully modded, the enemy is capable of surviving at least a single hit from Lex/Lex Prime to the head, this is especially crucial if the weapon is not modded for close combat.
  • The Lex Prime pairs well with close quarter or otherwise less accurate primary weapons, to cover ranged enemies.
  • If the player prefers, Seeker can be utilized to quickly finish off enemies that are lined up, particularly in bottlenecked areas such as doors or narrow hallways.


  • A large amount of the weapon is animated, complete with an exchanged magazine and blow-back slide. This makes the Lex Prime one of the few pistols with firing animations for a conventional weapon.
  • Lex Prime is the icon for the Secondary weapons category in the Foundry.
  • The Lex Prime can be seen in Loki Prime's Decoy


  • Lex Prime in Codex
  • Lex Prime
  • Lex Prime
  • Polarity
  • Lex Prime in-game
  • Lex Prime

Lex Prime Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Hotfix 18.4.10
  • Conclave: Increased the damage of the Lex series.
  • Conclave: Increased the headshot multiplier of the Lex series.

Hotfix 17.0.3

  • Conclave: Reduced the damage of Lex Prime.

Hotfix 17.0.2

  • Buff:
    • Damage increased from 85 to 150
    • Status chance increased from 20% to 25%
    • Critical chance increased from 20% to 25%

Update 15.7

  • Added Orokin Ducat cost to Lex Prime Blueprint.

See alsoEdit

  • Lex, the original counterpart.
  • Aklex, the akimbo version of the normal counterpart.
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  • My worry

    18 messages
    • Since this thread was last necroed, I believe that DE said there will not be another prime weapon requiring prime weapons as componen...
    • I'd rather have a wraith lex prime vandal than a dexaklex prime. Sincerely
  • Lex without forma build

    3 messages
    • Ouf. My LexP has about 5 forma in it, and I know some who did a 6 build. With zero or one, it's a lot tougher since your baseline (Horn...
    • I just modded it with a high level serration and max rank multishot, it now has about 330 damage rating, and takes down most enemies in 1-2 hi...

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