The weapon can also be purchased from the Market for 15,000.
This weapon deals primarily Puncture damage.
- High Puncture damage – effective against armor.
- Very high reload speed.
- Innate two polarities.
- Low Impact and Slash damage – less effective against shields and health.
- Projectiles have travel time with arcing.
- Very low critical chance.
- Extremely low status chance.
- Although listed as 100% accurate, the MK1-Kunai has a slight random spread with every throw, making long range targets more difficult to hit.
- MK1-Kunai, compared to Kunai:
- Lower base damage (40.0 vs. 46.0)
- Lower critical chance (5% vs. 8%)
- Higher critical damage multiplier (2x vs. 1.6x)
- Lower status chance (2.5% vs. 8%)
- Faster reload speed (0.75 s vs. 0.8 s)
- Lower Mastery Rank required (0 vs. 2)
- Main article: Category:Kunai Build
See the user build section for builds using this weapon.
- Make sure to adjust your aim for moving targets.
- When using at a distance, aim above the enemy to adjust for the arc of the blades.
- Using the Pistol Ammo Mutation mod can help regain lost ammo when needed.
- Alternatively, bring along Team Ammo Restores.
- The MK1-Kunai does not have the pinning properties of other projectile weapons, such as the Boltor or Paris, but will simply throw targets backwards upon death.
- The Kunai (苦無) was traditionally a multipurpose tool, similar in design to a crowbar. It could be used for gardening, masonry, and other things.
- In popular culture, the word "Kunai" is often associated with ninjas and is depicted as a throwing knife.
- The MK1-Kunai was introduced as a new starting weapon option in Update 14.0, alongside the Lato and the MK1-Furis.
- The MK1-Kunai is the only weapon obtainable in Vor's Prize yet to receive a prime upgrade.
- Despite being acquirable from the Vor's Prize tutorial, the MK1-Kunai currently requires Mastery Rank 2 to purchase.
- Kunai, the standard version of this weapon.
- Despair, another thrown secondary, used by the Stalker.
- Hikou, another thrown secondary.