A ferocious melee weapon crafted by the Grineer and carried by their elite melee forces.

The Machete is a Grineer melee weapon released in Update 8.0 and used by Grineer Scorpions.

Though the Machete was removed from the market in Update 10.3, its blueprint was temporarily awarded to players who logged into Warframe between July 9 and July 16, 2014 as a special gift for the delay in completing Update 14.0. It was also released as a reward for the Tactical Alert "One Thousand Cuts". Machete was made available in the market once more for a limited time between May 25th, 2017 and June 1st, 2017.

As of Update 20.6, Machete is available as a login reward, in form of a blueprint.

This weapon can be sold for Credits645,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 40
MarketIcon Market Price: N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price: N/A


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.


  • Weapon swings have high stagger resistance.
  • Weapon has an incredibly high stagger chance, making it good for stun-locking enemies.
  • Fastest finisher animations of all melee weapons.


  • Low base damage, even less than the Skana.
  • Has a small jump attack radius, even compared to most other swords.
  • Low critical chance.
  • Very slow attack speed


  • Machete, compared to Machete Wraith:
    • Lower base damage (25.0 vs. 45.0)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (3.75 vs. 6.75)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (3.75 vs. 6.75)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (17.5 vs. 31.5)
    • Lower attack speed (0.92 vs. 1.08)
    • Different polarities (None vs. Madurai PolMadurai Pol)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The Machete has one of the highest damage reduction on blocking of all melee weapons, capable of reducing 85% of incoming damage from the front.
  • The weapon was removed from the Market in Update 10.4.
    • PC and PS4 players who logged in between July 9, 2014 and July 16, 2014 received a Machete blueprint as a free gift.
    • The blueprint was given from completing One Thousand Cuts - Mission 3.
    • The blueprint and weapon were available for purchase between May 25th and June 1st, 2017 — Credits6425,000 and Platinum6490 respectively.


  • The Machete's glowing blade is believed to stem from a super-heated surface. This is true of some other Grineer melee weapons, including the Dual Cleavers.
  • From July 10, 2014 to July 16, 2014 the Machete's blueprint was given to players upon logging in as an apology from DE for the delay of Update 14.0.


Machete Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

See alsoEdit

WeaponsDamageCompare AllCosmetics

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