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Weapon Slot Primary
Weapon Type Launcher
Trigger Type Auto
Flight Speed 40.0m/s
Fire Rate 3.00 rounds/sec
Accuracy 100.0
Magazine Size 60 rounds/mag
Max Ammo 540 rounds
Disposition Disposition4Strong
Normal Attacks
Impact wImpact 20.0
Puncture wPuncture 10.0
Slash wSlash 70.0
Crit Chance 10.0%
Secondary Attacks
Slash wSlash 225.0
Crit Chance 25.0%
Introduced Update 15.10
Firing high-velocity blades, this weapon can also be used as a battle-saw, shredding anything unfortunate enough to get into range.

The Panthera is a Tenno blade launcher that launches circular sawblades. It also possesses a secondary fire mode that levitates a spinning saw blade in front of it, dealing continuous damage to enemies within range.

Manufacturing Requirements
2013-07-13 134723
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 35
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64225 Blueprint2 Blueprint Price: Credits6420,000


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.


  • High Slash b Slash damage - effective against Infested, Flesh and Cloned Flesh.
  • Pinpoint accuracy on primary fire mode.
  • Has a Naramon Pol polarity.
  • Secondary fire (default MB3 ) allows for close quarters attacks that can deliver devastating procs in a short amount of time.
    • Secondary fire is ammo efficient; does not consume ammo unless in contact with an enemy.
    • Secondary fire staggers enemies.
    • Secondary fire has a good critical hit chance
  • Projectiles can bounce, making them able to hit multiple targets.
  • High status chance on primary and secondary fire.


  • Primary fire projectiles have travel time.
  • Secondary fire has an extremely limited range of 5 meters.
  • Secondary fire has relatively low damage per tick and ammo efficiency when contacting enemies.
  • Low Impact b Impact and Puncture b Puncture makes it less effective against Shields and Armor.
  • Primary fire consumes 2 rounds per shot.


The Panthera's blueprint can be acquired from the Market for Credits64‍ 20,000.

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The Panthera's primary fire mode shoots fast-moving sawblades that will ricochet off walls and enemies up to three times.
    • The Panthera has a secondary fire mode initiated by holding down the alternate fire key (default MMB ). This levitates a spinning sawblade up to 5 meters in front of the weapon, dealing continuous damage to enemies that make contact with it, as well as staggering them. The secondary fire consumes ammo for every second it deals damage while active.
    • The floating sawblade floats out of the weapon towards its levitation point, taking around a second to reach its maximum range. The sawblade retracts back into the launcher once the trigger is released.
    • Punch Through allows the secondary fire mode to hit enemies behind cover as long as the enemy is within the secondary fire's 5 meter range, and the punch-through depth is sufficient to penetrate through the intervening cover.
    • Can use both combustion beam and sinister reach, combustion beam works on kills made by the secondary attack and also the primary attack.
    • You cannot use primary fire while this is active.
  • Although the Foundry will claim that the Panthera can be crafted if a Hikou Prime is present in the inventory, it won't allow the Hikou Prime to be consumed to build the weapon.
  • Compared to the Miter (Note these comparisons are based on the extremely similar ranged attacks and based on uncharged shots):
    • Lower total damage on uncharged attacks (100.0 vs 125.0)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (20.0 vs. 6.25).
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (10.0 vs. 6.25).
      • LowerSlash b Slash damage (70 vs. 112.5).
    • Faster fire rate (3.0 vs 0.526)
    • Larger magazine size (60 vs 20)
      • Normal attacks consume 5 ammo per shot, compared to one ammo per shot for the Miter.
    • Larger ammo capacity (540 vs 72)
  • Unlike the Miter, which uses relatively rare sniper ammo, the Panthera uses more common rifle ammo, with the cost of 2 ammo per shot.


  • The Panthera has a high chance of cutting corpses into pieces, similar to Slash b Slash-focused melee weapons. This makes the Panthera a prime candidate for a Desecrating Nekros to bring along, as the game considers the cut corpses as separate entities, essentially giving multiple corpses to desecrate from a single enemy and thus yielding more chances to create more drops.
  • Due to the Panthera's high base accuracy, Heavy Caliber can be used to enhance its damage without significant penalties to accuracy. This is especially true of its secondary fire mode, as its short attack range makes any accuracy penalties irrelevant to its effectiveness.
    • Note however, that the path of the second shot created by Multishot mods can be greatly affected by the reduced accuracy.
  • Although the Panthera has lower total damage compared to uncharged Miter shots, it has higher Impact b Impact and Puncture b Puncture damage, making it more effective against shields and armor.
  • Multishot mods cause the sawblades to be fired adjacent to each other if no accuracy penalty mods are equipped. This may cause the blades to miss when firing directly at far targets.


  • Panthera is a genus within the Felidae family that includes the tiger, lion, jaguar and leopard. They are characterized by morphological structures in their throats that allow them to roar.
  • Despite the green decal depicted in the Panthera's portrait, the default decal color of the Panthera is blue.
  • This is the third weapon that requires two different pre-made weapons in order to craft (following the Redeemer and the Tipedo), and the first weapon that requires weapons from 2 different factions (the Tenno-made Hikou and the Grineer-made Miter).
  • The Miter, one of the prerequisite weapons needed to construct the Panthera, is similar to it, in that they are both capable of shooting sawblades.
    • The Miter's sawblades however, are horizontally aligned, as opposed to the Panthera, whose sawblades are vertically aligned.
  • The blades fired by Panthera have a design within the disc similar to the Glaive.


  • Panthera in Codex.
  • The Panthera as it appears in the Codex.

Patch HistoryEdit

See alsoEdit

  • Miter, a Grineer sawblade launcher used in the Panthera's construction.
  • Hikou, a Tenno crafted throwing star weapon used in the Panthera's construction
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