If stuck to any surface, has 100% chance to proc Electricity regardless of installed mods, have 15% base chance to additionally proc modded damage type.
Electricity proc provides very high stun chance against most humanoid enemies.
Electricity proc chains damage to enemies around it, making this weapon great against crowds.
Silent, even if the projectile hits the enemy.
User can detonate charges on command, giving the player precise timing in detonation.
Two and one Polarities.
Has base damage type of Electricity, allowing Castanas to easily be modified to Radiation damage for Heavy Grineer units, Corrosive damage for Ancient Infested units and Magnetic damage for Corpus units.
The Sancti Castanas can be acquired by reaching the Rank of Flawless with New Loka, and spending 100,000100,000 to purchase. As with all Syndicate Weapons, the Sancti Castanas cannot be chosen as the free offering upon ranking up to Flawless rank.
The Sancti Castanas has an innate Purity effect identical to that found in New LokaWeapon Augment Mods. Upon accumulating sufficient affinity, the Sancti Castanas will release an AoE radial blast that deals Corrosive damage and proc, restores 25% of the Warframe's maximum Health, and temporarily buffs maximum Health by 25% for 30 seconds.
New Loka Operatives found within Syndicate Missions use this weapon, however due to the Castanas' heavy arcing, their shots will often land on the floor far from their target at range or become stuck upon a cover or wall.
Up to 6 charges can be active at one time. Using alternate fire will detonate all active charges in rapid succession.
The first part of its name, Sancti, is likely derived from the Latin word "sanctus", meaning holy. The Sanctus is also the name of a hymn in Catholic liturgy, or 'Hymn of Victory' in the Greek rendition.