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A perfectly crafted pairing, this mace and shield combination is sculpted for exhibition but balanced for the battlefield.

The Silva & Aegis Prime are the Prime counterparts to the Heat b Heat-based sword and shield combo weapons, Silva & Aegis. Compared to its normal counterpart, the Silva & Aegis Prime boasts significantly higher damage and higher critical chance, critical multiplier, and status chance, but with significantly slower attack speed. Just like the Silva & Aegis, it receives bonus critical and status chance when blocking enemy attacks.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
20,000
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade
1
GenericWeaponPrimeGuard
1
GenericWeaponPrimeHilt
1
OrokinCell64
10
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
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Drop Locations
BlueprintLith T2 Uncommon
Axi V7 Uncommon
Meso V5 Uncommon (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade BladeNeo L1 Uncommon
Meso G1 Uncommon (V)
Axi C2 Uncommon (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeGuard GuardNeo S7 Rare
Neo S6 Rare (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeHilt HiltMeso B2 Common
Neo K1 Common
Neo V5 Common (V)
Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics
(B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals Heat b Heat damage.

Advantages:

  • Highest base damage of all sword & shields.
  • Good critical chance.
  • High status chance.
  • Highest blocking effectiveness of all melee weapons, reducing up to 90% of incoming damage.
  • Blocking attacks stores a charge that increases critical and status chance additively by 15% to the next attack. Up to 4 charges can be stacked before being consumed.
  • Shield bashes have a guaranteed Impact b Impact proc.
  • Innate Madurai Pol and two Vazarin Pol polarities.
  • Can use the Silva & Aegis-exclusive Avenging Truth mod.

Disadvantages:

Comparisons:

  • Silva & Aegis Prime, compared to Silva & Aegis:
    • Higher base damage (120.0 vs. 35.0)
    • Higher critical chance (15% vs. 5%)
    • Higher critical damage multiplier (2.0x vs. 1.5x)
    • Higher status chance (25% vs. 20%)
    • Lower attack speed (0.75 vs. 1)
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolVazarin PolVazarin Pol vs. None)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (12 vs. 0)
    • Higher blocking percentage (90% vs 85%)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

NotesEdit

  • The Silva & Aegis Prime has the highest damage reduction on blocking of all melee weapons, capable of reducing 90% of incoming damage from the front.
  • When adding elemental mods for combination, this weapon's Heat b Heat element is added last.

TipsEdit

  • Using the Silva & Aegis Prime with Final Harbinger and Weeping Wounds allows players to quickly gather hits for the Combo Counter, rapidly boosting the Silva & Aegis Prime's already high status chance.
  • The high critical chance bonus granted by blocking allows the Silva & Aegis Prime to effectively use Berserker, greatly offsetting its low attack speed.
  • Channeling while blocking will prevent players from taking too much damage while collecting stacks.
    • Do note however that stacks are expended if an enemy melee attack is parried.
      • Stacks expended while parrying do not increase the amount of damage reflected.
  • (Corrupted) Bombard rockets can add up to two stacks, allowing players to collect stacks faster.

TriviaEdit

  • The Silva & Aegis Prime is the first of DE's Community Melee Weapons Contest designs, which are comprised of fan-submitted weapons, to receive a Prime version.
  • On Silva & Aegis Prime, Silva Prime is a mace, while on the non-prime variant, Silva is a flaming sword.
  • Silva & Aegis Prime was likely released with Oberon Prime, Fae King of the Forest, because Silvan means 'one who frequents glades and woods.'

BugsEdit

  • Due to how thin its shield is the Silva & Aegis will often clip into the arms of the Warframe wielding it. This is purely visual and has no effect on gameplay.

MediaEdit

  • Silva & Aegis Prime in the Codex.

Silva & Aegis Prime Skins

See alsoEdit

WeaponsDamageCompare AllCosmetics