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Skana
DESkana
Statistics
Weapon Slot Melee
Weapon Type Sword
Utility
Attack Speed 0.833
Normal Attacks
Impact wImpact 5.25
Puncture wPuncture 5.25
Slash wSlash 24.5
Slam Attacks
Radius 5.0 meters
Slide Attacks
Wall Attacks
Miscellaneous
Stance Polarity Madurai Pol
Introduced Vanilla
Before all other weapons, Tenno master the Skana. This simple blade becomes immensely powerful in the hands of a master. For Tenno, it is the foundation of their fighting style and a pillar of their culture.

The Skana is one of two starting Melee weapons available to new Tenno during the Vor's Prize tutorial prologue.

Can be sold for Credits64‍ 5,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
15,000
Salvage64
750
Plastids64
500
AlloyPlate64
1,100
Morphics64
3
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 35
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64150 Blueprint2 Blueprint Price: Credits6415,000

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

  • Low base damage.
  • Low critical chance.

Comparisons:

  • Compared to Prisma Skana:
    • Lower critical chance (5.0% vs. 20.0%).
    • Lower critical damage (1.5x vs. 2.0x).
    • Slower attack speed (0.833 vs. 1.0).
  • Compared to Skana Prime:
    • Lower base damage (35 vs. 42)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (5.25 vs. 6.3)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (5.25 vs. 6.3)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (24.5 vs. 29.4)
  • Lower critical chance (5.0% vs. 10%)
  • Slower attack speed (0.833 vs. 1.0)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

NotesEdit

  • Prior to Update 17.0, the Skana was used by Tyl Regor, the final boss of Uranus.
  • Of all the starter weapons available during the Vor's Prize Quest, the Skana is the only one that cannot be bought with Credits, but instead has to be built with a blueprint acquired through the market.

TriviaEdit

  • The Skana was the very first Melee weapon available to new players prior to Update 14.0.
  • This sword slightly resembles a katana , used by the Japanese samurai of the Medieval Age.
    • The Skana more accurately resembles the Russian Shashka, mirroring the curve of the blade and lack of crossguard.

MediaEdit

  • Skana in Codex.
  • Skana in Tyl Regor's hand.
  • The Skana as seen in the E3 2013 trailer.

Skana Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 0.0
  • Item introduced with game release.

See alsoEdit

WeaponsDamageCompare AllCosmetics

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