Telos Boltace is the Arbiters of Hexis' Syndicate variant of the Boltace. When equipped, slide attacks produce an energy wave that spreads from the player in all directions, dealing high damage to nearby enemies. Additionally, velocity or duration of certain Maneuvers is increased.
This weapon deals primarily
High base damage.
Second highest damage of all melees – effective against Grineer.
Puncture Second highest slide attack damage of all melee weapons.
Unique area of effect damage on slide attack.
Slide attack has a forced proc.
Slash High status chance.
Tonfa slide attacks will hit twice (effectively doubling their listed damage).
Has an innate Polarity.
Slam attacks will ragdoll enemies.
Low and Impact , making this less effective against shields and flesh respectively.
Slash Relatively slow attack speed.
Very short range.
Small range on slam attack (~2m).
Telos Boltace, compared to the Boltace:
Higher (72.3 vs. 68.0).
Puncture Lower (4.2 vs. 8.5).
Slash Faster attack speed (1.08 vs. 0.917).
Higher critical chance (10.0% vs. 5.0%).
Higher critical multiplier (2.0x vs. 1.5x).
Innate energy wave on slide attacks.
Innate maneuver bonus.
The Telos Boltace can be acquired by reaching the Rank of Maxim with the Arbiters of Hexis, and spending 125,000 to purchase. As with all Syndicate Weapons, the Telos Boltace cannot be chosen as the free offering upon ranking up to Maxim rank.
Syndicate weapons can also be acquired via Trading, but only for unranked copies without Forma or Orokin Catalyst installed.
Players must have a Mastery Rank of at least 8 to acquire any Syndicate melee weapon, either through trading or through the Syndicates themselves.
The Telos Boltace confers two advantages when equipped.
20% boosts to Bullet Jump velocity, Aim Glide duration, and Wall Latch duration.
In Conclave, only the Aim Glide and Wall Latch bonuses take effect.
Spherical damaging wave added to slide attacks.
Damages all enemies in a 9 meter radius, increasing to ~ 24 meters with ( Primed) Reach.
Guarantees proc of Slash 29 damage per tick (7 ticks over 6 seconds).
Behaves like a normal melee attack:
Wave damage is boosted by mods installed on Telos Boltace.
Gains Stealth Multiplier against Blinded enemies and while invisible.
Receives all effects of Saryn's Toxic Lash, and can burst spores for energy.
Activates Naramon's Shadow Step on crits.
Receives all benefits of Channeling, including Life Strike. (However, the wave hitting many enemies at once can cause drastic amounts of Energy being lost with a single slide attack.)
However, with some limitations:
Wave does not deal the full damage of the weapon.
Wave damage falls off harshly with distance (also affects Bleed proc).
Only hits enemies in line of sight, may struggle to hit enemies behind other enemies.
Does not increase the Melee Combo Counter.
Does not benefit from the Melee Combo Counter and associated mods like Blood Rush.
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