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A Viper pistol equipped in each hand.

The Twin Vipers are akimbo Viper machine pistols of Grineer design, featuring a very high rate of fire and relatively fast reloads, but poor accuracy. Vipers are the smallest firearms manufactured by the Grineer and boast a simplified magazine design.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
20,000
Viper
1
Viper
1
OrokinCell64
1
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 25
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 225 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price: Credits64 15,000

The total credit cost of crafting the Twin Vipers, including the blueprint and crafting costs of its two constituent Vipers, is Credits64115,000.

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Impact b Impact damage.

Advantages

  • Highest rate of fire of all firearms(tied with Twin Vipers Wraith).
  • Good for short range, and medium range if using small bursts.
  • Good base critical chance.
  • A Naramon Pol polarity slot.

Disadvantages

  • Very inefficient ammo economy if not modded properly.
  • Not suited for long range fights.
  • Small and inconvenient magazine size.
  • Negligibly small status chance.

Comparisons

  • Twin Vipers, compared to Viper:
    • Higher fire rate (25 rounds/sec vs. 14.38 rounds/sec)
    • Larger magazine (28 rounds vs. 14 rounds)
    • Slower reload speed (2 s vs. 1.1 s)
    • Less accurate (9 vs. 15)
    • Different polarities (Naramon Pol vs. Madurai Pol)
  • Twin Vipers, compared to Twin Vipers Wraith:
    • Lower base damage (16.0 vs. 18.0)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (9.6 vs. 14.4)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (1.6 vs. 1.8)
      • Higher Slash b Slash damage (4.8 vs. 1.8)
    • Lower critical chance (15% vs. 18%)
    • Lower critical damage multiplier (1.5x vs. 2x)
    • Lower status chance (1% vs. 5%)
    • Smaller magazine (28 rounds vs. 40 rounds)
    • Less accurate (9 vs. 11)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

TipsEdit

  • Using the Pistol Ammo Mutation mod can help regain lost ammo when needed. Alternatively, use Pistol Scavenger aura or bring along Team Ammo Restore.
  • Using short bursts of fire greatly improves accuracy and makes the weapon viable at medium medium-long distances. Although it is still advised to be used at close quarters.
  • Twin Viper's status chance can be increased to 3% with all 4 dual stat elemental mods, and 5% with Stunning Speed or Sure Shot.

TriviaEdit

  • The Twin Vipers were released on April 12, 2013 with Update 7.7.3.

BugsEdit

  • When used with the Atlas Warframe and summoning Rumblers, the weapons switch to single shot fire and after each shot the weapons show the Landslide ability animation and sound effect.

MediaEdit

Twin Vipers Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Hotfix: The War Within
  • Fixed hips of Warframes stretching when using Agile Akimbo idle animation

Update 18.5

Update 16.0

  • Visual and Audio overhaul

Hotfix 10.2.1

  • Fixed redundant flashlight

Update 9.6

  • Tweaked sounds

Update 7.7.3

  • Added to the game

See alsoEdit


WeaponsDamageCompare AllCosmetics

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