Gleaming blades of white draw blood of the deepest red.

The Venka Prime are the Prime variant of the Venka.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:N/A
Drop Locations
BlueprintNeo B2 Uncommon
Neo N4 Uncommon (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade Blade
GenericWeaponPrimeHilt GauntletAxi V7 Rare
Meso V5 Rare (V)
Neo V4 Rare (V)
Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics
(B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.


  • High Slash b Slash damage – effective against Infested, Flesh and Cloned Flesh.
  • High critical chance and damage.
  • Good status chance.
  • High ground finisher attack damage because of multiple strikes in quick succession, which causes status effect procs from every blow.
  • High attack speed.
  • Slam attack will ragdoll nearby enemies.
  • Melee combo multiplier of 0.75 instead of the classic 0.5, allowing for larger damage multipliers in fewer hits.
  • Has a Naramon Pol and Madurai Pol polarity.


  • Low Impact b Impact damage – less effective against shields.
  • Small jump attack AoE.
  • Short attack range.


  • Venka Prime, compared to Venka:
    • Higher base damage (55.0 vs. 37.0)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (2.75 vs. 1.85)
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (11.0 vs. 9.25)
      • Higher Slash b Slash damage (41.25 vs. 25.9)
    • Higher critical chance (25% vs. 15%)
    • Higher critical damage multiplier (2.5x vs. 2.0x)
    • Higher attack speed (1.05 vs. 1)
    • Different polarities (Naramon PolMadurai Pol vs. None)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (8 vs. 3)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The Venka Prime has a modified melee combo multiplier, which adds 75% bonus damage per damage increase interval instead of the normal 50%. Thus the Venka Prime starts with a 1.75x combo multiplier at 5 hits, then increases to 2.5x after 15 hits, 3.25x after 45 hits etc.


  • The Venka Prime's modified melee combo counter and high critical chance pair well with builds incorporating Blood Rush and Gladiator mods.


  • The Venka Prime is the first weapon that has a modified melee combo counter.
  • Venka Prime was announced alongside Valkyr Prime and Cernos Prime in a teaser, but when the full trailer was finally shown, Valkyr Prime was using the standard Venka instead of the Venka Prime.


  • Venka Prime in Codex.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 19.2
  • Fixed Venka Prime not being drawn when spawning with only melee equipped.

Update 19.1

  • Valkyr Prime, Cernos Prime, and Venka Prime have been added to the Codex and are now linkable in chat.

Hotfix 19.0.7

  • Introduced along with Valkyr Prime and Cernos Prime.

See AlsoEdit

  • Venka, the standard version.


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