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Gleaming blades of white draw blood of the deepest red.

The Venka Prime are the Prime variant of the Venka, sporting higher damage, critical chance and damage, and attack speed. It also uniquely has a higher Melee Combo Multiplier than all other melee weapons, allowing consecutive strikes to rack up even more damage.


Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
15,000
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade
2
GenericWeaponPrimeHilt
2
OrokinCell64
15
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:N/A
Drop Locations
BlueprintAxi O3 Uncommon
Neo B2 Uncommon (V)
Neo N4 Uncommon (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade BladesLith C2 Common
Meso S7 Common
Lith V4 Common (V)
Meso G1 Common (V)
Neo N7 Common (V)
Axi V5 Common (V)
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

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.

Advantages:

  • High Slash b Slash damage – effective against health.
  • High critical chance and damage.
  • Good status chance.
  • High Attack Speed.
  • Ground Finisher consists of multiple strikes, each hit having a chance to proc status.
  • Slam Attack causes ragdoll.
  • Has a Melee Combo Multiplier of 0.75 instead of the classic 0.5, allowing for larger damage multipliers in fewer hits.
  • Innate Naramon Pol and Madurai Pol polarities.

Disadvantages:

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

Comparisons:

  • 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

NotesEdit

  • 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.

TipsEdit

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

TriviaEdit

  • 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.

MediaEdit

  • 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.
Last updated:Hotfix 22.20.9.2

See AlsoEdit

  • Venka, the standard version.

 

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