A Lato equipped in each hand. Twice the clip size and fire rate, but reload time is doubled and accuracy is lowered.

The Aklato is a dual wield version of the Lato.png Lato, which features a higher fire rate and magazine size, but lower accuracy and reload speed.

It can be sold for Credits64.png5,000.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily Slash b.svg Slash damage.


  • High Slash b.svg Slash damage – effective against health.
  • Low recoil.



  • Aklato, compared to Lato:
    • Equal base damage, but different composition:
      • Lower Impact b.svg Impact damage (4.5 vs. 7.5)
      • Higher Slash b.svg Slash damage (18.0 vs. 15.0)
    • Higher fire rate (7.5 rounds/sec vs. 6.67 rounds/sec)
    • Larger magazine (30 rounds vs. 15 rounds)
    • Slower reload speed (2.4 s vs. 1 s)
    • Less accurate (11 vs. 18)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (3 vs. 0)
    • Higher disposition (1.52 vs. 1.4)

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

A built Aklato can be purchased from the Market for Credits64.png25,000.

Tips[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Previously, Aklato used the same icon and in-game model as Akbolto.png Akbolto. It was changed several patches later.
  • It can be noted that for some users Aklato appears to land shots near the top of the reticle.
  • As with other dual pistols, wielding the Aklato while holding a Corpus datamass will result in the Warframe wielding a single pistol, but with retained magazine size and reload time.
  • Players who purchased platinum through Rixty also received a free Aklato, along with a unique, Rixty-only skin with a free Orokin Catalyst installed.
  • The name is likely derived from "akimbo" and "Lato."
  • In the eight minute Dark Sector trailer, in which the game was much more like Warframe than the final product was, an Excalibur-wearing Hayden Tenno used  the Aklato pistols.

Media[edit | edit source]

Aklato Skins Edit

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 22.12

  • Mastery Rank increased from 0 to 3.
  • Status chance increased from 3% to 6%.
  • Critical chance from 1.75x to 1.8x.
  • Fire rate decreased.

Update 21.0

  • Increased damage from 18 to 30.
  • Increased Crit Chance from 5% to 10%.
  • Increased Status Chance from 1% to 3%.
  • Increased Mastery Rank requirement from 0 to 1.

Update 20.0

  • Aklato had its firing sounds remastered.

Update 19.10

  • Kintsugi and Nocturne skins released for the Aklato.

Update 16.5

  • AkLato damage decreased in PvP.

Update 15.16

  • Increased the Base Damage on Aklato from 12 to 18.

Hotfix 14.0.11

  • Damage multiplier for Aklato normalized.

Hotfix 8.3.1

  • Aklato sound tweaks.

Update 8.3

  • Sound changes.

Update 7.11

  • Aklato price increased to 25,000 credits (was 12,000 credits).

Update 7.x Weapon Balance

  • Increased damage from 23 to 24.
  • Decreased Crit Chance from 5% to 2.5%.


  • Introduced with game release.

Last updated: Hotfix 24.1.5

See also[edit | edit source]

  • Lato.png Lato, the single counterpart of the Aklato.
  • LatoPrime.png Lato Prime, the prime counterpart of Lato.
  • DELatoVandal.png Lato Vandal, an exclusive Lotus upgrade of Lato.
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