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Reap havoc with this full sized Tenno-crafted scythe.

The Anku is a Puncture DamageDmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture-focused LotusBlack.png Tenno scythe whose design is aesthetically derived from the ParisParis.png Paris.

Characteristics[]

This weapon deals primarily Puncture DamageDmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage.

Advantages

Disadvantages

Acquisition[]

The Anku's blueprint can be researched from the Tenno Lab in the dojo.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
20,000
Gallium64.png
2
Salvage64.png
800
Circuits64.png
200
Morphics64.png
4
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 225 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png15,000
Tenno Lab Research ClanAffinity64.png 3,000
Credits64.png
5,000
Gallium64.png
1
Circuits64.png
50
PolymerBundle64.png
300
Salvage64.png
500
Time: 48 hrs
Prereq: Akstiletto
Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png 5,000.

Trivia[]

  • The Anku's design is inspired by the ParisParis.png Paris, in the same manner that the RedeemerTnoGunblade.png Redeemer , Dual RazaSomaDualKamas.png Dual Raza and BoltaceBoltonfa.png Boltace are based off the designs of the TigrisDETigris.png Tigris, SomaU10DesignCouncilTennoAR.png Soma and BoltorBoltor.png Boltor respectively.
  • The Anku is the first scythe that is built in the Clan Dojo.
  • When it was initially released, the Anku had a Madurai Pol.svg stance polarity, which did not match either stances available at the time. This was later corrected in Hotfix 16.7.1 (2015-06-04), giving the Anku its current Zenurik Pol.svg stance polarity.
  • The Anku's blade folds down into the handle when stowed away.
  • The Anku's name is likely a reference to two words;
    • Anku is the Quechuan word for flexible or elastic, which likely refers to the three strings that retract the Anku's blade when it is holstered.
    • Ankou is a personification of death in Breton and French folklore. He is usually depicted as a skeleton wearing a cloak and a large-brimmed hat, along with wielding a scythe.

Media[]

Anku Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

  • Damage increased from 70 to 170.
  • Range increased from 1 to 2.8.
  • Slam Attack increased from 140 to 510.
  • Slide Attack increased from 140 to 340.
  • Parry Angle set to 60.
  • Follow Through reduced from 0.8 to 0.6.

Update 16.7 (2015-06-04)

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

See Also[]

  • ParisParis.png Paris, the weapon the Anku is based on.
  • KunaiKunai2.png Kunai, a throwing blade secondary with a similar theme.