This scoped pistol analyzes strikes, learning how to damage its targets most effectively. Achieve maximum damage output after five successive hits.

The Arca Scisco is a IconCorpusB.svgCorpus-built scoped laser pistol that gains a stacking critical chance and status chance buff on every shot. It can be researched from the Energy Lab in the dojo.

Manufacturing Requirements
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25,000
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5
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250
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12,500
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1
Time: 24 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 200 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png15,000
Energy Lab Research ClanAffinity64.png 3,000
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7,500
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200
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3,000
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12,750
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15
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Spectra
Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily Puncture b.svg Puncture damage.

Advantages:

  • High Puncture b.svg Puncture and good Slash b.svg Slash damage – effective against armor and health.
  • Good critical chance.
  • Very high status chance.
  • Second highest magazine size of all semi-auto pistols, behind MirageAkboltoPrime.png Akbolto Prime.
  • Shots trigger Target Analysis buff, additively increasing critical chance and status chance by 4%, stacking up to five times for 20%, and lasts 2 seconds. Buff can be refreshed on consecutive shots.
  • Has 2x and 4x zoom options when zooming in with the weapon.
    • Accurate when zoomed in

Disadvantages:

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • When a shot hits an enemy, the Arca Scisco gets the Target Analysis buff. A flat 4% critical chance and status chance bonus are added after mods, stacking up to five times on shots up to 20%. The buff lasts for 2 seconds and can be refreshed. When the buff times out, one stack is lost and the buff duration resets.
  • Secondary sniper rifle, very useful if you happen to use a short range weapon like a shotgun as a primary.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Puncture b.svg Puncture and Slash b.svg Slash can be a potent combination for Grineer, as the puncture damage will deal bonus to armor while the slash procs will bleed them through the armor itself. Because there is no Impact b.svg Impact, this makes slash proc more often compared to standard physical damage weapons with slash as the second or third highest damage amount.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The writing on the side of the weapon seems to translate as "LONG BOLTER".

Media[edit | edit source]

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 23.9

  • Fixed casting Mesa's Peacemaker Ability unintentionally refreshing the Arca Scisco buff, but not actually increasing the Critical Chance. Casting Mesa's Peacemaker Ability should not activate/refresh the Arca Scisco buff.

Hotfix 22.3.5

  • Fixed being able to equip the Ruinous Extension Mod on the Arca Scisco.
  • Fixed the Arca Scisco not tracking accuracy stats.

Hotfix 21.7.1

  • Fixed the Arca Scisco beam FX disappearing when Modded for high Fire Rate.
  • Fixed Clients not seeing the Arca Scisco beams.

Update 21.7

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Hotfix 24.1.5

See Also[edit | edit source]

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