Arcane Primary Charger is an Arcane Enhancement that provides a 30% chance on killing an enemy with a melee weapon to increase the damage of primary weapons for 12 seconds.

Can be sold for Credits64 ‍1,000.


Rank Primary Damage Bonus
0 +50%
1 +100%
2 +150%
3 +200%
4 +250%
5 +300%


Rewarded from Rotations B and C of Arbitrations.

Item Source Chance Expected Nearly Guaranteed
ArcanePrimaryCharger Arbitrations / C 5% ~ 20 C Rotations 134 ± 44 C Rotations
ArcanePrimaryCharger Arbitrations / B 5% ~ 20 B Rotations 134 ± 44 B Rotations

All drop rates data is obtained from DE's official drop tables. See Mission Rewards#Standard Missions for definitions on reward table rotations.
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  • The buff is additive to damage mods.
    • For example, Braton Braton with max Mod TT 20px Serration and 200% bonus from ArcanePrimaryCharger Arcane Primary Charger will have: 24.0 × (1 + 165% + 200%) = 111.6 damage

Patch History[]

Update 31.6 (2022-06-09)


We’ve adjusted the values of older Arcanes with the goal of making lower rank Arcanes more viable, and more desirable while collecting as a result. In short, there are three stats that each Arcane tends to have (speaking generally) -- for example, a percentage chance, a stat buff, and the duration of the buff.

Certain Arcanes increase all of these stats per rank (making them scale exponentially), but we are changing it so that only one stat is affected by rank (making it scale linearly). The other stats will now be at the max-rank value regardless of the Arcane Rank, thereby buffing lower-rank Arcanes as a result.

Arcane Primary Charger

On Melee Kill: 30% (was 5%) chance for +50%/300% Primary Weapon Damage for 12s (was 2s)

Hotfix 25.7.7 (2019-09-26)

  • Fixed Arcane Primary Charger not listing “+1 Arcane Revive” at max Rank.

Hotfix 25.7.6 (2019-09-18)

  • Introduced.