Arcane Tempo is an Arcane Enhancement that provides a chance to increase Fire Rate on Shotguns for a short time whenever the player achieves a critical Hit.

It can be sold for Credits64.png 200.


Rank Chance Effect Duration
0 3% 15% 2 sec
1 5% 30% 4 sec
2 8% 45% 6 sec
3 10% 60% 8 sec
4 13% 75% 10 sec
5 15% 90% 12 sec


Awarded for killing or capturing the Eidolon Teralyst.

Operation: Scarlet Spear sold Arcane Tempo for Scarlet Credits1,000 Scarlet Credits.

Operation: Orphix Venom sold Arcane Tempo for Phasic Cells200 Phasic Cells.

Source Chance Expected Nearly Guaranteed
Arcane 18.5% 5 – 6 kills 34 ± 11 kills
Arcane 15.68% 6 – 7 captures 41 ± 14 captures

All drop rates data is obtained from DE's official droptables.

Expected refers to total number of attempts a player can expect to need in order to receive at least one of each drop associated with the respective values.
Nearly Guaranteed refers to the total number of attempts a player needs to obtain a 99%, 99.9%, and 99.99% probability to receive at least one of each drop associated with the respective values.

For more detailed definitions and information on how these number were obtained, visit here.


  • Any Critical Hit from any of the following will set off Arcane TempoArcaneTempo64x.png Arcane Tempo:


  • This arcane was originally dropped in The Jordas Verdict. Following Update 22.14 (2018-03-01), all Trial missions were retired from the game and the arcane drops, in turn, were moved to the Eidolons instead.

Patch History[]

Update 17.9.1 (2015-10-29)

  • Introduced with The Jordas Verdict.