- High damage – effective against shields.
- High fire rate.
- High magazine size.
- Good critical chance.
- Very high overall status chance.
- Innate multishot of 8 pellets.
- Wide spread is ideal for crowd control.
- Low damage and damage – less effective against armor and health.
- Has linear damage falloff from 100% to 30% from 18m to 25m target distance (distances are affected by Projectile Speed).
- Very slow reload speed.
- Ammo inefficient.
- Strong recoil, although manageable.
- Boar Prime (Normal Attack), compared to Boar (Normal Attack):
- Higher base damage per projectile (40 vs. 22)
- Higher total damage (320 vs. 176)
- Higher base critical chance (15.00% vs. 10.00%)
- Higher base critical multiplier (2.0x vs. 1.5x)
- Higher base status chance (11.25% vs. 7.50%)
- Higher average damage per tap (368 vs. 184.8)
- Higher burst DPS (1718.56 vs. 770.61)
- Higher sustained DPS (2326.07 vs. 1177.14)
- Farther starting damage falloff distance (18.0m vs. 15.0m)
- Greater max damage reduction at ending falloff distance (70.00% vs. 50.00%)
- Higher fire rate (4.67 vs. 4.17)
- Slower reload time (2.75 vs. 2.7)
- Higher Mastery Rank required (11 vs. 2)
- Lower disposition (●●●●● (1.34x) vs. ●●●●● (1.45x))
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- On June 29, 2015, it was announced that the Boar Prime would enter the Prime Vault and be retired from the reward tables on July 7, 2015. Any preexisting components or fully-built weapons would remain as is.
- Boar Prime, along with and , was again accessible from June 28th 2016 to July 26th, 2016 when the Prime Vault was unsealed.
- Boar Prime, , Mag Prime, Rhino Prime, , and vaults were unsealed on June 27th, 2017 to August 1st, 2017.
- Boar Prime, along with , , , , and , were unvaulted from November 13, 2018 to January 29, 2019.
- The original counterpart, the , was removed from the market in Update 10.4 (2013-10-16), making the Boar Prime the first prime weapon to phase out its predecessor.
- The Boar was added back into circulation in Update 17.7 (2015-10-14), several updates after the Boar Prime was removed from Void drop tables.
- Using the aura, , Squad Ammo Restore, and/or the mod is highly recommended due to the weapon's high fire rate. It tends to use up ammo quickly, especially when equipped with fire rate mods. Also, using Carrier's Ammo Case can assist with retaining and regaining ammo.
- It was released in Update 10.0 (2013-09-13), along with the Mag Prime and .
- Its central drum section rotates when firing (not that obvious as it is quite fast) and reloading, making it a non-static model.
- The Boar Prime, along with the Dakra Prime, is specifically mentioned as being a Tenno creation, unlike other Prime items said to be created by the Orokin.
- Prior to an unknown update, Boar Prime's codex description incorrectly stated that it gained an increased magazine size and fire rate at the cost of damage in comparison to regular Boar. This was because the codex description was not updated to reflect the major shotgun buffs in Update 17.
- , the original counterpart of this shotgun.
- Prime, the Orokin enhancement to a Warframe or weapon.
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