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One of the finest examples of Tenno craftsmanship, the Boar Prime offers a higher rate of fire and clip size with a slight decrease in per-shot damage .

The Boar Prime is the Prime version of the Boar, featuring higher damage, critical chance, critical damage, status chance, and fire rate, but retains its ineffectiveness in mid-long engagements.

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 Mag Prime and Dakra Prime, was again accessible from June 28th 2016 to July 26th, 2016 when the Prime Vault was unsealed.

Boar Prime, Dakra Prime, Mag Prime, Rhino Prime, Ankyros Prime, and Boltor Prime vaults were unsealed on June 27th, 2017 to August 1st, 2017.

Boar Prime, along with Mag Prime, Nova Prime, Soma Prime, Dakra Prime, and Vasto Prime, were unvaulted from November 13, 2018.

Manufacturing Requirements
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15,000
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1
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1
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1
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10
Time: 12 hrs
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Drop Locations
BlueprintNeo N9 Common
Neo B3 Common (V)
Neo D1 Common (V)
GenericGunPrimeBarrel BarrelLith M2 Uncommon
Meso M1 Uncommon (V)
Axi V2 Uncommon (V)
GenericGunPrimeReceiver ReceiverAxi S4 Common
Lith M1 Common (V)
Axi R1 Common (V)
GenericGunPrimeStock StockMeso B3 Rare
Lith B1 Rare (V)
Meso B1 Rare (V)
Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics
(B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Impact b Impact damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

  • Low Puncture b Puncture damage and Slash b Slash damage – less effective against armor and health.
  • Linear damage falloff from 100% to 30% from 18m to 25m target distance (distances are affected by Projectile Speed).
  • Before 100% status chance, the listed status chance is the base chance per shot that at least one pellet will proc a status; the actual base status chance per pellet is ~4.36%.
  • Very slow reload speed.
  • Ammo inefficient.
  • Strong recoil, although manageable. 

Comparisons:

  • Boar Prime, compared to Boar:
    • Higher base damage (320.0 vs. 176.0)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (208.0 vs. 96.8)
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (48.0 vs. 26.4)
      • Higher Slash b Slash damage (64.0 vs. 52.8)
    • Higher critical chance (15% vs. 10%)
    • Higher critical multiplier (2x vs. 1.5x)
    • Higher status chance (30% vs. 20%)
    • Higher fire rate (4.67 rounds/sec vs. 4.17 rounds/sec)
    • Longer range before damage falloff starts (18m vs. 15m)
    • Larger max damage reduction due to falloff (70% vs. 50%)
    • Slower reload speed (2.75 s vs. 2.7 s)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (11 vs. 2)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

NotesEdit

  • It is possible to reach 100% status chance with the Boar Prime before the use of multishot mods (Which will result in a real 100% status chance per pellet).
  • The original counterpart, the Boar, was removed from the market in Update 10.4, making the Boar Prime the first prime weapon to phase out its predecessor.
    • The Boar was added back into circulation in Update 17.7, several updates after the Boar Prime was removed from Void drop tables.
  • The listed damage is actually the total of all the pellets' damage value. The actual damage per pellet is 13.29 Impact b Impact3.07 Puncture b Puncture and 4.09 Slash b Slash.
  • Along with various other shotguns, the Boar Prime's stats were increased with Update 17.0, however several aspects were nerfed, specifically reload speed, fire rate, and status chance.

TipsEdit

TriviaEdit

  • It was released in Update 10.0, along with the Mag Prime and Dakra Prime.
  • 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.
  • Boar Prime's description incorrectly states it increases magazine size and fire rate at the cost of damage in comparison to regular Boar. It does have increased fire rate, but the magazine size is the same and Boar Prime deals a total  of 8 damage more than Boar does.

MediaEdit

  • Boar Prime Colour Customization

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.12
  • Mastery Rank increased from 2 to 11.
  • Damage increased from 23 to 40 (per pellet).

Hotfix 20.7.4

  • Relics were unvaulted for a limited time.

Hotfix: Specters of the Rail 13

  • Boar Prime returned to the vault.

Hotfix: Lunaro 7

  • Fixed incorrect Prime item drop values in T4 Mobile Defense and Survival. The return of Mag Prime, Dakra Prime, and Boar Prime skewed the drop tables accidentally, and for that we apologize.

Hotfix: Lunaro 6

  • Added to the Void for a limited time.

Hotfix 18.4.7

  • Increased the damage of the Boar series in Conclave.
  • Increased the ammo pool of the Boar series in Conclave.

Hotfix 16.11.2

  • Fixed the Boar Prime appearing in ultra rare Loot Crates. It has been replaced with the Scindo Prime Blueprint.

Hotfix 14.8.1

  • Fixed an issue where having a status chance greater than 100% on the Boar Prime would cause the UI to display “0”.

Hotfix 12.0.2

  • Tweaks to Boar Prime sounds.

Update 11.5

  • You can now search Orokin Derelict Defenses for the Boar Prime Receiver!

Hotfix 11.0.4

  • Boar Prime proc chance lowered.

Update 10.5

  • Boar Prime energy color is now tint-able.

Update 10.2

  • After greasing the gears of the Boar Prime it now moves when firing and reloading.

See AlsoEdit

  • Boar, the original counterpart of this shotgun.
  • Prime, the Orokin enhancement to a Warframe or weapon.
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