The Boltor Prime is the Prime variant of the rifle, featuring higher damage, critical chance, critical multiplier, status chance, accuracy, fire rate, and slightly faster reload speed. It was released alongside and .
- High base damage.
- High damage – effective against armor.
- Tied with for the third highest status chance of all continuous primary weapons, behind and , and highest status chance of all fully automatic rifles.
- Decent critical chance.
- High fire rate.
- Low recoil.
- High accuracy.
- On kill, bodies will follow the bolt that killed them, damaging anyone in their path and pinning the corpse to walls.
- Innate and polarities.
- Low and no damage – less effective against shields and health.
- Low reload speed.
- Projectiles have travel time with slight arcing.
- Inefficient ammo economy.
- Boltor Prime (attack: Normal), compared to Boltor (attack: Normal):
- Higher base damage (46 vs. 25)
- Higher total damage (46 vs. 25)
- Higher base critical chance (12% vs. 10%)
- Higher base critical multiplier (2x vs. 1.8x)
- Higher base status chance (34% vs. 14%)
- Higher average damage per shot (max Progenitor bonus if applicable) (51.52 vs. 27)
- Higher burst DPS (max Progenitor bonus if applicable) (515.2 vs. 236.25)
- Higher sustained DPS (max Progenitor bonus if applicable) (368 vs. 171.3)
- Higher fire rate (10 round(s)/sec vs. 8.75 round(s)/sec)
- Faster reload time (2.4 s vs. 2.6 s)
- More accurate (50 vs. 25)
- Different polarities ( vs. )
- Higher Mastery Rank required (13 vs. 2)
- Lower disposition (1.15 vs. 1.25)
- Boltor Prime (attack: Normal), compared to Telos Boltor (attack: Normal):
- Higher base damage (46 vs. 30)
- Higher total damage (46 vs. 30)
- Lower base critical chance (12% vs. 30%)
- Lower base critical multiplier (2x vs. 2.4x)
- Higher base status chance (34% vs. 16%)
- Higher average damage per shot (max Progenitor bonus if applicable) (51.52 vs. 42.6)
- Higher burst DPS (max Progenitor bonus if applicable) (515.2 vs. 397.46)
- Higher sustained DPS (max Progenitor bonus if applicable) (368 vs. 318.27)
- Higher fire rate (10 round(s)/sec vs. 9.33 round(s)/sec)
- Smaller magazine (60 round(s) vs. 90 round(s))
- More accurate (50 vs. 25)
- Higher Mastery Rank required (13 vs. 12)
- Lack of an innate Truth effect
Boltor Prime's main and component blueprints are acquired from the following Void Relics.
|Lith B4 Rare (V)
Neo B3 Rare (V)
|Meso M1 Common (V)
Meso N6 Common (V)
|Lith B1 Uncommon (V)
Neo R1 Uncommon (V)
|Axi R1 Common (V)|
Axi S3 Common (V)
|Time: 12 hrs|
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- On February 9th, 2016, it was announced that Boltor Prime would enter the Prime Vault and be retired from the reward tables on February 16, 2016. Any preexisting components or fully-built weapons will remain as is.
- Boltor Prime along with , , , , and Rhino Prime were unvaulted on June 27, 2017 to August 1, 2017.
- Boltor Prime, along with , , , , and , was once again unvaulted on July 24, 2018 to September 25, 2018. It resurfaced again together with the same line-up from July 16th, 2019 to September 3rd, 2019.
- The lack of damage means that the mods and will have no effect on this weapon.
- The innate polarity matches .
- Due to its above average status chance, users will often use instead of Cryo Rounds to make or damage, which requires a polarity.
- The Boltor Prime has a knockback effect on kill that can be used instead of Punch Through so the mod slot can be used for something else.
- Boltor Prime is the sixth primed Primary weapon ever released.
- Compared to previous Prime weapons, the Boltor and the Boltor Prime have a much closer resemblance to each other.
- A possible explanation is the manufacturing faction. The Boltor is a Tenno produced weapon, like, for example, the .
- The Boltor Prime's gold parts can be recolored as of Update 15.13 (2015-02-05).
Boltor Prime Skins
- , the original counterpart of this gun.
- , the Arbiters of Hexis custom version.
- Prime, the Orokin enhancement to a Warframe or weapon.
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