Once thought lost to the ages, attempts to reengineer the Burston Prime never fully replicated this weapon's power and agility.

The Burston Prime is the Prime variant and direct upgrade of the Burston Burston, sporting higher stats across the board including fire rate, damage, status, and critical potential.

The Burston Prime can be sold for Credits647,500.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:N/A
Drop Locations
BlueprintAxi L5 Common
Lith B3 Common (V)
Lith O1 Common (V)
Lith P2 Common (V)
Lith T1 Common (V)
Meso V1 Common (V)
Neo S6 Common (V)
Neo T1 Common (V)
GenericGunPrimeBarrel BarrelAxi T2 Uncommon
Lith F2 Uncommon (V)
Meso S8 Uncommon (V)
Neo B1 Uncommon (V)
Neo V5 Uncommon (V)
Axi H3 Uncommon (V)
Axi T1 Uncommon (V)
GenericGunPrimeReceiver ReceiverLith C4 Common
Meso T1 Common
Axi G2 Common
Lith N3 Common (V)
Lith S5 Common (V)
Meso Z1 Common (V)
Neo H1 Common (V)
Neo S3 Common (V)
GenericGunPrimeStock StockNeo M2 Common
Lith K1 Common (V)
Lith V1 Common (V)
Meso C3 Common (V)
Meso N3 Common (V)
Meso S5 Common (V)
Neo B4 Common (V)
Neo H2 Common (V)
Neo S2 Common (V)
Neo V6 Common (V)
Axi O3 Common (V)
Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics
(B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.



  • Low base damage.
  • Below average critical multiplier.
  • Linearly less efficient. Sometimes a target may only die with four bullets, requiring another burst to be fired.
  • Poor ammo efficiency.
    • Very fast fire rate for its magazine size, especially with Mod TT 20pxGilded Truth, results in frequent reloading.


Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The Burston Prime has a fast burst, making it decent in long-range combat.
  • This weapon's status chance makes it more likely to deal Elemental procs than the usual Burston Burston. Its chance to proc at least once per burst is 65.7%.
  • The Burston has arguably better ammo efficiency than the U10DesignCouncilTennoAR Soma or U10InfPrimary Synapse due to its burst-fire nature.
  • Fire rate mods (Mod TT 20pxSpeed Trigger, Mod TT 20pxShred, Mod TT 20pxGilded Truth, etc.) reduce the delay between bursts, but did not increase the fire rate of the actual bullets themselves. As of Hotfix 17.4.3, fire rate mods now increase the fire rate of the burst itself.
  • It isn't advised to put a Mod TT 20pxHeavy Caliber on the Burston Prime as this weapon benefits more in close to mid range situations with its high accuracy and damage over long range situations where hitting enemies with all bullets becomes more difficult.
  • Modifying the magazine can sometimes be problematic, as you might be reduced to only 1 or 2 rounds in your last shot. A Max Rank Mod TT 20pxWildfire or a Rank 3 Mod TT 20pxMagazine Warp will give you a magazine of 54, allowing you 18 bursts before reloading. This ensures you will always fire 3 rounds in every burst.


  • The Burston Prime has noticeably less golden ornamentation than previous Prime weapons.
  • At the time of its release, the Burston Prime was the first Prime weapon whose component drops were exclusive to the Orokin Derelict instead of the Orokin VoidUpdate 12 has since moved some component drops into the Void.
  • The Burston Prime is the first Prime primary weapon to receive a Weapon Augments mod.
  • The Burston Prime's gold parts can be recolored as of Update 15.13.


  • The Burston Prime as it appears in the Codex
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  • burston prime polarity
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  • Burston Prime Colour Customization

Burston Prime Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.12
  • Mastery Rank increased from 0 to 12.
  • Status chance increased from 15% to 30%.
  • Critical chance increased from 5% to 18%.
  • Critical damage increased from 1.5x to 1.8x.
  • Damage decreased from 39 to 36.

Update 11.5

  • Introduced.

See AlsoEdit

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