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Caustacyst is an Infested scythe that deals damage, and its Corrosive heavy attacks create a trail of sludge that damages and staggers enemies who walk into it.
Characteristics [ ]
This weapon deals
Highest base damage of all scythes.
status chance of all scythes, behind . Tenet Grigori
Heavy attacks throws a wave of up to Corrosive 20 meters in the direction of the player's aim. The wave leaves a temporary trail on the ground, damaging and staggering enemies standing in it.
stance polarity matches . Stalking Fan Innate polarity.
Acquisition [ ]
The Caustacyst's blueprint can be
researched from the Bio Lab in the dojo.
Notes [ ]
When performing a heavy attack, the Caustacyst throws a toxic wave in the direction of the player's aim. This wave will travel up to
20 meters, dealing damage to all enemies it hits. The wave will also leave behind a temporary trail on the ground that deals Corrosive damage to enemies that stand on it.
Corrosive Wave range is not affected by
or Reach . Primed Reach Wave has infinite
Punch Through. The wave inherits any elemental damage from mods and can proc their status effects, having an approximated 10% base status chance. Enemies hit by the wave are also staggered, making them vulnerable to melee finishers (default E ) and susceptible to stealth damage multipliers.
Enemies stunned by these pools do not have their alert status changed; enemies can be damaged by the pools and still be killed for stealth kills as long as their stun animation is still playing.
This allows players to launch a pool, then launch up to 3 more charge attacks before the enemy can become alerted.
Tips [ ]
The Caustacyst is an excellent weapon against the
Grineer, allowing for and Corrosive to be used at the same time, as well as additional Viral to attack their health or Heat for extra stunning capabilities.
Electricity Alternatively, it can be paired with for bonus damage against Radiation Alloy Armor, pairing with 's innate armor-peeling to allow for more general use against Grineer enemies. Corrosive The slow attack speed can be mitigated by equipping ( Fury ) alongside Prime and Berserker Fury . Gladiator Vice
Trivia [ ]
This is the first melee weapon with innate damage. Corrosive
Media [ ]
Warframe - Caustacyst (Quiet Shy)
Warframe Caustacyst, EFFECTS PLAYTESTED! thequickdraw
Warframe Insane damage Caustacyst
Warframe - Caustacyst (OriginalWickedfun)
Patch History [ ]
Damage increased from 75 Corrosive to 260 (17 Impact, 71 Puncture, 69 Slash, and 103 Corrosive).
Range increased from 1 to 2.9.
Status Chance increased from 30% to 37%.
Critical Chance increased from 5% to 9%.
Slam Attack increased from 150 to 780.
Slide Attack increased from 150 to 520.
Parry Angle set to 60.
Follow Through reduced from 0.8 to 0.6.
Fixed Spearmint Scythe skin hand positions being offset on the Anku and Caustacyst.
Fixed the Caustacyst’s Corrosive acid projectiles not pausing in Limbo’s Stasis.
Fixed the Caustacyst’s Corrosive acid projectiles from Mirage’s Hall of Mirror clones not being inside Limbo’s Rift when cast and not being affected by the Rift Stasis mechanic.
Hotfix: The Index Preview 4
Potential fix for the Caustacyst causing game hitches.
Fixed (for real this time) attaining free health by channeling as enemies pass through the Caustacyst goo with Life Strike equipped. Also fixes similar issue with the Zenistar’s charge disc.
Hotfix: The Index Preview 1
Fixed Chat linking the Caustacyst causing a crash.
Fixed attaining free health by channeling as enemies pass through the Caustacyst goo with Life Strike equipped. Also fixes similar issue with the Zenistar.
Fixed Limbo being able to damage enemies while remaining invincible in the Rift with the Caustacyst or the Zenistar charge attack.
Update: The Index Preview
See also [ ]
, a secondary pistol which shares the same theme. Embolist
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