100% damage up to 18 m
30% damage at 25 m 70% max reduction
8 (12 damage per projectile)
Boar Prime is the Prime version of the , featuring higher damage and fire rate, but retains its ineffectiveness in mid-long engagements.
Characteristics [ ]
This weapon deals primarily
damage and Puncture damage – less effective against Slash health. 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, compared to Boar:
Higher base damage per projectile (12 vs. 11)
damage (7.8 vs. 6.05) Impact Higher
damage (1.8 vs. 1.65) Puncture Lower damage (2.4 vs. 3.3) Slash Higher total damage (96 vs. 88)
fire rate (4.67 round(s)/sec vs. 4.17 round(s)/sec) Slower
reload time (2.75 s vs. 2.7 s) Higher Mastery Rank required (11 vs. 2)
Notes [ ]
The original counterpart, the
, was removed from the market in Boar (2013-10-16), making the Boar Prime the first prime weapon to phase out its predecessor.
Update 10.4 The Boar was added back into circulation in (2015-10-14), several updates after the Boar Prime was removed from Void drop tables. Update 17.7 The listed damage is actually the total of all the pellets' damage value. The actual damage per pellet is 5.85 , Impact 1.35 and Puncture 1.8 . Slash
Trivia [ ]
It was released in
(2013-09-13), along with the Update 10.0 and Mag Prime . 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.
Media [ ]
Boar Prime Colour Customization
Warframe-U17-Boar Prime Builds
A Gay Guy Reviews Boar Prime, The 24K Steamroller
Lets Max (Warframe) E36 - Boar Prime + 75p Giveaway!
Warframe Boar Prime Pro Buillds 4 Forma Update 13.2.4-0
Boar Prime Worth It? (Builds Tests)
Warframe Boar Prime Setup Discussions (Update L7)
BOAR PRIME - Fastest Shotgun in the game? Warframe
Vaultings [ ]
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.
Patch History [ ]
Mastery Rank increased from 2 to 11.
Damage increased from 23 to 40 (per pellet).
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.
Increased the damage of the Boar series in Conclave.
Increased the ammo pool of the Boar series in Conclave.
Fixed the Boar Prime appearing in ultra rare Loot Crates. It has been replaced with the Scindo Prime Blueprint.
Fixed an issue where having a status chance greater than 100% on the Boar Prime would cause the UI to display “0”.
Tweaks to Boar Prime sounds.
You can now search Orokin Derelict Defenses for the Boar Prime Receiver!
Boar Prime proc chance lowered.
Boar Prime energy color is now tint-able.
After greasing the gears of the Boar Prime it now moves when firing and reloading.
See Also [ ]
, the original counterpart of this shotgun. Boar Prime, the Orokin enhancement to a Warframe or weapon.
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