Fires Orokin designed bolts that are faster and sharper but with reduced range

The Boltor Prime is the Prime variant of the Boltor.png Boltor rifle, featuring higher damage, accuracy, faster fire rate, and slightly faster reload speed.

This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png7,500.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 50
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:N/A

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily Puncture b.svg Puncture damage.


  • High base damage.
  • 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 Madurai Pol.svg and Vazarin Pol.svg polarities.


Comparisons: Comparisons:

  • Boltor Prime, compared to Boltor:
    • Lower base damage (32.2 vs. 36.5)
      • Lower Impact b.svg Impact damage (3.2 vs. 3.7)
      • Lower Puncture b.svg Puncture damage (29.0 vs. 29.2)
    • Higher fire rate (10 rounds/sec vs. 8.75 rounds/sec)
    • Larger magazine (36 rounds vs. 30 rounds)
    • Larger max ammo capacity (144 rounds vs. 120 rounds)
    • Faster reload speed (2.4 s vs. 2.6 s)
    • More accurate (50 vs. 25)
    • Different polarities (Vazarin Pol.svgMadurai Pol.svg vs. Vazarin Pol.svg)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (13 vs. 2)


  • Boltor Prime, compared to Telos Boltor:
    • Lower base damage (32.2 vs. 33.0)
      • Lower Impact b.svg Impact damage (3.2 vs. 3.3)
      • Lower Puncture b.svg Puncture damage (29.0 vs. 29.7)
    • Higher fire rate (10 rounds/sec vs. 9.33 rounds/sec)
    • Smaller magazine (36 rounds vs. 42 rounds)
    • Smaller max ammo capacity (144 rounds vs. 168 rounds)
    • More accurate (50 vs. 25)
    • Lack of an innate Truth effect
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (13 vs. 12)

Weapon Loadouts[edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • 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 Braton.png Braton.
  • The Boltor Prime's gold parts can be recolored as of Update 15.13.

Media[edit | edit source]

Boltor Prime Skins

Vaultings[edit | edit source]

  • 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.

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 22.16

Update 22.12

  • Mastery Rank increased from 2 to 13
  • Status chance increased from 10% to 32%
  • Critical chance increased from 5% to 12%
  • Damage decreased from 55 to 46

Update 19.5

  • Conclave Magazine Size reduced from 60 to 36 for the Boltor Prime.

Update 19.0

  • Fixed Boltor (series) projectiles absorbing/preventing melee damage for a short time.
  • Fixed projectile weapons (i.e. Boltor) with Punch Through not going through allies.

Update: The Silver Grove

  • Fixed crash when you destroy a Blunt with projectiles stuck to it. (eg shoot it with Boltor)

Hotfix 18.6.2

  • Conclave damage has been reduced for the Boltor Prime.

Update 17.9

  • Day of the Dead skin added.

Update 17.4

  • Fixed missing weapon trails from projectiles created by the Boltor Prime.

Update 16.5

  • Available for use in Conclave.

Hotfix 16.2.1

  • Fixed Latron Prime Blueprint dropping from Reinforced Orokin Loot Crates instead of Boltor Prime Blueprint.

Hotfix 15.13.1

  • Fixed Boltor Prime's material colors not displaying properly.

Update 15.13

  • Received the PBR treatment.

Hotfix 14.2.4

  • Increased conclave ratings.

Hotfix 12.4.4

  • Fixed Rifle Ammo Mutation mod not being compatible with Boltor Prime.

Hotfix 12.4.1

  • Disabled skins on Boltor Prime.

Update 12.4

  • Introduced.

See also[edit | edit source]

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