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, gaining an increased rate of fire in exchange for damage.

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
BlueprintMeso C5 Common
Lith B3 Common (V)
Lith O1 Common (V)
Lith P2 Common (V)
Lith T1 Common (V)
Meso V1 Common (V)
Neo R3 Common (V)
Neo S6 Common (V)
Neo T1 Common (V)
Axi L5 Common (V)
Axi S6 Common (V)
Axi T3 Common (V)
GenericGunPrimeBarrel BarrelAxi G4 Uncommon
Lith F2 Uncommon (V)
Meso S8 Uncommon (V)
Neo B1 Uncommon (V)
Neo V5 Uncommon (V)
Axi G3 Uncommon (V)
Axi H3 Uncommon (V)
Axi P3 Uncommon (V)
Axi T1 Uncommon (V)
Axi T2 Uncommon (V)
GenericGunPrimeReceiver ReceiverLith C4 Common
Lith D1 Common
Neo I2 Common
Lith N3 Common (V)
Lith S5 Common (V)
Meso L1 Common (V)
Meso T1 Common (V)
Meso Z1 Common (V)
Neo G3 Common (V)
Neo H1 Common (V)
Neo S3 Common (V)
Axi G2 Common (V)
GenericGunPrimeStock StockLith M5 Common
Neo Z5 Common
Lith K1 Common (V)
Lith S9 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 M2 Common (V)
Neo S2 Common (V)
Neo V6 Common (V)
Neo Z4 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.


  • Near-equal physical damage distribution - effective against health and shields.
  • Fastest fire rate of all burst-fire rifles.
  • Comes with a Madurai Pol polarity.
  • Can use the Burston exclusive Mod TT 20pxTriple Tap.


  • Lowest base damage of all burst-fire rifles.
  • 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, results in frequent reloading.


  • Burston Prime, compared to Burston:
    • Lower base damage (21.0 vs. 35.1)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (6.3 vs. 11.7)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (6.3 vs. 11.7)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (8.4 vs. 11.7)
    • Higher fire rate (13.64 rounds/sec vs. 7.83 rounds/sec)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (12 vs. 0)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • 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
  • burston prime stats
  • burston prime polarity
  • Burston Prime
  • Burston Prime
  • Burston Prime
  • 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

See AlsoEdit

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