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


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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