The Gorgon Wraith is a powerful variant of its precursor that features unique styling.

The Gorgon Wraith is the Wraith variant of the Gorgon.png Gorgon, featuring a slight increase in damage, accuracy, fire rate, and magazine size, but sacrifices Puncture b.svg Puncture and Slash b.svg Slash damage.

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

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
25,000
Barrel
1
Receiver
1
Stock
1
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 50
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:N/A

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

This weapon was first introduced from the Tethra's Doom event, awarded for scoring 500+ points in a hijack mission, complete with a free weapon slot and a pre-installed Orokin Catalyst.

The Gorgon Wraith was awarded again from an alert in the Infested Nightmares Bonus Weekend, once again with a free weapon slot, but did not come with a pre-installed Orokin Catalyst.

On May 9, 2017, Hotfix 20.4.4 and Hotfix 20.4.5, a bug allowed Gorgon Wraith parts to drop from Jackal. This was a very short-lived bug, but dissemination of information on the forum allowed many users to learn of and exploit this bug before DE quickly corrected it. The parts and weapon were not removed from users' inventories.

The blueprint and parts are now obtainable from the Razorback Invasion via Assassination. All the components can be traded, although players must have a Mastery Rank of at least 7 to acquire the blueprint.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily Impact b.svg Impact damage.

Advantages

Disadvantages

  • Low Puncture b.svg Puncture and Slash b.svg Slash damage – less effective against health.
  • Has a short wind-up time of 10 rounds to reach optimal firing rate.
  • Inefficient beyond medium range.
  • Inefficient ammo economy.
  • Very slow reload speed.

Comparisons:

  • Gorgon Wraith, compared to Gorgon:
    • Lower base damage (24.0 vs. 30.0)
      • Lower Impact b.svg Impact damage (20.4 vs. 22.5)
      • Lower Puncture b.svg Puncture damage (2.4 vs. 4.5)
      • Lower Slash b.svg Slash damage (1.2 vs. 3.0)
    • Higher fire rate (13.3 rounds/sec vs. 12.5 rounds/sec)
    • Faster reload speed (3 s vs. 4.2 s)
    • Faster spool-up (10 rounds vs. 15 rounds)
    • More accurate (17 vs. 12)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (7 vs. 3)
  • Gorgon Wraith, compared to Prisma Gorgon:
    • Higher base damage (24.0 vs. 23.1)
      • Higher Impact b.svg Impact damage (20.4 vs. 17.3)
      • Lower Puncture b.svg Puncture damage (2.4 vs. 3.5)
      • Lower Slash b.svg Slash damage (1.2 vs. 2.3)
    • Lower fire rate (13.3 rounds/sec vs. 14.17 rounds/sec)
    • Smaller magazine (60 rounds vs. 80 rounds)
    • Smaller max ammo capacity (180 rounds vs. 240 rounds)
    • Faster spool-up (10 rounds vs. 12 rounds)
    • Less accurate (17 vs. 20)
    • Lower Mastery Rank required (7 vs. 11)

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • After the spool-up time, it is possible to use the Gorgon in quick short bursts, allowing you to keep up the high rate of fire, but with less recoil and less bullets wasted, making the Gorgon usable at medium to long ranges.
  • You can retain the "charge" of the fire rate by sprinting. This way the weapon stops shooting but as long as you keep LMB  held down, the fire rate will not reset and the weapon will resume fast firing once you stop sprinting.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Gorgon Wraith is the second Primary Wraith weapon ever released, following the WraithStrun.png Strun Wraith.
  • The Gorgon Wraith only has an upgrade in stats and comes with no default polarities.
  • The Gorgon Wraith can use both the Desert Tactics skin and the Day of the Dead skin.

Media[edit | edit source]

 

Gorgon Wraith Skins Edit

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 22.12

  • Mastery Rank increased from 3 to 7
  • Status chance increased from 15% to 21%
  • Critical chance increased from 10% to 15%
  • Critical Damage increased from 1.5x to 1.9x
  • Ammo capacity increased to 900
  • Increased accuracy while aiming

See Also[edit | edit source]

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