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Once the blade weapon of choice for an exclusive order of Tenno assassins, the Karyst dagger grew to become a symbol of honor and duty for all Tenno

Karyst is a Tenno single dagger introduced in Update 14.2 (2014-08-13) that deals innate DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin damage.

The Karyst Dagger can be sold for Credits64.png 5,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
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20,000
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1,500
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800
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100
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1
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 95 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png20,000

The Karyst dagger blueprint can be acquired from the Market for Credits64.png 20,000.

Characteristics[]

This weapon deals DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin damage.

Advantages:

  • Highest base damage (tied with RVDarkDagger.png Rakta Dark Dagger) among the single dagger category.
  • Highest DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin damage of any melee weapon.
  • Deals DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin Status Effect on Ground Slam.
  • Can use the dagger-exclusive Mod TT 20px.png Heartseeker mod.

Disadvantages:

  • Second lowest attack speed of all dagger-type weapons, shared with HeatDagger.png Heat Dagger.
  • Normal attack damage cannot be converted with physical damage mods.
  • Ground slam attack does not knock down enemies. 
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Notes[]

Trivia[]

  • This is the first non-infested melee weapon that deals pure DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin damage.
  • The Karyst is the only single dagger that is available in the Market. All other daggers are available only through Nightwave, Invasions and Red Veil.
  • The name and shape of this dagger are based on the Kris, an Indonesian dagger. This trait is shared with the Skyla of TnoCutlassAndPoignard.png Nami Skyla.
  • The swirl pattern on the blade closely resembles patterns seen on Damascus steel.

Media[]

Patch History[]

Update 17.3 (2015-09-02)

  • Karyst is now available in Conclave.

Update 14.2 (2014-08-13)

  • Introduced.
Last updated: Hotfix 22.19.1 (2018-05-03)


See also[]

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