The Lex Prime is a powerful, accurate pistol that has a low fire rate and clip size. Very efficient at long range.

The Lex Prime is the primed version of the Lex.png Lex pistol, featuring improved, fire rate, and magazine size at the cost of damage. It is also a requisite ingredient for Aklex Prime.png Aklex Prime.

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.


  • Very high base damage.
  • High accuracy.
  • Has a Madurai Pol.svg polarity.



  • Lex Prime, compared to Lex:
    • Lower base damage (78.0 vs. 105.0)
      • Lower Impact b.svg Impact damage (7.8 vs. 10.5)
      • Lower Puncture b.svg Puncture damage (62.4 vs. 84.0)
      • Lower Slash b.svg Slash damage (7.8 vs. 10.5)
    • Higher fire rate (2.08 rounds/sec vs. 1.08 rounds/sec)
    • Larger magazine (8 rounds vs. 6 rounds)
    • Larger max ammo capacity (32 rounds vs. 24 rounds)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (8 vs. 3)
  • Lex Prime, compared to Aklex Prime:
    • Higher base damage (78.0 vs. 49.0)
      • Higher Impact b.svg Impact damage (7.8 vs. 4.9)
      • Higher Puncture b.svg Puncture damage (62.4 vs. 39.2)
      • Higher Slash b.svg Slash damage (7.8 vs. 4.9)
    • Lower fire rate (2.08 rounds/sec vs. 2.67 rounds/sec)
    • Smaller magazine (8 rounds vs. 16 rounds)
    • Faster reload speed (2.3 s vs. 3 s)
    • More accurate (16 vs. 10)
    • Different polarities (Madurai Pol.svg vs. None)
    • Lower Mastery Rank required (8 vs. 15)
    • Lower disposition (1 vs. 3)

Weapon Loadouts[edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A large portion of the weapon is animated, complete with an exchanged magazine and blow-back slide. This makes the Lex Prime one of the few pistols with firing animations for a conventional weapon.
  • Lex Prime is the icon for the Secondary weapons category in the Foundry.
  • The Lex Prime can be seen in Loki PrimeIcon272.png Loki Prime's Decoy130xDark.png Decoy.
  • The Lex Prime and its akimbo and regular variants share similar weapon sounds to the Hammer 1895, a revolver featured in Dark Sector.

Media[edit | edit source]

Lex Prime Skins

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 22.12

  • Mastery Rank increased from 5 to 8.

Hotfix 22.10.3

  • Fixed the Lex Onyx Skin not removing the clip attachment when equipped on the Lex Prime.

Update 21.0

  • Increased Mastery Rank requirement from 0 to 5.
  • Lex Prime damage increased in Conclave.

Hotfix: Specters of the Rail 2.1

  • Fixed incorrect materials on Lex Prime attachments.

Update: Specters of the Rail 2

  • Lex Prime has received the PBR treatment!

Hotfix 18.4.10

  • Increased the damage of the Lex series in Conclave.
  • Increased the headshot multiplier of the Lex series in Conclave.

Update 18.0

  • Lex Conclave Skin added.

Hotfix 17.0.3

  • Reduced the damage of Lex Prime in PvP.

Update 17.0

Unlisted Changes (Listed in 17.0.2)

Update 15.7

  • Added Orokin Ducat cost to Lex Prime Blueprint.

Update 13.2

  • Increased the volume on the Lex Prime sound effects.

Hotfix 13.0.1

  • Fixed Placeholder Lex Prime description & wrong stats.

Update 13.0

  • Introduced.
Last updated: Hotfix 23.6.2

See also[edit | edit source]

  • Lex.png Lex, the original counterpart.
  • DEAklex.png Aklex, the akimbo version of the normal counterpart.
  • Aklex Prime.png Aklex Prime, the primed akimbo counterpart
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