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Turn foes into puppets with Teshin's versatile throwing disc.

The Orvius is Teshin's signature glaive with the unique ability to suspend foes in midair on throwing the glaive while blocking.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 50
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:ReputationBlackx64.png100,000

The blueprint is rewarded on completion of The War Within. Additional blueprints can be bought from Cephalon Simaris for ReputationBlackx64.png 100,000. The parts can be acquired from special enemies that appear during a Kuva Siphon or Kuva Survival; the Blade drops from Kuva Guardians, while the Disc drops from Kuva Jesters.


This weapon deals primarily DmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage.


  • Third highest base damage of all glaives, behind Kestrel.png Kestrel and GrnBoomerang.png Halikar.
  • Silent.
  • Heavy Attack throws the glaive, which can bounce up three times or travels up to 30 meters before returning to the user, damaging anyone in its path.
    • Thrown glaive has innate DmgColdSmall64.png Cold damage – effective for slowing down opponents.
    • Primary and secondary weapons can be fired and reloaded can be used normally with a thrown glaive, and retrieving the glaive does not interrupt these actions.
    • Glaive can explode mid-flight via blocking and forces a return.
    • Channeling the glaive prior to throwing it will consume 5 energy to make the weapon fly above the first enemy in its path and suspend them in midair for 3 seconds. The disc then inflicts 3 ticks of damage to the suspended target before exploding and damaging all enemies around it and then return to the user.
  • Can be wielded in-tandem with a single-handed secondary weapon.
  • Innate Madurai Pol.svg and Naramon Pol.svg polarities.


  • Low DmgImpactSmall64.png Impact and DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage – less effective against shields and health.
  • Slowest attack speed of all glaives.
  • Short melee range.
  • Cannot use melee attacks while the glaive is in mid-flight.
  • Exploding glaive inflicts self-stagger.


  • The Orvius has a special function where throwing the weapon at an enemy while blocking will make the weapon fly above the target enemy's head, and then hover above them. The disc will last for 3 seconds before exploding, dealing damage to all enemies within its radius.
    • While above an enemy's head, the Orvius will deal damage approximately once per second
      • The damage of this special attack is DmgColdSmall64.png Cold.
    • Energy is also consumed when thrown and when exploding if the player is still blocking.
    • If the enemy dies before the 3-second duration is up, the Orvius will immediately explode before returning to the player.
    • Reactivating channel will detonate the weapon prematurely.
    • The explosion can cause self-damage if players are close enough (~5 meters).
    • Applies a guaranteed DmgColdSmall64.png Cold proc until it returns.
  • Orvius can be detonated mid-air without the cost of energy after being thrown, making it a great crowd control weapon.
  • When suspending an enemy by channeling the throw, it deals 20 DmgColdSmall64.png Cold damage per second for three seconds (unless detonated prematurely) with the subsequent explosion while returning dealing 40 DmgColdSmall64.png Cold.
    • The detonation occurs and deals the same damage regardless of whether or not the weapon is still being channeled; because of this, it is advised to stop channeling after the initial hit to save energy.


  • Teshin carried his Orvius on his back, something that cannot be done by Tenno.


  • Because of the channeled throw targeting the enemy closest to you, sometimes the Orvius attempts to lock onto enemies that are either below or above you by a floor, thus making the ability inconsistent on maps where Turrets are widespread (Bunkers for example).


Orvius Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 22.19 (2018-05-02)

  • (Undocumented) Orvius blueprints can now be obtained from Cephalon Simaris for 100,000 standing.

Update 22.12 (2018-02-09)

  • Fixed Orvius ignoring Nullifier bubbles.

Update 21.4 (2017-08-10)

  • Reduced the damage of the charged throw of Orvius in Conclave.

Hotfix 21.3.1 (2017-08-04)

  • The Orvius can now be charge-thrown while in dual wield mode to trigger the same special function when throwing while channeling.

Update 21.0 (2017-06-29)

  • Increased Status Chance from 10% to 15% for Melee hits and projectiles
  • Increased critical chance from 10% to 15% for Melee hits and projectiles
  • Damage increased from 50 to 70
  • Recall discharge damage changed to Ice
  • Increased Mastery Rank requirement from 5 to 6

Hotfix 19.11.5 (2017-02-28)

  • Fixed the Orvius Blueprint being tradeable.

Hotfix 19.0.3 (2016-11-14)

  • Orvius parts can no longer be sold for ducats. (The blueprint still can be, however, for 100 ducats.)

Update 19.0 (2016-11-11)

  • Introduced.
Last update: Hotfix (2018-03-28)