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Based on one of the world's oldest weapon designs, this Tenno-crafted weapon can be used both in stealth and in open combat. The Paris uses a chargeable magnetic field to launch arrows capable of impaling enemies to walls.

The Paris is a Puncture b Puncture based bow that was released on the 18th of March, 2013.

This weapon can be sold for Credits647,500.


Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
15,000
Morphics64
3
Plastids64
600
PolymerBundle64
700
NanoSpores64
2,000
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 45
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 225 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:Credits6420,000

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Puncture b Puncture damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

  • Low Impact b Impact and Slash b Slash damage – less effective against shields.
  • Arrows have a travel time with slight arcing.

Comparisons:

  • Paris, compared to MK1-Paris:
    • Higher base damage (78.0 vs. 63.5)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (3.9 vs. 3.15)
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (62.4 vs. 47.65)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (11.7 vs. 12.7)
    • Higher charge attack damage (156.0 vs. 127.0)
    • Slower reload speed (0.7 s vs. 0.6 s)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (3 vs. 0)
  • Paris, compared to Paris Prime:
    • Lower base damage (78.0 vs. 84.0)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (3.9 vs. 2.1)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (62.4 vs. 67.2)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (11.7 vs. 14.7)
    • Lower charge attack damage (156.0 vs. 168.0)
    • Different polarities (Naramon Pol vs. Naramon PolMadurai Pol)
    • Lower Mastery Rank required (3 vs. 8)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

TipsEdit

  • Staying in cover while charging can help to reduce damage taken.
  • Bows are most useful if you can kill the target in one shot.
  • Lead targets both horizontally and vertically at greater distances in order to compensate for projectile travel time.
  • Maintaining a charge at all times can make engaging a group of enemies easier.
    • Charging can be cancelled without releasing the arrow using the reload button (Press the reload button while holding fire).
    • All "charge weapons" (except CorpusHandRocket Angstrum and CrpBFG Opticor) are capable of holding their charge during a sprint.
    • As long as the user starts charging a shot, they are able to finish charging while they are still sprinting.
    • Sliding when you are about to hit the ground (from any height) is very useful for keeping your charge instead of losing it by rolling.

NotesEdit

  • Enemies will notice missed arrows but arrows that hit are silent.
  • Arrows have a large amount of momentum, allowing players to pin enemies to walls. However, a dead body will not lose its momentum if it hits a closed door, so the body will fly through it as soon as the door opens.

BugsEdit

  • As of Update 7.8, Headshots will not be counted at the end of missions, when using the Paris.  
  • After charging an arrow and firing it while zooming, the next arrow you fire will not be drawn from the quiver, and instead the Paris and your hand will jerk very slightly. The next shot will show the reloading animation correctly.

TriviaEdit

  • Paris is most likely named for Paris of Troy in Homer's Iliad, who was a skilled archer and the one to have killed Achilles by firing an arrow into his heel.
  • The Paris is the only bow that does not have a tension spring, as the arrow is held in place and launched by magnetic induction rather than physical force.
  • The Paris is modeled after a decurve bow.

MediaEdit

Paris Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.12
  • Mastery Rank increased from 0 to 3
  • Charge speed increased from 1 to 0.5 secs

Update 19.10

  • Paris model reworked.

Update 7

  • Paris added to the game.

See alsoEdit

  • Paris MK1-Paris, the starter version of this weapon bow.
  • PrimeBowM Paris Prime, the prime counterpart of this bow.
  • Bow: for a link to other bows and their usage.
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