A basic blade known as a Skana. It is widely used by the Tenno. Prime model offers slightly increased damage.

The Skana Prime is the Prime version of the DESkana Skana, sporting higher attack speed but lower damage. The Skana Prime is a Founders-exclusive weapon.

This weapon can be sold for Credits645,000.


Skana Prime was only available to owners of the Master or Grand Master Founders package that was offered between December 19th, 2012 and November 1st, 2013.


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.


  • High Slash b Slash damage – effective against health and shields (although Puncture b Puncture and Impact b Impact is much better against the respective damage classes).
  • Innate Madurai Pol and Naramon Pol polarities.



  • Skana Prime, compared to Skana:
    • Lower base damage (63.1 vs. 68.0)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (9.5 vs. 10.2)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (9.5 vs. 10.2)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (44.1 vs. 47.6)
    • Higher attack speed (1 vs. 0.83)
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolNaramon Pol vs. None)
  • Skana Prime, compared to Prisma Skana:
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolNaramon Pol vs. None)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The Skana Prime was initially referred to as the "Fin Sword" in the Codex.
  • Up until Update 12.0, only a small portion of the energy lights can be colored. It is now fully customizable.
  • In Hotfix 15.5.1 this weapon was given access to the Mod TT 20pxBright Purity augment, after player feedback regarding the exclusivity of the mod was raised.


Skana Prime Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 20.5
  • TennoGen Arit skin added for Skana series.

Update 19.10

  • Kintsugi and Nocturne skins added for Skana series.

Update 18.5

  • Skana Conclave skin added.

Update 17.9

  • Day of the Dead skin added.

Update 17.2

  • Skana Prime damage has been increased in Conclave.

Update 16.5

  • Skana series damage increased in Conclave.

Hotfix 15.5.1

  • The Bright Purity Augment Mod can now be used on Skana Prime.

Update 13.5

  • Tweaked the sound effects for the Skana Prime.

Hotfix 12.1.2

  • Skana Prime is now tintable.


  • Introduced via Founders Packages.

See alsoEdit

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