Unload percussive machine gun fire, or strike a heavy chord with a single charge shot. This is Octavia's signature rifle.

The Tenora is the signature assault rifle of the OctaviaIcon272.png Octavia Warframe, which features two different firing modes: a standard full-auto fire mode that increases fire rate and accuracy the longer it shoots, and an Alternate Fire mode that fires a single powerful, charged shot.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 265 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png15,000
Tenno Lab Research ClanAffinity64.png 3,000
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Sybaris
Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily Puncture b.svg Puncture damage.


  • High Puncture b.svg Puncture damage – effective against health.
    • Primary fire has near-equal physical damage distribution.
  • Primary fire's fire rate and accuracy increase as the trigger is held, with near-perfect accuracy once spool-up is complete.
  • Alt-fire has fairly short charge time compared to other charging weapons.
  • Alt-fire's charge is automatic and does not need to be held down.
  • Alt-fire has pinpoint accuracy.
  • Alt-fire has innate 1 meter punch through.
  • High magazine size.
  • High reserve ammo pool.


  • Low base damage.
  • Primary fire requires a spool-up of 16 shots before optimal fire rate and accuracy are achieved.
  • Alt-fire uses 10 ammo per shot.
  • Alt-fire fires as soon as it has reached a full charge which can lead to premature firing.
  • Poor ammo efficiency.
  • Slow reload speed.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Tenora is the Catalan word for Tenor, one of the highest classical male singing voices.
    • Tenora may also be a reference to a type of Catalan Shawm, an oboe-like woodwind instrument typically used in Catalonia.
  • While there are other weapons with spool-up time, like the U10DesignCouncilTennoAR.png Soma and Gorgon.png Gorgon series, its accuracy being increased the longer the trigger is held is currently unique to the Tenora.

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • Spent ammo cartridges will always use the default color scheme of the weapon.
  • Riven mods that increases recoil above 55% appears to drain 11 ammo instead of 10 on charged shots.

Media[edit | edit source]

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 22.12

  • Damage increased from 23 to 24 (Primary Fire and Alt Fire)
  • Status chance increased from 15% to 16% (Primary Fire)
  • Critical chance increased from 25% to 28% (Primary Fire)
  • Critical chance increased from 33% to 34% (Alt Fire)
  • Increased the speed to reach max fire rate and accuracy from 25 rounds to 16 rounds

Update 21.4

  • Reduced the damage of the Tenora in Conclave.

Hotfix 21.3.1

  • Increased Tenora's magazine size from 80 to 150.
  • Increased Tenora's magazine size from 50 to 70 in Conclave.

Update 20.3

  • Fixed Host/Client value discrepancies when using the Alt-Fire on Grineer Earth tileset enemies.

Hotfix 20.0.6

  • Improved the reload animation by tweaking the clip to now spawn and drop to the floor.

Update 20.0

  • Introduced.
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