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An artifact of exquisite beauty. A weapon of deadly purpose.

The Tigris Prime is the primed variant of the DETigris Tigris shotgun. Featuring the highest base damage of any non-Archwing weapon, it is balanced out by its low magazine size and damage falloff.

Tigris Prime was added along with Nekros PrimeIcon272 Nekros Prime and PrimeGalatine342 Galatine Prime in Hotfix: The Silver Grove 3.

Manufacturing Requirements
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15,000
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1
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1
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1
OrokinCell64
10
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
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CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.

Advantages

  • Highest base damage of all non-Archwing weapons.
    • High Slash b Slash damage – effective against health (although Puncture b Puncture and Impact b Impact is much better against the respective damage classes).
  • Unique trigger type allows for two rapid shots against tough targets, or careful shot management against many weaker opponents. First shot on button press, the second on button release.
  • Efficient ammunition economy.
  • Fairly fast reload speed.
  • Comes with Madurai Pol and Naramon Pol polarities.

Disadvantages

  • Low Impact b Impact and Puncture b Puncture damage – less effective against shields.
  • Linear damage falloff from 100% to 51.28% from 10m to 20m target distance (distances are affected Projectile Speed).
  • Extremely low magazine size of just two rounds; requires frequent reloading.

Comparisons:

  • Tigris Prime, compared to Tigris:
    • Lower base damage (144.0 vs. 145.0)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (14.4 vs. 14.5)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (14.4 vs. 14.5)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (115.2 vs. 116.0)
    • Larger max damage reduction due to falloff (51.4% vs. 47.6%)
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolNaramon Pol vs. None)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (13 vs. 7)
  • Tigris Prime, compared to Sancti Tigris:
    • Lower base damage (144.0 vs. 149.0)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (14.4 vs. 15.0)
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (14.4 vs. 14.0)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (115.2 vs. 120.0)
    • Longer range before damage falloff starts (10m vs. 8m)
    • Larger max damage reduction due to falloff (51.4% vs. 42.9%)
    • Slower reload speed (1.8 s vs. 1.5 s)
    • More accurate (9 vs. 6)
    • Lack of an innate Purity effect
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolNaramon Pol vs. Vazarin PolNaramon PolMadurai Pol)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (13 vs. 12)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

NotesEdit

  • The listed damage is actually the total of all the pellets' damage value. The actual damage per pellet is 1.8 Impact b Impact, 1.8 Puncture b Puncture and 14.4 Slash b Slash.

TipsEdit

  • Aiming down sights will increase weapon accuracy and decrease shotgun spread, making the Tigris more effective at medium ranges.

MediaEdit

Tigris Prime Skins

VaultingsEdit

  • On June 5th, 2018, it was announced that Tigris Prime would enter the Prime Vault and be retired from the reward tables on June 19th, 2018. Any preexisting components or fully-built weapons will remain as is.

Patch HistoryEdit

Hotfix 22.12.3
  • Minor sound remastering updates have been made to the Tigris Prime.

Hotfix 22.10.3

  • Fixed Specters not reloading when equipped with a Tigris Prime as their loadout.

Hotfix 21.0.9

  • Fixed missing muzzle flash on the Tigris Prime.

Update: The Silver Grove 1.0

  • Removed a delay intended to fix frame rate when auto reloading the Tigris Prime due to frequent reloading.

Hotfix: The Silver Grove 3

  • Introduced.
Last updated: Hotfix 22.19.1
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