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{{Codex|Once thought destroyed, the newly uncovered Vectis Prime revives Tenno martial traditions.}}
 
{{Codex|Once thought destroyed, the newly uncovered Vectis Prime revives Tenno martial traditions.}}
   
The '''Vectis Prime''' is the [[Prime]] version of the {{Weapon|Vectis|Conclave=true}} sniper rifle, featuring higher fire rate, and zoom, and a doubled magazine at the cost of lower base damage.
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The '''Vectis Prime''' is the [[Prime]] version of the [[Vectis]] sniper rifle, featuring higher base damage, fire rate, and zoom, and a doubled magazine, but with a higher combo count requirement.
   
 
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'''Advantages'''
 
'''Advantages'''
*Second highest base damage of all sniper rifles behind the {{Weapon|Lanka|Conclave=true}}, and highest base damage of all hit-scan sniper rifles.
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*Second highest base damage of all sniper rifles behind the [[Lanka]], and highest base damage of all hit-scan sniper rifles.
**High {{Icon|Proc|Puncture|Text}} and {{Icon|Proc|Impact|Text}} damage - effective against [[health]] and [[shield]]s.
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**High {{Icon|Proc|Puncture|Text}} and {{Icon|Proc|Impact|Text}} damage - effective against [[armor]] and [[shield]]s.
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*Tied with [[Snipetron]] and [[Rubico]] for the second highest [[critical chance]] of all sniper rifles, behind [[Rubico Prime]].
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*Tied with normal [[Vectis]] for the highest [[status chance]] of all sniper rifles.
 
*Tied with Rubico for the second highest [[fire rate]] of all sniper rifles, behind Rubico Prime.
 
*Tied with Rubico for the second highest [[fire rate]] of all sniper rifles, behind Rubico Prime.
 
*Fastest [[reload speed]] of all sniper rifles.
 
*Fastest [[reload speed]] of all sniper rifles.
 
*Good [[ammo]] economy.
 
*Good [[ammo]] economy.
 
*Pinpoint [[accuracy]] while [[Zoom|aiming]]; shots will hit exactly on the reticle dot, perfect for [[Enemy Body Parts|headshots]].
 
*Pinpoint [[accuracy]] while [[Zoom|aiming]]; shots will hit exactly on the reticle dot, perfect for [[Enemy Body Parts|headshots]].
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*Good candidate for {{M|Charged Chamber}} and/or {{M|Primed Chamber}} due to its magazine size of two rounds, or one round with {{M|Depleted Reload}}.
 
*Has both low and high zoom ranges, and having only two zoom settings instead of three allows for faster switching between ranges.
 
*Has both low and high zoom ranges, and having only two zoom settings instead of three allows for faster switching between ranges.
 
**Zooming in increases head shot damage by +40% at 3.5x zoom or +60% at 6x zoom.
 
**Zooming in increases head shot damage by +40% at 3.5x zoom or +60% at 6x zoom.
 
**Zoom is not cancelled during reload.
 
**Zoom is not cancelled during reload.
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*Staggers most enemies with every hit.
 
*Innate {{Icon|Pol|V}} and {{Icon|Pol|Bar}} polarities.
 
*Innate {{Icon|Pol|V}} and {{Icon|Pol|Bar}} polarities.
   
 
'''Disadvantages'''
 
'''Disadvantages'''
*Linear damage falloff from 100% to 50% from 400m to 600m target distance (distances are affected by [[projectile flight speed]]).
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*Low {{Icon|Proc|Slash|Text}} damage – less effective against [[health]].
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*Linear damage falloff from 100% to 50% from 400m to 600m target distance (distances are affected by [[Projectile Speed]]).
 
*Extremely low magazine size of just two rounds; requires frequent reloading.
 
*Extremely low magazine size of just two rounds; requires frequent reloading.
 
*Largest shot combo requirement of all sniper rifles.
 
*Largest shot combo requirement of all sniper rifles.
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*Draws from the rare sniper ammo pool.
 
*High recoil, which may make it difficult to fire a follow-up shot, especially at higher zoom levels.
 
*High recoil, which may make it difficult to fire a follow-up shot, especially at higher zoom levels.
   
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
*Manual reloading also cannot be optimally performed due to the recoil animation after the first shot, which prevents the performance of an immediate reload.
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*Due to the fact that it has two rounds per magazine instead of the Vectis' single round, {{M|Charged Chamber}} and {{M|Primed Chamber}} are less effective without the use of manual reloading.
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**Manual reloading also cannot be optimally performed due to the recoil animation after the first shot, which prevents the performance of an immediate reload.
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**This can be circumvented by using the {{M|Depleted Reload}} mod, which reduces the magazine size of the Vectis Prime to 1, and increases reload speed by 48% at max rank.
 
*The Vectis Prime has superior zoom capabilities to the Vectis, having a 10x maximum magnification compared to the Vectis' 4.5, while still maintaining a 4x minimum zoom for mid-range shooting.
 
*The Vectis Prime has superior zoom capabilities to the Vectis, having a 10x maximum magnification compared to the Vectis' 4.5, while still maintaining a 4x minimum zoom for mid-range shooting.
 
*The Vectis Prime has the largest shot combo requirement of the sniper rifles, needing 5 shots to initiate the 1.5x damage multiplier.
 
*The Vectis Prime has the largest shot combo requirement of the sniper rifles, needing 5 shots to initiate the 1.5x damage multiplier.
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*On [[The Great Eidolon Hunt|October 12th 2017]], it was obtainable as a Twitch Drop reward with The Great Eidolon Hunt event.
 
*On [[The Great Eidolon Hunt|October 12th 2017]], it was obtainable as a Twitch Drop reward with The Great Eidolon Hunt event.
   
*On [https://forums.warframe.com/topic/1016139-new-free-prime-bundle-coming-soon/ October 16th, 2018], '''Vectis Prime''', {{Weapon|Fang Prime|Conclave=true}} and an exclusive [[Weapon_Cosmetics#Other_Exclusives|Sugatra]] were released as Twitch Prime benefits.
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*On [https://forums.warframe.com/topic/1016139-new-free-prime-bundle-coming-soon/ October 16th, 2018], '''Vectis Prime''', [[Fang Prime]] and an exclusive [[Weapon_Cosmetics#Other_Exclusives|Sugatra]] were released as Twitch Prime benefits.
   
 
==Patch History==
 
==Patch History==
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*{{Weapon|Vectis|Conclave=true}}, the original counterpart of this gun.
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*[[Vectis]], the original counterpart of this gun.
 
*[[Prime]], the [[Orokin]] enhancement to a Warframe or weapon.
 
*[[Prime]], the [[Orokin]] enhancement to a Warframe or weapon.
   
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