2.5x zoom (+35% Headshot Damage)
4x zoom (+55% Headshot Damage) 8x zoom (+70% Headshot Damage)
Full damage up to 400.0 m
Min damage at 600.0 m
Vulkar is a Grineer sniper rifle used by Grineer Ballistas. It mainly utilizes damage.
This weapon can be sold for
This weapon deals primarily
damage - effective against Impact shields. Pinpoint
accuracy while aiming; shots will hit exactly on the reticle dot, perfect for headshots. Low recoil.
High zoom capabilities.
Zooming in increases headshot damage by +35% at 2.5x zoom, +55% at 4x zoom or +70% at 8x zoom.
and Puncture damage - less effective against Slash health. Linear damage falloff from 100% to 50% from 400m to 600m target distance (distances are affected by
Projectile Speed). Slow
reload speed. Rifle scope is ineffective in dark areas and at close range.
Inaccurate when fired from the hip, bullets may widely spread when fired.
Vulkar, compared to Vulkar Wraith:
Higher base damage (101.0 vs. 98.0)
damage (80.8 vs. 88.2) Impact Higher
damage (15.2 vs. 9.8) Puncture Higher damage (5.0 vs. 0.0) Slash Lower
fire rate (1.5 rounds/sec vs. 2 rounds/sec) Smaller magazine (6 rounds vs. 8 rounds)
Different polarities (None vs.
) Lower Mastery Rank required (3 vs. 7)
The Vulkar, alongside the , has the smallest minimum zoom magnification of the sniper rifles, with its minimum zoom having only 2.5x magnification. This makes the Vulkar more effective at shooting at closer range than other sniper rifles. Snipetron
It seems the Vulkar's name is based on " Vulcan", the god of fire, the forge, and the volcanoes in Roman mythology. Vulkar Skins
Mastery Rank increased from 0 to 3
Conclave: Reduced the headshot damage of the Vulkar series, Snipetron series and Vectis series in Conclave.
General Sniper Changes:
Reticle sway removed from all zoom levels!
1 meter punch through added to all snipers without any to start with (snipers with innate punch through unchanged).
1 combo count removed at a time when duration runs out instead of all of them (decay vs. cooldown).
1 combo count removed on miss instead of all of them
Additional bullets from multishot will each count as their own hits and misses in the combo counter
Combo duration reduced to 2 seconds for all snipers apart from Lanka which is reduced to 6
Damage fall off begins at 400 meters and ends at 600 meters with damage reduced to 50% past 600 meters.
Specific Sniper Weapon Changes: Vulkar
First level zoom +15% Damage replaced with +35% Head Shot Damage
Second level zoom 15% Damage replaced with +55% Head Shot Damage
Second level zoom reduced from 6x to 4x
Third level zoom 20% Damage replaced with +70% Head Shot Damage
Third level zoom reduced from 12x to 8x
Vulkar is now usable in Conclave!
Update: The Index Preview
Visually updated the Vulkar Sniper scope.
Augment: Vulkar: Lasting Purity: Adds 15% dead aim.
Weapon Balance Changes: Vulkar: Damage increased from 145 to 200. Clip size increased from 4 to 6. Critical multliplier increased from 1.5x to 2.0x. Reload time reduced from 4 to 3 seconds.
Weapon Changes: Vulkar now has increased damage and proc chance.
Skin: Vulkar Desert Tactics Skin has been added to the market.
Bundle: The Vulkar Deal Pack has been added to the market.
Item introduced into the game.
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