Despair are a set of throwing knives with micronic edges, used by the Stalker.
|Time: 12 hrs|
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This weapon deals primarily Puncture damage.
- High Puncture damage – effective against armor.
- Good critical chance.
- Good status chance.
- Can hit multiple enemies in a line.
- Very high reload speed.
- Capable of using the thrown-exclusive mod Concealed Explosives.
- Has two polarity.
- Low Slash and Impact damage – less effective against health and shields.
- Below average critical multiplier.
- Low fire rate.
- Projectiles have travel time and travel in an arc, making it hard to hit at longer ranges and achieve headshots.
- See Category:Despair Build to see how players mod this weapon.
- See Category:Despair Guides for guides on how to use this weapon effectively.
- For more general help with weapons, you may wish to browse Category:Weapon Guides.
AcquisitionDespair's blueprint is dropped by the Stalker. It is also included in the What Stalker? bundle for 800 in the market.
|Main Blueprint||5.53%||18 – 19 kills||121 ± 40 kills|
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- Using the Pistol Ammo Mutation mod can help regain lost ammo when needed.
- Alternatively, bring along Squad Ammo Restore.
- For effective use of non-hitscan weapons, it is strongly recommended to learn how to aim ahead of your target so the projectile takes into account travel time.
- Despair daggers are affected by the mod Lethal Momentum, making it much easier to hit moving targets and longer range targets.
- Prior to Update 9, there were no knives visible in the quivers.
- The trails from thrown blades are affected by your energy color.
- A "monofilament" is a type of wire or edge, consisting of a single strand or side of strongly bound together molecules. This creates an edge that is micron or even nanometer thin, the sharpest possible.
- Typically, they are applied as a cutting tool or a weapon that can sever nearly any object or other molecules.
- Organic molecular wires have been proposed for usage in optoelectronics.
- Similarly to the Hikou and Kunai, the Despair is a secondary thrown weapon that deals mostly Puncture damage.
Last updated: Hotfix 24.1.3
- Stalker, the assassin who uses the Despair.
- Kunai, a similar weapon.
- Hikou, another thrown secondary.