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As deadly as any bullet without the associated noise or commotion.

The Hikou Prime is the Primed variant of the Hikou.png Hikou throwing stars, featuring higher damage, status chance, magazine, and faster reload speed, at some expense to fire rate. It was released alongside Nyx PrimeIcon272.png Nyx Prime and PrimeScindo.png Scindo Prime.

This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png 5,000.

Characteristics[]

This weapon deals primarily DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

Comparisons:

Acquisition[]

Lith, Meso, Neo, and Axi refer to Void Relics  |  (V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics  |  (B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic
Hikou Prime's Relic Drops
Stars Pouch Blueprint
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi S3 Common
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi V10 Common
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith F2 Common (V)
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo N1 Common (V)
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith C7 Common
VoidRelicBronzeIcon64.png Meso N6 Common
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi K1 Common (V)
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi V2 Common (V)
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi S8 Common
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo R1 Common
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith S1 Common (V)
VoidRelicBronzeIcon64.png Meso N2 Common (V)

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
15,000
Pouch
2
Stars
2
OrokinCell.png
8
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 50
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:N/A

Vaultings[]

Notes[]

  • The Hikou Prime can ricochet (rarely) off surfaces, as floors and walls. Ricocheted shots can damage and kill whoever gets in the way.

Tips[]

Bugs[]

  • As with all thrown sidearms, when performing a Jump Kick your frame will hold the Hikou Prime as dual pistols. Upon hitting the ground and sliding, this will quickly switch back to as it should be.

Trivia[]

  • Hikou (Hikō or 飛行 ) in Japanese means "flight."
  • The Hikou are based off the Japanese throwing stars from ninjutsu tradition. Throwing stars were primarily used as distractions, and were often called the "invisible blades" due to a thrown star being able to cut enemies unseen from any direction.

Media[]

Hikou Prime Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 22.12 (2018-02-09)

  • Damage increased from 32 to 36.
  • Status chance increased from 15% to 28%.
  • Critical chance increased from 2.5% to 6%.
  • Critical damage increased from 1.5x to 1.8x.

Hotfix: The Silver Grove 3 (2016-08-23)

  • Hikou Prime has entered the Prime Vault.

Update 18.1 (2015-12-16)

  • Hikou series is now available for use in Conclave.

Update 18.0 (2015-12-03)

  • Hikou Prime has been given a PBR Upgrade!

Update 16.8 (2015-06-10)

  • Fixed thrown weapons not showing the proper energy trails.

Hotfix 14.8.1 (2014-09-25)

  • Fixed an issue with the Hikou Prime having incorrect coloring when trying to customize energy color.
  • Fixed an issue with the Hikou Prime sound effect being unaffected by volume sliders. Additional tweaks to overall sound levels are included.

Update 14.8 (2014-09-24)

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Hotfix 22.20.9 (2018-06-07)

See Also[]

  • Hikou.png Hikou, the original counterpart of this weapon.
  • Kunai2.png Kunai, another thrown secondary.
  • Despair.png Despair, another thrown secondary, used by the Stalker.
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