Slice through mobs of unruly enemies with this fierce halberd; the signature weapon of the Kuva Guardians.

The Kesheg is the signature polearm of the IconGrineerB.svgGrineer Kuva Guardians.

Manufacturing Requirements
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20,000
DetoniteInjector64.png
5
Kuva64.png
1,400
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6,000
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8,000
Time: 24 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 180 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png15,000
Chem Lab Research ClanAffinity64.png 3,000
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5,000
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10
Kuva64.png
400
Ferrite64.png
13,000
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9,000
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Sydon
Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily Slash b.svg Slash damage.

Advantages

Disadvantages

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This weapon may be named after the Kheshig, the imperial guard for the Mongol royal family. The name translates to "favored" or "blessed". The Kheshig are thought to be the basis for similar institutions that existed in many of the societies that succeeded the Mongol Empire in the regions that it used to control.
  • The Keshegs wielded by Kuva Guardians in cinematics all have a glowing vial of Kuva attached near the blade (similar to the one on the GrnQueenSceptre.png Broken Scepter). This is not seen during gameplay, however, and may be a bug or an oversight.
  • Unlike any other polearm, the Kesheg possesses a unique "Halberd" holster. Currently this holster can only be applied to the Kesheg.
  • The Kesheg comes with a Kuva Cord fixed to it. This isn't considered a Sugatra and cannot be removed.
    • The market-available Kuva Cord Sugatra and the Kuva Cord attached to the Kesheg have different appearances, with the Kesheg's Kuva Cord being larger and having a different form.
    • The Market description for the Kuva Cord Sugatra, however, refers to the Kesheg as the source of the Sugatra.
  • Unlike most Polearms, which feature a blade on each end and are used by twirling the weapon, the Kesheg's default attack animations involve it being jabbed and thrusted rather than spun due to it only having one blade. This anomaly is shared with the (Vaykor) GrnTridentWeapon.png Sydon.
    • This special trait is lost when equipping most stances, which utilize spinning attacks
  • Though it may just be oversight or a bug, the Kesheg is the only melee weapon besides TnoGunbladeAuto.png Sarpa to be given a Finisher multiplier that isn't a whole number. All other Polearms for example have a 6.0x multiplier while the Kesheg's is 6.543x. Ground Finishers remain the same however at 12x.

Media[edit | edit source]

Kesheg Skins

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 26.0

  • Damage increased from 105 to 241.
  • Range increased from 2 to 2.9.
  • Status Chance increased from 10% to 23%.
  • Critical Chance increased from 7.5% to 19%.
  • Slam Attack increased from 210 to 723.
  • Slide Attack increased from 233 to 482.
  • Parry Angle set to 55.
  • Follow Through reduced from 0.8 to 0.6.

Update 22.6

  • Fixed polearms clipping on some Warframes when using the standard holster position.

Update 19.0

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Update 26.0

See Also[edit | edit source]

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