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“Market forces dictate that you need to evolve or die.”
Kronen Prime is Vaulted.
The Void Relics for this item have been removed from the drop tables and do not drop during missions at this time. Check the current Prime Resurgence rotation to see if Varzia offers relics for this item. Vaulted Void Relics already contained in player inventories are not affected and can still be either opened or traded between players.

Ancient blades, perfected for today’s combat.

The Kronen Prime is the Prime version of the Kronen Kronen tonfas, acting as a direct upgrade. Kronen Prime was released along with Zephyr PrimeIcon272 Zephyr Prime and TiberonPrime Tiberon Prime.


Advantages over other Melee weapons (excluding modular weapons):

  • Highest attack speed of all tonfas, tieing with Praedos Praedos.
  • Third highest base damage of all tonfas, behind Ohma Ohma and PrismaOhma Prisma Ohma.
  • Second highest status chance of all tonfas, behind TelosBoltace Telos Boltace.
  • Grants a 10% boost to Bullet Jump velocity when equipped (melee-mode recommended to avoid auto-swap on aim).
  • Normal Attack (wiki attack index 1)
    • High attack speed (1.17x animation speed)
    • High status chance (34.00%)

Disadvantages over other Melee weapons (excluding modular weapons):

  • Normal Attack (wiki attack index 1)
    • Very low disposition (●○○○○ (0.60x))

See WARFRAME Wiki:Stat Comparison/Percentiles for more details.


  • KronenPrime Kronen Prime (Normal Attack), compared to Kronen Kronen (Normal Attack):
    • Higher base damage (212.00 vs. 130.00)
      • Higher DmgImpactSmall64 Impact damage (DmgImpactSmall64 21.2 vs. DmgImpactSmall64 13)
      • Higher DmgPunctureSmall64 Puncture damage (DmgPunctureSmall64 21.2 vs. DmgPunctureSmall64 13)
      • Higher DmgSlashSmall64 Slash damage (DmgSlashSmall64 169.6 vs. DmgSlashSmall64 104)
    • Higher total damage (212 vs. 130)
    • Higher base critical chance (22.00% vs. 10.00%)
    • Higher base critical multiplier (2.00x vs. 1.50x)
    • Higher base status chance (34.00% vs. 20.00%)
    • Higher attack speed (1.17x animation speed vs. 1.08x animation speed)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (13 vs. 3)
    • Lower disposition (●○○○○ (0.60x) vs. ●●●●● (1.43x))


Lith, Meso, Neo, and Axi refer to Void Relics  |  (V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics  |  (B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic
Kronen Prime's Relic Drops
Handle KronenPrime Blueprint Blade
AxiRelicIntact Axi G3 Uncommon (V)
AxiRelicIntact Axi L5 Uncommon (V)
LithRelicIntact Lith T6 Uncommon (V)
MesoRelicIntact Meso A1 Uncommon (V)
MesoRelicIntact Meso B2 Uncommon (V)
MesoRelicIntact Meso D3 Uncommon (V)
NeoRelicIntact Neo B4 Uncommon (V)
NeoRelicIntact Neo S11 Uncommon (V)
AxiRelicIntact Axi H3 Common (V)
AxiRelicIntact Axi L3 Common (V)
MesoRelicIntact Meso N7 Common (V)
NeoRelicIntact Neo A2 Common (V)
NeoRelicIntact Neo C1 Common (V)
NeoRelicIntact Neo L1 Common (V)
NeoRelicIntact Neo Z4 Common (V)
NeoRelicIntact Neo Z8 Common (V)
AxiRelicIntact Axi K2 Rare (V)
AxiRelicIntact Axi K3 Rare (V)
AxiRelicIntact Axi K4 Rare (V)
AxiRelicIntact Axi K5 Rare (V)
LithRelicIntact Lith K3 Rare (V)
MesoRelicIntact Meso K2 Rare (V)
NeoRelicIntact Neo K3 Rare (V)

Manufacturing Requirements
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OrokinCell Orokin Cell
Time: 12 Hour(s)
Rush: PlatinumLarge 50
MarketIcon Market Price: PlatinumLarge N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:N/A



  • The Kronen Prime is the second of DE's Community Melee Weapons Contest designs, which are comprised of fan-submitted weapons, to receive a Prime version.
  • The Kronen Prime is the first, and so far the only, Tonfa melee weapon to receive a primed variant.


Kronen Prime Skins


Patch History[]

Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

  • Mastery Rank increased from 8 to 13.
  • Damage increased from 66 to 212.
  • Range increased from 1 to 2.5.
  • Status Chance increased from 24% to 34%.
  • Critical Chance increased from 12% to 22%.
  • Slam Attack increased from 132 to 424.
  • Slide Attack increased from 396 to 424.
  • Parry Angle set to 60.

Update 25.7 (2019-08-29)

  • Fixed holster issues with the Kronen Prime on numerous Warframes.

Hotfix 22.16.4 (2018-03-20)

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

See Also[]

  • Kronen Kronen, the regular variant.