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“Market forces dictate that you need to evolve or die.”
This item is no longer available for purchase.

The Lato is a highly accurate pistol used by the Tenno everywhere. Prime model offers slightly increased damage.

The Lato Prime is the Prime version of the Lato.png Lato, featuring higher base damage, critical stats, and status chance. The Lato Prime is a Founders-exclusive weapon released alongside Excalibur PrimeIcon272.png Excalibur Prime and SkanaPrime.png Skana Prime.

This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png 2,500.


  • This weapon deals primarily DmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage.


  • Normal Attack
    • High crit chance
    • High reload speed
    • Above average disposition


  • Normal Attack



In the Global build of the game, the Lato Prime was only available to owners of the Grand Master Founders package that was offered between December 19, 2012 and November 1, 2013.

In the Chinese build, anyone who purchased the 4,250 Platinum bundle during October 28, 2016 also received the Lato Prime. (See Trivia)


The Lato Prime with non-Prime colors as a log-in rewards icon.

  • As of Update 10.2 (2013-09-27), all parts of this weapon can be customized.
  • At rare times, a Lato Prime with the normal Lato.png Lato default colors and without gold trim could be seen as the image for the Secondary Weapons Item XP prize on the daily Login Rewards, replacing the usual image for the reward.
  • The Lato Prime bears a resemblance to the real life Derringer pocket pistol.
  • Against their agreement with Digital Extremes, Perfect World re-released the Lato Prime as part of a Halloween promotion for the Chinese build of the game.[1] Between October 28 and October 31, 2016, anyone who purchased the 4,250 Platinum bundle also received the Lato Prime, Dullahan Mask, Lacera.png Lacera, Mod TT 20px.png Constitution, and Mod TT 20px.png Primed Target Cracker. The promotion was modified on the 29th to give the ReaperPrime.png Reaper Prime instead.
  • A hologram of the Lato Prime can be seen in the Arsenal terminal in the Scarlet Spear Flotilla Relay.


Lato Prime Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 22.12 (2018-02-09)

  • Mastery Rank increased from 6 to 14.
  • Damage increased from 37 to 48.

Update 21.0 (2017-06-29)

  • Increased damage from 22 to 37.
  • Increased Crit Chance from 5% to 30%.
  • Increased status chance from 5% to 20%.
  • Increased Mastery Rank requirement from 0 to 6.

Update 20.0 (2017-03-24)

  • The Lato Prime has had its firing sounds remastered!

Update 19.10 (2017-02-09)

  • Kintsugi and Nocturne weapon skins added.

Update 18.0 (2015-12-03)

  • Conclave Skin added.

Update 17.0 (2015-07-31)

  • Lato series damage increased in Conclave.

Update 10.1 (2013-09-20)

  • Fixed weapon not being colorable.

Update 9.3 (2013-07-26)

  • Updated fire sounds for the Lato Prime.

Update 7.x Weapon Balance (2013-03-22)

  • Tweaks to recoil and accuracy to make it more in line with the changes to the base Lato.
  • Added force feedback to its firing sound.
  • Damage increased from 25 to 26.

Update 6.5 (2013-02-22)

  • Lato mods are now compatible with the Lato Prime.

Hotfix 5.0.1 (2012-12-18)

  • Introduced via Grandmasters Founder's Pack.

Last updated: Hotfix 23.6.2 (2018-08-31)


See also[]

  • Lato.png Lato, the original version.
  • LatoVandal.png Lato Vandal, an exclusive Lotus upgrade version of the Lato.
  • Prime, the Orokin technology used to enhance Warframes or weapons.