Characteristics[edit | edit source]
This weapon deals primarily Electricity damage.
- Innate Electricity damage – effective against Robotic and Machine enemies.
- Good Slash damage – effective against health.
- Very high status chance.
- Possesses momentum during regular swings, which resists interruption such as stagger or knockdown.
- Stance slot has a polarity, matching the Burning Wasp.
- Innate Electricity damage – less effective against Alloy Armor.
- Low Puncture and no Impact damage – less effective against armor and shields.
- Damage cannot be increased with Impact mods.
- Lowest critical chance of all whips.
- Tied with Scoliac and Secura Lecta for the lowest critical multiplier of all whips.
- Lecta, compared to Secura Lecta:
- Lower base damage (101.0 vs. 176.0)
- Lower critical chance (5% vs. 15%)
- Lower status chance (25% vs. 30%)
- Lower attack speed (1 vs. 1.25)
- Different polarities (None vs. )
- Lower Mastery Rank required (0 vs. 8)
- Higher disposition (1.15 vs. 1)
Acquisition[edit | edit source]
|Time: 12 hrs|
|Market Price: 175||Blueprints Price:30,000|
Notes[edit | edit source]
- With maxed rank dual-stat event mods Virulent Scourge, Voltaic Strike, Volcanic Edge and Vicious Frost the Lecta can achieve a status chance of 85%. Adding Melee Prowess increases this to 88.75%.
Tips[edit | edit source]
- The Lecta is depicted as a longer variant to the Prova, due to its lengthy cable attached to the actual baton on its second end, while the handle at the first. This allows a wider hit capability, and will benefit more from the Reach mod.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- This is the first Whip-type weapon ever released, as of Update 11.0.
- It would seem that this weapon is deemed the successor to the Prova electric baton.
Media[edit | edit source]
Patch History[edit | edit source]
Last updated: Update 26.0
See Also[edit | edit source]
- Secura Lecta, The Perrin Sequence custom version.
- Prova, the Clan-based baton predecessor of the weapon.
- Scoliac, Infested based whip.
- Atterax, Grineer whip.
- Plasma Sword, Electricity based sword.
- Serro, Electricity based polearm.
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