The Strun is a standard issue shotgun for all Tenno. Reliable, versatile and deadly.

The MK1-Strun is the MK1 variant of the Strun Strun and is standard issue shotgun for new Tenno recruits. Although its damage is quite low, it has decent status potential.

This weapon can be bought from the Market for Credits6415,000. It can also be sold for Credits642,500.


This weapon deals primarily Impact b Impact damage.


  • High Impact b Impact damage – effective against shields.
  • High status chance.
  • Good pellet spread/count ratio.
  • Good ammo efficiency.
  • Reloads one bullet at a time, which can be interrupted at any point, allowing for planned reloading.
    • Reload time of 0.5 seconds for each shell, plus 0.75 seconds to begin/end reload.


  • Low Slash b Slash and Puncture b Puncture – less effective against health and armor.
  • Has linear damage falloff from 100% to 50% from 15m to 25m target distance (distances are affected by projectile flight speed).
  • Low critical chance.
  • Before 100% status chance, the listed status chance is the base chance per shot that at least one pellet will proc a status; the actual base status chance per pellet is ~2.21%.
  • Low accuracy.
  • Small magazine size.
  • Tied with Strun Strun for the second slowest reload speed of all shotguns, after WraithStrun Strun Wraith.


  • MK1-Strun, compared to Strun:
    • Lower base damage (180.0 vs. 300.0)
      • Lower Impact b Impact damage (99.0 vs. 165.0)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (27.0 vs. 45.0)
      • Lower Slash b Slash damage (54.0 vs. 90.0)
    • Higher critical multiplier (2x vs. 1.5x)
    • Lower fire rate (2.08 rounds/sec vs. 2.5 rounds/sec)
    • Longer range before damage falloff starts (15m vs. 12m)
    • Larger max damage reduction due to falloff (50% vs. 40%)
    • Lower Mastery Rank required (0 vs. 1)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

Main article: Category:Strun Build

See the user build section for builds using this weapon.


  • Using the Mod TT 20pxShotgun Ammo Mutation mod can help regain ammo when needed, although not as often as the full auto shotguns.
  • Weapon's spread cone can be shrunk by zooming in.


  • Reload time is 0.75s + 0.5s per round, coming to 3.75 total seconds to reload a completely empty mag.
    • This time will further increase if magazine mods such as Mod TT 20pxAmmo Stock are used.
  • The MK-1 Strun is a slightly weaker version of the standard Strun, with less overall damage and a slightly slower rate of fire.
  • The listed damage is actually the total of all the pellets' damage value. The actual damage per pellet is 16.5 Impact b Impact, 4.5 Puncture b Puncture and 9 Slash b Slash.
  • The listed status chance is the base chance per shot that at least one pellet will proc a status. The actual base status chance per pellet is ~2.21%.


  • The Strun appears to use a tubular magazine, presumably the cylindrical protrusion near the rear above the stock - the Warframe will push this section while reloading.
    • Assuming the Warframe is adding shells into this tube, or replacing it, it would imply that the shells used by Strun are extremely small, which is quite puzzling given the enormous size of the barrel diffuser.
  • The regular Grineer Trooper used to use this weapon prior to Update 11.0. They now wield a GrnDBSG Sobek.
  • The Strun is most likely a Tenno weapon, despite its augmentation the WraithStrun Strun Wraith, a Grineer-focused customization. The Strun bears a faint Tenno marking on its stock as proof.
    • Additionally, the Strun shares many similarities to the Boar Boar, which is a weapon that has received a Prime version, proving it as Orokin technology.


  • Strun Colour Choices

MK1-Strun Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

See alsoEdit

  • Strun Strun the standard version of this shotgun.
  • WraithStrun Strun Wraith, exclusive upgraded version of the Strun.
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