The Marelok combines the stopping power of a rifle with the portability of a pistol.

In essence, the Marelok pistol is a shortened DEGrinlok.png Grinlok that has a higher fire rate, at the cost of lower damage and accuracy, as well as reduced critical multiplier, status chance, and magazine size.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily DmgImpactSmall64.png Impact damage.




Acquisition[edit | edit source]

The Marelok's blueprint can be researched from the Chem Lab in the dojo.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 24 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 30
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 125 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png15,000
Chem Lab Research ClanAffinity64.png 3,000
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Detonite Injector
Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Due to the Marelok's low accuracy, additional bullets generated via Multishot will sometimes hit enemies behind or next to the main target, giving the illusion of Punch Through.
    • For this reason, Mod TT 20px.png Magnum Force's accuracy penalty is very noticeable at higher ranks.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • The Marelok is essentially a cut-down DEGrinlok.png Grinlok, trading out accuracy for increased firepower and rate of fire. Like the Grinlok, its base stats are well-suited for builds that maximize the chance and damage of critical hits, and those that cause many status effects.
  • The Marelok is a great sidearm for dealing with enemies at short to mid range for players who have a sniper or bow for their primary weapon. The Marelok's firepower is strong enough to be considered a sub-primary weapon.
  • In order to reach the full fire-rate, one must fire the next shot just before the "lever-action" animation is completed.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Marelok is likely named after the Mare's Leg, which refers to a lever-action rifle cut down to the size of a large pistol.
    • Closer inspection reveals that the Marelok is indeed a Grinlok with its barrel and stock cut down to size and its magazine moved to the bottom of the gun.
  • The Marelok's description initially misspelled it as Marelock. This was fixed shortly afterward.
  • The Marelok is spun around the finger lever after every shot, which was mentioned in Devstream 22 to be a reference to a lever-action shotgun used in the movie Terminator 2
  • The Marelok was first showcased in Devstream 22 along with the Grinlok. It was supposed to be released alongside the Grinlok and come as a dual/akimbo weapon, but its release was delayed due to the additional coding required to handle the animations involved.
  • The color scheme of the Marelok is darker compared to the Grinlok.
  • Currently, the only Grineer units that use the Marelok are Shik Tal, and the Kuva Shield Lancer, with the former's Marelok having been modified to fire rockets rather than bullets.

Media[edit | edit source]


Marelok Skins Edit

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 25.8

October 2019 Riven Disposition Change
  • Marelok: 0.9->0.95

Update 22.20

  • Received PBR treatment.

Update 22.12

  • Mastery Rank increased from 5 to 7.

Hotfix: The Silver Grove 4.2

  • Fixed duplicate Marelok appearing in the market. Players who purchased this item have automatically received a refund.

Update: The Silver Grove 4.0

  • Nightwatch skin added.

Update: Specters of the Rail

  • Conclave skin added.

Update 17.0

  • The Marelok series is now available for use in Conclave.

Hotfix 14.0.11

  • Damage multiplier for the Marelok have been normalized (no more arbitrary multipliers).

Update 12.3

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Hotfix 23.7.1

See also[edit | edit source]

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