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The Nikana is a sword of
Tenno design that is heavily based on old Earth's traditional Katana, made to slice targets elegantly with precision and speed. It was released in .
Nikana's blueprint can be purchased from the Tenno Lab interface in the Dojo once it has been researched.
This is a
requisite ingredient for .
This weapon deals primarily
High damage – effective against Slash health.
Innate and polarity.
Weapon Loadouts Edit
The Nikana is the first melee weapon released that is used as a component to craft its more powerful version, the .
Dragon Nikana The Nikana is wielded by Excalibur in many of the recent trailers for Warframe along with appearing in Loki's hands in the layout of warframe.com, making the Nikana currently one of the most iconic weapons of Warframe.
Nikana in Codex. Screenshot of the Nikana being used in dev stream 26 The description of the Nikana in the arsenal weapon equip screen. The guard on the hilt of the Nikana. Idle Stance Nikana Sk ns i
Patch History Edit
Damage increased from 45 to 142.
Range increased from 1 to 2.5.
Status Chance increased from 10% to 16%.
Critical Chance increased from 10% to 16%.
Slam Attack increased from 90 to 426.
Slide Attack increased from 96 to 284.
Parry Angle set to 55.
Follow Through increased from 0.6 to 0.7.
Added custom leap attack animations for the Nikana.
Fixed the sheath orientation on the Nikana when attacking.
Fixed the Nikana sheath becoming unattached from your hand and flipped around when performing an air attack.
Fixed Nikana weapons not being able to stealth-finish Infested Chargers.
Hotfix: The Silver Grove 3
Reduced damage of Nikana series in Conclave.
Nikana series damage has been decreased in Conclave.
The Nikana has been enabled for use in Conclave.
Fixed an issue with Nikana weapons using the wrong animation for jump slams.
Altered the Nikana jump roll transition time and animation to match the default roll.
Fixed an animation hitch seen when performing a forward roll with the Nikana equipped.
Fixed an issue with elemental effects not properly being displayed when the Nikana is sheathed.
Fixed an issue with the Nikana sheath acquiring accessories meant for the Nikana itself.
Last updated: Update 26.0
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