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“Market forces dictate that you need to evolve or die.”
Reaper Prime is Vaulted.
The Void Relics for this item have been removed from the drop tables and do not drop during gameplay at this time. Vaulted Void Relics already contained in player inventories are not affected and can still be either opened or traded between players.

Reaper Prime is an ornamental scythe, with a blade forged from tempered rubidium.

The Reaper Prime is a standalone prime melee Scythe boasting high critical chance, status chance, and attack speed. It was released alongside Frost PrimeIcon272.png Frost Prime and LatronPrime.png Latron Prime.

This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png 5,000.


This weapon deals primarily DmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage.




Lith, Meso, Neo, and Axi refer to Void Relics  |  (V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics  |  (B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic
Reaper Prime's Relic Drops
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade.png Blade ReaperPrime.png Blueprint GenericWeaponPrimeHilt.png Handle
VoidRelicBronzeIcon64.png Meso F2 Uncommon (V)
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo E1 Uncommon (V)
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi L1 Common (V)
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo S5 Common (V)
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith G1 Common (V)
VoidRelicBronzeIcon64.png Meso F3 Common (V)

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 50
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:N/A



  • Reaper Prime was the first primed melee weapon obtainable from the Void, as well as being the first primed melee weapon created without an unprimed counterpart.
  • Along with LatronPrime.png Latron Prime, this was the first craftable prime weapon.
  • In real life, Rubidium is an alkali metal element that is very soft, ductile and silvery-white in color.
    • It is not good for a blade as it's not hard enough to scratch other materials. (Brinell hardness of 0.216MPa, thousands of times worse than iron, which has 490MPa).
    • Rubidium, as with most alkali metal (like Sodium), oxidizes violently when coming into contact with water, sufficient to produce a small explosion.
    • Despite the Reaper Prime's description, Rubidium is actually denser than Iron, by ~53%
    • Rubidium has useful properties in laser science, atomic clocks, nuclear physics research, and solar panels.


Reaper Prime Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

  • Mastery Rank increased from 2 to 10.
  • Damage increased from 75 to 200.
  • Range increased from 1 to 2.8.
  • Status Chance increased from 12% to 25%.
  • Critical Chance increased from 20% to 35%.
  • Critical Damage increased from 2x to 2.5x.
  • Slam Attack increased from 150 to 600.
  • Slide Attack increased from 150 to 400.
  • Parry Angle set to 60.
  • Follow Through reduced from 0.8 to 0.6.

Update 22.6 (2017-12-07)

  • Fixed scythes clipping on some Warframes when using the standard holster position.

Update 22.2 (2017-11-01)

  • Thanatos Scythe Skin added.

Update 21.0 (2017-06-29)

  • Increased the damage of slide attacks for scythes in Conclave.

Update: The Index Preview (2016-10-20)

  • Fixed incorrect grip position when previewing Scythe melee weapons in the Codex.

Update: Specters of the Rail 2 (2016-08-03)

  • Fixed default customization for scythe melee weapons.

Update 18.5 (2016-03-04)

  • Widespread improvements to the damage and critical stats of Reaper Prime have been made.

Hotfix 18.4.6 (2016-02-01)

  • Scythe melee weapons and Stances have had their damage increased in Conclave.

Update 18.1 (2015-12-16)

  • Reaper Prime has been given a PBR update!

Update 17.2 (2015-08-19)

  • Reaper Prime can now be used in PvP.

Update 15.7 (2014-12-17)

  • Fixed players being unable to purchase the Spearmint Scythes weapon skins from the Marketplace.

Update 14.0 (2014-07-18)

  • Added new Wall Run + Strike animations for Scythe weapons.

Hotfix 13.1.2 (2014-04-25)

    • New Scythe Weapon Combos!

Update 13.0 (2014-04-09)

  • Reaping Spiral and Stalking Fan Stance mods added.

Update 11.5 (2013-12-19)

  • Spearmint Scythe skin added.

Update 9.0 (2013-07-13)

  • Reaper Prime buff – a bit more speed, damage, and charge damage.

Update 8.2 (2013-06-28)

  • Changes to Reaper Prime hit detection: adjusted timing of first swing, and added appropriate damage once swing is over (people were being murdered long after the Scythe was no longer swinging).

Hotfix 8.0.5 (2013-05-29)

  • Increased drop rate of Reaper Blade to "Common" for Void Level "III" Missions.

Hotfix 8.0.4 (2013-05-24)

  • Fix for Reaper Handle drop rate being too damn high.
  • Fixes for various Blueprints not being saved to inventory, including Reaper.

Update 8.0 (2013-05-23)

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

See Also[]