Reaper Prime is a standalone prime melee Scythe boasting high critical chance, status chance, and attack speed. It was released alongside and Frost Prime .
This weapon can be sold for
Characteristics [ ]
This weapon deals primarily
Acquisition [ ]
Reaper Prime's Relic Drops
Uncommon ( Meso F2 V) Uncommon ( Neo E1 V)
Common ( Axi L1 V) Common ( Neo S5 V)
Common ( Lith G1 V) Common ( Meso F3 V)
Vaultings [ ]
March 17, 2015, it was announced that the Reaper Prime, alongside and Frost Prime , would enter the Latron Prime Prime Vault and be retired from the reward tables on March 24, 2015. Any preexisting components or fully-built weapons will remain as is. This weapon was available for a limited time from December 8, 2015 through January 5, 2016, either as part of the purchase-able
Frost Prime Vault package or through drops in the Orokin Void. Reaper Prime, along with
, Frost Prime , Latron Prime , Ember Prime , and Sicarus Prime , were Glaive Prime unvaulted from December 6, 2016 to January 3, 2017 as part of the Fire and Ice Prime Vault. The same line-up was
unvaulted from January 29, 2019 to March 26, 2019. The same line-up was unvaulted from September 29, 2020 to December 15, 2020.
Trivia [ ]
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
, this was the first craftable prime weapon. Latron Prime 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.
Media [ ]
Warframe Reaper Prime Pro Builds 2 Forma Update 13.6.1-0
Warframe Reaper Prime (Re-Visited) Setup Discussions 1x Forma (U18.9.0)
Reaper Prime 2021 (Guide) - The Soul Harvester - Warframe
Reaper Prime Skins
Patch History [ ]
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.
Fixed scythes clipping on some Warframes when using the standard holster position.
Thanatos Scythe Skin added.
Increased the damage of slide attacks for scythes in Conclave.
Update: The Index Preview
Fixed incorrect grip position when previewing Scythe melee weapons in the Codex.
Update: Specters of the Rail 2
Fixed default customization for scythe melee weapons.
Widespread improvements to the damage and critical stats of Reaper Prime have been made.
Scythe melee weapons and Stances have had their damage increased in Conclave.
Reaper Prime has been given a PBR update!
Reaper Prime can now be used in PvP.
Fixed players being unable to purchase the Spearmint Scythes weapon skins from the Marketplace.
Added new Wall Run + Strike animations for Scythe weapons.
New Scythe Weapon Combos!
Reaping Spiral and Stalking Fan Stance mods added.
Spearmint Scythe skin added.
Reaper Prime buff – a bit more speed, damage, and charge damage.
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).
Increased drop rate of Reaper Blade to "Common" for Void Level "III" Missions.
Fix for Reaper Handle drop rate being too damn high.
Fixes for various Blueprints not being saved to inventory, including Reaper.
Last updated: (2019-10-31) Update 26.0
See Also [ ]
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