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

The Reaper Prime is a standalone prime melee Scythe, added to the game in Update 8, along with the Frost PrimeIcon272 Frost Prime Warframe, and the DELatronPrime Latron Prime.

This weapon can be sold for Credits645,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:N/A
Drop Locations
BlueprintNeo S5 Common (V)
Axi L1 Common (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade BladeMeso F2 Uncommon (V)
Neo E1 Uncommon (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeHilt HandleLith G1 Common (V)
Meso F3 Common (V)
Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics
(B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.



Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • Ground slam does 160% base damage at epicenter.
  • It is unknown if there will ever be an un-primed version of this weapon.
  • Removed from rewards on March 24, 2015, formerly unobtainable except through player trading of any remaining parts. Reintroduced on December 8, 2015 and available until January 5th, 2016 (Update 18.2).
  • Reaper Prime is the only primed scythe in the game.


  • 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.


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Reaper Prime Skins


  • On March 17, 2015, it was announced that the Reaper Prime along with its related Warframe and primary weapon counterparts released during Update 8, would enter the 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 was again available from December 6, 2016 to January 3, 2017 as part of the Fire and Ice Prime Vault.
  • Reaper Prime, along with Frost PrimeIcon272 Frost Prime, Ember PrimeIcon272 Ember Prime, DELatronPrime Latron Prime, DESicarus Prime Sicarus Prime, and PrimeGlaive Glaive Prime, were unvaulted from January 29, 2019.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.6
  • Fixed scythes clipping on some Warframes when using the standard holster position.

Update 22.2

  • Thanatos Scythe Skin added.

Update 21.0

  • 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.

Update 18.5

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

Hotfix 18.4.6

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

Update 18.1

  • Reaper Prime has been given a PBR update!

Update 17.2

  • Reaper Prime can now be used in PvP.

Update 14.0

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

Hotfix 13.1.2

    • New Scythe Weapon Combos!

Update 13.0

  • Reaping Spiral and Stalking Fan Stance mods added.

Update 11.5

  • Spearmint Scythe skin added.

Update 9.0

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

Update 8.2

  • 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

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

Hotfix 8.0.4

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

Update 8.0

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Hotfix 24.1.3

See alsoEdit

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