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Deadly slashes from the Sigma sword are matched only by the force of the Octantis shield when thrown from the air.

The Sigma & Octantis is a sword and shield combo, available through the Daily Tribute system. This weapon features a special throw attack, which throws the shield at an enemy, staggering them and opening them to finisher attacks for a brief period.

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon primarily deals Slash b Slash damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

AcquisitionEdit

  • Sigma & Ocantis is exclusive to the Daily Tribute system. It will become available every 200 days, beginning at day 300, until chosen as the Milestone reward.

NotesEdit

  • The throw attack is done by simply tapping the melee button while in mid-air; holding down the button is not necessary, which makes it very fluid.
    • The shield is thrown ~25-30 metres away, which is not affected by range mods.
  • Throw attacks can be done both while the weapon is fully equipped or with a quick melee attack.
  • The thrown shield has a slight homing effect, similar to thrown Glaives, though it is still capable of missing.
  • The throw attack can be done in any direction (dictated by your aim), and therefore the usual downward melee slam attack is done by looking straight down.
  • Throw attack's finisher window can be overwritten by almost all other animations or stuns (such as a Heavy Gunner's ground slam animation, or elemental proc stuns like Electricity b Electric or Impact b Impact).

TipsEdit

  • Equipping Final Harbinger, Blood Rush and Gladiator Mods allows users to quickly boost the Sigma & Octantis's critical chance.
  • The throw attack's stun can sometimes stagger enemies out of range of melee attacks, making it difficult to perform the finisher before the stagger wears off.
  • Throw attack seems to home in on the closest enemy rather than the enemy being aimed at, making precise targeting difficult.

TriviaEdit

  • Sigma & Octantis likely refers to the southern star σ Octantis (Sigma Octantis) whose position near the southern celestial pole makes it the southern hemisphere's pole star.

MediaEdit

  • Sigma & Octantis in Codex.

Sigma & Octantis Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.20
  • Fixed the Sigma and Octantis scaling right down to 0.

Hotfix 22.8.3

  • Fixed not being able to Melee again upon throwing the Sigma & Octanis shield while using Exalted Blade on Excalibur, until you deactivate and reactivate the power.
  • Fixed the Sigma & Octantis not having any Elemental FX or Energy trails.

Hotfix 22.2.4
Conclave:

  • Reduced the damage and removed the forced stagger of the Sigma & Octantis shield throw.

Hotfix 22.2.2

  • Fixed the Sigma and Octantis not shrinking when in your Orbiter.

Hotfix 22.2.1

  • Fixed Clients not being able to throw the Sigma & Octantis if a Stance Mod is equipped.

Hotfix 22.1.2

  • Introduced
Last updated:Hotfix 22.20.9.2
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