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Before all other weapons, Tenno master the Skana. This simple blade becomes immensely powerful in the hands of a master. For Tenno, it is the foundation of their fighting style and a pillar of their culture.

The Skana is a standard issue sword for new Tenno recruits.

Can be sold for Credits64.png 5,000.

Characteristics[]

This weapon deals primarily Slash DamageDmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

Comparisons:

Acquisition[]

During Awakening, the Skana is one of two melee weapons offered to the player, the other being the MK1-BoBoStaff.png MK1-Bo.

The blueprint can also be purchased from the Market for Credits64.png 15,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
15,000
Salvage64.png
750
Plastids64.png
500
AlloyPlate64.png
1,100
Morphics64.png
3
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 150 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png15,000

Notes[]

  • Of all the starter weapons available during the Awakening Quest, the Skana is the only one that cannot be bought pre-built, but instead has to be crafted with a blueprint acquired through the Market.
  • The Skana is not required to craft the Dual SkanaDualSkana.png Dual Skana.

Trivia[]

  • The Skana was the very first Melee weapon available to new players prior to Update 14.0 (2014-07-18).
  • The Skana resembles the Russian Shashka, mirroring the curve of the blade and lack of crossguard.
  • Prior to Update 17.0 (2015-07-31), the Skana was used by Tyl Regor, the final boss of Uranus, before being replaced by the Ack & BruntRegorAxeShield.png Ack & Brunt.

Media[]

Skana Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

  • Damage increased from 35 to 120.
  • Range increased from 1 to 2.5.
  • Status Chance increased from 10% to 16%.
  • Slam Attack increased from 70 to 360.
  • Slide Attack increased from 75 to 120.
  • Parry Angle set to 55.

Update 20.5 (2017-05-17)

  • TennoGen Arit skin added for Skana series.

Update 19.10 (2017-02-09)

  • Skana model reworked.
    • Kintsugi and Nocturne skins added.

Update 18.5 (2016-03-04)

  • Skana Conclave skin added.

Update 17.9 (2015-10-28)

  • Day of the Dead skin added.

Update 17.2 (2015-08-19)

  • Skana damage has been increased in Conclave.

Update 16.5 (2015-05-12)

  • Skana series damage increased in Conclave.

Hotfix 16.1.3 (2015-03-26)

  • Fixed Skana not sitting properly in the player's fist.

Update 7.11 (2013-05-17)

  • Market price changed to Platinum64.png 150.

Vanilla (2012-10-25)

  • Introduced.

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

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