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This item is no longer available for purchase.

A basic blade known as a Skana. It is widely used by the Tenno. Prime model offers slightly increased damage.

The Skana Prime is the Prime version of the Skana.png Skana, acting as a direct upgrade. The Skana Prime is a Founders-exclusive weapon released alongside Excalibur PrimeIcon272.png Excalibur Prime and LatoPrime.png Lato Prime.

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




  • Normal Attack
    • Below average disposition



Skana Prime was only available to owners of the Master or Grand Master Founders package that was offered between December 19th, 2012 and November 1st, 2013.


  • The Skana Prime was initially referred to as the "Fin Sword" in the Codex.
  • Up until Update 12.0 (2014-02-05), only a small portion of the energy lights can be colored. It is now fully customizable.
  • In Hotfix 15.5.1 (2014-11-27) this weapon was given access to the Mod TT 20px.png Bright Purity augment, after player feedback regarding the exclusivity of the mod was raised.
  • Prime warframes including Excalibur Prime using Radial Blind will be holding an Exalted Prime Blade, which uses the Skana Prime model.


Skana Prime Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

  • Mastery Rank increased from 0 to 12.
  • Damage increased from 42 to 210.
  • Range increased from 1 to 2.5.
  • Status Chance increased from 10% to 26%.
  • Critical Chance increased from 10% to 26%.
  • Critical Damage increased from 1.5x to 2.6x.
  • Slam Attack increased from 84 to 630.
  • Slide Attack increased from 90 to 210.
  • Parry Angle set to 55.

Update 20.5 (2017-05-17)

  • TennoGen Arit skin added for Skana series.

Update 19.10 (2017-02-09)

  • Kintsugi and Nocturne skins added for Skana series.

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 Prime damage has been increased in Conclave.

Update 16.5 (2015-05-12)

  • Skana series damage increased in Conclave.

Hotfix 15.5.1 (2014-11-27)

  • The Bright Purity Augment Mod can now be used on Skana Prime.

Update 13.5 (2014-05-28)

  • Tweaked the sound effects for the Skana Prime.

Hotfix 12.1.2 (2014-02-14)

  • Skana Prime is now tintable.

Vanilla (2012-10-25)

  • Introduced via Founders Packages.

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

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