Skana Prime was only available to owners of the Master or Grand Master Founders package that was offered between December 19, 2012 and November 1, 2013.
This weapon deals primarily Slash damage.
- High Slash damage – effective against health.
- Possesses momentum during regular swings, which resists interruption such as stagger or knockdown.
- Can use the Skana-exclusive Bright Purity mod.
- Stance slot has polarity, matches Crimson Dervish, Swooping Falcon and Vengeful Revenant stances.
- Innate and polarities.
- Low Impact and Puncture damage – less effective against shields and armor.
- Low critical chance, critical multiplier, and status chance.
- Skana Prime, compared to Skana:
- Higher base damage (42.0 vs. 35.0)
- Higher critical chance (10% vs. 5%)
- Higher attack speed (1 vs. 0.83)
- Higher Combo Duration (5 s vs. 3 s)
- Lower Range (0 m vs. 2.5 m)
- Lower Block Angle (0° vs. 55°)
- Different polarities ( vs. None)
- Skana Prime, compared to Prisma Skana:
- See Category:Skana Prime Build to see how players mod this weapon.
- See Category:Skana Prime Guides for guides on how to use this weapon effectively.
- For more general help with weapons, you may wish to browse Category:Weapon Guides.
- The Skana Prime was initially referred to as the "Fin Sword" in the Codex.
- Up until Update 12.0, only a small portion of the energy lights can be colored. It is now fully customizable.
- In Hotfix 15.5.1 this weapon was given access to the Bright Purity augment, after player feedback regarding the exclusivity of the mod was raised.
Skana Prime Skins
Last updated: Update 26.0
- Skana, the original counterpart.
- Dual Skana, the dual version of the Skana.
- Prime, the Orokin enhancement to a Warframe or weapon.
- Prisma Skana, the Prisma variant of the Skana.
- Bright Purity, the Syndicate exclusive mod for the Skana.