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 DESkana Skana, sporting higher base damage, critical chance, and Attack Speed. The Skana Prime is a Founders-exclusive weapon.

This weapon can be sold for Credits645,000.


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 b Slash damage.




  • Skana Prime, compared to Skana:
    • Higher base damage (42.0 vs. 35.0)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (6.3 vs. 5.25)
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (6.3 vs. 5.25)
      • Higher Slash b Slash damage (29.4 vs. 24.5)
    • Higher critical chance (10% vs. 5%)
    • Higher attack speed (1 vs. 0.83)
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolNaramon Pol vs. None)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • 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 Mod TT 20pxBright Purity augment, after player feedback regarding the exclusivity of the mod was raised.


Skana Prime Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 20.5
  • TennoGen Arit skin added for Skana series.

Update 19.10

  • Kintsugi and Nocturne skins added for Skana series.

Update 18.5

  • Skana Conclave skin added.

Update 17.9

  • Day of the Dead skin added.

Update 17.2

  • Skana Prime damage has been increased in Conclave.

Update 16.5

  • Skana series damage increased in Conclave.

Hotfix 15.5.1

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

Update 13.5

  • Tweaked the sound effects for the Skana Prime.

Hotfix 12.1.2

  • Skana Prime is now tintable.


  • Introduced via Founders Packages.

Last updated: Hotfix 21.5.2

See alsoEdit

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