A special-order Corpus cutting tool for master crafters only. Features distinctive azurite plating and a focusing crystal of precision clarity and cut.

The Spectra Vandal is the Vandal variant of the Spectra.pngSpectra laser beam sidearm, sporting increased damage, critical chance and status chance, magazine size, max ammo capacity, and faster reload speed. It was released in Update 25.0 along with Operation: Hostile Mergers.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily DmgSlashSmall64.pngSlash damage.



  • No DmgImpactSmall64.pngImpact damage – less effective against shields.
  • Damage ramps up from 25% to 100% over 0.6 seconds when firing. After firing stops for 0.8 seconds, the damage decays back to 25% over 2 seconds.
  • Limited range of 22 meters.


  • Spectra Vandal, compared to Spectra:
    • Higher base damage (22.0 vs. 18.0)
      • Higher DmgPunctureSmall64.pngPuncture damage (9.2 vs. 7.6)
      • Higher DmgSlashSmall64.pngSlash damage (12.8 vs. 10.4)
    • Higher critical chance (20% vs. 14%)
    • Higher status chance (28% vs. 22%)
    • Larger magazine (80 rounds vs. 60 rounds)
    • Larger max ammo capacity (400 rounds vs. 360 rounds)
    • Faster reload speed (1.2 s vs. 1.8 s)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (10 vs. 4)
    • Lower disposition (1.4 vs. 1.49)


This weapon was awarded for earning 1,000 points in a single Endurance Disruption Mission in Operation: Hostile Mergers, complete with a free weapon slot and a pre-installed Orokin Catalyst.

This weapon's blueprint and components are now obtained from Veil Proxima Grineer-controlled territory Abandoned Derelicts in Empyrean missions. All parts can be traded between players.

Drop Chance Expected Nearly Guaranteed
Main Blueprint 8.7% 30 – 31 Rotation B Caches 119 ± 34 Rotation B Caches
Barrel 6.52%
Chassis 6.52%
Receiver 6.52%

All drop rates data is obtained from DE's official droptables.

Expected refers to total number of attempts a player can expect to need in order to receive at least one of each drop associated with the respective values.
Nearly Guaranteed refers to the total number of attempts a player needs to obtain a 99%, 99.9%, and 99.99% probability to receive at least one of each drop associated with the respective values.

For more detailed definitions and information on how these number were obtained, visit here.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 25
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:N/A

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Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 27.4

  • Fixed dual wielding the Spectra Vandal with a Glaive causing the Spectra Vandal to look like the ordinary Spectra.

Update 25.0

  • Introduced.

See also[edit | edit source]

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