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A flash of red ribbon is the last thing most victims of these throwing-daggers see.

The Spira are large LotusWhite.png Tenno throwing knives with high damage but low throwing speed.

Characteristics[]

  • This weapon deals primarily DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage.
  • Ragdolls and pins the target to the wall on a kill.
    • Ragdolled bodies fly in a straight line and can damage other enemies in its path.
  • Capable of using the thrown-exclusive mod Mod TT 20px.png Concealed Explosives.
  • Two Madurai Pol.svg polarity slots.

Advantages:

  • Tied with SpiraPrime.png Spira Prime for the highest critical chance of all throwing-type secondaries.
  • Silent.
  • Normal Attack
    • High crit chance
    • Above average damage
    • High reload speed

Disadvantages:

  • Projectiles have travel time and travel in an arc, making it hard to hit at longer ranges and achieve headshots.
  • Second lowest fire rate of all throwing-type secondaries, behind Pox.png Pox.
  • Normal Attack
    • Below average magazine
    • Low effective fire rate
    • Very low status chance

Comparisons:

Acquisition[]

The Spira's blueprint can be purchased from the Market.

Manufacturing Requirements
CreditsLarge.png
15,000
Gallium.png
5
Ferrite.png
2,500
Plastids.png
800
Salvage.png
4,000
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: PlatinumLarge.png 45
MarketIcon.png Market Price: PlatinumLarge.png 175 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:CreditsLarge.png20,000

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

Notes[]

  • There is a slight delay after firing a knife before being able to reload, which requires pausing before trying to reload, or tapping the reload button several times.
  • The right handed throw does not land at the same place as the left throw, landing lower and slightly to the right of your aim.
    • This can be counteracted, however, by holding a datamass or a power cell.

Tips[]

  • Projectile Speed mods will reduce projectile drop and increase projectile speed.
  • For effective use of non-hitscan weapons, it is strongly recommended to learn how to lead your target. In short, leading means aiming ahead of your target so the projectile still hits him. It can be a challenge to learn it, low level Grineer are recommended for practicing

Trivia[]

  • The Spira was one of the items (along with the Ninkondi.png Ninkondi and the Zhuge.png Zhuge) initially made exclusive to Warframe China.
    • The Spira has a Prime version, which was given as part of the Chinese Version's Founders Program, along with the Nikana Prime and Excalibur Umbra.
  • The Spira is referred to in the game files as "littlelidaggers", a reference to the Little Li daggers (小李飛刀) which are the signature weapon of the martial artist Li Xunhuan in the famous Xiaoli Feidao novels written by Gu Long.

Media[]

Spira Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 25.8 (2019-10-01)

October 2019 Riven Disposition Change
  • Spira: 1.1->1.15

Update 22.12 (2018-02-09)

  • Mastery Rank increased from 1 to 8.
  • Damage increased from 55 to 82.
  • Status chance increased from 5% to 8%.
  • Critical chance increased from 25% to 30%.

Update 17.4.5 (2015-09-23)

  • Introduced.
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