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A high-capacity, high-damage enforcer, this weapon can switch between the high crit semi-automatic and full automatic firing modes.

The Stradavar is a Tenno assault rifle featuring the ability to switch between semi- and fully-automatic firing modes by using the Alternate Fire.


This weapon deals primarily DmgImpactSmall64.png Impact and DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture by a slight margin on its full-auto mode, and DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage on its semi-auto mode.



  • Semi-auto mode has the second-lowest damage of all semi-automatic rifles, after TiberonPrime.png Tiberon Prime.



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

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 230 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png20,000

This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png 7,500.


  • The Stradavar's design bears a strong resemblance to several machine guns utilizing a drum-pan magazine, such as the British-built Vickers K and Lewis Gun, the US-built American-180, and the Russian-built DP-28.
    • The Stradavar further resembles the Lewis gun without its barrel shroud, or the Type 92 machine gun.
  • The Stradavar's name seems to be based on Stradivarius, which is a name given to highly regarded string instruments that were created by the Italian Stradivari family. It's also a reference to pre-WW2 American Mafia culture when it was romanticized that gangsters would carry submachine guns in violin cases.
  • The Stradavar's last fourteen shots sound slightly different to indicate low ammunition in the magazine.
    • Shots from the single fire mode are also a bit louder.
  • Prior to the Specters of the Rail update, Stradavar had identical damage on both firing modes and a lower status chance.
  • With the addition of Update 21 the Stradavar became the first weapon with increased accuracy when fired at the hip and reduced accuracy when firing while zooming (in full auto).


Stradavar Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 22.12 (2018-02-09)

  • Status chance increased from 5% to 12% (Auto).
  • Critical chance increased from 15% to 24% (Auto).
  • Status chance increased from 15% to 16% (Semi Auto).
  • Critical chance increased from 20% to 28% (Semi Auto).
  • Decreased automatic recoil.

Update 21.4 (2017-08-10)

  • Reduced the damage of the Stradavar's full auto mode in Conclave.

Update 21.0 (2017-06-29)

  • Increased Accuracy when shooting from the hip in Full-Auto mode.
  • Increased Accuracy when shooting in Semi-Auto when aiming.
  • Increased damage from 25 to 28 in Full-Auto mode.
  • Increased critical chance from 10 to 15% in Auto mode.

Update 19.10 (2017-02-09)

  • You can now change firing modes during reload on the Stradavar and Zarr as per feedback.

Update 19.5 (2016-12-22)

  • Magazine size reduced from 65 to 30 in Conclave.

Hotfix: Specters of the Rail 0.7 (2016-07-14)

  • Fixed missing UI information for the Stradavar's different fire modes in the Arsenal.

Hotfix: Specters of the Rail 0.4 (2016-07-11)

  • Reduced the damage of Stradavar's semi-auto mode in Conclave.

Update: Specters of the Rail 0.0 (2016-07-08)

  • Increased the amount of Impact damage done with Stradavar automatic fire while decreasing the Puncture and Slash damage these attacks do.
  • Increased the amount of Puncture damage done with Stradavar semi-automatic fire while decreasing the amount of Slash damage these attacks do.
  • Slightly decreased the amount of damage done by Stradavar automatic fire and increased the amount of damage done by semi-automatic attacks.
  • Increased the Stradavar Status Chance to 15%.

Update 18.13 (2016-05-27)

  • Fixed firing the Stradavar not rumbling your controller.

Update 18.12 (2016-05-17)

  • Reduced the damage of the Stradavar semi-auto fire in Conclave.

Update 18.11 (2016-05-11)

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Hotfix 22.16.5 (2018-03-21)

See Also[]

  • Argonak.png Argonak, a Grineer select-fire rifle.