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Forged by a master gunsmith, this Tenno burst rifle will strike down targets with swift precision.

The Tiberon is a Tenno-made three round burst-fire rifle. Compared to most burst-fire rifles, the Tiberon is much more accurate and primarily deals Puncture DamageDmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage, albeit at the cost of reduced status chance.

Characteristics[]

This weapon deals primarily Puncture DamageDmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

  • Low Impact DamageDmgImpactSmall64.png Impact and Slash DamageDmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage – less effective against shields and health.
  • Linearly less efficient – sometimes a target may only die with four bullets, which requires an entire second burst to be fired.
  • Relatively low magazine capacity.

Comparisons:

Acquisition[]

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

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
20,000
Latron.png
1
Plastids64.png
650
Rubedo64.png
600
Forma2.png
1
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 225 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:Credits64.png20,000

This weapon can be sold for 7,500. This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png 5,000

Notes[]

  • Like the Sybaris, the Tiberon's burst has a very tight shot grouping, which combined with its high base accuracy and negligible recoil makes it better at long-range shooting than other burst-fire weapons, such as the BurstonBurston.png Burston or HindHind.png Hind.
  • The Tiberon is a very strong candidate for a tenno Specter to use thanks to its high damage per second combined with high accuracy.
  • Has a higher damage per bullet than other low-tier burst fire weapons, like Burston or Hind.

Trivia[]

  • The weapon's name may be derived from tiburón, the Spanish word for shark. Its design also appears to take cues from the animal, particularly the "blades" beneath the muzzle which resemble a shark's pectoral fins.
  • The Tiberon is the first weapon outside of Clan Research that requires a Forma to construct.
  • At the time of its release, the Latron PrimeDELatronPrime.png Latron Prime or the Latron WraithWraithLatron.png Latron Wraith could also be used to build the Tiberon. This was fixed in Hotfix 14.9.1 (2014-10-02).
  • Intriguingly, crafting the Tiberon requires the Latron, a semi-automatic rifle, instead of another burst-fire rifle, such as the Burston. The discrepancy can also be explained by the fact that Tiberon sports 3 separate barrels, with presumably one shot being fired from each, thus each barrel technically is its own semi-automatic weapon.
  • The Tiberon is reloaded by removing the magazine which is located at the butt end of the stock.

Media[]

Tiberon Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 25.8 (2019-10-01)

October 2019 Riven Disposition Change
  • Tiberon: 0.95->0.85


Update 22.12 (2018-02-09)

  • Mastery Rank increased from 4 to 10.
  • Status chance increased from 2.5% to 16%.
  • Critical chance increased from 5% to 26%.
  • Critical damage increased from 2x to 2.4x.
  • Damage decreased from 60 to 44.

Update 19.5 (2016-12-22)

  • Conclave Magazine capacity decreased from 30 to 21.

Update 19.4.2 (2016-12-20)

  • Riven Disposition has been increased.

Update 17.10 (2015-11-04)

  • Measured Burst (Conclave Mod) introduced.

Update 17.2.4 (2015-08-26)

  • Tiberon damage decreased in Conclave.

Update 17.0 (2015-07-31)

  • Now available for use in Conclave.

Hotfix 14.9.1 (2014-10-02)

  • Fixed Latron variants appearing in list of eligible components when crafting the Tiberon rifle.

Update 14.9 (2014-10-01)

  • Introduced.

See Also[]

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