Tonbo is a Tenno polearm that specializes in high status chance which combines with its high damage to consistently bleed enemies.
This weapon can be sold for
Characteristics [ ]
This weapon deals primarily
Lowest base damage of all polearms.
Lowest critical chance of all polearms.
Acquisition [ ]
The Tonbo's blueprint can be
researched from the Tenno Lab in the dojo.
Notes [ ]
Even though the weapon requires
Oxium to construct, the Tonbo is quite inexpensive for a weapon exclusive to Clan Research, as most Clan Research-exclusive weapons typically require Forma or other rare resources such as Argon Crystals. The ground slam has a chance to inflict a proc. Blast
Trivia [ ]
"Tonbo" (蜻蛉) is Japanese for "dragonfly".
The weapon's name is likely derived from the (蜻蛉切), a spear also known as the "Dragonfly Cutting Spear", and was said to be wielded by Tonbogiri Honda Tadakatsu. The spear derives its moniker from the myth that a dragonfly landed on its blade and was instantly cut in two. The blade itself resembles those found on
Bill polearms, though with significantly larger proportions. At its initial release this weapon could not be researched in the
Clan Dojo, this was fixed in (2015-02-18). Hotfix 220.127.116.11 Listed as FlowerPowerPolearm in the game files.
Gallery [ ]
Tonbo's Reinforcements Splash Art
Media [ ]
Tenno Reinforcements - Tonbo
Warframe - Tonbo Forma Build
Lets Max (Warframe) E30 - Tonbo
Warframe Tonbo, Beautifully Bland thequickdraw
A look at Warframe Tonbo-1
Warframe Arsenal Excellence Tonbo, elegant doom
Patch History [ ]
Damage increased from 80 to 184.
Range increased from 2 to 3.
Slam Attack increased from 160 to 552.
Slide Attack increased from 178 to 368.
Parry Angle set to 55.
Follow Through reduced from 0.8 to 0.6.
Fixed various Polearms having incorrect attachments when the Phorcys Skin is equipped.
Fixed polearms clipping on some Warframes when using the standard holster position.
Decreased the damage of the Tonbo in Conclave.
Fixed the Tonbo not appearing in Tenno Research Lab.
Last updated: (2019-10-31) Update 26.0
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