Gleaming blades of white draw blood of the deepest red.

The Venka Prime are the Prime variant of the Venka, sporting higher damage, critical chance and damage, and attack speed. It also uniquely has a higher Melee Combo Multiplier than all other melee weapons, allowing consecutive strikes to rack up even more damage.

On September 11th, 2018, it was announced that Venka Prime would enter the Prime Vault and be retired from the reward tables on September 25th, 2018. Any preexisting components or fully-built weapons will remain as is.

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:N/A
Drop Locations
BlueprintNeo B2 Uncommon (V)
Neo N4 Uncommon (V)
Axi O3 Uncommon (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade BladesLith C2 Common (V)
Lith V4 Common (V)
Meso G1 Common (V)
Meso S7 Common (V)
Neo N7 Common (V)
Axi V5 Common (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeHilt GauntletMeso V5 Rare (V)
Neo V4 Rare (V)
Axi V7 Rare (V)
Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics
(B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.



  • Low Impact b Impact damage – less effective against shields.
  • Short attack range.


Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • The Venka Prime has a modified melee combo multiplier, which adds 75% bonus damage per damage increase interval instead of the normal 50%. Thus the Venka Prime starts with a 1.75x combo multiplier at 5 hits, then increases to 2.5x after 15 hits, 3.25x after 45 hits etc.



  • The Venka Prime is the first weapon that has a modified melee combo counter.
  • Venka Prime was announced alongside Valkyr Prime and Cernos Prime in a teaser, but when the full trailer was finally shown, Valkyr Prime was using the standard Venka instead of the Venka Prime.


  • Venka Prime in Codex.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 23.9
  • Venka Prime has entered the Prime Vault.

Update 19.2

  • Fixed Venka Prime not being drawn when spawning with only melee equipped.

Update 19.1

  • Valkyr Prime, Cernos Prime, and Venka Prime have been added to the Codex and are now linkable in chat.

Hotfix 19.0.7

  • Introduced along with Valkyr Prime and Cernos Prime.
Last updated:Update 23.9

See AlsoEdit

  • Venka, the standard version.
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