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Gleaming blades of white draw blood of the deepest red.

The Venka Prime are the Prime variant of the TennoClaws.png Venka, sporting higher damage, critical chance critical multiplier, status chance, and attack speed. It also uniquely has a higher Melee Combo Multiplier than all other melee weapons. It was released alongside Valkyr PrimeIcon272.png Valkyr Prime and CernosPrime.png Cernos Prime.

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

Characteristics[]

This weapon deals primarily DmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

Comparisons:

Acquisition[]

Lith, Meso, Neo, and Axi refer to Void Relics  |  (V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics  |  (B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic
Venka Prime's Relic Drops
Gauntlet Blueprint Blades
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi V10 Rare
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi V7 Rare (V)
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi V9 Rare (V)
VoidRelicBronzeIcon64.png Meso V5 Rare (V)
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo V4 Rare (V)
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi S8 Uncommon
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi O3 Uncommon (V)
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith C5 Uncommon (V)
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo B2 Uncommon (V)
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo N4 Uncommon (V)
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo V9 Common
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi S5 Common (V)
VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi V5 Common (V)
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith C2 Common (V)
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith V4 Common (V)
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith V6 Common (V)
VoidRelicBronzeIcon64.png Meso G1 Common (V)
VoidRelicBronzeIcon64.png Meso S7 Common (V)
VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo N7 Common (V)

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
15,000
Blades
2
Gauntlet
2
OrokinCell.png
15
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 50
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:N/A

Vaultings[]

  • 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.
  • Venka Prime's relics were permanently unvaulted as of Update 29.10 (2021-03-19), being only obtainable through Abandoned Derelict Caches in Corpus Railjack missions.

Notes[]

  • The Venka Prime has a modified melee combo multiplier that can reach 13.0x combo at 240 consecutive hits instead of the usual 12.0x combo at 220 hits.

Tips[]

  • Warframe abilities that are affected by the combo counter, such as Landslide130xDark.png Landslide or Whipclaw130xDark.png Whipclaw, will benefit from Venka Prime's enhanced combo multiplier.

Trivia[]

  • The Venka Prime is the first weapon to have a modified melee combo counter.
  • Before the Update 26 melee changes, the Venka Prime combo multiplier scaled at 0.75x instead of 0.5x like other melee weapons. A similar version of this feature was brought back in Update 26.1 when the Venka Prime was given a cap of 13x combo multiplier instead of 12x.
  • Venka Prime was announced alongside Valkyr PrimeIcon272.png Valkyr Prime and CernosPrime.png 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.

Bugs[]

  • Although the Venka Prime can reach 13.0x combo multiplier, mods that scale with combo multiplier, such as Mod TT 20px.png Blood Rush, Gladiator mods or Mod TT 20px.png Weeping Wounds, will stop scaling at the usual 12.0x combo multiplier.

Media[]

Venka Prime Skins Edit

Patch History[]

Update 26.1 (2019-11-22)

  • Increased the Combo Counter cap of the Venka Prime from 220 to 240.

Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

  • Mastery Rank increased from 8 to 14.
  • Damage increased from 55 to 188.
  • Range increased from 0.5 to 1.8.
  • Status Chance increased from 15% to 24%.
  • Critical Chance increased from 25% to 32%.
  • Critical Damage increased from 2.5x to 2.6x.
  • Slam Attack increased from 110 to 564.
  • Slide Attack increased from 165 to 564.
  • Parry Angle set to 55.
  • Follow Through increased from 0.5 to 0.8.
  • (Undocumented) Removed modified combo multiplier passive.

Hotfix 25.7.3 (2019-09-03)

  • Introduced again in the Valkyr and Saryn Prime Vault.

Update 23.9 (2018-09-25)

  • Venka Prime has entered the Prime Vault.

Update 19.2 (2016-12-01)

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

Update 19.1 (2016-11-25)

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

Hotfix 19.0.7 (2016-11-22)

  • Introduced along with Valkyr Prime and Cernos Prime.

Last updated: Update 26.0 (2019-10-31)

See Also[]

  • TennoClaws.png Venka, the standard version.
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