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A blood-red variant of this devastating sniper rifle.

The Vulkar Wraith is the Wraith variant of the Vulkar Vulkar, featuring higher damage, fire rate, and magazine size.

This weapon can be sold for Credits647,500.

AcquisitionEdit

This weapon was first awarded from Operation: Shadow Debt to players who defeated the final challenger, complete with a free weapon slot and a pre-installed Orokin Catalyst.

The Vulkar Wraith is now potentially sold by Baro Ki'Teer in the Concourse section of the Tenno Relay for Credits64300,000 and PrimeBucks450. Note that Baro Ki'Teer's stock changes with each appearance, and this weapon may not be available on a succeeding appearance.

The weapon can be traded, but only for unranked copies without Forma and Orokin Catalyst installed. The trading recipient must also have a Mastery Rank of at least 7.

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Impact b Impact damage.

Advantages:

  • Third highest base damage of all sniper rifles behind CorpusSniperRifle Lanka and VectisPrime Vectis Prime, and second highest damage of all hit-scan sniper rifles behind Vectis Prime.
  • High critical chance.
  • Very high status chance.
  • Second highest magazine size of all sniper rifles, behind Lanka.
  • Low recoil.
  • Pinpoint accuracy while zoomed in; shots will hit exactly on the reticle dot, perfect for headshots.
  • Innate 1 meter Punch Through.
  • Three zoom modes:
    • First zoom has 2.5x zoom distance and +35% headshot damage.
    • Second zoom has 4.0x zoom distance and +55% headshot damage.
    • Third zoom has 8.0x zoom distance and +70% headshot damage.
  • Staggers most enemies with every hit.
  • Can use the Vulkar-exclusive Mod TT 20pxLasting Purity and Mod TT 20pxMeticulous Aim mods.
  • Innate Madurai Pol polarity.

Disadvantages:

  • Low Puncture b Puncture and no Slash b Slash damage – less effective against Armor and health.
  • Has linear damage falloff from 100% to 50% from 400m to 600m target distance (distances are affected by projectile flight speed).
  • Slow reload speed.
  • Draws from the rare sniper ammo pool.
  • Rifle scope is ineffective in dark areas and at close range.
  • Inaccurate when fired from the hip, bullets may widely spread when fired.
  • Purity effect from Mod TT 20pxLasting Purity causes a screen shake, disrupting aiming.

Comparisons:

  • Vulkar Wraith, compared to Vulkar:
    • Higher base damage (273.0 vs. 225.0)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (245.7 vs. 180.0)
      • Lower Puncture b Puncture damage (27.3 vs. 33.8)
    • Higher fire rate (2 rounds/sec vs. 1.5 rounds/sec)
    • Larger magazine (8 rounds vs. 6 rounds)
    • Different polarities (Madurai Pol vs. None)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (7 vs. 3)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

NotesEdit

  • Requires only 2 shots to activate its Shot Combo Counter, giving it an immediate 1.5x total damage bonus on the first hit if Multishot mods like Mod TT 20pxSplit Chamber trigger a 2nd shot that also lands on the target.
Combo Counter Bonus Tier Total Base Damage Multiplier Minimum Consecutive

Hits Required

1 1.5x 2
2 2.0x 6
3 2.5x 18
4 3.0x 54
5 3.5x 162
6 4.0x 486
7 4.5x 1468
8 5.0x 4374

MediaEdit

  • Vulkar Wraith in Codex.
  • Vulkar Wraith's default polarities, as well as proof that it can equip Lasting Purity.
  • The Vulkar Wraith's scope.

Vulkar Wraith Skins

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.12
  • Mastery Rank increased from 0 to 7.
  • Damage increased from 250 to 273.

Hotfix 22.0.6

  • Reduced the headshot damage of the Vulkar series, Snipetron series and Vectis series in Conclave.

Update 22.0

General Sniper Changes
  • Reticle sway removed from all zoom levels!
  • 1 meter punch through added to all snipers without any to start with (snipers with innate punch through unchanged).
  • 1 combo count removed at a time when duration runs out instead of all of them (decay vs. cooldown).
  • 1 combo count removed on miss instead of all of them
  • Additional bullets from multishot will each count as their own hits and misses in the combo counter
  • Combo duration reduced to 2 seconds for all snipers apart from Lanka which is reduced to 6
  • Damage fall off begins at 400 meters and ends at 600 meters with damage reduced to 50% past 600 meters.
Specific Sniper Weapon Changes
Vulkar Wraith
  • Fire rate increased from 1.5 to 2.
  • First level zoom +15% Damage replaced with +35% Head Shot Damage.
  • Second level zoom 15% Damage replaced with +55% Head Shot Damage.
  • Second level zoom reduced from 6x to 4x.
  • Third level zoom 20% Damage replaced with +70% Head Shot Damage.
  • Third level zoom reduced from 12x to 8x.

Hotfix 19.7.2

  • Lowered the Ammo pool of Vulkar Wraith in Conclave.

Update 19.6

  • Vulkar Wraith is now usable in Conclave!

Hotfix 18.4.1

  • Introduced.
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