Mastery Level 0
Type Semi-Automatic Pistol
Base Damage 24.0
Base Firing Rate 6.7
Accuracy 18.2
Base Clip Size 15
Base Ammo Size 210
Base Reload Speed 1.2s
Base Critical Chance 2.5%
Base Critical Damage 150%
Polarities None
The LATO is a highly accurate pistol used by the Tenno everywhere.

–In-Game Description

Lato is one of the starting weapons in Warframe. A dual-wield version of the Lato, Aklato is also available but must be purchased separately.

Two special counterparts of the Lato, the Lato Prime and the Lato Vandal exist, they were given to purchasers of the Grand Master Founder's package and participants in the closed beta respectively.



  • Accurate for close to medium ranged combat.
  • Good base damage.
  • Good Rate of Fire.
  • Low recoil, making it easy to aim headshots/kneeshots/etc. 
  • Cheap.
  • Relatively high damage output when fully Modded out.



This is the pistol new players begin the game with. This weapon can be also bought for File:Platinumicon.png 50 or File:Creditsicon.png 10,000.

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

Main article: Category:Lato Build

See the user build section for builds using this weapon.


  • It is used in the Bolto blueprint.
Weapons{Compare All}
Primary Weapons
Rifles BratonBraton VandalMK1-BratonBoltorBurstonGrakataGorgonLatronLatron Prime
Shotguns BoarHekStrun
Special DreadParisSnipetronVulkar
Side Arms
Single BoltoBroncoFurisKrakenLatoLato PrimeLato VandalLexSicarusViper
Dual AfurisAkboltoAklatoDual BroncosTwin Vipers
Thrown DespairKunai
Melee Weapons
Short AnkyrosCeramic DaggerDark DaggerFuraxHeat Dagger
Long AmphisBoCronusDark SwordEther SwordHeat SwordJaw SwordMachete
MirePangolin SwordPlasma SwordSkanaSkana Prime
Dual Dual CleaversDual EtherDual Heat SwordsDual SkanaDual ZorenEther DaggersFang
Thrown GlaiveKestrel
Heavy FragorGramHateOrthosReaper PrimeScindo
Skins BrokkManticoreDagger Axe (Zoren)Dagger Axe (Scindo)