Mastery Level 2
Type Heavy Axe
Base Damage 50.0
Base Firing Rate 1.0
Accuracy 100.0
Base Charge Damage 200.0
Base Charge Speed 2.0s
Polarities None
The SCINDO is a heavy war axe crafted by the Tenno. Reduced speed and agility is balanced by heavy, devastating strikes capable of connecting with multiple targets at once.

–In-game description.


This is a Slashing weapon.


  • Very high damage and charge damage
  • Hits multiple targets at once
  • Hits in a huge radius (Like the Gram)
  • Deals triple damage to infested, except for Ancients
  • Jump attack knocks enemies down - 6 meters
  • Has momentum during regular swings (decreases chance of being interrupted).


  • Slow swing and charge speed
  • Slow movement while swinging
  • No polarity slots


Upon reaching Mastery Rank 2 the Scindo can be bought for File:Platinumicon.png 150 or its blueprint can be bought for File:Creditsicon.png 15,000. Since Update 8, the blueprint can also be obtained through daily login rewards without having reached rank 2.

Manufacturing Requirements
Resources Quantity
Gallium 3
Salvage 750
Rubedo 300
Alloy Plate 80
Credits File:Creditsicon.png 30,000 
Build Time 12h
Rush Build File:Platinumicon.png 25

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

Main article: Category:Scindo Build

See the user build section for builds using this weapon.


Dagger Axe
File:Dagger Axe scindo.PNG

The Scindo skin Dagger Axe can be bought for File:Platinumicon.png 75.

The blueprint can be earned as a reward from Alert Missions with "?"

The Dagger Axe skin is purely aesthetic.


The Manticore skin can be bought for File:Platinumicon.png 75.

Manticore grants additional damage with a decrease in swing speed.  It does not affect charge damage.


  • The blueprint for this weapon was added on January 14, 2013.
  • The Scindo goes through multiple targets, charged attacks and normal swings alike.
  • The Scindo deals triple damage to light Infested, due to its slashing ability.
  • Deals 200 damage against a downed enemy, 80 damage on a direct hit from jump attack and 100 damage on a slide attack.
  • When performing a normal attack, while in the middle of a swing, you are not affected by knockback, e.g. Infested Runner explosions.
  • Charge speed, charge animation, charge range, charge radius - identical when compared to Gram
  • Charge attack can hit twice if you stand very close at your enemy


  • 'Scindo' is a Latin verb, meaning to separate, divide, rend, or slice.


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Primary Weapons
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Shotguns BoarHekStrun
Special DreadParisSnipetronVulkar
Side Arms
Single BoltoBroncoFurisKrakenLatoLato PrimeLato VandalLexSicarusViper
Dual AfurisAkboltoAklatoDual BroncosTwin Vipers
Thrown DespairKunai
Melee Weapons
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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)