Mastery Level 0
Type Longsword
Base Damage 25.0
Base Firing Rate 1.0
Accuracy 100.0
Base Charge Damage 75.0
Base Charge Speed 1.0s
Base Critical Chance 5.0%
Base Critical Damage 150%
Polarities None
Before all other weapons, Tenno master the Skana. This simple blade becomes immensely powerful in the hands of a master. For Tenno, it is the foundation of their fighting style and a pillar of their culture.

–In-game Description

The Skana is the default starting weapon of all players.

Can be sold for File:Creditsicon.png 5000.


This is a Slashing weapon.


  • Deals innate stun/stagger.
  • Deals triple damage to Infested except for Ancients.


  • Low charge damage.
  • Low base damage.
  • Can only hit one enemy at a time.
  • No polarities.


The Skana can be purchased for File:Platinumicon.png 150 and the blueprint for File:Creditsicon.png 15,000.

Manufacturing Requirements
Resource Quantity
Morphics 1
Salvage 750
Ferrite 700
Alloy Plate 80
Credits File:Creditsicon.png 15,000
Build Time 12 hours
Rush Build File:Platinumicon.png 35

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

Main article: Category:Skana Build

See the user build section for builds using this weapon.


  • The listed firing rate is incorrect. Its real rate is 1.85 hits/second (0.54s to hit once).


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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)