- What are the Riven Mods?
- How do you get them?
- How many Riven Mods exist?
- How you Unveil them?
- What are they used for?
- Why are they so powerful?
- On what does their power depend?
- How do you improve Riven Mods?
- Can the attributes of a Riven Mods be changed?
- How are the attributes of a Riven Mod changed?
- Is it necessary to change the attributes of a Riven Mod?
Basic Guides: Riven Mods
For these confusing topics, a guide is essential.
Riven Mods are a source of immeasurable power, and also a source of never-ending doubts. But calm down Tenno, here you can solve all your doubts at a glance.
1. What are the Riven Mods?
Riven Mods are mods which have been altered by the power of Kuva, an element with exceptional properties, almost mystical, which confer unique powers and traits.
These mods which can be installed in your weapons have a special attribute, and is that their stats are random. This stats can be combined with each other, being able to turn a mediocre weapon into devastating weapon.
2. How do you get them?
At the end of a daily Sorties, you can obtain special rewards which can only be acquired this way. Among this rewards are the Riven Mods.
3. How many Riven Mods exist?
There are four Riven Mods types, Rifle Riven Mods, Shotgun, Pistol and Melee. This means that each Riven Mod type, when its Unveiled, can modify any weapon of its class.
4. How you Unveil them?
To Unveil or open a Riven Mod, you will have to test that you are worthy of its power, to do that you will have to overcome a challenge which will test your skills. This tests are limited, which means that they can be repeated when you open different Riven Mods, but it is totally random what test you will have to perform in each case. Some examples:
For the test to be effective, it will be essential to carry the weapon with the Veiled Riven Mod. This weapon plays a fundamental role in the stats of the mod with the Riven Disposition. But the weapon used to unveil these mods, does NOT influence the weapon in which the Unveiled mod can be installed.
5. What are they used for?
The Riven Mods are used essentially to improve the attributes of a weapon and bring its stats farther than you could get with regular mods.
6. Why are they so powerful?
Its power is that they are mods which alter several stats at the same time. The combination among this stats are able to improve a weapon beyond your imagination. These modifications can be positive or negative, and can be combined with each other creating synergies.
One Riven Mod may contain at most 4 modifications, combining positive and negative ones:
- From two to three positive modifications.
- From zero to one negative modifications.
7. On what does their power depend?
Modifications can be more or less powerful, and this depends on several factors.
The first factor that intervenes is luck, because both values and affected stats are random.
The second factor serves to reduce the randomness of the first one, or at lest “soften” its effects. We are talking about the Riven Disposition of the weapon used to unveil a Riven mod. The Riven Disposition represents the weapon’s “popularity”. The higher the Riven Disposition is, less popular or used the weapon is.
The Riven Disposition goes from 1 to 5, being 5 its maximum value. Higher this Disposition is, more probability you will have to obtain a powerful Riven Mod.
To sum up, it will be interesting, before you unveil a Riven Mod, to look the Riven disposition, and obtain a weapon of each type with Disposition 5 to unveil each type of Riven Mod. For example:
*Being a value which measures the weapon’s “popularity”, the Riven Disposition can change over time, stay tuned Tenno.
8. How do you improve Riven Mods?
The Riven Mods can be improved like the rest of the Mods, using Endo and Credits in the Mods Console. All Riven Mods can be improved up to 8 times, having a total approximated cost of 8.000 Endo and 350.000 credits.
9. Can the attributes of a Riven Mods be changed?
The answer is YES. If the attributes modified by a Riven Mod are not the ones you want for a weapon, there is a way to change it. But I warn you Tenno, the new attributes you will get will be totally random, so is very probable that the results won’t be what you expect, at least in your first try.
10. How are the attributes of a Riven Mod changed?
You can change the Attributes of a Riven Mod through the Mod Console in your ship using a resource named Kuva. The amount of Kuva needed to alter a Riven Mod rises each time you change or “reroll
11. Is it necessary to change the attributes of a Riven Mod?
NO. Not always is necessary to change the attributes, but it is the result of a random process, so is very probable that you need to do “rerolls” to obtain a Riven Mod with values which adapt better to what you are looking for.
We hope that this information we shared here have solved all your doubts about Riven Mods. We know that this is a very complex topic, with many things that influence the final result. You may be ready for the Riven Mods Advanced Guide now.
As always, if you find any mistake or missing information let us know through the comments below.
Step by step, Tenno.