Asp Flechette Gun

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Asp Flechette Gun
Asp Flechette Gun.png
Weapon Type SMG
Rarity EpicRarity.svgEpic
Faction Osiris
Unlock Level 12
Weight 30 Weight icon.png
Buy Price 41,000 K-Marks.png
Scrip Price 9 Osiris Scrip.png
Sell Value 12341 K-Marks.png
Faction Reputation 123 Reputation.png
Ammo Type Impactor Light Ammo.pngImpactor Light Ammo
Damage 10Damage Icon.png
Weakspot Multiplier 1.5
Penetration 25Heavy Converter.png
Firerate 0.095
Projectile Speed 31200
Movement Multiplier 1
Reload time 2.5s
Magazine Size 20
Audible Range 350m

The ASP Flechette Gun is a SMG from Osiris logo colored.pngOsiris. It boasts a high firerate, but suffers from low projectile velocity. It is unlocked through Osiris logo colored.pngOsiris and is an EpicRarity.svgEpic item.


The ASP Flechette Gun can have 8 different Attachments installed on it, one for each slot. The type of attachment must be compatible with the weapon's type, so only attachments that have SMG or Light Ammo as a category can be installed onto an ASP Flechette Gun.


Lightweight SMG. A formidable automatic weapon for close range encounters.


Intended for use by law enforcement in pressurized environments, this weapons' flechettes provide lethal stopping power, can easily defeat light armor, and are designed to prevent overpenetration; a risk in any environment, but disastrous on ships and stations.

Its name 'Asp' comes from the vipera aspis, a common venomous viper species found in southwestern Europe. Also known as the asp, asp viper, European asp, and aspic viper

Prototype Variant

A version of the Asp intitially intended for civilian security forces. Not as powerful as the eventual market version, but it's still a competent SMG.

The Prototype variant of the ASP Flechette Gun has the following changed statistics:

The Prototype version of the ASP Flechette Gun can be bought in the Osiris logo colored.pngOsiris shop on Prospect Station after reaching factionlevel 7, 5 levels earlier than the normal version.

Weapon Comparison and Detailed Stats

For a comparison between this and other weapons, as well as an overview on its detailed stats, visit the Weapon Calculator


This is an incomplete list of all cosmetics for the WEAPON in The Cycle: Frontier.

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This list makes no guarantee of availability or completeness. Some cosmetics might no longer be in the shop rotation, be from the Fortuna Pass of a past season, be from a special promotion, or be otherwise exclusive.
List of Cosmetics

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Zealhunter Asp Flechette Gun

Vanity WeaponSkin P NeedlerPop.png

Pop! Asp Flechette Gun

Vanity WeaponSkin P NeedlerAnubis.png

Anubis Division Asp Flechette Gun

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Laserpunk Asp Flechette Gun

Vanity WeaponSkin P NeedlerChrome.png

Chrome Asp Flechette Gun

Vanity WeaponSkin P NeedlerBrass.png

Brass Asp Flechette Gun

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Luxury Asp Flechette Gun

Update history

Patch 3.2.0
  • Flechette Prototype damage increased from 8 to 9
Patch 3.0.0
  • Added Prototype variant
  • Changed ammo type to Impactor Light Ammo.pngImpactor Light Ammo
  • Added a Scrip cost of 9 Osiris Scrip.pngOsiris Scrip to the buy price
  • Decreased equip time from 0.8 to 0.4 seconds
  • Decreased unequip time from 0.5 to 0.3 seconds
Patch 2.3.0
  • Damage increased from 9 to 10.
Patch 2.2.0
  • Lowered buying price from 54,000 to 41,000 K-Marks
  • Projectile velocity for SMGs increased by 20%
Patch 2.0.0
  • Increase projectile speed from 24000 to 26000.
Patch 1.3.8
  • Reduced horizontal recoil. Vertical recoil is slightly increased for the second half of the magazine.
Patch 1.3.5
  • Reduced horizontal recoil.
  • Reduced ADS movement speed reduction from -30% to -25%.
Closed Beta 2.5
  • Base damage reduced from 12 to 10.
Closed Beta 2.3
  • Weight reduced from 50 to 30.
Closed Beta 2.2
  • Base damage increased from 11 to 12.


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