I think it was intended for the normal Detron ( a godly weapon). But hey, they buffed the Tonkor riven after the weapon was nerfed (that balance change). I think we should play more with Kraken maybe it gets a well deserved nerf. I mean the weapon is great you can kill level 8 enemies with it but i think it's overpowered. That weapon is intended to kill max level 2 mobs with it.
Have you seen Mitter in action? It really makes a difference in excavations or defences when you are swarmed by a battalion of mobs but you are still trying to charge your weapon just to hit one poor Charger. Mitter still has the same bug where you can damage the Assassination Targets with 50 dmg per charged shot.
So nerfs is the logical way to go. Excuse me i meant tweaks.