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{{#vardefine:Name|Nitain Extract}}{{#vardefine:Drops|}}{{#vardefine:BPDrops|}}

Each vial is produced by the painstaking expression of billions of rare, ocean-vent dwelling microorganisms.

—In-Game Description

Nitain Extract is a special resource that can be bought from Nightwave's offerings, or, as of 18.5, Reactor Sabotage.


  • A bundle of 5 Nitain can be bought from Nightwave's offerings with 15 Wolf Cred.
  • It has a small chance to drop from a cache when all three are found — Orokin or Reactor Sabotage and Lua or Kuva Fortress Exterminate.
  • Part of Cetus Bounty's reward pool during a Ghoul Purge.

Blueprints Requiring Nitain Extract[]

Click to view the Blueprints requiring Nitain Extract.
Blueprint Type Quantity
Amesha Archwing 4 (2)
Amesha Harness Component 2
Amesha Systems Component 2
Amesha Wings Component 2
Atlas Shikoro Helmet Cosmetic 2
x19px Banshee Prime Neuroptics Component 2
x19px Broken War Melee 2
EmbolistScythe.png Caustacyst Melee 5
x19px Chroma Prime Chassis Component 2
x19px Corinth Primary 2
x19px Destreza Melee 5
x19px Fusilai Secondary 2
x19px Hirudo Melee 3
x19px Hydroid Prime Systems Component 2
Inaros Anubis Helmet Cosmetic 5
Inaros Canopic Helmet Cosmetic 3
x19px Inaros Neuroptics Component 2
x19px Ivara Chassis Component 4
x19px Ivara Systems Component 5
Ivara Loxley Helmet Cosmetic 1
Ivara Zirastra Helmet Cosmetic 3
x19px Javlok Primary 5
Khora Delphi Helmet Cosmetic 2
x19px Lenz Primary 3
x19px Limbo Prime Systems Component 2
x19px Mesa Prime Chassis Component 2
x19px Mirage Prime Chassis Component 2
x19px Nekros Prime Neuroptics Component 5
Nezha Circa Helmet Cosmetic 5
Nezha Jinza Helmet Cosmetic 5
Nidus Prion Helmet Cosmetic 2
x19px Oberon Prime Neuroptics Component 2
x19px Ohma Melee 4
x19px Pox Secondary 2
Sands of Inaros Quest 1
x19px Saryn Prime Chassis Component 3
x19px Saryn Prime Systems Component 3
Scimitar Fuselage Component 4
x19px Scourge Primary 2
x19px Staticor Secondary 3
x19px Sydon Melee (5)
x19px Titania Chassis Component 3
Titania Aurai Helmet Cosmetic 2
x19px Valkyr Prime Neuroptics Component 5
x19px Vauban Prime Warframe 5
x19px Vauban Prime Chassis Component 5
x19px Vauban Prime Neuroptics Component 5
x19px Vauban Prime Systems Component 5
x19px War Melee 5
x19px Wukong Warframe (5)
x19px Wukong Chassis Component 4 (3)
Wukong Dasheng Helmet Cosmetic 2
x19px Wukong Neuroptics Component 2 (1)
x19px Wukong Systems Component (2)
x19px Zephyr Prime Chassis Component 2
x19px Zhuge Primary 2
Total 162 (+18)
Research Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Last updated: {{#vardefine:Update|Hotfix 23.10.8 }} {{#var:Update}}


  • This material currently cannot be bought for Platinum at the Market.


  • Associated files in the game and the Warframe Nexus app refer to Nitain Extract as Alertium.
  • The description of harvesting Nitain is based from the method of recycling greenhouse compounds from germinated colonies underwater as another source of fuel, specifically Methane.

Patch History[]

  • Added as Ghoul Bounty rewards.


  • Added to Lua and Kuva Fortress Exterminate cache rewards.


  • Removed Nitain from Sortie Reward table and added 3-day Boosters in its place.


  • Added to Orokin Sabotage cache rewards.


  • Introduced.

Last updated: {{#vardefine:Update|Hotfix 23.10.8 }} {{#var:Update}}