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Arcane Enhancements are special items that can be installed on certain equipment to grant them buffs that can be activated by achieving certain conditions within a mission. There are several major types of Arcanes that can be applied to their own dedicated set of items. Arcanes can be freely installed and will not be destroyed if they're unequipped or replaced by other Arcanes.

Arcane rarity is indicated by the color and design complexity of the Arcane. Common Arcanes are Bronze, Uncommon are Silver, Rare are Gold, and Legendary are Platinum. The higher ranks are denoted by the higher number of connectors on the bottom and the higher number of chevrons on the top of their individual icons.

Mechanics[]

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An Arcane with refreshable duration icon

Arcanes are activated by accomplishing its trigger condition (e.g. landing a Critical Hit, or taking damage, etc.), which will then have a percentage chance to activate the stated effect. If an Arcane's effect has a limited duration and is refreshable, the duration can be renewed by triggering it again.

Application[]

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Arcane upgrade interface.

A total of two Arcanes can be equipped on each Warframe, Operator, and Operator Amps (however, in the case of Warframes when an Arcane Helmet is used only a single Arcane can be equipped alongside). A maximum of one Arcane can be equipped on all weapons, while Zaw and Kitgun Arcanes occupy a unique slot separate from Primary/Secondary/Melee Arcanes. Archwing weapons have no Arcanes, and thus no slots.

They can be installed through their respective upgrade screens for the item. Arcanes can be upgraded in the Orbiter's Arcane Segment located between the Mod and Incubator Segments, which becomes available after acquiring an Arcane, or while equipping one in the Arsenal. Rank insignia of an Arcane will be visible below its name, denoting how many upgrades it has undergone.

Much like Mods, Arcanes can be equipped across multiple items, though they have a unique progress bar of their own to the right of the Foundry selection. Similarly, duplicate Arcanes cannot be equipped on the same item.

Warframe's Exalted Weapons and Sentinel's Robotic Weapons cannot equip Primary, Secondary, or Melee Arcanes.

Rank[]

An Arcane can be ranked up by sacrificing duplicate unranked Arcanes of the same type, increasing their effects. This can be done inside the Orbiter:

ESC  > EQUIPMENT  > ARCANES

Every successive rank-up requires one more Arcane than the previous one. The maximum rank of an Arcane depends on its type:

Arcanes
required:
CosmeticEnhancer
Rank 0
CosmeticEnhancer
Rank 1
CosmeticEnhancer
Rank 2
CosmeticEnhancer
Rank 3
CosmeticEnhancer
Rank 4
CosmeticEnhancer
Rank 5
Exodia, Virtuos, Pax, and Residual All Warframe, Primary, Secondary, Melee, Operator, and Eternal Arcanes
- in Total 1 3 6 10 15 21
- for next Rank - +2 +3 +4 +5 +6

Dissolution[]

Following completion of the Whispers in the Walls quest, Loid offers his services for Arcane Dissolution. Unwanted Arcanes can be dissolved into Vosfor Vosfor which can be traded back to Loid in exchange for randomly selected Arcanes from a collection of choice. All collections cost Vosfor 200 and Credits64 50,000 to purchase.


View Arcane Collection List


Arcane Collection Rarity
IconCommonCommon IconUncommonUncommon IconRareRare IconLegendaryLegendary
CaviaArcaneCollection
Cavia
MeleeFortification Melee Fortification
MeleeRetaliation Melee Retaliation
MeleeAnimosity Melee Animosity
MeleeExposure Melee Exposure
MeleeInfluence Melee Influence
MeleeVortex Melee Vortex
MeleeCrescendo Melee Crescendo
MeleeDuplicate Melee Duplicate
DuviriArcaneCollection
Duviri
ArcaneIntention Arcane Intention
MagusAggress Magus Aggress
ArcanePowerRamp Arcane Power Ramp
PrimaryBlight Primary Blight
PrimaryExhilarate Primary Exhilarate
PrimaryObstruct Primary Obstruct
ShotgunVendetta Shotgun Vendetta
AkimboSlipShot Akimbo Slip Shot
SecondaryOutburst Secondary Outburst
ArcaneReaper Arcane Reaper
LongbowSharpshot Longbow Sharpshot
SecondaryShiver Secondary Shiver
EidolonArcaneCollection
Eidolon
ArcaneConsequence Arcane Consequence
ArcaneIce Arcane Ice
ArcaneMomentum Arcane Momentum
ArcaneNullifier Arcane Nullifier
ArcaneTempo Arcane Tempo
ArcaneWarmth Arcane Warmth
ArcaneAcceleration Arcane Acceleration
ArcaneAgility Arcane Agility
ArcaneAwakening Arcane Awakening
ArcaneDeflection Arcane Deflection
ArcaneEruption Arcane Eruption
ArcaneGuardian Arcane Guardian
ArcaneHealing Arcane Healing
ArcanePhantasm Arcane Phantasm
ArcaneResistance Arcane Resistance
ArcaneStrike Arcane Strike
ArcaneTrickery Arcane Trickery
ArcaneVelocity Arcane Velocity
ArcaneVictory Arcane Victory
ArcaneAegis Arcane Aegis
ArcaneArachne Arcane Arachne
ArcaneAvenger Arcane Avenger
ArcaneFury Arcane Fury
ArcanePrecision Arcane Precision
ArcanePulse Arcane Pulse
ArcaneRage Arcane Rage
ArcaneUltimatum Arcane Ultimatum
ArcaneBarrier Arcane Barrier
ArcaneEnergize Arcane Energize
ArcaneGrace Arcane Grace
HoldfastsArcaneCollection
Holdfasts
ArcaneBlessing Arcane Blessing
ArcaneRise Arcane Rise
MoltAugmented Molt Augmented
MoltEfficiency Molt Efficiency
MoltReconstruct Molt Reconstruct
MoltVigor Molt Vigor
FractalizedReset Fractalized Reset
PrimaryFrostbite Primary Frostbite
CascadiaAccuracy Cascadia Accuracy
CascadiaEmpowered Cascadia Empowered
CascadiaFlare Cascadia Flare
CascadiaOvercharge Cascadia Overcharge
ConjunctionVoltage Conjunction Voltage
EmergenceDissipate Emergence Dissipate
EmergenceRenewed Emergence Renewed
EmergenceSavior Emergence Savior
EternalEradicate Eternal Eradicate
EternalLogistics Eternal Logistics
EternalOnslaught Eternal Onslaught
NecraliskArcaneCollection
Necralisk
ArcaneDoubleBack Arcane Double Back
ArcaneSteadfast Arcane Steadfast
TheoremContagion Theorem Contagion
TheoremDemulcent Theorem Demulcent
TheoremInfection Theorem Infection
PrimaryPlatedRound Primary Plated Round
SecondaryEncumber Secondary Encumber
SecondaryKinship Secondary Kinship
ResidualBoils Residual Boils
ResidualMalodor Residual Malodor
ResidualShock Residual Shock
ResidualViremia Residual Viremia
OstronArcaneCollection
Ostron
MagusHusk Magus Husk
MagusVigor Magus Vigor
VirtuosNull Virtuos Null
VirtuosTempo Virtuos Tempo
ExodiaTriumph Exodia Triumph
ExodiaValor Exodia Valor
MagusCadence Magus Cadence
MagusCloud Magus Cloud
MagusReplenish Magus Replenish
VirtuosFury Virtuos Fury
VirtuosStrike Virtuos Strike
ExodiaBrave Exodia Brave
ExodiaForce Exodia Force
ExodiaHunt Exodia Hunt
ExodiaMight Exodia Might
MagusElevate Magus Elevate
MagusNourish Magus Nourish
VirtuosGhost Virtuos Ghost
VirtuosShadow Virtuos Shadow
SolarisArcaneCollection
Solaris
MagusAccelerant Magus Accelerant
MagusAnomaly Magus Anomaly
MagusDrive Magus Drive
MagusFirewall Magus Firewall
MagusOverload Magus Overload
VirtuosSpike Virtuos Spike
VirtuosSurge Virtuos Surge
MagusGlitch Magus Glitch
MagusRepair Magus Repair
VirtuosForge Virtuos Forge
VirtuosTrojan Virtuos Trojan
PaxBolt Pax Bolt
PaxCharge Pax Charge
PaxSeeker Pax Seeker
PaxSoar Pax Soar
MagusDestruct Magus Destruct
MagusLockdown Magus Lockdown
MagusMelt Magus Melt
MagusRevert Magus Revert
SteelArcaneCollection
Steel
ArcaneBladeCharger Arcane Blade Charger
ArcaneBodyguard Arcane Bodyguard
ArcanePistoleer Arcane Pistoleer
ArcanePrimaryCharger Arcane Primary Charger
ArcaneTanker Arcane Tanker
PrimaryDeadhead Primary Deadhead
PrimaryDexterity Primary Dexterity
PrimaryMerciless Primary Merciless
SecondaryDeadhead Secondary Deadhead
SecondaryDexterity Secondary Dexterity
SecondaryMerciless Secondary Merciless


Dissolution List[]

View Dissolution List
Notes: All collections cost Vosfor 200 and Credits64 50,000 to purchase. Behind Numbers [Exact|Value]. If missing, that means no rounding was necessary.
Name
min. Arcane Dissolve Purchase
Cost
Rarity
Cost Purchase
The Steel Path

PrimaryDeadhead Primary Deadhead
PrimaryDexterity Primary Dexterity
PrimaryMerciless Primary Merciless
SecondaryDeadhead Secondary Deadhead
SecondaryDexterity Secondary Dexterity
SecondaryMerciless Secondary Merciless
Vosfor 20
x10 Arcane

IconCommon Common 10 Kills of Acolytes
Mirror Defense

ArcaneSteadfast Arcane Steadfast
PrimaryPlatedRound Primary Plated Round
ArcaneDoubleBack Arcane Double Back
SecondaryEncumber Secondary Encumber
SecondaryKinship Secondary Kinship
Vosfor 24
x9 Arcane [25|3]

RaniaCrystalFragment 60

BelricCrystalFragment 60

RaniaCrystalFragment 500

BelricCrystalFragment 500

Conjunction Survival

ArcaneBlessing Arcane Blessing
ArcaneRise Arcane Rise
PrimaryFrostbite Primary Frostbite
ConjunctionVoltage Conjunction Voltage
Vosfor 22
x10 Arcane [100|11]

LuaThraxPlasm 15
LuaThraxPlasm 136
[1500|11]
Isolation Vault

ResidualBoils Residual Boils
ResidualMalodor Residual Malodor
TheoremDemulcent Theorem Demulcent
TheoremContagion Theorem Contagion
Vosfor 24
x9 Arcane [25|3]

IconUncommon Uncommon
24 Iso-Vault
8 Arcane Iso Runs
Isolation Vault

ResidualShock Residual Shock
ResidualViremia Residual Viremia
TheoremInfection Theorem Infection
Vosfor 24
x9 Arcane [25|3]

IconRare Rare
56 Iso-Vault
17 Arcane Iso Runs
The Quills

MagusVigor Magus Vigor
VirtuosNull Virtuos Null
Vosfor 12
x17 Arcane [50|3]

ReputationLarge 2,500 41'666
[125'000|3]
The Zariman

EternalEradicate Eternal Eradicate
CascadiaAccuracy Cascadia Accuracy
FractalizedReset Fractalized Reset
MoltVigor Molt Vigor
EmergenceSavior Emergence Savior
Vosfor 22
x10 Arcane [100|11]

ReputationLarge 5000 45'454
[500'000|11]
The Zariman

CascadiaAccuracy Cascadia Accuracy
EternalOnslaught Eternal Onslaught
Vosfor 22
x10 Arcane [100|11]

ReputationLarge 5500 50'000
Cavia

MeleeFortification Melee Fortification
MeleeRetaliation Melee Retaliation
Vosfor 18
x12 Arcane [100|9]

ReputationLarge 5000 55'555
[500'000|9]
Cavia

MeleeExposure Melee Exposure
MeleeInfluence Melee Influence
MeleeAnimosity Melee Animosity
MeleeVortex Melee Vortex
Vosfor 24
x9 Arcane [25|3]

ReputationLarge 7500 62'500
The Zariman

MoltEfficiency Molt Efficiency
CascadiaEmpowered Cascadia Empowered
EmergenceRenewed Emergence Renewed
Vosfor 22
x10 Arcane [100|11]

ReputationLarge 7500 68'182
[750'000|11]
The Zariman

MoltReconstruct Molt Reconstruct
EternalLogistics Eternal Logistics
Vosfor 22
x10 Arcane [100|11]

ReputationLarge 8500 77'273
[850'000|11]
The Quills

MagusHusk Magus Husk
VirtuosTempo Virtuos Tempo
Vosfor 12
x17 Arcane [50|3]

ReputationLarge 5000 83'333
[250'000|3]
Ostron

ExodiaBrave Exodia Brave
ExodiaForce Exodia Force
ExodiaHunt Exodia Hunt
ExodiaMight Exodia Might
Vosfor 24
x9 Arcane [25|3]

ReputationLarge 10000 83'333
[250'000|3]
The Quills

MagusElevate Magus Elevate
MagusNourish Magus Nourish
VirtuosShadow Virtuos Shadow
VirtuosGhost Virtuos Ghost
Vosfor 24
x9 Arcane [25|3]

ReputationLarge 10000 83'333
[250'000|3]
Vox Solaris

MagusRevert Magus Revert
MagusLockdown Magus Lockdown
MagusDestruct Magus Destruct
MagusMelt Magus Melt
Vosfor 24
x9 Arcane [25|3]

ReputationLarge 10000 83'333
[250'000|3]
Vox Solaris

VirtuosForge Virtuos Forge
VirtuosTrojan Virtuos Trojan
Vosfor 18
x12 Arcane [100|9]

ReputationLarge 7500 83'333
[250'000|3]
Vox Solaris

VirtuosSpike Virtuos Spike
VirtuosSurge Virtuos Surge
Vosfor 12
x17 Arcane [50|3]

ReputationLarge 5000 83'333
[250'000|3]
Solaris United

PaxBolt Pax Bolt
PaxCharge Pax Charge
PaxSeeker Pax Seeker
PaxSoar Pax Soar
Vosfor 24
x9 Arcane [25|3]

ReputationLarge 10000 83'333
[250'000|3]
The Zariman

MoltAugmented Molt Augmented
CascadiaAccuracy Cascadia Accuracy
EmergenceDissipate Emergence Dissipate
Vosfor 22
x10 Arcane [100|11]

ReputationLarge 10000 90'909
[1"000'000|11]
Vox Solaris

MagusGlitch Magus Glitch
MagusRepair Magus Repair
Vosfor 18
x12 Arcane [100|9]

ReputationLarge 10000 111'111
[1"000'000|9]
Ostron | The Quills

ExodiaTriumph Exodia Triumph
ExodiaValor Exodia Valor
MagusReplenish Magus Replenish
MagusCadence Magus Cadence
VirtuosStrike Virtuos Strike
Vosfor 18
x12 Arcane [100|9]

ReputationLarge 10000 111'111
[1"000'000|9]
Vox Solaris

MagusOverload Magus Overload
MagusFirewall Magus Firewall
MagusDrive Magus Drive
MagusAnomaly Magus Anomaly
MagusAccelerant Magus Accelerant
Vosfor 12
x17 Arcane [50|3]

ReputationLarge 10000 166'667
[500'000|3]

Warframe Arcanes[]

Arcane

Arcane Drop Model

Arcane[]

Warframe Arcanes, simply referred to as Arcane, were originally introduced with Trials, namely The Law of Retribution in Update 16.0 (2015-03-19) and The Jordas Verdict in Update 17.9.1 (2015-10-29). However, Trials have since been retired in Update 22.14 (2018-03-01).

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
ArcaneAcceleration Arcane Acceleration Critical Hit 30% 15% / 30% / 45% / 60% / 75% / 90%
Fire Rate to Primaries
2 Seconds Gantulyst (Kill) - 10.20%
Gantulyst (Capture) - 9.25%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 6.9%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneAegis Arcane Aegis Damaged 3% 5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Shield Regen/sec
12 Seconds Gantulyst (Capture) - 5.92%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 3.45%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 2.82%
ArcaneAgility Arcane Agility Damaged 60% 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60%
Parkour Velocity
18 Seconds Gantulyst (Kill)- 10.20%
Gantulyst (Capture) - 9.25%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 6.67%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneArachne Arcane Arachne Wall Latch 100% 25% / 50% / 75% / 100% / 125% / 150% Bonus Damage 30 Seconds Hydrolyst (Kill) - 13.76%
Hydrolyst (Capture) - 12.74%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 3.33%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 2.82%
ArcaneAvenger Arcane Avenger Damaged 21% 7.5% / 15% / 22.5% / 30% / 37.5% / 45%
Critical Chance
12 Seconds Hydrolyst (Kill) - 11.70%
Hydrolyst (Capture) - 11.24%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 3.33%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 2.82%
ArcaneAwakening Arcane Awakening Reload 60% 25% / 50% / 75% / 100% / 125% / 150%
Damage to Secondaries
24 Seconds Gantulyst (Kill) - 18.25%
Gantulyst (Capture) - 14.63%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 6.90%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneBarrier Arcane Barrier Damaged 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5% / 6% Full Shield Recovery 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6
Second Cooldown
Hydrolyst (Capture) - 5%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 1.41%
ArcaneBattery Arcane Battery Per Armor Point 0.05 / 0.1 / 0.15 / 0.2 / 0.25 / 0.3 Maximum Energy
1000 Energy Cap
N/A Ascension Sisters of Parvos - 6.60%
Ascension Sisters of Parvos (The Steel Path) - 20%
Ordis Shop
ArcaneBladeCharger Arcane Blade Charger Primary Weapon Kill 30% 50% / 100% / 150% / 200% / 250% / 300%
Melee Damage
12Seconds Arbitrations (Rotation B) - 5%
Arbitrations (Rotation C) - 5%
ArcaneBlessing Arcane Blessing Health Pickup 100% 4 / 8 / 12 / 16 / 20 / 24
Health
N/A Conjunction Survival (Circulus, Rotation C) - 10.20%
Archimedean Yonta Shop
ArcaneBodyguard Arcane Bodyguard 6 Melee Kills in 30s 100% Heal Companion for
150 / 300 / 450 / 600 / 750 / 900 Health
N/A Arbitrations (Rotation A) - 5%
Arbitrations (Rotation B) - 5%
ArcaneConsequence Arcane Consequence Headshot 100% 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60%
Parkour Velocity
18 Seconds Teralyst (Kill) - 14.95%
Teralyst (Capture) - 12.05%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 10%
ArcaneDeflection Arcane Deflection Passive 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 102% Resist DmgSlashSmall64 Slash proc N/A Teralyst (Capture) - 6.02%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 5.67%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneDoubleBack Arcane Double Back Dodge, Double Jump, and Bullet Jump 100% 5% / 9% / 13% / 17% / 21% / 25%
Damage Resistance
4 Seconds Mirror Defense (Rotation C) - 5.1%
Otak's Unearth Citrine Shop
ArcaneEnergize Arcane Energize Energy Pickup 60% Replenish 25 / 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 / 150 Additional energy to user and nearby allies 15 Meters Hydrolyst (Capture) - 5%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 1.41%
ArcaneEruption Arcane Eruption Energy Pickup 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 100% Knockdown nearby Enemies 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30
Meters
Gantulyst (Kill) - 10.20%
Gantulyst (Capture) - 9.25%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 6.67%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneFury Arcane Fury Critical Hit 60% 30% / 60% / 90% / 120% / 150% / 180%
Damage on Melee
18 Seconds Hydrolyst (Kill) - 13.76%
Hydrolyst (Capture) - 11.24%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 3.45%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 2.82%
ArcaneGrace Arcane Grace Damaged 9% 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5% / 6%
Health Regen/sec
9 Seconds Hydrolyst (Capture) - 5%)
Orphix Veil Proxima - 1.41%
ArcaneGuardian Arcane Guardian Damaged 15% 150 / 300 / 450 / 600 / 750 / 900
Armor
20 Seconds Gantulyst (Kill) - 15.68%
Gantulyst (Capture) - 11.92%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 6.90%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneHealing Arcane Healing Passive 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 102% Resist DmgRadiationSmall64 Radiation proc N/A Teralyst (Capture) - 6.02%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 6.90%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneIce Arcane Ice Passive 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 102% Resist DmgFireSmall64 Heat proc N/A Teralyst (Kill) - 14.95%
Teralyst (Capture) - 12.05%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 10%
ArcaneIceStorm Arcane Ice Storm 10 DmgColdSmall64 Cold Status Effect 2% AbilityStrengthBuff Ability Strength & AbilityDurationBuff Ability Duration
Max 10 / 12 / 14 / 16 / 18 / 20 Stacks
15 Seconds Ascension Sisters of Parvos - 6.60%
Ascension Sisters of Parvos (The Steel Path) - 20%
Ordis Shop
ArcaneIntention Arcane Intention Per Active Channeled Ability 100% +40 / +80 / +120 / +160 / +200 / +250 Max Health N/A The Circuit's The Steel Path
Acrithis Shop
ArcaneMomentum Arcane Momentum Critical Hit 60% 25% / 50% / 75% / 100% / 125% / 150%
Reload Speed on Sniper Rifles
12 Seconds Teralyst (Kill) - 14.95%
Teralyst (Capture) - 12.05%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 10%
ArcaneNullifier Arcane Nullifier Passive 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 102% Resist DmgMagneticSmall64 Magnetic proc N/A Teralyst (Kill) - 14.95%
Teralyst (Capture) - 12.05%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 10%
ArcanePhantasm Arcane Phantasm Block 45% 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60%
Movement Speed
18 Seconds Gantulyst (Kill) - 10.20%
Gantulyst (Capture) - 9.25%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 6.67%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcanePistoleer Arcane Pistoleer Pistol Headshot Kill 60% 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 102%
Ammo Efficiency
12 Seconds Arbitrations (Rotation A) - 5%
Arbitrations (Rotation C) - 5%
ArcanePowerRamp Arcane Power Ramp On Ability Cast 100% +2 / +3 / +4.5 / +6 / +7.5 / +9
AbilityStrengthBuff Ability Strength on next Ability cast
Stacks up to 4x
Resets when the same ability is recast consecutively
N/A The Circuit's The Steel Path
Acrithis Shop
ArcanePrecision Arcane Precision Headshot 100% 50% / 100% / 150% / 200% / 250% / 300%
Damage on Secondaries
18 Seconds Gantulyst (Kill) - 7.02%
Gantulyst (Capture) - 5.92%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 3.45%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 2.82%
ArcanePrimaryCharger Arcane Primary Charger Melee Kill 30% 50% / 100% / 150% / 200% / 250% / 300%
Damage on Primaries
12 Seconds Arbitrations (Rotation B) - 5%
Arbitrations (Rotation C) - 5%
ArcanePulse Arcane Pulse Health Pickup 60% Replenish 50 / 100 / 200 / 300 / 400 / 500 Additional health to you and nearby allies 30 Meters Gantulyst (Capture) - 5.92%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 3.45%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 2.82%
ArcaneRage Arcane Rage Headshot 15% 30% / 60% / 90% / 120% / 150% / 180%
Damage on Primaries
24 Seconds Hydrolyst (Kill) - 13.76%
Hydrolyst (Capture) - 12.74%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 3.45%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 2.82%
ArcaneReaper Arcane Reaper On Melee Kill 100% +4 / + 8 / +12 / +16 / +20 / +24
Heal Rate per second
+110 / +220 / +330 / +440 / +550 / +660
Armor
10 Seconds The Circuit's The Steel Path
Acrithis Shop
ArcaneResistance Arcane Resistance Passive 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 102% Resist DmgToxinSmall64 Toxin proc N/A Teralyst (Kill) 6.78%
Teralyst (Capture) - 6.02%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 6.9%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneRise Arcane Rise Reload 60% 25% / 50% / 75% / 100% / 125% / 150%
Damage to Primaries
24 Seconds Conjunction Survival (Circulus, Rotation B) - 7.94%
Archimedean Yonta Shop
ArcaneSteadfast Arcane Steadfast Ability Cast 5% / 8% / 11% / 14% / 17% / 20% Next 3 abilities cost no energy N/A Mirror Defense (Rotation C) - 5.1%
Otak's Unearth Citrine Shop
ArcaneStrike Arcane Strike Hit 15% 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60%
Attack Speed on Melee
18 Seconds Gantulyst (Kill) - 18.25%
Gantulyst (Capture) - 14.63%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 6.90%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneTanker Arcane Tanker Archgun Equipped 100% 200 / 400 / 600 / 800 / 1000 / 1200
Armor
60 Seconds Arbitrations (Rotation A) - 5%
Arbitrations (Rotation C) - 5%
ArcaneTempo Arcane Tempo Critical Hit 15% 15% / 30% / 45% / 60% / 75% / 90%
Fire Rate on Shotguns
12 Seconds Teralyst (Kill) - 18.5%
Teralyst (Capture) - 15.68%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 10%
ArcaneTrickery Arcane Trickery Finisher 15% Become invisible 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30
Seconds
Hydrolyst (Kill) - 24.78%
Hydrolyst (Capture) - 20.24%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 6.90%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneUltimatum Arcane Ultimatum Finisher 100% 200 / 400 / 600 / 800 / 1000 / 1200
Armor
45 Seconds Gantulyst (Capture) - 5.92%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 3.45%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 2.82%
ArcaneVelocity Arcane Velocity Critical Hit 90% 20% / 40% / 60% / 80% / 100% / 120%
Fire Rate on Secondaries
9 Seconds Hydrolyst (Kill) - 22.23%
Hydrolyst (Capture) - 16.79%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 6.67%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneVictory Arcane Victory Headshot 75% 0.5% / 1% / 1.5% / 2% / 2.5% / 3%
Health Regen/sec
9 Seconds Teralyst (Kill) - 6.02%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 6.90%
Orphix Veil Proxima - 5.63%
ArcaneWarmth Arcane Warmth Passive 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 102% Resist DmgColdSmall64 Cold proc N/A Teralyst (Kill) - 14.95%
Teralyst (Capture) - 12.05%
Orphix Venus Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Neptune Proxima - 10.34%
Orphix Pluto Proxima - 10%


Theorem[]

Theorem Arcanes are Warframe Arcanes introduced in Update 29.5 (2020-11-19), obtainable from Arcana Isolation Vaults.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
TheoremContagion Theorem Contagion In Zone of Residual Arcane 100% Creates a globe that orbits the player every 2s. Globe strikes the nearest enemy within 15 m dealing 150 damage increasing the vulnerability to the globe's damage type by 25% / 50% / 75% / 100% / 150% / 200% 6
Seconds


Globes persist for 30 seconds upon leaving the zone

Arcana

Isolation Vault

TheoremDemulcent Theorem Demulcent In Zone of Residual Arcane 100% Increases weapon damage by 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10% / 12% per second up to 15x. Effect persists for 20 seconds upon leaving the zone. Arcana

Isolation Vault

TheoremInfection Theorem Infection In Zone of Residual Arcane 100% Increases damage of companions and summoned allies within range by 4% / 8% / 12% / 16% / 20% / 24% per second up to 15x. 15m / 30m / 45m / 60m / 75m / 90m

Effect persists for 20 seconds upon leaving the zone.

Arcana

Isolation Vault

Molt[]

Molt Arcanes are Warframe Arcanes introduced in Update 31.5 (2022-04-27), obtainable from the Zariman Ten Zero.

Name Criteria Effect Location and Rarity / Price
MoltAugmented Molt Augmented Kill +0.04% / 0.08% / 0.12% / 0.16% / 0.20% / 0.24% Ability Strength. Stacks up to 250x. Void Angel - 1.67
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 10,000
MoltEfficiency Molt Efficiency While Shields Active Gain 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5% / 6% Ability Duration per second, up to a maximum of 6% / 12% / 18% / 24% / 30% / 36% Void Angel - 1.67
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 7,500
MoltReconstruct Molt Reconstruct Warframe Ability Heal user and allies within Affinity Range 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 health for each Energy point spent on the initial casting cost of abilities Void Angel - 1.67
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 8,500
MoltVigor Molt Vigor Operator Ability 15% / 21% / 27% / 33% / 37% / 45% Ability Strength on next Warframe Ability Cast Void Angel - 1.67
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 5,000

Arcane Revives[]

Arcane Revives is a feature that is only gained from equipped Warframe Arcanes that is Rank 3 or higher. Other types of arcanes such as Magus or Exodia do not benefit from this. Each Arcane Revive equipped allows the player to revive their Warframe an additional time, with a maximum total of 6 revives usable in a mission.

Operator Arcanes[]

Magus[]

Magus Arcanes affect the Operator and may provide benefits that also affect the Warframe. Magus Arcanes are purchasable from Quill Onkko and Little Duck. Following Update 24.6 (2019-04-04), Onkko and Little Duck both sell fully built Arcanes rather than Arcane Blueprints.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity / Price
MagusVigor Magus Vigor N/A 100% 100 / 200 / 300 / 400 / 500 / 600
Increased Health
N/A ReputationLarge 2,500
MagusHusk Magus Husk N/A 100% 50 / 100 / 150 / 200 / 250 / 300
Increased Armor
N/A ReputationLarge 5,000
MagusCadence Magus Cadence Void Sling 100% 15% / 30% / 45% / 60% / 75% / 90%
Increased sprint speed
12 Seconds ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusCloud Magus Cloud Void Mode 100% +50% / +100% / +150% / +200% / +250% / +300%
Void Sling Radius
6
Seconds
ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusReplenish Magus Replenish Void Sling 100% Heal Operator by
5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Instant ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusElevate Magus Elevate Enter Warframe 95% Heal Warframe by
50 / 100 / 150 / 200 / 250 / 300
Instant ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusNourish Magus Nourish Exit Warframe 100% Heal Warframe by
10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 per second
While Transference (Operator Mode) is active. ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusOverload Magus Overload Void Sling 100% Stun Robotic enemies for 3s, which then discharge DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity Damage dealing
15% / 30% / 45% / 60% / 75% / 80% of their Max Health to anyone within 25m. 
N/A ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusGlitch Magus Glitch Transference Static 17% / 34% / 51% / 68% / 85% / 102% Chance to negate Transference Static. N/A ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusRevert Magus Revert Void Sling 100% Next subsequent use of Void Sling within 3s will return the Operator back to their original position at no energy cost. Restores 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 Health to the Operator. 3s cooldown after use. N/A ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusFirewall Magus Firewall Void Mode 100% Generate Void Particles every 1s up to 6 particles, each granting 12.5% Damage Reduction. Taking damage consumes a particle. 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50 / 60
Seconds
ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusDrive Magus Drive Enter Warframe 100% Increase K-Drive Speed by 25% / 50% / 75% / 100% / 125% / 150% . 30

Seconds

ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusLockdown Magus Lockdown Void Sling 100% Drop a Tether Mine at destination that tethers up to 10 enemies within 3 / 6 / 9 / 12 / 13 / 15m. 4 Seconds ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusDestruct Magus Destruct Void Sling 100% Reduce Enemy Resistance to DmgPunctureSmall64 Puncture Damage by 12% / 25% / 37% / 50% / 60% / 65%. N/A ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusAnomaly Magus Anomaly Enter Warframe 100% Enemies within 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30m are pulled towards Warframe. N/A ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusMelt Magus Melt Void Sling 100% Increase Heat Damage in Operator Mode by 30%, stacking up to 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7x. 15 Seconds ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusAccelerant Magus Accelerant Void Sling 100% Reduce Enemy Resistance to DmgFireSmall64 Heat Damage by 12% / 25% / 37% / 50% / 60% / 65%. N/A ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusRepair Magus Repair Void Mode 100% Heal Warframes within 30m by 5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 22% / 25% Health/s. N/A ReputationLarge 10,000
MagusAggress Magus Aggress On Warframe Melee Transfer 100% +50% / 100% / 150% / 200% / 250% / 350% Critical Damage to Heavy Blades 4 Attacks; 20 Second Cooldown The Circuit's The Steel Path
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Emergence[]

Emergence Arcanes are Operator Arcanes introduced in Update 31.5 (2022-04-27), obtainable from the Zariman Ten Zero.

Name Criteria Effect Location and Rarity / Price
EmergenceDissipate Emergence Dissipate Void Sling Press <PRE_ATTACK> to dissipate the endpoint in a 10m radius. Enemies hit create a short lived Void Mote that replenishes 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 Energy on pick up. Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 10,000
EmergenceRenewed Emergence Renewed Energy Depleted Increase Energy Regeneration by 50% / 100% / 150% / 200% / 250% / 300% over 5s. Cooldown: 30s Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 7,500
EmergenceSavior Emergence Savior Lethal Damage Become invulnerable for 5s and recover 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60% Health. Cooldown: 90s Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 5,000

Zaw Arcanes[]

Exodia[]

Exodia Arcanes affect Zaws. Exodia Arcanes are purchasable from Hok for ReputationLarge 10,000 Ostron standing requiring Rank 5 - Kin, with the exceptions of ExodiaContagion Exodia Contagion and ExodiaEpidemic Exodia Epidemic which are exclusive to Operation: Plague Star.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range
ExodiaBrave Exodia Brave Heavy Attack Kill 100% 1.25 / 2.5 / 3.75 / 5
Increased Energy regen
4 Seconds
ExodiaForce Exodia Force Status Effect 50% Burst inflicted target for
50% / 100% / 150% / 200%
weapon damage
6 Meters
ExodiaHunt Exodia Hunt Slam Attack 50% Pull in nearby enemies 6 / 8 / 10 / 12
Meters
ExodiaMight Exodia Might Finisher 50% 7.5% / 15% / 22.5% / 30%
Additional Lifesteal
8 Seconds
ExodiaTriumph Exodia Triumph Hit N/A 12.5% / 25% / 37.5% / 50%
Additional Combo Count Chance
N/A
ExodiaValor Exodia Valor Hit Lifted Enemy N/A 50% / 100% / 150% / 200%
Additional Combo Count Chance
N/A
ExodiaContagion Exodia Contagion Air Attack1 100% 100% / 200% / 300% / 400% projectile damage after 30m Determined by gravity
ExodiaEpidemic Exodia Epidemic Slam Attack1 100% Projects a wave that suspends enemies in the air for a duration and deals Viral damage up to 33m away 1s / 2s / 3s / 4s

[1] For Contagion and Epidemic Arcanes, the effects may only be triggered after performing a Double Jump or Bullet Jump.

Kitgun Arcanes[]

Pax[]

Pax Arcanes are usable on Kitguns. Pax Arcanes are purchasable from Rude Zuud for ReputationLarge 10,000 Solaris United standing requiring Rank 5 - Old Mate.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range
PaxBolt Pax Bolt Headshot Kill 100% 7.5% / 15% / 22.5% / 30%
Increased Strength and Efficiency on next ability
4 Seconds
PaxCharge Pax Charge Passive 100% Makes magazine rechargeable 12.5% / 25% / 37.5% / 50% Reduced Recharge Delay
PaxSeeker Pax Seeker Headshot Kill 100% Releases
1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Homing projectiles
N/A
PaxSoar Pax Soar Airborne 100% 12.5%, 1.3 / 25%, 2.5 / 37.5%, 3.8 / 50%, 5
+Accuracy - Recoil, +Aim Glide / Wall Latch
While Airborne

Residual[]

Residual Arcanes are Kitgun Arcanes introduced in Update 29.5 (2020-11-19), obtainable from Arcana Isolation Vaults.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range
ResidualBoils Residual Boils Kill 20% Spawn volatile hives that explode when enemies approach for 80 DmgFireSmall64 Heat Damage

Standing in the area applies DmgFireSmall64 Heat Damage to Theorem Arcanes

3 / 6 / 9 / 12 Seconds
10 Meters
ResidualMalodor Residual Malodor Kill 20% Create a frigid mist dealing 40 DmgColdSmall64 Cold Damage

Standing in the area applies DmgColdSmall64 Cold Damage to Theorem Arcanes

3 / 6 / 9 / 12 Seconds
10 Meters
ResidualShock Residual Shock Kill 20% Spawn an electrified spike, dealing 200 DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity Damage to enemies within range

Standing in the area applies DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity Damage to Theorem Arcanes

3 / 6 / 9 / 12 Seconds
10 Meters
ResidualViremia Residual Viremia Kill 20% Create a pool of toxic blood, dealing 40 DmgToxinSmall64 Toxin Damage

Standing in the area applies the DmgToxinSmall64 Toxin Damage to Theorem Arcanes

3 / 6 / 9 / 12 Seconds
10 Meters

Amp Arcanes[]

Operator's Amps possess two Arcane slots. The second slot must be unlocked with an Amp Arcane Adapter, which can be bought from Cavalero for ReputationLarge 20,000, requiring Rank 5 - Angel with The Holdfasts. This second arcane slot is initially hidden until the player has completed the Angels of the Zariman quest.

Virtuos[]

Virtuos Arcanes affect the Operator's Amps. Virtuos Arcanes are purchasable from The Quills and Vox Solaris.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Price
VirtuosNull Virtuos Null Kill 100% 5% / 10% / 15% / 20%
Increased Amp energy regen
4 Seconds ReputationLarge 2,500
VirtuosTempo Virtuos Tempo Kill 60% 15% / 30% / 45% / 60%
Increased Amp fire rate
8 Seconds ReputationLarge 5,000
VirtuosFury Virtuos Fury Status Effect 20% 7.5% / 15% / 22.5% / 30%
Increased Amp Damage
4 Seconds ReputationLarge 7,500
VirtuosStrike Virtuos Strike Critical 20% 20% / 40% / 60% / 80%
Increased Amp Critical Damage
4 Seconds ReputationLarge 10,000
VirtuosShadow Virtuos Shadow Headshot 40% 15% / 30% / 45% / 60%
Multiplicative Amp Critical Chance
12 Seconds ReputationLarge 10,000
VirtuosGhost Virtuos Ghost Headshot 40% 15% / 30% / 45% / 60%
Increased Amp Status Chance
12 Seconds ReputationLarge 10,000
VirtuosTrojan Virtuos Trojan Hit 100% 24% / 48% / 72% / 98% DmgVoidSmall64 Void Damage Converted to DmgViralSmall64 Viral Damage N/A ReputationLarge 7,500
VirtuosSurge Virtuos Surge Hit 100% 24% / 48% / 72% / 98% DmgVoidSmall64 Void Damage Converted to DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity Damage N/A ReputationLarge 5,000
VirtuosSpike Virtuos Spike Hit 100% 24% / 48% / 72% / 98% DmgVoidSmall64 Void Damage Converted to DmgPunctureSmall64 Puncture Damage N/A ReputationLarge 5,000
VirtuosForge Virtuos Forge Hit 100% 24% / 48% / 72% / 98% DmgVoidSmall64 Void Damage Converted to DmgFireSmall64 Heat Damage N/A ReputationLarge 7,500

Eternal[]

Eternal Arcanes are Amp Arcanes introduced in Update 31.5 (2022-04-27), obtainable from the Zariman Ten Zero.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location & Rarity / Price
EternalEradicate Eternal Eradicate Operator Ability 100% +10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60% Damage to Amps 8 Seconds Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 5,000
EternalLogistics Eternal Logistics Void Sling 100% +12% / 24% / 36% / 48% / 60% / 72% Amp Ammo Efficiency 8 Seconds Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 8,500
EternalOnslaught Eternal Onslaught Energy Depleted 100% +30% / 60% / 90% / 120% / 150% / 180% Critical Chance 8 Seconds Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 5,500

Primary Weapon Arcanes[]

Unlike other Arcanes, these slots must be unlocked using PrimaryArcaneAdapter Primary Arcane Adapter, which can be bought from the Market for Platinum64 20, Teshin for 15 SteelEssence Steel Essence, Acrithis for 25 PathosClamp Pathos Clamp.

These arcane slots are initially hidden until the player acquires a Primary Arcane Adapter or is eligible to partake in The Steel Path. They also occupy their own spot that is separate from Kitgun's Pax Arcanes.

Primary[]

Primary Arcanes were introduced in Update 30.5 (2021-07-06), dropped by Acolytes in The Steel Path.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
PrimaryBlight Primary Blight Weapon DmgToxinSmall64 Toxin Status Effect 100% +0.6% / 1.2% / 1.8% / 2.4% / 3% / 3.6% Critical Damage and +0.3% / 0.6% / 0.9% / 1.2% / 1.5% / 1.8% Multishot; Stacks up to 40 times. Stacks last 12 seconds and are removed all at once. The Circuit's The Steel Path
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PrimaryDeadhead Primary Deadhead Headshot Kill 100% 20% / 40% / 60% / 80% / 100% / 120%
Damage for Primaries; Stacks up to 3 times.

- / - / - / - / - / +30% to Headshot Damage Multiplier

- / - / - / - / - / -50% Recoil

Stacks last 24 seconds and decay one at a time.


Rank 5 bonuses are Passive

Acolytes - 16.6%
PrimaryDexterity Primary Dexterity Melee Kill 100% 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60%
Damage for Primaries; Stacks up to 6 times.

- / - / - / - / - / +7.5s to Melee Combo Duration

Stacks last 20 seconds and decay one at a time.


Rank 5 bonuses are Passive

Acolytes - 16.6%
PrimaryExhilarate Primary Exhilarate Weapon DmgImpactSmall64 Impact Status Effect 100% +.2 / .4 / .6 / .8 / 1 / 1.2
Energy per second; Stacks up to 3 times.
10 Seconds The Circuit's The Steel Path
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PrimaryMerciless Primary Merciless Kill 100% 5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Damage for Primaries; Stacks up to 12 times.

- / - / - / - / - / +30% to Reload Speed

Stacks last 4 seconds and decay one at a time.


Rank 5 bonuses are Passive

Acolytes - 16.6%
PrimaryFrostbite Primary Frostbite DmgColdSmall64 Cold Status Effect 100% +0.5% / 1.0% / 1.5% / 2.0% / 2.5% / 3% Critical Damage and +0.375% / 0.75% / 1.125% / 1.5% / 1.875% / 2.25% Multishot; Stacks up to 40 times. Stacks last 12 seconds and are removed all at once. Conjunction Survival (Circulus, Rotation C) - 10.20%
PrimaryObstruct Primary Obstruct Weapon DmgMagneticSmall64 Magnetic Status Effect 100% Jam enemy weapons Cooldown 60 / 50 / 40 / 30 / 20 / 10 Seconds
15 Meters
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PrimaryPlatedRound Primary Plated Round Reload 100% Increased damage per round loaded based on max magazine size. 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 8 / 10 Seconds Mirror Defense (Rotation B) - 5.4%

Fractalized[]

Fractalized Arcanes are Primary Arcanes introduced in Update 31.5 (2022-04-27), obtainable from the Zariman Ten Zero.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
FractalizedReset Fractalized Reset Ability Cast 100% +40% / 80% / 120% / 160% / 200% / 240% Reload Speed. 5 Seconds Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 5,000

Longbow[]

Longbow Arcanes are Bow-only Primary Arcanes introduced in Update 33.0 (2023-04-26), obtainable from Duviri.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
LongbowSharpshot Longbow Sharpshot On Bow Headshot 100% 50% / 100% / 150% / 200% / 250% / 300% Damage Bonus Next Attack The Circuit's The Steel Path
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Shotgun[]

Shotgun Arcanes are Shotgun-only Primary Arcanes introduced in Update 33.0 (2023-04-26), obtainable from Duviri.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
ShotgunVendetta Shotgun Vendetta On Shotgun Kill within 5 meters 100% +30% / 60% / 90% / 120% / 150% / 180% Multishot and +12.5% / 25% / 37.5% / 50% / 62.5% / 75% Reload Speed 15 Seconds The Circuit's The Steel Path
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Secondary Weapon Arcanes[]

Unlike other Arcanes, these slots must be unlocked using SecondaryArcaneAdapter Secondary Arcane Adapter, which can be bought from the Market for Platinum64 20, Teshin for 15 SteelEssence Steel Essence, Acrithis for 25 PathosClamp Pathos Clamp.

These arcane slots are initially hidden until the player acquires a Secondary Arcane Adapter or is eligible to partake in The Steel Path. They also occupy their own spot that is separate from Kitgun's Pax Arcanes.

Secondary[]

Secondary Arcanes were introduced in Update 30.5 (2021-07-06), dropped by Acolytes in The Steel Path.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
SecondaryDeadhead Secondary Deadhead Headshot Kill 100% 20% / 40% / 60% / 80% / 100% / 120%
Damage for Secondaries; Stacks up to 3 times.

- / - / - / - / - / +30% to Headshot Damage Multiplier

- / - / - / - / - / -50% Recoil

Stacks last 24 seconds and decay one at a time.


Rank 5 bonuses are Passive

Acolytes - 16.6%
SecondaryDexterity Secondary Dexterity Melee Kill 100% 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60%
Damage for Secondaries; Stacks up to 6 times.

- / - / - / - / - / +7.5s to Melee Combo Duration

Stacks last 20 seconds and decay one at a time.


Rank 5 bonuses are Passive

Acolytes - 16.6%
SecondaryFortifier Secondary Fortifier Hit 100% Steal 1 Overguard per 100 Damage
x3 / x4 / x5 / x6 / x7 / x8 Damage to Overguard
N/A Ascension Sisters of Parvos - 6.60%
Ascension Sisters of Parvos (The Steel Path) - 20%
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SecondaryMerciless Secondary Merciless Kill 100% 5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30%
Damage for Secondaries; Stacks up to 12 times.

- / - / - / - / - / +30% to Reload Speed

Stacks last 4 seconds and decay one at a time.


Rank 5 bonuses are Passive

Acolytes - 16.6%
SecondaryEncumber Secondary Encumber Status Effect 4% / 8% / 12% / 16% / 20% / 24% Inflict second random status effect N/A Mirror Defense (Rotation C) - 5.1%
SecondaryKinship Secondary Kinship Buffing Ally Warframes 100% 3% / 6% / 10% / 13% / 17% / 20% Critical Chance per buff N/A Mirror Defense (Rotation B) - 5.4%
SecondaryOutburst Secondary Outburst On swapping to Secondary Weapon 100% Consume all Combo Counter to increase Secondary Critical Chance and Critical Damage by 5% / 7% / 9% / 12% / 16% / 20% per Combo 20 Seconds The Circuit's The Steel Path
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SecondaryShiver Secondary Shiver Per Active DmgColdSmall64 Cold Status Effect 100% 7.5% / 15% / 22.5% / 30% / 37.5% / 45% Damage N/A The Circuit's The Steel Path
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SecondarySurge Secondary Surge On Ability Cast 100% Damage Multiplier per 200 current Energy
Max x3 / x4 / x5 / x6 / x7 / x8 Damage Multiplier
Next Shot Ascension Sisters of Parvos - 6.60%
Ascension Sisters of Parvos (The Steel Path) - 20%
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Cascadia[]

Cascadia Arcanes are Secondary Arcanes introduced in Update 31.5 (2022-04-27), obtainable from the Zariman Ten Zero.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
CascadiaAccuracy Cascadia Accuracy Roll 100% +50% / 100% / 150% / 200% / 250% / 300% Critical Chance on Headshots 4 Seconds Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 5,000
CascadiaEmpowered Cascadia Empowered Status Effect 100% Deals an extra +250 / 350 / 450 / 550 / 650 / 750 damage matching the damage type of the Status Effect. N/A Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 7,500
CascadiaFlare Cascadia Flare DmgFireSmall64 Heat Status Effect 100% +2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10% / 12% Damage; Stacks up to 40 times. 10 Seconds Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 5,500
CascadiaOvercharge Cascadia Overcharge While Overshields Active 100% +50% / 100% / 150% / 200% / 250% / 300% Critical Chance N/A Void Angel - 1.67%
Ravenous Void Angel - 0.67%
Thrax Centurion - 0.33%
Thrax Legatus - 0.33%
ReputationLarge 10,000

Conjunction[]

Conjunction Arcanes are Secondary Arcanes introduced in Update 32.2 (2022-11-30), obtainable from Conjunction Survival.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
ConjunctionVoltage Conjunction Voltage DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity Status Effect 100% +0.25% / 0.5% / 0.75% / 1.0% / 1.25% / 1.5% Reload Speed and +0.5% / 1.0% / 1.5% / 2.0% / 2.5% / 3% Multishot. Stacks last 12 seconds and are removed all at once. Conjunction Survival (Circulus, Rotation B) - 7.94%

Akimbo[]

Akimbo Arcanes are Dual Pistol-only Secondary Arcanes introduced in Update 33.5 (2023-06-21), obtainable from Duviri.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
AkimboSlipShot Akimbo Slip Shot While Sliding or Aim Gliding 100% +15% / 25% / 35% / 45% / 55% / 65% Ammo Efficiency N/A The Circuit's The Steel Path
Acrithis Shop

Melee Weapon Arcanes[]

Unlike other Arcanes, these slots must be unlocked using MeleeArcaneAdapter Melee Arcane Adapter, which can be bought from the Market for Platinum64 20 or from Bird 3 of Cavia Syndicate Logo 1 Cavia for ReputationLarge 50,000 and requires Rank 3 - Colleague, or as a reward from Netracells or Deep Archimedia missions. Acquiring a Melee Arcane Adapter requires completion of the Whispers in the Walls quest.

Applying Melee Arcanes requires the Melee Upgrade Segment obtained from the Whispers in the Walls quest.

They occupy their own spot that is separate from Zaw's Exodia Arcanes.

Melee[]

Melee Arcanes were introduced in Update 35.0 (2023-12-13), obtained from Albrecht's Laboratories: defeating Mocking Whisper, Scathing Whispers, or The Fragmented, awarded from Netracells missions, or bought from Bird 3 of Cavia Syndicate Logo 1 Cavia.

Name Criteria Chance Effect Duration / Range Location and Rarity
MeleeAfflictions Melee Afflictions On Knockdown b Knockdown, Lifted b Lifted or Ragdoll b Ragdoll 100% Inflict 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 additional Status Effects N/A Ascension Sisters of Parvos - 6.60%
Ascension Sisters of Parvos (The Steel Path) - 20%
Ordis Shop
MeleeAnimosity Melee Animosity Melee Hit 100% 7% / 14% / 21% / 28% / 35% / 42%
Critical Chance for Heavy Attacks; Stacks up to 10 times.
Stacks are consumed on Heavy Attack. Mocking Whisper - 6.25%
Scathing Whisper - 6.25%
The Fragmented - 6.25%
Gruzzling - ?%
ReputationLarge 7,500
MeleeCrescendo Melee Crescendo Finisher Kill 100% 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6
Initial Combo
N/A Netracells - 10%
Deep Archimedea (Silver) - 10%
Deep Archimedea (Gold) - 15%
Deep Archimedea (Diamond) - 25%
MeleeDuplicate Melee Duplicate Base Critical Hit 25% / 40% / 55% / 70% / 85% / 100% Melee attack hits a second time. N/A Netracells - 10%
Deep Archimedea (Silver) - 10%
Deep Archimedea (Gold) - 15%
Deep Archimedea (Diamond) - 25%
MeleeExposure Melee Exposure Ability Cast 100% 10% / 20% / 30% / 40% / 50% / 60%
DmgCorrosiveSmall64 Corrosive damage for Melees; Stacks up to 240%.
25 Seconds Mocking Whisper - 6.25%
Scathing Whisper - 6.25%
The Fragmented - 6.25%
Gruzzling - ?%
ReputationLarge 7,500
MeleeFortification Melee Fortification Melee Kill 100% 35 / 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 / 210 Armor. Stacks indefinitely. Stacks last 10 seconds and decay individually. Mocking Whisper - 12.5%
Scathing Whisper - 12.5%
The Fragmented - 12.5%
Gruzzling - ?%
ReputationLarge 5,000
MeleeInfluence Melee Influence On Melee DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity Status 20% Transfer elemental Melee Status Effects 3 / 6 / 9 / 12 / 15 / 18 Seconds
10 / 12 / 14 / 16 / 18 / 20 Meters
Mocking Whisper - 6.25%
Scathing Whisper - 6.25%
The Fragmented - 6.25%
Gruzzling - ?%
ReputationLarge 7,500
MeleeRetaliation Melee Retaliation Current Shields 100% 5% / 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% / 30% Damage for every 200 current Shields. Bonus halved for Overshields N/A Mocking Whisper - 12.5%
Scathing Whisper - 12.5%
The Fragmented - 12.5%
Gruzzling - ?%
ReputationLarge 5,000
MeleeVortex Melee Vortex Melee Kill on an enemy affected by DmgMagneticSmall64 Magnetic Status 20% / 25% / 30% / 35% / 40% / 45% Pull in enemies 18 Meters Mocking Whisper - 6.25%
Scathing Whisper - 6.25%
The Fragmented - 6.25%
Gruzzling - ?%
ReputationLarge 7,500

Raw Data[]

Main article: Module:Arcane/data

For a community-contributed list of Arcanes in WARFRAME, see Module:Arcane/data.

Notes[]

  • The benefits of Arcane Enhancements do not always carry over to Archwing mode if players have an Arcane enhanced item equipped on their active loadout's Warframe.
  • The number of Arcanes required for rank follows the sequence of triangular numbers given by:
  • Arcanes that are physically dropped by enemies are considered a Mod drop, and are thus affected by The Steel Path and Mod Drop Chance Boosters.
  • Because they are dropped as mystery items in the form of a Mod item, Arcanes dropped by Acolytes in The Steel Path will be sucked up and permanently destroyed by Scavenger Drones. The SteelEssence Steel Essence will be picked up, but will be dropped on death however.
  • Primary passives do not apply to Secondary weapons. Similarly Secondary passives do not apply to Primary weapons.
  • Trading Legendary-grade Arcanes (ArcaneBarrier Arcane Barrier, ArcaneGrace Arcane Grace, ArcaneEnergize Arcane Energize, ArcaneReaper Arcane Reaper, LongbowSharpshot Longbow Sharpshot, SecondaryShiver Secondary Shiver) require the player to be Mastery Rank 11.

Trivia[]

  • Before Update 24.6 (2019-04-04), Magus, Virtuos and Exodia Arcanes in Cetus are purchasable as blueprints, requiring time and resources to build in addition to standing.
    • Built Arcanes can be traded between players, however Arcane blueprints cannot.

Patch History[]

Update 36.0 (2024-06-18)

New Arcanes

Enhance your Arsenal with these new Arcanes! Acquire these new enhancements from Sisters of Parvos spawned in the new Ascension game mode, or exchange them for Vestigial Motes via Ordis in the Larunda Relay.

Stats below are shown at max rank.

Arcane Ice Storm (Warframe)

On Enemy Frozen: Gain +2% Ability Strength and +2% Ability Duration for 15s. Stacks up to 20x.

Arcane Battery (Warframe)

Gains 0.30 maximum Energy per Armor point, up to 1000 Energy.

Secondary Surge (Secondary)

On Ability Cast: Next shot gains a Damage Multiplier for every 200 current Energy, up to x8.

Secondary Fortifier (Secondary)

Gain 1 Overguard for every 100 Damage dealt to an enemy’s Overguard. Deals x8 Extra Damage to Overguard.

Melee Afflictions (Melee)

Enemies affected by Status Effects gain 6 additional stacks when they're knocked down or flung by melee attacks.

General Additions
  • Added the Cavia Arcane Collection to Loid’s “Arcane Dissolution” Offerings - this Collection has a chance at the following Arcanes:
    • Melee Fortification
    • Melee Retaliation
    • Melee Animosity
    • Melee Exposure
    • Melee Influence
    • Melee Vortex
    • Melee Crescendo
    • Melee Duplicate
General Changes
  • Trading Legendary Arcanes now requires you to be Mastery Rank 11.
    • It’s important to note that only the player trading requires MR 11 and not the receiver.
      • We needed to address an issue with exploitative Legendary Arcanes farming and ban-evasion account creation used to trade Legendary Arcanes. Other options we experimented with had the risk of innocent players getting caught in the crossfire of the ban-evasion subjects. When we took a look at Trading stats we found that a very small number of players below Mastery Rank 10 trade Legendary Arcanes, and therefore decided to go this route. This is purely a means of deterring the bad actors and ensuring legitimate trading for players.
OPTIMIZATIONS
  • Fixed performance issues caused by placing a Warframe Articula that is using a Loadout that has the Melee Retaliation Arcane equipped.
  • Optimized the Melee Duplicate and Exodia Force Arcanes to help prevent performance lag.
FIXES
  • Fixed the Arcane Dissolution Packs in Loid’s Sanctum Anatomica offerings using the incorrect icons.
  • Fixed the Melee Influence Arcane breaking the holding and holster animations for Tonfa skins.

Hotfix 35.5.1 (2024-03-27)

  • Fixed a script error when sorting by Owned/Rarity in the Arcane list accessed from the Upgrade screen (this was causing a loss of function).

Update 35.5 (2024-03-27)

  • Fixed the grid in the Arcane Dissolution screen not displaying correctly when you open it for the first time.

Update 35.1 (2024-02-20)

  • Fixed certain Arcanes (including but not limited to: Arcane Victory, Arcane Avenger, and Arcane Grace) having “0” in their Buff icons instead of the actual stat.
  • Fixed Melee Animosity no longer functioning after activating and deactivating Titania’s Razorwing.
  • Fixed Melee Animosity not triggering on Glave hits while dual wielding with Secondary weapon.
  • Fixed Melee Influence’s buffs applying to clones spawned from Warframe abilities (ex: Mirage’s Hall of Mirror clones).
    • While this has been a popular combination, it has also been the source of many severe performance issues that can crash players. We have removed this interaction in the name of stability for the game.
  • Fixed Primary and Melee Arcanes being triggered by Secondary Weapons while on K-Drive/Merulina.
  • Fixed Melee Influence being triggered by Dual Ichor Incarnon’s Toxin fields.  
    • Melee Influence is intended to trigger “On Melee Electricity Status” and not from secondary effects (as they are not considered direct Melee hits). Since the Toxin fields deal damage independently of Melee attacks, it does not meet the Arcane’s criteria of triggering only if the Electricity Status originates from the weapon in hand.
  • Fixed a combination of Magus Aggress and the Tenacious Bond Mod (when equipped on both Khora’s Venari and Companion) causing buff icons to disappear.
  • Fixed a crash caused by Status Effects spreading from Melee Influence.
  • Fixed Arcanes that have “on kill” effects (such as Primary Merciless) being triggered all at once upon entering a Rampart Turret.

Hotfix 35.0.7 (2024-01-09)

  • Arcanes offerings from Vendors are now displayed as unranked.
    • Hovering over the Arcane will now display both its unranked and max rank stats. This is to help avoid players thinking they are buying a fully ranked Arcane.

Update 35.0 (2023-12-13)

ARCANE DISSOLUTION

The Albrecht Laboratory is equipped with devices that can dissolve Arcanes into Vosfor, a potent powder for alchemical processes. It is used to trade for Arcane packs from a vendor in the Sanctum Anatomica!

The goal of Arcane Dissolution is to provide an alternative way for players to access and acquire the wide range of Arcanes found throughout Warframe.

HOW TO PERFORM ARCANE DISSOLUTION

Step 1: Speak with a vendor in the Sanctum Anatomica and select the “Arcane Dissolution” option to get started.

Step 2: Select the “Dissolve Arcanes” button

Step 3: Select the Arcanes you’d like to dissolve.

  • The amount of Vosfor obtained per Arcane is determined by a variety of factors, including its rarity and rank.
  • Note: The list includes Arcanes that are currently equipped - a warning message will pop-up to inform you if the selected Arcane is equipped.

Step 4: Once you have chosen the Arcanes you’d like to Dissolve, hit the “Dissolve” button.

Step 5: Return to the Arcane Dissolution menu to exchange the earned Vosfor for a variety of Arcane packs.

ARCANE PACKS

The following Arcane Packs can be acquired from a vendor in the Sanctum Anatomica for Vosfor. Each pack is themed based on where their containing Arcanes are acquired.

Purchasing a pack will randomly reward 3 unranked Arcanes from their list. The possibility of a certain Arcane being selected is based on its rarity and respective drop rates through gameplay means. We want to maintain the integrity of its original acquisition methods in this new alternate way to access them.

Ostron Arcane Collection

  • Magus Husk
  • Magus Vigor
  • Virtuos Null
  • Virtuos Tempo
  • Exodia Triumph
  • Exodia Valor
  • Magus Cadence
  • Magus Cloud
  • Magus Replenish
  • Virtuos Fury
  • Virtuos Strike
  • Exodia Brave
  • Exodia Force
  • Exodia Hunt
  • Exodia Might
  • Magus Elevate
  • Magus Nourish
  • Virtuos Ghost
  • Virtuos Shadow

Steel Arcane Collection (Arbitrations)

  • Arcane Blade Charger
  • Arcane Bodyguard
  • Arcane Pistoleer
  • Arcane Primary Charger
  • Arcane Tanker
  • Primary Deadhead
  • Primary Dexterity
  • Primary Merciless
  • Secondary Deadhead
  • Secondary Dexterity
  • Secondary Merciless

Necralisk Arcane Collection

  • Arcane Double Back
  • Arcane Steadfast
  • Theorem Contagion
  • Theorem Demulcent
  • Theorem Infection
  • Primary Plated Round
  • Secondary Encumber
  • Secondary Kinship
  • Residual Boils
  • Residual Malodor
  • Residual Shock
  • Residual Viremia

Eidolon Arcane Collection

  • Arcane Consequence
  • Arcane Ice
  • Arcane Momentum
  • Arcane Nullifier
  • Arcane Tempo
  • Arcane Warmth
  • Arcane Acceleration
  • Arcane Agility
  • Arcane Awakening
  • Arcane Deflection
  • Arcane Eruption
  • Arcane Guardian
  • Arcane Healing
  • Arcane Phantasm
  • Arcane Resistance
  • Arcane Strike
  • Arcane Trickery
  • Arcane Velocity
  • Arcane Victory
  • Arcane Aegis
  • Arcane Arachne
  • Arcane Avenger
  • Arcane Fury
  • Arcane Precision
  • Arcane Pulse
  • Arcane Rage
  • Arcane Ultimatum
  • Arcane Barrier
  • Arcane Energize
  • Arcane Grace

Solaris Arcane Collection

  • Magus Accelerant
  • Magus Anomaly
  • Magus Drive
  • Magus Firewall
  • Magus Overload
  • Virtuos Spike
  • Virtuos Surge
  • Magus Glitch
  • Magus Repair
  • Virtuos Forge
  • Virtuos Trojan
  • Pax Bolt
  • Pax Charge
  • Pax Seeker
  • Pax Soar
  • Magus Destruct
  • Magus Lockdown
  • Magus Melt
  • Magus Revert

Duviri Arcane Collection

  • Arcane Intention
  • Magus Aggress
  • Arcane Power Ramp
  • Primary Blight
  • Primary Exhilarate
  • Primary Obstruct
  • Shotgun Vendetta
  • Akimbo Slip Shot
  • Secondary Outburst
  • Arcane Reaper
  • Longbow Sharpshot
  • Secondary Shiver

Holdfasts Arcane Collection

  • Arcane Blessing
  • Arcane Rise
  • Molt Augmented
  • Molt Efficiency
  • Molt Reconstruct
  • Molt Vigor
  • Fractalized Reset
  • Primary Frostbite
  • Cascadia Accuracy
  • Cascadia Empowered
  • Cascadia Flare
  • Cascadia Overcharge
  • Conjunction Voltage
  • Emergence Dissipate
  • Emergence Renewed
  • Emergence Savior
  • Eternal Eradicate
  • Eternal Logistics
  • Eternal Onslaught
MELEE UPGRADE SEGMENT

Upon completion of the Whispers in the Walls Quest, players will receive a new Melee Upgrade Segment via their in-game Inbox. Installing it will further expand your Melee Arsenal with new upgrade options:

Melee Arcane Slot In these new Arcane Slots, players will be able to equip new Melee Arcanes, which have also been released with this update. Players can earn Melee Arcane Adapters via the Wares & Shiny Treasures Vendor in the Cavia Syndicate, Netracells, or by purchasing them in the Market for Platinum*.

*The Market purchase option is not available to players until the completion of the Whispers in the Walls Quest.

Melee Arcanes and Zaw Arcanes
Like Kitguns, Zaws will offer both a slot for Zaw Arcanes and Melee Arcanes (once Melee Arcanes are unlocked). Zaw Arcanes cannot be used in Melee Arcane Slots, and vice versa.

NEW MELEE ARCANES

With the new Melee Upgrade Segment, players are now able to install Arcanes into their Melee Weapons. With this Arsenal Expansion, we have added a variety of new Arcanes at the Wares & Shiny Treasures Vendor in the Cavia Syndicate. These Arcanes can also be earned from taking down The Fragmented (Effervo, Deimos), defeating the void-born creature contained in Albrecht’s Grimoire, or by completing Netracell missions. The two Legendary Tier Arcanes (Melee Influence and Melee Crescendo) are exclusive to Netracells.

The stats below are shown at Max Rank.

Melee Animosity
On Melee Hit: Gain 42% Critical Chance on your next Heavy Attack, up to 420%.

Melee Duplicate (Legendary)
On Base Critical Hits: 100% chance for your attack to strike a second time.
*Base Critical Hits (yellow by default) are all critical hits that are not “big” (orange by default) or “super” (red by default).

Melee Retaliation
Gain 30% Melee Damage for every 200 current Shields, up to 420%. Bonus halved for Overshields.

Melee Exposure
On Ability Cast: Gain 60% Corrosive Damage on Melee strikes for 25s. Stacks up to 240%.

Melee Influence
On Melee Electricity Status: 20% Chance for elemental Melee Status Effects to apply to enemies within 20m for 18s. Cannot refresh while active.

Melee Fortification
On Melee kill: +210 Armor for 10s.

Melee Crescendo (Legendary)
On Finisher Kill: Gain 6 Initial Combo for the rest of your mission.

Melee Vortex
Kill an enemy affected by Magnetic Status for a 45% chance to pull in enemies within 18m radius.

General Changes:
  • The following items can now be purchased for Platinum in the in-game Market:
    • Primary Arcane Adapter
    • Secondary Arcane Adapter
    • Melee Arcane Adapter
  • Primary and Secondary Arcane descriptions now indicate that you require a Primary or Secondary Arcane Adapter in order to install said Arcane.
  • Added sound effect to opening the Arcane Segment in the Orbiter and when equipping Arcanes.
TOP FIXES
  • Fixed Arcane Power Ramp losing its stacks upon using Transference.

Hotfix 34.0.4 (2023-10-24)

  • Fixed Arcanes acquired in mission not using the special pickup notification.

Update 34.0 (2023-10-18)

  • Fixed several cases where the game was not recognizing a Ground Finisher for the activation of Mods and Arcanes. The intent is that Ground Finishers, Stealth Finishers and Parazon Finishers should be equivalent unless explicitly stated otherwise:
  • Arcane Trickery will now activate from Ground Finishers
  • Arcane Ultimatum will now activate from Ground Finishers
  • The Secondary Outburst Arcane has received some overall buffs! Additionally, we’ve fixed it not functioning properly and its description being inaccurate. The new description is as follows:
    • On swapping to Secondary Weapon, consume all Combo Multipliers to increase Secondary Weapon Critical Chance and Critical Damage by 5/7/9/12/16/20% per Combo consumed for 30s.
  • Fixed Cascadia Empowered Arcane and Wyrmling’s Aid Decree being able to trigger each other recursively.

Hotfix 33.5.6 (2023-07-07)

  • Fixed being unable to trade Arcanes due to them appearing as Mods in the trading UI.

Update 33.5 (2023-06-21)

NEW ARCANES

Power up your Arsenal with these new Arcanes! Earn them in The Steel Path Circuit, side objective Undercroft Portals in The Steel Path Duviri Experience, and from Acrithis’ Wares (with the Rank 9 “High Value Vendor” Opportunity Drifter Intrinsic).  

*Stats shown at max rank

Arcane Power Ramp (Warframe)
On Ability Cast: Next Ability cast gains +9% Ability Strength, stacking up to 4x. Resets when the same ability is recast consecutively.

Primary Blight (Primary)
On Toxin Status Effect: +3.6%% Critical Damage and +1.8%  Multishot for 12s. Stacks up to 40x

Akimbo Slip Shot (Dual Pistol Secondary)
While sliding or aim gliding: Gain 65% ammo efficiency with Dual Pistols.

Secondary Outburst (Secondary)
On swapping to Secondary Weapon, consume all Combo Multipliers to increase Secondary Weapon Critical Damage by 12% per Combo consumed for 15s.

Changes:
  • Changed the requirements to expose Arcane Slots on Primary and Secondary weapons: Owning a Primary/Secondary Arcane Adapter OR having access to The Steel Path will grant access to the slot.
    • Prior to this change, unlocking the Steel Path was the only way to expose the Arcane Adapter slot on Primaries and Secondaries. Seeing as Arcanes and Arcane Adapters are available to obtain from Acrithis’ Wares, we changed the conditions so players who purchase an Arcane Adapter from Acrithis will have access to the Arcane slot immediately.

Update 33.0 (2023-04-26)

NEW ARCANES

Enhance your equipment with these new Arcanes.

Stats shown below are at max rank.

Arcane Reaper (Warframe)
On Melee Kill: Regenerate +24 Heal Rate/s and +660 Armor for 10s.

Arcane Intention (Warframe)
Gain +250 Max Health per active channeled ability.

Primary Exhilarate
On Weapon Impact Status Effect: Regenerate +1.2 Energy Regen/s for 10s. Stacks up to 3x.

Longbow Sharpshot (Primary - Bow Only)
On Headshot: Next shot deals +300% damage on your next shot.

Shotgun Vendetta (Primary - Shotgun Only)
On shotgun Kill Within 5m of target: Gain +180% Multishot and +75% Reload Speed for 15s.

Primary Obstruct
On Weapon Magnetic Status Effect: Enemy weapons jam within 15m. Cooldown 10s.

Secondary Shiver
Enemies take +45% damage per stack of Cold Status.

Magus Aggress (Operator)
On Warframe Melee Transference: Heavy Blades deal +300% Critical Damage for 4 consecutive attacks. Cooldown 20s.

Update 32.3 (2023-02-15)

  • New Arcanes: *Stats are shown at Rank 5
    • Arcane Steadfast (Warframe) - On Ability Cast: 20% chance the next three abilities will not cost energy.
    • Arcane Double Back (Warframe) - Gain +25% damage resistance for 4s per Dodge, Double Jump and Bullet Jump. Stacks up to 3x.
    • Primary Plated Round (Primary) - On reload: Deal increased damage per round loaded based on max magazine size. Lasts for 10s.
    • Secondary Encumber (Secondary) - On Status Effect: +24% chance to trigger a second random Status Effect.
    • Secondary Kinship (Secondary) - While Buffing Ally Warframes +20% Critical Chance per buff.
  • Fixed “On Status Effect” Arcanes not triggering when the ability/attack does 0 damage.
    • Now these Arcanes will trigger when a Warframes Ability or Weapon hits an enemy and applies a Status Effect, even when there is no damage value applied.

Hotfix 32.2.4 (2022-12-07)

  • Added an “Arcanes” shortcut in the pause menu under “Equipment” while in Relays and Open Landscape towns.

Hotfix 32.2.1 (2022-11-30)

  • Fixed Clients visiting Host’s Orbiter getting pulled into the Arcane management screen when Host opens it.
  • Fixed the “Arcanes” button in the pause menu using the “Mods” description.

Update 32.2 (2022-11-30)

  • New Arcanes: *Stats shown at Rank 5.
    • Arcane Rise (Warframe) - On Reload: 60% chance for +150% Damage to Primary Weapons for 24s.
    • Arcane Blessing (Warframe) - On Health Pickup: +24 Health. Stacks up to 50x.
    • Primary Frostbite (Primary) - On Cold Status Effect: Increase +3% Critical Damage and +2.25% Multishot for 12s. Stacks up to 40x.
    • Conjunction Voltage (Secondary) - On Electricity Status Effect: Increase +1.5% Reload Speed and +3% Multishot for 12s. Stacks up to 40x.

New Arcane Segment:
Added a new Arcane Segment in your Orbiter to manage your Arcane collection.

Upon login, a waypoint will direct you to its new location between the Mods and Incubator Segments. You may need to do some redecorating as your existing decorations may be obstructing your view of it. For new players, this segment becomes available after getting their first Arcane, a waypoint will flash to direct them to the Segment once they do. The former Arcane button in the Foundry will now direct players to the new Segment.

Players will still be able to access and upgrade their Arcanes in their Arsenal, but this Segment will allow for an extensive look at what Arcanes they have across all equipment types!

Hotfix 31.7.1 (2022-07-28)

  • Fixed Arcanes not having a description when hovered over in Mission Progress and End of Mission screen.

Hotfix 31.6.4 (2022-07-14)

  • Fixed Arcanes that have decaying stacks losing all their bonus when a stack expires.
  • Fixed Rank 3 or above Molt Augmented and Molt Reconstruct Arcanes not giving extra Warframe revives.
    • Also fixed the Molt Arcanes and Arcane Pulse not indicating that they will give an extra Warframe revive at Rank 3 and up.
    • Also fixed an issue where being over capacity on mods was unforgiving, preventing even mods with zero drain from applying (ex. arcanes).
  • Fixed “Can Refresh” label appearing in the UI for Arcanes that do not have a Duration element to it.
  • Fixed the Emergence Savior Arcane giving Clients immortality after they die instead of triggering on death.
  • Fixed the Cascadia Empowered Arcane buffs applying to Companion or Sentinel weapons.

Hotfix 31.6.1 (2022-06-09)

  • Fixed the “Requires an Amp Arcane Adapter” error message popping up instead of the Arcane Adapter Slot one for Primary and Secondary weapons if you do not own the corresponding Adapter.

Update 31.6 (2022-06-09)

NEW ARCANES

*All values below are shown at Rank 5. As always, values that were shown on Devstream #162 were subject to change and that is reflected below as further considerations and testing was done.

Eternal Onslaught (Amps)
On Energy Depleted: +180% Critical Chance for 8s.

Eternal Logistics (Amps)
On Void Sling: +72% Amp Ammo Efficiency for 8s.

Molt Augmented (Warframe)
On Kill: +0.24% Ability Strength. Stacks up to 250x.

Molt Reconstruct (Warframe)
Heal yourself and allies within Affinity Range 6 Health for each point of Energy spent on the initial casting cost of abilities.

Cascadia Flare (Secondary)
On Heat Status Effect: +12% Damage for 10s. Stacks up to 480%.

NEW AMP ARCANE ADAPTER

The Amp Arcane Adapter fuses with an Amp to unlock an additional Arcane Slot. These can be purchased with Holdfast Standing from Cavalero.

To install the Amp Arcane Adapter and unlock an additional Slot, go to your Operator Equipment > Select the Amp you wish to unlock an additional Slot > Select the ‘Locked’ slot and hit “ok” to install the Amp Arcane Adapter.

With the addition of several new Amp Arcanes with Angels of the Zariman and Echoes of the Zariman, this new Slot allows you to make the most of your growing Arcane collection!

This new Arcane slot is only visible in the Operator Equipment screen once the Angels of the Zariman quest has been completed since Cavalero must be visited in the Chrysalith to get the Amp Arcane Adapter.

ARCANE STAT CHANGES PER RANK

We’ve adjusted the values of older Arcanes with the goal of making lower rank Arcanes more viable, and more desirable while collecting as a result. In short, there are three stats that each Arcane tends to have (speaking generally) -- for example, a percentage chance, a stat buff, and the duration of the buff.

Certain Arcanes increase all of these stats per rank (making them scale exponentially), but we are changing it so that only one stat is affected by rank (making it scale linearly). The other stats will now be at the max-rank value regardless of the Arcane Rank, thereby buffing lower-rank Arcanes as a result.

For example, using Arcane Fury.

  • Previous:
    • The unranked values were as follows: “On Critical Hit: 10% chance for +30% Melee Damage to Melee Weapons for 3s”
    • The max rank values were as follows: “On Critical Hit: 60% chance for +180% Melee Damage to Melee Weapons for 18s”
  • New:
    • With these changes, the unranked values are as follows: “On Critical Hit: 60% chance for +30% Melee Damage to Melee Weapons for 18s”
    • With these changes, the max rank values remain the same as before: “On Critical Hit: 60% chance for +180% Melee Damage to Melee Weapons for 18s”

This change mostly affects older Arcanes that don’t already fit this new formula (with the exception of Arcane Barrier*), as the majority of newer Arcanes already follow this system. The Arcanes listed below are formatted to showcase which stats have been changed from scaling to constant (with the old “Unranked” value in brackets), and which stats will still increase with rank, using the # / # format. For the sake of clarity, we are only sharing unranked and max rank stat values, not the incremental value changes for ranks between them.

*Arcane Barrier is the one true exception to the Arcane changes below, since it has two scaling stats, but one of those stats actually becomes worse with rank. Rank 3-4 for example increases the cooldown from 4s to 5s. So if we were to change it to have constant cooldown like the others, we would be increasing the cooldown duration for the lower ranks - which is something we want to avoid! Any other possible changes might have to alter how the Arcane works overall, so we ultimately decided to leave it untouched.

WARFRAME ARCANES

Arcane Acceleration
On Critical Hit: 30% (was 5%) chance for 15%/90% Fire Rate to Primary Weapons (excluding Shotguns) for 9s (was 2s)

Arcane Aegis
On Shield Damaged: 3% (was 1%) chance for 5%/30% Shield Recharge for 12s (was 2s)

Arcane Agility
On Damaged: 60% (was 10%) chance for 10%/60% Parkour Velocity for 18s (was 3s)

Arcane Arachne
On Wall Latch: +25/150% damage for 30s (was 5s)

Arcane Avenger
On Damaged: 21% (was 4%) chance for +7.5%/45% Critical Chance for 12s (was 2s)

Arcane Awakening
On Reload: 60% (was 10%) chance for +25%/150% Damage to Pistols for 24s (was 4s)

Arcane Blade Charger
On Primary Weapon Kill: 30% (was 5%) chance for +50%/300% Melee Damage for 12s (was 2s)

Arcane Consequence
On Headshot: 100% (was 25%) chance for +10%/60% Parkour Velocity for 18s (was 3s)

  • Now that the chance is guaranteed, the new description is “On Headshot: +10%/60% Parkour Velocity for 18s”

Arcane Energize
On Energy Pickup: 60% (was 10%) chance to replenish 25/150 Energy to self and allies within 15m (was 5m). 15s cooldown

Arcane Fury
On Critical Hit: 60% (was 10%) chance for +30%/180% Melee Damage to Melee Weapons for 18s (was 3s).

Arcane Grace
On Health Damaged: 9% (was 2%) chance for +1%/6% Health Regeneration/s for 9s (was 2s).

Arcane Guardian
On Damaged: 15% (was 3%) chance for +150/900 Armor for 20s

Arcane Momentum
On Critical Hit: 60% (was 10%) chance for +25%/150% Reload Speed to Sniper Rifles for 12s (was 2s).

Arcane Phantasm
On Block: 45% (was 8%) chance for 10%/60% Speed for 18s (was 3s)

Arcane Pistoleer
On Pistol Headshot Kill: 60% (was 10%) chance for +17%/102% Ammo Efficiency for 12s (was 2s)

Arcane Precision
On Headshot: 100% (was 20%) chance for +50%/300% Damage to Pistols for 18s (was 3s)

  • Now that the chance is guaranteed, the new description is “On Headshot: +50%/300% damage for 18s on Secondary Weapon”

Arcane Primary Charger
On Melee Kill: 30% (was 5%) chance for +50%/300% Primary Weapon Damage for 12s (was 2s)

Arcane Pulse
On Health Pickup: 60% (was 10%) chance to restore 50/300 Health to allies within 25m (was 10m). 15s cooldown

Arcane Rage
On Headshot: 15% (was 3%) chance for +30%/180% Damage to Primary Weapons for 24s (was 4s)

Arcane Strike
On Hit: 15% (was 3%) chance for +10%/60% Attack Speed to Melee Weapons for 18s (was 3s)

Arcane Tanker
On Archgun Equipped: +200/1200 Armor for 60s (was 10s)

Arcane Tempo
On Critical Hit: 15% (was 3%) chance for +15%/90% Fire Rate to Shotguns for 12s (was 2s)

Arcane Trickery
On Finisher Kill: 15% (was 3%) chance to become invisible for 5s/30s

Arcane Ultimatum
On Finisher Kill: 100% (was 25%) chance for +200/1200 Armor for 45s (was 8s)

  • Now that the chance is guaranteed, the new description is “On Finisher Kill: +200/1200 Armor for 45s”

Arcane Velocity
On Critical Hit: 90% (was 15%) chance for +20%/120% Fire Rate to Pistols for 9s (was 2s)

Arcane Victory
On Headshot Kill: 75% (was 13%) chance for +0.5%/3% Health Regeneration/s for 9s (was 2s)

Theorem Contagion
Standing in a zone created by a Residual Arcane creates a globe that orbits the player every 2s. The globe will strike the nearest enemy within 15m dealing 150 (was 25) damage increasing their vulnerability to the globe’s damage type by 25%/200% for 6s (was 1s). Globes will persist for 30s (was 5s) upon leaving the zone.

Theorem Infection
Standing in a zone created by a Residual Arcane increases damage of companions and summoned allies within 90m (was 15m) by 4%/24%/s stacking up to 15x. Effect persists for 20s upon leaving the zone.

OPERATOR ARCANES

Emergence Dissipate
WHILE IN VOID SLING: Press the weapon firing input to dissipate the endpoint in a 10m (was 7.5m) radius. Enemies hit have a 100% (was 50%) chance to create a short lived Void Mote that replenishes 5/10 energy on pick up.

  • We have also made the following changes to Emergence Dissipate:
    • Void Motes are no longer affected by ‘vortex’ abilities like Void Snare.
    • Added a 1.5 second delay between generating Void Mote from the same enemy.
      • Emergence Dissipate was conceptualized as a weaker alternative to Zenurik’s energy gain, but ended up being even stronger than the Energy-focused school in certain cases, going against the Focus rework goals of each school having a unique niche. The above changes also seek to maintain the original goals we had with Void Sling; to encourage a more controlled behavior instead of a spam-centric loop. The slight cooldown motivates more mindful gameplay, but with the benefit of the stat buffs it has received for lower levels.
  • Now that the chance is guaranteed, the new description is “WHILE IN VOID SLING: Press [fire input] to dissipate the endpoint in a 10m radius. Enemies hit create a short lived Void Mote that replenishes 5/10 energy on pick up.

Magus Cadence
On Void Sling: 100% (was 25%) chance for +15%/90% Sprint Speed for 12s (was 2s)

  • Now that the chance is guaranteed, the new description is “On Void Sling: +15%/90% Sprint Speed for 12s”

Magus Cloud
On Void Mode: +50%/300% Void Sling Radius for 6s (was 1s)

Magus Drive
On Transference In: Increase K-Drive Speed by 25%/150% for 30s (was 5s)

Magus Elevate
On Transference In: 95% (was 30%) chance to restore 50/300 Health to Warframe

Magus Firewall
On Void Mode: Generate Void Particles every 1s (was 6s) up to 6 particles, each granting 12.5% Damage Reduction for 10s/60s. Taking damage consumes a particle.

Magus Lockdown
On Void Sling: Drop a mine that tethers up to 10 (was 2) enemies in 3m/15m for 4s.

Magus Melt
On Void Sling: Increase Heat Damage in Operator Mode by 30% (was 5%) for 15s (was 2.5s), stacking up to 2x/7x

Magus Overload
On Void Sling: Stun robotic enemies for 3s, which then discharge Electricity Damage dealing 15%/80% of their Max Health to anyone within 25m (was 5m).

Magus Repair
On Void Mode: Heal Warframes within 30m (was 5m) by 5%/25% Health/s.

Magus Replenish
On Void Sling: 100% (was 25%) chance to heal 5%/30% Health

  • Now that the chance is guaranteed, the new description is “On Void Sling: Heal 5%/30% Health”

Virtuos Fury
On Status Effect: 20% (was 5%) chance for +7.5%/30% Damage for 4s (was 1s)

Virtuos Ghost
On Headshot: 40% (was 10%) chance for +15%/60% Status Chance for 12s (was 3s)

Virtuos Null
On Kill: +5%/20% Amp Energy Regeneration for 4s (was 1s)

Virtuos Shadow
On Headshot: 40% (was 10%) chance for +15%/60% Critical Chance for 12s (was 3s)

Virtuos Strike
On Critical Hit: 20% (was 5%) chance for +15%/60% Critical Damage for 4s (was 1s)

Virtuos Tempo
On Kill: 60% (was 15%) chance for +15%/60% Fire Rate for 8s (was 2s)

KITGUN ARCANES

Pax Bolt
On Headshot Kill: 100% (was 25%) chance for +7.5%/30% Ability Efficiency and +7.5%/30% Ability Strength on the next Ability used within 4s (was 1s)

  • Now that the chance is guaranteed, the new description is “On Headshot Kill: +7.5%/30% Ability Efficiency and +7.5%/30% Ability Strength on the next Ability used within 4s”

Pax Seeker
On Headshot Kill: 100% (was 25%) chance for 1/4 projectiles burst from the enemy and seek the heads of nearby enemies.

  • Now that the chance is guaranteed, the new description is “On Headshot Kill: 1/4 projectiles burst from the enemy and seek the heads of nearby enemies.”

Residual Boils*
On Kitgun Kill: 20% (was 5%) chance to spawn volatile hives for 3s/12s that explode when enemies approach for 80 (was 20) Heat Damage in 10m (was 2.5m). Standing in the area applies Heat Damage type to Theorem Arcanes.

Residual Malodor*
On Kitgun Kill: 20% (was 5%) chance to create a frigid mist for 3s/12s, dealing 40 (was 10) Cold Damage/s. Standing in the area applies Cold Damage type to Theorem Arcanes.

Residual Shock*
On Kitgun Kill: 20% (was 5%) chance to spawn an electrified spike for 3s/12s, dealing 200 (was 50) Electricity Damage to enemies within 10m (was 2.5m). Standing in the area applies Electricity Damage type to Theorem Arcanes.

Residual Viremia*
On Kitgun Kill: 20% (was 5%) chance to create pool of toxic blood for 3s/12s, dealing 40 (was 10) Toxin Damage/s. Standing in the area applies the Toxin Damage type to Theorem Arcanes.

*As a bonus for the four Residual Arcanes above, we’ve added some extra improvements - all four have had their buff radius increased to 9m, and each now has a 20% chance to proc their status type on all damage instances!

ZAW ARCANES

Exodia Brave
On Heavy Attack Kill: +1.3/5 Energy Rate for 4s (was 1s). Stacks up to 3x

Exodia Force
On Status Effect: 50% (was 5%) chance to deal 50%/200% Weapon Damage to enemies within 6m (was 3m).

Exodia Hunt
On Ground Slam: 50% (was 20%) chance to pull enemies within 6m/12m into melee range

Exodia Might
On Finisher Kill: 50% (was 13%) chance for +7.5%/30% Life Steal for 8s (was 2s)

UI CHANGES:
  • Added FX backdrop to equipped Arcanes in the Operator Equipment screen.
  • Changed color on Amp Arcanes to all use the same green.
  • Updated Arcane icons back to being square.
FIXES:
  • Fixed several icon issues:
    • Fixed the Arcane icons being improperly sized when equipped.
  • Fixed being able to equip multiple Arcanes on Kitguns through chat-link.
  • Fixed exploding barrels triggering weapon Arcanes.
  • Fixed camera positioning when hovering over Operator Arcanes.
  • Fixed Arcane Survival’s Duration stat appearing as a placeholder instead of the actual duration numbers.

Hotfix 31.5.10 (2022-05-17)

  • Added in-mission markers to Arcane drops.

Hotfix 31.5.4 (2022-05-02)

  • Fixed the new Arcanes from the Angels of the Zariman update all displaying as ‘Common’ in the mission progress screen, regardless of their actual rarity.

Update 31.5 (2022-04-27)

NEW ARCANES

The Incarnon Weapon vendor in the Chrysalith also offers 10 new Arcanes in their Offerings! They also have a chance of dropping from defeated Thrax and Void Manifestation enemies.

*Stats shown are Rank 5

Molt Efficiency (Warframe)
While Shields Are Active: Gain 6% Ability Duration per second, up to a maximum of 36%.

Molt Vigor (Warframe)
On Operator Ability: 45% Ability Strength on next Warframe Ability cast.

Cascadia Overcharge (Warframe)
While Overshields Active: +300% Critical Chance.

Emergence Renewed (Operator)
On Energy Depleted: Increase Energy Regeneration by 300% over 5s. Cooldown: 30s

Emergence Savior (Operator)
On Lethal Damage: Become invulnerable for 5s and recover 60% Health. Cooldown: 90s.

Eternal Eradicate (Operator)
On Operator Ability: +60% Damage for Amps for 8s.

Emergence Dissipate (Operator)
On Void Sling: Press the fire input during Void Sling to dissipate the endpoint in a 10m radius. Enemies hit have a 100% chance to create a short lived Void Mote that replenishes 10 Energy on pick up.

Fractalized Reset (Primary)
On Ability cast: +240% Reload Speed for 5s.

Cascadia Accuracy (Secondary)
On Roll: +300% Critical Chance on Headshots for 4s.

Cascadia Empowered (Secondary)
On Status Effect: Deals an extra +750 damage matching the damage type of the Status Effect.

Changes:
  • Arcane descriptions now include what they can be equipped on.
  • Added sounds to Arcane selection in the Mod Screen.
  • Updated Arcane buff FX.
Fixes:
  • Fixed the Magus Destruct Arcane increasing enemy resistance to Puncture damage, not decreasing like intended.
  • Fixed selecting Operator Arcane being unreliable/unresponsive on first interaction.
    • Also fixes the UI getting confused between Operator Arcane and Amp Arcane in follow up interactions.

Hotfix 31.1.2 (2022-02-10)

  • Fixed Arcanes appearing far too large within the confines of the boxes in the Codex.

Hotfix 31.1.1 (2022-02-09)

  • Fixed Arcane icons appearing stretched in Chat linked loadouts.

Update 31.1 (2022-02-09)

  • Fixed misaligned UI animations in the themed Arcane Manager screen.

Hotfix 31.0.6 (2022-01-04)

  • Fixed Virtuous Arcanes not functioning for a post-The New War character.

Hotfix 30.9.1 (2021-11-11)

  • Fixed livelock that could occur when fusing Operator Arcanes and using all of your remaining unranked in one operation.

Hotfix 30.8.1 (2021-10-06)

  • Fixed having an unranked weapon Arcane left equipped after combining all Arcanes of that type into a new one.

Hotfix 30.7.6 (2021-09-23)

  • Fixed certain Arcane HUD elements not having the proper icon scaling.

Update 30.5 (2021-07-06)

MELEE / PRIMARY BALANCE CHANGES

Primary and Secondary Weapon Arcanes

We are going to start with the biggest change: You can now add Arcane Slots (name not final) to your Primary and Secondary weapons, and fill the Slots with new Arcanes that enhance and reward diverse gameplay.

Our entire approach to making Guns a comparable choice in your Arsenal orbits around the notion that Gunplay is fundamentally more varied than Melee: there are pinpoint accuracy guns, AOE guns, and high fire rate Guns (and everything in between). There’s reload times, magazine sizes, and more. We want to make these varied options better at what they do by rewarding you for using them well - thus, Arcanes!

Because the Gunplay falloff is more of a late-game problem, these new Upgrades will be earned through late-game content systems -- namely, the Steel Path. You’ll be able to get the Arcane Slot Unlockers from Steel Path Honors, whereas the Arcanes themselves drop from Acolytes in the Steel Path! The spawn frequency of Acolytes is also being increased, meaning you’ll get more Steel Essence, as well as more chances for the Arcane you want. All Acolytes will drop them!

There are 6 Arcanes (3 Primary, 3 Secondary) that you’ll be able to rank up and put to put into the new Slots:

PRIMARY:

The first Primary Arcane is designed with Primary weapons that perform well as AOE or high rate-of-fire weapons. This Arcane will reward kills with the following stats at Max rank:

PRIMARY MERCILESS
On Kill:
+30% Damage for 4s. Stacks up to 12x.
+30% Reload Speed
+100% Ammo Max

The more you kill, the more damage you can build up. Groovy!


The second Primary Arcane is designed with high precision weapons in mind. Make your Headshots count for greater performance (excluding AOE headshots)!:

PRIMARY DEADHEAD
On Headshot Kill:
120% Damage for 24s. Stacks up to 3x.
+30% to Headshot Multiplier.
-50% Weapon Recoil


The final Primary Arcane is designed with using your full loadout in mind, enter Melee synergy:

PRIMARY DEXTERITY
On Melee Kill:
+60% Damage for 20s. Stacks up to 6x.
+60% Holster Speed.
+7.5s Combo Duration.

SECONDARY:

Secondary Weapons will receive the same options as Primary Weapons for their Arcanes, but with their own version. In practice, you’d be able to equip yourself with a Precision Secondary like the Knell, a high-fire rate Primary like the Grakata, and select the Arcane that will reward each play style best!

The stats are the same for the Secondary versions of the New Arcanes:

SECONDARY MERCILESS
On Kill:
+30% Damage for 4s. Stacks up to 12x.
+30% Reload Speed
+100% Ammo Max

SECONDARY DEADHEAD
On Headshot Kill:
120% Damage for 24s. Stacks up to 3x.
+30% to Headshot Multiplier.
-50% Weapon Recoil

SECONDARY DEXTERITY
On Melee Kill:
+60% Damage for 20s. Stacks up to 6x.
+60% Holster Speed.
+7.5s Combo Duration.

Ultimately each Arcane stacks up to the same amount of damage, but it’s how you choose to get there that counts. Precision? Spray and Pray? Melee synergy? Your choice!

The “Arcane Adapters themselves are an item you’ll need to install on the weapons you want to take further, and you can find the Primary and Secondary Arcane Adapters in the Steel Path Honors. The Arcanes themselves drop from Acolytes on The Steel Path.

Hotfix 30.3.5 (2021-06-10)

  • Fixed Arcanes not triggering from shooting enemies while riding on a K-Drive.

Hotfix 29.5.6 (2020-12-01)

  • Fixed Residual Arcane zone damage numbers not showing up for Clients.

Update 29.5 (2020-11-19)

NEW KITGUN & WARFRAME ARCANES

Actualise... synergy... SYNERGISE! Residual Arcanes and Theorem Arcanes are geared towards synergising with each other to provide a different method of imposing elemental damage. Discover these new synergized Kitgun and Warframe Arcanes as rewards from the new Isolation Vault Bounties.

Kitgun Arcanes (max rank)

Residual Viremia - On Kitgun Kill

20% chance to create a pool of toxic blood for 12s, dealing 40 Toxin Damage/s. Standing in the area applies the Toxin Damage to Theorem Arcanes.

Residual Malodor - On Kitgun Kill:

20% chance to create a frigid mist for 12s, dealing 40 Cold Damage/s. Standing in the area applies the Cold Damage to Theorem Arcanes.

Residual Boils - On Kitgun Kill:

20% chance to spawn volatile hives for 12s that explode when enemies approach for 80 Heat Damage in 10m. Standing in the area applies Heat Damage type to Theorem Arcanes.

Residual Shock - On Kitgun Kill:

20% chance to spawn an electrified spike for 12s, dealing 200 Electricity Damage to enemies within 10m. Standing in the area applies Electricity Damage to Theorem Arcanes.

Warframe Arcanes (max Rank)

Theorem Contagion

Standing in a zone created by a Residual Arcane creates a globe that orbits the player every 2s. The globes will strike the nearest enemy within 15m dealing *150 damage *increasing their vulnerability to the globe’s damage type by 200% for 6s. Globes will persist for *30s upon leaving the zone.

+1 Arcane Revive.

Theorem Demulcent

Standing in a zone created by a Residual Arcane increases weapon damage by *12%/s stacking up to 15x. Effect persists for 20s upon leaving the zone.

+1 Arcane Revive.

Theorem Infection

Standing in a zone created by a Residual Arcane increases damage of Companions and summoned Allies within *90m by *24%/s stacking up to 15x. Effect persists for 20s upon leaving the zone.

+1 Arcane Revive.

ARCANE FEEDBACK THREAD: https://forums.warframe.com/topic/1236088-deimos-arcana-new-arcanes-megathread/

FIXES:
  • Fixed Arcane buffs deactivating when you switch to/from Archwing in Orb Vallis or Plains of Eidolon.

Hotfix 28.0.6 (2020-06-24)

  • Updated a few occurrences of "Resist a Damage effect" to more accurate “Resist a Status effect" for some descriptions of Arcanes.

Hotfix 27.4.1 (2020-05-01)

  • Fixed a server script error when changing Arcanes.

Update 27.4 (2020-05-01)

  • Fixed Arcane tooltip in your Inventory showing more information than necessary. The tooltip of the selected Arcane should only show the Rank information.

Hotfix 27.3.12 (2020-04-14)

  • Fixed UI overlapping when viewing Arcanes and then opening a Chat link.

Hotfix 27.3.11 (2020-04-09)

  • Fixed Arcane "Upgraded" counter including equipped Arcanes even if they are not at max rank.

Update 27.3 (2020-03-24)

Arcane UI Changes:
  • Updated the Arcane ‘DISTILL’ term to ‘BREAK DOWN’ to acquaint new Arcane Management mechanics.
  • Added tips to the Arcane screen for ‘BREAK DOWN’, Arcanes that refresh, and how to obtain respective Arcanes.
  • Arcanes are now displayed with their respective Icon in the HUD, instead of the generic Arcane icon.
  • The Rank-Up button 'R2' is now displayed to the left of the next Arcane Rank in the Arcane Upgrade screen.
  • Arcanes that are sold in Vendor Offerings will now only show Max Rank tooltip information, and UI indication that the Arcane you’re purchasing is Unranked.
    • This fixes Arcane tooltips expanding off screen when viewed in Vendor Offerings.
  • Clarified Arcane requirements for Arcane Trickery, Arcane Ultimatum, and Exodia Might by adding ‘Kill’ to the ‘On Finisher’ line.

Hotfix 27.2.2 (2020-03-06)

  • Added an ‘Incomplete’ category to Arcane management screen when accessed via Foundry.
  • Fixed Arcanes not showing up properly (Prime Time bug!).
  • Fixed the Arcane Manager screen incorrectly showing you how many Max Rank Arcanes you own.

Hotfix 27.2.1 (2020-03-05)

  • Fixed the Arcane Manager ‘UPGRADED’ value not counting Arcanes that are Rank 3+.
  • Fixed cases where you could equip two of the same Operator Arcane simultaneously.
  • Fixed a script error that would occur when opening the Warframe Arcane Manager screen.
  • Fixed unlocalized ‘Rank Up’ button in the Arcane Manager screen.

Update 27.2 (2020-03-05)

Arcane Changes

After years of Arcanes as a system - with several additions to the offerings and replacement locations, we are doing several things:

  • Increasing the maximum Rank of Warframe and Operator Arcanes to 5, up from 3. Arcane Revives are a bonus that begins on Rank 3.
  • Adjusting the power of Arcanes at Rank 5 to generally behave as if you had 1.5 equipped, list as follows:
View Arcane Changes List

Arcane Acceleration: On Rank 5: On Critical Hit: 30% chance for 90% Fire Rate to Primary Weapons for 9s.

Arcane Aegis: On Rank 5: On Shield Damaged: 3% chance for +30% Shield Recharge for 12s.

Arcane Agility: On Rank 5: on Damaged: 60% chance for +60% Parkour Velocity for 18s.

Arcane Arachne: On Rank 5: On Wall Latch: 150% Damage for 30s. Added a Cooldown

Arcane Avenger: On Rank 5: On Damaged: 21% chance for +45% Critical Chance for 12s

Arcane Awakening: On Rank 5: On Reload: 60% chance for +150% Damage to Pistols for 24s

Arcane Barrier: On Rank 5: On Shield Damaged: 6% chance to instantly restore all Shields.

Arcane Blade Charger: On Rank 5: On Primary Weapon Kill 30% chance for +300% Melee Damage for 12s

Arcane Bodyguard: On Rank 5: On 6 Melee Kills within 30s Heal Companion for 900

Arcane Consequence: On Rank 5: On Headshot: 100% Chance for +60% Parkour Velocity for 18s.

Arcane Deflection: On Rank 5: 102% chance to resist a Slash Damage effect

Arcane Energize: On Rank 5: On Energy Pickup 60% chance to replenish Energy to nearby Allies Added duration and Cooldown added (cannot re-trigger while active). Arcane Energize will still give Energy to toggled Warframe Abilities - this has been asked a lot.

Arcane Eruption: On Rank 5: On Energy Pickup 100% chance to Knockdown nearby enemies.

Arcane Fury: On Rank 5: On Critical Hit: 60% chance for +180% Melee Damage to Melee Weapons for 18s

Arcane Grace On Rank 5: On Health Damaged: 9% chance for +6% Health Regeneration/s for 9s Cooldown added (cannot re-trigger while active).

Arcane Guardian On Rank 5: On Damaged: 15% chance for +900 Armor for 20s

Arcane Healing On Rank 5: +102% chance to resist a Radiation Damage effect

Arcane Ice On Rank 5: +102% chance to resist a Heat Damage effect

Arcane Momentum On Rank 5: On Critical Hit: 60% chance for +150% Reload Speed to Sniper Rifles for 12s

Arcane Nullifier On Rank 5: +102% chance to resist a Magnetic Damage effect

Arcane Phantasm On Rank 5: On Parry: 45% Chance for +60% Speed for 18s

Arcane Pistoleer On Rank 5: On Pistol Headshot Kill: 60% Chance for +102% Ammo Efficiency for 12s Cooldown added (cannot re-trigger while active).

Arcane Precision On Rank 5: On Headshot: 100% Chance for +300% Damage to Pistols for 18s Cooldown added (cannot re-trigger while active).

Arcane Primary Charger On Rank 5: On Melee Kill: 30% chance for +300% Primary Weapon Damage for 12s

Arcane Pulse - Increased stats and added cool down On Rank 5: On Health Pickup: 60% chance to Heal nearby allies

Arcane Rage On Rank 5: On Headshot: 15% chance for a +180% Damage to Primary Weapons for 24s

Arcane Resistance On Rank 5: +102% chance to resist a Toxin Damage effect

Arcane Strike On Rank 5: On Hit: 15% chance for +60% Attack Speed to Melee Weapons for 18s

Arcane Tanker- Increase the durations cool down On Rank 5: On Archgun Equipped: +1200 Armor for 60s

Arcane Tempo On Rank 5: On Critical Hit: 15% chance for +90% Fire Rate to Shotguns for 12s

Arcane Trickery On Rank 5: On Finisher: 15% chance to become invisible for 30s

Arcane Ultimatum - increased stats and duration On Rank 5: On Finisher: 100% chance for +1200 Armor for 45s

Arcane Velocity On Rank 5: On Critical Hit: 90% chance for +120% Fire Rate to Pistols for 9s

Arcane Victory On Rank 5: On Headshot Kill: 75% chance for +3% Health Regeneration/s for 9s

Arcane Warmth On Rank 5: +102% chance to resist a Cold Damage Effect.

  • Removing the ability to Equip two of the same Arcane simultaneously.
  • Added the ability to Distill assembled Arcanes back into multiple unranked ones.
  • Arcanes that can trigger again while the Arcane is active are indicated in the Arcane Manager screen with a ‘Duration Can Refresh’ text.
  • Arcanes will require 21 Arcanes to reach the new Max Rank of 5. Scarlet Spear will feature a buy-what-you-want shop for Arcanes based on the currency earned in the event. It will launch in March shortly after this Mainline.

Why: The reasoning here is mainly toward the ability to equip two of the same Arcane. This reasoning is one of past inconsistency and time determining intent. There are a lot of builds that specialize the use of two Arcanes, but we want to encourage a variety instead of duplication. Arcanes are the only Upgrade system in the game that allows two of the exact same upgrade to be equipped - and we would rather players have variety than duplications. In the same way you can’t equip Amalgam Serration and regular Serration, you can’t equip multiple Rivens per weapon, or any duplication of Mods at all, Arcanes will follow. But we are making major changes to the Ranking (up from 3 to 5 with power changes). Instead of having 2 of the same Arcane with a double effect, you can now choose between 2 different Arcanes that behave (generally) at 1.5x efficacy than before.

Fixes
  • Fixed missing controller button callout to Rank up an Arcane in the Arcane Manager screen

Hotfix 25.7.6 (2019-09-18)

New Arbitration Rewards

The following rewards have been added to the Arbitrations drop tables:
Stats shown at max rank*

  • New Arcanes:
    • Arcane Primary Charger: On Melee Kill: 20% chance that Primary Weapon damage is increased by 200% for 8 seconds*
    • Arcane Blade Charger: On Primary Weapon Kill: 20% chance that Melee damage is increased by 200% for 8 seconds*
    • Arcane Pistoleer: On Pistol Headshot Kill: 30% chance to gain 100% ammo efficiency for 4 seconds*
    • Arcane Bodyguard: On Six Melee Kills Within 30 seconds: Heal companion by 600*
    • Arcane Tanker: On Heavy Weapon Summon: Gain 1200 armor for 16 seconds*
    • Per usual rules, an equipped maximum rank Arcane will also grant an extra Arcane Revive
      • Note: You may notice that the new Arcanes have default icons - we will be updating these in the near future with unique imagery.

Hotfix 25.7.5 (2019-09-09)

Hotfix 25.5.2 (2019-08-02)

  • Fixed inability to install any Arcane in the second slot on your Warframe, as it would be auto removed after backing out of the screen.

Hotfix 25.5.1 (2019-08-02)

  • Possible item drops / rank stats are now directly indicated on Relic description text.

Hotfix 25.0.4 (2019-05-28)

  • Fixed Arcanes displaying that they can be traded for 100 Ducats.

Update 24.6 (2019-04-04)

POE / CETUS ECONOMY REMASTER LITE

With Fortuna's release, we applied some general economy changes based on takeaways from Cetus. Now that we have returned to Cetus and the Plains of Eidolon with a remaster, we are applying some 'Economy Remaster' changes to go with the changes in an effort to apply our continued learnings. Change is the name of the game - thank you for all feedback on our economies and for being receptive to change!

  • Replaced Arcane Blueprints with Arcanes in Quills Offerings meaning that Arcanes no longer need to be built.
  • Replaced Arcane Blueprints with Arcanes in Hok's Offerings meaning that Arcanes no longer need to be built.
    • Owned Magus, Exodia, and Virtuos Arcane Blueprints have been converted to full-crafted Arcanes.

Update 24.4 (2019-03-08)

UI Changes & Fixes
  • The Arcane Manager has received a visual overhaul to match the chosen UI Theme! Along with the new visual appeal, the Manager now also:
    • Lists which Arcanes you do not own (hovering over will display information)
    • Arcane Ranks displayed on the right-side are now selectable, allowing for a more direct Rank Up mechanic.
  • Right clicking an Arcane in the Mod Upgrade screen now unequips it, similar to Mods.

Hotfix 22.17.1 (2018-04-05)

Legendary Arcane Trading Changes
  • 100k Credits for Unranked Legendary Arcane
  • 300k Credits for Rank 1 Legendary Arcane
  • 600k Credits for Rank 2 Legendary Arcane
  • 1M Credits for Rank 3 Legendary Arcane

Hotfix 22.14.2 (2018-03-02)

Arcane Manager Changes

As mentioned in yesterday's Hotfix, we have made some changes to the Arcane Manager screen to alleviate confusion when Upgrading. We will continue to monitor this for further necessary changes!

  • When Upgrading an Arcane, you can now specify what level you want to Upgrade it to.
  • When Upgrading an Arcane, you can now do multiple Ranks in a single operation.
  • The ‘NEXT RANK’ button will appear grayed out if you do not have the required amount of Arcanes to proceed to the next rank.
  • Changed the Arcane Rank indicators to be Arcane icons instead of numbers.

Update 22.14 (2018-03-01)

Arcane System Overhaul

It’s been quite some time since we really dived back into Arcanes. Moving Arcanes to the Teralyst, Gantulyst and Hydrolyst was just the first step in a much bigger movement to improve the Arcane system that some Tenno might not even know exists.

If you need an Arcane refresher, this spoiler is for you!

View Arcane List
What is an Arcane?

Previously: Arcanes are Enhancements that can be installed on certain equipment and cosmetic items to grant them buffs that can be activated by achieving certain conditions within a mission.

Currently: Arcanes are Enhancements that can be installed on your Warframe, Operator, Operator Amp, or Zaw to grant them buffs that can be activated by achieving certain conditions within a mission.

How do I get an Arcane?

As of Hotfix 22.13.2 (2018-02-16), Arcanes are rewards from defeating the Teralyst, Gantulyst, and Hydrolyst in the Plains of Eidolon.

How do I view my Arcanes?

The Arcane Manager screen can be accessed by going to your Foundry and clicking the ‘ARCANES’ button on the bottom right of your screen.

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How do I Upgrade my Arcanes?

Having multiple of the same Arcane will allow you to Upgrade it (similar to Mods). Upon accessing your Arcane Manager screen, you will see the button to Upgrade your Arcane and the stats included when it is Upgraded:

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Choosing to Upgrade your Arcane results in consuming said Arcanes:

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Your newly Upgraded Arcane will now display it’s Upgraded status and option to continue to Upgrade:

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What’s New/Changed
  • Upon logging in, all Arcanes installed on Cosmetics/Helmets will be Distilled because Arcanes can no longer be installed on Cosmetics/Helmets.
    • Old Legacy Arcane Helmets will keep their Arcane installed but you can not equip the Legacy Arcane Helmet on a Warframe with 2 Arcanes already installed.
  • Arcanes can only be installed on your Warframe, Operator, Operator Amp, or Zaw.
    • You can install 2 Arcanes per Warframe Operator and 1 on your Operator Amp, or Zaw.
  • You can now trade Upgraded Arcanes!
  • Arcanes have received a visual overhaul! Arcane Rarity now matches the style we use on Mods and Relics. Hopefully this is a much clearer representation of their Rarity than before.
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  • You can now search/sort within the Arcane Manager screen.
  • You must be at least Mastery Rank 5 or have an Arcane owned if below Mastery Rank 5 to install an Arcane.

Hotfix 22.13.4 (2018-02-22)

  • Fixed Arcanes working inconsistently on Exalted Abilities (Excalibur’s Exalted Blade, etc) or Weapon Abilities (Titania’s Razorwing, etc).

Hotfix 22.13.2 (2018-02-16)

  • Teralyst, Gantulyst and Hydrolyst now all drop Arcanes!
    • All 3 Teralysts have a 100% chance of dropping an Arcane.
    • The variety of Arcanes have been spread out across all 3 variants and weighted according to the rarity of the Arcane and difficulty of the Teralyst variant.
    • How you choose to defeat the Teralyst variants also attributes to the Arcane type/chance.


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