Arcane Guardian is an Arcane Enhancement that provides a chance whenever the player receives damage to increase the Warframe's armor for 20 seconds.

Can be sold for Credits64.png500.

Effect[edit | edit source]

Rank Chance Effect Duration
0 3% 150 20s
1 5% 300 20s
2 8% 450 20s
3 10% 600 20s
4 13% 750 20s
5 15% 900 20s

Acquisition

Awarded for killing or capturing the Eidolon Gantulyst.

Scarlet Spear sells ArcaneGuardian64x.pngArcane Guardian for 1500 Scarlet Credits.

Drop Chance Expected Nearly Guaranteed
Arcane 15.68% 6 – 7 kills 41 ± 14 kills
Arcane 11.92% 8 – 9 captures 54 ± 18 captures

Expected refers to total number of attempts a player can expect to need in order to receive at least one of each drop associated with the respective values.

Nearly Guaranteed refers to the total number of attempts a player needs to obtain a 99%, 99.9%, and 99.99% probability to receive at least one of each drop associated with the respective values.

For more detailed definitions and information on how these number were obtained, visit here.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The additional armor is not affected by mods and is additive to total armor. For example, a ChromaIcon272.png Chroma with a max rank Mod TT 20px.pngSteel Fiber, and active Rank 5 ArcaneGuardian64x.pngArcane Guardian will have an armor rating of:
    Base Armor × (1 + Armor Mods) + Arcane Guardian = 350 × (1 + 1.1) + 900 = 1,635 armor.
  • The Arcane Duration cannot be refreshed, while one instance is still active.
  • This Arcane cannot be activated while RevenantIcon272.png Revenant's MesmerSkin130xDark.png Mesmer Skin is active.
  • This Arcane cannot be activated when RhinoIcon272.png Rhino's IronSkin130xDark.png Iron Skin is hit.
    • However, the Arcane can be activated during 3 seconds of invulnerability after casting.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Media[edit | edit source]

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 22.12

  • Armor applied is now an absolute amount (instead of relative) with a base value of 150.

Update 16.0

  • Introduced.
CosmeticEnhancer.png Arcanes

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