Arcane Strike is an Arcane Enhancement that provides a chance on each hit with any weapon to increase the speed of melee attacks for a short time.

Can be sold for Credits64.png 500.


Rank Chance Effect Duration
0 2.5% 10% 3 sec
1 5% 20% 6 sec
2 7.5% 30% 9 sec
3 10% 40% 12 sec
4 13% 50% 15 sec
5 15% 60% 18 sec 


Awarded for killing or capturing the Eidolon Gantulyst.

Operation: Scarlet Spear sold Arcane Strike for Scarlet Credits1,500 Scarlet Credits.

Operation: Orphix Venom sold Arcane Strike for Phasic Cells300 Phasic Cells.

Source Chance Expected Nearly Guaranteed
Arcane 18.25% 5 – 6 kills 34 ± 11 kills
Arcane 14.63% 6 – 7 captures 44 ± 15 captures

All drop rates data is obtained from DE's official droptables.

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.


  • The increase in attack speed is an additive bonus.
  • Also triggers on hits by ranged weapons, Warframe powers, or sentinels.
  • Arcane Strike also affects the attack speed of ExaltedBlade130xDark.png Exalted Blade, Hysteria130xDark.png Hysteria, PrimalFury130xDark.png Primal Fury, and BladeStorm130xDark.png Blade Storm.



Patch History[]

Update 22.12 (2018-02-09)

  • Now has a base value of 10%.

Update 16.0 (2015-03-19)

  • Introduced.