Assimilate is a Warframe Augment Mod for that allows her to move and attack while channeling and prevents friendly fire from being absorbed, at the cost of shrinking Absorb's effective radius by 50%.
- Can be acquired by attaining the rank of Maxim under the Arbiters of Hexis, or the rank of Flawless under New Loka, and spending 25,000 to purchase.
- Assimilate reduces speed to a slow walk and disables all Maneuvers requiring the use of the jump or crouch buttons.
- Players can perform the revive action, fire primary/secondary weapons, melee attacks, and interact with objects (hacking terminals, power cells, etc.) during Assimilate.
- Players can still regain lost Energy with the relevant Syndicate Weapon Augments -specifically Entropy and Blight- and Energy Orbs; however, all other forms of Energy gain are disabled and Energy Leech/Parasitic Eximus units can still drain energy.
- The exception being which still works as long as headshot kills occur.
- can replenish energy even while Absorb is active by moving near an Orokin Death Orb.
- Self-stagger from explosive weapons like the or will not apply when this augment is active.
- can be used to reach distant enemies and gain ground, though players will need to perform Charged Attacks.
- can be used to absorb some of the damage that nearby allies receive while also retaining a fast movement speed by using Final Harbinger's Dark Light combo.
- Some melee weapons and combos may be used to bypass the movement penalty, such as the Nikana's Guiding Light combo.
- Using gives you more movement speed during Assimilate.
- Switching to the Operator can allow the player to use Void Dash and get to objectives quicker while still keeping Assimilate active on Nyx.
- While equipping , casting during Aim Glide will not stop or slow down the maneuver until Nyx touches the ground.
- Negative % Friction mods such as , , and do NOT work to make Nyx move faster while walking or melee farther while using . Due to Nyx unable to slide/sprint while Absorb is active, no mobility perks from Warframe mods like or work either.
- Using While in Absorb with , Nyx will lose no health while killing and heal squad members.
- After its introduction and upon request from the Community, Assimilate was updated to allow for teammates to fire at and charge up in Update 19.13 (2017-03-09).
- This update was later undone with Hotfix 20.2.3 (2017-04-19) upon feedbacks that it drains too much energy.
Last update: Hotfix 188.8.131.52 (2019-05-23)