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Buffs and Debuffs are effects that can positively or negatively affect a target during a mission. Some buffs and debuffs may present an icon right next to the player's health and shields. In-game, blue icons denote buffs and red icons denote debuffs.

General BuffsEdit

Name Type Target Description
Ability Strength Bonus Buff User/Ally

User and/or ally get a bonus in Ability Strength.
Additive:

Multiplicative:

Arcane Enhancements Buff User

See Arcane Enhancement for more details.

Armor Bonus Buff User/Ally

User and/or ally get a bonus in Armor.
Additive before multiplication:

Multiplicative of the base multiplies the above:

Additive after multiplication:

Multiplicative of the result multiplies the above:

Attack Speed Bonus Buff User/Ally

Attack Speed increase caused by:

Credits64‍ Credit Bonus Buff User/Ally

Players will gain more credits from killed enemies while under these effects:

Damage Bonus Buff User/Ally

Additive damage increase is added before other calculations. Bonus acts like and stacks additively with damage mods such as Serration.

Multiplicative damage increase is multiplied after certain calculations (like damage mods such as Serration).

Damage Reduction Buff Player

Players will take reduced Health, Shield, and Overshield damage from enemies (stacks on top of Armor if damage is dealt to health).

Elemental Damage Bonus Buff Ally

Increases the damage of weapons and certain abilities. This bonus is multiplicative after damage mods such as Mod TT 20pxSerration, but before Elemental mods such as Mod TT 20pxHellfire. The element bonus can combine with elements already present on the weapon (e.g. using Mod TT 20pxFireball Frenzy on a Cold b Cold weapon makes it deal Blast b Blast) or increase the elemental component of a secondary element if that is not innate (e.g. using Mod TT 20pxShock Trooper on a weapon modded with Radiation b Radiation increases the Electricity b Electricity component on the weapon, if Radiation b Radiation is innate, Electricity b Electricity is added following the above rules).

Elemental damage bonuses can be cast on Companions, Specters, MindControl130xDark Mind Controlled enemies, Shadows, Saryn's Molt, Loki's Decoy, Invasion Allies and Clones created from BladeStorm130xDark Blade Storm. Bonuses cannot be applied to allies suffering from a Radiation b Radiation proc.

Elemental damage bonuses are granted by:

Eximus Aura Buff Enemy

(Mind controlled enemies and syndicate specters will grant bonus to allies)

  • Arson/Caustic Eximus units project a fire resistance aura to their nearby allies, which nullifies all Heat b Heat damage; this aura also extends to combined elemental damage and will nullify the Heat b Heat damage of combined types utilizing it.
  • Arctic Eximus units project a cold resistance aura to their nearby allies, which nullifies all Cold b Cold damage; this aura also extends to combined elemental damage types and will nullify the Cold b Cold damage of said combined type.
  • Shock Eximus units project an electric resistance aura on their nearby allies which nullifies all Electricity b Electricity damage. This aura also extends to combined elemental damage and will nullify the Electricity b Electricity damage of said combined type.
  • Venomous Eximus units project a toxin resistance aura to their nearby allies, which nullifies all Toxin b Toxin damage, this aura also extends to combined elemental damage and will nullify the Toxin b Toxin damage of said combined type.
Invisibility Buff Player

The player becomes visually undetectable by any enemy. Enemies won't be alerted upon entering their line of sight.

Invincibility Buff Player

The player is invulnerable to any damage, or at the very least unable to die, when casting these abilities or under these effects.

Maneuver Bonus Buff User/Ally

Maneuver Bonuses caused by:
User only:

  • LokiIcon272 Loki's passive
    • Wall Latch lasts 10 times longer (60 second duration)
  • MirageIcon272 Mirage's passive
    • +25% faster Bullet Jump speed
    • +50% faster Maneuver speed
  • TitaniaIcon272 Titania's passive
    • +25% Bullet Jump distance
  • While holding AHBoltace Telos Boltace
    • 20% boost to Bullet Jump speed
    • Increased Aim Glide duration and Wall Latch duration
  • Mod TT 20pxMotus Signal (increased Double Jump strength)
  • Mod TT 20pxProton Pulse (increased Bullet Jump speed)

User & Ally:

  • TitaniaIcon272 Titania's passive
    • Bullet jumping also creates a trampoline that lasts 5 seconds and grants the Upsurge buff, giving the same +25% distance to Bullet Jump maneuvers performed in the area.
Movement Speed Bonus Buff All

Movement Speed increase caused by:
User only:

User & Ally:

Enemy:

Status Immunity Buff Player

The player is cleansed of (or is unaffected by) any current status effects and is immune to future status procs.

Specific BuffsEdit

Name Type Target Description
Ancient Disruptor Aura Buff Enemy

(Mind controlled enemies will grant bonus to allies; note that some of the bonuses may not apply to players)

  • Reduces damaged recieved from Warframe abilities by 90%
  • Energy from Warframes are drained proportionally to the damage dealt by enemies under the aura
  • Reduces crowd control effects of certain Warframe abilities (effect varies from ability to ability)
    • Multiple Ancient Disruptor auras can stack, causing a greater reduction effect
Ancient Healer Aura Buff Enemy

(Mind controlled enemies will grant bonus to allies)

  • Grants 90% damage reduction
  • Status and knockdown immunity to all under the aura
  • Damage done to protected allies will heal the Ancient Healer for up to 150% of its health
Corruption Buff All

Obtainable during Void Fissures, the effect varies for enemies and Tennos.
Enemies: The target will be stunned temporarily, granting invulnerability during that time frame. Tenno: After collecting 10 Reactants, a buff will be randomly given to either the Warframe or a weapon. The buffed equipment will have a corrupted texture effect and emit lighting bolts for the duration of the buff. The buff duration is based on the tier of the Void Fissure, following the formula: Buff Duration = 30s × Mission Tier.

Volt's ElectricShield130xDark Electric Shield External Buff User/Ally

Shots fired through VoltIcon272 Volt's ElectricShield130xDark Electric Shield gain an additive 50% Electricity b Electricity damage and have their critical damage multiplied by 200%.

  • Electricity b Electricity damage bonus stacks with the amount of shields while the critical chance boost does not.
Ember's FireBlast130xDark Fire Blast External Buff User/Ally

Shooting through the EmberIcon272 Ember's FireBlast130xDark Fire Blast flame ring grants +50% Heat b Heat damage.

  • This damage bonus does not scale with Ability Strength.
  • The additional Heat damage is additive to elemental Mods and similar buffs.
  • Shooting through multiple rings adds 50% Heat b Heat damage for each ring.
InfCrpShockSwarm Mutalist Quanta's Orbs External Buff User/Ally

Shots fired through the InfCrpShockSwarm Mutalist Quanta's infested orbs gain additional Electricity b Electricity damage, critical chance and damage.

  • Damage bonus stacks with the amount of stacks the orbs have when the shots go through them.
Swarm Mutalist MOA's Swarm Clouds External Buff Enemy
Toxic Ancient Aura Buff Enemy

(Mind controlled enemies will grant bonus to allies)

  • Grants nearby infested units Toxin b Toxin damage
  • Grants 100% damage reduction to Toxin b Toxin damage and 80% damage reduction to Gas b Gas damage

General DebuffsEdit

Name Type Target Description
Armor Reduction Debuff Enemy

A portion (or the entirety) of a target armor is removed.

Armor Reduction Debuff Enemy

A portion of a player's armor is removed.

Attracted Debuff Enemy

The target will halt its current action and mindlessly move towards a point.

Blinded CC Enemy

The target is temporarily stuck in a blinded state, staggering backwards and with smoke emitting from their eyes. Finishers can be performed on blinded enemies.

Blinded CC Player

The player is temporarily stuck in a blinded state, their HUD is flashed white.

Converted Debuff Enemy

The target will change side, being friendly to the Tenno and start attacking his own faction.

Damage Vulnerability Debuff Enemy

The target is more suseptibile to damage from Warframe abilities and weapons, taking more damage than usual.

Deafened Debuff Enemy

The target cannot hear any gunshots, alarms, or death screams, hence cannot be alerted by them.

Disarmed Debuff Enemy

The target has weapons disarmed, forcing them to use alternative weapons.

Disarmed Debuff Player

The player has their current gun disarmed, forcing them to switch to their primary/secondary or melee.

Disrupted Debuff Player

The player's HUD will become scrambled, lowering visability.

Eximus Aura Debuff Enemy

(Mind controlled enemies and syndicate specters will grant debuff to enemies of the Tenno)

  • Arctic Eximus units project a Cold b Cold aura that emits a Cold b Cold status effect to nearby enemies, slowing their movement and attack speed.
  • Shock Eximus units project an Electricity b Electric aura that emits a Electricity b Electricity status effect to enemies within a 5 meter radius, with enemies within a 2 meter radius taking damage at a steady rate.
  • Venomous Eximus units project a Toxin b Toxin aura that emits a Toxin b Toxin status effect to enemies within a 10 meter radius, inflicting a 8 second Toxin b Toxin status effect that deals damage over time
  • Energy Leech/Parastic Eximus units can drain players' energy within 15 meters at a rate of 5s−1 (does not stack)
Frozen, Petrified, Vitrified CC Enemy

The target is unable to move, every previously active Status Effect is paused and it is impossible to apply new ones while this effect persists.

Inaccurate Debuff Enemy

The target's accuracy is reduced.

Jammed CC Enemy

The target's guns are jammed, forcing them into an animation where they try to unjam their guns.

Knockdown CC Enemy

The target is knocked off their feet and falls on their back. Ground finishers can be performed on these enemies.

Knockdown CC Player

The player is knocked off their feet and falls on their back.

Nullified Debuff Player

The player's active abilities will be deactivated and the player cannot cast any new abilities while nullified.

Paralyzed, Disabled CC Enemy

The target is stuck in a particular position.

Paralyzed, Disabled CC Player

The player is stuck in a particular position.

Ragdolled CC Enemy

The target is immediately sent to a ragdoll state.

Sleep CC Enemy

The target is in a standing sleeping state and will not perform any action.

Slowed CC Enemy

The target's movement and actions are slowed.

Slowed CC Player

The player's movement and actions are slowed.

Status Effects Debuff Enemy

Status Effects are additional effects that are inflicted by Warframe abilities and weapons. Each Damage type has an associated status effect that could proc when damaging an enemy.

Stun, Stagger CC Enemy

The target is momentarily stunned, interrupting their current action.

Stun, Stagger CC Player

The player is momentarily stunned, interrupting their current action.

Suspended, Incapacitated CC Enemy

The target stays in a extended ragdoll state midair (or underwater) and it is unable to move.

Taunt Debuff Enemy

The enemy will have its attention diverted towards the target with the higher Threat Level.

Terrified CC Enemy

The target is terrified and tries to run away from the caster.

Weakened Debuff Enemy

The target is weakened and deals less damage.

Specific DebuffsEdit

Name Type Target Description
Financial Stress Debuff User

Occurs when the player picks up Index Points in The Index gamemode. Each Index Point picked up diminishes the player's maximum shields and health while constantly draining their energy.

Transference Static Debuff User

Occurs when the Operator suffers fatal damage. Depletes all of the Warframe's shields while taking 10% of their current health as damage. This debuff lasts for 45 seconds and additional Static will not refresh the timer, only stacking on top of it, up to 4 times.

Buff & Debuff IconsEdit

Comprehensive list of all of the buff & debuff icons in the game. Please feel free to update this chart as needed. Note that some sources/conditions share the same buff/debuff icon.

Named IconsEdit

Name Icon Type Target Source(s)/Conditions
Ability Strength AbilityStrengthBuffBlack Buff User

Mod TT 20pxGrowing Power

Accuracy AccuracyBuffBlack Buff User Mod TT 20pxGuided OrdnanceMod TT 20pxTargeting Subsystem
Affinity Range  ??? Buff Squad

Fosfor gear item

Arcane Arcane Placeholder 160 Buff User

Any Arcane Enhancement equipped while meeting Arcane proc conditions

Armor ArmorBuffBlack Buff User/Ally

Warframes affected by OberonIcon272 Oberon's Renewal130xDark Renewal while standing on HallowedGround130xDark Hallowed GroundMod TT 20pxMecha Pulse

Berserker Buff User

Mod TT 20pxBerserker

Blast Blast b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Blast b Blast proc / Blast b Blast damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Bleeding Key Debuff User

Equipping a Bleeding Dragon Key in the Gear slot

Bullet Jump BulletJumpBuffBlack Buff User

Mod TT 20pxProton Pulse

Cold Cold b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Cold b Cold proc / Cold b Cold damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Cooldown AbilityDurationBuffBlack Debuff User

AHBoltace Telos Boltace's Stormpath passive cooldown

Corrosive Corrosive b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Corrosive b Corrosive proc / Corrosive b Corrosive damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Corruption VoidTearIcon b Buff User

Obtaining 10 Reactant in a Void Fissure

Critical Hit Chance CritChanceBuffBlack Buff User

Mod TT 20pxArgon ScopeMod TT 20pxCat's EyeMod TT 20pxHydraulic CrosshairsVirtuosShadow64x Virtuos Shadow

Critical Damage Multiplier CriticalDamageBuffBlack Buff User

Mod TT 20pxBladed RoundsMod TT 20pxSharpened BulletsMod TT 20pxTek CollateralVirtuosStrike64x Virtuos Strike • Upon getting headshots with PriestPistol KnellTatsu Tatsu's Soul Swarm passive

Damage DamageBuffBlack Buff User

Mod TT 20pxDeadly EfficiencyMod TT 20pxProton SnapMod TT 20pxVigorous SwapVirtuosFury64x Virtuos FuryOctaviaIcon272 Octavia's Metronome130xDark Metronome buff (Forte)

Damage Reduction DamageReductionBuffBlack Buff User

Proton Mod Set bonus

Decaying Key Debuff User

Equipping a Decaying Dragon Key in the Gear slot

Elemental Ward ElementalWard130xDark Ability Buff User/Ally

ChromaIcon272 Chroma's ElementalWard130xDark Elemental Ward ability

Energizing Dash FocusEnergizingDash Buff User/Ally

Entering ring of energy created from player with Energizing Dash active

Extinguished Key Debuff User

Equipping an Extinguished Dragon Key in the Gear slot

Financial Stress TheIndexSigil Debuff User

Picking up Index Points in The Index

Fireball Frenzy Fireball130xDark Ability Buff Ally

EmberIcon272 Ember's Fireball Frenzy augment

Flash Accelerant Accelerant130xDark Ability Buff Ally

EmberIcon272 Ember's Flash Accelerant augment

Furious Javelin RadialJavelin b Ability Buff User

ExcaliburIcon272 Excalibur's Mod TT 20pxFurious Javelin augment

Fury Ability Buff User

ChromaIcon272 Chroma's VexArmor130xDark Vex Armor ability

Gas Gas b Buff User

Gas b Gas damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Health Conversion Buff User

Mod TT 20pxHealth Conversion

Heat Heat b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Heat b Heat proc / Heat b Heat damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Hobbled Key Debuff User

Equipping a Hobbled Dragon Key in the Gear slot

Impact Impact b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Impact b Impact proc / Impact b Impact damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Impair Impaired b Status Debuff Target

Impaired b Impair proc (Conclave only)

Inspiration EnergyRegenBuffBlack Passive Buff User/Ally

OctaviaIcon272 Octavia's passive

Invigorated Buff User

Critical hits dealt by InfestedKogake Hirudo

Ironclad Charge RhinoCharge130xDark Ability Buff User

RhinoIcon272 Rhino's Ironclad Charge augment

Magnetic Magnetic b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Magnetic b Magnetic proc / Magnetic b Magnetic damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Metamorphosis Metamorphosis130xDark Ability Buff User

EquinoxIcon272 Equinox's Metamorphosis130xDark Metamorphosis and Mod TT 20pxDuality

Puncture Puncture b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Puncture b Puncture proc / Puncture b Puncture damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Radiation Radiation b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Radiation b Radiation proc / Radiation b Radiation damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Range AbilityRangeBuffBlack Buff User

Mod TT 20pxSpring-Loaded Blade • Kills with CrpHammer Arca Titron

Ravenous HealthRegenBuffBlack Buff User/Ally

NidusIcon272 Nidus's Ravenous130xDark Ravenous ability

Roar Roar130xDark Ability Buff User/Ally

RhinoIcon272 Rhino's Roar130xDark Roar ability

Scorn VexArmor130xDark Ability Buff User

ChromaIcon272 Chroma's VexArmor130xDark Vex Armor ability

Shock Trooper Shock b Ability Buff Ally

VoltIcon272 Volt's Mod TT 20pxShock Trooper augment

Shield of Shadows ShadowsOfTheDead130xDark Ability Buff User

NekrosIcon272 Nekros' Mod TT 20pxShield of Shadows augment

Slash Slash b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Slash b Slash proc / Slash b Slash damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Smoke Shadow SmokeScreen130xDark Ability Buff Ally

AshIcon272 Ash's Mod TT 20pxSmoke Shadow augment

Speed Speed b Ability Buff User/Ally

VoltIcon272 Volt's Speed130xDark Speed ability

Status Chance StatusChanceBuffBlack Buff User

Mod TT 20pxCatalyzer LinkMod TT 20pxEmbedded CatalyzerMod TT 20pxNano-ApplicatorVirtuosGhost64x Virtuos Ghost • Damaging enemies with CrpScopePistol Arca Scisco

Tau SentientFactionIcon b Buff User

SentientFactionIcon b Tau damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Tenno Affinity External Buff Any Warframe

Nearby squadmates

Tesla Chain Electricity b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Electricity b Electricity proc / Electricity b Electricity damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Toxin Toxin b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Toxin b Toxin proc / Toxin b Toxin damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptation

Unairu Wisp FocusUnairuWisp Buff User/Ally

Unairu Wisp active way

Upsurge External Buff User/Ally TitaniaIcon272 Titania's passive
Viral Viral b Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

Viral b Viral proc / Viral b Viral damage resistance from Mod TT 20pxAdaptationMod TT 20pxStrain Infection

Unnamed IconsEdit

These icons are shared by multiple unrelated buffs and/or debuffs.

Icon Type Target Source(s)/Conditions
Buff User

Mod TT 20pxLaser SightMod TT 20pxOdomedic

Buff User

Mod TT 20pxEnergy ConversionMod TT 20pxMotus SetupMod TT 20pxNarrow Barrel

Buff User

InfVomitGun Dual Toxocyst and InfTipedo Lesion passives

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