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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.

Debuffs []

Crowd Control Debuffs[]

Name Target Description
Blinded 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 Player

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

Confusion Enemy

The target will become confused and indiscriminately attack its enemies and allies.

Converted Enemy

The target will change side, being friendly to the Tenno and start attacking their own faction. Note that this does not guarantee them being invulnerable to friendly fire by allied Tenno.

Jammed Enemy

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

Knockdown Enemy

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

Knockdown Player

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

Grineer
Corpus
Infested
Other
Paralyzed, Disabled, Stuck Enemy

The target is stuck in a particular position.

Paralyzed, Disabled Player

The player is stuck in a particular position.

Ragdolled Enemy

The target is immediately sent to a ragdoll state.

Sleep Enemy

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

Slowed Enemy

The target's movement and actions are slowed.

In addition, the following slows count as time disruption, which is not prevented by Overguard:

Slowed Player

The player's movement and actions are slowed.

Stagger Enemy

The target is momentarily staggered, interrupting their current action.

Stagger Player

The player is momentarily staggered, interrupting their current action.

Stun Enemy

The target is momentarily stunned, interrupting their current action. Players can perform front/back Finishers on stunned enemies.

Suspended, Incapacitated Enemy

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

Taunt/Attracted Enemy

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

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

Terrified Enemy

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

Curse-Like Debuffs[]

Debuffs that apply a temporary or permanent negative effect that cripple the target's offensive and/or defensive capabilities.

Name Target Description
Armor Reduction Enemy

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

Armor Reduction Player

A portion of a player's armor is removed.

Damage Vulnerability Enemy

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

Deafened Enemy

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

Disrupted Player

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

Energy Drain Player

The player's energy is drained.

Financial Stress User

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

Inaccuracy Enemy

The target's accuracy is reduced.

Nullified/Disabled Player

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

Resurgence Burden User

Occurs when the player picks up Resurgence Tokens in Arbitrations. Each token works functionally like Index Points, with each pick up diminishing the player's maximum shields and health while constantly draining their energy.

Shield Reduction Enemy

Target's maximum shields are reduced.

Transference Static User

Occurs when the Operator suffers fatal damage. Depletes all of the Warframe's shields while taking and reduces their maximum health. This debuff lasts for 45 seconds, and repeated Operator deaths can stack Transference Static up to 4 times: first death reduces maximum health by 20%, second by 50%, third by 80%, and fourth immediately causes Bleedout.

Weakened Player

The player is weakened and deals less damage.

Weakened Enemy

The target is weakened and deals less damage.

Miscellaneous Debuffs[]

Name Type Description
Dispel Player

The player's active abilities will be deactivated.

Disarmed Enemy

The target has firearms disarmed, forcing them to use melee.

Disarmed Player

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

Eximus Aura Enemy

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

  • Arctic Eximus units project a DmgColdSmall64.png Cold aura that emits a DmgColdSmall64.png Cold status effect to enemies within 15 meters, slowing their movement and attack speed.
  • Venomous Eximus units project a DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin aura that emits a DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin status effect to enemies within a 3-4 meter radius, inflicting a 8 second DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin status effect that deals damage over time.
Reset Sentient Resistances Sentient Enemy

Resets Sentient damage resistances.

Status Effects 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.

Buff & Debuff Icons[]

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 Icons[]

Name Icon Type Target Source(s)/Conditions
Ability Strength AbilityStrengthBuff.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Growing Power

Accuracy AccuracyBuff.png Buff User Mod TT 20px.png Guided OrdnanceMod TT 20px.png Targeting Subsystem
Affinity Range AffinityRangeIcon.png Buff Squad

Fosfor gear item

Arcane Depends on Arcane Buff User

Any Arcane Enhancement equipped while meeting Arcane proc conditions

Armor ArmorBuff.png Buff User/Ally

Warframes affected by OberonIcon272.png Oberon's Renewal130xDark.png Renewal while standing on HallowedGround130xDark.png Hallowed GroundMod TT 20px.png Mecha Pulse

Berserker Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Berserker Fury

Blast Blast b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast proc / DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Bleeding Key Debuff User

Equipping a Bleeding Dragon Key in the Gear slot

Bullet Jump BulletJumpBuff.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Proton PulseMod TT 20px.png Hit And Run

Cold Cold b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgColdSmall64.png Cold proc / DmgColdSmall64.png Cold damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Cooldown AbilityDurationBuff.png Debuff User

TelosBoltace.png Telos Boltace's Stormpath passive cooldown

Corrosive Corrosive b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgCorrosiveSmall64.png Corrosive proc / DmgCorrosiveSmall64.png Corrosive damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation/DmgTrueSmall64.png True damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Corruption Buff User

Obtaining 10 Reactant in a Void Fissure

Critical Hit Chance CritChanceBuff.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Argon ScopeMod TT 20px.png Blood RushMod TT 20px.png Cat's EyeMod TT 20px.png Hydraulic CrosshairsGladiator Mod Set BonusVirtuosShadow64x.png Virtuos Shadow

Critical Damage Multiplier CriticalDamageBuff.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Bladed RoundsMod TT 20px.png Sharpened BulletsMod TT 20px.png Tek CollateralVirtuosStrike64x.png Virtuos Strike • Upon getting headshots with Knell.png KnellTatsu.png Tatsu's Soul Swarm passive

Damage DamageBuff.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Deadly EfficiencyMod TT 20px.png Proton SnapMod TT 20px.png Vigorous SwapVirtuosFury64x.png Virtuos FuryOctaviaIcon272.png Octavia's Amp130xDark.png Metronome buff (Forte)

Damage Reduction DamageReductionBuff.png Buff User

Proton Mod Set bonus

Decaying Key Debuff User

Equipping a Decaying Dragon Key in the Gear slot

Elemental Ward ElementalWard130xDark.png Ability Buff User/Ally

ChromaIcon272.png Chroma's ElementalWard130xDark.png Elemental Ward ability

Energizing Dash FocusEnergizingDash.png 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.png Debuff User

Picking up Index Points in The Index

Fireball Frenzy Fireball130xDark.png Ability Buff Ally

EmberIcon272.png Ember's Fireball Frenzy augment

Furious Javelin RadialJavelin b.png Ability Buff User

ExcaliburIcon272.png Excalibur's Mod TT 20px.png Furious Javelin augment

Fury ChromaFuryBuffBlack.png Ability Buff User

ChromaIcon272.png Chroma's VexArmor130xDark.png Vex Armor ability

Gas Gas b.png Buff User

DmgGasSmall64.png Gas damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Health Conversion HealthConversionBuff.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Health Conversion

Heat Heat b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgFireSmall64.png Heat proc / DmgFireSmall64.png Heat damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Hobbled Key Debuff User

Equipping a Hobbled Dragon Key in the Gear slot

Impact Impact b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgImpactSmall64.png Impact proc / DmgImpactSmall64.png Impact damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Impair Impaired b.png Status Debuff Target

DmgImpairSmall64.png Impair proc (Conclave only)

Inspiration EnergyRegenBuff.png Passive Buff User/Ally

OctaviaIcon272.png Octavia's passive

Invigorated Buff User

Critical hits dealt by Hirudo.png Hirudo

Ironclad Charge RhinoCharge130xDark.png Ability Buff User

RhinoIcon272.png Rhino's Ironclad Charge augment

Magnetic Magnetic b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgMagneticSmall64.png Magnetic proc / DmgMagneticSmall64.png Magnetic damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Metamorphosis Metamorphosis130xDark.png Ability Buff User

EquinoxIcon272.png Equinox's Metamorphosis130xDark.png Metamorphosis and Mod TT 20px.png Duality

Movement Speed Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Dispatch OverdriveMagusCadence64x.png Magus Cadence

Puncture Puncture b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture proc / DmgPunctureSmall64.png Puncture damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Radiation Radiation b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgRadiationSmall64.png Radiation proc / DmgRadiationSmall64.png Radiation damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Range AbilityRangeBuff.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Spring-Loaded Blade • Kills with ArcaTitron.png Arca Titron

Ravenous HealthRegenBuff.png Buff User/Ally

NidusIcon272.png Nidus's Ravenous130xDark.png Ravenous ability

Roar Roar130xDark.png Ability Buff User/Ally

RhinoIcon272.png Rhino's Roar130xDark.png Roar ability

Rolling Guard Debuff User

Mod TT 20px.png Rolling Guard cooldown

Scorn VexArmor130xDark.png Ability Buff User

ChromaIcon272.png Chroma's VexArmor130xDark.png Vex Armor ability

Shock Trooper Shock b.png Ability Buff Ally

VoltIcon272.png Volt's Mod TT 20px.png Shock Trooper augment

Shield of Shadows ShadowsOfTheDead130xDark.png Ability Buff User

NekrosIcon272.png Nekros' Mod TT 20px.png Shield of Shadows augment

Slash Slash b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgSlashSmall64.png Slash proc / DmgSlashSmall64.png Slash damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Smoke Shadow SmokeScreen130xDark.png Ability Buff Ally

AshIcon272.png Ash's Mod TT 20px.png Smoke Shadow augment

Speed Speed b.png Ability Buff User/Ally

VoltIcon272.png Volt's Speed130xDark.png Speed ability

Status Chance StatusChanceBuff.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Catalyzer LinkMod TT 20px.png Embedded CatalyzerMod TT 20px.png Nano-ApplicatorMod TT 20px.png Proton JetMod TT 20px.png Weeping WoundsVirtuosGhost64x.png Virtuos Ghost • Damaging enemies with ArcaScisco.png Arca Scisco

Tau Tau b.png Buff User

DmgTauSmall64.png Tau damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Tenno Affinity External Buff Any Warframe

Nearby squadmates

Electricity Electricity b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgElectricitySmall64.png Electricity proc / DmgElectricitySmall64.png Electricity damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Toxin Toxin b.png Status Debuff / Buff Target / User

DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin proc / DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png Adaptation

Unairu Wisp FocusUnairuWisp.png Buff User/Ally

Unairu Wisp active way

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

DmgViralSmall64.png Viral proc / DmgViralSmall64.png Viral damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.png AdaptationMod TT 20px.png Strain Infection

Unnamed Icons[]

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

Icon Type Target Source(s)/Conditions
Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Laser SightMod TT 20px.png Odomedic

Buff User

Mod TT 20px.png Energy ConversionMod TT 20px.png Motus SetupMod TT 20px.png Narrow Barrel

Buff User

DualToxocyst.png Dual Toxocyst and Lesion.png Lesion passives

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