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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.
|Ability Strength Bonus||Buff||User/Ally||
User and/or ally get a bonus in Ability Strength.
User and/or ally get a bonus in Armor.
Multiplicative of the base multiplies the above:
Additive after multiplication:
Multiplicative of the result multiplies the above:
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).
|Elemental Damage Bonus||Buff||Ally||
Increases the damage of weapons and certain abilities. This bonus is multiplicative after damage mods such as Serration, but before Elemental mods such as Hellfire. The element bonus can combine with elements already present on the weapon (e.g. using Fireball Frenzy on a Cold weapon makes it deal Blast) or increase the elemental component of a secondary element if that is not innate (e.g. using Shock Trooper on a weapon modded with Radiation increases the Electricity component on the weapon, if Radiation is innate, Electricity is added following the above rules).
Elemental damage bonuses can be cast on Companions, Specters, Mind Controlled enemies, Shadows, Saryn's Molt, Loki's Decoy, Invasion Allies and Clones created from Blade Storm. Bonuses cannot be applied to allies suffering from a Radiation proc.
Elemental damage bonuses are granted by:
Obtainable during Void Fissures, the effect varies for enemies and Tennos.
See Arcane Enhancement for more details.
|Movement Speed Bonus||Buff||All||
Movement Speed increase caused by:
|Attack Speed Bonus||Buff||User/Ally||
Attack Speed increase caused by:
|Ancient Disruptor Aura||Buff||Enemy||
(Mind controlled enemies will grant bonus to allies; note that some of the bonuses may not apply to players)
|Ancient Healer Aura||Buff||Enemy||
(Mind controlled enemies will grant bonus to allies)
|Mutalist Quanta's Orbs||External Buff||User/Ally||
|Volt's Electric Shield||External Buff||User/Ally||
|Ember's Fire Blast||External Buff||User/Ally||
Maneuver Bonuses caused by:
A portion (or the entirety) of a target armor is removed.
The target will change side, being friendly to the Tenno and start attacking his own faction.
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.
The target stays in a ragdoll state and it is unable to move.
The target is stuck in a particular position.
|Frozen, Petrified, Vitrified||Debuff||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.
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.
|Accuracy||Buff||User||Guided Ordnance • Narrow Barrel • Targeting Subsystem|
Fosfor gear item
Any Arcane Enhancement equipped while meeting Arcane proc conditions
Obtaining 10 Reactant in a Void Fissure
|Critical Hit Chance||Buff||User|
|Critical Damage Multiplier||Buff||User|
|Elemental Ward||Ability Buff||User/Ally|
Entering ring of energy created from player with Energizing Dash active
|Fireball Frenzy||Ability Buff||Ally|
|Flash Accelerant||Ability Buff||Ally|
|Furious Javelin||Ability Buff||User|
|Invigorated||Buff||User||Critical hits dealt by Hirudo|
|Ironclad Charge||Ability Buff||User|
|Shock Trooper||Ability Buff||Ally|
|Smoke Shadow||Ability Buff||Ally|
|Tenno Affinity||External Buff||Any Warframe||
|Tesla Chain||Status Debuff||Target||
Unairu Wisp active way
|Upsurge||External Buff||User/Ally||Titania's passive|
- List of buff icons from Semlar (Note that it doesn't contain all of them)
- Buff icons designed by former DE employee Janice Chu