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 [edit | edit source]

Crowd Control Debuffs[edit | edit source]

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.

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[edit | edit source]

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 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.

Weakened Player

The player is weakened and deals less damage.

Weakened Enemy

The target is weakened and deals less damage.

Miscellaneous Debuffs[edit | edit source]

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 Cold b.png Cold aura that emits a Cold b.png Cold status effect to nearby enemies, slowing their movement and attack speed.
  • Shock Eximus units project an Electricity b.png Electricity aura that emits a Electricity b.png 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.png Toxin aura that emits a Toxin b.png Toxin status effect to enemies within a 10 meter radius, inflicting a 8 second Toxin b.png 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)
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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Mod TT 20px.pngGrowing Power

Accuracy AccuracyBuffBlack.png Buff User Mod TT 20px.pngGuided OrdnanceMod TT 20px.pngTargeting Subsystem
Affinity Range ??? Buff Squad

Fosfor gear item

Arcane Arcane Placeholder 160.png Buff User

Any Arcane Enhancement equipped while meeting Arcane proc conditions

Armor ArmorBuffBlack.png Buff User/Ally

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

Berserker Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngBerserker

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

Blast b.png Blast proc / Blast b.png Blast damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Bleeding Key Debuff User

Equipping a Bleeding Dragon Key in the Gear slot

Bullet Jump BulletJumpBuffBlack.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngProton PulseMod TT 20px.pngHit And Run

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

Cold b.png Cold proc / Cold b.png Cold damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Cooldown AbilityDurationBuffBlack.png Debuff User

AHBoltace.png Telos Boltace's Stormpath passive cooldown

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

Corrosive b.png Corrosive proc / Corrosive b.png Corrosive damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation/TrueDmg b.png True damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Corruption VoidTearIcon b.png Buff User

Obtaining 10 Reactant in a Void Fissure

Critical Hit Chance CritChanceBuffBlack.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngArgon ScopeMod TT 20px.pngBlood RushMod TT 20px.pngCat's EyeMod TT 20px.pngHydraulic CrosshairsGladiator Mod Set BonusVirtuosShadow64x.pngVirtuos Shadow

Critical Damage Multiplier CriticalDamageBuffBlack.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngBladed RoundsMod TT 20px.pngSharpened BulletsMod TT 20px.pngTek CollateralVirtuosStrike64x.pngVirtuos Strike • Upon getting headshots with PriestPistol.png KnellTatsu.png Tatsu's Soul Swarm passive

Damage DamageBuffBlack.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngDeadly EfficiencyMod TT 20px.pngProton SnapMod TT 20px.pngVigorous SwapVirtuosFury64x.pngVirtuos FuryOctaviaIcon272.png Octavia's Amp130xDark.png Metronome buff (Forte)

Damage Reduction DamageReductionBuffBlack.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.pngFurious Javelin augment

Fury Ability Buff User

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

Gas Gas b.png Buff User

Gas b.png Gas damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Health Conversion Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngHealth Conversion

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

Heat b.png Heat proc / Heat b.png Heat damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Hobbled Key Debuff User

Equipping a Hobbled Dragon Key in the Gear slot

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

Impact b.svg Impact proc / Impact b.svg Impact damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Impair Impaired b.png Status Debuff Target

Impaired b.png Impair proc (Conclave only)

Inspiration EnergyRegenBuffBlack.png Passive Buff User/Ally

OctaviaIcon272.png Octavia's passive

Invigorated Buff User

Critical hits dealt by InfestedKogake.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

Magnetic b.png Magnetic proc / Magnetic b.png Magnetic damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Metamorphosis Metamorphosis130xDark.png Ability Buff User

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

Movement Speed Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngDispatch OverdriveMagusCadence64x.pngMagus Cadence

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

Puncture b.svg Puncture proc / Puncture b.svg Puncture damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

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

Radiation b.png Radiation proc / Radiation b.png Radiation damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Range AbilityRangeBuffBlack.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngSpring-Loaded Blade • Kills with CrpHammer.png Arca Titron

Ravenous HealthRegenBuffBlack.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.pngRolling 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.pngShock Trooper augment

Shield of Shadows ShadowsOfTheDead130xDark.png Ability Buff User

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

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

Slash b.svg Slash proc / Slash b.svg Slash damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Smoke Shadow SmokeScreen130xDark.png Ability Buff Ally

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

Speed Speed b.png Ability Buff User/Ally

VoltIcon272.png Volt's Speed130xDark.png Speed ability

Status Chance StatusChanceBuffBlack.png Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngCatalyzer LinkMod TT 20px.pngEmbedded CatalyzerMod TT 20px.pngNano-ApplicatorMod TT 20px.pngProton JetMod TT 20px.pngWeeping WoundsVirtuosGhost64x.pngVirtuos Ghost • Damaging enemies with CrpScopePistol.png Arca Scisco

Tau SentientFactionIcon b.png Buff User

SentientFactionIcon b.png Tau damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

Tenno Affinity External Buff Any Warframe

Nearby squadmates

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

Electricity b.png Electricity proc / Electricity b.png Electricity damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

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

Toxin b.png Toxin proc / Toxin b.png Toxin damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptation

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

Viral b.png Viral proc / Viral b.png Viral damage resistance from Mod TT 20px.pngAdaptationMod TT 20px.pngStrain Infection

Unnamed Icons[edit | edit source]

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

Icon Type Target Source(s)/Conditions
Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngLaser SightMod TT 20px.pngOdomedic

Buff User

Mod TT 20px.pngEnergy ConversionMod TT 20px.pngMotus SetupMod TT 20px.pngNarrow Barrel

Buff User

InfVomitGun.png Dual Toxocyst and InfTipedo.png Lesion passives

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