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 Buffs

Name Type Target Description
Ability Strength Bonus Buff User/Ally

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


Multiplicative:

Affinity Bonus Buff User

Affinity gain is increased.

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.png Credit Bonus Buff User/Ally

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

Critical Chance Bonus Buff Player

Weapon critical chance is increased by the following sources:

All weapons
Non-shotgun primaries only
Primary shotguns only
Melee only
Misc
Critical Damage Multiplier Bonus Buff Player

Weapon critical damage multiplier is increased by the following sources:

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).

Flat damage increase adds a set amount of damage to your weapon under certain conditions.

Damage Reduction Buff Player

Players will take reduced Health, Shield, and Overshield damage from enemies (stacks multiplicatively with Armor if damage is dealt to health and stacks multiplicatively with other sources of damage reduction).

Damage Reflection Buff Player

Damage takened will be reflected or redirected towards enemies.

Damage Resistance Buff Player

Players will take reduced Health, Shield, and Overshield damage from enemies (stacks multiplicatively with other sources of damage reduction, but stacks additively with sources of damage resistance).

Elemental Damage Bonus Buff Ally

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

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

Elemental damage bonuses are granted by:

Energy Restoration Buff Player

Players will have their Energy restored while under these effects:

Instantaneous
Over-time
Indirectly (through spawning Energy Orbs)
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.png Heat damage; this aura also extends to combined elemental damage and will nullify the Heat b.png Heat damage of combined types utilizing it.
  • Arctic Eximus units project a cold resistance aura to their nearby allies, which nullifies all Cold b.png Cold damage; this aura also extends to combined elemental damage types and will nullify the Cold b.png Cold damage of said combined type.
  • Shock Eximus units project an electric resistance aura on their nearby allies which nullifies all Electricity b.png Electricity damage. This aura also extends to combined elemental damage and will nullify the Electricity b.png Electricity damage of said combined type.
  • Venomous Eximus units project a toxin resistance aura to their nearby allies, which nullifies all Toxin b.png Toxin damage, this aura also extends to combined elemental damage and will nullify the Toxin b.png Toxin damage of said combined type.
Faction Damage Bonus Buff Player

Players gain multiplicative damage bonus against a particular faction when equipped with the mods below in order of primary rifle, primary shotgun, secondary, and melee. This damage bonus stacks on top of base damage and any elemental mods added on a weapon.

Grineer
Corpus
Infested
Orokin
Sentient
Fire Rate Bonus Buff Player

Sources of weapon fire rate increase are:

Health Restoration Buff Player

Players will have their Health restored while under these effects:

Instantaneous
Over-time
Indirectly (through spawning Health Orbs)
Holster Speed Bonus Buff Player

The player switches weapons faster.

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.

Reload Speed Bonus Buff Player

Reload speed for weapons is increased.

Rerolling Loot Drop Buff Player

Players will gain another chance at rerolling the loot drop table of a particular enemy that is affected by the abilities below. These abilities may act on the same enemy more than once to produce multiple loot drops. However, you cannot stack abilities of the same class (i.e. Mod TT 20px.pngPilfering Swarm and Mod TT 20px.pngPilfering Strangledome) to produce more than one loot drop.

On Live Enemies
On Petrified Enemies
On Enemy Kill
On Enemy Corpses
Maneuver Bonus Buff User/Ally

Maneuver Bonuses caused by:

Aim Glide and Wall Latch
Bullet Jump, Aim Glide, and Wall Latch
Slide
Misc
  • LokiIcon272.png Loki's passive
    • Wall Latch lasts 10 times longer (60 second duration)
  • MirageIcon272.png Mirage's passive
    • +25% faster Bullet Jump speed
    • +50% faster Maneuver speed
  • TitaniaIcon272.png Titania's Dust Bloom passive
    • +25% Bullet Jump and rolling distance
    • Bullet jumping also creates a trampoline that lasts 5 seconds and grants the Upsurge buff, giving the same +25% distance to Bullet Jump and rolling maneuvers performed in the area.
  • Mod TT 20px.pngAerodynamic (increased Aim Glide duration)
  • Mod TT 20px.pngEndurance Drift (increased parkour velocity)
  • Mod TT 20px.pngMotus Signal (increased Double Jump strength)
  • Mod TT 20px.pngProton Pulse (increased Bullet Jump speed)
  • Mod TT 20px.pngTractor Beam (increased Aim Glide duration)
  • ArcaneAegis64x.pngArcane Agility (increased parkour velocity)
  • ArcaneConsequence64x.pngArcane Consequence (increased parkour velocity)
Movement Speed Bonus Buff All

Movement Speed increase caused by:

User only
User & Ally


Enemy:

Shield Restoration Buff Player

Players will have their Shields restored while under these effects:
Instantenous:


Over-time:

Status Chance Bonus Buff Player

Weapons gain increased status chance under these effects:

Status Immunity Buff Player

The player is cleansed of (or is unaffected by) any current status effects and is immune to future status procs. This includes physical effects such as staggers, stuns, and knockdowns.

True Immunity
Cleansed Only

Specific Buffs

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.png Electric Shield External Buff User/Ally

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

  • Electricity b.png Electricity damage bonus stacks with the amount of shields while the critical chance boost does not.
InfCrpShockSwarm.png Mutalist Quanta's Orbs External Buff User/Ally

Shots fired through the InfCrpShockSwarm.png Mutalist Quanta's infested orbs gain additional Electricity b.png 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.png Toxin damage
  • Grants 100% damage reduction to Toxin b.png Toxin damage and 80% damage reduction to Gas b.png Gas damage

General Debuffs

Name Type Target Description
Armor Reduction Debuff Enemy

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

Armor Reduction Debuff Player

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.

Confusion Debuff Enemy

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

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.

Dispel Debuff Player

The player's active abilities will be deactivated.

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.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 Invalid 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)
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.

Grineer
Corpus
Infested
Other
Nullified Debuff Player

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

Paralyzed, Disabled, Stuck 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.

Stagger CC Enemy

The target is momentarily staggered, interrupting their current action.

Stagger CC Player

The player is momentarily staggered, interrupting their current action.

Stun CC Enemy

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

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 Player

The player is weakened and deals less damage.

Weakened Debuff Enemy

The target is weakened and deals less damage.

Specific Debuffs

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 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 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 Pulse

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

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

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

Tesla Chain 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

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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