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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 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 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)
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.

Reset Sentient Resistances Debuff Sentient Enemy

Resets Sentient damage resistances.

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.

Resurgence Burden Debuff 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.

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 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 20pxBlood RushMod TT 20pxCat's EyeMod TT 20pxHydraulic CrosshairsGladiator Mod Set BonusVirtuosShadow64x 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

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

Movement Speed Buff User

Mod TT 20pxDispatch OverdriveMagusCadence64x Magus Cadence

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

Rolling Guard Debuff User

Mod TT 20pxRolling Guard cooldown

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-ApplicatorMod TT 20pxProton JetMod TT 20pxWeeping WoundsVirtuosGhost64x 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 Icons

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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