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The icy moon of Jupiter, known as Europa, is home to one of the largest crash sites of the modern war. The scattered remains of a vast Corpus Obelisk litters the snowy landscape while the above wages on. On the otherwise lifeless surface, Corpus crew work to recover lost assets, tunneling their way through the glacial interior and restoring any and all salvageable items until financial losses are recouped.
—Europa Fragment
Living conditions are harsh on Europa. The surface of Jupiter’s moon is flat and desolate, with a horizon of hard compacted snow that appears endless. The jagged forms of a crashed Corpus Obelisk are the only real observable landmarks above ground. Underground are caverns and tunnels of opaque ice, and crystal lakes that may have formed naturally or from the residual heat of the crashsite.
—Europa Landscape Fragment

Europa is a moon of Jupiter where the IconCorpusOn Corpus are the controlling faction.

Europa becomes accessible by defeating the Specter in the Europa Junction on Jupiter after completing the required tasks.

The Assassination Target for Europa are the Raptors, who are located in the mission node Naamah. The Raptors drop the component blueprints for the NovaIcon272 Nova Warframe. They also have a higher than average chance to drop NeuralSensors Neural Sensors, a resource not otherwise found anywhere except Jupiter and the Kuva Fortress .

This is also the only planet that fully features the Corpus Ice Planet Tileset, offering the tileset as its main environment.

Leonov Relay Status
PC PSN Xbox Nintendo Switch
Destroyed Destroyed Destroyed Destroyed

Enemies[]

Invasion Missions: The Grineer will appear as a "Sideable or Opposing" faction while the Infested will always appear as an "Opposing" faction during Invasion missions.

The lists do not apply to Survival missions.

During Spy missions, special enemy variants may have a chance to spawn.

IconCorpusOn Corpus IconGrineerOn Grineer Infestation w Infested


Missions[]

Target Name Type Level Credit Reward Additional Credit Reward Tile Set Mastery EXP Internal Name Hidden Node
IconCorpusB Morax Mobile Defense 18 - 20 2,700 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode209
InvasionIcon b Valac Spy 18 - 20 2,700 0 Corpus Ship 138 SolNode215
IconInfestedB Armaros Exterminate 18 - 20 2,700 0 Infested Ship 138 SolNode204
IconCorpusB Ose Interception 18 - 23 2,700 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode211
IconCorpusB Paimon Defense 18 - 23 2,700 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode212
IconCorpusB Valefor Excavation 18 - 23 2,700 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode216
IconCorpusB Sorath Hijack 19 - 21 2,800 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode214
IconCorpusB Orias Rescue 20 - 22 2,900 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode217
IconCorpusB Kokabiel Sabotage 20 - 22 2,900 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode220
IconCorpusB Abaddon Capture 21 - 23 3,000 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode203
IconCorpusB Baal Exterminate 21 - 23 3,000 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode205
Raptor sigil b Naamah Assassination 21 - 23 3,000 0 Corpus Ice Planet 138 SolNode210
IconInfestedB Cholistan Excavation (Dark Sector) 23 - 33 3,200 16,000 Corpus Ice Planet 0 ClanNode7
IconInfestedB Larzac Defense (Dark Sector) 23 - 33 3,200 16,000 Corpus Ice Planet 0 ClanNode6
IconCorpusB Archaeo-freighter Survival 25 - 30 3,400 0 Corpus Ice Planet 0 ✔️
IconCorpusB Mines of Karishh Excavation 25 - 30 3,400 0 Corpus Ice Planet 0 ✔️
IconCorpusB Icefields of Riddah Defense 25 - 30 3,400 0 Corpus Ice Planet 0 ✔️

Trivia[]

  • Europa is one of Jupiter's moons, and may have been chosen due to its possibility of harboring life.
  • Europa is in turn named after the Greek woman of the same name, who once fell in love with Zeus (The Greek form of Jupiter).
  • The names of the missions are based on mythical demons, rulers of hell, fallen angels, and djinni.
  • Europa was overrun by Fusion MOAs during the Fusion Moa Event. Prior to this, Europa was controlled by the Infested. Its previous description implied that the Infested were slowly reclaiming it.
  • Prior to Update 11.0 (2013-11-20), Europa's (and Eris') description read: "The Infested are spreading throughout the Orokin Derelicts in this region". This implied that at least some of the Orokin Derelicts are near these two locations.
  • Even before the current resource list was finalized, there was an issue with the drop rates on Europa which caused every resource pack to contain Rubedo Rubedo despite other resources being listed in the mission select screen.
  • Prior to the Invasion mechanic being changed so that nodes did not change faction if they were lost by the defending faction, Europa was completely conquered by the Grineer during multiple invasion events.
  • Up until Update 9.0 (2013-07-13) Europa originally did not have a boss. When the Stalker was introduced, he was believed to be the new boss of Europa.
  • On Europa's Corpus Ice Planet tileset, players may find strange blackened bodies of Corpus Crewmen near the extraction point.
  • Strangely, Raptors can drop NeuralSensors Neural Sensors, despite not being in Europa's resource drop list.
    • This is not recommended to farm Neural Sensors, due to the fact that Raptors are harder to defeat than Alad V on Jupiter.
    • Raptors also have a wider range of rare resources, further lowering its potential for Neural Sensors.
  • Europa's Relay, Leonov, is probably a reference to the book and movie "2010: Odyssey Two" by Arthur C. Clarke. In the book the spaceship "Leonov" passes by Europa on its quest to retrieve data from the spaceship Derelict "Discovery" near Jupiter's moon Io.
  • Besides Eris, Europa is one of the only two planets to use the Infested Ship tile set in missions containing the Infested; the other being Kelashin and Yursa, Neptune.
  • A Grineer Balor Fomorian and obsolete Corpus Obelisk ship can be seen battling in the skybox.
    An Eternal Battle Wages

Patch History[]

Update 36.0 (2024-06-18)

  • Fixed the Valac Europa node’s Crossfire Faction saying “Grineer VS. Corpus” instead of the intended “Corpus VS. Infested”.

Update 32.0 (2022-09-07)

  • Update 32 (2022-09-07) synced accessible relays across all platforms. Relays that are active and destroyed on PC were applied to the consoles' Star Charts.

Update 30.2 (2021-05-12)

  • Fixed Armaros> Europa reading Crossfire Grineer vs Infested however it is a Corpus node.

Hotfix 29.10.8 (2021-03-31)

  • Fixed the skybox for Europa being full of visible square holes.

Update 29.5 (2020-11-19)

  • Various fixes to lighting issues in Europa skyboxes.

Hotfix 25.3.3 (2019-07-16)

  • Fixing level holes in Europa.

Update 15.0 (2014-10-24)

Europa Freezes Over!
  • The Corpus Ice planets have been added permanently to missions in Europa!

Update 9.0 (2013-07-13)

  • New Boss on Europa! Look out for the Corpus Raptor!


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