Explosive Legerdemain is a Warframe Augment Mod for MirageIcon272.png Mirage that causes SleightOfHand130xDark.png Sleight Of Hand to turn all eligible Pickups into proximity mines ready to detonate.


Rank Explosion Damage Status chance Duration Cost
0 250 50% ?s 6
1 300 65% ?s 7
2 400 80% ?s 8
3 500 100% 60s 9



  • Damage is affected by Ability Strength, whereas status chance is not.
  • Explosion radius is affected by Ability Range.
    • However, explosion triggering radius is not affected by Ability Range.
    • The range shown in ability section is the explosion damage radius.
  • Conversion range is same as SleightOfHand130xDark.png Sleight Of Hand trap radius (40m at max ability rank) and centered on the caster Warframe's position. Conversion range is aftected by Ability Range.
  • Duration is not affected by Ability Duration.
  • Converts Ammo (DmgColdSmall64.png Cold damage), Affinity Orbs (DmgToxinSmall64.png Toxin damage), Energy Orbs (DmgElectricitySmall64.png Electricity damage), and Health Orbs (DmgHeatSmall64.png Heat damage) into proximity mines.
  • Affected pickups are destroyed in the process and cannot be picked up by MirageIcon272.png Mirage. Ally players' client-side pickups are unaffected.
  • Proximity mines will detonate when an enemy steps on the mine or when the mine's duration expires.
  • This mod may be used for crowd control in missions with tight paths and corridors.


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  • The word legerdemain refers to the skillful use of one's hands in performing sleight-of-hand magic tricks.


Patch History[]

Update 27.3 (2020-03-24)

  • Fixed Mirage’s Explosive Legerdemain Augment damaging everything within range, including allies or even the Defense objective, if the Mirage leaves the game session.

Update 25.6 (2019-08-08)

Explosive Legerdemain - Sleight of Hand Augment - Mirage
  • Increase damage and status chance when triggered

Hotfix 25.4.1 (2019-07-24)

  • Replaced ‘Proc Chance’ with ‘Status Chance’ where needed (Explosive Legerdemain).

Update 16.3 (2015-04-09)

  • Introduced.