is a common Pistol mod that increases
while aiming for a brief time upon a headshot.
0 +22.5% 1.5s 2
1 +45% 3s 3
2 +67.5% 4.5s 4
3 +90% 6s 5
4 +112.5% 7.5s 6
5 +135% 9s 7
Hydraulic Crosshairs is additive with similar mods. For example, a with a max rank Sicarus Hydraulic Crosshairs and will have a Pistol Gambit 16% × (1 + 135% + 120%) = 56.8% critical chance.
Hydraulic Crosshairs will trigger upon headshots, i.e. any weapon hit to an enemy's head, whether the target survives or not.
Headshots will refresh Hydraulic Crosshairs' timer.
If activated, Hydraulic Crosshairs will display an icon timer beside the player's health UI, and the Warframe will be briefly surrounded by an energy ribbon.
Hydraulic Crosshairs' buff does not seem to multiply prior flat-crit% buffs such as .
Removed ability to unintentionally equip Hydraulic Crosshairs and Sharpened Bullets on Mesa’s Regulators. Although the buff appeared to trigger, it never actually applied due to the "on aim" criteria not being fulfilled (unless you had a very specific loadout with the Mesa Waltz Augment equipped).
Fixed Argon Scope, Hydraulic Crosshairs and Repeater Clip not using proper HUD buff icon.
Added as potential reward from Lua Spy missions.
Last updated: Hotfix 24.1.5