Player inactivity levels in missions are monitored by the game. Being dead or inactive for more than 2 minutes disqualifies the player from either the end-of-mission reward or the end-of-rotation reward depending on the mission type. This event is highlighted with the message: “Not eligible due to inactivity”.


  • The penalty is triggered by the player not moving more than ~5 meters for 2 minutes, even if the player is killing enemies via abilities. This includes dying and not reviving for 2 minutes. Killing enemies with weapons however, will prevent inactivity penalty from kicking in by resetting the 2 minute timer.
    • The player is not considered inactive if they are standing in the extraction zone.
  • Any affinity sharing and energy generation are halted until player activity resumes.
  • WukongIcon272 Wukong's CelestialTwin130xDark Celestial Twin will cease all activity and remain unmoving until player activity resumes.
    • The same goes to Excalibur Umbra while in operator mode and Tenno Specters, where in this case, they will kneel until player activity resumes.
    • A player's Sentinel will also stop firing.
  • Gathered resources, credits, blueprints, etc. are not affected and kept as is.


  • As stated by DE support team, this system does not currently have an automatic kick timer.

Patch HistoryEdit

Hotfix 15.16.2

  • AFK players will no longer receive any increase to their Warframe’s energy supply.

Update 15.10

  • Increased AFK detection timer for reward exclusion from 1 minute to 2 minutes.
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