These commands are for a standard QWERTY Keyboard layout with the standard download. Steam users may find a few differences. The screen shot key will place a picture of the game (without the in mission UI) to the "captures" folder: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Warframe\Downloaded\Public\Captures" for standard users. Steam users will find them in the "captures" folder: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Warframe\Captures". Sometimes they are saved in "C:\Users\<Username>\Pictures\Warframe".

Actions not listed below, have no default key bindings set.

Action Default Key Binding Alternate Key Binding
Take Screenshot F6(Can't Change)
Menus Esc(Can't Change)
Jump Space
Move Forward W
Move Left A
Move Back S
Move Right D
Move Up (Archwing) Space
Move Down (Archwing) Ctrl
Fire Weapon Mouse button 1
Aim (Zoom) Mouse button 2
Secondary Fire (Alt Fire) Mouse button 3
Reload R
Toggle Crouch V
Hold to Crouch Ctrl
Sprint/Roll Shift
Use X
Quick Melee E
Melee E
Melee Block Mouse button 2  (If equipped)
Melee Channel Mouse button 1  (If equipped)
Switch Weapon F
Item Popup Q
Chat T
Power A 1NUM 1
Power B 2NUM 2
Power C 3NUM 3
Power D 4NUM 4
Power E 5  (Hold) NUM 5  (Hold)
Next Power Mouse Wheel Up
Previous Power Mouse Wheel Down
Use Selected Power Mouse button 5
Place Marker G
Reverse Camera H
Spectate Prev. Player O
Show Player List Z
Push to Talk C
Inspect I
Show Level Map M
Show Mission Progress P
Quick Progress View Tab


  1. Use left joystick to move.
  2. Sprint by holding down the left joystick L3 .
  3. Control camera by moving the right joystick.
  4. Performs no action by default.
  5. Press Combops4x to jump.
  6. Press Combops4circle to perform actions.
  7. Press Combops4sq to reload weapon.
  8. Press Combops4tri to switch weapons.
  9. Press Up on the D-Pad to block or parry.
  10. Press L1  while running to perform a slide.
  11. Hold L2  to take aim and zoom in.
  12. Press R1  button to melee attack.
  13. Press R2  to fire weapon.
  14. Swipe Up the touch pad to cast the first ability, Down for second, Left for third, and Right for ultimate ability.

Chat Commands

Function Text Color Command
See Chat Commands: White /?
Set Clan "Message of the day": White /motd message
Talk to world (global): Yellow /g
Talk to Clan: Green /c
Talk to Squad: Blue /s
Talk to Council: Yellow /d
Talk to user (whisper): Violet /w username
Ignore (un-ignore) user: /i username
Switch Active Tab: /t
Add friend: /f add username
Remove friend: /f remove username
Invite user to session: /invite username

Chat commands are typed in line with the message with a single space between the command and the message. They can be used in game and in the menus chat. Clan messages will show up as Green, Squad messages will show as yellow, and standard "global" messages will show as white.

Messages from the staff will show as red.


  • If you have trouble finding your pictures from the screenshot key (F6) try one of these folders:
    • /Users/[User Name]/My Pictures/Warframe
    • /Users/[User Name]/Saved Games/My Pictures/Warframe
  • If you are running Warframe through Steam, F12 functions as print-screen button.
  • The command "Reply to last message" (/r msg) was removed in one of the game updates in favor of the tabbed chat style.

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