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Necramech related movement

Maneuvers are a set of actions that a player can perform with the Warframe and melee weapon. This includes rolls, wallruns, swordplay, and acrobatics.

Basic Movements


Combomousewht Shift   Combops4wht L3

Sprinting will cause the frame to run at greatly increased speed. Each Warframe has a different base Sprint Speed. Firing will cancel the sprint, but certain melee weapons can be swung while sprinting.

In Settings, you may configure a new Key Binding to Toggle On/Off to auto-sprint. This is useful so you don't end up holding the sprint button all the time.

View Sprint Speed List


Combo Tapping Sprint

Rolling is a basic combat evasive maneuver that evade charging enemy, evade bullets, grenades or melee attacks. Rolling also reduces all damage taken by the player by 75% (or invulnerability with Mod TT 20px Rolling Guard) during its animation.

Rolling shakes off certain enemies or projectiles that cling to the player (such as Latchers, Maggots, or Leeches) and can also 'dispel' certain status effects such as Swarm Mutalist MOA spores and unwanted Banish130xWhite Banish effects. Rolling just before touching the ground from high elevations also prevents hard landings.

Roll distance can be increased with Bullet Jump (e.g. Mod TT 20px Mobilize) and Parkour Velocity (i.e. Mod TT 20px Endurance Drift, Mod TT 20px Hit And Run, and Mod TT 20px Swing Line) mods, Roll speed with MirageIcon272 Mirage's Passive or Mod TT 20px Amalgam Barrel Diffusion, and Mod TT 20px Deadly Maneuvers provides Critical Chance on headshots after a roll.

Carriables such as Mobile Defense datamasses or Excavation power cells can be picked up by rolling over them while pressing the interact key, bypassing the normal pickup animation.

Certain Warframes utilize different animations instead of the standard rolls but otherwise remain identical in function:


Combo Aim + Left/Right + Tap Sprint

While aiming, move sideways and tap the sprint button to do a sideways roll. As of now, the side-roll's range is short compared to the other ones, though it is still useful because of the damage reduction. As with all rolling maneuvers, it can be used in midair to adjust a trajectory or landing.


Combo Aim + Backward + Tap Sprint

While holding the aim button hold the back key and tap the roll button to do a back handspring. This maneuver is useful to put a modest distance between the player and any threat, while still maintaining their orientation. As with all rolling maneuvers, it can be used in midair to adjust a trajectory or landing.

Note that aiming is not required to perform this maneuver in midair, as the character does not automatically turn around when pressing backward like it would do while on the ground.


Combomousewht Ctrl   Combops4wht L1

Crouching lowers the Warframe to an average of about half height, reducing hitbox size and assists with stealth movements. When crouched, near-normal movement is still possible, albeit slower. You can, however, still roll while crouched. If crouch is toggled on, you stay crouched. Press V  (default) to toggle crouching.


Combo While Moving + Crouch

Sliding is crouching while moving. This will bring a frame to a gradual stop because of Friction, except when on slopes. Ranged weapons may be used while sliding and a melee attack creates a separate combat maneuver.

Sliding is helpful for going under obstacles quickly that would otherwise need to be crawled under by Crouching.

Jump Kick

Combo While Moving Mid-Air + Crouch

This action is essentially the same as a crouch which has been initiated while midair. It will help maintain momentum and allow the frame to travel further. When landing on the ground, the Warframe will return to a slide. Like sliding, the frame's jump distance is also improved allowing to reach distant places.

Jump Kicking will also knockdown most enemies on hit, as well as dealing pure DmgImpactSmall64 Impact damage equal to 20 + 100% of equipped melee weapon base damage (including base damage mods). This damage cannot be increased by headshotting an enemy, but can be increased to 20 + 200% of melee base damage with Mod TT 20px Gale Kick equipped.


Combomousewht Space   Combops4wht Combops4x

A basic jumping function that propels players upwards.

Double Jump

Combomousewht While Mid-Air + Jump   Combops4wht Combops4x+Combops4x

Players can jump twice by tapping the jump button twice. Double jumping carries the momentum the player has, and can be used in tandem with other advanced maneuvers to achieve a complex feat. In addition, coming into contact with any surface – wall and ground alike, will recharge the player's ability to double jump again.

Bullet Jump

Combo While Crouching + Jump

While crouching, pressing the jump button will cause the Warframe to quickly launch themselves towards the direction of the reticle, leaping into midair with a spiraling movement. This allows the Warframe to close a longer gap or reach a higher destination.

Bullet Jump deals 100 DmgBlastSmall64 Blast damage and guaranteed proc within a 3-meter radius (damage falling off over distance) from where the user initiates the jump. This damage can be modified and amplified by some Exilus Mods such as Mod TT 20px Piercing Step.

It is possible to bullet jump from a slide (crouching after moving), which will still propel the Warframe forward with extra speed.

Bullet jumping while having the camera pointed to the ground will propel the players up and slightly forward, allowing them to easily aim at ground enemies mid-air (usually in tandem with Aim Glide).

Bullet jumping can be done in the air, if airborne for other reasons than bullet jumping. Meaning a normal jump or walking off of a ledge.

Aim Glide

Combo While Airborne + Aim

Players can aim midair to perform Aim Gliding, this slows player's descent into a controlled gliding while allowing them to aim better even while moving through the air. Players can only Aim Glide for three seconds, after which they will descend rapidly to the ground. Note that this timer is shared with Wall Latching.

Despite its name, Aim Gliding can also be performed while holding melee weapons by Blocking or while casting abilities.

Aim gliding makes players harder to hit by enemies, effectively reducing enemy accuracy.

Edge Grab

Combo Approach Edge + Jump

After jumping, a frame will attempt to grab onto an edge of any kind, then attempt to climb up to a standing position regardless if there is enough space to stand or not.

Players can double jump while edge grabbing to flip upwards, achieving faster climb.

Wall Dash

Combo Sprint Forward + Jump

Run at a wall then tap jump and a directional key to perform wall dash.



Run at a perpendicular direction towards a wall, then tap jump to wall dash upwards. Players can continue to wall dash indefinitely by subsequently holding jump, and can flexibly switch to walldash sideways by pointing the camera relative to the direction. The faster the sprint speed of the frame, the faster it can climb.



Run with less than a 70 degree angle towards a wall and tap jump to wall dash across the wall. Players can continue to wall dash indefinitely by subsequently holding jump, and can flexibly switch to walldash upwards by pointing the camera relative to the direction. The faster the sprint speed of the frame, the faster it can climb.

Players can also propel themselves away from the wall by pointing the camera relative to the direction players wish to jump away to.

Wall Latch

Combo While Walldashing + Aim

During wall dashing, players can latch onto a wall by aiming. This stops any movements players currently have and will remain stationary on the place, such as a high vantage point. Players using the wall latch may also cast some abilities that normally cannot be cast in the air. However, players can only perform this maneuver for a limited amount of time of six seconds – if the timer runs out, they will involuntarily latch off the wall.

Performing this maneuver in the air while falling will prevent a hard fall that stops you from moving momentarily.

This maneuver shares its timer with Aim Gliding.

Hard Landing


A Hard Landing occurs when a Warframe drops to the ground at a velocity of 20 meters per second from high altitudes, causing them to impact the ground with heavy force. During a Hard Landing, the Warframe is unable to move briefly as it recovers from the impact. However, the Warframe will not receive any fall damage.

Hard Landings can be prevented by double jumping, jump kicking, rolling, or aim gliding just before hitting the ground. Alternatively, players can equip Mod TT 20px Kavat's Grace to mitigate the effects of Hard Landings. ValkyrIcon272 Valkyr is unique in that her Passive prevents her from suffering Hard Landings no matter how fast she falls.



Ziplines are hanging lines strung between two objects, which can be found on many maps. Players can mount ziplines by pressing or holding the Use key (default X ) to instantly hop unto the zipline, making the Warframe crouch on it like a tightrope. Mounting ziplines can be performed as long as the player is within the vicinity of the line even while in mid-air, and can be mounted on any part of its length. Dismounting from a zipline can be done by pressing the Use key again, or by performing a maneuver like Bullet Jump.

Players can walk, sprint and slide along the zipline's length at will, as well as fire weapons. However, players cannot cast powers while mounting a zipline, nor use melee attacks.

While on a zipline, player base movement speed is increased from 6m/s to 7.5m/s. Aiming does not apply its movement speed debuff while on ziplines.

Knockdown Recovery

Players can press the jump key when the Warframe glows during a Knockdown animation to do a recovery animation, however the glow is currently bugged and will not appear in any instances of knockdown, although the recovery window will still be present.

  • Counterintuitively, Handspring speeds up the knockdown animation by a significant amount, shrinking the recovery window making it more difficult to recover instead.

Advanced Tech

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Can include any movement tech seen in Conclave matches; valid place for stuff like chaining movement or momentum cancellation

Slam Jump

Combo In Air + E + Flick Camera Down

A Slam Jump is performed by jumping, and then flicking the camera down and melee-ing midair at the same time to exploit the momentum gained from Melee Slam forward. This sends the player flinging 30° higher than the initial player FOV at a high speed at around ~50m/s, comparable to Itzal Itzal's base sprinting speed.


Slam Jump illustration by Fluffie

  • Increasing look sensitivity in the Settings may help perform this movement tech.
  • When failing this move:
    • Performing regular aerial attack indicates that you are meleeing too fast or flicking down too slow.
    • Performing regular slam indicates that you are meleeing too late.
  • It is notable that Kahl can perform Slam Jumping in Break Narmer missions where he possesses a Jetpack, making this Kahl's fastest movement tech.
    • A Jetpack is required for Kahl to perform melee slam. As Sneaky Sabotage does not have any accessible Jetpack it remains the only Kahl mission he cannot perform this tech.

Slam Cancel

Combo In Air + Melee Slam + Tap Shift

A Slam Cancel can be performed by melee slamming and timing a roll to exit out of the slamming animation. Best used when the map requires players to head downwards.

Roll Slide

Combo Tap Sprint + Crouch in any direction

A Roll Slide can be performed by inputting a slide during a roll. This will push the player in a specified direction during a roll, which allows for fine-tuning of rolling movements.

Pre-Roll Pickup

Combo Tap Sprint + Tap X  on item

Pre-Roll Pickup can be executed by pre-rolling and pressing the interact button (default: X ) when the player is near an item, which allows them to pick up items without going into an animation lock.

Melee Maneuvers

Main article: Melee

Melee is a form of combat system that utilizes edged or blunt weapons and close quarter attacks. Every attack causes the player to take a single step forward. However, if the player is crouched, non-combo melee attacks will not cause a step forward. Melee weapons can be equipped in the tertiary slot of the arsenal in Warframe.

Current melee weapons consist of a number of classes, in which each class of weapons has a unique set of attack animations, including normal, jump, slide, stealth attacks, finishers, combos, and blocking.

Archwing Maneuvers

Main article: Archwing Maneuvers

Archwing Maneuvers are a set of actions that a player can perform with the Archwing, a set of mechanical wings used by a Tenno to fly and engage in combat in space and underwater.

Archwing flight controls are similar to normal ground-based controls, with some variations for three-dimensional movement. Movement is controlled with both the WASDSpaceCtrl  keys and mouse, in conjunction. Unlike ground combat, Archwings retain momentum after releasing movement keys mid-flight. Higher velocity allows a further coast.

Hitting objects at high speed will result in the Archwing taking damage, making collision avoidance important to gameplay. Maneuvers still remain the same in submersible combat, albeit with reduced speed due to the water surrounding the player.

Increasing Maneuverability

Aim Glide/Wall Latch Duration

Aim Glide/Wall Latch Duration is an Upgrade type that increases the Aim Glide and Wall Latch durations.

Dodge Speed

Dodge Speed is an Upgrade type that increases the player's rolling, sidespring, and backspring speeds.


Mobility is a Conclave-exclusive stat that represents a multiplier to the player's Bullet Jump speed, sliding speed, and sliding friction.

Movement Speed

Main article: Movement Speed

Movement Speed is an Upgrade type that increases the animation speed of certain non-sprinting maneuvers.


Warframe Abilities

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Chroma turns his pelt into a massive sentry that strengthens nearby allies and engulfs enemies in elemental attacks.

Introduced in Update 16.0 (2015-03-19)

Strength: 100 / 200 / 300 / 400 (damage/tick)
500 / 1000 / 1500 / 2000 (damage/second)
1000 / 2000 / 4000 / 8000 (health)
Duration: N/A
Range: N/A
Misc:140 AP (sentry armor)
20 m (attack range)
?% (status chance)
5 (ticks/second)
5 m (knockback radius)
200 (knockback damage)
Ragdoll on Knockback
30 m (stun radius)
15 / 30 / 45 / 60 % (credit chance)
10 m (credit bonus drop zone)
25 / 50 / 75 / 100 % (credit bonus)

Strength: N/A
Duration: N/A
Range: N/A
Misc:+20% (speed bonus)
-50% (armor reduction)


MetamorphosisModx256 Metamorphosis130xWhite

Switch forms, temporarily gaining bonus shields and armor in Night-Form, or bonus damage and speed in Day-Form.

Introduced in Update 17.0 (2015-07-31)

Strength: 100 / 150 / 200 / 250 (armor bonus)
50 / 75 / 100 / 150 (shield bonus)
Duration: 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 s
Range: N/A

Strength: 10% / 15% / 20% / 25% (damage bonus)
5% / 10% / 12% / 15% (speed bonus)
Duration: 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 s
Range: N/A


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Gyre’s mechanisms spin at incredible speeds, generating an Electric Field that shocks nearby enemies. When Gyre gets a critical hit, a large electrical discharge will chain from the enemy that was hit to nearby enemies.

Introduced in Update 31.5 (2022-04-27)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:100 / 150 / 200 / 250 /s (field DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity damage per second)
250 / 350 / 400 / 500 (discharge DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity damage)
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:10 / 14 / 18 / 22 s
AbilityRangeBuff Range:4 m (electric field radius)
10 m (discharge range)

Misc: 44 % (move speed bonus)
DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity status on hit
5 (discharge chained targets)
2 (simultaneous discharges limit)
1 s (discharge cooldown)
0% to 300% (ability critical chance)


VenariModx256 Venari130xWhite

Command Venari to focus on a target. Hold to cycle between Attack, Protect, and Heal postures. If Venari is killed, use this ability to revive her instantly.

Introduced in Update 22.18 (2018-04-20)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:1.05x / 1.1x / 1.12x / 1.15x (speed multiplier)
350 (snare damage)
50 HP/sec (health regen)
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:N/A
AbilityRangeBuff Range:N/A

Misc: 120 s (mark duration)
45 s (respawn time)
2.5 s (snare duration)
5 (hits per snare)
3 s (Attack & Protect cooldowns)
< 90% HP (missing health threshold)
10 m (Heal aura radius)
65 s (Venari self-heal mark duration)


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Fire Walker

Blaze a trail of flames, scorching enemies and cleansing allies.

Introduced in Update 18.1 (2015-12-16)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:50 / 100 / 150 / 200 (DmgFireSmall64 Heat damage per tick)
500 / 750 / 1000 / 1250 (DmgFireSmall64 Heat explosion damage)
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:15 / 20 / 25 / 30 s (buff duration)
5 / 6 / 7.5 / 10 s (flame duration)
AbilityRangeBuff Range:3 / 4 / 5 / 6 m (explosion radius)

Misc: 15 / 15 / 20 / 25 % (movement speed bonus)
0.5 s (damage interval)
10 / 25 / 50 / ? % (DmgFireSmall64 Heat status chance)
100 % (flame trail status cleanse)
? s (flame ring duration)

Subsumable to Helminth

MetronomeModx256 MetronomeIcon

Grants buffs to those who consistently perform actions in time to Octavia’s music. Timed jumps offer the Vivace speed buff. Crouching on the beat grants cloaking with the Nocturne buff. Firing rhythmically bestows Opera multishot buff. Timed melee swings give the Forte damage buff.

Introduced in Update 20.0 (2017-03-24)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:10 / 15 / 20 / 35 % (armor bonus)

10 / 15 / 20 / 30 % (speed bonus)
12 / 20 / 25 / 30 % (multishot bonus)
20 / 25 / 25 / 30 % (melee damage bonus)

AbilityDurationBuff Duration:8 / 12 / 16 / 20 s (ability duration)

5 / 8 / 12 / 15 s (buff duration)

AbilityRangeBuff Range:6 / 8 / 10 / 12 m

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Shedding her skin like a snake, Saryn leaves a decoy behind to draw fire from enemies.

Introduced in Update 7.0 (2013-03-18)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:150 / 300 / 400 / 500 (health)
240 / 300 / 350 / 400 (DmgToxinSmall64 Toxin explosion damage)
30% / 35% / 40% / 50% (movement speed buff)
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:14 / 24 / 32 / 40 s (decoy)
3.5 / 4 / 4.5 / 5 s (movement speed buff)
AbilityRangeBuff Range:5 / 6 / 7 / 10 m

Misc: 100 % (status cleanse on cast)
1.5 / 2 / 3 / 3 s (decoy invuln. time)
400 (decoy shields)
100 % (DmgToxinSmall64 Toxin status chance)
1 (limit of molts)

Subsumable to Helminth

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Volt energizes his body and nearby Warframes, giving them increased speed and dexterity for a short time.

Introduced in Update 5.3 (2013-01-10)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:75% (speed buff)
10% / 15% / 20% / 25% (reload speed buff)
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:9 / 10 / 11 / 12 s
AbilityRangeBuff Range:25 m

ShroudofDynar ShroudofDynarIcon
Shroud of Dynar

(TAP) Dynar shrouds Voruna with invisibility and accelerates her speed. Invisibility ends when Voruna attacks. For a short time, melee attacks have increased Critical Damage and Status Chance and inflict Bleed. Melee kill an enemy during this time to extend the buff.

(HOLD) Dynar guards Voruna, increasing her Parkour Velocity.

Introduced in Update 32.2 (2022-11-30)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:+ 0.5 / 1.0 / 1.5 / 2.0 flat melee critical damage bonus
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:8 / 10 / 12 / 14 s Invisible duration
5 / 6 / 7 / 8 s max melee buff duration
AbilityRangeBuff Range:N/A

Misc: + 25 / 50 / 75 / 100 % Movement Speed bonus
≥100% absolute critical chance
≥ 25 / 50 / 75 / 100 % absolute status chance
DmgSlashSmall64 Slash status per melee hit
3 s min. melee buff duration
1 melee kill for buff extension
+55% passive parkour velocity buff


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Choose and summon a Reservoir filled with Motes that attach to and aid Wisp and her allies. Haste Mote grants increased movement and attack speed. Vitality Mote increases maximum health and heals over time. Shock Mote stuns nearby enemies.

Introduced in Update 25.0 (2019-05-22)

Strength: 300 (max health)
30 s-1 (heal over time)
Duration: 19 / 22 / 26 / 30 s (Mote lifespan)
Range: 5 m (Reservoir range)
Misc:∞ (Reservoir lifespan)
6 (max reservoirs active)
25 % (Sol Gate damage buff)

Strength: 20 % (movement speed)
20 % (attack speed)
30 % (fire rate)
Duration: 19 / 22 / 26 / 30 s (Mote lifespan)
Range: 5 m (Reservoir range)
Misc:∞ (Reservoir lifespan)
6 (max reservoirs active)
100 % (Sol Gate DmgCorrosiveSmall64 Corrosive
status chance)

Strength: 10 (DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity damage)
Duration: 19 / 22 / 26 / 30 s (Mote lifespan)
Range: 5 m (Reservoir range)
15 m (Shock range)
Misc:∞ (Reservoir lifespan)
6 (max reservoirs active)
100 % (DmgElectricitySmall64 Electricity status chance)
5 (number of targets)
3 s (Shock cooldown)
25 % (Sol Gate damage buff)


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Cloud Walker

Evaporate into a cloud of mist and float through the battlefield, dazing any enemy encountered, while healing Wukong and his twin.

Introduced in Update 17.12 (2015-11-25)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:0.5% / 0.6% / 0.8% / 1% (health / meter)
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:2 s (cloud duration)
AbilityRangeBuff Range:5 / 6 / 7 / 8 m (stun radius)

Misc: +300% (movement speed bonus)
100% (status cleanse on cast)
2 s (stun duration)


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The Vast Untime

Temporarily shed the outer pieces of Xaku in a destructive blast, then stalk the battlefield in a new, swifter skeletal form. Enemies damaged by the body shrapnel are rendered weaker to Void damage.

Introduced in Update 29.0 (2020-08-25)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:600 / 800 / 1,000 / 1,200 (DmgVoidSmall64 Void damage)
10 / 15 / 20 / 25 % (slow)
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:10 / 15 / 20 / 25 s
AbilityRangeBuff Range:10 / 15 / 20 / 25 m

Misc: +50% (DmgVoidSmall64 Void damage vulnerability)
100 % (slow cap)
75 % (Dodge chance and area damage reduction)
+20% (move speed bonus)
Ability duration paused



Weapon Passives

Parkour Velocity

Parkour Velocity (also localized as "Bullet Jump") is an Upgrade type that increases the player's Bullet Jump speed as well as rolling, sidespring, and backspring speed.

Slide & Friction

Slide is an Upgrade type that increases the player's sliding speed. Friction is an Upgrade type that increases the player's resistance to slowing down from sliding while on the ground, similar to the real-world equivalent.

Sprint Speed

Main article: Sprint Speed

Sprint Speed is an Upgrade type that speeds up the player's sprint animation.


Warframe Abilities

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Infested Mobility

Increase your parkour velocity.

Introduced in Update 29.0 (2020-08-25)

AbilityStrengthBuff Strength:35 / 45 / 50 / 60 % (sprint speed bonus)
15 / 20 / 25 / 30 % (parkour velocity bonus)
AbilityDurationBuff Duration:5 / 6 / 7 / 8 s
AbilityRangeBuff Range:N/A
Subsumable to Helminth


Weapon Passives

Maneuver Bonuses

Some items may provide a unique bonus upon performing manuevers.