Neutron Star is a Warframe Augment Mod for NovaIcon272.png Nova that allows all active NullStar130xDark.png Null Star particles to be detonated by pressing the ability key (1 ), dealing area-of-effect damage and DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast proc.


Rank DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast Damage Radius Cost
0 60 4 6
1 80 5 7
2 100 6 8
3 120 8 9



  • Explosion damage is affected by Ability Strength.
  • Explosion radius is affected by Ability Range.
  • Recast targeting range (30m) is NOT affected by Ability Range.
  • The ability has a guaranteed chance to proc DmgBlastSmall64.png Blast status effect.
  • The explosion can hit targets through walls.
  • Explosion damage falls off with range.


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  • The guaranteed proc chance makes the augment useful for short-range crowd control.
  • The augment is more useful as utility rather than damage, allowing the user to refresh the innate damage reduction that each null star innately possess.


Patch History[]

Update 28.0 (2020-06-11)

  • Updated the following Augment Mods to replace the terminology ‘Proc’ with ‘Status’:
    • Neutron Star

Hotfix 24.4.4 (2019-03-11)

  • Updated the Neutron Star Augment description to match updated behaviour.

Update 24.4 (2019-03-08)

  • Nova’s Neutron Star Augment has been updated to reflect the following mechanic change:
    • Null Stars (on recast) are shot to enemies within 30 meters (closer enemies prioritized), on contact they explode for the same area-of-effect they do today. If it can't find any enemies they explode like they do now.

Update 15.5 (2014-11-27)

  • Slightly increased the range and damage of Nova’s Neutron Star Mod.

Update 15.0 (2014-10-24)

  • Introduced.