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Mutation is endless. The ravening plague-bearer returns in a long-unseen form, seething with a primal strain of the Infestation. Features altered Mod polarities for greater customization.

We cast our shining child adrift on strange seas. For with time, these starless currents black as mourning may work a sea-change. And if, one grisly dawn, the skies should hurl you, herald-like, back to Earth, remind us, foundling, of what we immaculate ones have lost.

What succulent riches disease's kiss may bring.

My festering demigod. My Nidus.

Release Date: September 8th, 2021

Nidus Prime is the Primed variant of NidusIcon272.png Nidus, sporting enhanced Health, Energy, and Armor. He was released alongside the StrunPrime.png Strun Prime and the MagnusPrime.png Magnus Prime.

Acquisition[]

Lith, Meso, Neo, and Axi refer to Void Relics  |  (V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics  |  (B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic
Nidus Prime's Relic Drops
Chassis Blueprint Systems Blueprint Blueprint Neuroptics Blueprint
VoidRelicIronIcon64.png Lith N7 Rare VoidRelicBronzeIcon64.png Meso B5 Common VoidRelicGoldIcon64.png Axi A14 Uncommon VoidRelicSilverIcon64.png Neo N16 Rare

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
25,000
Helmet.png
1
Chassis.png
1
Systems.png
1
OrokinCell.png
5
Time: 72 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 50
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png 375 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:N/A
Nidus Prime Neuroptics Blueprint
Credits64.png
15,000
ArgonCrystal.png
2
Cryotic.png
600
Circuits.png
1,100
NanoSpores.png
4,975
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 25
Nidus Prime Chassis Blueprint
Credits64.png
15,000
TelluriumMarket.png
2
Plastids.png
450
PolymerBundle.png
1,425
AlloyPlate.png
5,500
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 25
Nidus Prime Systems Blueprint
Credits64.png
15,000
DENitainExtract.png
2
Neurodes.png
3
Rubedo.png
1,250
Salvage.png
3,800
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 25

Notes[]

  • Nidus Prime, compared to NidusIcon272.png Nidus:
    • Higher Health (175/525 vs. 150/450)
    • Higher Energy (125/188 vs. 100/150)
    • Higher Armor (350/525 vs. 300/450)
    • Different Polarities (Madurai Pol.svgNaramon Pol.svgVazarin Pol.svg vs. Madurai Pol.svgVazarin Pol.svg)
  • As a Prime Warframe, Nidus Prime possesses a special passive ability where contact with an Orokin Void Death Orb will release an energy pulse that grants 250 Energy to all nearby allies. This effect can only occur once per Death Orb, and can occur even if the Death Orb has been previously destroyed.
  • Nidus Prime's appearance changes as he accumulates Mutation Stacks:
    • At 3 stacks, black tendrils form on the left side of his face, as well as his entire left arm.
    • At 5 stacks, the tendrils extend to cover his chest and back.
    • At 7 stacks, the right side of his fleshy body becomes covered in a black mass, as the golden metallic spikes on his right arm protrude outward, while tendrils form on his lower body.
    • At 10 stacks, the tendrils extend to cover his entire face and thighs.
  • Virulence130xDark.png Virulence, Larva130xDark.png Larva, Ravenous130xDark.png Ravenous' Maggots and its Infested nests have unique models of Orokin design, appearing twisted and overtaken by Nidus' Infestation.

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