Each vial is produced by the painstaking expression of billions of rare, ocean-vent dwelling microorganisms.

—In-Game Description

Nitain Extract is a special resource that can be only obtained in few ways and is required to craft a lot of Warframe components, helmets, some weapons, the Amesha Archwing and the Aura Forma.

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

Blueprints Requiring Nitain Extract[edit | edit source]

Click to view the Blueprints requiring Nitain Extract
Blueprint Type Quantity
Amesha Archwing 4 (2)
Amesha Harness Component 2
Amesha Systems Component 2
Amesha Wings Component 2
Atlas PrimeIcon272.pngAtlas Prime Chassis Component 2
Atlas Shikoro Helmet Cosmetic 2
Aura Forma Enhancement 10
Banshee PrimeIcon272.pngBanshee Prime Neuroptics Component 2
Bishamo Cuirass Cosmetic 10
StalkerTwoSword.pngBroken War Melee 2
EmbolistScythe.pngCaustacyst Melee 5
Chroma PrimeIcon272.pngChroma Prime Chassis Component 2
TnHeavyShotgun.pngCorinth Primary 2
TnoRapier.pngDestreza Melee 5
GlassKunai.pngFusilai Secondary 2
HildrynIcon272.pngHildryn Chassis Component 2
InfestedKogake.pngHirudo Melee 3
Hydroid PrimeIcon272.pngHydroid Prime Systems Component 2
Inaros Anubis Helmet Cosmetic 5
Inaros Canopic Helmet Cosmetic 3
InarosIcon272.pngInaros Neuroptics Component 2
InarosPrimeIcon272.pngInaros Prime Chassis Component 2
IvaraIcon272.pngIvara Chassis Component 4
Ivara Loxley Helmet Cosmetic 1
IvaraIcon272.pngIvara Systems Component 5
Ivara Zirastra Helmet Cosmetic 3
GrnFlameSpear.pngJavlok Primary 5
Khora Delphi Helmet Cosmetic 2
LavosIcon272.pngLavos Chassis Component 5
Lenz.pngLenz Primary 3
Limbo PrimeIcon272.pngLimbo Prime Systems Component 2
MesaPrimeIcon272.pngMesa Prime Chassis Component 2
Mirage PrimeIcon272.pngMirage Prime Chassis Component 2
Nekros PrimeIcon272.pngNekros Prime Neuroptics Component 5
Nezha Circa Helmet Cosmetic 5
Nezha Jinza Helmet Cosmetic 5
NezhaPrimeIcon272.pngNezha Prime Chassis Component 2
Nidus Myxini Helmet Cosmetic 2
Nidus Prion Helmet Cosmetic 2
Oberon PrimeIcon272.pngOberon Prime Neuroptics Component 2
OctaviaPrime.pngOctavia Prime Systems Component 2
CorpusTonfa.pngOhma Melee 4
InfProximityStars.pngPox Secondary 2
ProboscisCernos.pngProboscis Cernos Primary 5
Sands of Inaros Quest 1
Saryn PrimeIcon272.pngSaryn Prime Chassis Component 3
Saryn PrimeIcon272.pngSaryn Prime Systems Component 3
Scimitar Fuselage Component 4
PriestSpearGun.pngScourge Primary 2
Stance Forma Enhancement 5
CrpElectroMag.pngStaticor Secondary 3
GrnTridentWeapon.pngSydon Melee (5)
Titania Aurai Helmet Cosmetic 2
TitaniaIcon272.pngTitania Chassis Component 3
Titania Mab Helmet Cosmetic 2
TitaniaPrimeMain.pngTitania Prime Chassis Component 2
Valkyr PrimeIcon272.pngValkyr Prime Neuroptics Component 5
Vauban PrimeIcon272.pngVauban Prime Warframe 5
Vauban PrimeIcon272.pngVauban Prime Chassis Component 5
Vauban PrimeIcon272.pngVauban Prime Neuroptics Component 5
Vauban PrimeIcon272.pngVauban Prime Systems Component 5
StalkerTwoGreatSword.pngWar Melee 5
WispIcon272.pngWisp Systems Component 2
Wolf Sledge Image.pngWolf Sledge Melee 5
WukongIcon272.pngWukong Warframe (5)
WukongIcon272.pngWukong Chassis Component 4 (3)
Wukong Dasheng Helmet Cosmetic 2
WukongIcon272.pngWukong Neuroptics Component 2 (1)
Wukong PrimeIcon272.pngWukong Prime Systems Component 2
WukongIcon272.pngWukong Systems Component (2)
Xiphos Fuselage Component 4
Zephyr PrimeIcon272.pngZephyr Prime Chassis Component 2
RepeatingCrossbow.pngZhuge Primary 2
Total 230 (+18)
Research Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Last updated: Hotfix 29.9.1

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Associated files in the game and the Warframe Nexus app refer to Nitain Extract as Alertium.
  • The description of harvesting Nitain is based from the method of recycling greenhouse compounds from germinated colonies underwater as another source of fuel, specifically Methane.

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 24.3

  • Added to Nightwave Offerings.

Update 22.10

  • Added as Ghoul Bounty rewards.

Update 20.0

  • Added to Lua and Kuva Fortress Exterminate cache rewards.

Update 19.4.2

  • Removed Nitain from Sortie Reward table and added 3-day Boosters in its place.

Update 19.0

  • Added to Orokin Sabotage cache rewards.

Update 17.12

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Update 27.3

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