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Ancient energy cell from the Orokin era.

—In-Game Description

An Orokin Cell is a rare component that can be found on Saturn, Ceres and Deimos. It is usually found in quantities of 1-2. 

All bosses (including the Stalker) have a chance to drop an Orokin Cell after being defeated, though General Sargas Ruk and Lieutenant Lech Kril have a better chance to drop it, the former of which are the respective bosses of the planets.


Farming Locations

These are based on opinions and may not be 100% true. These should be viewed as advice for finding the resource until better facts are proven.


Target Planet Name Type Level Tile Set
IconGrineerB.svg Ceres Lex Capture 14 - 16 Grineer Shipyard
Vor Krill Icon.png Ceres Exta Assassination 14 - 16 Grineer Shipyard
IconInfestedB.svg Ceres Gabii Survival (Dark Sector) 15 - 25 Grineer Galleon
IconInfestedB.svg Saturn Piscinas Survival (Dark Sector) 26 - 36 Grineer Asteroid


Blueprints Requiring Orokin Cell

Click to view the Blueprints requiring Orokin Cell
Blueprint Type Quantity
(Research)
Afuris.png Afuris Secondary 1
Akbolto.png Akbolto Secondary 1
Dual Broncos.png Akbronco Secondary 1
TnoBladedPistols.png Akjagara Secondary 2
AkjagaraPrime.png Akjagara Prime Secondary 10
DEAklex.png Aklex Secondary 1
DEAkmagnus.png Akmagnus Secondary 2
AkimboSomaPistols.png Aksomati Secondary 1
Dual vastos.png Akvasto Secondary 2
PrimeAnkyros.png Ankyros Prime Melee 10
AshIcon272.png Ash Warframe 1
Ash Locust Helmet Cosmetic 1
Ash PrimeIcon272.png Ash Prime Warframe 1
Ash PrimeIcon272.png Ash Prime Systems Component 1
Ash Scorpion Helmet Cosmetic 1
AtlasIcon272.png Atlas Warframe 1
Atlas PrimeIcon272.png Atlas Prime Warframe 5
Atlas Shikoro Helmet Cosmetic 1
AtlasIcon272.png Atlas Systems Component 1
Atlas Tartarus Helmet Cosmetic 1
BansheeIcon272.png Banshee Warframe 1 (1)
Banshee Chorus Helmet Cosmetic 1
Banshee PrimeIcon272.png Banshee Prime Warframe 5
Banshee Reverb Helmet Cosmetic 1
BaruukIcon272.png Baruuk Warframe 1
Baruuk Meroe Helmet Cosmetic 1
BazaPrime.png Baza Prime Primary 10
Bishamo Cuirass Cosmetic 10
Bishamo Greaves Cosmetic 10
Bishamo Helmet Cosmetic 10
Bishamo Pauldrons Cosmetic 10
BoStaff.png Bo Melee 1
PrimeBo.png Bo Prime Melee 10
FixedPrimeBoar.png Boar Prime Primary 10
Bolto.png Bolto Secondary 2
DEPrimeBoltor.png Boltor Prime Primary 10
DEGrineerHandShotgun.png Brakk Secondary 10
PrimeBraton.png Braton Prime Primary 10
PrimeBronco.png Bronco Prime Secondary 10
PrimeBurston.png Burston Prime Primary 10
Carrier Prime Sentinel 6
Chroma PrimeIcon272.png Chroma Prime Warframe 5
CorinthPrime.png Corinth Prime Primary 10
SwordPrime.png Dakra Prime Melee 15
DestrezaPrime.png Destreza Prime Melee 10
Dethcube Prime Companion 6
DECorpusHandCannon.png Detron Secondary 10
DEDualKamas.png Dual Kamas Melee 1
SomaDualKamas.png Dual Raza Melee 1
Elytron Harness Component 3
EmberIcon272.png Ember Warframe 1
Ember Backdraft Helmet Cosmetic 1
Ember Phoenix Helmet Cosmetic 1
Ember PrimeIcon272.png Ember Prime Warframe 1
TnWraithSidearmWeapon.png Epitaph Secondary 7
Equinox Clisthert Helm Cosmetic 1
EquinoxIcon272.png Equinox Day Aspect Component 1
EquinoxIcon272.png Equinox Night Aspect Component 1
EquinoxPrimeIcon.png Equinox Prime Warframe 5
Equinox Solstice Helmet Cosmetic 1
EuphoraPrime.png Euphona Prime Secondary 5
ExcaliburIcon272.png Excalibur Warframe 1
Excalibur Avalon Helmet Cosmetic 1
Excalibur Mordred Helmet Cosmetic 1
Excalibur Pendragon Helmet Cosmetic 1
Excalibur UmbraIcon272.png Excalibur Umbra Warframe 1
Exilus Warframe Adapter Enhancement 1
Exilus Weapon Adapter Enhancement 1
Forma2.png Forma Enhancement 1
PrimeFragor.png Fragor Prime Melee 10
FrostIcon272.png Frost Warframe 1
Frost Aurora Helmet Cosmetic 1
Frost PrimeIcon272.png Frost Prime Warframe 1
Frost Squall Helmet Cosmetic 1
PrimeGalatine342.png Galatine Prime Melee 15
GaraIcon272.png Gara Warframe 3
Gara Virago Helmet Cosmetic 1
Garuda Bathory Helmet Cosmetic 1
GaussIcon272.png Gauss Warframe 3
Gauss Mag Helmet Cosmetic 1
PrimeGlaive.png Glaive Prime Melee 10
GramPrime.png Gram Prime Melee 15
Greater Lens Enhancement 1
GrendelIcon272.png Grendel Warframe 3
Grendel Glutt Helmet Cosmetic 1
GuandaoPrime.png Guandao Prime Melee 15
HarrowIcon272.png Harrow Chassis Component 5
Harrow Suffragan Helmet Cosmetic 1
Helios Prime Sentinel 6
PrimeHikou.png Hikou Prime Secondary 8
HildrynIcon272.png Hildryn Warframe 3
Hildryn Asuron Helmet Cosmetic 1
HydroidIcon272.png Hydroid Warframe 1
Hydroid PrimeIcon272.png Hydroid Prime Warframe 5
HydroidIcon272.png Hydroid Systems Component 1
Hydroid Triton Helmet Cosmetic 1
InarosIcon272.png Inaros Warframe 1
Inaros Anubis Helmet Cosmetic 1
InarosPrimeIcon272.png Inaros Prime Warframe 5
IvaraIcon272.png Ivara Warframe 1
Ivara PrimeIcon272.png Ivara Prime Warframe 5
KarystPrime.png Karyst Prime Melee 15
KhoraIcon272.png Khora Warframe 3
Khora Delphi Helmet Cosmetic 1
MirageKogakePrime.png Kogake Prime Melee 15
KronenPrime.png Kronen Prime Melee 15
DELatronPrime.png Latron Prime Primary 10
LavosIcon272.png Lavos Warframe 3
Lavos Cordatus Helmet Cosmetic 1
PrimeLex.png Lex Prime Secondary 10
LimboIcon272.png Limbo Warframe 3
Limbo Aristeas Helmet Cosmetic 1
Limbo Magrite Helmet Cosmetic 1
Limbo PrimeIcon272.png Limbo Prime Warframe 5
LokiIcon272.png Loki Warframe 1
Loki Essence Helmet Cosmetic 1
Loki PrimeIcon272.png Loki Prime Warframe 1
Loki PrimeIcon272.png Loki Prime Systems Component 1
Loki Swindle Helmet Cosmetic 1
MagIcon272.png Mag Warframe 1
Mag Coil Helmet Cosmetic 1
Mag Gauss Helmet Cosmetic 1
Mag PrimeIcon272.png Mag Prime Warframe 3
TennoMagnum.png Magnus Secondary 2
Mantis Landing Craft 1
MesaIcon272.png Mesa Warframe 1
Mesa Longhorn Helmet Cosmetic 1
Mesa Ovis Helmet Cosmetic 1
MesaPrimeIcon272.png Mesa Prime Warframe 5
Milati Ship Ordnance (1)
Milati Mk I Ship Ordnance (1)
Milati Mk II Ship Ordnance (1)
MirageIcon272.png Mirage Chassis Component 1
Mirage Harlequin Helmet Cosmetic 1
MirageIcon272.png Mirage Neuroptics Component 1
Mirage PrimeIcon272.png Mirage Prime Warframe 5
MirageIcon272.png Mirage Systems Component 1
Mirage Trivelin Helmet Cosmetic 1
PrimeNamiSkyla.png Nami Skyla Prime Melee 15
NekrosIcon272.png Nekros Warframe 3
Nekros PrimeIcon272.png Nekros Prime Warframe 3
Nekros Raknis Helmet Cosmetic 1
Nekros Shroud Helmet Cosmetic 1
NezhaIcon272.png Nezha Warframe 1 (1)
Nezha Circa Helmet Cosmetic 1
Nezha Jinza Helmet Cosmetic 1
NezhaPrimeIcon272.png Nezha Prime Warframe 5
Nidus Myxini Helmet Cosmetic 1
Nidus Prion Helmet Cosmetic 1
NidusIcon272.png Nidus Systems Component 6
PrimeNikana.png Nikana Prime Melee 15
NinkondiPrime.png Ninkondi Prime Melee 15
NovaIcon272.png Nova Warframe 1
Nova Flux Helmet Cosmetic 1
Nova PrimeIcon272.png Nova Prime Warframe 1
Nova Quantum Helmet Cosmetic 1
NyxIcon272.png Nyx Warframe 1
Nyx Menticide Helmet Cosmetic 1
Nyx PrimeIcon272.png Nyx Prime Warframe 1
Nyx PrimeIcon272.png Nyx Prime Systems Component 1
Nyx Vespa Helmet Cosmetic 1
OberonIcon272.png Oberon Warframe 1
Oberon Markhor Helmet Cosmetic 1
Oberon Oryx Helmet Cosmetic 1
Oberon PrimeIcon272.png Oberon Prime Warframe 5
OberonIcon272.png Oberon Systems Component 1
Octavia Cadenza Helmet Cosmetic 1
OctaviaPrime.png Octavia Prime Warframe 5
OctaviaIcon272.png Octavia Systems Component 5
Odonata Prime Archwing 1
OrokinCatalyst64.png Orokin Catalyst Enhancement 1
OrokinReactor64.png Orokin Reactor Enhancement 1
PrimePolearm.png Orthos Prime Melee 10
TeshinGlaive.png Orvius Melee 10
PanderoPrime-Arsenal.webp Pandero Prime Secondary 10
PangolinPrime.png Pangolin Prime Melee 15
TennoMiter.png Panthera Primary 1
PantheraPrime.png Panthera Prime Primary 10
BallasSword.png Paracesis Melee 15
Plasma.png Plasma Sword Melee 1
ProteaIcon272.png Protea Warframe 3
Protea Mavv Helmet Cosmetic 1
Protea Telema Helmet Cosmetic 1
PyranaPrime.png Pyrana Prime Secondary 10
Railjack Cephalon Cephalon 1 (4)
Railjack Propulsion Systems Component 1
ReaperPrime.png Reaper Prime Melee 10
RedeemerPrime.png Redeemer Prime Melee 15
RevenantIcon272.png Revenant Warframe 1
Revenant Vania Helmet Cosmetic 1
Rhino PrimeIcon272.png Rhino Prime Warframe 3
Rhino Thrak Helmet Cosmetic 1
Rhino Vanguard Helmet Cosmetic 1
RubicoPrime.png Rubico Prime Primary 10
SarynIcon272.png Saryn Warframe 1
Saryn Chlora Helmet Cosmetic 1
Saryn Hemlock Helmet Cosmetic 1
Saryn PrimeIcon272.png Saryn Prime Warframe 1
Saryn PrimeIcon272.png Saryn Prime Systems Component 1
Scimitar Landing Craft 1
PrimeScindo.png Scindo Prime Melee 15
CaptainVorPistol.png Seer Secondary 2
SevagothIcon272.png Sevagoth Warframe 3
DESicarus Prime.png Sicarus Prime Secondary 10
Sigma Engines Mk I Ship Component (1)
Sigma Engines Mk II Ship Component (1)
SilvaAegisPrime.png Silva & Aegis Prime Melee 10
CephPrimary.png Simulor Primary 1
Smoking Body Ephemera Cosmetic 25
PrimeSoma.png Soma Prime Primary 10
PrimeLiDagger.png Spira Prime Secondary 8
StradavarPrime.png Stradavar Prime Primary 10
Sybaris Prime.png Sybaris Prime Primary 10
TekkoPrime.png Tekko Prime Melee 15
TenoraPrime-Arsenal.webp Tenora Prime Primary 10
TiberonPrime.png Tiberon Prime Primary 10
DETigris.png Tigris Primary 3
PrimeTigris342.png Tigris Prime Primary 10
TipedoPrime.png Tipedo Prime Melee 15
TitaniaIcon272.png Titania Warframe 3
Titania Aurai Helmet Cosmetic 1
Titania Mab Helmet Cosmetic 1
TitaniaPrimeIcon272.png Titania Prime Warframe 5
TrinityIcon272.png Trinity Warframe 1
Trinity Aura Helmet Cosmetic 1
Trinity Meridian Helmet Cosmetic 1
Trinity PrimeIcon272.png Trinity Prime Warframe 1
Trinity PrimeIcon272.png Trinity Prime Systems Component 1
Trumna.png Trumna Barrel Component 5
Viper, dual.png Twin Vipers Secondary 1
ValkyrIcon272.png Valkyr Warframe 1
Valkyr Bastet Helmet Cosmetic 1
Valkyr Kara Helmet Cosmetic 1
Valkyr PrimeIcon272.png Valkyr Prime Warframe 3
PrimeVasto.png Vasto Prime Secondary 10
VaubanIcon272.png Vauban Warframe 1
Vauban Armistice Helmet Cosmetic 1
Vauban Esprit Helmet Cosmetic 1
Vauban Gambit Helmet Cosmetic 1
Vauban PrimeIcon272.png Vauban Prime Systems Component 1
DEVectis.png Vectis Primary 4
VectisPrime.png Vectis Prime Primary 10
Velox.png Velox Secondary 3
VenkaPrime.png Venka Prime Melee 15
Vitrica.png Vitrica Melee 15
VoltIcon272.png Volt Warframe 1 (1)
Volt PrimeIcon272.png Volt Prime Warframe 1
Volt PrimeIcon272.png Volt Prime Systems Component 1
Volt Pulse Helmet Cosmetic 1
Volt Storm Helmet Cosmetic 1
WispIcon272.png Wisp Warframe 3
Wisp Gaoth Helmet Cosmetic 1
Wolf Hood Cosmetic 1
WukongIcon272.png Wukong Warframe 1 (1)
Wukong Dasheng Helmet Cosmetic 1
Wukong PrimeIcon272.png Wukong Prime Warframe 5
Wyrm Prime Sentinel 6
XakuIcon272.png Xaku Warframe 3
Xiphos Landing Craft 1
ZaktiPrime.png Zakti Prime Secondary 10
ZephyrIcon272.png Zephyr Warframe 1
Zephyr Cierzo Helmet Cosmetic 1
Zephyr PrimeIcon272.png Zephyr Prime Warframe 5
Zephyr Tengu Helmet Cosmetic 1
Total 1,060 (+13)
Research Ghost Clan x1   Shadow Clan x3   Storm Clan x10   Mountain Clan x30   Moon Clan x100

Last updated: Update 30.0 (2021-04-13)

Market

By purchasing this item you can directly exchange Platinum64.png 10 for 1 Orokin Cell.

—In-Game Description

Orokin Cells can be purchased directly from the market for Platinum64.png 10.

Gathering Tips

These are based on opinions and may not be true. These should be viewed as advice unless proven undoubtedly true. Check comments for confirmation. Results may vary.

  • Assassination and Invasion missions on a planet where Orokin Cells drop is a very quick way to get a lot of Orokin Cells. With good gear and/or good teammates, a fast moving squad can do a single run within 2 minutes.
  • Making Helene, Saturn your go-to leveling spot (instead of Hydron, for instance) will passively keep your cell stock up.
  • Piscinas on Saturn, a dark sector survival mission, yields Plastids as well as Orokin Cell in addition to offering XP bonuses. Expect 5 - 10 per 20-25 min run.
  • Exta, Ceres also has a fairly good chance of dropping Orokin Cells since it is a combination of bosses as well being on a planet with Orokin Cells on it.
  • On Telesto, Saturn, one can get Orokin Cells from Cell Arrays: There are usually one to two arrays found at this map, which can drop 1-3 Cells.
  • On Gabii, Ceres, you can get 4-7 Orokin Cells from opening containers or breaking Cell Arrays.
    • Otherwise, a 10 minutes run with a Desecrate130xDark.png Desecrate NekrosIcon272.png Nekros and a slash-based melee weapon such as the GrineerWhip.png Atterax, will grant around 4-7 Orokin Cells.

Trivia

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64.png
15,000
AlloyPlate.png
50,000
NanoSpores.png
50,000
Salvage.png
25,000
Time: 1 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 2
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png10 Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price: Platinum64.png 100

Patch Notes

Hotfix 25.8.1 (2019-10-09)
Hyena Change (Razorback mission only):
An Orokin Cell farming exploit was brought to our attention by not only players, but also our internal flagging system when such a method is tripped for misuse. In short, players were forcing the Hyena’s to spawn infinitely by entering/exiting rooms knowing that their Orokin Cell drop rate is 100%. As a result of this misuse, the Orokin Cell drop rate for the Hyena’s in the Razorback mission will diminish the more you spawn, to still allow for multiple drop attempts but without giving away the entire cake. Please note that players who are trade banned due to triggering this exploit will be manually unbanned after this Hotfix.

Hotfix 23.0.5 (2018-06-22)

  • Orokin Cells pickups will now appear in the pop-up notification similar to Argon Crystals.

Hotfix 22.20.7 (2018-05-30)

  • Replaced the Orokin Cell crafting requirement for numerous Decorations to either Morphics, Neurodes, or Control Modules.
    • The Orokin Cells will be refunded to the Clan Vault and already built Decorations that required an Orokin Cell will remain built.

Hotfix 22.0.2 (2017-10-13)

  • Replaced Gara's Blueprint requirement of Kuva with Orokin Cells.

Update 20.0 (2017-03-24)

  • Fixed untradable Blueprint resources appearing in the Trade window (Orokin Cells, etc).

Update 19.13 (2017-03-09)

  • Replaced Orokin Cell with Gallium, and replaced Neural Sensors with Morphics as a crafting requirement in the Rhino Blueprint.

Update 18.5 (2016-03-04)

  • Archwing Crafting requirements have been adjusted for players crafting the Odonata in The Archwing Quest:
    • Orokin Cell is now 3x Control Module.

Update 17.3 (2015-09-02)

  • Fixed Drekar Heavy Gunners dropping Orokin Cells.

Update 16.4 (2015-04-23)

  • The Raptor will now drop Neural Sensors instead of Orokin Cells.

Update 15.13 (2015-02-05)

  • Added a 3x Orokin Cells to T3 Survival Rewards.

Update 13.8 (2014-06-19)

  • Increased the number of Orokin Cells received as T3 Survival awards from 1 to 3 per batch.

Hotfix 11.3.3 (2013-12-13)

  • Text correction for Orokin Cells.

Vanilla (2012-10-25)

  • Introduced with game release.

Last updated: Hotfix 23.10.8 (2018-10-25)

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