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Rift Surge
Surges nearby Rift-bound enemies with Rift energy. When killed the Rift Surge is transferred to a nearby enemy outside the rift. Surged enemies that leave the Rift perform a radial Banish.
Duration:10 / 15 / 20 / 25 s (surge duration)
6 / 10 / 14 / 18 s (banish duration)
Range:10 / 15 / 20 / 25 m (surge & transfer range)
3 / 4 / 4 / 5 m (banish radius)
Misc:300 (Rift transitional DmgImpactSmall64.png Impact damage)

  • Limbo produces a surge of Rift energy in a 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 meters radius around him, charging all Rift-bound enemies in range for 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 seconds. Surged enemies that leave the Rift plane will discharge their Rift energy, ending their surge and resulting in a radial banishment; the enemy whose surge is discharged from and any material-bound enemies within 3 / 4 / 4 / 5 meters are forced into the Rift plane for 6 / 10 / 14 / 18 seconds.
  • Killing a surged enemy will transfer its charge to a nearby enemy within 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 meters in the material plane. Enemies banished by the effect of Rift Surge will be knocked-down and take 300 DmgImpactSmall64.png Impact transitional damage upon entering or leaving the Rift plane.
    • Surge transfer range is affected by Ability Range.
    • Rift transitional damage is not affected by mods.
  • Ability Synergy:
    • Banish130xDark.png Banish and Cataclysm130xDark.png Cataclysm render enemies Rift-bound for Rift Surge's debuff to apply on them, as well as able to trigger the radial banish by sending enemies back into the material plane.
      • Dispel for Banish functions on enemy targets affected by Rift Surge's radial banish.
    • Stasis130xDark.png Stasis freezes enemies affected by Rift Surge's radial banish.
  • Limbo does not need to be in any particular plane to activate Rift Surge, but at least one enemy must be in the Rift and within range to cast it.
  • Cannot be recast unless an unaffected enemy enters the Rift and comes within cast range.
  • For more information on Rift-related attributes, see the Rift Plane mechanic.

Main article: Rift Torrent

Rift Torrent is a Warframe Augment Mod for LimboIcon272.png Limbo's RiftSurge130xDark.png Rift Surge that increases Limbo's damage while in the Rift Plane for each enemy affected by Rift Surge.

Rank Damage Bonus Cost
0 15% 6
1 20% 7
2 25% 8
3 30% 9

Tips & Tricks
  • Rift Surge is designed to keep enemies sealed inside the Rift by extending their Banish duration, as well as provide a way for Limbo to bring new enemies into the Rift without endangering himself by returning to the material plane.
  • The following techniques and occurrences can trigger Rift Surge's banish effect on charged enemies:
    • Recast or dispel Banish130xDark.png Banish on banished enemies, causing them to momentarily leave the Rift plane.
    • Banish's duration ends on affected enemies.
    • Rift Surge's banish duration ends.
    • Detonating Cataclysm130xDark.png Cataclysm to expose enemies inside it to the material plane (unless affected by Banish).
    • Enemies exiting Cataclysm by moving through its boundaries (unless affected by Banish).
  • It's usually beneficial to have Stasis130xDark.png Stasis active before new enemies come into the Rift with you, so that you don't take unnecessary damage from any newly banished enemy.

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