Vexing Retaliation is a PvE Warframe Augment for Chroma that makes Vex Armor detonate an area-of-effect attack upon receiving 150 incoming damage, dealing procs on enemies.

Stats Edit

Rank Range Cost
0 4.0m 6
1 5.0m 7
2 7.0m 8
3 9.0m 9


  • This mod can be acquired by attaining the rank of Genius under Cephalon Suda or the rank of Partner under The Perrin Sequence, and spending ReputationBlackx6425,000 to purchase.


  • Vexing Retaliation will deal Puncture b Puncture proc if receiving Shield damage, and Blast b Blast proc if receiving Health damage.
  • The range of the damage procs is affected by Ability Range.
  • The damage effect can trigger an unlimited number of times as long as Vex Armor is active.


Maximization is a form of specialization: mods may be blended to result in values that vary between the top-end limits listed here. Click any maximized link in the collapsible menu to learn how to build it.

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  • Maximized Ability Duration increases duration to 76.5 seconds.
    • Reduces augment activation range to 3.06 meters and buff range to 6.12 meters.
  • Maximized Ability Efficiency reduces cost to 18.75 energy.
    • Reduces duration to 10 seconds.
  • Maximized Ability Range increases augment activation range to 25.2 meters and buff range to 50.4 meters.
    • Reduces maximum armor bonus to 140% (490 Chroma's armor) and maximum damage bonus to 111%
  • Maximized Ability Strength increases maximum armor bonus to 1442% (5047 Chroma's armor) and maximum damage bonus to 1134%
    • Without Energy Conversion and Growing Power, increases maximum armor bonus to 1179.5% (4128.25 Chroma's armor) and maximum damage bonus to 927.75%
    • Increases cost to 116.25 energy.
    • Reduces duration to 18.13 seconds.
  • With Steel Fiber, Armored Agility and Gladiator Aegis at max rank increases Chroma's armor to 3675.
    • Adding Maximized Ability Strength to this increases Chroma's armor to 15141.

NOTE: Italic refers to the base ability of this augment


Patch HistoryEdit

Update 16.4
  • Introduced.
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