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Nova - slow


Status: Great

Build type: Warframe

Rating: 4/5

Designed for: Interception, Excavation

Interception\sExcavation

Effective against: Grineer, Infested

Grineer, Infested

Level: Low, Medium, High, Endless

Low, Medium, High, Endless


Overview

Nova is an universal frame and can be used in many various missions - defense, interception, excavation, survival and more. Her 1st ability (


NullStar.png Null Star

Null Star
Creates anti-matter particles that orbit Nova and seek nearby targets.
Cost: 25
Warframe: Nova

) makes her a viable tank frame (a frame that can absorb most damage), which is good for high level missions, her 3rd ability (


WormHole.png Worm Hole

Worm Hole
Creates a wormhole allowing instantaneous travel.
Cost: 75
Warframe: Nova

) lets her teleport far distances, which is good for open world maps (Plains of Eidolons and Fortuna) and her 4th ability (


MolecularPrime.png Molecular Prime

Molecular Prime
Primes all enemies in a radius with anti-matter.
Cost: 100
Warframe: Nova

) makes Nova a very good option for defensive missions like interception/excavation and defense or for crowd control.


Warframe

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Nova Prime
Nova Prime is the Primed variant of Nova, possessing a higher shield and energy capacity.
Armor: 65
Health: 300
Energy: 262
Shield: 300


Nova Mods

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CorrosiveProjectionMod5

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Corrosive Projection
Polarity: Naramon
Rarity: Uncommon




PowerDriftMod5

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Power Drift
Polarity: Zenurik
Rarity: Rare




IntensifyMod5

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Intensify
Polarity: Madurai
Rarity: Rare




VitalityMod10

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Vitality
Polarity: Vazarin
Rarity: Common




ConstitutionMod3

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Constitution
Polarity: Naramon
Rarity: Rare




StretchMod5

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Stretch
Polarity: Naramon
Rarity: Uncommon




PrimedContinuityMod10

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Primed Continuity
Polarity: Madurai
Rarity: Legendary




StreamlineMod5

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Streamline
Polarity: Naramon
Rarity: Rare




AugurMessageMod5

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Augur Message
Polarity: Naramon
Rarity: Common




FlowMod5

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Flow
Polarity: Naramon
Rarity: Rare



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Arcane Guardian
20% chance for +600 Armor for 20s
Criteria: On Damaged





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Arcane Strike
10% Chance to increase the speed of melee attacks by 40% for 12 sec
Criteria: On Each Hit



Focus school: Zenurik[1]

Usage

Mainly used for interception and excavation to slow enemies down with Nova's 4th ability


MolecularPrime.png Molecular Prime

Molecular Prime
Primes all enemies in a radius with anti-matter.
Cost: 100
Warframe: Nova

which casts a big gradually growing bubble. The bubble will keep growing until the ability's duration runs out. The Stretch mod is there to make the bubble start out bigger than usual.

Variation

Can change out Flow with range/duration mods. More strength is not needed as you can't make enemies slower than 145%. The arcanes are completely optional.

Build rating - 4 stars

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4 stars
Jiminez Burial gave this build 4 stars February 2019

Simple build and nothing wrong. Although it is not the purpose of this build, it could be mentioned that although speed reduction is capped at 145% the damage bonus isn't meaning higher Strength would still be a benefit.