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Nova Builds Guide


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Overview

The instrument to an entire endless systems or the city of available mission type in Warframe. Nova is one of the key Warframe to be used for crucial missions such as endless or a cheap way to do normal weapon without much energy from you is needed to be wasted.

Combat Review

Advantages

  1. Her abilities are extremely useful in many missions. Moreover, she can walkthrough the entire star-chart with ease.
  2. Her abilities can be a crowd control and AoE combination.


MolecularPrime.png Molecular Prime

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

does reduce enemies resistances. You will be able to kill the enemies much easier if they are affected by this ability.

  1. Nova's


NullStar.png Null Star

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

does give her damage reduction. Make sure this ability are always on so you will earn this advantage.

Weaknesses

  1. She's extremely squishy if her Null Star is not activated.
  2. Her ability is long to cast and do have travel time.
  3. Sometimes her


AntimatterDrop.png Antimatter Drop

Antimatter Drop
Launches a contained particle of antimatter that will detonate upon collision.
Cost: 50
Warframe: Nova

won't affect some enemies even when they are in the explosion range.

  1. Her


WormHole.png Worm Hole

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

does teleport you off the map, so be careful when using this ability.

  1. Her damage reduction from Null Star works based on how much particles fly around Nova with 145% Power Strength. With that said, the weakness from this is from the uncontrollable targetting system from the ability, it will just seeking random enemies. Because of it, the less particle being randomly wasted, the less damage reduction Nova will get.

Abilities

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AntimatterDropAvatar.png AntimatterDrop.png AntimatterDrop Strength: 100 /125 / 150 / 200 (base damage)
Energy Launches a contained particle of antimatter that will detonate upon collision.
50
Key Misc: 2x/4x/6x/8x(absorb dmage)
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Breakdown

1)


NullStar.png Null Star

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

is uses mostly for damage reduction. Activate this and keep all particles numbers not being launch into an enemy to keep maximum damage reduction.

2)


AntimatterDrop.png Antimatter Drop

Antimatter Drop
Launches a contained particle of antimatter that will detonate upon collision.
Cost: 50
Warframe: Nova

is uses for small chances AoE effect but the ability is extremely useful for huge damage.

3)


WormHole.png Worm Hole

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

is uses alot from speedrunners. This ability acts like a fast travel path.

4)


MolecularPrime.png Molecular Prime

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

is uses for crowd control and enemies's overall health + armor / shield status reduction.

Builds

Requirements

  1. Forma Requirements : 4.

Variation

BULLET TIME ! ( Slow )

NovaSlow.jpg

Breakdown

  1. Using her


MolecularPrime.png Molecular Prime

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

first to slow down the enemies.

  1. Instantly use


NullStar.png Null Star

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

so you have damage reduction.

  1. Try to activate


AntimatterDrop.png Antimatter Drop

Antimatter Drop
Launches a contained particle of antimatter that will detonate upon collision.
Cost: 50
Warframe: Nova

then shoot it till the Antimatter's cover is disappeared then aim down so it can do area damage.

  1. It is recommended to use


WormHole.png Worm Hole

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

for fast evasion.

  1. It is best to shoot the enemies that affected by the


AntimatterDrop.png Antimatter Drop

Antimatter Drop
Launches a contained particle of antimatter that will detonate upon collision.
Cost: 50
Warframe: Nova

so it will both regenerate the Null Star's particles number and dealing huge chunk of damage to the enemies.

Strengths

  1. Enemies are being slowed down significantly. Making a lot of mission in Warframe so much easier to be controlled.
  2. Enemies molecular structure are being weakened. You can kill them so much faster.


MolecularPrime.png Molecular Prime

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

can give huge chunk of radiation damage.

  1. With this build, you can go full damage reduction of 90%.

Weaknesses

  1. Her portal are very short.


MolecularPrime.png Molecular Prime

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

's molecular effect spreads very slow.


AntimatterDrop.png Antimatter Drop

Antimatter Drop
Launches a contained particle of antimatter that will detonate upon collision.
Cost: 50
Warframe: Nova

's flying speed is slow and hard to control when it flies at longer range.

Turbo It Up ( Fast )

NovaFast.jpg

Breakdown

  1. Same strategy from BULLET TIME ! builds but this will make enemies speed extremely faster. With that said, be careful when using this build.

Strengths

  1. Enemies are running at a faster rate. This is a huge bonus if you want to skip Defense mission quickly.

Weaknesses

  1. Enemies attack is faster so be careful.
  2. Her


AntimatterDrop.png Antimatter Drop

Antimatter Drop
Launches a contained particle of antimatter that will detonate upon collision.
Cost: 50
Warframe: Nova

's damage is reduced significantly. Making it useless on LV50+ enemies. ( for Grinner : about LV100 ).

Paging Dr.Gauss ( Speedrunning )

NovaSpeedrun.jpg

Breakdown

  1. Simply aim at your chosen direction then use


25px Wormhole

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to teleport.

  1. Always using energy pads to make Nova use the ability more often and more consistent.
  2. Aim down does make easier control as Wormhole can't go through solid elements.
  3. Using weapon like



Orthos Prime
OrthosPrime.png Orthos Prime

Orthos Prime
Orthos Prime is an ancient Orokin martial weapon, forged from the purest rubidium making it extremely light-weight.
Category: Melee
Type: Polearm
Damage: 65
DPS: 83
Accuracy: 100

with maximum attack speed to quick-change directions of your Nova.

Strengths

  1. Fastest Warframe in the game. Making her the best of the best in speedrunning.
  2. Her teleportation is instant.

Weaknesses

  1. Other abilities beside


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is rendered useless due to low power status but high power range.

  1. Nova consumes huge chunk of energy when using this build. Make sure to use energy pads alot !

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