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Warframe Crafting: Where and How to?
By [tR].VorpalRend
This guide is to help people with crafting of Warframes and all blueprints.
Where do you find the blueprints to Warframes?
Where do you find a "Chassis"?
Can I Wear a "Chassis"?
WHERE THE HELL IS THE BUILDY THING THAT DOES THAT THING THAT I WANT!?

Answers are here.
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Basics of Building
I have read over some of the discussions and pleas for help.
Most common ones are asking "where do you get blueprints and how do you build them?"

Well let us start at the start.
In your over view screen, at the top (Just after you login) there are 7 buttons (5 named)
4 of these are screen tabs.
The one named "Foundry" is the Crafting tab.

This is a screenshot of what the Foundry looks like.
Obviously its not a raw start but it gives a pretty good idea of how this all starts.

In the image there are 4 blueprints.
2 are able to be started while the other 2 are missing components.
Green means it's ready to build and get going.
Red means you are missing some components.

In the image the first blueprint "Orokin Catalyst" has 3/4 pieces ready for the creation to start.
The red image beside it lets us know that is what we are missing. In this case its a component called a "Control Module".

So that's the blueprints list. Next to this list is another called the "Component" list. This shows us exactly what we have already, whether it's used in blueprints we have or not.
So in this i have Polymer Bundles, Rubedo, Salvage and the Banshee Systems and Banshee Chassis.

To start building you simply press the Build button on the green lit and ready to go blueprints.
Before you ask "WHY ISNT IT WORKING".
!!!THERE IS A BUILD TIME!!!
For instance, the Cronus sword takes 12 hours.
The Orokin devices take 1 day.
All Warframe components take 12 hours.
And all Warframe builds take 3 days.

I am well aware that the build time is a pain in the ♥♥♥ but the good news is you can build more than one thing at a time.

Just to touch on it (because i don't enjoy spending money and this game to me is more fun if you don't spend money except to buy colors)
You can speed up builds with Platinum. Each build varies but if you're going to spend money to speed up a build on something like Warframe components then you're going to be better off spending real money on the actual frame in the first place (Play thrifty people!)

That is pretty much it. Complexity at its simplest
Components Overview
Components are the very base items you need
This part of the crafting guide I will give you a link to another guide that has been helping me very much.
All blueprints need something to be able to be built, pretty simple, but what are these things?
Lets use the blueprint you are most likely to find first.


This is the Cronus sword.
Reason you are most likely to find this first is because it has a pretty high drop rate off the boss you're going up against first.
Captain Vor in Tolstoj on Mercury.
As the image says we need:
1 Morphics.
500 Ferrite.
75 Polymer Bundle.

There is also a manufacturing cost of 15,000 Credits.
Never stress about credits, they come and they go but they are easy to come by, just play and you will get all the money you need in no time.

But where do we get these components?
Well because I am lazy as hell and I am not going to steal another persons guide, here is a link to the most useful guide on where to get components and how rare they are.

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=138325457

ALL CREDIT TO Drihun FOR THAT GUIDE!


Warframe components are a little different.


As you can see here I have the Ash and Banshee Blueprints along with the blueprints for the Ash Helmet and the Ash Chassis.
Warframes require you to build their Chassis, Helmet and Systems before you can build the Warframe.

All components for a Warframe will take 12 hours and the Warframe itself will take 3 days.
Please note you cannot wear any of the pieces of the Warframe, you can only wear the Warframe itself.

In the image you can see i have the Banshee and most of her components (yes her, she is a female frame) but the Ash frame says i have none of them. This is because Warframes only take their own chassis, systems and helmets.

Each component of Warframes require 1 Rare component.
Blueprints
Now for the list.


WARFRAMES
Every frame needs a Warframe blueprint, Chassis, System and Helmet.
Heres where to get them

Ash Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Ash Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Tyl Regor (Titania, Uranus)
Ash Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Tyl Regor (Titania, Uranus)
Ash Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Tyl Regor (Titania, Uranus)
- Lower Drop Rate than other components


Banshee Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Banshee Helmet Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)
Banshee Chassis Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)
Banshee Systems Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)


Ember Blueprint
- Market for 25,000 Credits
Ember Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from General Sargas Ruk (Tethys, Saturn)
Ember Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from General Sargas Ruk (Tethys, Saturn)
Ember Systems Blueprint
- Drop from General Sargas Ruk (Tethys, Saturn)



Excalibur Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Excalibur Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Ambulas (Hades, Pluto)
Excalibur Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Ambulas (Hades, Pluto)
Excalibur Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Ambulas (Hades, Pluto)


Frost Blueprint
- Market for 25,000 Credits
Frost Helmet Blueprint
- Drop From Lieutenant Lech Kril (Exta, Ceres)
Frost Chassis Blueprint
- Drop From Lieutenant Lech Kril (Exta, Ceres)
Frost Systems Blueprint
- Drop From Lieutenant Lech Kril (Exta, Ceres)
- Reported Rare Drop



Hydroid Blueprint
- Market for 50,000 Credits
Hydroid Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Counciler Vay Hek (Vey Hek Frequency Triangulator "Key")
Hydroid Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Counciler Vay Hek (Vey Hek Frequency Triangulator "Key")
Hydroid Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Counciler Vay Hek (Vey Hek Frequency Triangulator "Key")


Loki Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Loki Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Hyena (Psamathe, Neptune)
Loki Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Hyena (Psamathe, Neptune)
Loki Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Hyena (Psamathe, Neptune)
- Reported Rare Drop


Mag Blueprint
- Market for 25,000
Mag Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Sgt. Nef Anyo (War, Mars)
Mag Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Sgt. Nef Anyo (War, Mars)
Mag Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Sgt. Nef Anyo (War, Mars)
- Reported Rare Drop


Nekros Blueprint
- Market for 100,000 Credits
Nekros Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from J2000 Golem (Orokin Derelict Assassination)
Nekros Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from J2000 Golem (Orokin Derelict Assassination)
Nekros Systems Blueprint
- Drop from J2000 Golem (Orokin Derelict Assassination)


Nova Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Nova Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Raptor (Namaah, Europa)
Nova Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Raptor (Namaah, Europa)
- Reported Rare Drop
Nova Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Raptor (Namaah, Europa)


Nyx Blueprint
- Market for 25,000 Credits
Nyx Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Phorid (Infested Invasion Assassination)
Nyx Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Phorid (Infested Invasion Assassination)
- Reported Rare Drop
Nyx Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Phorid (Infested Invasion Assassination)


Oberon Blueprint
- Market for 30,000 Credits
Oberon Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Eximus Units (Any Planet/Node or Orokin Derelict)
Oberon Chasis Blueprint
- Drop from Eximus Units (Any Planet/Node or Orokin Derelict)
Oberon Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Eximus Units (Any Planet/Node or Orokin Derelict)


Rhino Blueprint
- Market for 35,000
Rhino Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Jackal (Fossa, Venus)
Rhino Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Jackal (Fossa, Venus)
Rhino Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Jackal (Fossa, Venus)


Saryn Blueprint
- Market for 35,000
Saryn Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Kela De Thaym (Merrow, Sedna)
- Reported Rare Drop
Saryn Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Kela De Thaym (Merrow, Sedna)
Saryn Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Kela De Thaym (Merrow, Sedna)
- Reported Rare Drop


Trinity Blueprint
- Market for 25,000 Credits
Trinity Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Captain Vor and Lieutenant Lech Kril (Iliad, Phobos)
Trinity Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Captain Vor and Lieutenant Lech Kril (Iliad, Phobos)
Trinity Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Captain Vor and Lieutenant Lech Kril (Iliad, Phobos)


Valkyr Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Valkyr Helmet Blueprint
- Drop from Alad V (Themisto, Jupiter)
Valkyr Chassis Blueprint
- Drop from Alad V (Themisto, Jupiter)
Valkyr Systems Blueprint
- Drop from Alad V (Themisto, Jupiter)


Vauban Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Vauban Helmet Blueprint
- Random bonus from ALERT missions with a "?" as reward
Vauban Chassis Blueprint
- Random bonus from ALERT missions with a "?" as reward
Vauban Systems Blueprint
- Random bonus from ALERT missions with a "?" as reward


Volt Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Volt Helmet Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)
Volt Chassis Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)
Volt Systems Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)


Zephyr Blueprint
- Market for 35,000 Credits
Zephyr Helmet Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)
Zephyr Chassis Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)
Zephyr Systems Blueprint
- Obtainable through Tenno Lab Research (Clan Dojo)



All reports of Rare drops have been from Wikipedia.
PRIME Warframes
The Prime Warframes are prettier, buffed up versions of the basic frames.
The only real difference though is an extra polarity slotted in somewhere most of the time.

Here are the drop locations.




Ember Prime Blueprint
- Derelict Defence Reward
Ember Prime Helmet Blueprint
- Void Tower III Survival Reward
Ember Prime Chassis Blueprint
- Void Tower II Capture Reward
Ember Prime Systems Blueprint
- Void Tower III Mobile Defense Reward


Frost Prime Blueprint
- Void Tower III Capture Reward
Frost Prime Helmet Blueprint
- Void Tower III Survival Reward
Frost Prime Chassis Blueprint
- Void Tower II Exterminate Reward
Frost Prime Systems Blueprint
- Void Tower III Exterminate Reward


Loki Prime Blueprint
- Void Tower II Capture Reward
Loki Prime Helmet Blueprint
- Void Tower IV Survival Reward
Loki Prime Chassis Blueprint
- Void Tower I Survival Reward
Loki Prime System Blueprint
- Void Tower IV Defense (Wave 15+)


Mag Prime Blueprint
- Void Tower III Exterminate Reward
- Void Tower III Defense Reward
Mag Prime Helmet Blueprint
- Void Tower II Survival Reward
Mag Prime Chassis Blueprint
- Void Tower III Exterminate Reward
- VoidTower II Survival Reward
Mag Prime Systems Blueprint
- Void Tower II Survival Reward


Rhino Prime Blueprint
- Void Tower III Exterminate Reward
Rhino Prime Helmet Blueprint
- Void Tower II Mobile Defense Reward
Rhino Prime Chassis Blueprint
- Void Tower III Survival Reward
Rhino Prime Systems Blueprint
- Void Tower II Exterminate Reward
- Void Tower I Defense Reward
176 Comments
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Charleyisawsome Jun 24 @ 12:19pm 
OMG Yes you added the side bar thingy! thanks!
<3
[tR].VorpalRend  [author] Jun 22 @ 7:27pm 
FINALLY got off my ass and updated for primes.

Now if you are hunting Primes, theres a seperate section on it. I had run out of room in the first BP section T_T
[tR].VorpalRend  [author] Jun 15 @ 6:56am 
Ahah, i know, along with T4 keys >_<
But im at the cap for that section xD
xXEragonGamingXx Jun 15 @ 6:27am 
update the guide, loki prime is out
Charleyisawsome May 26 @ 6:42am 
Okay thanks!
[tR].VorpalRend  [author] May 25 @ 6:32pm 
LMFAO, i think i can do that, ill see what i can do.
Charleyisawsome May 25 @ 6:21am 
No I mean a link that jumps to thesection of the page where your desierd bleuprint is.
to lazy t scroll
[tR].VorpalRend  [author] May 20 @ 6:05pm 
Would you like the link to the Wiki page?
Charleyisawsome May 20 @ 12:15pm 
could you give every warframe it's own link-thingy on the side? It would be really easy to navigate.
deadering Apr 26 @ 6:32pm 
Cheers!