Warframe Walkthrough Basics

September 12, 2016 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

This Warframe walkthrough is divided into 5 total pages.

2 - Basics

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Basics

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 11
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 11

Warframe is a game almost entirely about free movement. You can run up walls, run alongside them, sprint at high speeds, perform dives and even fly later on. Learning this fully takes hundreds of hours so don't sweat it if you get particularly heavily pounded.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 12
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 12

Pressing (E) once makes your character use his/her sword/melee weapon. Holding it will perform a stronger attack but at a much bigger delay.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 13
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 13

The gun-handling is like any other FPS/TPS. M1 to fire, M2 to zoom in.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 14
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 14

There are loads of different moves and combinations to be used with several weapons in Warframe. One particularly effective AoE one is jumping up, then holding down (E). This will cause you to smash your melee weapon into the ground or into an unsuspecting foe.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 15
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 15

To begin, simply select a planet and click "Play Now".

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 16
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 16

You'll be treated to a small cinematic.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 17
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 17

Press (ESC) and then click OK to confirm. These happen every single time you start a match for loading reasons.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 18
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 18

The areas of Warframe may be intimidating at first but you have a handy-dandy minimap at the top left.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 19
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 19

Following the red symbol will lead you to either monsters, unfriendly npcs or other objectives that need your tending. In my case, my objective was to just kill everything.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 20
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 20

You have two resources of health in Warframe. One is your shields. As my Warframe is more of a "technical" one, my shields are higher, but my HP is lower. Meaning, I should avoid sustained damage.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 21
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 21

Using a combination of your firearms and your sword is the quickest way to kill enemies in this game unless you spec otherwise.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 22
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 22

The game also features a semi-dynamic enviroments with rather light-intensive elements. If you are an epileptic, I would not recommend this game.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 23
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 23

To open containers like these that are full of loot, press (X) while next to them.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 24
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 24

Some objectives may need you to do small miniquests. In this case, I need to hack a door panel.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 25
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 25

The mini-game here is to make all the lines lead to eachother.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 26
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 26

Clicking on them makes them turn around to meet one another. Not doing this within the timeline will result in an alarm going off or worse.

Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 27
Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 27

Successfully staying alive, killing enemies and completing objectives is how you level up in Warframe.

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Warframe Walkthrough - Warframe 28

When you do level up during a mission, you get rewarded with a HP refill and additional ammo.

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