Is the strange drone scanning Tenno just an ungraded piece of Corpus technology or are there more sinister things stirring in the Origin System?
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
The mystery drone will randomly seek out players with a Mastery Rank of 3 or higher. After encountering this drone, the Lotus will initiate the quest.
Players can now purchase the Lotus Heart Sigil from the Arsenal (Regalia Section) for 1 Credit.
Made various tweaks to Grineer Ramparts.
Grineer Manics now have slightly slower movement speed and teleport less frequently when approaching a player.
Removed Grineer Manic health regeneration.
When previewing a Warframe or weapon that you have equipped the previewed item will now show your customization.
Made a visual tweak to the blue tint appearing on Corpus weapons that have been PBR upgraded.
Reduced the volume of audio effects on the Harpak.
Final Harbinger now drops from the Grineer Manics that appear during Tyl Regor’s boss fight.
Corpus engines across various tilesets have been given a PBR update.
Removed the Exilus Adapter Blueprint from Simaris, Natah Quest completion is now required to unlock this.
Fixed an issue with Tyl Regor laying down for Clients during various phases of the boss fight.
Fixed chat not auto-scrolling to most recent message.
Fixed an issue allowing Clients to use Archwing in non-underwater areas of the Grineer Underwater Labs tileset.
Fixed a display inconsistency with Challenges in the UI.
Fixed some environmental holes on the Grineer Galleon tileset in Mobile Defense Mission.
Fixed audio cues not playing for defense objectives on Uranus’ Grineer Underwater Labs.
Fixed a potential error caused by Grineer Ramparts.
Fixed improper lighting in some sections of the Grineer Underwater Labs
Fixed the Grineer Draga spawning out of water.
Fixed an issue with underwater lightning in the Grineer Labs tileset.
Fixed an issue preventing players from being teleported back to a safe position when using Wall Latch in an Out of Bounds area.
Fixed Clients seeing Equinox using the wrong idle animations on Night and Day forms.
Fixed an issue preventing the Tyl Regor Boss Fight from triggering.
Fixed the Djinn’s Fatal Attraction ability not functioning on ragdolled enemies.
Fixed a typo in Phage’s Codex description.
Fixed unnecessary audio in Codex Event Dioramas.
Fixed Radial Blind giving away Tyl Regor’s position after cloaking.
Fixed the Arsenal displaying incorrect Capacity numbers when installing Mods.
Fixed Stamina Mods still appearing in drop tables and the Codex.
Fixed one Aspect of Equinox requiring two helmets, instead of a helmet, chassis and systems.
Fixed Tyl Regor’s glass-breaking roar not playing for Clients during his boss fight.
Fixed the Lotus’ Transmission not playing after Tyl Regor is defeated.
Fixed the positioning of the new ‘cape’ Syandanas on Equinox.
Fixed the Grineer Draga occasionally going into a T pose.
Fixed damage procs staying on players when switching between an Archwing and Warframe.
Fixed the Twin Grakata’s second weapon not having a proper animations.
Fixed Hosts attempting to invite friends to full squads getting the wrong error message.
Fixed the swing arc/motion behind whip attacks.
Fixed Alert rewards not displaying correctly when the World State Window is refreshed.
Fixed an error that would occur when going into bleedout while diving into Archwing mode.
Fixed Ramparts being usable by Valkyr when in Hysteria.
Fixed Kubrow armor displaying as all black.
Hotfix 17.0.2 :
Missed U17 Addition: Remote Observer
The Remote Observer deploys a short-lived remove camera that overrides your Warframe optics. This contraption allows Tenno to see from the Remote Observer’s position, making it easy to detect threats around corners…or view rooms from angles otherwise impossible.
The Remote Observer can be purchased from the Market for 10 credits, and is equipped in the Gear menu.
Missed U17 Change: Lex Prime Buff
Damage increased from 85 to 150
Status chance increased from 20% to 25%
Critical chance increased from 20% to 25%
Increased the volume of warning audio for players approaching too close to Grineer underwater mines.
Improved the triggers and pathing on shark attacks.
Adjusted the volume on two of Teshin’s Transmissions.
Optimized memory usage in the Warframe Launcher to help reduce strain when downloading updates.
Removed the center zipline from the Corpus Outpost Defense tileset.
Added a maximum distance to where the Remote Observer can be placed.
Updated reload audio effects on the Twin Grakatas.
Added additional sounds for underwater Loot Crates.
Made some adjustments to audio FX on the Gammacor.
Removed the ‘Hold Jump to Wall Run’ setting that is no longer relevant.
Removed the doppler ‘sound’ that plays underwater on the Grineer Ocean tileset.
Fixed Clients experiencing a screen shake when a Host uses certain Parkour 2.0 mechanics.
Fixed Grineer spawning inside the wall during the the Defense mission in the Natah Quest.
Fixed the Eviscerator backpack floating in mid-air after death.
Fixed Frost’s Snow Globe not properly being affected by power range Mods.
Fixed the Strun not being able to be reloaded until all shells are fired when using reload speed Mods.
Fixed clients being unable to amin when using Ramparts.
Fixed an issue with Power Efficiency not working as intended on Energy Drain abilities.
Fixed some areas that would cause issues during the Tyl Regor boss fight.
Fixed some missing boundaries on rocks in the Grineer Underwater Lab tileset.
Fixed double jump FX not always showing for other players in the squad.
Fixed inappropriate scale of Sigil icons in Market.
Fixed geysers in the Underwater Tileset not properly triggering for Clients and Hosts.
Fixed issue causing Kubrow Eggs not to appear in the UI after installing the Incubator upgrade.
Fixed the Tethra’s Doom Quantum Emblem not sitting properly on Ash Prime.
Fixed some chat settings adjusting themselves regardless of the Player settings.
Fixed Invasion and Outbreak Defense Missions spawning extra friendly AI every wave.
Fixed a bad pose that would occur in underwater Archwing’s Dual Wielding idle animations.
Fixed the Carrier pulling items towards players while on a Rampart.
Fixed an ‘Ability in Use’ error message that would appear when two Chromas with different element types use Elemental Ward near each other.
Fixed Nova’s Wormhole Ability still persisting when the player enters Archwing mode.
Fixed crouch/sliding interrupting sprint.
Fixed players becoming stuck behind underwater Rescue Pods in the Grineer Underwater Lab tileset.
Fixed 8 Lisets flying in the Missions intro cinematic.
Fixed fully auto akimbo secondary weapons not having proper recoil.
Fixed Helios being able to scan Oddities.
Fixed various ziplines that were too close to the ceiling to walk on.
Fixed two Codex entries showing for the Manic Bombard.
Fixed an issue causing some Capture targets to fall into the water on the Grineer Underwater Lab tileset, becoming uncapturable.
Fixed Karak Wraith clips giving you a surface to parkour off of.
Hotfix 17.0.3 :
Reduced the damage of Lex Prime in PvP.
Reduced the health of Frost’s Snow Globe in PvP.
Reduced the range of Nyx’s Mind control in PvP.
Reduced duration of Nyx’s Mind Control in PvP
Reduced damage and range of Excalibur’s Slash Dash in PvP.
Reduced casting animation speed of Valkyr’s Paralysis in PvP.
Duration increased of Equinox’s Rest in PvP.
The first hit on a Target that is affected by Equinox’s Rest does no damage and wakes them up in PvP.
The prompt to wake up a teammate affected by Rest will no longer show up on yourself in PvP.
Increased the Wake Up animation speed from Rest in PvP.
Hydraulic Barrel/Gauge/Chamber mod Magazine Capacity penalty reduced to -10%.
Loaded/Full/Maximum Capacity mod Reload speed penalty reduced to -15%.
Loose Chamber/Magazine/Hatch Weapon Recoil penalty reduced to 50%.
Fixed Anticipation mod to give immunity to all stagger types in PvP.
Almost all available primary weapons increased in effectiveness in PvP.
Standing rewards from Conclave Challenges no longer count towards the daily limit.
Loki PBR Changes:
Loki, Loki Prime and all of Loki’s alternate helmets have received a PBR upgrade. This visual overhaul is the first major step in bringing older Warframes up to date with new PBR textures and does come with a few additional features we hope to roll out to other Warframes over time. Let us know what you think of the changes!
Loki Prime’s gold trim is now tintable.
Altered the visual effect of explosions that come from the Concealed Explosives Mod.
Tweaked the audio FX of explosions triggered by the Concealed Explosives Mod.
Removed excessive camera shake effects during Bullet Jump from all new Parkour Mods.
Adjusted the visual effects on Edo Prime’s Particle FX.
Made adjustments to the Tyl Regor boss battle that should make exiting the water in the third stage much easier.
Previews for accessories now use the accessory’s default colors.
Tyl Regor will now teleport more frequently during his boss fight, making it more difficult for players to determine his location.
Loki’s Switch Teleport will no longer teleport targets if it cannot validly switch their position.
Made visual tweaks to shark caves in the Grineer Underwater Lab tileset.
Entering / exiting the Remote Observer now has a unique audio effect.
Players will now see how many resources they have available when crafting an item.
Wall Latch has received some tweaks to its visual FX.
More loot caches have been added to Underwater Lab tileset on Uranus.
Improved the collision on staircases that appear in Void Defense tilesets.
Fixed an issue preventing accounts from saving any information after Missions have been complete.
Fixed an issue with loot caches not giving proper rewards on the Grineer Underwater tileset in Sabotage Missions.
Fixed the Harkonar Syandana not sitting properly on Equinox when in Night-form.
Fixed Ramparts making weapon accessories invisible when in use.
Fixed Clients appearing as scaled down at the start of a Mission intro cinematic on the Grineer Underwater Lab tileset.
Fixed a slightly visual issue noticeable when right-clicking on a name in a chat window.
Fixed Ash’s Bladestorm not knocking players down when used by Clients.
Enguard, Anticipation and the Overcharge Detectors Mod can now be equipped in the Utility Slot.
Reduced the damage of the first and last hit on the Clashing Forest / Skyward Limb combo attack.
Brightened the visual effect of the Jat Kattag and Heat Sword’s slam attack.
The drop rates from the Pilfering Swarm Augment Mod will no longer be affected by Power Strength.
The Pilfering Swarm Augment Mod will now generate drops for enemies that are slain being held by tentacles, not just dying from the tentacle’s appearing. In short, enemies don’t need to be killed by the tentacles to have an added drop chance.
Mag’s Greedy Pull Augment Mod will no longer pull Syndicate Medallions.
The Chesa Kubrow’s Retrieve ability will now grab multiple items at once.
Fixed all Nvidia Particle Effects (PhysX) being missing.
Fixed an issue causing Synthesis targets to fall through the level.
Fixed some instances of the Synoid Gammacor’s beam lingering after use.
Fixed the Ogris’ rockets not exploding properly when used with the Adhesive blast Mod.
Fixed some AI behavioral problems caused by using Nyx’s Mind Control.
Fixed enemies being unable to get through ‘cave’ doorways on the Grineer Underwater Lab tileset.