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Warframe Tier List 2022: How To Pick The Best Warframe

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Warframe is undoubtedly one of the best free-to-play online video game. Unfortunately, the game does not seem to attract as much attention as it deserved. The reason behind its less popularity is Warframe’s steep learning curve. However, we have decided to bring to you best Warframes tier list guide aiming to save your time from choosing the best among numerous.

If you have been playing Warframe, you must have an idea of how difficult it is to choose the best Warframe tier list as we have plenty of Warframes in it.  At the time of writing this article, there are 39 Warframes available and there are many likely to arrive soon.


Selecting the best and effective Warframe tier list, there are certain things which you must keep in mind. The first thing is damage per second (DPS), the second one is its survivability and the last one is crowd control (CC).

Keeping in mind the above-mentioned things, we have segregated the best and top tier Warframes  that excel in at least one category:

Warframe Tier List 2022


Excalibur/Excalibur Umbra

Best Warframe Tier List 2020

Excalibur Umbra is one of the easiest beginner warframe and the poster boy of the game. On the basis of who you choose in the tutorial, you can get it for free. If not, then you can obtain Excalibur Umbra, which is said to be a stronger and edgier version. Owing to his Exalted Blade skill, Excalibur is regarded as one of the best DPS warframes. 


Talking about his other skill, it also has one handy crowd control panic button in the game, Radial Blind. This leaves his enemies in shock for moments. The reason behind why have included Excalibur in the list of top tier Warframes is it has two mods (modifications): his exclusive Chromatic Blade, and Condition Overload equipped on his Exalted Blade.


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There are times in Warframe when players wish to enjoy their weapons and not overshadow them with their Warframe’s killing skill. Rhino or his Prime variant (essentially a stronger and flashier version) allows you to do just that and not worry about dying. While all of Rhino’s skills are useful and have their own specialities, it’s his third skill, Iron Skin making him one of the few hard-to-kill warframes.

On his own, he can not be easily seen in the toughest missions in Warframe. However, using two mods Ironclad Charge and Iron Shrapnel, he becomes a tank with the highest amount of effective health in Warframe.


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Ivara is a frame which is permanently invisible, it means she is also a top tier. Notably, Ivara is a ranger-themed warframe who use a bow. Her commendable skill Artemis bow, allowing her whip out an innate bow that can shoot various arrows. It is her ultimate skill which makes Ivara an outstanding DPS warframe because that bow deals heavy amounts of damage no matter the enemy’s level.


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Trinity is a frame who is regarded as the War Goddess in the Warframe community. Any player who has ever collaborated with Trinity must have known the reason why it is called the War Goddess.  Yes, Trinity said to have a huge source of energy making it extremely easy for other players to spam their most useful or most damaging abilities.

Not only this, but it also has the potential to link her health to an enemy, making them receive the damage that would have been inflicted on her. Trinity is the warframe who can survive even in the strongest attacks.


Best Warframe Tier List 2020

The list of best warframe tier is incomplete without Inaros. Yes, it is one of a very few warframe that is least reliant on his skills. However, this does not make him less important. There are many things that make Inaros better than other warframes and it is its shrugging off attacks like they’re just insect bites.


Best Warframe Tier List 2020

Nezha is nothing but a faster and better version of Rhino. He also has some similar abilities, such as Warding Halo giving him thousands of armour and that’s what makes him difficult to kill. Apart from this, Nezha also some other skills including great synergy and functionality. Using his ultimate skills, it can stun and inflict heavy damage to his enemies who step on the trail of fire and also gives Nezha a speed boost.

Talking about his second skill, it is called Blazing Chakram, it can give you an infinite amount of healing orbs for when you need to recover health quickly. His ultimate skill, Divine Spears, is just icing on the cake at this point but still serves as a good crowd control ability and incapacitates multiple enemies.

SarynBest Warframe Tier List 2020

Have you thought of destroying your enemies before you even spot them? If yes, Saryn will definitely come handy to you in warframe. Saryn is the best DPS frame and beleived to be the best warframe when it comes to dealing heavy damage to every enemy in a 50+ meter radius. What makes Saryn extraordinary is her commendable skill, Spores, inflicting damages enemies, spreads to other enemies, and strips their armour.

Combining her third skill Toxic Lash and ultimate skill, Miasma, Saryn can remove any enemy on the map as soon as they appear. However, Saryn is not very good at surviving and is quite fragile, a glass cannon, if you will. Hence, this is where her second skill, Molt, comes into play as it will draw enemy fire and even regenerate her health when modded.

These are the best warframes we have enlisted here. There are many that we will add soon.