Every Warframe Release in Order [January 2020]

This is a definitive list of all Warframes that you can play in Warframe in order of release date. Included is every prime and non-prime character as well their release date and gender. You can also see what the next prime is speculated to be.

As of January 2020 there’s a total of 70 Warframe characters to choose from, 22 primes and 48 non-primes.

Below you can see the suspected Warframe prime release order schedule. Typically it’s around 100 days between every prime release so the next prime comes out roughly every season. Also there’s a pattern of releases being two males or two females in a row and then alternating.

WarframeSpeculated Release DateType
Titania PrimeSpring 2020Female
Nezha PrimeSummer 2020Male
Inaros PrimeFall 2020Male
Octavia PrimeWinter 2020Female
Gara PrimeSpring 2021Female
Nidus PrimeSummer 2021Male
Harrow PrimeFall 2021Male
Khora PrimeWinter 2021Female
Garuda PrimeSpring 2022Female
Revenant PrimeSummer 2022Male
Baruuk PrimeFall 2022Male
Hildryn PrimeWinter 2022Female
Wisp PrimeSpring 2023Female
Gauss PrimeSummer 2023Male
Grendel PrimeFall 2023Male

Warframe Releases for 2020

A new year! No official announcements on what new Warframe will be released in 2020 just yet. Keep checking back though as we will update this when there is.

Warframe Releases for 2019

In 2019, a total of 8 Warframes were released. Of these 4 were prime Warframes and 4 were non-prime Warframes. In terms of types there are 4 male and 4 female.

 WarframeRelease DateUpdateType
ivara primeIvara PrimeDecember 17, 201927.0.4Female
grendelGrendelOctober 31, 201926.0Male
atlas primeAtlas PrimeOctober 1, 201925.8Male
gaussGaussAugust 29, 201925.7Male
wukong primeWukong PrimeJuly 6, 201925.3Male
wispWispMay 22, 201925.0Female
equinox primeEquinox PrimeApril 2, 201924.5.8Female
hildrynHildrynMarch 8, 201924.4.0Female

Warframe Releases for 2018

In 2018, a total of 9 Warframes got released. 4 prime Warframes and 5 non-prime Warframes were released. The first and only Umbra was released in this year. For the Chinese build the Excalibur Umbra Prime was released as a part of China Founders pack. Mesa and Zephyr from 2014 got prime releases as did Chroma and Limbo from 2018. There were 5 males and 4 females.

 WarframeRelease DateUpdateType
mesa primeMesa PrimeDecember 18, 201824.2.2Female
baruukBaruukDecember 18, 201824.2Male
garudaGarudaNovember 8, 201824.0Female
chroma primeChroma PrimeSeptember 25, 201823.9Male
revenantRevenantAugust 24, 201823.5Male
limbo primeLimbo PrimeJune 19, 201823.0.3Male
excalibur umbraExcalibur UmbraJune 15, 201823.0Male
excalibur umbra primeExcalibur Umbra PrimeJune 15, 201823.0Male
khoraKhoraApril 20, 201822.18Female
zephyr primeZephyr PrimeMarch 20, 201822.16.4Female

Warframe Releases for 2017

In 2017, like the year before it there only 7 Warframes released. 4 prime Warframes and 3 non-prime Warframes were released. Mirage and Hydroid from 2014 got prime releases as did Oberon and Banshee from 2013. There were 4 males and 3 females.

 WarframeRelease DateUpdateType
mirage primeMirage PrimeDecember 12, 201722.7Female
garaGaraOctober 12, 201722.0Female
hydroid primeHydroid PrimeAugust 29, 201721.6Male
harrowHarrowJune 29, 201721.0Male
oberon primeOberon PrimeMay 30, 201720.6.2Male
octaviaOctaviaMarch 24, 201720.0Female
banshee primeBanshee PrimeFebruary 28, 201719.11.5Female

Warframe Releases for 2016

In 2016,  there were just 7 Warframes released. 4 prime Warframes and 3 non-prime Warframes were released. Warframes Valkyr, Nekros, Vauban, Saryn from 2013 received prime updates. There were 4 males and 3 females.

 WarframeRelease DateUpdateType
nidusNidusDecember 12, 201619.5Male
valkyr primeValkyr PrimeNovember 22, 201619.07Female
nekros primeNekros PrimeAugust 23, 2016TSG 3.0, part of 19Male
titaniaTitaniaAugust 8, 2016TSG 3.0, part of 19Female
vauban primeVauban PrimeMay 17, 201618.12Male
inarosInarosMarch 4, 201618.5Male
saryn primeSaryn PrimeFebruary 16, 201618.4.12Female

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Warframe Releases for 2015

In 2015,  there were 9 Warframes released. 3 prime Warframes and 6 non-prime Warframes were released. Warframes Ash, Volt, and Trinity from 2012 received prime updates. There were 6 males and 3 females.

 WarframeRelease DateUpdateType
nezhaNezhaDecember 16, 201518.1Male
ivaraIvaraDecember 3, 201518.0Female
wukongWukongNovember 25, 201517.12Male
trinity primeTrinity PrimeOctober 6, 201517.6Female
atlasAtlasOctober 1, 201517.5Male
EquinoxJuly 31, 201517.0Female
ash primeAsh PrimeJuly 7, 201516.11Male
volt primeVolt PrimeMarch 25, 201516.1Male
chromaChromaMarch 19, 201516.0Male

Warframe Releases for 2014

In 2014, a total of 10 Warframes were released. Of these 11 there were 4 prime Warframe released and 6 non-prime Warframes. Warframes Rhino and Loki from 2012 and Nyx from 2013 were given prime versions. There were 4 males and 6 females.

 WarframeRelease DateUpdateType
nova primeNova PrimeDecember 17, 201415.7Female
mesaMesaNovember 27, 201415.5Female
limboLimboOctober 24, 201415.0Male
nyx primeNyx PrimeSeptember 24, 201414.8Female
novaNovaJuly 18, 201414.0Female
mirageMirageJuly 14, 201414.0Female
loki primeLoki PrimeJune 11, 201413.7Male
hydroidHydroidApril 9, 201413.0Male
rhino primeRhino PrimeMarch 5, 201412.4Male
zephyrZephyrFebruary 5, 201412.0Female

Warframe Releases for 2013

In 2013, a total of 11 Warframes were released and was the year that the most Warframes were released. Of these 11 there were 3 prime Warframe released and 8 non-prime Warframes. Ember and Mag from the previous year were given prime versions. There were 5 males and 6 females.

 WarframeRelease DateUpdateType
oberonOberonDecember 19, 201311.5Male
valkyrValkyrNovember 20, 201311.0Female
ember primeEmber PrimeNovember 20, 201311.0Female
mag primeMag PrimeSeptember 13, 201310.0Female
nekrosNekrosSeptember 13, 201310.0Male
frost primeFrost PrimeMay 23, 20138.0Male
vaubanVaubanMay 17, 20137.11Male
bansheeBansheeMarch 18, 20137.0Female
sarynSarynMarch 18, 20137.0Female
frostFrostJanuary 29, 20136.0Male
NyxJanuary 29, 20136.0Female

Warframe Releases for 2012

In 2012, a total of 9 Warframes were released. Of these 9 just one was a prime Warframe (Excalibur Prime) while the rest were non-prime Warframes. There were 6 males and 3 females.
 WarframeRelease DateUpdateType
excalibur primeExcalibur PrimeDecember 18, 20125.0Male
lokiLokiOctober 25, 2012Closed Beta/VanillaMale
magMagOctober 25, 2012Closed Beta/VanillaFemale
ExcaliburOctober 25, 2012Closed Beta/VanillaMale
rhinoRhinoOctober 25, 2012Closed Beta/VanillaMale
ashAshOctober 25, 2012Closed Beta/VanillaMale
emberEmberOctober 25, 2012Closed Beta/VanillaFemale
trinityTrinityOctober 25, 2012Closed Beta/VanillaFemale
voltVoltOctober 25, 2012Closed Beta/VanillaMale
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