Infested Salvage

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Infested Salvage is an Endless mission type that tasks players with retrieving a shipping manifest from an Infested Ship. It is only accessible upon completing The Glast Gambit quest on the node Oestros, Eris.


The goal of Infested Salvage is to find the ship's shipping manifest by allowing the Lotus to access three data consoles scattered throughout the room. Each console however is covered by an Infested growth which blocks the Lotus' access to it, preventing decryption.

In order to unblock a console, players must collect Antiserum Injectors, which are cube-shaped, blue glowing containers that are dropped by Infested enemies. These injectors can be deposited into Vaporizer units located near the data consoles, which will then form a glowing vaporizer bubble that expands outward from the Vaporizer unit. The vaporizer bubble's size expands the more Antiserum Injectors are deposited into the Vaporizer unit, and if a data console gets inside a vaporizer bubble the infested growth on it will disappear, which will allow the Lotus to decrypt the console, whose progress is shown by a counter on the HUD's upper left corner below the minimap. The Lotus' decryption speed is determined by how many data consoles are unblocked at a time, with more unblocked consoles resulting in faster decryption. While Antiserum Injectors are automatically picked up by walking over them, a player can only hold up to 3 Injectors at anytime. The bubbles will expire after a set duration, which will shrink or remove the bubble entirely, thus making replenishing the Vaporizers a priority. 2 Antiserum Injectors per Vaporizer at minimum are required to cover a data console and allow decryption.

The central room of the map where the data consoles are located is filled with a corrosive agent that will corrode both the Warframe's armor and the data consoles' health. For Warframes, corrosion will result in them gradually losing armor until the corrosion removes their ability to resist the poison damage present in the air, making them lose health every second. Data consoles are also affected, and will gradually lose health until they are destroyed, making them incapable of providing decryption. Corrosion does not occur inside the radius of a vaporizer bubble, and data consoles will slowly regenerate health while inside. Vaporizer bubbles thus serve the dual purpose of enabling decryption, as well as preventing players and data consoles from losing health. The corrosion effect does not occur on areas outside of the main room.

The middle of the main room contains a large holographic emitter with two consoles on it. One of the consoles is a medical station which will completely restore the Warframe's armor when used, though doing so requires expending an Antiserum Injector.

If the data manages to reach 100% decryption, players must clear the area of all enemies in order to end the round,. Players are then given the choice of whether to accept the reward given to them, or proceed to the next round.


Rotation C of Infested Salvage grants a chance to receive random parts for the Nidus Warframe.

The mission's rounds follow the rotation sequence A-A-B-C.

View Rewards List
Rotation A Rotation B Rotation C
VoidProjectionsSilverD Neo V4 Relic 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi G1 Relic 5.56% Systems Nidus Systems Blueprint 5.29%
VoidProjectionsSilverD Neo V2 Relic 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi T1 Relic 5.56% Helmet Nidus Neuroptics Blueprint 5.29%
VoidProjectionsSilverD Neo N4 Relic 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi V1 Relic 5.56% Chassis Nidus Chassis Blueprint 5.29%
VoidProjectionsSilverD Neo N3 Relic 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi N3 Relic 5.56% FusionCorePackSilversingle Vital Sense 23.29%
VoidProjectionsSilverD Neo V3 Relic 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi N1 Relic 5.56% FusionCorePackSilversingle Metal Auger 23.29%
VoidProjectionsSilverD Neo A1 Relic 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi N2 Relic 5.56% FusionCorePackSilversingle Stretch 23.29%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Magazine Warp 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi A1 Relic 5.56% EndoIconRenderLarge80 Endo 14.29%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Trick Mag 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi V4 Relic 5.56%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Vitality 11.11% VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi V5 Relic 5.56%
VoidProjectionsGoldD Axi C1 Relic 5.56%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Hornet Strike 5.25%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Reflex Coil 5.56%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Deep Freeze 5.56%
FusionCorePackSilversingle North Wind 5.56%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Hell's Chamber 5.56%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Streamline 5.56%
FusionCorePackSilversingle Shocking Touch 5.56%
EndoIconRenderLarge50 Endo 5.56%


  • If the armor corrosion reaches 0% the player can hear voices from the infested hivemind[1]


Patch HistoryEdit

Hotfix 19.5.6
  • Fixed instances of enemies not spawning.

Hotfix 19.5.3

  • Increase Antiserum drop rate for 4 player squads.
  • Reduced Armor drain & damage at 0 Armor.


  • Fixed some spawning issues.
  • Fixed Armor not resetting after respawn.

Hotfix 19.5.2

  • Adjusted spawns to be more evenly spread.
  • Decryption now scales with the number of players (less players mean faster decryption).
  • Increased Antiserum drop frequency for squads of 2 to 4 players.
  • Fix: Fixed Infested getting stuck in spawn room

Hotfix 19.5.1

  • Fixed bug that was causing missing UI elements.

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