How to play the Mirror Defense mission in Warframe

Into the void we go.

Mirror Defense in Warframe is a defense mission which can be accessed from the Tyana Pass node located in Mars. Here, you will be tasked with protecting the remnants of Rania and Belric from both Grineer, and Corpus forces. The mission takes place in both Mars and Venus, with The Void acting as a pathway between the two locations. If you're on the hunt for Citrine, or her signature weapons, you need to grind this node as much as possible. Read on to find all you need to know about the Mirror Defense mission in Warframe.

How to unlock Mirror Defense in Warframe

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Mirror Defense is a mission type that can be found in the Tyana Pass node in Mars. To unlock it, you must first complete The Heart of Deimos quest which is unlocked after completing the Earth to Mars Junction. Once you complete The Heart of Deimos, you will unlock the Tyana Pass node. Players who unlock Tyana Pass will receive an ominous mail in their in-game inbox from Otak.

How to play Mirror Defense in Warframe

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Mirror Defense works similarly to any other defense mission. However, in this node you are tasked with defending two objectives: Rania's Crystal on Mars against the Grineer, and Belric's Crystal on Venus against the Corpus. Each objective rotates every two and a half minutes, after which there will be a 30-second downtime in which players need to travel to the other objective through The Void. One full rotation of this mission is completed once you have successfully defended both the crystals once.

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The important aspect of this mission is collecting the shiny floating gems that appear all around the tileset. These are known as Cetrine's Remnants. Each time you and your teammates collect 50 Remnants the Prismatic Ward will be activated, causing the objective you are currently defending to heal up, gain overshields, and rewarding you with five Rania or Belric Crystal Fragments.

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What to do with Rania and Belric Crystal Fragments in Warframe

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The Crystal Fragments you collect from completing the Tyana Pass Mirror Defense missions in Warframe can be exchanged with Otak in the Necralisk. Visit Otak, and then go to the Unearth Citrine menu. Here you can purchase a vast number of items like Citrine blueprints, Steflos blueprints, Corufell blueprints, and Arcanes in exchange for both Rania and Belric Crystals.

All Tyana Pass Mirror Defense Rewards and Drop Rates

The following are all the rewards you can get from the Tyana Pass Mirror Defense mission, and their drop rates in Warframe.

RotationReward (Drop Chance)
A3,000 Credits (40.00%)
400 Endo (40.00%)
Steflos Blueprint (10.00%)
Corufell Blueprint (10.00%)
BNeo A8 Relic (7.60%)
Neo C2 Relic (7.60%)
Neo C3 Relic (7.60%)
Neo D5 Relic (7.60%)
Neo K5 Relic (7.60%)
Neo K21 Relic (7.60%)
Neo M4 Relic (7.60%)
Corufell Handle (6.00%)
Corufell Receiver (6.00%)
Corufell Barrel (6.00%)
Steflos Stock (6.00%)
Steflos Handle (6.00%)
Steflos Barrel (6.00%)
Primary Plated Round Rare (5.40%)
Secondary Kinship Rare (5.40%)
CAxi B5 Relic (9.20%)
Axi G8 Relic (9.20%)
Axi G9 Relic (9.20%)
Axi K9 Relic (9.20%)
Axi N10 Relic (9.20%)
Axi S14 Relic (9.20%)
Axi T10 Relic (9.20%)
Citrine Blueprint (6.80%)
Citrine Chasis (4.50%)
Citrine System (4.50%)
Citrine Neuroptics (4.50%)
Secondary Encumber (5.10%)
Arcane Double Back (5.10%)
Arcane Steadfast (5.10%)

Wondering how to get Citrine's signature melee weapon? Check out How to get the Corufell in Warframe, right here on Pro Game Guides.

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