• Excalibur performing Ruin.
  • Excalibur performing Silver Reach.
  • Excalibur performing Mercury Vortex.

Gleaming Talon is one of three available Stance mods for Glaives, which combines whirling attacks with explosive weapon throws.

Can be equipped on:

✓ denotes weapon with matching Stance polarity

Combos Edit

Combo Name Button Combination
Ruin  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64
Silver Reach*  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64  BlackBasex64  BlackPausex64  BlueBasex64  BlackBasex642x  BlackBasex642x  RedBasex645x
Mercury Vortex*  BlackBasex64  BlackDownx64+ PurpleBasex64Impact b  BlackBasex64  BlueBasex643x
Falling Star  BlackChargex64

Pirouette SlideBlueBasex64

Auger In AirRedBasex64

Through Strike Wall DashBlackBasex64

Nemesis Knockdowned Enemy + PurpleBasex64Slash b400%
 BlueBasex64  360° Attack   RedBasex64  Slam Attack   PurpleBasex64  Proc

 Melee Attacks

 BlackBasex64    Melee  
 BlackBlockx64    Block  
 BlackUpx64    Direction (Up)  
 BlackChargex64  Hold  
 BlackPausex64    Pause  

 Multipliers and Hits

 BlackBasex64200%    Attack does double damage  
 BlackBasex642x    Attack hits twice  

 Exclusive Procs

Knockdown b   Knockdown  
Ragdoll b   Ragdoll  
Finisher b   Ground Finisher  

Combo Name Button Combination
Silver Reach* EEE  Pause EE2XE2XE5X
Mercury Vortex* EDownarrow +EImpact bEE3X
Falling Star Hold E , Release
Pirouette Slide + E
Auger In Air + E
Through Strike Wall Dash + E
Nemesis Knockdowned Enemy + E1600%
Normal    All Targets    Slam/Ragdoll    Proc
  • PS4:     E  = Combops4circle   RMB  = R2
  • XBOX:  E  = B    RMB  = RTrigger


  • While many of Gleaming Talon's combos involve it throwing the weapon at hand, Channeling while the weapon is in mid-air will not activate the airburst function of said weapons.
  • The second hit of Mercury Vortex, which is a ranged throw of the weapon, has 100% chance to inflict Impact b Impact proc.
  • Falling Star's AOE explosion can no longer be done without Power Throw.


  • The last spinning hit of Silver Reach can be swept to cover an arc by moving the camera, making the disc sweep horizontally before it detonates to deal knockback.
  • Mercury Vortex can be easily executed by holding down the Downarrow  key and pressing the E  button in sequence.
  • Using Power Throw with Quick Return will increase the AOE explosion by 100%.

Acquisition Edit


  • Ruin is actually the default combo for Glaive weapons when no stances are equipped.


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