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The claws of these tactical bombs dig into the target and explode on command.

The Talons are throwing bombs that stick to targets when thrown, dealing Blast b Blast damage when manually detonated via Alternate Fire.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
20,000
ControlModule64
2
Ferrite64
1,500
Oxium64
1,200
Forma64
1
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 35
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 175 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:Credits6415,000
Tenno Lab Research ClanAffinity64 3,000
Credits64
5,000
ControlModule64
1
Ferrite64
650
Cryotic
300
PolymerBundle64
400
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Castanas
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CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals Blast b Blast damage.

Advantages:

  • Fourth highest base damage of all throwing-type secondaries, behind Pox, Castanas, and Sancti Castanas.
    • Innate Blast b Blast damage - effective against Machinery, Robotics, and Fossilized.
    • Explosion deals an additional 150% damage when stuck to a surface, including enemies and allies.
  • High critical chance.
  • Very high status chance.
  • Pinpoint accuracy.
  • Very fast reload speed.
  • Mines can stick to surfaces, including enemies and allies.
  • Guaranteed Puncture b Puncture proc.
  • Silent, even if the projectile hits the enemy.
  • User can detonate charges on command via Alternate Fire, giving the player precise timing in detonation.
  • Up to eight deployed mines can be ready for detonation at the same time.
  • Extra projectiles generated by Multishot have a very wide horizontal spread, effective at covering large groups of enemies.
  • Two Madurai Pol Polarities.

Disadvantages:

  • Innate Blast b Blast damage - less effective against Ferrite Armor.
  • Projectiles have very slow travel time with arcing.
  • Explosions can cause self-damage.
  • Semi-automatic fire, unlike other throwing weapons.
  • Extremely ammo inefficient.
    • Tied with Pox for second lowest magazine size of all throwing-type secondaries, behind Castanas/Sancti Castanas.
    • Extremely low ammo capacity of 12; requires just 3 reloads to fully deplete all ammo reserves.
  • Can only have eight deployed mines out at once.
    • ​Extra projectiles generated by Multishot will count towards this limit.

AcquisitionEdit

The blueprint may be purchased from the Tenno Lab for Credits6415,000, or pre-made with an inventory slot and pre-installed Orokin Catalyst from the Market for Platinum64175.

MediaEdit

  • Talons in Codex.
  • Talons in the Codex.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 22.20

Conclave:

  • Reduced the ammo pool of the Talons.
  • Increased the effect of gravity on the Talons.

Hotfix 22.13.3

  • Made the additional projectiles of Talons and Castanas from Multishot spread in a more uniform/predictable pattern.

Update 22.12

  • Mastery Rank increased from 5 to 8
  • Status chance increased from 10% to 26%
  • Critical chance increased from 5% to 22%
  • Critical damage increased from 1.5x to 2x
  • Multishot now spreads additional projectiles horizontal only
  • Ammo capacity decreased from 20 to 12
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