Garuda's Talons are GarudaIcon272 Garuda's signature Exalted Weapon. Instead of being channeled through a Warframe ability, Garuda's Talons are permanently equipped as long as she does not have any other melee weapon. Unlike other Exalted Weapons, it does not come with its own stance, instead using the regular Claw stances.


This weapon deals primarily Slash b Slash damage.



Weapon LoadoutsEdit


  • As the user technically does not have a melee weapon equipped, Garuda's Talons cannot be used in Melee Only Sorties.
    • As the talons count as a weapon, not a Warframe’s ability like other Exalted Weapons, it cannot be used in any other weapon restricted Sorties as well.
  • Similar to Exalted Weapons:
    • Garuda's Talons can gain rank but don't contribute to Mastery Rank.
    • Set Mods equipped on Garuda's Talons will not contribute to nor benefit from set bonuses, but the regular effect of the mod will still apply.
    • Garuda's Talons can damage enemies inside Rift Plane.
    • Garuda's Talons do not affect weapon affinity.
  • While Stance Forma can be applied to Garuda's Talons, it has no benefit due to all available Claw stances sharing the same polarity.


  • Unlike other claw weapons, Garuda's Talons are prehensile, as shown during her idle animation while holding rifle.

Patch HistoryEdit

Update 28.0
  • Damage increased from 180 to 248.
  • Status Chance increased from 30 to 36%.
  • Critical Chance increased from 10 to 20%.
  • Slight reduction to Elemental FX on Garuda’s Talons.
  • (Undocumented) Slam Attack increased from 540 to 744.

Hotfix 27.4.3

  • Stance Forma is now eligible to be installed on Garuda’s Talons due to the Talons using standard Stance Mods instead of an Exalted Stance.

Hotfix 27.3.13

  • Fixed a script error related to Garuda’s Talons.

Update 26.0

  • Damage increased from 72 to 180.
  • Range increased from 1 to 2.2.
  • Slide Attack increased from 216 to 540.
  • Slam Attack increased from 72 to 540.
  • Parry Angle set to 60.

Update 24.4

  • Dispatch Overdrive now applies to Garuda’s Talons when equipped.

Update 24.0

  • Introduced.

Last updated: Update 26.0

See AlsoEdit

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