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Slash targets with a single precise bolt from Garuda's signature crossbow. Alt-fire to let loose a barrage of bolts. All bolts have a chance to cause bleeding and headshots have a chance to increase reload speed.

The Nagantaka is GarudaIcon272 Garuda's signature crossbow, firing Slash b Slash bolts with a very high status chance in a semi-automatic fashion. It features an Alternate Fire that unleashes all remaining rounds in the magazine in a rapid-fire volley. Additionally, killing an enemy through a headshot will boost the speed of Nagantaka's next reload. Bolts receive Punch Through when fired by Garuda.


Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
25,000
Neurode64
3
Gallium64
4
NanoSpores64
3,000
Rubedo64
1,200
Time: 24 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 25
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 125 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price:Credits6440,000

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals mostly Slash b Slash damage.

Advantages:

  • Second highest base damage of all semi-automatic rifles, behind DEGrinlok Grinlok/PrismaGrinlok Prisma Grinlok.
  • Good critical chance.
  • High critical multiplier.
  • Highest status chance of all semi-automatic rifles, and third highest status chance of all bows behind InfCernos Mutalist Cernos and AsymmetricBow Daikyu.
  • Very high base accuracy.
  • Headshot kills from direct bolt damage boosts reload speed by 50%.
  • Guaranteed Impact b Impact proc.
  • Very ammo efficient.
    • High ammo reserve for its magazine size.
    • Uses rifle ammo pickups instead of the scarcer sniper ammo pickups.
  • Alternate Fire shoots all remaining ammunition in the magazine in a quick burst.
    • Benefits from magazine increasing mods to further increase the burst's damage.
    • Abilities can be cast during the burst without interrupting it.
  • Innate 1 meter Punch Through if used by GarudaIcon272 Garuda.
  • Primary fire is Silent.
  • On kill, bodies will follow the arrow that killed them, damaging anyone in their path and pinning the corpse to walls.
  • Counts as a bow in regards to fire rate mods, doubling the fire rate bonus.
  • Can use the bow-exclusive Mod TT 20pxThunderbolt mod.
  • Innate Madurai Pol polarity.

Disadvantages:

  • Low Impact b Impact and Puncture b Puncture damage – less effective against shields and armor.
  • Primary fire is tied with Hind Hind for the second lowest fire rate of all semi-automatic rifles, after DEGrinlok Grinlok.
  • Tied with Grinlok for the lowest magazine size of all semi-automatic rifles.
  • Fairly slow reload when not boosted by its passive.
  • Projectiles have travel time.
  • Alternate Fire is Alarming, making it ill-suited for stealth gameplay.

NoteEdit

  • When used by GarudaIcon272 Garuda, the Nagantaka gains 1 meter innate Punch Through.
  • Can be used in bow-only Sortie missions.
  • The Alternate Fire of the Nagantaka will eject all of the remaining ammunition in the magazine in a single burst.
    • If buffed with unlimited ammo such as from the Reactant Buff, the weapon will only fire its magazine amount at a time, with small delays between each trigger pull.
    • Unlike TnBardPistol Pandero or Mod TT 20pxWild Frenzy, Nagantaka can still be aimed during the burst, allowing the weapon to still benefit from Acolyte Mods.
  • Being knocked over will not interrupt your burst from the weapon's alt fire.
  • The reload speed buff only triggers from headshot kills from direct bolt damage. It does not trigger if killed by a damage over time effect made from a headshot's status proc.
    • No weak spots other than actual heads will trigger this effect.
      • Headshots on invulnerable enemies will still grant this effect, but not with invulnerable bosses.
  • Despite the Alternate Fire's Alarming noise level, it does not break IvaraIcon272 Ivara's Prowl130xDark Prowl. However enemies will still act alerted.

TipsEdit

  • Because Slash b Slash procs are common with this weapon, adding Viral b Viral damage to halve enemy health through proccing, will aid to quickly dispatch enemies, bypassing their armor and shields.
  • Rolling can be used to interrupt a burst from the secondary attack, useful for not wasting ammo after a target's death.

TriviaEdit

  • Nagantaka (नागांतक), Hindi for "The Ender of Snakes","Naga" = Snake and "antak"= Ender ,was one of Garuda's alternate names. This name was given to Garuda as he, according to the mythology, preferred eating the meat of snakes.

MediaEdit

Update HistoryEdit

Update 25.8
October 2019 Riven Disposition Change
  • Nagantaka: 1.1->1.2

Update 24.6

  • Having a ‘signature’ weapon now actually benefits you!
    • Nagantaka: 1m innate Punch-Through when wielded by Garuda.

Update 24.0

  • Introduced.


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