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Talons
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Statistics
Weapon Slot Secondary
Weapon Type Throwing Knife
Trigger Type Active
Utility
Flight Speed 25m/s
Noise Level Silent
Fire Rate 5.0 rounds/sec
Accuracy 100.0
Magazine Size 4 rounds/mag
Max Ammo 20 rounds
Normal Attacks
Elemental Type Blast b Blast
Miscellaneous
Introduced Update 18.0
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.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
20,000
ControlModule64
2
Ferrite64
1,500
Oxium64
1,200
Forma64
1
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 35
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64175 Blueprint2 Blueprints Price: Credits6415,000
Tenno Lab Research
Credits64
5,000
ControlModule64
1
Ferrite64
650
Cryotic
300
PolymerBundle64
400
Time: 72 hrs
Prereq: Castanas
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Characteristics

This weapon deals primarily Blast b Blast damage.

Advantages

  • High base damage.
  • 100% chance to proc Puncture b Puncture regardless of installed mods, has 10% base chance to additionally proc modded damage type, and ragdolls enemies caught in the blast.
  • Silent, even if the projectile hits the enemy.
  • User can detonate charges on command, giving the player precise timing in detonation.
  • Explosion deals an additional 150% damage when stuck to a surface; scales with mods.
  • Up to eight charges can be ready for detonation at the same time.
  • Two Madurai Pol Polarities.

Disadvantages

  • Damage cannot be increased with Slash b Slash, Impact b Impact or Puncture b Puncture mods.
  • Explosions can damage the user.
  • Cannot destroy Arc Traps with explosion.
  • Low magazine size.
  • Low ammo capacity size of 20.
    • Draws ammo from the Sniper ammo pool, which has the lowest drop chance of all ammo drops.
    • Equipping with any sniper or bow weapon will decrease their overall ammo capacity.
  • Has slow travel time (25m/s), making it difficult to land an accurate shot at long distances.
  • Blast b Blast damage is less efficient against Ferrite armor.
  • Projectiles fly in an arc, making it difficult to use at long range.
  • Can only have eight charges out at once.

Media

  • Talons in Codex.
  • Talons in the Codex.

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