A Runic Talons can spawn with up to 3 bonuses with +1 to +3 to a specific Assassin skill. These bonuses will keep the item normal, and still allow runewords to be created with it.
A superior Runic Talons can also spawn with 2 of the following bonuses, +5% to +15% Enhanced Damage, Increase Maximum Durability 10% to 15%, or +1 to +3 to Attack Rating.
Compared to other claws
|name||damage||strength||dexterity||sockets||can Have Skills||speed|
|Suwayyah||39 - 52 (45.5)||99||99||3||Yes||0|
|Wrist Sword||34 - 45 (39.5)||105||105||3||Yes||-10|
|War Fist||44 - 53 (48.5)||108||108||2||Yes||10|
|Battle Cestus||36 - 42 (39)||110||110||2||Yes||-10|
|Feral Claws||22 - 53 (37.5)||113||113||3||Yes||-20|
|Runic Talons||24 - 44 (34)||115||115||3||Yes||-30|
|Scissors Suwayyah||40 - 51 (45.5)||118||118||3||Yes||0|
How to upgrade a Runic Talons
Transmute low quality weapon, an Eld rune, and a chipped gem to create normal quality weapon of the same type.
How to add sockets to a Runic Talons
You can add sockets to a Runic Talons by giving the item to Larzuk as a quest reward. Larzuk will always add 3 sockets (if the iLevel is high enough), the maximum. You can also add sockets with the following horadric cube recipe. This recipes will not work for low quality items.
Transmute normal weapon, a Ral rune, an Amn rune, and a Perfect Amethyst to create a socketed weapon of the same type.
This recipes will add between 1 and 3 sockets to the item. The game will roll a 6 sided dice, if it rolls higher than 3, the maximum amount of sockets is chosen.
|1||1 socket||1 in 6 (16.67%)|
|2||2 socket||1 in 6 (16.67%)|
|3||3 socket (max)||4 in 6 (66.67%)|
|4||3 socket (max)||4 in 6 (66.67%)|
|5||3 socket (max)||4 in 6 (66.67%)|
|6||3 socket (max)||4 in 6 (66.67%)|
The maximum amount of sockets an item can roll with depends on the iLevel of the weapon. The iLevel is equal to the monster level (mLevel) the item dropped from, the mLevel is equal to the area level (aLevel). Champions will have an mLevel of aLevel+2, Uniques and their minions aLevel+3, and Super Uniques will have a predefined mLevel.
|iLvl 0-25||iLvl 26-40||iLvl 41 and up|
Runewords you can make in a Runic Talons
|Malice||3 sockets||melee weapon||15|
|Strength||2 sockets||melee weapon||25|
|Wind||2 sockets||melee weapon||61|
|Fury||3 sockets||melee weapon||65|
25% Chance to Cast Level 15 Poison Nova On Striking20% Chance to Cast Level 12 Lower Resist When StruckLevel 13-17 Cleansing Aura When Equipped (varies)+1-2 All Skills+260-380% Damage to Demons (varies)-23% To Enemy Poison Resistance0.3% (0-29.7) Deadly Strike (Based on Character Level)Adds 5-30 Fire Damage25% Chance of Open Wounds (um)Freezes Target +3 (cham)+10 to Strength (fal)