God of War PS4 (GoW 4)

How to Get the Talon Bow | Upgrades, Skills, and Runic Summons

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This is a page for the Talon Bow weapon in God of War (2018) for the PS4. Read on to learn how to get the Talon Bow, weapon upgrades, skills, and Runic Summons!

How to Get the Talon Bow

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Atreus will start using his Talon Bow in battle after reaching the first boss in the first chapter of the story, The Marked Trees.

The Marked Trees Quest Walkthrough

Talon Bow Upgrades

Bow Upgrades

Level Cost Effect
1 - -
2 5000 Hacksilver
2 Soft Svartalfheim Steel
Increases arrow damage
3 10000 Hacksilver
2 Solid Svartalfheim Steel
Increases arrow damage
4 22500 Hacksilver
5 Solid Svartalfheim Steel
Increases arrow damage
5 45000 Hacksilver
1 Hardened Svartalfheim Steel
Increases arrow damage
6 80000 Hacksilver
3 Hardened Svartalfheim Steel
Increases arrow damage.
Runic Summons fully recharge Atreus's quiver with arrows.

Quiver Upgrades

Level Cost Effect
1 - -
2 5000 Hacksilver Reduces arrow recharge time
3 25000 Hacksilver Reduces arrow recharge time
4 45000 Hacksilver Increases arrow capacity to 4

Talon Bow Skills

Expert Combat

Skill Weapon Lv. Effect
TeamworkTeamwork 1 Atreus will help Kratos when enemies are in certain vulnerable states, or when Kratos is attacked.
AcrobaticsAcrobatics 1 While Atreus is choking an enemy, he can perform a a combo move if Kratos launches or hits the enemy far away.
FerocityFerocity 1 Atreus can perform a variety of high STUN damage attacks when enemies are near.
Atreus Power IAtreus Power I 2 Increases arrow damage and melee damage.
Dexterous Shot IDexterous Shot I 2 Increases the Talon Bow's firing rate.
Atreus Power IIAtreus Power II 3 Greatly increases arrow damage and melee damage.
Dexterous Shot IIDexterous Shot II 3 Greatly increases the Talon Bow's firing rate.
Atreus Power IIIAtreus Power III 4 Massively increases arrow damage and melee damage.
Dexterous Shot IIIDexterous Shot III 4 Massively increases the Talon Bow's firing rate.

Magic Combat

Skill Weapon Lv. Effect
Weaken PotencyWeaken Potency 1 Light Arrows increase WEAKEN status effect on enemies.
Light Potency ILight Potency I 1 Light Arrows inflict more STUN damage to enemies.
Explosive PowerExplosive Power 3 Light Arrows cause larger explosions.
Light Potency IILight Potency II 3 Light Arrows inflict a greater amount of STUN damage to enemies.
Shock Potency IShock Potency I 1 Shock Arrows inflict more SHOCK damage to enemies.
Lasting ShockLasting Shock 1 SHOCK duration increased.
Shock Potency IIShock Potency II 3 Shock Arrows inflict a greater amount of SHOCK damage to enemies.
Shock ConduitShock Conduit 3 SHOCK damage can now be chained between multiple enemies.
Light Potency IIILight Potency III 4 Light Arrows inflict a massive amount of STUN damage to enemies.
Shock Potency IIIShock Potency III 4 Shock Arrows inflict a massive amount of SHOCK damage to enemies.

List of Talon Bow Skills

Talon Bow Runic Summons

Name Type Max Stats
Wrath of the Wolf Area DAMAGE: 4/5
RUNIC: 1/5
STUN: 4/5
Falcons' Dive Area DAMAGE: 1/5
RUNIC: 4/5
STUN: 4/5
Murder of Crows Area DAMAGE: 5/5
RUNIC: 1/5
STUN: 1/5
Storm of the Elks Area DAMAGE: 1/5
RUNIC: 5/5
STUN: 1/5
Bitter Squirrel - DAMAGE: 0/5
RUNIC: 5/5
STUN: 0/5
Boar Stampede Area DAMAGE: 2/5
RUNIC: 1/5
STUN: 5/5

List of Talon Bow Runic Summons

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