Immobilizes nearby enemies for 3.5 seconds and deals 12 Physical Damage. An ally can activate Impale Synergy, damaging enemies held within the talons at level 1. However, this skill only has a 33% chance of being successful currently, an error that has not yet been fixed.
Unlocked at Draconic Power rank 4.
- Update 2: "Decreased this ability's damage-over-time duration." 
- Update 6: "Increased the damage over time from this ability by approximately 10%."
- Update 9: This morph now deals Flame Damage for its initial hit instead of Physical Damage.
- Increases overall health for 250 points for 4 seconds.
- Update 2: "You will no longer be charged twice the required magicka amount to use this ability." 
- Update 5: "Fixed an issue where this ability wasn't getting more powerful when you gained a rank; there is now more damage added on Ranks II-IV. We also fixed an issue where this ability was fading out instantly." 
- Update 6: "This ability now applies the Minor Maim debuff, even if your target is immune to roots." 
- Update 1: "This ability can now damage monsters with snare immunity." 
- Update 1: "Fixed an issue where allies were not able to activate the synergy from Dark Talons." 
- Update 5: "Fixed an issue where this ability was causing a slight reduction in performance." 
- Update 8: "This ability's root is no longer blockable."