All monster weaknesses in Monster Hunter Rise

That's a lot of monsters.

Monster Hunter Rise has a wide variety of monsters for players to hunt during their journey. With dozens of foes standing between hunters and priceless rewards, it can be hard to keep track of each weakness for the many monsters populating the Monster Hunter world. Thankfully, with our weakness chart below, you can catalog each enemy's weakness at your leisure.

We've enclosed the key facts any player should know. Elemental Weaknesses that players can exploit for extra damage. Status Effects that impact each monster to inflict adverse status conditions or ailments are listed. Weak Points where monsters are most vulnerable to attacks and Breakable Parts that net players extra rewards are all here, starting with the lowest-ranked monsters. This is your definitive weakness chart for Monster Hunter Rise.

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All Monsters Weaknesses based on Rank

Village Rank 2 Star

MonsterMajor WeaknessMinor WeaknessElemental Damage Location Major Status Effect Minor Status EffectCutting Damage LocationImpact Damage LocationShot Damage Location Breakable Parts
Great IzuchiThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Head
Tail Tip
Poison
Paralysis
Sleep
Exhaust
Stun
Blast
Thunderblight
HeadHead
Tail Tip
HeadHead
Body
Tail
ArzurosFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Forelegs
Upper Half
Paralysis
Sleep
Exhaust
Blast
Fireblight
RearRear
Head
HeadForeleg
Great Baggi Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
EverywhereParalysis
Blast
Exhaust
FireblightHeadHeadHeadHead
Lagombi Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Head/Upper HalfPoison
Paralysis
Blast
Fireblight
Stun
RearHeadHeadHead

Village Rank 3 Star

MonsterMajor WeaknessMinor WeaknessElemental Damage Location Major Status Effect Minor Status EffectCutting Damage LocationImpact Damage LocationShot Damage Location Breakable Parts
AknosomWater element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Legs
Tail Tip
N/ABlast
Fireblight
Wings
Crest
HeadHeadWing
Crest
Beak
Tail
TetranadonThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Head
Forelegs
ParalysisBlast
Thunderblight
HeadHeadHeadCarapace
Plate
Beak
Arm
Kulu-Ya-KuWater element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2 Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2 Dragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
EverywhereWaterblightBlastHead
Tail
Head
Forelegs
HeadHead
Foreleg
BarrothFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Head
Torso
Tail
Poison
Paralysis
Blast
FireblightForelegs
Tail
Forelegs
Tail
Forelegs
Tail
Hindleg
Foreleg
Tail
Scalp
Great WroggiIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
EverywhereParalysis
Sleep
Blast
Iceblight
HeadHeadHeadHead
Royal LudrothFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Head
Mane
Abdomen
Back
N/AFireblight
Blast
Mane
Abdomen
Head
Mane
HeadHead
Mane
Tail
KhezuFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Head
Neck
Torso
PoisonBlast
Fireblight
Head
Neck
Head
Neck
Head
Neck
Head
Leg

Village Rank 4 Star

MonsterMajor WeaknessMinor WeaknessElemental Damage LocationMajor Status EffectMinor Status EffectCutting Damage LocationImpact Damage LocationShot Damage Location Breakable Parts
BishatenIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
HeadN/ABlast
Iceblight
Head
Tail
HeadHeadHead
Tail
Wings
SomncanthThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Head
Neck
Hing Legs
N/ABlast
Thunderblight
Head
Tail
NeckHeadHead Fin
Arms
Tail
BariothFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Thorns
Head
N/ABlast
Fireblight
Head
Tail Tip
Head
Forelegs
Head
Tail
Head
Thorns
Tail
RathianDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Head
Wings
N/AThunderblightHead
Tail
Head
Neck
HeadWings
Back
Head
Tail
Tobi-KadachiWater element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Head
Hindlegs
PoisonWaterblight
Blast
Tail
Head
Neck
Tail
Head
Neck
Neck
Back
Forelegs
Tail
Head
Back
VolvidonWater element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Head
Upper Half
Back
N/AWaterblight
Stun
Blast
Head
Upper Half
Back
Head
Upper Half Back
Head
Back
Back
BasariosDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Head
Lower Neck
Back
Wings
Lower Tail
SleepBlast
Waterblight
Tail Tip
Legs
Abdomen
Legs
Abdomen
Legs
Abdomen
Head
Back
Chest
Tail
Pukei-PukeiThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Head
Tongue
Tail
Paralysis
Sleep
Blast
Thunderblight
Tongue
Head
Tail
Tongue
Head
Tongue
Head
Back
Wings
Head
Tail

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Village Rank 5 Star

MonsterMajor WeaknessMinor WeaknessElemental Damage LocationMajor Status EffectMinor Status EffectCutting Damage LocationImpact Damage LocationShot Damage Location Breakable Parts
MagnamaloWater element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Hind Legs
Forelegs
N/AWaterblightHead
Armblades
Tailblade
Head
Armblades
Tailblade
Tailblade
Armblades
Head
Armblade
Back
Tail
NarcacugaThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Cutwings
Head
Tail
N/AThunderblight
Blast
Head
Tail
Head
Forelegs
TailCutwings
Head
Tail
ZinogreIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Back
Tail Tip
Head
N/AIceblight
Blast
Head
Back
Hip
Head
Hip
Hing Legs
Head
Back
Horns
Back
Forelegs
Tail
AnjanathWater element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Wings
Snout
Neck
N/AWaterblightSnout
Head
Tail
Snout
Head
Tail
Snout
Head
Tail
Head
Legs
Tail
MizutsuneThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Dragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Claws
Forelegs
N/AThunderblight
Blast
Head
Tail
Head
Neck
Head
Neck
Claws
Dorsal Fin
Head
Tail
RathalosDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Head
Wings
N/AThunderblightHead
Wings
Tail
Head
Wings
Neck
Head
Wings
Wings
Head
Back
Tail

Village Rank 6 Star

MonsterMajor WeaknessMinor WeaknessElemental Damage LocationMajor Status EffectMinor Status EffectCutting Damage LocationImpact Damage LocationShot Damage Location Breakable Parts
AlmudronFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Forelegs
Tail
Tail Tip
N/AFireblightTail Tip
Tail
Head
Head
Abdomen
Tail Tip
Head
Tail Tip
Forelegs
Head
Torso
Tail
Goss HaragFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Hind Legs
Forelegs
Back
N/AFireblight
Blast
Ice Clump
Head
Forelegs
Ice Clump
Head
Forelegs
Head
Ice Clump
Back
Forelegs
Head
TigrexThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Dragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Head
Forelegs
N/ABlast
Thunderblight
Head
Forelegs
Tail
Head
Forelegs
HeadClaws
Head
Tail
DiablosIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Dragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Wings
Abdomen
Back
Head
Horns
Tail Tip
ParalysisBlast
Iceblight
Abdomen
Tail Yip
Abdomen
Head
Wings
Head
Tail
Horns
Back
Tail

High Rank

MonsterMajor WeaknessMinor WeaknessElemental Damage Location Major Status Effect Minor Status Effect Cutting Damage LocationImpact Damage LocationShot Damage Location Breakable Parts
JyuratodusThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Legs
Torso
ExhaustStun
Thunderblight
Head
Tail
Legs
Head
Tail
Legs
Head
Tail
Legs
Head
Back
Tail
RajangIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
HeadN/ABlast
Iceblight
Head
Torso
Forelegs
Head
Torso
Forelegs
Head
Forelegs
Tail
Arms
Horns
Rakna-KadakiIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Claws
Head
N/AIceblightHead
Leg(Thread)
Head
Leg(Thread)
HeadClaws
Glowgut
Legs
Head
BazelgeuseThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Legs
Tail
Head
N/AThunderblightHead
Tail
Head
Tail
Wings
Tail
Head
Back
Wings
Tail

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Elder Dragons

MonsterMajor WeaknessMinor WeaknessElemental Damage Location Major Status Effect Minor Status EffectCutting Damage LocationImpact Damage LocationShot Damage Location Breakable Parts
Narwa the AllmotherDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Wingarms
Head
Back
N/ABlast
Iceblight
Tail Tip
Wingarm
Head
Tail Tip
Wingarm
Head
Tail Tip
Wingarm
Head
Abdomen
Horns
Wings
Wingarms
Back
Tail
Wing Serpent IbushiDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Tail Tip
Back
Wingarm
N/ABlast
Fireblight
Chest
Tail Tip
Back
Wingarm
Chest
Tail Tip
Back
Wingarm
Chest
Tail Tip
Back
Wingarm
Horns
Wingarms
Back
Tail
Thunder Serpent NarwaDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Wingarm
Chest
Head
N/ABlastWingarm
Chest
Head
Tail Tip
Wingarm
Chest
Head
Tail Tip
Wingarm
Chest
Head
Tail Tip
Horns
Wingarms
Back
Abdomen
Tail
Crimson Glow ValstraxBlastIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2 Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2 Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
EverywhereN/ABlastHead
Wingarm
Tail
Head
Wing
Wingarm
Wingarm
Head
Wings
Horns
Tail
ChameleosFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Dragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Head
Hindleg
Back
BlastFireblightHead
Forelegs
Head
Forelegs
Head
Tail
Wings
Horn
Tail
Kushala DaoraThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Forelegs
Wings
Tail
BlastThunderblightHead
Forelegs
Neck
Head
Forelegs
Abdomen
Forelegs
Head
Tail
Head
Wings
Tail
TeostraWater element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Forelegs
Tail
Head
BlastPoison
Stun
Head
Tail
Wings
Head
Neck
Head
Tail
Head
Wingclaws
Tail

Apex Monsters

MonsterMajor WeaknessMinor Weakness Elemental Damage Location Major Status Effect Minor Status EffectCutting Location DamageImpact
Location
Damage
Shot Location Damage Breakable Parts
Apex ArzurosFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Fire
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Rear
Abdomen
Hind Legs
N/ABlast
Fireblight
Head
Forelegs
Head
Forelegs
Head
Upper Half
Forelegs
Apex RathianDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Back
Wings
Head
Neck
N/AThunderblightHead
Neck
Tail
Head
Neck
HeadWings
Head
Back
Tail
Apex MizutsuneThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
ThunderDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Claws
Forelegs
N/ABlast
Thunderblight
Head
Neck
Dorsal Fin
Head
Neck
Dorsal Fin
Head
Hind Legs
Claws
Dorsal Fin
Head
Tail
Apex RathalosDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder
Wings
Head
Legs
Tail
N/AThunderblightHead
Tail
Head
Wings
Back
Head
Wings
Back
Head
Tail
Apex DiablosIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Dragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon
Tail Tip
Head
Horns
N/ABlast
Iceblight
Tail Tip
Tail
Head
Head
Horns
Neck
HeadHorns
Back
Tail
Apex ZinogreIce element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water
Back
Tail Tip
Head
BlastPoison
Stun
Head
Hind Leg
Hip
Head
Hind Leg
Hip
Head
Back
Horns
Forelegs
Back
Tail

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