Shagaru Magala weaknesses, resistances, & drops – MHR Sunbreak

Black scales of annihilation.

Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak is a massive expansion in which new and old hunters will be able to fight numerous amounts of more challenging foes. The primary enemy of Monster Hunter 4 is making its appearance Shagaru Magala. If Gore Magala gave you a hard time, Shagaru Magala is an entirely different beast. So here's some helpful information on Shagaru Magala's weaknesses, resistances, and drops in MHR Sunbreak.

Shagaru Magala weakness in MHR Sunbreak

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TypeElder DragonThreat Level8/10
Main WeaknessDragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2Fire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Minor WeaknessThunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Main Status WeaknessPoison status symbol from Monster Hunter
Monster Resistant toWater element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2Paralysis status symbol from Monster Hunter

The form taken by Gore Magala once they mature and molt. Gorgeous, glittering scales cover Shagaru Magala, and their divine wings are large enough to wrap around their entire body. According to records, one was once said to have scattered its black scales over an area the size of a mountain, annihilating any and all lifeforms inhabiting that region.

Shagaru Magala Elemental weakness in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak

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Shagaru Magala is mainly weak to three elements: Dragon>Fire>Thunder. You can count Ice into that, but it's miles behind in terms of damage dealt. For each element, focus on the wingarm, head, and neck.

PartsFire element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Water element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Thunder element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Ice element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
Dragon element weakness symbol in Monster Hunter Stories 2
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Shagaru Magala Weapon location weakness in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak

Cutting damage is the best way to hurt Shagaru Magala, but Blunt weapons still significantly damage the blind beast. For both, concentrate on the head, neck, and legs, with Blade users also attacking the Tail to get that additional carve. Bowgunners should aim at the head and legs.

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Shagaru Magala Status resistances and ailment effectiveness in MHR Sunbreak

Zero stars mean it is immune to that ailment, while three stars mean it's highly effective against that monster. To deal much damage to Shagara Magala, inflict it with poison, as it's incredibly effective. Use a fast weapon such as Dual blades or Sword and Shield to get it to take effect. Or even find yourself a Poisontoad and place beneath the beast when it's downed.


Shagaru Magala Drop Rates - carves, capturing, breaking, & more in MHR Sunbreak

There are numerous ways to get monster parts, but it all heavily revolves around a percentage system, which is ultimately RNG. You may get a rare item or none at all.

  • There are multiple ways to gain items:
    • You can normally carve three times once the monster is dead, but this can change with skills and the type of monster
    • All chopped appendages of said monster can normally be carved once
    • Capturing the monster instead of killing it can alter the percentage of rewards
    • Breaking monster parts, claws, and wings increases the odds of getting more parts
    • From obtaining the white drops that fall from the monster
    • Gaining rewards for completing your quest
MaterialsTarget RewardsCapture RewardsBroken Part RewardsCarves
S. Magala Cortex23%--%20% (Wingarm)30% (Body)
S. Magala Shard33%--%20% (Wing)39% (Body)
17% (Tail)
S. Magala Purifier19%--%60% (Wingarm)
20% (Wingarm)
17% (Body)
S. Magala Lash12%--%--%80% (Tail)
S. Magala Hardhorn10%--%97% (Horn)--%
S. Magala Mantle3%--%--%2% (Body)
3% (Tail)
S. Magala Lightwing--%--%80% (Wing)12% (Body)

White drops often fall from monsters, especially when they are fighting over territory. Upon picking them up, you may get one of the following materials: S. Magala Cortex 30%, S. Magala Shard 55%, S. Magala Mantle 1%, Dragon Treasure 10%, and Old Dragon Treasure 40%.

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