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Apex Rathian Guide - Weakness & How To Beat

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Apex Rathian is a flying wyovenr monster in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). Guide includes Apex Rathian weakness, location, element, resistance, attack pattern, unlock, & rampage!!

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Apex Rathian Information

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Apex Rathian

Apex Rathian

Appearance Map - Initial & Sleeping Area

Quest TypeMapSpawnNest
Normal QuestFlooded Forest9/13Investigating
Rampage Quest---

Apex Rathian - Weakness & Resistance

Effective Attack Type Per Weak Spot

* Based on actual battles in the game!!

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Weakness Details

Weakness Details

PartsBreaking ConditionsEssence
HeadWill break when given a certain amount of damage-
Torso----
WingsWill break when given a certain amount of damage-
BackWill break when given a certain amount of damage-
Legs----
TailWill be cut off when given a certain amount of damage-

Status Ailments & Blight

Item Effectiveness

To Be Available In Normal Quests (2.0)

Normal Quest Activation Condition

Activation Condition・ Reached HR 41
・ Cleared Apex Rathian in Rampage

Though previously only available in Rampage Quests, players will now be able to take on Apex Rathian in regular quests as well! To do so, you'll need the 2.0 update, released on April 28th. For more info, check out the 2.0 Update guide below.

Check Out The 2.0 Update Here

Available In Rampage Quests

Just like some other Apex creatures available in the game at launch, Apex Rathian will be fightable in Rampage Quests.

Apex Rathian - Obtainable Items

Items From High Rank Apex Rathian

Target RewardApex Venom Spike (5%)
Rathian Scale+ (31%)
Rathian Carapace (23%)
Rathian Webbing (8% [2pieces])
Inferno Sac (14%)
Monster Keenbone (12%)
Rathian Plate (5%)
Rathian Ruby (2%)

Get by Carving

Carve - BodyApex Venom Spike (6%)
Rathian Scale+ (41%)
Rathian Carapace (32%)
Inferno Sac (17%)
Rathian Plate (3%)
Rathian Ruby (1%)
Carve - TailApex Venom Spike (40%)
Rathian Scale+ (42%)
Rathian Plate (5%)
Rathian Ruby (5%)
Rathalos Medulla (8%)
None
HeadRathian Scale+ (58%)
Rathian Carapace (30%)
Rathian Plate (7%)
Rathian Ruby (2%)
WingRathian Webbing (20% [2 pieces])
Rath Wingtalon+ (80%)
BackApex Venom Spike (35%)
Rathian Carapace (60%)
Rathian Plate (3%)
Rathian Ruby (2%)
Normal DropsRathian Scale+ (60%)
Rathian Carapace (40%)
Rathian Ruby (2%)
Large Wyvern Tear (40%)

Apex Rathian - Hunting Guide & Tips

1Increase Poison Resistance or Antidotes
└ We also recommend equipping a Gear or Decoration with Fire Resistance Effect
2Always be on the lookout for a Somersault or Triple Somersault
└ You may try to attack her after landin
3Distance yourself when Apex Rathian uses Fire Breath
└You may try to attack from the side when breathing fir
4Aim to weaken the attack by cutting the tail
5Attack her when in fatigue

Increase Poison Resistance & Fire Resistance Skills

SkillEffect
Poison Resistance Lv3Nullifies effect of minor poison and reduces effect of major poison
Fire Resistance Lv3Fire resistance +20, Defense +10
ItemEffect
AntidoteA cure for poison/venom

It is recommended to equip Gears or Decorations with Poison Resistance Lv 3 or bring Antidotes since Apex Rathian attacks frequently with poisonous effect.

We also suggest equipping Gears with Fire Resistance Skills to reduce the Fire Damage from Apex Rathian's Fire Breath.

Always Be Aware Of Somersaults

Apex Rathian launches a devastating Sommersault Tail Whip three times. The first attack has a gap movement that will stop for a moment, but it attacks immediately for the second and third time. So it is important to be prepared to avoid it while assuming that the second or third attacks will come.

Attack After Landing A Somersault

Sommersault Pattern
Not Enraged・ Be sure to attack once landed
Enraged・Attack after landing the hits for the third time
・There also be another attack in the middle so be careful and observe her attacks

Somersault Tail Whips cause a large gap from the time they occur to the time they land. There are the above patterns in the behavior after Somersault and if you remember the pattern of landing, you will have a chance to attack.

Distance Yourself When Breathing

Apex Rathian's breath will not hit you if you are on her side, so it is recommended that you attack her head while breathing fire. But when enraged, she will use her Fire Breath three times, so the range becomes larger.

Aim To Weaken The Attack By Cutting The Tail

Cutting the tail of Apex Rathian removes the poison slime and further weakens Somersault when enraged. Cutting the tail is worth a shot as this will neutralize her attacks.

Attack Her When In Fatigue State

▲ Fatigue state of a Normal Rathian

Even Apex Rathian also experience fatigue like taking a stiff motion like shortness of breath and slows down. If you noticed that she drools from her mouth, it's a sign of fatigue, so don't be afraid to attack.

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