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Nergigante - Spawn / Hunt Location & Weakness Guide
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Nergigante - Spawn / Hunt Location & Weakness Guide

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Read this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on the monster - Nergigante. Learn its hunt location, element weaknesses, material drops, craftable sets, and quest rewards!

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Nergigante - Basic Monster Information

Nergigante Stats and Location
LocaleElder's Recess
TypeElder Dragon
Quests★6 A Colossal Task
★8 A Wound and a Thirst
★8 The Eater of Elders

Nergigante - Location & Spawn Areas

Elder's Recess - Lowest Level

Nergigante's Elder Recess Pathing Route
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AreaDescription
14Nergigante's Spawn Area
8,9If the hunt drags on for a long time, Nergigante moves to these areas
15If weakened, Nergigante will try to recover in this area

Nergigante can only be found in the Elder's Recess. It appears in Area 14 and relocates to only three other areas.

Nergigante - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type

AreaDescription
Horns
(Breakable)
Nergigante's head is a weak spot and its horns can be broken
Forelegs
(Breakable)
Both front legs are weak spots
Tail
(Severable)
The tail's spiked half can be severed

Nergigante's main weak spots are its head and forelegs. Its horns and tail, if subjected to sufficient damage, can be broken and severed.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

PartSeverBluntAmmo
Head★★・★★★★★・
Forelegs★★★★★・★★・

Nergigante - Element & Item Weaknesses

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart

FireWaterIce
★・・★・・★・・
ThunderDragon
★★★★★・

Status Effect Resistance Chart

PoisonSleepParalysisBlast
★★・★★・★★・★★・
StunExhaustMountElderseal
★★・×★★★★★★

Item Weakness & Resistance Chart

Level of Effect: Effective: ✓, Not Effective: ✕

ItemEffectiveness
Flash Pod✓ (Up to 4 times)
Shock Trap×
Pitfall Trap×
Vine Trap×
Dung Pod×
Screamer Pod×
Tinged Meat×

Nergigante - Breakable Parts & Drops List

High Rank Material Drops & Rewards

Breakable Parts & Body Carves

Break HornNergigante Horn+
Nergigante Regrowth Plate
Nergigante Gem
Cut TailNergigante Tail
Immortal Dragonscale
Nergigante Gem
Body CarveImmortal Dragonscale
Nergigante Carapace
Nergigante Talon
Nergigante Horn+
Nergigante Regrowth Plate
Nergigante Gem
Shiny DropNergigante Regrowth Plate
Nergigante Talon

Quest & Investigation Rewards

Complete
Quest
Nergigante Carapace
Immortal Dragonscale
Nergigante Regrowth Plate
Nergigante Talon
Elder Dragon Bone
Elder Dragon Blood
Investigation
(Gold)
Nergigante Carapace
Immortal Dragonscale
Nergigante Regrowth Plate
Nergigante Tail
Nergigante Talon
Nergigante Horn+
Nergigante Gem
Investigation
(Silver)
Nergigante Carapace
Immortal Dragonscale
Nergigante Regrowth Plate
Nergigante Tail
Nergigante Talon
Nergigante Horn+
Nergigante Gem
Capture-

Nergigante - Craftable Weapons & Armor

Nergigante Craftable Weapons List

WeaponMaterials Needed
Purgation's Atrocity
(Great Sword)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Extermination's Edge
(Long Sword)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Eradication Vanguard
(Sword & Shield)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Obliteration's Footfall
(Hammer)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Decimation Claws
(Dual Blades)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Desolation's Overture
(Hunting Horn)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Perdition's Hand
(Lance)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Eradication Flame
(Gunlance)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Dying Light
(Switch Axe)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Devastation's Thorns
(Charge Blade)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Catastrophe's Light
(Insect Glaive)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Doom's Shaft
(Bow)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Cataclysm's Trigger
(Light Bowgun)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1
Destruction's Fusillade
(Heavy Bowgun)
Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2
Nergigante Horn+ x 5
Nergigante Talon x 5
Nergigante Gem x 1

Nergigante Craftable Armor List

High Rank Nergigante α & β Armor Set

ArmorMaterials Needed
Nergigante Helm α · βNergigante Horn+ x 2
Nergigante Carapace x 6
Immortal Dragonscale x 4
Nergigante Gem x 1
Nergigante Mail α · βNergigante Carapace x 4
Immortal Dragonscale x 4
Nergigante Talon x 2
Elder Dragon Bone x 3
Nergigante Vambraces α · βNergigante Carapace x 4
Nergigante Horn+ x 1
Nergigante Tail x 2
Firecell Stone x 1
Nergigante Coil α · βNergigante Carapace x 4
Immortal Dragonscale x 4
Nergigante Regrowth Plate x 4
Novacrystal x 1
Nergigante Greaves α · βNergigante Carapace x 4
Immortal Dragonscale x 4
Nergigante Regrowth Plate x 2
Elder Dragon Blood x 2

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