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Kushala Daora - Spawn / Hunt Location & Weakness Guide
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Kushala Daora - Spawn / Hunt Location & Weakness Guide

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

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Kushala Daora - Basic Monster Information

Kushala Daora Basic Info and Location
LocaleAncient Forest, Elder's Recess
TypeElder Dragon
Quests★8 Kushala Daora, Dragon of Steel
★8 Master of the Gale

Kushala Daora - Location & Spawn Areas

Ancient Forest - Lowest Level

Kushala Daora Location Ancient Forest Lowest Level
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AreaDescription
5Kushala Daora's Spawn Area
1,4If the hunt drags on for a long time, Kushala Daora moves to these areas

Kushala Daora can only be found in the Lowest Level of the Ancient Forest. It spawns and would immediately walk and lie down in Area 5. Kushala Daora does not become hostile until damaged.

Elder's Recess

Lower Level

Kushala Daora Location Elders Recess Lower Level
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Upper Level

Kushala Daora Location Elders Recess Upper Level
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AreaDescription
3Kushala Daora's Spawn Area. It will usually walk towards area 2
2,8,9If the hunt drags on for a long time, Kushala Daora moves to these areas
4When weakened, Kushala Daora moves on top of the middle pillar in Area 4 to rest

Kushala Daora frequents open areas in the Elder's Recess. It spawns in Area 3 and can be seen going towards Area 2 to lie down. Kushala Daora does not become hostile until damaged.

Kushala Daora - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type

Kushala Daora Weakness
AreaDescription
Head
(Breakable)
Kushala Daora's head is a weak spot
Wings
(Breakable)
Kushaola Daora's wings can be broken but are not weak spots
Tail
(Severable)
A small part of Kushaola Daora's tail can be severed

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

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

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

Kushala Daora - Element & Item Weaknesses

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart

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

Status Effect Resistance Chart

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

Item Weakness & Resistance Chart

Effective: ✓, Not Effective: ✕

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

Kushala Daora - Breakable Parts & Drops List

High Rank Material Drops & Rewards

Breakable Parts & Body Carves

Break Head - Daora Horn+
- Daora Dragon Scale+
- Daora Gem
Break Wings - Daora Webbing
- Daora Claw+
Cut Tail - Daora Tail
- Daora Carapace
- Daora Gem
Body Carve - Daora Dragon Scale+
- Daora Carapace
- Daora Claw+
- Daora Horn+
- Daora Webbing
- Daora Gem
Shiny Drop - Daora Dragon Scale+
- Daora Claw+

Quest & Investigation Rewards

Complete
Quest
- Daora Dragon Scale+
- Daora Carapace
- Daora Claw+
- Daora Webbing
- Elder Dragon Bone
- Elder Dragon Blood
Investigation
(Gold)
- Daora Carapace
- Daora Dragon Scale+
- Daora Tail
- Daora Horn+
- Daora Claw+
- Daora Webbing
- Daora Gem
Investigation
(Silver)
- Daora Carapace
- Daora Dragon Scale+
- Daora Tail
- Daora Horn+
- Daora Claw+
- Daora Webbing
- Daora Gem
Capture-

Kushala Daora - Craftable Weapons & Armor

Kushala Daora Craftable Weapons List

WeaponMaterials Needed
Daora's Decimator
(Great Sword)
- Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2
- Daora Horn+ x 5
- Daora Claw+ x 4
- Daora Gem x 1
Daora's Colossus
(Hammer)
- Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2
- Daora Horn+ x 5
- Daora Claw+ x 4
- Daora Gem x 1
Daora's Fang(Lance) - Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2
- Daora Horn+ x 5
- Daora Claw+ x 4
- Daora Gem x 1
Daora's Brigia
(Gun Lance)
- Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2
- Daora Horn+ x 5
- Daora Claw+ x 4
- Daora Gem x 1
Daora's Thwartoise
(Charge Blade)
- Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2
- Daora Horn+ x 5
- Daora Claw+ x 4
- Daora Gem x 1
Daora's Tethidine
(Insect Glaive)
- Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2
- Daora Horn+ x 5
- Daora Claw+ x 4
- Daora Gem x 1
Daora's Sagittarii
(Bow)
- Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2
- Daora Horn+ x 5
- Daora Claw+ x 4
- Daora Gem x 1
Daora's Hornet
(Light Bowgun)
- Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2
- Daora Horn+ x 5
- Daora Claw+ x 4
- Daora Gem x 1

Kushala Daora Craftable Armor List

High Rank Kushala Daora α & β Armor Set

ArmorMaterials Needed
Kushala Daora Helm α · β - Daora Dragon Scale+ x 4
- Dragon Carapace x 4
- Daora Webbing x 2
- Elder Dragon Bone x 4
Kushala Daora Mail α · β - Daora Carapace x 5
- Daora Horn+ x 3
- Daora Claw+ x 2
- Daora Gem x 1
Kushala Daora Vambraces α · β - Daora Carapace x 5
- Daora Horn+ x 2
- Daora Tail x 2
- Legiana Plate x 1
Kushala Daora Coil α · β - Daora Dragon Scale+ x 4
- Daora Carapace x 4
- Daora Horn+ x 2
- Carbalite Ore x 5
Kushala Daora Greaves α · β - Daora Carapace x 5
- Daora Dragon Scale+ x 4
- Daora Webbing x 3
- Elder Dragon Blood x 3

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