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Rathian - Spawn / Hunt Location & Weakness Guide

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

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Rathian - Basic Monster Information

Rathian Basic Info and Location
LocaleAncient Forest
Wildspire Wastes
TypeFlying Wyvern
Quests★4 Royal Relocation
★5 Redifining the "Power Couple"
★6 The Sleeping Sylvan Queen
★6 Brown Desert, Green Queen

Rathian - Location & Spawn Areas

Ancient Forest

Lower level

Rathian Ancient Forest Lower Level
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Mid Level

Rathian Ancient Forest Mid Level
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High Level

Rathian Ancient Forest Upper Level
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AreaDescription
5Rathian's Spawn Area
5,6,12,13,14If the hunt drags on for a long time, Rathian moves to these areas
16If heavily injured, Rathian will rest in this area

Rathian usually spawns in Area 5 and would be found darting towards Areas 6 and 12. Rathian will only be hostile once attacked.

Wildspire Wastes - Mid Level

Rathian Wildspire Waste Mid Level
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AreaDescription
2Rathian's Spawn Area
2,3,4,6,7,8,9If the hunt drags on for a long time, Rathian moves to these areas
12If heavily injured, Rathian will rest in this area

Rathian can be found in the Wildspire Waste and spawns in Area 2. It would then proceed to Area 3. Rathian will only be hostile once attacked.

Rathian - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type

Rathian Weakness
AreaDescription
Head
(Breakable)
Rathian's head is a weak spot. Breakable
Back
(Breakable)
Rathian's back is breakable. However, it is not a weak spot
Wings
(Breakable)
Rathian's wings is a weak spot. Breakable.
Tail
(Severable)
The tail of a Rathian is a weak spot. It can be severed

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

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

PartSeverBluntAmmo
Head★★★★★★★★★
Wings★★・★★・★★・
Tail★★・★★・★★・

Rathian - Element & Item Weaknesses

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart

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

Status Effect Resistance Chart

PoisonSleepParalysisBlast
★・・★★・★★・★・・
StunExhaustMount-
★★★★・・★★★-

Item Weakness & Resistance Chart

ItemEffectiveness
Flash Pod
Shock Trap
Pitfall Trap
Vine Trap
Dung Pod
Screamer Pod
Tinged Meat

Rathian - Breakable Parts & Drops List

Low Rank Material Drops & Rewards

Breakable Parts & Body Carves

Break Head - Rathian Shell
- Rathian Scale
- Rathian Plate
Break Wing - Rath Wingtalon
- Rathian Webbing
Break Back - Rathian Shell
- Rathian Spike
- Rathian Plate
Carve Tail - Rathian Scale
- Rathian Spike
- Rathalos Scale
- Rathian Plate
Body Carve - Rathian Scale
- Rathian Shell
- Rath Wingtalon
- Rathian Webbing
- Rathian Spike
- Rathian Plate
Shiny Drop - Wyvern Tear
- Rathian Scale
- Rathian Spike

Quest & Investigation Rewards

Complete Quest - Rathian Shell
- Rathian Scale
- Rath Wingtalon
- Rathian Webbing
- Rathian Plate
- Monster Bone L
- Flame Sac
Investigation
(Gold)
- Rathian Spike
- Rathian Shell × 3
- Rathian Scale × 3
- Rath Wingtalon
- Rathian Webbing
- Rathian Plate
- Flame Sac × 3
Investigation
(Silver)
- Rathian Spike
- Rathian Shell × 2
- Rathian Scale × 2
- Rath Wingtalon
- Rathian Webbing
- Flame Sac × 2
- Rathian Plate
Capture - Rathian Scale
- Rathian Shell
- Rath Wingtalon
- Rathian Webbing
- Rathian Spike
- Rathian Plate

High Rank Material Drops & Rewards

Breakable Parts & Body Carves

Break Head - Rathian Shell+
- Rathian Plate+
- Rathian Ruby
Break Wings - Rath Wingtalon × 2
- Rathian Webbing × 2
Break Back - Rathian Shell+
- Rathian Spike+
- Rathian Ruby
Tail Carve - Rathian Spike+
- Rathian Plate+
- Rathian Plate
- Rathian Ruby
Body Carve - Rathian Plate+
- Rathian Shell+
- Rathian Webbing
- Rathian Spike+
- Rathian Plate
- Rathian Ruby
Shiny Drop - Rathian Plate+
- Rathian Shell+

Quest & Investigation Rewards

Complete Quest - Rathian Plate+
- Rathian Shell+
- Rath Wingtalon × 2
- Monster Keenbone × 2
- Inferno Sac
- Rathian Webbing × 2
- Rathian Plate
Investigation
(Gold)
- Rathian Spike+
- Rathian Shell+ × 2
- Rathian Spike+ × 2
- Rathian Webbing × 3
- Rathian Plate
- Rathian Ruby
- Inferno Sac
Investigation
(Silver)
- Rathian Spike+
- Rathian Shell+ × 2
- Rathian Plate+ × 2
- Rathian Webbing × 2
- Rathian Plate
- Inferno Sac
- Rathian Ruby
Capture - Rathian Plate+
- Rathian Shell+
- Rathian Webbing
- Rathian Spike+
- Rathian Plate
- Rathian Ruby

Rathian - Craftable Weapons & Armor

Rathian Craftable Weapons List

WeaponMaterials Needed
Wyvern Blade "Leaf"
(Long Sword)
- Rathian Shell x 5
- Machalite Ore x 10
- Poison Sac x 3
- Rathian Plate x 1
Princess Rapier
(Sword & Shield)
- Rathian Shell x 5
- Machalite Ore x 10
- Poison Sac x 3
- Rathian Plate x 1
Valkyrie Chordmaker
(Hunting Horn)
- Rathian Shell x 5
- Machalite Ore x 10
- Poison Sac x 3
- Rathian Plate x 1
Dear Lutemis
(Charge Blade)
- Rathian Shell x 5
- Machalite Ore x 10
- Poison Sac x 3
- Rathian Plate x 1

Rathian Craftable Armor List

Low Rank Armor Set

ArmorMaterials Needed
Rathian Helm - Rathian Shell x 2
- Rathian Scale x 3
- Rathian Webbing x 2
- Flame Sac x 1
Rathian Mail - Rathian Scale x 2
- Rathian Shell x 1
- Rathian Webbing x 1
- Ancient Bone x2
Rathian Vambraces - Rathian Shell x 2
- Rathian Scale x 2
- Rathian Spike x 1
- Monster Bone L x 2
Rathian Coil - Rathian Scale x 2
- Rathian Shell x 1
- Rath Wingtalon x 2
- Boulder Bone x 2
Rathian Greaves - Rathian Shell x 3
- Rathian Spike x 1
- Rath Wingtalon x 2
- Rathian Plate x 1

High Rank Rathian α & β Armor Set

ArmorMaterials Needed
Rathian Helm α · β - Rathian Carapace x 4
- Rathian Scale+ x 4
- Rathian Webbing x 2
- Inferno Sac x 3
Rathian Mail α · β - Rathian Scale+ x 4
- Rathian Carapace x 2
- Rathian Webbing x 2
- Quality Bone x 6
Rathian Vambraces α · β - Rathian Carapace x 4
- Rathian Scale+ x 4
- Rathian Spike+ x 2
- Monster Keenbone x 4
Rathian Coil α · β - Rathian Scale+ x 4
- Rathian Carapace x 2
- Inferno Sac x 2
- Monster Broth x 2
Rathian Greaves α · β - Rathian Carapace x 6
- Rathian Spike+ x 3
- Rath Wingtalon x 4
- Rathian Ruby x 1

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