Read this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to defeat Great Jagras. Learn Great Jagras's weaknesses, recommended loadout, hunting tips, its moves and how to counter them!
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Great Jagras - Tips and Tricks
Positioning - Fight Great Jagras from its Sides
Most attacks from Great Jagras is frontal. Avoid its front and fight Great Jagras from it's sides.
Focus Fire on its head, forelegs, and chest
Great Jagras's head, forelegs, and chest is its weak points, all within striking range if you position yourself on its sides. It is also possible to hit multiple weak spots with wide reaching attacks, so use that to your advantage.
Push the Attack When Great Jagras is Fed
While Great Jagras gets increased damage when it is fed(bloated belly), its weak point(chest) also bloats up, allowing for easier targeting.
Great Monster To Practice New Weapons
The Great Jagras is a recommended monster to fight when practicing and using new weapons. It provides a big target and its moves are mostly predictable, providing an easy training dummy for you to work on.Check out Great Jagras's Summary, Spawn / Hunt Location info here!
Great Jagras - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type
| Head |
|Broken & chopped mane means its is broken|
| Forelegs |
|Forelegs will be scratched and claws will be broken|
| Chest |
|Chest will have large patches of broken scales|
The Great Jagras is weak in 3 areas - its head, forelegs, and chest. These parts are also breakable and when broken, you'll hear a cracking sound and the part will look scratched and have patches of scales gone.
Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot
Great Jagras - Element & Item Weaknesses
Elemental Affinity Reference Chart
Status Effect Resistance Chart
Item Weakness & Resistance Chart
Great Jagras - Recommended Loadout
Recommended Elemental Weapons
Fire is the most effective element against Great Jagras
Ice & Thunder is also effective against Great Jagras
Great Jagras is resistant to Water. Do not bring Water-based weapons
|Fire Attack||This skill boosts your weapon's Fire attacks, exploiting the Great Jagras's weakness to Fire.|
|Weakness Exploit||You'll deal more damage to the Great Jagras's weak areas with this skill.|
|Shock Trap||Shocks monster to stay still for a few seconds|
|Pitfall Trap||Drops monster into pitfall for a few seconds|
|Mega Barrel Bomb||Deals explosive damage to monster when triggered|
|Flash Pod||Stuns monster for a few seconds with flash of light|
|Tinged Meat||Chance to cause paralysis when eaten by monster|
Focus on Paralyzing & Trapping Great Jagras
Great Jagras is susceptible to almost every Status Effect in the book. Bring tons of traps to lock Great Jagras in place so you can dish out more pain with attacks or Bomb Barrels.
Best Specialized Tools
|Temporal Mantle||Automatically avoids fatal monster moves|
|Rocksteady Mantle||Reduces damage from attacks. Negates scream, wind, & tremor effects to an extent.|
|Evasion Mantle||Increases the invulnerability window while evading. Allows more efficient dodges, so you can keep attacking more.|
Great Jagras - Moves & Counters
|Swipes||Swipes at you with its forelimbs. Stick to its sides to avoid this attack.|
|Charge||Attempts to charge the hunter. Dodge to it's left/right.|
|Stomach Slam||When enlarged, it pulls its gut above you and slams it down. Dodge to it's left/right.|
|Body Roll||Rolls over using its entire body, gaining extra damage and area if Great Jagras is fed. Dodge toward its head or tail to avoid being run over.|
|Puke Attack||Spits out vomit. Dodge away from the projectile and its impact point.|
Body Roll gains potency when Great Jagras is Fed
Great Jagras's Body Roll gets increased damage and wider area when it is fed(bloated belly). Keep attacking the belly to force Great Jagras to spit out the prey, thus weakening it if this attack is giving you trouble.Check out Great Jagras's Rewards & Crafting Item lists here!