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How to Beat Great Jagras - Tips and Recommended Gear

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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

Great Jagras - Tips and Tricks 1

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

Great Jagras - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type
Area Description
Broken & chopped mane means its is broken
Forelegs will be scratched and claws will be broken
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

Part Sever Blunt Ammo
Head ★★★ ★★★ ★★★
Forelegs ★★・ ★★・ ★★・
Chest ★★★ ★★★ ★★★

Great Jagras - Element & Item Weaknesses

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart


Status Effect Resistance Chart


Item Weakness & Resistance Chart

Item Effectiveness
Flash Pod
Shock Trap
Pitfall Trap
Vine Trap
Dung Pod
Screamer Pod ×
Tinged Meat
Check out Great Jagras's Summary, Spawn / Hunt Location info here!

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

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Fire AttackThis skill boosts your weapon's Fire attacks, exploiting the Great Jagras's weakness to Fire.
Weakness ExploitYou'll deal more damage to the Great Jagras's weak areas with this skill.

Recommended Items

MHW Shock Trap Shock TrapShocks monster to stay still for a few seconds
MHW Pitfall Trap Pitfall TrapDrops monster into pitfall for a few seconds
MHW Mega Barrel Bomb Mega Barrel BombDeals explosive damage to monster when triggered
MHW FLASH POD Flash PodStuns monster for a few seconds with flash of light
MHW Tinged Meat Tinged MeatChance 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

ToolTool Effect
Temporal Mantle Temporal Mantle Automatically avoids fatal monster moves
Rocksteady Mantle Rocksteady Mantle Reduces damage from attacks. Negates scream, wind, & tremor effects to an extent.
Evasion Mantle Evasion Mantle Increases the invulnerability window while evading. Allows more efficient dodges, so you can keep attacking more.

Great Jagras - Moves & Counters

SwipesSwipes at you with its forelimbs. Stick to its sides to avoid this attack.
ChargeAttempts to charge the hunter. Dodge to it's left/right.
Stomach SlamWhen enlarged, it pulls its gut above you and slams it down. Dodge to it's left/right.
Body RollRolls 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 AttackSpits 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.

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