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How To Beat Legiana - Tips and Recommended Gear

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Read this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to defeat Legiana. Learn Legiana's weaknesses, recommended loadout, hunting tips, its moves and how to counter them!!!

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Legiana - Tips & Tricks

Legiana Can Apply Iceblight Status Effect

Legiana Can Apply Iceblight Status Effect

When the Legiana covers its body in ice, it will unleash an attack that can cause Iceblight. When you are inflicted with Iceblight, you will use up stamina much faster, making you need to rest more. Be ready to dodge when it winds up for this attack!

Break Its Wings & Poison It To Gain The Advantage

Break Its Wings & Poison It To Gain The Advantage

The movements of the Legiana will start to slow down once its wings are broken or when the poison status effect is applied to it. Make it a priority to break its wings or poison it, to gain the advantage!

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Legiana - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type

Legiana - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type
Area Description
Head will start to look worn, and part of its antennae will break when head is broken
The membrane on its wings will start to look worn out and less glossy when broken
Its tail will feature some scratches and lose its smooth look since the membrane is torn when it is broken

The Legiana is weak in 3 areas: the head, the wings, and the tail. All three of these body parts can also be broken which will be indicated by a cracking sound, and a more worn out look.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

Part Sever Blunt Ammo

Legiana - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart


Status Effect Resistance Chart


Item Weakness & Resistance Chart

Effective: ✓, Not Effective: ✕!!!

Item Effectiveness
Flash Pod
Shock Trap
Pitfall Trap
Vine Trap
Dung Pod
Screamer Pod
Tinged Meat
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Legiana - Recommended Loadout

Recommended Elemental Weapons

Thunder is the most effective element against the Legiana
Poison-type weapons also work well against the Legiana
Fire is also effective against Legiana
Legiana is resistant to Ice. Do not bring Ice-based weapons

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Reduces the effects of monster roars and nullifies roars at higher levels
Ice ResistanceIncreases resistance to ice attacks, and increases defense at higher levels

Recommended Items

MHW FLASH POD Flash PodStuns monster for a few seconds with flash of light
NulberryNulberryA berry that is able to cure various blights

Best Specialized Tools

ToolTool Effect
Glider MantleGlider MantleIncreases jump airtime and grants the power to ride strong winds. Also makes it easier to mount monsters.
Iceproof MantleIceproof MantleReduces ice damage and nullifies iceblight.
Rocksteady MantleRocksteady MantleEliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks.
Affinity BoosterAffinity BoosterPlaces a smoker that increases affinity.

Legiana - Moves & Counters

Iceblight AttackThe Legiana will cover its body in ice. It will then launch an ice attack around it dealing iceblight to whatever it hits. Dodge this attack moving diagonally backwards
Airborne RushWhile airborne, the Legiana will quickly rush at you. You can dodge to the side to avoid the attack.
Grounded Rush AttackWhen on the ground, the Legiana will attempt to rush at you. Dodge to the side to avoid this attack.
Scratch AttackThe Legiana will attempt to scratch at you using its hind legs when it is flying. Avoid this by dodging backwards.

Legiana Can Chain Scratch Attacks

Legiana Can Chain Scratch Attacks

The Legiana will be able to chain together its scratch attacks. Make sure that the Legiana is finished attacking before countering the attack.

Force Legiana To Land Using Flash Pods

The Legiana likes to stay in the air during your fight, only choosing to land later on in the battle. However, you can force it to land by using a flash pod against it. Using the Flash Pod will make it easier for you to hit the monster!

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