Read this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to defeat Great Girros. Learn Great Girros's weaknesses, recommended loadout, hunting tips, its moves and how to counter them!
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Great Girros - Tips and Tricks
Break Head First To Lessen Bites & Calls
The Great Girros will occasionally summon other Girros into the fight. Breaking its head will lessen these calls and make its bites less frequent, allowing you to focus on the bigger monster.
Watch For Its Paralysis Bites
When the Great Girros bites you several times, it can inflict Paralysis. Make sure to avoid its bites by dodging to the side and away from its head.
Easy Monster With Few Moves
The Great Girros is a relatively easy monster to hunt and only has a few moves in its move set. This makes it a great target for hunters who want to practice a new weapon or combo.Great Girros Monster Info Here!
Great Girros - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type
|Great Girros's head is a weak spot. Once broken, it's paralyzing fang's potency and the ability to call Girros swarms will be reduced.|
|Great Girros's forelegs is a weak spot. Breakable|
|The tail of a Great Girros is a weak spot, and can be severed|
Great Girros's main weak spots are its head, forelegs, and tail. Its tail can be severed.
Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot
Great Girros - Element & Item Weaknesses
Elemental Affinity Reference Chart
Status Effect Resistance Chart
Item Weakness & Resistance Chart
Great Girros - Recommended Loadout
Recommended Elemental Weapons
The Great Girros is weak against Water-based weapons and susceptible to Sleep status effects
Great Girros is also a bit weak to Fire & Ice element weapons
Great Girros is heavily resistant to Thunder weapons
|Paralysis Resistance||Reduces chances of getting Blast status effect.|
|Effluvial Expert||Reduces effluvium damage in Rotten Vale.|
|Effluvial Resistance||Lessens effluvial buildup.|
|Flash Pod||Stuns monster for a few seconds with flash of light|
|Pitfall Trap||Drops monster into pitfall for a few seconds|
Keep Great Girros In Place
The purpose of having Flash Pods and Pitfall Traps in your Item Pouch is to keep the Great Girros in a single location for longer periods of time. This will greatly help you break its parts, giving you the advantage in the fight.
Best Specialized Tools
|Rocksteady Mantle||Reduces damage from attacks. Negates scream, wind, & tremor effects to an extent.|
|Evasion Mantle||Increases invincibility window when dodging.|
|Affinity Booster||Places a smoker that increases affinity.|
Great Girros - Moves & Counters
|Bite||Bite its target. Dodge away from head to keep from getting bitten.|
|Bite Rush||Rushes forward and finishes off with a bite. Roll to the side to avoid damage.|
|Jump Bite||Does a long-range jump then bites its target|
|Body Smash||Smashes its body sidewards. Move back to avoid the body smash.|
|Paralysis Spit||Spits a paralysis ball towards a target. Follow the ball's movement and dodge when it nears you.|
Calls Smaller Girros Into Battle
The Great Girros will raise its head and do a series of calls that will summon several Girros into the fight. Break its head to lessen the effectivity of the Great Girros's calls.
Does Series Of Bites That Can Paralyze
This monster mostly attacks with different kinds of bites. Being bitten several times can decrease your Paralysis resistance, inflicting you with the status effect. Keep away from the Great Girros's face to avoid getting bitten.
Spits Paralysis Ball Towards Target
The Great Girros also spews a ball that can paralyze you when you get hit. Simply roll away to avoid taking damage or getting the status effect.Great Girros's Rewards & Crafting Item lists here!