Check out this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide & walkthrough to get to Xeno'jiiva fast. Including quest info, monster tips, recommended weapons, and more!
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Defeating Zorah Magdaros To Pink Rathian
Zorah Magdaros to Pink Rathian Walkthrough Chart
|1||Complete missions until you need to hunt an Anjanath|
|2||Search for Pink Rathian tracks and clues on expeditions|
|3||Upgrade your poison weapons by hunting for Pukei-Pukei or Rathians|
|4||Hunt the Pink Rathian in the "Old World Monster in the New World" Quest|
|Invader in the Waste||Pukei-Pukei||★6|
|Old World Monster in the New World||Pink Rathian||★7|
Your Armor Is Still Useful
Despite being doing high rank quests, the armor that you have since you defeated Zorah Magdaros should still be useful at this point in the game.
Upgrade Your Poison Weapons
Your poison weapons can be strengthened by using the parts of the Pukei-Pukei and the Rathian you defeat while hunting. These will allow you to make your weapons more effective against the stronger monsters in the game.
Pink Rathian To Defeating Nergigante
Pink Rathian to Nergigante Walkthrough Chart
|1||After defeating the Pink Rathian, you will then head to the Elder's Recess|
|2||Collect traces of Nergigante in the Elder's Recess to unlock the Quest "A Wound and a Thirst"|
|3||Create weapons and armor from the monsters in the Elder's Recess|
|A Wound and a Thirst||Nergigante||★8|
Elder's Recess Unlocked
After defeating the Pink Rathian, you will then be able to go to the Elder's Recess. Here you will be able to fight new monsters which you can use to create new weapons and armor. Defeat these monsters while looking for Nergigante!
Monsters in the Elder's Recess
Collecting Nergigante Tracks
You May Need Several Visits to the Elder's Recess
Note that since you need to collect several tracks of Nergigante to find it, you may need to head back to the Elder's Recess several times.
Where to Find Nergigante Tracks
|Elder's Recess||2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12|
Preparing For Nergigante
Upgrade Your Armor To Withstand Attacks
Without the proper armor, Nergigante will be able to make you faint in 3 to 4 shots. This is why it is best to upgrade your armors in order to withstand its attacks.
Create a Lightning Type Weapon
Nergigante is weak against lightning type attacks which is why it is best to create or upgrade lightning weapons for the fight. Weapons that use Tobi-Kadachi parts can be very useful when facing Nergigante.
Defeating Nergigante to Xenojiiva
Nergigante to Xeno'jiiva Walkthrough Chart
|1||Search for tracks of the Elder Dragons in the Ancient Forest, Wildspire Waste. and Rotten Vale|
|2||Defeat Kushala Daora, Teostra, and Vaal Hazak|
|4||Hunter Rank Break|
|Kushala Daora, Dragon of Steel||Kushala Daora||★8|
|Teostra the Infernal||Teostra||★8|
|Hellish Fiend Vaal Hazak||Vaal Hazak||★8|
|Land of Convergence||Xeno'jiiva||★8|
Search For Elder Dragon Tracks
You will need to collect Elder Dragon tracks in three areas. Mainly, the Ancient Forest, Wildspire Waste, and the Rotten Vale. Each of these areas will have tracks for one of the elder dragons.Check How to Efficiently Find Monster Tracks
vs. Kushala Daora
Use Flash Pods & Poison Weapons
Use Flash Pods to prevent the Kushala Daora from flying up into the air, and getting off its wind attack. To add to this, you will also open up more opportunities to attack when you successfully hit it with the Flash Pod.Check Out vs. Kushala Daora Guide Here!
Use Palico Gadgets To Get More Flash
Since the Kushala Daora will force you to use lots of Flash attacks, having your Palico use the gadget "Flashfly Cage" will allow it to spawn traps to immobilize the monster!Check Out All Palico Gadgets Here!
Avoid Fighting In Lava
During your fight with Teostra, you will be in a special area with lava vents that spurts out lava at random times. Make sure to avoid these lava vents to when fighting Teostra as these do constant damage to you!Check Out vs. Teostra Guide Here!
vs. Vaal Hazak
Watch Out For Effluvium
Among the three Elder Dragons, Vaal Hazak is one of the easiest to defeat. All you need to be careful of is the Effluvium that it expels since it can lower your health and even cut your max HP in half!Check Out vs. Vaal Hazak Guide Here!
Once you've defeated all three Elder Dragons, you will then be able to face Xeno'jiiva. You should not have much problems facing this monster as long as you remember to prepare your items and strengthen your equipment!Check Out vs. Xeno'jiiva Guide Here!
After Defeating Xenojiiva
Hunter Rank Break
Defeating Xeno'jiiva will remove the cap on your Hunter Rank, allowing you to reach higher ranks and exclusive missions!
Equip 2 Types of Mantles
After Xeno'jiiva, your hunter will then be able to equip two types of mantles at the same time. They will both be usable during the quest, but each of them will have separate cool downs.
More Powerful First Wyverian Rituals
The Elder Melder will then be able to perform more powerful First Wyverian Rituals after defeating Xeno'jiiva. Keep in mind that you will still need Streamstones to perform the ritual.