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Namielle - Tips & Tricks
Namielle is one of the newest Elder Dragons to arrive in the New World of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. It has large glowing wings & whiskers, making it reminiscent of deep-sea jellyfish.
Has Both Water & Lightning Attacks
The Namielle is a unique Elder Dragon, having both water-based & thunder-based attacks. It can spew out water but can also do lightning damage on its targets.
Preparing For Namielle
Bring Water & Lightning Resistant Equipment
Since the Namielle has 2 elemental properties, you need to raise your resistance to both of them. Bring Water & Thunder Resistant gear or keep Nulberries in your Item Pouch in case you're afflicted with Water or Thunder blights.
Namielle Is Vulnerable to Fire
The Namielle is weak to fire-based weapons so make sure to have a fully upgraded, powerful fire weapon to deal enough damage and defeat this monster. Try equipping the Fire Attack skill to further amp up your fire damage!
Body Dries When Spitting Water
The Namielle soaks up water from its surroundings and spews it out as an attack. When it does, it dries its body up, making it vulnerable to your hits.
Keep Attacking From Behind Or Its Sides
The Namielle's attacks are mainly targeted forward. This includes most of its water attacks and its lightning strikes. If you want to keep safe, stay behind or beside it when attacking.
Namielle - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
This monster is weak in 3 spots - the head, chest, and forelegs. These 3 parts are breakable and additional parts such as the wings and tail can also be broken.
Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot
Elemental Affinity Reference Chart
Status Effect Resistance Chart
Namielle - Recommended Loadout
Recommended Elemental Weapons
Fire weapons deal extra damage on Namielle while Poison & Blast
Dragon weapons can also do viable damage to the Namielle
|Water Resistance||Increases resistance to water damage & increases defense in later levels|
|Thunder Resistance||Increases resistance to thunder damage & increases defense in later levels|
|Aquatic/Polar Mobility||Lessens movement drag in water or snow, improving evasion while in these elements|
Best Specialized Tools
|Temporal Mantle||Recommended to bring this mantle as it can allow you avoid potentially deadly attacks|
|Waterproof Mantle||Reduces water damage and can negate Waterblight|
|Thunderproof Mantle||Reduces thunder damage and can negate Thunderblight|
|Rocksteady Mantle||Eliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks|
|Evasion Mantle||Increases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment|
Namielle - Moves & Counters
|Wing Side Slam||Uses either wing to slam onto the ground, on its side. Dodge left of right to avoid this attack|
|Jellyfish Electric Strike||When flying, the Namielle will emulate a jellyfish and use electricity to strike spots on the field. Roll away to avoid getting hit with Thunderblight|
|Water Breath||Spews water in two patterns, thick & thin, from its mouth. Attack its side to avoid taking damage|
|Large Electric Discharge||Namielle discharges stored electricity from its body when it jumps. Have lightning resistance up or you can die instantly.|
|Water Discharge||Release tides of water from its body. Does not deal damage but can knock you over.|
Survive With Water & Lightning Resistance
Fighting the Namielle can be tough as you'll have to face 2 very different elemental properties. Make sure to equip both Water & Thunder Resistance skills to survive through the fight.
Attack Its Side When Doing Water Breaths
Namielle's water breath attacks are always front-facing. If you move to the side of the monster, you'll be able to freely hit its body without getting damaged by its water breaths.
Avoid Water Tides By Going To Its Side
The Namielle mainly discharges water to its front, leaving tides and pools of water on the field. You can avoid getting caught up in the waves by sticking to either side of the monster's body.
Check Ground Where Electric Discharge Will Hit
The Namielle's big electric discharge attack can be hard to avoid but you can dodge out of the way if you check where the lightning glows in the water. This is where the electricity will hit so dodge when you're standing on it.