Check out this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to beat Shrieking Legiana! This includes its moves, weaknesses, material drops, recommended loadout, armor, hunting tips, & more!
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Shrieking Legiana - Tips & Tricks
Shrieking Legiana - Monster Overview
Ice Subspecies Of MHW's Legiana
A new subspecies introduced only in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Shrieking Legiana is the ice element version of the Legiana. Native to Hoarfrost Reach, it mainly does ice attacks that can stab you with precision.
Preparing For Shrieking Legiana
Bring Items & Skills To Counteract Iceblight
The Shrieking Legiana uses several ice attacks against you. It would be best for you to bring items & skills that counteract the possibility of Iceblight getting applied to you. These include the Blight Resistance skill and the Nullberry.
Bring Some Dung Pods In Case of Other Monsters
At times, the Shrieking Legiana will be accompanied by a normal Legiana. It will be useful to bring Dung Pods to make either monster flee so you can focus on hunting the Shrieking Legiana.Check Out The Clutch Claw Here!
Shrieking Legiana - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
The Shrieking Legiana is weak in 3 areas: its head, chest and tail. All of these parts are breakable along with the tail. However, make sure to use the correct damage type to efficiently break these parts.
Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot
Elemental Affinity Reference Chart
Status Effect Resistance Chart
Shrieking Legiana - Recommended Loadout
Recommended Elemental Weapons
Fire is the most effective element against the Shrieking Legiana
Thunder is also a viable element against the Shrieking Legiana
|Ice Resistance||Resist ice damage to make the fight with the monster easier|
|Fire Attack||Amp up your fire damage to quickly bring down the Shrieking Legiana's health. Only recommended if you have a fire weapon equipped|
|Earplugs||Use the monster's roar as an opportunity to attack|
Best Specialized Tools
|Temporal Mantle||Recommended to bring this mantle as it can allow you avoid potentially deadly attacks|
|Rocksteady Mantle||Eliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks|
|Iceproof Mantle||Reduces ice damage taken from monster attacks and nullifies the effects of Iceblight|
|Evasion Mantle||Increases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment|
Shrieking Legiana - Moves & Counters
|Icicle Attack||When airborne, the monster will spin its body around to generate icicles that it will launch at the hunter|
|Tail Slam||Monster will jump up and slam its tail forward. Generates icicles to hit a bigger area around it|
|Ice Breath||While in the air, the monster will spit out an icy cold breath that can hit a wide area in front of it|
|Spinning Rush Attack||When in the air, the Legiana will rush like a torpedo while creating icicles underneath it as it rushes forward|
|Ice Teleport Attack||The Legiana will disappear in a cloud of cold air and after a brief moment, will swoop down from above|
|Glide Attack||Will jump up and glide towards the player to attack. Attack can be confused for the monster repositioning to another area|
Similar Attacks To Normal Legiana
The Shrieking Legiana has a similar moveset to the normal Legiana species. What differentiates this monster's attacks are its range and higher ice damage. Make sure to increase defense and dodge away when needed to avoid getting severely damaged.
Use The Clutch Claw To Ground The Monster
The Clutch Claw is a useful tool in this fight as the Shrieking Legiana stays airborne most of the time. Use your Clutch Claw to easily mount the monster and ground it. This will temporarily let you get your hits much easier.
Evade To The Side To Dodge Icicle Attack
The Shrieking Legiana's Icicle attack will have a narrow but long range. When you see it perform this move, dodge to the side to avoid this attack. The Icicle Attack is telegraphed by a small sheet of ice signalling the direction of the icicle attack.
Dodge To The Side To Avoid the Rush Attack
The Spinning Rush attack moves the Legiana forward in a straight line. When it starts to telegraph this move, quickly dodge to the side to easily avoid this devastating attack.
Keep Track Of Legiana When Airborne
The Shrieking Legiana has several moves at its disposal when in the air. Some of these attacks can damage a wide area around it. Make sure to only approach the monster during the windows between its attacks, while backing away when it starts its next move.
Utilize The Turf War To Damage Monster
The area where you fight the Shrieking Legiana is also inhabited by different monsters. If one of them shows up during the fight, allow them to help you in dealing damage to the monster by letting them engage in a turf war!