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Shrieking Legiana - Guide & Tips

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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

Ice Subspecies Of MHW

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

Bring 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.

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Shrieking Legiana - Weakness & Effective Damage Type

Shrieking Legiana - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
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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

Part Sever Blunt Ammo
Head★★★★★★★★★
Chest★・・★・・★★★
Wings★★★★★・★・

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart

FireWaterIce
★★★★・・×
ThunderDragon-
★★・★・・-

Status Effect Resistance Chart

PoisonSleepParalysisBlast
★★★★★・★★・★★・
StunExhaustMount-
★★・TBCTBC-

Shrieking Legiana - Recommended Loadout

Recommended Elemental Weapons

ElementsDescription
Fire★★★
Fire is the most effective element against the Shrieking Legiana
Thunder★★・
Thunder is also a viable element against the Shrieking Legiana

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Ice ResistanceResist ice damage to make the fight with the monster easier
Fire AttackAmp up your fire damage to quickly bring down the Shrieking Legiana's health. Only recommended if you have a fire weapon equipped
EarplugsUse the monster's roar as an opportunity to attack

Best Specialized Tools

ToolRecommendation Criteria
Temporal MantleTemporal MantleRecommended to bring this mantle as it can allow you avoid potentially deadly attacks
Rocksteady MantleRocksteady MantleEliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks
Iceproof MantleIceproof MantleReduces ice damage taken from monster attacks and nullifies the effects of Iceblight
Evasion MantleEvasion MantleIncreases 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

AttackDescription
Icicle AttackWhen airborne, the monster will spin its body around to generate icicles that it will launch at the hunter
Tail SlamMonster will jump up and slam its tail forward. Generates icicles to hit a bigger area around it
Ice BreathWhile in the air, the monster will spit out an icy cold breath that can hit a wide area in front of it
Spinning Rush AttackWhen in the air, the Legiana will rush like a torpedo while creating icicles underneath it as it rushes forward
Ice Teleport AttackThe Legiana will disappear in a cloud of cold air and after a brief moment, will swoop down from above
Glide AttackWill 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

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

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

Keep Track of the 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

Utilize The Turf War To Damage The 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!

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