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Banbaro - Tips & Tricks
Banbaro is a bipedal herbivore known for its large antlers. Although it won't attack on sight, stay near it too long and it will be aggressive enough to attack.
Found In Hoarfrost Reach
The Banbaro can only be found roaming the snowy grounds of Hoarfrost Reach. Players can only access this area with the Iceborne DLC!
Preparing For Banbaro
Bring the Rocksteady Mantle
For Melee users, finding an opening can be difficult due to the number of Banbaro's attacks that causes tremors. A Rocksteady Mantle will help you continue your assault even when near him.
Use the Tremor Resistance Gem
The Tremor Resistance Gem is also good when you want to bring another mantle instead of the Rocksteady One. This is a Level 3 Gem requiring a Level 3 slot.
Banbaro - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
The Banbaro has 3 weak spots: It's head, horns, and hindlegs. Its horns and hindlegs are breakable plus the tail can be cut off.
Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot
Elemental Affinity Reference Chart
Status Effect Resistance Chart
Banbaro - Recommended Loadout
Recommended Elemental Weapons
Dragon weapons will do the most damage against Banbaro
Although not as effective as Dragon, Fire will still do good damage against it.
|Ice Resist||Reduces ice damage when hit by Banbaro's attacks|
|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|
|Evasion Mantle||Increases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment|
Banbaro - Moves & Counters
|Charge||Banbaro's charge attack has a wide range and can even become wider when it carries a log in its antlers.|
|Boulder Throw||Throws a boulder forward. Can be avoided by dodging to the left or right|
|Charge (With Boulder)||Rushes forward then throws the boulder at the end of the charge|
|Boulder Swings||Swing the head with boulder back and forth|
Attack Hindlegs from the Side
Banbaro has many charge, linear attacks. By attacking its feet from the side, you'll be safe from these kinds of attacks. Attacking from the front will make you vulnerable to his charge moves.
Flash to Disorient Banbaro
Flashing the Banbaro will make it completely tense up, stopping its attack. Use this for either defensive or offensive plays.
Take Advanatge of Turf Wars
The Banbaro is in an area where it can easily meet other monsters. Take advantage of Turf Wars to deal tons of damage to Banbaro, though be careful as the other monster might target you as well.