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Viper Tobi-Kadachi - Guide & Tips

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Check out this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to beat Viper Tobi-Kadachi! This includes its moves, weaknesses, material drops, recommended loadout, armor, hunting tips, & more!

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Viper Tobi-Kadachi - Tips & Tricks

Viper Tobi Kadachi Overview

New Subspecies Of Tobi-Kadachi In Iceborne

A new subspecies of the Tobi-Kadachi called the Viper Tobi-Kadachi has been announced as a new monster for Iceborne!

Characterized By Large Poisonous-Looking Tail Barbs

Though not confirmed, the Viper Tobi-Kadachi looks like it has large poisonous-looking barbs on its tail. The key artwork also shows it flying around, possibly inflicting poison to Hunters it hits.

Found In Hoarfrost Reach

The Viper Tobi-Kadachi's main artwork shows that it can be found in the snowy areas of Hoarfrost Reach. You will also need the Iceborne expansion in order to encounter this monster!

Preparing For Viper Tobi-Kadachi

Bring Poison Resistant Equipment

Make sure to equip yourself with armors and skills that will allow you to resist a ton of poison damage. The monster will be employing several poison attacks, and the area where you will fight has a number of ways to poison your hunter.

Has A Weakness To Thunder

The Viper Tobi-Kadachi has a weakness to thunder. Make sure to bring a weapon with a high thunder damage output as it can help you out with the hunt of the monster.

Aim For The Tail To Weaken Poison Damage

Aim For the Tail To Weaken Poison Damage

It is recommended to prioritize focusing your fire on the monster's tail. When it is broken, the poison damage that it deals to your hunter is weakened and is not as lethal as it was when the tail was still intact.

Break Head To Lower Paralysis Damage

Break Head To Lower Paralysis Damage

After breaking the tail, your next priority is to try and break the monster's head. When broken, it will not deal as much paralysis damage to your hunter when it tries to bite you!

Viper Tobi-Kadachi - Weakness & Effective Damage Type

Viper Tobi-Kadachi - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
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The Viper Tobi-Kadachi has 3 weak spots: its head, neck, and forelimbs. The head and neck are breakable along with the back and the tail.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

Part Sever Blunt Ammo

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Viper Tobi-Kadachi - Recommended Loadout

Recommended Elemental Weapons

Thunder is the most effective element against the Viper Tobi-Kadachi
Ice is also a viable element against the Viper Tobi-Kadachi

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Poison ResistResist poison damage to make the fight with the monster easier
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
Evasion MantleEvasion MantleIncreases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment

Viper Tobi-Kadachi - Moves & Counters

Poison NeedlesThe Viper Tobi Kadachi will shake its body, then whip its tail to fire poison quills in front of it.
Tail SwipeThe monster will swipe its tail in at you. This attack may poison you if hit.
Spinning AttackAfter roaring, the Viper Tobi-Kadachi will spin around hitting anything around it with its tail. This attack can poison you if hit.
Jump AttackThe Viper Tobi-Kadachi will jump upwards, and swipe its tail in front of it before landing. This can poison you if hit.

Pay Close Attention To The Tail

Pay Close Attention To The Tail

The Viper Tobi-Kadachi will employ its tail to deal most of its attacks at you. Despite it having a relatively low damage, it will have the chance to poison you. Equipping Poison Resistant armor and skills will allow you to circumvent this.

Take Advantage of Turf Wars

Take Advantage of Turf Wars

There will be a Fulgur Anjanath and Banbaro roaming the area when you fight the Viper Tobi-Kadachi. If these monsters show up during your fight, take advantage of it, and let them help you in damaging the Viper Tobi-Kadachi!

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